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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 79 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 28 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.68% - 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.45% - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +22.22%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
629 413 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.69% 37.14% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 448 267 417
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 40 (93.02%) Java
2 39 (90.70%) JBoss
3 37 (86.05%) Hibernate
3 37 (86.05%) Selenium
4 34 (79.07%) Unit Testing
4 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (79.07%) Spring
4 34 (79.07%) SOA
5 32 (74.42%) JSON
5 32 (74.42%) BDD
5 32 (74.42%) Jenkins
6 31 (72.09%) Alfresco
6 31 (72.09%) RESTful
6 31 (72.09%) Web Services
7 30 (69.77%) XHTML
7 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
7 30 (69.77%) HTML
7 30 (69.77%) Open Source
7 30 (69.77%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (69.77%) jQuery
7 30 (69.77%) Document Management
8 29 (67.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (65.12%) Maven
9 28 (65.12%) CSS
10 27 (62.79%) Scrum
10 27 (62.79%) Spring Security
10 27 (62.79%) Artifactory
11 9 (20.93%) JSF
11 9 (20.93%) Ajax
11 9 (20.93%) Finance

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 31 (72.09%) Alfresco
2 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (86.05%) Selenium
2 32 (74.42%) Jenkins
3 28 (65.12%) Maven
4 27 (62.79%) Artifactory
5 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
6 6 (13.95%) Mockito
6 6 (13.95%) JUnit
6 6 (13.95%) Eclipse
6 6 (13.95%) NUnit
6 6 (13.95%) Subversion
7 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (2.33%) JIRA
9 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
1 34 (79.07%) Java Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Senior Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (13.95%) Programmer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Programmer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) Hibernate
2 34 (79.07%) Spring
3 32 (74.42%) JSON
4 31 (72.09%) Web Services
4 31 (72.09%) RESTful
5 30 (69.77%) jQuery
5 30 (69.77%) XHTML
5 30 (69.77%) HTML
6 28 (65.12%) CSS
7 27 (62.79%) Spring Security
8 9 (20.93%) JSF
8 9 (20.93%) Ajax
9 6 (13.95%) LINQ
9 6 (13.95%) JSP
9 6 (13.95%) Servlets
9 6 (13.95%) Struts
9 6 (13.95%) J2EE
9 6 (13.95%) EJB
9 6 (13.95%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (69.77%) Open Source
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) SOA
1 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (79.07%) Unit Testing
2 32 (74.42%) BDD
3 30 (69.77%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (69.77%) Document Management
4 29 (67.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (62.79%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) UML
7 6 (13.95%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) MVC
9 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) Java
2 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) JBoss
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft