The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Gherkin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 226 301
Rank change year-on-year +20 +75  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 17 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.58% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 1.53% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 17
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £85,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Gherkin is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1945 2754 3390
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.80% 38.36% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 2432 2948
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Gherkin as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in the City of London

Gherkin
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in the City of London

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Selenium
3 17 (80.95%) BDD
4 13 (61.90%) Cucumber
4 13 (61.90%) QA
4 13 (61.90%) Java
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) TDD
6 10 (47.62%) WebDriver
6 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
8 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (38.10%) Appium
9 7 (33.33%) JSON
9 7 (33.33%) Advertising
9 7 (33.33%) Scrum
9 7 (33.33%) Web Services
9 7 (33.33%) XML
10 6 (28.57%) HTTP
10 6 (28.57%) Internet
10 6 (28.57%) Maven
10 6 (28.57%) RESTful
10 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (23.81%) Artifactory
11 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (23.81%) Open Source
11 5 (23.81%) Alfresco

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (23.81%) Alfresco
1 5 (23.81%) JBoss
1 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) HTTP
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Mixpanel
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Selenium
2 13 (61.90%) Cucumber
3 10 (47.62%) WebDriver
4 8 (38.10%) Appium
5 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 6 (28.57%) Maven
6 5 (23.81%) Artifactory
7 4 (19.05%) JIRA
8 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
9 1 (4.76%) Calabash
9 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 1 (4.76%) JBehave
9 1 (4.76%) JUnit
9 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
9 1 (4.76%) Subversion
9 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
9 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 7 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Polish Language
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) QA Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior QA Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) JSON
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) XML
3 6 (28.57%) RESTful
4 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) Spring
4 5 (23.81%) Spring Security
4 5 (23.81%) XHTML
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.76%) JSON Schema
6 1 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) BDD
3 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (23.81%) Document Management
7 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) SOA
8 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
10 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 2 (9.52%) OOP
10 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Optimizely
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
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