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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 751 780
Rank change year-on-year +221 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 328 197 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 295 170 140
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 32268 37614 38252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.31% 38.58% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27772 32736 32778
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +74 134 £57,500 +4.54% 20
Yorkshire +75 55 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North West +20 36 £42,500 -12.82% 6
East of England +49 35 £42,500 - 4
South East +61 30 £36,000 -12.72% 2
South West +43 19 £45,000 -25.00% 1
West Midlands +47 11 £40,000 +17.64% 2
East Midlands +8 6 £36,000 -15.29% 5
North East +7 2 £42,500 -
Gherkin
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 473 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (70.18%) BDD
3 384 (69.82%) Selenium
4 355 (64.55%) Cucumber
5 293 (53.27%) Java
6 263 (47.82%) TDD
7 259 (47.09%) QA
8 239 (43.45%) Test Automation
9 195 (35.45%) C#
10 193 (35.09%) WebDriver
11 192 (34.91%) Automation Testing
12 174 (31.64%) Scrum
13 161 (29.27%) Test Scripting
14 145 (26.36%) Automated Testing
15 129 (23.45%) SpecFlow
16 122 (22.18%) Jenkins
17 119 (21.64%) SDLC
18 107 (19.45%) Finance
19 105 (19.09%) JIRA
20 101 (18.36%) JavaScript
21 98 (17.82%) ISEB
21 98 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
22 96 (17.45%) Web Services
23 95 (17.27%) Microsoft
24 94 (17.09%) SQL
25 92 (16.73%) ISTQB
25 92 (16.73%) Test Strategy
26 82 (14.91%) Ruby
26 82 (14.91%) Git (software)
27 81 (14.73%) Team Foundation Server

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 45 (8.18%) Confluence
2 36 (6.55%) Apache
3 30 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.18%) JBoss
4 23 (4.18%) WebLogic
5 22 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 22 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (3.09%) Alfresco
7 6 (1.09%) IIS
8 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) FileNet
9 1 (0.18%) Jetty
9 1 (0.18%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Tornado
9 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Mingle
4 1 (0.18%) HipChat
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.55%) GitHub
2 21 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.18%) SaaS
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.73%) SSH
2 13 (2.36%) Internet
3 11 (2.00%) HTTP
4 7 (1.27%) LDAP
5 6 (1.09%) IMAP
6 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.55%) POP3
7 2 (0.36%) FTP
8 1 (0.18%) AMQP
8 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.00%) MySQL
3 16 (2.91%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.55%) Big Data
5 13 (2.36%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.73%) SSDT
10 3 (0.55%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.55%) Triplestore
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 384 (69.82%) Selenium
2 355 (64.55%) Cucumber
3 193 (35.09%) WebDriver
4 129 (23.45%) SpecFlow
5 122 (22.18%) Jenkins
6 105 (19.09%) JIRA
7 82 (14.91%) Git (software)
8 81 (14.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 70 (12.73%) SoapUI
10 68 (12.36%) JUnit
11 64 (11.64%) Maven
12 48 (8.73%) Appium
13 38 (6.91%) TeamCity
14 36 (6.55%) JMeter
15 25 (4.55%) TestNG
16 24 (4.36%) JBehave
17 21 (3.82%) Visual Studio
18 18 (3.27%) HP UFT
18 18 (3.27%) NUnit
19 17 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 107 (19.45%) Finance
2 25 (4.55%) Retail
3 24 (4.36%) Marketing
4 23 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.00%) Banking
6 16 (2.91%) Advertising
7 12 (2.18%) Electronics
8 11 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.91%) Games
9 5 (0.91%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (27.45%) Tester
2 128 (23.27%) Analyst
3 105 (19.09%) Automation Tester
3 105 (19.09%) Test Analyst
4 87 (15.82%) Developer
5 83 (15.09%) Test Engineer
6 77 (14.00%) Senior Tester
7 66 (12.00%) QA Engineer
8 59 (10.73%) Senior Automation Tester
9 52 (9.45%) Java Developer
10 41 (7.45%) Automation Test Analyst
11 37 (6.73%) Developer in Test
12 35 (6.36%) Test Leader
13 34 (6.18%) QA Analyst
14 32 (5.82%) QA Tester
15 30 (5.45%) Test Automation Engineer
16 29 (5.27%) Selenium Tester
17 28 (5.09%) QA Automation Engineer
17 28 (5.09%) QA Test Analyst
17 28 (5.09%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.45%) Web Services
2 76 (13.82%) .NET
3 63 (11.45%) RESTful
4 62 (11.27%) SOAP
5 59 (10.73%) REST
5 59 (10.73%) XML
6 52 (9.45%) Spring
7 46 (8.36%) JSON
8 45 (8.18%) AngularJS
9 44 (8.00%) HTML
10 43 (7.82%) Hibernate
11 36 (6.55%) CSS
12 30 (5.45%) jQuery
13 23 (4.18%) ASP.NET
14 22 (4.00%) Spring Security
14 22 (4.00%) XHTML
15 20 (3.64%) .NET Framework
16 12 (2.18%) Behat
16 12 (2.18%) Node.js
17 11 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.82%) Computer Science
2 43 (7.82%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.09%) Fintech
4 13 (2.36%) iPad
4 13 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (1.82%) User Experience
6 9 (1.64%) Online Banking
7 7 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.09%) Blog
9 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.36%) BBC
10 2 (0.36%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.36%) RIA
11 1 (0.18%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.18%) Social Media
11 1 (0.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.82%) Linux
2 62 (11.27%) Windows
3 26 (4.73%) Unix
4 19 (3.45%) Android
4 19 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (70.18%) BDD
3 263 (47.82%) TDD
4 239 (43.45%) Test Automation
5 192 (34.91%) Automation Testing
6 174 (31.64%) Scrum
7 161 (29.27%) Test Scripting
8 145 (26.36%) Automated Testing
9 119 (21.64%) SDLC
10 98 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
11 92 (16.73%) Test Strategy
12 77 (14.00%) API Testing
13 76 (13.82%) Manual Testing
13 76 (13.82%) System Integration Testing
14 70 (12.73%) User Stories
15 63 (11.45%) Software Testing
16 56 (10.18%) E-Commerce
17 55 (10.00%) Open Source
18 54 (9.82%) Configuration Management
19 53 (9.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 293 (53.27%) Java
2 195 (35.45%) C#
3 101 (18.36%) JavaScript
4 94 (17.09%) SQL
5 82 (14.91%) Ruby
6 66 (12.00%) Python
7 27 (4.91%) VB.NET
8 24 (4.36%) C++
9 21 (3.82%) C
10 20 (3.64%) Groovy
11 18 (3.27%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.73%) PHP
13 12 (2.18%) VBScript
14 11 (2.00%) Scala
14 11 (2.00%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.64%) XPath
16 8 (1.45%) Perl
17 6 (1.09%) VB
18 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
19 3 (0.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 98 (17.82%) ISEB
2 92 (16.73%) ISTQB
3 65 (11.82%) Degree
4 24 (4.36%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.18%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (47.09%) QA
2 46 (8.36%) SDET
3 2 (0.36%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (2.36%) Docker
2 7 (1.27%) Dovecot
3 5 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.09%) Ansible
3 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Kibana
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
5 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.09%) Atlassian
3 20 (3.64%) HP
4 14 (2.55%) Oracle
5 11 (2.00%) SAP
6 6 (1.09%) Google
6 6 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.91%) MEDITECH
8 4 (0.73%) Solace
9 3 (0.55%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.55%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.36%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.36%) Virgin Media
11 1 (0.18%) New Relic
11 1 (0.18%) Optimizely
11 1 (0.18%) Pega
11 1 (0.18%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.18%) Sencha
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.18%) VMware
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Flexi Work, Pension, Gym Discount
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Flexi Work, Pension, Gym Discount
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
City & Guilds
Salary: From £41,993 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Training budget, pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago