Period
to 18 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 251 283
Rank change year-on-year +11 +32 +79
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,215 2,378 2,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.44% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.98% 6.96% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,714 1,917 1,982
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,300
90th Percentile £78,525 £71,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +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 31,712 34,146 33,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.26% 20.62% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25,881 28,026 29,185
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
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 18 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 +6 1,089 £62,500 +13.64% 138
North of England -25 339 £42,500 -5.56% 58
South East +31 287 £45,000 -5.26% 26
Midlands +12 199 £50,000 +9.29% 54
South West -30 173 £42,500 - 31
Yorkshire -4 167 £45,000 -5.26% 22
North West -12 158 £40,000 -5.88% 32
East Midlands +37 142 £45,000 -5.76% 26
East of England +8 125 £45,000 -10.00% 11
West Midlands -26 57 £52,500 +16.67% 28
North East -29 14 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 1,688 (76.21%) Test Automation
2 1,636 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1,555 (70.20%) Selenium
4 1,531 (69.12%) Java
5 1,105 (49.89%) BDD
6 838 (37.83%) Jenkins
7 827 (37.34%) QA
8 761 (34.36%) TDD
9 645 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
10 640 (28.89%) JavaScript
11 602 (27.18%) Scrum
12 595 (26.86%) C#
13 533 (24.06%) WebDriver
14 518 (23.39%) JIRA
15 480 (21.67%) Finance
16 472 (21.31%) SQL
17 463 (20.90%) Gherkin
18 449 (20.27%) Git (software)
19 414 (18.69%) JUnit
20 386 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
21 359 (16.21%) DevOps
22 357 (16.12%) Software Testing
23 356 (16.07%) Ruby
24 353 (15.94%) Python
25 345 (15.58%) SpecFlow
26 332 (14.99%) Docker
26 332 (14.99%) Web Services
27 323 (14.58%) SDET
28 307 (13.86%) Software Engineering
29 304 (13.72%) Test Scripting

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
1 154 (6.95%) Confluence
2 95 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 82 (3.70%) Apache
4 60 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
6 41 (1.85%) IIS
7 38 (1.72%) JBoss
8 28 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 28 (1.26%) CMS
9 26 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 20 (0.90%) Anypoint
12 17 (0.77%) Jetty
13 16 (0.72%) nginx
13 16 (0.72%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.59%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.50%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.45%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.41%) Drupal
18 7 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (0.23%) Mingle
2 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.045%) Blender
5 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.045%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.045%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 386 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 153 (6.91%) GitHub
4 52 (2.35%) BrowserStack
4 52 (2.35%) Sauce Labs
5 42 (1.90%) OpenShift
5 42 (1.90%) Slack
6 40 (1.81%) Serverless
7 39 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 38 (1.72%) SaaS
9 34 (1.53%) G Suite
9 34 (1.53%) Office 365
10 25 (1.13%) BlazeMeter
10 25 (1.13%) npm
11 24 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (0.72%) PaaS
13 15 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.63%) CloudBees
15 10 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.39%) HTTP
2 28 (1.26%) Internet
3 18 (0.81%) SSL
4 9 (0.41%) AMQP
5 8 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.36%) Wireless
6 7 (0.32%) DNS
6 7 (0.32%) SMTP
6 7 (0.32%) SSH
7 6 (0.27%) PPP
8 4 (0.18%) SMS
8 4 (0.18%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.14%) DSL
10 2 (0.090%) Diameter Protocol
11 1 (0.045%) 2G
11 1 (0.045%) 3G
11 1 (0.045%) 4G
11 1 (0.045%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.045%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.045%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (5.42%) MongoDB
2 117 (5.28%) NoSQL
3 98 (4.42%) MySQL
4 93 (4.20%) SQL Server
5 67 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 66 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (2.71%) Relational Database
8 56 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 53 (2.39%) Big Data
10 31 (1.40%) Redis
11 28 (1.26%) Blockchain
12 20 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.59%) Couchbase
14 13 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.50%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.50%) MarkLogic
15 11 (0.50%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.45%) OLTP
16 10 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,555 (70.20%) Selenium
2 838 (37.83%) Jenkins
3 533 (24.06%) WebDriver
4 518 (23.39%) JIRA
5 449 (20.27%) Git (software)
6 414 (18.69%) JUnit
7 345 (15.58%) SpecFlow
8 290 (13.09%) Maven
9 286 (12.91%) JMeter
10 252 (11.38%) SoapUI
11 230 (10.38%) Appium
12 137 (6.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 133 (6.00%) TeamCity
14 124 (5.60%) JBehave
15 111 (5.01%) Gradle
16 107 (4.83%) Protractor
17 104 (4.70%) NUnit
18 99 (4.47%) Gatling
18 99 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
19 89 (4.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 480 (21.67%) Finance
2 174 (7.86%) Banking
3 134 (6.05%) Retail
4 94 (4.24%) Games
5 68 (3.07%) Marketing
6 47 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 46 (2.08%) Advertising
8 43 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 41 (1.85%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.17%) Electronics
11 22 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.81%) Law
12 18 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.68%) Front Office
14 10 (0.45%) Back Office
15 7 (0.32%) Legal
16 6 (0.27%) Billing
16 6 (0.27%) Publishing
17 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 619 (27.95%) Developer
2 473 (21.35%) Test Engineer
3 387 (17.47%) Tester
4 307 (13.86%) Automation Tester
5 296 (13.36%) QA Engineer
6 294 (13.27%) Test Automation Engineer
7 283 (12.78%) Developer in Test
8 282 (12.73%) Analyst
9 265 (11.96%) Java Developer
10 216 (9.75%) Test Analyst
11 184 (8.31%) Java Engineer
12 169 (7.63%) Software Developer
13 167 (7.54%) QA Automation Engineer
14 158 (7.13%) Senior Developer
15 157 (7.09%) Software Engineer
16 115 (5.19%) Software Test Engineer
17 102 (4.60%) QA Analyst
18 99 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
19 94 (4.24%) Automation Test Analyst
20 87 (3.93%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (20.90%) Gherkin
2 332 (14.99%) Web Services
3 300 (13.54%) Spring
4 266 (12.01%) REST
5 254 (11.47%) HTML
6 253 (11.42%) .NET
7 247 (11.15%) AngularJS
8 220 (9.93%) RESTful
9 208 (9.39%) CSS
10 184 (8.31%) XML
11 169 (7.63%) Node.js
12 148 (6.68%) SOAP
13 141 (6.37%) JSON
14 110 (4.97%) React
15 109 (4.92%) Hibernate
16 108 (4.88%) HTML5
17 103 (4.65%) Spring Boot
18 58 (2.62%) J2EE
19 56 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 55 (2.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 143 (6.46%) Fintech
2 134 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (5.46%) Mobile App
4 110 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 96 (4.33%) User Experience
6 72 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
7 70 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
8 56 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
9 44 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
10 23 (1.04%) Public Cloud
11 22 (0.99%) Social Media
12 21 (0.95%) Cloud Native
13 17 (0.77%) Online Games
13 17 (0.77%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.68%) e-Learning
14 15 (0.68%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.63%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 11 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 229 (10.34%) Linux
2 151 (6.82%) Windows
3 121 (5.46%) Android
4 116 (5.24%) Apple iOS
5 104 (4.70%) Unix
6 20 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.27%) CentOS
8 6 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.045%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.045%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,688 (76.21%) Test Automation
2 1,636 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1,105 (49.89%) BDD
4 761 (34.36%) TDD
5 645 (29.12%) Continuous Integration
6 602 (27.18%) Scrum
7 359 (16.21%) DevOps
8 357 (16.12%) Software Testing
9 323 (14.58%) SDET
10 307 (13.86%) Software Engineering
11 304 (13.72%) Test Scripting
12 283 (12.78%) API Testing
13 265 (11.96%) Manual Testing
14 245 (11.06%) Microservices
15 235 (10.61%) Open Source
16 226 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
17 218 (9.84%) SDLC
18 197 (8.89%) Regression Testing
19 185 (8.35%) Mentoring
20 182 (8.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,531 (69.12%) Java
2 640 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 595 (26.86%) C#
4 472 (21.31%) SQL
5 356 (16.07%) Ruby
6 353 (15.94%) Python
7 130 (5.87%) Java 8
8 96 (4.33%) C++
9 91 (4.11%) Scala
10 72 (3.25%) PHP
11 68 (3.07%) C
12 63 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 56 (2.53%) Groovy
14 48 (2.17%) Shell Script
15 43 (1.94%) TypeScript
16 42 (1.90%) Bash Shell
17 39 (1.76%) Perl
18 38 (1.72%) Go
19 27 (1.22%) PL/SQL
20 25 (1.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 209 (9.44%) Degree
2 139 (6.28%) ISTQB
3 115 (5.19%) ISEB
4 101 (4.56%) Security Cleared
5 50 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 47 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 43 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 42 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.32%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.14%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.090%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.090%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.090%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.045%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.045%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.045%) MCSA
13 1 (0.045%) MCSE
13 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 827 (37.34%) QA
2 21 (0.95%) GCP
3 16 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.50%) PMO
5 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.090%) EMIR
7 2 (0.090%) PSD2
7 2 (0.090%) SLA
8 1 (0.045%) GDPR
8 1 (0.045%) MiFID
8 1 (0.045%) SEPA
System Software
1 332 (14.99%) Docker
2 38 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.50%) Firmware
6 8 (0.36%) Varnish
7 6 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.18%) Postfix
9 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.090%) HDFS
10 2 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.045%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.045%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 151 (6.82%) Ansible
2 108 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 83 (3.75%) Puppet
4 59 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (2.30%) Terraform
6 44 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
7 28 (1.26%) HP ALM
8 13 (0.59%) Kibana
9 9 (0.41%) Cobbler
10 7 (0.32%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.32%) Icinga
11 6 (0.27%) Marathon
12 4 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
13 3 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.14%) Rundeck
14 2 (0.090%) Consul
14 2 (0.090%) Rancher
15 1 (0.045%) Grafana
15 1 (0.045%) HP Fortify
15 1 (0.045%) Packer
Vendors
1 174 (7.86%) Oracle
2 99 (4.47%) Google
3 87 (3.93%) Microsoft
4 78 (3.52%) Atlassian
5 64 (2.89%) Splunk
6 56 (2.53%) HP
7 40 (1.81%) VMware
8 36 (1.63%) WorldPay
9 35 (1.58%) New Relic
10 34 (1.53%) AppDynamics
11 30 (1.35%) IBM
12 27 (1.22%) Adobe
13 23 (1.04%) SAP
14 21 (0.95%) MuleSoft
15 19 (0.86%) Cognizant
16 16 (0.72%) Capita
17 12 (0.54%) Apiary
18 10 (0.45%) hybris
18 10 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
19 9 (0.41%) Apple