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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 167 181
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.22% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.60% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Median salary £38,750 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1197 1171 1418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.49% 36.43% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1017 1223
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £43,750 +2.94% 5
Leicestershire - 2 £31,250 - 1
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 15 (78.95%) Selenium
1 15 (78.95%) Cucumber
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) QA
3 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
4 8 (42.11%) HP UFT
4 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Calabash
7 5 (26.32%) Ranorex
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
7 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
7 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
8 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) JIRA
8 4 (21.05%) Test Management
8 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) BrowserStack
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Cucumber
1 15 (78.95%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (42.11%) HP UFT
4 6 (31.58%) Calabash
5 5 (26.32%) Ranorex
5 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
5 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
5 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
6 4 (21.05%) Capybara
6 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 4 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (21.05%) Protractor
7 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
7 1 (5.26%) NUnit
7 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
4 4 (21.05%) QA Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) QA Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Development Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
6 2 (10.53%) QA Leader
6 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) API Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) System Testing
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) HP
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