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

Gherkin
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 175 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +191
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 10 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.27% 0.61% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 1.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 0
Bristol median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% - -
South West median annual salary £51,250 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +24.24% +3.13% -11.11%

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 1,701 1,784 1,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 45.51% 47.02% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,410 1,520 1,239
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,975 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Bristol

Gherkin
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Avonmouth +1 1 £42,500 +30.77%
Gherkin
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) JMeter
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) SpecFlow
5 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (60.00%) SOAP
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (60.00%) BDD
5 6 (60.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (50.00%) TestComplete
6 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
6 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (50.00%) Web Services
6 5 (50.00%) Change Control
6 5 (50.00%) DevOps
6 5 (50.00%) Line Management

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 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) JMeter
3 7 (70.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
5 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) TestComplete
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) JUnit
7 2 (20.00%) NUnit
7 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (10.00%) Calabash
8 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
8 1 (10.00%) JIRA
8 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Change Control
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Line Management
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cadence