Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 174 177
Rank change year-on-year +39 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 67 46 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.74% 0.98% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.41% 6.85% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 65 48 8
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.94% +3.13% -20.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £34,450 £37,375
90th Percentile £69,500 £70,000 £40,900
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 712 672 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.52% 14.34% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 593 602 642
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.65% -1.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,050 £27,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 60 (89.55%) Test Automation
2 53 (79.10%) Selenium
3 44 (65.67%) Java
4 38 (56.72%) BDD
5 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (46.27%) QA
7 29 (43.28%) SQL
8 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
9 24 (35.82%) WebDriver
9 24 (35.82%) Software Testing
10 23 (34.33%) TDD
10 23 (34.33%) Test Scripting
11 22 (32.84%) JUnit
11 22 (32.84%) C#
12 19 (28.36%) Protractor
13 18 (26.87%) JMeter
13 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
14 17 (25.37%) Finance
14 17 (25.37%) Scrum
15 16 (23.88%) XML
15 16 (23.88%) JIRA
15 16 (23.88%) Scala
15 16 (23.88%) Gherkin
15 16 (23.88%) Mentoring
16 15 (22.39%) Degree
17 14 (20.90%) WATIR
17 14 (20.90%) ISTQB
17 14 (20.90%) Open Source
18 13 (19.40%) Groovy
19 12 (17.91%) Linux

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 (10.45%) JBoss
1 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Intranet
2 3 (4.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) DB2
2 5 (7.46%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (79.10%) Selenium
2 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
3 24 (35.82%) WebDriver
4 22 (32.84%) JUnit
5 19 (28.36%) Protractor
6 18 (26.87%) JMeter
7 16 (23.88%) JIRA
8 14 (20.90%) WATIR
9 11 (16.42%) Appium
10 9 (13.43%) Calabash
10 9 (13.43%) JBehave
10 9 (13.43%) Maven
10 9 (13.43%) Ranorex
10 9 (13.43%) SoapUI
10 9 (13.43%) TestRail
11 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
11 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
11 7 (10.45%) HP UFT
11 7 (10.45%) IntelliJ
11 7 (10.45%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
2 7 (10.45%) Financial Institution
2 7 (10.45%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Tester
2 19 (28.36%) Automation Tester
3 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Test Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Software Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Software Test Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Software Tester
6 9 (13.43%) Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Test Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) QA Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) QA Leader
7 8 (11.94%) QA Team Leader
7 8 (11.94%) Team Leader
8 7 (10.45%) Architect
8 7 (10.45%) Test Architect
8 7 (10.45%) Test Automation Architect
9 6 (8.96%) Automation Test Lead
9 6 (8.96%) Head of Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) Gherkin
1 16 (23.88%) XML
2 9 (13.43%) .NET
3 8 (11.94%) REST
4 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.96%) SOAP
4 6 (8.96%) Web Services
5 5 (7.46%) Apache Flex
5 5 (7.46%) GWT
5 5 (7.46%) HTML
5 5 (7.46%) Node.js
5 5 (7.46%) WPF
6 4 (5.97%) CSS
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.48%) JDBC
7 3 (4.48%) JPA
7 3 (4.48%) Spring
8 2 (2.99%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Mobile App
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.46%) iSeries
5 3 (4.48%) CMDB
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
3 5 (7.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) Test Automation
2 38 (56.72%) BDD
3 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (35.82%) Software Testing
5 23 (34.33%) TDD
5 23 (34.33%) Test Scripting
6 17 (25.37%) Scrum
7 16 (23.88%) Mentoring
8 14 (20.90%) Open Source
9 12 (17.91%) Web Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Functional Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Project Management
10 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
11 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
11 10 (14.93%) Migration
11 10 (14.93%) SDLC
12 8 (11.94%) Manual Testing
12 8 (11.94%) Performance Testing
13 7 (10.45%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (10.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) Java
2 29 (43.28%) SQL
3 22 (32.84%) C#
4 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
5 16 (23.88%) Scala
6 13 (19.40%) Groovy
7 11 (16.42%) RPG
7 11 (16.42%) Ruby
8 10 (14.93%) Python
9 7 (10.45%) Perl
9 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
10 5 (7.46%) Delphi
10 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.48%) PHP
12 2 (2.99%) C
12 2 (2.99%) C++
12 2 (2.99%) XQuery
13 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 14 (20.90%) ISTQB
3 9 (13.43%) ISEB
4 7 (10.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (46.27%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) IBM
2 5 (7.46%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.97%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.99%) HP