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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
England / South East
Rank 365 428 442
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +14
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 28 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 20
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
5795 7275 7648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.21% 38.37% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4996 6516 6670
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 - 14 £36,000 - 1
Hampshire +18 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £39,250 -
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) QA
2 31 (51.67%) Selenium
3 30 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (48.33%) BDD
4 29 (48.33%) ISEB
5 28 (46.67%) Cucumber
6 27 (45.00%) Windows
7 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
8 25 (41.67%) Scrum
9 24 (40.00%) TDD
9 24 (40.00%) ISTQB
10 22 (36.67%) Java
10 22 (36.67%) System Testing
11 19 (31.67%) User Stories
12 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
13 15 (25.00%) Functional Testing
13 15 (25.00%) Test Strategy
13 15 (25.00%) JIRA
14 14 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.33%) Degree
15 11 (18.33%) XML
15 11 (18.33%) SQL
15 11 (18.33%) Confluence
16 10 (16.67%) Scala
16 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
17 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
17 9 (15.00%) Manual Testing

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 11 (18.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
2 5 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (51.67%) Selenium
2 30 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 15 (25.00%) JIRA
5 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 8 (13.33%) SpecFlow
7 6 (10.00%) JUnit
7 6 (10.00%) SoapUI
8 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.33%) Mockito
8 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Tester
2 22 (36.67%) Analyst
3 21 (35.00%) Senior Tester
4 17 (28.33%) Test Analyst
5 13 (21.67%) Automation Tester
6 12 (20.00%) QA Engineer
7 10 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
8 8 (13.33%) Agile Tester
8 8 (13.33%) IT Analyst
8 8 (13.33%) QA Tester
9 7 (11.67%) QA Automation Tester
9 7 (11.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 7 (11.67%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (11.67%) Web Automation Tester
9 7 (11.67%) Web Tester
10 6 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
11 5 (8.33%) QA Analyst
11 5 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
11 5 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) XML
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
3 5 (8.33%) HTML
3 5 (8.33%) Play Framework
3 5 (8.33%) RESTful
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) jQuery
4 3 (5.00%) REST
4 3 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (1.67%) Behat
5 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) BDD
3 25 (41.67%) Scrum
4 24 (40.00%) TDD
5 22 (36.67%) System Testing
6 19 (31.67%) User Stories
7 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 15 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 15 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 14 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
11 9 (15.00%) Manual Testing
11 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
12 8 (13.33%) OO
13 7 (11.67%) OOP
13 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
13 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
13 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (10.00%) API Testing
14 6 (10.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) Scala
4 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.33%) C#
5 8 (13.33%) Ruby
6 5 (8.33%) Groovy
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) ISEB
2 24 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (18.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (51.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
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