Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 169 219
Rank change year-on-year +25 +50 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 32 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.01% 0.87% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 2.32% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 18
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -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 1,218 1,855 1,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.30% 37.44% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 1,681 1,755
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%

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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 31 (96.88%) C#
1 31 (96.88%) Selenium
2 30 (93.75%) Test Automation
3 29 (90.63%) Cucumber
3 29 (90.63%) Java
4 27 (84.38%) API Testing
5 22 (68.75%) NUnit
6 21 (65.63%) Open Source
7 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (62.50%) Mobile Development
8 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (28.13%) Python
10 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
11 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Marketing
11 7 (21.88%) Coaching
12 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
13 2 (6.25%) .NET
13 2 (6.25%) CSS
13 2 (6.25%) HTML
13 2 (6.25%) BDD
13 2 (6.25%) TDD
13 2 (6.25%) Ruby
14 1 (3.13%) SDLC
14 1 (3.13%) Microservices
14 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
14 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework

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 1 (3.13%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 20 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (96.88%) Selenium
2 29 (90.63%) Cucumber
3 22 (68.75%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
1 22 (68.75%) Test Engineer
2 21 (65.63%) Developer in Test
2 21 (65.63%) Test Automation Developer
2 21 (65.63%) Test Automation Engineer
3 19 (59.38%) Senior Test Engineer
4 18 (56.25%) Senior Developer
4 18 (56.25%) Senior Test Automation Developer
4 18 (56.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) OAuth
2 1 (3.13%) OAuth2
2 1 (3.13%) OpenID
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) WCF
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) WinForms
2 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 27 (84.38%) API Testing
3 21 (65.63%) Open Source
4 20 (62.50%) Mobile Development
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (21.88%) Coaching
7 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.13%) MVC
9 1 (3.13%) OWASP
9 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) C#
2 29 (90.63%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft