The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 21 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.23% 0.82% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.31% 5.41% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Cucumber
Cheshire

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

Development Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.23% 15.10% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 48
Average salary £37,500 £39,950 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.13% -0.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in Chester

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) JUnit
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) Maven
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) Toad
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) Groovy
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
8 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
8 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (15.38%) JPA
8 2 (15.38%) jQuery
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Spring
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) JUnit
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 3 (23.08%) Toad
6 2 (15.38%) JMeter
6 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
6 2 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (7.69%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (7.69%) Appium
7 1 (7.69%) Ant
7 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.69%) Mockito
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) JDBC
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) JPA
2 2 (15.38%) Struts
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) COM
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Groovy
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft