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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 295 322 334
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 11 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.100% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.29% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 4
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +16.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -23.15%
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
4102 4777 4641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.14% 39.40% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3612 4232 4358
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 £72,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (91.18%) QA
3 29 (85.29%) Cucumber
4 27 (79.41%) Selenium
5 20 (58.82%) BDD
6 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
7 17 (50.00%) Regression Testing
8 16 (47.06%) Test Strategy
9 15 (44.12%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (41.18%) User Stories
11 13 (38.24%) Finance
12 12 (35.29%) Linux
12 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
13 11 (32.35%) Open Source
14 10 (29.41%) Hudson
14 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
14 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
14 10 (29.41%) JMeter
14 10 (29.41%) Degree
14 10 (29.41%) JIRA
14 10 (29.41%) Subversion
14 10 (29.41%) Maven
15 9 (26.47%) Scrum
15 9 (26.47%) C#
15 9 (26.47%) .NET
16 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
17 7 (20.59%) Java
18 6 (17.65%) SQL
18 6 (17.65%) Windows
18 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (85.29%) Cucumber
2 27 (79.41%) Selenium
3 15 (44.12%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 10 (29.41%) Hudson
5 10 (29.41%) JMeter
5 10 (29.41%) Subversion
5 10 (29.41%) Maven
5 10 (29.41%) JIRA
6 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
6 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
6 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
7 3 (8.82%) Calabash
8 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.88%) WATIR
9 1 (2.94%) RSpec
9 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.94%) Behat
9 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) QA Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) QA Automation Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Test Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Web Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) SOAP
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) Django
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Open Source
2 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Social Media
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Android
2 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Phone
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) BDD
3 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
4 17 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 16 (47.06%) Test Strategy
6 14 (41.18%) User Stories
7 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 9 (26.47%) Scrum
9 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
10 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 5 (14.71%) Usability Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Kanban
12 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
13 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
14 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) XPath
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (91.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago