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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 401 394 421
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 43 64 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.29% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.77% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
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
7802 8276 7983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.02% 37.14% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6745 7071 7088
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +25 19 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Hampshire -7 16 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Surrey - 5 £47,500 -
Kent - 3 £45,000 - 1
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 64 (95.52%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (82.09%) Selenium
3 49 (73.13%) BDD
4 47 (70.15%) Cucumber
5 36 (53.73%) Scrum
5 36 (53.73%) QA
6 31 (46.27%) TDD
7 30 (44.78%) JIRA
8 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
9 24 (35.82%) Automation Testing
9 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (34.33%) Java
11 19 (28.36%) HP UFT
11 19 (28.36%) Test Management
12 18 (26.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (25.37%) WebDriver
13 17 (25.37%) Confluence
14 16 (23.88%) CSS
14 16 (23.88%) HTML
15 15 (22.39%) C#
15 15 (22.39%) Automated Testing
15 15 (22.39%) Requirements Analysis
15 15 (22.39%) SDLC
16 14 (20.90%) MongoDB
16 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
17 13 (19.40%) Maven
17 13 (19.40%) User Stories
18 12 (17.91%) Business Analysis
18 12 (17.91%) Atlassian
18 12 (17.91%) Change Management

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (25.37%) Confluence
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) MongoDB
2 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.96%) Big Data
4 5 (7.46%) MySQL
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (82.09%) Selenium
2 47 (70.15%) Cucumber
3 30 (44.78%) JIRA
4 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
5 19 (28.36%) HP UFT
6 17 (25.37%) WebDriver
7 13 (19.40%) Maven
8 10 (14.93%) JUnit
8 10 (14.93%) SpecFlow
9 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
9 9 (13.43%) IntelliJ
9 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
10 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
11 5 (7.46%) Zephyr
12 3 (4.48%) JMeter
12 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (4.48%) WATIR
13 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
13 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
13 2 (2.99%) Behat
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Analyst
2 25 (37.31%) Test Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Tester
4 12 (17.91%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Tester
6 8 (11.94%) Test Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Automation Tester
7 7 (10.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) QA Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
8 6 (8.96%) QA Tester
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior QA Tester
8 6 (8.96%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) HTML
1 16 (23.88%) CSS
2 9 (13.43%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
2 9 (13.43%) Akka
3 7 (10.45%) Web Services
4 5 (7.46%) XML
4 5 (7.46%) jQuery
5 4 (5.97%) SOAP
5 4 (5.97%) REST
6 3 (4.48%) DOM
7 2 (2.99%) RESTful
7 2 (2.99%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) DTV
1 4 (5.97%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) iPad
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (95.52%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (73.13%) BDD
3 36 (53.73%) Scrum
4 31 (46.27%) TDD
5 24 (35.82%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (35.82%) Automation Testing
6 19 (28.36%) Test Management
7 18 (26.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (22.39%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (22.39%) Automated Testing
8 15 (22.39%) SDLC
9 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
10 13 (19.40%) User Stories
11 12 (17.91%) Change Management
11 12 (17.91%) Business Analysis
12 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
12 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (16.42%) UML
12 11 (16.42%) SSADM
12 11 (16.42%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) Java
2 15 (22.39%) C#
3 12 (17.91%) PHP
4 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.43%) Python
6 8 (11.94%) SQL
7 6 (8.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) PHP5
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (53.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.99%) KVM
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Atlassian
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.99%) Apple
5 2 (2.99%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) CODA
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.49%) Thunderhead
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