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

Gherkin
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 514 563 647
Rank change year-on-year +49 +84 +18
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 330 305 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 1.04% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 201 236 217
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £74,375 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

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 28,512 29,334 32,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.92% 39.74% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23,278 23,928 28,881
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 August 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 August 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 -53 28 £55,000 -8.33% 7
East London 0 5 £55,000 +10.00%
North London +7 3 £60,000 -7.69%
West London -14 3 £56,250 +2.27% 6
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 291 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (74.24%) Selenium
3 242 (73.33%) BDD
4 193 (58.48%) Cucumber
5 190 (57.58%) Test Automation
6 167 (50.61%) TDD
7 164 (49.70%) SQL
8 159 (48.18%) Git (software)
9 153 (46.36%) .NET
10 152 (46.06%) Java
11 141 (42.73%) JavaScript
12 133 (40.30%) Degree
12 133 (40.30%) DevOps
13 130 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
14 126 (38.18%) C#
15 118 (35.76%) Microservices
15 118 (35.76%) AngularJS
16 114 (34.55%) Protractor
17 113 (34.24%) Problem-Solving
18 111 (33.64%) TeamCity
19 109 (33.03%) Software Engineering
20 108 (32.73%) MVC
21 105 (31.82%) CSS
22 103 (31.21%) HTML
23 101 (30.61%) Karma Test Runner
24 100 (30.30%) SpecFlow
25 99 (30.00%) HTML5
25 99 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
26 98 (29.70%) Team Foundation Server
26 98 (29.70%) CSS3

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 77 (23.33%) CMS
2 75 (22.73%) EPiServer
3 40 (12.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 29 (8.79%) IIS
5 14 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (3.64%) Confluence
7 9 (2.73%) Apache
7 9 (2.73%) nginx
8 6 (1.82%) Jetty
8 6 (1.82%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.61%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.61%) Moodle
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.30%) Mule
11 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.30%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 40 (12.12%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 130 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (24.55%) npm
4 7 (2.12%) GitHub
4 7 (2.12%) Sauce Labs
5 6 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.91%) BrowserStack
6 3 (0.91%) SaaS
6 3 (0.91%) Slack
7 2 (0.61%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.61%) CloudBees
7 2 (0.61%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (0.30%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.82%) Internet
2 5 (1.52%) LAN
2 5 (1.52%) WAN
2 5 (1.52%) Wireless
3 4 (1.21%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) AMQP
4 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 86 (26.06%) NoSQL
3 84 (25.45%) MongoDB
4 40 (12.12%) Couchbase
5 35 (10.61%) CouchDB
6 15 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.03%) MySQL
8 8 (2.42%) Redis
8 8 (2.42%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.61%) Big Data
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.30%) HBase
11 1 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 245 (74.24%) Selenium
2 193 (58.48%) Cucumber
3 159 (48.18%) Git (software)
4 114 (34.55%) Protractor
5 111 (33.64%) TeamCity
6 101 (30.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 100 (30.30%) SpecFlow
8 98 (29.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 97 (29.39%) Jenkins
10 94 (28.48%) Mocha
11 93 (28.18%) Sinon.JS
12 92 (27.88%) gulp
13 83 (25.15%) Visual Studio
14 80 (24.24%) Bower
15 76 (23.03%) Octopus Deploy
16 57 (17.27%) JIRA
17 54 (16.36%) JUnit
18 47 (14.24%) webpack
19 42 (12.73%) NUnit
20 35 (10.61%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (28.18%) Finance
2 56 (16.97%) Games
3 44 (13.33%) Advertising
3 44 (13.33%) Marketing
4 23 (6.97%) Retail
5 16 (4.85%) Banking
6 15 (4.55%) Front Office
7 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 203 (61.52%) Developer
2 80 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 71 (21.52%) Developer in Test
4 70 (21.21%) Software Developer
5 38 (11.52%) C# Developer
6 35 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (9.39%) Test Engineer
8 29 (8.79%) Java Developer
9 28 (8.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (8.18%) Software Engineer
11 25 (7.58%) Analyst
11 25 (7.58%) Java Engineer
12 24 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
14 21 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (6.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 21 (6.36%) Full Stack Developer
14 21 (6.36%) Java Software Engineer
14 21 (6.36%) QA Engineer
15 19 (5.76%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (46.36%) .NET
2 118 (35.76%) AngularJS
3 105 (31.82%) CSS
4 103 (31.21%) HTML
5 99 (30.00%) HTML5
6 98 (29.70%) CSS3
7 94 (28.48%) Chai
8 90 (27.27%) RESTful
9 89 (26.97%) ASP.NET
10 88 (26.67%) Web Services
11 86 (26.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 85 (25.76%) Sass
13 83 (25.15%) jQuery
14 80 (24.24%) LESS
15 78 (23.64%) Backbone.js
15 78 (23.64%) Ember.js
16 75 (22.73%) MEAN Stack
17 60 (18.18%) REST
18 57 (17.27%) JSON
19 56 (16.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (20.00%) User Experience
2 40 (12.12%) Cloud Native
3 28 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.85%) Fintech
7 13 (3.94%) Hedge funds
8 12 (3.64%) Algorithms
8 12 (3.64%) Data Structures
8 12 (3.64%) Online Gambling
9 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.91%) BBC
12 3 (0.91%) New Media
12 3 (0.91%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.61%) Online Games
13 2 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.82%) Windows
2 23 (6.97%) Apple iOS
3 22 (6.67%) Android
3 22 (6.67%) Linux
4 5 (1.52%) VMS
5 3 (0.91%) Unix
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (88.18%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (73.33%) BDD
3 190 (57.58%) Test Automation
4 167 (50.61%) TDD
5 133 (40.30%) DevOps
6 118 (35.76%) Microservices
7 113 (34.24%) Problem-Solving
8 109 (33.03%) Software Engineering
9 108 (32.73%) MVC
10 96 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
10 96 (29.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 89 (26.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 85 (25.76%) Refactoring
13 83 (25.15%) Analytics
14 80 (24.24%) Data Science
15 78 (23.64%) Progressive Web App
15 78 (23.64%) Web Application Development
16 75 (22.73%) Performance Management
17 71 (21.52%) Open Source
18 70 (21.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 164 (49.70%) SQL
2 152 (46.06%) Java
3 141 (42.73%) JavaScript
4 126 (38.18%) C#
5 57 (17.27%) Python
6 34 (10.30%) PowerShell
7 23 (6.97%) Ruby
8 13 (3.94%) Java 8
8 13 (3.94%) R
9 12 (3.64%) Groovy
10 10 (3.03%) PHP
11 7 (2.12%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.52%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.21%) C++
13 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.61%) C
14 2 (0.61%) Scala
14 2 (0.61%) VBScript
15 1 (0.30%) Go
15 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 133 (40.30%) Degree
2 40 (12.12%) SAFe Agilist
3 12 (3.64%) ISEB
4 9 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (22.12%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.91%) GCP
4 2 (0.61%) PMO
4 2 (0.61%) WAI
4 2 (0.61%) WCAG
5 1 (0.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (11.21%) Docker
2 29 (8.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (11.21%) Terraform
2 22 (6.67%) Ansible
3 9 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.73%) Puppet
4 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.91%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.91%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (12.12%) Marketo
1 40 (12.12%) Sitecore
2 29 (8.79%) Alias
3 14 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.73%) Oracle
6 6 (1.82%) HP
7 4 (1.21%) Google
8 3 (0.91%) BT
8 3 (0.91%) McAfee
9 2 (0.61%) Adobe
9 2 (0.61%) IBM
10 1 (0.30%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.30%) Tableau