Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Gherkin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Gherkin over the 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 251 260
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9 +49
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 22 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.26% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 0.69% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 1
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -5.66%
10th Percentile £35,250 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £41,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +19.44% -20.00%

Gherkin is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,113 2,623 2,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.90% 37.77% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,831 2,292 2,067
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Berkshire

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Gherkin in Berkshire

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Berkshire

Gherkin
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 13 - -
Reading - 8 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £32,500 - 2
Gherkin
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 21 (95.45%) Selenium
1 21 (95.45%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) BDD
3 14 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (59.09%) TDD
4 13 (59.09%) Java
4 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 13 (59.09%) JUnit
4 13 (59.09%) HTTP
4 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
4 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
4 13 (59.09%) Appium
5 12 (54.55%) DevOps
5 12 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
5 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (54.55%) RESTful
5 12 (54.55%) Hudson
5 12 (54.55%) Linux
5 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
5 12 (54.55%) Oracle
5 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 12 (54.55%) JIRA
5 12 (54.55%) Maven
5 12 (54.55%) Logistics
5 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (54.55%) Microservices
5 12 (54.55%) HP ALM
5 12 (54.55%) Decision-Making

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Selenium
2 14 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 13 (59.09%) Appium
3 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
3 13 (59.09%) JUnit
3 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
4 12 (54.55%) Hudson
4 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 12 (54.55%) JIRA
4 12 (54.55%) Maven
4 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Developer in Test
3 8 (36.36%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Home
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) BDD
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (59.09%) TDD
5 12 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (54.55%) Decision-Making
5 12 (54.55%) DevOps
5 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
5 12 (54.55%) Logistics
5 12 (54.55%) Microservices
5 12 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
6 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Xamarin