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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 519 481 532
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +51
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 114 174 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.91% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 90 129 62
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
16609 19103 17607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.26% 38.99% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14351 16467 15160
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 £75,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +34 24 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Docklands, London - 1 £90,000 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 182 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (66.96%) BDD
3 143 (63.84%) Cucumber
4 130 (58.04%) QA
5 125 (55.80%) Selenium
6 99 (44.20%) Scrum
7 97 (43.30%) TDD
8 90 (40.18%) Test Automation
9 88 (39.29%) SQL
10 86 (38.39%) C#
11 77 (34.38%) Java
12 65 (29.02%) WebDriver
13 62 (27.68%) .NET
14 61 (27.23%) Git (software)
15 60 (26.79%) Ruby
16 59 (26.34%) JavaScript
17 58 (25.89%) Test Scripting
18 57 (25.45%) SpecFlow
19 56 (25.00%) Automated Testing
19 56 (25.00%) Web Services
19 56 (25.00%) XML
20 51 (22.77%) Python
21 49 (21.88%) HTML
21 49 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (21.43%) Jenkins
23 47 (20.98%) Finance
24 44 (19.64%) CSS
25 43 (19.20%) Manual Testing
25 43 (19.20%) User Stories
25 43 (19.20%) Analytical Skills

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 26 (11.61%) Apache
2 10 (4.46%) Confluence
3 7 (3.13%) Node.js
4 5 (2.23%) CMS
5 3 (1.34%) WordPress
5 3 (1.34%) IIS
6 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.04%) Internet
2 5 (2.23%) HTTP
2 5 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.34%) SMTP
4 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.89%) DNS
4 2 (0.89%) DSL
4 2 (0.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.96%) MySQL
2 35 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (10.27%) Amazon Redshift
4 13 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.89%) Big Data
9 1 (0.45%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 143 (63.84%) Cucumber
2 125 (55.80%) Selenium
3 65 (29.02%) WebDriver
4 61 (27.23%) Git (software)
5 57 (25.45%) SpecFlow
6 48 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 34 (15.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (13.84%) FitNesse
9 29 (12.95%) Subversion
10 25 (11.16%) RSpec
11 24 (10.71%) JUnit
11 24 (10.71%) HP UFT
12 23 (10.27%) Karma Test Runner
13 22 (9.82%) Calabash
13 22 (9.82%) Visual Studio
14 20 (8.93%) NUnit
15 18 (8.04%) SoapUI
16 17 (7.59%) JBehave
17 16 (7.14%) Firebug
17 16 (7.14%) Fiddler
General
1 47 (20.98%) Finance
2 23 (10.27%) Games
3 16 (7.14%) Back Office
4 13 (5.80%) Publishing
5 11 (4.91%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.02%) Online Betting
7 8 (3.57%) Law
8 5 (2.23%) Banking
9 4 (1.79%) Retail
10 2 (0.89%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.45%) Front Office
11 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (31.25%) QA Engineer
2 54 (24.11%) Developer
3 37 (16.52%) Analyst
4 34 (15.18%) Senior QA Engineer
5 23 (10.27%) Python Developer
6 19 (8.48%) Tester
6 19 (8.48%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (7.59%) Automation Engineer
8 16 (7.14%) QA Analyst
8 16 (7.14%) Test Engineer
9 15 (6.70%) Test Analyst
9 15 (6.70%) Senior QA Analyst
10 14 (6.25%) Lead Developer
11 13 (5.80%) Automation Tester
11 13 (5.80%) Django Developer
11 13 (5.80%) Python/Django Developer
12 11 (4.91%) Architect
13 10 (4.46%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.46%) Lead Architect
14 9 (4.02%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.68%) .NET
2 56 (25.00%) Web Services
2 56 (25.00%) XML
3 49 (21.88%) HTML
4 44 (19.64%) CSS
5 38 (16.96%) JSON
6 36 (16.07%) jQuery
7 31 (13.84%) RESTful
8 28 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 25 (11.16%) SOAP
10 23 (10.27%) Django
11 19 (8.48%) Ajax
12 16 (7.14%) HTML5
13 12 (5.36%) .NET Framework
14 10 (4.46%) Spring
14 10 (4.46%) WCF
15 9 (4.02%) J2SE
15 9 (4.02%) DOM
16 8 (3.57%) Spring MVC
16 8 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (7.59%) Derivative
4 16 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 16 (7.14%) Equities
4 16 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 15 (6.70%) User Experience
6 13 (5.80%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.68%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.68%) Blog
8 6 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (2.23%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.23%) Online Games
9 5 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.89%) Wiki
11 2 (0.89%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.89%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.41%) Linux
2 29 (12.95%) Windows
3 15 (6.70%) UNIX
4 12 (5.36%) Android
4 12 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.68%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (66.96%) BDD
3 99 (44.20%) Scrum
4 97 (43.30%) TDD
5 90 (40.18%) Test Automation
6 58 (25.89%) Test Scripting
7 56 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 49 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (19.20%) Manual Testing
9 43 (19.20%) User Stories
10 41 (18.30%) Open Source
10 41 (18.30%) Software Testing
11 40 (17.86%) E-Commerce
12 34 (15.18%) Mentoring
13 32 (14.29%) Kanban
14 29 (12.95%) SDLC
14 29 (12.95%) Test Strategy
15 28 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (12.05%) Integration Testing
16 27 (12.05%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (39.29%) SQL
2 86 (38.39%) C#
3 77 (34.38%) Java
4 60 (26.79%) Ruby
5 59 (26.34%) JavaScript
6 51 (22.77%) Python
7 31 (13.84%) T-SQL
8 19 (8.48%) Scala
9 16 (7.14%) PHP
10 13 (5.80%) Groovy
11 9 (4.02%) C
12 6 (2.68%) XPath
13 5 (2.23%) Perl
14 3 (1.34%) C++
14 3 (1.34%) VB
14 3 (1.34%) VBA
14 3 (1.34%) VB6
14 3 (1.34%) F#
15 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (9.82%) ISEB
2 13 (5.80%) ISTQB
3 12 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (4.91%) Degree
5 5 (2.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (58.04%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (11.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.89%) Ansible
2 2 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.46%) Google
2 10 (4.46%) Facebook
3 6 (2.68%) Capita
3 6 (2.68%) Oracle
3 6 (2.68%) Cognos
4 2 (0.89%) OpenLink
4 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £700000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tesco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 18 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago