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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 134 122
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 22 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.14% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.15% 1.82% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 3
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,750 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £73,750 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 358 330 356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 18.51% 14.11% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 301 276 303
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Cucumber as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 38 (90.48%) Selenium
1 38 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) QA
4 20 (47.62%) Test Scripting
4 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
5 19 (45.24%) SQL
5 19 (45.24%) XML
6 16 (38.10%) Scrum
7 15 (35.71%) Migration
7 15 (35.71%) E-Commerce
7 15 (35.71%) Java
7 15 (35.71%) JUnit
8 14 (33.33%) TDD
8 14 (33.33%) BDD
8 14 (33.33%) Gherkin
9 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
10 11 (26.19%) Jasmine
10 11 (26.19%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (26.19%) JMeter
10 11 (26.19%) Protractor
11 10 (23.81%) Exploratory Testing
11 10 (23.81%) Context-Driven Testing
11 10 (23.81%) XQuery
11 10 (23.81%) Agile Testing
11 10 (23.81%) MarkLogic
11 10 (23.81%) Apache Flex
12 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
12 8 (19.05%) Triplestore
12 8 (19.05%) WebDriver

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 10 (23.81%) MarkLogic
3 8 (19.05%) Triplestore
4 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (90.48%) Selenium
2 15 (35.71%) JUnit
3 11 (26.19%) Jasmine
3 11 (26.19%) JMeter
3 11 (26.19%) Karma Test Runner
3 11 (26.19%) Protractor
4 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
5 6 (14.29%) JIRA
6 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
7 3 (7.14%) Concordion
7 3 (7.14%) The Grinder
8 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.76%) HttpUnit
8 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.76%) Mockito
8 2 (4.76%) RSpec
8 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.76%) TestRail
8 2 (4.76%) WATIR
General
1 2 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Tester
2 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Software Tester
2 17 (40.48%) Test Analyst
3 14 (33.33%) Software Analyst
3 14 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Test Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) QA Leader
6 5 (11.90%) QA Team Leader
6 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.14%) QA Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Developer
8 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Software QA Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) XML
2 14 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 10 (23.81%) Apache Flex
4 5 (11.90%) REST
5 4 (9.52%) SOAP
6 3 (7.14%) JSON
6 3 (7.14%) Web Services
7 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.76%) GWT
7 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.76%) JDBC
7 2 (4.76%) JPA
7 2 (4.76%) RESTful
7 2 (4.76%) Spring
8 1 (2.38%) HTML
8 1 (2.38%) J2EE
8 1 (2.38%) Java SE
8 1 (2.38%) JSF
8 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Android
1 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Test Automation
2 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 20 (47.62%) Test Scripting
4 16 (38.10%) Scrum
5 15 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 15 (35.71%) Migration
6 14 (33.33%) BDD
6 14 (33.33%) TDD
7 10 (23.81%) Agile Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Context-Driven Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.76%) ATDD
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.76%) Logistics
9 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Statistics
9 2 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) XQuery
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 7 (16.67%) ISEB
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (54.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
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