The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 413 425 424
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 21 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 25
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Gherkin
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7342 7550 8699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.87% 36.19% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6598 6552 7591
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 South East

Gherkin
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in the South East

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in the South East

Gherkin
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 15 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Oxfordshire -16 3 £29,000 -31.76%
Hampshire -13 2 £45,000 -
Kent +18 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (86.36%) BDD
3 29 (65.91%) Scrum
4 26 (59.09%) Cucumber
5 23 (52.27%) ISEB
6 22 (50.00%) QA
7 21 (47.73%) Automation Testing
7 21 (47.73%) Selenium
8 18 (40.91%) TDD
9 15 (34.09%) JIRA
10 14 (31.82%) Java
11 13 (29.55%) Test Strategy
12 12 (27.27%) C#
13 11 (25.00%) WebDriver
14 10 (22.73%) Atlassian
14 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
14 10 (22.73%) Ruby
14 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
14 10 (22.73%) JUnit
14 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
14 10 (22.73%) SpecFlow
15 9 (20.45%) Confluence
15 9 (20.45%) Mockito
15 9 (20.45%) Data Loss Prevention
15 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (20.45%) Eclipse
15 9 (20.45%) SMTP
15 9 (20.45%) OOP
15 9 (20.45%) OO
15 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (20.45%) Confluence
2 7 (15.91%) NServiceBus
3 5 (11.36%) Drupal
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SMTP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) Cucumber
2 21 (47.73%) Selenium
3 15 (34.09%) JIRA
4 11 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 10 (22.73%) JUnit
5 10 (22.73%) SpecFlow
6 9 (20.45%) Eclipse
6 9 (20.45%) Mockito
6 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
9 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
10 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
10 2 (4.55%) NUnit
10 2 (4.55%) Zephyr
11 1 (2.27%) Checkstyle
11 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
11 1 (2.27%) JMeter
11 1 (2.27%) Subversion
11 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.36%) Electronics
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Tester
2 22 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 15 (34.09%) Analyst
4 13 (29.55%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (22.73%) Agile Tester
5 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
5 10 (22.73%) QA Automation Tester
5 10 (22.73%) QA Tester
5 10 (22.73%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 10 (22.73%) Web Automation Tester
5 10 (22.73%) Web Tester
6 9 (20.45%) Java Automation Tester
6 9 (20.45%) Security Tester
7 6 (13.64%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) IT Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) QA Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) QA Automation Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 5 (11.36%) Behat
2 5 (11.36%) CSS
2 5 (11.36%) LAMP
3 4 (9.09%) DOM
3 4 (9.09%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.27%) Java EE
6 1 (2.27%) Java SE
6 1 (2.27%) jBPM
6 1 (2.27%) JPA
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.27%) Spring
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (86.36%) BDD
3 29 (65.91%) Scrum
4 21 (47.73%) Automation Testing
5 18 (40.91%) TDD
6 13 (29.55%) Test Strategy
7 10 (22.73%) Business Analysis
8 9 (20.45%) Data Loss Prevention
8 9 (20.45%) OO
8 9 (20.45%) OOP
9 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
11 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
12 4 (9.09%) Coaching
12 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) C#
3 10 (22.73%) Ruby
4 8 (18.18%) PHP
4 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) ISEB
2 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.27%) OCA
5 1 (2.27%) OCAJ
5 1 (2.27%) OCP
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Atlassian
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (15.91%) CODA
3 7 (15.91%) Thunderhead
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Arqiva
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