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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 680 756 820
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +64
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 187 108 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 178 88 36
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £35,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
38738 42109 46353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.88% 41.19% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33548 35852 41530
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +48 110 £52,500 -1.40% 14
South West - 21 £35,000 - 2
South East +26 20 £40,000 -21.95% 2
East of England -10 14 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Yorkshire - 13 £45,000 - 6
North West -7 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 350 (75.27%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (64.30%) Cucumber
3 270 (58.06%) BDD
4 252 (54.19%) TDD
5 220 (47.31%) Selenium
5 220 (47.31%) QA
6 208 (44.73%) Scrum
7 181 (38.92%) C#
8 172 (36.99%) Ruby
9 135 (29.03%) Test Scripting
10 133 (28.60%) SpecFlow
11 130 (27.96%) Open Source
12 126 (27.10%) Git (software)
12 126 (27.10%) Java
13 124 (26.67%) E-Commerce
14 120 (25.81%) Test Automation
15 119 (25.59%) Web Services
16 111 (23.87%) .NET
16 111 (23.87%) NUnit
17 105 (22.58%) jQuery
18 99 (21.29%) Automated Testing
19 95 (20.43%) Mentoring
20 89 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
21 88 (18.92%) OO
22 87 (18.71%) MySQL
23 84 (18.06%) WATIR
23 84 (18.06%) TeamCity
24 83 (17.85%) Python
25 82 (17.63%) WebDriver
26 81 (17.42%) SQL Server

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (13.76%) Apache
2 30 (6.45%) Confluence
3 26 (5.59%) IIS
4 14 (3.01%) Drupal
5 13 (2.80%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.58%) Node.js
7 9 (1.94%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 23 (4.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (7.10%) GitHub
3 14 (3.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (12.47%) Internet
2 16 (3.44%) HTTP
3 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.29%) DSL
4 5 (1.08%) DNS
5 3 (0.65%) Wireless
5 3 (0.65%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (18.71%) MySQL
2 81 (17.42%) SQL Server
3 75 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (12.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 42 (9.03%) Relational Database
6 40 (8.60%) Big Data
6 40 (8.60%) RDBMS
6 40 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (6.67%) Hadoop
8 21 (4.52%) RavenDB
9 14 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 299 (64.30%) Cucumber
2 220 (47.31%) Selenium
3 133 (28.60%) SpecFlow
4 126 (27.10%) Git (software)
5 111 (23.87%) NUnit
6 84 (18.06%) WATIR
6 84 (18.06%) TeamCity
7 82 (17.63%) WebDriver
8 77 (16.56%) Moq
9 71 (15.27%) Jenkins
10 66 (14.19%) JIRA
11 61 (13.12%) Rhino Mocks
12 57 (12.26%) Karma Test Runner
13 56 (12.04%) QuickTest Pro
14 55 (11.83%) JUnit
14 55 (11.83%) Calabash
15 43 (9.25%) CruiseControl
16 38 (8.17%) JMeter
17 35 (7.53%) RSpec
18 32 (6.88%) Jasmine
General
1 65 (13.98%) Games
2 48 (10.32%) Finance
3 37 (7.96%) Retail
4 26 (5.59%) Publishing
5 8 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.43%) Advertising
7 2 (0.43%) Legal
7 2 (0.43%) Marketing
7 2 (0.43%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 131 (28.17%) Developer
2 129 (27.74%) QA Engineer
3 78 (16.77%) Analyst
4 62 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 55 (11.83%) Test Engineer
6 52 (11.18%) Quality Engineer
7 46 (9.89%) Tester
8 45 (9.68%) Python Developer
9 39 (8.39%) C# Developer
10 35 (7.53%) Team Leader
11 34 (7.31%) Automation Engineer
12 27 (5.81%) QA Analyst
13 25 (5.38%) Senior QA Engineer
14 22 (4.73%) Java Developer
15 18 (3.87%) Senior Test Engineer
15 18 (3.87%) Automation Tester
16 16 (3.44%) Python/Django Developer
17 14 (3.01%) Technical Team Leader
17 14 (3.01%) .NET Team Leader
18 13 (2.80%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (25.59%) Web Services
2 111 (23.87%) .NET
3 105 (22.58%) jQuery
4 75 (16.13%) RESTful
5 72 (15.48%) HTML
6 66 (14.19%) SOAP
6 66 (14.19%) MSMQ
7 65 (13.98%) Django
8 60 (12.90%) ASP.NET
9 56 (12.04%) REST
10 55 (11.83%) WCF
11 54 (11.61%) XML
12 51 (10.97%) CSS
12 51 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (9.68%) NHibernate
14 43 (9.25%) .NET Framework
15 41 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 33 (7.10%) RabbitMQ
17 31 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
18 25 (5.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 130 (27.96%) Open Source
2 36 (7.74%) Blog
3 23 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 21 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.66%) Online Gambling
6 16 (3.44%) User Experience
7 13 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.94%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.08%) Social Media
13 3 (0.65%) Social Network
14 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
15 1 (0.22%) Wiki
15 1 (0.22%) NHS
15 1 (0.22%) Statistics
15 1 (0.22%) iPad
15 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 74 (15.91%) Linux
2 41 (8.82%) UNIX
3 23 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.09%) Windows
5 15 (3.23%) Android
6 9 (1.94%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (75.27%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (58.06%) BDD
3 252 (54.19%) TDD
4 208 (44.73%) Scrum
5 135 (29.03%) Test Scripting
6 124 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 120 (25.81%) Test Automation
8 99 (21.29%) Automated Testing
9 95 (20.43%) Mentoring
10 89 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (18.92%) OO
12 64 (13.76%) Regression Testing
12 64 (13.76%) Test Strategy
13 63 (13.55%) User Stories
14 62 (13.33%) Kanban
15 58 (12.47%) MVC
16 57 (12.26%) Software Testing
17 48 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (9.89%) OOP
19 43 (9.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 181 (38.92%) C#
2 172 (36.99%) Ruby
3 126 (27.10%) Java
4 83 (17.85%) Python
5 78 (16.77%) SQL
6 77 (16.56%) JavaScript
7 44 (9.46%) PHP
8 24 (5.16%) Groovy
9 21 (4.52%) VB.NET
10 15 (3.23%) Scala
11 13 (2.80%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.15%) Perl
12 10 (2.15%) C++
13 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.08%) XPath
14 4 (0.86%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.86%) C
15 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.65%) VB
15 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (13.55%) Degree
2 23 (4.95%) ISTQB
3 17 (3.66%) ISEB
4 7 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.43%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (47.31%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (14.41%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.15%) Puppet
3 6 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.08%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (6.02%) Oracle
2 27 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.52%) Endeca
3 21 (4.52%) RedPrairie
4 14 (3.01%) Facebook
5 11 (2.37%) Google
6 8 (1.72%) Apple
7 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.43%) Telerik
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.22%) VMware
8 1 (0.22%) Cognizant
Newbury
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Norwich
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: to £45K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Tadworth, Surrey
LEGAL AND GENERAL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago