Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 291 348
Rank change year-on-year +54 +57 +24
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 65 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.68% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 0.66% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60 21 15
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £39,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% -22.00% +11.11%
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,711 3,945 5,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.56% 36.41% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,246 3,485 4,247
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,875 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Gherkin
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Gherkin in Yorkshire

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Gherkin in Yorkshire

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Gherkin in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Gherkin in Yorkshire

Gherkin
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +43 45 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South Yorkshire +23 15 £45,000 +68.22% 4
North Yorkshire +13 3 £39,500 +49.06%
East Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 60 (92.31%) Cucumber
2 58 (89.23%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (83.08%) Java
4 53 (81.54%) Test Automation
5 49 (75.38%) Selenium
6 45 (69.23%) BDD
6 45 (69.23%) TDD
7 39 (60.00%) WebDriver
7 39 (60.00%) Jenkins
8 38 (58.46%) C#
9 32 (49.23%) GitHub
10 31 (47.69%) Test Scripting
11 30 (46.15%) Configuration Management
12 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
12 20 (30.77%) SDLC
13 19 (29.23%) System Integration Testing
14 16 (24.62%) Open Source
14 16 (24.62%) Spring
14 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
15 14 (21.54%) Web Services
15 14 (21.54%) Tomcat
15 14 (21.54%) RESTful
16 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
16 12 (18.46%) React
17 11 (16.92%) Big Data
17 11 (16.92%) Artificial Intelligence
18 10 (15.38%) Degree
18 10 (15.38%) SpecFlow
18 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (15.38%) Microsoft

Gherkin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 14 (21.54%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.15%) JBoss
2 4 (6.15%) Jetty
2 4 (6.15%) Tornado
2 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 32 (49.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Big Data
2 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (6.15%) Couchbase
3 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.15%) Redis
3 4 (6.15%) Riak
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (92.31%) Cucumber
2 49 (75.38%) Selenium
3 39 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 39 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.69%) JIRA
6 5 (7.69%) Vagrant
7 4 (6.15%) FitNesse
7 4 (6.15%) JBehave
7 4 (6.15%) Maven
8 2 (3.08%) Babel
8 2 (3.08%) Capybara
8 2 (3.08%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.08%) NUnit
8 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.08%) webpack
9 1 (1.54%) Gatling
9 1 (1.54%) JMeter
9 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Automation Tester
1 30 (46.15%) Tester
2 19 (29.23%) Senior Automation Tester
2 19 (29.23%) Senior Tester
3 12 (18.46%) Test Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Software Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (3.08%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) QA Test Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.08%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 16 (24.62%) Spring
3 14 (21.54%) RESTful
3 14 (21.54%) Web Services
4 12 (18.46%) React
5 10 (15.38%) J2EE
6 9 (13.85%) JPA
6 9 (13.85%) Servlets
7 6 (9.23%) CSS
7 6 (9.23%) HTML
7 6 (9.23%) Node.js
8 4 (6.15%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (6.15%) Apache Camel
8 4 (6.15%) Flask
8 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.15%) JMS
8 4 (6.15%) Kafka
8 4 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (6.15%) Spring Boot
9 3 (4.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.54%) EPoS
2 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (89.23%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (81.54%) Test Automation
3 45 (69.23%) BDD
3 45 (69.23%) TDD
4 31 (47.69%) Test Scripting
5 30 (46.15%) Configuration Management
6 20 (30.77%) SDLC
7 19 (29.23%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (24.62%) Open Source
9 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
10 11 (16.92%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (13.85%) Information Retrieval
12 6 (9.23%) Scrum
13 5 (7.69%) DevOps
14 4 (6.15%) Collaborative Working
14 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
14 4 (6.15%) Kanban
14 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
14 4 (6.15%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 54 (83.08%) Java
2 38 (58.46%) C#
3 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.23%) Ruby
5 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.15%) Python
6 4 (6.15%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 9 (13.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Ansible
1 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Twitter
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Rackspace