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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 479 524 578
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +54
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 139 91 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 128 70 38
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £82,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%
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
16917 18041 20126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.45% 40.06% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14428 15551 17778
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 12 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 234 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (59.29%) Cucumber
3 184 (58.97%) BDD
4 171 (54.81%) Selenium
5 162 (51.92%) TDD
6 156 (50.00%) QA
7 135 (43.27%) Scrum
8 104 (33.33%) C#
9 92 (29.49%) Java
9 92 (29.49%) jQuery
10 88 (28.21%) .NET
11 84 (26.92%) Open Source
11 84 (26.92%) SpecFlow
12 82 (26.28%) Automated Testing
12 82 (26.28%) Web Services
13 81 (25.96%) Git (software)
14 77 (24.68%) E-Commerce
15 76 (24.36%) Ruby
16 75 (24.04%) Test Automation
17 72 (23.08%) Linux
17 72 (23.08%) JavaScript
17 72 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
18 66 (21.15%) Python
19 65 (20.83%) MySQL
20 61 (19.55%) HTML
21 59 (18.91%) RESTful
22 58 (18.59%) Kanban
22 58 (18.59%) PostgreSQL
23 57 (18.27%) MVC
24 56 (17.95%) OO

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 47 (15.06%) Apache
2 21 (6.73%) Tomcat
3 20 (6.41%) Alfresco
4 8 (2.56%) Node.js
5 6 (1.92%) CMS
6 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.26%) Internet
2 8 (2.56%) HTTP
3 3 (0.96%) DSL
3 3 (0.96%) Wireless
3 3 (0.96%) Wireless Security
4 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.64%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (20.83%) MySQL
2 58 (18.59%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (13.14%) Amazon Redshift
4 36 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 22 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.49%) Big Data
8 13 (4.17%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.56%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 185 (59.29%) Cucumber
2 171 (54.81%) Selenium
3 84 (26.92%) SpecFlow
4 81 (25.96%) Git (software)
5 48 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 47 (15.06%) WebDriver
7 44 (14.10%) Maven
8 41 (13.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 41 (13.14%) Karma Test Runner
9 40 (12.82%) TeamCity
10 38 (12.18%) NUnit
11 36 (11.54%) JMeter
12 29 (9.29%) Calabash
13 27 (8.65%) Moq
14 24 (7.69%) Hudson
14 24 (7.69%) Behat
15 23 (7.37%) Jasmine
15 23 (7.37%) JUnit
15 23 (7.37%) SoapUI
15 23 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (15.71%) Finance
2 42 (13.46%) Games
3 15 (4.81%) Publishing
4 14 (4.49%) Retail
5 12 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 126 (40.38%) Developer
2 75 (24.04%) QA Engineer
3 38 (12.18%) Python Developer
4 37 (11.86%) Analyst
5 33 (10.58%) Test Analyst
6 31 (9.94%) Java Developer
6 31 (9.94%) Test Engineer
7 29 (9.29%) Automation Engineer
8 27 (8.65%) Team Leader
9 26 (8.33%) C# Developer
10 25 (8.01%) QA Automation Engineer
11 24 (7.69%) Tester
12 18 (5.77%) QA Analyst
12 18 (5.77%) Technical Team Leader
12 18 (5.77%) Senior Developer
13 16 (5.13%) Python/Django Developer
13 16 (5.13%) Senior QA Engineer
14 14 (4.49%) Quality Engineer
15 12 (3.85%) Java Team Leader
15 12 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (29.49%) jQuery
2 88 (28.21%) .NET
3 82 (26.28%) Web Services
4 61 (19.55%) HTML
5 59 (18.91%) RESTful
6 54 (17.31%) SOAP
7 50 (16.03%) Django
8 47 (15.06%) WCF
9 41 (13.14%) REST
10 40 (12.82%) CSS
11 39 (12.50%) HTML5
12 38 (12.18%) ASP.NET
13 37 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (10.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (8.97%) .NET Framework
16 27 (8.65%) MSMQ
17 26 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 24 (7.69%) NHibernate
18 24 (7.69%) Hibernate
19 23 (7.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 84 (26.92%) Open Source
2 23 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.05%) User Experience
4 17 (5.45%) Blog
4 17 (5.45%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.81%) Online Gambling
6 12 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.24%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.96%) Social Network
9 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.32%) EPoS
10 1 (0.32%) NHS
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) Online Games
10 1 (0.32%) Social Media
10 1 (0.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.08%) Linux
2 36 (11.54%) UNIX
3 26 (8.33%) Windows
3 26 (8.33%) Android
4 25 (8.01%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.92%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (58.97%) BDD
3 162 (51.92%) TDD
4 135 (43.27%) Scrum
5 82 (26.28%) Automated Testing
6 77 (24.68%) E-Commerce
7 75 (24.04%) Test Automation
8 72 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (18.59%) Kanban
10 57 (18.27%) MVC
11 56 (17.95%) OO
11 56 (17.95%) Test Scripting
12 52 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 50 (16.03%) User Stories
14 49 (15.71%) Regression Testing
15 43 (13.78%) OOP
16 40 (12.82%) Performance Testing
17 36 (11.54%) Integration Testing
18 34 (10.90%) Test Strategy
19 33 (10.58%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (33.33%) C#
2 92 (29.49%) Java
3 76 (24.36%) Ruby
4 72 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 66 (21.15%) Python
6 42 (13.46%) SQL
7 26 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 23 (7.37%) PHP
9 15 (4.81%) Groovy
10 10 (3.21%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.88%) ActionScript
11 9 (2.88%) ActionScript 3.0
12 8 (2.56%) CoffeeScript
13 7 (2.24%) Scala
14 5 (1.60%) XPath
15 4 (1.28%) C++
16 3 (0.96%) C
16 3 (0.96%) Clojure
17 2 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (1.60%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.96%) MBA
3 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) ISEB
4 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.64%) Puppet
2 2 (0.64%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (7.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.41%) JBoss
3 13 (4.17%) Facebook
4 8 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle
6 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.32%) VMware
7 1 (0.32%) Google
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago