Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 139 192
Rank change year-on-year -3 +53 -11
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.31% 0.090% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.23% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £27,625 £32,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £49,375 £37,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% -21.05% +40.74%

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 advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1095 867 1287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 41.86% 38.97% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 915 763 1045
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Cheshire

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Cheshire

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Cheshire

Gherkin
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £24,500 -
Gherkin
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Component Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Capybara
6 1 (12.50%) Calabash
6 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) API Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) Protractor
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) BrowserStack

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) Capybara
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Protractor
2 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Component Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) API Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
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