Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 234 270
Rank change year-on-year -18 +36 +42
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 10 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.95% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 18
Berkshire median annual salary £85,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +112.50% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £39,750 £31,250 £36,875
90th Percentile £87,500 £48,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -5.56%

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 2,159 2,323 2,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.92% 36.03% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,841 2,000 2,276
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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
Reading +6 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Gherkin
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 6 (60.00%) OO
4 6 (60.00%) VCL
4 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) SEO
4 6 (60.00%) Workflow
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) RESTful
4 6 (60.00%) Apache Solr
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) Varnish
4 6 (60.00%) Investment Management
4 6 (60.00%) Kanban
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (60.00%) Node.js
4 6 (60.00%) High Availability
4 6 (60.00%) GitHub
4 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (60.00%) Grunt
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (60.00%) Bower

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Solr
1 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) GitHub
1 6 (60.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (60.00%) Bower
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Grunt
2 6 (60.00%) gulp
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Node.js
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
1 6 (60.00%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Decision-Making
3 6 (60.00%) High Availability
3 6 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 6 (60.00%) Isomorphic Development
3 6 (60.00%) Isomorphic JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Kanban
3 6 (60.00%) Microservices
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) OO PHP
3 6 (60.00%) OOP
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) SEO
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Descriptive Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
1 6 (60.00%) Varnish