The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 406 436 436
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 45 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.024% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,900 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,100 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8667 8306 9469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.17% 37.50% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7565 7385 8545
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +36 33 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 10 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (81.63%) BDD
2 34 (69.39%) Selenium
2 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (65.31%) TDD
4 29 (59.18%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (57.14%) JIRA
6 27 (55.10%) Scrum
7 26 (53.06%) WebDriver
8 25 (51.02%) Test Scripting
8 25 (51.02%) QA
8 25 (51.02%) Test Strategy
9 24 (48.98%) Cucumber
10 22 (44.90%) jQuery
11 21 (42.86%) Internet
12 19 (38.78%) C#
12 19 (38.78%) Ruby
12 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
12 19 (38.78%) Behat
13 18 (36.73%) StructureMap
13 18 (36.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (36.73%) Castle Windsor
13 18 (36.73%) RavenDB
13 18 (36.73%) Relational Database
13 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (36.73%) Dapper ORM
13 18 (36.73%) NCrunch
13 18 (36.73%) WATIR
13 18 (36.73%) RedPrairie
13 18 (36.73%) Rhino Mocks
13 18 (36.73%) Moq

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (36.73%) IIS
1 18 (36.73%) Confluence
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
1 18 (36.73%) RDBMS
1 18 (36.73%) RavenDB
1 18 (36.73%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (69.39%) Selenium
2 28 (57.14%) JIRA
3 26 (53.06%) WebDriver
4 24 (48.98%) Cucumber
5 19 (38.78%) Behat
5 19 (38.78%) Git (software)
6 18 (36.73%) ReSharper
6 18 (36.73%) WATIR
6 18 (36.73%) TeamCity
6 18 (36.73%) NUnit
6 18 (36.73%) Rhino Mocks
6 18 (36.73%) Moq
6 18 (36.73%) NCrunch
7 10 (20.41%) PHPUnit
8 8 (16.33%) Maven
8 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
8 8 (16.33%) Ant
9 4 (8.16%) Subversion
10 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (26.53%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) QA Engineer
2 15 (30.61%) Test Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.16%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Lead Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Automated Test Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Security Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Security Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) jQuery
2 18 (36.73%) Spring.NET
2 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (36.73%) StructureMap
2 18 (36.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 18 (36.73%) Castle Windsor
2 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 18 (36.73%) Dapper ORM
2 18 (36.73%) HTML
2 18 (36.73%) .NET
2 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
2 18 (36.73%) CSS
2 18 (36.73%) MSMQ
2 18 (36.73%) NHibernate
2 18 (36.73%) .NET Framework
3 8 (16.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Open Source
2 12 (24.49%) Blog
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) BDD
2 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (65.31%) TDD
4 29 (59.18%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (55.10%) Scrum
6 25 (51.02%) Test Strategy
6 25 (51.02%) Test Scripting
7 18 (36.73%) MVC
7 18 (36.73%) Refactoring
7 18 (36.73%) Pair Programming
7 18 (36.73%) E-Commerce
7 18 (36.73%) ERP
7 18 (36.73%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (34.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (34.69%) User Stories
9 14 (28.57%) Automation Testing
10 12 (24.49%) Benchmarking
11 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
12 10 (20.41%) System Testing
13 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) C#
1 19 (38.78%) Ruby
2 18 (36.73%) VB.NET
2 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) C
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (51.02%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Endeca
1 18 (36.73%) RedPrairie
2 9 (18.37%) Telerik
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago