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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
England / South East
Rank 366 435 433
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -2
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 23 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.098% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 19
Median salary £46,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
5657 7632 7634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.49% 39.18% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 6699 6685
Median salary £45,000 £44,141 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +10.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire - 9 £36,000 - 2
West Sussex +13 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Surrey - 4 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £39,250 -
Sussex - 2 £58,750 -
Hampshire +9 1 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 54 (98.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (67.27%) Selenium
3 31 (56.36%) Cucumber
3 31 (56.36%) BDD
3 31 (56.36%) Scrum
4 28 (50.91%) Java
4 28 (50.91%) TDD
4 28 (50.91%) QA
5 18 (32.73%) Automation Testing
6 17 (30.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 17 (30.91%) ISEB
7 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
8 15 (27.27%) Windows
8 15 (27.27%) ISTQB
9 14 (25.45%) JIRA
9 14 (25.45%) User Stories
9 14 (25.45%) Test Strategy
10 13 (23.64%) System Testing
11 12 (21.82%) C#
12 11 (20.00%) OO
12 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 11 (20.00%) Functional Testing
13 10 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 10 (18.18%) Ruby
13 10 (18.18%) JUnit
14 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
14 9 (16.36%) Eclipse
14 9 (16.36%) SMTP

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 (16.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) SMTP
2 8 (14.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (67.27%) Selenium
2 31 (56.36%) Cucumber
3 17 (30.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
5 14 (25.45%) JIRA
6 10 (18.18%) JUnit
7 9 (16.36%) Eclipse
7 9 (16.36%) Mockito
8 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
8 7 (12.73%) SpecFlow
8 7 (12.73%) WebDriver
9 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Tester
2 19 (34.55%) Automation Tester
3 17 (30.91%) Analyst
4 16 (29.09%) Test Analyst
5 15 (27.27%) Senior Tester
6 13 (23.64%) Agile Tester
7 12 (21.82%) Web Automation Tester
7 12 (21.82%) Web Tester
8 11 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
9 9 (16.36%) Security Tester
10 8 (14.55%) QA Analyst
10 8 (14.55%) QA Engineer
10 8 (14.55%) QA Test Analyst
11 7 (12.73%) QA Tester
12 6 (10.91%) QA Automation Tester
12 6 (10.91%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 6 (10.91%) Selenium Tester
13 4 (7.27%) IT Analyst
13 4 (7.27%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 4 (7.27%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) RESTful
3 5 (9.09%) XML
4 4 (7.27%) .NET
5 3 (5.45%) CSS
5 3 (5.45%) jQuery
5 3 (5.45%) REST
5 3 (5.45%) WCF
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.64%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.82%) Behat
7 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (98.18%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (56.36%) BDD
2 31 (56.36%) Scrum
3 28 (50.91%) TDD
4 18 (32.73%) Automation Testing
5 14 (25.45%) Test Strategy
5 14 (25.45%) User Stories
6 13 (23.64%) System Testing
7 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 11 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 11 (20.00%) OO
8 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 10 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (16.36%) Data Loss Prevention
9 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
9 9 (16.36%) OOP
9 9 (16.36%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (12.73%) API Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Regression Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) C#
3 10 (18.18%) Ruby
4 7 (12.73%) Scala
5 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.09%) Groovy
7 4 (7.27%) SQL
8 3 (5.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) ISEB
2 15 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (50.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
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