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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 639 765 826
Rank change year-on-year
+126 +61
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 246 97 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.096% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 207 77 37
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £82,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
39592 40936 44103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.12% 40.51% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33754 35719 38870
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +22 119 £52,500 -4.54% 10
South East +37 51 £40,000 -2.43% 3
South West - 36 £70,000 - 4
East of England -7 16 £55,000 +57.14% 1
North West +5 14 £35,000 +3.70% 3
East Midlands - 5 £38,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,000 - 4
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 354 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (63.71%) Cucumber
3 295 (62.24%) BDD
4 264 (55.70%) Selenium
5 249 (52.53%) TDD
6 227 (47.89%) QA
7 210 (44.30%) Scrum
8 182 (38.40%) C#
9 162 (34.18%) Ruby
10 142 (29.96%) Open Source
11 138 (29.11%) E-Commerce
12 129 (27.22%) Test Scripting
13 128 (27.00%) Java
13 128 (27.00%) SpecFlow
14 122 (25.74%) Git (software)
14 122 (25.74%) .NET
15 120 (25.32%) Test Automation
16 119 (25.11%) Web Services
17 112 (23.63%) jQuery
18 109 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
19 108 (22.78%) Automated Testing
20 102 (21.52%) NUnit
21 92 (19.41%) OO
22 90 (18.99%) TeamCity
22 90 (18.99%) WebDriver
23 88 (18.57%) JavaScript
24 83 (17.51%) Linux
24 83 (17.51%) RESTful
25 82 (17.30%) Jenkins
26 80 (16.88%) WATIR

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 54 (11.39%) Apache
2 27 (5.70%) Confluence
3 24 (5.06%) IIS
4 21 (4.43%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.95%) JBoss
5 14 (2.95%) Alfresco
6 10 (2.11%) Drupal
7 8 (1.69%) Node.js
8 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.84%) CMS
10 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.59%) GitHub
3 12 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.66%) Internet
2 12 (2.53%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) DSL
3 3 (0.63%) Wireless
3 3 (0.63%) Wireless Security
4 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.40%) MySQL
2 72 (15.19%) SQL Server
3 62 (13.08%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (9.28%) Amazon Redshift
5 43 (9.07%) Relational Database
6 41 (8.65%) RDBMS
7 39 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (5.27%) Big Data
9 24 (5.06%) Hadoop
10 22 (4.64%) RavenDB
11 20 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.05%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 302 (63.71%) Cucumber
2 264 (55.70%) Selenium
3 128 (27.00%) SpecFlow
4 122 (25.74%) Git (software)
5 102 (21.52%) NUnit
6 90 (18.99%) TeamCity
6 90 (18.99%) WebDriver
7 82 (17.30%) Jenkins
8 80 (16.88%) WATIR
9 78 (16.46%) JIRA
10 69 (14.56%) Moq
11 62 (13.08%) QuickTest Pro
12 61 (12.87%) Rhino Mocks
13 56 (11.81%) JUnit
14 48 (10.13%) Calabash
15 45 (9.49%) Maven
16 44 (9.28%) Karma Test Runner
17 42 (8.86%) JMeter
18 41 (8.65%) CruiseControl
19 38 (8.02%) Behat
General
1 59 (12.45%) Finance
2 54 (11.39%) Games
3 29 (6.12%) Retail
4 15 (3.16%) Publishing
5 10 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.42%) Banking
6 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Marketing
7 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 144 (30.38%) Developer
2 125 (26.37%) QA Engineer
3 58 (12.24%) Analyst
4 57 (12.03%) Test Engineer
5 49 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 49 (10.34%) Quality Engineer
6 47 (9.92%) Tester
7 43 (9.07%) Automation Engineer
8 41 (8.65%) Python Developer
9 37 (7.81%) C# Developer
10 35 (7.38%) Java Developer
11 34 (7.17%) Team Leader
12 23 (4.85%) QA Automation Engineer
12 23 (4.85%) Technical Team Leader
13 21 (4.43%) Senior Test Engineer
14 19 (4.01%) Senior QA Engineer
15 18 (3.80%) Senior Developer
15 18 (3.80%) Python/Django Developer
15 18 (3.80%) Automation Tester
16 17 (3.59%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (25.74%) .NET
2 119 (25.11%) Web Services
3 112 (23.63%) jQuery
4 83 (17.51%) RESTful
5 76 (16.03%) HTML
6 68 (14.35%) SOAP
7 66 (13.92%) MSMQ
8 62 (13.08%) WCF
9 61 (12.87%) ASP.NET
10 60 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (11.81%) REST
12 54 (11.39%) CSS
12 54 (11.39%) NHibernate
13 53 (11.18%) Django
14 52 (10.97%) .NET Framework
15 50 (10.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 32 (6.75%) XML
17 31 (6.54%) HTML5
18 30 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (5.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 142 (29.96%) Open Source
2 45 (9.49%) Blog
3 30 (6.33%) User Experience
4 29 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 22 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.59%) Online Gambling
7 14 (2.95%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.69%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.63%) Social Media
11 3 (0.63%) Social Network
12 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.21%) iPad
13 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.21%) NHS
13 1 (0.21%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 83 (17.51%) Linux
2 38 (8.02%) UNIX
3 25 (5.27%) Apple iOS
3 25 (5.27%) Android
4 24 (5.06%) Windows
5 7 (1.48%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (62.24%) BDD
3 249 (52.53%) TDD
4 210 (44.30%) Scrum
5 138 (29.11%) E-Commerce
6 129 (27.22%) Test Scripting
7 120 (25.32%) Test Automation
8 109 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
9 108 (22.78%) Automated Testing
10 92 (19.41%) OO
11 79 (16.67%) Test Strategy
12 78 (16.46%) Kanban
13 75 (15.82%) Regression Testing
14 74 (15.61%) MVC
14 74 (15.61%) User Stories
15 69 (14.56%) Mentoring
16 55 (11.60%) OOP
17 50 (10.55%) Software Testing
18 48 (10.13%) Unit Testing
19 47 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 182 (38.40%) C#
2 162 (34.18%) Ruby
3 128 (27.00%) Java
4 88 (18.57%) JavaScript
5 76 (16.03%) Python
6 68 (14.35%) SQL
7 52 (10.97%) PHP
8 22 (4.64%) VB.NET
9 20 (4.22%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.16%) Groovy
11 11 (2.32%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.11%) C++
13 7 (1.48%) ActionScript 3.0
13 7 (1.48%) Perl
13 7 (1.48%) ActionScript
14 6 (1.27%) Scala
15 5 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.05%) XPath
16 3 (0.63%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (16.24%) Degree
2 16 (3.38%) ISTQB
3 12 (2.53%) ISEB
4 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.42%) CISSP
6 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (47.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (10.97%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.84%) Puppet
4 2 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.64%) Endeca
2 22 (4.64%) RedPrairie
3 20 (4.22%) Oracle
4 11 (2.32%) Facebook
5 9 (1.90%) Telerik
6 7 (1.48%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.21%) VMware
8 1 (0.21%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.21%) Google
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago