The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 96 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 5 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 1.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 4.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £45,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £36,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+15.86% -17.61%
Gherkin
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
482 621 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.31% 37.73% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 302 446 267
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 28 April 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) EJB
3 3 (42.86%) JSP
3 3 (42.86%) Servlets
3 3 (42.86%) Struts
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) JSF
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Mockito
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Mockito
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) EJB
1 3 (42.86%) JSP
1 3 (42.86%) Servlets
1 3 (42.86%) Struts
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) JSF
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Management
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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