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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 681 666 770
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +104
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 200 234 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.21% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.55% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 161 177 65
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
38607 42805 40861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.76% 39.14% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33262 36689 35616
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -23 109 £57,500 +15.00% 16
South East -4 39 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire - 13 £31,000 - 6
East Midlands +6 10 £35,000 -9.09% 3
East of England +4 9 £47,500 -13.63%
South West -5 8 £41,750 -40.35% 2
North West -6 8 £42,500 +21.42% 7
West Midlands - 2 - -
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 312 (81.89%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (67.98%) Cucumber
3 247 (64.83%) Selenium
4 241 (63.25%) BDD
5 187 (49.08%) QA
6 152 (39.90%) Scrum
7 136 (35.70%) C#
8 127 (33.33%) TDD
9 126 (33.07%) Java
9 126 (33.07%) Test Automation
10 124 (32.55%) SQL
11 112 (29.40%) Test Scripting
12 107 (28.08%) WebDriver
13 101 (26.51%) Automated Testing
14 91 (23.88%) SpecFlow
15 89 (23.36%) .NET
16 82 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
17 78 (20.47%) JavaScript
18 75 (19.69%) Web Services
18 75 (19.69%) Jenkins
19 74 (19.42%) Finance
20 70 (18.37%) HP UFT
21 68 (17.85%) Ruby
22 66 (17.32%) HTML
23 65 (17.06%) Python
24 63 (16.54%) Microsoft
24 63 (16.54%) XML
25 59 (15.49%) Visual Studio
25 59 (15.49%) JIRA
25 59 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (8.14%) Confluence
2 21 (5.51%) Apache
3 11 (2.89%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.10%) Node.js
5 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.05%) CMS
7 3 (0.79%) IIS
8 2 (0.52%) WordPress
8 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.52%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.15%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.15%) Internet
2 3 (0.79%) SMTP
2 3 (0.79%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.79%) HTTP
2 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.52%) Broadband
4 1 (0.26%) DSL
4 1 (0.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.24%) MySQL
2 29 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.99%) Amazon Redshift
5 16 (4.20%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.15%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.62%) DbVisualizer
7 10 (2.62%) DB2
8 6 (1.57%) Big Data
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.26%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 259 (67.98%) Cucumber
2 247 (64.83%) Selenium
3 107 (28.08%) WebDriver
4 91 (23.88%) SpecFlow
5 75 (19.69%) Jenkins
6 70 (18.37%) HP UFT
7 59 (15.49%) Visual Studio
7 59 (15.49%) JIRA
8 58 (15.22%) Git (software)
9 52 (13.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (10.50%) FitNesse
11 36 (9.45%) JUnit
12 35 (9.19%) Subversion
13 27 (7.09%) NUnit
13 27 (7.09%) SoapUI
14 23 (6.04%) Maven
15 20 (5.25%) JBehave
16 19 (4.99%) Karma Test Runner
16 19 (4.99%) Calabash
17 18 (4.72%) Mockito
General
1 74 (19.42%) Finance
2 21 (5.51%) Games
3 19 (4.99%) Back Office
4 15 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.15%) Retail
5 12 (3.15%) Publishing
6 8 (2.10%) Law
7 6 (1.57%) Electronics
7 6 (1.57%) Online Betting
8 5 (1.31%) Front Office
9 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.05%) Marketing
9 4 (1.05%) Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 94 (24.67%) Analyst
2 71 (18.64%) QA Engineer
3 64 (16.80%) Developer
4 63 (16.54%) Tester
5 52 (13.65%) Test Analyst
6 42 (11.02%) Automation Tester
7 41 (10.76%) Senior Analyst
8 40 (10.50%) Test Engineer
9 39 (10.24%) Senior QA Engineer
10 29 (7.61%) QA Analyst
11 24 (6.30%) Senior QA Analyst
12 23 (6.04%) Senior Tester
13 21 (5.51%) Business Analyst
14 20 (5.25%) Senior Test Analyst
15 19 (4.99%) Python Developer
16 15 (3.94%) Java Developer
16 15 (3.94%) Senior Automation Tester
16 15 (3.94%) Automation Engineer
16 15 (3.94%) Agile Test Analyst
17 14 (3.67%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (23.36%) .NET
2 75 (19.69%) Web Services
3 66 (17.32%) HTML
4 63 (16.54%) XML
5 54 (14.17%) CSS
6 47 (12.34%) RESTful
7 38 (9.97%) jQuery
8 37 (9.71%) SOAP
9 33 (8.66%) JSON
10 31 (8.14%) ASP.NET
11 20 (5.25%) Ajax
12 19 (4.99%) Django
12 19 (4.99%) HTML5
13 17 (4.46%) REST
14 14 (3.67%) AngularJS
14 14 (3.67%) Spring
15 12 (3.15%) .NET Framework
15 12 (3.15%) DOM
16 11 (2.89%) J2EE
17 10 (2.62%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.35%) Client/Server
3 25 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (6.30%) Derivative
5 23 (6.04%) Fixed Income
5 23 (6.04%) Equities
6 16 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.20%) User Experience
7 10 (2.62%) iPhone
8 6 (1.57%) Online Games
8 6 (1.57%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.31%) Blog
9 5 (1.31%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.05%) Wiki
10 4 (1.05%) DTV
10 4 (1.05%) Contract for Difference
10 4 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.50%) Windows
1 40 (10.50%) Linux
2 28 (7.35%) UNIX
3 21 (5.51%) Android
4 11 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.57%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (81.89%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (63.25%) BDD
3 152 (39.90%) Scrum
4 127 (33.33%) TDD
5 126 (33.07%) Test Automation
6 112 (29.40%) Test Scripting
7 101 (26.51%) Automated Testing
8 82 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 57 (14.96%) Manual Testing
10 57 (14.96%) User Stories
11 56 (14.70%) Integration Testing
12 54 (14.17%) Test Management
13 53 (13.91%) SDLC
14 51 (13.39%) Automation Testing
15 50 (13.12%) Software Testing
16 44 (11.55%) E-Commerce
17 43 (11.29%) Open Source
18 40 (10.50%) Performance Testing
19 39 (10.24%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 136 (35.70%) C#
2 126 (33.07%) Java
3 124 (32.55%) SQL
4 78 (20.47%) JavaScript
5 68 (17.85%) Ruby
6 65 (17.06%) Python
7 38 (9.97%) T-SQL
8 29 (7.61%) PHP
9 13 (3.41%) Groovy
10 12 (3.15%) Scala
11 9 (2.36%) C
12 6 (1.57%) XPath
12 6 (1.57%) C++
13 4 (1.05%) Perl
14 3 (0.79%) VB
14 3 (0.79%) VBA
14 3 (0.79%) VB6
14 3 (0.79%) F#
15 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 45 (11.81%) ISEB
2 26 (6.82%) ISTQB
3 19 (4.99%) Degree
4 15 (3.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (49.08%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.79%) Docker
2 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.05%) Puppet
4 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.20%) Oracle
3 14 (3.67%) Atlassian
4 10 (2.62%) Google
5 7 (1.84%) Facebook
6 5 (1.31%) Cognos
6 5 (1.31%) Capita
7 4 (1.05%) SAP
8 2 (0.52%) Apple
8 2 (0.52%) OpenLink
8 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.26%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.26%) CODA
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.26%) HP
Midlands
PCR
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
TRG
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £42000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago