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

Cucumber
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 127 121
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 20 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.08% 0.42% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.09% 2.70% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 1
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 282 370 255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.29% 15.60% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 242 329 222
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 27 (72.97%) Selenium
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
4 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
5 13 (35.14%) ISEB
5 13 (35.14%) QA
6 12 (32.43%) Java
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
8 10 (27.03%) XML
8 10 (27.03%) BDD
9 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
10 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
10 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
10 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
10 8 (21.62%) SDLC
11 7 (18.92%) Ruby
11 7 (18.92%) HP UFT
11 7 (18.92%) JUnit
11 7 (18.92%) C#
11 7 (18.92%) TDD
11 7 (18.92%) Automated Testing
11 7 (18.92%) JMeter
11 7 (18.92%) Scrum
12 6 (16.22%) Migration
12 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
13 5 (13.51%) Agile Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Wealth Management
13 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
13 5 (13.51%) .NET
13 5 (13.51%) Oracle

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 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.11%) MarkLogic
2 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) Triplestore
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (72.97%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
3 7 (18.92%) HP UFT
3 7 (18.92%) JMeter
3 7 (18.92%) JUnit
4 4 (10.81%) FitNesse
4 4 (10.81%) JIRA
5 3 (8.11%) Concordion
5 3 (8.11%) Jasmine
5 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
5 3 (8.11%) Protractor
5 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.11%) The Grinder
6 2 (5.41%) HttpUnit
6 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.70%) Appium
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
1 21 (56.76%) Test Analyst
2 14 (37.84%) Tester
3 9 (24.32%) Automation Test Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Software Tester
4 7 (18.92%) Software Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Lead Tester
7 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) QA Leader
7 3 (8.11%) QA Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) XML
2 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
3 5 (13.51%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) REST
4 4 (10.81%) SOAP
5 3 (8.11%) Apache Flex
5 3 (8.11%) JSON
5 3 (8.11%) RESTful
5 3 (8.11%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Android
1 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
3 10 (27.03%) BDD
4 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
5 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
5 8 (21.62%) SDLC
6 7 (18.92%) Automated Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) Migration
7 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Wealth Management
9 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.11%) Logistics
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.11%) XQuery
5 2 (5.41%) C
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
2 13 (35.14%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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