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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 506 460 532
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +72
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 122 217 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.09% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 108 175 74
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
16488 19912 18424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.83% 40.22% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14019 16793 16040
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +17 22 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Hammersmith - 2 £32,500 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 215 (91.10%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (61.44%) Cucumber
3 138 (58.47%) QA
4 136 (57.63%) TDD
5 132 (55.93%) BDD
6 120 (50.85%) Scrum
7 100 (42.37%) Selenium
8 90 (38.14%) Test Automation
9 85 (36.02%) Git (software)
10 71 (30.08%) MySQL
10 71 (30.08%) Python
11 70 (29.66%) Java
12 68 (28.81%) Ruby
13 65 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
14 62 (26.27%) SQL
14 62 (26.27%) Open Source
15 59 (25.00%) jQuery
15 59 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 59 (25.00%) Mentoring
16 58 (24.58%) C#
16 58 (24.58%) Linux
17 57 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
18 56 (23.73%) HTML
18 56 (23.73%) Opscode Chef
19 55 (23.31%) CSS
19 55 (23.31%) Web Services
19 55 (23.31%) Apache
20 52 (22.03%) XML
20 52 (22.03%) Automated Testing
21 51 (21.61%) Django

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 55 (23.31%) Apache
2 9 (3.81%) Confluence
3 8 (3.39%) Node.js
4 3 (1.27%) IIS
4 3 (1.27%) CMS
4 3 (1.27%) WordPress
5 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 57 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.02%) Internet
2 9 (3.81%) HTTP
2 9 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.12%) DNS
3 5 (2.12%) DSL
4 3 (1.27%) SMTP
5 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (30.08%) MySQL
2 65 (27.54%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (21.61%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.54%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.54%) Big Data
7 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 145 (61.44%) Cucumber
2 100 (42.37%) Selenium
3 85 (36.02%) Git (software)
4 51 (21.61%) Karma Test Runner
5 46 (19.49%) WebDriver
6 43 (18.22%) SpecFlow
7 38 (16.10%) Jenkins
8 37 (15.68%) RSpec
9 30 (12.71%) QuickTest Pro
10 28 (11.86%) Subversion
10 28 (11.86%) Calabash
10 28 (11.86%) Jasmine
11 27 (11.44%) NUnit
12 21 (8.90%) FitNesse
13 20 (8.47%) JUnit
14 17 (7.20%) JMeter
14 17 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (6.78%) Firebug
15 16 (6.78%) Fiddler
16 14 (5.93%) JIRA
General
1 46 (19.49%) Games
2 37 (15.68%) Finance
3 29 (12.29%) Publishing
4 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.66%) Online Betting
6 7 (2.97%) Retail
7 6 (2.54%) Law
7 6 (2.54%) Back Office
8 4 (1.69%) Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (32.63%) QA Engineer
2 73 (30.93%) Developer
3 42 (17.80%) Analyst
4 41 (17.37%) Python Developer
5 32 (13.56%) Senior QA Engineer
6 26 (11.02%) Test Analyst
7 24 (10.17%) Lead Developer
8 19 (8.05%) Test Engineer
9 18 (7.63%) Architect
9 18 (7.63%) Lead Architect
9 18 (7.63%) Python/Django Developer
10 17 (7.20%) Automation Engineer
10 17 (7.20%) QA Analyst
11 12 (5.08%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.66%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (4.24%) Software Development Engineer
13 10 (4.24%) Team Leader
13 10 (4.24%) Development Engineer
14 9 (3.81%) Senior Developer
15 8 (3.39%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.00%) jQuery
2 56 (23.73%) HTML
3 55 (23.31%) CSS
3 55 (23.31%) Web Services
4 52 (22.03%) XML
5 51 (21.61%) Django
6 50 (21.19%) .NET
7 42 (17.80%) JSON
8 31 (13.14%) RESTful
9 24 (10.17%) SOAP
10 16 (6.78%) Ajax
11 15 (6.36%) ASP.NET
12 13 (5.51%) WCF
13 12 (5.08%) HTML5
14 9 (3.81%) REST
14 9 (3.81%) AngularJS
14 9 (3.81%) MSMQ
14 9 (3.81%) J2SE
14 9 (3.81%) DOM
15 8 (3.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.27%) Open Source
2 33 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.51%) User Experience
5 7 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.97%) Online Gambling
5 7 (2.97%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.97%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.97%) Equities
5 7 (2.97%) Derivative
6 6 (2.54%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.12%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.12%) Online Games
8 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.27%) Blog
10 2 (0.85%) Social Network
10 2 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.58%) Linux
2 25 (10.59%) UNIX
3 16 (6.78%) Windows
4 7 (2.97%) Android
4 7 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (91.10%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (57.63%) TDD
3 132 (55.93%) BDD
4 120 (50.85%) Scrum
5 90 (38.14%) Test Automation
6 59 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 52 (22.03%) Automated Testing
8 50 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (20.34%) Test Scripting
10 45 (19.07%) E-Commerce
11 44 (18.64%) User Stories
12 41 (17.37%) Manual Testing
13 34 (14.41%) Integration Testing
14 33 (13.98%) Regression Testing
15 32 (13.56%) Performance Testing
16 29 (12.29%) Kanban
17 26 (11.02%) Software Testing
18 25 (10.59%) Test Strategy
19 23 (9.75%) Continuous Delivery
20 22 (9.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.08%) Python
2 70 (29.66%) Java
3 68 (28.81%) Ruby
4 62 (26.27%) SQL
5 59 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 58 (24.58%) C#
7 26 (11.02%) Scala
8 22 (9.32%) T-SQL
9 18 (7.63%) Groovy
10 11 (4.66%) PHP
11 10 (4.24%) C
12 8 (3.39%) Perl
13 4 (1.69%) C++
14 3 (1.27%) VB
14 3 (1.27%) VBA
14 3 (1.27%) VB6
14 3 (1.27%) F#
15 2 (0.85%) XPath
16 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (10.59%) Degree
2 17 (7.20%) ISEB
3 10 (4.24%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (58.47%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 56 (23.73%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.12%) Ansible
2 5 (2.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.75%) Google
2 23 (9.75%) Facebook
3 8 (3.39%) Oracle
4 5 (2.12%) Cognos
4 5 (2.12%) Capita
5 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
North West London
asos
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago