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

Gherkin
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 139 139
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 9 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.54% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.67% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 15
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
10th Percentile £33,125 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,125 £47,500 £61,250
South West median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% - -4.19%

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 638 717 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 38.39% 43.96% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 529 605 546
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £62,500 £62,500
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 18 September 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 18 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
Gloucester +7 4 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Cheltenham +3 2 £36,250 -9.38% 1
Cirencester +13 1 £55,000 -
Gherkin
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) JMeter
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (33.33%) Zephyr
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) Perl
7 2 (22.22%) JBoss
7 2 (22.22%) MySQL
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) Law
7 2 (22.22%) Red Hat

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 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Zephyr
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Ant
5 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (22.22%) Kafka
1 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CGI
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cybercrime
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) Groovy
6 1 (11.11%) Jython
6 1 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP ALM
2 1 (11.11%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) CA