Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 190 201
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 +30
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 27 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.63% 0.83% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 1.91% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 42
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £36,375
90th Percentile £47,250 £60,000 £52,500
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 1,792 2,250 2,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.10% 43.37% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,348 1,942 2,073
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,950 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +12 22 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Northamptonshire +2 3 £31,250 -40.48%
Derbyshire +21 1 - - 1
Leicestershire -29 1 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 22 (81.48%) Test Automation
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (70.37%) Cucumber
4 18 (66.67%) Java
5 16 (59.26%) BDD
6 15 (55.56%) Selenium
7 14 (51.85%) Finance
8 13 (48.15%) QA
9 12 (44.44%) Scrum
9 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
10 11 (40.74%) Maven
10 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
11 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 9 (33.33%) ISEB
11 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
12 8 (29.63%) JIRA
12 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
13 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
13 7 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (25.93%) Gradle
13 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
13 7 (25.93%) Degree
13 7 (25.93%) RESTful
13 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
13 7 (25.93%) Oracle
13 7 (25.93%) Unix
14 6 (22.22%) HTML
14 6 (22.22%) CSS
14 6 (22.22%) HTTP
14 6 (22.22%) OO

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 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Cucumber
2 15 (55.56%) Selenium
3 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (40.74%) Maven
5 8 (29.63%) JIRA
6 7 (25.93%) Gradle
7 6 (22.22%) Gatling
8 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
8 5 (18.52%) JMeter
9 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
9 4 (14.81%) QF-Test
9 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
10 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
11 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
12 1 (3.70%) DbUnit
12 1 (3.70%) MbUnit
12 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
12 1 (3.70%) MSTest
12 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) QA Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior QA Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Developer in Test
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Automation Tester
4 4 (14.81%) QA Automation Tester
4 4 (14.81%) QA Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Automation Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Senior QA Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Software Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) RESTful
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) WireMock
3 5 (18.52%) HTML5
3 5 (18.52%) Swagger
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (14.81%) Ext JS
4 4 (14.81%) JSON
4 4 (14.81%) PhoneGap
4 4 (14.81%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) Sass
4 4 (14.81%) SOAP
4 4 (14.81%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.70%) Java EE
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Test Automation
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) BDD
4 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
8 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
9 6 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (22.22%) High Availability
9 6 (22.22%) OO
9 6 (22.22%) Open Source
9 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (22.22%) SDET
9 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) QA Automation
10 5 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (18.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) ES6
3 4 (14.81%) Groovy
4 3 (11.11%) Jython
5 2 (7.41%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISEB
1 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Sencha
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Cadence
4 1 (3.70%) VMware