The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 192 211 227
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 49 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.24% 2.61% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 22 25
Average salary £35,000 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £39,850 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1156 1074 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.07% 14.88% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 996 933 1011
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Cucumber
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 20 £35,000 - 6
Manchester +5 16 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Merseyside 0 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (72.50%) Selenium
2 44 (55.00%) Java
3 43 (53.75%) TDD
4 35 (43.75%) C#
5 31 (38.75%) WebDriver
6 29 (36.25%) BDD
6 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (33.75%) QA
7 27 (33.75%) Test Automation
8 23 (28.75%) E-Commerce
8 23 (28.75%) Automated Testing
9 22 (27.50%) JIRA
9 22 (27.50%) .NET
10 21 (26.25%) Ruby
11 20 (25.00%) SQL
11 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (23.75%) Scrum
13 18 (22.50%) Gherkin
14 17 (21.25%) Open Source
15 16 (20.00%) J2EE
15 16 (20.00%) SOAP
15 16 (20.00%) Web Services
16 15 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
16 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
17 14 (17.50%) JUnit
17 14 (17.50%) C++
17 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
17 14 (17.50%) Hudson
18 13 (16.25%) SoapUI

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (7.50%) WebSphere
1 6 (7.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) HTTP
1 7 (8.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) Informix
3 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (72.50%) Selenium
2 31 (38.75%) WebDriver
3 22 (27.50%) JIRA
4 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (17.50%) JUnit
6 14 (17.50%) Hudson
7 13 (16.25%) SoapUI
7 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
8 9 (11.25%) eggPlant
8 9 (11.25%) LabVIEW
9 8 (10.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (10.00%) TeamCity
10 6 (7.50%) NUnit
10 6 (7.50%) Introscope
10 6 (7.50%) RSpec
10 6 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (7.50%) Mockito
11 5 (6.25%) Bugzilla
11 5 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Games
3 6 (7.50%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Tester
3 14 (17.50%) Test Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) QA Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Automation Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Tester
10 4 (5.00%) Android Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (3.75%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) .NET
2 18 (22.50%) Gherkin
3 16 (20.00%) J2EE
3 16 (20.00%) SOAP
3 16 (20.00%) Web Services
4 13 (16.25%) HTML
5 11 (13.75%) RESTful
5 11 (13.75%) CSS
6 10 (12.50%) XML
7 9 (11.25%) Spring
8 8 (10.00%) JDBC
9 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.75%) WCF
9 7 (8.75%) jQuery
10 6 (7.50%) LINQ
10 6 (7.50%) Lucene
10 6 (7.50%) NHibernate
10 6 (7.50%) WSDL
10 6 (7.50%) JAX-RPC
10 6 (7.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Open Source
2 11 (13.75%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.25%) Online Games
4 4 (5.00%) Replication
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Android
2 12 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 11 (13.75%) Windows
4 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) TDD
2 29 (36.25%) BDD
2 29 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (33.75%) Test Automation
4 23 (28.75%) E-Commerce
4 23 (28.75%) Automated Testing
5 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (23.75%) Scrum
6 13 (16.25%) MVC
7 11 (13.75%) Kanban
7 11 (13.75%) Automation Testing
8 10 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 10 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 9 (11.25%) Test Strategy
10 8 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 7 (8.75%) Web Application Development
11 7 (8.75%) OO
12 6 (7.50%) Scrum-ban
12 6 (7.50%) User Stories
13 5 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) Java
2 35 (43.75%) C#
3 21 (26.25%) Ruby
4 20 (25.00%) SQL
5 14 (17.50%) C++
5 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.50%) VB
6 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) F#
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.25%) C
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) Haskell
9 1 (1.25%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) ISEB
2 6 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 5 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) Perforce
3 6 (7.50%) IBM
3 6 (7.50%) Compuware
3 6 (7.50%) HP
4 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.25%) Google
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