The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 155 164 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 23 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.72% 0.60% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 0
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Gherkin
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1251 1491 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.12% 42.33% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1254 1304
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Gherkin as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire - 17 £39,500 -
Derbyshire +12 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leicestershire -4 1 £42,000 -6.66%
Gherkin
England

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 31 (79.49%) Automated Testing
2 25 (64.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (48.72%) Test Strategy
4 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (41.03%) Mentoring
6 15 (38.46%) ISTQB
7 14 (35.90%) Selenium
7 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (33.33%) Windows
8 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (33.33%) ISEB
8 13 (33.33%) System Testing
8 13 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 13 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 13 (33.33%) QA
8 13 (33.33%) Coaching
9 12 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (30.77%) SSDT
9 12 (30.77%) .NET
9 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.08%) Ruby
10 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.95%) Java
12 6 (15.38%) SQL
12 6 (15.38%) Retail
12 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
12 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
13 5 (12.82%) RESTful
13 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
13 5 (12.82%) Mobile App

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 12 (30.77%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 25 (64.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (35.90%) Selenium
3 13 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 12 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (12.82%) Appium
5 5 (12.82%) Calabash
5 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (12.82%) Subversion
6 3 (7.69%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Ranorex
7 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
7 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.56%) Capybara
8 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.56%) Protractor
8 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Test Leader
2 13 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Development Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) IT Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Senior Development Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Senior IT Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) QA Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Software QA Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.56%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Automated Testing
2 19 (48.72%) Test Strategy
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (41.03%) Mentoring
5 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (33.33%) Coaching
6 13 (33.33%) System Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.82%) BDD
8 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.13%) SDLC
10 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Data Management
11 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Ruby
2 7 (17.95%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 13 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) HP
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