Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 532 635 739
Rank change year-on-year +103 +104 +96
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 745 622 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 0.92% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 560 524 436
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £34,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £73,125
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 59,752 67,609 70,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.93% 40.28% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49,708 56,592 61,372
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,875 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 +98 335 £60,000 - 28
North of England +45 167 £42,500 -15.00% 25
South East +93 121 £47,500 +26.67% 11
Yorkshire +47 75 £45,000 -16.28% 6
North West +16 74 £40,000 - 15
East of England +32 47 £45,000 -7.69% 7
Midlands +11 43 £38,000 -20.00% 9
East Midlands +17 34 £38,000 -9.52% 5
South West +7 29 £55,000 +29.41% 10
North East +3 18 £35,000 -12.50% 4
West Midlands +6 9 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Gherkin
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 581 (77.99%) Test Automation
2 577 (77.45%) Agile Software Development
3 563 (75.57%) Selenium
4 487 (65.37%) Cucumber
5 465 (62.42%) BDD
6 368 (49.40%) Java
7 350 (46.98%) C#
8 295 (39.60%) SQL
9 287 (38.52%) TDD
10 256 (34.36%) JavaScript
11 242 (32.48%) Git (software)
12 241 (32.35%) .NET
13 226 (30.34%) Jenkins
14 212 (28.46%) QA
15 209 (28.05%) Degree
16 208 (27.92%) Software Testing
17 203 (27.25%) Finance
18 195 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
19 175 (23.49%) Amazon AWS
20 174 (23.36%) SpecFlow
21 168 (22.55%) Scrum
22 162 (21.74%) Test Scripting
23 160 (21.48%) Open Source
24 157 (21.07%) JIRA
25 156 (20.94%) API Testing
26 152 (20.40%) DevOps
26 152 (20.40%) Team Foundation Server
26 152 (20.40%) Software Engineering
27 149 (20.00%) SQL Server
28 145 (19.46%) Web Services

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 73 (9.80%) CMS
2 70 (9.40%) EPiServer
3 43 (5.77%) IIS
4 39 (5.23%) Confluence
5 35 (4.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.07%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (1.07%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.94%) Liferay
9 5 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.54%) Apache
10 4 (0.54%) nginx
10 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.40%) JBoss
11 3 (0.40%) Jetty
11 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.27%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Mingle
1 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (4.70%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 175 (23.49%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (11.01%) npm
4 10 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.34%) GitHub
4 10 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.07%) SaaS
6 6 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.67%) BrowserStack
8 4 (0.54%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (0.54%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.54%) Sauce Labs
8 4 (0.54%) Tricentis Tosca
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.27%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.27%) Serverless
10 2 (0.27%) Yarn
11 1 (0.13%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.42%) HTTP
2 5 (0.67%) SMS
3 4 (0.54%) AMQP
4 3 (0.40%) Wireless
5 2 (0.27%) DSL
5 2 (0.27%) Internet
5 2 (0.27%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.13%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 98 (13.15%) MongoDB
3 89 (11.95%) NoSQL
4 35 (4.70%) Couchbase
4 35 (4.70%) CouchDB
5 30 (4.03%) MySQL
6 28 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.54%) Redis
11 3 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.40%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.40%) Pentaho
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 563 (75.57%) Selenium
2 487 (65.37%) Cucumber
3 242 (32.48%) Git (software)
4 226 (30.34%) Jenkins
5 174 (23.36%) SpecFlow
6 157 (21.07%) JIRA
7 152 (20.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 127 (17.05%) TeamCity
9 123 (16.51%) Visual Studio
10 118 (15.84%) WebDriver
11 113 (15.17%) NUnit
12 88 (11.81%) Protractor
13 85 (11.41%) Karma Test Runner
14 84 (11.28%) gulp
15 80 (10.74%) Mocha
16 78 (10.47%) Bower
16 78 (10.47%) JMeter
17 77 (10.34%) SoapUI
18 76 (10.20%) Sinon.JS
19 74 (9.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 203 (27.25%) Finance
2 69 (9.26%) Marketing
3 38 (5.10%) Games
4 36 (4.83%) Advertising
5 34 (4.56%) Banking
6 28 (3.76%) Retail
7 12 (1.61%) Law
8 9 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.67%) Legal
11 4 (0.54%) Electronics
12 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
13 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.27%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 287 (38.52%) Developer
2 186 (24.97%) Test Engineer
3 170 (22.82%) Developer in Test
4 151 (20.27%) Analyst
5 135 (18.12%) Test Analyst
6 108 (14.50%) Test Automation Engineer
7 105 (14.09%) Tester
8 91 (12.21%) Test Automation Developer
9 82 (11.01%) .NET Developer
10 80 (10.74%) Automation Test Analyst
11 78 (10.47%) Automation Tester
12 71 (9.53%) Software Developer
13 66 (8.86%) QA Engineer
14 52 (6.98%) C# Developer
15 50 (6.71%) Software Engineer
16 43 (5.77%) Software Test Engineer
17 40 (5.37%) Java Engineer
18 36 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
19 35 (4.70%) Java Developer
19 35 (4.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (32.35%) .NET
2 145 (19.46%) Web Services
3 128 (17.18%) HTML
4 122 (16.38%) AngularJS
5 119 (15.97%) CSS
6 116 (15.57%) RESTful
7 113 (15.17%) XML
8 98 (13.15%) jQuery
9 95 (12.75%) REST
10 90 (12.08%) ASP.NET
11 89 (11.95%) HTML5
12 83 (11.14%) JSON
13 81 (10.87%) CSS3
14 80 (10.74%) Chai
15 79 (10.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 78 (10.47%) Sass
17 74 (9.93%) LESS
18 70 (9.40%) Backbone.js
18 70 (9.40%) Ember.js
18 70 (9.40%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.86%) User Experience
2 54 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.64%) Fintech
4 35 (4.70%) Cloud Native
5 32 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.94%) APACS
13 6 (0.81%) Xbox
14 5 (0.67%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.67%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.67%) Online Gambling
15 4 (0.54%) Mainframe
16 3 (0.40%) Digital Media
16 3 (0.40%) NHS
16 3 (0.40%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 61 (8.19%) Windows
2 46 (6.17%) Linux
3 32 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 30 (4.03%) Android
5 28 (3.76%) Unix
6 2 (0.27%) CentOS
6 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (77.99%) Test Automation
2 577 (77.45%) Agile Software Development
3 465 (62.42%) BDD
4 287 (38.52%) TDD
5 208 (27.92%) Software Testing
6 195 (26.17%) Continuous Integration
7 168 (22.55%) Scrum
8 162 (21.74%) Test Scripting
9 160 (21.48%) Open Source
10 156 (20.94%) API Testing
11 152 (20.40%) DevOps
11 152 (20.40%) Software Engineering
12 141 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
13 140 (18.79%) OO
14 139 (18.66%) Continuous Improvement
15 117 (15.70%) MVC
16 111 (14.90%) Microservices
17 110 (14.77%) SDET
18 105 (14.09%) Analytics
19 88 (11.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 368 (49.40%) Java
2 350 (46.98%) C#
3 295 (39.60%) SQL
4 256 (34.36%) JavaScript
5 110 (14.77%) Python
6 48 (6.44%) PowerShell
7 40 (5.37%) Ruby
8 28 (3.76%) PHP
9 19 (2.55%) Shell Script
10 17 (2.28%) C++
11 15 (2.01%) Groovy
11 15 (2.01%) Java 8
11 15 (2.01%) VB
12 14 (1.88%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.48%) VBScript
14 10 (1.34%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.34%) Perl
15 9 (1.21%) C
16 7 (0.94%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 209 (28.05%) Degree
2 98 (13.15%) ISEB
3 96 (12.89%) ISTQB
4 40 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (5.10%) Security Cleared
6 35 (4.70%) SAFe Agilist
7 27 (3.62%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (28.46%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) PMO
3 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.40%) GDPR
3 3 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (6.85%) Docker
2 44 (5.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.07%) Varnish
4 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) Squid
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (3.49%) Ansible
2 20 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.68%) Terraform
3 18 (2.42%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.74%) HP ALM
5 12 (1.61%) Puppet
6 11 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.48%) Salt
7 4 (0.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.13%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.13%) Consul
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
9 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 69 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.37%) Oracle
3 35 (4.70%) Marketo
3 35 (4.70%) Sitecore
4 32 (4.30%) Alias
5 26 (3.49%) Atlassian
6 17 (2.28%) HP
7 13 (1.74%) Google
8 6 (0.81%) Apple
9 5 (0.67%) IBM
10 4 (0.54%) CA
10 4 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.54%) VMware
11 3 (0.40%) Birst
11 3 (0.40%) Green Hat
11 3 (0.40%) SAP
11 3 (0.40%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.27%) Adobe
12 2 (0.27%) Cadence
12 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com