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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 201 217 225
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 38 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 3.13% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 23
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
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
1220 1024 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.96% 14.52% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 887 996
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +4 21 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Cheshire +4 13 £43,250 +23.57% 5
Merseyside +2 2 £25,500 -27.14% 2
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 57 (83.82%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (58.82%) Selenium
3 39 (57.35%) TDD
4 37 (54.41%) BDD
5 30 (44.12%) Scrum
6 29 (42.65%) C#
7 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
7 27 (39.71%) Kanban
8 26 (38.24%) Java
8 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
9 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 24 (35.29%) OO
10 23 (33.82%) .NET
10 23 (33.82%) MVC
10 23 (33.82%) Web Application Development
11 22 (32.35%) NHibernate
12 21 (30.88%) Ruby
13 20 (29.41%) NUnit
13 20 (29.41%) Lucene
13 20 (29.41%) WCF
13 20 (29.41%) LINQ
13 20 (29.41%) Advertising
13 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
13 20 (29.41%) Lucene.Net
13 20 (29.41%) Castle Windsor
13 20 (29.41%) Scrum-ban
13 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
14 18 (26.47%) SQL
15 14 (20.59%) JUnit

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (2.94%) IIS
1 2 (2.94%) Apache
1 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.94%) Jetty
1 2 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Mingle
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.41%) Trello
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Route 53
2 2 (2.94%) GitHub
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) Network Security
2 2 (2.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (58.82%) Selenium
2 20 (29.41%) NUnit
2 20 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 14 (20.59%) JUnit
4 10 (14.71%) Maven
5 9 (13.24%) Calabash
6 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 7 (10.29%) Appium
8 6 (8.82%) JIRA
8 6 (8.82%) SpecFlow
9 5 (7.35%) Robotium
9 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
9 5 (7.35%) HP UFT
9 5 (7.35%) JMeter
10 3 (4.41%) Subversion
10 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.94%) Ant
11 2 (2.94%) Gradle
11 2 (2.94%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 20 (29.41%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Back Office
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Tester
4 11 (16.18%) Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) Test Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.88%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.41%) Automated Tester
10 2 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Functional Test Engineer
11 1 (1.47%) Agile Tester
11 1 (1.47%) Senior Test Analyst
11 1 (1.47%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) .NET
2 22 (32.35%) NHibernate
3 20 (29.41%) Lucene
3 20 (29.41%) WCF
3 20 (29.41%) LINQ
3 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (29.41%) Castle Windsor
3 20 (29.41%) Lucene.Net
4 10 (14.71%) RESTful
5 8 (11.76%) Spring
6 7 (10.29%) Web Services
7 6 (8.82%) CSS
7 6 (8.82%) HTML
7 6 (8.82%) JSON
8 5 (7.35%) Java EE
8 5 (7.35%) J2EE
9 3 (4.41%) jQuery
9 3 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.35%) Telematics
4 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) Informatics
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Android
1 9 (13.24%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) CentOS
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (83.82%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (57.35%) TDD
3 37 (54.41%) BDD
4 30 (44.12%) Scrum
5 27 (39.71%) Kanban
6 24 (35.29%) OO
7 23 (33.82%) MVC
7 23 (33.82%) Web Application Development
8 20 (29.41%) Scrum-ban
9 14 (20.59%) Automation Testing
10 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
11 11 (16.18%) Automated Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Performance Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (11.76%) SDLC
13 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
13 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
14 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
14 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) C#
2 26 (38.24%) Java
3 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 21 (30.88%) Ruby
5 18 (26.47%) SQL
6 11 (16.18%) Groovy
7 7 (10.29%) Python
8 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) ISEB
2 7 (10.29%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.94%) RightScale
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) ATG
3 1 (1.47%) hybris
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + negotiable + generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Moneysupermarket
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago