The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / North West
Rank 154 182 230
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +48
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 90 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 0.87% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.36% 4.16% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 44 25
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1223 1179 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.62% 20.90% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1042 1106
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in the North West

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cucumber across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Cucumber Salary Histogram in the North West

Cucumber
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +28 84 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Lancashire -4 3 £43,250 +15.33%
Merseyside -7 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 137 (88.39%) Selenium
2 130 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (67.10%) Java
4 86 (55.48%) Test Scripting
5 67 (43.23%) BDD
6 61 (39.35%) Test Automation
6 61 (39.35%) SDLC
6 61 (39.35%) Scrum
7 53 (34.19%) TDD
8 52 (33.55%) Python
9 51 (32.90%) QA
10 48 (30.97%) C#
11 44 (28.39%) Gherkin
12 43 (27.74%) Automated Testing
13 38 (24.52%) Degree
13 38 (24.52%) C++
13 38 (24.52%) Automation Testing
14 34 (21.94%) DevOps
15 33 (21.29%) ISEB
16 30 (19.35%) Finance
16 30 (19.35%) Ruby
16 30 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (18.71%) System Integration Testing
18 28 (18.06%) WebDriver
18 28 (18.06%) JIRA
18 28 (18.06%) Regression Testing
19 26 (16.77%) Software Testing
20 25 (16.13%) ISTQB
20 25 (16.13%) Linux
21 24 (15.48%) DV Cleared

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.87%) Confluence
2 3 (1.94%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) GitHub
2 2 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Firewall
1 2 (1.29%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.29%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.94%) DB2
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 137 (88.39%) Selenium
2 28 (18.06%) JIRA
2 28 (18.06%) WebDriver
3 22 (14.19%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.68%) FitNesse
4 15 (9.68%) HP UFT
5 14 (9.03%) JUnit
6 13 (8.39%) JMeter
7 12 (7.74%) SpecFlow
8 11 (7.10%) LoadRunner
9 10 (6.45%) SoapUI
10 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
11 5 (3.23%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.58%) Calabash
12 4 (2.58%) Capybara
12 4 (2.58%) Fiddler
12 4 (2.58%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.94%) NUnit
13 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (19.35%) Finance
2 12 (7.74%) Military
3 9 (5.81%) Retail
4 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.58%) Banking
5 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (45.81%) Tester
2 59 (38.06%) Automation Tester
3 39 (25.16%) Test Engineer
4 30 (19.35%) Analyst
4 30 (19.35%) Test Analyst
5 25 (16.13%) Senior Tester
6 21 (13.55%) Senior Automation Tester
7 19 (12.26%) QA Automation Engineer
7 19 (12.26%) QA Engineer
7 19 (12.26%) QA Tester
8 18 (11.61%) Test Automation Engineer
9 15 (9.68%) QA Automation Tester
10 13 (8.39%) Senior QA Engineer
11 12 (7.74%) QA Analyst
11 12 (7.74%) QA Test Analyst
12 11 (7.10%) Developer
13 9 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (5.81%) Senior Test Analyst
13 9 (5.81%) Senior Test Engineer
13 9 (5.81%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.39%) Gherkin
2 13 (8.39%) .NET
3 11 (7.10%) Web Services
4 8 (5.16%) HTML
5 5 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.23%) CSS
6 4 (2.58%) XML
7 3 (1.94%) jQuery
7 3 (1.94%) Spring
8 2 (1.29%) Behat
8 2 (1.29%) DOM
8 2 (1.29%) JSON
8 2 (1.29%) RESTful
8 2 (1.29%) SOAP
8 2 (1.29%) WSDL
8 2 (1.29%) XHTML
8 2 (1.29%) XSD
9 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.65%) Sass
9 1 (0.65%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.87%) Cyber Defence
2 6 (3.87%) iPad
3 5 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.29%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.13%) Linux
2 19 (12.26%) Windows
3 3 (1.94%) Android
3 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (55.48%) Test Scripting
3 67 (43.23%) BDD
4 61 (39.35%) Scrum
4 61 (39.35%) SDLC
4 61 (39.35%) Test Automation
5 53 (34.19%) TDD
6 43 (27.74%) Automated Testing
7 38 (24.52%) Automation Testing
8 34 (21.94%) DevOps
9 30 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (18.71%) System Integration Testing
11 28 (18.06%) Regression Testing
12 26 (16.77%) Software Testing
13 22 (14.19%) Validation
14 19 (12.26%) ATDD
14 19 (12.26%) Manual Testing
15 16 (10.32%) Configuration Management
15 16 (10.32%) Defect Management
16 15 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 104 (67.10%) Java
2 52 (33.55%) Python
3 48 (30.97%) C#
4 38 (24.52%) C++
5 30 (19.35%) Ruby
6 23 (14.84%) JavaScript
6 23 (14.84%) Perl
7 21 (13.55%) C
8 13 (8.39%) SQL
9 7 (4.52%) PHP
10 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) Groovy
11 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (24.52%) Degree
2 33 (21.29%) ISEB
3 25 (16.13%) ISTQB
4 24 (15.48%) DV Cleared
4 24 (15.48%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (32.90%) QA
2 8 (5.16%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (7.74%) Hyper-V
1 12 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (7.74%) VMware
2 10 (6.45%) HP
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle
4 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.94%) IBM
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