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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 160 152 151
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 2 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.064% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 1.04% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 7
Average salary £29,500 £33,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.27% -21.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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
1226 1342 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.41% 41.20% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 892 864 820
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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
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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
Edinburgh -9 2 £29,500 -22.87%
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Test Planning
3 10 (58.82%) User Experience
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) JBoss
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) JSF
5 3 (17.65%) Ajax
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) Document Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
5 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (17.65%) Alfresco
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) Alfresco
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
1 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Test Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
1 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) JSF
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) XHTML
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) EJB
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) Servlets
3 1 (5.88%) Struts
3 1 (5.88%) LINQ
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Security
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Test Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Document Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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