Period
to 12 December 2018

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

Gherkin
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 177 143
Rank change year-on-year +53 -34 +19
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 16 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.79% 0.063% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 0.15% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 6
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £39,000 £46,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,500 £53,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 842 1,318 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 41.83% 41.20% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 690 1,043 873
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Cambridge

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Cambridge

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Cambridge over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (93.75%) Selenium
3 11 (68.75%) Cucumber
3 11 (68.75%) QA
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) SpecFlow
6 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
6 7 (43.75%) QA Automation
7 6 (37.50%) BDD
7 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 6 (37.50%) Ranorex
7 6 (37.50%) OOP
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (25.00%) API Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (25.00%) Python
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Scrum
9 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
10 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 3 (18.75%) RESTful
10 3 (18.75%) TDD
10 3 (18.75%) Java
10 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) JUnit
10 3 (18.75%) Web Services
10 3 (18.75%) XML

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) Cucumber
3 9 (56.25%) SpecFlow
4 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (37.50%) Ranorex
5 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) JUnit
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) SonarQube
8 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (6.25%) Codeception
8 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
8 1 (6.25%) NUnit
8 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
8 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (6.25%) xUnit.net
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) QA Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripter
6 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Development Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) RESTful
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Fintech
1 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
3 7 (43.75%) QA Automation
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) OOP
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (25.00%) API Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.25%) MVC
9 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker