Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 145 184
Rank change year-on-year -14 +39 0
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 40 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.05% 1.02% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.55% 7.33% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 27
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +23.19%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -4.76%

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 468 532 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.34% 13.96% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 328 468 591
Birmingham median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,125 £57,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 39 (97.50%) Test Automation
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) Selenium
4 18 (45.00%) Linux
5 17 (42.50%) WebDriver
6 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 16 (40.00%) Java
7 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 14 (35.00%) QA
8 14 (35.00%) C#
9 13 (32.50%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (30.00%) Project Management
10 12 (30.00%) BDD
10 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
11 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 10 (25.00%) Scrum
12 9 (22.50%) Python
12 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
13 8 (20.00%) TeamCity
13 8 (20.00%) TDD
13 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
14 7 (17.50%) Ruby
14 7 (17.50%) SQL
14 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
14 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
14 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
14 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (17.50%) Manual 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 4 (10.00%) JBoss
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Selenium
2 17 (42.50%) WebDriver
3 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow
5 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (12.50%) JMeter
6 5 (12.50%) JUnit
6 5 (12.50%) Maven
6 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
7 4 (10.00%) JBehave
7 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (10.00%) TestNG
8 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
8 3 (7.50%) IntelliJ
8 3 (7.50%) Subversion
8 3 (7.50%) WATIR
9 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Tester
2 21 (52.50%) Automation Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Automation Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Tester
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.50%) Fintech
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) Test Automation
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (32.50%) Acceptance Criteria
5 12 (30.00%) BDD
5 12 (30.00%) Project Management
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (20.00%) TDD
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
9 7 (17.50%) SDET
10 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Collateral Management
11 4 (10.00%) Open Source
11 4 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 14 (35.00%) C#
4 9 (22.50%) Python
5 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) Ruby
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
7 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.50%) XPath
8 1 (2.50%) Java 8
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) HP