Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
UK > England
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 563 616 671
Rank change year-on-year +53 +55 +164
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 626 640 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 0.95% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 488 537 478
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,675
90th Percentile £78,250 £67,500 £67,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -1.05%

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 55,470 67,074 65,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.65% 40.72% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 45,808 57,019 56,718
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,250
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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 +78 293 £60,000 +3.00% 26
North of England +47 144 £44,000 -7.37% 19
North West +41 86 £42,000 -13.40% 13
South East +30 81 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Yorkshire +22 47 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East of England +58 46 £45,000 -14.29% 8
Midlands -6 32 £38,000 -5.00% 16
South West -15 28 £42,500 -5.56% 10
East Midlands -7 21 £38,000 -5.00% 5
North East +23 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +19 11 £37,500 -27.71% 11
Gherkin
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 507 (80.99%) Test Automation
2 484 (77.32%) Agile Software Development
3 445 (71.09%) Cucumber
4 420 (67.09%) Selenium
5 365 (58.31%) Java
6 360 (57.51%) BDD
7 258 (41.21%) C#
8 235 (37.54%) Jenkins
9 219 (34.98%) SQL
10 216 (34.50%) TDD
11 205 (32.75%) JavaScript
12 203 (32.43%) QA
13 195 (31.15%) Git (software)
14 191 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
15 177 (28.27%) Software Testing
16 171 (27.32%) .NET
16 171 (27.32%) Finance
16 171 (27.32%) Scrum
17 152 (24.28%) JIRA
18 147 (23.48%) SQL Server
19 144 (23.00%) Degree
20 142 (22.68%) Test Scripting
21 137 (21.88%) Open Source
22 136 (21.73%) SpecFlow
23 122 (19.49%) API Testing
24 119 (19.01%) XML
25 117 (18.69%) DevOps
26 113 (18.05%) Web Services
27 112 (17.89%) OO
28 107 (17.09%) REST

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 53 (8.47%) IIS
2 37 (5.91%) Confluence
3 25 (3.99%) CMS
4 23 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (3.51%) EPiServer
6 11 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.60%) JBoss
8 9 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.12%) Liferay
10 6 (0.96%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.64%) Jetty
13 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.32%) nginx
14 1 (0.16%) Apache
14 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.16%) InVision
2 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.76%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 100 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (5.11%) npm
4 12 (1.92%) SaaS
5 10 (1.60%) GitHub
6 7 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.96%) BrowserStack
8 5 (0.80%) BlazeMeter
8 5 (0.80%) DigitalOcean
8 5 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.64%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.48%) Serverless
10 3 (0.48%) Slack
11 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.32%) PaaS
11 2 (0.32%) Sauce Labs
12 1 (0.16%) NuGet
12 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.28%) HTTP
2 2 (0.32%) DSL
2 2 (0.32%) OpenVPN
2 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.16%) AMQP
3 1 (0.16%) DHCP
3 1 (0.16%) DNS
3 1 (0.16%) ICMP
3 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.16%) VPN
3 1 (0.16%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 71 (11.34%) MongoDB
3 46 (7.35%) MySQL
4 41 (6.55%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.92%) Couchbase
7 11 (1.76%) CouchDB
7 11 (1.76%) Redis
8 9 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.44%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.80%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.48%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 445 (71.09%) Cucumber
2 420 (67.09%) Selenium
3 235 (37.54%) Jenkins
4 195 (31.15%) Git (software)
5 152 (24.28%) JIRA
6 136 (21.73%) SpecFlow
7 101 (16.13%) TeamCity
8 98 (15.65%) NUnit
9 96 (15.34%) JUnit
10 88 (14.06%) WebDriver
11 84 (13.42%) SoapUI
12 82 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 64 (10.22%) Appium
14 52 (8.31%) JMeter
15 49 (7.83%) Visual Studio
16 47 (7.51%) HP UFT
17 40 (6.39%) Protractor
17 40 (6.39%) WatiN
18 37 (5.91%) gulp
19 34 (5.43%) JBehave
General
1 171 (27.32%) Finance
2 33 (5.27%) Retail
3 32 (5.11%) Banking
4 31 (4.95%) Marketing
5 29 (4.63%) Games
6 12 (1.92%) Advertising
6 12 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.28%) Law
8 7 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.96%) Electronics
10 4 (0.64%) Publishing
11 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Avionics
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 216 (34.50%) Developer
2 147 (23.48%) Test Engineer
3 130 (20.77%) Developer in Test
4 118 (18.85%) Analyst
5 109 (17.41%) Tester
6 102 (16.29%) Test Analyst
7 77 (12.30%) Test Automation Engineer
8 76 (12.14%) Automation Tester
9 75 (11.98%) Software Developer
10 62 (9.90%) Test Automation Developer
11 60 (9.58%) Automation Test Analyst
11 60 (9.58%) QA Engineer
12 46 (7.35%) Java Engineer
13 45 (7.19%) .NET Developer
14 43 (6.87%) Software Engineer
15 42 (6.71%) C# Developer
16 41 (6.55%) Software Tester
17 38 (6.07%) Java Developer
17 38 (6.07%) Software Test Engineer
18 34 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (27.32%) .NET
2 119 (19.01%) XML
3 113 (18.05%) Web Services
4 107 (17.09%) REST
5 102 (16.29%) JSON
6 72 (11.50%) AngularJS
7 71 (11.34%) SOAP
8 68 (10.86%) HTML
9 61 (9.74%) CSS
10 56 (8.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 54 (8.63%) ASP.NET
12 50 (7.99%) Node.js
13 49 (7.83%) RESTful
14 48 (7.67%) jQuery
15 37 (5.91%) HTML5
16 29 (4.63%) CSS3
16 29 (4.63%) Sass
17 28 (4.47%) Behat
18 26 (4.15%) Chai
19 25 (3.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.42%) Fintech
2 39 (6.23%) User Experience
3 34 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.83%) Cloud Native
5 21 (3.35%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.60%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.44%) Infotainment
9 9 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.12%) APACS
12 6 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.64%) Bitcoin
14 4 (0.64%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.64%) Renewable Energy
14 4 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.46%) Windows
2 62 (9.90%) Linux
3 40 (6.39%) Unix
4 39 (6.23%) Apple iOS
5 30 (4.79%) Android
6 3 (0.48%) CentOS
6 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (80.99%) Test Automation
2 484 (77.32%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (57.51%) BDD
4 216 (34.50%) TDD
5 191 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
6 177 (28.27%) Software Testing
7 171 (27.32%) Scrum
8 142 (22.68%) Test Scripting
9 137 (21.88%) Open Source
10 122 (19.49%) API Testing
11 117 (18.69%) DevOps
12 112 (17.89%) OO
13 102 (16.29%) SDET
14 88 (14.06%) User Stories
15 79 (12.62%) Continuous Delivery
16 76 (12.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 73 (11.66%) Scenario Testing
18 72 (11.50%) Test Strategy
19 69 (11.02%) MVC
20 68 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 365 (58.31%) Java
2 258 (41.21%) C#
3 219 (34.98%) SQL
4 205 (32.75%) JavaScript
5 95 (15.18%) Python
6 65 (10.38%) PowerShell
7 26 (4.15%) PHP
8 24 (3.83%) Ruby
9 23 (3.67%) Java 8
10 20 (3.19%) C++
11 18 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.72%) TypeScript
13 14 (2.24%) ES6
13 14 (2.24%) VB
14 12 (1.92%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.60%) VBScript
16 7 (1.12%) C
16 7 (1.12%) Groovy
16 7 (1.12%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 144 (23.00%) Degree
2 78 (12.46%) ISEB
3 76 (12.14%) ISTQB
4 42 (6.71%) Security Cleared
5 36 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (5.27%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.76%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.76%) SAFe Agilist
8 9 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (32.43%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) GDPR
2 2 (0.32%) PMO
3 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 49 (7.83%) Docker
3 6 (0.96%) Varnish
4 4 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.16%) KVM
5 1 (0.16%) Squid
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (3.04%) Kubernetes
2 18 (2.88%) Ansible
3 14 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.76%) Puppet
5 8 (1.28%) Terraform
6 6 (0.96%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.96%) Kibana
7 3 (0.48%) Packer
8 1 (0.16%) Consul
8 1 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 54 (8.63%) Oracle
2 34 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.56%) HP
4 13 (2.08%) WorldPay
5 11 (1.76%) Alias
5 11 (1.76%) Atlassian
5 11 (1.76%) CA Agile Central
5 11 (1.76%) Marketo
5 11 (1.76%) Sencha
5 11 (1.76%) Sitecore
6 6 (0.96%) IBM
6 6 (0.96%) SAP
7 5 (0.80%) Adobe
7 5 (0.80%) Google
8 4 (0.64%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 4 (0.64%) PureLoad
8 4 (0.64%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.64%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.64%) VMware
9 3 (0.48%) AppDynamics