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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.33% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 548 464 635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 44.55% 38.13% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 461 396 505
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 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
Wilmslow - 2 £45,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £24,500 -
Gherkin
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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