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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 502 495 564
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +69
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 116 119 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.68% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 106 96 47
Average salary £55,000 £50,750 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.37% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
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
14508 17498 18872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 35.56% 40.77% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12410 14573 16637
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +5 13 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Hammersmith - 3 £42,500 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £52,500 -27.58%
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 183 (79.91%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (65.07%) TDD
3 140 (61.14%) Cucumber
4 129 (56.33%) QA
5 117 (51.09%) BDD
6 115 (50.22%) Scrum
7 87 (37.99%) Git (software)
8 81 (35.37%) MySQL
9 76 (33.19%) Selenium
10 74 (32.31%) PostgreSQL
11 71 (31.00%) Ruby
12 68 (29.69%) jQuery
12 68 (29.69%) Python
13 65 (28.38%) Opscode Chef
14 62 (27.07%) Apache
15 60 (26.20%) Linux
15 60 (26.20%) Django
16 57 (24.89%) Karma Test Runner
16 57 (24.89%) Amazon Redshift
17 56 (24.45%) Test Automation
18 54 (23.58%) Open Source
19 52 (22.71%) Java
20 50 (21.83%) C#
21 49 (21.40%) Web Services
21 49 (21.40%) Games
22 47 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (20.09%) Mentoring
24 44 (19.21%) E-Commerce
25 42 (18.34%) Automated Testing
26 40 (17.47%) .NET

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 62 (27.07%) Apache
2 6 (2.62%) Confluence
3 5 (2.18%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.31%) Node.js
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.10%) Internet
2 11 (4.80%) HTTP
3 7 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.62%) DSL
5 5 (2.18%) DNS
6 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (35.37%) MySQL
2 74 (32.31%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (24.89%) Amazon Redshift
4 22 (9.61%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (6.55%) Big Data
6 14 (6.11%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 140 (61.14%) Cucumber
2 87 (37.99%) Git (software)
3 76 (33.19%) Selenium
4 57 (24.89%) Karma Test Runner
5 38 (16.59%) RSpec
6 34 (14.85%) SpecFlow
7 31 (13.54%) Jasmine
8 30 (13.10%) WebDriver
9 27 (11.79%) Calabash
10 26 (11.35%) NUnit
10 26 (11.35%) QuickTest Pro
11 21 (9.17%) JMeter
11 21 (9.17%) TeamCity
12 20 (8.73%) Moq
13 17 (7.42%) Behat
14 16 (6.99%) WATIR
14 16 (6.99%) Capybara
15 15 (6.55%) CruiseControl
15 15 (6.55%) Rhino Mocks
16 12 (5.24%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (21.40%) Games
2 28 (12.23%) Finance
3 25 (10.92%) Publishing
4 11 (4.80%) Retail
5 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.18%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (31.88%) Developer
2 72 (31.44%) QA Engineer
3 43 (18.78%) Analyst
3 43 (18.78%) Python Developer
4 32 (13.97%) Test Analyst
5 26 (11.35%) Team Leader
6 24 (10.48%) Senior QA Engineer
7 22 (9.61%) QA Analyst
8 21 (9.17%) Test Engineer
9 16 (6.99%) Lead Developer
10 14 (6.11%) C# Developer
10 14 (6.11%) Python/Django Developer
11 12 (5.24%) Quality Engineer
11 12 (5.24%) Automation Engineer
12 11 (4.80%) Senior Quality Engineer
13 10 (4.37%) Architect
13 10 (4.37%) Lead Architect
14 9 (3.93%) QA Automation Engineer
14 9 (3.93%) Tester
15 6 (2.62%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (29.69%) jQuery
2 60 (26.20%) Django
3 49 (21.40%) Web Services
4 40 (17.47%) .NET
5 30 (13.10%) SOAP
6 29 (12.66%) HTML
7 28 (12.23%) XML
8 27 (11.79%) RESTful
9 25 (10.92%) WCF
10 21 (9.17%) CSS
10 21 (9.17%) JSON
11 20 (8.73%) REST
11 20 (8.73%) MSMQ
12 16 (6.99%) RabbitMQ
13 15 (6.55%) ASP.NET
14 14 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (6.11%) ActiveMQ
15 12 (5.24%) .NET Framework
16 11 (4.80%) NHibernate
16 11 (4.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.58%) Open Source
2 16 (6.99%) Online Gambling
3 14 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.93%) User Experience
6 8 (3.49%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.18%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.18%) Social Media
7 5 (2.18%) Blog
8 4 (1.75%) Social Network
8 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (26.20%) Linux
2 35 (15.28%) UNIX
3 11 (4.80%) Android
3 11 (4.80%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.37%) Windows
5 8 (3.49%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (79.91%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (65.07%) TDD
3 117 (51.09%) BDD
4 115 (50.22%) Scrum
5 56 (24.45%) Test Automation
6 47 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (20.09%) Mentoring
8 44 (19.21%) E-Commerce
9 42 (18.34%) Automated Testing
10 40 (17.47%) Kanban
11 38 (16.59%) Test Scripting
12 35 (15.28%) User Stories
13 33 (14.41%) OO
13 33 (14.41%) Regression Testing
14 29 (12.66%) Integration Testing
14 29 (12.66%) Performance Testing
15 27 (11.79%) Manual Testing
16 23 (10.04%) MVC
17 22 (9.61%) OOP
18 16 (6.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (31.00%) Ruby
2 68 (29.69%) Python
3 52 (22.71%) Java
4 50 (21.83%) C#
5 32 (13.97%) JavaScript
6 25 (10.92%) SQL
7 20 (8.73%) Groovy
8 17 (7.42%) Scala
9 8 (3.49%) PHP
9 8 (3.49%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.75%) Perl
10 4 (1.75%) C++
10 4 (1.75%) XPath
11 2 (0.87%) C
11 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (15.28%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (56.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (28.38%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.18%) Ansible
2 5 (2.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (6.99%) Google
2 15 (6.55%) Facebook
3 9 (3.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.18%) Oracle
5 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.44%) Capita
6 1 (0.44%) VMware
6 1 (0.44%) Cognos
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City of London
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