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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 420 429 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 21 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.019% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.049% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
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
7700 8226 9445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.87% 38.86% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6731 6990 8695
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £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
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 29 December 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
Berkshire - 13 £37,500 -
Surrey - 5 £40,000 -
Hampshire -25 3 £40,000 -17.94%
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 80 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (80.00%) Selenium
3 58 (68.24%) QA
4 56 (65.88%) BDD
5 52 (61.18%) TDD
6 48 (56.47%) Cucumber
7 44 (51.76%) JIRA
7 44 (51.76%) Test Scripting
7 44 (51.76%) E-Commerce
8 42 (49.41%) Scrum
9 36 (42.35%) WebDriver
10 35 (41.18%) C#
11 34 (40.00%) Ruby
11 34 (40.00%) Open Source
11 34 (40.00%) Test Strategy
12 32 (37.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (37.65%) PHP
13 30 (35.29%) ERP
13 30 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (35.29%) RDBMS
13 30 (35.29%) WATIR
13 30 (35.29%) Relational Database
14 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
15 28 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (31.76%) Confluence
16 27 (31.76%) Mentoring
16 27 (31.76%) Automation Testing
17 24 (28.24%) TeamCity
18 23 (27.06%) Refactoring
18 23 (27.06%) Pair Programming

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 27 (31.76%) Confluence
2 19 (22.35%) IIS
3 14 (16.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.53%) GitHub
2 11 (12.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.29%) RDBMS
1 30 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 19 (22.35%) RavenDB
2 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (80.00%) Selenium
2 48 (56.47%) Cucumber
3 44 (51.76%) JIRA
4 36 (42.35%) WebDriver
5 30 (35.29%) WATIR
6 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
7 24 (28.24%) TeamCity
8 19 (22.35%) Rhino Mocks
8 19 (22.35%) Moq
8 19 (22.35%) ReSharper
8 19 (22.35%) NUnit
8 19 (22.35%) NCrunch
9 11 (12.94%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (12.94%) LoadRunner
10 10 (11.76%) SpecFlow
11 9 (10.59%) Selenium IDE
12 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
13 4 (4.71%) Zephyr
13 4 (4.71%) JMeter
13 4 (4.71%) JUnit
General
1 9 (10.59%) Retail
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (48.24%) QA Engineer
2 27 (31.76%) Quality Engineer
3 20 (23.53%) Tester
4 19 (22.35%) Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Automation Tester
7 8 (9.41%) Automated Tester
8 7 (8.24%) Test Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Graduate
11 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.53%) QA Tester
11 3 (3.53%) Test Leader
12 2 (2.35%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.35%) Automated Test Engineer
12 2 (2.35%) Security Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) HTML
2 19 (22.35%) .NET
2 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET
2 19 (22.35%) CSS
2 19 (22.35%) MSMQ
2 19 (22.35%) NHibernate
2 19 (22.35%) .NET Framework
2 19 (22.35%) jQuery
2 19 (22.35%) Spring.NET
2 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (22.35%) StructureMap
2 19 (22.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 19 (22.35%) Castle Windsor
2 19 (22.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 19 (22.35%) Dapper ORM
3 14 (16.47%) LAMP
4 4 (4.71%) XML
5 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 1 (1.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.00%) Open Source
2 20 (23.53%) Blog
3 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
4 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.71%) User Experience
5 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Wiki
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (65.88%) BDD
3 52 (61.18%) TDD
4 44 (51.76%) E-Commerce
4 44 (51.76%) Test Scripting
5 42 (49.41%) Scrum
6 34 (40.00%) Test Strategy
7 32 (37.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (35.29%) ERP
8 30 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (31.76%) Automation Testing
10 27 (31.76%) Mentoring
11 23 (27.06%) Refactoring
11 23 (27.06%) Pair Programming
12 20 (23.53%) Benchmarking
13 19 (22.35%) MVC
14 17 (20.00%) Automated Testing
14 17 (20.00%) User Stories
15 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) C#
2 34 (40.00%) Ruby
3 32 (37.65%) PHP
4 19 (22.35%) VB.NET
4 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.12%) Java
6 11 (12.94%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) ISTQB
2 11 (12.94%) ISEB
3 2 (2.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (68.24%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Endeca
1 19 (22.35%) RedPrairie
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Telerik