Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 173 210
Rank change year-on-year -17 +37 +9
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 35 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.62% 0.83% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 2.18% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 63
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2170 1969 2289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.45% 37.96% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1247 1442
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,750 £57,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -25 22 £34,000 - 1
Glasgow -14 13 £45,000 -18.18%
Fife -1 1 - -
Gherkin
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 28 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (74.29%) Defect Management
3 22 (62.86%) Cucumber
4 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
5 17 (48.57%) HP UFT
5 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
6 16 (45.71%) Finance
6 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (45.71%) SpecFlow
7 13 (37.14%) Scrum
8 12 (34.29%) Java
8 12 (34.29%) Web Services
8 12 (34.29%) FitNesse
9 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
9 11 (31.43%) Selenium
9 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 10 (28.57%) Performance Testing
11 9 (25.71%) Exploratory Testing
12 7 (20.00%) JIRA
12 7 (20.00%) TDD
12 7 (20.00%) JBoss
13 6 (17.14%) QA
13 6 (17.14%) BDD
13 6 (17.14%) Kanban
13 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
14 5 (14.29%) User Stories
14 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
14 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

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 7 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Cucumber
2 17 (48.57%) HP UFT
3 16 (45.71%) SpecFlow
4 12 (34.29%) FitNesse
5 11 (31.43%) Selenium
6 7 (20.00%) JIRA
7 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
8 5 (14.29%) LoadRunner
8 5 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.86%) NUnit
9 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
1 21 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Scrum Master
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (74.29%) Defect Management
3 21 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
4 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (45.71%) Software Testing
5 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (37.14%) Scrum
7 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
8 10 (28.57%) Performance Testing
9 9 (25.71%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (20.00%) TDD
11 6 (17.14%) BDD
11 6 (17.14%) Kanban
12 5 (14.29%) API Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (14.29%) Security Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 5 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) Groovy
2 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Scala
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 5 (14.29%) MCP
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (14.29%) OCP
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (14.29%) SAP Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) SAP