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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 446 514 557
Rank change year-on-year +68 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 172 118 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 0.73% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 128 98 105
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,550 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Gherkin is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14800 16191 17054
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 40.41% 40.46% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12260 14290 14681
Median salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Gherkin as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 29 £60,000 - 3
Hammersmith -15 12 £55,000 +37.50%
Chiswick - 4 £65,000 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £47,500 -
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 252 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (74.42%) BDD
3 211 (70.10%) Test Automation
4 205 (68.11%) Selenium
5 166 (55.15%) Cucumber
6 165 (54.82%) Java
7 159 (52.82%) QA
8 130 (43.19%) TDD
9 116 (38.54%) WebDriver
10 107 (35.55%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (34.22%) Linux
12 95 (31.56%) Scrum
13 89 (29.57%) Git (software)
14 87 (28.90%) Web Services
15 76 (25.25%) JavaScript
15 76 (25.25%) JIRA
16 75 (24.92%) SpecFlow
17 74 (24.58%) Jenkins
17 74 (24.58%) SQL
18 71 (23.59%) Apache
19 68 (22.59%) Finance
20 65 (21.59%) C#
21 62 (20.60%) DevOps
22 55 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
23 54 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
23 54 (17.94%) QA Automation
23 54 (17.94%) HTML
24 53 (17.61%) Software Engineering
25 52 (17.28%) User Stories
26 51 (16.94%) SDLC

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 71 (23.59%) Apache
2 33 (10.96%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.65%) JBoss
4 13 (4.32%) Confluence
4 13 (4.32%) nginx
4 13 (4.32%) WebLogic
4 13 (4.32%) WebSphere
4 13 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (3.65%) CMS
6 9 (2.99%) Alfresco
6 9 (2.99%) EPiServer
6 9 (2.99%) Jetty
6 9 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) HipChat
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.99%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 55 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.63%) BrowserStack
3 17 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.99%) GitHub
5 7 (2.33%) SaaS
6 6 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.66%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.33%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.97%) Internet
2 17 (5.65%) HTTP
2 17 (5.65%) LDAP
3 8 (2.66%) IMAP
4 3 (1.00%) POP3
5 1 (0.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.94%) MySQL
2 41 (13.62%) SQL Server
3 22 (7.31%) Big Data
4 15 (4.98%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.99%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.99%) Couchbase
7 5 (1.66%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.66%) Redis
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.33%) Mixpanel
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 205 (68.11%) Selenium
2 166 (55.15%) Cucumber
3 116 (38.54%) WebDriver
4 89 (29.57%) Git (software)
5 76 (25.25%) JIRA
6 75 (24.92%) SpecFlow
7 74 (24.58%) Jenkins
8 36 (11.96%) Appium
9 34 (11.30%) SoapUI
9 34 (11.30%) TeamCity
10 32 (10.63%) JUnit
11 29 (9.63%) Maven
12 27 (8.97%) JMeter
13 23 (7.64%) Visual Studio
14 18 (5.98%) gulp
14 18 (5.98%) TestNG
15 17 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (4.98%) Hudson
16 15 (4.98%) Octopus Deploy
17 14 (4.65%) WATIR
General
1 68 (22.59%) Finance
2 27 (8.97%) Retail
3 26 (8.64%) Advertising
4 25 (8.31%) Banking
5 16 (5.32%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.99%) Marketing
7 10 (3.32%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.66%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.33%) Games
10 4 (1.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Front Office
12 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.33%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (25.91%) Developer
2 62 (20.60%) Test Engineer
3 41 (13.62%) Java Developer
4 39 (12.96%) QA Engineer
5 37 (12.29%) Analyst
6 34 (11.30%) Tester
7 33 (10.96%) Test Automation Engineer
8 31 (10.30%) Automation Test Lead
9 30 (9.97%) Automation Tester
10 28 (9.30%) Test Leader
11 22 (7.31%) QA Analyst
11 22 (7.31%) QA Leader
12 20 (6.64%) QA Tester
12 20 (6.64%) Senior Test Engineer
13 18 (5.98%) Automation Test Analyst
13 18 (5.98%) QA Automation Analyst
13 18 (5.98%) QA Automation Engineer
13 18 (5.98%) QA Automation Tester
14 16 (5.32%) Selenium Tester
14 16 (5.32%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (28.90%) Web Services
2 54 (17.94%) HTML
3 49 (16.28%) .NET
3 49 (16.28%) RESTful
4 43 (14.29%) XML
5 40 (13.29%) CSS
6 39 (12.96%) SOAP
7 38 (12.62%) AngularJS
8 36 (11.96%) JSON
8 36 (11.96%) Spring
9 31 (10.30%) jQuery
10 24 (7.97%) REST
11 21 (6.98%) HTML5
11 21 (6.98%) Node.js
12 16 (5.32%) JDBC
13 15 (4.98%) Apache POI
13 15 (4.98%) CSS3
13 15 (4.98%) Sass
13 15 (4.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (4.98%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (14.62%) User Experience
3 38 (12.62%) Computer Science
4 27 (8.97%) Mobile App
5 19 (6.31%) Fintech
6 13 (4.32%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.99%) Cloud Native
9 7 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.99%) Equities
10 6 (1.99%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.33%) ASIC
11 4 (1.33%) Blog
11 4 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.33%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.66%) RIA
13 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (34.22%) Linux
2 16 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.65%) Unix
5 10 (3.32%) Windows
6 8 (2.66%) Android
7 6 (1.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (74.42%) BDD
3 211 (70.10%) Test Automation
4 130 (43.19%) TDD
5 107 (35.55%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (31.56%) Scrum
7 62 (20.60%) DevOps
8 54 (17.94%) QA Automation
9 53 (17.61%) Software Engineering
10 52 (17.28%) User Stories
11 51 (16.94%) SDLC
11 51 (16.94%) Test Scripting
12 50 (16.61%) API Testing
13 49 (16.28%) Mentoring
14 48 (15.95%) E-Commerce
15 44 (14.62%) Microservices
16 40 (13.29%) Kanban
17 35 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (11.30%) Performance Testing
19 33 (10.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (54.82%) Java
2 76 (25.25%) JavaScript
3 74 (24.58%) SQL
4 65 (21.59%) C#
5 45 (14.95%) Ruby
6 44 (14.62%) Python
7 29 (9.63%) PHP
8 24 (7.97%) Groovy
9 23 (7.64%) C
9 23 (7.64%) C++
9 23 (7.64%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.99%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.99%) Scala
11 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.33%) Go
12 3 (1.00%) Perl
13 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (12.96%) Degree
2 23 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.98%) ISEB
4 14 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.99%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.99%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (52.82%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 17 (5.65%) Dovecot
2 7 (2.33%) Docker
3 6 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (12.29%) Ansible
2 19 (6.31%) Puppet
2 19 (6.31%) Terraform
3 8 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.00%) Salt
5 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 31 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.32%) Red Hat
3 11 (3.65%) Atlassian
4 10 (3.32%) ServiceNow
5 9 (2.99%) Marketo
5 9 (2.99%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.66%) Google
7 4 (1.33%) Oracle
8 2 (0.66%) HP
8 2 (0.66%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.66%) Solace
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
9 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.33%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.33%) SAP
9 1 (0.33%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.33%) VMware
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
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Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Stock Options
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Schroders
Posted: Yesterday
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Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Cheapside DT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
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Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
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