The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank - - 70
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
387 331 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 53.53% 42.22% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 341 298 257
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,997
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%