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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 77 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 18 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 0.44% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 1.27% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 2
Median salary £45,000 £31,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
Gherkin
Scotland

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
384 471 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.84% 34.86% 37.32%
Number of salaries quoted 248 300 443
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 34 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (94.12%) Selenium
2 32 (94.12%) BDD
2 32 (94.12%) Scrum
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (91.18%) Document Management
3 31 (91.18%) Spring
3 31 (91.18%) Maven
3 31 (91.18%) Hibernate
3 31 (91.18%) HTML
3 31 (91.18%) Java
3 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
3 31 (91.18%) CSS
3 31 (91.18%) Web Services
3 31 (91.18%) JBoss
3 31 (91.18%) XHTML
3 31 (91.18%) SOA
3 31 (91.18%) Open Source
3 31 (91.18%) Artifactory
3 31 (91.18%) Jenkins
3 31 (91.18%) Spring Security
3 31 (91.18%) Unit Testing
3 31 (91.18%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (91.18%) Alfresco
3 31 (91.18%) JSON
3 31 (91.18%) jQuery
3 31 (91.18%) RESTful
4 26 (76.47%) Open Source Development
5 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering

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 31 (91.18%) Alfresco
1 31 (91.18%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 32 (94.12%) Selenium
2 31 (91.18%) Artifactory
2 31 (91.18%) Jenkins
2 31 (91.18%) Maven
3 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
1 26 (76.47%) Java Developer
1 26 (76.47%) Open Source Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) CSS
1 31 (91.18%) Hibernate
1 31 (91.18%) HTML
1 31 (91.18%) jQuery
1 31 (91.18%) JSON
1 31 (91.18%) RESTful
1 31 (91.18%) Spring
1 31 (91.18%) Spring Security
1 31 (91.18%) Web Services
1 31 (91.18%) XHTML
2 4 (11.76%) Drools
2 4 (11.76%) jBPM
2 4 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (94.12%) BDD
2 32 (94.12%) Scrum
3 31 (91.18%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (91.18%) Document Management
3 31 (91.18%) Open Source
3 31 (91.18%) SOA
3 31 (91.18%) Unit Testing
4 26 (76.47%) Open Source Development
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) Release Management
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) Java
1 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) HP