Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 249 293
Rank change year-on-year +30 +44 +50
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 56 63 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.75% 0.65% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.69% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 55 58 23
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,925 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,375 £55,000
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 2,813 3,738 3,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.89% 38.37% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,314 3,271 3,466
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £27,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +27 41 £45,000 -14.29% 3
South Yorkshire -4 8 £37,500 -16.67% 3
North Yorkshire +1 7 £37,500 -5.06%
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 49 (87.50%) Selenium
1 49 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 44 (78.57%) Cucumber
3 38 (67.86%) C#
3 38 (67.86%) Java
4 37 (66.07%) API Testing
5 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (44.64%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (41.07%) NUnit
8 22 (39.29%) Mobile Development
8 22 (39.29%) Open Source
8 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (37.50%) Functional Testing
9 21 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (32.14%) Software Testing
10 18 (32.14%) Test Strategy
11 14 (25.00%) Marketing
12 13 (23.21%) Coaching
13 12 (21.43%) Python
13 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 11 (19.64%) Web Services
15 8 (14.29%) QA
16 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (12.50%) BDD
16 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
16 7 (12.50%) CSS
16 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
16 7 (12.50%) Ruby
16 7 (12.50%) HTML
17 6 (10.71%) SOAP

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 1 (1.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 25 (44.64%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) SaaS
4 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.57%) Serverless
5 1 (1.79%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (87.50%) Selenium
2 44 (78.57%) Cucumber
3 23 (41.07%) NUnit
4 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.93%) JMeter
5 5 (8.93%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.79%) JIRA
8 1 (1.79%) JUnit
8 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.79%) Subversion
8 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 14 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Games
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Test Engineer
2 26 (46.43%) Test Automation Engineer
3 25 (44.64%) Developer
4 23 (41.07%) Test Automation Developer
5 22 (39.29%) Developer in Test
6 19 (33.93%) Senior Test Engineer
7 18 (32.14%) Senior Developer
7 18 (32.14%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 18 (32.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 12 (21.43%) Analyst
8 12 (21.43%) Test Analyst
9 7 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (12.50%) Tester
10 5 (8.93%) Automation Tester
11 4 (7.14%) Software Tester
12 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Lead
12 3 (5.36%) Java Engineer
12 3 (5.36%) Test Leader
13 2 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
13 2 (3.57%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) CSS
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) SOAP
4 5 (8.93%) jQuery
4 5 (8.93%) XML
5 3 (5.36%) RESTful
6 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.57%) Behat
6 2 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.79%) JSON
7 1 (1.79%) LAMP
7 1 (1.79%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.79%) Spring
7 1 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Tandem
2 1 (1.79%) EPoS
2 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 37 (66.07%) API Testing
3 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (39.29%) Mobile Development
4 22 (39.29%) Open Source
5 21 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 21 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 18 (32.14%) Software Testing
6 18 (32.14%) Test Strategy
7 13 (23.21%) Coaching
8 7 (12.50%) BDD
8 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) TDD
10 3 (5.36%) Manual Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Pair Programming
11 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) C#
1 38 (67.86%) Java
2 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.43%) Python
3 7 (12.50%) Ruby
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft