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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 602 750 816
Rank change year-on-year
+148 +66
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 278 103 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 217 80 42
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,350 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%
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
40488 39943 44663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 40.02% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34330 34908 39475
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +27 149 £50,000 -9.09% 16
South East +46 66 £41,500 +1.21% 4
South West - 24 £70,000 - 2
East of England - 15 £55,000 -
North West -5 13 £32,500 -7.14% 4
East Midlands - 8 £38,500 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 381 (77.76%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (62.45%) Cucumber
3 292 (59.59%) BDD
4 291 (59.39%) Selenium
5 248 (50.61%) QA
6 242 (49.39%) TDD
7 223 (45.51%) Scrum
8 193 (39.39%) C#
9 159 (32.45%) Ruby
10 152 (31.02%) E-Commerce
11 146 (29.80%) Open Source
12 139 (28.37%) Java
13 138 (28.16%) .NET
14 137 (27.96%) SpecFlow
15 132 (26.94%) Test Scripting
16 127 (25.92%) Automated Testing
17 126 (25.71%) Web Services
18 122 (24.90%) jQuery
18 122 (24.90%) Test Automation
19 121 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
20 116 (23.67%) Git (software)
21 106 (21.63%) JavaScript
22 102 (20.82%) WebDriver
23 101 (20.61%) HTML
24 92 (18.78%) MVC
25 91 (18.57%) Test Strategy
26 90 (18.37%) OO
26 90 (18.37%) NUnit
27 89 (18.16%) Jenkins
28 88 (17.96%) RESTful

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (9.80%) Apache
2 27 (5.51%) Confluence
3 22 (4.49%) IIS
3 22 (4.49%) Alfresco
4 21 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.84%) CMS
6 7 (1.43%) Node.js
7 4 (0.82%) Drupal
8 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (3.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.35%) GitHub
3 13 (2.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.27%) Internet
2 9 (1.84%) HTTP
3 3 (0.61%) DSL
3 3 (0.61%) Wireless
3 3 (0.61%) Wireless Security
4 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 65 (13.27%) MySQL
3 54 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (8.98%) Relational Database
5 41 (8.37%) RDBMS
6 38 (7.76%) Amazon Redshift
7 33 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (4.49%) RavenDB
9 20 (4.08%) Big Data
9 20 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (3.88%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.84%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 306 (62.45%) Cucumber
2 291 (59.39%) Selenium
3 137 (27.96%) SpecFlow
4 116 (23.67%) Git (software)
5 102 (20.82%) WebDriver
6 90 (18.37%) NUnit
7 89 (18.16%) Jenkins
8 86 (17.55%) TeamCity
9 74 (15.10%) WATIR
10 71 (14.49%) JIRA
11 65 (13.27%) QuickTest Pro
12 63 (12.86%) Moq
13 55 (11.22%) Rhino Mocks
14 53 (10.82%) Maven
15 51 (10.41%) JUnit
16 43 (8.78%) Calabash
17 42 (8.57%) Behat
18 40 (8.16%) JMeter
19 38 (7.76%) Karma Test Runner
20 35 (7.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 66 (13.47%) Finance
2 51 (10.41%) Games
3 31 (6.33%) Retail
4 15 (3.06%) Publishing
5 14 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.61%) Banking
7 2 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 154 (31.43%) Developer
2 129 (26.33%) QA Engineer
3 53 (10.82%) Test Engineer
4 51 (10.41%) Analyst
5 48 (9.80%) Quality Engineer
6 46 (9.39%) Tester
6 46 (9.39%) Test Analyst
7 45 (9.18%) Automation Engineer
8 39 (7.96%) C# Developer
9 37 (7.55%) Java Developer
10 35 (7.14%) Python Developer
11 33 (6.73%) Team Leader
12 29 (5.92%) Senior Developer
13 28 (5.71%) QA Automation Engineer
14 24 (4.90%) Technical Team Leader
15 21 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
16 16 (3.27%) Senior QA Engineer
17 15 (3.06%) QA Analyst
17 15 (3.06%) QA Tester
17 15 (3.06%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (28.16%) .NET
2 126 (25.71%) Web Services
3 122 (24.90%) jQuery
4 101 (20.61%) HTML
5 88 (17.96%) RESTful
6 76 (15.51%) CSS
7 74 (15.10%) SOAP
8 71 (14.49%) ASP.NET
8 71 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 66 (13.47%) WCF
10 60 (12.24%) MSMQ
11 57 (11.63%) .NET Framework
12 56 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 54 (11.02%) NHibernate
14 51 (10.41%) REST
15 48 (9.80%) HTML5
16 47 (9.59%) Django
17 37 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (7.14%) XML
19 31 (6.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 146 (29.80%) Open Source
2 49 (10.00%) Blog
3 33 (6.73%) User Experience
4 31 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.33%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.67%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.86%) Online Gambling
8 12 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.84%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.82%) Social Network
12 2 (0.41%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.41%) EPoS
12 2 (0.41%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.20%) iPad
13 1 (0.20%) NHS
13 1 (0.20%) Statistics
13 1 (0.20%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 83 (16.94%) Linux
2 34 (6.94%) Android
3 33 (6.73%) Apple iOS
3 33 (6.73%) UNIX
4 28 (5.71%) Windows
5 7 (1.43%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (77.76%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (59.59%) BDD
3 242 (49.39%) TDD
4 223 (45.51%) Scrum
5 152 (31.02%) E-Commerce
6 132 (26.94%) Test Scripting
7 127 (25.92%) Automated Testing
8 122 (24.90%) Test Automation
9 121 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
10 92 (18.78%) MVC
11 91 (18.57%) Test Strategy
12 90 (18.37%) OO
13 84 (17.14%) Kanban
13 84 (17.14%) User Stories
14 74 (15.10%) Regression Testing
15 73 (14.90%) Unit Testing
16 66 (13.47%) Mentoring
17 57 (11.63%) OOP
18 48 (9.80%) Performance Testing
19 46 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 193 (39.39%) C#
2 159 (32.45%) Ruby
3 139 (28.37%) Java
4 106 (21.63%) JavaScript
5 76 (15.51%) SQL
6 73 (14.90%) Python
7 51 (10.41%) PHP
8 35 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 22 (4.49%) VB.NET
10 15 (3.06%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.86%) C++
12 13 (2.65%) Groovy
13 11 (2.24%) ActionScript
13 11 (2.24%) ActionScript 3.0
14 9 (1.84%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (1.84%) Perl
15 7 (1.43%) Scala
15 7 (1.43%) XPath
16 5 (1.02%) C
17 4 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 78 (15.92%) Degree
2 13 (2.65%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.84%) ISEB
4 6 (1.22%) MBA
5 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.41%) CISSP
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (50.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.49%) JBoss
2 22 (4.49%) Endeca
2 22 (4.49%) RedPrairie
3 15 (3.06%) Facebook
4 12 (2.45%) Oracle
5 11 (2.24%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.84%) Telerik
7 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.20%) VMware
8 1 (0.20%) Google
8 1 (0.20%) Cognizant
London
QUANTICA
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 14 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago