Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 231 267
Rank change year-on-year -9 +36 +64
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,016 2,520 2,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.43% 1.54% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.25% 7.58% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 2,032 1,858
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 27,817 33,249 31,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.71% 20.34% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 22,310 27,572 27,067
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in England

Cucumber
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in England.

Salary trend for Cucumber in England

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -11 1,010 £62,500 +8.70% 150
North of England -43 300 £42,500 -5.56% 59
South East -26 256 £50,000 - 48
Midlands +26 207 £43,500 -3.33% 46
North West -10 161 £40,500 -10.00% 32
South West +8 145 £47,500 -5.00% 49
East Midlands +8 115 £43,500 -3.33% 19
Yorkshire -58 100 £45,000 -10.00% 22
West Midlands +33 92 £40,500 -11.96% 27
East of England -5 88 £52,500 +5.00% 16
North East +16 39 £42,500 +1.19% 5
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 1,483 (73.56%) Test Automation
2 1,426 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1,405 (69.69%) Selenium
4 1,397 (69.30%) Java
5 974 (48.31%) BDD
6 840 (41.67%) Jenkins
7 757 (37.55%) QA
8 624 (30.95%) TDD
9 607 (30.11%) JavaScript
10 602 (29.86%) Scrum
11 540 (26.79%) JIRA
12 531 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
13 501 (24.85%) C#
14 481 (23.86%) WebDriver
14 481 (23.86%) Git (software)
15 475 (23.56%) Gherkin
16 465 (23.07%) Finance
17 449 (22.27%) SQL
18 368 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
19 357 (17.71%) JUnit
20 352 (17.46%) DevOps
21 345 (17.11%) Docker
22 324 (16.07%) Microservices
23 320 (15.87%) Spring
24 316 (15.67%) REST
25 312 (15.48%) Software Testing
26 310 (15.38%) SDET
27 308 (15.28%) JMeter
28 307 (15.23%) SoapUI
29 300 (14.88%) Python

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
1 197 (9.77%) Confluence
2 64 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 57 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 56 (2.78%) IIS
5 47 (2.33%) Apache
6 41 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
7 36 (1.79%) JBoss
8 29 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.34%) Apache Solr
10 24 (1.19%) Anypoint
11 18 (0.89%) Apache TomEE
12 13 (0.64%) CMS
13 11 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (0.55%) nginx
14 9 (0.45%) Drupal
14 9 (0.45%) GlassFish
14 9 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.40%) Jetty
15 8 (0.40%) Liferay
16 7 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (0.40%) Mingle
2 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.050%) HipChat
3 1 (0.050%) InVision
3 1 (0.050%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.25%) SAP FI-CA
2 5 (0.25%) SAP PSCD
3 4 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.20%) Ripple
4 2 (0.099%) Global One
5 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.050%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 368 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
2 189 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (6.25%) GitHub
4 54 (2.68%) SaaS
5 52 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 46 (2.28%) G Suite
6 46 (2.28%) Office 365
7 45 (2.23%) OpenShift
8 34 (1.69%) Serverless
9 33 (1.64%) BrowserStack
10 29 (1.44%) npm
11 25 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
12 24 (1.19%) Sauce Labs
13 22 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (0.94%) BlazeMeter
14 19 (0.94%) PaaS
15 15 (0.74%) Amazon S3
16 13 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
16 13 (0.64%) Slack
17 11 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.69%) HTTP
2 24 (1.19%) Internet
3 12 (0.60%) SSL
4 6 (0.30%) Broadband
4 6 (0.30%) OpenVPN
5 5 (0.25%) Firewall
5 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.25%) PPP
5 5 (0.25%) VPN
5 5 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.20%) FTP
6 4 (0.20%) SNMP
6 4 (0.20%) SSH
7 3 (0.15%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.099%) AMQP
8 2 (0.099%) DSL
8 2 (0.099%) SMS
9 1 (0.050%) ICMP
9 1 (0.050%) WebEx
9 1 (0.050%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 130 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 130 (6.45%) MySQL
3 79 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
4 78 (3.87%) NoSQL
5 77 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 45 (2.23%) Redis
7 41 (2.03%) Big Data
8 36 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 23 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 22 (1.09%) Blockchain
12 14 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.64%) Apache Hive
14 12 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.55%) OLTP
15 11 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.45%) DB2
17 8 (0.40%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,405 (69.69%) Selenium
2 840 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 540 (26.79%) JIRA
4 481 (23.86%) Git (software)
4 481 (23.86%) WebDriver
5 357 (17.71%) JUnit
6 308 (15.28%) JMeter
7 307 (15.23%) SoapUI
8 288 (14.29%) Maven
9 252 (12.50%) SpecFlow
10 205 (10.17%) Appium
11 144 (7.14%) TeamCity
12 133 (6.60%) Gradle
13 120 (5.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 111 (5.51%) JBehave
15 109 (5.41%) NUnit
16 102 (5.06%) Mockito
17 96 (4.76%) Subversion
18 88 (4.37%) LoadRunner
19 85 (4.22%) HP UFT
General
1 465 (23.07%) Finance
2 159 (7.89%) Banking
3 146 (7.24%) Retail
4 51 (2.53%) Games
5 45 (2.23%) Advertising
6 36 (1.79%) Marketing
7 29 (1.44%) Retail Banking
8 26 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.04%) Electronics
11 20 (0.99%) Law
12 18 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.74%) Back Office
14 14 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.64%) Publishing
16 10 (0.50%) Legal
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
17 3 (0.15%) Front Office
18 2 (0.099%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.099%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 623 (30.90%) Developer
2 410 (20.34%) Test Engineer
3 311 (15.43%) Tester
4 291 (14.43%) Developer in Test
5 289 (14.34%) Analyst
6 281 (13.94%) Java Developer
7 263 (13.05%) Test Analyst
8 247 (12.25%) QA Engineer
9 234 (11.61%) Test Automation Engineer
10 229 (11.36%) Automation Tester
11 145 (7.19%) Software Developer
12 141 (6.99%) Software Engineer
13 135 (6.70%) Java Engineer
14 134 (6.65%) QA Automation Engineer
15 131 (6.50%) Senior Developer
16 114 (5.65%) Software Test Engineer
17 109 (5.41%) Test Automation Developer
18 95 (4.71%) Automation Test Analyst
18 95 (4.71%) Java Developer in Test
19 90 (4.46%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (23.56%) Gherkin
2 320 (15.87%) Spring
3 316 (15.67%) REST
4 294 (14.58%) Web Services
5 246 (12.20%) SOAP
6 217 (10.76%) Node.js
7 212 (10.52%) .NET
8 202 (10.02%) XML
9 193 (9.57%) HTML
9 193 (9.57%) JSON
10 187 (9.28%) AngularJS
11 165 (8.18%) RESTful
12 158 (7.84%) Spring Boot
13 153 (7.59%) CSS
14 128 (6.35%) Hibernate
15 97 (4.81%) React
16 65 (3.22%) Kafka
17 60 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 59 (2.93%) HTML5
18 59 (2.93%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.44%) Fintech
2 149 (7.39%) User Experience
3 115 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 94 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (1.59%) Cloud Native
7 32 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (0.89%) Mainframe
9 16 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
9 16 (0.79%) Public Cloud
10 15 (0.74%) NHS
11 12 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.45%) Tandem
14 8 (0.40%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.35%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (0.35%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 196 (9.72%) Linux
2 128 (6.35%) Windows
3 96 (4.76%) Unix
4 91 (4.51%) Android
5 88 (4.37%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.25%) CentOS
9 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.099%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.050%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,483 (73.56%) Test Automation
2 1,426 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 974 (48.31%) BDD
4 624 (30.95%) TDD
5 602 (29.86%) Scrum
6 531 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
7 352 (17.46%) DevOps
8 324 (16.07%) Microservices
9 312 (15.48%) Software Testing
10 310 (15.38%) SDET
11 279 (13.84%) Test Scripting
12 277 (13.74%) Open Source
13 250 (12.40%) API Testing
14 249 (12.35%) Software Engineering
15 225 (11.16%) SDLC
16 224 (11.11%) Manual Testing
17 199 (9.87%) Test Strategy
18 194 (9.62%) Kanban
19 185 (9.18%) Continuous Delivery
20 183 (9.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,397 (69.30%) Java
2 607 (30.11%) JavaScript
3 501 (24.85%) C#
4 449 (22.27%) SQL
5 300 (14.88%) Python
6 235 (11.66%) Ruby
7 135 (6.70%) Java 8
8 105 (5.21%) C++
9 84 (4.17%) PHP
10 73 (3.62%) Scala
11 67 (3.32%) PowerShell
12 55 (2.73%) TypeScript
13 49 (2.43%) Groovy
14 47 (2.33%) C
15 37 (1.84%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.59%) ES6
17 31 (1.54%) Bash Shell
18 26 (1.29%) Perl
19 25 (1.24%) T-SQL
20 24 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 242 (12.00%) Degree
2 152 (7.54%) ISTQB
3 122 (6.05%) Security Cleared
4 110 (5.46%) ISEB
5 84 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 43 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 31 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (0.60%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.25%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.15%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.099%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.099%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.050%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 757 (37.55%) QA
2 11 (0.55%) PMO
3 6 (0.30%) GDPR
3 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.30%) MiFID
4 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.099%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.050%) PSD2
6 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.050%) SLA
System Software
1 345 (17.11%) Docker
2 58 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.60%) VirtualBox
5 10 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.50%) Varnish
6 5 (0.25%) Squid
7 4 (0.20%) Firmware
7 4 (0.20%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.15%) Postfix
9 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.050%) KVM
9 1 (0.050%) vCloud
9 1 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 144 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 130 (6.45%) Ansible
3 96 (4.76%) Puppet
4 67 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
5 59 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (2.68%) Terraform
7 51 (2.53%) HP ALM
8 28 (1.39%) Mesos
9 24 (1.19%) Marathon
10 20 (0.99%) Rancher
11 6 (0.30%) Grafana
11 6 (0.30%) HockeyApp
11 6 (0.30%) Kibana
12 5 (0.25%) Graphite
13 4 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
13 4 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.20%) Nagios
13 4 (0.20%) Packer
13 4 (0.20%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 201 (9.97%) Oracle
2 114 (5.65%) Google
3 89 (4.41%) HP
4 65 (3.22%) Microsoft
5 58 (2.88%) Splunk
6 41 (2.03%) WorldPay
7 37 (1.84%) Atlassian
8 34 (1.69%) IBM
9 33 (1.64%) SAP
10 30 (1.49%) New Relic
11 27 (1.34%) AppDynamics
12 25 (1.24%) MuleSoft
13 23 (1.14%) VMware
14 17 (0.84%) Cognizant
15 14 (0.69%) Adobe
15 14 (0.69%) Red Hat
16 13 (0.64%) hybris
17 11 (0.55%) Apiary
17 11 (0.55%) CA Agile Central
18 8 (0.40%) Cypress Semiconductor