The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 44 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.00% 1.79% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.60% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
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 Liverpool with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 43 91 41
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 10.75% 23.21% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 39 76 29
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Liverpool

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) API Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
3 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing
4 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
4 7 (63.64%) Gherkin
5 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
5 6 (54.55%) System Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 4 (36.36%) Ruby
7 4 (36.36%) Subversion
7 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) Web Services
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
8 3 (27.27%) C#
8 3 (27.27%) C++
8 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (18.18%) TDD
9 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
9 2 (18.18%) MVC
9 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (18.18%) Scrum

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (18.18%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) RSpec
5 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) QA Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) QA Test Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Gherkin
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Phusion Passenger
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) API Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
4 6 (54.55%) System Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
7 2 (18.18%) Release Management
7 2 (18.18%) Scalability Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Smalltalk
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet