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 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 444 439 435
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 20 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.088% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.24% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £43,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
7498 7597 8053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.74% 37.09% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6661 6689 6697
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 5 February 2016.

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 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
Hampshire - 8 £35,000 -
Kent - 6 £45,250 -
West Sussex +1 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkshire -11 1 £60,000 +50.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 58 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (90.00%) Cucumber
3 52 (86.67%) Selenium
4 38 (63.33%) QA
5 36 (60.00%) Scrum
6 35 (58.33%) BDD
7 25 (41.67%) TDD
8 24 (40.00%) CSS
8 24 (40.00%) Automation Testing
9 23 (38.33%) WebDriver
9 23 (38.33%) C#
9 23 (38.33%) HTML
10 22 (36.67%) Jenkins
11 20 (33.33%) HP UFT
12 19 (31.67%) SpecFlow
13 18 (30.00%) JIRA
13 18 (30.00%) SQL
14 17 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
16 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (25.00%) Java
17 14 (23.33%) .NET
17 14 (23.33%) Regression Testing
17 14 (23.33%) Maven
17 14 (23.33%) ISTQB
17 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
18 13 (21.67%) Test Management
18 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
19 12 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (20.00%) User Stories

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (3.33%) Confluence
1 2 (3.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.33%) Big Data
3 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 52 (86.67%) Selenium
3 23 (38.33%) WebDriver
4 22 (36.67%) Jenkins
5 20 (33.33%) HP UFT
6 19 (31.67%) SpecFlow
7 18 (30.00%) JIRA
8 17 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (23.33%) Maven
10 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (13.33%) Eclipse
11 8 (13.33%) IntelliJ
11 8 (13.33%) JUnit
12 4 (6.67%) WATIR
13 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
14 2 (3.33%) JMeter
15 1 (1.67%) JBehave
15 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
15 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Analyst
2 22 (36.67%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Tester
4 10 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) QA Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) CSS
2 23 (38.33%) HTML
3 14 (23.33%) .NET
4 11 (18.33%) DOM
5 8 (13.33%) Akka
5 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.00%) SOAP
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Commons
8 1 (1.67%) Grails
8 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.67%) jQuery
8 1 (1.67%) JSON
8 1 (1.67%) REST
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.67%) Spring
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.67%) Web Services
8 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (60.00%) Scrum
3 35 (58.33%) BDD
4 25 (41.67%) TDD
5 24 (40.00%) Automation Testing
6 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
8 14 (23.33%) Regression Testing
9 13 (21.67%) Test Management
10 12 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (20.00%) User Stories
11 10 (16.67%) Kanban
11 10 (16.67%) Time Management
12 9 (15.00%) Software Delivery
13 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
13 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
14 4 (6.67%) Automated Testing
14 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) C#
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) PHP
5 5 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (63.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.33%) CODA
3 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.33%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.67%) HP