Period
to 4 December 2020

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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 294 316
Rank change year-on-year +116 +22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 30 35 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 0.90% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 29
Median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

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 1,813 3,881 4,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.88% 38.86% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 3,440 4,437
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 2020.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in the City of London

Gherkin
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the City of London region over the 6 months to 4 December 2020. 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
London Bridge - 2 £60,000 -
Gherkin
Central London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 29 (96.67%) Selenium
2 27 (90.00%) Cucumber
3 22 (73.33%) QA
4 21 (70.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (43.33%) Test Strategy
6 12 (40.00%) BDD
7 11 (36.67%) Python
7 11 (36.67%) Appium
8 10 (33.33%) DevOps
8 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 9 (30.00%) Protractor
10 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (23.33%) Windows
11 7 (23.33%) Cypress.io
11 7 (23.33%) Data Science
11 7 (23.33%) Postman
11 7 (23.33%) Build Automation
11 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
11 7 (23.33%) Machine Learning
12 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
12 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 6 (20.00%) SDLC
12 6 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
12 6 (20.00%) AWS
12 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (20.00%) JIRA
12 6 (20.00%) SQL
13 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting

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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Power Platform
3 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 3 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) BrowserStack
4 2 (6.67%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (13.33%) Power BI
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (96.67%) Selenium
2 27 (90.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (36.67%) Appium
4 9 (30.00%) Protractor
5 7 (23.33%) Cypress.io
5 7 (23.33%) Postman
6 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (20.00%) JIRA
6 6 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (13.33%) GitLab
7 4 (13.33%) REST Assured
8 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
9 2 (6.67%) Calabash
9 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
9 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
10 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (13.33%) Advertising
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Data Science Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Head of QA
5 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer in Test
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) pytest
2 2 (6.67%) Chai
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
2 2 (6.67%) REST
2 2 (6.67%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.33%) Reinsurance
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (43.33%) Test Strategy
3 12 (40.00%) BDD
4 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (23.33%) Build Automation
7 7 (23.33%) Data Science
7 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Machine Learning
8 6 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (20.00%) SDLC
9 5 (16.67%) API Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 4 (13.33%) Analytics
10 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
10 4 (13.33%) ETL
10 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Python
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (73.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Guidewire
1 1 (3.33%) OutSystems
1 1 (3.33%) Pega