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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 377 447 445
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -2
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 23 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 23
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
6153 8512 7783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.00% 39.60% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5395 7420 6741
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Oxfordshire - 7 £33,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey - 4 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +41 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (63.79%) Scrum
2 37 (63.79%) Selenium
2 37 (63.79%) Cucumber
3 36 (62.07%) BDD
4 34 (58.62%) TDD
4 34 (58.62%) Java
5 27 (46.55%) QA
6 25 (43.10%) Automation Testing
7 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
8 18 (31.03%) Test Strategy
9 17 (29.31%) Ruby
9 17 (29.31%) OO
10 16 (27.59%) JUnit
11 15 (25.86%) OOP
11 15 (25.86%) Eclipse
11 15 (25.86%) SMTP
11 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (25.86%) Mockito
11 15 (25.86%) Data Loss Prevention
12 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 14 (24.14%) C#
13 13 (22.41%) JIRA
14 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
14 12 (20.69%) ISEB
14 12 (20.69%) User Stories
15 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (18.97%) System Testing
15 11 (18.97%) Windows

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 8 (13.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) SMTP
2 8 (13.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (63.79%) Cucumber
1 37 (63.79%) Selenium
2 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
3 16 (27.59%) JUnit
4 15 (25.86%) Eclipse
4 15 (25.86%) Mockito
5 14 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (22.41%) JIRA
7 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
7 9 (15.52%) WebDriver
8 7 (12.07%) SpecFlow
9 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.45%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.72%) Capybara
11 1 (1.72%) PhantomJS
11 1 (1.72%) RSpec
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Tester
2 25 (43.10%) Automation Tester
3 20 (34.48%) Agile Tester
4 19 (32.76%) Web Automation Tester
4 19 (32.76%) Web Tester
5 17 (29.31%) Analyst
5 17 (29.31%) Test Analyst
6 15 (25.86%) Java Automation Tester
6 15 (25.86%) Security Tester
7 11 (18.97%) Senior Tester
8 9 (15.52%) QA Analyst
8 9 (15.52%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (12.07%) QA Engineer
9 7 (12.07%) QA Tester
10 6 (10.34%) QA Automation Tester
10 6 (10.34%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (10.34%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (8.62%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
12 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Web Services
2 7 (12.07%) HTML
3 5 (8.62%) RESTful
4 4 (6.90%) .NET
4 4 (6.90%) REST
5 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 3 (5.17%) jQuery
5 3 (5.17%) WCF
5 3 (5.17%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Digital TV
3 2 (3.45%) Wiki
4 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (63.79%) Scrum
3 36 (62.07%) BDD
4 34 (58.62%) TDD
5 25 (43.10%) Automation Testing
6 18 (31.03%) Test Strategy
7 17 (29.31%) OO
8 15 (25.86%) Data Loss Prevention
8 15 (25.86%) OOP
9 12 (20.69%) User Stories
10 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
10 11 (18.97%) System Testing
10 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (17.24%) Manual Testing
11 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
12 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
13 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
14 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (12.07%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) Ruby
3 14 (24.14%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) Groovy
4 5 (8.62%) Scala
5 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) ISEB
1 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (46.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
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