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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 206 209 236
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 55 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.24% 3.48% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 14
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 £29,700 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -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
1297 1005 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.51% 14.66% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 891 1056
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 19 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 19 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 +18 33 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Merseyside +9 11 £35,000 +9.37%
Manchester -12 9 £40,000 +3.89% 5
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 66 (73.33%) Selenium
2 64 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (52.22%) Java
4 44 (48.89%) TDD
5 38 (42.22%) WebDriver
6 35 (38.89%) C#
7 33 (36.67%) BDD
8 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
9 28 (31.11%) QA
9 28 (31.11%) JIRA
10 26 (28.89%) Scrum
10 26 (28.89%) .NET
11 25 (27.78%) SQL
11 25 (27.78%) Automated Testing
11 25 (27.78%) Jenkins
12 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (24.44%) E-Commerce
14 20 (22.22%) SOAP
14 20 (22.22%) Gherkin
15 19 (21.11%) Ruby
16 18 (20.00%) Web Services
16 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
17 17 (18.89%) HTML
17 17 (18.89%) JUnit
17 17 (18.89%) QuickTest Pro
18 16 (17.78%) Open Source
18 16 (17.78%) Automation Testing
19 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
19 15 (16.67%) SoapUI
19 15 (16.67%) Finance

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (8.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (8.89%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.44%) nginx
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) Trello
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) HTTP
2 7 (7.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.89%) Informix
3 8 (8.89%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 66 (73.33%) Selenium
2 38 (42.22%) WebDriver
3 28 (31.11%) JIRA
4 25 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 17 (18.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (18.89%) JUnit
6 15 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 15 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 14 (15.56%) SpecFlow
8 10 (11.11%) Hudson
8 10 (11.11%) TeamCity
9 8 (8.89%) Introscope
9 8 (8.89%) eggPlant
9 8 (8.89%) Mockito
10 7 (7.78%) LabVIEW
11 6 (6.67%) NUnit
11 6 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (5.56%) RSpec
12 5 (5.56%) Bugzilla
13 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Games
3 6 (6.67%) Advertising
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Developer
2 21 (23.33%) Tester
3 20 (22.22%) Analyst
4 17 (18.89%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) QA Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Technical Tester
8 7 (7.78%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Software Tester
10 5 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Ruby Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Junior Test Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) Junior Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) .NET
2 20 (22.22%) SOAP
2 20 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 18 (20.00%) Web Services
4 17 (18.89%) HTML
5 15 (16.67%) J2EE
6 13 (14.44%) XML
7 12 (13.33%) Spring
7 12 (13.33%) CSS
7 12 (13.33%) JDBC
7 12 (13.33%) RESTful
8 9 (10.00%) JSON
9 8 (8.89%) jQuery
9 8 (8.89%) WSDL
9 8 (8.89%) JAX-RPC
9 8 (8.89%) XSL
9 8 (8.89%) JAX-RS
9 8 (8.89%) PowerMock
10 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
10 7 (7.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Open Source
2 12 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.78%) Online Games
4 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.44%) Replication
6 2 (2.22%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Android
2 12 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 12 (13.33%) Linux
3 9 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (48.89%) TDD
3 33 (36.67%) BDD
4 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
5 26 (28.89%) Scrum
6 25 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (24.44%) E-Commerce
9 16 (17.78%) Automation Testing
10 14 (15.56%) MVC
11 12 (13.33%) Kanban
12 11 (12.22%) Test Scripting
12 11 (12.22%) Manual Testing
12 11 (12.22%) Regression Testing
13 10 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 10 (11.11%) Test Strategy
14 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (7.78%) Web Application Development
16 6 (6.67%) User Stories
16 6 (6.67%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) Java
2 35 (38.89%) C#
3 25 (27.78%) SQL
4 19 (21.11%) Ruby
5 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.11%) C++
7 6 (6.67%) VB
7 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.44%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.22%) PHP
10 1 (1.11%) Python
10 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.11%) C
10 1 (1.11%) Haskell
10 1 (1.11%) Erlang
10 1 (1.11%) F#
10 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) ISEB
2 7 (7.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (31.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.44%) Capistrano
2 4 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Oracle
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) Compuware
3 8 (8.89%) HP
3 8 (8.89%) Perforce
3 8 (8.89%) IBM
4 2 (2.22%) Xamarin
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