Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South West > Somerset
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 108 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.31% 0.54% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 1.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Somerset median annual salary £51,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% - -
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -27.27% -21.43%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 655 639 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 50.08% 49.15% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 560 552 475
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £40,031 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.92% +6.75% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £51,250
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.47% +5.19% +5.84%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Somerset

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Somerset

Gherkin
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
Bath -20 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Clevedon - 1 - -
Gherkin
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Velocity
3 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Dovecot
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software QA Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Velocity
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Dovecot
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat