Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 153 202
Rank change year-on-year -23 +49 +38
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 105 169 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.49% 2.12% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.78% 8.85% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 86 148 89
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,125 £56,250 £61,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%

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 1,817 1,909 1,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.75% 23.90% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,479 1,619 1,262
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +2 7 £32,250 -24.12%
Stockport -6 2 £41,250 -13.16% 1
Salford -4 1 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Bury - 1 £37,500 - 1
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 90 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (82.86%) Test Automation
3 84 (80.00%) Selenium
4 79 (75.24%) Java
5 63 (60.00%) BDD
6 50 (47.62%) TDD
7 45 (42.86%) C#
8 42 (40.00%) Test Scripting
9 40 (38.10%) Scrum
10 32 (30.48%) QA
11 28 (26.67%) Gherkin
12 27 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (24.76%) Python
14 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 21 (20.00%) SQL
14 21 (20.00%) JIRA
15 20 (19.05%) Finance
16 19 (18.10%) Scenario Testing
17 18 (17.14%) SDET
17 18 (17.14%) SDLC
17 18 (17.14%) Ruby
18 17 (16.19%) Degree
19 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
19 16 (15.24%) ISEB
19 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
19 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
20 15 (14.29%) DevOps
20 15 (14.29%) SoapUI
20 15 (14.29%) C
20 15 (14.29%) SOAP

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 12 (11.43%) Confluence
2 9 (8.57%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) Jetty
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) SaaS
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.76%) BrowserStack
3 5 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.95%) GitHub
4 1 (0.95%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.57%) Big Data
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.90%) MySQL
5 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.95%) Redis
6 1 (0.95%) Riak
Development Applications
1 84 (80.00%) Selenium
2 21 (20.00%) JIRA
3 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
4 15 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 13 (12.38%) WebDriver
6 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
7 9 (8.57%) Bitbucket
7 9 (8.57%) NUnit
8 8 (7.62%) JMeter
8 8 (7.62%) TeamCity
9 7 (6.67%) JUnit
10 6 (5.71%) HP UFT
10 6 (5.71%) IntelliJ
10 6 (5.71%) Ranorex
10 6 (5.71%) SonarQube
10 6 (5.71%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
11 5 (4.76%) FitNesse
12 4 (3.81%) MSTest
12 4 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Retail
3 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.71%) Electronics
4 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.71%) Marketing
5 5 (4.76%) Games
6 4 (3.81%) Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) Developer
2 29 (27.62%) Tester
3 25 (23.81%) Automation Tester
4 21 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 20 (19.05%) Developer in Test
6 18 (17.14%) Analyst
6 18 (17.14%) Software Developer
7 16 (15.24%) Test Analyst
8 13 (12.38%) Integration Engineer
8 13 (12.38%) QA Analyst
8 13 (12.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 11 (10.48%) Java Developer
9 11 (10.48%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (9.52%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 10 (9.52%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
10 10 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
10 10 (9.52%) Test Automation Developer
11 9 (8.57%) Software Tester
12 8 (7.62%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (7.62%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.67%) Gherkin
2 15 (14.29%) SOAP
3 14 (13.33%) HTML
4 12 (11.43%) CSS
4 12 (11.43%) JSON
4 12 (11.43%) XML
5 9 (8.57%) RESTful
5 9 (8.57%) Web Services
6 7 (6.67%) .NET
6 7 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (5.71%) REST
8 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.76%) Dapper ORM
8 5 (4.76%) Entity Framework
8 5 (4.76%) MSMQ
8 5 (4.76%) WCF
9 4 (3.81%) jQuery
10 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.90%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (4.76%) Wiki
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 1 (0.95%) Fintech
4 1 (0.95%) Life Science
4 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Android
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (82.86%) Test Automation
3 63 (60.00%) BDD
4 50 (47.62%) TDD
5 42 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 40 (38.10%) Scrum
7 27 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (18.10%) Scenario Testing
9 18 (17.14%) SDET
9 18 (17.14%) SDLC
10 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
11 15 (14.29%) DevOps
12 12 (11.43%) API Testing
12 12 (11.43%) Manual Testing
12 12 (11.43%) OO
13 11 (10.48%) Validation
14 10 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (9.52%) Performance Testing
14 10 (9.52%) Software Testing
14 10 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (75.24%) Java
2 45 (42.86%) C#
3 26 (24.76%) Python
4 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (20.00%) SQL
5 18 (17.14%) Ruby
6 15 (14.29%) C
7 11 (10.48%) Perl
8 10 (9.52%) C++
9 7 (6.67%) Groovy
10 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.76%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.86%) PHP
12 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.90%) Java 8
13 1 (0.95%) ES6
13 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Degree
2 16 (15.24%) ISEB
2 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (7.62%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (30.48%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Ansible
2 6 (5.71%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.90%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) VMware
2 6 (5.71%) SAP
3 5 (4.76%) Aquila
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.90%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.95%) Capita
6 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.95%) WorldPay