Period
to 27 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 236 261
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1,924 2,424 2,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.50% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.37% 7.21% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 1,896 1,869
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,375 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 26,096 33,621 32,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.58% 20.85% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20,674 27,384 27,305
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in England

Cucumber
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in England

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in England

Cucumber
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 996 £65,000 +13.04% 64
South East +7 305 £55,000 +18.28% 16
North of England -52 234 £41,000 -8.89% 11
South West -2 156 £45,000 +4.65% 8
Midlands -15 138 £42,500 -6.59% 7
Yorkshire -59 112 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North West -4 108 £42,500 -5.56% 5
East of England -10 89 £51,500 +3.00% 6
East Midlands -15 77 £42,500 - 3
West Midlands +20 61 £41,250 -17.50% 4
North East +5 11 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 1,464 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,405 (73.02%) Test Automation
3 1,400 (72.77%) Selenium
4 1,294 (67.26%) Java
5 1,000 (51.98%) BDD
6 771 (40.07%) Jenkins
7 707 (36.75%) Scrum
8 675 (35.08%) TDD
9 672 (34.93%) QA
10 610 (31.70%) JIRA
11 566 (29.42%) Continuous Integration
12 536 (27.86%) JavaScript
13 508 (26.40%) C#
14 492 (25.57%) SQL
15 446 (23.18%) WebDriver
16 445 (23.13%) Git (software)
17 425 (22.09%) Finance
18 419 (21.78%) Gherkin
19 378 (19.65%) DevOps
20 362 (18.81%) SoapUI
21 355 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
22 347 (18.04%) Software Testing
23 339 (17.62%) Python
24 326 (16.94%) JUnit
25 304 (15.80%) Docker
26 298 (15.49%) SpecFlow
27 297 (15.44%) Test Scripting
28 293 (15.23%) Microservices
29 291 (15.12%) Spring
30 290 (15.07%) SDET

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 197 (10.24%) Confluence
2 51 (2.65%) IIS
3 49 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 37 (1.92%) JBoss
5 26 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 23 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 17 (0.88%) Apache
9 13 (0.68%) Apache TomEE
9 13 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (0.52%) CMS
12 9 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.36%) CoreMedia CMS
13 7 (0.36%) nginx
14 6 (0.31%) Jetty
15 5 (0.26%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.21%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.21%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 4 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.052%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.052%) HipChat
2 1 (0.052%) InVision
2 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.052%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.36%) Fredhopper
3 7 (0.36%) Magento
3 7 (0.36%) Ripple
4 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.10%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.10%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.052%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.052%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.052%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.052%) LongView
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.052%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 355 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (5.04%) Office 365
4 96 (4.99%) G Suite
5 80 (4.16%) SaaS
6 74 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 69 (3.59%) GitHub
8 48 (2.49%) BrowserStack
9 25 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (1.14%) OpenShift
11 21 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (0.94%) Serverless
12 18 (0.94%) Slack
13 17 (0.88%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.78%) Sauce Labs
15 13 (0.68%) Google App Engine
16 12 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (0.57%) Lucidchart
18 10 (0.52%) Apigee
18 10 (0.52%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.92%) HTTP
2 12 (0.62%) SSH
3 7 (0.36%) Internet
4 6 (0.31%) Broadband
5 5 (0.26%) Calico
5 5 (0.26%) PPP
5 5 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.21%) FTP
6 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.16%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.16%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.16%) VLAN
7 3 (0.16%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.10%) ATM
8 2 (0.10%) ICMP
8 2 (0.10%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.052%) DHCP
9 1 (0.052%) TETRA
9 1 (0.052%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 134 (6.96%) MongoDB
3 101 (5.25%) MySQL
4 92 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 56 (2.91%) Redis
5 56 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 49 (2.55%) Big Data
7 38 (1.98%) Hadoop
8 23 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (1.09%) Blockchain
10 19 (0.99%) DB2
11 18 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (0.68%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.62%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.47%) Data Lake
16 9 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
16 9 (0.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1,400 (72.77%) Selenium
2 771 (40.07%) Jenkins
3 610 (31.70%) JIRA
4 446 (23.18%) WebDriver
5 445 (23.13%) Git (software)
6 362 (18.81%) SoapUI
7 326 (16.94%) JUnit
8 298 (15.49%) SpecFlow
9 284 (14.76%) JMeter
10 249 (12.94%) Maven
11 225 (11.69%) Appium
12 135 (7.02%) TeamCity
13 117 (6.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 98 (5.09%) Subversion
15 96 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
16 95 (4.94%) Mockito
17 90 (4.68%) WATIR
18 89 (4.63%) JBehave
19 87 (4.52%) NUnit
20 86 (4.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 425 (22.09%) Finance
2 249 (12.94%) Retail
3 123 (6.39%) Banking
4 49 (2.55%) Games
5 47 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.39%) Marketing
7 36 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.56%) Back Office
9 20 (1.04%) Law
10 19 (0.99%) Electronics
10 19 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.88%) Advertising
12 13 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.62%) Legal
14 7 (0.36%) Publishing
15 5 (0.26%) Front Office
15 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.10%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.052%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 591 (30.72%) Developer
2 409 (21.26%) Test Engineer
3 260 (13.51%) Test Automation Engineer
4 253 (13.15%) Developer in Test
5 250 (12.99%) Analyst
6 234 (12.16%) Tester
7 219 (11.38%) Java Developer
8 209 (10.86%) Test Analyst
9 193 (10.03%) QA Engineer
10 174 (9.04%) Automation Tester
11 157 (8.16%) Software Developer
12 149 (7.74%) Senior Developer
13 115 (5.98%) Software Engineer
14 91 (4.73%) QA Automation Engineer
14 91 (4.73%) Senior Test Engineer
15 81 (4.21%) Software Test Engineer
16 79 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
17 76 (3.95%) Test Automation Developer
18 72 (3.74%) Automation Engineer
18 72 (3.74%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (21.78%) Gherkin
2 291 (15.12%) Spring
3 266 (13.83%) REST
4 257 (13.36%) Web Services
5 206 (10.71%) Node.js
6 199 (10.34%) .NET
7 193 (10.03%) XML
8 190 (9.88%) SOAP
9 185 (9.62%) JSON
10 160 (8.32%) AngularJS
11 156 (8.11%) RESTful
12 153 (7.95%) HTML
13 139 (7.22%) CSS
14 138 (7.17%) React
14 138 (7.17%) Spring Boot
15 106 (5.51%) Hibernate
16 102 (5.30%) Kafka
17 69 (3.59%) Swagger
18 64 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
19 51 (2.65%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 145 (7.54%) Fintech
2 127 (6.60%) Mobile App
3 124 (6.44%) User Experience
4 81 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (1.87%) Cloud Native
6 36 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
7 33 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
8 24 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 22 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 17 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.83%) Algorithms
11 16 (0.83%) Social Media
12 15 (0.78%) Hedge funds
13 13 (0.68%) Wiki
14 11 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
15 10 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
16 8 (0.42%) Bitcoin
16 8 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 192 (9.98%) Linux
2 142 (7.38%) Windows
3 100 (5.20%) Unix
4 89 (4.63%) Apple iOS
5 76 (3.95%) Android
6 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.21%) zOS
7 3 (0.16%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.052%) CentOS
8 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.052%) Solaris
8 1 (0.052%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,464 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,405 (73.02%) Test Automation
3 1,000 (51.98%) BDD
4 707 (36.75%) Scrum
5 675 (35.08%) TDD
6 566 (29.42%) Continuous Integration
7 378 (19.65%) DevOps
8 347 (18.04%) Software Testing
9 297 (15.44%) Test Scripting
10 293 (15.23%) Microservices
11 290 (15.07%) SDET
12 271 (14.09%) Kanban
13 252 (13.10%) Software Engineering
14 251 (13.05%) API Testing
15 242 (12.58%) SDLC
16 222 (11.54%) Manual Testing
17 216 (11.23%) Mentoring
18 213 (11.07%) Continuous Delivery
19 208 (10.81%) Open Source
20 196 (10.19%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1,294 (67.26%) Java
2 536 (27.86%) JavaScript
3 508 (26.40%) C#
4 492 (25.57%) SQL
5 339 (17.62%) Python
6 252 (13.10%) Ruby
7 148 (7.69%) C++
8 114 (5.93%) Java 8
9 110 (5.72%) Scala
10 99 (5.15%) PHP
11 97 (5.04%) C
12 64 (3.33%) ES6
13 58 (3.01%) PowerShell
14 55 (2.86%) Groovy
15 41 (2.13%) Bash Shell
16 40 (2.08%) ES7
17 35 (1.82%) TypeScript
18 28 (1.46%) Kotlin
18 28 (1.46%) PL/SQL
19 27 (1.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 179 (9.30%) Degree
2 172 (8.94%) ISTQB
3 151 (7.85%) Security Cleared
4 125 (6.50%) ISEB
5 100 (5.20%) SC Cleared
6 57 (2.96%) DV Cleared
7 44 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 44 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.42%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.052%) CITP
13 1 (0.052%) PhD
13 1 (0.052%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.052%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 672 (34.93%) QA
2 8 (0.42%) MiFID
3 7 (0.36%) SLA
4 5 (0.26%) GDPR
5 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.16%) WCAG
6 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.052%) PSD2
7 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 304 (15.80%) Docker
2 52 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.26%) etcd
6 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.10%) Squid
7 2 (0.10%) vSphere
8 1 (0.052%) KVM
8 1 (0.052%) Postfix
8 1 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 113 (5.87%) Kubernetes
2 109 (5.67%) HP Quality Center
3 96 (4.99%) Ansible
4 64 (3.33%) Puppet
5 59 (3.07%) HP ALM
6 51 (2.65%) Mesos
7 50 (2.60%) Marathon
7 50 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (2.49%) Terraform
9 21 (1.09%) Rancher
10 13 (0.68%) Kibana
11 11 (0.57%) Prometheus
12 10 (0.52%) Istio
13 6 (0.31%) Grafana
13 6 (0.31%) Graphite
13 6 (0.31%) HockeyApp
14 5 (0.26%) Consul
14 5 (0.26%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.10%) Control-M
15 2 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 187 (9.72%) Google
2 170 (8.84%) Oracle
3 123 (6.39%) HP
4 49 (2.55%) WorldPay
5 48 (2.49%) Microsoft
6 44 (2.29%) SAP
7 42 (2.18%) IBM
8 41 (2.13%) Splunk
9 32 (1.66%) New Relic
10 30 (1.56%) Atlassian
11 26 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
12 24 (1.25%) hybris
13 20 (1.04%) AppDynamics
14 16 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.78%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 13 (0.68%) Adobe
17 10 (0.52%) Apple
18 9 (0.47%) Informatica
18 9 (0.47%) Teradata
19 8 (0.42%) Spotify