The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 150 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 46 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.15% 0.052% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%
Gherkin
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1531 1380 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.31% 36.11% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1230 1234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in Hampshire

Gherkin
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Portsmouth +11 30 - -
Southampton - 12 £37,500 -
Gherkin
South East

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 59 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (83.05%) BDD
3 45 (76.27%) QA
4 44 (74.58%) JIRA
5 43 (72.88%) TDD
6 42 (71.19%) Selenium
7 41 (69.49%) Cucumber
8 39 (66.10%) Scrum
9 38 (64.41%) Test Strategy
10 35 (59.32%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (55.93%) Ruby
11 33 (55.93%) E-Commerce
11 33 (55.93%) Open Source
12 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
12 29 (49.15%) Test Scripting
12 29 (49.15%) WebDriver
12 29 (49.15%) Relational Database
12 29 (49.15%) ERP
12 29 (49.15%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (49.15%) RDBMS
12 29 (49.15%) WATIR
13 26 (44.07%) Refactoring
13 26 (44.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (44.07%) Pair Programming
13 26 (44.07%) C#
13 26 (44.07%) HTML
13 26 (44.07%) TeamCity
13 26 (44.07%) Confluence
13 26 (44.07%) User Stories
14 25 (42.37%) Mentoring

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 26 (44.07%) Confluence
2 22 (37.29%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.20%) GitHub
2 7 (11.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) RDBMS
1 29 (49.15%) Relational Database
2 22 (37.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (37.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 44 (74.58%) JIRA
2 42 (71.19%) Selenium
3 41 (69.49%) Cucumber
4 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
4 29 (49.15%) WebDriver
4 29 (49.15%) WATIR
5 26 (44.07%) TeamCity
6 22 (37.29%) Rhino Mocks
6 22 (37.29%) Moq
6 22 (37.29%) ReSharper
6 22 (37.29%) NUnit
6 22 (37.29%) NCrunch
7 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
8 8 (13.56%) Selenium IDE
8 8 (13.56%) Maven
8 8 (13.56%) Ant
8 8 (13.56%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (13.56%) LoadRunner
8 8 (13.56%) Behat
9 4 (6.78%) JMeter
General
1 12 (20.34%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) QA Engineer
2 21 (35.59%) Quality Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Test Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Test Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.86%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Graduate
8 4 (6.78%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Agile Project Manager
11 1 (1.69%) Test Leader
11 1 (1.69%) Agile Business Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Automation Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Business Analyst
11 1 (1.69%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) HTML
2 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET
2 22 (37.29%) CSS
2 22 (37.29%) MSMQ
2 22 (37.29%) NHibernate
2 22 (37.29%) .NET Framework
2 22 (37.29%) jQuery
2 22 (37.29%) Spring.NET
2 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (37.29%) StructureMap
2 22 (37.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 22 (37.29%) Castle Windsor
2 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 22 (37.29%) Dapper ORM
3 8 (13.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (55.93%) Open Source
2 19 (32.20%) Blog
3 10 (16.95%) User Experience
4 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (83.05%) BDD
3 43 (72.88%) TDD
4 39 (66.10%) Scrum
5 38 (64.41%) Test Strategy
6 35 (59.32%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (55.93%) E-Commerce
8 29 (49.15%) ERP
8 29 (49.15%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (49.15%) Test Scripting
9 26 (44.07%) User Stories
9 26 (44.07%) Pair Programming
9 26 (44.07%) Refactoring
9 26 (44.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (42.37%) Mentoring
11 22 (37.29%) MVC
12 19 (32.20%) Benchmarking
13 16 (27.12%) Regression Testing
13 16 (27.12%) System Testing
14 13 (22.03%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) Ruby
2 26 (44.07%) C#
3 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 22 (37.29%) VB.NET
4 12 (20.34%) PHP
5 8 (13.56%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (76.27%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Endeca
1 22 (37.29%) RedPrairie