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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 59 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.40% 1.57% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.82% 10.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
71 94 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.37% 14.78% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 61 89 101
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 19 December 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 +10 2 £46,250 +32.14%
Cucumber
North West

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (92.31%) WebDriver
2 12 (92.31%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) C#
4 9 (69.23%) JIRA
5 8 (61.54%) Games
6 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
6 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
6 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
7 6 (46.15%) Windows
7 6 (46.15%) Linux
7 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 6 (46.15%) C++
7 6 (46.15%) SOAP
7 6 (46.15%) Online Games
8 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
8 5 (38.46%) QA
8 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (30.77%) Ruby
10 3 (23.08%) Python
10 3 (23.08%) PHP
10 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
10 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
11 2 (15.38%) Finance
11 2 (15.38%) User Stories
11 2 (15.38%) BDD
11 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (15.38%) TDD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (92.31%) WebDriver
3 9 (69.23%) JIRA
4 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (15.38%) Hudson
6 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
6 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (7.69%) eggPlant
General
1 8 (61.54%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
1 6 (46.15%) Automation Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Online Games
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
1 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA