The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 123 134 126
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 13 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.12% 2.30% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Average salary £45,000 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +16.43%
Cucumber
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
254 348 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.39% 14.76% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 200 282 197
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in Reading

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Cucumber Salary Histogram in Reading

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (93.75%) Selenium
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (56.25%) BDD
5 8 (50.00%) Gherkin
5 8 (50.00%) C#
5 8 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
7 6 (37.50%) QA
7 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
7 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Test Management
9 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (25.00%) TestNG
9 4 (25.00%) Maven
9 4 (25.00%) FitNesse
9 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (25.00%) Physics
9 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (25.00%) Ant
9 4 (25.00%) HP UFT

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
3 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
4 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (25.00%) Ant
4 4 (25.00%) Maven
4 4 (25.00%) Gradle
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Grunt
4 4 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (25.00%) TestNG
4 4 (25.00%) Mocha
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) RSpec
5 2 (12.50%) JBehave
5 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (12.50%) Ranorex
5 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Tester
3 5 (31.25%) QA Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Senior QA Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
5 3 (18.75%) AWS Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (25.00%) Physics
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
4 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Test Management
7 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
7 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (18.75%) OOP
9 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (12.50%) SDLC
9 2 (12.50%) API Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA