Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 186 244
Rank change year-on-year +6 +58 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 32 50 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.67% 0.97% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 2.41% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 7
Leeds median annual salary £44,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.55% +10.00% -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.91% +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 1,805 2,077 2,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 37.53% 40.33% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,577 1,819 1,842
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 32 (100.00%) Selenium
1 32 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 30 (93.75%) Cucumber
3 25 (78.13%) C#
4 22 (68.75%) Java
5 21 (65.63%) API Testing
6 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (46.88%) Open Source
8 14 (43.75%) BDD
9 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
9 11 (34.38%) TDD
9 11 (34.38%) NUnit
10 9 (28.13%) Mobile Development
10 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
10 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (25.00%) Marketing
11 8 (25.00%) OO
11 8 (25.00%) Coaching
12 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
12 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
13 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
13 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
14 5 (15.63%) Ruby
15 4 (12.50%) ISEB
15 4 (12.50%) XML
15 4 (12.50%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
2 30 (93.75%) Cucumber
3 11 (34.38%) NUnit
4 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
5 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
6 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
7 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (6.25%) Appium
8 2 (6.25%) JIRA
9 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 19 (59.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Developer in Test
4 9 (28.13%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer in Test
7 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) JSON
1 4 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (65.63%) API Testing
3 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) Open Source
5 14 (43.75%) BDD
6 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
7 9 (28.13%) Mobile Development
8 8 (25.00%) Coaching
8 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (25.00%) OO
8 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
10 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
11 4 (12.50%) SDET
12 3 (9.38%) Scenario Testing
13 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (6.25%) Secure Coding
13 2 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft