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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 62 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.91% 0.99% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.53% 7.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £43,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
95 51 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.16% 12.62% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66 42 33
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 27 January 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Selenium
1 24 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 24 (100.00%) BDD
2 23 (95.83%) RESTful
2 23 (95.83%) JBehave
2 23 (95.83%) Test Scripting
2 23 (95.83%) Java
2 23 (95.83%) SQL
2 23 (95.83%) JUnit
2 23 (95.83%) XML
2 23 (95.83%) Ruby
2 23 (95.83%) Software Testing
3 22 (91.67%) NUnit
3 22 (91.67%) Web Services
3 22 (91.67%) C#
3 22 (91.67%) Open Source
3 22 (91.67%) SpecFlow
3 22 (91.67%) Gherkin
3 22 (91.67%) Jenkins
3 22 (91.67%) Calabash
3 22 (91.67%) WATIR
4 13 (54.17%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Subversion
5 2 (8.33%) Document Management

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
1 1 (4.17%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 24 (100.00%) Selenium
2 23 (95.83%) JBehave
2 23 (95.83%) JUnit
3 22 (91.67%) NUnit
3 22 (91.67%) SpecFlow
3 22 (91.67%) Jenkins
3 22 (91.67%) Calabash
3 22 (91.67%) WATIR
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
5 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Tester
3 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) XML
1 23 (95.83%) RESTful
2 22 (91.67%) Gherkin
2 22 (91.67%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) Flash
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (91.67%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 24 (100.00%) BDD
2 23 (95.83%) Test Scripting
2 23 (95.83%) Software Testing
3 13 (54.17%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Document Management
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
1 23 (95.83%) SQL
1 23 (95.83%) Ruby
2 22 (91.67%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) hybris