Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Gherkin
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 733 834
Rank change year-on-year +114 +101 +17
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 621 492 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.71% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 524 430 395
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £34,000 £31,550
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,875 £73,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 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 67886 68921 78582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.29% 39.04% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56882 60298 67765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +1 264 £57,500 -4.17% 13
North of England +104 142 £50,000 +33.33% 13
North West +30 76 £40,000 +6.67% 12
South East +42 62 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Yorkshire +56 57 £53,750 +88.60%
Midlands +11 55 £47,500 +18.75% 3
South West +24 51 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East of England +23 49 £47,500 +5.56%
West Midlands +27 38 £47,500 +5.56%
East Midlands +6 17 £42,000 +5.00% 3
North East - 9 £40,000 - 1
Gherkin
UK

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

1 511 (82.29%) Test Automation
2 508 (81.80%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (71.50%) Selenium
4 422 (67.95%) BDD
5 409 (65.86%) Cucumber
6 323 (52.01%) Java
7 266 (42.83%) TDD
8 248 (39.94%) Jenkins
9 233 (37.52%) C#
10 213 (34.30%) WebDriver
11 199 (32.05%) QA
12 186 (29.95%) Scrum
13 178 (28.66%) Finance
14 177 (28.50%) Test Scripting
15 173 (27.86%) SQL
16 169 (27.21%) SpecFlow
17 139 (22.38%) Degree
18 132 (21.26%) Git (software)
19 117 (18.84%) JavaScript
20 114 (18.36%) .NET
20 114 (18.36%) JIRA
21 108 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
22 107 (17.23%) Web Services
23 106 (17.07%) Software Testing
24 96 (15.46%) Configuration Management
24 96 (15.46%) REST
25 93 (14.98%) Amazon AWS
26 91 (14.65%) SDLC
27 89 (14.33%) XML
28 86 (13.85%) Linux

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 44 (7.09%) Apache
1 44 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 19 (3.06%) CMS
3 18 (2.90%) EPiServer
3 18 (2.90%) JBoss
4 16 (2.58%) Confluence
5 15 (2.42%) IIS
5 15 (2.42%) Jetty
6 14 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.45%) Tornado
7 9 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.29%) nginx
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (2.25%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 93 (14.98%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (13.37%) GitHub
3 51 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.90%) npm
5 12 (1.93%) BrowserStack
6 8 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.64%) PaaS
7 4 (0.64%) Slack
8 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.48%) SaaS
9 2 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.51%) Internet
2 26 (4.19%) HTTP
3 9 (1.45%) AMQP
4 6 (0.97%) LDAP
5 4 (0.64%) SSH
6 3 (0.48%) IMAP
7 2 (0.32%) DSL
7 2 (0.32%) TETRA
7 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 35 (5.64%) Big Data
4 27 (4.35%) MySQL
5 26 (4.19%) Couchbase
6 23 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.93%) Redis
8 11 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.45%) Riak
10 8 (1.29%) Blockchain
11 6 (0.97%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.32%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.32%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 444 (71.50%) Selenium
2 409 (65.86%) Cucumber
3 248 (39.94%) Jenkins
4 213 (34.30%) WebDriver
5 169 (27.21%) SpecFlow
6 132 (21.26%) Git (software)
7 114 (18.36%) JIRA
8 78 (12.56%) Visual Studio
9 76 (12.24%) JUnit
10 71 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 67 (10.79%) SoapUI
12 59 (9.50%) JMeter
13 58 (9.34%) Maven
14 56 (9.02%) TeamCity
15 50 (8.05%) JBehave
16 46 (7.41%) HP UFT
17 44 (7.09%) Protractor
18 38 (6.12%) WATIR
19 37 (5.96%) NUnit
20 32 (5.15%) Vagrant
General
1 178 (28.66%) Finance
2 43 (6.92%) Banking
3 35 (5.64%) Retail
4 28 (4.51%) Marketing
5 21 (3.38%) Games
6 19 (3.06%) Advertising
7 15 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.09%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.93%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.61%) Electronics
10 10 (1.61%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.64%) Back Office
12 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 199 (32.05%) Tester
2 160 (25.76%) Automation Tester
3 158 (25.44%) Developer
4 93 (14.98%) Test Engineer
5 87 (14.01%) Analyst
6 84 (13.53%) Senior Tester
7 76 (12.24%) Test Analyst
8 69 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
9 62 (9.98%) QA Engineer
10 56 (9.02%) Developer in Test
10 56 (9.02%) Test Automation Engineer
11 51 (8.21%) Java Developer
12 37 (5.96%) Software Developer
13 36 (5.80%) QA Tester
14 35 (5.64%) QA Test Engineer
15 33 (5.31%) Java Engineer
16 30 (4.83%) Automation Test Analyst
17 29 (4.67%) Automation Test Lead
17 29 (4.67%) Senior Developer
18 27 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (18.36%) .NET
2 107 (17.23%) Web Services
3 96 (15.46%) REST
4 89 (14.33%) XML
5 85 (13.69%) RESTful
6 77 (12.40%) SOAP
7 75 (12.08%) HTML
8 70 (11.27%) CSS
9 62 (9.98%) AngularJS
10 52 (8.37%) JSON
11 50 (8.05%) jQuery
12 39 (6.28%) Node.js
13 35 (5.64%) HTML5
14 32 (5.15%) Spring
15 27 (4.35%) Chai
15 27 (4.35%) CSS3
15 27 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (3.54%) Sass
17 21 (3.38%) ASP.NET
18 20 (3.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 46 (7.41%) User Experience
4 36 (5.80%) Fintech
5 23 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
6 19 (3.06%) RIA
7 18 (2.90%) Cloud Native
8 14 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 13 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.61%) BBC
11 9 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.81%) Online Gambling
13 5 (0.81%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.64%) ASIC
14 4 (0.64%) Media Streaming
14 4 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
15 3 (0.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.85%) Linux
2 38 (6.12%) Windows
3 32 (5.15%) Unix
4 11 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.45%) Android
6 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (82.29%) Test Automation
2 508 (81.80%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (67.95%) BDD
4 266 (42.83%) TDD
5 186 (29.95%) Scrum
6 177 (28.50%) Test Scripting
7 108 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (17.07%) Software Testing
9 96 (15.46%) Configuration Management
10 91 (14.65%) SDLC
11 85 (13.69%) DevOps
12 84 (13.53%) API Testing
13 82 (13.20%) OO
14 79 (12.72%) Software Engineering
15 75 (12.08%) SDET
16 71 (11.43%) User Stories
17 65 (10.47%) Kanban
18 62 (9.98%) Open Source
19 61 (9.82%) Scenario Testing
20 55 (8.86%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 323 (52.01%) Java
2 233 (37.52%) C#
3 173 (27.86%) SQL
4 117 (18.84%) JavaScript
5 83 (13.37%) Ruby
6 62 (9.98%) Python
7 32 (5.15%) Groovy
8 28 (4.51%) Bash Shell
9 23 (3.70%) PHP
10 22 (3.54%) C++
11 21 (3.38%) VB.NET
12 16 (2.58%) PowerShell
13 15 (2.42%) Scala
14 14 (2.25%) Jython
14 14 (2.25%) VBScript
15 9 (1.45%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.45%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.13%) C
16 7 (1.13%) Perl
17 5 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 139 (22.38%) Degree
2 65 (10.47%) ISTQB
3 54 (8.70%) ISEB
4 31 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.32%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (32.05%) QA
2 4 (0.64%) EMIR
3 1 (0.16%) MiFID
3 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (6.92%) Docker
2 6 (0.97%) Dovecot
3 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (5.64%) Ansible
2 27 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (3.70%) Puppet
4 14 (2.25%) CA Service Virtualization
5 10 (1.61%) Terraform
6 6 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.97%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.38%) HP
3 20 (3.22%) Oracle
4 18 (2.90%) Atlassian
4 18 (2.90%) CA
5 14 (2.25%) Google
5 14 (2.25%) Marketo
5 14 (2.25%) Sitecore
6 13 (2.09%) SAP
7 12 (1.93%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (1.29%) Adobe
8 8 (1.29%) Omniture
8 8 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.13%) Virgin Media
10 6 (0.97%) Cadence
10 6 (0.97%) IBM
10 6 (0.97%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.64%) Capita
11 4 (0.64%) Micro Focus
12 3 (0.48%) McAfee