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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 203 207 244
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +37
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 53 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.08% 3.90% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 12
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
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
1299 974 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.59% 14.57% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 855 1070
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 September 2014.

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 September 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
Cheshire +23 35 £35,000 - 3
Merseyside +10 9 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Manchester -17 7 £38,750 +0.64% 4
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 65 (75.58%) Selenium
2 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (52.33%) Java
4 39 (45.35%) TDD
5 35 (40.70%) C#
6 33 (38.37%) WebDriver
7 30 (34.88%) BDD
7 30 (34.88%) Test Automation
7 30 (34.88%) JIRA
8 29 (33.72%) Scrum
9 26 (30.23%) QA
10 24 (27.91%) Automated Testing
10 24 (27.91%) .NET
11 22 (25.58%) SQL
11 22 (25.58%) Jenkins
12 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce
13 20 (23.26%) Gherkin
14 18 (20.93%) Finance
14 18 (20.93%) QuickTest Pro
15 17 (19.77%) SOAP
15 17 (19.77%) Web Services
15 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
15 17 (19.77%) JUnit
16 16 (18.60%) HTML
16 16 (18.60%) Ruby
17 15 (17.44%) Open Source
18 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
18 14 (16.28%) SpecFlow
18 14 (16.28%) Manual Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (9.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (9.30%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.49%) nginx
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) GitHub
2 1 (1.16%) Trello
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) HTTP
2 7 (8.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.30%) Informix
3 8 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 65 (75.58%) Selenium
2 33 (38.37%) WebDriver
3 30 (34.88%) JIRA
4 22 (25.58%) Jenkins
5 18 (20.93%) QuickTest Pro
6 17 (19.77%) JUnit
7 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
7 14 (16.28%) SpecFlow
8 12 (13.95%) SoapUI
9 10 (11.63%) TeamCity
10 8 (9.30%) Mockito
10 8 (9.30%) Introscope
11 6 (6.98%) NUnit
11 6 (6.98%) FitNesse
11 6 (6.98%) Hudson
11 6 (6.98%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (6.98%) eggPlant
12 5 (5.81%) LabVIEW
12 5 (5.81%) Bugzilla
13 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Games
3 6 (6.98%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Developer
1 24 (27.91%) Tester
2 17 (19.77%) Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Test Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Software Tester
5 8 (9.30%) QA Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Automation Tester
6 7 (8.14%) Technical Tester
7 6 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) QA Tester
7 6 (6.98%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Junior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) .NET
2 20 (23.26%) Gherkin
3 17 (19.77%) SOAP
3 17 (19.77%) Web Services
4 16 (18.60%) HTML
5 13 (15.12%) J2EE
5 13 (15.12%) XML
6 12 (13.95%) JDBC
6 12 (13.95%) Spring
7 11 (12.79%) RESTful
7 11 (12.79%) CSS
8 9 (10.47%) JSON
9 8 (9.30%) XSL
9 8 (9.30%) WSDL
9 8 (9.30%) JAX-RPC
9 8 (9.30%) JAX-RS
9 8 (9.30%) PowerMock
10 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.14%) WCF
10 7 (8.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Open Source
2 11 (12.79%) N-Tier
3 7 (8.14%) Online Games
4 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Android
2 11 (12.79%) Apple iOS
2 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.35%) TDD
3 30 (34.88%) Test Automation
3 30 (34.88%) BDD
4 29 (33.72%) Scrum
5 24 (27.91%) Automated Testing
6 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce
8 14 (16.28%) Manual Testing
9 13 (15.12%) MVC
9 13 (15.12%) Test Scripting
9 13 (15.12%) Automation Testing
10 12 (13.95%) Kanban
11 11 (12.79%) Regression Testing
12 10 (11.63%) Test Strategy
13 9 (10.47%) Software Testing
14 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (8.14%) Web Application Development
16 6 (6.98%) User Stories
16 6 (6.98%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.33%) Java
2 35 (40.70%) C#
3 22 (25.58%) SQL
4 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.60%) Ruby
6 10 (11.63%) C++
7 6 (6.98%) VB
7 6 (6.98%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.65%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) Python
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) C
10 1 (1.16%) Haskell
10 1 (1.16%) Erlang
10 1 (1.16%) F#
10 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.49%) Capistrano
2 3 (3.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.30%) Compuware
3 8 (9.30%) HP
3 8 (9.30%) Perforce
3 8 (9.30%) IBM
4 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
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