Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 207 228
Rank change year-on-year +17 +21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 34 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.73% 0.36% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 0.88% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 35
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.80% -1.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,125 £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 1,924 2,168 2,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 41.27% 41.26% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,537 1,858 2,146
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,350 £58,750 £57,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +34 28 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Northamptonshire -8 3 £26,500 -49.52%
Leicestershire -10 2 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Derbyshire - 1 - - 2
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 31 (91.18%) Test Automation
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (73.53%) Cucumber
4 22 (64.71%) Selenium
4 22 (64.71%) Java
5 19 (55.88%) BDD
6 16 (47.06%) Finance
7 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
8 13 (38.24%) QA
9 11 (32.35%) Scrum
9 11 (32.35%) C#
10 10 (29.41%) ISEB
10 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
10 10 (29.41%) Maven
10 10 (29.41%) Open Source
10 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
11 9 (26.47%) OO
11 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (23.53%) SDET
12 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
13 7 (20.59%) JIRA
13 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
13 7 (20.59%) RESTful
13 7 (20.59%) Unix
13 7 (20.59%) Oracle
13 7 (20.59%) Degree
13 7 (20.59%) Gradle
13 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
13 7 (20.59%) Defect Management
13 7 (20.59%) Greenfield Project

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 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Cucumber
2 22 (64.71%) Selenium
3 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 10 (29.41%) Maven
4 7 (20.59%) Gradle
4 7 (20.59%) JIRA
5 6 (17.65%) Gatling
6 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (14.71%) JMeter
6 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
7 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
8 3 (8.82%) NUnit
8 3 (8.82%) QF-Test
8 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
8 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
9 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.88%) JUnit
10 1 (2.94%) RSpec
10 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Developer in Test
2 8 (23.53%) Software Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Tester
3 7 (20.59%) QA Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior QA Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Tester
6 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Agile Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Senior QA Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) RESTful
2 6 (17.65%) JSON
2 6 (17.65%) WireMock
2 6 (17.65%) XML
3 4 (11.76%) Swagger
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) REST
4 3 (8.82%) SOAP
4 3 (8.82%) Spine.js
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (5.88%) Ext JS
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) PhoneGap
5 2 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
6 1 (2.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
1 7 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) NHS
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Test Automation
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) BDD
4 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Scrum
6 10 (29.41%) Open Source
7 9 (26.47%) OO
7 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (23.53%) SDET
8 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
9 7 (20.59%) Defect Management
9 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
10 6 (17.65%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (17.65%) High Availability
10 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 6 (17.65%) User Stories
11 5 (14.71%) API Testing
11 5 (14.71%) QA Automation
12 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) Groovy
4 3 (8.82%) Jython
5 2 (5.88%) ES6
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISEB
1 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Cadence
3 2 (5.88%) Sencha
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) VMware