The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 340 305 380
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +75
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 109 149 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.06% 4.30% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 99 54 53
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3561 3462 2856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.37% 15.35% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3084 2843 2474
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in the South East

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cucumber across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Cucumber Salary Histogram in the South East

Cucumber
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
Surrey +17 26 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Berkshire +22 23 £52,500 +1.94% 3
East Sussex +18 18 £47,500 +39.70%
Hampshire -43 18 £30,000 -14.28% 5
West Sussex - 8 £47,000 -
Kent +3 5 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £32,500 -3.70%
Oxfordshire +4 2 £46,250 -11.90% 1
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 138 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (63.28%) Selenium
3 103 (58.19%) Java
4 72 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (38.98%) Jenkins
6 65 (36.72%) JUnit
7 60 (33.90%) TDD
8 58 (32.77%) QA
8 58 (32.77%) Spring
9 57 (32.20%) BDD
10 54 (30.51%) Hibernate
11 48 (27.12%) Test Automation
12 47 (26.55%) Automation Testing
13 46 (25.99%) Scrum
14 45 (25.42%) Java EE
15 44 (24.86%) Gherkin
16 41 (23.16%) Finance
17 40 (22.60%) JMS
17 40 (22.60%) REST
18 37 (20.90%) WebSphere
18 37 (20.90%) Ruby
18 37 (20.90%) Linux
19 35 (19.77%) Automated Testing
20 33 (18.64%) Domain-Driven Design
20 33 (18.64%) Struts
21 32 (18.08%) WebSphere MQ
22 31 (17.51%) Maven
22 31 (17.51%) JIRA
23 30 (16.95%) Jetty
23 30 (16.95%) C#

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 37 (20.90%) WebSphere
2 30 (16.95%) Jetty
3 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.13%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Mingle
2 9 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Heroku
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Internet
2 2 (1.13%) LTE
2 2 (1.13%) AMQP
2 2 (1.13%) GSM
2 2 (1.13%) UMTS
2 2 (1.13%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
3 1 (0.56%) SSH
3 1 (0.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.21%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.65%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.39%) Big Data
4 5 (2.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.13%) HBase
7 2 (1.13%) MySQL
7 2 (1.13%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 112 (63.28%) Selenium
2 69 (38.98%) Jenkins
3 65 (36.72%) JUnit
4 31 (17.51%) JIRA
4 31 (17.51%) Maven
5 29 (16.38%) jMock
5 29 (16.38%) WebDriver
6 24 (13.56%) HP UFT
7 18 (10.17%) Eclipse
7 18 (10.17%) RSpec
7 18 (10.17%) Gradle
8 17 (9.60%) SpecFlow
8 17 (9.60%) Git (software)
9 13 (7.34%) RubyGems
9 13 (7.34%) JMeter
9 13 (7.34%) Ant
10 10 (5.65%) IntelliJ
11 9 (5.08%) Mockito
12 8 (4.52%) Hudson
13 7 (3.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (23.16%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Retail
3 4 (2.26%) Marketing
3 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.13%) Electronics
4 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.13%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (42.37%) Developer
2 41 (23.16%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.82%) Tester
4 26 (14.69%) Analyst
5 25 (14.12%) Test Analyst
6 23 (12.99%) Senior Developer
7 18 (10.17%) Test Engineer
8 16 (9.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (9.04%) Automation Tester
9 15 (8.47%) QA Engineer
10 13 (7.34%) Ruby Developer
11 11 (6.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (6.21%) Software Engineer
12 10 (5.65%) Test Manager
12 10 (5.65%) Senior Tester
13 8 (4.52%) QA Tester
13 8 (4.52%) Automation Engineer
14 7 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
14 7 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
15 6 (3.39%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (32.77%) Spring
2 54 (30.51%) Hibernate
3 45 (25.42%) Java EE
4 44 (24.86%) Gherkin
5 40 (22.60%) REST
5 40 (22.60%) JMS
6 33 (18.64%) Struts
7 32 (18.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 29 (16.38%) Spring MVC
9 27 (15.25%) CSS
9 27 (15.25%) HTML
10 26 (14.69%) Web Services
11 23 (12.99%) J2EE
12 19 (10.73%) JAX-RS
13 13 (7.34%) AngularJS
14 12 (6.78%) Ajax
15 11 (6.21%) .NET
16 10 (5.65%) RESTful
17 9 (5.08%) Akka
18 7 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.65%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.39%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.39%) Physics
5 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.69%) Kindle
8 2 (1.13%) User Experience
8 2 (1.13%) DTV
9 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.56%) Xbox
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.90%) Linux
2 27 (15.25%) UNIX
3 4 (2.26%) Android
3 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (33.90%) TDD
4 57 (32.20%) BDD
5 48 (27.12%) Test Automation
6 47 (26.55%) Automation Testing
7 46 (25.99%) Scrum
8 35 (19.77%) Automated Testing
9 33 (18.64%) Domain-Driven Design
10 25 (14.12%) User Stories
11 24 (13.56%) Software Engineering
12 23 (12.99%) Regression Testing
13 21 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (11.30%) Test Management
15 19 (10.73%) Extreme Programming
16 18 (10.17%) E-Commerce
17 17 (9.60%) Manual Testing
18 15 (8.47%) Performance Testing
18 15 (8.47%) Requirements Management
18 15 (8.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 103 (58.19%) Java
2 37 (20.90%) Ruby
3 30 (16.95%) C#
4 26 (14.69%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.43%) Python
6 20 (11.30%) PHP
7 15 (8.47%) SQL
8 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.13%) Groovy
9 2 (1.13%) C
10 1 (0.56%) Scala
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) PHP5
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.86%) ISTQB
2 19 (10.73%) Degree
3 18 (10.17%) ISEB
4 7 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) MCPD
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCP
7 1 (0.56%) HND
7 1 (0.56%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (32.77%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (11.86%) Atlassian
2 10 (5.65%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.39%) Oracle
4 3 (1.69%) Zend
5 2 (1.13%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe
6 1 (0.56%) HP
6 1 (0.56%) TOWER Software
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