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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 385 420 395
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -25
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 37 43 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.53% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 27
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.42%
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
6591 8038 7970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.03% 38.25% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5790 7015 6737
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +17 25 £42,500 -10.52%
East Sussex - 6 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +12 5 £29,000 -31.76%
Hampshire +2 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 57 (98.28%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (77.59%) BDD
3 43 (74.14%) Cucumber
4 40 (68.97%) Scrum
5 35 (60.34%) TDD
6 34 (58.62%) Selenium
7 32 (55.17%) Java
8 31 (53.45%) Automation Testing
9 24 (41.38%) QA
10 20 (34.48%) Test Strategy
11 19 (32.76%) OO
12 18 (31.03%) JUnit
12 18 (31.03%) Ruby
13 17 (29.31%) Mockito
13 17 (29.31%) OOP
13 17 (29.31%) Eclipse
13 17 (29.31%) SMTP
13 17 (29.31%) ISEB
13 17 (29.31%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
13 17 (29.31%) Data Loss Prevention
14 16 (27.59%) C#
14 16 (27.59%) JIRA
15 15 (25.86%) WebDriver
16 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
17 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
18 9 (15.52%) Confluence

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 (15.52%) Confluence
2 6 (10.34%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) Drupal
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) SMTP
2 8 (13.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (74.14%) Cucumber
2 34 (58.62%) Selenium
3 18 (31.03%) JUnit
4 17 (29.31%) Eclipse
4 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
4 17 (29.31%) Mockito
5 16 (27.59%) JIRA
6 15 (25.86%) WebDriver
7 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
8 9 (15.52%) SpecFlow
9 3 (5.17%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.72%) Appium
10 1 (1.72%) Capybara
10 1 (1.72%) FindBugs
10 1 (1.72%) Flyway
10 1 (1.72%) Gradle
10 1 (1.72%) Hudson
10 1 (1.72%) Liquibase
10 1 (1.72%) PhantomJS
General
1 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Tester
2 30 (51.72%) Automation Tester
3 22 (37.93%) Analyst
4 21 (36.21%) Agile Tester
4 21 (36.21%) Web Automation Tester
4 21 (36.21%) Web Tester
5 17 (29.31%) Java Automation Tester
5 17 (29.31%) Security Tester
6 15 (25.86%) Test Analyst
7 12 (20.69%) Selenium Tester
8 9 (15.52%) QA Analyst
8 9 (15.52%) QA Test Analyst
8 9 (15.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 8 (13.79%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (13.79%) QA Tester
10 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
10 7 (12.07%) IT Analyst
11 5 (8.62%) Agile Business Analyst
12 4 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
12 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) XML
3 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) CSS
4 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.17%) DOM
5 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.72%) Java EE
5 1 (1.72%) Java SE
5 1 (1.72%) jBPM
5 1 (1.72%) JPA
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) LAMP
5 1 (1.72%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.72%) RESTful
5 1 (1.72%) Spring
5 1 (1.72%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Wiki
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (98.28%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (77.59%) BDD
3 40 (68.97%) Scrum
4 35 (60.34%) TDD
5 31 (53.45%) Automation Testing
6 20 (34.48%) Test Strategy
7 19 (32.76%) OO
8 17 (29.31%) Data Loss Prevention
8 17 (29.31%) OOP
9 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
11 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
12 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
12 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
13 6 (10.34%) System Testing
14 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
14 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 4 (6.90%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) Java
2 18 (31.03%) Ruby
3 16 (27.59%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) PHP
4 5 (8.62%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) ISEB
2 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) OCA
5 1 (1.72%) OCAJ
5 1 (1.72%) OCP
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (41.38%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Atlassian
2 7 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (10.34%) CODA
3 6 (10.34%) Thunderhead
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Arqiva
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