Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 274 336
Rank change year-on-year +40 +62 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2509 2215 2005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.49% 1.25% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.31% 6.72% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 1773
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £71,450
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

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 34332 32965 36291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.38% 18.67% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28242 28758 30946
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -5 1252 £57,500 -4.17% 99
North of England +89 460 £45,000 +5.88% 43
South East +13 271 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Midlands +46 225 £47,000 +17.50% 11
North West +95 221 £45,000 +10.43% 23
Yorkshire +41 214 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South West +47 183 £47,500 +26.67% 10
East of England +7 129 £50,000 +5.26% 21
East Midlands +34 113 £47,500 +18.75% 6
West Midlands +35 111 £45,000 +5.88% 5
North East +18 25 £40,000 - 1
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 2026 (80.75%) Test Automation
2 1937 (77.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1786 (71.18%) Selenium
4 1724 (68.71%) Java
5 1319 (52.57%) BDD
6 1012 (40.33%) QA
7 915 (36.47%) TDD
8 841 (33.52%) Jenkins
9 740 (29.49%) WebDriver
10 685 (27.30%) Scrum
11 643 (25.63%) C#
12 613 (24.43%) SQL
13 607 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
14 594 (23.67%) Finance
15 558 (22.24%) Ruby
16 555 (22.12%) Git (software)
17 544 (21.68%) JavaScript
18 534 (21.28%) JUnit
19 518 (20.65%) JIRA
20 457 (18.21%) Test Scripting
21 453 (18.06%) REST
22 421 (16.78%) Python
23 410 (16.34%) Spring
24 409 (16.30%) Gherkin
25 369 (14.71%) Web Services
26 338 (13.47%) Software Engineering
27 335 (13.35%) HTML
28 316 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
29 309 (12.32%) XML
29 309 (12.32%) Software Testing

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
1 198 (7.89%) Confluence
2 129 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 107 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 85 (3.39%) Apache
5 42 (1.67%) Apache Spark
6 39 (1.55%) WebSphere
7 38 (1.51%) Jetty
8 37 (1.47%) JBoss
9 28 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 27 (1.08%) Mule ESB
11 23 (0.92%) Drupal
12 22 (0.88%) IIS
13 18 (0.72%) CMS
14 16 (0.64%) Mule
15 12 (0.48%) Apache TomEE
16 11 (0.44%) Anypoint
17 10 (0.40%) GlassFish
18 9 (0.36%) Tornado
19 8 (0.32%) Apache Solr
20 7 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 14 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.20%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.080%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 316 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (6.54%) GitHub
3 85 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (2.27%) SaaS
5 38 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (1.43%) IaaS
7 34 (1.36%) BrowserStack
8 26 (1.04%) Slack
9 25 (1.00%) npm
10 24 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
11 21 (0.84%) Office 365
12 19 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (0.76%) G Suite
12 19 (0.76%) OpenShift
12 19 (0.76%) Sauce Labs
13 17 (0.68%) PaaS
14 13 (0.52%) BlazeMeter
15 12 (0.48%) Google Play
16 7 (0.28%) Serverless
17 6 (0.24%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 100 (3.99%) HTTP
2 67 (2.67%) Internet
3 17 (0.68%) Firewall
4 12 (0.48%) AMQP
5 11 (0.44%) Intranet
5 11 (0.44%) SSL
6 8 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.24%) MQTT
8 5 (0.20%) LDAP
8 5 (0.20%) Skype
8 5 (0.20%) SSH
9 3 (0.12%) VoIP
10 2 (0.080%) DSL
10 2 (0.080%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.080%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.080%) TETRA
10 2 (0.080%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.040%) Diameter Protocol
11 1 (0.040%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (6.58%) MySQL
2 129 (5.14%) NoSQL
3 116 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 112 (4.46%) Big Data
5 97 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 90 (3.59%) MongoDB
7 85 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (2.19%) Redis
9 50 (1.99%) Hadoop
10 49 (1.95%) Hazelcast
11 45 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (0.76%) DB2
14 19 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 18 (0.72%) MarkLogic
15 18 (0.72%) Neo4j
16 14 (0.56%) Couchbase
17 13 (0.52%) Blockchain
17 13 (0.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1786 (71.18%) Selenium
2 841 (33.52%) Jenkins
3 740 (29.49%) WebDriver
4 555 (22.12%) Git (software)
5 534 (21.28%) JUnit
6 518 (20.65%) JIRA
7 285 (11.36%) SpecFlow
8 270 (10.76%) Maven
9 258 (10.28%) JMeter
10 240 (9.57%) SoapUI
11 213 (8.49%) Appium
12 198 (7.89%) JBehave
13 183 (7.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 162 (6.46%) TeamCity
15 134 (5.34%) Subversion
16 119 (4.74%) Mockito
17 116 (4.62%) Calabash
18 106 (4.22%) FitNesse
18 106 (4.22%) TestNG
19 101 (4.03%) Capybara
General
1 594 (23.67%) Finance
2 212 (8.45%) Banking
3 154 (6.14%) Retail
4 115 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 94 (3.75%) Retail Banking
6 73 (2.91%) Games
6 73 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 67 (2.67%) Front Office
7 67 (2.67%) Marketing
8 45 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.63%) Electronics
10 29 (1.16%) Publishing
11 19 (0.76%) Advertising
12 14 (0.56%) Back Office
12 14 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.32%) Military
14 5 (0.20%) Law
15 4 (0.16%) Legal
15 4 (0.16%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 643 (25.63%) Tester
2 611 (24.35%) Developer
3 505 (20.13%) Automation Tester
4 339 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 313 (12.48%) Java Developer
6 301 (12.00%) QA Engineer
7 278 (11.08%) Analyst
8 239 (9.53%) Developer in Test
9 227 (9.05%) Test Analyst
10 217 (8.65%) Java Engineer
11 194 (7.73%) Senior Tester
11 194 (7.73%) Test Automation Engineer
12 166 (6.62%) Senior Automation Tester
13 144 (5.74%) Selenium Tester
14 135 (5.38%) Test Leader
15 129 (5.14%) QA Automation Engineer
16 128 (5.10%) Software Engineer
17 127 (5.06%) Automation Test Analyst
18 126 (5.02%) QA Tester
19 112 (4.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (18.06%) REST
2 410 (16.34%) Spring
3 409 (16.30%) Gherkin
4 369 (14.71%) Web Services
5 335 (13.35%) HTML
6 309 (12.32%) XML
7 241 (9.61%) Hibernate
8 234 (9.33%) SOAP
9 233 (9.29%) .NET
10 221 (8.81%) CSS
11 200 (7.97%) Node.js
12 198 (7.89%) AngularJS
13 182 (7.25%) RESTful
14 166 (6.62%) JSON
15 118 (4.70%) jQuery
16 111 (4.42%) React
17 106 (4.22%) Kafka
18 99 (3.95%) Spring Boot
19 92 (3.67%) HTML5
20 87 (3.47%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 242 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (7.57%) Computer Science
3 147 (5.86%) Mobile App
4 144 (5.74%) Fintech
5 86 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
6 75 (2.99%) User Experience
7 72 (2.87%) Derivative
8 61 (2.43%) Equity Derivative
9 43 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
10 32 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.24%) Video\Live Streaming
12 30 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 26 (1.04%) Algorithms
14 25 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.76%) BBC
15 19 (0.76%) RIA
16 14 (0.56%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.56%) EPoS
17 13 (0.52%) Digital Media
17 13 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 262 (10.44%) Linux
2 173 (6.90%) Unix
3 114 (4.54%) Windows
4 109 (4.34%) Android
5 107 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.44%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.12%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.080%) Solaris
10 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.040%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2026 (80.75%) Test Automation
2 1937 (77.20%) Agile Software Development
3 1319 (52.57%) BDD
4 915 (36.47%) TDD
5 685 (27.30%) Scrum
6 607 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
7 457 (18.21%) Test Scripting
8 338 (13.47%) Software Engineering
9 309 (12.32%) Software Testing
10 294 (11.72%) SDLC
11 286 (11.40%) Microservices
12 259 (10.32%) SDET
13 256 (10.20%) DevOps
14 249 (9.92%) Test Strategy
15 245 (9.76%) Manual Testing
16 231 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
16 231 (9.21%) Performance Testing
17 228 (9.09%) OO
18 224 (8.93%) Mentoring
19 222 (8.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1724 (68.71%) Java
2 643 (25.63%) C#
3 613 (24.43%) SQL
4 558 (22.24%) Ruby
5 544 (21.68%) JavaScript
6 421 (16.78%) Python
7 116 (4.62%) Groovy
7 116 (4.62%) Scala
8 110 (4.38%) PHP
9 107 (4.26%) C++
10 84 (3.35%) C
11 66 (2.63%) ES6
12 54 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 47 (1.87%) Shell Script
14 24 (0.96%) PL/SQL
15 23 (0.92%) Perl
15 23 (0.92%) PowerShell
16 22 (0.88%) Clojure
16 22 (0.88%) Objective-C
17 21 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 285 (11.36%) Degree
2 213 (8.49%) ISTQB
3 182 (7.25%) ISEB
4 95 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 66 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 22 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 19 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.16%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.040%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1012 (40.33%) QA
2 7 (0.28%) ISO 20022
2 7 (0.28%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.20%) MiFID
3 5 (0.20%) SEPA
4 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.16%) WCAG
5 3 (0.12%) EMIR
5 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 210 (8.37%) Docker
2 11 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.32%) HDFS
5 7 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.20%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.12%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.080%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.040%) KVM
Systems Management
1 96 (3.83%) Puppet
2 73 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (2.19%) Ansible
4 45 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
5 36 (1.43%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.84%) Terraform
7 20 (0.80%) Mesos
8 16 (0.64%) Marathon
9 14 (0.56%) CA Service Virtualization
9 14 (0.56%) rkt
10 10 (0.40%) CloudHub
11 9 (0.36%) Capistrano
11 9 (0.36%) HockeyApp
12 6 (0.24%) Cobbler
12 6 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.24%) Galera Cluster
12 6 (0.24%) OpenNebula
13 5 (0.20%) Packer
14 2 (0.080%) Grafana
14 2 (0.080%) Salt
Vendors
1 198 (7.89%) Oracle
2 85 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 78 (3.11%) Google
4 59 (2.35%) HP
5 47 (1.87%) IBM
6 44 (1.75%) SAP
7 30 (1.20%) Atlassian
8 26 (1.04%) AppDynamics
9 25 (1.00%) Capita
10 24 (0.96%) Splunk
11 18 (0.72%) CA
12 17 (0.68%) Xamarin
13 16 (0.64%) Apple
14 15 (0.60%) VMware
15 14 (0.56%) MuleSoft
15 14 (0.56%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.44%) BT
17 10 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
18 8 (0.32%) Sybase
19 7 (0.28%) TIBCO