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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 718 783 731
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -52
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 219 192 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 181 160 193
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

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
39341 41843 48036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.37% 37.90% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34012 35590 40629
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 £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +42 193 £50,000 - 20
London +16 120 £55,000 +4.76% 11
City of London +51 32 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Scotland +18 26 £45,000 +44.00% 4
South East +16 21 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow - 20 £45,000 - 4
Edinburgh +7 18 £45,000 +44.00%
East of England +14 12 £47,500 - 4
Yorkshire +2 12 £40,000 +8.10%
East Midlands +24 9 £42,500 -5.55%
South West +8 9 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Winchester +25 6 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge +17 6 £47,500 - 2
North West +17 6 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Hampshire +12 6 £45,000 - 1
Manchester +9 6 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Berkshire +7 6 £39,500 -21.00%
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £47,500 - 2
Maidenhead - 6 £39,500 -
Nottingham +14 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Kent - 5 £48,750 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £55,000 - 2
Leeds - 4 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +17 3 £47,500 - 2
York - 3 £37,500 -
Isleworth - 3 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £57,500 -

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 404 (83.13%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (67.49%) Selenium
3 321 (66.05%) BDD
4 297 (61.11%) Cucumber
5 226 (46.50%) Scrum
6 222 (45.68%) QA
7 209 (43.00%) Java
8 179 (36.83%) C#
9 173 (35.60%) Test Automation
10 165 (33.95%) TDD
11 144 (29.63%) SpecFlow
12 137 (28.19%) Continuous Integration
13 133 (27.37%) WebDriver
14 119 (24.49%) Web Services
15 118 (24.28%) Jenkins
16 115 (23.66%) User Acceptance Testing
17 95 (19.55%) JIRA
18 90 (18.52%) Test Scripting
19 89 (18.31%) Finance
20 86 (17.70%) JavaScript
21 84 (17.28%) Automated Testing
22 83 (17.08%) SQL
22 83 (17.08%) jQuery
23 80 (16.46%) Ruby
24 79 (16.26%) ISEB
25 77 (15.84%) Git (software)
26 76 (15.64%) Python
27 74 (15.23%) Microsoft
27 74 (15.23%) Automation Testing
28 72 (14.81%) .NET

