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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 624 762 822
Rank change year-on-year
+138 +60
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 288 111 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.10% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 226 86 50
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%

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
42972 42310 47427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.67% 39.74% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36133 36763 41645
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +143 276 £50,000 -4.76% 29
London +55 147 £50,000 -9.09% 19
South East +49 65 £40,750 -0.60% 5
Hampshire +32 45 £40,000 -20.00%
Portsmouth +9 29 - -
South West - 25 £70,000 - 1
Bristol - 17 £70,000 - 1
East of England - 15 £55,000 -
City of London +12 14 £52,500 -6.66% 5
Hertfordshire - 14 £55,000 -
North West -4 13 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Southampton - 12 £37,500 -
Scotland -16 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Watford - 11 £55,000 -
Glasgow -17 9 £37,500 -6.25%
East Midlands - 8 £38,500 - 1
Cheshire - 7 £31,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £38,500 -
Wilmslow - 7 £31,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 7 £38,500 -
Surrey -8 5 £55,000 +50.68% 5
Staines - 5 £55,000 - 3
Maidenhead - 5 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £44,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £44,500 -
Dorset - 4 - -
Sussex - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 -

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 417 (78.53%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (59.32%) BDD
3 313 (58.95%) Selenium
4 308 (58.00%) Cucumber
5 246 (46.33%) QA
6 242 (45.57%) TDD
7 231 (43.50%) Scrum
8 190 (35.78%) C#
9 169 (31.83%) Open Source
10 166 (31.26%) Java
11 159 (29.94%) Ruby
12 152 (28.63%) E-Commerce
13 149 (28.06%) Web Services
14 138 (25.99%) SpecFlow
15 136 (25.61%) .NET
15 136 (25.61%) jQuery
15 136 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
16 129 (24.29%) Test Scripting
17 126 (23.73%) Automated Testing
18 123 (23.16%) Test Automation
19 121 (22.79%) JavaScript
20 117 (22.03%) Git (software)
21 114 (21.47%) HTML
22 113 (21.28%) Jenkins
23 111 (20.90%) RESTful
24 103 (19.40%) MVC
24 103 (19.40%) WebDriver
25 90 (16.95%) Test Strategy
25 90 (16.95%) OO
26 89 (16.76%) NUnit

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (9.23%) Apache
2 45 (8.47%) Alfresco
3 27 (5.08%) Confluence
4 22 (4.14%) IIS
5 21 (3.95%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.51%) CMS
7 7 (1.32%) Node.js
8 5 (0.94%) Drupal
9 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.78%) GitHub
3 13 (2.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.43%) Internet
2 9 (1.69%) HTTP
3 3 (0.56%) DSL
3 3 (0.56%) Wireless
3 3 (0.56%) Wireless Security
4 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.43%) MySQL
3 55 (10.36%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (8.29%) Relational Database
5 41 (7.72%) RDBMS
6 39 (7.34%) Amazon Redshift
7 33 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (4.14%) RavenDB
9 20 (3.77%) Big Data
9 20 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (3.58%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.69%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 313 (58.95%) Selenium
2 308 (58.00%) Cucumber
3 138 (25.99%) SpecFlow
4 117 (22.03%) Git (software)
5 113 (21.28%) Jenkins
6 103 (19.40%) WebDriver
7 89 (16.76%) NUnit
8 86 (16.20%) TeamCity
9 74 (13.94%) WATIR
10 73 (13.75%) JIRA
11 65 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
12 64 (12.05%) Maven
13 63 (11.86%) Moq
14 55 (10.36%) Rhino Mocks
15 50 (9.42%) JUnit
16 43 (8.10%) Calabash
17 42 (7.91%) Behat
18 39 (7.34%) Karma Test Runner
18 39 (7.34%) JMeter
19 35 (6.59%) CruiseControl
General
1 67 (12.62%) Finance
2 51 (9.60%) Games
3 31 (5.84%) Retail
4 15 (2.82%) Publishing
5 14 (2.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.38%) Advertising
6 2 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
7 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 184 (34.65%) Developer
2 128 (24.11%) QA Engineer
3 65 (12.24%) Test Engineer
4 64 (12.05%) Java Developer
5 54 (10.17%) Analyst
6 48 (9.04%) Tester
6 48 (9.04%) Test Analyst
7 47 (8.85%) Quality Engineer
8 45 (8.47%) Automation Engineer
9 44 (8.29%) Team Leader
10 40 (7.53%) Senior Developer
11 38 (7.16%) C# Developer
12 36 (6.78%) Python Developer
13 35 (6.59%) Technical Team Leader
14 28 (5.27%) QA Automation Engineer
15 26 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (4.71%) Java Team Leader
17 21 (3.95%) Senior Test Engineer
18 17 (3.20%) Automation Tester
19 16 (3.01%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (28.06%) Web Services
2 136 (25.61%) .NET
2 136 (25.61%) jQuery
3 114 (21.47%) HTML
4 111 (20.90%) RESTful
5 86 (16.20%) CSS
6 72 (13.56%) SOAP
7 70 (13.18%) ASP.NET
7 70 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (12.24%) WCF
9 60 (11.30%) MSMQ
10 56 (10.55%) Spring
10 56 (10.55%) .NET Framework
11 55 (10.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 54 (10.17%) NHibernate
13 53 (9.98%) JSON
14 51 (9.60%) REST
15 49 (9.23%) Hibernate
16 48 (9.04%) Django
17 47 (8.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 169 (31.83%) Open Source
2 49 (9.23%) Blog
3 45 (8.47%) User Experience
4 31 (5.84%) Mobile App
5 30 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.39%) Inversion of Control
7 17 (3.20%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.64%) Online Gambling
9 12 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.88%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.75%) Social Network
13 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.38%) EPoS
13 2 (0.38%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.19%) Social Media
14 1 (0.19%) iPad
14 1 (0.19%) NHS
14 1 (0.19%) Statistics
14 1 (0.19%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 83 (15.63%) Linux
2 35 (6.59%) Android
3 34 (6.40%) Apple iOS
4 33 (6.21%) UNIX
5 29 (5.46%) Windows
6 8 (1.51%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (78.53%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (59.32%) BDD
3 242 (45.57%) TDD
4 231 (43.50%) Scrum
5 152 (28.63%) E-Commerce
6 136 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
7 129 (24.29%) Test Scripting
8 126 (23.73%) Automated Testing
9 123 (23.16%) Test Automation
10 103 (19.40%) MVC
11 90 (16.95%) OO
11 90 (16.95%) Test Strategy
12 85 (16.01%) Kanban
13 82 (15.44%) Unit Testing
13 82 (15.44%) User Stories
14 75 (14.12%) Regression Testing
15 71 (13.37%) User Acceptance Testing
16 66 (12.43%) Mentoring
17 60 (11.30%) Software Testing
18 57 (10.73%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 190 (35.78%) C#
2 166 (31.26%) Java
3 159 (29.94%) Ruby
4 121 (22.79%) JavaScript
5 75 (14.12%) SQL
6 74 (13.94%) Python
7 52 (9.79%) PHP
8 33 (6.21%) T-SQL
9 22 (4.14%) VB.NET
10 15 (2.82%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.64%) C++
12 13 (2.45%) Groovy
13 11 (2.07%) ActionScript
13 11 (2.07%) ActionScript 3.0
14 9 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (1.69%) Perl
15 8 (1.51%) Scala
16 7 (1.32%) XPath
17 5 (0.94%) C
18 4 (0.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 79 (14.88%) Degree
2 13 (2.45%) ISTQB
3 9 (1.69%) ISEB
4 5 (0.94%) MBA
5 4 (0.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.38%) CISSP
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (46.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.38%) Puppet
3 2 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (9.23%) JBoss
2 35 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.14%) Endeca
3 22 (4.14%) RedPrairie
4 15 (2.82%) Facebook
5 13 (2.45%) Oracle
6 11 (2.07%) Xamarin
7 9 (1.69%) Telerik
8 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.19%) VMware
9 1 (0.19%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.19%) Google
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
QUANTICA
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 17 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 25 days ago