Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 178 236
Rank change year-on-year +22 +58 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 44 50 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.05% 1.01% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 2.64% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 8
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -

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 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 1,532 1,894 1,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 36.58% 38.30% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,293 1,618 1,667
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £29,550 £27,500 £27,700
90th Percentile £64,750 £63,750 £58,750
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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (100.00%) Selenium
1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 44 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 41 (93.18%) API Testing
3 39 (88.64%) C#
3 39 (88.64%) Java
4 23 (52.27%) Mobile Development
4 23 (52.27%) Open Source
4 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (50.00%) NUnit
6 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (38.64%) Test Strategy
8 16 (36.36%) Marketing
9 15 (34.09%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (31.82%) Functional Testing
11 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
12 12 (27.27%) Coaching
13 10 (22.73%) Ruby
14 9 (20.45%) Python
15 7 (15.91%) BDD
16 5 (11.36%) OO
16 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
16 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
17 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
18 3 (6.82%) QA
18 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
18 3 (6.82%) SDET
18 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
18 3 (6.82%) TDD

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:

Cloud Services
1 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 44 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 44 (100.00%) Selenium
2 22 (50.00%) NUnit
3 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.55%) Appium
General
1 16 (36.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Test Automation Engineer
1 25 (56.82%) Test Engineer
2 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 24 (54.55%) Developer in Test
3 23 (52.27%) Test Automation Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Test Automation Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Automation Tester
5 7 (15.91%) Test Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Test Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) Spine.js
1 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 41 (93.18%) API Testing
3 23 (52.27%) Mobile Development
3 23 (52.27%) Open Source
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (38.64%) Test Strategy
6 15 (34.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 14 (31.82%) Functional Testing
8 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
9 12 (27.27%) Coaching
10 7 (15.91%) BDD
11 5 (11.36%) OO
11 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.82%) SDET
12 3 (6.82%) TDD
13 2 (4.55%) Scenario Testing
14 1 (2.27%) User Stories
14 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
1 39 (88.64%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) Ruby
3 9 (20.45%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Google