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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 616 766 816
Rank change year-on-year
+150 +50
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 260 90 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.088% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 183 68 34
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 £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
41570 40572 46192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.58% 39.73% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35304 35382 40977
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 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +67 159 £50,000 -4.76% 23
South East +54 62 £42,500 -6.59% 1
North West - 11 £33,750 - 3
South West - 10 £70,000 - 3
East of England - 10 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £38,500 -
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 306 (63.75%) Cucumber
2 285 (59.38%) Selenium
3 275 (57.29%) BDD
4 236 (49.17%) QA
5 221 (46.04%) TDD
6 217 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
7 215 (44.79%) Scrum
8 190 (39.58%) C#
9 148 (30.83%) Java
10 146 (30.42%) .NET
10 146 (30.42%) E-Commerce
10 146 (30.42%) Open Source
11 141 (29.38%) Ruby
12 126 (26.25%) SpecFlow
13 125 (26.04%) Test Scripting
14 123 (25.63%) jQuery
15 120 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
15 120 (25.00%) Web Services
16 118 (24.58%) HTML
16 118 (24.58%) Test Automation
16 118 (24.58%) Automated Testing
17 117 (24.38%) JavaScript
18 111 (23.13%) WebDriver
19 110 (22.92%) Git (software)
20 101 (21.04%) MVC
21 93 (19.38%) CSS
21 93 (19.38%) Test Strategy
22 90 (18.75%) Jenkins
23 86 (17.92%) User Stories
24 84 (17.50%) Unit Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 39 (8.13%) Apache
2 27 (5.63%) Confluence
3 25 (5.21%) IIS
4 24 (5.00%) Alfresco
5 21 (4.38%) CMS
6 19 (3.96%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.25%) Node.js
8 4 (0.83%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 36 (7.50%) GitHub
2 9 (1.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (13.13%) Internet
2 8 (1.67%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) Wireless
3 3 (0.63%) Wireless Security
4 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.42%) DNS
4 2 (0.42%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 53 (11.04%) MySQL
3 43 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 38 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (5.21%) Amazon Redshift
7 22 (4.58%) RavenDB
8 21 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 15 (3.13%) CouchDB
10 13 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.50%) Big Data
12 6 (1.25%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.83%) Informix
13 4 (0.83%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 306 (63.75%) Cucumber
2 285 (59.38%) Selenium
3 126 (26.25%) SpecFlow
4 111 (23.13%) WebDriver
5 110 (22.92%) Git (software)
6 90 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 74 (15.42%) TeamCity
8 71 (14.79%) NUnit
9 66 (13.75%) WATIR
9 66 (13.75%) JIRA
10 60 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
11 55 (11.46%) Maven
12 49 (10.21%) Moq
13 47 (9.79%) JUnit
14 43 (8.96%) Rhino Mocks
14 43 (8.96%) Behat
15 37 (7.71%) JMeter
16 36 (7.50%) SoapUI
17 34 (7.08%) Calabash
18 33 (6.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (14.79%) Finance
2 34 (7.08%) Games
3 32 (6.67%) Retail
4 17 (3.54%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.08%) Publishing
6 9 (1.88%) Banking
7 4 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.42%) Law
8 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 167 (34.79%) Developer
2 115 (23.96%) QA Engineer
3 49 (10.21%) Analyst
4 48 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 46 (9.58%) Quality Engineer
6 45 (9.38%) Tester
7 43 (8.96%) Senior Developer
8 41 (8.54%) Test Analyst
9 40 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
10 37 (7.71%) C# Developer
11 36 (7.50%) Java Developer
12 32 (6.67%) Python Developer
13 28 (5.83%) QA Automation Engineer
14 26 (5.42%) .NET Developer
15 18 (3.75%) Senior Test Engineer
15 18 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
15 18 (3.75%) Automation Tester
16 17 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
17 16 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
17 16 (3.33%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (30.42%) .NET
2 123 (25.63%) jQuery
3 120 (25.00%) Web Services
4 118 (24.58%) HTML
5 93 (19.38%) CSS
6 79 (16.46%) RESTful
7 78 (16.25%) ASP.NET
8 77 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (15.00%) SOAP
10 63 (13.13%) WCF
11 61 (12.71%) HTML5
12 58 (12.08%) .NET Framework
13 57 (11.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 44 (9.17%) Ajax
15 43 (8.96%) MSMQ
15 43 (8.96%) NHibernate
15 43 (8.96%) REST
15 43 (8.96%) CSS3
15 43 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 40 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 146 (30.42%) Open Source
2 47 (9.79%) Blog
3 37 (7.71%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.54%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.92%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.50%) Online Gambling
8 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.04%) EPoS
10 4 (0.83%) Social Network
11 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.42%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.42%) 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 72 (15.00%) Linux
2 42 (8.75%) Android
3 41 (8.54%) Apple iOS
4 38 (7.92%) Windows
5 26 (5.42%) UNIX
6 9 (1.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (57.29%) BDD
2 221 (46.04%) TDD
3 217 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (44.79%) Scrum
5 146 (30.42%) E-Commerce
6 125 (26.04%) Test Scripting
7 120 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (24.58%) Test Automation
8 118 (24.58%) Automated Testing
9 101 (21.04%) MVC
10 93 (19.38%) Test Strategy
11 86 (17.92%) User Stories
12 84 (17.50%) Unit Testing
13 79 (16.46%) Kanban
14 72 (15.00%) OO
15 71 (14.79%) Regression Testing
16 56 (11.67%) Software Engineering
17 47 (9.79%) Automation Testing
18 46 (9.58%) OOP
18 46 (9.58%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (39.58%) C#
2 148 (30.83%) Java
3 141 (29.38%) Ruby
4 117 (24.38%) JavaScript
5 80 (16.67%) SQL
6 63 (13.13%) Python
7 49 (10.21%) T-SQL
7 49 (10.21%) PHP
8 22 (4.58%) VB.NET
9 21 (4.38%) C++
10 17 (3.54%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.92%) ActionScript
11 14 (2.92%) ActionScript 3.0
11 14 (2.92%) CoffeeScript
12 10 (2.08%) Groovy
13 9 (1.88%) Scala
13 9 (1.88%) XPath
13 9 (1.88%) Perl
14 5 (1.04%) C
15 4 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 82 (17.08%) Degree
2 13 (2.71%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.29%) MBA
4 10 (2.08%) ISEB
5 3 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.63%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (49.17%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.42%) Puppet
3 2 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.00%) JBoss
3 22 (4.58%) Endeca
3 22 (4.58%) RedPrairie
4 18 (3.75%) Facebook
5 17 (3.54%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.88%) Telerik
7 6 (1.25%) Oracle
8 4 (0.83%) Perforce
9 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.21%) Google
10 1 (0.21%) Cognizant
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Gen Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + gen bens
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Arsenal Football Club
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
London Bridge
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus up to £5,000
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £65000 per annum + Generous packake
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago