Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 126 125
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 13 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.57% 0.60% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 1.33% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 57
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £53,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £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 Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 988 981 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.41% 45.56% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 614 530 627
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £31,413 £28,750 £28,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Glasgow

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Usability Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) Groovy
4 5 (38.46%) RESTful
4 5 (38.46%) Scala
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) User Stories
4 5 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) API Testing
5 4 (30.77%) User Experience
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 7 (53.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum Master
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) API Testing
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Usability Testing
4 5 (38.46%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Groovy
2 5 (38.46%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) OCP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP