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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 277 319 315
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -4
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 23 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.21% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.55% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 5
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
3568 4708 4778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.74% 37.38% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3100 4043 4209
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (88.37%) BDD
3 33 (76.74%) Cucumber
4 29 (67.44%) QA
5 22 (51.16%) Selenium
5 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
5 22 (51.16%) C#
6 20 (46.51%) Finance
6 20 (46.51%) .NET
6 20 (46.51%) Software Testing
7 19 (44.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (44.19%) SpecFlow
8 17 (39.53%) SDLC
9 16 (37.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (37.21%) Web Services
9 16 (37.21%) Windows
10 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
10 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
10 15 (34.88%) FitNesse
10 15 (34.88%) WebDriver
10 15 (34.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (32.56%) Test Management
11 14 (32.56%) Derivative
11 14 (32.56%) Fixed Income
11 14 (32.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (32.56%) Back Office
11 14 (32.56%) Equities
11 14 (32.56%) Client/Server
12 13 (30.23%) Java
12 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) DSL
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (76.74%) Cucumber
2 22 (51.16%) Selenium
3 19 (44.19%) SpecFlow
4 15 (34.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (34.88%) WebDriver
4 15 (34.88%) FitNesse
5 5 (11.63%) Subversion
6 4 (9.30%) Maven
6 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.65%) WATIR
7 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.65%) RSpec
7 2 (4.65%) JBehave
7 2 (4.65%) Gradle
8 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (2.33%) Moq
8 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Back Office
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (32.56%) QA Analyst
3 14 (32.56%) Senior QA Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) QA Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.65%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) .NET
2 16 (37.21%) Web Services
3 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.63%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.63%) JSON
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) SOAP
5 4 (9.30%) HTML5
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
6 3 (6.98%) LAMP
6 3 (6.98%) REST
7 2 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (2.33%) WCF
8 1 (2.33%) jQuery
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.33%) CSS3
8 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Client/Server
1 14 (32.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 14 (32.56%) Fixed Income
1 14 (32.56%) Equities
1 14 (32.56%) Derivative
2 7 (16.28%) User Experience
3 5 (11.63%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (88.37%) BDD
3 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
4 20 (46.51%) Software Testing
5 19 (44.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (39.53%) SDLC
7 16 (37.21%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (32.56%) Test Management
9 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
10 12 (27.91%) Manual Testing
11 11 (25.58%) TDD
11 11 (25.58%) Scrum
11 11 (25.58%) User Stories
12 8 (18.60%) Automation Testing
12 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
13 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
14 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
14 6 (13.95%) Kanban
15 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) Ruby
5 6 (13.95%) Python
6 5 (11.63%) PHP
7 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 3 (6.98%) C++
9 2 (4.65%) Groovy
9 2 (4.65%) Scala
10 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (67.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago