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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 509 468 534
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +66
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 98 171 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.40% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.98% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 92 145 58
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
14923 17453 17367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.15% 40.59% 40.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12701 14596 15172
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -9 15 £52,500 - 5
Hammersmith - 2 £32,500 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 177 (87.19%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (66.01%) TDD
3 132 (65.02%) Cucumber
4 123 (60.59%) QA
5 109 (53.69%) Scrum
6 108 (53.20%) BDD
7 80 (39.41%) Git (software)
8 68 (33.50%) Selenium
8 68 (33.50%) MySQL
9 64 (31.53%) Ruby
10 62 (30.54%) PostgreSQL
11 60 (29.56%) Test Automation
12 58 (28.57%) Python
13 56 (27.59%) jQuery
14 55 (27.09%) Open Source
15 54 (26.60%) Linux
16 53 (26.11%) Apache
16 53 (26.11%) Opscode Chef
17 49 (24.14%) Karma Test Runner
17 49 (24.14%) Amazon Redshift
17 49 (24.14%) Django
18 48 (23.65%) Java
19 47 (23.15%) Web Services
20 46 (22.66%) E-Commerce
21 44 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
22 43 (21.18%) Games
23 42 (20.69%) Mentoring
24 39 (19.21%) Automated Testing
25 38 (18.72%) RSpec
25 38 (18.72%) JavaScript

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 53 (26.11%) Apache
2 7 (3.45%) Confluence
3 4 (1.97%) CMS
4 3 (1.48%) Node.js
4 3 (1.48%) WordPress
5 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.30%) Internet
2 9 (4.43%) HTTP
3 8 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.46%) DSL
5 4 (1.97%) DNS
6 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.50%) MySQL
2 62 (30.54%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (24.14%) Amazon Redshift
4 17 (8.37%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (5.91%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.91%) Big Data
7 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 132 (65.02%) Cucumber
2 80 (39.41%) Git (software)
3 68 (33.50%) Selenium
4 49 (24.14%) Karma Test Runner
5 38 (18.72%) RSpec
6 29 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 27 (13.30%) WebDriver
8 26 (12.81%) QuickTest Pro
9 24 (11.82%) Jasmine
10 23 (11.33%) NUnit
10 23 (11.33%) Calabash
11 19 (9.36%) JMeter
12 18 (8.87%) TeamCity
13 17 (8.37%) Subversion
13 17 (8.37%) Jenkins
14 16 (7.88%) Moq
15 14 (6.90%) Behat
16 13 (6.40%) Rhino Mocks
16 13 (6.40%) WATIR
16 13 (6.40%) CruiseControl
General
1 43 (21.18%) Games
2 28 (13.79%) Finance
3 21 (10.34%) Publishing
4 9 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.45%) Retail
5 7 (3.45%) Online Betting
6 4 (1.97%) Banking
7 3 (1.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (33.50%) QA Engineer
2 63 (31.03%) Developer
3 38 (18.72%) Analyst
4 36 (17.73%) Python Developer
5 25 (12.32%) Test Analyst
6 23 (11.33%) Senior QA Engineer
7 21 (10.34%) Team Leader
7 21 (10.34%) Lead Developer
8 17 (8.37%) Test Engineer
8 17 (8.37%) QA Analyst
9 15 (7.39%) Lead Architect
9 15 (7.39%) Architect
10 13 (6.40%) C# Developer
11 12 (5.91%) Python/Django Developer
12 11 (5.42%) Automation Engineer
13 10 (4.93%) Senior Quality Engineer
13 10 (4.93%) Quality Engineer
14 8 (3.94%) QA Automation Engineer
15 7 (3.45%) Tester
16 6 (2.96%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (27.59%) jQuery
2 49 (24.14%) Django
3 47 (23.15%) Web Services
4 38 (18.72%) HTML
5 36 (17.73%) XML
6 33 (16.26%) CSS
6 33 (16.26%) .NET
7 28 (13.79%) RESTful
7 28 (13.79%) JSON
8 24 (11.82%) SOAP
9 19 (9.36%) WCF
10 16 (7.88%) MSMQ
11 15 (7.39%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (6.90%) REST
13 12 (5.91%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (4.93%) HTML5
14 10 (4.93%) ASP.NET
15 9 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (4.43%) Ajax
16 8 (3.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (27.09%) Open Source
2 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.91%) Online Gambling
5 10 (4.93%) User Experience
6 6 (2.96%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.46%) Social Media
8 4 (1.97%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.48%) Blog
9 3 (1.48%) Social Network
10 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.49%) NHS
10 1 (0.49%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.49%) Equities
10 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 54 (26.60%) Linux
2 27 (13.30%) UNIX
3 11 (5.42%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.42%) Android
4 7 (3.45%) Windows
5 6 (2.96%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (87.19%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (66.01%) TDD
3 109 (53.69%) Scrum
4 108 (53.20%) BDD
5 60 (29.56%) Test Automation
6 46 (22.66%) E-Commerce
7 44 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (20.69%) Mentoring
9 39 (19.21%) Automated Testing
10 37 (18.23%) User Stories
11 35 (17.24%) Test Scripting
11 35 (17.24%) Kanban
12 30 (14.78%) Performance Testing
13 28 (13.79%) Integration Testing
13 28 (13.79%) OO
14 26 (12.81%) Manual Testing
14 26 (12.81%) Regression Testing
15 22 (10.84%) OOP
16 16 (7.88%) MVC
17 15 (7.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.53%) Ruby
2 58 (28.57%) Python
3 48 (23.65%) Java
4 38 (18.72%) JavaScript
5 37 (18.23%) C#
6 25 (12.32%) SQL
7 18 (8.87%) Scala
8 14 (6.90%) Groovy
9 8 (3.94%) PHP
10 6 (2.96%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.96%) Perl
11 5 (2.46%) C++
12 2 (0.99%) XPath
13 1 (0.49%) C
13 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (12.81%) Degree
2 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.99%) ISEB
3 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.49%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (60.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (26.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.97%) Puppet
2 4 (1.97%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (9.85%) Google
1 20 (9.85%) Facebook
2 10 (4.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle
4 2 (0.99%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.49%) Cognos
5 1 (0.49%) VMware
5 1 (0.49%) Capita
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago