The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 705 763
Rank change year-on-year +183 +58  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 384 233 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.61% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 305 201 162
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36222 38335 41749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.73% 38.96% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30416 33328 35717
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Gherkin
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in the UK

Gherkin
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in the UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +170 356 £50,000 - 27
London +96 177 £60,000 +4.34% 11
West Midlands +47 37 £47,500 +32.86%
Yorkshire +26 35 £50,000 +38.88% 3
Birmingham - 35 £47,500 -
East of England +7 34 £45,000 - 3
City of London +38 29 £60,000 - 5
North West -14 28 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire +20 27 £45,000 - 2
Watford +13 25 £45,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +30 22 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Leeds +25 22 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Manchester -15 21 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Scotland +17 20 £45,000 -
South East +42 19 £35,500 -21.11% 4
Glasgow +7 16 £47,500 +5.55%
South West -21 15 £43,500 +8.75% 3
Hammersmith -16 12 £55,000 +37.50%
Oxfordshire +20 9 £29,000 -
Sheffield +3 9 £45,000 +63.63%
South Yorkshire 0 9 £45,000 +63.63%
East Midlands +29 8 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Oxford +11 7 £29,000 -
Nottingham +5 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Somerset -18 5 £36,000 -10.00%
Bath -26 5 £36,000 -10.00%
Cheshire - 5 £45,000 -
Bristol - 5 £43,500 - 2
North Yorkshire 0 4 £28,250 -19.28%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 630 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 581 (78.62%) Test Automation
3 534 (72.26%) BDD
4 505 (68.34%) Selenium
5 455 (61.57%) Cucumber
6 409 (55.35%) Java
7 359 (48.58%) TDD
8 292 (39.51%) QA
9 271 (36.67%) WebDriver
10 256 (34.64%) C#
11 217 (29.36%) Jenkins
12 214 (28.96%) Test Scripting
13 212 (28.69%) Scrum
14 202 (27.33%) Finance
15 196 (26.52%) SpecFlow
16 166 (22.46%) JIRA
17 165 (22.33%) SDLC
18 150 (20.30%) Git (software)
19 149 (20.16%) SQL
20 146 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
21 141 (19.08%) JavaScript
21 141 (19.08%) Web Services
22 122 (16.51%) .NET
23 118 (15.97%) Linux
24 106 (14.34%) Test Strategy
25 102 (13.80%) Configuration Management
26 100 (13.53%) Microsoft
27 98 (13.26%) System Integration Testing
28 95 (12.86%) RESTful
29 93 (12.58%) Software Testing

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 70 (9.47%) Apache
2 54 (7.31%) Tomcat
3 38 (5.14%) Confluence
4 34 (4.60%) JBoss
5 19 (2.57%) WebLogic
6 18 (2.44%) CMS
7 16 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (2.03%) Jetty
9 13 (1.76%) EPiServer
9 13 (1.76%) nginx
9 13 (1.76%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.22%) Alfresco
11 6 (0.81%) IIS
11 6 (0.81%) Tornado
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.14%) FileNet
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) HipChat
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.76%) Eloqua
2 10 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 82 (11.10%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (10.96%) GitHub
3 37 (5.01%) BrowserStack
4 30 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.35%) SaaS
6 8 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.27%) PaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.68%) Internet
2 19 (2.57%) HTTP
3 17 (2.30%) LDAP
4 8 (1.08%) IMAP
5 6 (0.81%) AMQP
6 5 (0.68%) SSH
7 3 (0.41%) POP3
8 1 (0.14%) DSL
8 1 (0.14%) FTP
8 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.17%) MySQL
3 39 (5.28%) NoSQL
4 38 (5.14%) MongoDB
5 26 (3.52%) Big Data
6 21 (2.84%) Couchbase
7 15 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.35%) MarkLogic
9 8 (1.08%) Redis
9 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.08%) Triplestore
10 6 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.81%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.81%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.81%) Riak
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 505 (68.34%) Selenium
2 455 (61.57%) Cucumber
3 271 (36.67%) WebDriver
4 217 (29.36%) Jenkins
5 196 (26.52%) SpecFlow
6 166 (22.46%) JIRA
7 150 (20.30%) Git (software)
8 85 (11.50%) JUnit
9 83 (11.23%) SoapUI
10 73 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 72 (9.74%) JMeter
12 59 (7.98%) Maven
13 58 (7.85%) TeamCity
14 55 (7.44%) JBehave
15 54 (7.31%) Visual Studio
16 37 (5.01%) Appium
17 31 (4.19%) HP UFT
18 30 (4.06%) WATIR
19 27 (3.65%) Protractor
20 26 (3.52%) FitNesse
General
1 202 (27.33%) Finance
2 47 (6.36%) Retail
3 41 (5.55%) Banking
4 32 (4.33%) Advertising
5 31 (4.19%) Marketing
6 23 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.62%) Games
9 11 (1.49%) Electronics
10 10 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.35%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.54%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (25.85%) Tester
2 173 (23.41%) Analyst
3 154 (20.84%) Automation Tester
4 142 (19.22%) Developer
5 133 (18.00%) Test Engineer
6 132 (17.86%) Test Analyst
7 103 (13.94%) Senior Tester
8 87 (11.77%) Senior Automation Tester
9 80 (10.83%) QA Engineer
10 78 (10.55%) Test Automation Engineer
11 71 (9.61%) Java Developer
12 53 (7.17%) QA Analyst
13 47 (6.36%) Automation Test Analyst
13 47 (6.36%) QA Tester
14 45 (6.09%) QA Automation Engineer
14 45 (6.09%) QA Test Analyst
15 40 (5.41%) Software Developer
16 38 (5.14%) Senior Developer
16 38 (5.14%) Senior Test Engineer
17 35 (4.74%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (19.08%) Web Services
2 122 (16.51%) .NET
3 95 (12.86%) RESTful
4 85 (11.50%) HTML
5 84 (11.37%) REST
6 80 (10.83%) XML
7 71 (9.61%) CSS
8 69 (9.34%) AngularJS
9 66 (8.93%) SOAP
10 62 (8.39%) Spring
11 60 (8.12%) jQuery
12 50 (6.77%) JSON
13 36 (4.87%) Hibernate
14 31 (4.19%) Node.js
15 27 (3.65%) HTML5
16 24 (3.25%) ASP.NET
17 22 (2.98%) KnockoutJS
18 21 (2.84%) CSS3
18 21 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 20 (2.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (8.39%) User Experience
3 59 (7.98%) Computer Science
4 41 (5.55%) Fintech
5 37 (5.01%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.03%) RIA
8 13 (1.76%) Cloud Native
9 12 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.49%) iPad
10 11 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.81%) Equities
12 6 (0.81%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.54%) BBC
13 4 (0.54%) Blog
13 4 (0.54%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.54%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 118 (15.97%) Linux
2 55 (7.44%) Windows
3 32 (4.33%) Unix
4 22 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.17%) Android
5 16 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 581 (78.62%) Test Automation
3 534 (72.26%) BDD
4 359 (48.58%) TDD
5 214 (28.96%) Test Scripting
6 212 (28.69%) Scrum
7 165 (22.33%) SDLC
8 146 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
9 106 (14.34%) Test Strategy
10 102 (13.80%) Configuration Management
11 98 (13.26%) System Integration Testing
12 93 (12.58%) Software Testing
13 92 (12.45%) API Testing
14 90 (12.18%) DevOps
15 89 (12.04%) Software Engineering
16 80 (10.83%) User Stories
17 79 (10.69%) Kanban
18 73 (9.88%) QA Automation
19 66 (8.93%) Performance Testing
20 65 (8.80%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 409 (55.35%) Java
2 256 (34.64%) C#
3 149 (20.16%) SQL
4 141 (19.08%) JavaScript
5 77 (10.42%) Ruby
6 66 (8.93%) Python
7 31 (4.19%) PHP
8 29 (3.92%) Groovy
9 28 (3.79%) VB.NET
10 25 (3.38%) C++
11 24 (3.25%) C
12 22 (2.98%) TypeScript
13 17 (2.30%) Scala
13 17 (2.30%) VBScript
14 13 (1.76%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.62%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.35%) XQuery
17 8 (1.08%) VB
18 6 (0.81%) Perl
18 6 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (12.18%) ISEB
2 89 (12.04%) Degree
3 86 (11.64%) ISTQB
4 42 (5.68%) Security Cleared
5 31 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.68%) MCP
9 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.68%) OCP
9 5 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.68%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.14%) HND
11 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (39.51%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) EMIR
System Software
1 19 (2.57%) Docker
2 17 (2.30%) Dovecot
3 6 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (5.82%) Ansible
2 25 (3.38%) Puppet
3 20 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.71%) Terraform
4 7 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.41%) Salt
6 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 100 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.65%) Atlassian
3 24 (3.25%) Oracle
4 19 (2.57%) HP
5 16 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.17%) SAP
5 16 (2.17%) Sitecore
6 13 (1.76%) Marketo
7 12 (1.62%) Google
8 10 (1.35%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (0.81%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.54%) Virgin Media
12 2 (0.27%) Infragistics
12 2 (0.27%) Pega
12 2 (0.27%) Solace
12 2 (0.27%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.27%) Zend
13 1 (0.14%) Sencha
13 1 (0.14%) TOWER Software
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +10% bonus and good corporate benefi
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago