The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 216 198 187
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 14 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% 1.92% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 12
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Cucumber
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
767 625 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.34% 11.75% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 697 548 546
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cucumber Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cucumber across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Cucumber Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Warwickshire -5 6 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Staffordshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £22,500 -
Coventry - 1 £52,500 -
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) TDD
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) Selenium
5 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) RESTful
6 8 (40.00%) Hudson
6 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (35.00%) QA
7 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (30.00%) BDD
9 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (25.00%) jQuery
9 5 (25.00%) Kanban
9 5 (25.00%) OOP
9 5 (25.00%) OO
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) JMS
9 5 (25.00%) SOA
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (25.00%) C#
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (25.00%) .NET
9 5 (25.00%) NUnit

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) Hudson
2 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (25.00%) NUnit
4 4 (20.00%) Maven
4 4 (20.00%) RSpec
5 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
5 3 (15.00%) WATIR
6 2 (10.00%) LoadUI
6 2 (10.00%) Spock
6 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (10.00%) jMock
6 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.00%) JIRA
6 2 (10.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) RESTful
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) JMS
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 4 (20.00%) JPA
4 4 (20.00%) Yii
4 4 (20.00%) CSS3
4 4 (20.00%) JAX-RS
4 4 (20.00%) RESTEasy
5 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (25.00%) Kanban
6 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) OOP
6 5 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) ATDD
9 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) Groovy
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Zend
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