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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 703 671 780
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +109
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 180 228 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.51% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 157 185 77
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -14.77%
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
39081 45148 42766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.87% 40.36% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33548 38260 37622
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -52 123 £52,500 -4.54% 16
South East +36 25 £45,000 +24.13% 6
Yorkshire - 20 £37,000 - 2
East of England +22 4 £47,500 -47.22% 1
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
North West +9 2 £47,500 +58.33% 4
South West - 1 £62,500 -
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 306 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (60.11%) Cucumber
2 211 (60.11%) BDD
3 176 (50.14%) Selenium
4 170 (48.43%) TDD
5 169 (48.15%) QA
6 167 (47.58%) Scrum
7 136 (38.75%) Test Automation
8 114 (32.48%) Java
9 105 (29.91%) C#
10 98 (27.92%) Automated Testing
11 95 (27.07%) SQL
12 91 (25.93%) XML
13 88 (25.07%) Ruby
13 88 (25.07%) Test Scripting
13 88 (25.07%) Git (software)
14 87 (24.79%) SpecFlow
15 84 (23.93%) MySQL
16 81 (23.08%) HTML
17 80 (22.79%) Web Services
18 78 (22.22%) .NET
19 74 (21.08%) Python
20 73 (20.80%) Open Source
21 69 (19.66%) WebDriver
21 69 (19.66%) JavaScript
22 68 (19.37%) Mentoring
23 65 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
23 65 (18.52%) CSS
23 65 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
24 64 (18.23%) jQuery

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 55 (15.67%) Apache
2 23 (6.55%) Confluence
3 11 (3.13%) Node.js
4 7 (1.99%) Drupal
5 6 (1.71%) IIS
6 4 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.85%) CMS
7 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.83%) Internet
2 12 (3.42%) HTTP
3 9 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.42%) DNS
4 5 (1.42%) DSL
5 3 (0.85%) SMTP
6 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.93%) MySQL
2 65 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (14.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 35 (9.97%) SQL Server
5 24 (6.84%) Big Data
6 19 (5.41%) MongoDB
7 16 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.42%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.42%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.85%) DB2
11 3 (0.85%) DbVisualizer
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 211 (60.11%) Cucumber
2 176 (50.14%) Selenium
3 88 (25.07%) Git (software)
4 87 (24.79%) SpecFlow
5 69 (19.66%) WebDriver
6 61 (17.38%) Jenkins
7 52 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 51 (14.53%) Karma Test Runner
9 47 (13.39%) NUnit
10 38 (10.83%) Calabash
11 37 (10.54%) JIRA
11 37 (10.54%) RSpec
12 34 (9.69%) FitNesse
12 34 (9.69%) JUnit
13 31 (8.83%) Visual Studio
13 31 (8.83%) Subversion
14 28 (7.98%) Jasmine
15 25 (7.12%) Moq
16 24 (6.84%) SoapUI
17 22 (6.27%) JBehave
General
1 52 (14.81%) Games
2 43 (12.25%) Finance
3 29 (8.26%) Publishing
4 23 (6.55%) Retail
5 19 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (3.13%) Online Betting
8 7 (1.99%) Back Office
8 7 (1.99%) Law
9 4 (1.14%) Electronics
9 4 (1.14%) Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Marketing
11 2 (0.57%) Legal
11 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 90 (25.64%) QA Engineer
2 89 (25.36%) Developer
3 66 (18.80%) Analyst
4 41 (11.68%) Python Developer
5 39 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 37 (10.54%) Test Analyst
7 35 (9.97%) Tester
7 35 (9.97%) Senior QA Engineer
8 28 (7.98%) Software Engineer
9 24 (6.84%) Lead Developer
10 23 (6.55%) QA Analyst
10 23 (6.55%) Automation Engineer
11 22 (6.27%) Automation Tester
12 18 (5.13%) Lead Architect
12 18 (5.13%) Architect
12 18 (5.13%) Python/Django Developer
13 17 (4.84%) Senior Test Engineer
14 16 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (4.27%) C# Developer
16 14 (3.99%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (25.93%) XML
2 81 (23.08%) HTML
3 80 (22.79%) Web Services
4 78 (22.22%) .NET
5 65 (18.52%) CSS
6 64 (18.23%) jQuery
7 51 (14.53%) RESTful
7 51 (14.53%) Django
8 42 (11.97%) JSON
9 36 (10.26%) SOAP
10 31 (8.83%) ASP.NET
11 26 (7.41%) HTML5
12 20 (5.70%) REST
13 19 (5.41%) WCF
14 16 (4.56%) Ajax
15 15 (4.27%) WPF
15 15 (4.27%) MSMQ
16 14 (3.99%) RabbitMQ
17 12 (3.42%) ActiveMQ
17 12 (3.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.80%) Open Source
2 36 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.27%) User Experience
5 12 (3.42%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.85%) iPhone
6 10 (2.85%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.28%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.28%) Equities
7 8 (2.28%) Derivative
7 8 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.99%) Online Gambling
9 6 (1.71%) Wiki
9 6 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.42%) Online Games
10 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.42%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.38%) Linux
2 33 (9.40%) UNIX
3 20 (5.70%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.13%) Windows
4 18 (5.13%) Android
5 5 (1.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (60.11%) BDD
3 170 (48.43%) TDD
4 167 (47.58%) Scrum
5 136 (38.75%) Test Automation
6 98 (27.92%) Automated Testing
7 88 (25.07%) Test Scripting
8 68 (19.37%) Mentoring
9 65 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (16.81%) User Stories
11 55 (15.67%) Software Testing
11 55 (15.67%) E-Commerce
12 54 (15.38%) Manual Testing
13 51 (14.53%) Integration Testing
14 46 (13.11%) OO
15 45 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
16 40 (11.40%) Kanban
17 36 (10.26%) Regression Testing
18 35 (9.97%) Performance Testing
19 34 (9.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 114 (32.48%) Java
2 105 (29.91%) C#
3 95 (27.07%) SQL
4 88 (25.07%) Ruby
5 74 (21.08%) Python
6 69 (19.66%) JavaScript
7 27 (7.69%) Scala
8 23 (6.55%) T-SQL
9 19 (5.41%) PHP
10 18 (5.13%) Groovy
11 10 (2.85%) C
12 8 (2.28%) Perl
13 5 (1.42%) C++
14 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.85%) F#
15 3 (0.85%) XPath
15 3 (0.85%) VB6
15 3 (0.85%) VB
15 3 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (11.40%) ISEB
2 29 (8.26%) Degree
3 20 (5.70%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (48.15%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.42%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.85%) Docker
3 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (15.95%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.28%) Puppet
3 5 (1.42%) Ansible
4 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.41%) Oracle
3 25 (7.12%) Google
4 23 (6.55%) Facebook
5 14 (3.99%) Apple
6 6 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.42%) Capita
7 5 (1.42%) Cognos
8 2 (0.57%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) HP
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £700000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000-65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago