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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gherkin
UK / Scotland
Rank 121 123 159
Rank change year-on-year +2 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 18 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.79% 1.07% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 2.92% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 1
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  

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 941 1061 1176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 41.36% 36.56% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 578 690 752
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 22 March 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 22 March 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
Edinburgh 0 10 £43,750 -2.77%
Glasgow +8 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Gherkin
UK

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (61.11%) Scrum
3 31 (57.41%) Java
4 27 (50.00%) Web Services
4 27 (50.00%) JBoss
4 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 27 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 25 (46.30%) Selenium
6 23 (42.59%) Test Automation
6 23 (42.59%) SpecFlow
7 19 (35.19%) User Experience
7 19 (35.19%) JIRA
7 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
7 19 (35.19%) TDD
8 16 (29.63%) Finance
9 15 (27.78%) Cucumber
9 15 (27.78%) BDD
10 13 (24.07%) C#
10 13 (24.07%) .NET
11 11 (20.37%) Artifactory
11 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
11 11 (20.37%) HTML
11 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.37%) CSS
11 11 (20.37%) Open Source
11 11 (20.37%) SOA
11 11 (20.37%) Spring
11 11 (20.37%) Maven
11 11 (20.37%) jQuery
12 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing

Gherkin
Top Related 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 27 (50.00%) JBoss
2 8 (14.81%) Alfresco
2 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Selenium
2 23 (42.59%) SpecFlow
3 19 (35.19%) JIRA
4 15 (27.78%) Cucumber
5 11 (20.37%) Artifactory
5 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
5 11 (20.37%) Maven
6 10 (18.52%) HP UFT
7 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 9 (16.67%) MSTest
7 9 (16.67%) NUnit
7 9 (16.67%) Subversion
7 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 9 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 4 (7.41%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.85%) JUnit
9 1 (1.85%) Mockito
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Scrum Master
2 13 (24.07%) Test Automation Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Test Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Test Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (7.41%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) QA Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) Web Services
2 13 (24.07%) .NET
3 11 (20.37%) CSS
3 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 11 (20.37%) jQuery
3 11 (20.37%) Spring
4 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
4 8 (14.81%) JSON
4 8 (14.81%) RESTful
4 8 (14.81%) Spring Security
4 8 (14.81%) XHTML
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (61.11%) Scrum
3 27 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 23 (42.59%) Test Automation
5 19 (35.19%) TDD
6 15 (27.78%) BDD
7 11 (20.37%) Open Source
7 11 (20.37%) SOA
8 10 (18.52%) Defect Management
8 10 (18.52%) Software Testing
8 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (16.67%) OO
9 9 (16.67%) OOP
9 9 (16.67%) User Stories
10 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
10 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.81%) Document Management
10 8 (14.81%) Open Source Development
11 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) C#
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago