Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 69 99
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 -13
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 17 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.61% 1.54% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.52% 6.59% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 7
Cardiff median annual salary £46,250 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.13% -9.41% +16.44%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,500 £56,200
South Wales median annual salary £52,500 £38,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +37.25% -19.47% +30.14%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 226 182 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 21.38% 23.33% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 185 143 253
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,800 £25,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,000 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year +8.28% +9.03% +2.86%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cardiff

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Cardiff

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 13 (76.47%) BDD
3 12 (70.59%) REST
4 11 (64.71%) TDD
4 11 (64.71%) Java
5 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) QA
7 8 (47.06%) Web Services
7 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
8 7 (41.18%) SDET
9 6 (35.29%) Microservices
9 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
9 6 (35.29%) C#
9 6 (35.29%) JMeter
9 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
10 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
10 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
10 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (29.41%) Go
10 5 (29.41%) Fintech
10 5 (29.41%) Swagger
10 5 (29.41%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (29.41%) QA Automation
11 4 (23.53%) Protractor
11 4 (23.53%) Issue Tracking
11 4 (23.53%) JUnit
11 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
11 4 (23.53%) Software Testing

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
3 6 (35.29%) JMeter
3 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
4 4 (23.53%) JUnit
4 4 (23.53%) Protractor
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.88%) Mocha
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Leader
2 5 (29.41%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) QA Automation Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) REST
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) Swagger
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) BDD
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) SDET
5 6 (35.29%) Microservices
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) QA Automation
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (11.76%) DevOps
9 2 (11.76%) SDLC
10 1 (5.88%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Go
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA