The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 48 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 30 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.67% 0.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% 1.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%
Gherkin
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 159 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 56.27% 39.75% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 143 141 106
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Portsmouth region.

Gherkin Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 31 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (100.00%) Ruby
1 31 (100.00%) QA
1 31 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 31 (100.00%) Open Source
2 27 (87.10%) Test Strategy
2 27 (87.10%) Relational Database
2 27 (87.10%) WATIR
2 27 (87.10%) Selenium
2 27 (87.10%) Test Scripting
2 27 (87.10%) Scrum
2 27 (87.10%) WebDriver
2 27 (87.10%) ERP
2 27 (87.10%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (87.10%) RDBMS
3 26 (83.87%) C#
3 26 (83.87%) HTML
3 26 (83.87%) JIRA
3 26 (83.87%) TDD
3 26 (83.87%) Pair Programming
3 26 (83.87%) TeamCity
3 26 (83.87%) Confluence
3 26 (83.87%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (83.87%) Refactoring
3 26 (83.87%) BDD
4 22 (70.97%) StructureMap
4 22 (70.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 22 (70.97%) Castle Windsor
4 22 (70.97%) RavenDB

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 26 (83.87%) Confluence
2 22 (70.97%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) RDBMS
1 27 (87.10%) Relational Database
2 22 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (70.97%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 27 (87.10%) WebDriver
2 27 (87.10%) WATIR
2 27 (87.10%) Selenium
3 26 (83.87%) TeamCity
3 26 (83.87%) JIRA
4 22 (70.97%) ReSharper
4 22 (70.97%) Git (software)
4 22 (70.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 22 (70.97%) Moq
4 22 (70.97%) NUnit
4 22 (70.97%) NCrunch
5 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.90%) JUnit
5 4 (12.90%) JMeter
General
1 12 (38.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 19 (61.29%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) HTML
2 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET
2 22 (70.97%) CSS
2 22 (70.97%) MSMQ
2 22 (70.97%) NHibernate
2 22 (70.97%) .NET Framework
2 22 (70.97%) jQuery
2 22 (70.97%) Spring.NET
2 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (70.97%) StructureMap
2 22 (70.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 22 (70.97%) Castle Windsor
2 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 22 (70.97%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Open Source
2 17 (54.84%) Blog
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (87.10%) ERP
2 27 (87.10%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (87.10%) Scrum
2 27 (87.10%) Test Scripting
2 27 (87.10%) Test Strategy
3 26 (83.87%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (83.87%) BDD
3 26 (83.87%) Refactoring
3 26 (83.87%) TDD
3 26 (83.87%) Pair Programming
4 22 (70.97%) MVC
5 21 (67.74%) Mentoring
6 17 (54.84%) Benchmarking
7 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.81%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (12.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Ruby
2 26 (83.87%) C#
3 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
3 22 (70.97%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
4 4 (12.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Endeca
1 22 (70.97%) RedPrairie