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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
UK
Rank 553 718 776
Rank change year-on-year
+165 +58
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 317 235 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.60% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 284 199 156
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,200 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
33010 39084 39277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.31% 38.17% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28361 33683 33688
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +146 282 £50,000 - 46
London +43 112 £55,000 - 20
Yorkshire +64 44 £50,000 - 4
North West +3 33 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Manchester +6 31 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Scotland +16 29 £45,000 - 2
East of England +45 27 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South East +84 26 £36,000 -10.00% 5
South West +41 25 £44,250 -26.25% 4
Leeds - 22 £55,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 22 £55,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +31 19 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Edinburgh +6 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Watford - 16 £38,750 - 3
Sheffield - 12 £45,000 -
Oxford - 12 £36,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 12 £36,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow +9 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Gloucestershire - 11 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire -5 10 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Harrogate - 10 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands +12 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Altrincham - 9 £41,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +2 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hampshire +20 7 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Nottingham +9 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Bristol +7 6 £42,500 -29.16% 1
City of London -4 6 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Essex +27 5 £55,000 +46.66%

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 503 (82.19%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (67.48%) Selenium
3 375 (61.27%) BDD
4 365 (59.64%) Cucumber
5 295 (48.20%) Java
6 264 (43.14%) QA
7 260 (42.48%) TDD
8 249 (40.69%) Test Automation
9 219 (35.78%) Scrum
10 211 (34.48%) C#
11 175 (28.59%) WebDriver
12 170 (27.78%) SpecFlow
13 165 (26.96%) Automation Testing
14 150 (24.51%) Automated Testing
15 136 (22.22%) Test Scripting
16 130 (21.24%) Jenkins
17 125 (20.42%) Microsoft
18 116 (18.95%) Web Services
18 116 (18.95%) JIRA
19 111 (18.14%) ISEB
20 108 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
21 107 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
22 104 (16.99%) Finance
22 104 (16.99%) .NET
23 102 (16.67%) JavaScript
24 100 (16.34%) Ruby
25 98 (16.01%) ISTQB
26 97 (15.85%) SQL
27 86 (14.05%) SDLC
28 85 (13.89%) Test Strategy

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 46 (7.52%) JBoss
2 37 (6.05%) Confluence
3 29 (4.74%) WebLogic
4 26 (4.25%) WebSphere
4 26 (4.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 22 (3.59%) Alfresco
6 21 (3.43%) Apache
7 20 (3.27%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.98%) IIS
9 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.16%) FileNet
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) Mingle
4 1 (0.16%) HipChat
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.39%) GitHub
2 13 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.12%) SaaS
3 11 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.33%) Heroku
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.45%) Internet
1 15 (2.45%) SSH
2 8 (1.31%) HTTPS
3 7 (1.14%) HTTP
4 5 (0.82%) IMAP
4 5 (0.82%) SMTP
5 3 (0.49%) LDAP
5 3 (0.49%) POP3
6 2 (0.33%) FTP
6 2 (0.33%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.33%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.08%) MySQL
3 19 (3.10%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.29%) Big Data
5 12 (1.96%) SSDT
6 9 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.65%) HBase
9 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.33%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.16%) DB2
12 1 (0.16%) Mixpanel
12 1 (0.16%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 413 (67.48%) Selenium
2 365 (59.64%) Cucumber
3 175 (28.59%) WebDriver
4 170 (27.78%) SpecFlow
5 130 (21.24%) Jenkins
6 116 (18.95%) JIRA
7 108 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 78 (12.75%) Git (software)
9 69 (11.27%) SoapUI
10 65 (10.62%) JUnit
11 64 (10.46%) Maven
12 53 (8.66%) Appium
13 38 (6.21%) TeamCity
14 35 (5.72%) NUnit
15 34 (5.56%) HP UFT
16 33 (5.39%) Visual Studio
17 27 (4.41%) JMeter
18 26 (4.25%) Artifactory
19 23 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
19 23 (3.76%) TestNG
General
1 104 (16.99%) Finance
2 27 (4.41%) Banking
3 25 (4.08%) Retail
4 23 (3.76%) Marketing
5 21 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.12%) Advertising
7 12 (1.96%) Electronics
8 11 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.31%) Legal
10 4 (0.65%) Games
11 3 (0.49%) Front Office
11 3 (0.49%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (25.00%) Tester
2 132 (21.57%) Analyst
3 110 (17.97%) Test Analyst
4 100 (16.34%) Automation Tester
5 86 (14.05%) Developer
6 84 (13.73%) Test Engineer
7 68 (11.11%) QA Engineer
8 59 (9.64%) Senior Tester
9 51 (8.33%) Java Developer
10 44 (7.19%) Test Leader
11 42 (6.86%) Senior Automation Tester
12 38 (6.21%) Test Automation Engineer
13 35 (5.72%) Automation Test Analyst
14 33 (5.39%) Developer in Test
15 31 (5.07%) Automation Engineer
16 29 (4.74%) QA Leader
16 29 (4.74%) QA Tester
16 29 (4.74%) Senior QA Engineer
17 28 (4.58%) QA Analyst
18 27 (4.41%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (18.95%) Web Services
2 104 (16.99%) .NET
3 59 (9.64%) RESTful
4 57 (9.31%) SOAP
5 56 (9.15%) REST
6 53 (8.66%) HTML
7 51 (8.33%) Spring
8 49 (8.01%) XML
9 45 (7.35%) JSON
10 43 (7.03%) CSS
11 41 (6.70%) AngularJS
11 41 (6.70%) Hibernate
12 40 (6.54%) jQuery
13 30 (4.90%) Spring Security
14 29 (4.74%) XHTML
15 28 (4.58%) ASP.NET
16 23 (3.76%) .NET Framework
17 13 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (1.96%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.68%) Mobile App
3 33 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.08%) User Experience
5 17 (2.78%) Fintech
5 17 (2.78%) iPad
6 12 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.47%) Online Banking
8 7 (1.14%) Blog
9 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.65%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.33%) BBC
11 2 (0.33%) Contract for Difference
11 2 (0.33%) Derivative
11 2 (0.33%) Equities
11 2 (0.33%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.33%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.11%) Windows
2 57 (9.31%) Linux
3 29 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 28 (4.58%) Android
5 21 (3.43%) Unix
6 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (82.19%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (61.27%) BDD
3 260 (42.48%) TDD
4 249 (40.69%) Test Automation
5 219 (35.78%) Scrum
6 165 (26.96%) Automation Testing
7 150 (24.51%) Automated Testing
8 136 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 107 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (14.05%) SDLC
11 85 (13.89%) Test Strategy
12 78 (12.75%) Manual Testing
13 71 (11.60%) Software Testing
14 70 (11.44%) User Stories
15 68 (11.11%) API Testing
16 61 (9.97%) OO
17 60 (9.80%) Open Source
18 56 (9.15%) System Integration Testing
19 54 (8.82%) Software Engineering
20 53 (8.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 295 (48.20%) Java
2 211 (34.48%) C#
3 102 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 100 (16.34%) Ruby
5 97 (15.85%) SQL
6 74 (12.09%) Python
7 23 (3.76%) VB.NET
8 22 (3.59%) C++
9 19 (3.10%) Groovy
10 17 (2.78%) C
10 17 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.80%) Perl
11 11 (1.80%) Scala
12 10 (1.63%) PHP
12 10 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.14%) VBScript
13 7 (1.14%) XPath
14 5 (0.82%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.65%) VB
16 3 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 111 (18.14%) ISEB
2 98 (16.01%) ISTQB
3 58 (9.48%) Degree
4 50 (8.17%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) HND
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (43.14%) QA
2 37 (6.05%) SDET
3 2 (0.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (1.63%) Docker
2 3 (0.49%) Dovecot
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 125 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.92%) Atlassian
3 22 (3.59%) HP
4 19 (3.10%) Oracle
5 11 (1.80%) Google
5 11 (1.80%) SAP
6 7 (1.14%) MEDITECH
7 3 (0.49%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.33%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.33%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.33%) Solace
8 2 (0.33%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.16%) hybris
9 1 (0.16%) New Relic
9 1 (0.16%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.16%) Sencha
9 1 (0.16%) TOWER Software
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days' + BH, ch
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leominster, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £70,000 to £86,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £48,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £49,000- £62,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £46,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago