Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 108 128
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 22 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 1.20% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 3.59% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 58
Edinburgh median annual salary £34,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -24.44% +50.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £44,350 £40,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 977 780 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.17% 33.45% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 630 551 647
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,750 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Gherkin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 22 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (95.45%) Defect Management
2 21 (95.45%) Scenario Testing
3 17 (77.27%) HP UFT
4 16 (72.73%) Finance
4 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (72.73%) Software Testing
4 16 (72.73%) SpecFlow
5 12 (54.55%) FitNesse
6 6 (27.27%) Selenium
6 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
7 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (22.73%) OCP
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (22.73%) SAP Certification
7 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) SAP

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:

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 17 (77.27%) HP UFT
3 16 (72.73%) SpecFlow
4 12 (54.55%) FitNesse
5 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 6 (27.27%) Selenium
6 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Analyst
1 21 (95.45%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (95.45%) Defect Management
2 21 (95.45%) Scenario Testing
3 16 (72.73%) Software Testing
3 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) QA Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
1 5 (22.73%) MCP
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) OCP
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (22.73%) SAP Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) SAP