Period
to 15 November 2018

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

Gherkin
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 62 -
Rank change year-on-year -25 - +83
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.30% 0.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £39,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -11.39% -5.95% -6.67%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 326 224 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 49.32% 39.72% 39.55%
Number of salaries quoted 261 214 312
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,008 £22,500 £26,300
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +8.84%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Leicester

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Leicester

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) API Integration
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) API Integration
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP