The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 89 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 17 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.23% 0.87% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 2.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -15.78%
Gherkin
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
644 492 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.50% 42.67% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 387 330 268
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Glasgow region.

Gherkin Salary Trend in Glasgow

Gherkin
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 16 (57.14%) Java
1 16 (57.14%) JBoss
1 16 (57.14%) SOA
1 16 (57.14%) Spring
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (57.14%) JSON
2 13 (46.43%) Selenium
2 13 (46.43%) Document Management
2 13 (46.43%) JSF
2 13 (46.43%) Ajax
2 13 (46.43%) Alfresco
2 13 (46.43%) RESTful
2 13 (46.43%) Open Source
2 13 (46.43%) BDD
2 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 13 (46.43%) MVC
2 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
3 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) XHTML
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (46.43%) Alfresco
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
1 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Senior Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (42.86%) Test Engineer
4 12 (42.86%) Team Leader
4 12 (42.86%) Technical Team Leader
4 12 (42.86%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Spring
1 16 (57.14%) JSON
2 13 (46.43%) JSF
2 13 (46.43%) Ajax
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
2 13 (46.43%) RESTful
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) XHTML
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (57.14%) SOA
2 13 (46.43%) MVC
2 13 (46.43%) BDD
2 13 (46.43%) Document Management
3 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) JBoss