The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 642 626 774
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +148
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 232 266 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.24% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 192 191 65
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Gherkin
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37698 41896 40498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.56% 38.57% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32490 35519 35232
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in England

Gherkin
Salary Trend in England

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in England

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in England

Gherkin
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 137 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South East -19 40 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Yorkshire - 15 £31,000 - 2
East Midlands +12 14 £45,000 +16.88% 1
North West -4 11 £40,000 +23.07% 9
South West -9 6 £38,500 -45.00%
East of England +11 5 £47,500 -13.63%
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 343 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (69.29%) Cucumber
3 287 (68.33%) Selenium
4 273 (65.00%) BDD
5 219 (52.14%) QA
6 174 (41.43%) C#
7 149 (35.48%) Scrum
8 144 (34.29%) Test Automation
9 142 (33.81%) Java
9 142 (33.81%) SQL
10 130 (30.95%) TDD
11 128 (30.48%) Test Scripting
12 124 (29.52%) WebDriver
13 117 (27.86%) SpecFlow
14 115 (27.38%) .NET
15 112 (26.67%) Automated Testing
16 91 (21.67%) Finance
17 88 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
18 86 (20.48%) Microsoft
18 86 (20.48%) Jenkins
19 85 (20.24%) Web Services
20 83 (19.76%) JavaScript
21 77 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
22 75 (17.86%) HP UFT
23 72 (17.14%) HTML
23 72 (17.14%) Ruby
24 69 (16.43%) Test Management
24 69 (16.43%) Visual Studio
25 65 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
26 64 (15.24%) Manual Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 27 (6.43%) Confluence
2 15 (3.57%) Apache
3 11 (2.62%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.67%) Node.js
5 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.95%) IIS
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.71%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.62%) Internet
2 3 (0.71%) SMTP
3 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.48%) HTTP
3 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.48%) DNS
3 2 (0.48%) DSL
3 2 (0.48%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.14%) MySQL
2 27 (6.43%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
6 14 (3.33%) DbVisualizer
6 14 (3.33%) DB2
7 13 (3.10%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.14%) Big Data
9 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.24%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 291 (69.29%) Cucumber
2 287 (68.33%) Selenium
3 124 (29.52%) WebDriver
4 117 (27.86%) SpecFlow
5 86 (20.48%) Jenkins
6 77 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 75 (17.86%) HP UFT
8 69 (16.43%) Visual Studio
9 58 (13.81%) JIRA
9 58 (13.81%) Git (software)
10 52 (12.38%) FitNesse
11 39 (9.29%) JUnit
11 39 (9.29%) SoapUI
12 33 (7.86%) NUnit
13 29 (6.90%) Subversion
13 29 (6.90%) Maven
14 20 (4.76%) JBehave
15 19 (4.52%) Mockito
16 18 (4.29%) Calabash
17 17 (4.05%) Eclipse
General
1 91 (21.67%) Finance
2 24 (5.71%) Games
3 23 (5.48%) Back Office
4 16 (3.81%) Retail
5 15 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.86%) Publishing
7 10 (2.38%) Front Office
8 9 (2.14%) Law
9 5 (1.19%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.95%) Marketing
10 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.95%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (24.52%) Analyst
2 80 (19.05%) Tester
3 69 (16.43%) QA Engineer
4 67 (15.95%) Developer
5 62 (14.76%) Test Analyst
6 52 (12.38%) Senior Analyst
7 48 (11.43%) Automation Tester
8 44 (10.48%) Test Engineer
8 44 (10.48%) Senior QA Engineer
9 40 (9.52%) QA Analyst
10 32 (7.62%) Senior QA Analyst
11 27 (6.43%) Senior Tester
12 24 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
13 20 (4.76%) Test Leader
14 19 (4.52%) Java Developer
15 17 (4.05%) Senior Developer
15 17 (4.05%) Agile Test Analyst
15 17 (4.05%) Senior Automation Tester
16 16 (3.81%) Automation Engineer
16 16 (3.81%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (27.38%) .NET
2 85 (20.24%) Web Services
3 72 (17.14%) HTML
4 57 (13.57%) XML
5 54 (12.86%) CSS
6 49 (11.67%) SOAP
7 47 (11.19%) RESTful
8 36 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 35 (8.33%) jQuery
10 27 (6.43%) JSON
11 20 (4.76%) REST
12 19 (4.52%) AngularJS
13 18 (4.29%) HTML5
14 17 (4.05%) Ajax
15 15 (3.57%) .NET Framework
15 15 (3.57%) J2EE
15 15 (3.57%) Django
16 14 (3.33%) DOM
17 13 (3.10%) Spring
18 10 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 34 (8.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (7.62%) Derivative
5 31 (7.38%) Fixed Income
5 31 (7.38%) Equities
6 15 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.33%) User Experience
8 9 (2.14%) Contract for Difference
8 9 (2.14%) Online Games
9 8 (1.90%) iPhone
10 6 (1.43%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.19%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.19%) Blog
12 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.95%) DTV
13 3 (0.71%) iPad
14 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.62%) Windows
2 35 (8.33%) Linux
3 29 (6.90%) UNIX
4 19 (4.52%) Android
5 9 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.43%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (65.00%) BDD
3 149 (35.48%) Scrum
4 144 (34.29%) Test Automation
5 130 (30.95%) TDD
6 128 (30.48%) Test Scripting
7 112 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 88 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (16.43%) Test Management
10 65 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 64 (15.24%) Manual Testing
12 63 (15.00%) User Stories
13 62 (14.76%) Integration Testing
14 60 (14.29%) Software Testing
14 60 (14.29%) SDLC
15 53 (12.62%) Automation Testing
16 49 (11.67%) E-Commerce
17 48 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
18 45 (10.71%) Performance Testing
18 45 (10.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 174 (41.43%) C#
2 142 (33.81%) Java
2 142 (33.81%) SQL
3 83 (19.76%) JavaScript
4 72 (17.14%) Ruby
5 64 (15.24%) Python
6 46 (10.95%) T-SQL
7 29 (6.90%) PHP
8 16 (3.81%) Groovy
9 11 (2.62%) Scala
10 9 (2.14%) C
11 6 (1.43%) XPath
12 5 (1.19%) C++
13 3 (0.71%) VB
13 3 (0.71%) VBA
13 3 (0.71%) F#
13 3 (0.71%) VB6
14 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.48%) Perl
15 1 (0.24%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 44 (10.48%) ISEB
2 33 (7.86%) ISTQB
3 20 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (4.05%) Degree
5 14 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (52.14%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.71%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.90%) Puppet
3 6 (1.43%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 86 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.33%) Oracle
3 13 (3.10%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.67%) Capita
5 6 (1.43%) Google
6 5 (1.19%) Cognos
7 4 (0.95%) hybris
7 4 (0.95%) SAP
8 3 (0.71%) OpenLink
8 3 (0.71%) Facebook
8 3 (0.71%) Zend
9 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.48%) Apple
10 1 (0.24%) CODA
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.24%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe
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TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + pension, holidays etc
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension (18%), Flex Fund (5%)
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Revolution Technology Ltd
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £700000 per annum
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