Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 169 206
Rank change year-on-year +31 +37 +46
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 161 135 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.22% 1.77% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.17% 7.31% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 138 128 85
Manchester median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £56,325 £56,250 £52,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,756 1,848 1,518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.17% 24.16% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,436 1,636 1,322
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Manchester

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Manchester

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Manchester

Cucumber
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Altrincham -8 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Stockport -5 1 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 145 (90.06%) Selenium
2 142 (88.20%) Test Automation
3 137 (85.09%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (84.47%) Java
5 103 (63.98%) BDD
6 98 (60.87%) TDD
7 84 (52.17%) C#
8 80 (49.69%) Test Scripting
9 53 (32.92%) Gherkin
9 53 (32.92%) Scrum
10 50 (31.06%) QA
11 48 (29.81%) Python
12 44 (27.33%) SDLC
13 40 (24.84%) Jenkins
14 38 (23.60%) WebDriver
15 36 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (21.12%) Finance
16 34 (21.12%) Ruby
17 32 (19.88%) Scenario Testing
18 31 (19.25%) SDET
18 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
19 28 (17.39%) Software Engineering
20 26 (16.15%) SQL
21 25 (15.53%) Big Data
22 24 (14.91%) Degree
23 21 (13.04%) Refactoring
24 20 (12.42%) Open Source
24 20 (12.42%) Configuration Management
25 19 (11.80%) GitHub
26 18 (11.18%) JUnit

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (6.21%) Confluence
2 6 (3.73%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.86%) IIS
3 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.24%) Jetty
4 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.80%) GitHub
2 11 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.73%) SaaS
4 3 (1.86%) Slack
5 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.24%) PaaS
6 1 (0.62%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.62%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.53%) Big Data
2 13 (8.07%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.11%) MySQL
5 4 (2.48%) Redis
6 3 (1.86%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.86%) DB2
6 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.62%) Riak
Development Applications
1 145 (90.06%) Selenium
2 40 (24.84%) Jenkins
3 38 (23.60%) WebDriver
4 18 (11.18%) JUnit
5 17 (10.56%) JIRA
6 11 (6.83%) Git (software)
6 11 (6.83%) NUnit
6 11 (6.83%) SpecFlow
7 10 (6.21%) TeamCity
7 10 (6.21%) TestNG
8 9 (5.59%) SoapUI
8 9 (5.59%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.35%) FitNesse
9 7 (4.35%) FogBugz
10 6 (3.73%) Gatling
10 6 (3.73%) HP UFT
10 6 (3.73%) Jasmine
10 6 (3.73%) JMeter
11 5 (3.11%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.11%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (21.12%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Retail
3 9 (5.59%) Military
4 8 (4.97%) Electronics
4 8 (4.97%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.97%) Marketing
4 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (50.93%) Tester
2 76 (47.20%) Automation Tester
3 45 (27.95%) Developer
4 32 (19.88%) Senior Tester
5 31 (19.25%) Senior Automation Tester
6 29 (18.01%) Developer in Test
7 25 (15.53%) Test Automation Developer
8 21 (13.04%) Java Developer
9 20 (12.42%) Software Developer
9 20 (12.42%) Test Engineer
10 15 (9.32%) Java Developer in Test
10 15 (9.32%) Java Engineer
10 15 (9.32%) QA Tester
10 15 (9.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 15 (9.32%) Selenium Tester
11 14 (8.70%) QA Engineer
12 13 (8.07%) Java Automation Tester
13 11 (6.83%) Analyst
13 11 (6.83%) C# Developer
14 10 (6.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (32.92%) Gherkin
2 18 (11.18%) HTML
3 16 (9.94%) CSS
4 10 (6.21%) Node.js
5 9 (5.59%) XML
6 8 (4.97%) JSON
7 7 (4.35%) Web Services
8 6 (3.73%) .NET
8 6 (3.73%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.11%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.11%) JPA
9 5 (3.11%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (3.11%) React
9 5 (3.11%) SOAP
9 5 (3.11%) Spring
10 4 (2.48%) RESTful
11 3 (1.86%) JMS
11 3 (1.86%) jQuery
11 3 (1.86%) JSF
11 3 (1.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.59%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) Fintech
4 5 (3.11%) Wiki
5 3 (1.86%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.70%) Linux
2 5 (3.11%) Windows
3 2 (1.24%) Android
3 2 (1.24%) Unix
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (88.20%) Test Automation
2 137 (85.09%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (63.98%) BDD
4 98 (60.87%) TDD
5 80 (49.69%) Test Scripting
6 53 (32.92%) Scrum
7 44 (27.33%) SDLC
8 36 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (19.88%) Scenario Testing
10 31 (19.25%) SDET
11 28 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 21 (13.04%) Refactoring
13 20 (12.42%) Configuration Management
13 20 (12.42%) Open Source
14 18 (11.18%) Exploratory Testing
15 17 (10.56%) Defect Management
15 17 (10.56%) System Integration Testing
16 16 (9.94%) Load Testing
16 16 (9.94%) Software Testing
17 15 (9.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 136 (84.47%) Java
2 84 (52.17%) C#
3 48 (29.81%) Python
4 34 (21.12%) Ruby
5 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
6 26 (16.15%) SQL
7 15 (9.32%) C
8 11 (6.83%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.83%) Perl
9 10 (6.21%) C++
10 7 (4.35%) Groovy
11 5 (3.11%) PHP
12 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.24%) Scala
12 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.62%) Clojure
13 1 (0.62%) Erlang
13 1 (0.62%) F#
13 1 (0.62%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 24 (14.91%) Degree
2 17 (10.56%) ISEB
3 10 (6.21%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.21%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (31.06%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.21%) Hyper-V
1 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) Ansible
2 8 (4.97%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.86%) Cobbler
3 3 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (6.21%) Capita
1 10 (6.21%) VMware
2 8 (4.97%) SAP
3 7 (4.35%) Aquila
4 6 (3.73%) IBM
5 4 (2.48%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.62%) TIBCO