Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 570 606 598
Rank change year-on-year +36 -8 +281
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 580 654 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 0.99% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 427 500 594
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -

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 50,749 66,107 67,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.83% 40.53% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42,189 55,432 57,432
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 July 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 18 July 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 +38 237 £60,000 - 22
South East +31 108 £43,750 -4.89% 10
North of England +15 100 £42,500 - 14
North West +48 60 £37,500 -2.60% 7
South West +36 59 £42,500 - 5
Midlands +33 43 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Yorkshire -3 36 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East of England +61 33 £62,750 +39.44% 3
East Midlands +14 28 £35,000 -12.50% 5
West Midlands +30 15 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North East +19 4 £40,000 - 2
Gherkin
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 453 (78.10%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (77.59%) Test Automation
3 425 (73.28%) Cucumber
4 378 (65.17%) Selenium
5 335 (57.76%) BDD
6 322 (55.52%) Java
7 222 (38.28%) TDD
8 209 (36.03%) C#
9 203 (35.00%) QA
10 200 (34.48%) Scrum
11 193 (33.28%) Jenkins
12 184 (31.72%) Git (software)
13 178 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
14 176 (30.34%) JIRA
15 169 (29.14%) SQL
16 139 (23.97%) JavaScript
17 126 (21.72%) Finance
18 121 (20.86%) REST
18 121 (20.86%) DevOps
19 120 (20.69%) .NET
20 119 (20.52%) Test Scripting
21 110 (18.97%) SpecFlow
22 108 (18.62%) Degree
23 107 (18.45%) API Testing
24 106 (18.28%) Software Testing
25 102 (17.59%) Web Services
26 98 (16.90%) Windows
27 97 (16.72%) Kanban
28 96 (16.55%) WebDriver
28 96 (16.55%) Python

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 57 (9.83%) Confluence
2 44 (7.59%) IIS
3 13 (2.24%) JBoss
4 5 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.34%) FileZilla
Cloud Services
1 87 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.90%) SaaS
4 9 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.55%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.21%) DigitalOcean
6 6 (1.03%) Trello
7 5 (0.86%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (0.69%) BrowserStack
8 4 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
8 4 (0.69%) Serverless
9 3 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.52%) PaaS
10 2 (0.34%) GitHub
10 2 (0.34%) npm
10 2 (0.34%) Slack
11 1 (0.17%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.17%) Google Play
11 1 (0.17%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.24%) HTTP
2 8 (1.38%) SSH
3 4 (0.69%) AMQP
3 4 (0.69%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.52%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.17%) Internet
5 1 (0.17%) TETRA
5 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.55%) MongoDB
3 33 (5.69%) MySQL
4 16 (2.76%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.72%) Blockchain
8 9 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.69%) Big Data
11 4 (0.69%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (0.69%) GIS
11 4 (0.69%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.34%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 425 (73.28%) Cucumber
2 378 (65.17%) Selenium
3 193 (33.28%) Jenkins
4 184 (31.72%) Git (software)
5 176 (30.34%) JIRA
6 110 (18.97%) SpecFlow
7 96 (16.55%) JUnit
7 96 (16.55%) WebDriver
8 84 (14.48%) NUnit
9 77 (13.28%) JMeter
10 67 (11.55%) Appium
11 66 (11.38%) TeamCity
12 58 (10.00%) SoapUI
13 46 (7.93%) LoadRunner
14 44 (7.59%) Bitbucket Server
15 42 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 38 (6.55%) Jasmine
17 37 (6.38%) Maven
18 36 (6.21%) Protractor
19 31 (5.34%) Subversion
General
1 126 (21.72%) Finance
2 53 (9.14%) Games
3 35 (6.03%) Banking
4 18 (3.10%) Retail
5 15 (2.59%) Marketing
6 12 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.90%) Electronics
7 11 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.86%) Advertising
9 5 (0.86%) Front Office
9 5 (0.86%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.52%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 188 (32.41%) Developer
2 124 (21.38%) Test Engineer
3 105 (18.10%) Tester
4 102 (17.59%) Developer in Test
5 85 (14.66%) Analyst
6 71 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 71 (12.24%) Test Automation Engineer
7 59 (10.17%) Software Tester
8 46 (7.93%) Automation Tester
9 45 (7.76%) Test Analyst
10 43 (7.41%) Senior Developer
11 41 (7.07%) Software Engineer
12 40 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
13 39 (6.72%) QA Engineer
14 38 (6.55%) QA Analyst
15 37 (6.38%) Test Automation Developer
16 32 (5.52%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
17 31 (5.34%) QA Tester
18 28 (4.83%) Java Engineer
19 25 (4.31%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (20.86%) REST
2 120 (20.69%) .NET
3 102 (17.59%) Web Services
4 84 (14.48%) JSON
5 82 (14.14%) XML
6 69 (11.90%) HTML
7 68 (11.72%) CSS
8 54 (9.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 52 (8.97%) SOAP
10 46 (7.93%) RESTful
11 40 (6.90%) Node.js
12 38 (6.55%) HTML5
13 37 (6.38%) Jest
14 36 (6.21%) AngularJS
14 36 (6.21%) CSS3
15 30 (5.17%) ASP.NET
16 27 (4.66%) React
17 26 (4.48%) Spring
18 25 (4.31%) .NET Framework
19 24 (4.14%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.24%) User Experience
2 39 (6.72%) Algorithms
2 39 (6.72%) Data Structures
3 36 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.21%) Virtual Team
4 29 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.14%) Linux Command Line
5 24 (4.14%) Online Gambling
6 13 (2.24%) Mainframe
7 12 (2.07%) Cloud Native
7 12 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (2.07%) Mobile Banking
8 10 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.55%) Social Media
10 7 (1.21%) Bitcoin
10 7 (1.21%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.03%) Derivative
11 6 (1.03%) Infotainment
12 5 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 98 (16.90%) Windows
2 84 (14.48%) Linux
3 45 (7.76%) Apple iOS
4 38 (6.55%) Android
5 15 (2.59%) Unix
6 1 (0.17%) CentOS
6 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (78.10%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (77.59%) Test Automation
3 335 (57.76%) BDD
4 222 (38.28%) TDD
5 200 (34.48%) Scrum
6 178 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
7 121 (20.86%) DevOps
8 119 (20.52%) Test Scripting
9 107 (18.45%) API Testing
10 106 (18.28%) Software Testing
11 97 (16.72%) Kanban
12 93 (16.03%) User Stories
13 92 (15.86%) Open Source
14 87 (15.00%) Test Strategy
15 83 (14.31%) OO
16 82 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
17 81 (13.97%) Manual Testing
18 72 (12.41%) Continuous Delivery
19 68 (11.72%) SDET
20 66 (11.38%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 322 (55.52%) Java
2 209 (36.03%) C#
3 169 (29.14%) SQL
4 139 (23.97%) JavaScript
5 96 (16.55%) Python
6 48 (8.28%) PowerShell
7 39 (6.72%) C++
8 30 (5.17%) Ruby
9 14 (2.41%) ES6
10 13 (2.24%) Kotlin
11 12 (2.07%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.90%) PHP
13 10 (1.72%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.38%) C
14 8 (1.38%) Java 8
14 8 (1.38%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.86%) VBScript
17 2 (0.34%) Go
17 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (18.62%) Degree
2 91 (15.69%) ISTQB
3 84 (14.48%) ISEB
4 49 (8.45%) Security Cleared
5 35 (6.03%) DV Cleared
6 32 (5.52%) SC Cleared
7 30 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.69%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.34%) CISSP
10 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 45 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.00%) Docker
3 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (2.93%) Ansible
2 17 (2.93%) HP ALM
3 10 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.38%) Puppet
5 4 (0.69%) Kibana
5 4 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (7.24%) Oracle
2 39 (6.72%) HP
3 34 (5.86%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.10%) Atlassian
4 18 (3.10%) CA Agile Central
5 16 (2.76%) WorldPay
6 14 (2.41%) Apple
7 11 (1.90%) SAP
8 9 (1.55%) New Relic
9 6 (1.03%) Sencha
10 5 (0.86%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.69%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 4 (0.69%) Perfecto Mobile
12 3 (0.52%) Spotify
12 3 (0.52%) VMware
13 2 (0.34%) Capita
13 2 (0.34%) PureLoad
13 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.34%) Twitter
14 1 (0.17%) Adobe