The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 291 296 313
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 13 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.16% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.41% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 2
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.06%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Gherkin
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3322 4102 4380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.82% 38.98% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3530 4018
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Gherkin
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the City of London region.

Gherkin Salary Trend in the City of London

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in the City of London

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Gherkin also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Gherkin.

1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) Cucumber
3 18 (72.00%) Selenium
4 15 (60.00%) BDD
5 13 (52.00%) Kanban
5 13 (52.00%) WebDriver
5 13 (52.00%) QA
5 13 (52.00%) Java
6 10 (40.00%) Scrum
7 9 (36.00%) TDD
7 9 (36.00%) Internet
7 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (32.00%) C#
9 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (24.00%) Ruby
10 6 (24.00%) Windows
10 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
10 6 (24.00%) Android
10 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Phone
11 5 (20.00%) Social Media
11 5 (20.00%) .NET
11 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (20.00%) MVC
12 4 (16.00%) NUnit
12 4 (16.00%) OO
12 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
12 4 (16.00%) xUnit.net

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Gherkin also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Gherkin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) DSL
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Cucumber
2 18 (72.00%) Selenium
3 13 (52.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (16.00%) NUnit
4 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (16.00%) xUnit.net
4 4 (16.00%) Calabash
5 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (8.00%) Subversion
6 2 (8.00%) RSpec
7 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.00%) Gradle
7 1 (4.00%) Behat
7 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) LAMP
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.00%) Social Media
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Android
1 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (24.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) BDD
3 13 (52.00%) Kanban
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (16.00%) OO
10 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (12.00%) User Stories
10 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Ruby
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 36 minutes ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago