Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 615 767
Rank change year-on-year +68 +152 +94
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 757 654 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.97% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 549 555 428
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,200 £70,000 £74,125
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 63,288 67,099 72,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.52% 40.44% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52,806 55,900 63,119
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,960 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.25% +0.97% +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +100 355 £60,000 - 21
South East +82 135 £45,000 +20.00% 11
North of England +17 130 £42,500 -15.00% 24
Yorkshire +26 66 £43,750 -12.50% 12
North West +10 55 £40,000 -13.51% 11
East of England +9 53 £45,000 - 5
Midlands -1 50 £40,000 -15.79% 14
East Midlands +20 40 £40,000 -11.11% 5
South West -20 31 £55,000 +37.50% 11
West Midlands -30 10 £40,000 -15.79% 9
North East -19 9 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Gherkin
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 596 (78.73%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (76.62%) Selenium
3 558 (73.71%) Test Automation
4 508 (67.11%) BDD
5 464 (61.29%) Cucumber
6 350 (46.24%) C#
7 339 (44.78%) Java
8 330 (43.59%) TDD
9 292 (38.57%) SQL
10 257 (33.95%) JavaScript
11 246 (32.50%) .NET
12 245 (32.36%) Git (software)
13 218 (28.80%) Degree
14 216 (28.53%) Jenkins
15 213 (28.14%) SpecFlow
16 210 (27.74%) QA
17 202 (26.68%) Continuous Integration
17 202 (26.68%) Amazon AWS
18 196 (25.89%) Software Testing
19 192 (25.36%) Software Engineering
20 188 (24.83%) Finance
21 181 (23.91%) Scrum
22 180 (23.78%) DevOps
23 178 (23.51%) Problem-Solving
24 171 (22.59%) Team Foundation Server
25 164 (21.66%) Continuous Improvement
26 160 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
27 157 (20.74%) AngularJS
27 157 (20.74%) HTML
28 156 (20.61%) 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 95 (12.55%) CMS
2 93 (12.29%) EPiServer
3 49 (6.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 38 (5.02%) IIS
5 34 (4.49%) Confluence
6 13 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.92%) Apache
10 6 (0.79%) nginx
11 5 (0.66%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.53%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.53%) JBoss
12 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.40%) Jetty
14 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.26%) Mingle
2 1 (0.13%) Blender
Business Applications
1 49 (6.47%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 202 (26.68%) Amazon AWS
2 160 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (12.95%) npm
4 11 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.19%) SaaS
6 7 (0.92%) BrowserStack
6 7 (0.92%) Sauce Labs
7 5 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.66%) GitHub
8 4 (0.53%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (0.53%) Tricentis Tosca
9 3 (0.40%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.26%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.13%) Trello
11 1 (0.13%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.11%) HTTP
2 11 (1.45%) Wireless
3 7 (0.92%) SMS
4 6 (0.79%) AMQP
5 5 (0.66%) Internet
6 3 (0.40%) LAN
6 3 (0.40%) WAN
7 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (18.36%) SQL Server
2 117 (15.46%) MongoDB
3 114 (15.06%) NoSQL
4 49 (6.47%) Couchbase
5 44 (5.81%) CouchDB
6 38 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (3.43%) MySQL
8 23 (3.04%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.92%) Redis
11 6 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.66%) Amazon QuickSight
12 5 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.66%) Hazelcast
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.66%) Pentaho
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 580 (76.62%) Selenium
2 464 (61.29%) Cucumber
3 245 (32.36%) Git (software)
4 216 (28.53%) Jenkins
5 213 (28.14%) SpecFlow
6 171 (22.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 148 (19.55%) JIRA
8 144 (19.02%) TeamCity
9 138 (18.23%) Visual Studio
10 122 (16.12%) Protractor
11 115 (15.19%) Karma Test Runner
12 113 (14.93%) WebDriver
13 109 (14.40%) Mocha
14 108 (14.27%) Sinon.JS
15 107 (14.13%) gulp
16 102 (13.47%) NUnit
17 96 (12.68%) Bower
17 96 (12.68%) Octopus Deploy
18 82 (10.83%) JMeter
18 82 (10.83%) JUnit
General
1 188 (24.83%) Finance
2 84 (11.10%) Marketing
3 54 (7.13%) Advertising
4 51 (6.74%) Games
5 33 (4.36%) Retail
6 32 (4.23%) Banking
7 12 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.32%) Front Office
9 8 (1.06%) Law
10 7 (0.92%) Electronics
10 7 (0.92%) Polish Language
11 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.53%) Legal
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 316 (41.74%) Developer
2 167 (22.06%) Test Engineer
3 147 (19.42%) Developer in Test
4 142 (18.76%) Analyst
5 124 (16.38%) Test Analyst
6 102 (13.47%) .NET Developer
7 100 (13.21%) Tester
8 92 (12.15%) Test Automation Engineer
9 84 (11.10%) Software Developer
10 68 (8.98%) QA Engineer
11 67 (8.85%) Test Automation Developer
12 65 (8.59%) Automation Test Analyst
13 63 (8.32%) Automation Tester
14 59 (7.79%) C# Developer
15 57 (7.53%) Software Engineer
16 46 (6.08%) ASP.NET Developer
17 45 (5.94%) Java Developer
18 42 (5.55%) Java Engineer
19 39 (5.15%) Software Test Engineer
20 38 (5.02%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (32.50%) .NET
2 157 (20.74%) AngularJS
2 157 (20.74%) HTML
3 156 (20.61%) Web Services
4 154 (20.34%) CSS
5 139 (18.36%) RESTful
6 121 (15.98%) jQuery
7 119 (15.72%) HTML5
8 114 (15.06%) CSS3
9 109 (14.40%) ASP.NET
9 109 (14.40%) Chai
10 107 (14.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 106 (14.00%) XML
12 102 (13.47%) Sass
13 99 (13.08%) LESS
14 96 (12.68%) Backbone.js
14 96 (12.68%) Ember.js
15 93 (12.29%) MEAN Stack
16 87 (11.49%) REST
17 81 (10.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.44%) User Experience
2 53 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 49 (6.47%) Cloud Native
4 37 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (3.83%) Fintech
7 22 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.85%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.45%) Online Gambling
12 10 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.06%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.66%) Xbox
15 4 (0.53%) e-Learning
15 4 (0.53%) NHS
16 3 (0.40%) BBC
16 3 (0.40%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 70 (9.25%) Windows
2 49 (6.47%) Linux
3 33 (4.36%) Apple iOS
4 31 (4.10%) Android
5 15 (1.98%) Unix
6 14 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.40%) VMS
8 2 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (78.73%) Agile Software Development
2 558 (73.71%) Test Automation
3 508 (67.11%) BDD
4 330 (43.59%) TDD
5 202 (26.68%) Continuous Integration
6 196 (25.89%) Software Testing
7 192 (25.36%) Software Engineering
8 181 (23.91%) Scrum
9 180 (23.78%) DevOps
10 178 (23.51%) Problem-Solving
11 164 (21.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 152 (20.08%) API Testing
12 152 (20.08%) MVC
13 151 (19.95%) Test Scripting
14 148 (19.55%) Open Source
15 144 (19.02%) Microservices
16 122 (16.12%) Analytics
17 121 (15.98%) OO
18 111 (14.66%) Responsive Web Design
19 105 (13.87%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 350 (46.24%) C#
2 339 (44.78%) Java
3 292 (38.57%) SQL
4 257 (33.95%) JavaScript
5 119 (15.72%) Python
6 53 (7.00%) Ruby
7 45 (5.94%) PowerShell
8 23 (3.04%) PHP
9 21 (2.77%) Groovy
10 17 (2.25%) Java 8
11 16 (2.11%) C++
12 11 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.32%) TypeScript
13 10 (1.32%) VB
14 9 (1.19%) VBScript
15 8 (1.06%) C
15 8 (1.06%) R
15 8 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 218 (28.80%) Degree
2 83 (10.96%) ISEB
3 71 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 49 (6.47%) SAFe Agilist
5 34 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 18 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.26%) SANS
10 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) CEH
10 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (27.74%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) GCP
2 5 (0.66%) WCAG
3 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.40%) GDPR
3 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (7.93%) Docker
2 37 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.40%) Varnish
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (4.76%) Ansible
2 35 (4.62%) Terraform
3 25 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.11%) Puppet
5 12 (1.59%) HP ALM
5 12 (1.59%) Salt
6 11 (1.45%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.53%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.13%) CA Endevor
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 69 (9.11%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.47%) Marketo
2 49 (6.47%) Sitecore
3 38 (5.02%) Alias
4 33 (4.36%) Oracle
5 24 (3.17%) Atlassian
6 18 (2.38%) Google
7 15 (1.98%) HP
8 14 (1.85%) VMware
9 6 (0.79%) Apple
9 6 (0.79%) SAP
10 5 (0.66%) Birst
10 5 (0.66%) Capita
11 4 (0.53%) CA
11 4 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.40%) BT
12 3 (0.40%) IBM
12 3 (0.40%) McAfee
13 2 (0.26%) Adobe
13 2 (0.26%) Red Hat