The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
London / City of London
Rank 218 239 295
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +56
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 2 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.39% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 1.12% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 14
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.85%

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1859 2237 3394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.50% 34.61% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1697 2017 3024
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Gherkin as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Gherkin
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the City of London region.

Gherkin Salary Trend in the City of London

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (91.30%) Cucumber
4 20 (86.96%) QA
5 11 (47.83%) BDD
5 11 (47.83%) Automation Testing
6 10 (43.48%) Finance
7 9 (39.13%) C#
7 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
8 7 (30.43%) SDLC
8 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
8 7 (30.43%) Java
9 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (26.09%) People Management
10 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (21.74%) .NET
10 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 5 (21.74%) Banking
10 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 5 (21.74%) Ruby
11 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
11 4 (17.39%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (17.39%) Derivative
11 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
11 4 (17.39%) Scrum
11 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
11 4 (17.39%) Equities
11 4 (17.39%) Front Office
11 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Alfresco
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 21 (91.30%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) FitNesse
4 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
4 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
4 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 3 (13.04%) WATIR
5 2 (8.70%) Appium
5 2 (8.70%) Calabash
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.70%) TestNG
6 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.35%) Mocha
6 1 (4.35%) PhantomJS
6 1 (4.35%) RSpec
6 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (17.39%) Front Office
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Head of QA
1 5 (21.74%) QA Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Senior QA Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) QA Manager
3 3 (13.04%) QA Test Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Ajax
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Spring Security
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 4 (17.39%) Contract for Difference
2 4 (17.39%) Derivative
2 4 (17.39%) Equities
2 4 (17.39%) Fixed Income
2 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (17.39%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Automation Testing
2 11 (47.83%) BDD
3 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
4 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 6 (26.09%) People Management
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Coaching
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
8 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 3 (13.04%) RAD
8 3 (13.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
1 2 (8.70%) Google
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