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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 687 672 776
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +104
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 180 220 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.20% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 146 165 65
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £43,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
38642 43328 41123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.92% 39.36% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33361 37330 36071
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
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 6 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 6 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
(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 -41 107 £55,000 +4.76% 15
South East +11 35 £45,000 - 5
East of England +11 11 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Yorkshire - 10 £31,000 - 2
South West -1 7 £62,500 -10.71% 3
North West -7 4 £47,500 +35.71% 7
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 1
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 295 (84.05%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (65.81%) BDD
3 228 (64.96%) Cucumber
4 210 (59.83%) Selenium
5 180 (51.28%) QA
6 159 (45.30%) Scrum
7 140 (39.89%) TDD
8 126 (35.90%) Test Automation
9 117 (33.33%) Java
10 113 (32.19%) SQL
11 109 (31.05%) C#
12 100 (28.49%) Automated Testing
13 98 (27.92%) WebDriver
14 96 (27.35%) Test Scripting
15 82 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
16 78 (22.22%) .NET
16 78 (22.22%) XML
17 77 (21.94%) JavaScript
18 74 (21.08%) SpecFlow
19 70 (19.94%) Web Services
20 69 (19.66%) HTML
20 69 (19.66%) Ruby
21 68 (19.37%) Jenkins
22 65 (18.52%) Git (software)
22 65 (18.52%) Python
23 60 (17.09%) HP UFT
24 59 (16.81%) User Stories
25 58 (16.52%) Finance
26 57 (16.24%) Manual Testing
27 55 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (8.83%) Confluence
2 26 (7.41%) Apache
3 10 (2.85%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.99%) Node.js
5 5 (1.42%) CMS
6 4 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.14%) Drupal
7 3 (0.85%) WordPress
7 3 (0.85%) IIS
8 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.57%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.13%) Internet
2 5 (1.42%) HTTP
2 5 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.85%) SMTP
4 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.57%) DNS
4 2 (0.57%) DSL
4 2 (0.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.68%) MySQL
2 35 (9.97%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 18 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.85%) DbVisualizer
7 10 (2.85%) DB2
8 8 (2.28%) Big Data
8 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Navigator
12 1 (0.28%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 228 (64.96%) Cucumber
2 210 (59.83%) Selenium
3 98 (27.92%) WebDriver
4 74 (21.08%) SpecFlow
5 68 (19.37%) Jenkins
6 65 (18.52%) Git (software)
7 60 (17.09%) HP UFT
8 51 (14.53%) JIRA
9 48 (13.68%) Visual Studio
10 40 (11.40%) Subversion
11 37 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (9.40%) JUnit
13 32 (9.12%) FitNesse
14 26 (7.41%) NUnit
15 25 (7.12%) RSpec
16 23 (6.55%) Karma Test Runner
17 22 (6.27%) Calabash
18 21 (5.98%) SoapUI
19 20 (5.70%) Maven
20 19 (5.41%) JBehave
General
1 58 (16.52%) Finance
2 27 (7.69%) Games
3 17 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.56%) Back Office
5 15 (4.27%) Retail
6 13 (3.70%) Publishing
7 9 (2.56%) Online Betting
8 8 (2.28%) Law
9 6 (1.71%) Electronics
10 5 (1.42%) Banking
11 4 (1.14%) Marketing
11 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Legal
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 84 (23.93%) Analyst
2 82 (23.36%) QA Engineer
3 62 (17.66%) Developer
4 53 (15.10%) Tester
5 42 (11.97%) Test Analyst
6 39 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
7 36 (10.26%) Test Engineer
8 34 (9.69%) Automation Tester
9 33 (9.40%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (7.12%) Business Analyst
11 23 (6.55%) QA Analyst
11 23 (6.55%) Python Developer
12 19 (5.41%) Senior QA Analyst
13 17 (4.84%) Automation Engineer
14 16 (4.56%) Agile Business Analyst
14 16 (4.56%) Architect
14 16 (4.56%) Senior Test Analyst
15 14 (3.99%) Senior Tester
15 14 (3.99%) Lead Developer
15 14 (3.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (22.22%) .NET
1 78 (22.22%) XML
2 70 (19.94%) Web Services
3 69 (19.66%) HTML
4 53 (15.10%) CSS
5 51 (14.53%) RESTful
6 41 (11.68%) jQuery
6 41 (11.68%) JSON
7 35 (9.97%) SOAP
8 29 (8.26%) ASP.NET
9 23 (6.55%) Django
10 20 (5.70%) HTML5
11 19 (5.41%) Ajax
12 16 (4.56%) REST
13 14 (3.99%) WCF
14 12 (3.42%) Spring
14 12 (3.42%) .NET Framework
15 10 (2.85%) Flash
15 10 (2.85%) J2EE
16 9 (2.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.70%) User Experience
3 19 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 18 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (4.84%) Derivative
6 16 (4.56%) Fixed Income
6 16 (4.56%) Equities
7 13 (3.70%) Mobile App
8 12 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.85%) iPhone
10 6 (1.71%) Blog
10 6 (1.71%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.42%) Wiki
11 5 (1.42%) Online Games
12 4 (1.14%) DTV
13 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.68%) Linux
2 31 (8.83%) UNIX
3 30 (8.55%) Windows
4 22 (6.27%) Android
5 13 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.71%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (84.05%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (65.81%) BDD
3 159 (45.30%) Scrum
4 140 (39.89%) TDD
5 126 (35.90%) Test Automation
6 100 (28.49%) Automated Testing
7 96 (27.35%) Test Scripting
8 82 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (16.81%) User Stories
10 57 (16.24%) Manual Testing
11 55 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 51 (14.53%) Software Testing
12 51 (14.53%) Integration Testing
13 47 (13.39%) Open Source
13 47 (13.39%) SDLC
14 46 (13.11%) E-Commerce
15 42 (11.97%) Test Management
16 38 (10.83%) Automation Testing
17 36 (10.26%) Kanban
18 35 (9.97%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (33.33%) Java
2 113 (32.19%) SQL
3 109 (31.05%) C#
4 77 (21.94%) JavaScript
5 69 (19.66%) Ruby
6 65 (18.52%) Python
7 36 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 28 (7.98%) PHP
9 19 (5.41%) Scala
10 14 (3.99%) Groovy
11 9 (2.56%) C
12 6 (1.71%) XPath
13 5 (1.42%) Perl
13 5 (1.42%) C++
14 3 (0.85%) VB
14 3 (0.85%) VBA
14 3 (0.85%) VB6
14 3 (0.85%) F#
15 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.28%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 44 (12.54%) ISEB
2 24 (6.84%) ISTQB
3 20 (5.70%) Degree
4 16 (4.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (51.28%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.57%) KVM
2 2 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.14%) Puppet
3 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.57%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.84%) Oracle
3 14 (3.99%) Atlassian
4 13 (3.70%) Google
5 10 (2.85%) Facebook
6 6 (1.71%) Cognos
6 6 (1.71%) Capita
7 4 (1.14%) SAP
8 3 (0.85%) Apple
9 2 (0.57%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.28%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.28%) CODA
10 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.28%) HP
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Salary: From £35,000 to £52,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension health care 25 days
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