Gherkin
UK

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 6 months to 22 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 745 729 766
Rank change year-on-year -16 +37 -253
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 71 284 385
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.80% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 50 204 291
10th Percentile £37,500 £45,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £43,093 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £69,063 £80,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,516 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -19.06% - +10.00%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

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

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,399 35,297 53,651
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 23.56% 31.82% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14,378 21,592 31,106
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.89% +8.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £81,250 £87,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Gherkin as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in the UK

Gherkin
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Gherkin.

Salary trend for Gherkin in the UK

Gherkin
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Gherkin over the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in the UK

Gherkin
Top 13 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 6 months to 22 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +8 70 £60,000 +9.91% 8
Work from Home +52 35 £60,000 +10.09% 7
London +84 34 £75,000 +37.39% 1
UK excluding London +5 32 £44,516 -19.06% 5
South East +67 12 £70,000 +33.33% 1
North of England +29 7 £35,000 -41.67% 2
South West +15 7 £44,033 -11.94% 1
Yorkshire +65 5 £35,000 -41.67%
Midlands +58 5 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands +63 4 £40,000 -11.11%
North West +20 2 £66,250 +32.50% 1
Wales +7 1 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Gherkin
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (21.13%) Confluence
2 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Azure
2 11 (15.49%) BlazeMeter
3 9 (12.68%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (8.45%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (8.45%) AWS
4 6 (8.45%) GitHub
5 4 (5.63%) AWS CodeCommit
5 4 (5.63%) BrowserStack
5 4 (5.63%) SaaS
6 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.41%) AWS KMS
7 1 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.41%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) AMQP
1 4 (5.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) DSL
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 53 (74.65%) Cucumber
2 32 (45.07%) Postman
3 31 (43.66%) JIRA
4 30 (42.25%) Selenium
5 27 (38.03%) Jenkins
6 19 (26.76%) SpecFlow
7 15 (21.13%) SoapUI
8 14 (19.72%) JMeter
8 14 (19.72%) TeamCity
9 13 (18.31%) REST Assured
10 11 (15.49%) eggPlant
10 11 (15.49%) The Grinder
11 9 (12.68%) Git
11 9 (12.68%) GitLab
11 9 (12.68%) JUnit
11 9 (12.68%) LoadRunner
12 8 (11.27%) Maven
13 6 (8.45%) JBehave
14 5 (7.04%) Gatling
14 5 (7.04%) Mockito
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (9.86%) Retail
4 7 (9.86%) Social Skills
5 4 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.41%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) QA Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Test Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Tester
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Lead
5 7 (9.86%) Senior
5 7 (9.86%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (8.45%) Software Tester
6 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Test Leader
7 5 (7.04%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Software Tester
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) .NET
2 13 (18.31%) REST
3 12 (16.90%) Web Services
4 11 (15.49%) Middleware
5 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.68%) WireMock
7 8 (11.27%) XML
8 7 (9.86%) Node.js
9 6 (8.45%) JSON
9 6 (8.45%) React
9 6 (8.45%) RESTful
9 6 (8.45%) SOAP
9 6 (8.45%) Swagger
10 5 (7.04%) Kafka
10 5 (7.04%) OpenAPI
11 4 (5.63%) Celery
11 4 (5.63%) Flask
11 4 (5.63%) HTML
11 4 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (5.63%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.45%) Product Ownership
1 6 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.63%) NHS
2 4 (5.63%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (4.23%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.82%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.82%) Distributed Systems
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Unix
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Android
3 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (71.83%) Test Automation
2 49 (69.01%) Agile
3 32 (45.07%) BDD
3 32 (45.07%) DevOps
4 26 (36.62%) Scrum
4 26 (36.62%) Software Testing
5 24 (33.80%) Test Scripting
6 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (23.94%) CI/CD
7 17 (23.94%) SDLC
7 17 (23.94%) Test Management
8 14 (19.72%) API Testing
8 14 (19.72%) Defect Management
9 13 (18.31%) Mentoring
10 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (15.49%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (14.08%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (14.08%) Digital Engineering
13 9 (12.68%) Project Delivery
13 9 (12.68%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) C#
2 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 19 (26.76%) Python
5 18 (25.35%) Java
6 11 (15.49%) C
7 9 (12.68%) TypeScript
8 8 (11.27%) Groovy
9 6 (8.45%) VBScript
10 4 (5.63%) Perl
10 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.63%) Tcl
11 3 (4.23%) C++
11 3 (4.23%) VB
12 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.41%) Ruby
12 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) CIPD
2 4 (5.63%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (47.89%) QA
2 10 (14.08%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Docker
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (11.27%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.04%) Ansible
4 4 (5.63%) Consul
5 1 (1.41%) Kustomize
5 1 (1.41%) Packer
5 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) HP
3 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) Google
4 4 (5.63%) MKS
4 4 (5.63%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat