Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 206 229
Rank change year-on-year +18 +23 +24
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 42 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.74% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 1.88% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 31
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +16.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Gherkin is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,250 2,398 2,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.54% 39.51% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,947 2,066 2,371
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin 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 in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Gherkin in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin 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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +27 33 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Leicestershire +22 6 £40,000 -2.44% 1
Northamptonshire -6 2 £52,500 +32.91%
Derbyshire -9 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 42 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 42 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (92.86%) Selenium
3 24 (57.14%) Java
4 23 (54.76%) TDD
4 23 (54.76%) BDD
5 20 (47.62%) JSON
5 20 (47.62%) XML
6 19 (45.24%) QA
7 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 16 (38.10%) SOAP
9 14 (33.33%) C#
10 13 (30.95%) Regression Testing
10 13 (30.95%) Scenario Testing
11 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
11 12 (28.57%) Open Source
11 12 (28.57%) SDET
11 12 (28.57%) Web Services
11 12 (28.57%) OO
11 12 (28.57%) NUnit
12 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Degree
13 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (23.81%) API Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
14 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (21.43%) REST
15 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
16 7 (16.67%) JIRA

Gherkin
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 42 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 39 (92.86%) Selenium
3 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 12 (28.57%) NUnit
4 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 7 (16.67%) JIRA
6 7 (16.67%) JMeter
6 7 (16.67%) Maven
6 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 5 (11.90%) Protractor
8 4 (9.52%) AutoIt
8 4 (9.52%) Bitbucket
8 4 (9.52%) TestRail
9 3 (7.14%) Mocha
9 3 (7.14%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (4.76%) Gatling
10 2 (4.76%) Gradle
10 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
10 2 (4.76%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Tester
2 13 (30.95%) Automation Tester
3 11 (26.19%) Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) QA Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Tester
6 6 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Developer in Test
7 5 (11.90%) QA Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) QA Tester
7 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
8 4 (9.52%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (9.52%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Tester
9 3 (7.14%) Software Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) JSON
1 20 (47.62%) XML
2 16 (38.10%) SOAP
3 12 (28.57%) Web Services
4 9 (21.43%) REST
5 5 (11.90%) Node.js
5 5 (11.90%) Swagger
6 4 (9.52%) CSS
6 4 (9.52%) HTML
7 3 (7.14%) Chai
8 2 (4.76%) .NET
8 2 (4.76%) WireMock
9 1 (2.38%) JSF
9 1 (2.38%) React
9 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) BDD
3 23 (54.76%) TDD
4 13 (30.95%) Regression Testing
4 13 (30.95%) Scenario Testing
5 12 (28.57%) OO
5 12 (28.57%) Open Source
5 12 (28.57%) SDET
6 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
7 10 (23.81%) API Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Load Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Process Improvement
9 7 (16.67%) SDLC
9 7 (16.67%) Software Delivery
9 7 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) Ruby
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.76%) Groovy
6 2 (4.76%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Capita
2 6 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.76%) HP