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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 403 425 436
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 38 45 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.20% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.51% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
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
7477 8770 8321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.03% 38.35% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6494 7646 7388
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 2015.

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 28 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
Hampshire -10 17 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +5 12 £52,500 - 1
Surrey - 7 £47,500 - 3
Kent - 1 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 57 (89.06%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (79.69%) BDD
3 46 (71.88%) Selenium
4 42 (65.63%) Scrum
4 42 (65.63%) Cucumber
5 33 (51.56%) QA
6 31 (48.44%) JIRA
7 27 (42.19%) TDD
8 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (32.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (32.81%) Java
10 20 (31.25%) Automated Testing
11 19 (29.69%) Confluence
11 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
12 18 (28.13%) Automation Testing
12 18 (28.13%) Business Analysis
13 17 (26.56%) HP UFT
14 16 (25.00%) Test Management
15 15 (23.44%) WebDriver
15 15 (23.44%) Requirements Analysis
16 14 (21.88%) Atlassian
16 14 (21.88%) C#
16 14 (21.88%) SDLC
17 13 (20.31%) Waterfall
18 12 (18.75%) MongoDB
18 12 (18.75%) Change Management
19 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (17.19%) Project Management
19 11 (17.19%) HTML
19 11 (17.19%) PHP

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 19 (29.69%) Confluence
2 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.94%) MySQL
4 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (71.88%) Selenium
2 42 (65.63%) Cucumber
3 31 (48.44%) JIRA
4 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
5 17 (26.56%) HP UFT
6 15 (23.44%) WebDriver
7 9 (14.06%) Maven
8 8 (12.50%) SpecFlow
9 7 (10.94%) Zephyr
10 6 (9.38%) LoadRunner
10 6 (9.38%) JUnit
10 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
11 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
11 5 (7.81%) IntelliJ
11 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
12 4 (6.25%) Hudson
13 2 (3.13%) PHPUnit
13 2 (3.13%) JMeter
13 2 (3.13%) Behat
14 1 (1.56%) WATIR
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Electronics
3 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Business Analyst
3 17 (26.56%) Test Analyst
4 16 (25.00%) Tester
5 12 (18.75%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Senior Tester
7 8 (12.50%) QA Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Automation Tester
8 7 (10.94%) Test Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) QA Tester
9 6 (9.38%) QA Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Senior QA Tester
9 6 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior QA Test Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Lead Tester
11 3 (4.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) HTML
1 11 (17.19%) CSS
2 7 (10.94%) Web Services
2 7 (10.94%) XML
2 7 (10.94%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.81%) Akka
3 5 (7.81%) jQuery
4 4 (6.25%) SOAP
4 4 (6.25%) REST
5 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 2 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (1.56%) LAMP
6 1 (1.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.25%) DTV
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (3.13%) iPad
3 2 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (89.06%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (79.69%) BDD
3 42 (65.63%) Scrum
4 27 (42.19%) TDD
5 22 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (32.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 18 (28.13%) Automation Testing
8 18 (28.13%) Business Analysis
9 16 (25.00%) Test Management
10 15 (23.44%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (21.88%) SDLC
12 13 (20.31%) Waterfall
13 12 (18.75%) Change Management
14 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (17.19%) Project Management
14 11 (17.19%) UML
14 11 (17.19%) SSADM
14 11 (17.19%) RUP
14 11 (17.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) Java
2 14 (21.88%) C#
3 11 (17.19%) PHP
4 8 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (9.38%) SQL
5 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) ISEB
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (51.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.13%) KVM
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Atlassian
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.56%) CODA
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
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