Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 - 78
Rank change year-on-year - +78 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.02% - 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 - £43,750
10th Percentile £32,500 - £41,625
90th Percentile £41,750 - £44,875
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% -

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 255 364 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 43.44% 45.79% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 240 350 335
Leicester median annual salary £37,750 £36,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.42% -13.10% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,750 £25,100
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,125 £66,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 February 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Capita
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) TestRail
3 4 (66.67%) AutoIt
3 4 (66.67%) API Testing
3 4 (66.67%) QA Automation
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) GitHub
3 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) PMO
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) TestRail
2 4 (66.67%) AutoIt
2 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) API Testing
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) ERP
3 4 (66.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Capita
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian