The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 41 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 11 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.53% 1.88% -
As % of the Development Applications category 24.44% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
Cucumber
Merseyside

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

Development Applications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
45 36 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.34% 7.53% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 75
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,725 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,750 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in Liverpool

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Cucumber Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 18 (81.82%) Selenium
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) C#
4 15 (68.18%) WebDriver
5 13 (59.09%) JIRA
6 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (50.00%) Linux
7 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
7 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
8 9 (40.91%) TDD
8 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
8 9 (40.91%) Ruby
8 9 (40.91%) Games
8 9 (40.91%) C++
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
9 7 (31.82%) SOAP
9 7 (31.82%) Windows
9 7 (31.82%) Open Source
9 7 (31.82%) Online Games
10 6 (27.27%) QA
10 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
11 5 (22.73%) User Stories
11 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
11 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
11 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
11 5 (22.73%) BDD
11 5 (22.73%) Hudson

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (18.18%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Selenium
2 15 (68.18%) WebDriver
3 13 (59.09%) JIRA
4 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
5 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
6 5 (22.73%) Hudson
6 5 (22.73%) Bugzilla
6 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
7 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) RSpec
7 4 (18.18%) Subversion
8 1 (4.55%) WATIR
8 1 (4.55%) eggPlant
General
1 9 (40.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Tester
1 7 (31.82%) Automation Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) SOAP
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) Ajax
2 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
2 4 (18.18%) Phusion Passenger
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Online Games
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) Ruby
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Capistrano
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet