Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 142 183
Rank change year-on-year -31 +41 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 118 158 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.75% 2.15% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.58% 9.11% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 103 135 109
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £55,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% +3.75%

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 1,556 1,735 1,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.06% 23.60% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,258 1,410 1,606
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +23 7 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Salford - 2 £46,250 - 1
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 98 (83.05%) Selenium
2 92 (77.97%) Test Automation
3 89 (75.42%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (52.54%) Java
5 46 (38.98%) BDD
6 42 (35.59%) Scrum
7 41 (34.75%) Gherkin
8 40 (33.90%) QA
9 35 (29.66%) DevOps
10 33 (27.97%) WebDriver
10 33 (27.97%) Test Scripting
11 30 (25.42%) Performance Testing
11 30 (25.42%) JIRA
11 30 (25.42%) Jenkins
11 30 (25.42%) SDLC
12 27 (22.88%) SoapUI
12 27 (22.88%) TDD
13 26 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (21.19%) SQL
15 23 (19.49%) JMeter
15 23 (19.49%) Degree
16 22 (18.64%) ISTQB
16 22 (18.64%) Python
17 21 (17.80%) REST
17 21 (17.80%) Manual Testing
18 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (16.95%) API Testing
18 20 (16.95%) C#
19 19 (16.10%) Scenario Testing
20 17 (14.41%) Open Source

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 15 (12.71%) Confluence
2 5 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.93%) SaaS
4 6 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.54%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (2.54%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.69%) GitHub
6 2 (1.69%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) MySQL
2 5 (4.24%) Redis
2 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.69%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 98 (83.05%) Selenium
2 33 (27.97%) WebDriver
3 30 (25.42%) Jenkins
3 30 (25.42%) JIRA
4 27 (22.88%) SoapUI
5 23 (19.49%) JMeter
6 16 (13.56%) SpecFlow
7 15 (12.71%) Git (software)
8 14 (11.86%) JUnit
9 11 (9.32%) FitNesse
10 10 (8.47%) HP UFT
11 9 (7.63%) Appium
12 8 (6.78%) Protractor
13 7 (5.93%) gulp
13 7 (5.93%) NUnit
14 6 (5.08%) Gatling
14 6 (5.08%) Mockito
15 5 (4.24%) GoCD
15 5 (4.24%) Grunt
16 4 (3.39%) The Grinder
General
1 15 (12.71%) Electronics
2 13 (11.02%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Marketing
3 10 (8.47%) Retail
4 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.54%) Advertising
5 3 (2.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Test Engineer
2 27 (22.88%) Developer
3 26 (22.03%) Tester
4 21 (17.80%) Automation Tester
5 20 (16.95%) Analyst
6 19 (16.10%) Test Analyst
7 14 (11.86%) Software Tester
8 12 (10.17%) Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (9.32%) Developer in Test
9 11 (9.32%) Java Developer
9 11 (9.32%) QA Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
12 7 (5.93%) Test Automation Developer
13 6 (5.08%) QA Analyst
14 5 (4.24%) Lead Developer
14 5 (4.24%) QA Test Analyst
14 5 (4.24%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (34.75%) Gherkin
2 21 (17.80%) REST
3 16 (13.56%) AngularJS
3 16 (13.56%) Web Services
4 12 (10.17%) SOAP
5 11 (9.32%) .NET
5 11 (9.32%) jQuery
6 10 (8.47%) HTML
7 9 (7.63%) XML
8 8 (6.78%) Node.js
8 8 (6.78%) RESTful
9 7 (5.93%) React
10 5 (4.24%) CSS
10 5 (4.24%) Sass
10 5 (4.24%) Spring
11 4 (3.39%) JSON
11 4 (3.39%) Lambda Expressions
12 3 (2.54%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.54%) HTML5
13 2 (1.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.32%) Fintech
3 10 (8.47%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (3.39%) Cyberattack
4 4 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.69%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.85%) AS400
6 1 (0.85%) iSeries
6 1 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Linux
2 11 (9.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (77.97%) Test Automation
2 89 (75.42%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (38.98%) BDD
4 42 (35.59%) Scrum
5 35 (29.66%) DevOps
6 33 (27.97%) Test Scripting
7 30 (25.42%) Performance Testing
7 30 (25.42%) SDLC
8 27 (22.88%) TDD
9 26 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (17.80%) Manual Testing
11 20 (16.95%) API Testing
12 19 (16.10%) Scenario Testing
13 17 (14.41%) Open Source
14 16 (13.56%) Test Strategy
15 14 (11.86%) Time Management
16 12 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (10.17%) Software Testing
17 11 (9.32%) Regression Testing
17 11 (9.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.54%) Java
2 25 (21.19%) SQL
3 22 (18.64%) Python
4 20 (16.95%) C#
5 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.47%) Java 8
7 9 (7.63%) C++
7 9 (7.63%) Perl
8 6 (5.08%) Ruby
9 5 (4.24%) PHP
10 2 (1.69%) Go
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (19.49%) Degree
2 22 (18.64%) ISTQB
3 14 (11.86%) ISEB
4 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (33.90%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) Docker
1 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
1 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.24%) Puppet
2 3 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.69%) Ansible
3 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.63%) VMware
2 7 (5.93%) SAP
3 3 (2.54%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) IBM