Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 218 205
Rank change year-on-year +78 -13 +53
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 171 72 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.16% 0.96% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.29% 4.17% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 149 71 62
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £58,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 1841 1727 1515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.21% 23.05% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1559 1349
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.36%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -11 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Stockport -4 6 £43,750 +33.59%
Cucumber
North West

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

1 147 (85.96%) Selenium
2 144 (84.21%) Java
3 142 (83.04%) Test Automation
4 138 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (56.73%) BDD
6 90 (52.63%) TDD
7 87 (50.88%) Test Scripting
8 80 (46.78%) C#
9 52 (30.41%) Python
9 52 (30.41%) Scrum
10 51 (29.82%) Gherkin
11 49 (28.65%) SDLC
12 48 (28.07%) WebDriver
13 45 (26.32%) Jenkins
14 38 (22.22%) QA
14 38 (22.22%) Finance
15 32 (18.71%) System Integration Testing
16 31 (18.13%) Ruby
17 29 (16.96%) Configuration Management
17 29 (16.96%) Big Data
18 27 (15.79%) GitHub
18 27 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
20 25 (14.62%) SDET
21 22 (12.87%) SQL
21 22 (12.87%) Open Source
22 21 (12.28%) Node.js
22 21 (12.28%) Degree
22 21 (12.28%) JIRA
22 21 (12.28%) Software Engineering

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 7 (4.09%) Confluence
2 4 (2.34%) CMS
2 4 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.75%) Jetty
3 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.17%) IIS
4 2 (1.17%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.79%) GitHub
2 17 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.75%) Slack
4 2 (1.17%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.17%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.43%) HTTP
2 3 (1.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.96%) Big Data
2 10 (5.85%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.09%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.09%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.09%) Redis
4 5 (2.92%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.75%) DB2
5 3 (1.75%) MySQL
5 3 (1.75%) Riak
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 147 (85.96%) Selenium
2 48 (28.07%) WebDriver
3 45 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 21 (12.28%) JIRA
5 17 (9.94%) SpecFlow
6 15 (8.77%) Git (software)
7 13 (7.60%) JUnit
7 13 (7.60%) TeamCity
8 12 (7.02%) Visual Studio
9 11 (6.43%) FogBugz
10 10 (5.85%) JMeter
11 9 (5.26%) TestNG
12 7 (4.09%) FitNesse
12 7 (4.09%) Jasmine
13 6 (3.51%) Gatling
14 4 (2.34%) HP UFT
14 4 (2.34%) SoapUI
14 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (1.75%) JBehave
15 3 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 38 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.26%) Electronics
3 9 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.26%) Marketing
3 9 (5.26%) Military
4 6 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (52.63%) Tester
2 79 (46.20%) Automation Tester
3 47 (27.49%) Developer
4 40 (23.39%) Senior Tester
5 39 (22.81%) Senior Automation Tester
6 25 (14.62%) Selenium Tester
7 24 (14.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 23 (13.45%) Java Developer
8 23 (13.45%) Test Engineer
9 19 (11.11%) Developer in Test
10 18 (10.53%) Java Automation Tester
10 18 (10.53%) Java Engineer
10 18 (10.53%) QA Engineer
11 14 (8.19%) QA Tester
11 14 (8.19%) Test Automation Developer
12 12 (7.02%) Senior Developer
13 11 (6.43%) QA Automation Engineer
14 10 (5.85%) C# Developer
15 9 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
15 9 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (29.82%) Gherkin
2 21 (12.28%) Node.js
3 20 (11.70%) HTML
4 18 (10.53%) CSS
5 13 (7.60%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.85%) Akka
6 10 (5.85%) XML
7 9 (5.26%) .NET
7 9 (5.26%) React
7 9 (5.26%) Spring
8 8 (4.68%) JMS
8 8 (4.68%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (4.09%) jQuery
9 7 (4.09%) Web Services
10 6 (3.51%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.92%) JPA
11 5 (2.92%) Kafka
11 5 (2.92%) XHTML
12 4 (2.34%) JSON
12 4 (2.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.43%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.51%) Fintech
4 6 (3.51%) iPad
5 5 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) Linux
2 4 (2.34%) Android
2 4 (2.34%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (83.04%) Test Automation
2 138 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (56.73%) BDD
4 90 (52.63%) TDD
5 87 (50.88%) Test Scripting
6 52 (30.41%) Scrum
7 49 (28.65%) SDLC
8 32 (18.71%) System Integration Testing
9 29 (16.96%) Configuration Management
10 27 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (14.62%) SDET
12 22 (12.87%) Open Source
13 21 (12.28%) Exploratory Testing
13 21 (12.28%) Scenario Testing
13 21 (12.28%) Software Engineering
14 19 (11.11%) Software Testing
15 18 (10.53%) Machine Learning
15 18 (10.53%) Refactoring
16 17 (9.94%) E-Commerce
16 17 (9.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 144 (84.21%) Java
2 80 (46.78%) C#
3 52 (30.41%) Python
4 31 (18.13%) Ruby
5 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
6 22 (12.87%) SQL
7 18 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.43%) C
9 10 (5.85%) C++
10 9 (5.26%) Clojure
10 9 (5.26%) Perl
11 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.92%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.34%) PHP
13 4 (2.34%) Scala
14 2 (1.17%) Erlang
14 2 (1.17%) F#
14 2 (1.17%) Haskell
15 1 (0.58%) Go
15 1 (0.58%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 21 (12.28%) Degree
2 9 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 9 (5.26%) ISEB
2 9 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
2 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.02%) Docker
2 9 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Ansible
1 5 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.92%) Puppet
2 4 (2.34%) Cobbler
3 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (5.85%) Capita
2 9 (5.26%) SAP
2 9 (5.26%) VMware
3 7 (4.09%) IBM
4 6 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.17%) Aquila
5 2 (1.17%) HP
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle
5 2 (1.17%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.17%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.58%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.58%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) Rackspace