Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 575 581 638
Rank change year-on-year +6 +57 +46
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 249 246 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.88% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 185 211 222
London median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.61% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £78,750
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 27,999 27,999 33,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.22% 40.07% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23,544 24,439 28,908
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -30 37 £50,000 -16.67% 4
West London +3 13 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North London -9 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 197 (79.12%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (65.86%) Selenium
3 154 (61.85%) BDD
4 147 (59.04%) Test Automation
5 136 (54.62%) Cucumber
6 97 (38.96%) Git (software)
7 91 (36.55%) DevOps
8 87 (34.94%) TDD
9 86 (34.54%) Jenkins
10 85 (34.14%) C#
11 84 (33.73%) SQL
12 76 (30.52%) Degree
13 75 (30.12%) JavaScript
14 74 (29.72%) .NET
15 71 (28.51%) Scrum
16 69 (27.71%) Finance
16 69 (27.71%) Java
17 67 (26.91%) RESTful
17 67 (26.91%) WebDriver
18 65 (26.10%) SpecFlow
19 62 (24.90%) Amazon AWS
19 62 (24.90%) Protractor
19 62 (24.90%) QA
19 62 (24.90%) JIRA
20 59 (23.69%) Team Foundation Server
20 59 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
21 55 (22.09%) MVC
22 54 (21.69%) CSS
22 54 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
23 53 (21.29%) Microservices

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 34 (13.65%) CMS
1 34 (13.65%) EPiServer
2 20 (8.03%) Apache
3 19 (7.63%) Confluence
4 16 (6.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (5.62%) nginx
6 11 (4.42%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.61%) Jetty
8 5 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.01%) IIS
9 4 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.01%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (6.43%) Eloqua
2 5 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 62 (24.90%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (21.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (13.25%) npm
4 10 (4.02%) Slack
5 9 (3.61%) GitHub
5 9 (3.61%) SaaS
6 5 (2.01%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.20%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.80%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.82%) Internet
2 2 (0.80%) LAN
2 2 (0.80%) WAN
2 2 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 38 (15.26%) NoSQL
3 34 (13.65%) MongoDB
4 33 (13.25%) Couchbase
5 9 (3.61%) Blockchain
6 8 (3.21%) MySQL
7 5 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.01%) Redis
8 2 (0.80%) Big Data
8 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 164 (65.86%) Selenium
2 136 (54.62%) Cucumber
3 97 (38.96%) Git (software)
4 86 (34.54%) Jenkins
5 67 (26.91%) WebDriver
6 65 (26.10%) SpecFlow
7 62 (24.90%) JIRA
7 62 (24.90%) Protractor
8 59 (23.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 53 (21.29%) Visual Studio
10 50 (20.08%) Mocha
10 50 (20.08%) TeamCity
11 47 (18.88%) Sinon.JS
12 45 (18.07%) Karma Test Runner
13 43 (17.27%) gulp
14 33 (13.25%) Bower
14 33 (13.25%) Maven
14 33 (13.25%) Octopus Deploy
15 26 (10.44%) webpack
16 25 (10.04%) Jasmine
General
1 69 (27.71%) Finance
2 20 (8.03%) Marketing
3 19 (7.63%) Retail
4 18 (7.23%) Banking
4 18 (7.23%) Games
5 17 (6.83%) Advertising
6 10 (4.02%) Legal
7 9 (3.61%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.61%) Law
9 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 121 (48.59%) Developer
2 38 (15.26%) Analyst
3 36 (14.46%) Tester
4 35 (14.06%) Developer in Test
5 26 (10.44%) Automation Tester
6 21 (8.43%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.83%) QA Engineer
7 17 (6.83%) Software Developer
7 17 (6.83%) Test Analyst
7 17 (6.83%) Test Engineer
8 16 (6.43%) Architect
8 16 (6.43%) EPiServer Developer
8 16 (6.43%) Test Architect
9 15 (6.02%) Digital Developer
9 15 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (5.62%) .NET Developer
11 13 (5.22%) Business Analyst
11 13 (5.22%) QA Tester
11 13 (5.22%) Test Automation Engineer
12 12 (4.82%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (29.72%) .NET
2 67 (26.91%) RESTful
3 54 (21.69%) CSS
4 52 (20.88%) HTML
5 51 (20.48%) CSS3
5 51 (20.48%) HTML5
6 49 (19.68%) Chai
7 48 (19.28%) AngularJS
8 43 (17.27%) REST
9 42 (16.87%) Web Services
10 40 (16.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (14.86%) jQuery
12 34 (13.65%) Backbone.js
12 34 (13.65%) Ember.js
12 34 (13.65%) MEAN Stack
12 34 (13.65%) Sass
13 33 (13.25%) LESS
14 27 (10.84%) ASP.NET
15 21 (8.43%) XML
16 20 (8.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.88%) User Experience
2 33 (13.25%) Cloud Native
3 26 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (9.24%) Computer Science
4 23 (9.24%) Fintech
5 22 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.21%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.21%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.81%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.81%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.81%) Online Gambling
8 4 (1.61%) BBC
8 4 (1.61%) Media Streaming
8 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.61%) New Media
8 4 (1.61%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.80%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.07%) Linux
2 22 (8.84%) Windows
3 17 (6.83%) Android
4 15 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 15 (6.02%) Unix
5 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.80%) VMS
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (79.12%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (61.85%) BDD
3 147 (59.04%) Test Automation
4 91 (36.55%) DevOps
5 87 (34.94%) TDD
6 71 (28.51%) Scrum
7 59 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (22.09%) MVC
9 53 (21.29%) Microservices
10 52 (20.88%) Software Engineering
11 49 (19.68%) Software Testing
12 44 (17.67%) OO
13 43 (17.27%) Responsive Web Design
14 41 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 40 (16.06%) User Stories
16 38 (15.26%) Test Scripting
17 37 (14.86%) API Testing
18 36 (14.46%) Analytics
19 34 (13.65%) Refactoring
19 34 (13.65%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (34.14%) C#
2 84 (33.73%) SQL
3 75 (30.12%) JavaScript
4 69 (27.71%) Java
5 28 (11.24%) Python
6 21 (8.43%) Ruby
7 20 (8.03%) Groovy
8 14 (5.62%) PHP
9 12 (4.82%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.02%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.81%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.41%) C++
13 5 (2.01%) COBOL
13 5 (2.01%) Pascal
13 5 (2.01%) PHP 5
13 5 (2.01%) PHP 7
13 5 (2.01%) VBA
14 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.80%) ES6
15 2 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 76 (30.52%) Degree
2 33 (13.25%) SAFe Agilist
3 19 (7.63%) ISTQB
4 14 (5.62%) ISEB
5 12 (4.82%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.82%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.01%) Master's Degree
8 5 (2.01%) PhD
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (24.90%) QA
2 5 (2.01%) GDPR
3 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (20.08%) Docker
2 5 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.40%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 31 (12.45%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (11.24%) Ansible
3 24 (9.64%) Puppet
4 19 (7.63%) Terraform
5 10 (4.02%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (2.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (7.23%) Sitecore
2 17 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.43%) Marketo
4 11 (4.42%) Alias
4 11 (4.42%) Google
5 10 (4.02%) CA
5 10 (4.02%) CA Agile Central
5 10 (4.02%) IBM
5 10 (4.02%) Micro Focus
5 10 (4.02%) Oracle
6 9 (3.61%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.41%) HP
8 5 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.01%) SAP
9 4 (1.61%) BT
9 4 (1.61%) McAfee
10 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.40%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.40%) BEA
11 1 (0.40%) Tableau