The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 670 777 820
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +43
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 233 85 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.083% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 176 65 24
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42687 40740 46206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.27% 39.98% 41.53%
Number of salaries quoted 36622 35620 41152
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Gherkin
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +58 166 £52,500 -4.54% 23
South East +34 45 £45,000 -1.09% 6
North West +16 9 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 8 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £38,500 - 1
South West - 1 £70,000 - 1
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 305 (65.03%) Cucumber
2 285 (60.77%) BDD
3 269 (57.36%) Selenium
4 218 (46.48%) TDD
5 215 (45.84%) QA
6 210 (44.78%) Scrum
7 205 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
8 197 (42.00%) C#
9 158 (33.69%) .NET
10 153 (32.62%) Java
11 145 (30.92%) SpecFlow
12 130 (27.72%) Web Services
13 128 (27.29%) E-Commerce
14 125 (26.65%) HTML
15 124 (26.44%) Test Automation
16 123 (26.23%) Open Source
17 122 (26.01%) Automated Testing
18 121 (25.80%) jQuery
18 121 (25.80%) Continuous Integration
19 119 (25.37%) JavaScript
20 115 (24.52%) Ruby
21 107 (22.81%) MVC
22 104 (22.17%) Test Scripting
23 101 (21.54%) CSS
24 97 (20.68%) Git (software)
25 95 (20.26%) Unit Testing
26 91 (19.40%) WebDriver
27 90 (19.19%) Jenkins
27 90 (19.19%) RESTful
28 86 (18.34%) Finance

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (6.18%) Alfresco
2 28 (5.97%) CMS
3 27 (5.76%) Apache
4 21 (4.48%) IIS
5 19 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 18 (3.84%) Confluence
7 6 (1.28%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.07%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.84%) GitHub
3 6 (1.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (14.07%) Internet
2 6 (1.28%) HTTP
3 2 (0.43%) Wireless
3 2 (0.43%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.21%) DSL
4 1 (0.21%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.63%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.96%) MySQL
3 30 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.84%) RavenDB
6 18 (3.84%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 15 (3.20%) Hadoop
9 15 (3.20%) CouchDB
10 11 (2.35%) MongoDB
11 10 (2.13%) Big Data
12 6 (1.28%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.85%) Informix
14 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 305 (65.03%) Cucumber
2 269 (57.36%) Selenium
3 145 (30.92%) SpecFlow
4 97 (20.68%) Git (software)
5 91 (19.40%) WebDriver
6 90 (19.19%) Jenkins
7 71 (15.14%) TeamCity
8 70 (14.93%) NUnit
9 61 (13.01%) Maven
10 57 (12.15%) JIRA
11 53 (11.30%) QuickTest Pro
12 47 (10.02%) Moq
13 46 (9.81%) WATIR
14 44 (9.38%) JUnit
15 43 (9.17%) Behat
16 41 (8.74%) Rhino Mocks
17 40 (8.53%) JMeter
17 40 (8.53%) Calabash
18 38 (8.10%) SoapUI
19 33 (7.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (18.34%) Finance
2 32 (6.82%) Games
3 28 (5.97%) Retail
4 18 (3.84%) Banking
4 18 (3.84%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.56%) Publishing
6 9 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.07%) Law
8 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 181 (38.59%) Developer
2 91 (19.40%) QA Engineer
3 54 (11.51%) Senior Developer
4 49 (10.45%) Test Engineer
5 47 (10.02%) Tester
6 46 (9.81%) Analyst
7 43 (9.17%) Java Developer
8 40 (8.53%) Automation Engineer
9 39 (8.32%) C# Developer
10 38 (8.10%) .NET Developer
11 32 (6.82%) Test Analyst
12 30 (6.40%) QA Automation Engineer
13 25 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
14 22 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
15 20 (4.26%) Python Developer
16 19 (4.05%) Senior Test Engineer
16 19 (4.05%) Automation Tester
17 18 (3.84%) Quality Engineer
18 17 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
19 16 (3.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (33.69%) .NET
2 130 (27.72%) Web Services
3 125 (26.65%) HTML
4 121 (25.80%) jQuery
5 101 (21.54%) CSS
6 90 (19.19%) RESTful
7 81 (17.27%) ASP.NET
8 80 (17.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 78 (16.63%) SOAP
10 75 (15.99%) WCF
11 67 (14.29%) HTML5
12 64 (13.65%) .NET Framework
13 62 (13.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 52 (11.09%) Ajax
15 48 (10.23%) CSS3
16 43 (9.17%) Castle Windsor
16 43 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
17 42 (8.96%) JSON
18 41 (8.74%) MSMQ
19 40 (8.53%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 123 (26.23%) Open Source
2 38 (8.10%) Mobile App
3 32 (6.82%) Blog
4 19 (4.05%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (2.77%) Online Gambling
6 12 (2.56%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.07%) EPoS
10 3 (0.64%) Social Network
11 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.43%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.43%) iPad
12 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.21%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.21%) Online Games
12 1 (0.21%) NHS
12 1 (0.21%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 79 (16.84%) Linux
2 45 (9.59%) Android
3 44 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 38 (8.10%) Windows
5 28 (5.97%) UNIX
6 7 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (60.77%) BDD
2 218 (46.48%) TDD
3 210 (44.78%) Scrum
4 205 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (27.29%) E-Commerce
6 124 (26.44%) Test Automation
7 122 (26.01%) Automated Testing
8 121 (25.80%) Continuous Integration
9 107 (22.81%) MVC
10 104 (22.17%) Test Scripting
11 95 (20.26%) Unit Testing
12 86 (18.34%) User Stories
13 79 (16.84%) Test Strategy
14 77 (16.42%) Kanban
15 71 (15.14%) OO
16 53 (11.30%) Automation Testing
17 52 (11.09%) Performance Testing
18 50 (10.66%) Software Engineering
19 47 (10.02%) OOP
20 44 (9.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (42.00%) C#
2 153 (32.62%) Java
3 119 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 115 (24.52%) Ruby
5 84 (17.91%) SQL
6 53 (11.30%) T-SQL
7 48 (10.23%) Python
8 40 (8.53%) PHP
9 23 (4.90%) C++
10 18 (3.84%) VB.NET
11 16 (3.41%) Objective-C
12 14 (2.99%) ActionScript
12 14 (2.99%) ActionScript 3.0
12 14 (2.99%) CoffeeScript
13 11 (2.35%) Scala
14 10 (2.13%) Groovy
15 7 (1.49%) XPath
16 6 (1.28%) Perl
17 4 (0.85%) C
17 4 (0.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 64 (13.65%) Degree
2 14 (2.99%) MBA
3 12 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.92%) ISEB
5 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (45.84%) QA
2 3 (0.64%) Basel III
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (6.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.97%) JBoss
3 19 (4.05%) Facebook
3 19 (4.05%) Xamarin
4 18 (3.84%) RedPrairie
4 18 (3.84%) Endeca
5 9 (1.92%) Telerik
6 6 (1.28%) Perforce
7 4 (0.85%) Oracle
8 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.21%) HP
Kent
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St James Park, London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Circa £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% bonus + 10 % pension + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago