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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 291 370 432
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +62
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1088 683 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.81% 4.21% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 791 588 513
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%

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
18734 16222 17027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.25% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15523 13820 14720
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 +84 1045 £50,000 - 131
London +66 680 £52,500 - 79
South East +70 151 £35,000 -12.50% 20
City of London +30 139 £52,500 - 20
Hampshire +48 82 £35,000 -17.64% 9
Yorkshire -17 76 £37,500 +10.29% 8
Portsmouth +33 69 - - 3
North West +6 54 £35,000 +8.52% 7
West Yorkshire -20 54 £42,500 +25.00% 3
Leeds -11 52 £42,500 +25.00% 3
South West -9 39 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Cheshire +16 29 £35,000 - 6
Scotland -5 25 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Surrey +10 23 £30,000 -45.45% 5
East of England +5 23 £55,000 +29.41% 9
East Midlands +1 23 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Brighton -17 20 £34,000 -6.84% 3
East Sussex -22 20 £34,000 -6.84% 3
Glasgow +7 18 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Bristol -20 14 £65,000 +73.33% 4
Merseyside +9 13 £35,000 +10.23%
York +7 13 £28,500 - 3
Liverpool +4 13 £35,000 +10.23%
North Yorkshire -7 13 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Wiltshire - 13 £30,500 -
Hertfordshire -9 12 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Berkshire -10 12 £51,500 +28.75% 3
Nottingham +6 11 £43,750 +13.63% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 11 £43,750 +13.63% 1
Guildford +17 10 £30,000 -31.42% 1

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1185 (60.43%) BDD
2 1134 (57.83%) Selenium
3 1094 (55.79%) TDD
4 936 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
5 920 (46.91%) Java
6 794 (40.49%) Ruby
7 787 (40.13%) QA
8 720 (36.72%) Scrum
9 689 (35.14%) JavaScript
10 514 (26.21%) C#
11 506 (25.80%) Continuous Integration
12 502 (25.60%) E-Commerce
13 483 (24.63%) Web Services
14 450 (22.95%) HTML
15 449 (22.90%) SQL
15 449 (22.90%) WebDriver
16 441 (22.49%) Git (software)
17 426 (21.72%) .NET
18 414 (21.11%) Test Automation
19 392 (19.99%) Jenkins
20 389 (19.84%) CSS
21 384 (19.58%) OO
22 355 (18.10%) MVC
23 348 (17.75%) Open Source
24 346 (17.64%) JUnit
24 346 (17.64%) JIRA
25 316 (16.11%) Finance
26 315 (16.06%) REST
27 298 (15.20%) Gherkin
27 298 (15.20%) SQL Server

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 130 (6.63%) Confluence
2 127 (6.48%) Node.js
3 111 (5.66%) IIS
4 89 (4.54%) Tomcat
5 61 (3.11%) nginx
6 49 (2.50%) Apache Solr
7 47 (2.40%) Apache
8 44 (2.24%) WebSphere
9 40 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
10 39 (1.99%) CMS
11 23 (1.17%) Drupal
12 22 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
13 20 (1.02%) GlassFish
14 19 (0.97%) WordPress
15 9 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
17 7 (0.36%) Mule
18 5 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
18 5 (0.25%) Umbraco
18 5 (0.25%) Alfresco
Applications
1 69 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.10%) Mingle
4 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (1.17%) Magento
2 16 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.51%) JDE OneWorld
4 6 (0.31%) assyst
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (5.56%) GitHub
3 46 (2.35%) SaaS
4 13 (0.66%) Heroku
5 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.15%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.10%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.051%) PaaS
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.051%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.77%) Internet
2 60 (3.06%) HTTP
3 8 (0.41%) PuTTY
4 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.20%) DSL
4 4 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.15%) AMQP
6 2 (0.10%) LDAP
7 1 (0.051%) LAN
7 1 (0.051%) SMS
7 1 (0.051%) DNS
7 1 (0.051%) SSL
7 1 (0.051%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 216 (11.01%) MySQL
3 158 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 127 (6.48%) MongoDB
5 122 (6.22%) NoSQL
6 95 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
7 86 (4.39%) Big Data
8 84 (4.28%) RavenDB
9 67 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 62 (3.16%) Redis
11 58 (2.96%) RDBMS
12 36 (1.84%) Hadoop
12 36 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 14 (0.71%) Oracle Database
17 13 (0.66%) CouchDB
18 12 (0.61%) Informix
19 8 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1134 (57.83%) Selenium
2 449 (22.90%) WebDriver
3 441 (22.49%) Git (software)
4 392 (19.99%) Jenkins
5 346 (17.64%) JIRA
5 346 (17.64%) JUnit
6 234 (11.93%) WATIR
7 232 (11.83%) SpecFlow
8 230 (11.73%) Maven
9 212 (10.81%) NUnit
10 204 (10.40%) TeamCity
11 193 (9.84%) Subversion
12 177 (9.03%) RSpec
13 175 (8.92%) JBehave
14 174 (8.87%) Hudson
15 149 (7.60%) Calabash
16 147 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
17 137 (6.99%) JMeter
18 136 (6.94%) QuickTest Pro
19 129 (6.58%) FitNesse
General
1 316 (16.11%) Finance
2 197 (10.05%) Retail
3 118 (6.02%) Games
4 106 (5.41%) Marketing
5 66 (3.37%) Back Office
6 55 (2.80%) Banking
7 51 (2.60%) Publishing
8 41 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.89%) Advertising
10 26 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 16 (0.82%) Music Industry
13 13 (0.66%) Front Office
14 8 (0.41%) Legal
15 7 (0.36%) Law
15 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.25%) Electronics
16 5 (0.25%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
18 2 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 854 (43.55%) Developer
2 292 (14.89%) Analyst
3 258 (13.16%) QA Engineer
4 248 (12.65%) Test Analyst
5 239 (12.19%) Java Developer
6 224 (11.42%) Tester
7 216 (11.01%) Senior Developer
8 199 (10.15%) Test Engineer
9 144 (7.34%) Automation Engineer
10 124 (6.32%) .NET Developer
11 85 (4.33%) Automation Tester
12 84 (4.28%) QA Analyst
13 81 (4.13%) QA Automation Engineer
14 75 (3.82%) Software Developer
15 69 (3.52%) Junior
15 69 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
16 63 (3.21%) C# Developer
17 61 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
18 60 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
19 59 (3.01%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (24.63%) Web Services
2 450 (22.95%) HTML
3 426 (21.72%) .NET
4 389 (19.84%) CSS
5 315 (16.06%) REST
6 298 (15.20%) Gherkin
7 252 (12.85%) XML
8 249 (12.70%) RESTful
9 243 (12.39%) jQuery
10 242 (12.34%) SOAP
11 228 (11.63%) ASP.NET
12 227 (11.58%) Spring
13 210 (10.71%) AngularJS
14 204 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 186 (9.48%) Ruby on Rails
16 185 (9.43%) HTML5
17 156 (7.96%) NHibernate
18 155 (7.90%) Hibernate
19 152 (7.75%) Backbone.js
20 145 (7.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 348 (17.75%) Open Source
2 136 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 127 (6.48%) Computer Science
4 77 (3.93%) Blackberry
5 73 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (1.78%) Blog
7 29 (1.48%) Digital Media
8 23 (1.17%) IPTV
9 22 (1.12%) Video on Demand
10 17 (0.87%) iPad
10 17 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 15 (0.76%) Social Media
12 14 (0.71%) Statistics
12 14 (0.71%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.61%) Taxonomies
13 12 (0.61%) Online Games
13 12 (0.61%) Online Gambling
13 12 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
14 11 (0.56%) Visualisation
14 11 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 272 (13.87%) Linux
2 185 (9.43%) Android
3 158 (8.06%) UNIX
4 138 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 113 (5.76%) Windows
6 38 (1.94%) Solaris
7 21 (1.07%) Debian
8 11 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
10 9 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.31%) AIX
12 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.10%) CentOS
15 1 (0.051%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1185 (60.43%) BDD
2 1094 (55.79%) TDD
3 936 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 720 (36.72%) Scrum
5 506 (25.80%) Continuous Integration
6 502 (25.60%) E-Commerce
7 414 (21.11%) Test Automation
8 384 (19.58%) OO
9 355 (18.10%) MVC
10 297 (15.15%) Automated Testing
11 286 (14.58%) Test Scripting
12 251 (12.80%) Software Engineering
13 244 (12.44%) Pair Programming
14 220 (11.22%) Kanban
15 205 (10.45%) Automation Testing
16 179 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 167 (8.52%) Software Testing
18 159 (8.11%) User Stories
19 154 (7.85%) Unit Testing
20 148 (7.55%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 920 (46.91%) Java
2 794 (40.49%) Ruby
3 689 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 514 (26.21%) C#
5 449 (22.90%) SQL
6 248 (12.65%) PHP
7 230 (11.73%) Python
8 106 (5.41%) VB.NET
9 91 (4.64%) C++
10 80 (4.08%) Groovy
11 64 (3.26%) C
12 44 (2.24%) Scala
13 41 (2.09%) Perl
14 33 (1.68%) CoffeeScript
15 30 (1.53%) T-SQL
16 27 (1.38%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.12%) Bash Shell
18 21 (1.07%) VB
18 21 (1.07%) RubyMotion
19 19 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 253 (12.90%) Degree
2 126 (6.43%) ISEB
3 95 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 26 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.46%) MBA
8 8 (0.41%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.15%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.10%) PMP
11 2 (0.10%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 2 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.10%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.051%) IIBA
12 1 (0.051%) CITP
12 1 (0.051%) OCPJWCD
12 1 (0.051%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.051%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 787 (40.13%) QA
2 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.051%) Section 508
System Software
1 15 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (0.46%) Varnish
3 5 (0.25%) HDFS
4 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.051%) KVM
5 1 (0.051%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.051%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 79 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
2 65 (3.31%) Puppet
3 37 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.43%) Ansible
5 22 (1.12%) Capistrano
6 12 (0.61%) Nagios
6 12 (0.61%) ZABBIX
6 12 (0.61%) Zenoss
6 12 (0.61%) logstash
6 12 (0.61%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.15%) CA LISA
7 3 (0.15%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.051%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 198 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 129 (6.58%) Oracle
3 84 (4.28%) HP
3 84 (4.28%) Endeca
3 84 (4.28%) RedPrairie
4 59 (3.01%) JBoss
5 48 (2.45%) Facebook
6 41 (2.09%) Google
7 36 (1.84%) Twitter
8 33 (1.68%) Adobe
9 31 (1.58%) Zend
10 22 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 13 (0.66%) Perforce
12 11 (0.56%) Sony
12 11 (0.56%) Toshiba
13 10 (0.51%) IBM
14 8 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.41%) Compuware
14 8 (0.41%) Apple
14 8 (0.41%) Xamarin
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Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
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Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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