Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 - 129
Rank change year-on-year - +129 +8
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.48% - 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Kent median annual salary £47,500 - £50,000
South East median annual salary £46,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +22.67% -11.76% -5.56%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 448 539 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.24% 42.21% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 401 438 634
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Kent

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Kent

Gherkin
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £46,250 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £51,500 -
Gherkin
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (80.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) e-Learning
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) e-Learning
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Kanban
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Apple