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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 309 318 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 22 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.074% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%
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
4412 4600 5060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.03% 37.97% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4149 4753
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
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 20 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 20 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 (84.91%) QA
2 43 (81.13%) Cucumber
3 41 (77.36%) Selenium
4 29 (54.72%) Test Scripting
5 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (45.28%) Automated Testing
6 24 (45.28%) BDD
7 22 (41.51%) QuickTest Pro
8 21 (39.62%) C#
8 21 (39.62%) Finance
8 21 (39.62%) Test Strategy
8 21 (39.62%) User Stories
9 20 (37.74%) Regression Testing
9 20 (37.74%) Scrum
10 18 (33.96%) SQL
11 17 (32.08%) XML
11 17 (32.08%) WebDriver
12 16 (30.19%) Manual Testing
12 16 (30.19%) .NET
13 15 (28.30%) Test Automation
14 13 (24.53%) Java
14 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
14 13 (24.53%) Linux
14 13 (24.53%) Open Source
14 13 (24.53%) Hudson
15 12 (22.64%) SpecFlow
15 12 (22.64%) Android
15 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
15 12 (22.64%) Apple iOS
16 11 (20.75%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 (20.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) Node.js
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 43 (81.13%) Cucumber
2 41 (77.36%) Selenium
3 22 (41.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (32.08%) WebDriver
5 13 (24.53%) Hudson
6 12 (22.64%) SpecFlow
6 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
7 11 (20.75%) JMeter
7 11 (20.75%) Subversion
7 11 (20.75%) Maven
7 11 (20.75%) JIRA
7 11 (20.75%) SoapUI
7 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (11.32%) JUnit
9 5 (9.43%) NUnit
10 2 (3.77%) WATIR
10 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.77%) Calabash
11 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) QA Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Automation Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) QA Automation Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Developer
6 4 (7.55%) QA Leader
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Tester
9 1 (1.89%) Data Manager
9 1 (1.89%) QA Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.89%) Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Design Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.89%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) XML
2 16 (30.19%) .NET
3 11 (20.75%) SOAP
4 5 (9.43%) JSON
5 4 (7.55%) RESTful
6 2 (3.77%) jQuery
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.89%) CSS
7 1 (1.89%) LAMP
7 1 (1.89%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.89%) HTML
7 1 (1.89%) Django
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Open Source
2 11 (20.75%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.66%) Social Network
5 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Android
2 12 (22.64%) Apple iOS
3 9 (16.98%) Windows
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Test Scripting
2 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (45.28%) Automated Testing
3 24 (45.28%) BDD
4 21 (39.62%) Test Strategy
4 21 (39.62%) User Stories
5 20 (37.74%) Scrum
5 20 (37.74%) Regression Testing
6 16 (30.19%) Manual Testing
7 15 (28.30%) Test Automation
8 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
8 11 (20.75%) Usability Testing
8 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
8 11 (20.75%) Integration Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Performance Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Security Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Kanban
10 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
11 6 (11.32%) TDD
11 6 (11.32%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) C#
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) Java
3 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.75%) T-SQL
5 8 (15.09%) XPath
6 5 (9.43%) PHP
7 4 (7.55%) Ruby
8 2 (3.77%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (84.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Xamarin
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Gen Bens
Posted: 19 days ago