Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 262 293
Rank change year-on-year +27 +31 +108
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,408 2,187 2,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.48% 1.34% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.11% 6.64% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,886 1,877 1,994
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 33,872 32,914 34,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.82% 20.19% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27,669 27,670 29,714
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +15 1,138 £60,000 +9.09% 133
North of England +9 375 £45,000 - 74
South East +93 330 £45,000 -5.26% 50
Yorkshire +35 204 £45,000 -2.17% 36
Midlands +20 203 £50,000 +17.65% 32
South West -35 193 £42,500 - 42
East of England +31 173 £50,000 - 11
North West -32 155 £45,000 +5.88% 36
East Midlands +24 132 £42,500 -5.56% 18
West Midlands +7 71 £50,000 +25.00% 14
North East -15 19 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1,859 (77.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1,834 (76.16%) Test Automation
3 1,697 (70.47%) Selenium
4 1,676 (69.60%) Java
5 1,187 (49.29%) BDD
6 922 (38.29%) QA
7 872 (36.21%) TDD
8 830 (34.47%) Jenkins
9 678 (28.16%) Scrum
10 662 (27.49%) Continuous Integration
11 623 (25.87%) JavaScript
12 608 (25.25%) C#
13 599 (24.88%) WebDriver
14 544 (22.59%) JIRA
15 539 (22.38%) SQL
16 505 (20.97%) Finance
17 469 (19.48%) JUnit
18 460 (19.10%) Ruby
19 452 (18.77%) Git (software)
20 438 (18.19%) Gherkin
21 405 (16.82%) Python
22 398 (16.53%) Web Services
23 382 (15.86%) Amazon AWS
24 353 (14.66%) Software Engineering
25 351 (14.58%) Test Scripting
26 341 (14.16%) Software Testing
27 327 (13.58%) DevOps
28 320 (13.29%) Spring
29 310 (12.87%) SpecFlow
30 306 (12.71%) Manual Testing

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
1 174 (7.23%) Confluence
2 145 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 101 (4.19%) Apache
4 56 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 52 (2.16%) JBoss
6 39 (1.62%) Apache Spark
7 33 (1.37%) Jetty
8 30 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 28 (1.16%) IIS
10 27 (1.12%) nginx
11 25 (1.04%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.87%) CMS
13 17 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.50%) Drupal
15 11 (0.46%) Ethereum
16 9 (0.37%) Alfresco
16 9 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (0.33%) Apache TomEE
17 8 (0.33%) OpenStack
18 7 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (0.33%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.042%) Blender
Business Applications
1 32 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.083%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.083%) Magento
4 2 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 382 (15.86%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (6.23%) GitHub
3 120 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (2.41%) SaaS
5 54 (2.24%) Sauce Labs
6 50 (2.08%) OpenShift
7 45 (1.87%) Slack
8 40 (1.66%) BrowserStack
9 30 (1.25%) npm
10 27 (1.12%) G Suite
10 27 (1.12%) Office 365
11 22 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.83%) BlazeMeter
12 20 (0.83%) Runscope
13 19 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (0.54%) PaaS
15 12 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
16 11 (0.46%) Serverless
17 10 (0.42%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.91%) HTTP
2 48 (1.99%) Internet
3 19 (0.79%) SSL
4 13 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.50%) DNS
6 10 (0.42%) VoIP
7 9 (0.37%) SMTP
7 9 (0.37%) SSH
8 8 (0.33%) AMQP
9 7 (0.29%) Wireless
10 4 (0.17%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.12%) PPP
11 3 (0.12%) TETRA
11 3 (0.12%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.083%) Diameter Protocol
12 2 (0.083%) SMS
13 1 (0.042%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.042%) Broadband
13 1 (0.042%) MQTT
13 1 (0.042%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (5.61%) NoSQL
2 110 (4.57%) MySQL
3 101 (4.19%) MongoDB
4 94 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 84 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 82 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 79 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (2.82%) Big Data
9 65 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.16%) Redis
11 25 (1.04%) Blockchain
11 25 (1.04%) Couchbase
11 25 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 20 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
13 16 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.58%) MarkLogic
15 13 (0.54%) DB2
15 13 (0.54%) Riak
16 12 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,697 (70.47%) Selenium
2 830 (34.47%) Jenkins
3 599 (24.88%) WebDriver
4 544 (22.59%) JIRA
5 469 (19.48%) JUnit
6 452 (18.77%) Git (software)
7 310 (12.87%) SpecFlow
8 288 (11.96%) SoapUI
9 269 (11.17%) Maven
10 259 (10.76%) JMeter
11 221 (9.18%) Appium
12 121 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 112 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 111 (4.61%) Gradle
15 109 (4.53%) JBehave
15 109 (4.53%) Protractor
16 106 (4.40%) Gatling
17 100 (4.15%) TeamCity
18 90 (3.74%) Mockito
19 89 (3.70%) Jasmine
General
1 505 (20.97%) Finance
2 208 (8.64%) Retail
3 178 (7.39%) Banking
4 115 (4.78%) Games
5 68 (2.82%) Marketing
6 56 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 54 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 49 (2.03%) Advertising
9 35 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 34 (1.41%) Legal
11 23 (0.96%) Back Office
12 21 (0.87%) Law
13 20 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.71%) Electronics
14 17 (0.71%) Front Office
15 12 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.33%) Automotive
17 7 (0.29%) Publishing
18 5 (0.21%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 692 (28.74%) Developer
2 461 (19.14%) Test Engineer
3 434 (18.02%) Tester
4 362 (15.03%) Java Developer
5 354 (14.70%) QA Engineer
6 336 (13.95%) Automation Tester
7 328 (13.62%) Analyst
8 307 (12.75%) Test Automation Engineer
9 267 (11.09%) Developer in Test
10 245 (10.17%) Test Analyst
11 183 (7.60%) QA Automation Engineer
12 182 (7.56%) Java Engineer
13 179 (7.43%) Software Developer
14 169 (7.02%) Senior Developer
15 156 (6.48%) QA Analyst
16 137 (5.69%) Software Engineer
17 134 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
18 117 (4.86%) Automation Test Analyst
19 109 (4.53%) QA Test Engineer
20 104 (4.32%) Java Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (18.19%) Gherkin
2 398 (16.53%) Web Services
3 320 (13.29%) Spring
4 285 (11.84%) HTML
5 271 (11.25%) AngularJS
6 261 (10.84%) REST
7 257 (10.67%) RESTful
8 239 (9.93%) .NET
9 205 (8.51%) CSS
10 169 (7.02%) XML
11 154 (6.40%) Node.js
12 144 (5.98%) SOAP
13 138 (5.73%) Hibernate
14 115 (4.78%) JSON
15 107 (4.44%) React
16 103 (4.28%) HTML5
17 69 (2.87%) Kafka
17 69 (2.87%) Spring Boot
18 66 (2.74%) J2EE
19 64 (2.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 188 (7.81%) Fintech
2 151 (6.27%) Mobile App
3 149 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 96 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
6 76 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
7 72 (2.99%) User Experience
8 62 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
9 40 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (1.62%) Private Cloud
11 37 (1.54%) Online Games
12 36 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 24 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
14 23 (0.96%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.83%) Social Media
16 16 (0.66%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.66%) Hedge funds
17 15 (0.62%) Algorithms
18 12 (0.50%) Contactless
18 12 (0.50%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 271 (11.25%) Linux
2 162 (6.73%) Android
2 162 (6.73%) Windows
3 151 (6.27%) Apple iOS
4 113 (4.69%) Unix
5 20 (0.83%) Windows 10
6 18 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.29%) CentOS
9 3 (0.12%) Fedora
9 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.042%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.042%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,859 (77.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1,834 (76.16%) Test Automation
3 1,187 (49.29%) BDD
4 872 (36.21%) TDD
5 678 (28.16%) Scrum
6 662 (27.49%) Continuous Integration
7 353 (14.66%) Software Engineering
8 351 (14.58%) Test Scripting
9 341 (14.16%) Software Testing
10 327 (13.58%) DevOps
11 306 (12.71%) Manual Testing
12 295 (12.25%) SDET
13 284 (11.79%) API Testing
14 281 (11.67%) SDLC
15 233 (9.68%) Kanban
16 231 (9.59%) Performance Testing
17 230 (9.55%) Regression Testing
18 229 (9.51%) Continuous Delivery
19 228 (9.47%) Microservices
20 213 (8.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1,676 (69.60%) Java
2 623 (25.87%) JavaScript
3 608 (25.25%) C#
4 539 (22.38%) SQL
5 460 (19.10%) Ruby
6 405 (16.82%) Python
7 148 (6.15%) Java 8
8 116 (4.82%) Scala
9 111 (4.61%) C++
10 98 (4.07%) C
11 88 (3.65%) Groovy
12 83 (3.45%) PHP
13 55 (2.28%) PowerShell
14 52 (2.16%) Shell Script
15 46 (1.91%) Go
16 39 (1.62%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.45%) Perl
17 35 (1.45%) TypeScript
18 30 (1.25%) PL/SQL
19 19 (0.79%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 184 (7.64%) Degree
2 174 (7.23%) ISTQB
3 149 (6.19%) ISEB
4 121 (5.02%) Security Cleared
5 69 (2.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 67 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 60 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 23 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.083%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.083%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.083%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.042%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.042%) OCP
14 1 (0.042%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.042%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 922 (38.29%) QA
2 36 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.58%) PSD2
4 9 (0.37%) GCP
5 4 (0.17%) MiFID
5 4 (0.17%) SLA
6 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.12%) EMIR
6 3 (0.12%) PMO
6 3 (0.12%) SEPA
6 3 (0.12%) WCAG
7 2 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.083%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.083%) WAI
System Software
1 303 (12.58%) Docker
2 28 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.21%) Firmware
5 5 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.12%) Postfix
7 2 (0.083%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.083%) HDFS
7 2 (0.083%) Varnish
7 2 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 130 (5.40%) Ansible
2 96 (3.99%) Puppet
3 65 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (2.66%) Kubernetes
5 60 (2.49%) Terraform
6 39 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
7 35 (1.45%) HP ALM
8 17 (0.71%) Kibana
9 13 (0.54%) Cobbler
10 11 (0.46%) Marathon
11 9 (0.37%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.37%) Icinga
12 8 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
13 7 (0.29%) HockeyApp
14 4 (0.17%) Ambari
15 3 (0.12%) Nagios
16 2 (0.083%) Galera Cluster
16 2 (0.083%) logstash
16 2 (0.083%) OpenNebula
16 2 (0.083%) Salt
Vendors
1 151 (6.27%) Oracle
2 108 (4.49%) Google
3 73 (3.03%) HP
3 73 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 71 (2.95%) WorldPay
5 70 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 52 (2.16%) Splunk
7 42 (1.74%) Capita
8 36 (1.50%) IBM
9 31 (1.29%) VMware
10 26 (1.08%) SAP
11 21 (0.87%) Adobe
12 19 (0.79%) New Relic
13 16 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.62%) AppDynamics
14 15 (0.62%) Micro Focus
15 14 (0.58%) Apple
15 14 (0.58%) CA
16 13 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.50%) PayPal