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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 103 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 2 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 1.70% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Average salary £29,500 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.87% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
521 529 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.13% 36.99% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 411 371 280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) EJB
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SOA

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Mockito
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (80.00%) 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
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) JSF
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Struts
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle