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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 181 223 234
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 51 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.56% 2.94% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 34
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1118 1192 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.71% 18.35% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1015 970
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average 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 average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Manchester +16 35 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Cheshire +29 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Merseyside - 6 £33,750 -
Lancashire +8 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 80 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (88.37%) Selenium
3 55 (63.95%) Java
4 43 (50.00%) JIRA
5 42 (48.84%) BDD
6 40 (46.51%) Web Services
7 37 (43.02%) QA
7 37 (43.02%) Automated Testing
8 36 (41.86%) Test Automation
9 34 (39.53%) Test Scripting
10 33 (38.37%) WebDriver
10 33 (38.37%) TDD
11 30 (34.88%) SQL
12 29 (33.72%) SDLC
13 27 (31.40%) Manual Testing
13 27 (31.40%) Degree
14 26 (30.23%) Scrum
15 25 (29.07%) ISEB
16 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
16 23 (26.74%) Functional Testing
16 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
17 22 (25.58%) JUnit
17 22 (25.58%) XML
17 22 (25.58%) Maven
18 21 (24.42%) HP UFT
19 19 (22.09%) Git (software)
20 18 (20.93%) C#
21 16 (18.60%) Windows
21 16 (18.60%) SOAP
21 16 (18.60%) RAD

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Magento
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) PuTTY
1 3 (3.49%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.81%) MySQL
4 3 (3.49%) Big Data
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
5 2 (2.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 76 (88.37%) Selenium
2 43 (50.00%) JIRA
3 33 (38.37%) WebDriver
4 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
5 22 (25.58%) JUnit
5 22 (25.58%) Maven
6 21 (24.42%) HP UFT
7 19 (22.09%) Git (software)
8 16 (18.60%) FitNesse
8 16 (18.60%) SoapUI
9 10 (11.63%) Ant
10 9 (10.47%) JMeter
11 8 (9.30%) Jasmine
11 8 (9.30%) TeamCity
12 7 (8.14%) Eclipse
12 7 (8.14%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (8.14%) Mockito
12 7 (8.14%) SpecFlow
12 7 (8.14%) Toad
13 6 (6.98%) NUnit
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Tester
2 28 (32.56%) Automation Tester
3 23 (26.74%) Analyst
4 22 (25.58%) Test Analyst
5 21 (24.42%) Software Tester
6 13 (15.12%) Automation Test Analyst
6 13 (15.12%) Developer
6 13 (15.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 11 (12.79%) Java Engineer
7 11 (12.79%) Test Engineer
8 10 (11.63%) Selenium Tester
9 9 (10.47%) QA Tester
10 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
10 8 (9.30%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (9.30%) Software Engineer
11 7 (8.14%) QA Engineer
11 7 (8.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 6 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
13 5 (5.81%) QA Automation Tester
13 5 (5.81%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) Web Services
2 22 (25.58%) XML
3 16 (18.60%) SOAP
4 14 (16.28%) HTML
5 13 (15.12%) AngularJS
5 13 (15.12%) JSON
6 11 (12.79%) REST
7 8 (9.30%) Spring
8 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.14%) JDBC
8 7 (8.14%) JPA
8 7 (8.14%) jQuery
8 7 (8.14%) JSP
8 7 (8.14%) Spring Integration
8 7 (8.14%) Struts
9 4 (4.65%) Backbone.js
9 4 (4.65%) CSS
9 4 (4.65%) Gherkin
9 4 (4.65%) RESTEasy
10 3 (3.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) BBC
3 4 (4.65%) iDTV
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) iPad
4 2 (2.33%) Telematics
5 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Linux
3 9 (10.47%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.84%) BDD
3 37 (43.02%) Automated Testing
4 36 (41.86%) Test Automation
5 34 (39.53%) Test Scripting
6 33 (38.37%) TDD
7 29 (33.72%) SDLC
8 27 (31.40%) Manual Testing
9 26 (30.23%) Scrum
10 23 (26.74%) Functional Testing
11 16 (18.60%) RAD
12 12 (13.95%) Defect Management
13 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
14 10 (11.63%) OO
15 9 (10.47%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (9.30%) Open Source
17 7 (8.14%) API Testing
17 7 (8.14%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 55 (63.95%) Java
2 30 (34.88%) SQL
3 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.93%) C#
5 13 (15.12%) Ruby
6 10 (11.63%) PHP
7 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.65%) Python
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) Degree
2 25 (29.07%) ISEB
3 16 (18.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (43.02%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle
2 2 (2.33%) ESRI
2 2 (2.33%) IBM
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.16%) Sage
3 1 (1.16%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 90,000 - 100,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Crewe
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago