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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank - 58 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 0 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 2.31% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 13.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
51 106 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.24% 17.49% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 45 88 83
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) eggPlant

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA