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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 174 162 182
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 11 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.70% 3.24% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 7
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
646 556 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.90% 13.78% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 533 481 556
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 20 August 2014.

Cucumber Salary Histogram in Manchester

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (64.29%) WebDriver
2 16 (57.14%) QA
3 15 (53.57%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) .NET
4 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
4 13 (46.43%) Selenium
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (39.29%) TDD
6 11 (39.29%) Ruby
7 10 (35.71%) Android
7 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 10 (35.71%) BDD
7 10 (35.71%) Apple iOS
8 9 (32.14%) eggPlant
8 9 (32.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (32.14%) LabVIEW
8 9 (32.14%) J2EE
8 9 (32.14%) C#
9 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
9 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (21.43%) Scrum
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
11 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
12 5 (17.86%) Hudson
12 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
12 5 (17.86%) JUnit
12 5 (17.86%) Kanban
12 5 (17.86%) ISEB

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (3.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) WebDriver
2 13 (46.43%) Selenium
3 9 (32.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (32.14%) LabVIEW
3 9 (32.14%) eggPlant
4 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 5 (17.86%) JUnit
6 5 (17.86%) Hudson
7 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 4 (14.29%) Robotium
7 4 (14.29%) Gradle
7 4 (14.29%) Ant
8 2 (7.14%) Calabash
8 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
9 1 (3.57%) JIRA
9 1 (3.57%) RSpec
9 1 (3.57%) Firebug
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) J2EE
3 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
4 4 (14.29%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) WF
5 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.57%) Akka
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Android
1 10 (35.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 10 (35.71%) BDD
5 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) Kanban
8 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Android Development
9 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 4 (14.29%) System Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (14.29%) Web Development
9 4 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Test Management
12 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Ruby
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Haskell
6 1 (3.57%) Erlang
6 1 (3.57%) F#
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle