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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
UK
Rank 584 680 773
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +93
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 270 263 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.69% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 234 215 166
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +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
33313 38016 39327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.47% 38.03% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28774 32748 33938
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +90 233 £46,500 -7.00% 49
London +20 92 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Scotland +30 36 £45,000 - 1
South West +36 29 £43,000 -28.33% 7
North West +4 28 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Manchester -2 25 £42,500 -10.52% 5
South East +74 23 £46,000 +31.42% 5
Edinburgh +15 22 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +35 21 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East of England +27 17 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Gloucestershire - 16 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands +8 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Glasgow +18 14 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Hertfordshire +7 12 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Leeds - 11 £55,000 - 3
West Yorkshire - 11 £55,000 - 3
Watford +9 10 £35,000 - 2
Altrincham - 10 £41,500 - 1
Oxford - 9 £36,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 9 £36,000 - 2
West Midlands +4 8 £36,500 +7.35% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Bristol +5 7 £38,250 -36.25% 2
Nottingham -1 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Birmingham -7 7 £39,500 -1.25% 1
West Sussex +10 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
North Yorkshire -4 5 £26,500 -47.00% 1
Sheffield - 5 £26,750 - 2
Northampton - 5 £40,000 -
Worthing - 5 £55,000 -

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 446 (80.51%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (69.13%) Selenium
3 332 (59.93%) Cucumber
4 320 (57.76%) BDD
5 261 (47.11%) QA
6 245 (44.22%) Java
7 216 (38.99%) Scrum
7 216 (38.99%) TDD
8 193 (34.84%) Test Automation
9 173 (31.23%) C#
10 151 (27.26%) Automation Testing
11 148 (26.71%) SpecFlow
12 136 (24.55%) WebDriver
13 126 (22.74%) Automated Testing
14 116 (20.94%) Web Services
15 115 (20.76%) Jenkins
16 112 (20.22%) Microsoft
17 108 (19.49%) Ruby
18 105 (18.95%) JIRA
19 97 (17.51%) Finance
19 97 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
20 95 (17.15%) Test Scripting
20 95 (17.15%) Team Foundation Server
20 95 (17.15%) JavaScript
21 88 (15.88%) SQL
21 88 (15.88%) ISEB
22 87 (15.70%) ISTQB
23 84 (15.16%) .NET
24 83 (14.98%) Test Strategy
25 75 (13.54%) Manual Testing

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 (7.58%) JBoss
2 25 (4.51%) WebLogic
3 24 (4.33%) Confluence
4 19 (3.43%) Alfresco
4 19 (3.43%) WebSphere
4 19 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (2.35%) Apache
6 9 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Mingle
4 1 (0.18%) HipChat
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.79%) GitHub
2 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.81%) SaaS
4 9 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.36%) Heroku
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.25%) SSH
2 13 (2.35%) Internet
3 12 (2.17%) HTTPS
4 9 (1.62%) SMTP
5 3 (0.54%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.36%) FTP
6 2 (0.36%) HTTP
6 2 (0.36%) IMAP
6 2 (0.36%) POP3
6 2 (0.36%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.18%) LDAP
7 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.97%) MySQL
3 17 (3.07%) Big Data
4 12 (2.17%) SSDT
5 8 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.72%) HBase
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.18%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 383 (69.13%) Selenium
2 332 (59.93%) Cucumber
3 148 (26.71%) SpecFlow
4 136 (24.55%) WebDriver
5 115 (20.76%) Jenkins
6 105 (18.95%) JIRA
7 95 (17.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 65 (11.73%) Git (software)
9 58 (10.47%) JUnit
10 57 (10.29%) SoapUI
11 56 (10.11%) Maven
12 45 (8.12%) Appium
13 33 (5.96%) NUnit
14 32 (5.78%) HP UFT
15 26 (4.69%) Artifactory
16 25 (4.51%) JMeter
17 24 (4.33%) TeamCity
18 22 (3.97%) Calabash
18 22 (3.97%) Zephyr
19 20 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 97 (17.51%) Finance
2 27 (4.87%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.69%) Marketing
4 24 (4.33%) Banking
5 19 (3.43%) Retail
6 14 (2.53%) Electronics
6 14 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.17%) Legal
8 6 (1.08%) Advertising
9 4 (0.72%) Front Office
10 3 (0.54%) Games
10 3 (0.54%) Law
11 2 (0.36%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (23.65%) Tester
2 113 (20.40%) Analyst
3 98 (17.69%) Test Analyst
4 81 (14.62%) Automation Tester
5 69 (12.45%) Test Engineer
6 68 (12.27%) Developer
7 64 (11.55%) QA Engineer
8 43 (7.76%) Test Leader
9 40 (7.22%) Senior Tester
10 39 (7.04%) Java Developer
11 34 (6.14%) QA Leader
12 31 (5.60%) Automation Engineer
12 31 (5.60%) Automation Test Analyst
13 30 (5.42%) Test Automation Engineer
14 28 (5.05%) Senior Automation Tester
15 27 (4.87%) QA Analyst
16 26 (4.69%) QA Tester
17 24 (4.33%) Agile Tester
17 24 (4.33%) Developer in Test
18 22 (3.97%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (20.94%) Web Services
2 84 (15.16%) .NET
3 55 (9.93%) REST
4 53 (9.57%) SOAP
5 49 (8.84%) RESTful
6 48 (8.66%) HTML
7 43 (7.76%) Spring
8 42 (7.58%) CSS
9 40 (7.22%) XML
10 39 (7.04%) JSON
11 34 (6.14%) jQuery
12 32 (5.78%) Hibernate
13 28 (5.05%) Spring Security
14 27 (4.87%) XHTML
15 26 (4.69%) AngularJS
16 18 (3.25%) ASP.NET
17 16 (2.89%) .NET Framework
18 15 (2.71%) React
19 12 (2.17%) Backbone.js
19 12 (2.17%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 28 (5.05%) User Experience
4 16 (2.89%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.71%) iPad
6 12 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.99%) Fintech
8 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.26%) Online Banking
10 6 (1.08%) Blog
10 6 (1.08%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.72%) Contract for Difference
11 4 (0.72%) Derivative
11 4 (0.72%) Equities
11 4 (0.72%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.72%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (0.72%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.36%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.57%) Windows
2 49 (8.84%) Linux
3 33 (5.96%) Apple iOS
4 31 (5.60%) Android
5 15 (2.71%) Unix
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (80.51%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (57.76%) BDD
3 216 (38.99%) Scrum
3 216 (38.99%) TDD
4 193 (34.84%) Test Automation
5 151 (27.26%) Automation Testing
6 126 (22.74%) Automated Testing
7 97 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (17.15%) Test Scripting
9 83 (14.98%) Test Strategy
10 75 (13.54%) Manual Testing
11 68 (12.27%) OO
12 64 (11.55%) SDLC
13 59 (10.65%) API Testing
14 56 (10.11%) Software Testing
15 55 (9.93%) Software Engineering
16 53 (9.57%) User Stories
17 51 (9.21%) Open Source
18 50 (9.03%) Defect Management
19 49 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 245 (44.22%) Java
2 173 (31.23%) C#
3 108 (19.49%) Ruby
4 95 (17.15%) JavaScript
5 88 (15.88%) SQL
6 62 (11.19%) Python
7 18 (3.25%) VB.NET
8 17 (3.07%) C++
8 17 (3.07%) Groovy
9 13 (2.35%) C
10 10 (1.81%) Perl
11 9 (1.62%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.44%) PHP
12 8 (1.44%) Scala
12 8 (1.44%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.08%) XPath
14 5 (0.90%) VBScript
15 4 (0.72%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.72%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 88 (15.88%) ISEB
2 87 (15.70%) ISTQB
3 44 (7.94%) Security Cleared
4 41 (7.40%) Degree
5 7 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (47.11%) QA
2 31 (5.60%) SDET
3 2 (0.36%) FATCA
System Software
1 9 (1.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 12 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 112 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.79%) HP
2 21 (3.79%) Oracle
3 18 (3.25%) Atlassian
4 14 (2.53%) Google
4 14 (2.53%) SAP
5 10 (1.81%) MEDITECH
6 3 (0.54%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.36%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.36%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.36%) Solace
7 2 (0.36%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.18%) hybris
8 1 (0.18%) New Relic
8 1 (0.18%) TOWER Software
London
Resource Group
Salary: £50-70K + Benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £45,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Life Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The One Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago