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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 209 197 217
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 38 49 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.68% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.25% 4.28% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 21
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +16.43%
Cucumber
England

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
1171 1146 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.99% 15.98% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 987 924
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Manchester +12 20 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Cheshire -12 12 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Merseyside +3 4 £26,500 -29.33%
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (57.14%) Selenium
3 42 (54.55%) TDD
4 39 (50.65%) BDD
5 37 (48.05%) Scrum
6 32 (41.56%) C#
7 31 (40.26%) Kanban
8 29 (37.66%) SQL Server
9 28 (36.36%) Java
10 27 (35.06%) OO
10 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
11 26 (33.77%) MVC
11 26 (33.77%) .NET
11 26 (33.77%) Web Application Development
12 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
12 25 (32.47%) Ruby
13 23 (29.87%) NHibernate
14 21 (27.27%) Lucene
14 21 (27.27%) WCF
14 21 (27.27%) LINQ
14 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (27.27%) SQL
14 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
14 21 (27.27%) NUnit
14 21 (27.27%) Advertising
14 21 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
14 21 (27.27%) Scrum-ban
14 21 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
14 21 (27.27%) Lucene.Net
15 18 (23.38%) QA

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (5.19%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.90%) Jetty
2 3 (3.90%) nginx
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) Mingle
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
1 3 (3.90%) PaaS
1 3 (3.90%) Route 53
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (3.90%) Trello
2 2 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 3 (3.90%) Firewall
2 3 (3.90%) Network Security
2 3 (3.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (57.14%) Selenium
2 21 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 21 (27.27%) NUnit
3 14 (18.18%) JUnit
3 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.99%) Maven
5 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
5 9 (11.69%) Calabash
6 7 (9.09%) Appium
6 7 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 7 (9.09%) JIRA
6 7 (9.09%) HP UFT
7 5 (6.49%) JMeter
7 5 (6.49%) Subversion
7 5 (6.49%) FitNesse
7 5 (6.49%) Robotium
7 5 (6.49%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.90%) Hudson
9 2 (2.60%) RSpec
General
1 21 (27.27%) Advertising
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 19 (24.68%) Tester
4 10 (12.99%) Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Software Tester
6 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) QA Tester
7 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.90%) Automated Tester
9 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Functional Test Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Technical Leader
11 1 (1.30%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby Developer
11 1 (1.30%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) .NET
2 23 (29.87%) NHibernate
3 21 (27.27%) Lucene
3 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 21 (27.27%) WCF
3 21 (27.27%) LINQ
3 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
3 21 (27.27%) Lucene.Net
4 14 (18.18%) Web Services
5 13 (16.88%) RESTful
6 10 (12.99%) CSS
7 9 (11.69%) HTML
7 9 (11.69%) Spring
8 6 (7.79%) jQuery
8 6 (7.79%) JSON
9 5 (6.49%) Java EE
9 5 (6.49%) Ajax
9 5 (6.49%) J2EE
10 4 (5.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.19%) Telematics
4 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) iPhone
6 1 (1.30%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Android
2 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.90%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (80.52%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (54.55%) TDD
3 39 (50.65%) BDD
4 37 (48.05%) Scrum
5 31 (40.26%) Kanban
6 27 (35.06%) OO
7 26 (33.77%) MVC
7 26 (33.77%) Web Application Development
8 21 (27.27%) Scrum-ban
9 17 (22.08%) Test Automation
10 16 (20.78%) Automated Testing
11 12 (15.58%) SDLC
12 11 (14.29%) Automation Testing
13 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
13 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing
14 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
14 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
15 7 (9.09%) Manual Testing
16 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) C#
2 28 (36.36%) Java
3 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.47%) Ruby
4 21 (27.27%) SQL
5 10 (12.99%) Groovy
6 8 (10.39%) Python
7 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.60%) C
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) ISEB
2 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.39%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.90%) RightScale
3 2 (2.60%) ATG
3 2 (2.60%) hybris
4 1 (1.30%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) IBM
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