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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 148 174
Rank change year-on-year +29 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 83 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.11% 0.85% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.58% 3.86% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70 28 16
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% -  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 967 752 711
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.57% 21.96% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 815 643 632
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,600 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Cucumber as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 6 £42,000 - 1
Salford -6 3 £40,500 +8.00% 1
Stockport -11 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Cheadle - 1 £47,500 - 1
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 144 (90.00%) Selenium
2 139 (86.88%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (75.63%) Java
4 95 (59.38%) Test Scripting
5 77 (48.13%) BDD
6 61 (38.13%) TDD
7 59 (36.88%) Scrum
7 59 (36.88%) C#
7 59 (36.88%) SDLC
8 58 (36.25%) Python
9 57 (35.63%) Test Automation
10 52 (32.50%) QA
11 47 (29.38%) Gherkin
12 40 (25.00%) Automated Testing
13 37 (23.13%) C++
13 37 (23.13%) System Integration Testing
14 36 (22.50%) Automation Testing
14 36 (22.50%) ISEB
15 35 (21.88%) Finance
15 35 (21.88%) WebDriver
16 33 (20.63%) Ruby
16 33 (20.63%) Degree
17 32 (20.00%) DevOps
18 31 (19.38%) Regression Testing
19 29 (18.13%) ISTQB
19 29 (18.13%) Linux
20 28 (17.50%) Security Cleared
21 27 (16.88%) DV Cleared
22 26 (16.25%) Test Strategy
22 26 (16.25%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (5.63%) Confluence
2 2 (1.25%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.25%) GitHub
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.25%) DB2
2 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 144 (90.00%) Selenium
2 35 (21.88%) WebDriver
3 25 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 23 (14.38%) JIRA
5 17 (10.63%) FitNesse
6 16 (10.00%) JMeter
7 12 (7.50%) HP UFT
7 12 (7.50%) LoadRunner
8 11 (6.88%) SpecFlow
9 10 (6.25%) JUnit
10 8 (5.00%) Jasmine
11 6 (3.75%) Gatling
12 5 (3.13%) SoapUI
12 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
15 2 (1.25%) Gradle
15 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
15 2 (1.25%) TestNG
General
1 35 (21.88%) Finance
2 11 (6.88%) Military
3 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.75%) Marketing
5 4 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (49.38%) Tester
2 67 (41.88%) Automation Tester
3 41 (25.63%) Test Engineer
4 34 (21.25%) Analyst
5 32 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 31 (19.38%) Senior Tester
7 29 (18.13%) Senior Automation Tester
8 25 (15.63%) QA Engineer
9 22 (13.75%) QA Automation Engineer
9 22 (13.75%) QA Tester
10 21 (13.13%) Test Automation Engineer
11 15 (9.38%) QA Automation Tester
12 14 (8.75%) Automation Test Analyst
12 14 (8.75%) QA Analyst
13 12 (7.50%) QA Test Analyst
13 12 (7.50%) Senior QA Engineer
14 9 (5.63%) Automation Engineer
14 9 (5.63%) Java Engineer
14 9 (5.63%) QA Automation Analyst
14 9 (5.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.38%) Gherkin
2 13 (8.13%) .NET
3 9 (5.63%) Web Services
4 8 (5.00%) HTML
5 7 (4.38%) XML
6 5 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.50%) CSS
7 4 (2.50%) jQuery
8 2 (1.25%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.25%) Behat
8 2 (1.25%) DOM
8 2 (1.25%) Dropwizard
8 2 (1.25%) JSON
8 2 (1.25%) React
8 2 (1.25%) RESTful
8 2 (1.25%) SOAP
8 2 (1.25%) Spring
8 2 (1.25%) WSDL
8 2 (1.25%) XHTML
8 2 (1.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.75%) iPad
3 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.13%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.88%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.25%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.25%) Online Games
7 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.13%) Linux
2 23 (14.38%) Windows
3 6 (3.75%) Android
3 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (86.88%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (59.38%) Test Scripting
3 77 (48.13%) BDD
4 61 (38.13%) TDD
5 59 (36.88%) Scrum
5 59 (36.88%) SDLC
6 57 (35.63%) Test Automation
7 40 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 37 (23.13%) System Integration Testing
9 36 (22.50%) Automation Testing
10 32 (20.00%) DevOps
11 31 (19.38%) Regression Testing
12 26 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (16.25%) Test Strategy
13 23 (14.38%) Software Testing
14 21 (13.13%) ATDD
15 20 (12.50%) Configuration Management
16 18 (11.25%) Validation
17 16 (10.00%) Defect Management
18 15 (9.38%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 121 (75.63%) Java
2 59 (36.88%) C#
3 58 (36.25%) Python
4 37 (23.13%) C++
5 33 (20.63%) Ruby
6 22 (13.75%) JavaScript
7 20 (12.50%) C
7 20 (12.50%) Perl
8 13 (8.13%) SQL
9 5 (3.13%) PHP
10 4 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (22.50%) ISEB
2 33 (20.63%) Degree
3 29 (18.13%) ISTQB
4 28 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 27 (16.88%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (32.50%) QA
2 8 (5.00%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Hyper-V
1 11 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (7.50%) HP
2 11 (6.88%) VMware
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle
4 2 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) Tableau
5 1 (0.63%) Vertica
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus annual bonus and generous packa
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25% bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Additional Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive, plus benefits and annual bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Cheshire Datasystems Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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