Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 276 240 229
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11 +37
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1,253 2,001 2,514
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.03% 7.32% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 1,588 2,136
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 20,786 27,352 34,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.34% 19.77% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16,536 21,868 28,399
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 -68 544 £67,500 +3.85% 49
South East +34 244 £55,000 +4.76% 16
North of England +26 218 £42,500 - 23
South West +14 124 £42,500 -5.56% 20
North West +39 110 £42,500 - 12
Yorkshire +35 94 £45,000 +11.94% 11
Midlands -29 76 £42,500 - 10
West Midlands +15 46 £42,000 +2.44% 4
East of England +5 31 £52,500 -4.55% 6
East Midlands -19 30 £47,500 +10.47% 6
North East -10 14 £37,500 -11.76%
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 986 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 918 (73.26%) Test Automation
3 870 (69.43%) Selenium
4 824 (65.76%) Java
5 539 (43.02%) BDD
6 449 (35.83%) Jenkins
7 433 (34.56%) QA
8 404 (32.24%) Scrum
9 396 (31.60%) JavaScript
10 373 (29.77%) TDD
11 351 (28.01%) C#
12 341 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
13 335 (26.74%) JIRA
14 325 (25.94%) DevOps
15 294 (23.46%) SQL
16 274 (21.87%) Finance
17 243 (19.39%) WebDriver
18 223 (17.80%) Python
19 215 (17.16%) Docker
20 212 (16.92%) Gherkin
21 206 (16.44%) JUnit
22 203 (16.20%) Git (software)
23 201 (16.04%) Test Scripting
24 200 (15.96%) JMeter
25 198 (15.80%) Maven
26 189 (15.08%) AWS
27 185 (14.76%) Spring
28 183 (14.60%) Software Testing
29 180 (14.37%) Web Services
30 178 (14.21%) REST

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
1 143 (11.41%) Confluence
2 52 (4.15%) Tomcat
3 25 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (1.76%) Apache
4 22 (1.76%) Mule
5 17 (1.36%) JBoss
6 11 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (0.80%) Mule ESB
7 10 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.40%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.32%) CMS
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.24%) Apache TomEE
12 2 (0.16%) Drupal
12 2 (0.16%) GemFire
12 2 (0.16%) IIS
12 2 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.48%) Magento
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.080%) Ripple
6 1 (0.080%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.080%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 189 (15.08%) AWS
2 173 (13.81%) Azure
3 105 (8.38%) GitHub
4 39 (3.11%) GCP
5 35 (2.79%) BlazeMeter
6 32 (2.55%) BrowserStack
7 29 (2.31%) Serverless
8 27 (2.15%) Sauce Labs
9 23 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (1.84%) Heroku
10 22 (1.76%) Slack
11 21 (1.68%) OpenShift
12 19 (1.52%) SaaS
13 17 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (1.28%) IaaS
15 14 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (1.12%) G Suite
15 14 (1.12%) Office 365
15 14 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.76%) HTTP
2 8 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.56%) Internet
4 4 (0.32%) FTP
4 4 (0.32%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.24%) SSH
6 1 (0.080%) DSL
6 1 (0.080%) Intranet
6 1 (0.080%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.080%) SSL
6 1 (0.080%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.31%) MySQL
3 46 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 34 (2.71%) MongoDB
5 34 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.36%) DB2
7 16 (1.28%) MarkLogic
8 10 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 870 (69.43%) Selenium
2 449 (35.83%) Jenkins
3 335 (26.74%) JIRA
4 243 (19.39%) WebDriver
5 206 (16.44%) JUnit
6 203 (16.20%) Git (software)
7 200 (15.96%) JMeter
8 198 (15.80%) Maven
9 171 (13.65%) Postman
10 165 (13.17%) SoapUI
11 142 (11.33%) Appium
12 119 (9.50%) SpecFlow
13 101 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
14 94 (7.50%) REST Assured
15 86 (6.86%) Protractor
16 78 (6.23%) TeamCity
17 69 (5.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 69 (5.51%) JBehave
18 68 (5.43%) Bitbucket
19 66 (5.27%) TestNG
General
1 274 (21.87%) Finance
2 143 (11.41%) Banking
3 87 (6.94%) Retail
4 41 (3.27%) Games
5 36 (2.87%) Back Office
6 32 (2.55%) Public Sector
7 21 (1.68%) Marketing
8 16 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.88%) Electronics
10 11 (0.88%) Front Office
11 6 (0.48%) Law
12 5 (0.40%) Advertising
12 5 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.40%) Legal
13 4 (0.32%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.24%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 341 (27.21%) Developer
2 219 (17.48%) Test Engineer
3 157 (12.53%) QA Engineer
4 150 (11.97%) Analyst
5 139 (11.09%) Java Developer
5 139 (11.09%) Tester
6 127 (10.14%) Test Analyst
6 127 (10.14%) Test Automation Engineer
7 103 (8.22%) Automation Tester
8 87 (6.94%) Developer in Test
9 70 (5.59%) Automation Test Analyst
10 68 (5.43%) Senior Developer
11 67 (5.35%) Automation Engineer
12 59 (4.71%) Senior Test Engineer
12 59 (4.71%) Software Developer
13 54 (4.31%) Software Engineer
14 49 (3.91%) QA Automation Engineer
15 48 (3.83%) Senior QA Engineer
16 47 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
17 41 (3.27%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (16.92%) Gherkin
2 185 (14.76%) Spring
3 180 (14.37%) Web Services
4 178 (14.21%) REST
5 136 (10.85%) SOAP
6 133 (10.61%) .NET
7 121 (9.66%) RESTful
8 118 (9.42%) Node.js
9 106 (8.46%) Hibernate
10 100 (7.98%) HTML
11 97 (7.74%) CSS
12 90 (7.18%) XML
13 83 (6.62%) React
14 78 (6.23%) Spring Boot
15 67 (5.35%) JSON
16 65 (5.19%) AngularJS
17 57 (4.55%) JPA
18 45 (3.59%) RxJava
19 42 (3.35%) Middleware
20 38 (3.03%) Dagger
Miscellaneous
1 119 (9.50%) Mobile App
2 75 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (3.03%) User Experience
5 32 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (1.60%) Blog
7 18 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (1.36%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.36%) Social Network
9 16 (1.28%) Life Science
9 16 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
10 12 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.72%) Cloud Native
11 9 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.72%) NHS
12 7 (0.56%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.48%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.48%) Online Games
13 6 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 111 (8.86%) Android
2 107 (8.54%) Apple iOS
3 78 (6.23%) Linux
4 72 (5.75%) Unix
5 45 (3.59%) Windows
6 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 986 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 918 (73.26%) Test Automation
3 539 (43.02%) BDD
4 404 (32.24%) Scrum
5 373 (29.77%) TDD
6 341 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
7 325 (25.94%) DevOps
8 201 (16.04%) Test Scripting
9 183 (14.60%) Software Testing
10 176 (14.05%) Microservices
11 151 (12.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 147 (11.73%) Software Engineering
13 144 (11.49%) Mentoring
14 141 (11.25%) SDET
15 135 (10.77%) API Testing
16 117 (9.34%) Performance Testing
17 114 (9.10%) Test Strategy
18 113 (9.02%) Non-Functional Testing
18 113 (9.02%) SDLC
19 107 (8.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 824 (65.76%) Java
2 396 (31.60%) JavaScript
3 351 (28.01%) C#
4 294 (23.46%) SQL
5 223 (17.80%) Python
6 154 (12.29%) Ruby
7 92 (7.34%) TypeScript
8 66 (5.27%) Java 8
9 63 (5.03%) C++
10 61 (4.87%) Kotlin
11 60 (4.79%) Scala
12 49 (3.91%) Apple Swift
13 45 (3.59%) Objective-C
13 45 (3.59%) VBScript
14 44 (3.51%) Groovy
15 43 (3.43%) Go
16 39 (3.11%) C
17 30 (2.39%) PHP
18 22 (1.76%) PowerShell
19 18 (1.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (11.97%) ISTQB
2 100 (7.98%) ISEB
3 96 (7.66%) Degree
4 68 (5.43%) Security Cleared
5 30 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.64%) MCP
10 7 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.40%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.32%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.080%) CISSP
13 1 (0.080%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.080%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 433 (34.56%) QA
2 1 (0.080%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.080%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 215 (17.16%) Docker
2 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.40%) vSphere
3 4 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 105 (8.38%) Kubernetes
2 63 (5.03%) Ansible
3 53 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
4 49 (3.91%) Puppet
5 45 (3.59%) Terraform
6 43 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (1.76%) Istio
8 20 (1.60%) CA Service Virtualization
9 14 (1.12%) HP ALM
10 8 (0.64%) Grafana
11 7 (0.56%) Packer
12 6 (0.48%) Rancher
13 4 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.32%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.24%) Graphite
15 2 (0.16%) Kibana
16 1 (0.080%) Docker Swarm
16 1 (0.080%) logstash
16 1 (0.080%) OpenNebula
16 1 (0.080%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 103 (8.22%) Oracle
2 63 (5.03%) Microsoft
3 58 (4.63%) HP
4 46 (3.67%) SAP
5 28 (2.23%) CA
6 27 (2.15%) Google
7 24 (1.92%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.76%) WorldPay
9 18 (1.44%) MuleSoft
9 18 (1.44%) Perfecto Mobile
10 16 (1.28%) FIS
11 14 (1.12%) IBM
12 11 (0.88%) AppDynamics
12 11 (0.88%) New Relic
13 9 (0.72%) Micro Focus
13 9 (0.72%) Splunk
14 8 (0.64%) Adobe
14 8 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
14 8 (0.64%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.64%) Jitterbit