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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 150 142 156
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 13 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.90% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 2.19% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 5
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1144 1504 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.62% 40.87% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 733 1034 877
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh -6 12 £32,500 -7.14%
Glasgow -9 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
4 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Selenium
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (37.50%) HP UFT
6 6 (37.50%) Spring
6 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
7 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) SOA
8 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) JBoss
8 4 (25.00%) XHTML
8 4 (25.00%) RESTful
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
3 6 (37.50%) HP UFT
4 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
5 4 (25.00%) Artifactory
5 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (25.00%) Maven
6 2 (12.50%) Subversion
6 2 (12.50%) JUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Mockito
7 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 6 (37.50%) Spring
1 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 4 (25.00%) JSON
2 4 (25.00%) Spring Security
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) XHTML
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
3 2 (12.50%) Servlets
3 2 (12.50%) Struts
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) EJB
3 2 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (12.50%) JSF
3 2 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Document Management
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
7 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
7 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
8 2 (12.50%) SDLC
8 2 (12.50%) CRM
8 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
9 1 (6.25%) User Stories
9 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) HP