Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 194 185
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 14 17 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.40% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.97% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 49
East Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.71% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,650 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,375 £60,000
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 1,385 1,756 2,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 39.81% 41.60% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 1,335 2,022
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +9 12 £46,250 +21.71% 2
Leicestershire +25 2 £47,500 +13.10%
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) SDET
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (35.71%) Scala
6 5 (35.71%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 3 (21.43%) Life Science
8 3 (21.43%) QA
8 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
9 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Cypress.io
9 2 (14.29%) Hudson
9 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 2 (14.29%) REST
9 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
9 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 2 (14.29%) Docker
9 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 2 (14.29%) SDLC
9 2 (14.29%) API Testing

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 (14.29%) BrowserStack
2 1 (7.14%) AWS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
3 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) Cypress.io
4 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 2 (14.29%) Hudson
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Postman
4 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
5 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
5 1 (7.14%) TestLink
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Developer in Test
3 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Life Science
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) SDET
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) API Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Scala
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center