Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 287 269 249
Rank change year-on-year -18 -20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1,298 527 1,801
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.21% 1.19% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.75% 5.63% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 770 412 1,330
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,938 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.75% +9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 22,574 9,359 24,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.10% 21.10% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14,017 7,809 19,959
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,832 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.18% +8.25% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in England

Cucumber
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in England.

Salary trend for Cucumber in England

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in England over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 2021. 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 -67 582 £65,000 +4.00% 66
South East +58 382 £55,000 +10.00% 19
North of England -48 128 £47,500 +5.56% 22
South West -101 106 £50,000 - 10
Midlands -77 60 £52,500 +61.54% 8
North West -49 59 £47,500 -20.83% 11
Yorkshire -66 57 £47,500 +5.56% 8
West Midlands -60 46 £55,000 +76.00% 7
East of England -84 19 £60,000 +50.00% 7
East Midlands -65 14 £41,000 -13.68% 1
North East -24 13 £33,000 -8.33% 3
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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.

1 903 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (66.64%) Java
3 760 (58.55%) Test Automation
4 739 (56.93%) Selenium
5 727 (56.01%) Jenkins
6 572 (44.07%) BDD
7 534 (41.14%) Git (software)
8 473 (36.44%) QA
9 469 (36.13%) DevOps
10 457 (35.21%) JavaScript
11 456 (35.13%) AWS
12 411 (31.66%) TDD
13 404 (31.12%) Finance
14 402 (30.97%) Software Testing
15 396 (30.51%) Node.js
16 373 (28.74%) Scrum
17 367 (28.27%) Python
18 365 (28.12%) React
19 352 (27.12%) Microservices
20 351 (27.04%) Spring
21 328 (25.27%) Cypress.io
22 326 (25.12%) Software Engineering
23 322 (24.81%) AngularJS
24 319 (24.58%) GitHub
25 313 (24.11%) JUnit
26 304 (23.42%) Degree
27 296 (22.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
28 295 (22.73%) CSS
29 292 (22.50%) Kafka
30 283 (21.80%) RESTful

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
1 226 (17.41%) GemFire
2 193 (14.87%) Apache
3 185 (14.25%) Apache Spark
4 92 (7.09%) Confluence
5 45 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
6 44 (3.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 32 (2.47%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.69%) CMS
9 13 (1.00%) SharePoint
10 12 (0.92%) Headless CMS
11 4 (0.31%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.23%) JBoss
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.15%) IIS
13 2 (0.15%) Moodle
13 2 (0.15%) nginx
14 1 (0.077%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.077%) Documentum
14 1 (0.077%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (0.69%) Figma
2 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.23%) Mingle
4 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.15%) Actimize
2 2 (0.15%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 456 (35.13%) AWS
2 319 (24.58%) GitHub
3 268 (20.65%) Azure
4 169 (13.02%) GCP
5 137 (10.55%) Amazon Kinesis
6 80 (6.16%) OpenShift
7 66 (5.08%) SaaS
8 51 (3.93%) PaaS
9 48 (3.70%) BrowserStack
10 47 (3.62%) Serverless
11 36 (2.77%) AWS Lambda
12 25 (1.93%) npm
13 18 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
13 18 (1.39%) BlazeMeter
13 18 (1.39%) Yarn
14 15 (1.16%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.92%) Slack
16 9 (0.69%) CloudBees
17 8 (0.62%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.47%) HTTP
2 35 (2.70%) Calico
3 22 (1.69%) Broadband
4 8 (0.62%) SSH
5 6 (0.46%) SWIFTNet
6 5 (0.39%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.31%) PBX
7 4 (0.31%) PSTN
7 4 (0.31%) TETRA
8 1 (0.077%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.077%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.077%) SSL
8 1 (0.077%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.077%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
2 195 (15.02%) Relational Database
3 185 (14.25%) HBase
3 185 (14.25%) Redis
4 181 (13.94%) MariaDB
5 175 (13.48%) NoSQL
6 129 (9.94%) Big Data
7 67 (5.16%) MySQL
8 47 (3.62%) MongoDB
9 46 (3.54%) SQL Server
10 35 (2.70%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.08%) Blockchain
12 11 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.69%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 739 (56.93%) Selenium
2 727 (56.01%) Jenkins
3 534 (41.14%) Git (software)
4 328 (25.27%) Cypress.io
5 313 (24.11%) JUnit
6 280 (21.57%) JIRA
7 269 (20.72%) Protractor
8 252 (19.41%) Gradle
9 239 (18.41%) Postman
10 234 (18.03%) Sonatype Nexus
11 226 (17.41%) Eclipse
12 209 (16.10%) IntelliJ
13 203 (15.64%) Mockito
14 198 (15.25%) Storybook
15 152 (11.71%) JMeter
16 138 (10.63%) Artifactory
17 134 (10.32%) WebDriver
18 109 (8.40%) SonarQube
19 104 (8.01%) SoapUI
20 99 (7.63%) REST Assured
General
1 404 (31.12%) Finance
2 296 (22.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 271 (20.88%) Banking
4 258 (19.88%) Law
5 214 (16.49%) Social Skills
6 56 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (4.31%) Public Sector
7 49 (3.78%) Retail
8 41 (3.16%) Games
9 27 (2.08%) Back Office
10 21 (1.62%) Advertising
10 21 (1.62%) Electronics
11 20 (1.54%) Marketing
12 17 (1.31%) Presentation Skills
12 17 (1.31%) Telecoms
13 14 (1.08%) Manufacturing
14 13 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.00%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.69%) Front Office
15 9 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 261 (20.11%) Developer
2 226 (17.41%) Software Engineer
3 187 (14.41%) QA Engineer
4 161 (12.40%) Tester
5 133 (10.25%) Test Engineer
6 125 (9.63%) Automation Tester
7 95 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 90 (6.93%) Principal Engineer
8 90 (6.93%) Software Developer
9 87 (6.70%) Automation Engineer
10 79 (6.09%) Principal Software Engineer
11 76 (5.86%) Test Automation Engineer
12 73 (5.62%) Lead Developer
13 69 (5.32%) QA Automation Engineer
14 62 (4.78%) Lead Software Engineer
15 56 (4.31%) Java Engineer
16 53 (4.08%) Senior QA Engineer
17 48 (3.70%) Developer in Test
18 45 (3.47%) Lead Software Developer
19 43 (3.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (30.51%) Node.js
2 365 (28.12%) React
3 351 (27.04%) Spring
4 322 (24.81%) AngularJS
5 295 (22.73%) CSS
6 292 (22.50%) Kafka
7 283 (21.80%) RESTful
8 276 (21.26%) REST
9 245 (18.88%) WireMock
10 244 (18.80%) JSON
11 235 (18.10%) Redux
12 232 (17.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 225 (17.33%) Gherkin
14 213 (16.41%) Express
15 191 (14.71%) Tailwind CSS
16 185 (14.25%) Spark Streaming
17 181 (13.94%) RabbitMQ
18 176 (13.56%) Play Framework
19 154 (11.86%) LAMP
20 145 (11.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 196 (15.10%) Linux Command Line
2 138 (10.63%) User Experience
3 124 (9.55%) Self-Motivation
4 49 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 39 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (2.77%) Virtual Team
7 24 (1.85%) Cyberattack
8 18 (1.39%) iPhone
9 17 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.16%) Life Science
11 14 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.08%) Social Media
12 13 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.00%) NHS
12 13 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
13 12 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.77%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 268 (20.65%) Linux
2 217 (16.72%) Unix
3 35 (2.70%) Android
4 29 (2.23%) Windows
5 27 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.08%) CentOS
6 24 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.31%) Tizen
7 4 (0.31%) webOS
7 4 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.15%) Alpine Linux
8 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 760 (58.55%) Test Automation
3 572 (44.07%) BDD
4 469 (36.13%) DevOps
5 411 (31.66%) TDD
6 402 (30.97%) Software Testing
7 373 (28.74%) Scrum
8 352 (27.12%) Microservices
9 326 (25.12%) Software Engineering
10 271 (20.88%) Computer Science
11 254 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
12 232 (17.87%) Digital Banking
13 213 (16.41%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 209 (16.10%) API Testing
15 203 (15.64%) Full Stack Development
16 202 (15.56%) Validation
17 195 (15.02%) OO
18 179 (13.79%) Fintech
19 173 (13.33%) SDET
20 172 (13.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 865 (66.64%) Java
2 457 (35.21%) JavaScript
3 367 (28.27%) Python
4 222 (17.10%) Groovy
5 213 (16.41%) SQL
6 204 (15.72%) Shell Script
7 161 (12.40%) C#
8 86 (6.63%) TypeScript
9 74 (5.70%) Ruby
10 55 (4.24%) Go
11 48 (3.70%) Bash Shell
12 40 (3.08%) ES6
13 35 (2.70%) Java 8
14 31 (2.39%) C
15 26 (2.00%) PHP
16 20 (1.54%) C++
17 19 (1.46%) Kotlin
18 14 (1.08%) PowerShell
19 13 (1.00%) Scala
20 12 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 304 (23.42%) Degree
2 217 (16.72%) OCP
2 217 (16.72%) Oracle Certification
3 86 (6.63%) Security Cleared
4 63 (4.85%) SC Cleared
5 53 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 47 (3.62%) ISTQB
7 29 (2.23%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.16%) ISEB
10 4 (0.31%) CITP
11 3 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.23%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.15%) MBA
12 2 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.077%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (36.44%) QA
2 34 (2.62%) SLA
3 29 (2.23%) Accessibility
4 8 (0.62%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.46%) ISO 15022
6 5 (0.39%) WCAG
7 4 (0.31%) SEPA
8 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 185 (14.25%) HDFS
2 169 (13.02%) Docker
3 134 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.23%) Firmware
7 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 282 (21.73%) Ansible
2 161 (12.40%) Kubernetes
3 91 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (4.01%) Kibana
5 47 (3.62%) Terraform
6 36 (2.77%) Grafana
7 23 (1.77%) Puppet
8 16 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (1.08%) Mesos
10 11 (0.85%) Packer
11 10 (0.77%) logstash
12 8 (0.62%) Consul
13 5 (0.39%) HP ALM
13 5 (0.39%) Istio
13 5 (0.39%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.31%) MIIS
15 3 (0.23%) OpenNebula
16 1 (0.077%) CA Service Virtualization
16 1 (0.077%) Kiali
Vendors
1 193 (14.87%) VMware
2 190 (14.64%) Okta
3 115 (8.86%) Oracle
4 53 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 47 (3.62%) Cognizant
6 39 (3.00%) Atlassian
7 36 (2.77%) Google
8 25 (1.93%) PayPal
9 18 (1.39%) New Relic
10 15 (1.16%) SAP
11 14 (1.08%) HP
11 14 (1.08%) LexisNexis
12 13 (1.00%) Xamarin
13 9 (0.69%) Splunk
14 8 (0.62%) IBM
15 6 (0.46%) Coverity
16 4 (0.31%) AppDynamics
16 4 (0.31%) CA Agile Central
16 4 (0.31%) Mercator
16 4 (0.31%) Sony