The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 55 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 12 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.85% 2.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 17.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
72 74 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.11% 12.35% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 69 72 111
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Cucumber
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (77.27%) C#
1 17 (77.27%) Java
1 17 (77.27%) Selenium
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 11 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 11 (50.00%) Open Source
4 11 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (50.00%) C++
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Ruby
5 10 (45.45%) JIRA
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) Games
7 7 (31.82%) QA
8 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
8 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (22.73%) OO
9 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) SOAP
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (22.73%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 11 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 10 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) Bugzilla
4 5 (22.73%) Subversion
4 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
4 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 5 (22.73%) RSpec
4 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
4 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (22.73%) Hudson
5 1 (4.55%) WATIR
General
1 7 (31.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) QA Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Tester
4 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
4 5 (22.73%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) SOAP
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) Ajax
2 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (22.73%) jQuery
2 5 (22.73%) RESTful
2 5 (22.73%) HTML5
2 5 (22.73%) Phusion Passenger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 5 (22.73%) Online Games
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 11 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
5 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (45.45%) Ruby
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Capistrano
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet