Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 337 270 262
Rank change year-on-year -67 -8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1,129 681 1,462
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.01% 1.20% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.16% 5.78% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 720 554 1,055
10th Percentile £42,450 £40,375 £35,100
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.69% +11.82% +4.76%
75th Percentile £83,750 £68,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £77,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £61,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.63% +17.14% -

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 21,885 11,783 22,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.67% 20.76% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13,536 9,976 18,147
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -94 617 £75,000 +20.00% 96
South East -27 207 £50,000 - 17
North of England -42 133 £50,000 +5.26% 21
South West -33 99 £52,500 -4.55% 15
North West -42 78 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Yorkshire -69 41 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Midlands -67 40 £49,750 +20.61% 9
West Midlands -50 27 £49,500 +16.47% 5
East of England -90 16 £63,750 +15.91% 7
North East -14 15 £32,500 -7.14% 8
East Midlands -45 13 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 721 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 711 (62.98%) Java
3 696 (61.65%) Test Automation
4 664 (58.81%) Selenium
5 533 (47.21%) Jenkins
6 465 (41.19%) QA
7 442 (39.15%) BDD
8 439 (38.88%) JavaScript
9 384 (34.01%) CI/CD
10 370 (32.77%) Git (software)
11 348 (30.82%) TDD
12 315 (27.90%) DevOps
13 298 (26.40%) REST
14 284 (25.16%) AWS
14 284 (25.16%) Software Testing
15 278 (24.62%) Scrum
16 268 (23.74%) Finance
17 267 (23.65%) Postman
18 260 (23.03%) JIRA
19 259 (22.94%) Cypress.io
20 252 (22.32%) API Testing
21 246 (21.79%) Python
22 243 (21.52%) SQL
23 240 (21.26%) JUnit
24 224 (19.84%) Docker
25 223 (19.75%) Node.js
26 200 (17.71%) Microservices
27 198 (17.54%) Spring
28 196 (17.36%) Software Engineering
29 190 (16.83%) Social Skills

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 99 (8.77%) Confluence
2 66 (5.85%) Apache
3 61 (5.40%) GemFire
4 44 (3.90%) Apache Spark
5 34 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (2.48%) Jetty
7 22 (1.95%) CMS
8 18 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (1.24%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.80%) JBoss
11 8 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.71%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.44%) IIS
12 5 (0.44%) Moodle
13 3 (0.27%) Drupal
13 3 (0.27%) Headless CMS
14 2 (0.18%) Camunda
14 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.18%) PrestaShop
14 2 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.18%) Actimize
1 2 (0.18%) Magento
1 2 (0.18%) Shopify
2 1 (0.089%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.089%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 284 (25.16%) AWS
2 189 (16.74%) Azure
3 157 (13.91%) GitHub
4 94 (8.33%) GCP
5 52 (4.61%) Serverless
6 49 (4.34%) OpenShift
7 45 (3.99%) SaaS
8 43 (3.81%) Amazon Kinesis
9 34 (3.01%) npm
10 29 (2.57%) AWS Lambda
11 25 (2.21%) Yarn
12 24 (2.13%) Amazon S3
12 24 (2.13%) BrowserStack
13 23 (2.04%) PaaS
14 22 (1.95%) BlazeMeter
15 20 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (1.59%) GitHub Actions
17 17 (1.51%) Slack
18 14 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
19 11 (0.97%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.45%) HTTP
2 21 (1.86%) Broadband
3 14 (1.24%) Calico
4 5 (0.44%) Firewall
4 5 (0.44%) PBX
4 5 (0.44%) PSTN
4 5 (0.44%) TETRA
5 3 (0.27%) Internet
6 2 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.089%) DSL
7 1 (0.089%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.089%) Network Security
7 1 (0.089%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.089%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
2 79 (7.00%) NoSQL
3 73 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 68 (6.02%) MySQL
5 64 (5.67%) Redis
6 51 (4.52%) SQL Server
7 45 (3.99%) MariaDB
7 45 (3.99%) MongoDB
8 42 (3.72%) HBase
9 32 (2.83%) Big Data
10 29 (2.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 27 (2.39%) Blockchain
12 18 (1.59%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.24%) Amazon Aurora
14 12 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.97%) Hazelcast
16 8 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 664 (58.81%) Selenium
2 533 (47.21%) Jenkins
3 370 (32.77%) Git (software)
4 267 (23.65%) Postman
5 260 (23.03%) JIRA
6 259 (22.94%) Cypress.io
7 240 (21.26%) JUnit
8 150 (13.29%) Protractor
9 134 (11.87%) JMeter
9 134 (11.87%) SpecFlow
10 127 (11.25%) Maven
11 123 (10.89%) WebDriver
12 116 (10.27%) Gradle
13 115 (10.19%) Appium
14 101 (8.95%) REST Assured
15 90 (7.97%) SoapUI
16 85 (7.53%) Mockito
17 83 (7.35%) TeamCity
18 73 (6.47%) Sonatype Nexus
19 64 (5.67%) GitLab
General
1 268 (23.74%) Finance
2 190 (16.83%) Social Skills
3 132 (11.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 104 (9.21%) Banking
5 87 (7.71%) Law
6 63 (5.58%) Retail
7 56 (4.96%) Games
8 51 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (3.37%) Public Sector
10 33 (2.92%) Telecoms
11 32 (2.83%) Advertising
12 20 (1.77%) Electronics
13 18 (1.59%) Marketing
14 13 (1.15%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.97%) Back Office
16 10 (0.89%) Publishing
17 6 (0.53%) Front Office
17 6 (0.53%) Legal
17 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (20.02%) Developer
2 193 (17.09%) QA Engineer
3 151 (13.37%) Test Engineer
4 147 (13.02%) Tester
5 141 (12.49%) Software Engineer
6 100 (8.86%) Automation Tester
7 90 (7.97%) Software Developer
8 80 (7.09%) Senior QA Engineer
9 72 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
10 69 (6.11%) Java Developer
11 64 (5.67%) Automation Engineer
12 57 (5.05%) Developer in Test
13 47 (4.16%) Software Test Engineer
14 46 (4.07%) QA Automation Engineer
14 46 (4.07%) Senior Developer
15 43 (3.81%) Lead Developer
16 42 (3.72%) Java Engineer
17 40 (3.54%) Analyst
18 33 (2.92%) QA Leader
19 31 (2.75%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (26.40%) REST
2 223 (19.75%) Node.js
3 198 (17.54%) Spring
4 188 (16.65%) Gherkin
5 171 (15.15%) React
6 153 (13.55%) AngularJS
6 153 (13.55%) RESTful
7 126 (11.16%) SOAP
8 120 (10.63%) JSON
9 112 (9.92%) Web Services
10 107 (9.48%) Kafka
11 101 (8.95%) CSS
12 96 (8.50%) WireMock
13 87 (7.71%) Spring Boot
14 81 (7.17%) Jest
15 77 (6.82%) HTML
16 71 (6.29%) XML
17 67 (5.93%) Express
18 63 (5.58%) Redux
18 63 (5.58%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.23%) User Experience
2 53 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
3 49 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 21 (1.86%) Over-the-Top Content
9 18 (1.59%) Online Games
10 17 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.42%) Social Media
12 14 (1.24%) Cloud Native
13 11 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.89%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.80%) Cyberattack
15 9 (0.80%) Equities
15 9 (0.80%) Fixed Income
16 7 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (10.98%) Linux
2 76 (6.73%) Unix
3 34 (3.01%) Windows
4 30 (2.66%) Android
5 23 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.44%) CentOS
7 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.089%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 696 (61.65%) Test Automation
3 442 (39.15%) BDD
4 384 (34.01%) CI/CD
5 348 (30.82%) TDD
6 315 (27.90%) DevOps
7 284 (25.16%) Software Testing
8 278 (24.62%) Scrum
9 252 (22.32%) API Testing
10 200 (17.71%) Microservices
11 196 (17.36%) Software Engineering
12 179 (15.85%) SDET
13 173 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
14 161 (14.26%) Test Strategy
15 136 (12.05%) Fintech
16 124 (10.98%) Full Stack Development
17 117 (10.36%) Mentoring
18 114 (10.10%) Computer Science
18 114 (10.10%) OO
19 110 (9.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 711 (62.98%) Java
2 439 (38.88%) JavaScript
3 246 (21.79%) Python
4 243 (21.52%) SQL
5 153 (13.55%) C#
6 117 (10.36%) TypeScript
7 109 (9.65%) Groovy
8 75 (6.64%) Ruby
9 68 (6.02%) Shell Script
10 41 (3.63%) ES6
11 40 (3.54%) Java 8
12 38 (3.37%) Go
13 30 (2.66%) Bash
14 29 (2.57%) Scala
15 25 (2.21%) Kotlin
16 23 (2.04%) PowerShell
17 22 (1.95%) C
18 20 (1.77%) PHP
19 16 (1.42%) Perl
20 14 (1.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 131 (11.60%) Degree
2 73 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 65 (5.76%) OCP
3 65 (5.76%) Oracle Certification
4 52 (4.61%) ISTQB
5 39 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (2.57%) SC Cleared
7 23 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (1.77%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.42%) ISEB
10 13 (1.15%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.089%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.089%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 465 (41.19%) QA
2 30 (2.66%) Accessibility
3 14 (1.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.089%) PSD2
4 1 (0.089%) WCAG
System Software
1 224 (19.84%) Docker
2 48 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (3.72%) HDFS
4 23 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.71%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 144 (12.75%) Kubernetes
2 110 (9.74%) Ansible
3 60 (5.31%) Terraform
4 51 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (2.13%) HP ALM
6 20 (1.77%) Kibana
7 18 (1.59%) Grafana
8 17 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (1.42%) Puppet
10 13 (1.15%) Istio
11 9 (0.80%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.62%) Fortio
12 7 (0.62%) Kiali
13 5 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.35%) MIIS
14 4 (0.35%) Packer
15 3 (0.27%) Rancher
16 2 (0.18%) logstash
16 2 (0.18%) Mesos
17 1 (0.089%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 89 (7.88%) Oracle
2 54 (4.78%) Cognizant
3 52 (4.61%) VMware
4 42 (3.72%) Okta
5 40 (3.54%) Microsoft
6 37 (3.28%) HP
7 21 (1.86%) Atlassian
8 16 (1.42%) Google
9 15 (1.33%) PayPal
10 10 (0.89%) LexisNexis
10 10 (0.89%) Splunk
11 8 (0.71%) Adobe
11 8 (0.71%) Xamarin
12 7 (0.62%) Coverity
12 7 (0.62%) IBM
13 5 (0.44%) SAP
13 5 (0.44%) Spotify
14 4 (0.35%) AppDynamics
14 4 (0.35%) CA Agile Central
15 3 (0.27%) ServiceNow