The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 34 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.32% 0.56% 4.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 2.94% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +15.60%  
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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 29 34 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 19.08% 19.10% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 24
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Behat
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Behat
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PHP