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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 733 753 747
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 198 183 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 172 158 188
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.86%
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
37363 39417 45265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.61% 38.05% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32595 33810 38434
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +10 126 £55,000 +4.76% 11
South East +29 22 £45,000 - 2
East of England +15 11 £47,500 - 3
Yorkshire +5 11 £40,000 +8.10% 1
East Midlands +3 10 £42,500 -5.55%
North West +20 7 £47,500 - 1
South West +5 7 £55,000 -12.00% 2
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £34,000 -
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 352 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (66.90%) Cucumber
3 284 (66.20%) Selenium
4 272 (63.40%) BDD
5 225 (52.45%) QA
6 174 (40.56%) C#
7 171 (39.86%) Test Automation
8 170 (39.63%) Scrum
9 160 (37.30%) Java
10 152 (35.43%) TDD
11 143 (33.33%) SpecFlow
12 136 (31.70%) WebDriver
13 98 (22.84%) Continuous Integration
14 95 (22.14%) Test Scripting
15 86 (20.05%) Automated Testing
16 81 (18.88%) JIRA
17 80 (18.65%) Finance
18 78 (18.18%) ISEB
18 78 (18.18%) SQL
19 76 (17.72%) Git (software)
20 73 (17.02%) .NET
20 73 (17.02%) Jenkins
21 72 (16.78%) User Acceptance Testing
21 72 (16.78%) Ruby
22 70 (16.32%) Python
23 69 (16.08%) Web Services
23 69 (16.08%) Automation Testing
24 61 (14.22%) Microsoft
25 60 (13.99%) Degree
26 58 (13.52%) ISTQB

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (7.93%) Apache
2 17 (3.96%) Confluence
3 7 (1.63%) NServiceBus
4 4 (0.93%) Drupal
4 4 (0.93%) Node.js
5 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Mingle
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.33%) GitHub
2 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Force.com
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.26%) Internet
2 7 (1.63%) Broadband
3 3 (0.70%) SSH
4 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.09%) MySQL
2 32 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (7.23%) Amazon Redshift
4 24 (5.59%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.56%) DB2
5 11 (2.56%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (1.86%) Big Data
6 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 287 (66.90%) Cucumber
2 284 (66.20%) Selenium
3 143 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 136 (31.70%) WebDriver
5 81 (18.88%) JIRA
6 76 (17.72%) Git (software)
7 73 (17.02%) Jenkins
8 43 (10.02%) Appium
8 43 (10.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (9.09%) NUnit
10 38 (8.86%) SoapUI
11 35 (8.16%) JMeter
12 34 (7.93%) HP UFT
13 33 (7.69%) WATIR
14 32 (7.46%) Jasmine
14 32 (7.46%) Karma Test Runner
15 18 (4.20%) JUnit
15 18 (4.20%) Maven
16 17 (3.96%) FitNesse
16 17 (3.96%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (18.65%) Finance
2 36 (8.39%) Games
3 31 (7.23%) Retail
4 14 (3.26%) Publishing
5 12 (2.80%) Banking
6 11 (2.56%) Marketing
7 10 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.10%) Law
9 8 (1.86%) Electronics
10 4 (0.93%) Back Office
10 4 (0.93%) Front Office
10 4 (0.93%) Legal
11 3 (0.70%) Advertising
11 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (27.04%) Analyst
2 90 (20.98%) Test Analyst
3 87 (20.28%) Tester
4 74 (17.25%) Developer
5 72 (16.78%) Automation Tester
6 49 (11.42%) QA Engineer
7 48 (11.19%) Automation Test Analyst
8 40 (9.32%) Test Engineer
9 38 (8.86%) QA Analyst
9 38 (8.86%) Selenium Tester
10 34 (7.93%) Developer in Test
11 33 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 32 (7.46%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 28 (6.53%) QA Test Analyst
14 26 (6.06%) Automation Test Lead
14 26 (6.06%) Senior QA Engineer
15 25 (5.83%) QA Automation Engineer
16 24 (5.59%) Python Developer
16 24 (5.59%) Test Automation Engineer
16 24 (5.59%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (17.02%) .NET
2 69 (16.08%) Web Services
3 44 (10.26%) jQuery
4 42 (9.79%) ASP.NET
5 38 (8.86%) AngularJS
6 37 (8.62%) XML
7 33 (7.69%) SOAP
8 31 (7.23%) Django
8 31 (7.23%) HTML
9 30 (6.99%) RESTful
10 28 (6.53%) CSS
10 28 (6.53%) REST
11 27 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (6.29%) LAMP
12 24 (5.59%) JSON
13 22 (5.13%) .NET Framework
13 22 (5.13%) Behat
13 22 (5.13%) LAPP Stack
14 16 (3.73%) WCF
15 15 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
1 42 (9.79%) Client/Server
2 25 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.50%) iPad
5 13 (3.03%) Fintech
6 10 (2.33%) User Experience
7 6 (1.40%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.40%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.17%) Blog
8 5 (1.17%) Derivative
8 5 (1.17%) Equities
9 4 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.93%) NHS
10 3 (0.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.86%) Windows
2 37 (8.62%) Linux
3 24 (5.59%) Unix
4 11 (2.56%) Android
5 8 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (63.40%) BDD
3 171 (39.86%) Test Automation
4 170 (39.63%) Scrum
5 152 (35.43%) TDD
6 98 (22.84%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (22.14%) Test Scripting
8 86 (20.05%) Automated Testing
9 72 (16.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 69 (16.08%) Automation Testing
11 51 (11.89%) OO
11 51 (11.89%) Software Testing
12 49 (11.42%) Mentoring
13 48 (11.19%) Test Management
14 47 (10.96%) E-Commerce
15 45 (10.49%) Manual Testing
15 45 (10.49%) User Stories
16 41 (9.56%) Functional Testing
17 36 (8.39%) Open Source
17 36 (8.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 174 (40.56%) C#
2 160 (37.30%) Java
3 78 (18.18%) SQL
4 72 (16.78%) Ruby
5 70 (16.32%) Python
6 50 (11.66%) JavaScript
7 17 (3.96%) PHP
8 16 (3.73%) Groovy
9 10 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.40%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.93%) C++
11 4 (0.93%) VB
11 4 (0.93%) VB6
12 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.23%) C
13 1 (0.23%) F#
13 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (18.18%) ISEB
2 60 (13.99%) Degree
3 58 (13.52%) ISTQB
4 24 (5.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.47%) PMP
6 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.23%) OCA
7 1 (0.23%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.23%) OCP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (52.45%) QA
2 38 (8.86%) SDET
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.43%) Atlassian
3 11 (2.56%) hybris
4 8 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.63%) Apple
5 7 (1.63%) CODA
5 7 (1.63%) Thunderhead
6 4 (0.93%) HP
6 4 (0.93%) Oracle
7 3 (0.70%) SAP
8 2 (0.47%) Facebook
8 2 (0.47%) Google
8 2 (0.47%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.23%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.23%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.23%) New Relic
9 1 (0.23%) Rally
9 1 (0.23%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.23%) Twitter
9 1 (0.23%) Zend
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, life, h/care, childcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + The best package eveer
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £38,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
nCrypt Limted
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Salary: dependant on experience plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago