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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 224 266 321
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +55
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 30 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 1.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 16
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.42%
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
2509 3441 4436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.57% 35.55% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2306 2928 3854
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in the City of London

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (78.43%) Selenium
2 40 (78.43%) Cucumber
3 38 (74.51%) QA
4 22 (43.14%) Scrum
5 18 (35.29%) Finance
5 18 (35.29%) BDD
5 18 (35.29%) Automation Testing
6 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 17 (33.33%) C#
7 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
8 15 (29.41%) SpecFlow
9 14 (27.45%) SDLC
9 14 (27.45%) SQL
10 13 (25.49%) People Management
11 12 (23.53%) TDD
12 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
13 10 (19.61%) Functional Testing
13 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (17.65%) Java
15 8 (15.69%) .NET
16 7 (13.73%) Linux
16 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
16 7 (13.73%) Python
16 7 (13.73%) Banking
16 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
16 7 (13.73%) WebDriver
16 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (13.73%) Defect Management
16 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery

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 5 (9.80%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
1 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (78.43%) Cucumber
1 40 (78.43%) Selenium
2 15 (29.41%) SpecFlow
3 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) WebDriver
4 6 (11.76%) Jasmine
5 5 (9.80%) FitNesse
5 5 (9.80%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (7.84%) HP UFT
6 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
6 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.84%) WATIR
7 3 (5.88%) JIRA
7 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.96%) Capybara
9 1 (1.96%) Mocha
9 1 (1.96%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.96%) Protractor
9 1 (1.96%) RSpec
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Games
3 5 (9.80%) Publishing
3 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.84%) Front Office
5 2 (3.92%) Law
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Test Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Head of QA
3 6 (11.76%) Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Head of Testing
3 6 (11.76%) Quality Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Agile Tester
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Python Developer
4 5 (9.80%) QA Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Tester
5 4 (7.84%) QA Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) QA Test Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
2 5 (9.80%) Django
2 5 (9.80%) jQuery
2 5 (9.80%) LAMP
2 5 (9.80%) LAPP Stack
3 4 (7.84%) Ajax
3 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (5.88%) REST
4 3 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) Behat
5 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.96%) JPA
5 1 (1.96%) JSON
5 1 (1.96%) RESTful
5 1 (1.96%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.84%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.88%) Contract for Difference
3 3 (5.88%) Derivative
3 3 (5.88%) Equities
3 3 (5.88%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Scrum
3 18 (35.29%) Automation Testing
3 18 (35.29%) BDD
4 17 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
6 14 (27.45%) SDLC
7 13 (25.49%) People Management
8 12 (23.53%) TDD
9 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
10 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (19.61%) Functional Testing
11 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (13.73%) Defect Management
11 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
12 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
12 6 (11.76%) Kanban
12 6 (11.76%) User Stories
13 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
13 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) C#
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 9 (17.65%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) Python
5 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.80%) Ruby
7 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
1 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (74.51%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) TOWER Software