The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 128 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 1.12% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Cucumber
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
302 179 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.72% 9.93% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 256 152 181
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Birmingham region.

Cucumber Salary Trend in Birmingham

Cucumber
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Mockito
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) eggPlant
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Xcode
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) TestNG
4 1 (25.00%) C

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Mockito
2 1 (25.00%) eggPlant
2 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA