Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 154 223
Rank change year-on-year -5 +69 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 129 158 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.76% 1.96% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.29% 8.35% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 100 134 49
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 1,770 1,892 1,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.14% 23.44% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,460 1,569 1,374
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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 September 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 21 September 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 +10 6 £41,250 -13.16% 2
Salford -11 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Altrincham -17 2 £32,250 -32.11%
Bury - 2 £37,500 -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 111 (86.05%) Selenium
2 108 (83.72%) Test Automation
3 101 (78.29%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (62.79%) Java
5 61 (47.29%) BDD
6 48 (37.21%) Scrum
7 47 (36.43%) DevOps
8 45 (34.88%) Test Scripting
9 44 (34.11%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (27.91%) QA
11 35 (27.13%) C#
12 32 (24.81%) Python
13 31 (24.03%) TDD
13 31 (24.03%) JIRA
13 31 (24.03%) Gherkin
14 28 (21.71%) Linux
14 28 (21.71%) WebDriver
14 28 (21.71%) SDLC
15 27 (20.93%) Degree
16 25 (19.38%) Time Management
17 24 (18.60%) Validation
18 23 (17.83%) SQL
18 23 (17.83%) SoapUI
18 23 (17.83%) API Testing
19 22 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (17.05%) JMeter
20 21 (16.28%) Security Cleared
20 21 (16.28%) Open Source
20 21 (16.28%) Jenkins
21 19 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure

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 13 (10.08%) Confluence
2 4 (3.10%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.55%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.78%) JBoss
5 1 (0.78%) Jetty
5 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.78%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.65%) BrowserStack
4 5 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.10%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (1.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.78%) npm
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.43%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.55%) Big Data
5 2 (1.55%) DB2
5 2 (1.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Redis
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 111 (86.05%) Selenium
2 31 (24.03%) JIRA
3 28 (21.71%) WebDriver
4 23 (17.83%) SoapUI
5 22 (17.05%) JMeter
6 21 (16.28%) Jenkins
7 16 (12.40%) SpecFlow
8 13 (10.08%) Git (software)
9 11 (8.53%) Appium
9 11 (8.53%) NUnit
10 8 (6.20%) JUnit
11 7 (5.43%) Redmine
12 6 (4.65%) Bitbucket
12 6 (4.65%) TeamCity
12 6 (4.65%) Visual Studio
13 5 (3.88%) gulp
13 5 (3.88%) HP UFT
13 5 (3.88%) LoadRunner
13 5 (3.88%) Maven
14 4 (3.10%) Subversion
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Retail
3 9 (6.98%) Electronics
4 8 (6.20%) Banking
5 6 (4.65%) Marketing
6 4 (3.10%) Advertising
7 2 (1.55%) Games
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.55%) Military
7 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (27.13%) Test Engineer
2 34 (26.36%) Developer
3 30 (23.26%) Tester
4 26 (20.16%) Automation Tester
5 23 (17.83%) Developer in Test
6 22 (17.05%) Integration Engineer
6 22 (17.05%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 19 (14.73%) Analyst
7 19 (14.73%) Senior Test Engineer
8 18 (13.95%) Test Analyst
9 14 (10.85%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 14 (10.85%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
9 14 (10.85%) Software Developer
10 12 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
11 11 (8.53%) QA Analyst
12 10 (7.75%) QA Engineer
12 10 (7.75%) QA Test Analyst
13 9 (6.98%) Test Automation Developer
14 8 (6.20%) Senior Developer
14 8 (6.20%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.03%) Gherkin
2 15 (11.63%) XML
3 13 (10.08%) JSON
3 13 (10.08%) RESTful
3 13 (10.08%) SOAP
3 13 (10.08%) Web Services
4 12 (9.30%) REST
5 10 (7.75%) AngularJS
5 10 (7.75%) HTML
6 7 (5.43%) CSS
6 7 (5.43%) jQuery
6 7 (5.43%) Sass
7 6 (4.65%) .NET
8 5 (3.88%) Node.js
8 5 (3.88%) React
8 5 (3.88%) Regular Expression
9 4 (3.10%) HTML5
9 4 (3.10%) JAX-RS
9 4 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) User Experience
2 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.10%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (2.33%) Cyberattack
5 3 (2.33%) Fintech
5 3 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.55%) AS400
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.55%) iSeries
6 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.71%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (83.72%) Test Automation
2 101 (78.29%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (47.29%) BDD
4 48 (37.21%) Scrum
5 47 (36.43%) DevOps
6 45 (34.88%) Test Scripting
7 44 (34.11%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (24.03%) TDD
9 28 (21.71%) SDLC
10 25 (19.38%) Time Management
11 24 (18.60%) Validation
12 23 (17.83%) API Testing
13 21 (16.28%) Open Source
14 17 (13.18%) Performance Testing
14 17 (13.18%) Software Testing
15 16 (12.40%) Manual Testing
16 15 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (11.63%) SDET
17 14 (10.85%) Non-Functional Testing
18 13 (10.08%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (62.79%) Java
2 35 (27.13%) C#
3 32 (24.81%) Python
4 23 (17.83%) SQL
5 19 (14.73%) C++
5 19 (14.73%) Perl
6 18 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.30%) Ruby
8 11 (8.53%) C
9 4 (3.10%) Java 8
9 4 (3.10%) PHP
10 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.55%) RPG
10 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 27 (20.93%) Degree
2 21 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 19 (14.73%) ISTQB
4 17 (13.18%) ISEB
5 12 (9.30%) DV Cleared
6 11 (8.53%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (27.91%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (14.73%) Hyper-V
1 19 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) Puppet
2 3 (2.33%) Ansible
2 3 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) VMware
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.10%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.10%) Google
3 4 (3.10%) IBM
4 3 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle
5 1 (0.78%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.78%) WorldPay