The first table below looks at the demand for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 140 156 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 33 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.24% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.23% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1481 1246 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.82% 38.00% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 985 850 873
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,650 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in Scotland

Gherkin
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Glasgow +2 22 £37,500 -6.25%
Edinburgh - 20 £35,000 -
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 64 (83.12%) Java
2 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (76.62%) Spring
4 58 (75.32%) JBoss
5 56 (72.73%) Jenkins
6 55 (71.43%) BDD
6 55 (71.43%) JSON
7 53 (68.83%) Selenium
7 53 (68.83%) SOA
8 51 (66.23%) Hibernate
8 51 (66.23%) Open Source
9 50 (64.94%) RESTful
9 50 (64.94%) Web Services
10 47 (61.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 44 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (55.84%) Alfresco
13 42 (54.55%) jQuery
13 42 (54.55%) Document Management
13 42 (54.55%) HTML
13 42 (54.55%) JavaScript
13 42 (54.55%) XHTML
14 38 (49.35%) Scrum
15 36 (46.75%) Maven
16 35 (45.45%) Unit Testing
16 35 (45.45%) CSS
17 34 (44.16%) Artifactory
18 29 (37.66%) Spring Security
19 18 (23.38%) JSF
20 13 (16.88%) Ajax
20 13 (16.88%) Software Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 43 (55.84%) Alfresco
Development Applications
1 56 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 53 (68.83%) Selenium
3 36 (46.75%) Maven
4 34 (44.16%) Artifactory
5 8 (10.39%) JIRA
6 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.30%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (6.49%) Banking
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (84.42%) Developer
2 60 (77.92%) Java Developer
3 30 (38.96%) Senior Developer
3 30 (38.96%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Java Team Leader
4 12 (15.58%) Test Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Team Leader
4 12 (15.58%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (2.60%) Software Engineer
5 2 (2.60%) Programmer
5 2 (2.60%) Software Programmer
6 1 (1.30%) Technical Tester
6 1 (1.30%) Analyst
6 1 (1.30%) Test Analyst
6 1 (1.30%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (76.62%) Spring
2 55 (71.43%) JSON
3 51 (66.23%) Hibernate
4 50 (64.94%) RESTful
4 50 (64.94%) Web Services
5 42 (54.55%) XHTML
5 42 (54.55%) HTML
5 42 (54.55%) jQuery
6 35 (45.45%) CSS
7 29 (37.66%) Spring Security
8 18 (23.38%) JSF
9 13 (16.88%) Ajax
10 5 (6.49%) Grails
11 1 (1.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (66.23%) Open Source
2 5 (6.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (71.43%) BDD
3 53 (68.83%) SOA
4 47 (61.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (54.55%) Document Management
7 38 (49.35%) Scrum
8 35 (45.45%) Unit Testing
9 13 (16.88%) MVC
9 13 (16.88%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Kanban
11 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.30%) Test Scripting
12 1 (1.30%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (83.12%) Java
2 42 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.49%) Groovy
4 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (75.32%) JBoss
2 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.19%) ESRI
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft