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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 315 298 375
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +77
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1009 1081 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.92% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.40% 5.68% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 886 839 627
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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +16.43%

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
18695 19017 16299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 16.26% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15713 15995 13872
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -19 940 £50,000 - 125
London -11 630 £55,000 +4.76% 80
City of London +21 159 £62,500 +19.04% 23
South East -3 87 £46,950 +17.37% 6
South West +24 62 £40,000 - 2
East of England +18 47 £44,750 -18.63% 2
Bristol +19 44 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -42 42 £33,500 -21.17% 19
North West -10 41 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Wales +10 31 £37,250 +14.61% 7
Scotland +21 30 £44,750 +19.33% 1
Hertfordshire -8 26 £55,750 +1.36% 1
South Wales -2 25 £37,000 +13.84% 6
West Yorkshire -31 23 £42,500 - 8
Leeds -24 22 £42,500 - 8
Berkshire +17 21 £52,500 -
Manchester +11 21 £38,750 -13.88% 7
Surrey +25 19 £47,500 +58.33% 4
Edinburgh +19 19 £53,250 +21.71% 1
South Yorkshire +12 19 £31,000 -17.33% 8
Sheffield +5 19 £31,000 -17.33% 8
East Midlands +4 19 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Hampshire -43 18 £30,000 -25.00% 2
East Sussex +39 14 £47,500 +37.68%
Cheshire -3 14 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Reading +13 12 £45,000 -16.27%
Watford +3 12 £35,000 -36.36%
Southampton +12 11 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Northamptonshire +9 11 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Newport +1 11 £37,000 +13.84% 1

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1483 (76.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1235 (64.02%) Selenium
3 1141 (59.15%) Java
4 1060 (54.95%) BDD
5 858 (44.48%) TDD
6 797 (41.32%) QA
7 680 (35.25%) Test Automation
8 668 (34.63%) Scrum
9 588 (30.48%) WebDriver
10 552 (28.62%) JavaScript
11 544 (28.20%) Ruby
12 509 (26.39%) JUnit
13 503 (26.08%) SQL
14 436 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
15 423 (21.93%) Git (software)
16 405 (21.00%) Jenkins
17 394 (20.43%) Finance
18 388 (20.11%) C#
19 367 (19.03%) Automated Testing
20 337 (17.47%) HTML
21 334 (17.31%) OO
22 331 (17.16%) JIRA
23 324 (16.80%) Spring
24 309 (16.02%) E-Commerce
25 289 (14.98%) Linux
26 288 (14.93%) CSS
27 279 (14.46%) Web Services
28 276 (14.31%) Gherkin
29 264 (13.69%) Open Source
30 262 (13.58%) XML

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 106 (5.50%) Node.js
2 81 (4.20%) Tomcat
3 66 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 65 (3.37%) Confluence
5 63 (3.27%) nginx
6 54 (2.80%) JBoss
7 46 (2.38%) Jetty
7 46 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
8 39 (2.02%) Apache Solr
8 39 (2.02%) Apache
9 36 (1.87%) IIS
10 32 (1.66%) OpenStack
11 28 (1.45%) CMS
12 20 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.83%) Mule
14 15 (0.78%) Mule ESB
15 8 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
15 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.36%) Drupal
16 7 (0.36%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 36 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.04%) Mingle
3 14 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.57%) MS Office
5 2 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.052%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.26%) Summit
3 4 (0.21%) Endur
4 1 (0.052%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.052%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 71 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.18%) SaaS
3 33 (1.71%) GitHub
4 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.67%) Heroku
6 11 (0.57%) PaaS
7 10 (0.52%) OpenShift
8 8 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.41%) Route 53
9 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.21%) Engine Yard
11 3 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.16%) Veeva
11 3 (0.16%) Trello
11 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.052%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.052%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 119 (6.17%) HTTP
2 53 (2.75%) Internet
3 18 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.62%) Firewall
5 11 (0.57%) Unified Communications
6 10 (0.52%) FTP
6 10 (0.52%) DVB
7 9 (0.47%) DNS
8 8 (0.41%) DHCP
8 8 (0.41%) Network Security
9 7 (0.36%) LDAP
9 7 (0.36%) Broadband
10 4 (0.21%) Multicast
10 4 (0.21%) AMQP
11 3 (0.16%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.16%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.16%) Wireless
12 2 (0.10%) ICMP
12 2 (0.10%) DSL
12 2 (0.10%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (8.24%) MongoDB
2 156 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 108 (5.60%) MySQL
4 104 (5.39%) Relational Database
5 85 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 70 (3.63%) RDBMS
7 63 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 61 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
9 58 (3.01%) Redis
10 55 (2.85%) Big Data
11 26 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 25 (1.30%) Oracle Database
13 19 (0.98%) Hazelcast
13 19 (0.98%) Neo4j
14 16 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.78%) Couchbase
16 13 (0.67%) MarkLogic
17 11 (0.57%) CouchDB
18 10 (0.52%) DbVisualizer
18 10 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1235 (64.02%) Selenium
2 588 (30.48%) WebDriver
3 509 (26.39%) JUnit
4 423 (21.93%) Git (software)
5 405 (21.00%) Jenkins
6 331 (17.16%) JIRA
7 262 (13.58%) Maven
8 217 (11.25%) SpecFlow
9 181 (9.38%) Subversion
10 166 (8.61%) JBehave
11 158 (8.19%) FitNesse
12 150 (7.78%) Mockito
13 147 (7.62%) JMeter
14 144 (7.47%) RSpec
15 133 (6.89%) TestNG
16 127 (6.58%) HP UFT
17 125 (6.48%) SoapUI
18 121 (6.27%) Appium
19 120 (6.22%) NUnit
20 118 (6.12%) Calabash
General
1 394 (20.43%) Finance
2 96 (4.98%) Games
3 84 (4.35%) Banking
4 67 (3.47%) Retail
5 42 (2.18%) Advertising
6 41 (2.13%) Law
7 39 (2.02%) Publishing
7 39 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.50%) Automotive
11 28 (1.45%) Back Office
12 27 (1.40%) Marketing
13 18 (0.93%) Front Office
14 8 (0.41%) Electronics
14 8 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.41%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.31%) Legal
16 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.052%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 718 (37.22%) Developer
2 339 (17.57%) Tester
3 327 (16.95%) Analyst
4 264 (13.69%) Java Developer
5 241 (12.49%) Test Analyst
6 180 (9.33%) Test Engineer
7 172 (8.92%) Automation Tester
8 163 (8.45%) QA Engineer
9 142 (7.36%) Senior Developer
10 112 (5.81%) QA Analyst
11 108 (5.60%) Software Engineer
12 102 (5.29%) Automation Engineer
13 96 (4.98%) AWS Developer
14 91 (4.72%) QA Tester
15 73 (3.78%) Test Automation Engineer
16 71 (3.68%) Ruby Developer
17 67 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
18 62 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
19 58 (3.01%) .NET Developer
20 50 (2.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (17.47%) HTML
2 324 (16.80%) Spring
3 288 (14.93%) CSS
4 279 (14.46%) Web Services
5 276 (14.31%) Gherkin
6 262 (13.58%) XML
7 211 (10.94%) .NET
8 209 (10.83%) RESTful
9 179 (9.28%) REST
10 173 (8.97%) Hibernate
11 154 (7.98%) JSON
12 144 (7.47%) jQuery
13 139 (7.21%) AngularJS
14 97 (5.03%) Java EE
15 96 (4.98%) ASP.NET
16 88 (4.56%) SOAP
17 86 (4.46%) J2EE
17 86 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
18 81 (4.20%) HTML5
19 79 (4.10%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (7.67%) Mobile App
3 81 (4.20%) User Experience
4 80 (4.15%) Computer Science
5 70 (3.63%) Client/Server
6 51 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 44 (2.28%) Blackberry
9 36 (1.87%) Blog
10 34 (1.76%) Equities
11 28 (1.45%) BBC
11 28 (1.45%) Derivative
11 28 (1.45%) Algorithms
12 27 (1.40%) Online Games
13 25 (1.30%) Fixed Income
14 23 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 18 (0.93%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.83%) Data Structures
17 14 (0.73%) iPhone
17 14 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 289 (14.98%) Linux
2 169 (8.76%) Android
3 164 (8.50%) Apple iOS
4 146 (7.57%) Windows
5 137 (7.10%) UNIX
6 30 (1.56%) Debian
7 21 (1.09%) CentOS
8 18 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
9 13 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.47%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1483 (76.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1060 (54.95%) BDD
3 858 (44.48%) TDD
4 680 (35.25%) Test Automation
5 668 (34.63%) Scrum
6 436 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
7 367 (19.03%) Automated Testing
8 334 (17.31%) OO
9 309 (16.02%) E-Commerce
10 264 (13.69%) Open Source
11 255 (13.22%) Test Scripting
12 211 (10.94%) Automation Testing
13 202 (10.47%) Manual Testing
14 200 (10.37%) MVC
15 196 (10.16%) Kanban
16 178 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
16 178 (9.23%) SDLC
17 177 (9.18%) Software Testing
18 171 (8.86%) Software Engineering
19 147 (7.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1141 (59.15%) Java
2 552 (28.62%) JavaScript
3 544 (28.20%) Ruby
4 503 (26.08%) SQL
5 388 (20.11%) C#
6 216 (11.20%) Python
7 183 (9.49%) Groovy
8 120 (6.22%) PHP
9 76 (3.94%) Perl
10 60 (3.11%) Scala
11 56 (2.90%) C++
12 42 (2.18%) Bash Shell
13 40 (2.07%) C
14 36 (1.87%) Objective-C
15 24 (1.24%) ActionScript
15 24 (1.24%) XQuery
16 23 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.04%) T-SQL
18 18 (0.93%) Lua
19 16 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 178 (9.23%) Degree
2 158 (8.19%) ISEB
3 119 (6.17%) ISTQB
4 28 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 14 (0.73%) HND
6 14 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.21%) MCP
8 4 (0.21%) MCPD
9 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.10%) PMP
10 2 (0.10%) MBA
11 1 (0.052%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 1 (0.052%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.052%) IC3 Certification
11 1 (0.052%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 797 (41.32%) QA
2 8 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.26%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (0.67%) Docker
2 6 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.16%) Xen
3 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.052%) vCloud
4 1 (0.052%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 95 (4.92%) Puppet
2 49 (2.54%) Ansible
3 32 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (1.24%) Vagrant
5 20 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.47%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.31%) Salt
8 3 (0.16%) Nmap
9 2 (0.10%) Mesos
10 1 (0.052%) Graphite
10 1 (0.052%) Apache Shiro
10 1 (0.052%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.052%) logstash
Vendors
1 167 (8.66%) Oracle
2 108 (5.60%) Microsoft
3 43 (2.23%) Atlassian
4 23 (1.19%) Google
5 21 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 19 (0.98%) Terracotta
7 18 (0.93%) HP
8 16 (0.83%) Perforce
9 14 (0.73%) Sybase
10 12 (0.62%) IBM
10 12 (0.62%) WorldPay
11 10 (0.52%) TIBCO
11 10 (0.52%) VMware
12 8 (0.41%) GoldenSource
12 8 (0.41%) Informatica
12 8 (0.41%) RightScale
13 7 (0.36%) Akamai
13 7 (0.36%) SAP
13 7 (0.36%) Zend
14 6 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus(15%) + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus and Shares and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago