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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 660 712 690
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -22
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 258 246 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 223 208 205
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
37311 40924 44916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.48% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32506 34933 37768
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +68 241 £52,500 +10.52% 40
London +48 139 £60,000 +9.09% 17
South East +5 31 £42,500 -5.55% 5
City of London +46 26 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Berkshire +24 23 £42,500 -19.04% 2
South West +16 20 £40,000 +3.89% 7
East of England +32 17 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland +20 17 £34,000 -24.44%
North West +22 15 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Reading +19 15 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Bath - 12 £40,000 -
Somerset - 12 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +27 11 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +14 10 £34,000 -24.44%
West Midlands +1 9 £45,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £41,250 - 3
Watford +28 7 £45,000 -
Manchester +11 7 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Newbury +6 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Birmingham - 7 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +8 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridge +8 6 £50,000 +5.26%
East Midlands +6 6 £45,000 - 4
Glasgow +4 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Merseyside - 6 £37,500 - 2
Liverpool - 5 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £29,000 - 1
Yorkshire +21 4 £31,750 +2.41%
Nottingham +9 4 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £45,000 - 1

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 373 (77.39%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (67.84%) Selenium
3 305 (63.28%) Cucumber
4 277 (57.47%) BDD
5 245 (50.83%) QA
6 235 (48.76%) Scrum
7 182 (37.76%) Java
8 162 (33.61%) TDD
9 138 (28.63%) Test Automation
10 135 (28.01%) Jenkins
11 122 (25.31%) C#
12 115 (23.86%) Finance
13 114 (23.65%) SpecFlow
14 105 (21.78%) Web Services
15 103 (21.37%) Git (software)
16 91 (18.88%) JavaScript
17 90 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
17 90 (18.67%) Automation Testing
18 88 (18.26%) WebDriver
19 87 (18.05%) SQL
19 87 (18.05%) Microsoft
20 86 (17.84%) Ruby
21 83 (17.22%) Automated Testing
22 67 (13.90%) Degree
23 66 (13.69%) JIRA
24 65 (13.49%) Software Engineering
24 65 (13.49%) Python
24 65 (13.49%) RESTful
24 65 (13.49%) Mentoring
25 63 (13.07%) 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 30 (6.22%) JBoss
2 27 (5.60%) Alfresco
3 16 (3.32%) Confluence
4 13 (2.70%) Apache
5 8 (1.66%) CMS
5 8 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.45%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.24%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.62%) Drupal
9 1 (0.21%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) HipChat
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.04%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.21%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.60%) Internet
2 24 (4.98%) SSH
3 13 (2.70%) SMTP
4 11 (2.28%) HTTP
5 5 (1.04%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.04%) Skype
6 2 (0.41%) Broadband
7 1 (0.21%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.68%) MySQL
2 14 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.70%) Big Data
4 12 (2.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.04%) Mixpanel
7 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.83%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 327 (67.84%) Selenium
2 305 (63.28%) Cucumber
3 135 (28.01%) Jenkins
4 114 (23.65%) SpecFlow
5 103 (21.37%) Git (software)
6 88 (18.26%) WebDriver
7 66 (13.69%) JIRA
8 51 (10.58%) JUnit
9 42 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (8.30%) Maven
11 38 (7.88%) NUnit
12 37 (7.68%) TeamCity
13 32 (6.64%) Appium
14 31 (6.43%) Artifactory
15 26 (5.39%) Jasmine
15 26 (5.39%) SoapUI
16 24 (4.98%) Karma Test Runner
16 24 (4.98%) Zephyr
17 22 (4.56%) JMeter
18 21 (4.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 115 (23.86%) Finance
2 37 (7.68%) Telecoms
3 36 (7.47%) Marketing
