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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 463 532 595
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +63
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 161 84 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.47% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 138 66 33
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
18005 17705 20777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.94% 39.40% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15394 15207 18461
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +6 22 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 211 (60.81%) Cucumber
2 203 (58.50%) BDD
3 196 (56.48%) Selenium
4 168 (48.41%) TDD
5 161 (46.40%) QA
6 147 (42.36%) Scrum
7 143 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
8 134 (38.62%) C#
9 116 (33.43%) Java
9 116 (33.43%) .NET
10 108 (31.12%) SpecFlow
11 100 (28.82%) Web Services
12 97 (27.95%) Automated Testing
13 96 (27.67%) jQuery
14 91 (26.22%) Open Source
14 91 (26.22%) E-Commerce
15 89 (25.65%) JavaScript
16 86 (24.78%) Test Automation
17 85 (24.50%) HTML
18 79 (22.77%) Ruby
19 77 (22.19%) Git (software)
19 77 (22.19%) Continuous Integration
19 77 (22.19%) MVC
20 73 (21.04%) Unit Testing
21 70 (20.17%) RESTful
22 67 (19.31%) SOAP
23 66 (19.02%) Test Scripting
24 65 (18.73%) Linux
25 64 (18.44%) CSS
25 64 (18.44%) Kanban

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 36 (10.37%) Apache
2 24 (6.92%) Alfresco
3 20 (5.76%) Tomcat
4 18 (5.19%) CMS
5 6 (1.73%) Node.js
6 4 (1.15%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.86%) IIS
8 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.58%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.82%) Internet
2 9 (2.59%) HTTP
3 3 (0.86%) Wireless
3 3 (0.86%) Wireless Security
4 2 (0.58%) DSL
4 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.41%) MySQL
2 45 (12.97%) SQL Server
3 39 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (7.49%) Amazon Redshift
5 20 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (4.32%) CouchDB
7 14 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (3.75%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.88%) Big Data
10 6 (1.73%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 211 (60.81%) Cucumber
2 196 (56.48%) Selenium
3 108 (31.12%) SpecFlow
4 77 (22.19%) Git (software)
5 62 (17.87%) Jenkins
6 60 (17.29%) WebDriver
7 47 (13.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 46 (13.26%) Maven
9 42 (12.10%) TeamCity
10 38 (10.95%) NUnit
11 33 (9.51%) JMeter
12 32 (9.22%) SoapUI
13 31 (8.93%) Visual Studio
14 29 (8.36%) JUnit
14 29 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (7.49%) Karma Test Runner
16 25 (7.20%) Calabash
16 25 (7.20%) Moq
16 25 (7.20%) Hudson
17 23 (6.63%) Subversion
General
1 59 (17.00%) Finance
2 31 (8.93%) Games
3 16 (4.61%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.61%) Retail
4 9 (2.59%) Publishing
5 8 (2.31%) Banking
6 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 157 (45.24%) Developer
2 65 (18.73%) QA Engineer
3 39 (11.24%) Senior Developer
4 37 (10.66%) Java Developer
5 36 (10.37%) Analyst
6 33 (9.51%) Python Developer
7 32 (9.22%) C# Developer
7 32 (9.22%) Automation Engineer
8 30 (8.65%) Test Analyst
9 29 (8.36%) Test Engineer
10 26 (7.49%) QA Automation Engineer
11 25 (7.20%) Tester
12 23 (6.63%) .NET Developer
13 18 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
14 17 (4.90%) Technical Team Leader
14 17 (4.90%) Team Leader
15 16 (4.61%) Java Team Leader
16 15 (4.32%) Python/Django Developer
16 15 (4.32%) Senior .NET Developer
17 13 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (33.43%) .NET
2 100 (28.82%) Web Services
3 96 (27.67%) jQuery
4 85 (24.50%) HTML
5 70 (20.17%) RESTful
6 67 (19.31%) SOAP
7 64 (18.44%) CSS
8 59 (17.00%) WCF
9 56 (16.14%) HTML5
10 53 (15.27%) ASP.NET
11 52 (14.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 42 (12.10%) REST
14 40 (11.53%) Ajax
15 38 (10.95%) Django
16 37 (10.66%) CSS3
17 35 (10.09%) .NET Framework
18 34 (9.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 32 (9.22%) JSON
20 28 (8.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 91 (26.22%) Open Source
2 26 (7.49%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.19%) Blog
3 18 (5.19%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.46%) Online Gambling
4 12 (3.46%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.44%) EPoS
6 3 (0.86%) Social Network
7 2 (0.58%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.58%) iPad
8 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.29%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.29%) NHS
8 1 (0.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.73%) Linux
2 37 (10.66%) Windows
3 36 (10.37%) Android
4 35 (10.09%) Apple iOS
5 26 (7.49%) UNIX
6 8 (2.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (58.50%) BDD
2 168 (48.41%) TDD
3 147 (42.36%) Scrum
4 143 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (27.95%) Automated Testing
6 91 (26.22%) E-Commerce
7 86 (24.78%) Test Automation
8 77 (22.19%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (22.19%) MVC
9 73 (21.04%) Unit Testing
10 66 (19.02%) Test Scripting
11 64 (18.44%) Kanban
12 58 (16.71%) User Stories
13 57 (16.43%) OO
14 48 (13.83%) Regression Testing
15 46 (13.26%) Software Engineering
16 45 (12.97%) OOP
17 43 (12.39%) Performance Testing
18 41 (11.82%) Test Strategy
18 41 (11.82%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (38.62%) C#
2 116 (33.43%) Java
3 89 (25.65%) JavaScript
4 79 (22.77%) Ruby
5 62 (17.87%) SQL
6 58 (16.71%) Python
7 44 (12.68%) T-SQL
8 29 (8.36%) PHP
9 14 (4.03%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.03%) CoffeeScript
10 13 (3.75%) ActionScript
10 13 (3.75%) ActionScript 3.0
11 10 (2.88%) Groovy
12 9 (2.59%) Scala
13 8 (2.31%) XPath
13 8 (2.31%) C++
14 4 (1.15%) Clojure
15 3 (0.86%) C
16 2 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (18.44%) Degree
2 10 (2.88%) MBA
3 5 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) ISEB
5 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (46.40%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.58%) Puppet
3 2 (0.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.92%) JBoss
3 17 (4.90%) Facebook
4 15 (4.32%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.15%) Perforce
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle
6 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) Google
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Gen Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + gen bens
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Arsenal Football Club
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
London Bridge
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus up to £5,000
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Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per annum
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London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £65000 per annum + Generous packake
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Gen Bens
Posted: 20 days ago