The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 348 412 357
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -55
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 824 625 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.61% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.82% 3.82% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 691 522 651
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17100 16352 16726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.15% 15.94% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14503 13422 14587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cucumber
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber within the UK.

Cucumber Salary Trend in the UK

Cucumber
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Cucumber Salary Histogram in the UK

Cucumber
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England +55 783 £50,000 - 157
London +47 546 £55,000 +4.76% 112
City of London +47 126 £55,000 - 40
South East +51 98 £40,000 +17.64% 14
East of England +21 42 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Berkshire +18 36 £49,125 +22.81% 3
Hertfordshire +15 31 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Hampshire +7 30 £36,500 +12.30% 4
Scotland +14 27 £35,000 - 4
North West -18 27 £35,000 - 8
South West -2 26 £48,750 +30.00% 8
Bristol +7 25 £52,500 +40.00% 6
East Midlands +40 23 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Northamptonshire +17 22 £40,000 - 2
Northampton +14 22 £40,000 - 2
East Sussex +2 21 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Brighton +7 19 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Glasgow +27 18 £30,750 -5.38% 2
Manchester -15 13 £31,250 -18.83% 6
Portsmouth - 13 - -
Reading +11 12 £48,250 +37.85% 1
Cheshire +3 12 £37,500 - 2
Maidenhead - 12 £58,750 - 1
Watford -8 10 £55,000 +27.90%
Southampton - 10 £35,250 - 3
West Midlands -18 8 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Yorkshire -48 8 £35,000 +2.94% 5
South Wales -12 7 £36,250 -
Wales -13 7 £36,250 -
Leeds -33 7 £35,000 +2.94% 2

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1324 (76.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1121 (64.76%) BDD
3 961 (55.52%) Selenium
4 954 (55.11%) TDD
5 792 (45.75%) Java
6 698 (40.32%) Scrum
7 666 (38.47%) QA
8 651 (37.61%) Ruby
9 579 (33.45%) JavaScript
10 461 (26.63%) Test Automation
11 431 (24.90%) SQL
12 430 (24.84%) C#
13 414 (23.92%) WebDriver
14 407 (23.51%) OO
15 383 (22.13%) Git (software)
16 380 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
17 364 (21.03%) JIRA
18 357 (20.62%) HTML
19 348 (20.10%) E-Commerce
20 343 (19.82%) Jenkins
21 326 (18.83%) Web Services
22 325 (18.78%) JUnit
23 323 (18.66%) Automated Testing
24 300 (17.33%) .NET
25 289 (16.70%) Linux
26 277 (16.00%) Finance
27 270 (15.60%) NUnit
28 261 (15.08%) Gherkin
28 261 (15.08%) Open Source
29 251 (14.50%) CSS

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 122 (7.05%) Node.js
2 115 (6.64%) Confluence
3 109 (6.30%) IIS
4 86 (4.97%) nginx
5 81 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
6 65 (3.76%) Apache Solr
7 54 (3.12%) Tomcat
8 41 (2.37%) Apache
9 26 (1.50%) JBoss
10 25 (1.44%) CMS
10 25 (1.44%) Drupal
10 25 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.10%) WordPress
12 14 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (0.81%) GlassFish
13 12 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.40%) Joomla!
16 5 (0.29%) Mule
17 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 70 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.92%) Mingle
3 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.16%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.17%) Magento
3 3 (0.17%) Summit
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.85%) GitHub
2 78 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.43%) SaaS
4 19 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.46%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.29%) Heroku
7 4 (0.23%) Trello
8 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.058%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.27%) Internet
2 62 (3.58%) HTTP
3 11 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.52%) DSL
5 8 (0.46%) AMQP
6 6 (0.35%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.23%) FTP
7 4 (0.23%) Wireless
8 3 (0.17%) DVB
9 1 (0.058%) Intranet
9 1 (0.058%) DNS
9 1 (0.058%) SMS
9 1 (0.058%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 171 (9.88%) MongoDB
3 148 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 143 (8.26%) MySQL
5 124 (7.16%) Relational Database
6 88 (5.08%) Big Data
7 84 (4.85%) Redis
8 81 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 66 (3.81%) RavenDB
10 58 (3.35%) RDBMS
11 57 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
12 43 (2.48%) Hadoop
13 38 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 20 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.69%) Couchbase
16 12 (0.69%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.58%) Neo4j
18 9 (0.52%) Hazelcast
19 8 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 961 (55.52%) Selenium
2 414 (23.92%) WebDriver
3 383 (22.13%) Git (software)
4 364 (21.03%) JIRA
5 343 (19.82%) Jenkins
6 325 (18.78%) JUnit
7 270 (15.60%) NUnit
8 228 (13.17%) TeamCity
9 225 (13.00%) SpecFlow
10 193 (11.15%) Maven
11 176 (10.17%) Calabash
12 165 (9.53%) WATIR
13 161 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
14 159 (9.19%) RSpec
15 152 (8.78%) Rhino Mocks
16 130 (7.51%) Jasmine
17 117 (6.76%) Hudson
17 117 (6.76%) JBehave
18 107 (6.18%) Subversion
19 106 (6.12%) Moq
General
1 277 (16.00%) Finance
2 152 (8.78%) Retail
3 108 (6.24%) Games
4 83 (4.79%) Back Office
5 68 (3.93%) Marketing
6 53 (3.06%) Banking
7 48 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 48 (2.77%) Publishing
8 18 (1.04%) Advertising
9 15 (0.87%) Automotive
10 13 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.69%) Legal
11 12 (0.69%) Front Office
12 11 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.58%) Law
14 9 (0.52%) Music Industry
14 9 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.40%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 678 (39.17%) Developer
2 282 (16.29%) Analyst
3 248 (14.33%) Tester
4 219 (12.65%) Test Analyst
5 201 (11.61%) QA Engineer
6 175 (10.11%) Java Developer
7 166 (9.59%) Test Engineer
8 148 (8.55%) Senior Developer
9 118 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
10 99 (5.72%) Automation Tester
11 96 (5.55%) Software Developer
12 89 (5.14%) QA Analyst
13 75 (4.33%) Ruby Developer
13 75 (4.33%) Software Engineer
14 69 (3.99%) C# Developer
15 68 (3.93%) .NET Developer
16 65 (3.76%) QA Tester
17 62 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
18 60 (3.47%) Junior
19 53 (3.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (20.62%) HTML
2 326 (18.83%) Web Services
3 300 (17.33%) .NET
4 261 (15.08%) Gherkin
5 251 (14.50%) CSS
6 229 (13.23%) RESTful
7 210 (12.13%) REST
8 196 (11.32%) jQuery
9 194 (11.21%) XML
10 182 (10.51%) AngularJS
11 178 (10.28%) Spring
12 170 (9.82%) ASP.NET
13 155 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 149 (8.61%) SOAP
15 134 (7.74%) NHibernate
16 115 (6.64%) Backbone.js
17 114 (6.59%) HTML5
18 112 (6.47%) Ruby on Rails
19 106 (6.12%) MSMQ
20 104 (6.01%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 261 (15.08%) Open Source
2 138 (7.97%) Mobile App
3 105 (6.07%) User Experience
4 88 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 81 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (2.37%) Blog
7 40 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (2.25%) Blackberry
9 29 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 25 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
11 21 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 21 (1.21%) Digital Media
12 20 (1.16%) Visualisation
13 19 (1.10%) IPTV
14 18 (1.04%) BBC
14 18 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.04%) Online Gambling
15 15 (0.87%) Video on Demand
16 13 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 289 (16.70%) Linux
2 154 (8.90%) Apple iOS
3 151 (8.72%) UNIX
4 141 (8.15%) Android
5 136 (7.86%) Windows
6 37 (2.14%) Debian
7 18 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 14 (0.81%) CentOS
9 12 (0.69%) Solaris
10 11 (0.64%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
12 8 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.058%) AIX
15 1 (0.058%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1324 (76.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1121 (64.76%) BDD
3 954 (55.11%) TDD
4 698 (40.32%) Scrum
5 461 (26.63%) Test Automation
6 407 (23.51%) OO
7 380 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 348 (20.10%) E-Commerce
9 323 (18.66%) Automated Testing
10 242 (13.98%) Pair Programming
11 230 (13.29%) MVC
12 219 (12.65%) Test Scripting
13 217 (12.54%) Software Engineering
14 200 (11.55%) Automation Testing
15 177 (10.23%) Manual Testing
16 164 (9.47%) Kanban
17 153 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 135 (7.80%) Refactoring
19 132 (7.63%) OOD
20 123 (7.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 792 (45.75%) Java
2 651 (37.61%) Ruby
3 579 (33.45%) JavaScript
4 431 (24.90%) SQL
5 430 (24.84%) C#
6 144 (8.32%) Python
7 95 (5.49%) PHP
8 86 (4.97%) VB.NET
9 71 (4.10%) Groovy
9 71 (4.10%) Perl
10 68 (3.93%) C++
11 38 (2.20%) Scala
12 27 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.44%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.39%) C
15 23 (1.33%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.33%) CoffeeScript
16 20 (1.16%) Shell Script
17 17 (0.98%) VB
18 16 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 175 (10.11%) Degree
2 162 (9.36%) ISEB
3 130 (7.51%) ISTQB
4 47 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.52%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 9 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 9 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (0.23%) CSQA
10 3 (0.17%) HND
11 2 (0.12%) IIBA
11 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 666 (38.47%) QA
2 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.29%) Cygwin
3 4 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.12%) HDFS
4 2 (0.12%) Docker
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.058%) KVM
Systems Management
1 76 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
2 69 (3.99%) Puppet
3 55 (3.18%) Ansible
4 26 (1.50%) Capistrano
5 13 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.12%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.12%) Graphite
6 2 (0.12%) logstash
6 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.058%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 146 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 130 (7.51%) Oracle
3 64 (3.70%) Endeca
4 63 (3.64%) RedPrairie
5 52 (3.00%) HP
6 36 (2.08%) Google
7 30 (1.73%) Zend
8 19 (1.10%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.52%) Sony
9 9 (0.52%) Apple
9 9 (0.52%) Terracotta
10 7 (0.40%) Cerillion
10 7 (0.40%) Toshiba
10 7 (0.40%) SAP
10 7 (0.40%) Nokia
10 7 (0.40%) Siemens
10 7 (0.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 7 (0.40%) hybris
10 7 (0.40%) Twitter
11 6 (0.35%) Red Hat
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Medical, Pension
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum +12.5% bonus +10% pension ++
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
thecitysecret Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT People First
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday