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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
UK
Rank 530 728 804
Rank change year-on-year +198 +76  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 337 220 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.56% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 299 191 132
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 33438 39322 39675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.33% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28547 33855 33669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +198 311 £50,000 - 45
London +73 129 £57,500 +4.54% 20
Yorkshire +67 49 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North West +12 34 £42,500 -10.52% 5
East of England +60 33 £42,500 - 4
Manchester 0 30 £55,000 +15.78% 2
South East +77 29 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Hertfordshire - 26 £42,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +46 22 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Leeds - 22 £55,000 - 4
Watford - 22 £42,500 - 2
South West +39 20 £44,250 -26.25% 3
Scotland +4 18 £45,000 - 3
Sheffield - 16 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 16 £45,000 -
Oxford - 15 £29,000 -
Oxfordshire - 15 £29,000 -
City of London +25 14 £58,750 +17.50% 7
North Yorkshire +12 11 £32,500 -35.00%
Harrogate - 11 £32,500 -
Edinburgh -5 10 £43,750 -2.77%
West Midlands +36 9 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Gloucestershire +13 9 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Glasgow +9 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hampshire +24 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Birmingham - 7 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 7 £60,000 -
East Midlands +3 6 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Essex +13 5 £55,000 +46.66%
Nottinghamshire +10 5 £36,000 -20.00% 1

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 506 (84.05%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (67.44%) Selenium
3 394 (65.45%) BDD
4 363 (60.30%) Cucumber
5 318 (52.82%) Java
6 275 (45.68%) TDD
7 263 (43.69%) Test Automation
8 261 (43.36%) QA
9 208 (34.55%) C#
10 207 (34.39%) Scrum
11 197 (32.72%) WebDriver
12 185 (30.73%) Automation Testing
13 160 (26.58%) Test Scripting
14 157 (26.08%) SpecFlow
15 148 (24.58%) Automated Testing
16 132 (21.93%) Jenkins
17 125 (20.76%) JIRA
18 122 (20.27%) Finance
19 121 (20.10%) Web Services
20 115 (19.10%) Microsoft
21 113 (18.77%) SDLC
22 110 (18.27%) JavaScript
23 104 (17.28%) ISEB
24 102 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
25 101 (16.78%) SQL
26 97 (16.11%) .NET
27 93 (15.45%) ISTQB
28 92 (15.28%) Git (software)
28 92 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
29 90 (14.95%) Test Strategy

Gherkin
Top Related 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 48 (7.97%) JBoss
2 44 (7.31%) Confluence
3 37 (6.15%) Apache
4 29 (4.82%) WebLogic
4 29 (4.82%) WebSphere
4 29 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 28 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 24 (3.99%) Alfresco
7 6 (1.00%) IIS
8 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) FileNet
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.50%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) Mingle
4 1 (0.17%) HipChat
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.31%) GitHub
2 20 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.99%) SaaS
4 11 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.33%) Heroku
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.49%) SSH
2 12 (1.99%) Internet
3 11 (1.83%) HTTP
4 7 (1.16%) LDAP
5 6 (1.00%) IMAP
6 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.50%) POP3
7 2 (0.33%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.65%) MySQL
3 18 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 14 (2.33%) Big Data
5 12 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.00%) SSDT
9 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.33%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.33%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.33%) Triplestore
12 1 (0.17%) DB2
12 1 (0.17%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 406 (67.44%) Selenium
2 363 (60.30%) Cucumber
3 197 (32.72%) WebDriver
4 157 (26.08%) SpecFlow
5 132 (21.93%) Jenkins
6 125 (20.76%) JIRA
7 92 (15.28%) Git (software)
7 92 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 72 (11.96%) Maven
9 70 (11.63%) SoapUI
10 67 (11.13%) JUnit
11 49 (8.14%) Appium
12 39 (6.48%) TeamCity
13 34 (5.65%) JMeter
14 32 (5.32%) Visual Studio
15 29 (4.82%) HP UFT
15 29 (4.82%) NUnit
16 27 (4.49%) Artifactory
17 25 (4.15%) TestNG
18 22 (3.65%) JBehave
General
1 122 (20.27%) Finance
2 26 (4.32%) Retail
3 25 (4.15%) Banking
3 25 (4.15%) Marketing
4 23 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.66%) Advertising
6 12 (1.99%) Electronics
7 11 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.83%) Games
8 5 (0.83%) Legal
9 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.33%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (25.25%) Tester
2 136 (22.59%) Analyst
3 113 (18.77%) Test Analyst
4 106 (17.61%) Automation Tester
5 97 (16.11%) Developer
6 92 (15.28%) Test Engineer
7 73 (12.13%) Senior Tester
8 68 (11.30%) QA Engineer
9 60 (9.97%) Java Developer
10 56 (9.30%) Senior Automation Tester
11 43 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
12 42 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
13 37 (6.15%) Test Leader
14 36 (5.98%) Developer in Test
15 33 (5.48%) QA Analyst
15 33 (5.48%) QA Tester
16 30 (4.98%) QA Automation Engineer
17 29 (4.82%) Selenium Tester
18 28 (4.65%) Senior QA Engineer
19 27 (4.49%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (20.10%) Web Services
2 97 (16.11%) .NET
3 69 (11.46%) RESTful
4 62 (10.30%) SOAP
5 60 (9.97%) Spring
5 60 (9.97%) XML
6 58 (9.63%) REST
7 56 (9.30%) HTML
8 53 (8.80%) JSON
9 48 (7.97%) CSS
9 48 (7.97%) Hibernate
10 45 (7.48%) AngularJS
11 42 (6.98%) jQuery
12 29 (4.82%) Spring Security
12 29 (4.82%) XHTML
13 26 (4.32%) ASP.NET
14 23 (3.82%) .NET Framework
15 12 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (1.99%) Behat
16 11 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.48%) Mobile App
3 41 (6.81%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.82%) User Experience
5 17 (2.82%) Fintech
6 13 (2.16%) iPad
6 13 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.50%) Online Banking
8 7 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.00%) Blog
10 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.33%) BBC
11 2 (0.33%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.33%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.33%) RIA
12 1 (0.17%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.17%) Social Media
12 1 (0.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (12.79%) Linux
2 61 (10.13%) Windows
3 26 (4.32%) Unix
4 20 (3.32%) Android
4 20 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (84.05%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (65.45%) BDD
3 275 (45.68%) TDD
4 263 (43.69%) Test Automation
5 207 (34.39%) Scrum
6 185 (30.73%) Automation Testing
7 160 (26.58%) Test Scripting
8 148 (24.58%) Automated Testing
9 113 (18.77%) SDLC
10 102 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
11 90 (14.95%) Test Strategy
12 80 (13.29%) User Stories
13 77 (12.79%) Manual Testing
14 75 (12.46%) API Testing
15 72 (11.96%) System Integration Testing
16 71 (11.79%) Software Testing
17 64 (10.63%) Open Source
18 55 (9.14%) E-Commerce
19 51 (8.47%) Configuration Management
19 51 (8.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 318 (52.82%) Java
2 208 (34.55%) C#
3 110 (18.27%) JavaScript
4 101 (16.78%) SQL
5 84 (13.95%) Ruby
6 65 (10.80%) Python
7 28 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 25 (4.15%) C++
9 22 (3.65%) C
10 20 (3.32%) Groovy
11 17 (2.82%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.49%) PHP
13 11 (1.83%) Scala
13 11 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.66%) VBScript
15 9 (1.50%) XPath
16 8 (1.33%) Perl
17 5 (0.83%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.83%) VB
18 3 (0.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 104 (17.28%) ISEB
2 93 (15.45%) ISTQB
3 63 (10.47%) Degree
4 52 (8.64%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.17%) HND
7 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (43.36%) QA
2 45 (7.48%) SDET
3 2 (0.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (1.99%) Docker
2 7 (1.16%) Dovecot
3 5 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Kibana
4 1 (0.17%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) Salt
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 115 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.49%) Atlassian
3 24 (3.99%) HP
4 15 (2.49%) Oracle
5 11 (1.83%) SAP
6 6 (1.00%) MEDITECH
6 6 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.83%) Google
8 4 (0.66%) Solace
9 3 (0.50%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.50%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.33%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.33%) Virgin Media
11 1 (0.17%) New Relic
11 1 (0.17%) Optimizely
11 1 (0.17%) Pega
11 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.17%) Sencha
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.17%) TOWER Software
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 23 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £50,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Training budget, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Flexi Work, Pension, Gym Discount
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Flexi Work, Pension, Gym Discount
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
Altus Analytics
Posted: 14 days ago