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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 279 318 322
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +4
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 21 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.24% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.63% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 7
Average salary £60,000 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
3468 4797 4575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.11% 37.72% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3012 4143 4026
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 £35,000 £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 27 May 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 May 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 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) BDD
3 28 (75.68%) Cucumber
4 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
5 20 (54.05%) QA
6 19 (51.35%) Selenium
6 19 (51.35%) C#
7 18 (48.65%) Finance
8 17 (45.95%) .NET
8 17 (45.95%) SpecFlow
9 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
10 14 (37.84%) WebDriver
10 14 (37.84%) Java
10 14 (37.84%) TDD
11 13 (35.14%) SDLC
12 12 (32.43%) Windows
13 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
13 11 (29.73%) Web Services
13 11 (29.73%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
14 10 (27.03%) Derivative
14 10 (27.03%) FitNesse
14 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
14 10 (27.03%) Test Management
14 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (27.03%) Client/Server
14 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
14 10 (27.03%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (10.81%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) HTTP
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) DSL
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Cucumber
2 19 (51.35%) Selenium
3 17 (45.95%) SpecFlow
4 14 (37.84%) WebDriver
5 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (27.03%) FitNesse
6 5 (13.51%) Subversion
7 4 (10.81%) NUnit
8 3 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (8.11%) Maven
8 3 (8.11%) xUnit.net
9 2 (5.41%) Gradle
9 2 (5.41%) RSpec
9 2 (5.41%) Calabash
10 1 (2.70%) JBehave
10 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (2.70%) Moq
10 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Back Office
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) QA Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Senior QA Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) QA Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Development Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
2 11 (29.73%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 5 (13.51%) HTML5
3 5 (13.51%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) LAMP
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.81%) JSON
5 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) SOAP
6 1 (2.70%) Ajax
6 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.70%) CSS3
6 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.70%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Client/Server
1 10 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (27.03%) Fixed Income
1 10 (27.03%) Equities
1 10 (27.03%) Derivative
2 6 (16.22%) Data Structures
3 4 (10.81%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) BDD
3 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
4 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
4 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (37.84%) TDD
6 13 (35.14%) SDLC
7 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 10 (27.03%) Test Management
8 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
9 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Kanban
11 6 (16.22%) MVC
11 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
12 5 (13.51%) User Stories
12 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
12 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) Ruby
4 7 (18.92%) Python
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Perl
6 4 (10.81%) C++
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Groovy
8 2 (5.41%) Scala
9 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
City, London
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