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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 203 226 209
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 41 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.35% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.52% 1.96% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 27
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1164 1224 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.43% 17.71% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1130 864
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +26 24 £37,500 - 6
Manchester +28 20 £40,000 +28.00% 8
Merseyside - 4 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 88 (83.81%) Agile Software Development
1 88 (83.81%) Selenium
2 57 (54.29%) BDD
3 55 (52.38%) Automated Testing
4 47 (44.76%) Java
5 45 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 43 (40.95%) JIRA
7 42 (40.00%) Scrum
8 40 (38.10%) Degree
9 38 (36.19%) QA
9 38 (36.19%) TDD
9 38 (36.19%) Manual Testing
10 37 (35.24%) C#
10 37 (35.24%) Web Services
11 36 (34.29%) Functional Testing
12 34 (32.38%) Test Scripting
13 33 (31.43%) HP UFT
14 32 (30.48%) SDLC
15 31 (29.52%) ISEB
16 28 (26.67%) SQL
17 26 (24.76%) WebDriver
18 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
18 24 (22.86%) .NET
19 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
19 23 (21.90%) Windows
20 22 (20.95%) RAD
20 22 (20.95%) FitNesse
21 20 (19.05%) HTML
21 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
22 18 (17.14%) MVC

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) PuTTY
1 5 (4.76%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.95%) 3G
2 1 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) MySQL
3 7 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.90%) GIS
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.95%) Big Data
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 88 (83.81%) Selenium
2 43 (40.95%) JIRA
3 33 (31.43%) HP UFT
4 26 (24.76%) WebDriver
5 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
6 22 (20.95%) FitNesse
7 17 (16.19%) NUnit
7 17 (16.19%) SpecFlow
8 15 (14.29%) JUnit
8 15 (14.29%) Maven
9 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
10 10 (9.52%) Ant
11 9 (8.57%) SoapUI
11 9 (8.57%) TeamCity
12 8 (7.62%) JMeter
13 7 (6.67%) Eclipse
13 7 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (4.76%) Jasmine
15 5 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Advertising
3 6 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (40.95%) Tester
2 31 (29.52%) Software Tester
3 24 (22.86%) Developer
4 23 (21.90%) Automated Tester
5 16 (15.24%) Automation Tester
6 15 (14.29%) Analyst
7 14 (13.33%) QA Tester
8 13 (12.38%) Test Analyst
9 12 (11.43%) Software QA Tester
10 11 (10.48%) .NET Developer
11 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (9.52%) C# Developer
11 10 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (9.52%) Test Engineer
12 9 (8.57%) Automation Analyst
12 9 (8.57%) Java Developer
13 8 (7.62%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.24%) Web Services
2 24 (22.86%) .NET
3 20 (19.05%) HTML
4 15 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 13 (12.38%) SOAP
5 13 (12.38%) XML
6 11 (10.48%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (9.52%) REST
8 9 (8.57%) JSON
8 9 (8.57%) Spring
9 8 (7.62%) jQuery
10 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (6.67%) Fluent NHibernate
10 7 (6.67%) LINQ
10 7 (6.67%) Lucene.Net
10 7 (6.67%) NHibernate
10 7 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.81%) Informatics
3 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.95%) PKI
3 1 (0.95%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (83.81%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (54.29%) BDD
3 55 (52.38%) Automated Testing
4 45 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 42 (40.00%) Scrum
6 38 (36.19%) Manual Testing
6 38 (36.19%) TDD
7 36 (34.29%) Functional Testing
8 34 (32.38%) Test Scripting
9 32 (30.48%) SDLC
10 22 (20.95%) RAD
11 18 (17.14%) MVC
12 16 (15.24%) Defect Management
13 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (11.43%) Process Improvement
15 11 (10.48%) OO
15 11 (10.48%) Web Application Development
16 10 (9.52%) Kanban
16 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
16 10 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) Java
2 37 (35.24%) C#
3 28 (26.67%) SQL
4 23 (21.90%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.33%) Ruby
6 7 (6.67%) PHP
7 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.76%) Python
8 4 (3.81%) C
8 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.86%) Groovy
9 3 (2.86%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.90%) XQuery
11 1 (0.95%) C++
11 1 (0.95%) Perl
11 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (38.10%) Degree
2 31 (29.52%) ISEB
3 18 (17.14%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (36.19%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) HP
4 4 (3.81%) IBM
4 4 (3.81%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.90%) ESRI
6 1 (0.95%) Sage
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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