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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 173 179 173
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 16 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.41% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 1.54% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 14
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
676 583 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.23% 15.66% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 619 492 516
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015.

Cucumber Salary Histogram in Manchester

Cucumber
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 4 £45,000 - 1
Stockport - 4 £36,250 -
Cheadle - 2 £35,000 -
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Selenium
3 15 (48.39%) BDD
4 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) C#
7 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Android
8 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
8 8 (25.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (25.81%) MVC
9 7 (22.58%) JIRA
9 7 (22.58%) QA
10 6 (19.35%) Web Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Market Research
10 6 (19.35%) User Stories
10 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (19.35%) Java
10 6 (19.35%) .NET
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
11 5 (16.13%) CSS
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (22.58%) JIRA
4 5 (16.13%) RSpec
5 4 (12.90%) FitNesse
5 4 (12.90%) NUnit
5 4 (12.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
6 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.45%) JUnit
7 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.23%) Sahi
General
1 4 (12.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Tester
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Software Tester
4 6 (19.35%) Automation Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) QA Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Release Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
1 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 5 (16.13%) CSS
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
3 4 (12.90%) Ember.js
3 4 (12.90%) Lucene.Net
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) Lucene
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (12.90%) NHibernate
3 4 (12.90%) WCF
3 4 (12.90%) LINQ
3 4 (12.90%) jQuery
4 3 (9.68%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) BBC
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Android
1 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) BDD
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
3 13 (41.94%) TDD
4 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
5 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
6 8 (25.81%) MVC
7 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (19.35%) Market Research
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (19.35%) Web Testing
7 6 (19.35%) User Stories
8 5 (16.13%) OO
9 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.90%) Kanban
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum-ban
9 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) VCP4
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
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