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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 416 436 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 33 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.12% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
7669 8870 8455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.13% 38.03% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6611 7799 7536
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 £28,500 £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 1 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 1 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 +1 17 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire - 10 £55,000 - 4
Surrey - 4 £45,000 - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £29,000 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 54 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (83.33%) BDD
3 42 (70.00%) Scrum
4 40 (66.67%) Selenium
5 32 (53.33%) JIRA
5 32 (53.33%) Cucumber
6 31 (51.67%) QA
7 25 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (41.67%) TDD
8 22 (36.67%) Confluence
9 21 (35.00%) Automated Testing
10 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (31.67%) Java
11 18 (30.00%) Business Analysis
12 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
12 16 (26.67%) Automation Testing
13 15 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (25.00%) Waterfall
14 14 (23.33%) HP UFT
14 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
14 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
14 14 (23.33%) WebDriver
14 14 (23.33%) Atlassian
15 13 (21.67%) Test Management
15 13 (21.67%) SDLC
16 12 (20.00%) SaaS
16 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
16 12 (20.00%) Oracle
16 12 (20.00%) Change Management
17 11 (18.33%) Project Management

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (36.67%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.67%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (66.67%) Selenium
2 32 (53.33%) Cucumber
2 32 (53.33%) JIRA
3 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 14 (23.33%) HP UFT
4 14 (23.33%) WebDriver
5 10 (16.67%) Zephyr
6 7 (11.67%) Maven
7 6 (10.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (10.00%) SpecFlow
8 5 (8.33%) JUnit
8 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
9 4 (6.67%) IntelliJ
9 4 (6.67%) Hudson
9 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.33%) PHPUnit
10 2 (3.33%) Behat
10 2 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 6 (10.00%) Electronics
1 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Analyst
2 18 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 15 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 14 (23.33%) Tester
5 12 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (16.67%) QA Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) QA Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Test Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Automation Tester
9 5 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
9 5 (8.33%) QA Tester
9 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Senior Tester
9 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Senior QA Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) XML
2 8 (13.33%) HTML
2 8 (13.33%) CSS
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
3 5 (8.33%) jQuery
4 4 (6.67%) LAMP
4 4 (6.67%) SOAP
4 4 (6.67%) Web Services
4 4 (6.67%) REST
4 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.67%) Akka
5 2 (3.33%) RESTful
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.67%) User Experience
2 4 (6.67%) DTV
2 4 (6.67%) Wiki
3 2 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (83.33%) BDD
3 42 (70.00%) Scrum
4 25 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (41.67%) TDD
5 21 (35.00%) Automated Testing
6 19 (31.67%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (30.00%) Business Analysis
8 16 (26.67%) Automation Testing
9 15 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 15 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
11 13 (21.67%) SDLC
11 13 (21.67%) Test Management
12 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 12 (20.00%) Change Management
13 11 (18.33%) Project Management
13 11 (18.33%) UML
13 11 (18.33%) SSADM
13 11 (18.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) C#
3 10 (16.67%) PHP
4 7 (11.67%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) SQL
5 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) ISEB
2 6 (10.00%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (51.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.33%) KVM
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Atlassian
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) Apple
4 2 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) CODA
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) Thunderhead
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