The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 633 694 690
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -4
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 285 273 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.66% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 237 234 226
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36555 41395 43498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.75% 37.74% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31669 35523 36569
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Gherkin
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin within the UK.

Gherkin Salary Trend in the UK

Gherkin
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in the UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
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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
England +70 267 £52,500 +10.52% 24
London +52 149 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South East +41 37 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Berkshire +36 25 £42,500 -8.10%
City of London +41 24 £62,500 -3.84% 1
East Midlands +17 24 £40,000 -11.11%
North West +16 22 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Reading +16 18 £42,500 -
Scotland +24 17 £34,000 -24.44%
Northamptonshire +33 16 £39,500 +12.85%
Northampton +31 16 £39,500 -
East of England +23 13 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Edinburgh +15 13 £34,000 -24.44%
Manchester -10 11 £37,500 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -6 10 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Birmingham -9 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Merseyside - 8 £37,500 -
Hendon - 8 - -
Hertfordshire - 8 £44,250 - 1
Newbury +12 7 £42,500 +13.33%
South West +2 7 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Nottingham +4 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £55,000 +22.22%
East Sussex - 6 £40,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 6 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +24 5 £39,000 +23.80% 3
Cambridge +15 5 £52,500 +10.52%
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £52,500 +10.52%
Oxfordshire +1 5 £29,000 -31.76%

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 392 (76.41%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (67.45%) Selenium
3 324 (63.16%) Cucumber
4 283 (55.17%) BDD
5 251 (48.93%) QA
6 245 (47.76%) Scrum
7 195 (38.01%) Java
8 187 (36.45%) TDD
9 144 (28.07%) Test Automation
10 139 (27.10%) Jenkins
11 117 (22.81%) SpecFlow
12 116 (22.61%) C#
13 107 (20.86%) Finance
14 101 (19.69%) Web Services
14 101 (19.69%) Automation Testing
15 98 (19.10%) Automated Testing
15 98 (19.10%) Ruby
16 97 (18.91%) Git (software)
17 95 (18.52%) JavaScript
18 93 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
19 92 (17.93%) Microsoft
20 84 (16.37%) WebDriver
21 82 (15.98%) SQL
22 75 (14.62%) Test Strategy
22 75 (14.62%) Mentoring
23 72 (14.04%) Manual Testing
24 71 (13.84%) JIRA
25 70 (13.65%) Software Engineering
26 68 (13.26%) Python
27 67 (13.06%) ISEB

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills 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 26 (5.07%) JBoss
2 21 (4.09%) Alfresco
3 15 (2.92%) Confluence
4 13 (2.53%) Apache
5 10 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.56%) CMS
7 7 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.36%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.17%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) Drupal
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) HipChat
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.17%) GitHub
4 5 (0.97%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.63%) Internet
2 23 (4.48%) SSH
3 17 (3.31%) SMTP
4 12 (2.34%) HTTP
5 9 (1.75%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.97%) Skype
7 3 (0.58%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.39%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.41%) MySQL
2 22 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.73%) Big Data
4 13 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.34%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.36%) SSDT
9 6 (1.17%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.97%) Mixpanel
10 5 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.97%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.78%) HBase
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.19%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 346 (67.45%) Selenium
2 324 (63.16%) Cucumber
3 139 (27.10%) Jenkins
4 117 (22.81%) SpecFlow
5 97 (18.91%) Git (software)
6 84 (16.37%) WebDriver
7 71 (13.84%) JIRA
8 59 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (11.11%) JUnit
10 38 (7.41%) SoapUI
11 37 (7.21%) Maven
11 37 (7.21%) TeamCity
12 35 (6.82%) Appium
13 28 (5.46%) Octopus Deploy
14 27 (5.26%) Artifactory
14 27 (5.26%) NUnit
15 26 (5.07%) Jasmine
16 24 (4.68%) Karma Test Runner
17 23 (4.48%) JMeter
18 21 (4.09%) Zephyr
General
1 107 (20.86%) Finance
2 36 (7.02%) Marketing
2 36 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.87%) Banking
4 21 (4.09%) Retail
5 20 (3.90%) Electronics
6 17 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.14%) Games
8 10 (1.95%) Legal
8 10 (1.95%) Publishing
9 4 (0.78%) Front Office
10 3 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 110 (21.44%) Developer
2 95 (18.52%) Tester
3 73 (14.23%) Analyst
4 72 (14.04%) QA Engineer
5 64 (12.48%) Test Engineer
6 58 (11.31%) Automation Tester
7 56 (10.92%) Test Analyst
8 43 (8.38%) Test Automation Engineer
9 42 (8.19%) Agile Tester
10 41 (7.99%) Java Developer
11 38 (7.41%) QA Leader
12 37 (7.21%) Developer in Test
13 32 (6.24%) Test Leader
14 30 (5.85%) QA Test Engineer
15 26 (5.07%) Java Automation Tester
15 26 (5.07%) QA Automation Engineer
16 24 (4.68%) Selenium Tester
17 23 (4.48%) Automation Engineer
17 23 (4.48%) Python Developer
18 22 (4.29%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (19.69%) Web Services
2 61 (11.89%) HTML
3 57 (11.11%) .NET
3 57 (11.11%) RESTful
4 53 (10.33%) CSS
5 48 (9.36%) REST
6 43 (8.38%) jQuery
7 40 (7.80%) XML
8 39 (7.60%) Spring
9 36 (7.02%) JSON
10 32 (6.24%) Spring Security
11 29 (5.65%) AngularJS
12 27 (5.26%) Hibernate
12 27 (5.26%) XHTML
13 22 (4.29%) Django
14 21 (4.09%) ASP.NET
14 21 (4.09%) SOAP
15 15 (2.92%) Ajax
16 13 (2.53%) LAMP
17 12 (2.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.46%) User Experience
3 27 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.92%) Fintech
7 14 (2.73%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.14%) RIA
9 10 (1.95%) iPad
10 7 (1.36%) Data Extraction
10 7 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.97%) Ergonomics
11 5 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.97%) Wiki
12 4 (0.78%) Contract for Difference
12 4 (0.78%) Derivative
12 4 (0.78%) Equities
12 4 (0.78%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
12 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (11.50%) Linux
2 40 (7.80%) Windows
3 37 (7.21%) Apple iOS
4 32 (6.24%) Android
5 13 (2.53%) Unix
6 7 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (76.41%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (55.17%) BDD
3 245 (47.76%) Scrum
4 187 (36.45%) TDD
5 144 (28.07%) Test Automation
6 101 (19.69%) Automation Testing
7 98 (19.10%) Automated Testing
8 93 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (14.62%) Mentoring
9 75 (14.62%) Test Strategy
10 72 (14.04%) Manual Testing
11 70 (13.65%) Software Engineering
12 60 (11.70%) OO
13 55 (10.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 49 (9.55%) Software Testing
15 48 (9.36%) DevOps
15 48 (9.36%) Kanban
16 45 (8.77%) Test Scripting
17 43 (8.38%) API Testing
18 42 (8.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 195 (38.01%) Java
2 116 (22.61%) C#
3 98 (19.10%) Ruby
4 95 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 82 (15.98%) SQL
6 68 (13.26%) Python
7 25 (4.87%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.51%) PHP
9 11 (2.14%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.14%) C++
10 10 (1.95%) Groovy
11 8 (1.56%) Perl
12 7 (1.36%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.17%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.17%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.39%) Scala
15 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.39%) XAML
16 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 67 (13.06%) ISEB
2 59 (11.50%) Degree
3 50 (9.75%) ISTQB
4 33 (6.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.39%) MCSD
7 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) OCA
8 1 (0.19%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.19%) OCP
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (48.93%) QA
2 20 (3.90%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (4.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (4.48%) Puppet
3 4 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.48%) Oracle
3 20 (3.90%) AppDynamics
3 20 (3.90%) New Relic
4 17 (3.31%) SAP
5 15 (2.92%) Google
6 14 (2.73%) HP
7 12 (2.34%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.17%) CODA
9 6 (1.17%) Thunderhead
10 5 (0.97%) MEDITECH
11 4 (0.78%) Apple
12 3 (0.58%) TOWER Software
13 1 (0.19%) Arqiva
13 1 (0.19%) hybris
13 1 (0.19%) Twitter
13 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.19%) Zend
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits Inc: Bonus, Gym, Travel Loa
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Up to 30 days
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Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
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