4 28 (5.81%) Retail
5 23 (4.77%) Banking
6 22 (4.56%) Electronics
7 18 (3.73%) Manufacturing
8 17 (3.53%) Games
9 11 (2.28%) Publishing
10 6 (1.24%) Legal
11 3 (0.62%) Front Office
11 3 (0.62%) Law
12 2 (0.41%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (24.07%) Developer
2 87 (18.05%) Tester
3 71 (14.73%) QA Engineer
4 69 (14.32%) Test Engineer
5 67 (13.90%) Analyst
6 55 (11.41%) Automation Tester
7 50 (10.37%) Test Analyst
8 49 (10.17%) Test Automation Engineer
9 43 (8.92%) Java Developer
10 42 (8.71%) Developer in Test
11 32 (6.64%) QA Automation Engineer
11 32 (6.64%) QA Test Engineer
12 31 (6.43%) Agile Tester
13 30 (6.22%) QA Leader
14 25 (5.19%) Selenium Tester
15 24 (4.98%) QA Tester
15 24 (4.98%) Test Manager
16 23 (4.77%) Python Developer
16 23 (4.77%) Software Test Engineer
17 22 (4.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (21.78%) Web Services
2 65 (13.49%) RESTful
3 62 (12.86%) HTML
4 59 (12.24%) CSS
5 56 (11.62%) .NET
6 49 (10.17%) JSON
6 49 (10.17%) REST
7 47 (9.75%) jQuery
8 46 (9.54%) XML
9 39 (8.09%) Spring
10 35 (7.26%) Spring Security
11 31 (6.43%) Hibernate
11 31 (6.43%) XHTML
12 27 (5.60%) AngularJS
13 26 (5.39%) ASP.NET
14 23 (4.77%) SOAP
15 22 (4.56%) Django
16 15 (3.11%) LAMP
17 14 (2.90%) Ajax
18 11 (2.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.02%) Mobile App
2 29 (6.02%) User Experience
3 25 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.70%) Fintech
6 11 (2.28%) RIA
7 6 (1.24%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.24%) iPad
7 6 (1.24%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.24%) Wiki
8 5 (1.04%) Ergonomics
8 5 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.83%) NHS
10 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.41%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 60 (12.45%) Linux
2 30 (6.22%) Apple iOS
2 30 (6.22%) Windows
3 26 (5.39%) Android
4 15 (3.11%) Unix
5 7 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (77.39%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (57.47%) BDD
3 235 (48.76%) Scrum
4 162 (33.61%) TDD
5 138 (28.63%) Test Automation
6 90 (18.67%) Automation Testing
6 90 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (17.22%) Automated Testing
8 65 (13.49%) Mentoring
8 65 (13.49%) Software Engineering
9 62 (12.86%) Manual Testing
10 59 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 58 (12.03%) Test Strategy
12 55 (11.41%) OO
13 49 (10.17%) Test Scripting
14 48 (9.96%) Open Source
15 47 (9.75%) API Testing
15 47 (9.75%) Kanban
16 46 (9.54%) DevOps
17 45 (9.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 182 (37.76%) Java
2 122 (25.31%) C#
3 91 (18.88%) JavaScript
4 87 (18.05%) SQL
5 86 (17.84%) Ruby
6 65 (13.49%) Python
7 27 (5.60%) PowerShell
8 19 (3.94%) PHP
9 12 (2.49%) C++
9 12 (2.49%) Groovy
10 11 (2.28%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.45%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.04%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.04%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.83%) Perl
14 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.41%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.41%) XAML
16 1 (0.21%) Go
16 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 67 (13.90%) Degree
2 63 (13.07%) ISEB
3 40 (8.30%) ISTQB
4 34 (7.05%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.41%) MCSD
7 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) OCA
8 1 (0.21%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.21%) OCP
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (50.83%) QA
2 29 (6.02%) SDET
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (4.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (4.77%) Puppet
3 6 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 87 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.15%) AppDynamics
2 20 (4.15%) New Relic
2 20 (4.15%) Oracle
3 18 (3.73%) SAP
4 15 (3.11%) HP
5 13 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.07%) Google
7 7 (1.45%) Apple
7 7 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.45%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.24%) CODA
8 6 (1.24%) Thunderhead
9 4 (0.83%) MEDITECH
10 3 (0.62%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.62%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.21%) Arqiva
11 1 (0.21%) Twitter
11 1 (0.21%) Zend
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