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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 495 492 552
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +60
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 122 180 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.92% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 99 132 67
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
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
16083 19595 17810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.55% 39.88% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13753 16781 15395
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 £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 29 May 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 May 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 +30 21 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 201 (88.16%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (60.53%) Cucumber
3 134 (58.77%) BDD
4 127 (55.70%) QA
5 123 (53.95%) TDD
6 112 (49.12%) Scrum
7 110 (48.25%) Selenium
8 91 (39.91%) Test Automation
9 83 (36.40%) Git (software)
10 76 (33.33%) SQL
11 73 (32.02%) Java
12 69 (30.26%) Python
13 67 (29.39%) Ruby
14 65 (28.51%) C#
15 63 (27.63%) JavaScript
16 61 (26.75%) MySQL
17 60 (26.32%) XML
18 57 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
19 56 (24.56%) Linux
19 56 (24.56%) Open Source
20 55 (24.12%) WebDriver
20 55 (24.12%) HTML
21 54 (23.68%) CSS
22 53 (23.25%) Web Services
22 53 (23.25%) jQuery
23 52 (22.81%) .NET
23 52 (22.81%) Mentoring
24 51 (22.37%) Test Scripting
24 51 (22.37%) Automated Testing
25 50 (21.93%) Continuous Integration

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 49 (21.49%) Apache
2 8 (3.51%) Confluence
3 7 (3.07%) Node.js
4 4 (1.75%) CMS
5 3 (1.32%) WordPress
5 3 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.09%) Internet
2 7 (3.07%) HTTP
2 7 (3.07%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.32%) DNS
3 3 (1.32%) SMTP
3 3 (1.32%) DSL
4 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (26.75%) MySQL
2 57 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (19.74%) Amazon Redshift
4 13 (5.70%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.44%) Big Data
9 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 138 (60.53%) Cucumber
2 110 (48.25%) Selenium
3 83 (36.40%) Git (software)
4 55 (24.12%) WebDriver
5 46 (20.18%) SpecFlow
6 45 (19.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 45 (19.74%) Jenkins
7 35 (15.35%) RSpec
8 31 (13.60%) Subversion
9 27 (11.84%) QuickTest Pro
10 26 (11.40%) FitNesse
10 26 (11.40%) Calabash
11 25 (10.96%) Jasmine
11 25 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (10.53%) JUnit
13 23 (10.09%) NUnit
14 18 (7.89%) Firebug
14 18 (7.89%) Fiddler
15 17 (7.46%) Visual Studio
16 16 (7.02%) JBehave
General
1 44 (19.30%) Finance
2 38 (16.67%) Games
3 25 (10.96%) Publishing
4 13 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.26%) Back Office
6 11 (4.82%) Online Betting
7 8 (3.51%) Law
8 7 (3.07%) Retail
9 5 (2.19%) Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (31.58%) QA Engineer
2 70 (30.70%) Developer
3 38 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 37 (16.23%) Analyst
5 32 (14.04%) Senior QA Engineer
6 23 (10.09%) Lead Developer
7 18 (7.89%) Test Analyst
7 18 (7.89%) Python/Django Developer
7 18 (7.89%) Django Developer
7 18 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
8 15 (6.58%) Lead Architect
8 15 (6.58%) Architect
9 14 (6.14%) Test Engineer
9 14 (6.14%) QA Analyst
10 13 (5.70%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (4.82%) Senior QA Analyst
11 11 (4.82%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.82%) Tester
12 10 (4.39%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.95%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (26.32%) XML
2 55 (24.12%) HTML
3 54 (23.68%) CSS
4 53 (23.25%) Web Services
4 53 (23.25%) jQuery
5 52 (22.81%) .NET
6 45 (19.74%) Django
7 42 (18.42%) JSON
8 31 (13.60%) RESTful
9 22 (9.65%) SOAP
10 20 (8.77%) ASP.NET
11 18 (7.89%) Ajax
12 12 (5.26%) HTML5
13 9 (3.95%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.95%) Spring
13 9 (3.95%) J2SE
13 9 (3.95%) DOM
14 8 (3.51%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.51%) WCF
15 7 (3.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.70%) Derivative
2 13 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 12 (5.26%) Equities
3 12 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 12 (5.26%) User Experience
4 11 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.19%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.19%) Online Games
6 5 (2.19%) Online Gambling
6 5 (2.19%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.32%) Blog
8 3 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.44%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.56%) Linux
2 22 (9.65%) Windows
3 19 (8.33%) UNIX
4 10 (4.39%) Android
4 10 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (88.16%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (58.77%) BDD
3 123 (53.95%) TDD
4 112 (49.12%) Scrum
5 91 (39.91%) Test Automation
6 56 (24.56%) Open Source
7 52 (22.81%) Mentoring
8 51 (22.37%) Test Scripting
8 51 (22.37%) Automated Testing
9 50 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (18.42%) E-Commerce
11 41 (17.98%) Manual Testing
12 40 (17.54%) User Stories
13 34 (14.91%) Software Testing
14 30 (13.16%) Regression Testing
14 30 (13.16%) Integration Testing
15 28 (12.28%) Performance Testing
16 27 (11.84%) Kanban
17 25 (10.96%) Test Strategy
17 25 (10.96%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 76 (33.33%) SQL
2 73 (32.02%) Java
3 69 (30.26%) Python
4 67 (29.39%) Ruby
5 65 (28.51%) C#
6 63 (27.63%) JavaScript
7 28 (12.28%) T-SQL
8 25 (10.96%) Scala
9 15 (6.58%) PHP
10 13 (5.70%) Groovy
11 9 (3.95%) C
12 7 (3.07%) Perl
13 5 (2.19%) XPath
14 4 (1.75%) C++
15 3 (1.32%) VB6
15 3 (1.32%) F#
15 3 (1.32%) VB
15 3 (1.32%) VBA
16 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (9.65%) Degree
2 20 (8.77%) ISEB
3 11 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (4.82%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (55.70%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.32%) Ansible
2 3 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (13.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.77%) Google
2 20 (8.77%) Facebook
3 6 (2.63%) Oracle
3 6 (2.63%) Cognos
3 6 (2.63%) Capita
4 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
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