Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 178 185
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -30
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 20 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.57% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 0.62% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 15
Bristol median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -35.00% -4.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £30,375 £44,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,375 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -26.09% -8.00%

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 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 1,583 1,454 1,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 44.95% 43.77% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,365 1,205 1,524
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,009 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,125 £39,421
% change year-on-year +3.34% +4.32% +8.00%

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 20 (100.00%) Selenium
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) Cucumber
4 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (60.00%) SpecFlow
6 11 (55.00%) Degree
6 11 (55.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 10 (50.00%) C#
7 10 (50.00%) Scrum
8 9 (45.00%) SQL
8 9 (45.00%) .NET
8 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (40.00%) Hudson
9 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
9 8 (40.00%) QA
9 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
9 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (40.00%) Back Office
9 8 (40.00%) JUnit
9 8 (40.00%) Cadence
9 8 (40.00%) Finance
9 8 (40.00%) Advertising
9 8 (40.00%) NUnit
9 8 (40.00%) CruiseControl
10 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (30.00%) ISTQB

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 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (60.00%) SpecFlow
4 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (40.00%) CruiseControl
5 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (40.00%) Hudson
5 8 (40.00%) JUnit
5 8 (40.00%) NUnit
5 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.00%) eggPlant
7 3 (15.00%) MSTest
7 3 (15.00%) Ranorex
8 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Advertising
1 8 (40.00%) Back Office
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Velocity
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (55.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (15.00%) BDD
10 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.00%) Test Management
11 2 (10.00%) TDD
12 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 1 (5.00%) Kanban
12 1 (5.00%) MVC
12 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
12 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
12 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Cadence