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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 522 531 580
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +49
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 109 90 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.100%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.49% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 100 74 35
Average salary £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £40,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
15651 18228 19553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 35.78% 40.89% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13433 15322 17314
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 £72,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +20 13 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Docklands, London - 2 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £42,500 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 195 (77.38%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (59.13%) TDD
2 149 (59.13%) Cucumber
3 139 (55.16%) QA
4 121 (48.02%) Scrum
4 121 (48.02%) BDD
5 98 (38.89%) Selenium
6 86 (34.13%) Git (software)
7 83 (32.94%) MySQL
8 75 (29.76%) PostgreSQL
9 74 (29.37%) jQuery
10 71 (28.17%) Python
11 68 (26.98%) C#
11 68 (26.98%) Ruby
12 67 (26.59%) Opscode Chef
13 65 (25.79%) Django
14 63 (25.00%) Linux
14 63 (25.00%) Apache
15 59 (23.41%) Java
16 58 (23.02%) Test Automation
16 58 (23.02%) Open Source
16 58 (23.02%) Karma Test Runner
16 58 (23.02%) Amazon Redshift
17 54 (21.43%) Web Services
18 52 (20.63%) .NET
19 51 (20.24%) Games
20 49 (19.44%) Automated Testing
21 48 (19.05%) SpecFlow
22 46 (18.25%) Degree
23 45 (17.86%) Mentoring

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 63 (25.00%) Apache
2 12 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.78%) Node.js
4 3 (1.19%) Confluence
5 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.32%) Internet
2 10 (3.97%) HTTP
3 6 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.38%) DSL
4 5 (1.98%) DNS
5 3 (1.19%) Wireless
5 3 (1.19%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (32.94%) MySQL
2 75 (29.76%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (23.02%) Amazon Redshift
4 29 (11.51%) SQL Server
5 18 (7.14%) Big Data
5 18 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (6.75%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 149 (59.13%) Cucumber
2 98 (38.89%) Selenium
3 86 (34.13%) Git (software)
4 58 (23.02%) Karma Test Runner
5 48 (19.05%) SpecFlow
6 35 (13.89%) WebDriver
7 34 (13.49%) RSpec
7 34 (13.49%) NUnit
8 33 (13.10%) Jasmine
9 30 (11.90%) JMeter
10 29 (11.51%) QuickTest Pro
11 28 (11.11%) Calabash
12 25 (9.92%) TeamCity
13 23 (9.13%) Moq
14 20 (7.94%) Behat
14 20 (7.94%) Maven
15 19 (7.54%) WATIR
16 18 (7.14%) CruiseControl
16 18 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
17 16 (6.35%) Capybara
General
1 51 (20.24%) Games
2 31 (12.30%) Finance
3 27 (10.71%) Publishing
4 13 (5.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 82 (32.54%) Developer
2 76 (30.16%) QA Engineer
3 50 (19.84%) Analyst
4 45 (17.86%) Python Developer
5 43 (17.06%) Test Analyst
6 29 (11.51%) Test Engineer
7 26 (10.32%) Team Leader
7 26 (10.32%) QA Analyst
8 23 (9.13%) Senior QA Engineer
9 19 (7.54%) C# Developer
10 17 (6.75%) Quality Engineer
11 16 (6.35%) Python/Django Developer
12 13 (5.16%) Lead Developer
12 13 (5.16%) Tester
12 13 (5.16%) Automation Engineer
13 12 (4.76%) Senior Quality Engineer
14 10 (3.97%) QA Automation Engineer
15 8 (3.17%) Web Analyst
15 8 (3.17%) Web Test Analyst
16 7 (2.78%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (29.37%) jQuery
2 65 (25.79%) Django
3 54 (21.43%) Web Services
4 52 (20.63%) .NET
5 37 (14.68%) SOAP
6 30 (11.90%) REST
7 29 (11.51%) WCF
8 27 (10.71%) RESTful
8 27 (10.71%) HTML
9 23 (9.13%) MSMQ
10 19 (7.54%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (7.14%) XML
11 18 (7.14%) CSS
11 18 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 17 (6.75%) ActiveMQ
12 17 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (5.56%) .NET Framework
14 13 (5.16%) NHibernate
14 13 (5.16%) HTML5
15 12 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.02%) Open Source
2 16 (6.35%) Online Gambling
3 11 (4.37%) User Experience
4 10 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.38%) Blog
7 6 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.98%) Social Media
9 3 (1.19%) Social Network
10 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
11 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.40%) iPad
11 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.00%) Linux
2 40 (15.87%) UNIX
3 19 (7.54%) Windows
4 13 (5.16%) Android
4 13 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.57%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (77.38%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (59.13%) TDD
3 121 (48.02%) Scrum
3 121 (48.02%) BDD
4 58 (23.02%) Test Automation
5 49 (19.44%) Automated Testing
6 45 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 44 (17.46%) Test Scripting
7 44 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (17.46%) E-Commerce
8 38 (15.08%) Regression Testing
9 37 (14.68%) OO
9 37 (14.68%) Kanban
10 36 (14.29%) User Stories
10 36 (14.29%) Performance Testing
11 34 (13.49%) Integration Testing
12 26 (10.32%) Manual Testing
13 25 (9.92%) MVC
14 24 (9.52%) OOP
15 20 (7.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (28.17%) Python
2 68 (26.98%) Ruby
2 68 (26.98%) C#
3 59 (23.41%) Java
4 38 (15.08%) JavaScript
5 28 (11.11%) SQL
6 24 (9.52%) Groovy
7 15 (5.95%) Scala
8 13 (5.16%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.97%) PHP
10 5 (1.98%) XPath
11 3 (1.19%) Perl
11 3 (1.19%) C++
12 2 (0.79%) C
12 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (18.25%) Degree
2 6 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (55.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (26.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.98%) Ansible
2 5 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (5.56%) Facebook
2 12 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.76%) Google
3 6 (2.38%) Oracle
4 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.40%) VMware
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago