Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 236 277
Rank change year-on-year -7 +41 +63
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,135 2,511 2,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.41% 1.49% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.06% 7.34% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,662 2,028 1,915
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 30,252 34,226 32,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.92% 20.30% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24,676 28,151 28,510
England median annual salary £52,475 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.95% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -14 1,028 £65,000 +13.04% 127
North of England -25 368 £42,500 -5.56% 59
South East +12 263 £47,500 -5.00% 34
Midlands +32 234 £48,000 +2.13% 32
North West -12 183 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Yorkshire -22 148 £45,000 -10.00% 22
East Midlands +35 142 £43,500 -8.42% 12
South West -24 142 £45,000 -5.26% 25
West Midlands +16 92 £52,500 +16.67% 20
East of England -7 91 £45,000 -10.00% 16
North East +15 37 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1,631 (76.39%) Test Automation
2 1,541 (72.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1,527 (71.52%) Selenium
4 1,456 (68.20%) Java
5 1,052 (49.27%) BDD
6 859 (40.23%) Jenkins
7 785 (36.77%) QA
8 694 (32.51%) TDD
9 650 (30.44%) JavaScript
10 602 (28.20%) Scrum
11 594 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
12 578 (27.07%) C#
13 529 (24.78%) JIRA
14 515 (24.12%) WebDriver
15 497 (23.28%) Gherkin
16 484 (22.67%) Finance
17 469 (21.97%) Git (software)
18 456 (21.36%) SQL
19 385 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
20 377 (17.66%) JUnit
21 345 (16.16%) Software Testing
22 334 (15.64%) SDET
23 332 (15.55%) DevOps
24 329 (15.41%) Docker
25 328 (15.36%) Python
26 316 (14.80%) Spring
27 315 (14.75%) Web Services
28 314 (14.71%) JMeter
29 309 (14.47%) Maven
30 303 (14.19%) Ruby

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
1 175 (8.20%) Confluence
2 67 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 56 (2.62%) Apache
5 51 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 46 (2.15%) IIS
7 29 (1.36%) JBoss
8 28 (1.31%) Anypoint
8 28 (1.31%) Apache Solr
9 26 (1.22%) CMS
10 25 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 23 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.52%) Apache TomEE
13 11 (0.52%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.47%) Drupal
14 10 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.42%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.42%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (0.37%) Mingle
2 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.14%) Snapchat
4 2 (0.094%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.14%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.094%) Global One
5 1 (0.047%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 385 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (6.14%) GitHub
4 45 (2.11%) Serverless
5 42 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 39 (1.83%) G Suite
6 39 (1.83%) Office 365
7 37 (1.73%) BrowserStack
7 37 (1.73%) SaaS
8 36 (1.69%) Sauce Labs
9 34 (1.59%) OpenShift
10 30 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
11 29 (1.36%) npm
12 25 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (1.08%) BlazeMeter
14 19 (0.89%) PaaS
15 18 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
16 17 (0.80%) CloudBees
17 13 (0.61%) Amazon S3
18 12 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.64%) HTTP
2 26 (1.22%) Internet
3 16 (0.75%) SSL
4 6 (0.28%) AMQP
5 4 (0.19%) DSL
5 4 (0.19%) Firewall
5 4 (0.19%) OpenVPN
5 4 (0.19%) PPP
5 4 (0.19%) SMS
5 4 (0.19%) SNMP
5 4 (0.19%) VPN
6 3 (0.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.14%) Wireless
7 1 (0.047%) 2G
7 1 (0.047%) 3G
7 1 (0.047%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.047%) DNS
7 1 (0.047%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.047%) SMTP
7 1 (0.047%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 113 (5.29%) MySQL
3 103 (4.82%) MongoDB
4 95 (4.45%) NoSQL
5 68 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 56 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (2.58%) Big Data
8 52 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 39 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 25 (1.17%) Blockchain
10 25 (1.17%) Redis
11 21 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 18 (0.84%) Apache Hive
13 14 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.56%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.52%) OLTP
17 10 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 9 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
19 8 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,527 (71.52%) Selenium
2 859 (40.23%) Jenkins
3 529 (24.78%) JIRA
4 515 (24.12%) WebDriver
5 469 (21.97%) Git (software)
6 377 (17.66%) JUnit
7 314 (14.71%) JMeter
8 309 (14.47%) Maven
9 283 (13.26%) SoapUI
10 280 (13.11%) SpecFlow
11 207 (9.70%) Appium
12 157 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 133 (6.23%) Gradle
14 132 (6.18%) TeamCity
15 118 (5.53%) JBehave
16 115 (5.39%) NUnit
17 98 (4.59%) LoadRunner
18 94 (4.40%) Protractor
19 92 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
20 80 (3.75%) Gatling
General
1 484 (22.67%) Finance
2 173 (8.10%) Banking
3 117 (5.48%) Retail
4 64 (3.00%) Marketing
5 59 (2.76%) Games
6 51 (2.39%) Advertising
7 36 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 31 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.41%) Retail Banking
10 27 (1.26%) Telecoms
11 25 (1.17%) Electronics
12 19 (0.89%) Law
12 19 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.37%) Publishing
14 7 (0.33%) Back Office
14 7 (0.33%) Legal
15 5 (0.23%) Automotive
15 5 (0.23%) Billing
15 5 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 620 (29.04%) Developer
2 468 (21.92%) Test Engineer
3 360 (16.86%) Tester
4 297 (13.91%) Developer in Test
5 293 (13.72%) Test Automation Engineer
6 286 (13.40%) Analyst
7 281 (13.16%) Automation Tester
7 281 (13.16%) Java Developer
8 257 (12.04%) QA Engineer
9 254 (11.90%) Test Analyst
10 159 (7.45%) Software Engineer
11 158 (7.40%) Senior Developer
12 157 (7.35%) Java Engineer
13 147 (6.89%) Software Developer
14 144 (6.74%) QA Automation Engineer
15 119 (5.57%) Software Test Engineer
16 109 (5.11%) Test Automation Developer
17 99 (4.64%) Automation Test Analyst
18 92 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
19 81 (3.79%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 497 (23.28%) Gherkin
2 316 (14.80%) Spring
3 315 (14.75%) Web Services
4 295 (13.82%) REST
5 243 (11.38%) HTML
6 239 (11.19%) .NET
7 230 (10.77%) SOAP
8 222 (10.40%) AngularJS
9 198 (9.27%) CSS
10 192 (8.99%) Node.js
10 192 (8.99%) XML
11 187 (8.76%) RESTful
12 164 (7.68%) JSON
13 133 (6.23%) Spring Boot
14 128 (6.00%) Hibernate
15 97 (4.54%) HTML5
16 95 (4.45%) React
17 63 (2.95%) jQuery
18 56 (2.62%) JPA
19 54 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 136 (6.37%) Fintech
2 110 (5.15%) Mobile App
3 105 (4.92%) User Experience
4 101 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
5 97 (4.54%) Computer Science
6 75 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
7 54 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
8 49 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
10 20 (0.94%) Cloud Native
11 18 (0.84%) Public Cloud
12 17 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
12 17 (0.80%) NHS
13 16 (0.75%) Social Media
14 14 (0.66%) e-Learning
15 12 (0.56%) Tandem
16 11 (0.52%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
16 11 (0.52%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 207 (9.70%) Linux
2 125 (5.85%) Windows
3 101 (4.73%) Unix
4 92 (4.31%) Android
5 89 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.33%) CentOS
9 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.047%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.047%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,631 (76.39%) Test Automation
2 1,541 (72.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1,052 (49.27%) BDD
4 694 (32.51%) TDD
5 602 (28.20%) Scrum
6 594 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
7 345 (16.16%) Software Testing
8 334 (15.64%) SDET
9 332 (15.55%) DevOps
10 303 (14.19%) Test Scripting
11 284 (13.30%) Software Engineering
12 280 (13.11%) Microservices
13 269 (12.60%) API Testing
14 255 (11.94%) Open Source
15 245 (11.48%) Manual Testing
16 206 (9.65%) Test Strategy
17 205 (9.60%) SDLC
18 202 (9.46%) Regression Testing
19 189 (8.85%) Kanban
20 180 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,456 (68.20%) Java
2 650 (30.44%) JavaScript
3 578 (27.07%) C#
4 456 (21.36%) SQL
5 328 (15.36%) Python
6 303 (14.19%) Ruby
7 133 (6.23%) Java 8
8 100 (4.68%) C++
9 80 (3.75%) PHP
10 70 (3.28%) Scala
11 64 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 53 (2.48%) TypeScript
13 48 (2.25%) C
13 48 (2.25%) Shell Script
14 46 (2.15%) Groovy
15 32 (1.50%) Go
16 30 (1.41%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.41%) Perl
17 23 (1.08%) PL/SQL
18 21 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 242 (11.33%) Degree
2 152 (7.12%) ISTQB
3 129 (6.04%) Security Cleared
4 123 (5.76%) ISEB
5 78 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 48 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 46 (2.15%) DV Cleared
7 46 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.42%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.14%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.094%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.094%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.094%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.047%) HNC
14 1 (0.047%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.047%) MCSE
14 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 785 (36.77%) QA
2 13 (0.61%) PMO
3 7 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.047%) GDPR
7 1 (0.047%) MiFID
7 1 (0.047%) SEPA
System Software
1 329 (15.41%) Docker
2 47 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.66%) Varnish
6 9 (0.42%) Firmware
7 6 (0.28%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.19%) Squid
8 4 (0.19%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.094%) Postfix
11 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.047%) HDFS
11 1 (0.047%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 135 (6.32%) Ansible
2 133 (6.23%) Kubernetes
3 84 (3.93%) Puppet
4 56 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
6 43 (2.01%) Terraform
7 32 (1.50%) HP ALM
8 8 (0.37%) Kibana
8 8 (0.37%) Rancher
9 7 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
10 5 (0.23%) Marathon
11 4 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.19%) Mesos
11 4 (0.19%) Nagios
11 4 (0.19%) Salt
12 3 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 3 (0.14%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.094%) Consul
13 2 (0.094%) Packer
14 1 (0.047%) Grafana
Vendors
1 201 (9.41%) Oracle
2 89 (4.17%) Google
3 78 (3.65%) Microsoft
4 68 (3.19%) Atlassian
5 66 (3.09%) HP
6 59 (2.76%) Splunk
7 33 (1.55%) AppDynamics
7 33 (1.55%) New Relic
8 29 (1.36%) MuleSoft
8 29 (1.36%) VMware
9 25 (1.17%) Adobe
9 25 (1.17%) SAP
10 22 (1.03%) IBM
11 17 (0.80%) WorldPay
12 16 (0.75%) Cognizant
13 15 (0.70%) Apiary
14 13 (0.61%) Apple
15 10 (0.47%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.42%) Talend
17 8 (0.37%) hybris