Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 89 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - +83
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 18 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.73% 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.66% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +66.67%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 318 345 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 48.18% 49.71% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 295 320 319
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,225 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Portsmouth

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Portsmouth

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 13 (72.22%) Degree
4 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) Web Services
5 11 (61.11%) Regression Testing
5 11 (61.11%) Manual Testing
6 10 (55.56%) JIRA
7 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (50.00%) Finance
8 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (44.44%) Selenium
9 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
9 7 (38.89%) Kanban
9 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
9 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
9 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
9 7 (38.89%) Open Source
9 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (38.89%) JIRA Agile
9 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
9 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
9 7 (38.89%) JMeter
9 7 (38.89%) XML
9 7 (38.89%) Java
9 7 (38.89%) Python
9 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
9 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
9 7 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (38.89%) Robot Framework

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (44.44%) Selenium
3 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
4 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
4 7 (38.89%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (38.89%) JMeter
4 7 (38.89%) Robot Framework
4 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
4 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
4 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Test Automation Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Manual Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Web Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Web Applications Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Manual Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Regression Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (38.89%) Kanban
5 7 (38.89%) Open Source
5 7 (38.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (38.89%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) User Stories
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft