The first table below looks at the demand for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 88 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 22 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.47% - 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
606 471 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.48% 40.39% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 416 315 285
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Gherkin
Scotland

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Edinburgh region.

Gherkin Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 49 (96.08%) Java
2 48 (94.12%) JBoss
2 48 (94.12%) SOA
2 48 (94.12%) Spring
3 47 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (88.24%) JSON
5 44 (86.27%) Hibernate
5 44 (86.27%) Jenkins
6 43 (84.31%) BDD
6 43 (84.31%) RESTful
6 43 (84.31%) Web Services
7 42 (82.35%) Alfresco
7 42 (82.35%) Selenium
8 41 (80.39%) Open Source
8 41 (80.39%) Document Management
9 35 (68.63%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (66.67%) jQuery
10 34 (66.67%) HTML
10 34 (66.67%) XHTML
10 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
11 31 (60.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 31 (60.78%) Unit Testing
12 30 (58.82%) Maven
12 30 (58.82%) CSS
13 29 (56.86%) Scrum
13 29 (56.86%) Spring Security
13 29 (56.86%) Artifactory
14 13 (25.49%) JSF
14 13 (25.49%) Ajax
15 12 (23.53%) MVC

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 42 (82.35%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (86.27%) Jenkins
2 42 (82.35%) Selenium
3 30 (58.82%) Maven
4 29 (56.86%) Artifactory
5 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.92%) JIRA
6 2 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) Mockito
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 47 (92.16%) Java Developer
3 23 (45.10%) Senior Developer
3 23 (45.10%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Java Team Leader
4 12 (23.53%) Team Leader
4 12 (23.53%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.96%) Programmer
7 1 (1.96%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.96%) Java Programmer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (94.12%) Spring
2 45 (88.24%) JSON
3 44 (86.27%) Hibernate
4 43 (84.31%) Web Services
4 43 (84.31%) RESTful
5 34 (66.67%) XHTML
5 34 (66.67%) HTML
5 34 (66.67%) jQuery
6 30 (58.82%) CSS
7 29 (56.86%) Spring Security
8 13 (25.49%) JSF
8 13 (25.49%) Ajax
9 1 (1.96%) LINQ
9 1 (1.96%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (1.96%) JSP
9 1 (1.96%) Servlets
9 1 (1.96%) Struts
9 1 (1.96%) J2EE
9 1 (1.96%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 41 (80.39%) Open Source
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) SOA
2 47 (92.16%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (84.31%) BDD
4 41 (80.39%) Document Management
5 35 (68.63%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (60.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (60.78%) Unit Testing
7 29 (56.86%) Scrum
8 12 (23.53%) MVC
9 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.96%) TDD
10 1 (1.96%) UML
10 1 (1.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) Java
2 34 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (94.12%) JBoss
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle