Period
to 23 February 2020

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 6 months to 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 - 46
Rank change year-on-year - +46 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 34 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.78% - 3.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 47.22% - 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 0 13
Chester median annual salary £42,500 - £40,000
10th Percentile £32,900 - £30,000
90th Percentile £43,750 - £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -

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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 72 47 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 27.07% 27.01% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69 45 104
Chester median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +21.62%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £72,500 £58,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +15.38%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 23 February 2020, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 34 (100.00%) Selenium
1 34 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 34 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 34 (100.00%) REST
2 33 (97.06%) BDD
2 33 (97.06%) Microservices
2 33 (97.06%) Java
2 33 (97.06%) SOAP
3 32 (94.12%) Scrum
3 32 (94.12%) Maven
3 32 (94.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (94.12%) GitHub
3 32 (94.12%) Bitbucket
4 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (91.18%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (91.18%) .NET
4 31 (91.18%) C#
5 30 (88.24%) JUnit
5 30 (88.24%) TestNG
5 30 (88.24%) NUnit
5 30 (88.24%) Jenkins
5 30 (88.24%) Hudson
5 30 (88.24%) Docker
6 16 (47.06%) Appium
6 16 (47.06%) SQL
7 15 (44.12%) VBScript
7 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
7 15 (44.12%) Shell Script
7 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (14.71%) QA

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:

Cloud Services
1 32 (94.12%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (100.00%) Selenium
1 34 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 32 (94.12%) Bitbucket
2 32 (94.12%) Maven
2 32 (94.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (88.24%) Hudson
3 30 (88.24%) Jenkins
3 30 (88.24%) JUnit
3 30 (88.24%) NUnit
3 30 (88.24%) TestNG
4 16 (47.06%) Appium
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Postman
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) QA Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Tester
3 4 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Junior
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Automation Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) REST
2 33 (97.06%) SOAP
3 31 (91.18%) .NET
4 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (97.06%) BDD
2 33 (97.06%) Microservices
3 32 (94.12%) Scrum
4 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (91.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.94%) API Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) B2B
7 1 (2.94%) B2C
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (2.94%) Data Management
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) Java
2 31 (91.18%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 15 (44.12%) Shell Script
4 15 (44.12%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 30 (88.24%) Docker