The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 80 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 22 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 1.32% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 3.99% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 0
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.85%

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
443 426 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.79% 33.18% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 292 314 396
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
1 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
1 23 (67.65%) SpecFlow
2 19 (55.88%) Selenium
3 17 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (47.06%) Cucumber
4 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (44.12%) HP UFT
5 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
5 15 (44.12%) Defect Management
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
7 11 (32.35%) Java
8 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (29.41%) HTML
8 10 (29.41%) CSS
8 10 (29.41%) Web Services
8 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
8 10 (29.41%) Document Management
8 10 (29.41%) Spring
8 10 (29.41%) Maven
8 10 (29.41%) JBoss
8 10 (29.41%) XHTML
8 10 (29.41%) SOA
8 10 (29.41%) JSON
8 10 (29.41%) Spring Security
8 10 (29.41%) jQuery
8 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (29.41%) Alfresco
8 10 (29.41%) BDD

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (29.41%) Alfresco
1 10 (29.41%) JBoss
2 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) SpecFlow
2 19 (55.88%) Selenium
3 16 (47.06%) Cucumber
4 15 (44.12%) HP UFT
5 10 (29.41%) Artifactory
5 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 10 (29.41%) Maven
6 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 8 (23.53%) MSTest
6 8 (23.53%) NUnit
6 8 (23.53%) Subversion
6 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
6 8 (23.53%) WebDriver
7 7 (20.59%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.94%) DbUnit
8 1 (2.94%) JUnit
8 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
1 15 (44.12%) Test Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Open Source Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) CSS
1 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
1 10 (29.41%) jQuery
1 10 (29.41%) JSON
1 10 (29.41%) RESTful
1 10 (29.41%) Spring
1 10 (29.41%) Spring Security
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
1 10 (29.41%) XHTML
2 8 (23.53%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) Drools
3 2 (5.88%) jBPM
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
2 17 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 15 (44.12%) Defect Management
4 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
5 10 (29.41%) BDD
5 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (29.41%) Document Management
5 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (29.41%) Open Source
5 10 (29.41%) Open Source Development
5 10 (29.41%) SOA
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (23.53%) OO
6 8 (23.53%) OOP
6 8 (23.53%) User Stories
7 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle