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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 339 284 265
Rank change year-on-year -55 -19 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1,592 1,155 898
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.05% 1.21% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.74% 5.78% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 839 784 723
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £73,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £66,911 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.52% +14.29% -4.55%

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 33,620 19,980 14,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.26% 20.90% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14,281 13,470 11,702
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.61% +0.91% +6.83%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -19 1,115 £72,500 +11.54% 48
South East -114 206 £52,500 -4.55% 10
North of England -86 104 £55,000 +15.79% 33
South West -70 71 £52,500 -7.89% 14
North West -68 51 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Midlands -54 45 £56,500 +13.00% 7
Yorkshire -62 44 £50,000 +5.26% 12
West Midlands -50 34 £50,000 -23.08% 7
East of England -90 33 £45,500 -24.17% 2
East Midlands -39 11 £65,000 +60.49%
North East -14 9 £55,000 +58.27% 7
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 1,117 (70.16%) Test Automation
2 1,100 (69.10%) Agile
3 1,020 (64.07%) Java
4 902 (56.66%) Selenium
5 706 (44.35%) BDD
6 670 (42.09%) Jenkins
7 663 (41.65%) QA
8 628 (39.45%) JavaScript
9 553 (34.74%) CI/CD
10 548 (34.42%) TDD
11 534 (33.54%) Finance
12 510 (32.04%) Software Testing
13 454 (28.52%) AWS
14 448 (28.14%) DevOps
15 421 (26.44%) JIRA
16 405 (25.44%) Scrum
17 402 (25.25%) SQL
18 400 (25.13%) Git (software)
19 382 (23.99%) REST
20 354 (22.24%) API Testing
21 350 (21.98%) JUnit
22 349 (21.92%) Postman
23 347 (21.80%) Microservices
24 321 (20.16%) C#
25 320 (20.10%) Social Skills
26 317 (19.91%) Software Engineering
27 311 (19.54%) Docker
28 310 (19.47%) Python
29 307 (19.28%) Gherkin
30 278 (17.46%) Continuous Integration

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
1 168 (10.55%) Confluence
2 72 (4.52%) Jetty
3 47 (2.95%) GemFire
4 43 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 38 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 28 (1.76%) CMS
7 27 (1.70%) IIS
8 26 (1.63%) Apache
9 12 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.63%) JBoss
11 9 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.38%) nginx
12 6 (0.38%) WildFly
12 6 (0.38%) WordPress
13 5 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.25%) Camunda
14 4 (0.25%) Moodle
14 4 (0.25%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (0.69%) Simulink
2 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.063%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.063%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 454 (28.52%) AWS
2 272 (17.09%) Azure
3 194 (12.19%) GitHub
4 147 (9.23%) GCP
5 125 (7.85%) OpenShift
6 97 (6.09%) Sauce Labs
7 91 (5.72%) SaaS
8 86 (5.40%) Serverless
9 65 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 49 (3.08%) BrowserStack
11 47 (2.95%) npm
12 44 (2.76%) PaaS
13 38 (2.39%) Azure DevOps
14 35 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
15 30 (1.88%) BlazeMeter
15 30 (1.88%) GitHub Actions
16 28 (1.76%) Amazon S3
16 28 (1.76%) IaaS
17 26 (1.63%) CloudBees
18 24 (1.51%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.72%) HTTP
2 32 (2.01%) Broadband
3 17 (1.07%) PPP
3 17 (1.07%) WebEx
4 11 (0.69%) Calico
5 10 (0.63%) Internet
6 4 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.063%) DVB
7 1 (0.063%) SAN
7 1 (0.063%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
2 120 (7.54%) NoSQL
3 115 (7.22%) SQL Server
4 60 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 52 (3.27%) MySQL
6 44 (2.76%) Redis
7 40 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
8 37 (2.32%) Hadoop
8 37 (2.32%) MongoDB
9 35 (2.20%) Hazelcast
10 25 (1.57%) DynamoDB
11 19 (1.19%) Big Data
12 13 (0.82%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.69%) Apache Hive
13 11 (0.69%) MariaDB
13 11 (0.69%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.69%) Sqoop
14 10 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.50%) Amazon Aurora
16 7 (0.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 902 (56.66%) Selenium
2 670 (42.09%) Jenkins
3 421 (26.44%) JIRA
4 400 (25.13%) Git (software)
5 350 (21.98%) JUnit
6 349 (21.92%) Postman
7 270 (16.96%) SpecFlow
8 213 (13.38%) JMeter
9 212 (13.32%) Cypress.io
10 211 (13.25%) Appium
11 139 (8.73%) Maven
12 130 (8.17%) SoapUI
13 126 (7.91%) WebDriver
14 121 (7.60%) REST Assured
15 102 (6.41%) NUnit
15 102 (6.41%) Protractor
16 101 (6.34%) Gradle
17 96 (6.03%) TestNG
18 86 (5.40%) TeamCity
19 78 (4.90%) Bitbucket
General
1 534 (33.54%) Finance
2 320 (20.10%) Social Skills
3 249 (15.64%) Banking
4 236 (14.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 106 (6.66%) Retail
6 88 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (3.96%) Law
8 60 (3.77%) Telecoms
9 58 (3.64%) Public Sector
10 55 (3.45%) Games
11 43 (2.70%) Marketing
12 34 (2.14%) Tech for Good
13 26 (1.63%) Financial Institution
13 26 (1.63%) Legal
14 25 (1.57%) Billing
14 25 (1.57%) Front Office
14 25 (1.57%) Manufacturing
15 24 (1.51%) Documentation Skills
16 23 (1.44%) Advertising
17 22 (1.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 261 (16.39%) Developer
2 241 (15.14%) QA Engineer
3 231 (14.51%) Test Engineer
4 198 (12.44%) Software Engineer
5 141 (8.86%) Tester
6 127 (7.98%) Software Developer
7 121 (7.60%) Test Automation Engineer
8 117 (7.35%) Automation Tester
9 96 (6.03%) Analyst
10 86 (5.40%) Quality Engineer
11 81 (5.09%) Software Test Engineer
12 74 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
12 74 (4.65%) Java Developer
12 74 (4.65%) Java Engineer
13 72 (4.52%) Senior Developer
14 69 (4.33%) Developer in Test
14 69 (4.33%) QA Analyst
15 68 (4.27%) QA Automation Engineer
16 66 (4.15%) Architect
17 54 (3.39%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (23.99%) REST
2 307 (19.28%) Gherkin
3 218 (13.69%) JSON
4 211 (13.25%) Spring
5 209 (13.13%) Node.js
6 205 (12.88%) Kafka
7 185 (11.62%) React
7 185 (11.62%) SOAP
7 185 (11.62%) Web Services
8 178 (11.18%) RESTful
9 151 (9.48%) Spring Boot
10 141 (8.86%) HTML
11 135 (8.48%) .NET
12 133 (8.35%) CSS
13 124 (7.79%) XML
14 116 (7.29%) AngularJS
15 104 (6.53%) Jest
16 89 (5.59%) GraphQL
17 85 (5.34%) WebdriverIO
18 77 (4.84%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.91%) User Experience
2 100 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
3 92 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 80 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
5 72 (4.52%) Social Network
6 47 (2.95%) Private Cloud
7 45 (2.83%) Cloud Native
8 43 (2.70%) Data Structures
9 39 (2.45%) Equities
10 36 (2.26%) Fixed Income
10 36 (2.26%) PlayStation
11 34 (2.14%) Over-the-Top Content
12 33 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (1.57%) Virtual Team
14 24 (1.51%) Life Science
15 23 (1.44%) Public Cloud
16 21 (1.32%) Cyberattack
17 20 (1.26%) Algorithms
18 18 (1.13%) Online Games
19 17 (1.07%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 170 (10.68%) Linux
2 101 (6.34%) Windows
3 79 (4.96%) Unix
4 77 (4.84%) Android
5 66 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.063%) Alpine Linux
6 1 (0.063%) CentOS
6 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.063%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,117 (70.16%) Test Automation
2 1,100 (69.10%) Agile
3 706 (44.35%) BDD
4 553 (34.74%) CI/CD
5 548 (34.42%) TDD
6 510 (32.04%) Software Testing
7 448 (28.14%) DevOps
8 405 (25.44%) Scrum
9 354 (22.24%) API Testing
10 347 (21.80%) Microservices
11 317 (19.91%) Software Engineering
12 278 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
13 264 (16.58%) SDLC
14 255 (16.02%) Test Strategy
15 252 (15.83%) SDET
16 188 (11.81%) Fintech
16 188 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
17 178 (11.18%) Mentoring
18 172 (10.80%) Kanban
18 172 (10.80%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,020 (64.07%) Java
2 628 (39.45%) JavaScript
3 402 (25.25%) SQL
4 321 (20.16%) C#
5 310 (19.47%) Python
6 184 (11.56%) TypeScript
7 149 (9.36%) Ruby
8 102 (6.41%) Groovy
9 80 (5.03%) Scala
10 78 (4.90%) Kotlin
10 78 (4.90%) PowerShell
11 59 (3.71%) ES6
12 52 (3.27%) Shell Script
13 48 (3.02%) Go
14 27 (1.70%) Bash
15 24 (1.51%) C
16 18 (1.13%) ES7
17 14 (0.88%) MATLAB
18 12 (0.75%) PHP
19 10 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 235 (14.76%) Degree
2 122 (7.66%) ISTQB
3 58 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 48 (3.02%) Security Cleared
5 46 (2.89%) ISEB
6 27 (1.70%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 24 (1.51%) Master's Degree
9 20 (1.26%) OCP
9 20 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
10 11 (0.69%) AAT
11 9 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.13%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.063%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 663 (41.65%) QA
2 81 (5.09%) Accessibility
3 9 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.13%) SLA
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.063%) PSD2
System Software
1 311 (19.54%) Docker
2 35 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (1.70%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.69%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.69%) Firmware
6 7 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 256 (16.08%) Kubernetes
2 118 (7.41%) Ansible
3 104 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
4 84 (5.28%) Terraform
5 59 (3.71%) Puppet
6 49 (3.08%) Istio
7 47 (2.95%) Fortio
7 47 (2.95%) Kiali
8 44 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (1.19%) Kibana
10 16 (1.01%) Grafana
11 13 (0.82%) Kubeflow
12 12 (0.75%) CA Service Virtualization
13 11 (0.69%) HP ALM
14 7 (0.44%) Prometheus
15 3 (0.19%) Consul
15 3 (0.19%) Foglight
15 3 (0.19%) logstash
15 3 (0.19%) Packer
16 2 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 105 (6.60%) Oracle
2 81 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 47 (2.95%) Perfecto Mobile
4 40 (2.51%) FIS
4 40 (2.51%) VMware
5 34 (2.14%) Google
6 33 (2.07%) Atlassian
7 32 (2.01%) HP
8 25 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
9 22 (1.38%) Splunk
10 21 (1.32%) SAP
11 18 (1.13%) Spotify
12 15 (0.94%) WorldPay
13 14 (0.88%) Sony
14 13 (0.82%) Hitachi
15 12 (0.75%) CA
16 9 (0.57%) Dynatrace
16 9 (0.57%) ServiceNow
17 8 (0.50%) Apple
18 7 (0.44%) AppDynamics