The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 91 93 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 4 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.88% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 6.90% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Cucumber
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
169 174 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.04% 12.74% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 116 108 176
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JSP
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (25.00%) JAX-RS
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
3 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) JSP
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (25.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP