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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 381 435 440
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +5
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 62 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.049% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%
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
8349 8235 9361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.49% 37.66% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7165 7330 8397
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +40 46 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 9 £45,000 -
Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (70.27%) Selenium
2 52 (70.27%) BDD
3 47 (63.51%) QA
4 45 (60.81%) Cucumber
5 44 (59.46%) Scrum
6 43 (58.11%) TDD
7 42 (56.76%) JIRA
8 41 (55.41%) Test Strategy
9 40 (54.05%) WebDriver
10 39 (52.70%) Test Scripting
11 37 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (50.00%) Ruby
12 36 (48.65%) E-Commerce
12 36 (48.65%) Open Source
13 32 (43.24%) WATIR
13 32 (43.24%) Relational Database
13 32 (43.24%) ERP
13 32 (43.24%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (43.24%) RDBMS
14 27 (36.49%) C#
15 26 (35.14%) HTML
15 26 (35.14%) Pair Programming
15 26 (35.14%) Confluence
15 26 (35.14%) TeamCity
15 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
15 26 (35.14%) Refactoring
15 26 (35.14%) jQuery
16 24 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (31.08%) User Stories

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (35.14%) Confluence
2 22 (29.73%) IIS
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.73%) GitHub
2 4 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.24%) RDBMS
1 32 (43.24%) Relational Database
2 22 (29.73%) RavenDB
2 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (70.27%) Selenium
2 45 (60.81%) Cucumber
3 42 (56.76%) JIRA
4 40 (54.05%) WebDriver
5 32 (43.24%) WATIR
6 26 (35.14%) TeamCity
6 26 (35.14%) Git (software)
7 22 (29.73%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (29.73%) Moq
7 22 (29.73%) ReSharper
7 22 (29.73%) NUnit
7 22 (29.73%) NCrunch
8 19 (25.68%) Behat
9 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
10 10 (13.51%) PHPUnit
11 8 (10.81%) Maven
11 8 (10.81%) Ant
12 5 (6.76%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (6.76%) LoadRunner
12 5 (6.76%) Selenium IDE
General
1 13 (17.57%) Retail
2 2 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 24 (32.43%) Quality Engineer
3 16 (21.62%) Test Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.46%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Tester
8 5 (6.76%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Graduate
9 4 (5.41%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Lead Tester
10 3 (4.05%) Automated Test Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Security Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Security Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) HTML
1 26 (35.14%) jQuery
2 22 (29.73%) Spring.NET
2 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (29.73%) StructureMap
2 22 (29.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 22 (29.73%) Castle Windsor
2 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 22 (29.73%) Dapper ORM
2 22 (29.73%) .NET
2 22 (29.73%) ASP.NET
2 22 (29.73%) CSS
2 22 (29.73%) MSMQ
2 22 (29.73%) NHibernate
2 22 (29.73%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.81%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (48.65%) Open Source
2 22 (29.73%) Blog
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (70.27%) BDD
3 44 (59.46%) Scrum
4 43 (58.11%) TDD
5 41 (55.41%) Test Strategy
6 39 (52.70%) Test Scripting
7 37 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (48.65%) E-Commerce
9 32 (43.24%) ERP
9 32 (43.24%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (35.14%) Pair Programming
10 26 (35.14%) Refactoring
11 24 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (31.08%) User Stories
13 22 (29.73%) MVC
13 22 (29.73%) Benchmarking
14 18 (24.32%) Automation Testing
15 13 (17.57%) System Testing
15 13 (17.57%) Regression Testing
16 11 (14.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) Ruby
2 27 (36.49%) C#
3 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.73%) VB.NET
4 17 (22.97%) PHP
5 5 (6.76%) Java
5 5 (6.76%) Python
6 2 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.05%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (63.51%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Endeca
1 22 (29.73%) RedPrairie
2 9 (12.16%) Telerik
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
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