The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 121 170
Rank change year-on-year +29 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 65 43 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.58% 1.47% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.42% 8.32% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 9
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 569 517 509
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 22.62% 17.70% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 498 438 396
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Leeds

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 129 (88.97%) Test Automation
2 128 (88.28%) Selenium
3 122 (84.14%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (68.97%) Java
5 78 (53.79%) TDD
6 72 (49.66%) BDD
7 68 (46.90%) Jenkins
8 64 (44.14%) C#
9 56 (38.62%) Test Scripting
10 49 (33.79%) SQL
11 43 (29.66%) Git (software)
12 41 (28.28%) ISTQB
12 41 (28.28%) ISEB
13 38 (26.21%) QA
13 38 (26.21%) Gherkin
14 35 (24.14%) Kanban
14 35 (24.14%) Scrum
15 33 (22.76%) LoadRunner
15 33 (22.76%) Mentoring
16 32 (22.07%) Waterfall
16 32 (22.07%) Performance Testing
16 32 (22.07%) Oracle
17 31 (21.38%) Functional Testing
17 31 (21.38%) System Integration Testing
18 30 (20.69%) SDLC
18 30 (20.69%) REST
19 29 (20.00%) WebDriver
19 29 (20.00%) Gatling
19 29 (20.00%) Python
20 28 (19.31%) Configuration Management

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (3.45%) JBoss
1 5 (3.45%) Jetty
1 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.45%) Tornado
1 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.24%) GitHub
2 10 (6.90%) SaaS
3 6 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.14%) G Suite
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.14%) Office 365
3 6 (4.14%) Slack
4 5 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.69%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) HTTP
1 10 (6.90%) Internet
2 5 (3.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.21%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.83%) Redis
4 5 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.45%) Couchbase
4 5 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.45%) Riak
5 2 (1.38%) DB2
5 2 (1.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 128 (88.28%) Selenium
2 68 (46.90%) Jenkins
3 43 (29.66%) Git (software)
4 33 (22.76%) LoadRunner
5 29 (20.00%) Gatling
5 29 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 28 (19.31%) JMeter
7 27 (18.62%) SoapUI
8 26 (17.93%) Maven
9 24 (16.55%) JIRA
10 11 (7.59%) Visual Studio
11 10 (6.90%) FitNesse
11 10 (6.90%) Jasmine
11 10 (6.90%) RSpec
12 9 (6.21%) SpecFlow
13 8 (5.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (4.14%) JBehave
15 5 (3.45%) Appium
15 5 (3.45%) Ranorex
15 5 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (13.79%) Finance
1 20 (13.79%) Retail
2 14 (9.66%) Banking
3 11 (7.59%) Legal
4 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.38%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (31.72%) Automation Tester
1 46 (31.72%) Tester
2 41 (28.28%) Test Engineer
3 33 (22.76%) Senior Automation Tester
3 33 (22.76%) Senior Tester
4 27 (18.62%) Senior Test Engineer
5 22 (15.17%) Analyst
6 21 (14.48%) Test Analyst
7 15 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (7.59%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (7.59%) Senior Web Engineer
8 11 (7.59%) Web Engineer
9 10 (6.90%) Consultant
9 10 (6.90%) Developer
9 10 (6.90%) Performance Engineer
9 10 (6.90%) Performance Test Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Test Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.21%) Gherkin
2 30 (20.69%) REST
3 26 (17.93%) SOAP
4 19 (13.10%) Spring
5 17 (11.72%) Hibernate
6 14 (9.66%) CSS
6 14 (9.66%) HTML
6 14 (9.66%) XML
7 12 (8.28%) Web Services
8 8 (5.52%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.52%) Node.js
9 5 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (3.45%) Apache Camel
9 5 (3.45%) Flask
9 5 (3.45%) JMS
9 5 (3.45%) Kafka
9 5 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (3.45%) Spring Boot
10 3 (2.07%) J2EE
11 2 (1.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.76%) Unix
2 3 (2.07%) Android
3 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (88.97%) Test Automation
2 122 (84.14%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (53.79%) TDD
4 72 (49.66%) BDD
5 56 (38.62%) Test Scripting
6 35 (24.14%) Kanban
6 35 (24.14%) Scrum
7 33 (22.76%) Mentoring
8 32 (22.07%) Performance Testing
8 32 (22.07%) Waterfall
9 31 (21.38%) Functional Testing
9 31 (21.38%) System Integration Testing
10 30 (20.69%) SDLC
11 28 (19.31%) Configuration Management
12 27 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (17.93%) Test Strategy
14 25 (17.24%) Test Management
15 21 (14.48%) Regression Testing
15 21 (14.48%) Software Testing
16 20 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (68.97%) Java
2 64 (44.14%) C#
3 49 (33.79%) SQL
4 29 (20.00%) Python
5 20 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 17 (11.72%) Scala
7 13 (8.97%) Ruby
8 8 (5.52%) PHP
9 7 (4.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.45%) C
10 5 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (28.28%) ISEB
1 41 (28.28%) ISTQB
2 18 (12.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (26.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (10.34%) Puppet
2 5 (3.45%) Ansible
2 5 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) Oracle
2 12 (8.28%) Google
3 5 (3.45%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.38%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) HP
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