The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 90 88
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 9 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.31% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.04% 2.37% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 223 169 176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 20.46% 13.04% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 147 116 110
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +13.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Edinburgh

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 13 (81.25%) Gherkin
2 12 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
4 10 (62.50%) HP UFT
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) Defect Management
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Selenium
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) ISEB
7 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 4 (25.00%) FitNesse
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (25.00%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (25.00%) BDD
9 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (12.50%) Coaching
9 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (12.50%) ETL

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 10 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 8 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.25%) DbUnit
6 1 (6.25%) JUnit
6 1 (6.25%) Mockito
6 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Gherkin
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Defect Management
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle