Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 165 137
Rank change year-on-year -9 -28 +69
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 70 126 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.15% 1.77% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.09% 7.51% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 51 105 146
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 1,376 1,677 1,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.66% 23.56% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,077 1,350 1,473
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -14 2 £40,000 -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 61 (87.14%) Test Automation
2 50 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (71.43%) Selenium
3 42 (60.00%) Java
4 25 (35.71%) Scrum
5 24 (34.29%) BDD
6 22 (31.43%) Functional Testing
7 21 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 20 (28.57%) Protractor
9 19 (27.14%) WebDriver
10 17 (24.29%) QA
10 17 (24.29%) TDD
10 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
11 16 (22.86%) Finance
11 16 (22.86%) Exploratory Testing
11 16 (22.86%) Non-Functional Testing
12 15 (21.43%) Agile Testing
12 15 (21.43%) Test Planning
12 15 (21.43%) WorldPay
12 15 (21.43%) Payment Gateway
12 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
12 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
12 15 (21.43%) JBehave
13 14 (20.00%) C#
14 12 (17.14%) SQL
15 11 (15.71%) Manual Testing
15 11 (15.71%) Banking
15 11 (15.71%) SDLC
15 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
15 11 (15.71%) Jenkins

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 3 (4.29%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Azure
3 4 (5.71%) GitHub
4 2 (2.86%) Slack
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.43%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.43%) npm
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (71.43%) Selenium
2 20 (28.57%) Protractor
3 19 (27.14%) WebDriver
4 15 (21.43%) JBehave
5 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
6 10 (14.29%) Postman
6 10 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 9 (12.86%) HP UFT
8 8 (11.43%) Jasmine
8 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
9 7 (10.00%) FitNesse
9 7 (10.00%) JIRA
9 7 (10.00%) Maven
9 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow
10 6 (8.57%) JUnit
11 5 (7.14%) Ant
11 5 (7.14%) Gradle
11 5 (7.14%) JMeter
11 5 (7.14%) Subversion
12 4 (5.71%) Artifactory
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
3 4 (5.71%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Analyst
2 19 (27.14%) Test Analyst
3 18 (25.71%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) Tester
5 13 (18.57%) Test Engineer
6 11 (15.71%) Automation Tester
7 10 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Developer
9 5 (7.14%) QA Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Tester
9 5 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
9 5 (7.14%) Test Specialist
10 4 (5.71%) QA Automation Tester
10 4 (5.71%) QA Tester
10 4 (5.71%) Senior QA Tester
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) JSON
1 7 (10.00%) Node.js
2 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.57%) Web Services
2 6 (8.57%) XML
3 5 (7.14%) Laravel
4 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.71%) Java EE
4 4 (5.71%) JAXB
4 4 (5.71%) Nightwatchjs
5 3 (4.29%) React
5 3 (4.29%) React Native
5 3 (4.29%) Spring
5 3 (4.29%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.29%) Vue.js
6 2 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (2.86%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) REST
6 2 (2.86%) RESTful
7 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Unix
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (87.14%) Test Automation
2 50 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) Scrum
4 24 (34.29%) BDD
5 22 (31.43%) Functional Testing
6 21 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 17 (24.29%) TDD
8 16 (22.86%) Exploratory Testing
8 16 (22.86%) Non-Functional Testing
9 15 (21.43%) Agile Testing
9 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 15 (21.43%) Test Planning
10 11 (15.71%) Manual Testing
10 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
10 11 (15.71%) SDLC
11 10 (14.29%) Microservices
12 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (11.43%) Coaching
13 8 (11.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) Java
2 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.00%) C#
4 12 (17.14%) SQL
5 9 (12.86%) Python
6 7 (10.00%) Ruby
6 7 (10.00%) VBScript
7 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.71%) C
9 3 (4.29%) Java 8
9 3 (4.29%) Kotlin
9 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.86%) Groovy
10 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.86%) Scala
10 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 6 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) ISEB
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Puppet
2 7 (10.00%) Ansible
3 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) WorldPay
2 9 (12.86%) FIS
3 3 (4.29%) IBM
3 3 (4.29%) Kony
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) CA
4 2 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (2.86%) Micro Focus
4 2 (2.86%) Parasoft
5 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Telerik