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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 231 236 313
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +77
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 6 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.34% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.96% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 10
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Gherkin
London

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
2172 2392 3899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.97% 35.40% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 2154 3455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 10 December 2016, 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) Selenium
3 27 (84.38%) Cucumber
4 25 (78.13%) QA
5 16 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
7 11 (34.38%) BDD
7 11 (34.38%) SDLC
8 10 (31.25%) People Management
8 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) C#
9 8 (25.00%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) Scrum
10 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (18.75%) TDD
11 6 (18.75%) .NET
11 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
12 5 (15.63%) Python
12 5 (15.63%) SQL
12 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 5 (15.63%) Banking
12 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
12 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
12 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
12 5 (15.63%) Ruby
12 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
12 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Selenium
2 27 (84.38%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 4 (12.50%) WATIR
4 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (6.25%) Appium
5 2 (6.25%) Calabash
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.25%) TestNG
6 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.13%) Capybara
6 1 (3.13%) RSpec
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Front Office
4 3 (9.38%) Games
4 3 (9.38%) Publishing
5 2 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Developer
1 5 (15.63%) Head of QA
1 5 (15.63%) Head of Testing
1 5 (15.63%) QA Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) QA Manager
2 4 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Python Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) QA Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) QA Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Ajax
2 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 4 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) Django
3 3 (9.38%) LAMP
3 3 (9.38%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 2 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) JPA
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) Spring Security
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.50%) Contract for Difference
2 4 (12.50%) Derivative
2 4 (12.50%) Equities
2 4 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.50%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
4 11 (34.38%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) SDLC
5 10 (31.25%) People Management
6 8 (25.00%) Scrum
7 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 5 (15.63%) Coaching
9 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
9 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
10 4 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (78.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
1 2 (6.25%) Google