Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 155 171
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 +28
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 52 47 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 1.08% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 8.17% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55 52 20
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% - +46.55%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,850 £40,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £70,000 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -16.19%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 546 575 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.88% 13.22% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 434 519 590
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Birmingham

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Birmingham

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 51 (98.08%) Test Automation
2 40 (76.92%) Selenium
3 32 (61.54%) BDD
4 31 (59.62%) Java
5 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (42.31%) Jenkins
7 21 (40.38%) QA
8 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
8 20 (38.46%) C#
8 20 (38.46%) SQL
9 18 (34.62%) JUnit
9 18 (34.62%) Software Testing
10 17 (32.69%) WebDriver
11 16 (30.77%) TDD
12 15 (28.85%) Linux
12 15 (28.85%) Scala
12 15 (28.85%) Mobile App
13 14 (26.92%) Protractor
13 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
13 14 (26.92%) Finance
14 13 (25.00%) Groovy
14 13 (25.00%) Degree
15 12 (23.08%) JMeter
15 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
16 11 (21.15%) Appium
16 11 (21.15%) Functional Testing
16 11 (21.15%) Gherkin
16 11 (21.15%) RPG
16 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
16 11 (21.15%) Web Testing

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (13.46%) JBoss
1 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (76.92%) Selenium
2 22 (42.31%) Jenkins
3 18 (34.62%) JUnit
4 17 (32.69%) WebDriver
5 14 (26.92%) Protractor
6 12 (23.08%) JMeter
7 11 (21.15%) Appium
8 10 (19.23%) SoapUI
9 9 (17.31%) Calabash
9 9 (17.31%) Ranorex
9 9 (17.31%) WATIR
10 8 (15.38%) JBehave
10 8 (15.38%) Maven
11 7 (13.46%) Bitbucket
11 7 (13.46%) HP UFT
11 7 (13.46%) TeamCity
12 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
12 6 (11.54%) IntelliJ
12 6 (11.54%) JIRA
13 5 (9.62%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
2 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Tester
2 21 (40.38%) Automation Tester
3 11 (21.15%) Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Test Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) Software Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) Software Test Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) Software Tester
6 7 (13.46%) Architect
6 7 (13.46%) QA Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Test Architect
6 7 (13.46%) Test Automation Architect
7 6 (11.54%) Automation Test Lead
7 6 (11.54%) Head of Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Lead Architect
7 6 (11.54%) Test Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Developer
9 3 (5.77%) QA Test Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Gherkin
2 9 (17.31%) XML
3 8 (15.38%) .NET
4 5 (9.62%) Node.js
4 5 (9.62%) WPF
5 2 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.92%) GWT
6 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) RESTful
6 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Mobile App
2 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) iSeries
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (98.08%) Test Automation
2 32 (61.54%) BDD
3 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 18 (34.62%) Software Testing
6 16 (30.77%) TDD
7 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 11 (21.15%) Functional Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Web Testing
9 10 (19.23%) Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (19.23%) Migration
9 10 (19.23%) Project Management
9 10 (19.23%) Scrum
10 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
10 9 (17.31%) Open Source
11 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 7 (13.46%) Collateral Management
12 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
13 6 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) Java
2 20 (38.46%) C#
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) Scala
4 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.00%) Groovy
6 11 (21.15%) RPG
7 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
8 9 (17.31%) Python
9 7 (13.46%) Perl
10 5 (9.62%) Delphi
10 5 (9.62%) Ruby
10 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
11 4 (7.69%) PHP
12 2 (3.85%) C
12 2 (3.85%) C++
12 2 (3.85%) XPath
13 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 7 (13.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (40.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) IBM
2 2 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian