The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 53 25 58
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +33
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 6 70 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.53% 16.91% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 53.85% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
Cucumber
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Development Applications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 130 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 25.95% 31.40% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 76 53 63
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Portsmouth region.

Cucumber Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Cucumber
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) WATIR
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) WATIR
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Graduate
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft