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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 182 220 225
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 45 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.21% 3.03% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 29
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
1068 1256 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.08% 19.53% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 938 1071 872
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 34 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Lancashire +16 6 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Cheshire +25 3 £43,750 +1.15%
Merseyside +1 2 £37,500 +47.05% 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 93 (94.90%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (78.57%) Selenium
3 63 (64.29%) Java
4 52 (53.06%) BDD
5 50 (51.02%) TDD
6 34 (34.69%) JIRA
6 34 (34.69%) WebDriver
7 33 (33.67%) Test Automation
7 33 (33.67%) QA
8 32 (32.65%) Test Scripting
8 32 (32.65%) Automated Testing
9 30 (30.61%) SQL
10 28 (28.57%) Web Services
10 28 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 27 (27.55%) C#
12 25 (25.51%) JavaScript
12 25 (25.51%) SDLC
13 24 (24.49%) Git (software)
14 23 (23.47%) XML
14 23 (23.47%) JUnit
15 21 (21.43%) Linux
15 21 (21.43%) Scrum
16 20 (20.41%) Degree
17 19 (19.39%) HTML
18 18 (18.37%) ISEB
18 18 (18.37%) Maven
18 18 (18.37%) Manual Testing
18 18 (18.37%) Functional Testing
19 17 (17.35%) SoapUI
20 16 (16.33%) Continuous Integration

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.08%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.06%) CMS
3 3 (3.06%) Confluence
4 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) DSL
1 3 (3.06%) HTTP
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) DB2
1 6 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.06%) Big Data
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.04%) MySQL
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 77 (78.57%) Selenium
2 34 (34.69%) JIRA
2 34 (34.69%) WebDriver
3 28 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 24 (24.49%) Git (software)
5 23 (23.47%) JUnit
6 18 (18.37%) Maven
7 17 (17.35%) SoapUI
8 16 (16.33%) HP UFT
9 11 (11.22%) FitNesse
9 11 (11.22%) Jasmine
9 11 (11.22%) TeamCity
10 10 (10.20%) Gatling
10 10 (10.20%) JMeter
10 10 (10.20%) NUnit
10 10 (10.20%) RSpec
11 9 (9.18%) SpecFlow
12 8 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (6.12%) Grunt
14 5 (5.10%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Retail
2 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Back Office
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Law
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Tester
2 25 (25.51%) Automation Tester
2 25 (25.51%) Developer
3 23 (23.47%) Analyst
3 23 (23.47%) Test Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) Software Tester
5 14 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 13 (13.27%) Test Engineer
7 12 (12.24%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 11 (11.22%) Java Developer
9 9 (9.18%) Java Engineer
10 8 (8.16%) Selenium Tester
11 7 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
11 7 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (6.12%) QA Tester
12 6 (6.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Developer
13 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
14 4 (4.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.57%) Web Services
2 23 (23.47%) XML
3 19 (19.39%) HTML
4 16 (16.33%) JSON
5 15 (15.31%) AngularJS
6 14 (14.29%) SOAP
7 10 (10.20%) CSS
7 10 (10.20%) REST
8 9 (9.18%) Dropwizard
8 9 (9.18%) jQuery
8 9 (9.18%) RESTEasy
9 8 (8.16%) Backbone.js
10 7 (7.14%) .NET
11 6 (6.12%) Gherkin
12 5 (5.10%) JDBC
12 5 (5.10%) JPA
12 5 (5.10%) JSP
12 5 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (5.10%) Spring Integration
12 5 (5.10%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.08%) BBC
3 4 (4.08%) User Experience
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Linux
2 12 (12.24%) Unix
3 11 (11.22%) Windows
4 2 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (94.90%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (53.06%) BDD
3 50 (51.02%) TDD
4 33 (33.67%) Test Automation
5 32 (32.65%) Automated Testing
5 32 (32.65%) Test Scripting
6 25 (25.51%) SDLC
7 21 (21.43%) Scrum
8 18 (18.37%) Functional Testing
8 18 (18.37%) Manual Testing
9 16 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (14.29%) OO
10 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 13 (13.27%) Defect Management
11 13 (13.27%) Performance Testing
12 11 (11.22%) API Testing
12 11 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
12 11 (11.22%) Open Source
12 11 (11.22%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.29%) Java
2 30 (30.61%) SQL
3 27 (27.55%) C#
4 25 (25.51%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.22%) Ruby
6 6 (6.12%) PHP
7 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.08%) Scala
9 3 (3.06%) Groovy
9 3 (3.06%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) C
10 1 (1.02%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Degree
2 18 (18.37%) ISEB
3 12 (12.24%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (33.67%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.02%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 7 (7.14%) Oracle
2 6 (6.12%) IBM
3 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.02%) HP
4 1 (1.02%) SAP
4 1 (1.02%) SOASTA, Inc
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