The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 62 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.20% 0.26% -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.11% 1.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Cucumber
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
76 53 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.84% 13.91% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 55 43 33
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in Watford

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 22 (95.65%) BDD
2 21 (91.30%) SpecFlow
3 20 (86.96%) Selenium
3 20 (86.96%) SQL
4 19 (82.61%) Java
4 19 (82.61%) Ruby
4 19 (82.61%) Software Testing
4 19 (82.61%) XML
4 19 (82.61%) Test Scripting
4 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
4 19 (82.61%) RESTful
4 19 (82.61%) Gherkin
5 18 (78.26%) Jenkins
5 18 (78.26%) Calabash
5 18 (78.26%) Open Source
5 18 (78.26%) JBehave
5 18 (78.26%) WATIR
5 18 (78.26%) NUnit
5 18 (78.26%) C#
5 18 (78.26%) JUnit
5 18 (78.26%) Web Services
6 13 (56.52%) OO
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) QA
8 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) FitNesse
8 3 (13.04%) SaaS
9 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) SpecFlow
2 20 (86.96%) Selenium
3 18 (78.26%) JUnit
3 18 (78.26%) NUnit
3 18 (78.26%) Jenkins
3 18 (78.26%) Calabash
3 18 (78.26%) JBehave
3 18 (78.26%) WATIR
4 3 (13.04%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Manager
4 3 (13.04%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) XML
1 19 (82.61%) RESTful
1 19 (82.61%) Gherkin
2 18 (78.26%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Flash
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) BDD
2 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
2 19 (82.61%) Software Testing
2 19 (82.61%) Test Scripting
3 13 (56.52%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 19 (82.61%) Ruby
2 19 (82.61%) Java
3 18 (78.26%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA