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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 133 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.043% - 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% - 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £22,500 - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
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
301 243 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.97% 11.31% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 268 229 163
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) LoadUI
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) jMock
4 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (40.00%) jMock
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft