The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 485 477 554
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +77
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 137 158 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.89% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 111 136 63
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
Gherkin
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16216 17726 17748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.73% 38.20% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13918 15154 15187
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in London

Gherkin
Salary Trend in London

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in London

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in London

Gherkin
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(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
City of London +52 44 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Docklands, London - 1 £90,000 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 203 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (70.38%) BDD
3 173 (66.54%) Selenium
4 168 (64.62%) Cucumber
5 157 (60.38%) QA
6 141 (54.23%) C#
7 111 (42.69%) SQL
8 106 (40.77%) Test Automation
9 97 (37.31%) .NET
10 95 (36.54%) Scrum
11 92 (35.38%) SpecFlow
12 85 (32.69%) WebDriver
13 83 (31.92%) Java
14 82 (31.54%) TDD
15 79 (30.38%) Test Scripting
16 75 (28.85%) Microsoft
16 75 (28.85%) Finance
17 73 (28.08%) Automated Testing
18 72 (27.69%) Team Foundation Server
19 67 (25.77%) Web Services
20 57 (21.92%) JavaScript
20 57 (21.92%) Ruby
21 52 (20.00%) Manual Testing
21 52 (20.00%) Windows
22 51 (19.62%) Software Testing
22 51 (19.62%) FitNesse
23 48 (18.46%) Python
24 46 (17.69%) Git (software)
24 46 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (17.31%) Jenkins

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 15 (5.77%) Apache
2 7 (2.69%) Confluence
3 6 (2.31%) Node.js
4 3 (1.15%) IIS
5 2 (0.77%) CMS
5 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.23%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) SMTP
3 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.77%) HTTP
3 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.77%) DNS
3 2 (0.77%) DSL
3 2 (0.77%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.62%) MySQL
1 25 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (5.77%) Amazon Redshift
3 14 (5.38%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.54%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (1.54%) DB2
5 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.77%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 173 (66.54%) Selenium
2 168 (64.62%) Cucumber
3 92 (35.38%) SpecFlow
4 85 (32.69%) WebDriver
5 72 (27.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (19.62%) FitNesse
7 46 (17.69%) Git (software)
8 45 (17.31%) Jenkins
9 38 (14.62%) Visual Studio
10 33 (12.69%) SoapUI
11 28 (10.77%) HP UFT
12 27 (10.38%) NUnit
13 21 (8.08%) JUnit
14 19 (7.31%) Mockito
15 18 (6.92%) Calabash
16 17 (6.54%) Subversion
17 16 (6.15%) Maven
17 16 (6.15%) JBehave
17 16 (6.15%) Jasmine
18 15 (5.77%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 75 (28.85%) Finance
2 23 (8.85%) Back Office
3 22 (8.46%) Games
4 12 (4.62%) Publishing
5 10 (3.85%) Front Office
6 9 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.46%) Law
7 4 (1.54%) Retail
7 4 (1.54%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (23.08%) QA Engineer
2 51 (19.62%) Developer
3 47 (18.08%) Analyst
4 39 (15.00%) Tester
4 39 (15.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 34 (13.08%) Senior Analyst
6 29 (11.15%) QA Analyst
7 28 (10.77%) Senior QA Analyst
8 26 (10.00%) Automation Tester
9 18 (6.92%) Test Leader
9 18 (6.92%) Test Analyst
10 17 (6.54%) Test Engineer
11 16 (6.15%) Senior Tester
12 15 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (5.77%) Python Developer
13 14 (5.38%) Senior Automation Tester
14 12 (4.62%) Django Developer
14 12 (4.62%) Python/Django Developer
15 10 (3.85%) Senior Developer
16 9 (3.46%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (37.31%) .NET
2 67 (25.77%) Web Services
3 42 (16.15%) HTML
4 38 (14.62%) SOAP
5 37 (14.23%) XML
6 36 (13.85%) ASP.NET
7 35 (13.46%) CSS
8 29 (11.15%) jQuery
9 25 (9.62%) RESTful
10 23 (8.85%) JSON
11 15 (5.77%) Ajax
11 15 (5.77%) .NET Framework
11 15 (5.77%) Django
11 15 (5.77%) REST
12 14 (5.38%) HTML5
13 11 (4.23%) DOM
14 9 (3.46%) Spring
14 9 (3.46%) J2SE
14 9 (3.46%) WCF
15 8 (3.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (14.62%) Client/Server
3 34 (13.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (12.31%) Derivative
5 31 (11.92%) Fixed Income
5 31 (11.92%) Equities
6 13 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.46%) Contract for Difference
8 8 (3.08%) User Experience
8 8 (3.08%) Online Games
9 6 (2.31%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.92%) Blog
10 5 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.54%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.77%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.77%) Wiki
12 2 (0.77%) IPTV
12 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.00%) Windows
2 24 (9.23%) Linux
3 15 (5.77%) UNIX
4 11 (4.23%) Android
5 9 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.31%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (70.38%) BDD
3 106 (40.77%) Test Automation
4 95 (36.54%) Scrum
5 82 (31.54%) TDD
6 79 (30.38%) Test Scripting
7 73 (28.08%) Automated Testing
8 52 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 51 (19.62%) Software Testing
10 44 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 44 (16.92%) User Stories
11 42 (16.15%) SDLC
11 42 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (15.00%) Test Strategy
13 37 (14.23%) Integration Testing
13 37 (14.23%) E-Commerce
14 36 (13.85%) Test Management
15 34 (13.08%) Performance Testing
16 33 (12.69%) Unit Testing
16 33 (12.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 141 (54.23%) C#
2 111 (42.69%) SQL
3 83 (31.92%) Java
4 57 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 57 (21.92%) Ruby
5 48 (18.46%) Python
6 42 (16.15%) T-SQL
7 15 (5.77%) Groovy
8 14 (5.38%) PHP
9 11 (4.23%) Scala
10 9 (3.46%) C
11 6 (2.31%) XPath
12 3 (1.15%) F#
12 3 (1.15%) VB6
12 3 (1.15%) VB
12 3 (1.15%) VBA
13 2 (0.77%) Perl
13 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (10.77%) ISEB
2 20 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 14 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.92%) Degree
6 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (60.38%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.92%) Puppet
3 3 (1.15%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 75 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.69%) Capita
3 5 (1.92%) Oracle
3 5 (1.92%) Cognos
4 4 (1.54%) hybris
5 3 (1.15%) Facebook
5 3 (1.15%) OpenLink
5 3 (1.15%) Google
5 3 (1.15%) Zend
6 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parkwell Management Consultants
Salary: Exc Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + pension, holidays etc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
JPNG Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
London
MetaPack
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago