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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 21 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.21% 0.77% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 6.45% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £43,250 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
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
44 31 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 24.86% 11.92% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 27
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 May 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) JUnit
5 8 (47.06%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) Selenium
6 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
6 7 (41.18%) BDD
7 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (35.29%) Maven
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) Python
8 5 (29.41%) Groovy
8 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
8 5 (29.41%) Ruby
9 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
9 4 (23.53%) JMeter
9 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Kanban
9 4 (23.53%) ETL
9 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
10 3 (17.65%) Calabash
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (17.65%) SDLC
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JUnit
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 6 (35.29%) Maven
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (23.53%) JMeter
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) Calabash
5 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
5 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 3 (17.65%) Toad
6 2 (11.76%) Ant
6 2 (11.76%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (11.76%) Gradle
7 1 (5.88%) Appium
7 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
1 8 (47.06%) Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) SignalR
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) JPA
5 1 (5.88%) JDBC
5 1 (5.88%) JSP
5 1 (5.88%) Struts
5 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Kanban
5 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 5 (29.41%) Groovy
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.76%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle