The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 377 419 432
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +13
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 68 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.024% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.063% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 2
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,300 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -15.78%
Gherkin
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7968 7968 9056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.26% 37.92% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6756 7068 8058
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Gherkin
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in the South East

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in the South East

Gherkin
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Hampshire +41 48 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire - 6 £37,500 -
Surrey 0 5 £55,000 +50.68% 4
Buckinghamshire - 5 £42,500 -
Sussex - 4 - -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 84 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (72.09%) Selenium
3 59 (68.60%) QA
4 58 (67.44%) BDD
5 53 (61.63%) TDD
6 47 (54.65%) Cucumber
6 47 (54.65%) JIRA
7 45 (52.33%) Test Scripting
8 44 (51.16%) Scrum
9 42 (48.84%) E-Commerce
9 42 (48.84%) Test Strategy
10 39 (45.35%) WebDriver
11 38 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (44.19%) Ruby
12 37 (43.02%) Open Source
13 34 (39.53%) C#
14 33 (38.37%) ERP
14 33 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (38.37%) RDBMS
14 33 (38.37%) WATIR
14 33 (38.37%) Relational Database
15 30 (34.88%) Mentoring
15 30 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (33.72%) Git (software)
17 27 (31.40%) TeamCity
18 26 (30.23%) jQuery
18 26 (30.23%) Refactoring
18 26 (30.23%) Confluence
18 26 (30.23%) User Stories
18 26 (30.23%) Internet

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 26 (30.23%) Confluence
2 22 (25.58%) IIS
3 4 (4.65%) Drupal
3 4 (4.65%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.74%) GitHub
2 7 (8.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (38.37%) RDBMS
1 33 (38.37%) Relational Database
2 22 (25.58%) RavenDB
2 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (72.09%) Selenium
2 47 (54.65%) Cucumber
2 47 (54.65%) JIRA
3 39 (45.35%) WebDriver
4 33 (38.37%) WATIR
5 29 (33.72%) Git (software)
6 27 (31.40%) TeamCity
7 22 (25.58%) ReSharper
7 22 (25.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (25.58%) Moq
7 22 (25.58%) NUnit
7 22 (25.58%) NCrunch
8 17 (19.77%) Behat
9 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
9 12 (13.95%) PHPUnit
10 8 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (9.30%) LoadRunner
10 8 (9.30%) Ant
10 8 (9.30%) Maven
10 8 (9.30%) Selenium IDE
General
1 13 (15.12%) Retail
2 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Advertising
2 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) QA Engineer
2 25 (29.07%) Quality Engineer
3 16 (18.60%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Project Manager
6 8 (9.30%) Tester
6 8 (9.30%) Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Graduate
11 3 (3.49%) QA Tester
11 3 (3.49%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Automated Test Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Lead Tester
11 3 (3.49%) Test Leader
12 2 (2.33%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.23%) jQuery
1 26 (30.23%) HTML
2 22 (25.58%) .NET Framework
2 22 (25.58%) Spring.NET
2 22 (25.58%) StructureMap
2 22 (25.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 22 (25.58%) Castle Windsor
2 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (25.58%) MSMQ
2 22 (25.58%) .NET
2 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET
2 22 (25.58%) CSS
2 22 (25.58%) NHibernate
2 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 22 (25.58%) Dapper ORM
3 9 (10.47%) Web Services
4 4 (4.65%) LAMP
5 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.02%) Open Source
2 23 (26.74%) Blog
3 10 (11.63%) User Experience
4 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (97.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (67.44%) BDD
3 53 (61.63%) TDD
4 45 (52.33%) Test Scripting
5 44 (51.16%) Scrum
6 42 (48.84%) E-Commerce
6 42 (48.84%) Test Strategy
7 38 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (38.37%) ERP
8 33 (38.37%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (34.88%) Mentoring
9 30 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (30.23%) Refactoring
10 26 (30.23%) User Stories
10 26 (30.23%) Pair Programming
11 23 (26.74%) Benchmarking
12 22 (25.58%) MVC
12 22 (25.58%) Automation Testing
13 18 (20.93%) Automated Testing
14 16 (18.60%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) Ruby
2 34 (39.53%) C#
3 23 (26.74%) PHP
4 22 (25.58%) VB.NET
4 22 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.30%) Python
6 7 (8.14%) Java
7 2 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (2.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (68.60%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) RedPrairie
1 22 (25.58%) Endeca
2 9 (10.47%) Telerik
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
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