The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 86 93
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 5 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.83% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 2.85% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Median salary £33,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 457 351 454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 36.88% 29.15% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 298 212 294
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Gherkin in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
2 13 (86.67%) SpecFlow
3 11 (73.33%) Finance
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
5 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
5 8 (53.33%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Selenium
7 6 (40.00%) FitNesse
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) C#
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) .NET
8 5 (33.33%) BDD
9 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (26.67%) HP
9 4 (26.67%) ISEB
9 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Java
10 2 (13.33%) QA
11 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
11 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
11 1 (6.67%) Open Source
11 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
11 1 (6.67%) MSTest

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
1 13 (86.67%) SpecFlow
2 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
3 7 (46.67%) Selenium
4 6 (40.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
5 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) Mockito
5 1 (6.67%) MSTest
5 1 (6.67%) NUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
2 8 (53.33%) Scenario Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle