The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 127 156 132
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 34 4 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 0.13% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.10% 0.34% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 1 14
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Gherkin
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1098 1163 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.82% 38.13% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 712 818 882
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Gherkin Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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 - 21 £45,000 - 3
Edinburgh +19 14 £45,000 -
Dundee - 7 £32,500 -
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (96.30%) Scrum
1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (79.63%) Java
2 43 (79.63%) Web Services
3 41 (75.93%) JBoss
4 39 (72.22%) BDD
5 38 (70.37%) Selenium
6 32 (59.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (57.41%) Spring Security
7 31 (57.41%) jQuery
7 31 (57.41%) Spring
7 31 (57.41%) CSS
7 31 (57.41%) XHTML
7 31 (57.41%) HTML
7 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
7 31 (57.41%) Hibernate
8 30 (55.56%) Jenkins
9 29 (53.70%) RESTful
9 29 (53.70%) Open Source
9 29 (53.70%) Artifactory
9 29 (53.70%) SOA
9 29 (53.70%) Maven
9 29 (53.70%) Document Management
9 29 (53.70%) JSON
9 29 (53.70%) Unit Testing
9 29 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (53.70%) Alfresco
9 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
10 19 (35.19%) JIRA
10 19 (35.19%) TDD

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 41 (75.93%) JBoss
2 29 (53.70%) Alfresco
3 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 7 (12.96%) Jetty
3 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 38 (70.37%) Selenium
2 30 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 29 (53.70%) Artifactory
3 29 (53.70%) Maven
4 19 (35.19%) JIRA
5 10 (18.52%) Cucumber
6 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
8 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
1 25 (46.30%) Java Developer
2 23 (42.59%) Open Source Developer
3 13 (24.07%) Software Engineer
4 12 (22.22%) Scrum Master
5 7 (12.96%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Software Tester
5 7 (12.96%) Software Testing Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Tester
5 7 (12.96%) Testing Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Systems Test Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (79.63%) Web Services
2 31 (57.41%) CSS
2 31 (57.41%) Hibernate
2 31 (57.41%) HTML
2 31 (57.41%) jQuery
2 31 (57.41%) Spring
2 31 (57.41%) Spring Security
2 31 (57.41%) XHTML
3 29 (53.70%) JSON
3 29 (53.70%) RESTful
4 7 (12.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Android
1 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
1 52 (96.30%) Scrum
2 39 (72.22%) BDD
3 32 (59.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (53.70%) Document Management
4 29 (53.70%) Open Source
4 29 (53.70%) SOA
4 29 (53.70%) Unit Testing
5 19 (35.19%) TDD
6 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Project Management
7 7 (12.96%) Android Development
7 7 (12.96%) ATDD
7 7 (12.96%) High Availability
7 7 (12.96%) iOS Development
7 7 (12.96%) Mobile Development
7 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
7 7 (12.96%) SDLC
7 7 (12.96%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) Java
2 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) C#
4 7 (12.96%) Perl
4 7 (12.96%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) Ruby
4 7 (12.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Cegedim Rx
3 1 (1.85%) HP
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