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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 687 765 781
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +16
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 224 200 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 185 164 164
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £36,800 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
38313 41016 47462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 37.95% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33177 35018 40595
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 £65,000 £65,000
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 28 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 28 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 +34 200 £50,000 +3.89% 25
London +36 121 £57,500 +9.52% 10
City of London +54 24 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Scotland +10 24 £45,000 +50.00%
South East +16 21 £45,000 - 3
Glasgow +1 18 £45,000 -
South West +23 17 £40,000 -40.74% 9
Edinburgh +11 16 £45,000 +50.00%
East of England +36 15 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Yorkshire +3 13 £40,000 -
Bath - 10 £40,000 - 2
Somerset - 10 £40,000 - 2
Cambridge +18 8 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £47,500 -
Winchester +23 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire +18 7 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £55,000 - 6
Hertfordshire +17 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +10 6 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
North West +20 5 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Berkshire +10 5 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Manchester -6 5 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Leeds - 5 £50,000 -
Kent - 5 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Watford +3 4 £46,250 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £39,750 -
Nottingham +6 3 £47,500 +5.55%

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 365 (82.77%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (67.12%) Selenium
2 296 (67.12%) BDD
3 265 (60.09%) Cucumber
4 213 (48.30%) Scrum
5 203 (46.03%) QA
6 189 (42.86%) Java
7 154 (34.92%) Test Automation
8 149 (33.79%) C#
9 146 (33.11%) TDD
10 127 (28.80%) SpecFlow
11 116 (26.30%) Jenkins
11 116 (26.30%) Continuous Integration
12 108 (24.49%) Web Services
13 103 (23.36%) WebDriver
14 89 (20.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 82 (18.59%) JIRA
16 81 (18.37%) Ruby
16 81 (18.37%) SQL
17 79 (17.91%) Finance
18 75 (17.01%) Microsoft
19 74 (16.78%) ISEB
20 70 (15.87%) Git (software)
21 69 (15.65%) Test Scripting
21 69 (15.65%) Python
22 67 (15.19%) JavaScript
23 66 (14.97%) Automated Testing
24 62 (14.06%) Degree
24 62 (14.06%) .NET
24 62 (14.06%) jQuery

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 42 (9.52%) JBoss
2 34 (7.71%) Alfresco
3 20 (4.54%) Apache
4 16 (3.63%) Confluence
5 11 (2.49%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.04%) NServiceBus
7 8 (1.81%) IIS
7 8 (1.81%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.59%) Jetty
9 4 (0.91%) Drupal
9 4 (0.91%) Node.js
10 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.45%) CMS
11 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Mingle
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.76%) Internet
2 10 (2.27%) SSH
3 7 (1.59%) Broadband
4 4 (0.91%) HTTP
5 1 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.44%) MySQL
2 19 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (3.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.81%) Big Data
6 6 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.36%) DB2
6 6 (1.36%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 296 (67.12%) Selenium
2 265 (60.09%) Cucumber
3 127 (28.80%) SpecFlow
4 116 (26.30%) Jenkins
5 103 (23.36%) WebDriver
6 82 (18.59%) JIRA
7 70 (15.87%) Git (software)
8 48 (10.88%) Maven
9 44 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 39 (8.84%) Appium
11 36 (8.16%) NUnit
12 35 (7.94%) SoapUI
13 34 (7.71%) Artifactory
14 32 (7.26%) WATIR
15 31 (7.03%) JMeter
16 25 (5.67%) TeamCity
17 21 (4.76%) HP UFT
17 21 (4.76%) JUnit
17 21 (4.76%) Visual Studio
18 19 (4.31%) Jasmine
General
1 79 (17.91%) Finance
2 30 (6.80%) Retail
3 28 (6.35%) Games
4 15 (3.40%) Marketing
5 12 (2.72%) Banking
5 12 (2.72%) Electronics
6 11 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.81%) Law
8 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.59%) Publishing
9 4 (0.91%) Back Office
10 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (23.81%) Analyst
2 90 (20.41%) Developer
3 81 (18.37%) Tester
4 78 (17.69%) Test Analyst
5 56 (12.70%) QA Engineer
6 53 (12.02%) Automation Tester
7 52 (11.79%) Test Engineer
8 43 (9.75%) Automation Test Analyst
9 38 (8.62%) Java Developer
10 33 (7.48%) Developer in Test
11 32 (7.26%) Selenium Tester
12 31 (7.03%) Test Automation Engineer
13 30 (6.80%) QA Analyst
13 30 (6.80%) QA Automation Engineer
14 29 (6.58%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 29 (6.58%) Software Engineer
15 26 (5.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 23 (5.22%) QA Test Analyst
16 23 (5.22%) Senior QA Engineer
17 21 (4.76%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (24.49%) Web Services
2 62 (14.06%) .NET
2 62 (14.06%) jQuery
2 62 (14.06%) RESTful
3 57 (12.93%) HTML
4 54 (12.24%) CSS
5 53 (12.02%) JSON
6 43 (9.75%) Spring
7 40 (9.07%) Spring Security
8 39 (8.84%) Hibernate
9 38 (8.62%) XML
10 36 (8.16%) XHTML
11 35 (7.94%) ASP.NET
12 29 (6.58%) SOAP
13 28 (6.35%) REST
14 24 (5.44%) AngularJS
15 22 (4.99%) LAMP
16 20 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (4.08%) Django
18 17 (3.85%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.48%) Client/Server
3 25 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.17%) Fintech
6 11 (2.49%) iPad
7 10 (2.27%) User Experience
8 6 (1.36%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.91%) Blog
10 4 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.91%) NHS
10 4 (0.91%) RIA
11 3 (0.68%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.68%) Tandem
11 3 (0.68%) Wiki
12 2 (0.45%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.75%) Windows
2 40 (9.07%) Linux
3 22 (4.99%) Unix
4 21 (4.76%) Android
4 21 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (82.77%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (67.12%) BDD
3 213 (48.30%) Scrum
4 154 (34.92%) Test Automation
5 146 (33.11%) TDD
6 116 (26.30%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (20.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 69 (15.65%) Test Scripting
9 66 (14.97%) Automated Testing
10 60 (13.61%) Automation Testing
11 54 (12.24%) Unit Testing
12 53 (12.02%) Open Source
13 49 (11.11%) Manual Testing
14 46 (10.43%) Software Engineering
15 44 (9.98%) OO
16 41 (9.30%) Functional Testing
16 41 (9.30%) Mentoring
16 41 (9.30%) Software Testing
17 40 (9.07%) User Stories
18 39 (8.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 189 (42.86%) Java
2 149 (33.79%) C#
3 81 (18.37%) Ruby
3 81 (18.37%) SQL
4 69 (15.65%) Python
5 67 (15.19%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.54%) PHP
7 15 (3.40%) Groovy
7 15 (3.40%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.59%) C++
9 7 (1.59%) Perl
10 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.91%) VB
11 4 (0.91%) VB6
12 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.23%) C
13 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (16.78%) ISEB
2 62 (14.06%) Degree
3 47 (10.66%) ISTQB
4 33 (7.48%) Security Cleared
5 15 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) OCA
7 1 (0.23%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.23%) OCP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (46.03%) QA
2 33 (7.48%) SDET
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.04%) Puppet
3 6 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.54%) Atlassian
3 10 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.04%) AppDynamics
4 9 (2.04%) CODA
4 9 (2.04%) New Relic
4 9 (2.04%) Thunderhead
5 8 (1.81%) HP
5 8 (1.81%) Oracle
6 7 (1.59%) Apple
6 7 (1.59%) Cegedim Rx
6 7 (1.59%) SAP
7 6 (1.36%) hybris
8 3 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.45%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.23%) Arqiva
10 1 (0.23%) Rally
10 1 (0.23%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.23%) Twitter
10 1 (0.23%) Zend
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: FULL BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £25000.0000 - £33000.0000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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West London
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Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
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London
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Salary: competitive
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REPL Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
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Stockport
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: full benefits
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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