Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 199 264
Rank change year-on-year +18 +65 -6
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 35 38 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.68% 0.73% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.84% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 2
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -9.09%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -9.09%

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 1,927 2,065 2,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 37.60% 39.87% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,745 1,828 2,119
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £61,250 £59,600
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 35 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (94.29%) Selenium
3 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (88.57%) TDD
5 30 (85.71%) Cucumber
5 30 (85.71%) BDD
6 26 (74.29%) C#
6 26 (74.29%) WebDriver
7 23 (65.71%) Java
8 21 (60.00%) Test Scripting
8 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
9 18 (51.43%) Open Source
10 16 (45.71%) Configuration Management
10 16 (45.71%) GitHub
11 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
11 8 (22.86%) Big Data
11 8 (22.86%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (22.86%) SDLC
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.86%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 5 (14.29%) JSON
13 5 (14.29%) JIRA
13 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 5 (14.29%) NUnit
13 5 (14.29%) XML
13 5 (14.29%) OO
14 4 (11.43%) ISEB
15 3 (8.57%) QA

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 2 (5.71%) JBoss
1 2 (5.71%) Jetty
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) Tornado
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.71%) Couchbase
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Redis
2 2 (5.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 33 (94.29%) Selenium
2 30 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 26 (74.29%) WebDriver
4 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
6 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (14.29%) JIRA
7 5 (14.29%) NUnit
8 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
9 2 (5.71%) JBehave
9 2 (5.71%) Maven
9 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Automation Tester
1 16 (45.71%) Tester
2 12 (34.29%) Test Engineer
3 11 (31.43%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Automation Tester
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Team Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (14.29%) JSON
2 5 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
4 2 (5.71%) Flask
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) JMS
4 2 (5.71%) Kafka
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
4 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.71%) Spine.js
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (88.57%) TDD
4 30 (85.71%) BDD
5 21 (60.00%) Test Scripting
6 18 (51.43%) Open Source
7 16 (45.71%) Configuration Management
8 8 (22.86%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (22.86%) SDLC
8 8 (22.86%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.29%) OO
10 3 (8.57%) Coaching
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
10 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
11 2 (5.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) C#
2 23 (65.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) Java 8
3 2 (5.71%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) Ruby
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Twitter