Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Gherkin
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 312 350
Rank change year-on-year +9 +38 +83
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 21 38 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.79% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 63
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -3.85% +30.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £49,000 £45,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £76,250 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -3.85% +30.00%

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 4106 4829 6113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.10% 41.32% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3696 4459 5293
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) BDD
3 13 (61.90%) SpecFlow
3 13 (61.90%) Degree
3 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 12 (57.14%) Selenium
5 11 (52.38%) TDD
5 11 (52.38%) Finance
6 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
7 9 (42.86%) MVC
8 8 (38.10%) HTML
8 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
8 8 (38.10%) .NET
8 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
8 8 (38.10%) CSS
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (38.10%) HTML5
9 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 6 (28.57%) Statistics
10 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
10 6 (28.57%) Project Planning
10 6 (28.57%) C#
10 6 (28.57%) ISEB

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 4 (19.05%) CMS
1 4 (19.05%) EPiServer
1 4 (19.05%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (19.05%) npm
4 3 (14.29%) PaaS
5 2 (9.52%) GitHub
6 1 (4.76%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Couchbase
2 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Redis
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) SpecFlow
2 12 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
4 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 6 (28.57%) Mocha
5 6 (28.57%) Protractor
6 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (23.81%) gulp
6 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
6 5 (23.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (23.81%) Sinon.JS
6 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
7 4 (19.05%) Bower
7 4 (19.05%) CruiseControl
7 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
8 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Advertising
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 3 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) HTML5
2 7 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 6 (28.57%) Chai
4 5 (23.81%) CSS3
4 5 (23.81%) React
5 4 (19.05%) Backbone.js
5 4 (19.05%) Ember.js
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) LESS
5 4 (19.05%) MEAN Stack
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 4 (19.05%) Sass
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Native
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Equities
2 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) BDD
3 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 11 (52.38%) TDD
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
6 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
7 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
8 6 (28.57%) DevOps
8 6 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (28.57%) Project Planning
8 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) Statistics
8 6 (28.57%) System Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
8 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) ES6
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Marketo
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Sitecore
2 3 (14.29%) Infragistics