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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 255 309 313
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +4
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 41 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.13% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 9
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £46,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
3378 4384 4654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.62% 37.36% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 3806 4187
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 65 (95.59%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (89.71%) BDD
3 59 (86.76%) QA
4 57 (83.82%) Cucumber
5 51 (75.00%) C#
6 48 (70.59%) .NET
6 48 (70.59%) Finance
6 48 (70.59%) SpecFlow
7 44 (64.71%) Test Automation
8 43 (63.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (61.76%) Selenium
9 42 (61.76%) Web Services
9 42 (61.76%) Windows
10 41 (60.29%) Microsoft
10 41 (60.29%) FitNesse
11 40 (58.82%) Client/Server
11 40 (58.82%) SDLC
12 37 (54.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (51.47%) Software Testing
14 34 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
15 32 (47.06%) Derivative
15 32 (47.06%) Fixed Income
15 32 (47.06%) Equities
15 32 (47.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 32 (47.06%) Test Management
16 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
17 22 (32.35%) Back Office
18 19 (27.94%) Automated Testing
19 15 (22.06%) SQL
20 14 (20.59%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (1.47%) Confluence
1 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.94%) DNS
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
1 2 (2.94%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 57 (83.82%) Cucumber
2 48 (70.59%) SpecFlow
3 43 (63.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (61.76%) Selenium
5 41 (60.29%) FitNesse
6 14 (20.59%) WebDriver
7 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio
7 9 (13.24%) NUnit
8 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.88%) Maven
10 2 (2.94%) Xcode
10 2 (2.94%) WATIR
10 2 (2.94%) Subversion
10 2 (2.94%) RSpec
10 2 (2.94%) JBehave
10 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.94%) Android Studio
10 2 (2.94%) Spock
10 2 (2.94%) Gradle
General
1 48 (70.59%) Finance
2 22 (32.35%) Back Office
3 11 (16.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Analyst
2 30 (44.12%) Senior Analyst
3 29 (42.65%) QA Analyst
3 29 (42.65%) Senior QA Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Test Leader
5 9 (13.24%) QA Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) QA Leader
7 7 (10.29%) Test Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Automation Tester
11 2 (2.94%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (70.59%) .NET
2 42 (61.76%) Web Services
3 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.76%) Middleware
5 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.35%) JSON
7 4 (5.88%) SOAP
8 3 (4.41%) REST
9 2 (2.94%) XML
9 2 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.47%) WCF
10 1 (1.47%) jQuery
10 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.47%) HTML5
10 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.47%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (1.47%) Ajax
10 1 (1.47%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.47%) HTML
10 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (58.82%) Client/Server
2 32 (47.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (47.06%) Fixed Income
2 32 (47.06%) Equities
2 32 (47.06%) Derivative
3 10 (14.71%) Contract for Difference
4 4 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Android
2 2 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (95.59%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (89.71%) BDD
3 44 (64.71%) Test Automation
4 40 (58.82%) SDLC
5 37 (54.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (51.47%) Software Testing
7 34 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 32 (47.06%) Test Management
9 19 (27.94%) Automated Testing
10 12 (17.65%) TDD
11 11 (16.18%) Scrum
11 11 (16.18%) Manual Testing
12 9 (13.24%) Test Strategy
13 8 (11.76%) User Stories
13 8 (11.76%) Automation Testing
13 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
15 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
15 4 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) C#
2 15 (22.06%) SQL
3 11 (16.18%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) Ruby
5 4 (5.88%) Groovy
5 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.41%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) Scala
7 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) ISEB
2 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (86.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (60.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago