The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 54 60
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 10 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.05% 0.79% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 2.47% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 12
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.63% -19.70%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 226 162 264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 46.41% 31.95% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 209 155 238
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (92.31%) Test Automation
3 23 (88.46%) WebDriver
3 23 (88.46%) BDD
3 23 (88.46%) Selenium
4 21 (80.77%) Java
4 21 (80.77%) Cucumber
5 20 (76.92%) Jenkins
5 20 (76.92%) System Integration Testing
5 20 (76.92%) SDLC
5 20 (76.92%) C#
5 20 (76.92%) Configuration Management
5 20 (76.92%) Test Scripting
5 20 (76.92%) TDD
6 18 (69.23%) GitHub
7 5 (19.23%) Behat
7 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
8 4 (15.38%) JIRA
8 4 (15.38%) Confluence
9 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
9 3 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (11.54%) MySQL
10 2 (7.69%) Linux
10 2 (7.69%) Python
10 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Banking
10 2 (7.69%) Retail
10 2 (7.69%) Telecoms

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (15.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 18 (69.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (88.46%) Selenium
1 23 (88.46%) WebDriver
2 21 (80.77%) Cucumber
3 20 (76.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.85%) Babel
6 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Automation Tester
1 20 (76.92%) Tester
2 18 (69.23%) Senior Automation Tester
2 18 (69.23%) Senior Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Behat
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Redux
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (92.31%) Test Automation
3 23 (88.46%) BDD
4 20 (76.92%) Configuration Management
4 20 (76.92%) SDLC
4 20 (76.92%) System Integration Testing
4 20 (76.92%) TDD
4 20 (76.92%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) Information Retrieval
8 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Degree