The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 52 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 13 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.13% 1.40% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.66% 18.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 49 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.61% 7.60% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 81 45 93
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in Merseyside

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

Cucumber Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Cucumber
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Liverpool +13 13 £35,000 +9.37%
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) TeamCity
6 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
6 5 (22.73%) Hudson
6 5 (22.73%) Bugzilla
7 4 (18.18%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) RSpec
7 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
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%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) SOAP
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) Ajax
2 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
2 4 (18.18%) Phusion Passenger
2 4 (18.18%) RESTful
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
1 7 (31.82%) Online Games
2 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
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%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
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%) Agile Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) Ruby
3 9 (40.91%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
1 4 (18.18%) Capistrano