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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 476 526 577
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +51
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 148 90 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.51% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 135 69 40
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 £64,000 £72,500 £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
16995 17753 20566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.49% 39.95% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14496 15266 18224
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +9 13 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 249 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 188 (57.85%) BDD
4 185 (56.92%) Selenium
5 164 (50.46%) QA
6 161 (49.54%) TDD
7 142 (43.69%) Scrum
8 113 (34.77%) C#
9 104 (32.00%) Java
10 96 (29.54%) .NET
11 92 (28.31%) jQuery
12 90 (27.69%) SpecFlow
13 89 (27.38%) Automated Testing
14 88 (27.08%) Web Services
15 85 (26.15%) Open Source
16 82 (25.23%) E-Commerce
17 80 (24.62%) Git (software)
18 79 (24.31%) JavaScript
18 79 (24.31%) Test Automation
19 77 (23.69%) Ruby
20 76 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
21 71 (21.85%) Linux
22 70 (21.54%) HTML
23 63 (19.38%) Python
24 62 (19.08%) MVC
24 62 (19.08%) Unit Testing
24 62 (19.08%) Kanban
24 62 (19.08%) RESTful
25 61 (18.77%) Test Scripting
26 59 (18.15%) MySQL

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 42 (12.92%) Apache
2 22 (6.77%) Alfresco
3 21 (6.46%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.08%) CMS
5 7 (2.15%) Node.js
6 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) GitHub
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.15%) Internet
2 8 (2.46%) HTTP
3 3 (0.92%) DSL
3 3 (0.92%) Wireless
3 3 (0.92%) Wireless Security
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.15%) MySQL
2 52 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (11.38%) SQL Server
4 36 (11.08%) Amazon Redshift
5 20 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.69%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.69%) Big Data
8 9 (2.77%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 195 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 185 (56.92%) Selenium
3 90 (27.69%) SpecFlow
4 80 (24.62%) Git (software)
5 55 (16.92%) WebDriver
5 55 (16.92%) Jenkins
6 45 (13.85%) Maven
6 45 (13.85%) QuickTest Pro
7 40 (12.31%) TeamCity
8 36 (11.08%) NUnit
8 36 (11.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 35 (10.77%) JMeter
10 28 (8.62%) Calabash
10 28 (8.62%) SoapUI
11 27 (8.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (8.00%) JUnit
12 26 (8.00%) Visual Studio
13 25 (7.69%) Moq
14 24 (7.38%) Hudson
14 24 (7.38%) Behat
General
1 52 (16.00%) Finance
2 39 (12.00%) Games
3 15 (4.62%) Retail
4 14 (4.31%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.31%) Publishing
5 3 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 133 (40.92%) Developer
2 74 (22.77%) QA Engineer
3 36 (11.08%) Analyst
4 34 (10.46%) Python Developer
5 33 (10.15%) Test Analyst
5 33 (10.15%) Java Developer
6 30 (9.23%) Automation Engineer
7 29 (8.92%) C# Developer
7 29 (8.92%) Test Engineer
8 27 (8.31%) Tester
9 26 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
10 24 (7.38%) Senior Developer
10 24 (7.38%) Team Leader
11 18 (5.54%) Technical Team Leader
12 15 (4.62%) QA Analyst
13 14 (4.31%) Senior QA Engineer
13 14 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (4.31%) Java Team Leader
13 14 (4.31%) Python/Django Developer
14 13 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (29.54%) .NET
2 92 (28.31%) jQuery
3 88 (27.08%) Web Services
4 70 (21.54%) HTML
5 62 (19.08%) RESTful
6 59 (18.15%) SOAP
7 50 (15.38%) WCF
8 49 (15.08%) CSS
9 46 (14.15%) HTML5
10 45 (13.85%) Django
11 41 (12.62%) ASP.NET
11 41 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (12.31%) REST
13 37 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (9.23%) .NET Framework
15 29 (8.92%) Ajax
15 29 (8.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 28 (8.62%) JSON
17 27 (8.31%) CSS3
18 25 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.15%) Open Source
2 27 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.08%) User Experience
4 19 (5.85%) Mobile App
5 18 (5.54%) Inversion of Control
5 18 (5.54%) Blog
6 14 (4.31%) Online Gambling
7 12 (3.69%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.77%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.23%) Social Network
9 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.62%) EPoS
11 1 (0.31%) NHS
11 1 (0.31%) Online Games
11 1 (0.31%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 71 (21.85%) Linux
2 33 (10.15%) UNIX
3 30 (9.23%) Android
4 29 (8.92%) Apple iOS
5 28 (8.62%) Windows
6 7 (2.15%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (57.85%) BDD
3 161 (49.54%) TDD
4 142 (43.69%) Scrum
5 89 (27.38%) Automated Testing
6 82 (25.23%) E-Commerce
7 79 (24.31%) Test Automation
8 76 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (19.08%) Kanban
9 62 (19.08%) Unit Testing
9 62 (19.08%) MVC
10 61 (18.77%) Test Scripting
11 54 (16.62%) User Stories
11 54 (16.62%) OO
12 49 (15.08%) Regression Testing
13 44 (13.54%) OOP
14 43 (13.23%) Performance Testing
15 40 (12.31%) Manual Testing
16 38 (11.69%) Integration Testing
16 38 (11.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.77%) C#
2 104 (32.00%) Java
3 79 (24.31%) JavaScript
4 77 (23.69%) Ruby
5 63 (19.38%) Python
6 52 (16.00%) SQL
7 34 (10.46%) T-SQL
8 27 (8.31%) PHP
9 13 (4.00%) Groovy
10 11 (3.38%) ActionScript 3.0
10 11 (3.38%) Objective-C
10 11 (3.38%) ActionScript
11 9 (2.77%) CoffeeScript
12 7 (2.15%) XPath
12 7 (2.15%) Scala
13 6 (1.85%) C++
14 4 (1.23%) Clojure
15 3 (0.92%) C
16 2 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (17.85%) Degree
2 7 (2.15%) MBA
3 5 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) ISEB
5 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (50.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.62%) Ansible
2 2 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.77%) JBoss
3 15 (4.62%) Facebook
4 9 (2.77%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle
5 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.31%) Perforce
6 1 (0.31%) VMware
6 1 (0.31%) Google
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