The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 313 320 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 23 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.059% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 0
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4541 4511 4986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.98% 37.85% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3877 4041 4656
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Gherkin
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 45 (86.54%) QA
2 42 (80.77%) Cucumber
3 41 (78.85%) Selenium
4 28 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (44.23%) Automated Testing
6 23 (44.23%) BDD
7 22 (42.31%) Finance
8 21 (40.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 21 (40.38%) Test Strategy
8 21 (40.38%) User Stories
9 20 (38.46%) C#
10 19 (36.54%) Scrum
11 18 (34.62%) SQL
12 17 (32.69%) XML
12 17 (32.69%) WebDriver
13 16 (30.77%) Test Automation
13 16 (30.77%) Manual Testing
14 15 (28.85%) .NET
15 13 (25.00%) JMeter
15 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 13 (25.00%) Linux
15 13 (25.00%) Open Source
15 13 (25.00%) Hudson
15 13 (25.00%) SpecFlow
16 12 (23.08%) Apple iOS
16 12 (23.08%) Android
16 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
17 11 (21.15%) Java
17 11 (21.15%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (21.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 42 (80.77%) Cucumber
2 41 (78.85%) Selenium
3 21 (40.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (32.69%) WebDriver
5 13 (25.00%) JMeter
5 13 (25.00%) Hudson
5 13 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 12 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 11 (21.15%) Subversion
7 11 (21.15%) Maven
7 11 (21.15%) JIRA
7 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (19.23%) SoapUI
9 6 (11.54%) JUnit
10 5 (9.62%) NUnit
11 2 (3.85%) WATIR
11 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
11 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.92%) Calabash
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) QA Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) QA Automation Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Developer
6 4 (7.69%) QA Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Data Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Test Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Design Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.92%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.92%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) XML
2 15 (28.85%) .NET
3 10 (19.23%) SOAP
4 5 (9.62%) JSON
5 4 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (3.85%) jQuery
6 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.85%) Web Services
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.92%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.92%) LAMP
7 1 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.92%) HTML5
7 1 (1.92%) REST
7 1 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Open Source
2 11 (21.15%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.77%) Social Network
5 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.92%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 12 (23.08%) Android
3 9 (17.31%) Windows
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (44.23%) Automated Testing
3 23 (44.23%) BDD
4 21 (40.38%) Test Strategy
4 21 (40.38%) User Stories
5 19 (36.54%) Scrum
6 16 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 16 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 11 (21.15%) E-Commerce
7 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
7 11 (21.15%) Usability Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Security Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Kanban
9 7 (13.46%) Automation Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) C#
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.15%) Java
5 10 (19.23%) T-SQL
6 8 (15.38%) XPath
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
8 4 (7.69%) Ruby
9 2 (3.85%) Python
10 1 (1.92%) Perl
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) C++
10 1 (1.92%) Clojure
10 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (86.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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