Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 86 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 - +82
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 21 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.57% 0.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.42% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +50.00%

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 327 359 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 55.52% 52.41% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 306 339 271
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
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

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 19 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 16 (76.19%) Degree
4 15 (71.43%) Web Services
5 14 (66.67%) Regression Testing
5 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (66.67%) Manual Testing
6 12 (57.14%) JIRA
7 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
8 10 (47.62%) Selenium
8 10 (47.62%) Finance
9 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
9 9 (42.86%) JMeter
9 9 (42.86%) Python
9 9 (42.86%) Eclipse
9 9 (42.86%) Java
9 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
9 9 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (42.86%) Kanban
9 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
9 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
9 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (42.86%) WebDriver
9 9 (42.86%) Open Source
9 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
9 9 (42.86%) SoapUI
9 9 (42.86%) Robot Framework
9 9 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
10 8 (38.10%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (38.10%) Cybersecurity

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 12 (57.14%) JIRA
2 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
3 10 (47.62%) Selenium
4 9 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 9 (42.86%) JMeter
4 9 (42.86%) Robot Framework
4 9 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 9 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 8 (38.10%) JIRA Agile
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Tester
3 6 (28.57%) Manual Tester
4 5 (23.81%) Software Tester
4 5 (23.81%) Web Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Web Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Web Applications Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) Web Services
2 8 (38.10%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 14 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Kanban
4 9 (42.86%) Open Source
4 9 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 8 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
6 7 (33.33%) User Stories
7 5 (23.81%) Smoke Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (19.05%) BDD
8 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
1 9 (42.86%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) ISEB
3 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft