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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 702 758 743
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -15
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 233 200 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 201 162 166
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £31,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
38217 41703 46794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 38.09% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33221 35688 40069
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 June 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 28 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
England +57 211 £50,000 +5.26% 31
London +9 113 £57,500 +9.52% 16
South West +26 29 £40,000 -38.46% 5
South East +32 22 £45,000 - 2
Scotland +7 22 £45,000 -
Somerset - 21 £40,000 - 1
Bath - 21 £40,000 - 1
City of London +55 19 £60,000 - 5
East of England +40 19 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Glasgow +3 16 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +32 13 £36,000 +16.12% 1
Edinburgh +9 12 £45,000 +44.00%
Hertfordshire +27 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 8 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +11 8 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Cambridge +10 8 £47,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £50,000 - 2
North West +22 7 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Watford +18 7 £45,000 - 1
Winchester +13 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire -1 7 £45,000 -
Reading +19 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +5 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 6 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +5 5 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Sheffield +13 4 £27,500 -11.29%
South Yorkshire +12 4 £27,500 -11.29%
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hammersmith - 4 £40,000 -

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 360 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (66.23%) Selenium
3 285 (62.09%) BDD
4 263 (57.30%) Cucumber
5 224 (48.80%) Scrum
6 206 (44.88%) QA
7 177 (38.56%) Java
8 156 (33.99%) TDD
9 143 (31.15%) Test Automation
10 136 (29.63%) C#
11 128 (27.89%) SpecFlow
12 126 (27.45%) Jenkins
13 101 (22.00%) Web Services
14 100 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
15 94 (20.48%) Git (software)
16 89 (19.39%) WebDriver
17 86 (18.74%) Finance
18 83 (18.08%) SQL
19 82 (17.86%) Ruby
20 81 (17.65%) Microsoft
21 79 (17.21%) JavaScript
22 77 (16.78%) Python
23 76 (16.56%) User Acceptance Testing
24 73 (15.90%) ISEB
25 72 (15.69%) JIRA
26 70 (15.25%) Degree
26 70 (15.25%) Automated Testing
27 68 (14.81%) Automation Testing
28 65 (14.16%) jQuery
28 65 (14.16%) RESTful

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 38 (8.28%) JBoss
2 33 (7.19%) Alfresco
3 25 (5.45%) Apache
4 17 (3.70%) Confluence
5 9 (1.96%) NServiceBus
6 7 (1.53%) CMS
6 7 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.53%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.09%) Drupal
8 4 (0.87%) IIS
8 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.65%) Jetty
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Mingle
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.53%) GitHub
4 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.01%) Internet
2 19 (4.14%) SSH
3 10 (2.18%) HTTP
4 7 (1.53%) Broadband
5 6 (1.31%) SMTP
6 3 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.28%) MySQL
2 24 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (4.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (3.49%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.18%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.96%) Big Data
7 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.31%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.09%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.65%) Mixpanel
11 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.44%) DB2
12 2 (0.44%) DbVisualizer
12 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 304 (66.23%) Selenium
2 263 (57.30%) Cucumber
3 128 (27.89%) SpecFlow
4 126 (27.45%) Jenkins
5 94 (20.48%) Git (software)
6 89 (19.39%) WebDriver
7 72 (15.69%) JIRA
8 44 (9.59%) Maven
9 42 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (7.84%) Appium
10 36 (7.84%) TeamCity
11 34 (7.41%) NUnit
12 33 (7.19%) Artifactory
13 32 (6.97%) JUnit
14 30 (6.54%) Jasmine
14 30 (6.54%) SoapUI
15 29 (6.32%) Karma Test Runner
15 29 (6.32%) WATIR
16 26 (5.66%) JMeter
17 21 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 86 (18.74%) Finance
2 32 (6.97%) Games
3 28 (6.10%) Retail
4 25 (5.45%) Marketing
5 17 (3.70%) Electronics
6 16 (3.49%) Banking
6 16 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.83%) Publishing
8 11 (2.40%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.87%) Back Office
9 4 (0.87%) Law
10 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (24.84%) Developer
2 98 (21.35%) Analyst
3 75 (16.34%) Tester
4 74 (16.12%) Test Analyst
5 60 (13.07%) QA Engineer
6 52 (11.33%) Test Engineer
7 49 (10.68%) Automation Tester
8 41 (8.93%) Java Developer
9 39 (8.50%) Automation Test Analyst
9 39 (8.50%) Developer in Test
10 35 (7.63%) QA Automation Engineer
10 35 (7.63%) Test Automation Engineer
11 27 (5.88%) Python Developer
11 27 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 27 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
12 24 (5.23%) Software Engineer
13 23 (5.01%) QA Analyst
13 23 (5.01%) Senior QA Engineer
14 22 (4.79%) QA Tester
15 21 (4.58%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (22.00%) Web Services
2 65 (14.16%) jQuery
2 65 (14.16%) RESTful
3 64 (13.94%) .NET
4 59 (12.85%) HTML
5 56 (12.20%) CSS
6 48 (10.46%) JSON
7 40 (8.71%) Spring
8 38 (8.28%) AngularJS
8 38 (8.28%) Spring Security
9 37 (8.06%) ASP.NET
10 36 (7.84%) Hibernate
11 34 (7.41%) XHTML
12 33 (7.19%) REST
13 32 (6.97%) XML
14 29 (6.32%) LAMP
15 27 (5.88%) Django
16 24 (5.23%) SOAP
17 22 (4.79%) LAPP Stack
18 17 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.23%) Client/Server
4 22 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.70%) User Experience
6 14 (3.05%) Fintech
7 11 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.53%) iPad
8 7 (1.53%) RIA
9 6 (1.31%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.87%) NHS
10 4 (0.87%) Wiki
11 3 (0.65%) Blog
11 3 (0.65%) Ergonomics
11 3 (0.65%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.85%) Linux
2 34 (7.41%) Windows
3 21 (4.58%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.58%) Unix
4 19 (4.14%) Android
5 7 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (62.09%) BDD
3 224 (48.80%) Scrum
4 156 (33.99%) TDD
5 143 (31.15%) Test Automation
6 100 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (16.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 70 (15.25%) Automated Testing
9 68 (14.81%) Automation Testing
10 59 (12.85%) Test Scripting
11 55 (11.98%) Mentoring
12 53 (11.55%) Unit Testing
13 50 (10.89%) Manual Testing
13 50 (10.89%) Open Source
13 50 (10.89%) Software Engineering
14 43 (9.37%) Kanban
14 43 (9.37%) OO
15 41 (8.93%) Software Testing
15 41 (8.93%) User Stories
16 39 (8.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 177 (38.56%) Java
2 136 (29.63%) C#
3 83 (18.08%) SQL
4 82 (17.86%) Ruby
5 79 (17.21%) JavaScript
6 77 (16.78%) Python
7 26 (5.66%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.79%) PHP
9 14 (3.05%) Groovy
10 11 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.74%) C++
11 8 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.87%) VB
12 4 (0.87%) VB6
13 3 (0.65%) Perl
13 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.44%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.44%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 73 (15.90%) ISEB
2 70 (15.25%) Degree
3 42 (9.15%) ISTQB
4 34 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.44%) MCSD
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) OCA
7 1 (0.22%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.22%) OCP
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (44.88%) QA
2 30 (6.54%) SDET
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (4.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (10.02%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (5.01%) Puppet
3 6 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 81 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.36%) AppDynamics
2 20 (4.36%) New Relic
3 18 (3.92%) Atlassian
4 12 (2.61%) Oracle
5 11 (2.40%) SAP
6 10 (2.18%) HP
6 10 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.96%) CODA
7 9 (1.96%) Thunderhead
8 7 (1.53%) Apple
8 7 (1.53%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.65%) Cegedim Rx
9 3 (0.65%) Google
9 3 (0.65%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.44%) hybris
10 2 (0.44%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.22%) Rally
11 1 (0.22%) Twitter
11 1 (0.22%) Zend
City, London
Red10
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 55k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Private Healthcare + Pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + The best package eveer
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Onfido
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: extensive benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS Group
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: health, childcare, bonus, etc
Posted: 20 days ago