Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 79 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.66% 0.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Portsmouth median annual salary £41,250 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.16% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 361 266 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 47.50% 44.63% 57.55%
Number of salaries quoted 332 227 326
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -
10th Percentile £30,100 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Volume Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JBehave
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD

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 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) JBehave
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft