Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 145 222
Rank change year-on-year -9 +77 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 135 169 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.83% 2.12% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.73% 9.17% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 111 148 67
Manchester median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £63,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.43% +1.88%

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 1,747 1,843 1,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.74% 23.15% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,426 1,519 1,533
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Stockport +18 7 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Altrincham -16 2 £32,250 -28.33% 1
Bury - 2 £37,500 -
Salford - 2 £46,250 -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 118 (87.41%) Selenium
2 111 (82.22%) Test Automation
3 109 (80.74%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (61.48%) Java
5 63 (46.67%) BDD
6 50 (37.04%) Scrum
7 47 (34.81%) DevOps
8 44 (32.59%) Test Scripting
9 41 (30.37%) QA
9 41 (30.37%) JIRA
10 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (27.41%) Gherkin
12 36 (26.67%) SDLC
13 33 (24.44%) WebDriver
14 32 (23.70%) TDD
15 31 (22.96%) Python
15 31 (22.96%) SQL
15 31 (22.96%) SoapUI
15 31 (22.96%) Jenkins
16 30 (22.22%) C#
17 28 (20.74%) JMeter
17 28 (20.74%) Degree
18 26 (19.26%) Performance Testing
19 25 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (17.78%) ISTQB
20 24 (17.78%) Linux
20 24 (17.78%) API Testing
21 21 (15.56%) Open Source
21 21 (15.56%) REST
22 20 (14.81%) Confluence

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 20 (14.81%) Confluence
2 4 (2.96%) Apache Solr
2 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) JBoss
4 1 (0.74%) Jetty
4 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.74%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.96%) BlazeMeter
4 4 (2.96%) BrowserStack
5 3 (2.22%) SaaS
6 2 (1.48%) GitHub
6 2 (1.48%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) AMQP
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.70%) MySQL
3 4 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.48%) DB2
4 2 (1.48%) Redis
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.74%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.74%) Riak
Development Applications
1 118 (87.41%) Selenium
2 41 (30.37%) JIRA
3 33 (24.44%) WebDriver
4 31 (22.96%) Jenkins
4 31 (22.96%) SoapUI
5 28 (20.74%) JMeter
6 17 (12.59%) Git (software)
6 17 (12.59%) SpecFlow
7 12 (8.89%) Appium
8 11 (8.15%) FitNesse
8 11 (8.15%) JUnit
9 10 (7.41%) NUnit
10 9 (6.67%) HP UFT
11 7 (5.19%) Gatling
12 6 (4.44%) Bitbucket
12 6 (4.44%) Maven
12 6 (4.44%) Redmine
12 6 (4.44%) TeamCity
13 5 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (12.59%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Retail
3 10 (7.41%) Electronics
3 10 (7.41%) Marketing
4 7 (5.19%) Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Advertising
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.48%) Military
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (25.93%) Test Engineer
2 33 (24.44%) Developer
3 29 (21.48%) Tester
4 26 (19.26%) Automation Tester
5 21 (15.56%) Developer in Test
6 18 (13.33%) Analyst
7 17 (12.59%) Test Analyst
8 14 (10.37%) Integration Engineer
8 14 (10.37%) Software Tester
8 14 (10.37%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 13 (9.63%) QA Engineer
9 13 (9.63%) Senior Test Engineer
10 12 (8.89%) Software Developer
10 12 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (6.67%) QA Analyst
12 8 (5.93%) Java Developer
12 8 (5.93%) QA Test Analyst
12 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
12 8 (5.93%) Senior Integration Engineer
12 8 (5.93%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.41%) Gherkin
2 21 (15.56%) REST
3 18 (13.33%) SOAP
3 18 (13.33%) Web Services
4 17 (12.59%) XML
5 15 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 13 (9.63%) jQuery
7 12 (8.89%) JSON
8 11 (8.15%) .NET
8 11 (8.15%) HTML
8 11 (8.15%) RESTful
9 8 (5.93%) Node.js
10 7 (5.19%) React
11 6 (4.44%) Sass
11 6 (4.44%) Spring
12 5 (3.70%) CSS
12 5 (3.70%) Regular Expression
13 4 (2.96%) Hibernate
13 4 (2.96%) HTML5
13 4 (2.96%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) User Experience
2 9 (6.67%) Fintech
3 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.96%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.96%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (2.96%) Cyberattack
5 4 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.48%) AS400
6 2 (1.48%) iSeries
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.78%) Linux
2 10 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (82.22%) Test Automation
2 109 (80.74%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (46.67%) BDD
4 50 (37.04%) Scrum
5 47 (34.81%) DevOps
6 44 (32.59%) Test Scripting
7 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (26.67%) SDLC
9 32 (23.70%) TDD
10 26 (19.26%) Performance Testing
11 24 (17.78%) API Testing
12 21 (15.56%) Open Source
13 20 (14.81%) Time Management
14 19 (14.07%) Manual Testing
14 19 (14.07%) Validation
15 17 (12.59%) SDET
16 15 (11.11%) Software Testing
17 14 (10.37%) Systems Engineering
17 14 (10.37%) Test Strategy
18 13 (9.63%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (61.48%) Java
2 31 (22.96%) Python
2 31 (22.96%) SQL
3 30 (22.22%) C#
4 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.37%) C++
5 14 (10.37%) Perl
6 12 (8.89%) Ruby
7 6 (4.44%) C
7 6 (4.44%) Java 8
8 5 (3.70%) PHP
9 2 (1.48%) Go
9 2 (1.48%) RPG
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (20.74%) Degree
2 24 (17.78%) ISTQB
3 20 (14.81%) ISEB
4 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.19%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (30.37%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) Hyper-V
1 14 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Puppet
2 5 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.22%) Ansible
3 3 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) VMware
2 4 (2.96%) Atlassian
2 4 (2.96%) Google
3 3 (2.22%) IBM
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (1.48%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.74%) WorldPay