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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 315 310 322
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 14 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.14% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.36% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 1
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -15.78%
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
4231 4466 4970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.72% 37.80% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3681 4005 4678
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (88.64%) QA
3 38 (86.36%) Cucumber
4 35 (79.55%) Selenium
5 25 (56.82%) Test Scripting
6 22 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 21 (47.73%) BDD
7 21 (47.73%) Test Strategy
7 21 (47.73%) User Stories
8 20 (45.45%) Automated Testing
9 18 (40.91%) Finance
10 17 (38.64%) Regression Testing
11 16 (36.36%) Scrum
12 15 (34.09%) C#
12 15 (34.09%) .NET
13 13 (29.55%) SQL
13 13 (29.55%) Linux
13 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
14 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
14 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
14 12 (27.27%) Open Source
14 12 (27.27%) Hudson
14 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
15 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
15 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
15 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
15 11 (25.00%) SOAP
15 11 (25.00%) Subversion
15 11 (25.00%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 38 (86.36%) Cucumber
2 35 (79.55%) Selenium
3 22 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 12 (27.27%) Hudson
5 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (25.00%) Subversion
5 11 (25.00%) Maven
5 11 (25.00%) JMeter
5 11 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 11 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.55%) WATIR
6 2 (4.55%) Calabash
6 2 (4.55%) JUnit
7 1 (2.27%) NUnit
7 1 (2.27%) Behat
7 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) QA Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) QA Leader
5 2 (4.55%) Tester
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Automated Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Security Tester
6 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 11 (25.00%) SOAP
3 9 (20.45%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.27%) LAMP
6 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.27%) REST
6 1 (2.27%) CSS3
6 1 (2.27%) Django
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Open Source
2 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) Social Network
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
2 7 (15.91%) Android
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Phone
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Test Scripting
3 21 (47.73%) BDD
3 21 (47.73%) Test Strategy
3 21 (47.73%) User Stories
4 20 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 17 (38.64%) Regression Testing
6 16 (36.36%) Scrum
7 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
8 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
9 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 11 (25.00%) Usability Testing
10 10 (22.73%) Performance Testing
10 10 (22.73%) Security Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Kanban
11 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
12 5 (11.36%) TDD
13 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) C#
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.45%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) XPath
6 4 (9.09%) PHP
7 3 (6.82%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) Python
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) Clojure
9 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (88.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
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