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

Gherkin
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 690 763
Rank change year-on-year +164 +73  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 354 217 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.60% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 289 197 159
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £65,000 £65,000
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34277 36378 40067
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.06% 39.26% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28980 32009 34621
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +84 171 £60,000 +4.34% 19
Yorkshire +29 39 £45,000 +22.44% 3
West Midlands +53 38 £47,500 +32.86%
East of England +17 35 £45,000 - 3
North West -19 28 £55,000 +62.96% 2
South East +36 18 £29,000 -35.55% 7
South West -4 15 £43,500 +8.75% 3
East Midlands +26 7 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North East - 3 £34,500 - 2
Gherkin
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 569 (85.69%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (79.37%) Test Automation
3 496 (74.70%) BDD
4 460 (69.28%) Selenium
5 421 (63.40%) Cucumber
6 375 (56.48%) Java
7 331 (49.85%) TDD
8 280 (42.17%) QA
9 257 (38.70%) WebDriver
10 240 (36.14%) C#
11 202 (30.42%) Test Scripting
12 193 (29.07%) Jenkins
13 179 (26.96%) Scrum
14 178 (26.81%) Finance
15 174 (26.20%) SpecFlow
16 165 (24.85%) SDLC
17 146 (21.99%) JIRA
18 141 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
19 135 (20.33%) Git (software)
20 131 (19.73%) JavaScript
21 130 (19.58%) SQL
22 119 (17.92%) Web Services
23 117 (17.62%) Linux
24 107 (16.11%) .NET
25 97 (14.61%) System Integration Testing
26 96 (14.46%) Test Strategy
27 90 (13.55%) Configuration Management
28 85 (12.80%) Microsoft
29 84 (12.65%) RESTful
29 84 (12.65%) API Testing

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 70 (10.54%) Apache
2 53 (7.98%) Tomcat
3 38 (5.72%) Confluence
4 21 (3.16%) JBoss
5 19 (2.86%) WebLogic
6 14 (2.11%) CMS
6 14 (2.11%) Jetty
7 13 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (1.81%) nginx
8 12 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.36%) Alfresco
9 9 (1.36%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.90%) IIS
10 6 (0.90%) Tornado
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.15%) FileNet
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) HipChat
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.36%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 76 (11.45%) GitHub
2 73 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (5.42%) BrowserStack
4 25 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.51%) SaaS
6 8 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.30%) PaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.87%) Internet
2 18 (2.71%) HTTP
3 17 (2.56%) LDAP
4 8 (1.20%) IMAP
5 6 (0.90%) AMQP
6 5 (0.75%) SSH
7 3 (0.45%) POP3
8 1 (0.15%) DSL
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
8 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.13%) MySQL
3 33 (4.97%) NoSQL
4 32 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.46%) Big Data
6 15 (2.26%) Couchbase
6 15 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.51%) MarkLogic
8 8 (1.20%) Redis
8 8 (1.20%) Triplestore
9 6 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.90%) Riak
9 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.15%) DB2
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 460 (69.28%) Selenium
2 421 (63.40%) Cucumber
3 257 (38.70%) WebDriver
4 193 (29.07%) Jenkins
5 174 (26.20%) SpecFlow
6 146 (21.99%) JIRA
7 135 (20.33%) Git (software)
8 82 (12.35%) JUnit
9 79 (11.90%) SoapUI
10 69 (10.39%) JMeter
11 68 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 56 (8.43%) Maven
13 53 (7.98%) JBehave
13 53 (7.98%) TeamCity
14 43 (6.48%) Visual Studio
15 37 (5.57%) Appium
16 26 (3.92%) WATIR
17 24 (3.61%) NUnit
18 23 (3.46%) Protractor
19 21 (3.16%) TestNG
General
1 178 (26.81%) Finance
2 46 (6.93%) Retail
3 36 (5.42%) Banking
4 28 (4.22%) Advertising
5 27 (4.07%) Marketing
6 23 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.56%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.66%) Electronics
8 11 (1.66%) Games
9 10 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.51%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.60%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 178 (26.81%) Tester
2 155 (23.34%) Analyst
3 142 (21.39%) Automation Tester
4 134 (20.18%) Developer
5 118 (17.77%) Test Engineer
6 114 (17.17%) Test Analyst
7 99 (14.91%) Senior Tester
8 84 (12.65%) Senior Automation Tester
9 78 (11.75%) QA Engineer
10 67 (10.09%) Java Developer
11 62 (9.34%) Test Automation Engineer
12 53 (7.98%) QA Analyst
13 47 (7.08%) Automation Test Analyst
14 46 (6.93%) QA Tester
15 45 (6.78%) QA Test Analyst
16 44 (6.63%) QA Automation Engineer
17 40 (6.02%) Software Developer
18 38 (5.72%) Senior Test Engineer
19 34 (5.12%) Automation Test Lead
19 34 (5.12%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (17.92%) Web Services
2 107 (16.11%) .NET
3 84 (12.65%) RESTful
4 81 (12.20%) REST
5 79 (11.90%) XML
6 74 (11.14%) HTML
7 66 (9.94%) SOAP
8 62 (9.34%) AngularJS
9 60 (9.04%) CSS
10 59 (8.89%) Spring
11 51 (7.68%) JSON
12 50 (7.53%) jQuery
13 35 (5.27%) Hibernate
14 29 (4.37%) Node.js
15 21 (3.16%) HTML5
16 20 (3.01%) ASP.NET
17 19 (2.86%) Ajax
17 19 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
18 17 (2.56%) JMS
18 17 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 45 (6.78%) User Experience
4 39 (5.87%) Mobile App
5 38 (5.72%) Fintech
6 15 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.96%) RIA
9 12 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.66%) iPad
11 10 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.36%) Cloud Native
13 8 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.90%) Equities
14 6 (0.90%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.75%) Online Banking
16 4 (0.60%) ASIC
16 4 (0.60%) BBC
16 4 (0.60%) Fat Client
16 4 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (17.62%) Linux
2 55 (8.28%) Windows
3 32 (4.82%) Unix
4 22 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.41%) Android
5 16 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 569 (85.69%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (79.37%) Test Automation
3 496 (74.70%) BDD
4 331 (49.85%) TDD
5 202 (30.42%) Test Scripting
6 179 (26.96%) Scrum
7 165 (24.85%) SDLC
8 141 (21.23%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (14.61%) System Integration Testing
10 96 (14.46%) Test Strategy
11 90 (13.55%) Configuration Management
12 84 (12.65%) API Testing
13 82 (12.35%) DevOps
14 80 (12.05%) Software Testing
15 74 (11.14%) Software Engineering
15 74 (11.14%) User Stories
16 73 (10.99%) Kanban
17 70 (10.54%) QA Automation
18 62 (9.34%) Manual Testing
18 62 (9.34%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 375 (56.48%) Java
2 240 (36.14%) C#
3 131 (19.73%) JavaScript
4 130 (19.58%) SQL
5 71 (10.69%) Ruby
6 64 (9.64%) Python
7 29 (4.37%) PHP
7 29 (4.37%) VB.NET
8 26 (3.92%) C++
9 23 (3.46%) C
9 23 (3.46%) Groovy
10 19 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 17 (2.56%) VBScript
12 14 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.66%) Scala
14 10 (1.51%) XQuery
15 8 (1.20%) VB
16 6 (0.90%) Perl
17 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (12.20%) ISEB
2 78 (11.75%) Degree
3 75 (11.30%) ISTQB
4 27 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (3.61%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.90%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.15%) HND
11 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (42.17%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) EMIR
System Software
1 19 (2.86%) Docker
2 17 (2.56%) Dovecot
3 6 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (6.33%) Ansible
2 24 (3.61%) Puppet
3 20 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (2.86%) Terraform
5 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.45%) Salt
6 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 85 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.07%) Atlassian
3 18 (2.71%) Oracle
4 16 (2.41%) Red Hat
5 12 (1.81%) Google
5 12 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 11 (1.66%) SAP
7 10 (1.51%) HP
7 10 (1.51%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.36%) CA Agile Central
8 9 (1.36%) Marketo
9 6 (0.90%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.60%) Virgin Media
11 3 (0.45%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.30%) Infragistics
12 2 (0.30%) Pega
12 2 (0.30%) Solace
13 1 (0.15%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.15%) Optimizely
13 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +10% bonus and good corporate benefi
Posted: 10 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Schroders
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 5 days ago