Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 130 144
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 11 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.69% 0.85% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 1.80% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 8
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,625 £50,000 £61,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.95% +10.63% -36.00%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 648 832 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 40.45% 46.95% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 563 677 473
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Gloucestershire

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Gherkin in Gloucestershire

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Gloucestershire

Gherkin
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 June 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
Cheltenham +6 3 £41,250 -17.50%
Cirencester - 3 £42,500 -
Gloucester +7 2 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Gherkin
South West

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
4 8 (72.73%) Ruby
4 8 (72.73%) Selenium
4 8 (72.73%) Java
4 8 (72.73%) C#
4 8 (72.73%) C++
4 8 (72.73%) HP
5 7 (63.64%) Python
5 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
5 7 (63.64%) JIRA
5 7 (63.64%) TDD
5 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
5 7 (63.64%) HP ALM
6 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
6 6 (54.55%) CA Service Virtualization
6 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
6 6 (54.55%) Groovy
6 6 (54.55%) Maven
6 6 (54.55%) jQuery
6 6 (54.55%) Jython
6 6 (54.55%) CSS
6 6 (54.55%) SOAP
6 6 (54.55%) Windows
6 6 (54.55%) Linux
6 6 (54.55%) SQL
6 6 (54.55%) VBScript

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
4 6 (54.55%) Ant
4 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
4 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) JUnit
4 6 (54.55%) Maven
4 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) JMeter
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
6 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Grid Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) Test Management
7 2 (18.18%) User Stories
8 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (9.09%) Logistics
8 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) C++
1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) Ruby
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Groovy
3 6 (54.55%) Jython
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) HP ALM
2 6 (54.55%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) CA