Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 483 600 597
Rank change year-on-year +117 -3 +41
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 330 226 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 0.81% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 214 175 206
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £46,625 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,500 £75,000
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 25,490 27,731 28,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.72% 39.44% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21,031 23,080 24,838
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +11 37 £55,000 +10.00% 13
South London - 6 £58,750 - 1
East London - 1 £57,500 - 1
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 261 (79.09%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (74.85%) BDD
3 243 (73.64%) Test Automation
4 221 (66.97%) Cucumber
5 205 (62.12%) Selenium
6 185 (56.06%) Java
7 176 (53.33%) SQL
8 167 (50.61%) Jenkins
9 161 (48.79%) C#
10 150 (45.45%) JavaScript
11 146 (44.24%) Git (software)
12 144 (43.64%) .NET
13 137 (41.52%) TDD
14 121 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
15 119 (36.06%) Degree
15 119 (36.06%) Finance
16 118 (35.76%) Software Testing
17 105 (31.82%) TeamCity
18 104 (31.52%) SQL Server
19 101 (30.61%) Open Source
20 96 (29.09%) Test Scripting
20 96 (29.09%) QA
21 93 (28.18%) DevOps
22 85 (25.76%) SDET
23 83 (25.15%) JSON
24 82 (24.85%) SpecFlow
25 79 (23.94%) MVC
26 78 (23.64%) XML
27 74 (22.42%) Team Foundation Server
27 74 (22.42%) Problem-Solving

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 51 (15.45%) IIS
2 45 (13.64%) CMS
3 42 (12.73%) EPiServer
4 21 (6.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.82%) Confluence
5 6 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.61%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.61%) JBoss
7 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Jetty
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.30%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (6.36%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 64 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (13.94%) npm
4 8 (2.42%) GitHub
5 5 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.21%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.61%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.61%) CloudBees
7 2 (0.61%) SaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.61%) Slack
8 1 (0.30%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.82%) HTTP
2 2 (0.61%) DSL
2 2 (0.61%) OpenVPN
2 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.30%) AMQP
3 1 (0.30%) DHCP
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) ICMP
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 71 (21.52%) MongoDB
3 48 (14.55%) NoSQL
4 29 (8.79%) MySQL
5 26 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (6.36%) Couchbase
6 21 (6.36%) CouchDB
7 6 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.21%) Redis
9 3 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 221 (66.97%) Cucumber
2 205 (62.12%) Selenium
3 167 (50.61%) Jenkins
4 146 (44.24%) Git (software)
5 105 (31.82%) TeamCity
6 82 (24.85%) SpecFlow
7 74 (22.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 70 (21.21%) JUnit
9 57 (17.27%) NUnit
10 55 (16.67%) JIRA
10 55 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 53 (16.06%) Protractor
12 51 (15.45%) Mocha
13 49 (14.85%) Appium
13 49 (14.85%) Visual Studio
14 46 (13.94%) gulp
14 46 (13.94%) Karma Test Runner
14 46 (13.94%) Octopus Deploy
15 44 (13.33%) Bower
16 42 (12.73%) Sinon.JS
General
1 119 (36.06%) Finance
2 28 (8.48%) Games
3 24 (7.27%) Marketing
4 22 (6.67%) Banking
5 21 (6.36%) Advertising
6 11 (3.33%) Retail
7 5 (1.52%) Law
8 4 (1.21%) Publishing
8 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.61%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Avionics
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (50.91%) Developer
2 102 (30.91%) Developer in Test
3 73 (22.12%) Test Engineer
4 66 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 53 (16.06%) .NET Developer
6 47 (14.24%) C# Developer
7 38 (11.52%) Java Engineer
8 37 (11.21%) Analyst
9 33 (10.00%) Software Engineer
10 32 (9.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 32 (9.70%) Test Analyst
10 32 (9.70%) Tester
11 31 (9.39%) Java Developer
12 30 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
12 30 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
13 29 (8.79%) Java Developer in Test
14 28 (8.48%) Software Test Engineer
15 27 (8.18%) Automation Tester
15 27 (8.18%) JavaScript Engineer
16 26 (7.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (43.64%) .NET
2 83 (25.15%) JSON
3 78 (23.64%) XML
4 68 (20.61%) Web Services
5 67 (20.30%) ASP.NET
6 62 (18.79%) REST
7 56 (16.97%) AngularJS
8 51 (15.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 51 (15.45%) RESTful
9 48 (14.55%) CSS
9 48 (14.55%) HTML
10 47 (14.24%) Chai
10 47 (14.24%) HTML5
11 44 (13.33%) Sass
12 43 (13.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 42 (12.73%) Backbone.js
13 42 (12.73%) CSS3
13 42 (12.73%) Ember.js
13 42 (12.73%) LESS
13 42 (12.73%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.55%) User Experience
2 38 (11.52%) Fintech
3 21 (6.36%) Cloud Native
4 13 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.42%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.82%) Xbox
9 4 (1.21%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
12 1 (0.30%) BBC
12 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.30%) Equities
12 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.30%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.45%) Windows
2 28 (8.48%) Apple iOS
3 19 (5.76%) Android
4 13 (3.94%) Linux
5 10 (3.03%) Unix
6 2 (0.61%) CentOS
6 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (79.09%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (74.85%) BDD
3 243 (73.64%) Test Automation
4 137 (41.52%) TDD
5 121 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (35.76%) Software Testing
7 101 (30.61%) Open Source
8 96 (29.09%) Test Scripting
9 93 (28.18%) DevOps
10 85 (25.76%) SDET
11 79 (23.94%) MVC
12 74 (22.42%) Problem-Solving
13 73 (22.12%) Scrum
14 72 (21.82%) OO
15 70 (21.21%) User Stories
16 66 (20.00%) API Testing
17 64 (19.39%) Microservices
18 63 (19.09%) Analytics
18 63 (19.09%) Continuous Improvement
19 58 (17.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 185 (56.06%) Java
2 176 (53.33%) SQL
3 161 (48.79%) C#
4 150 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 55 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 29 (8.79%) Python
7 12 (3.64%) Ruby
8 9 (2.73%) Java 8
9 7 (2.12%) C++
10 4 (1.21%) Groovy
10 4 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.91%) Kotlin
11 3 (0.91%) PHP
11 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.61%) Perl
12 2 (0.61%) VBScript
13 1 (0.30%) C
13 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (36.06%) Degree
2 25 (7.58%) ISTQB
3 24 (7.27%) ISEB
4 21 (6.36%) SAFe Agilist
5 20 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 16 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (29.09%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (15.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.15%) Docker
3 2 (0.61%) Varnish
4 1 (0.30%) KVM
4 1 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (3.33%) Terraform
2 10 (3.03%) Ansible
3 3 (0.91%) Packer
4 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) Consul
5 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 31 (9.39%) Oracle
2 21 (6.36%) Alias
2 21 (6.36%) Marketo
2 21 (6.36%) Sitecore
3 17 (5.15%) Atlassian
4 10 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.12%) WorldPay
6 6 (1.82%) Adobe
7 4 (1.21%) Google
8 3 (0.91%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 3 (0.91%) HP
8 3 (0.91%) Splunk
9 2 (0.61%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.61%) IBM
9 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.30%) Borland
10 1 (0.30%) BT
10 1 (0.30%) CA
10 1 (0.30%) McAfee
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com