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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 284 311 312
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 23 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.24% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.64% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 11
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 £43,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -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
3490 4686 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.16% 37.22% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 4045 4120
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 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (81.58%) BDD
3 29 (76.32%) Cucumber
4 24 (63.16%) Selenium
5 19 (50.00%) QA
6 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
6 18 (47.37%) WebDriver
7 17 (44.74%) C#
7 17 (44.74%) Java
8 15 (39.47%) TDD
9 14 (36.84%) Finance
9 14 (36.84%) .NET
9 14 (36.84%) SpecFlow
10 12 (31.58%) Scrum
11 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (28.95%) Kanban
11 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
11 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
12 10 (26.32%) Ruby
12 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
12 10 (26.32%) Windows
13 9 (23.68%) Automation Testing
14 8 (21.05%) Internet
15 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
15 7 (18.42%) MVC
15 7 (18.42%) Python
15 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
15 7 (18.42%) Web Services
15 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (76.32%) Cucumber
2 24 (63.16%) Selenium
3 18 (47.37%) WebDriver
4 14 (36.84%) SpecFlow
5 6 (15.79%) FitNesse
5 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (13.16%) NUnit
6 5 (13.16%) Subversion
7 4 (10.53%) xUnit.net
7 4 (10.53%) Calabash
8 3 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (7.89%) Maven
9 2 (5.26%) RSpec
9 2 (5.26%) Gradle
10 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (2.63%) Moq
10 1 (2.63%) JBehave
10 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Back Office
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) QA Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Senior QA Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) QA Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Development Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) AWS Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
2 7 (18.42%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) XML
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) HTML5
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 4 (10.53%) LAMP
4 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (5.26%) REST
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (2.63%) Ajax
6 1 (2.63%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.63%) CSS3
6 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.63%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Fixed Income
1 6 (15.79%) Equities
1 6 (15.79%) Derivative
1 6 (15.79%) Client/Server
1 6 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (15.79%) Data Structures
2 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Social Media
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (81.58%) BDD
3 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 15 (39.47%) TDD
5 12 (31.58%) Scrum
6 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
6 11 (28.95%) Kanban
6 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
7 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
8 9 (23.68%) Automation Testing
9 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
9 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
9 7 (18.42%) MVC
10 6 (15.79%) Test Management
10 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
11 5 (13.16%) User Stories
11 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C#
1 17 (44.74%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) Ruby
3 7 (18.42%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) PHP
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) C++
6 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Groovy
7 2 (5.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISEB
2 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000-65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago