Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 595 570 610
Rank change year-on-year -25 +40 +53
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 416 632 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 1.13% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 294 492 546
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 44,297 55,732 67,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.74% 39.63% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36,733 46,059 57,238
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in England

Gherkin
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in England

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in England

Gherkin
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the England region over the 6 months to 20 February 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 -27 180 £55,000 -8.33% 30
North of England -7 78 £45,000 +1.12% 11
South East +30 54 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West +10 44 £41,000 -2.38% 5
East of England +51 40 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Midlands +33 32 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Yorkshire +25 32 £45,000 - 5
South West +34 30 £42,500 - 9
West Midlands +25 18 £42,500 +13.33% 1
East Midlands +30 14 £46,250 +21.71% 2
North East +2 2 £36,250 -14.71% 1
Gherkin
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 England region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 318 (76.44%) Test Automation
2 276 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (64.90%) Selenium
4 251 (60.34%) Cucumber
5 241 (57.93%) Java
6 201 (48.32%) BDD
7 181 (43.51%) QA
8 157 (37.74%) Scrum
9 155 (37.26%) C#
10 150 (36.06%) TDD
11 132 (31.73%) JavaScript
12 119 (28.61%) SQL
13 106 (25.48%) Continuous Integration
14 100 (24.04%) Jenkins
15 92 (22.12%) JIRA
16 88 (21.15%) REST
17 83 (19.95%) API Testing
18 78 (18.75%) Finance
19 73 (17.55%) DevOps
20 72 (17.31%) SpecFlow
20 72 (17.31%) Kanban
21 71 (17.07%) Git (software)
22 67 (16.11%) WebDriver
22 67 (16.11%) Postman
23 65 (15.63%) Python
24 63 (15.14%) Web Services
25 62 (14.90%) Degree
26 61 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
27 59 (14.18%) Test Scripting
28 54 (12.98%) HTML

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 28 (6.73%) Confluence
2 22 (5.29%) JBoss
3 15 (3.61%) IIS
4 13 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.92%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.44%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.96%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.48%) Camunda
9 2 (0.48%) GemFire
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Drupal
10 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.78%) AWS
2 43 (10.34%) Azure
3 9 (2.16%) SaaS
4 8 (1.92%) BrowserStack
5 6 (1.44%) CloudBees
5 6 (1.44%) GitHub
5 6 (1.44%) Slack
6 5 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.96%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (0.96%) Serverless
8 3 (0.72%) AWS IoT
8 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.72%) GCP
9 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.48%) Heroku
9 2 (0.48%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.24%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.44%) Wireshark
2 5 (1.20%) HTTP
3 4 (0.96%) SSH
4 3 (0.72%) Internet
5 2 (0.48%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) DSL
6 1 (0.24%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.69%) MySQL
3 27 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.68%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.72%) InfluxDB
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.72%) Redis
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.48%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.48%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.24%) Big Data
9 1 (0.24%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 270 (64.90%) Selenium
2 251 (60.34%) Cucumber
3 100 (24.04%) Jenkins
4 92 (22.12%) JIRA
5 72 (17.31%) SpecFlow
6 71 (17.07%) Git (software)
7 67 (16.11%) Postman
7 67 (16.11%) WebDriver
8 49 (11.78%) JMeter
9 35 (8.41%) Jasmine
10 34 (8.17%) SoapUI
11 33 (7.93%) Protractor
12 32 (7.69%) Mocha
13 30 (7.21%) Maven
14 25 (6.01%) NUnit
15 22 (5.29%) Karma Test Runner
15 22 (5.29%) Sinon.JS
16 21 (5.05%) TeamCity
17 20 (4.81%) Gatling
18 19 (4.57%) REST Assured
General
1 78 (18.75%) Finance
2 43 (10.34%) Games
3 31 (7.45%) Banking
4 13 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.16%) Public Sector
5 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.92%) Automotive
6 8 (1.92%) Retail
7 6 (1.44%) Marketing
8 5 (1.20%) Law
9 4 (0.96%) Electronics
9 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.72%) Police
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 135 (32.45%) Developer
2 92 (22.12%) Test Engineer
3 66 (15.87%) QA Engineer
4 63 (15.14%) Analyst
5 47 (11.30%) Test Automation Engineer
6 45 (10.82%) Tester
7 41 (9.86%) Test Analyst
8 39 (9.38%) Developer in Test
8 39 (9.38%) Senior Developer
9 30 (7.21%) Software Developer
10 23 (5.53%) Automation Tester
11 22 (5.29%) Software Tester
12 21 (5.05%) Games Developer
12 21 (5.05%) Senior Games Developer
12 21 (5.05%) Senior Test Engineer
12 21 (5.05%) Software Engineer
12 21 (5.05%) Software Test Engineer
13 20 (4.81%) Java Developer
13 20 (4.81%) Lead Developer
14 19 (4.57%) Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (21.15%) REST
2 63 (15.14%) Web Services
3 54 (12.98%) HTML
4 53 (12.74%) SOAP
5 49 (11.78%) .NET
6 42 (10.10%) CSS
7 32 (7.69%) RESTful
8 30 (7.21%) AngularJS
8 30 (7.21%) Chai
9 29 (6.97%) HTML5
9 29 (6.97%) Jest
9 29 (6.97%) Node.js
10 28 (6.73%) CSS3
11 26 (6.25%) JSON
11 26 (6.25%) XML
12 22 (5.29%) HTML5 Canvas
12 22 (5.29%) SVG
13 21 (5.05%) Pixi.js
14 20 (4.81%) React
15 19 (4.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.62%) Algorithms
1 40 (9.62%) Data Structures
2 37 (8.89%) Virtual Team
3 36 (8.65%) User Experience
4 34 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.29%) Online Gambling
6 21 (5.05%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.64%) Life Science
9 10 (2.40%) Fixed Income
10 9 (2.16%) Derivative
11 6 (1.44%) PlayStation
12 5 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.20%) PMI
12 5 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
12 5 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.17%) Linux
2 18 (4.33%) Windows
3 14 (3.37%) Unix
4 9 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (76.44%) Test Automation
2 276 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (48.32%) BDD
4 157 (37.74%) Scrum
5 150 (36.06%) TDD
6 106 (25.48%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (19.95%) API Testing
8 73 (17.55%) DevOps
9 72 (17.31%) Kanban
10 61 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
11 59 (14.18%) Test Scripting
12 51 (12.26%) Computer Science
12 51 (12.26%) OO
13 48 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
14 47 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 46 (11.06%) SDET
16 45 (10.82%) Manual Testing
17 43 (10.34%) Microservices
17 43 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
18 42 (10.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 241 (57.93%) Java
2 155 (37.26%) C#
3 132 (31.73%) JavaScript
4 119 (28.61%) SQL
5 65 (15.63%) Python
6 27 (6.49%) Ruby
7 21 (5.05%) Scala
8 20 (4.81%) TypeScript
9 17 (4.09%) C++
10 14 (3.37%) Groovy
11 9 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.16%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.68%) Apple Swift
12 7 (1.68%) C
12 7 (1.68%) Go
12 7 (1.68%) Kotlin
12 7 (1.68%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.68%) VBScript
13 6 (1.44%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (14.90%) Degree
2 33 (7.93%) ISTQB
3 24 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 19 (4.57%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.85%) ISEB
5 16 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (3.61%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CBAP
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (43.51%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) GDPR
2 1 (0.24%) JTAG
System Software
1 50 (12.02%) Docker
2 9 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (4.09%) Puppet
2 14 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.92%) Ansible
4 8 (1.92%) Kibana
5 6 (1.44%) logstash
5 6 (1.44%) Rancher
6 5 (1.20%) Grafana
7 3 (0.72%) Terraform
8 2 (0.48%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.48%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 38 (9.13%) Oracle
2 35 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.77%) WorldPay
4 11 (2.64%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.16%) CA Agile Central
5 9 (2.16%) Google
5 9 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.92%) CA
6 8 (1.92%) Charles River
6 8 (1.92%) Parasoft
7 7 (1.68%) IBM
8 6 (1.44%) FIS
8 6 (1.44%) Micro Focus
8 6 (1.44%) T-Plan
9 5 (1.20%) Adobe
9 5 (1.20%) HP
9 5 (1.20%) SAP
10 3 (0.72%) Apple
10 3 (0.72%) Splunk
11 2 (0.48%) Green Hat