Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 144 158
Rank change year-on-year +27 +14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 14 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.74% 0.40% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 0.86% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 14
Oxfordshire median annual salary £64,250 £68,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.51% +106.06% -1.49%
10th Percentile £47,900 £44,125 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,000 £76,000 £57,600
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% +22.67% -11.76%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 905 1,167 1,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 47.99% 47.17% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 810 1,021 1,322
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,025
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Oxfordshire

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Gherkin in Oxfordshire

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Oxfordshire

Gherkin
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Oxford +24 8 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Gherkin
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (85.71%) JUnit
3 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Mentoring
4 9 (64.29%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) JMeter
4 9 (64.29%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (42.86%) AWS
8 5 (35.71%) Degree
8 5 (35.71%) .NET
9 4 (28.57%) CSS
9 4 (28.57%) HTML
9 4 (28.57%) JSON
9 4 (28.57%) JIRA
9 4 (28.57%) Spring
9 4 (28.57%) TDD
9 4 (28.57%) Scala
9 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
9 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
9 4 (28.57%) Confluence
9 4 (28.57%) REST
9 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (28.57%) Jenkins

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (42.86%) AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) JUnit
3 9 (64.29%) JMeter
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) Spinnaker
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Lead Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) QA Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Agile Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Automation Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Senior QA Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Tester
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
2 4 (28.57%) Spring Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Swagger
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Mentoring
1 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Microservices
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Java 8
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kibana
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes