The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 145 144
Rank change year-on-year +35 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 34 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.53% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.36% 4.30% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 16
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% -  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 462 372 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 20.75% 14.20% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 411 290 319
Median salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.21% -3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Cucumber as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Hertfordshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +16 30 £42,500 -13.26% 3
Cucumber
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 60 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (86.67%) Finance
3 51 (85.00%) Scrum
4 48 (80.00%) Java
4 48 (80.00%) Selenium
5 45 (75.00%) BDD
6 42 (70.00%) QA
7 40 (66.67%) Test Automation
8 39 (65.00%) Gherkin
8 39 (65.00%) TDD
9 34 (56.67%) WebDriver
10 28 (46.67%) Automation Testing
11 27 (45.00%) Test Scripting
12 24 (40.00%) Test Strategy
13 23 (38.33%) JIRA
13 23 (38.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (36.67%) Kanban
14 22 (36.67%) JUnit
15 21 (35.00%) Regression Testing
15 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
16 20 (33.33%) Manual Testing
16 20 (33.33%) ATDD
16 20 (33.33%) RESTful
16 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
17 19 (31.67%) Atlassian
17 19 (31.67%) Hibernate
17 19 (31.67%) Spring
17 19 (31.67%) Maven
17 19 (31.67%) Automated Testing
17 19 (31.67%) System Integration Testing

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 18 (30.00%) Confluence
1 18 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (80.00%) Selenium
2 34 (56.67%) WebDriver
3 23 (38.33%) JIRA
4 22 (36.67%) JUnit
5 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 19 (31.67%) Maven
7 18 (30.00%) JBehave
7 18 (30.00%) SoapUI
8 13 (21.67%) HP UFT
9 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (8.33%) TeamCity
11 4 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (6.67%) FitNesse
11 4 (6.67%) Mockito
11 4 (6.67%) Moq
11 4 (6.67%) Robot Framework
12 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 52 (86.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
1 26 (43.33%) Test Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Developer in Test
4 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Tester
5 10 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Test Manager
7 8 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
7 8 (13.33%) Automation Tester
8 6 (10.00%) QA Tester
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
9 4 (6.67%) QA Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Tester
10 3 (5.00%) QA Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (65.00%) Gherkin
2 20 (33.33%) RESTful
3 19 (31.67%) Hibernate
3 19 (31.67%) Spring
4 5 (8.33%) XML
5 4 (6.67%) REST
5 4 (6.67%) Web Services
6 2 (3.33%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) .NET
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.67%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Fintech
1 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.33%) RIA
2 1 (1.67%) BBC
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Unix
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (85.00%) Scrum
3 45 (75.00%) BDD
4 40 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 39 (65.00%) TDD
6 28 (46.67%) Automation Testing
7 27 (45.00%) Test Scripting
8 24 (40.00%) Test Strategy
9 23 (38.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (36.67%) Kanban
11 21 (35.00%) Regression Testing
11 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
12 20 (33.33%) ATDD
12 20 (33.33%) Manual Testing
13 19 (31.67%) Automated Testing
13 19 (31.67%) System Integration Testing
14 18 (30.00%) Integration Testing
15 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (21.67%) Functional Testing
17 12 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) C#
3 8 (13.33%) Ruby
3 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (70.00%) QA
2 14 (23.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Atlassian
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
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