Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gherkin
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 258 328
Rank change year-on-year +44 +70 +34
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 74 57 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.88% 0.60% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 1.57% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 71 54 14
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.28% +43.33% +20.97%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%

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 3,278 3,621 4,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.08% 38.00% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,692 3,076 3,601
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £58,750
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +51 55 £45,000 -18.18% 7
North Yorkshire +3 11 £40,000 +86.05%
South Yorkshire -3 8 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Gherkin
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 69 (93.24%) Test Automation
2 67 (90.54%) Selenium
3 63 (85.14%) Cucumber
4 54 (72.97%) API Testing
4 54 (72.97%) Java
5 51 (68.92%) C#
6 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (43.24%) Test Strategy
8 31 (41.89%) Non-Functional Testing
9 30 (40.54%) Functional Testing
10 29 (39.19%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (36.49%) Software Testing
11 27 (36.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (36.49%) Mobile Development
12 26 (35.14%) Open Source
13 25 (33.78%) NUnit
13 25 (33.78%) Marketing
14 21 (28.38%) Coaching
15 16 (21.62%) Ruby
16 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
16 15 (20.27%) QA
17 14 (18.92%) Python
18 13 (17.57%) BDD
19 11 (14.86%) Web Services
20 10 (13.51%) SoapUI
21 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
22 7 (9.46%) .NET
23 6 (8.11%) HTML
23 6 (8.11%) CSS
23 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration

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:

Cloud Services
1 29 (39.19%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (36.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.35%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 67 (90.54%) Selenium
2 63 (85.14%) Cucumber
3 25 (33.78%) NUnit
4 10 (13.51%) SoapUI
5 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.11%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.76%) JMeter
8 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.70%) Appium
10 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.35%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (33.78%) Marketing
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Test Engineer
2 34 (45.95%) Test Automation Engineer
3 28 (37.84%) Developer
3 28 (37.84%) Test Automation Developer
4 27 (36.49%) Developer in Test
5 15 (20.27%) Analyst
5 15 (20.27%) Test Analyst
6 13 (17.57%) Senior Test Engineer
7 12 (16.22%) Senior Developer
7 12 (16.22%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 12 (16.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (14.86%) Tester
9 10 (13.51%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (13.51%) Automation Tester
10 7 (9.46%) QA Engineer
11 6 (8.11%) QA Automation Engineer
12 5 (6.76%) Automation Engineer
13 3 (4.05%) Java Engineer
13 3 (4.05%) Test Architect
13 3 (4.05%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) Web Services
2 7 (9.46%) .NET
3 6 (8.11%) CSS
3 6 (8.11%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) RESTful
4 5 (6.76%) jQuery
4 5 (6.76%) SOAP
4 5 (6.76%) XML
5 2 (2.70%) Behat
6 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.35%) LAMP
6 1 (1.35%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (93.24%) Test Automation
2 54 (72.97%) API Testing
3 39 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (43.24%) Test Strategy
5 31 (41.89%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (40.54%) Functional Testing
7 27 (36.49%) Mobile Development
7 27 (36.49%) Software Testing
8 26 (35.14%) Open Source
9 21 (28.38%) Coaching
10 13 (17.57%) BDD
11 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
12 5 (6.76%) QA Automation
12 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.76%) TDD
12 5 (6.76%) Test Scripting
13 4 (5.41%) OO
14 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
15 2 (2.70%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.97%) Java
2 51 (68.92%) C#
3 16 (21.62%) Ruby
4 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.92%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) SQL
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
1 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (2.70%) Google