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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 418 453 446
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 26 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.030% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.077% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 2
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.77%
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
7838 9073 8618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.86% 38.54% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6770 7848 7643
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Berkshire +2 7 £50,000 +42.85%
West Sussex - 7 £36,500 -
East Sussex - 6 £60,000 -
Hampshire +5 5 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (84.09%) BDD
3 33 (75.00%) Selenium
4 27 (61.36%) Scrum
5 26 (59.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (56.82%) QA
7 19 (43.18%) JIRA
8 18 (40.91%) Cucumber
8 18 (40.91%) Automated Testing
9 17 (38.64%) Java
9 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
10 16 (36.36%) TDD
11 15 (34.09%) Confluence
12 14 (31.82%) SaaS
12 14 (31.82%) Automation Testing
12 14 (31.82%) Oracle
13 13 (29.55%) WebDriver
14 12 (27.27%) MongoDB
14 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
14 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
14 12 (27.27%) Zephyr
14 12 (27.27%) MySQL
14 12 (27.27%) XML
15 11 (25.00%) C#
15 11 (25.00%) ISEB
16 9 (20.45%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
16 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
17 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (34.09%) Confluence
2 7 (15.91%) Drupal
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 12 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (75.00%) Selenium
2 19 (43.18%) JIRA
3 18 (40.91%) Cucumber
4 13 (29.55%) WebDriver
5 12 (27.27%) Zephyr
6 9 (20.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (13.64%) LoadRunner
7 6 (13.64%) SpecFlow
7 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.09%) Hudson
9 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Analyst
2 17 (38.64%) Tester
3 12 (27.27%) QA Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Business Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Test Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Automation Tester
6 7 (15.91%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) QA Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) Quality Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Automated Tester
9 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Lead Tester
10 3 (6.82%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (6.82%) QA Tester
10 3 (6.82%) Senior Tester
10 3 (6.82%) Senior QA Tester
11 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
11 2 (4.55%) Senior QA Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
11 2 (4.55%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) XML
2 7 (15.91%) LAMP
2 7 (15.91%) CSS
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) SOAP
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) jQuery
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.64%) Wiki
3 2 (4.55%) DTV
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) UNIX
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (84.09%) BDD
3 27 (61.36%) Scrum
4 26 (59.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (40.91%) Automated Testing
6 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
7 16 (36.36%) TDD
8 14 (31.82%) Automation Testing
9 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
10 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
10 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
11 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (15.91%) Test Management
13 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
14 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
14 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (11.36%) OO
15 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
15 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (15.91%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (56.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) KVM
1 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Google
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago