The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 677 768 731
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -37
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 262 182 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 219 163 149
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38503 39611 42685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.97% 37.18% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33219 34097 35665
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Gherkin
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin within the UK.

Gherkin Salary Trend in the UK

Gherkin
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in the UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
England +51 225 £50,000 -9.09% 34
London +34 149 £55,000 - 22
Scotland +33 35 £45,000 +12.50% 3
City of London +77 32 £56,250 +7.14% 8
Glasgow - 22 £45,000 - 3
South East +20 20 £40,000 -
Edinburgh +17 15 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 14 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire +9 12 £50,000 -9.09% 3
York - 12 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 12 £50,000 - 1
East of England -2 9 £40,000 -27.27%
Hampshire - 8 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £34,000 -
Shropshire - 7 £34,000 -
Telford - 7 £34,000 -
Dundee - 7 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 6 £45,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 6 £45,000 - 3
Kent - 6 £45,250 -
North West +21 5 £47,500 +7.95% 3
Isleworth - 5 £50,000 -
Manchester +28 4 £47,500 +72.72% 2
Norwich +15 4 - -
Norfolk +15 4 - -
Crawley +7 4 £40,000 -11.11%
West Sussex -1 4 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -4 4 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Bristol -6 4 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Hertfordshire -7 4 £40,000 -27.27%

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 451 (83.52%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (70.56%) Selenium
3 363 (67.22%) BDD
4 339 (62.78%) Cucumber
5 243 (45.00%) QA
6 237 (43.89%) C#
7 235 (43.52%) Java
8 231 (42.78%) Scrum
9 212 (39.26%) TDD
10 186 (34.44%) Test Automation
11 184 (34.07%) SpecFlow
12 177 (32.78%) WebDriver
13 148 (27.41%) Continuous Integration
14 146 (27.04%) Jenkins
15 145 (26.85%) Web Services
16 135 (25.00%) JavaScript
17 121 (22.41%) .NET
18 120 (22.22%) HTML
19 115 (21.30%) Test Scripting
20 114 (21.11%) User Acceptance Testing
21 110 (20.37%) SQL
22 108 (20.00%) Automated Testing
23 97 (17.96%) CSS
23 97 (17.96%) JIRA
24 91 (16.85%) jQuery
25 90 (16.67%) Finance
26 85 (15.74%) Microsoft
27 82 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
27 82 (15.19%) Git (software)
28 76 (14.07%) Ruby

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 47 (8.70%) JBoss
2 36 (6.67%) Apache
3 30 (5.56%) Alfresco
4 12 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.04%) Node.js
6 10 (1.85%) IIS
7 8 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.30%) Confluence
8 7 (1.30%) Jetty
9 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.78%) GitHub
3 12 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.59%) Internet
2 5 (0.93%) Broadband
3 3 (0.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) DSL
5 1 (0.19%) Skype
5 1 (0.19%) SSH
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.78%) MySQL
3 35 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (6.30%) Amazon Redshift
5 19 (3.52%) DB2
5 19 (3.52%) DbVisualizer
6 16 (2.96%) Big Data
7 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.67%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.48%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.30%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 381 (70.56%) Selenium
2 339 (62.78%) Cucumber
3 184 (34.07%) SpecFlow
4 177 (32.78%) WebDriver
5 146 (27.04%) Jenkins
6 97 (17.96%) JIRA
7 82 (15.19%) Git (software)
7 82 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 67 (12.41%) Maven
9 61 (11.30%) HP UFT
10 53 (9.81%) SoapUI
11 38 (7.04%) FitNesse
12 36 (6.67%) NUnit
13 35 (6.48%) WATIR
14 34 (6.30%) Jasmine
14 34 (6.30%) Karma Test Runner
15 30 (5.56%) Appium
15 30 (5.56%) Artifactory
15 30 (5.56%) Visual Studio
16 22 (4.07%) JMeter
General
1 90 (16.67%) Finance
2 36 (6.67%) Games
3 32 (5.93%) Retail
4 13 (2.41%) Publishing
5 10 (1.85%) Back Office
5 10 (1.85%) Front Office
6 8 (1.48%) Advertising
6 8 (1.48%) Banking
6 8 (1.48%) Law
7 7 (1.30%) Marketing
7 7 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.56%) Electronics
8 3 (0.56%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (26.30%) Analyst
2 112 (20.74%) Test Analyst
3 107 (19.81%) Tester
4 106 (19.63%) Developer
5 73 (13.52%) Automation Tester
6 60 (11.11%) QA Analyst
7 56 (10.37%) Automation Analyst
8 54 (10.00%) Java Developer
9 51 (9.44%) Automation Test Analyst
10 47 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
11 43 (7.96%) Automation Engineer
12 41 (7.59%) QA Engineer
12 41 (7.59%) Test Engineer
13 39 (7.22%) Automation Test Lead
14 38 (7.04%) QA Test Analyst
15 37 (6.85%) Test Leader
16 36 (6.67%) Software Engineer
17 33 (6.11%) Selenium Tester
18 32 (5.93%) Selenium Test Analyst
18 32 (5.93%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (26.85%) Web Services
2 121 (22.41%) .NET
3 120 (22.22%) HTML
4 97 (17.96%) CSS
5 91 (16.85%) jQuery
6 73 (13.52%) RESTful
7 59 (10.93%) AngularJS
8 51 (9.44%) SOAP
9 50 (9.26%) JSON
10 48 (8.89%) ASP.NET
11 47 (8.70%) XML
12 39 (7.22%) Hibernate
12 39 (7.22%) Spring
13 37 (6.85%) Spring Security
14 34 (6.30%) Django
15 32 (5.93%) .NET Framework
15 32 (5.93%) XHTML
16 30 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (5.37%) REST
18 25 (4.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.22%) Client/Server
2 41 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.52%) Derivative
5 19 (3.52%) Equities
5 19 (3.52%) Fixed Income
6 16 (2.96%) iPad
7 13 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.22%) User Experience
9 10 (1.85%) Blog
9 10 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (1.48%) Contract for Difference
10 8 (1.48%) Fintech
11 6 (1.11%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.74%) Informatics
12 4 (0.74%) Online Games
13 3 (0.56%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.56%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.56%) Windows
2 37 (6.85%) Unix
3 32 (5.93%) Linux
4 24 (4.44%) Android
5 19 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (83.52%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (67.22%) BDD
3 231 (42.78%) Scrum
4 212 (39.26%) TDD
5 186 (34.44%) Test Automation
6 148 (27.41%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (21.30%) Test Scripting
8 114 (21.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 108 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 74 (13.70%) Automation Testing
11 72 (13.33%) Software Testing
12 69 (12.78%) E-Commerce
13 68 (12.59%) OO
13 68 (12.59%) Open Source
14 65 (12.04%) Test Management
15 64 (11.85%) SDLC
16 63 (11.67%) Mentoring
17 61 (11.30%) Unit Testing
18 59 (10.93%) Manual Testing
19 54 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 237 (43.89%) C#
2 235 (43.52%) Java
3 135 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 110 (20.37%) SQL
5 76 (14.07%) Ruby
6 63 (11.67%) Python
7 19 (3.52%) Groovy
8 17 (3.15%) PHP
8 17 (3.15%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.30%) Perl
10 6 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.11%) Scala
11 5 (0.93%) C++
11 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.56%) VB
12 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.56%) VB6
13 2 (0.37%) F#
14 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (12.96%) ISTQB
2 66 (12.22%) ISEB
3 56 (10.37%) Degree
4 41 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 41 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.93%) OCPJP
5 5 (0.93%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.37%) PMP
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (45.00%) QA
2 27 (5.00%) SDET
3 5 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (1.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 85 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.52%) hybris
3 12 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.30%) Cegedim Rx
5 6 (1.11%) VMware
6 5 (0.93%) HP
6 5 (0.93%) Sun
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle
7 3 (0.56%) Zend
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe
8 2 (0.37%) CODA
8 2 (0.37%) Facebook
8 2 (0.37%) Google
8 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.37%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.19%) Capita
9 1 (0.19%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.19%) Rally
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TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £101000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Training & Bonus!
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £3k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £600000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + The best package eveer
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + The best package eveer
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + The best package eveer
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Head Office, Hanger Lane, London
River Island
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago