Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 572 603
Rank change year-on-year +83 +31 +69
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 349 290 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.00% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 202 227 228
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,675
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 27,790 29,068 31,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.94% 39.03% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22,710 23,522 27,523
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,538 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 October 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 17 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
Central London -41 36 £55,000 - 10
East London - 4 £56,250 -
West London -17 3 £56,250 +2.27% 3
North London - 2 £63,750 -
Gherkin
England

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

1 297 (85.10%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (82.23%) BDD
3 251 (71.92%) Selenium
4 208 (59.60%) Test Automation
5 202 (57.88%) SQL
6 193 (55.30%) Cucumber
7 186 (53.30%) TDD
8 182 (52.15%) .NET
9 178 (51.00%) JavaScript
10 176 (50.43%) Git (software)
11 164 (46.99%) Degree
12 161 (46.13%) C#
13 154 (44.13%) Java
14 141 (40.40%) DevOps
15 138 (39.54%) TeamCity
16 126 (36.10%) Amazon AWS
16 126 (36.10%) Problem-Solving
17 123 (35.24%) Microservices
18 120 (34.38%) Jenkins
18 120 (34.38%) AngularJS
19 119 (34.10%) MVC
20 115 (32.95%) HTML
20 115 (32.95%) Team Foundation Server
20 115 (32.95%) Software Engineering
20 115 (32.95%) Protractor
21 113 (32.38%) CSS
22 110 (31.52%) SQL Server
22 110 (31.52%) HTML5
22 110 (31.52%) Continuous Improvement
22 110 (31.52%) MongoDB

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 92 (26.36%) CMS
2 90 (25.79%) EPiServer
3 44 (12.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 40 (11.46%) IIS
5 9 (2.58%) Confluence
6 7 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.43%) Apache
7 5 (1.43%) nginx
8 4 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.57%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.57%) Jetty
9 2 (0.57%) Moodle
9 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 44 (12.61%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.57%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 126 (36.10%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (30.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (26.65%) npm
4 9 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (1.15%) GitHub
6 4 (1.15%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.57%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.57%) CloudBees
7 2 (0.57%) SaaS
7 2 (0.57%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (0.29%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.29%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.72%) HTTP
2 2 (0.57%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.29%) AMQP
3 1 (0.29%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (31.52%) MongoDB
1 110 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 98 (28.08%) NoSQL
3 46 (13.18%) CouchDB
4 44 (12.61%) Couchbase
5 23 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.16%) MySQL
7 7 (2.01%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.43%) Redis
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.29%) Power BI
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 251 (71.92%) Selenium
2 193 (55.30%) Cucumber
3 176 (50.43%) Git (software)
4 138 (39.54%) TeamCity
5 120 (34.38%) Jenkins
6 115 (32.95%) Protractor
6 115 (32.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 107 (30.66%) Karma Test Runner
8 103 (29.51%) Mocha
9 101 (28.94%) gulp
9 101 (28.94%) Sinon.JS
10 95 (27.22%) Visual Studio
11 92 (26.36%) Bower
12 91 (26.07%) Octopus Deploy
13 86 (24.64%) SpecFlow
14 55 (15.76%) webpack
15 54 (15.47%) JIRA
16 52 (14.90%) JUnit
17 46 (13.18%) NUnit
18 41 (11.75%) WebDriver
General
1 105 (30.09%) Finance
2 50 (14.33%) Marketing
3 45 (12.89%) Advertising
3 45 (12.89%) Games
4 17 (4.87%) Banking
5 12 (3.44%) Retail
6 4 (1.15%) Front Office
7 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 219 (62.75%) Developer
2 95 (27.22%) .NET Developer
3 94 (26.93%) Developer in Test
4 65 (18.62%) Software Developer
5 60 (17.19%) C# Developer
6 48 (13.75%) Test Engineer
7 46 (13.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (11.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (9.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 31 (8.88%) Analyst
10 31 (8.88%) Full Stack Developer
11 28 (8.02%) Java Developer
12 27 (7.74%) Java Engineer
12 27 (7.74%) Software Engineer
13 24 (6.88%) Architect
13 24 (6.88%) Test Analyst
13 24 (6.88%) Test Architect
13 24 (6.88%) Test Automation Architect
13 24 (6.88%) Test Automation Developer
14 23 (6.59%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (52.15%) .NET
2 120 (34.38%) AngularJS
3 115 (32.95%) HTML
4 113 (32.38%) CSS
5 110 (31.52%) HTML5
6 106 (30.37%) CSS3
7 105 (30.09%) RESTful
8 103 (29.51%) Chai
9 102 (29.23%) ASP.NET
10 95 (27.22%) jQuery
10 95 (27.22%) Sass
10 95 (27.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 93 (26.65%) LESS
12 91 (26.07%) Backbone.js
12 91 (26.07%) Ember.js
13 90 (25.79%) MEAN Stack
14 76 (21.78%) Web Services
15 73 (20.92%) JSON
16 70 (20.06%) XML
17 57 (16.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (20.34%) User Experience
2 44 (12.61%) Cloud Native
3 22 (6.30%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (6.02%) Fintech
5 11 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.58%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.58%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.58%) Online Gambling
7 8 (2.29%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.72%) Xbox
10 5 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.86%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.57%) Online Games
12 2 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
13 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.89%) Windows
2 30 (8.60%) Apple iOS
3 25 (7.16%) Android
4 14 (4.01%) Linux
5 3 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (85.10%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (82.23%) BDD
3 208 (59.60%) Test Automation
4 186 (53.30%) TDD
5 141 (40.40%) DevOps
6 126 (36.10%) Problem-Solving
7 123 (35.24%) Microservices
8 119 (34.10%) MVC
9 115 (32.95%) Software Engineering
10 110 (31.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 109 (31.23%) Analytics
12 104 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
13 103 (29.51%) Responsive Web Design
14 99 (28.37%) Data Science
15 98 (28.08%) Refactoring
16 91 (26.07%) Progressive Web App
16 91 (26.07%) Web Application Development
17 90 (25.79%) Performance Management
18 85 (24.36%) Software Testing
19 82 (23.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 202 (57.88%) SQL
2 178 (51.00%) JavaScript
3 161 (46.13%) C#
4 154 (44.13%) Java
5 40 (11.46%) PowerShell
6 37 (10.60%) Python
7 16 (4.58%) Ruby
8 10 (2.87%) Java 8
9 7 (2.01%) Groovy
10 5 (1.43%) PHP
10 5 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.15%) C++
11 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.57%) C
12 2 (0.57%) R
12 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.57%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) Perl
13 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 164 (46.99%) Degree
2 44 (12.61%) SAFe Agilist
3 23 (6.59%) ISEB
4 19 (5.44%) ISTQB
5 14 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (23.78%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.57%) GDPR
3 2 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.45%) Docker
3 2 (0.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (5.73%) Terraform
2 17 (4.87%) Ansible
3 5 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.43%) Puppet
4 3 (0.86%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (12.61%) Marketo
1 44 (12.61%) Sitecore
2 37 (10.60%) Alias
3 20 (5.73%) Oracle
4 18 (5.16%) Atlassian
5 12 (3.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.01%) Google
7 4 (1.15%) HP
8 2 (0.57%) Adobe
8 2 (0.57%) IBM
9 1 (0.29%) BT
9 1 (0.29%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.29%) McAfee
9 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.29%) Tableau