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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 610 724 781
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +57
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 270 263 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 223 219 186
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £75,000
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
35271 41088 41896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.16% 38.30% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30457 35269 36009
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 7 December 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 7 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
England +94 236 £50,000 - 39
London +44 112 £56,250 - 15
Scotland +35 31 £42,500 -5.55% 3
North West -1 27 £41,500 -12.63% 7
South East +58 23 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands +9 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West +26 21 £38,750 -29.54% 8
Edinburgh +20 21 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Manchester +3 21 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Northamptonshire - 17 £39,500 -
Northampton - 17 £39,500 -
East of England +8 13 £46,250 +15.62% 3
Gloucestershire - 11 £40,000 - 5
Hertfordshire +17 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Glasgow +12 10 £55,000 +22.22% 2
West Midlands -12 9 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Yorkshire +20 8 £32,500 -35.00% 1
City of London +17 7 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Watford -2 6 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham -11 6 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £33,500 -
East Sussex - 6 £40,000 -
Leeds - 6 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Brighton - 6 £40,000 -
Oxford - 6 £33,500 -
Bristol +11 5 £34,750 -36.81% 1
Merseyside -4 5 £36,000 -15.29%
West Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £40,000 - 1

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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 with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 424 (75.85%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (68.34%) Selenium
3 332 (59.39%) Cucumber
4 279 (49.91%) BDD
5 269 (48.12%) QA
6 241 (43.11%) Scrum
7 213 (38.10%) Java
8 203 (36.31%) TDD
9 169 (30.23%) Test Automation
10 143 (25.58%) C#
11 142 (25.40%) SpecFlow
12 128 (22.90%) Automation Testing
13 121 (21.65%) Jenkins
14 118 (21.11%) Automated Testing
15 114 (20.39%) Web Services
16 113 (20.21%) Ruby
17 112 (20.04%) WebDriver
18 109 (19.50%) JavaScript
19 105 (18.78%) Microsoft
20 101 (18.07%) Finance
21 97 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
22 91 (16.28%) Git (software)
23 89 (15.92%) Test Strategy
24 86 (15.38%) JIRA
25 85 (15.21%) Team Foundation Server
26 84 (15.03%) SQL
27 83 (14.85%) Manual Testing
28 78 (13.95%) .NET
29 72 (12.88%) ISEB
30 71 (12.70%) OO

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 (6.80%) JBoss
2 25 (4.47%) WebLogic
3 21 (3.76%) Alfresco
4 19 (3.40%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (3.04%) Confluence
6 13 (2.33%) Apache
7 7 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.72%) CMS
10 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.54%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) HipChat
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.79%) SaaS
4 8 (1.43%) GitHub
5 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.36%) Heroku
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.76%) SSH
2 19 (3.40%) Internet
3 16 (2.86%) SMTP
4 12 (2.15%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.07%) HTTP
6 4 (0.72%) Skype
7 3 (0.54%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.36%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.44%) MySQL
3 21 (3.76%) Big Data
4 12 (2.15%) SSDT
5 8 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.72%) HBase
8 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.54%) Mixpanel
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.18%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 382 (68.34%) Selenium
2 332 (59.39%) Cucumber
3 142 (25.40%) SpecFlow
4 121 (21.65%) Jenkins
5 112 (20.04%) WebDriver
6 91 (16.28%) Git (software)
7 86 (15.38%) JIRA
8 85 (15.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 60 (10.73%) JUnit
10 49 (8.77%) SoapUI
11 43 (7.69%) Maven
12 38 (6.80%) Appium
13 29 (5.19%) NUnit
14 28 (5.01%) TeamCity
15 27 (4.83%) Artifactory
15 27 (4.83%) HP UFT
16 23 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
16 23 (4.11%) Zephyr
17 20 (3.58%) Jasmine
17 20 (3.58%) Mockito
General
1 101 (18.07%) Finance
2 33 (5.90%) Marketing
2 33 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.65%) Banking
4 19 (3.40%) Retail
5 16 (2.86%) Electronics
6 14 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.15%) Legal
8 9 (1.61%) Games
9 6 (1.07%) Publishing
10 5 (0.89%) Advertising
11 4 (0.72%) Front Office
12 3 (0.54%) Law
13 2 (0.36%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 108 (19.32%) Tester
2 99 (17.71%) Developer
3 90 (16.10%) Analyst
4 78 (13.95%) Test Analyst
5 69 (12.34%) QA Engineer
6 64 (11.45%) Automation Tester
7 60 (10.73%) Test Engineer
8 45 (8.05%) Java Developer
9 44 (7.87%) Test Leader
10 43 (7.69%) QA Leader
11 35 (6.26%) Test Automation Engineer
12 34 (6.08%) Agile Tester
13 30 (5.37%) Automation Engineer
14 27 (4.83%) Developer in Test
15 24 (4.29%) Test Manager
16 23 (4.11%) QA Analyst
16 23 (4.11%) QA Test Engineer
16 23 (4.11%) QA Tester
17 22 (3.94%) Automation Test Analyst
17 22 (3.94%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (20.39%) Web Services
2 78 (13.95%) .NET
3 60 (10.73%) HTML
4 59 (10.55%) REST
5 57 (10.20%) RESTful
6 52 (9.30%) CSS
7 45 (8.05%) jQuery
8 43 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 42 (7.51%) Spring
10 40 (7.16%) JSON
10 40 (7.16%) SOAP
10 40 (7.16%) XML
11 32 (5.72%) Hibernate
12 30 (5.37%) Spring Security
13 29 (5.19%) XHTML
14 19 (3.40%) ASP.NET
15 17 (3.04%) Django
16 16 (2.86%) .NET Framework
17 14 (2.50%) Ajax
18 12 (2.15%) React
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.80%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.44%) User Experience
4 20 (3.58%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.04%) iPad
7 12 (2.15%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.97%) Fintech
9 8 (1.43%) Data Extraction
10 7 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.07%) RIA
12 5 (0.89%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.72%) Contract for Difference
13 4 (0.72%) Derivative
13 4 (0.72%) Equities
13 4 (0.72%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.72%) OTC Derivatives
14 3 (0.54%) Blog
14 3 (0.54%) Ergonomics
14 3 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.91%) Linux
2 47 (8.41%) Windows
3 38 (6.80%) Apple iOS
4 34 (6.08%) Android
5 14 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (75.85%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (49.91%) BDD
3 241 (43.11%) Scrum
4 203 (36.31%) TDD
5 169 (30.23%) Test Automation
6 128 (22.90%) Automation Testing
7 118 (21.11%) Automated Testing
8 97 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
9 89 (15.92%) Test Strategy
10 83 (14.85%) Manual Testing
11 71 (12.70%) OO
12 68 (12.16%) Test Scripting
13 64 (11.45%) Mentoring
14 56 (10.02%) API Testing
14 56 (10.02%) Software Engineering
15 54 (9.66%) Software Testing
16 49 (8.77%) Defect Management
17 48 (8.59%) Open Source
18 47 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
19 46 (8.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 213 (38.10%) Java
2 143 (25.58%) C#
3 113 (20.21%) Ruby
4 109 (19.50%) JavaScript
5 84 (15.03%) SQL
6 71 (12.70%) Python
7 13 (2.33%) C++
8 12 (2.15%) Perl
8 12 (2.15%) PHP
8 12 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.79%) Groovy
10 8 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.07%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.07%) C
12 6 (1.07%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.07%) Scala
12 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (12.88%) ISEB
2 67 (11.99%) ISTQB
3 52 (9.30%) Degree
4 42 (7.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (48.12%) QA
2 23 (4.11%) SDET
3 2 (0.36%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (5.55%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 105 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.40%) HP
3 17 (3.04%) Google
3 17 (3.04%) Oracle
4 16 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 14 (2.50%) SAP
6 11 (1.97%) MEDITECH
7 8 (1.43%) New Relic
8 7 (1.25%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.54%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.36%) Apple
10 2 (0.36%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.36%) Solace
10 2 (0.36%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.36%) Virgin Media
11 1 (0.18%) hybris
11 1 (0.18%) Xamarin
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension,and health
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ark Workplace Risk
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: 5% Pension & 28.5 days holiday
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Life Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Rutherford Grant
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Life Insurance
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
North London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Talentera
Salary: £55 - 75,000 basic + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Northwich
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago