Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 582 652
Rank change year-on-year -7 +70 +10
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 253 270 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.89% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 198 232 222
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,125 £44,550 £40,000
90th Percentile £74,125 £76,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 29265 30492 33546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.00% 40.22% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23855 26858 28770
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 24 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +18 41 £50,000 -20.00% 4
West London +25 33 £50,000 - 1
South London +7 1 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 204 (80.63%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (69.96%) Test Automation
3 167 (66.01%) BDD
4 153 (60.47%) Selenium
5 133 (52.57%) Cucumber
6 93 (36.76%) Java
7 88 (34.78%) Finance
8 87 (34.39%) Scrum
9 84 (33.20%) Jenkins
10 83 (32.81%) TDD
11 79 (31.23%) SQL
12 78 (30.83%) QA
12 78 (30.83%) WebDriver
13 76 (30.04%) Git (software)
14 70 (27.67%) SpecFlow
15 69 (27.27%) C#
16 68 (26.88%) DevOps
17 66 (26.09%) Degree
18 62 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (24.51%) RESTful
19 61 (24.11%) Web Services
20 59 (23.32%) Linux
21 58 (22.92%) JavaScript
22 56 (22.13%) JIRA
23 54 (21.34%) Amazon AWS
24 49 (19.37%) API Testing
25 48 (18.97%) OO
26 46 (18.18%) .NET
27 45 (17.79%) Software Engineering
28 44 (17.39%) Test Scripting

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 30 (11.86%) Apache
2 18 (7.11%) CMS
2 18 (7.11%) EPiServer
3 13 (5.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.56%) Confluence
6 8 (3.16%) nginx
7 5 (1.98%) Jetty
8 4 (1.58%) IIS
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.14%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (21.34%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.11%) npm
4 11 (4.35%) GitHub
5 6 (2.37%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.58%) PaaS
6 4 (1.58%) Slack
7 2 (0.79%) SaaS
7 2 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.53%) Internet
2 5 (1.98%) LDAP
3 3 (1.19%) IMAP
4 1 (0.40%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.72%) Couchbase
2 17 (6.72%) MySQL
2 17 (6.72%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.16%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.58%) Big Data
6 3 (1.19%) Redis
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 153 (60.47%) Selenium
2 133 (52.57%) Cucumber
3 84 (33.20%) Jenkins
4 78 (30.83%) WebDriver
5 76 (30.04%) Git (software)
6 70 (27.67%) SpecFlow
7 56 (22.13%) JIRA
8 39 (15.42%) Visual Studio
9 37 (14.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (13.44%) Protractor
10 34 (13.44%) TeamCity
11 28 (11.07%) gulp
12 27 (10.67%) Mocha
13 25 (9.88%) JMeter
13 25 (9.88%) Karma Test Runner
13 25 (9.88%) Sinon.JS
14 23 (9.09%) JUnit
15 21 (8.30%) HP UFT
16 18 (7.11%) Maven
16 18 (7.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 88 (34.78%) Finance
2 23 (9.09%) Banking
3 17 (6.72%) Marketing
4 14 (5.53%) Retail
5 13 (5.14%) Advertising
5 13 (5.14%) Games
6 7 (2.77%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (41.11%) Developer
2 41 (16.21%) Tester
3 35 (13.83%) Automation Tester
4 34 (13.44%) Developer in Test
5 29 (11.46%) Analyst
6 23 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 22 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 22 (8.70%) Test Analyst
8 21 (8.30%) Lead Developer
9 20 (7.91%) Test Automation Engineer
10 16 (6.32%) QA Tester
11 14 (5.53%) QA Automation Tester
11 14 (5.53%) Software Developer
12 13 (5.14%) .NET Developer
12 13 (5.14%) Automation Test Lead
12 13 (5.14%) Java Engineer
12 13 (5.14%) QA Engineer
13 12 (4.74%) Architect
13 12 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (24.51%) RESTful
2 61 (24.11%) Web Services
3 46 (18.18%) .NET
4 39 (15.42%) XML
5 38 (15.02%) HTML
6 36 (14.23%) REST
7 35 (13.83%) CSS
8 34 (13.44%) HTML5
9 32 (12.65%) AngularJS
10 28 (11.07%) CSS3
11 26 (10.28%) Chai
11 26 (10.28%) JSON
12 24 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (8.70%) jQuery
13 22 (8.70%) Sass
14 21 (8.30%) SOAP
15 19 (7.51%) MEAN Stack
16 18 (7.11%) Backbone.js
16 18 (7.11%) Ember.js
16 18 (7.11%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.81%) User Experience
2 38 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (15.02%) Computer Science
3 23 (9.09%) Fintech
4 18 (7.11%) Cloud Native
5 13 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.56%) RIA
7 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.37%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.98%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.98%) Online Gambling
10 4 (1.58%) BBC
10 4 (1.58%) Media Streaming
10 4 (1.58%) New Media
10 4 (1.58%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.32%) Linux
2 14 (5.53%) Unix
3 13 (5.14%) Windows
4 7 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.37%) Android
6 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (80.63%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (69.96%) Test Automation
3 167 (66.01%) BDD
4 87 (34.39%) Scrum
5 83 (32.81%) TDD
6 68 (26.88%) DevOps
7 62 (24.51%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (19.37%) API Testing
9 48 (18.97%) OO
10 45 (17.79%) Software Engineering
11 44 (17.39%) Test Scripting
12 40 (15.81%) Software Testing
12 40 (15.81%) User Stories
13 39 (15.42%) Microservices
13 39 (15.42%) MVC
14 33 (13.04%) Analytics
15 30 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (11.86%) SDET
16 29 (11.46%) QA Automation
17 26 (10.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (36.76%) Java
2 79 (31.23%) SQL
3 69 (27.27%) C#
4 58 (22.92%) JavaScript
5 28 (11.07%) Ruby
6 24 (9.49%) Python
7 15 (5.93%) PHP
8 11 (4.35%) Groovy
9 8 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.16%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.37%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.37%) C
10 6 (2.37%) C++
10 6 (2.37%) Scala
11 3 (1.19%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.19%) PHP 7
11 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.79%) COBOL
12 2 (0.79%) Pascal
13 1 (0.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 66 (26.09%) Degree
2 23 (9.09%) ISEB
3 17 (6.72%) ISTQB
4 16 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (30.83%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) EMIR
3 1 (0.40%) MiFID
3 1 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (10.67%) Docker
2 5 (1.98%) Dovecot
3 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (8.30%) Ansible
2 14 (5.53%) Puppet
3 13 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.95%) Terraform
5 4 (1.58%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.19%) Salt
7 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.14%) Marketo
2 13 (5.14%) Sitecore
3 9 (3.56%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.16%) Adobe
4 8 (3.16%) Omniture
5 7 (2.77%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.37%) Oracle
7 5 (1.98%) IBM
8 4 (1.58%) BT
8 4 (1.58%) CA
8 4 (1.58%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.58%) Google
8 4 (1.58%) McAfee
8 4 (1.58%) Micro Focus
9 3 (1.19%) Infragistics
9 3 (1.19%) SAP
10 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.40%) BEA
11 1 (0.40%) HP