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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 286 293 372
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +79
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1076 1068 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 0.92% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.68% 5.72% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 934 766 600
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.58%

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
18945 18663 16270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.39% 16.14% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15457 13877
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +1 1009 £50,000 - 141
London +1 622 £55,000 +4.76% 69
City of London +65 179 £62,500 +19.04% 26
South East -35 117 £47,250 +35.00% 15
South West +22 69 £40,000 -20.00% 4
North West +3 59 £40,000 +14.28% 22
East of England +43 58 £45,000 -18.18% 10
Yorkshire -9 51 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Bristol +17 43 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Manchester +35 34 £40,000 -27.27% 15
West Yorkshire -15 32 £42,500 - 7
Wales +18 31 £36,250 +16.93% 5
Leeds -2 30 £42,500 - 7
Surrey +17 28 £55,000 +83.33% 3
East Midlands +15 27 £45,000 - 4
Hertfordshire +11 27 £72,500 +31.81% 10
Scotland +9 27 £41,000 +9.33% 4
Berkshire +28 26 £52,500 +1.94% 4
South Wales +3 25 £36,000 +16.12% 4
Cheshire -11 20 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Hampshire -39 19 £30,000 -14.28% 7
South Yorkshire +11 18 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Sheffield +8 18 £31,000 -17.33% 1
East Sussex +11 17 £45,000 +30.43%
Somerset +13 16 £39,250 -21.50%
Northamptonshire +4 15 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Egham - 15 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +13 14 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Northampton +7 14 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +25 13 £44,500 +7.87%

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1536 (77.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1294 (65.39%) Selenium
3 1167 (58.97%) Java
4 1080 (54.57%) BDD
5 850 (42.95%) TDD
6 809 (40.88%) QA
7 693 (35.02%) Test Automation
8 677 (34.21%) Scrum
9 584 (29.51%) WebDriver
10 537 (27.13%) Ruby
11 536 (27.08%) JavaScript
12 513 (25.92%) JUnit
13 492 (24.86%) SQL
14 457 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
15 427 (21.58%) Jenkins
16 426 (21.53%) C#
17 421 (21.27%) Git (software)
18 410 (20.72%) Finance
19 363 (18.34%) Automated Testing
20 340 (17.18%) HTML
21 335 (16.93%) Spring
22 334 (16.88%) JIRA
23 326 (16.47%) OO
24 325 (16.42%) Gherkin
25 291 (14.70%) Web Services
26 284 (14.35%) E-Commerce
27 278 (14.05%) CSS
28 273 (13.79%) Maven
29 262 (13.24%) Linux
30 261 (13.19%) Open Source

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 99 (5.00%) Node.js
2 80 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 69 (3.49%) JBoss
4 66 (3.34%) WebSphere
5 63 (3.18%) Confluence
6 52 (2.63%) nginx
7 43 (2.17%) Jetty
8 42 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
9 38 (1.92%) Apache Solr
9 38 (1.92%) IIS
10 33 (1.67%) CMS
11 32 (1.62%) Apache
12 27 (1.36%) Mule
12 27 (1.36%) OpenStack
13 26 (1.31%) WebLogic
14 22 (1.11%) Mule ESB
15 14 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
16 12 (0.61%) TorqueBox
17 10 (0.51%) Drupal
18 7 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 41 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 17 (0.86%) Mingle
3 11 (0.56%) MS Office
4 2 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.051%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.051%) MS Project
5 1 (0.051%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.25%) Summit
3 4 (0.20%) Endur
4 1 (0.051%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.051%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (1.92%) SaaS
3 33 (1.67%) GitHub
4 21 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.66%) Heroku
5 13 (0.66%) OpenShift
6 11 (0.56%) PaaS
7 9 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (0.40%) Route 53
9 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.20%) Engine Yard
12 3 (0.15%) Trello
12 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.051%) Lucidchart
13 1 (0.051%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.051%) Office 365
13 1 (0.051%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 117 (5.91%) HTTP
2 56 (2.83%) Internet
3 14 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.61%) Firewall
5 11 (0.56%) Unified Communications
6 9 (0.45%) DNS
6 9 (0.45%) DVB
7 8 (0.40%) DHCP
7 8 (0.40%) Network Security
8 7 (0.35%) FTP
8 7 (0.35%) Broadband
9 5 (0.25%) LDAP
10 4 (0.20%) Multicast
11 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.15%) Wireless
11 3 (0.15%) AMQP
12 2 (0.10%) LTE
12 2 (0.10%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.10%) GSM
12 2 (0.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 139 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 111 (5.61%) MySQL
4 100 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 81 (4.09%) NoSQL
6 69 (3.49%) RDBMS
7 66 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
8 62 (3.13%) Big Data
9 51 (2.58%) Redis
10 48 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 39 (1.97%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.96%) Hazelcast
14 18 (0.91%) Neo4j
15 17 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (0.76%) Couchbase
17 14 (0.71%) DbVisualizer
17 14 (0.71%) DB2
18 13 (0.66%) MarkLogic
19 9 (0.45%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1294 (65.39%) Selenium
2 584 (29.51%) WebDriver
3 513 (25.92%) JUnit
4 427 (21.58%) Jenkins
5 421 (21.27%) Git (software)
6 334 (16.88%) JIRA
7 273 (13.79%) Maven
8 244 (12.33%) SpecFlow
9 180 (9.10%) FitNesse
10 177 (8.94%) Subversion
11 163 (8.24%) Mockito
12 154 (7.78%) JBehave
13 153 (7.73%) JMeter
14 142 (7.18%) RSpec
15 141 (7.12%) SoapUI
16 138 (6.97%) HP UFT
17 129 (6.52%) NUnit
18 119 (6.01%) TestNG
19 117 (5.91%) Eclipse
20 109 (5.51%) Appium
General
1 410 (20.72%) Finance
2 101 (5.10%) Games
3 72 (3.64%) Banking
4 69 (3.49%) Retail
5 45 (2.27%) Law
6 41 (2.07%) Publishing
7 38 (1.92%) Advertising
7 38 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.62%) Marketing
9 31 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 30 (1.52%) Automotive
11 28 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.36%) Back Office
13 21 (1.06%) Front Office
14 6 (0.30%) Electronics
14 6 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.30%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.20%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.15%) Legal
17 2 (0.10%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 713 (36.03%) Developer
2 377 (19.05%) Tester
3 310 (15.66%) Analyst
4 283 (14.30%) Java Developer
5 228 (11.52%) Test Analyst
6 201 (10.16%) Test Engineer
7 188 (9.50%) Automation Tester
8 163 (8.24%) Senior Developer
9 147 (7.43%) QA Engineer
10 119 (6.01%) Automation Engineer
11 115 (5.81%) QA Analyst
12 108 (5.46%) Software Engineer
13 103 (5.20%) QA Tester
14 94 (4.75%) AWS Developer
15 85 (4.30%) Test Automation Engineer
15 85 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
16 74 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
17 72 (3.64%) Ruby Developer
18 60 (3.03%) Selenium Tester
19 57 (2.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (17.18%) HTML
2 335 (16.93%) Spring
3 325 (16.42%) Gherkin
4 291 (14.70%) Web Services
5 278 (14.05%) CSS
6 249 (12.58%) .NET
7 247 (12.48%) XML
8 207 (10.46%) RESTful
9 181 (9.15%) REST
10 178 (8.99%) Hibernate
11 144 (7.28%) JSON
12 141 (7.12%) AngularJS
13 118 (5.96%) jQuery
14 110 (5.56%) SOAP
15 109 (5.51%) J2EE
15 109 (5.51%) Java EE
16 93 (4.70%) ASP.NET
17 87 (4.40%) Spring MVC
18 85 (4.30%) Ruby on Rails
19 75 (3.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 153 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (7.07%) Mobile App
3 91 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 85 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 82 (4.14%) User Experience
6 65 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 49 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (2.27%) Blackberry
9 42 (2.12%) Equities
10 38 (1.92%) Derivative
11 35 (1.77%) Fixed Income
12 31 (1.57%) Blog
12 31 (1.57%) Online Games
13 28 (1.41%) Algorithms
13 28 (1.41%) BBC
14 22 (1.11%) Digital Media
14 22 (1.11%) Public Cloud
15 21 (1.06%) Mathematics
16 20 (1.01%) Physics
17 14 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 262 (13.24%) Linux
2 163 (8.24%) UNIX
2 163 (8.24%) Windows
3 159 (8.03%) Android
4 149 (7.53%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.36%) Debian
6 20 (1.01%) CentOS
7 17 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.10%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1536 (77.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1080 (54.57%) BDD
3 850 (42.95%) TDD
4 693 (35.02%) Test Automation
5 677 (34.21%) Scrum
6 457 (23.09%) Continuous Integration
7 363 (18.34%) Automated Testing
8 326 (16.47%) OO
9 284 (14.35%) E-Commerce
10 261 (13.19%) Open Source
11 257 (12.99%) Test Scripting
12 239 (12.08%) Automation Testing
13 216 (10.91%) MVC
14 199 (10.06%) SDLC
15 195 (9.85%) Kanban
16 192 (9.70%) Software Testing
17 186 (9.40%) Manual Testing
18 176 (8.89%) Software Engineering
19 164 (8.29%) Continuous Delivery
20 154 (7.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1167 (58.97%) Java
2 537 (27.13%) Ruby
3 536 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 492 (24.86%) SQL
5 426 (21.53%) C#
6 212 (10.71%) Python
7 187 (9.45%) Groovy
8 123 (6.22%) PHP
9 64 (3.23%) Perl
10 59 (2.98%) C++
11 57 (2.88%) Scala
12 51 (2.58%) C
13 48 (2.43%) Bash Shell
14 28 (1.41%) XQuery
14 28 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 26 (1.31%) T-SQL
16 25 (1.26%) Objective-C
16 25 (1.26%) ActionScript
17 17 (0.86%) Lua
18 16 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 199 (10.06%) Degree
2 172 (8.69%) ISEB
3 149 (7.53%) ISTQB
4 36 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 16 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.51%) HND
8 9 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.10%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.10%) MBA
10 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.051%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.051%) IC3 Certification
11 1 (0.051%) IIBA
11 1 (0.051%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 809 (40.88%) QA
2 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.25%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.051%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (0.76%) Docker
2 7 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.15%) Xen
3 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.051%) vCloud
5 1 (0.051%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 81 (4.09%) Puppet
2 43 (2.17%) Ansible
3 36 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
4 23 (1.16%) Vagrant
4 23 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.45%) Capistrano
6 6 (0.30%) Salt
7 4 (0.20%) Mesos
8 3 (0.15%) Nmap
9 1 (0.051%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.051%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 168 (8.49%) Oracle
2 132 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (1.77%) Atlassian
4 25 (1.26%) HP
5 21 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 17 (0.86%) Terracotta
7 16 (0.81%) Perforce
7 16 (0.81%) IBM
8 15 (0.76%) Sybase
8 15 (0.76%) Google
9 13 (0.66%) VMware
10 9 (0.45%) GoldenSource
10 9 (0.45%) TIBCO
10 9 (0.45%) WorldPay
11 8 (0.40%) Adobe
11 8 (0.40%) Zend
11 8 (0.40%) hybris
11 8 (0.40%) RightScale
12 7 (0.35%) SAP
12 7 (0.35%) Informatica
Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Health + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: Health, Vision & Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £65,000 per annum £65K + Bonus + Bens + Shares etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday