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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 301 321 323
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 13 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.043% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.11% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
3708 4631 4523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.44% 39.96% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3297 4031 4201
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +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 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in the City of London

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) Cucumber
3 19 (73.08%) Selenium
4 17 (65.38%) QA
5 14 (53.85%) BDD
6 13 (50.00%) WebDriver
7 10 (38.46%) Java
7 10 (38.46%) Regression Testing
8 9 (34.62%) C#
8 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
8 9 (34.62%) Kanban
9 8 (30.77%) Internet
10 7 (26.92%) Windows
10 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
10 7 (26.92%) Android
10 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
10 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Phone
11 6 (23.08%) .NET
11 6 (23.08%) Scrum
11 6 (23.08%) TDD
11 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (19.23%) MVC
12 5 (19.23%) Finance
12 5 (19.23%) Ruby
12 5 (19.23%) Social Media
13 4 (15.38%) XML
13 4 (15.38%) Linux
13 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) DSL
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Cucumber
2 19 (73.08%) Selenium
3 13 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 4 (15.38%) Calabash
6 3 (11.54%) xUnit.net
6 3 (11.54%) NUnit
6 3 (11.54%) Subversion
7 2 (7.69%) Maven
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
7 2 (7.69%) Hudson
7 2 (7.69%) JMeter
8 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.85%) Behat
8 1 (3.85%) WATIR
8 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.85%) RSpec
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) QA Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Development Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Security Tester
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Blackberry
2 5 (19.23%) Social Media
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
1 7 (26.92%) Android
1 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
1 7 (26.92%) Windows Phone
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) BDD
3 10 (38.46%) Regression Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
4 9 (34.62%) Kanban
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) OO
9 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.69%) User Stories
10 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) XPath
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (65.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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