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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 410 438 458
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +20
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 21 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.15% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 20
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,250 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
7261 7768 8960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.96% 36.47% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6501 6706 7865
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 £28,750
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 June 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 June 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 +16 7 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Hampshire +3 7 £45,000 -
Kent - 3 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -3 2 £29,000 -31.76%
Surrey +30 1 £55,000 +22.22%
West Sussex -4 1 £47,000 +62.06%
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) BDD
3 30 (71.43%) Scrum
4 26 (61.90%) ISEB
5 22 (52.38%) QA
5 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
6 20 (47.62%) Selenium
7 17 (40.48%) JIRA
8 15 (35.71%) Automation Testing
9 14 (33.33%) Business Analysis
9 14 (33.33%) Atlassian
10 13 (30.95%) TDD
11 12 (28.57%) C#
12 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
12 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
12 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (26.19%) SpecFlow
13 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
13 10 (23.81%) Confluence
13 10 (23.81%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (21.43%) CODA
14 9 (21.43%) Thunderhead
14 9 (21.43%) SQL
14 9 (21.43%) NServiceBus
15 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
15 8 (19.05%) PHP
16 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
17 6 (14.29%) Degree
17 6 (14.29%) HTML

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 10 (23.81%) Confluence
2 9 (21.43%) NServiceBus
3 5 (11.90%) Drupal
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SMTP
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
2 20 (47.62%) Selenium
3 17 (40.48%) JIRA
4 11 (26.19%) SpecFlow
4 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
6 5 (11.90%) JUnit
7 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
7 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
7 4 (9.52%) Mockito
7 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.76%) NUnit
10 1 (2.38%) Checkstyle
10 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.38%) Maven
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (2.38%) Subversion
10 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.90%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Tester
3 14 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 14 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 11 (26.19%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) QA Automation Tester
5 8 (19.05%) QA Tester
5 8 (19.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Security Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Web Automation Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Web Tester
7 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) Behat
2 5 (11.90%) CSS
2 5 (11.90%) LAMP
3 4 (9.52%) DOM
3 4 (9.52%) SOAP
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.38%) Java EE
6 1 (2.38%) Java SE
6 1 (2.38%) jBPM
6 1 (2.38%) JPA
6 1 (2.38%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.38%) RESTful
6 1 (2.38%) Spring
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) BDD
3 30 (71.43%) Scrum
4 15 (35.71%) Automation Testing
5 14 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 13 (30.95%) TDD
7 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.52%) Coaching
10 4 (9.52%) OO
10 4 (9.52%) OOP
10 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.52%) Time Management
10 4 (9.52%) UML
10 4 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) C#
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) PHP
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) Groovy
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) ISEB
2 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
3 6 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) OCA
5 1 (2.38%) OCAJ
5 1 (2.38%) OCP
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (52.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SDET
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (21.43%) CODA
4 9 (21.43%) Thunderhead
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Arqiva
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
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