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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 241 290
Rank change year-on-year +33 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 29 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 0.68% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 26
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1993 2643 3621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.38% 41.43% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 2386 3163
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (88.37%) Selenium
3 35 (81.40%) BDD
4 29 (67.44%) TDD
5 27 (62.79%) QA
6 24 (55.81%) Test Automation
7 23 (53.49%) WebDriver
7 23 (53.49%) Cucumber
8 22 (51.16%) HTML
9 19 (44.19%) Java
10 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
10 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (41.86%) Software Testing
11 17 (39.53%) BrowserStack
12 15 (34.88%) Advertising
13 13 (30.23%) CSS
13 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (27.91%) RESTful
14 12 (27.91%) Web Services
14 12 (27.91%) .NET
15 11 (25.58%) SQL
15 11 (25.58%) jQuery
15 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
15 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
15 11 (25.58%) Microservices
16 10 (23.26%) DevOps
16 10 (23.26%) Degree
16 10 (23.26%) XML

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 6 (13.95%) CMS
1 6 (13.95%) EPiServer
1 6 (13.95%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (11.63%) Alfresco
2 5 (11.63%) JBoss
2 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.98%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) BrowserStack
2 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) HTTP
1 9 (20.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.95%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.65%) Redis
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) Big Data
6 1 (2.33%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 38 (88.37%) Selenium
2 23 (53.49%) Cucumber
2 23 (53.49%) WebDriver
3 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
4 9 (20.93%) Appium
4 9 (20.93%) SpecFlow
4 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
5 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
5 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (16.28%) Maven
6 7 (16.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (16.28%) TeamCity
7 6 (13.95%) Bower
7 6 (13.95%) gulp
7 6 (13.95%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (13.95%) Mocha
7 6 (13.95%) Protractor
7 6 (13.95%) Sinon.JS
8 5 (11.63%) Artifactory
9 4 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.88%) Advertising
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 7 (16.28%) Marketing
3 7 (16.28%) Retail
4 6 (13.95%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Games
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Polish Language
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) QA Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Tester
4 7 (16.28%) Automation Tester
5 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Digital Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Lead Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior QA Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) CMS Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) QA Test Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 12 (27.91%) .NET
3 12 (27.91%) RESTful
3 12 (27.91%) Web Services
4 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
4 11 (25.58%) jQuery
5 10 (23.26%) XML
6 8 (18.60%) HTML5
6 8 (18.60%) JSON
6 8 (18.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (13.95%) Backbone.js
7 6 (13.95%) Chai
7 6 (13.95%) CSS3
7 6 (13.95%) Ember.js
7 6 (13.95%) LESS
7 6 (13.95%) MEAN Stack
7 6 (13.95%) Sass
8 5 (11.63%) Spring
8 5 (11.63%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) User Experience
3 6 (13.95%) Cloud Native
3 6 (13.95%) Equities
3 6 (13.95%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.65%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (81.40%) BDD
3 29 (67.44%) TDD
4 24 (55.81%) Test Automation
5 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (41.86%) Software Testing
6 11 (25.58%) Microservices
7 10 (23.26%) DevOps
7 10 (23.26%) Scrum
8 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (20.93%) Web Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (18.60%) MVC
9 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
10 7 (16.28%) Analytics
10 7 (16.28%) Asset Management
10 7 (16.28%) Marketing Automation
10 7 (16.28%) SEO
11 6 (13.95%) Application Performance Management
11 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Groovy
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (62.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Marketo
1 6 (13.95%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.65%) Infragistics
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Optimizely
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago