Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 289 266 247
Rank change year-on-year -23 -19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 890 1,066 1,953
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.21% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.55% 6.18% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 679 836 1,459
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,125 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +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 16,049 17,240 26,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.99% 19.60% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12,326 13,868 21,198
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,989 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,649 £42,500 £39,970
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £74,938 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,075 £82,500
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 18 May 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 18 May 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 +40 469 £65,000 -3.70% 64
South East +5 167 £55,000 +4.76% 26
South West -49 92 £53,750 +26.47% 10
North of England -74 89 £47,500 +5.56% 19
North West -27 41 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Yorkshire -52 39 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Midlands -31 30 £42,500 - 11
East of England +29 24 £62,500 +45.35%
West Midlands -20 22 £47,500 +15.85% 7
North East -5 9 £35,000 -6.67% 1
East Midlands -14 8 £41,000 -13.68% 4
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 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.

1 630 (70.79%) Test Automation
2 606 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 580 (65.17%) Java
4 573 (64.38%) Selenium
5 410 (46.07%) BDD
6 392 (44.04%) Jenkins
7 353 (39.66%) JavaScript
8 308 (34.61%) QA
9 286 (32.13%) AWS
10 268 (30.11%) TDD
11 266 (29.89%) DevOps
12 265 (29.78%) Software Testing
13 256 (28.76%) Git (software)
14 243 (27.30%) Scrum
15 216 (24.27%) Finance
16 212 (23.82%) JIRA
17 199 (22.36%) SQL
18 191 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
19 187 (21.01%) Gherkin
19 187 (21.01%) Python
20 173 (19.44%) SDET
21 171 (19.21%) Microservices
22 165 (18.54%) Docker
23 162 (18.20%) WebDriver
24 161 (18.09%) Spring
25 160 (17.98%) REST
26 155 (17.42%) C#
27 150 (16.85%) Cypress.io
28 147 (16.52%) API Testing
29 142 (15.96%) 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 73 (8.20%) Confluence
2 59 (6.63%) GemFire
3 51 (5.73%) Apache Spark
4 50 (5.62%) Apache
5 26 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.69%) JBoss
7 12 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.90%) Mule
9 8 (0.90%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.67%) CMS
11 4 (0.45%) nginx
11 4 (0.45%) Tornado
11 4 (0.45%) WildFly
12 3 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Figma
2 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.22%) Mingle
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.22%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 286 (32.13%) AWS
2 135 (15.17%) Azure
3 100 (11.24%) GitHub
4 72 (8.09%) BrowserStack
5 68 (7.64%) GCP
6 44 (4.94%) SaaS
6 44 (4.94%) Serverless
7 33 (3.71%) AWS Lambda
8 31 (3.48%) Amazon Kinesis
9 28 (3.15%) Amazon SQS
10 26 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (2.25%) PaaS
12 18 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (1.69%) Amazon S3
14 14 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (1.57%) AWS CodePipeline
14 14 (1.57%) Bitrise
14 14 (1.57%) Firebase
15 13 (1.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.15%) HTTP
2 11 (1.24%) Skype
3 9 (1.01%) Calico
4 6 (0.67%) SSH
5 4 (0.45%) Broadband
6 3 (0.34%) Internet
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (7.42%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.84%) MySQL
4 46 (5.17%) Redis
5 45 (5.06%) MariaDB
6 43 (4.83%) Big Data
6 43 (4.83%) HBase
7 40 (4.49%) NoSQL
8 38 (4.27%) SQL Server
9 29 (3.26%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.24%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.90%) Blockchain
12 8 (0.90%) Hazelcast
12 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.56%) Amazon Athena
15 5 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 573 (64.38%) Selenium
2 392 (44.04%) Jenkins
3 256 (28.76%) Git (software)
4 212 (23.82%) JIRA
5 162 (18.20%) WebDriver
6 150 (16.85%) Cypress.io
7 142 (15.96%) Postman
8 139 (15.62%) JUnit
9 124 (13.93%) JMeter
10 105 (11.80%) Appium
11 92 (10.34%) Maven
12 91 (10.22%) SoapUI
13 84 (9.44%) Protractor
14 81 (9.10%) Gradle
15 74 (8.31%) IntelliJ
16 73 (8.20%) Eclipse
17 65 (7.30%) REST Assured
18 63 (7.08%) Sonatype Nexus
18 63 (7.08%) SpecFlow
19 58 (6.52%) Mockito
General
1 216 (24.27%) Finance
2 132 (14.83%) Social Skills
3 126 (14.16%) Banking
4 67 (7.53%) Law
5 53 (5.96%) Public Sector
6 41 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (4.16%) Games
8 23 (2.58%) Presentation Skills
9 20 (2.25%) Marketing
9 20 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.91%) Advertising
11 13 (1.46%) Publishing
11 13 (1.46%) Retail
12 11 (1.24%) Influencing Skills
12 11 (1.24%) Manufacturing
13 10 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 9 (1.01%) Electronics
15 8 (0.90%) Back Office
15 8 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 184 (20.67%) Developer
2 129 (14.49%) QA Engineer
3 128 (14.38%) Test Engineer
3 128 (14.38%) Tester
4 98 (11.01%) Automation Tester
5 93 (10.45%) Software Engineer
6 66 (7.42%) Analyst
6 66 (7.42%) Automation Engineer
7 62 (6.97%) Developer in Test
8 59 (6.63%) Software Developer
9 56 (6.29%) Test Automation Engineer
10 53 (5.96%) Java Engineer
11 50 (5.62%) QA Automation Engineer
12 47 (5.28%) Test Analyst
13 44 (4.94%) Automation Test Lead
13 44 (4.94%) Java Developer
14 42 (4.72%) Test Leader
15 37 (4.16%) Java Automation Tester
16 34 (3.82%) Senior Test Engineer
16 34 (3.82%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (21.01%) Gherkin
2 161 (18.09%) Spring
3 160 (17.98%) REST
4 130 (14.61%) Node.js
5 119 (13.37%) React
5 119 (13.37%) RESTful
6 101 (11.35%) AngularJS
7 99 (11.12%) Kafka
8 90 (10.11%) CSS
9 84 (9.44%) Web Services
10 77 (8.65%) SOAP
11 75 (8.43%) JSON
12 71 (7.98%) Spring Boot
13 63 (7.08%) Redux
14 62 (6.97%) WireMock
15 57 (6.40%) Express
16 52 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 50 (5.62%) Tailwind CSS
18 47 (5.28%) RabbitMQ
19 42 (4.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.08%) Mobile App
2 54 (6.07%) Linux Command Line
3 51 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (4.16%) User Experience
5 28 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (1.80%) Social Network
7 12 (1.35%) e-Learning
7 12 (1.35%) Video on Demand
8 11 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (1.12%) NHS
10 9 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.01%) Online Games
10 9 (1.01%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.90%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.79%) iPhone
13 6 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
14 4 (0.45%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.34%) Algorithms
16 2 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 110 (12.36%) Linux
2 82 (9.21%) Unix
3 39 (4.38%) Android
4 29 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.36%) Windows
6 1 (0.11%) CentOS
6 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (70.79%) Test Automation
2 606 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 410 (46.07%) BDD
4 268 (30.11%) TDD
5 266 (29.89%) DevOps
6 265 (29.78%) Software Testing
7 243 (27.30%) Scrum
8 191 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
9 173 (19.44%) SDET
10 171 (19.21%) Microservices
11 147 (16.52%) API Testing
12 141 (15.84%) Software Engineering
13 117 (13.15%) Fintech
14 106 (11.91%) Test Strategy
15 105 (11.80%) Mentoring
16 102 (11.46%) SDLC
17 92 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
18 87 (9.78%) OO
19 84 (9.44%) Computer Science
20 83 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 580 (65.17%) Java
2 353 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 199 (22.36%) SQL
4 187 (21.01%) Python
5 155 (17.42%) C#
6 74 (8.31%) Groovy
6 74 (8.31%) TypeScript
7 62 (6.97%) Shell Script
8 45 (5.06%) Ruby
9 32 (3.60%) Java 8
10 27 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 26 (2.92%) Go
12 24 (2.70%) C
12 24 (2.70%) Scala
13 19 (2.13%) C++
14 16 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.35%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.24%) VBScript
17 10 (1.12%) Perl
18 9 (1.01%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 102 (11.46%) Degree
2 68 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 54 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 51 (5.73%) OCP
4 51 (5.73%) Oracle Certification
5 49 (5.51%) ISTQB
6 29 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (2.70%) ISEB
8 19 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (2.02%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.22%) CITP
12 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (34.61%) QA
2 8 (0.90%) SLA
3 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.34%) WCAG
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 165 (18.54%) Docker
2 42 (4.72%) HDFS
3 37 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 113 (12.70%) Ansible
1 113 (12.70%) Kubernetes
2 57 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (5.84%) Terraform
4 23 (2.58%) Puppet
5 21 (2.36%) Kibana
6 18 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (2.02%) Istio
7 16 (1.80%) Fortio
7 16 (1.80%) Kiali
8 13 (1.46%) Packer
9 9 (1.01%) Grafana
10 4 (0.45%) vRealize
11 2 (0.22%) Mesos
11 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.11%) Argo
12 1 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.11%) Nagios
12 1 (0.11%) OpenNebula
12 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (8.20%) Oracle
2 50 (5.62%) VMware
3 49 (5.51%) Okta
4 46 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 14 (1.57%) SAP
6 13 (1.46%) IBM
6 13 (1.46%) Splunk
7 12 (1.35%) Aquila
7 12 (1.35%) Google
8 11 (1.24%) AppDynamics
9 9 (1.01%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.90%) MuleSoft
10 8 (0.90%) PayPal
10 8 (0.90%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.67%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.67%) HP
12 5 (0.56%) New Relic
13 4 (0.45%) Adobe
13 4 (0.45%) Teradata
14 3 (0.34%) SaltStack