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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 429 410 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 18 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.040% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
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
7641 7975 8830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.87% 39.44% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6708 6684 8158
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
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 23 January 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 +16 14 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Surrey - 4 £40,000 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 61 (89.71%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (79.41%) Selenium
3 45 (66.18%) QA
4 41 (60.29%) BDD
5 33 (48.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (47.06%) Cucumber
6 32 (47.06%) TDD
7 30 (44.12%) PHP
8 29 (42.65%) E-Commerce
8 29 (42.65%) Scrum
8 29 (42.65%) JIRA
9 27 (39.71%) Test Scripting
10 24 (35.29%) Automation Testing
11 22 (32.35%) WebDriver
12 21 (30.88%) C#
13 19 (27.94%) Ruby
13 19 (27.94%) Open Source
14 18 (26.47%) Test Automation
15 17 (25.00%) Drupal
15 17 (25.00%) Test Strategy
15 17 (25.00%) Automated Testing
15 17 (25.00%) LAMP
16 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
17 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
17 15 (22.06%) WATIR
17 15 (22.06%) Confluence
17 15 (22.06%) Java
17 15 (22.06%) ERP
17 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (22.06%) RDBMS

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (25.00%) Drupal
2 15 (22.06%) Confluence
3 4 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) SaaS
2 11 (16.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
1 15 (22.06%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.29%) MySQL
2 7 (10.29%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 54 (79.41%) Selenium
2 32 (47.06%) Cucumber
3 29 (42.65%) JIRA
4 22 (32.35%) WebDriver
5 15 (22.06%) WATIR
6 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
7 11 (16.18%) SpecFlow
8 9 (13.24%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (13.24%) LoadRunner
8 9 (13.24%) TeamCity
9 7 (10.29%) Zephyr
9 7 (10.29%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (5.88%) ReSharper
10 4 (5.88%) NUnit
10 4 (5.88%) JMeter
10 4 (5.88%) JUnit
10 4 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (5.88%) Moq
10 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
10 4 (5.88%) NCrunch
General
1 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) QA Engineer
2 24 (35.29%) Tester
3 23 (33.82%) Quality Engineer
4 21 (30.88%) Analyst
5 11 (16.18%) Test Analyst
5 11 (16.18%) Automation Tester
6 9 (13.24%) Automated Tester
7 5 (7.35%) Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Graduate
9 3 (4.41%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 1 (1.47%) Automation Engineer
11 1 (1.47%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) LAMP
2 8 (11.76%) HTML
3 7 (10.29%) XML
4 5 (7.35%) .NET
5 4 (5.88%) NHibernate
5 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.88%) MSMQ
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.88%) CSS
5 4 (5.88%) Spring.NET
5 4 (5.88%) jQuery
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.88%) StructureMap
5 4 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (5.88%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (1.47%) WCF
6 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Open Source
2 11 (16.18%) Blog
3 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.88%) Wiki
5 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.41%) User Experience
7 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (89.71%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (60.29%) BDD
3 33 (48.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (47.06%) TDD
5 29 (42.65%) E-Commerce
5 29 (42.65%) Scrum
6 27 (39.71%) Test Scripting
7 24 (35.29%) Automation Testing
8 18 (26.47%) Test Automation
9 17 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 17 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
11 15 (22.06%) ERP
11 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (17.65%) User Stories
13 11 (16.18%) Benchmarking
13 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (14.71%) Test Management
14 10 (14.71%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) PHP
2 21 (30.88%) C#
3 19 (27.94%) Ruby
4 15 (22.06%) Java
5 9 (13.24%) Python
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) ISEB
1 12 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 9 (13.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (66.18%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Endeca
2 4 (5.88%) RedPrairie
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