Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 218 292
Rank change year-on-year +33 +74 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 70 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.12% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.97% 6.23% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 82 46 47
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £39,750
90th Percentile £63,625 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +28.57%

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 1172 1269 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.71% 14.58% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1096 1160
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Reading +19 35 £52,500 - 2
Newbury +2 21 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough +6 3 £65,000 -
Maidenhead +22 2 £45,000 -4.76%
Cucumber
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 63 (90.00%) Selenium
2 61 (87.14%) Test Automation
3 59 (84.29%) Java
4 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (67.14%) BDD
6 33 (47.14%) WebDriver
7 30 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 30 (42.86%) QA
8 27 (38.57%) Scrum
9 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
10 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 20 (28.57%) Web Services
11 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (25.71%) Subversion
12 18 (25.71%) ISTQB
13 17 (24.29%) C#
14 16 (22.86%) HTML
14 16 (22.86%) CSS
14 16 (22.86%) Finance
14 16 (22.86%) TDD
14 16 (22.86%) Open Source
15 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
15 15 (21.43%) JIRA
15 15 (21.43%) JMeter
15 15 (21.43%) SQL
16 14 (20.00%) ISEB
16 14 (20.00%) Degree
16 14 (20.00%) Maven
16 14 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
17 13 (18.57%) Gherkin

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 5 (7.14%) Apache
1 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.86%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.29%) Tricentis Tosca
4 1 (1.43%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.43%) DSL
2 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 63 (90.00%) Selenium
2 33 (47.14%) WebDriver
3 30 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
5 18 (25.71%) Subversion
6 15 (21.43%) JIRA
6 15 (21.43%) JMeter
7 14 (20.00%) Maven
8 12 (17.14%) LoadRunner
8 12 (17.14%) Protractor
9 9 (12.86%) Jasmine
9 9 (12.86%) JUnit
9 9 (12.86%) SpecFlow
10 8 (11.43%) Appium
10 8 (11.43%) Eclipse
10 8 (11.43%) JBehave
11 7 (10.00%) IntelliJ
12 6 (8.57%) HP UFT
12 6 (8.57%) NetBeans
12 6 (8.57%) RSpec
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.86%) Retail
4 8 (11.43%) Electronics
4 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
4 8 (11.43%) Marketing
5 3 (4.29%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Developer
1 14 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Java Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) Test Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Automation Tester
5 9 (12.86%) Tester
6 8 (11.43%) QA Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Test Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Developer in Test
8 6 (8.57%) HTML Developer
8 6 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (8.57%) QA Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Test Leader
9 5 (7.14%) QA Automation Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 5 (7.14%) Test Specialist
9 5 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) Web Services
2 16 (22.86%) CSS
2 16 (22.86%) HTML
3 13 (18.57%) Gherkin
4 12 (17.14%) AngularJS
4 12 (17.14%) Spring
5 10 (14.29%) SOAP
6 8 (11.43%) jQuery
7 7 (10.00%) XML
8 6 (8.57%) Java EE
8 6 (8.57%) JSON
8 6 (8.57%) Middleware
8 6 (8.57%) REST
8 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (7.14%) Behat
9 5 (7.14%) Drools
9 5 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.14%) Polymer
9 5 (7.14%) React
9 5 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.43%) N-Tier
5 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (8.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Android
2 5 (7.14%) Unix
3 4 (5.71%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (87.14%) Test Automation
2 57 (81.43%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (67.14%) BDD
4 27 (38.57%) Scrum
5 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (22.86%) Open Source
6 16 (22.86%) TDD
7 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 13 (18.57%) Test Scripting
8 13 (18.57%) Web Development
9 12 (17.14%) API Testing
9 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
9 12 (17.14%) Microservices
10 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
12 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (12.86%) DevOps
12 9 (12.86%) Functional Testing
12 9 (12.86%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (11.43%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (84.29%) Java
2 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.29%) C#
4 15 (21.43%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) Ruby
6 5 (7.14%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) Groovy
8 3 (4.29%) Python
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) ISTQB
2 14 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 14 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.14%) Galera Cluster
2 5 (7.14%) OpenNebula
3 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.43%) Ansible
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) SAP
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) HP
4 3 (4.29%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft