The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 64 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 13 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.80% - 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.59% - 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £31,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Gherkin
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
283 284 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 39.09% 42.14% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 260 259 179
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in Sheffield

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 32 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (71.88%) HP UFT
4 22 (68.75%) Visual Studio
4 22 (68.75%) Selenium
5 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
6 12 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (37.50%) Integration Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Android
8 10 (31.25%) iPhone
8 10 (31.25%) ISEB
9 5 (15.63%) JIRA
9 5 (15.63%) Test Management
9 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (15.63%) SDLC
10 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
10 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
10 4 (12.50%) BDD
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) .NET
11 3 (9.38%) Web Services
11 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
12 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
13 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
13 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 23 (71.88%) HP UFT
3 22 (68.75%) Selenium
3 22 (68.75%) Visual Studio
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Test Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Development Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
3 12 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 12 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
5 5 (15.63%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Test Management
6 4 (12.50%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Usability Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Content Management
9 1 (3.13%) Scrum
9 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.13%) Kanban
9 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Google
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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