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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 296 294 308
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 18 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.26% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.69% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £69,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.77%
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
3360 4205 4376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.30% 37.59% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2926 3602 3948
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 £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) Cucumber
3 22 (70.97%) BDD
3 22 (70.97%) Selenium
4 16 (51.61%) WebDriver
5 14 (45.16%) Java
6 13 (41.94%) TDD
6 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
6 13 (41.94%) QA
7 12 (38.71%) Kanban
8 11 (35.48%) C#
9 9 (29.03%) Internet
9 9 (29.03%) Scrum
9 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
10 8 (25.81%) SpecFlow
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 8 (25.81%) Ruby
10 8 (25.81%) .NET
10 8 (25.81%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
11 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Data Structures
12 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
12 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
12 6 (19.35%) MVC
12 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Linux
12 6 (19.35%) Python
13 5 (16.13%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (12.90%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) HTTP
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Cucumber
2 22 (70.97%) Selenium
3 16 (51.61%) WebDriver
4 8 (25.81%) SpecFlow
5 4 (12.90%) xUnit.net
5 4 (12.90%) Calabash
5 4 (12.90%) NUnit
5 4 (12.90%) Subversion
6 3 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
7 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.23%) RSpec
8 1 (3.23%) Maven
8 1 (3.23%) Gradle
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Development Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) LAMP
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Structures
2 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) Social Media
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.45%) Equities
4 2 (6.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Phone
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (70.97%) BDD
3 13 (41.94%) TDD
3 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
4 12 (38.71%) Kanban
5 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
7 6 (19.35%) MVC
7 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
8 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.90%) User Stories
9 4 (12.90%) OO
10 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) Ruby
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) C++
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
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