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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 685 703 801
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +98
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 169 150 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 159 117 46
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
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
36466 39869 44266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.08% 41.23% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31627 33575 39670
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +22 114 £55,000 +6.79% 21
South East -27 17 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Yorkshire - 14 £50,000 - 1
East of England -8 10 £55,000 -
South West - 9 £60,000 - 1
North West -21 5 £45,500 +30.00% 1
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 310 (75.24%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (62.86%) Cucumber
3 241 (58.50%) BDD
4 228 (55.34%) TDD
5 189 (45.87%) Scrum
6 186 (45.15%) QA
7 175 (42.48%) Selenium
8 150 (36.41%) Ruby
9 145 (35.19%) C#
10 122 (29.61%) SpecFlow
11 113 (27.43%) Java
12 112 (27.18%) Test Automation
13 108 (26.21%) Web Services
14 107 (25.97%) Git (software)
14 107 (25.97%) Open Source
15 105 (25.49%) Test Scripting
16 102 (24.76%) E-Commerce
17 95 (23.06%) Automated Testing
18 91 (22.09%) MySQL
19 88 (21.36%) .NET
20 87 (21.12%) Mentoring
21 85 (20.63%) OO
21 85 (20.63%) NUnit
22 83 (20.15%) jQuery
23 80 (19.42%) Python
24 76 (18.45%) SQL
24 76 (18.45%) PostgreSQL
25 70 (16.99%) RESTful
26 68 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
26 68 (16.50%) Linux

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 65 (15.78%) Apache
2 20 (4.85%) Confluence
3 17 (4.13%) Drupal
4 9 (2.18%) Node.js
4 9 (2.18%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.18%) IIS
5 6 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.49%) CMS
6 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (3.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.85%) GitHub
3 14 (3.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.41%) Internet
2 16 (3.88%) HTTP
3 7 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.46%) DSL
5 5 (1.21%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (22.09%) MySQL
2 76 (18.45%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (15.05%) SQL Server
4 59 (14.32%) Amazon Redshift
5 42 (10.19%) Big Data
6 38 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (7.04%) Hadoop
8 24 (5.83%) Relational Database
9 23 (5.58%) RDBMS
10 14 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.94%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.70%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.97%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 259 (62.86%) Cucumber
2 175 (42.48%) Selenium
3 122 (29.61%) SpecFlow
4 107 (25.97%) Git (software)
5 85 (20.63%) NUnit
6 63 (15.29%) TeamCity
7 62 (15.05%) WebDriver
8 61 (14.81%) Moq
8 61 (14.81%) WATIR
9 59 (14.32%) Karma Test Runner
10 58 (14.08%) Jenkins
11 50 (12.14%) Calabash
12 47 (11.41%) JUnit
12 47 (11.41%) QuickTest Pro
13 46 (11.17%) JIRA
14 42 (10.19%) Rhino Mocks
15 41 (9.95%) CruiseControl
16 36 (8.74%) RSpec
17 31 (7.52%) Jasmine
18 28 (6.80%) JMeter
General
1 64 (15.53%) Games
2 37 (8.98%) Finance
3 28 (6.80%) Retail
4 25 (6.07%) Publishing
5 12 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.21%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.49%) Marketing
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (29.37%) Developer
2 109 (26.46%) QA Engineer
3 71 (17.23%) Analyst
4 51 (12.38%) Test Analyst
5 46 (11.17%) Python Developer
6 44 (10.68%) Quality Engineer
7 41 (9.95%) Tester
8 37 (8.98%) Test Engineer
9 35 (8.50%) Team Leader
10 34 (8.25%) C# Developer
11 29 (7.04%) Automation Engineer
12 25 (6.07%) Senior QA Engineer
12 25 (6.07%) QA Analyst
13 18 (4.37%) Software Engineer
14 17 (4.13%) Java Developer
15 16 (3.88%) Lead Developer
15 16 (3.88%) Automation Tester
16 14 (3.40%) Python/Django Developer
16 14 (3.40%) Technical Team Leader
16 14 (3.40%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (26.21%) Web Services
2 88 (21.36%) .NET
3 83 (20.15%) jQuery
4 70 (16.99%) RESTful
5 66 (16.02%) XML
6 63 (15.29%) Django
7 60 (14.56%) SOAP
8 58 (14.08%) HTML
9 51 (12.38%) WCF
10 47 (11.41%) MSMQ
10 47 (11.41%) REST
11 43 (10.44%) ASP.NET
12 34 (8.25%) CSS
13 31 (7.52%) RabbitMQ
14 30 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (7.04%) ActiveMQ
16 25 (6.07%) NHibernate
17 24 (5.83%) .NET Framework
17 24 (5.83%) HTML5
18 23 (5.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 107 (25.97%) Open Source
2 25 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (5.83%) Blog
4 16 (3.88%) Online Gambling
5 14 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.67%) User Experience
8 8 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.94%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.21%) Social Media
10 4 (0.97%) Wiki
10 4 (0.97%) Social Network
11 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.24%) Statistics
12 1 (0.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.50%) Linux
2 35 (8.50%) UNIX
3 23 (5.58%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.67%) Android
5 10 (2.43%) Windows
6 8 (1.94%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (75.24%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (58.50%) BDD
3 228 (55.34%) TDD
4 189 (45.87%) Scrum
5 112 (27.18%) Test Automation
6 105 (25.49%) Test Scripting
7 102 (24.76%) E-Commerce
8 95 (23.06%) Automated Testing
9 87 (21.12%) Mentoring
10 85 (20.63%) OO
11 68 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (15.29%) Kanban
13 59 (14.32%) User Stories
14 54 (13.11%) Software Testing
15 49 (11.89%) Regression Testing
16 44 (10.68%) OOP
17 41 (9.95%) OOD
17 41 (9.95%) Test Strategy
18 40 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
19 39 (9.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 150 (36.41%) Ruby
2 145 (35.19%) C#
3 113 (27.43%) Java
4 80 (19.42%) Python
5 76 (18.45%) SQL
6 53 (12.86%) JavaScript
7 38 (9.22%) PHP
8 20 (4.85%) Groovy
9 16 (3.88%) Scala
10 8 (1.94%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.70%) Perl
11 7 (1.70%) C++
12 5 (1.21%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.97%) XPath
13 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.73%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.49%) C
15 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.49%) VB
15 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (12.14%) Degree
2 20 (4.85%) ISTQB
3 16 (3.88%) ISEB
4 4 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (45.15%) QA
System Software
1 12 (2.91%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.21%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 68 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.43%) Puppet
3 5 (1.21%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.21%) Ansible
3 5 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (7.28%) Oracle
2 27 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.88%) Google
4 15 (3.64%) Facebook
5 12 (2.91%) Apple
6 4 (0.97%) Endeca
6 4 (0.97%) RedPrairie
7 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.24%) VMware
8 1 (0.24%) Capita
8 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.24%) Cognos
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