Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 272 269 247
Rank change year-on-year -3 -22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 774 1,365 1,975
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.20% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.85% 6.25% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 734 1,067 1,609
Median annual salary £61,500 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.04% -3.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,973 £35,750 £34,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £61,500 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +17.14% -2.78% +8.00%

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 13,237 21,829 27,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.97% 19.25% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10,994 17,495 22,190
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 February 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 24 February 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 +90 465 £64,000 -5.19% 52
South East -1 114 £50,000 -9.09% 17
South West +7 84 £55,000 +29.41% 6
North of England -74 68 £56,250 +32.35% 14
North West -15 39 £56,250 +32.35% 5
Yorkshire -48 24 £67,500 +50.00% 6
East of England +49 20 £62,500 +19.05% 3
Midlands -4 15 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Midlands +19 11 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North East +5 5 £35,000 - 3
East Midlands +12 4 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 591 (76.36%) Test Automation
2 572 (73.90%) Selenium
3 526 (67.96%) Java
4 515 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
5 375 (48.45%) BDD
6 348 (44.96%) JavaScript
7 284 (36.69%) Jenkins
8 274 (35.40%) QA
9 235 (30.36%) DevOps
10 200 (25.84%) TDD
11 196 (25.32%) AWS
12 184 (23.77%) SDET
13 183 (23.64%) SQL
14 179 (23.13%) WebDriver
15 172 (22.22%) JIRA
16 160 (20.67%) Scrum
17 157 (20.28%) Gherkin
18 156 (20.16%) API Testing
19 152 (19.64%) C#
19 152 (19.64%) Python
20 149 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
21 144 (18.60%) Appium
22 142 (18.35%) Docker
23 131 (16.93%) Finance
24 119 (15.37%) Git (software)
25 111 (14.34%) Microservices
26 110 (14.21%) REST
27 107 (13.82%) JUnit
28 101 (13.05%) JMeter
29 95 (12.27%) Postman

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 62 (8.01%) Confluence
2 26 (3.36%) JBoss
3 24 (3.10%) Mule
4 17 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.81%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.78%) Apache
7 4 (0.52%) CMS
7 4 (0.52%) IIS
7 4 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.39%) Tornado
8 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.39%) WildFly
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.26%) Camunda
9 2 (0.26%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Figma
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.26%) SAP FI-CA
1 2 (0.26%) SAP PSCD
1 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 196 (25.32%) AWS
2 73 (9.43%) Azure
3 46 (5.94%) BrowserStack
4 45 (5.81%) GCP
5 36 (4.65%) SaaS
6 29 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 28 (3.62%) Serverless
8 25 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
9 23 (2.97%) GitHub
10 20 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (2.33%) Amazon S3
12 16 (2.07%) Sauce Labs
13 14 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
14 13 (1.68%) Bitrise
14 13 (1.68%) Firebase
15 12 (1.55%) Slack
16 9 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (1.16%) Amazon EKS
17 7 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.10%) HTTP
2 23 (2.97%) Skype
3 5 (0.65%) Internet
4 2 (0.26%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (0.26%) SAN
4 2 (0.26%) VPN
4 2 (0.26%) WebEx
5 1 (0.13%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.11%) MySQL
2 51 (6.59%) MongoDB
3 44 (5.68%) SQL Server
4 22 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (2.71%) Hadoop
6 19 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (1.81%) Big Data
9 12 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.78%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (0.78%) Blockchain
11 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.65%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.65%) Hazelcast
12 5 (0.65%) Redis
13 4 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 572 (73.90%) Selenium
2 284 (36.69%) Jenkins
3 179 (23.13%) WebDriver
4 172 (22.22%) JIRA
5 144 (18.60%) Appium
6 119 (15.37%) Git (software)
7 107 (13.82%) JUnit
8 101 (13.05%) JMeter
9 95 (12.27%) Postman
10 80 (10.34%) SoapUI
11 72 (9.30%) Maven
12 64 (8.27%) Cypress.io
13 45 (5.81%) REST Assured
14 43 (5.56%) SpecFlow
15 37 (4.78%) Eclipse
16 35 (4.52%) JBehave
17 32 (4.13%) Protractor
18 31 (4.01%) GitLab
19 30 (3.88%) Gradle
20 28 (3.62%) IntelliJ
General
1 131 (16.93%) Finance
2 62 (8.01%) Banking
3 35 (4.52%) Public Sector
4 28 (3.62%) Games
5 24 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.94%) Retail
7 14 (1.81%) Advertising
8 7 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.90%) Marketing
9 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.78%) Law
10 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.39%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Automotive
12 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.26%) French Language
12 2 (0.26%) Front Office
12 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 189 (24.42%) Developer
2 146 (18.86%) Tester
3 130 (16.80%) QA Engineer
4 126 (16.28%) Automation Tester
5 113 (14.60%) Test Engineer
6 89 (11.50%) Analyst
7 82 (10.59%) Test Analyst
8 73 (9.43%) Developer in Test
9 54 (6.98%) Software Developer
10 53 (6.85%) Automation Engineer
10 53 (6.85%) Java Automation Tester
11 51 (6.59%) Test Automation Engineer
12 50 (6.46%) Java Developer
13 46 (5.94%) Automation Test Lead
14 45 (5.81%) QA Automation Engineer
15 40 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
16 39 (5.04%) Test Leader
17 38 (4.91%) Software Engineer
18 36 (4.65%) Java Engineer
18 36 (4.65%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (20.28%) Gherkin
2 110 (14.21%) REST
3 73 (9.43%) SOAP
4 72 (9.30%) RESTful
5 68 (8.79%) Spring
6 54 (6.98%) Web Services
7 53 (6.85%) React
8 47 (6.07%) Kafka
8 47 (6.07%) Spring Boot
9 40 (5.17%) Node.js
10 39 (5.04%) JSON
11 26 (3.36%) .NET
11 26 (3.36%) Middleware
12 25 (3.23%) HTML
13 24 (3.10%) CSS
14 23 (2.97%) XML
15 20 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (2.58%) WebdriverIO
16 19 (2.45%) AngularJS
16 19 (2.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 32 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (2.97%) Social Network
5 22 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
6 15 (1.94%) User Experience
7 13 (1.68%) e-Learning
8 9 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.78%) Online Games
10 6 (0.78%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.52%) NHS
12 4 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.39%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.39%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (5.56%) Linux
2 42 (5.43%) Android
3 39 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 31 (4.01%) Unix
5 23 (2.97%) Windows
6 3 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (76.36%) Test Automation
2 515 (66.54%) Agile Software Development
3 375 (48.45%) BDD
4 235 (30.36%) DevOps
5 200 (25.84%) TDD
6 184 (23.77%) SDET
7 160 (20.67%) Scrum
8 156 (20.16%) API Testing
9 149 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
10 111 (14.34%) Microservices
11 90 (11.63%) SDLC
12 84 (10.85%) Test Scripting
13 83 (10.72%) Test Strategy
14 75 (9.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 75 (9.69%) Fintech
15 70 (9.04%) Configuration Management
15 70 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
16 69 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 60 (7.75%) Performance Testing
18 58 (7.49%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 526 (67.96%) Java
2 348 (44.96%) JavaScript
3 183 (23.64%) SQL
4 152 (19.64%) C#
4 152 (19.64%) Python
5 51 (6.59%) TypeScript
6 40 (5.17%) Ruby
7 31 (4.01%) Go
8 26 (3.36%) C++
8 26 (3.36%) Scala
9 25 (3.23%) Groovy
10 21 (2.71%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.45%) Java 8
12 14 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.68%) Kotlin
14 12 (1.55%) C
15 10 (1.29%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.29%) PHP
16 8 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 67 (8.66%) ISTQB
3 49 (6.33%) ISEB
4 46 (5.94%) SC Cleared
5 38 (4.91%) Degree
6 27 (3.49%) DV Cleared
7 25 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (1.81%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.78%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (35.40%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.26%) NCSC
3 2 (0.26%) PSD2
3 2 (0.26%) TARGET2
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) PMO
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 142 (18.35%) Docker
2 6 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) Varnish
4 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 92 (11.89%) Kubernetes
2 50 (6.46%) Ansible
3 43 (5.56%) Terraform
4 41 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (4.01%) Puppet
6 23 (2.97%) Fortio
6 23 (2.97%) Istio
6 23 (2.97%) Kiali
7 14 (1.81%) Packer
8 13 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (1.16%) Kibana
10 3 (0.39%) vRealize
11 2 (0.26%) SCCM
12 1 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.13%) Grafana
12 1 (0.13%) Graphite
12 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 68 (8.79%) Oracle
2 43 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 21 (2.71%) MuleSoft
4 12 (1.55%) Aquila
4 12 (1.55%) IBM
5 10 (1.29%) AppDynamics
6 9 (1.16%) ServiceNow
7 8 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.78%) Google
8 6 (0.78%) SAP
8 6 (0.78%) Splunk
8 6 (0.78%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.65%) Pega
9 5 (0.65%) Teradata
10 3 (0.39%) Adobe
10 3 (0.39%) Apple
10 3 (0.39%) HP
10 3 (0.39%) Perfecto Mobile
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco
11 2 (0.26%) Citrix