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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 398 431 436
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +5
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 51 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.037% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.096% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -23.95%
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
7512 8373 8763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.40% 38.66% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6378 7368 7792
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +12 27 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Berkshire - 11 £37,500 -
Surrey +1 7 £55,000 +50.68% 1
Sussex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £41,500 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 91 (94.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (73.96%) Selenium
3 63 (65.63%) BDD
4 60 (62.50%) QA
5 56 (58.33%) TDD
6 53 (55.21%) Cucumber
7 50 (52.08%) JIRA
8 47 (48.96%) Test Scripting
8 47 (48.96%) Scrum
9 44 (45.83%) E-Commerce
10 40 (41.67%) Test Strategy
11 39 (40.63%) WebDriver
12 38 (39.58%) Ruby
13 37 (38.54%) Open Source
13 37 (38.54%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (37.50%) C#
15 35 (36.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 33 (34.38%) WATIR
16 33 (34.38%) PHP
16 33 (34.38%) ERP
16 33 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (34.38%) RDBMS
16 33 (34.38%) Relational Database
17 32 (33.33%) Git (software)
18 30 (31.25%) Mentoring
19 29 (30.21%) Automation Testing
20 27 (28.13%) User Stories
20 27 (28.13%) TeamCity
21 26 (27.08%) Confluence
21 26 (27.08%) jQuery

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (27.08%) Confluence
2 22 (22.92%) IIS
3 11 (11.46%) Drupal
4 4 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.96%) GitHub
2 7 (7.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.38%) RDBMS
1 33 (34.38%) Relational Database
2 22 (22.92%) RavenDB
2 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (73.96%) Selenium
2 53 (55.21%) Cucumber
3 50 (52.08%) JIRA
4 39 (40.63%) WebDriver
5 33 (34.38%) WATIR
6 32 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 27 (28.13%) TeamCity
8 22 (22.92%) ReSharper
8 22 (22.92%) NUnit
8 22 (22.92%) Rhino Mocks
8 22 (22.92%) Moq
8 22 (22.92%) NCrunch
9 15 (15.63%) Behat
10 12 (12.50%) PHPUnit
11 11 (11.46%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (11.46%) LoadRunner
12 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
13 9 (9.38%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (7.29%) SpecFlow
15 6 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 13 (13.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Advertising
2 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) QA Engineer
2 25 (26.04%) Quality Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) Tester
4 15 (15.63%) Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Automated Tester
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Graduate
9 4 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (3.13%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Lead Tester
10 3 (3.13%) Automated Test Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) HTML
1 26 (27.08%) jQuery
2 22 (22.92%) Spring.NET
2 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (22.92%) StructureMap
2 22 (22.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 22 (22.92%) Castle Windsor
2 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 22 (22.92%) Dapper ORM
2 22 (22.92%) .NET
2 22 (22.92%) ASP.NET
2 22 (22.92%) CSS
2 22 (22.92%) MSMQ
2 22 (22.92%) NHibernate
2 22 (22.92%) .NET Framework
3 11 (11.46%) LAMP
4 7 (7.29%) Web Services
5 1 (1.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.54%) Open Source
2 23 (23.96%) Blog
3 11 (11.46%) Mobile App
4 10 (10.42%) User Experience
5 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.04%) Statistics
8 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (94.79%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (65.63%) BDD
3 56 (58.33%) TDD
4 47 (48.96%) Scrum
4 47 (48.96%) Test Scripting
5 44 (45.83%) E-Commerce
6 40 (41.67%) Test Strategy
7 37 (38.54%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (36.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (34.38%) ERP
9 33 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (31.25%) Mentoring
11 29 (30.21%) Automation Testing
12 27 (28.13%) User Stories
13 26 (27.08%) Pair Programming
13 26 (27.08%) Refactoring
14 23 (23.96%) Benchmarking
15 22 (22.92%) MVC
16 18 (18.75%) Automated Testing
17 17 (17.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) Ruby
2 36 (37.50%) C#
3 33 (34.38%) PHP
4 22 (22.92%) VB.NET
4 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.46%) Python
6 9 (9.38%) Java
7 2 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Endeca
1 22 (22.92%) RedPrairie
2 9 (9.38%) Telerik
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
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