The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 666 766 853
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +87
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 239 90 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.086% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.21% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 195 76 27
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +16.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45722 42095 49664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.46% 40.45% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38732 37035 44493
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Gherkin
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +70 217 £55,000 +10.00% 17
North West - 11 £30,000 -
South East -10 5 £37,500 -25.00% 1
East of England - 4 £90,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 - 1
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 255 (68.18%) Cucumber
2 209 (55.88%) BDD
3 195 (52.14%) Selenium
4 168 (44.92%) C#
5 166 (44.39%) Scrum
6 144 (38.50%) QA
7 141 (37.70%) Java
8 137 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
9 134 (35.83%) SpecFlow
10 132 (35.29%) .NET
11 129 (34.49%) TDD
12 113 (30.21%) HTML
13 106 (28.34%) Web Services
14 101 (27.01%) E-Commerce
15 98 (26.20%) Automated Testing
16 94 (25.13%) Unit Testing
17 91 (24.33%) Test Automation
18 85 (22.73%) Ruby
18 85 (22.73%) JavaScript
19 84 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
20 83 (22.19%) CSS
21 82 (21.93%) jQuery
22 76 (20.32%) RESTful
22 76 (20.32%) Open Source
23 74 (19.79%) SQL
24 73 (19.52%) WCF
25 72 (19.25%) SOAP
26 70 (18.72%) Jenkins
27 69 (18.45%) SQL Server
28 68 (18.18%) User Stories

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (9.63%) CMS
2 28 (7.49%) Alfresco
3 6 (1.60%) NServiceBus
3 6 (1.60%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (1.34%) Apache
5 4 (1.07%) IIS
6 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.27%) Drupal
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.07%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.03%) Internet
2 2 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (3.74%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.48%) CouchDB
5 11 (2.94%) MySQL
6 9 (2.41%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.60%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.34%) Big Data
9 4 (1.07%) Informix
10 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.53%) Riak
12 1 (0.27%) BigTable
12 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 255 (68.18%) Cucumber
2 195 (52.14%) Selenium
3 134 (35.83%) SpecFlow
4 70 (18.72%) Jenkins
5 62 (16.58%) WebDriver
6 53 (14.17%) TeamCity
7 46 (12.30%) SoapUI
8 42 (11.23%) Git (software)
9 40 (10.70%) NUnit
10 35 (9.36%) Maven
11 30 (8.02%) QuickTest Pro
11 30 (8.02%) Visual Studio
12 28 (7.49%) Moq
13 26 (6.95%) JIRA
13 26 (6.95%) Calabash
14 25 (6.68%) JMeter
15 24 (6.42%) MSTest
16 23 (6.15%) JUnit
17 22 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
17 22 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (17.11%) Finance
2 19 (5.08%) Banking
3 14 (3.74%) Retail
4 13 (3.48%) Games
5 10 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.41%) Publishing
6 9 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.87%) Marketing
8 6 (1.60%) Law
9 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.07%) Billing
9 4 (1.07%) French Language
9 4 (1.07%) German Language
9 4 (1.07%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 167 (44.65%) Developer
2 65 (17.38%) QA Engineer
3 48 (12.83%) Senior Developer
4 46 (12.30%) Tester
5 45 (12.03%) .NET Developer
6 44 (11.76%) Analyst
7 38 (10.16%) Java Developer
8 36 (9.63%) C# Developer
9 33 (8.82%) Test Engineer
10 27 (7.22%) Automation Engineer
11 25 (6.68%) Senior .NET Developer
12 22 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
13 21 (5.61%) Test Analyst
14 17 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (4.01%) Business Analyst
15 15 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.74%) Senior C# Developer
17 13 (3.48%) Agile Business Analyst
18 12 (3.21%) Automation Analyst
18 12 (3.21%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (35.29%) .NET
2 113 (30.21%) HTML
3 106 (28.34%) Web Services
4 83 (22.19%) CSS
5 82 (21.93%) jQuery
6 76 (20.32%) RESTful
7 73 (19.52%) WCF
8 72 (19.25%) SOAP
9 59 (15.78%) HTML5
10 57 (15.24%) ASP.NET
11 55 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (13.10%) Ajax
13 47 (12.57%) .NET Framework
14 46 (12.30%) JSON
15 43 (11.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 40 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 39 (10.43%) Spring
17 39 (10.43%) CSS3
18 30 (8.02%) XML
18 30 (8.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (20.32%) Open Source
2 34 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.08%) Blog
4 18 (4.81%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.34%) Online Gambling
7 5 (1.34%) EPoS
8 2 (0.53%) New Media
8 2 (0.53%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.53%) Social Network
9 1 (0.27%) iPad
9 1 (0.27%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.27%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.37%) Linux
2 39 (10.43%) Android
3 37 (9.89%) Windows
4 36 (9.63%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.94%) UNIX
6 6 (1.60%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (55.88%) BDD
2 166 (44.39%) Scrum
3 137 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (34.49%) TDD
5 101 (27.01%) E-Commerce
6 98 (26.20%) Automated Testing
7 94 (25.13%) Unit Testing
8 91 (24.33%) Test Automation
9 84 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (18.18%) User Stories
11 64 (17.11%) MVC
11 64 (17.11%) Kanban
12 60 (16.04%) Test Scripting
13 52 (13.90%) OO
14 49 (13.10%) Test Strategy
15 47 (12.57%) Performance Testing
16 43 (11.50%) Dependency Injection
17 41 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (10.96%) Automation Testing
18 40 (10.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 168 (44.92%) C#
2 141 (37.70%) Java
3 85 (22.73%) Ruby
3 85 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 74 (19.79%) SQL
5 47 (12.57%) T-SQL
6 28 (7.49%) C++
7 21 (5.61%) PHP
8 14 (3.74%) Python
9 10 (2.67%) CoffeeScript
10 7 (1.87%) ActionScript 3.0
10 7 (1.87%) ActionScript
10 7 (1.87%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.60%) Scala
11 6 (1.60%) Groovy
11 6 (1.60%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.60%) XPath
12 2 (0.53%) Clojure
13 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (6.68%) Degree
2 14 (3.74%) MBA
3 9 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (38.50%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) Basel III
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (8.56%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.42%) JBoss
3 15 (4.01%) Xamarin
4 9 (2.41%) Facebook
5 6 (1.60%) Perforce
5 6 (1.60%) Adobe
6 4 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.07%) Google
7 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.27%) Zend
8 1 (0.27%) HP
8 1 (0.27%) VMware
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + stock options + bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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London
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