The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.23% 0.88% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 6.12% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 48 49 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 11.24% 14.41% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 61
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,649 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Lancashire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Chorley - 1 - -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Calabash
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
4 3 (42.86%) Capybara
4 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Calabash
3 3 (42.86%) Capybara
3 3 (42.86%) Fiddler
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle