Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 120 126
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.39% 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 0.57% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £56,429 £46,194
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.25% +22.16% -
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +7.37% +5.56%

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 184 351 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.52% 22.49% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 140 283 243
Essex median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15% +9.41%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Essex

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Essex.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Essex

Cucumber
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Colchester - 5 £45,000 -
Cucumber
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) QF-Test
2 3 (60.00%) PureLoad
2 3 (60.00%) JProfiler
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (20.00%) Swing

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (60.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (60.00%) JProfiler
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) QF-Test
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Software QA Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) Swing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) PureLoad