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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 93 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 2 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 1.34% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 3.53% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 7
Average salary - £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.94%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
503 510 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.90% 37.83% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 392 340 290
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) EJB 3.0

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Mockito
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) EJB
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) Struts
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle