Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South West > Bristol
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 178 175
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 11 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.30% 0.74% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.58% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 2
Bristol median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% +15.11% -36.82%
10th Percentile £35,875 £31,250 £32,225
90th Percentile £64,450 £67,500 £36,675
South West median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25% -27.27%

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 Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,615 1,776 1,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 44.70% 46.98% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,328 1,505 1,264
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +2.47% +5.19%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Bristol

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Bristol

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Bristol over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
3 7 (63.64%) SpecFlow
3 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Line Management
4 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
4 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) JMeter
4 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
5 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (45.45%) TestComplete
5 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) SpecFlow
2 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
3 6 (54.55%) JMeter
3 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
3 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
4 5 (45.45%) TestComplete
4 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
5 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 2 (18.18%) NUnit
7 1 (9.09%) Appium
7 1 (9.09%) Calabash
7 1 (9.09%) Gatling
7 1 (9.09%) Redmine
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) React
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Line Management
3 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) Change Control
5 5 (45.45%) Coaching
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Test Management
8 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft