Period
to 19 October 2020

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 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 263 251 246
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 547 1,684 2,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.34% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.84% 7.05% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 473 1,291 1,778
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,000 £34,775
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,367 23,901 30,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.06% 18.98% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,812 19,117 25,200
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 October 2020.

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 19 October 2020. 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 +38 308 £62,500 -3.85% 46
South West +85 103 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East +22 78 £50,000 -9.09% 10
North of England +2 41 £45,000 - 15
Yorkshire +30 21 £45,000 - 4
Midlands +65 13 £32,000 -32.63% 9
West Midlands +81 11 £31,500 -25.88% 6
North West +35 11 £67,500 +55.00% 5
North East +20 9 £38,000 +8.57% 6
East Midlands +43 2 £37,500 -21.05% 3
East of England +32 2 £75,000 +66.67% 4
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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.

1 429 (78.43%) Test Automation
2 400 (73.13%) Selenium
3 373 (68.19%) Agile Software Development
4 343 (62.71%) Java
5 260 (47.53%) JavaScript
6 228 (41.68%) BDD
7 216 (39.49%) QA
8 171 (31.26%) Jenkins
9 168 (30.71%) DevOps
10 135 (24.68%) AWS
11 126 (23.03%) C#
11 126 (23.03%) Python
12 125 (22.85%) TDD
12 125 (22.85%) WebDriver
13 118 (21.57%) Finance
14 116 (21.21%) Scrum
15 115 (21.02%) Docker
16 111 (20.29%) SDET
17 108 (19.74%) JIRA
18 90 (16.45%) API Testing
19 88 (16.09%) SQL
19 88 (16.09%) Git (software)
20 86 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
20 86 (15.72%) Gherkin
21 84 (15.36%) ISTQB
22 78 (14.26%) JUnit
22 78 (14.26%) Continuous Improvement
23 75 (13.71%) SoapUI
24 73 (13.35%) Appium
25 72 (13.16%) Kubernetes

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 30 (5.48%) Confluence
2 14 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.19%) JBoss
4 11 (2.01%) Mule
5 5 (0.91%) CMS
6 4 (0.73%) NServiceBus
6 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.55%) Apache
7 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.37%) Camunda
8 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.37%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.37%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.18%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 135 (24.68%) AWS
2 64 (11.70%) Azure
3 40 (7.31%) GCP
4 30 (5.48%) SaaS
5 26 (4.75%) OpenShift
6 24 (4.39%) Sauce Labs
7 23 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (3.29%) BrowserStack
9 13 (2.38%) GitHub
10 12 (2.19%) Serverless
11 11 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (1.65%) Heroku
13 8 (1.46%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (1.10%) Amazon S3
14 6 (1.10%) BlazeMeter
14 6 (1.10%) Office 365
15 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.03%) Skype
2 11 (2.01%) HTTP
3 4 (0.73%) Internet
4 3 (0.55%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (0.55%) SAN
4 3 (0.55%) VPN
4 3 (0.55%) WebEx
5 1 (0.18%) SSH
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.75%) Hadoop
3 26 (4.75%) MongoDB
4 19 (3.47%) Big Data
4 19 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.56%) Data Lake
7 14 (2.56%) MySQL
8 12 (2.19%) Apache Hive
9 5 (0.91%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.37%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.37%) Presto
11 2 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 400 (73.13%) Selenium
2 171 (31.26%) Jenkins
3 125 (22.85%) WebDriver
4 108 (19.74%) JIRA
5 88 (16.09%) Git (software)
6 78 (14.26%) JUnit
7 75 (13.71%) SoapUI
8 73 (13.35%) Appium
9 53 (9.69%) Postman
10 49 (8.96%) SpecFlow
11 43 (7.86%) JMeter
12 38 (6.95%) Maven
13 27 (4.94%) Mocha
14 26 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (4.20%) TeamCity
16 22 (4.02%) Cypress.io
16 22 (4.02%) eggPlant
17 20 (3.66%) RSpec
18 17 (3.11%) JBehave
18 17 (3.11%) TestRail
General
1 118 (21.57%) Finance
2 44 (8.04%) Banking
3 28 (5.12%) Retail
4 16 (2.93%) Public Sector
5 10 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.65%) Law
7 7 (1.28%) Games
8 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.73%) Front Office
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.37%) Marketing
10 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (24.50%) Developer
2 111 (20.29%) Tester
3 101 (18.46%) Automation Tester
4 98 (17.92%) Test Engineer
5 74 (13.53%) Analyst
6 68 (12.43%) Test Analyst
7 66 (12.07%) Developer in Test
8 65 (11.88%) QA Engineer
9 54 (9.87%) Java Developer
10 50 (9.14%) Test Automation Engineer
11 44 (8.04%) Automation Test Analyst
12 42 (7.68%) Java Engineer
13 36 (6.58%) Java Automation Tester
14 32 (5.85%) Software Developer
15 31 (5.67%) Java Developer in Test
16 27 (4.94%) Automation Engineer
16 27 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
16 27 (4.94%) Software Engineer
17 23 (4.20%) Software Test Engineer
18 22 (4.02%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (15.72%) Gherkin
2 66 (12.07%) SOAP
3 61 (11.15%) Web Services
4 43 (7.86%) React
5 41 (7.50%) RESTful
6 37 (6.76%) .NET
7 35 (6.40%) Node.js
8 34 (6.22%) Spring
9 31 (5.67%) REST
10 29 (5.30%) AngularJS
11 26 (4.75%) Jest
12 24 (4.39%) Kafka
13 22 (4.02%) WebdriverIO
14 21 (3.84%) CSS
14 21 (3.84%) HTML
15 20 (3.66%) WireMock
16 18 (3.29%) JSON
17 17 (3.11%) Spring Boot
18 15 (2.74%) HTML5
19 13 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
1 37 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (6.22%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.02%) Client/Server
3 22 (4.02%) Social Network
4 19 (3.47%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.83%) User Experience
6 6 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (0.91%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.55%) EPoS
9 3 (0.55%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.55%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.55%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.55%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.55%) Wiki
10 2 (0.37%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.37%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.84%) Linux
2 16 (2.93%) Android
2 16 (2.93%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.56%) Windows
4 9 (1.65%) Unix
5 7 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
6 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (78.43%) Test Automation
2 373 (68.19%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (41.68%) BDD
4 168 (30.71%) DevOps
5 125 (22.85%) TDD
6 116 (21.21%) Scrum
7 111 (20.29%) SDET
8 90 (16.45%) API Testing
9 86 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (14.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 71 (12.98%) SDLC
12 65 (11.88%) Fintech
12 65 (11.88%) Microservices
13 63 (11.52%) Regression Testing
14 57 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
15 56 (10.24%) Test Strategy
16 55 (10.05%) Kanban
17 54 (9.87%) Configuration Management
17 54 (9.87%) Test Scripting
18 52 (9.51%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 343 (62.71%) Java
2 260 (47.53%) JavaScript
3 126 (23.03%) C#
3 126 (23.03%) Python
4 88 (16.09%) SQL
5 63 (11.52%) TypeScript
6 40 (7.31%) Ruby
7 29 (5.30%) Go
8 22 (4.02%) Java 8
9 13 (2.38%) C++
9 13 (2.38%) PHP
10 12 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.01%) Scala
12 8 (1.46%) R
13 7 (1.28%) C
13 7 (1.28%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.10%) Perl
15 5 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.73%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (15.36%) ISTQB
2 67 (12.25%) ISEB
3 46 (8.41%) Security Cleared
4 34 (6.22%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.66%) ISEB Practitioner
6 16 (2.93%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.56%) Degree
8 11 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.28%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (39.49%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) ISO 20022
2 3 (0.55%) PSD2
2 3 (0.55%) TARGET2
3 2 (0.37%) NCSC
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 115 (21.02%) Docker
2 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 72 (13.16%) Kubernetes
2 37 (6.76%) Terraform
3 34 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (5.67%) Ansible
5 24 (4.39%) Puppet
6 23 (4.20%) Istio
7 9 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.55%) SCCM
9 2 (0.37%) Grafana
9 2 (0.37%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.37%) Kibana
9 2 (0.37%) logstash
9 2 (0.37%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 32 (5.85%) Oracle
2 14 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.56%) Teradata
3 12 (2.19%) MuleSoft
4 10 (1.83%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.46%) Informatica
6 7 (1.28%) SAP
7 4 (0.73%) Apple
7 4 (0.73%) Perfecto Mobile
7 4 (0.73%) VMware
8 3 (0.55%) Automation Anywhere
8 3 (0.55%) Blue Prism
8 3 (0.55%) Cisco
8 3 (0.55%) Citrix
8 3 (0.55%) Google
8 3 (0.55%) MobileIron
8 3 (0.55%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.55%) Tableau
8 3 (0.55%) UiPath
9 2 (0.37%) Xamarin