The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.68% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.04% 1.23% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +47.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £25,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 112 81 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 20.90% 17.49% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 102 71 34
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Merseyside

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Merseyside

Cucumber
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Liverpool +10 9 £37,500 - 1
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (81.25%) QA
2 13 (81.25%) SDLC
3 12 (75.00%) Selenium
4 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
4 11 (68.75%) API Testing
5 10 (62.50%) Web Services
6 9 (56.25%) Linux
6 9 (56.25%) Ruby
7 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (43.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (43.75%) SQL
8 7 (43.75%) Subversion
9 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
9 6 (37.50%) System Testing
9 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
9 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
10 5 (31.25%) Java
10 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
11 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (18.75%) TDD
12 3 (18.75%) Scrum
12 3 (18.75%) HTML
12 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
12 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 3 (18.75%) CSS
12 3 (18.75%) REST
12 3 (18.75%) Scalability Testing
12 3 (18.75%) Open Source

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (12.50%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Subversion
4 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (12.50%) RSpec
6 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) QA Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Developer in Test
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) Phusion Passenger
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) Dropwizard
6 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
6 1 (6.25%) Kafka
6 1 (6.25%) React
6 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (81.25%) SDLC
3 11 (68.75%) API Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 6 (37.50%) System Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Kanban
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Open Source
7 3 (18.75%) Scalability Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) Smalltalk
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
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