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 48 (9.88%) JBoss
2 39 (8.02%) Alfresco
3 31 (6.38%) Apache
4 17 (3.50%) Confluence
5 10 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.65%) IIS
6 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.44%) Jetty
7 7 (1.44%) NServiceBus
8 4 (0.82%) Drupal
8 4 (0.82%) Node.js
9 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Mingle
2 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.65%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Force.com
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.88%) Internet
2 7 (1.44%) Broadband
3 5 (1.03%) SSH
4 2 (0.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) Skype
5 1 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.61%) MySQL
2 30 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (5.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 23 (4.73%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.06%) DB2
5 10 (2.06%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (1.65%) Big Data
7 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 328 (67.49%) Selenium
2 297 (61.11%) Cucumber
3 144 (29.63%) SpecFlow
4 133 (27.37%) WebDriver
5 118 (24.28%) Jenkins
6 95 (19.55%) JIRA
7 77 (15.84%) Git (software)
8 58 (11.93%) Maven
9 52 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (8.85%) Appium
11 39 (8.02%) Artifactory
11 39 (8.02%) NUnit
12 38 (7.82%) SoapUI
13 37 (7.61%) JMeter
14 34 (7.00%) HP UFT
14 34 (7.00%) WATIR
15 30 (6.17%) Jasmine
16 29 (5.97%) Karma Test Runner
17 19 (3.91%) FitNesse
17 19 (3.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (18.31%) Finance
2 34 (7.00%) Games
3 30 (6.17%) Retail
4 13 (2.67%) Publishing
5 12 (2.47%) Banking
5 12 (2.47%) Marketing
5 12 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.06%) Electronics
7 9 (1.85%) Law
8 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.82%) Back Office
9 4 (0.82%) Front Office
10 3 (0.62%) Advertising
10 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (24.69%) Analyst
2 105 (21.60%) Developer
3 95 (19.55%) Test Analyst
4 93 (19.14%) Tester
5 68 (13.99%) Automation Tester
6 52 (10.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 51 (10.49%) Test Engineer
8 50 (10.29%) QA Engineer
9 42 (8.64%) Java Developer
10 37 (7.61%) Selenium Tester
11 36 (7.41%) Developer in Test
12 35 (7.20%) QA Analyst
13 33 (6.79%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 32 (6.58%) Software Engineer
15 31 (6.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 28 (5.76%) Test Automation Engineer
17 26 (5.35%) Automation Test Lead
17 26 (5.35%) Open Source Developer
17 26 (5.35%) QA Automation Engineer
17 26 (5.35%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (24.49%) Web Services
2 83 (17.08%) jQuery
3 72 (14.81%) .NET
4 70 (14.40%) HTML
5 68 (13.99%) RESTful
6 67 (13.79%) CSS
7 61 (12.55%) JSON
8 47 (9.67%) Spring
9 45 (9.26%) Hibernate
10 44 (9.05%) Spring Security
11 41 (8.44%) ASP.NET
11 41 (8.44%) XHTML
12 40 (8.23%) XML
13 36 (7.41%) AngularJS
14 34 (7.00%) SOAP
15 30 (6.17%) REST
16 29 (5.97%) Django
17 26 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (5.35%) LAMP
18 22 (4.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.44%) Client/Server
2 40 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.88%) Fintech
5 14 (2.88%) iPad
6 9 (1.85%) User Experience
7 6 (1.23%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.03%) Blog
8 5 (1.03%) Derivative
8 5 (1.03%) Equities
9 4 (0.82%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.82%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.82%) NHS
10 3 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.47%) Windows
2 39 (8.02%) Linux
3 26 (5.35%) Unix
4 18 (3.70%) Android
5 16 (3.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (83.13%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (66.05%) BDD
3 226 (46.50%) Scrum
4 173 (35.60%) Test Automation
5 165 (33.95%) TDD
6 137 (28.19%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (23.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 90 (18.52%) Test Scripting
9 84 (17.28%) Automated Testing
10 74 (15.23%) Automation Testing
11 70 (14.40%) Open Source
12 63 (12.96%) Unit Testing
13 52 (10.70%) Manual Testing
14 50 (10.29%) Software Testing
14 50 (10.29%) Test Management
15 49 (10.08%) OO
16 48 (9.88%) Mentoring
17 43 (8.85%) E-Commerce
17 43 (8.85%) SOA
17 43 (8.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 209 (43.00%) Java
2 179 (36.83%) C#
3 86 (17.70%) JavaScript
4 83 (17.08%) SQL
5 80 (16.46%) Ruby
6 76 (15.64%) Python
7 18 (3.70%) PHP
8 17 (3.50%) Groovy
9 10 (2.06%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.44%) Perl
10 7 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.03%) C++
12 4 (0.82%) VB
12 4 (0.82%) VB6
13 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.21%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.21%) Go
15 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (16.26%) ISEB
2 67 (13.79%) Degree
3 58 (11.93%) ISTQB
4 39 (8.02%) Security Cleared
5 22 (4.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PMP
6 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.21%) OCA
7 1 (0.21%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.21%) OCP
7 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (45.68%) QA
2 36 (7.41%) SDET
3 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.91%) Atlassian
3 10 (2.06%) hybris
4 8 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.44%) Apple
5 7 (1.44%) Cegedim Rx
5 7 (1.44%) CODA
5 7 (1.44%) HP
5 7 (1.44%) Thunderhead
6 5 (1.03%) SAP
7 4 (0.82%) Oracle
8 2 (0.41%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.41%) New Relic
8 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.21%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.21%) Google
9 1 (0.21%) Rally
9 1 (0.21%) Sun
9 1 (0.21%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.21%) Zend
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
7 Fifty Two Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50k - £60k per annum + 15% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
Recruitment Partnership
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, life, h/care, childcare
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + The best package eveer
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Salary: dependant on experience plus excellent benefits and pension
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago