Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 223 -
Rank change year-on-year +54 - +259
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 43 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.91% 0.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% 0.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 42 11 0
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,772 1,879 2,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 37.32% 35.75% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,588 1,679 2,359
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,350 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Leeds

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Leeds

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 43 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 41 (95.35%) Selenium
3 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (93.02%) Cucumber
4 39 (90.70%) BDD
4 39 (90.70%) TDD
5 36 (83.72%) Java
5 36 (83.72%) Jenkins
6 35 (81.40%) WebDriver
7 33 (76.74%) C#
8 30 (69.77%) GitHub
9 29 (67.44%) Test Scripting
10 28 (65.12%) Configuration Management
11 19 (44.19%) System Integration Testing
11 19 (44.19%) SDLC
12 14 (32.56%) Open Source
13 9 (20.93%) SpecFlow
13 9 (20.93%) Big Data
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.93%) Artificial Intelligence
14 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
15 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
16 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
16 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
16 4 (9.30%) JBehave
16 4 (9.30%) Puppet
16 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
16 4 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
16 4 (9.30%) Kafka

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (9.30%) JBoss
1 4 (9.30%) Jetty
1 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.30%) Tornado
1 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 30 (69.77%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (9.30%) Couchbase
2 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.30%) Redis
2 4 (9.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (95.35%) Selenium
2 40 (93.02%) Cucumber
3 36 (83.72%) Jenkins
4 35 (81.40%) WebDriver
5 9 (20.93%) SpecFlow
6 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.30%) FitNesse
7 4 (9.30%) JBehave
7 4 (9.30%) Maven
7 4 (9.30%) Vagrant
8 3 (6.98%) JIRA
9 2 (4.65%) NUnit
9 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.33%) Gatling
10 1 (2.33%) JMeter
10 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Automation Tester
1 28 (65.12%) Tester
2 19 (44.19%) Senior Automation Tester
2 19 (44.19%) Senior Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.30%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (9.30%) Apache Camel
2 4 (9.30%) Flask
2 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.30%) JMS
2 4 (9.30%) Kafka
2 4 (9.30%) Node.js
2 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (9.30%) Spring
2 4 (9.30%) Spring Boot
3 2 (4.65%) JSON
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (90.70%) BDD
3 39 (90.70%) TDD
4 29 (67.44%) Test Scripting
5 28 (65.12%) Configuration Management
6 19 (44.19%) SDLC
6 19 (44.19%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (32.56%) Open Source
8 9 (20.93%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (9.30%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (9.30%) DevOps
9 4 (9.30%) DSDM
9 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Kanban
9 4 (9.30%) RUP
9 4 (9.30%) Scrum
10 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Load Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) Java
2 33 (76.74%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.30%) Python
3 4 (9.30%) Ruby
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Ansible
1 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Rackspace