The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Gherkin skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 142 155
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 21 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.78% 0.73% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 1.98% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 6
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Gherkin is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1040 1060 1128
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.63% 37.09% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 677 558 699
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Gherkin as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Scotland

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Scotland

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Scotland

Gherkin
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 16 £47,500 +5.55%
Edinburgh -9 5 £33,000 -26.66%
Gherkin
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 21 (53.85%) Java
4 19 (48.72%) Scrum
4 19 (48.72%) Selenium
5 18 (46.15%) Web Services
5 18 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 18 (46.15%) Defect Management
6 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
7 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 13 (33.33%) HP UFT
8 13 (33.33%) JBoss
8 13 (33.33%) SpecFlow
8 13 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
9 12 (30.77%) User Experience
9 12 (30.77%) BDD
9 12 (30.77%) JIRA
9 12 (30.77%) Finance
9 12 (30.77%) TDD
10 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
10 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
10 10 (25.64%) SQL
10 10 (25.64%) Exploratory Testing
11 9 (23.08%) HP
12 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
12 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
13 7 (17.95%) QA
14 6 (15.38%) FitNesse

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 13 (33.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Selenium
2 18 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 13 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 13 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 12 (30.77%) JIRA
5 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
6 6 (15.38%) FitNesse
7 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
7 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.69%) Artifactory
8 3 (7.69%) Maven
9 1 (2.56%) DbUnit
9 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.56%) JUnit
9 1 (2.56%) Mockito
9 1 (2.56%) MSTest
9 1 (2.56%) NUnit
9 1 (2.56%) Subversion
9 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
1 13 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Scrum Master
3 10 (25.64%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.56%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) RESTful
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) Drools
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) jBPM
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) User Experience
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 19 (48.72%) Scrum
4 18 (46.15%) Defect Management
5 15 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
6 13 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
7 12 (30.77%) BDD
7 12 (30.77%) TDD
8 10 (25.64%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
9 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
9 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 6 (15.38%) User Stories
11 5 (12.82%) API Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
11 5 (12.82%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) Groovy
3 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Scala
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.82%) MCP
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) OCP
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (12.82%) SAP Certification
3 4 (10.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) HP
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 5 (12.82%) SAP