The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 649 785 845
Rank change year-on-year
+136 +60
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 263 94 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.086% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 189 74 28
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45513 43072 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 39.59% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38686 37347 42809
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 25 July 2014 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 25 July 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
England +111 230 £50,000 -4.76% 33
London +38 161 £50,000 -9.09% 21
South East +30 45 £45,000 -1.09% 6
Hampshire +36 33 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Scotland +16 33 £37,500 -6.25%
City of London +6 23 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Glasgow +2 22 £37,500 -6.25%
Edinburgh - 20 £35,000 -
Portsmouth +4 18 - -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 10 £45,000 -
North West +8 9 £35,000 - 2
East of England - 9 £55,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £57,500 - 2
Southampton - 8 £42,500 - 1
Watford - 7 £60,000 - 1
Manchester - 6 £35,000 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £38,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £38,500 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £38,500 - 1
South West - 2 £70,000 - 1
Bristol - 2 £70,000 - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Cheshire -4 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 338 (62.48%) BDD
2 321 (59.33%) Selenium
3 303 (56.01%) Cucumber
4 263 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
5 249 (46.03%) Scrum
6 221 (40.85%) TDD
7 214 (39.56%) Java
8 210 (38.82%) QA
9 196 (36.23%) C#
10 180 (33.27%) Web Services
11 171 (31.61%) Open Source
12 166 (30.68%) HTML
13 164 (30.31%) Continuous Integration
14 162 (29.94%) jQuery
15 161 (29.76%) JavaScript
16 159 (29.39%) .NET
17 145 (26.80%) SpecFlow
17 145 (26.80%) Jenkins
18 141 (26.06%) RESTful
19 136 (25.14%) CSS
20 130 (24.03%) Unit Testing
21 128 (23.66%) E-Commerce
22 122 (22.55%) Automated Testing
23 121 (22.37%) MVC
24 120 (22.18%) Test Automation
25 114 (21.07%) Ruby
26 102 (18.85%) Test Scripting
27 97 (17.93%) JSON
28 95 (17.56%) Spring
28 95 (17.56%) Maven

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 71 (13.12%) Alfresco
2 28 (5.18%) CMS
3 27 (4.99%) Apache
4 21 (3.88%) IIS
5 18 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.33%) Confluence
6 6 (1.11%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (2.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.33%) GitHub
3 6 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.83%) Internet
2 6 (1.11%) HTTP
3 3 (0.55%) Wireless
3 3 (0.55%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) DSL
4 1 (0.18%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.58%) MySQL
3 29 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 18 (3.33%) RavenDB
7 17 (3.14%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (2.96%) Amazon Redshift
9 15 (2.77%) CouchDB
10 12 (2.22%) Big Data
11 11 (2.03%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.11%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.74%) Informix
14 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 321 (59.33%) Selenium
2 303 (56.01%) Cucumber
3 145 (26.80%) SpecFlow
3 145 (26.80%) Jenkins
4 95 (17.56%) Git (software)
4 95 (17.56%) Maven
5 91 (16.82%) WebDriver
6 72 (13.31%) NUnit
7 71 (13.12%) TeamCity
8 62 (11.46%) JIRA
9 54 (9.98%) QuickTest Pro
10 49 (9.06%) Moq
11 46 (8.50%) Artifactory
12 45 (8.32%) WATIR
12 45 (8.32%) JUnit
13 43 (7.95%) Behat
14 42 (7.76%) Rhino Mocks
15 37 (6.84%) SoapUI
15 37 (6.84%) Calabash
16 36 (6.65%) JMeter
General
1 85 (15.71%) Finance
2 34 (6.28%) Games
3 28 (5.18%) Retail
4 22 (4.07%) Banking
5 18 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.22%) Publishing
