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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 683 712 791
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +79
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 196 209 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.47% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 163 161 67
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
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
38216 44806 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.06% 40.16% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32963 38546 36206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,026
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 3 June 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 3 June 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
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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 -5 131 £52,500 -8.69% 19
South East +33 25 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire - 16 £40,000 - 2
East of England +15 10 £48,750 -35.00% 2
North West +3 4 £47,500 +58.33% 5
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
South West - 3 £67,500 - 1
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 304 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (64.20%) BDD
3 214 (60.80%) Cucumber
4 196 (55.68%) Selenium
5 176 (50.00%) QA
6 171 (48.58%) Scrum
7 156 (44.32%) TDD
8 140 (39.77%) Test Automation
9 118 (33.52%) Java
9 118 (33.52%) SQL
10 110 (31.25%) C#
11 106 (30.11%) Automated Testing
12 99 (28.13%) XML
13 93 (26.42%) Test Scripting
13 93 (26.42%) WebDriver
14 83 (23.58%) .NET
15 82 (23.30%) Ruby
16 81 (23.01%) HTML
16 81 (23.01%) SpecFlow
17 78 (22.16%) Git (software)
17 78 (22.16%) Python
18 73 (20.74%) JavaScript
18 73 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
19 72 (20.45%) MySQL
20 71 (20.17%) Web Services
21 65 (18.47%) User Stories
22 62 (17.61%) Open Source
23 60 (17.05%) Jenkins
23 60 (17.05%) Linux
24 59 (16.76%) CSS

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 45 (12.78%) Apache
2 28 (7.95%) Confluence
3 9 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.99%) Node.js
5 4 (1.14%) CMS
5 4 (1.14%) Drupal
6 3 (0.85%) IIS
6 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.85%) WordPress
7 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.82%) Internet
2 7 (1.99%) HTTP
2 7 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.85%) SMTP
3 3 (0.85%) DSL
3 3 (0.85%) DNS
4 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (20.45%) MySQL
2 54 (15.34%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (11.65%) Amazon Redshift
4 32 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 23 (6.53%) MongoDB
6 19 (5.40%) Big Data
7 14 (3.98%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.56%) DB2
9 9 (2.56%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (1.99%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.28%) SQL Navigator
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 214 (60.80%) Cucumber
2 196 (55.68%) Selenium
3 93 (26.42%) WebDriver
4 81 (23.01%) SpecFlow
5 78 (22.16%) Git (software)
6 60 (17.05%) Jenkins
7 55 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 43 (12.22%) JIRA
9 41 (11.65%) Subversion
9 41 (11.65%) Karma Test Runner
10 40 (11.36%) FitNesse
11 37 (10.51%) Visual Studio
12 35 (9.94%) NUnit
13 34 (9.66%) RSpec
14 30 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 30 (8.52%) SoapUI
14 30 (8.52%) Calabash
15 29 (8.24%) JUnit
16 23 (6.53%) Jasmine
17 20 (5.68%) Moq
General
1 52 (14.77%) Finance
2 42 (11.93%) Games
3 28 (7.95%) Retail
4 23 (6.53%) Publishing
5 20 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.69%) Back Office
7 12 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (3.13%) Online Betting
9 8 (2.27%) Law
10 5 (1.42%) Banking
10 5 (1.42%) Electronics
11 3 (0.85%) Marketing
11 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (24.72%) QA Engineer
2 75 (21.31%) Developer
3 70 (19.89%) Analyst
4 45 (12.78%) Tester
5 36 (10.23%) Senior QA Engineer
5 36 (10.23%) Python Developer
5 36 (10.23%) Test Engineer
6 35 (9.94%) Test Analyst
7 30 (8.52%) Automation Tester
8 25 (7.10%) Software Engineer
9 22 (6.25%) QA Analyst
10 21 (5.97%) Lead Developer
10 21 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (5.68%) Business Analyst
12 19 (5.40%) Automation Engineer
13 18 (5.11%) Python/Django Developer
13 18 (5.11%) Django Developer
14 16 (4.55%) Architect
15 15 (4.26%) Senior QA Analyst
16 14 (3.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (28.13%) XML
2 83 (23.58%) .NET
3 81 (23.01%) HTML
4 71 (20.17%) Web Services
5 59 (16.76%) CSS
6 51 (14.49%) jQuery
6 51 (14.49%) RESTful
7 43 (12.22%) JSON
8 41 (11.65%) Django
9 34 (9.66%) SOAP
10 33 (9.38%) ASP.NET
11 26 (7.39%) HTML5
12 18 (5.11%) Ajax
13 14 (3.98%) WCF
14 13 (3.69%) REST
15 12 (3.41%) WPF
16 10 (2.84%) MSMQ
17 9 (2.56%) Spring
17 9 (2.56%) .NET Framework
17 9 (2.56%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 14 (3.98%) User Experience
4 14 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.98%) Derivative
5 13 (3.69%) Equities
5 13 (3.69%) Fixed Income
6 12 (3.41%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.13%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.84%) iPhone
9 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.70%) Wiki
10 5 (1.42%) Online Games
10 5 (1.42%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.14%) Online Gambling
12 3 (0.85%) Blog
12 3 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.05%) Linux
2 32 (9.09%) UNIX
3 24 (6.82%) Windows
4 22 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 20 (5.68%) Android
6 5 (1.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (64.20%) BDD
3 171 (48.58%) Scrum
4 156 (44.32%) TDD
5 140 (39.77%) Test Automation
6 106 (30.11%) Automated Testing
7 93 (26.42%) Test Scripting
8 73 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (18.47%) User Stories
10 62 (17.61%) Open Source
11 59 (16.76%) Software Testing
12 57 (16.19%) Manual Testing
13 54 (15.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 53 (15.06%) Mentoring
15 51 (14.49%) E-Commerce
15 51 (14.49%) Integration Testing
16 40 (11.36%) OO
17 39 (11.08%) Kanban
18 37 (10.51%) SDLC
19 36 (10.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 118 (33.52%) Java
1 118 (33.52%) SQL
2 110 (31.25%) C#
3 82 (23.30%) Ruby
4 78 (22.16%) Python
5 73 (20.74%) JavaScript
6 34 (9.66%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.10%) Scala
8 23 (6.53%) PHP
9 13 (3.69%) Groovy
10 9 (2.56%) C
11 7 (1.99%) Perl
12 5 (1.42%) XPath
12 5 (1.42%) C++
13 3 (0.85%) VB6
13 3 (0.85%) VB
13 3 (0.85%) VBA
13 3 (0.85%) F#
14 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (12.22%) ISEB
2 26 (7.39%) Degree
3 22 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 15 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.57%) KVM
3 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.85%) Ansible
2 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (15.34%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.25%) Oracle
3 20 (5.68%) Google
4 18 (5.11%) Facebook
5 14 (3.98%) Apple
6 9 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.70%) Cognos
7 6 (1.70%) Capita
8 3 (0.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) HP
9 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £32000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £550.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago