The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 76 87 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 7 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 0.11% 2.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.93% 0.75% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 22
Average salary £35,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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 Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
142 133 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.60% 15.22% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 112 127 99
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in Southampton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Python
2 15 (88.24%) BDD
3 13 (76.47%) Selenium
3 13 (76.47%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (64.71%) LoadRunner
4 11 (64.71%) PHP
4 11 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
4 11 (64.71%) JIRA
4 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Web Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Test Management
4 11 (64.71%) System Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Gherkin
4 11 (64.71%) User Stories
4 11 (64.71%) Mobile App
4 11 (64.71%) Automation Testing
5 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 10 (58.82%) QA
6 9 (52.94%) Selenium IDE
7 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (41.18%) SaaS
9 6 (35.29%) RSpec
9 6 (35.29%) Scrum
9 6 (35.29%) Java
9 6 (35.29%) Jenkins

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (64.71%) LoadRunner
2 11 (64.71%) JIRA
3 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
4 9 (52.94%) Selenium IDE
5 6 (35.29%) RSpec
5 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 2 (11.76%) Maven
6 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Kindle
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) BDD
3 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Web Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Test Management
3 11 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
3 11 (64.71%) User Stories
3 11 (64.71%) Automation Testing
3 11 (64.71%) System Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
8 2 (11.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
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