Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 191 232
Rank change year-on-year -8 +41 +56
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 63 67 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.96% 1.07% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.70% 5.88% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 63 51
Berkshire median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £34,975 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £60,375 £63,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -4.20%

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,105 1,139 1,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.88% 18.21% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 963 962 1,077
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Berkshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Berkshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Berkshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +20 32 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Reading -4 16 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Maidenhead -33 13 £60,000 - 2
Wokingham - 1 £45,000 -
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 50 (79.37%) BDD
2 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (65.08%) Test Automation
4 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
5 30 (47.62%) Selenium
6 28 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 25 (39.68%) ISEB
8 24 (38.10%) Scrum
9 23 (36.51%) TDD
10 21 (33.33%) Linux
11 20 (31.75%) Java
11 20 (31.75%) Finance
12 18 (28.57%) SpecFlow
13 17 (26.98%) SDLC
13 17 (26.98%) JIRA
13 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
14 16 (25.40%) Gherkin
15 15 (23.81%) ISTQB
15 15 (23.81%) Atlassian
16 14 (22.22%) Process Improvement
16 14 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
17 13 (20.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (20.63%) Performance Testing
17 13 (20.63%) Ubuntu
18 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (19.05%) VMware
18 12 (19.05%) C#
18 12 (19.05%) Python

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Azure Functions
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.94%) Serverless
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (4.76%) GitHub
4 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) AMQP
3 2 (3.17%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.59%) 2G
4 1 (1.59%) 3G
4 1 (1.59%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon QuickSight
3 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.35%) Hazelcast
3 4 (6.35%) Pentaho
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (47.62%) Selenium
2 28 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 18 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 17 (26.98%) JIRA
5 8 (12.70%) JMeter
6 7 (11.11%) Ant
6 7 (11.11%) JUnit
6 7 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 6 (9.52%) Appium
7 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
8 5 (7.94%) NUnit
8 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
9 4 (6.35%) Gatling
9 4 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (6.35%) Subversion
9 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.76%) PyCharm
10 3 (4.76%) Robot Framework
10 3 (4.76%) Sikuli
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Electronics
2 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Tester
3 14 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) Software Tester
5 12 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Manual Tester
7 9 (14.29%) QA Engineer
8 8 (12.70%) Java Engineer
9 7 (11.11%) Automation Tester
10 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
10 6 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (7.94%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (7.94%) QA Test Engineer
11 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Engineer
11 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 5 (7.94%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (7.94%) Web Tester
12 4 (6.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 4 (6.35%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) Gherkin
2 8 (12.70%) Web Services
3 6 (9.52%) Spring
4 5 (7.94%) .NET
4 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
4 5 (7.94%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (7.94%) RESTful
5 4 (6.35%) CSS
5 4 (6.35%) HTML
5 4 (6.35%) J2EE
5 4 (6.35%) JPA
5 4 (6.35%) Middleware
6 3 (4.76%) GWT
6 3 (4.76%) REST
7 2 (3.17%) React
7 2 (3.17%) SOAP
8 1 (1.59%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.59%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Blog
4 1 (1.59%) Handset
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Ubuntu
3 12 (19.05%) Windows
4 5 (7.94%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) CentOS
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (79.37%) BDD
2 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (65.08%) Test Automation
4 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
5 24 (38.10%) Scrum
6 23 (36.51%) TDD
7 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (26.98%) SDLC
8 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
9 14 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (22.22%) Process Improvement
10 13 (20.63%) Performance Testing
11 12 (19.05%) Scenario Testing
12 11 (17.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (17.46%) Microservices
13 10 (15.87%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (7.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) C#
2 12 (19.05%) Python
3 8 (12.70%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) Java 8
6 3 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) C++
7 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) ISEB
2 15 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 13 (20.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.87%) Docker
3 4 (6.35%) Firmware
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Ansible
2 4 (6.35%) Terraform
3 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Atlassian
2 12 (19.05%) VMware
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) Birst
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat