The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 181 158 176
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 8 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 3.86% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 4
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Cucumber
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
698 518 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.26% 13.83% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 592 458 581
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 Manchester

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in Manchester

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Cucumber Salary Histogram in Manchester

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) WebDriver
3 15 (51.72%) QA
3 15 (51.72%) Selenium
4 14 (48.28%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) .NET
6 12 (41.38%) C#
6 12 (41.38%) BDD
7 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
7 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
7 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
7 11 (37.93%) Android
8 10 (34.48%) TDD
9 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
9 9 (31.03%) Ruby
10 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
11 7 (24.14%) Gherkin
11 7 (24.14%) eggPlant
11 7 (24.14%) LabVIEW
11 7 (24.14%) Scrum
11 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (24.14%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) J2EE
12 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
13 5 (17.24%) Kanban
13 5 (17.24%) JUnit
13 5 (17.24%) SOAP
13 5 (17.24%) Web Services

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (3.45%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) WebDriver
2 15 (51.72%) Selenium
3 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 7 (24.14%) eggPlant
4 7 (24.14%) LabVIEW
4 7 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
6 5 (17.24%) JUnit
6 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
7 4 (13.79%) Hudson
7 4 (13.79%) Robotium
7 4 (13.79%) Gradle
7 4 (13.79%) Ant
8 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
8 2 (6.90%) Calabash
8 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
9 1 (3.45%) RSpec
9 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Tester
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Android Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) Gherkin
2 7 (24.14%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) SOAP
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
4 4 (13.79%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.45%) Akka
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
1 4 (13.79%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
1 11 (37.93%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) BDD
3 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 11 (37.93%) E-Commerce
4 10 (34.48%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Kanban
9 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Android Development
10 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
10 4 (13.79%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (13.79%) System Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Web Development
10 4 (13.79%) Compatibility Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.45%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) Ruby
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Haskell
6 1 (3.45%) Erlang
6 1 (3.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
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