Period
to 21 May 2018

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

Gherkin
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 549 651
Rank change year-on-year -1 +102 +6
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 287 269 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.97% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 196 224 203
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +2.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 27,923 27,728 32,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.54% 40.72% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,983 23,664 28,787
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in London

Gherkin
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in London

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in London

Gherkin
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the London region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Central London -46 20 £59,000 -1.67% 9
West London -10 6 £35,000 -39.13% 4
East London +11 2 £65,000 +30.00% 3
North London -4 1 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 London region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 257 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (74.22%) Selenium
3 182 (63.41%) BDD
4 169 (58.89%) Cucumber
5 150 (52.26%) Test Automation
6 136 (47.39%) Git (software)
7 125 (43.55%) TDD
8 120 (41.81%) SQL
9 119 (41.46%) DevOps
10 117 (40.77%) Java
11 114 (39.72%) .NET
12 106 (36.93%) Amazon AWS
13 100 (34.84%) Protractor
14 99 (34.49%) JavaScript
15 97 (33.80%) Microservices
16 93 (32.40%) Degree
17 89 (31.01%) C#
18 87 (30.31%) AngularJS
19 84 (29.27%) SpecFlow
19 84 (29.27%) Problem-Solving
19 84 (29.27%) MVC
20 83 (28.92%) Software Engineering
20 83 (28.92%) Jenkins
21 81 (28.22%) CSS
22 80 (27.87%) TeamCity
23 78 (27.18%) Microsoft Azure
24 77 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
25 76 (26.48%) Scrum
25 76 (26.48%) CSS3
25 76 (26.48%) Mocha

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 58 (20.21%) CMS
1 58 (20.21%) EPiServer
2 33 (11.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 17 (5.92%) Confluence
4 16 (5.57%) Apache
4 16 (5.57%) nginx
5 15 (5.23%) IIS
5 15 (5.23%) Tomcat
6 14 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (4.88%) Jetty
7 5 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) Mule
8 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (11.50%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 106 (36.93%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (27.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (20.91%) npm
4 9 (3.14%) GitHub
4 9 (3.14%) Slack
5 8 (2.79%) Sauce Labs
6 7 (2.44%) SaaS
7 5 (1.74%) BrowserStack
8 3 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.23%) Internet
2 6 (2.09%) LAN
2 6 (2.09%) WAN
2 6 (2.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.04%) NoSQL
2 66 (23.00%) SQL Server
3 58 (20.21%) MongoDB
4 46 (16.03%) Couchbase
5 12 (4.18%) CouchDB
6 11 (3.83%) Redis
7 10 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.09%) MySQL
8 6 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.05%) Big Data
9 3 (1.05%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.35%) HBase
11 1 (0.35%) Power BI
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 213 (74.22%) Selenium
2 169 (58.89%) Cucumber
3 136 (47.39%) Git (software)
4 100 (34.84%) Protractor
5 84 (29.27%) SpecFlow
6 83 (28.92%) Jenkins
7 80 (27.87%) TeamCity
8 77 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 76 (26.48%) Mocha
10 75 (26.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 75 (26.13%) Sinon.JS
11 70 (24.39%) gulp
12 66 (23.00%) Visual Studio
13 63 (21.95%) JIRA
14 60 (20.91%) Bower
15 57 (19.86%) Octopus Deploy
16 42 (14.63%) WebDriver
17 38 (13.24%) JUnit
18 36 (12.54%) Maven
19 33 (11.50%) Jasmine
General
1 71 (24.74%) Finance
2 41 (14.29%) Games
3 38 (13.24%) Advertising
4 35 (12.20%) Marketing
5 29 (10.10%) Retail
6 13 (4.53%) Front Office
7 12 (4.18%) Banking
8 8 (2.79%) Legal
8 8 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.05%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 159 (55.40%) Developer
2 48 (16.72%) Software Developer
3 42 (14.63%) Developer in Test
4 41 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 35 (12.20%) Analyst
6 29 (10.10%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 24 (8.36%) QA Engineer
8 23 (8.01%) JavaScript Developer
9 21 (7.32%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.97%) Tester
11 19 (6.62%) Java Engineer
12 18 (6.27%) Software Engineer
13 17 (5.92%) Architect
13 17 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (5.92%) Java Software Developer
13 17 (5.92%) Test Architect
14 16 (5.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 16 (5.57%) EPiServer Developer
14 16 (5.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (39.72%) .NET
2 87 (30.31%) AngularJS
3 81 (28.22%) CSS
4 76 (26.48%) Chai
4 76 (26.48%) CSS3
5 75 (26.13%) HTML
6 73 (25.44%) HTML5
6 73 (25.44%) Web Services
7 72 (25.09%) RESTful
8 68 (23.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 66 (23.00%) jQuery
10 64 (22.30%) Sass
11 61 (21.25%) Backbone.js
11 61 (21.25%) Ember.js
12 60 (20.91%) LESS
13 58 (20.21%) ASP.NET
13 58 (20.21%) MEAN Stack
14 52 (18.12%) REST
15 36 (12.54%) JSON
16 35 (12.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.91%) User Experience
2 45 (15.68%) Cloud Native
3 30 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.62%) Fintech
6 15 (5.23%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.53%) Hedge funds
8 10 (3.48%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.48%) Data Structures
9 9 (3.14%) Online Gambling
10 8 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (2.09%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.74%) Mainframe
14 3 (1.05%) BBC
14 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (1.05%) New Media
15 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.70%) Reinsurance
16 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.89%) Linux
2 31 (10.80%) Windows
3 26 (9.06%) Apple iOS
4 25 (8.71%) Android
5 6 (2.09%) Unix
5 6 (2.09%) VMS
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (63.41%) BDD
3 150 (52.26%) Test Automation
4 125 (43.55%) TDD
5 119 (41.46%) DevOps
6 97 (33.80%) Microservices
7 84 (29.27%) MVC
7 84 (29.27%) Problem-Solving
8 83 (28.92%) Software Engineering
9 76 (26.48%) Scrum
10 74 (25.78%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (25.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 64 (22.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 64 (22.30%) Refactoring
13 60 (20.91%) Analytics
13 60 (20.91%) Progressive Web App
13 60 (20.91%) Web Application Development
14 57 (19.86%) Data Science
14 57 (19.86%) Performance Management
15 56 (19.51%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (41.81%) SQL
2 117 (40.77%) Java
3 99 (34.49%) JavaScript
4 89 (31.01%) C#
5 58 (20.21%) Python
6 29 (10.10%) Ruby
7 22 (7.67%) Groovy
8 21 (7.32%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.53%) R
10 11 (3.83%) PHP
11 10 (3.48%) Java 8
12 7 (2.44%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.44%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.74%) VBA
14 4 (1.39%) C++
15 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.05%) COBOL
15 3 (1.05%) Pascal
16 2 (0.70%) Go
16 2 (0.70%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 93 (32.40%) Degree
2 46 (16.03%) SAFe Agilist
3 13 (4.53%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.14%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.79%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.09%) ISEB
8 5 (1.74%) PhD
9 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (23.00%) QA
2 6 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.74%) GDPR
4 2 (0.70%) WAI
4 2 (0.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (16.72%) Docker
2 15 (5.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 40 (13.94%) Terraform
2 32 (11.15%) Ansible
3 25 (8.71%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (7.67%) Puppet
5 7 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.09%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (12.20%) Sitecore
2 33 (11.50%) Marketo
3 20 (6.97%) Alias
4 10 (3.48%) Google
4 10 (3.48%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.44%) HP
6 6 (2.09%) CA
6 6 (2.09%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (2.09%) IBM
6 6 (2.09%) Micro Focus
6 6 (2.09%) Oracle
7 5 (1.74%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.05%) BT
8 3 (1.05%) McAfee
8 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.05%) SAP
9 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.70%) Tableau
10 1 (0.35%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft