Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 148 153
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 41 43 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.28% 1.16% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.84% 9.15% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 45
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £69,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50% -20.00%

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 464 470 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.45% 12.68% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 377 338 463
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
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 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 33 (80.49%) Test Automation
2 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (65.85%) Selenium
4 21 (51.22%) QA
4 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (48.78%) Java
6 18 (43.90%) BDD
7 16 (39.02%) TDD
7 16 (39.02%) JIRA
8 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
8 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
8 14 (34.15%) SoapUI
9 13 (31.71%) WebDriver
10 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
10 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
10 12 (29.27%) Functional Testing
11 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
11 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
11 11 (26.83%) HTML
12 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
13 9 (21.95%) Docker
13 9 (21.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (21.95%) JMeter
13 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
13 9 (21.95%) Scrum
14 8 (19.51%) CSS
14 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
14 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
14 8 (19.51%) DevOps

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 (17.07%) Confluence
2 6 (14.63%) Drupal
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.88%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) npm
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) SSL
2 2 (4.88%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.44%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) Redis
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.44%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (65.85%) Selenium
2 16 (39.02%) JIRA
3 14 (34.15%) SoapUI
4 13 (31.71%) WebDriver
5 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
6 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
6 9 (21.95%) JMeter
7 6 (14.63%) JUnit
7 6 (14.63%) Protractor
8 4 (9.76%) CircleCI
8 4 (9.76%) JBehave
8 4 (9.76%) PHPUnit
9 2 (4.88%) GitLab
9 2 (4.88%) Hudson
9 2 (4.88%) Mockito
9 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
9 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.88%) TestNG
9 2 (4.88%) webpack
General
1 3 (7.32%) Law
2 2 (4.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) QA Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Android Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Developer in Test
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Engineering Manager
6 3 (7.32%) QA Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Quality Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Functional Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) CSS
2 8 (19.51%) Gherkin
3 6 (14.63%) LAMP
3 6 (14.63%) Node.js
3 6 (14.63%) Spring
3 6 (14.63%) XML
4 5 (12.20%) REST
4 5 (12.20%) Spring Boot
5 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
5 4 (9.76%) CGI
5 4 (9.76%) CSS3
5 4 (9.76%) GraphQL
5 4 (9.76%) HTML5
5 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (9.76%) RESTful
5 4 (9.76%) Symfony
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.88%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) NHS
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.76%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Android
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Test Automation
2 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (43.90%) BDD
5 16 (39.02%) TDD
6 12 (29.27%) Functional Testing
6 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (21.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
8 9 (21.95%) Scrum
9 8 (19.51%) DevOps
9 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
10 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
11 6 (14.63%) IT Strategy
11 6 (14.63%) Open Source
11 6 (14.63%) QA Automation
11 6 (14.63%) Stress Testing
11 6 (14.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) Python
4 5 (12.20%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Java 8
7 2 (4.88%) Groovy
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) XPath
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.76%) Ansible
2 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.76%) Terraform
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Apple
1 4 (9.76%) HP
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.88%) Splunk
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow