Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - +90 -25
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 11 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.01% - 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.98% - 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 6
Liverpool median annual salary £37,500 - £33,000
10th Percentile £35,125 - £27,375
90th Percentile £55,625 - £39,375
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 - £36,750

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 184 243 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 33.58% 35.37% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 156 194 281
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,875 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,750 £55,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Liverpool

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Liverpool

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Liverpool over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Unix
3 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
3 9 (81.82%) Manual Testing
3 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 9 (81.82%) QA
4 8 (72.73%) TeamCity
4 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
4 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
4 8 (72.73%) CA Agile Central
4 8 (72.73%) HP UFT
4 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
4 8 (72.73%) Bugzilla
4 8 (72.73%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) C++
8 1 (9.09%) JMeter
8 1 (9.09%) Finance

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (9.09%) Liferay
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
3 8 (72.73%) Bugzilla
3 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (72.73%) HP UFT
3 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
3 8 (72.73%) Subversion
3 8 (72.73%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Manual Tester
1 5 (45.45%) QA Automation Tester
1 5 (45.45%) QA Manual Tester
1 5 (45.45%) QA Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Software QA Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Software Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Web Automation Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Web Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Software Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Nightwatchjs
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
2 9 (81.82%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) CA Agile Central