Period
to 4 December 2021

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 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 178 295
Rank change year-on-year -38 +117 +21
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 46 29 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.71% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 1.61% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 23
10th Percentile £28,375 £38,375 £42,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% +4.55%
75th Percentile £86,250 £53,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £67,500 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% -4.55%

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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,408 1,796 3,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.05% 43.79% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,156 1,595 3,486
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £44,000
25th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Gherkin as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in the City of London

Gherkin
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Gherkin in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 43 (93.48%) Cucumber
2 41 (89.13%) Selenium
3 38 (82.61%) Test Automation
4 36 (78.26%) QA
5 26 (56.52%) Java
6 24 (52.17%) Postman
7 18 (39.13%) Performance Testing
8 17 (36.96%) REST
8 17 (36.96%) API Testing
9 15 (32.61%) BDD
9 15 (32.61%) DevOps
9 15 (32.61%) Finance
9 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
11 12 (26.09%) JIRA
11 12 (26.09%) SOAP
11 12 (26.09%) Blockchain
11 12 (26.09%) SDLC
12 10 (21.74%) SQL
13 9 (19.57%) Windows
13 9 (19.57%) Scrum
13 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (19.57%) REST Assured
14 8 (17.39%) SaaS
14 8 (17.39%) C#
15 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
15 7 (15.22%) OO
15 7 (15.22%) JMeter
15 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
15 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration

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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) SaaS
2 5 (10.87%) Azure
3 4 (8.70%) Trello
4 3 (6.52%) AWS
4 3 (6.52%) BlazeMeter
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Blockchain
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (93.48%) Cucumber
2 41 (89.13%) Selenium
3 24 (52.17%) Postman
4 12 (26.09%) JIRA
5 9 (19.57%) REST Assured
6 7 (15.22%) JMeter
6 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
7 6 (13.04%) GitLab
8 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
8 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
8 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
9 4 (8.70%) MSTest
9 4 (8.70%) NUnit
9 4 (8.70%) ReSharper
9 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 3 (6.52%) eggPlant
10 3 (6.52%) The Grinder
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Advertising
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Social Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) QA Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Blockchain Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Quality Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) QA Automation Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Junior
4 7 (15.22%) Junior QA Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Graduate
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Head of Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) REST
2 12 (26.09%) SOAP
3 5 (10.87%) .NET
4 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (8.70%) RESTful
5 3 (6.52%) Middleware
5 3 (6.52%) pytest
6 1 (2.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.52%) Video on Demand
2 3 (6.52%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Test Automation
2 18 (39.13%) Performance Testing
3 17 (36.96%) API Testing
4 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (32.61%) BDD
4 15 (32.61%) DevOps
5 13 (28.26%) Mentoring
6 12 (26.09%) SDLC
7 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.22%) OO
8 7 (15.22%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Defect Management
9 6 (13.04%) QA Automation
9 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.04%) TDD
9 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) Python
6 4 (8.70%) C
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (78.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Xamarin
3 3 (6.52%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) Workday