Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 237 263
Rank change year-on-year +16 +26 +7
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 12 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.56% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 8
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +16.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £37,500 £32,125
90th Percentile £50,500 £53,375 £49,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 2236 2327 2804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 39.96% 35.90% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1896 2010 2411
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,938 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 July 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 6 months to 22 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
Nottinghamshire +6 10 £45,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £31,250 - 2
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Calabash
3 8 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) Fintech
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) Ranorex
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (25.00%) Test Management
7 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) SDLC
8 2 (16.67%) API Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking

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 2 (16.67%) BrowserStack
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Calabash
4 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (25.00%) Ranorex
4 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (16.67%) Capybara
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Protractor
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Open Source
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) API Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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