Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 301 229 239
Rank change year-on-year -72 +10 -66
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 40 16 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.39% 0.29% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 1.55% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 83
10th Percentile £40,225 £30,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,750 £41,250 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.61% -4.07% -1.15%
75th Percentile £61,563 £53,250 £56,375
90th Percentile £83,375 £57,300 £67,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.69% +11.82% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,594 1,030 1,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.37% 18.60% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,092 779 1,500
10th Percentile £31,350 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the Midlands

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Cucumber in the Midlands

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the Midlands

Cucumber
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -58 27 £49,500 +16.47% 6
East Midlands -46 13 £57,500 +43.75% 5
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 32 (80.00%) Selenium
2 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (67.50%) Test Automation
4 25 (62.50%) Java
5 20 (50.00%) QA
5 20 (50.00%) DevOps
6 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
7 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 15 (37.50%) Python
8 15 (37.50%) REST
9 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
9 14 (35.00%) JIRA
10 13 (32.50%) Scrum
11 12 (30.00%) SQL
11 12 (30.00%) BDD
12 11 (27.50%) API Testing
12 11 (27.50%) TDD
13 9 (22.50%) Functional Testing
14 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
14 8 (20.00%) Gherkin
14 8 (20.00%) Confluence
14 8 (20.00%) Azure
14 8 (20.00%) AWS
14 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
14 8 (20.00%) HTML
14 8 (20.00%) JUnit
15 7 (17.50%) Finance
15 7 (17.50%) Migration

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Drupal
2 2 (5.00%) PrestaShop
2 2 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) Documentum
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
1 2 (5.00%) Shopify
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) AWS
1 8 (20.00%) Azure
2 2 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.00%) Serverless
3 1 (2.50%) Datadog
3 1 (2.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) Broadband
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) PBX
2 2 (5.00%) PSTN
2 2 (5.00%) TETRA
3 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) Hazelcast
2 2 (5.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (80.00%) Selenium
2 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
3 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (35.00%) JIRA
5 8 (20.00%) JUnit
6 7 (17.50%) Postman
7 6 (15.00%) JMeter
8 5 (12.50%) Gatling
8 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 4 (10.00%) Cypress.io
9 4 (10.00%) REST Assured
9 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (7.50%) Appium
10 3 (7.50%) Maven
11 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
11 2 (5.00%) GitLab
11 2 (5.00%) Gradle
11 2 (5.00%) Locust
11 2 (5.00%) TestRail
11 2 (5.00%) WiX
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
1 7 (17.50%) Social Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) QA Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) REST
2 8 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) Spring
3 6 (15.00%) Web Services
3 6 (15.00%) XML
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (12.50%) JSON
4 5 (12.50%) RESTful
5 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 3 (7.50%) GraphQL
6 3 (7.50%) Spring Boot
7 2 (5.00%) Apache Flex
7 2 (5.00%) J2EE
7 2 (5.00%) JMS
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) Laravel
7 2 (5.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) Test Automation
3 20 (50.00%) DevOps
4 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 12 (30.00%) BDD
7 11 (27.50%) API Testing
7 11 (27.50%) TDD
8 9 (22.50%) Functional Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (17.50%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (17.50%) Microservices
10 7 (17.50%) Migration
10 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (15.00%) CI/CD
11 6 (15.00%) Defect Management
11 6 (15.00%) SDLC
11 6 (15.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (37.50%) Python
4 12 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) PHP
6 4 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) Java 8
7 3 (7.50%) Groovy
7 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 2 (5.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) Ruby
9 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) ISEB
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.50%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) CyberSource
4 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.50%) New Relic
4 1 (2.50%) PayPal
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) webMethods