7 10 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.92%) Law
9 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 245 (45.29%) Developer
2 102 (18.85%) Java Developer
3 88 (16.27%) QA Engineer
4 86 (15.90%) Senior Developer
5 60 (11.09%) Test Engineer
6 52 (9.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 48 (8.87%) Tester
8 47 (8.69%) Analyst
9 41 (7.58%) C# Developer
10 39 (7.21%) Automation Engineer
11 37 (6.84%) .NET Developer
12 34 (6.28%) Test Analyst
13 29 (5.36%) QA Automation Engineer
14 28 (5.18%) Team Leader
14 28 (5.18%) Technical Team Leader
14 28 (5.18%) Java Team Leader
15 25 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (3.70%) Python Developer
17 19 (3.51%) Senior Test Engineer
18 18 (3.33%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (33.27%) Web Services
2 166 (30.68%) HTML
3 162 (29.94%) jQuery
4 159 (29.39%) .NET
5 141 (26.06%) RESTful
6 136 (25.14%) CSS
7 97 (17.93%) JSON
8 95 (17.56%) Spring
9 82 (15.16%) Hibernate
9 82 (15.16%) ASP.NET
10 81 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (14.79%) SOAP
12 77 (14.23%) WCF
13 68 (12.57%) HTML5
14 65 (12.01%) Ajax
15 64 (11.83%) .NET Framework
16 62 (11.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 54 (9.98%) XHTML
18 49 (9.06%) CSS3
19 44 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 171 (31.61%) Open Source
2 36 (6.65%) Mobile App
3 32 (5.91%) Blog
4 19 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (2.22%) Online Gambling
5 12 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.92%) GIS
8 5 (0.92%) EPoS
9 3 (0.55%) Social Network
10 2 (0.37%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.37%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.37%) iPad
11 1 (0.18%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.18%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.18%) Online Games
11 1 (0.18%) NHS
11 1 (0.18%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 76 (14.05%) Linux
2 44 (8.13%) Android
3 43 (7.95%) Apple iOS
4 38 (7.02%) Windows
5 28 (5.18%) UNIX
6 7 (1.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (62.48%) BDD
2 263 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (46.03%) Scrum
4 221 (40.85%) TDD
5 164 (30.31%) Continuous Integration
6 130 (24.03%) Unit Testing
7 128 (23.66%) E-Commerce
8 122 (22.55%) Automated Testing
9 121 (22.37%) MVC
10 120 (22.18%) Test Automation
11 102 (18.85%) Test Scripting
12 85 (15.71%) User Stories
13 84 (15.53%) SOA
14 82 (15.16%) User Acceptance Testing
14 82 (15.16%) Kanban
15 78 (14.42%) Test Strategy
16 73 (13.49%) OO
17 70 (12.94%) Document Management
18 56 (10.35%) Software Testing
19 52 (9.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 214 (39.56%) Java
2 196 (36.23%) C#
3 161 (29.76%) JavaScript
4 114 (21.07%) Ruby
5 85 (15.71%) SQL
6 54 (9.98%) T-SQL
7 48 (8.87%) Python
8 40 (7.39%) PHP
9 22 (4.07%) C++
10 18 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 16 (2.96%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.77%) Groovy
13 14 (2.59%) ActionScript
13 14 (2.59%) ActionScript 3.0
13 14 (2.59%) CoffeeScript
14 11 (2.03%) Scala
15 7 (1.29%) XPath
16 6 (1.11%) Perl
17 4 (0.74%) C
17 4 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 67 (12.38%) Degree
2 14 (2.59%) MBA
3 10 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.48%) ISEB
5 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (38.82%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) Basel III
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 86 (15.90%) JBoss
2 33 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.51%) Facebook
4 18 (3.33%) Xamarin
4 18 (3.33%) Endeca
4 18 (3.33%) RedPrairie
5 9 (1.66%) Telerik
6 6 (1.11%) Perforce
7 5 (0.92%) Oracle
7 5 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.74%) ESRI
9 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: negotiable - excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St James Park, London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Circa £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago