Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 264 317
Rank change year-on-year +40 +53 +74
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,528 2,159 1,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.30% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% 6.88% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,035 1,867 1,731
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 32,883 31,379 34,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.25% 18.83% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 27,252 27,149 29,566
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +12 1,216 £57,500 +4.55% 179
North of England +69 472 £45,000 +5.88% 77
South East +81 327 £50,000 - 38
Midlands +32 237 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Yorkshire +44 224 £50,000 +11.11% 36
North West +58 217 £45,000 +8.43% 39
South West +9 155 £50,000 +25.00% 15
East of England +5 131 £50,000 +3.63% 22
East Midlands +24 130 £45,000 +12.50% 27
West Midlands +28 107 £45,000 +4.05% 7
North East +4 32 £41,000 +10.63% 2
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 2,036 (80.54%) Test Automation
2 1,951 (77.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1,828 (72.31%) Selenium
4 1,711 (67.68%) Java
5 1,340 (53.01%) BDD
6 1,029 (40.70%) QA
7 962 (38.05%) TDD
8 888 (35.13%) Jenkins
9 709 (28.05%) Scrum
10 704 (27.85%) WebDriver
11 658 (26.03%) C#
12 647 (25.59%) Continuous Integration
13 631 (24.96%) Finance
14 598 (23.66%) SQL
15 579 (22.90%) JavaScript
16 552 (21.84%) Ruby
17 518 (20.49%) JUnit
18 497 (19.66%) Git (software)
19 489 (19.34%) JIRA
20 435 (17.21%) Test Scripting
21 432 (17.09%) REST
22 423 (16.73%) Python
23 422 (16.69%) Gherkin
24 411 (16.26%) Spring
25 385 (15.23%) Web Services
26 345 (13.65%) HTML
27 342 (13.53%) Software Engineering
28 341 (13.49%) Amazon AWS
29 327 (12.94%) Software Testing
30 305 (12.06%) Microservices

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
1 188 (7.44%) Confluence
2 132 (5.22%) Tomcat
3 89 (3.52%) Apache
4 72 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (1.50%) JBoss
6 32 (1.27%) Apache Spark
7 28 (1.11%) Drupal
7 28 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 24 (0.95%) IIS
8 24 (0.95%) Jetty
9 15 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.36%) Mule ESB
11 8 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.28%) nginx
13 6 (0.24%) Mule
14 5 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.20%) Tornado
Applications
1 18 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.47%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.079%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.079%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 341 (13.49%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (5.66%) GitHub
3 85 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (2.02%) SaaS
5 40 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.58%) OpenShift
6 37 (1.46%) Slack
7 29 (1.15%) IaaS
8 27 (1.07%) npm
9 25 (0.99%) G Suite
9 25 (0.99%) Office 365
10 24 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
12 21 (0.83%) BrowserStack
13 15 (0.59%) Sauce Labs
14 13 (0.51%) Google Play
14 13 (0.51%) TestFlight
15 12 (0.47%) BlazeMeter
15 12 (0.47%) PaaS
16 8 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.56%) HTTP
2 55 (2.18%) Internet
3 17 (0.67%) Firewall
4 13 (0.51%) MQTT
5 8 (0.32%) AMQP
5 8 (0.32%) Intranet
6 7 (0.28%) SSL
6 7 (0.28%) VoIP
7 6 (0.24%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.16%) SSH
10 2 (0.079%) LDAP
10 2 (0.079%) Skype
10 2 (0.079%) TETRA
10 2 (0.079%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.040%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.040%) DSL
11 1 (0.040%) ICMP
11 1 (0.040%) SMS
11 1 (0.040%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (6.53%) MySQL
2 139 (5.50%) NoSQL
3 121 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 96 (3.80%) SQL Server
5 93 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
6 87 (3.44%) Big Data
7 78 (3.09%) MongoDB
8 50 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 44 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 44 (1.74%) Hazelcast
10 43 (1.70%) Redis
11 31 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 29 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (0.99%) MarkLogic
13 25 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 21 (0.83%) Neo4j
15 18 (0.71%) Blockchain
15 18 (0.71%) DB2
16 15 (0.59%) Infinispan
17 14 (0.55%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 1,828 (72.31%) Selenium
2 888 (35.13%) Jenkins
3 704 (27.85%) WebDriver
4 518 (20.49%) JUnit
5 497 (19.66%) Git (software)
6 489 (19.34%) JIRA
7 290 (11.47%) Maven
8 267 (10.56%) SpecFlow
9 261 (10.32%) SoapUI
10 254 (10.05%) JMeter
11 213 (8.43%) Appium
12 170 (6.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 149 (5.89%) JBehave
14 137 (5.42%) Subversion
15 124 (4.91%) TeamCity
16 122 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 116 (4.59%) Calabash
18 103 (4.07%) Mockito
18 103 (4.07%) TestNG
19 102 (4.03%) FitNesse
General
1 631 (24.96%) Finance
2 213 (8.43%) Banking
3 198 (7.83%) Retail
4 116 (4.59%) Investment Banking
5 84 (3.32%) Retail Banking
6 76 (3.01%) Marketing
7 72 (2.85%) Games
8 67 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 57 (2.25%) Front Office
10 32 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.23%) Electronics
12 29 (1.15%) Publishing
13 22 (0.87%) Advertising
13 22 (0.87%) Legal
14 13 (0.51%) Back Office
14 13 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.44%) Law
16 10 (0.40%) Military
17 7 (0.28%) Automotive
18 2 (0.079%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 648 (25.63%) Developer
2 639 (25.28%) Tester
3 503 (19.90%) Automation Tester
4 344 (13.61%) Test Engineer
5 341 (13.49%) Java Developer
6 294 (11.63%) QA Engineer
7 272 (10.76%) Analyst
8 265 (10.48%) Developer in Test
9 219 (8.66%) Test Analyst
10 196 (7.75%) Test Automation Engineer
11 194 (7.67%) Java Engineer
12 178 (7.04%) Senior Tester
13 152 (6.01%) Test Leader
14 143 (5.66%) Senior Automation Tester
15 133 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
16 132 (5.22%) Software Engineer
17 127 (5.02%) Automation Test Analyst
18 121 (4.79%) QA Automation Engineer
19 116 (4.59%) Software Developer
20 115 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (17.09%) REST
2 422 (16.69%) Gherkin
3 411 (16.26%) Spring
4 385 (15.23%) Web Services
5 345 (13.65%) HTML
6 278 (11.00%) XML
7 235 (9.30%) CSS
8 233 (9.22%) .NET
9 229 (9.06%) RESTful
10 227 (8.98%) SOAP
11 222 (8.78%) AngularJS
12 215 (8.50%) Node.js
13 195 (7.71%) Hibernate
14 151 (5.97%) JSON
15 111 (4.39%) React
16 109 (4.31%) jQuery
17 103 (4.07%) HTML5
18 101 (4.00%) Spring Boot
19 96 (3.80%) Java EE
20 95 (3.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 234 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 193 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 182 (7.20%) Fintech
4 163 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 109 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
6 80 (3.16%) User Experience
7 64 (2.53%) Derivative
8 52 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
9 44 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
10 33 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 27 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.03%) Online Games
13 25 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (0.91%) Algorithms
14 23 (0.91%) Private Cloud
15 20 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 20 (0.79%) Management Information System
16 19 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
17 17 (0.67%) EPoS
18 16 (0.63%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 245 (9.69%) Linux
2 171 (6.76%) Unix
3 150 (5.93%) Android
4 149 (5.89%) Apple iOS
5 112 (4.43%) Windows
6 13 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.040%) CentOS
10 1 (0.040%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.040%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.040%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,036 (80.54%) Test Automation
2 1,951 (77.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1,340 (53.01%) BDD
4 962 (38.05%) TDD
5 709 (28.05%) Scrum
6 647 (25.59%) Continuous Integration
7 435 (17.21%) Test Scripting
8 342 (13.53%) Software Engineering
9 327 (12.94%) Software Testing
10 305 (12.06%) Microservices
11 282 (11.16%) SDLC
12 280 (11.08%) SDET
13 261 (10.32%) Manual Testing
14 252 (9.97%) DevOps
15 251 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
16 242 (9.57%) Kanban
17 232 (9.18%) OO
18 227 (8.98%) Open Source
19 224 (8.86%) Test Strategy
20 218 (8.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,711 (67.68%) Java
2 658 (26.03%) C#
3 598 (23.66%) SQL
4 579 (22.90%) JavaScript
5 552 (21.84%) Ruby
6 423 (16.73%) Python
7 132 (5.22%) PHP
8 125 (4.94%) Groovy
8 125 (4.94%) Scala
9 117 (4.63%) C++
10 94 (3.72%) C
11 62 (2.45%) ES6
12 41 (1.62%) Shell Script
13 40 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 34 (1.34%) TypeScript
15 32 (1.27%) Perl
16 30 (1.19%) PowerShell
17 25 (0.99%) GraphQL
18 24 (0.95%) Go
18 24 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 267 (10.56%) Degree
2 198 (7.83%) ISTQB
3 179 (7.08%) ISEB
4 94 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 68 (2.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 68 (2.69%) Security Cleared
6 36 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 25 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
8 15 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 8 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.12%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.12%) PMP
14 1 (0.040%) MCTS
14 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.040%) OCPJP
14 1 (0.040%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,029 (40.70%) QA
2 22 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.28%) ISO 20022
3 7 (0.28%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.24%) MiFID
5 5 (0.20%) SEPA
6 4 (0.16%) EMIR
7 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.12%) PMO
8 1 (0.040%) GCP
8 1 (0.040%) PSD2
8 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 231 (9.14%) Docker
2 11 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.24%) HDFS
5 5 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.12%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.12%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.040%) KVM
Systems Management
1 101 (4.00%) Puppet
2 73 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (2.33%) Ansible
4 49 (1.94%) Kubernetes
5 39 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.87%) HockeyApp
7 21 (0.83%) Mesos
8 20 (0.79%) Terraform
9 17 (0.67%) CA Service Virtualization
10 15 (0.59%) Marathon
11 8 (0.32%) Galera Cluster
11 8 (0.32%) OpenNebula
12 6 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.24%) Nagios
12 6 (0.24%) rkt
13 5 (0.20%) Cobbler
14 4 (0.16%) Ambari
14 4 (0.16%) CloudHub
15 3 (0.12%) Grafana
15 3 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 183 (7.24%) Oracle
2 103 (4.07%) Google
3 86 (3.40%) Microsoft
4 62 (2.45%) HP
5 52 (2.06%) Capita
6 40 (1.58%) IBM
7 37 (1.46%) SAP
8 35 (1.38%) Splunk
9 30 (1.19%) Atlassian
10 28 (1.11%) CA
10 28 (1.11%) WorldPay
11 27 (1.07%) AppDynamics
12 26 (1.03%) Xamarin
13 21 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 16 (0.63%) Apple
15 15 (0.59%) Micro Focus
15 15 (0.59%) VMware
16 13 (0.51%) Twitter
17 12 (0.47%) BT
17 12 (0.47%) CA Agile Central