Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 181 186
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -33
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 28 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 0.15% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 0.34% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 2 14
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £34,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.11% -36.82% -21.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,225 £36,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £36,675 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -27.27% -21.43%

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 1783 1451 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 46.83% 44.48% 44.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1266 1520
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £26,975
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +6.49% +6.21%

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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 across the Bristol region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 28 (100.00%) Selenium
1 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) QA
4 16 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (50.00%) SpecFlow
7 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
7 13 (46.43%) Degree
8 12 (42.86%) .NET
9 11 (39.29%) C#
9 11 (39.29%) Exploratory Testing
10 10 (35.71%) SQL
10 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
11 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (32.14%) Scrum
12 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
12 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 8 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
13 7 (25.00%) Cadence
13 7 (25.00%) NUnit
13 7 (25.00%) CruiseControl
13 7 (25.00%) Java
13 7 (25.00%) JUnit
13 7 (25.00%) TeamCity
13 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 7 (25.00%) Hudson

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 14 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 7 (25.00%) CruiseControl
6 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (25.00%) Hudson
6 7 (25.00%) JUnit
6 7 (25.00%) NUnit
6 7 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (21.43%) eggPlant
7 6 (21.43%) Ranorex
8 5 (17.86%) MSTest
9 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Advertising
1 5 (17.86%) Back Office
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
1 11 (39.29%) Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Tester
7 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) Velocity
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (39.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Scrum
8 8 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
9 6 (21.43%) Test Management
10 5 (17.86%) BDD
10 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.29%) TDD
12 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
13 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
13 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
13 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
14 1 (3.57%) Agile Testing
14 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
1 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Cadence