The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 110 106 129
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% 0.064% 0.096%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
Cucumber
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
321 202 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.38% 13.02% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 246 182 273
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in Cambridge

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (58.33%) C#
5 7 (58.33%) Ruby
6 6 (50.00%) TDD
6 6 (50.00%) FitNesse
6 6 (50.00%) OO
6 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (41.67%) User Experience
7 5 (41.67%) BDD
8 4 (33.33%) C++
8 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 4 (33.33%) .NET
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
9 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (16.67%) Kanban
9 2 (16.67%) HTTP
9 2 (16.67%) Internet
9 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
9 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 2 (16.67%) Test-First Development
9 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 2 (16.67%) JIRA

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) WATIR
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Tester
2 7 (58.33%) Lead Tester
3 6 (50.00%) Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (41.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Test-First Development
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript