The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Gherkin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 433 445
Rank change year-on-year +65 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 25 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 19
Median salary £36,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £39,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Gherkin is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5898 7519 8126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.73% 38.46% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5088 6710 7033
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Gherkin as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in the South East

Gherkin
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in the South East

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in the South East over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in the South East

Gherkin
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 15 £29,000 - 1
Hampshire +20 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire +28 1 £37,500 -5.06%
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 49 (98.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (68.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (66.00%) ISEB
4 31 (62.00%) Windows
5 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 28 (56.00%) ISTQB
7 26 (52.00%) System Testing
8 22 (44.00%) QA
9 20 (40.00%) Automated Testing
10 19 (38.00%) User Stories
11 17 (34.00%) Selenium
12 16 (32.00%) BDD
13 15 (30.00%) Java
14 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
14 14 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (28.00%) JIRA
14 14 (28.00%) Cucumber
14 14 (28.00%) Functional Testing
15 13 (26.00%) Scrum
16 11 (22.00%) Confluence
16 11 (22.00%) SQL
16 11 (22.00%) XML
16 11 (22.00%) Degree
16 11 (22.00%) TDD
17 10 (20.00%) Scala
17 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
18 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
18 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
19 8 (16.00%) Web Services
19 8 (16.00%) SpecFlow

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (22.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (68.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (34.00%) Selenium
3 14 (28.00%) Cucumber
3 14 (28.00%) JIRA
4 8 (16.00%) SpecFlow
5 6 (12.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Tester
2 21 (42.00%) Analyst
2 21 (42.00%) Senior Tester
3 16 (32.00%) Test Analyst
4 12 (24.00%) IT Analyst
5 10 (20.00%) QA Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Automation Tester
6 7 (14.00%) QA Tester
7 6 (12.00%) Java Automation Tester
7 6 (12.00%) QA Automation Tester
7 6 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 6 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
7 6 (12.00%) Senior QA Tester
8 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Java Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
8 5 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) XML
2 8 (16.00%) Web Services
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) Play Framework
3 5 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
4 3 (6.00%) REST
4 3 (6.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.00%) Behat
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) System Testing
3 20 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 19 (38.00%) User Stories
5 16 (32.00%) BDD
6 14 (28.00%) Functional Testing
6 14 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (26.00%) Scrum
8 11 (22.00%) TDD
9 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
11 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
12 6 (12.00%) Defect Management
12 6 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
13 5 (10.00%) API Testing
13 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
13 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) Scala
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) C#
6 5 (10.00%) Groovy
7 3 (6.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (66.00%) ISEB
2 28 (56.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (22.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
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