Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 201 256
Rank change year-on-year +29 +55 +74
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 231 221 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.72% 1.47% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.71% 7.48% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 162 201 161
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50% -7.51%
10th Percentile £32,050 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year - -4.31% +4.50%

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 2,379 2,956 2,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.69% 19.61% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,898 2,511 2,522
Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,425
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the Midlands

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in the Midlands

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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
East Midlands +21 149 £45,000 -5.26% 22
West Midlands +18 82 £52,500 +11.70% 23
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 192 (83.12%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (75.32%) Java
3 164 (71.00%) Test Automation
4 151 (65.37%) Selenium
5 104 (45.02%) BDD
6 82 (35.50%) Scrum
7 76 (32.90%) QA
8 71 (30.74%) TDD
9 67 (29.00%) C#
10 62 (26.84%) Jenkins
11 59 (25.54%) JIRA
12 56 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (24.24%) JUnit
12 56 (24.24%) Microservices
13 53 (22.94%) Degree
14 50 (21.65%) Spring
15 47 (20.35%) SDET
16 45 (19.48%) Gradle
17 44 (19.05%) SOAP
18 43 (18.61%) Maven
19 42 (18.18%) JavaScript
19 42 (18.18%) Waterfall
19 42 (18.18%) WebDriver
20 41 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
21 40 (17.32%) RESTful
22 39 (16.88%) Software Engineering
23 38 (16.45%) Finance
24 37 (16.02%) Test Scripting
24 37 (16.02%) Docker
25 36 (15.58%) SpecFlow

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 15 (6.49%) Confluence
2 4 (1.73%) Drupal
3 1 (0.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.43%) JBoss
3 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Mingle
2 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) SAP FI-CA
1 3 (1.30%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.73%) GitHub
3 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.87%) IaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) PaaS
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.43%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (0.43%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.43%) G Suite
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.03%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) SSL
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) SMS
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.55%) MongoDB
2 21 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 19 (8.23%) MySQL
4 13 (5.63%) OLTP
4 13 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) DB2
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.43%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.43%) HBase
8 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 151 (65.37%) Selenium
2 62 (26.84%) Jenkins
3 59 (25.54%) JIRA
4 56 (24.24%) JUnit
5 45 (19.48%) Gradle
6 43 (18.61%) Maven
7 42 (18.18%) WebDriver
8 36 (15.58%) SoapUI
8 36 (15.58%) SpecFlow
9 34 (14.72%) Git (software)
10 21 (9.09%) JBehave
10 21 (9.09%) JMeter
11 19 (8.23%) TestRail
12 16 (6.93%) Visual Studio
13 14 (6.06%) FitNesse
13 14 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (5.19%) Protractor
15 11 (4.76%) TeamCity
16 10 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (4.33%) Concordion
General
1 38 (16.45%) Finance
2 15 (6.49%) Retail Banking
3 14 (6.06%) Banking
3 14 (6.06%) Retail
4 10 (4.33%) Advertising
4 10 (4.33%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Automotive
5 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (32.47%) Developer
2 59 (25.54%) Tester
3 52 (22.51%) Java Developer
4 49 (21.21%) Test Engineer
5 42 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 42 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
6 24 (10.39%) QA Engineer
7 22 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 22 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (8.66%) Java Engineer
9 17 (7.36%) Software Tester
10 13 (5.63%) QA Automation Engineer
11 12 (5.19%) Analyst
11 12 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.76%) Developer in Test
12 11 (4.76%) Senior Tester
13 10 (4.33%) Senior QA Engineer
13 10 (4.33%) Software Developer
13 10 (4.33%) Test Analyst
14 9 (3.90%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.65%) Spring
2 44 (19.05%) SOAP
3 40 (17.32%) RESTful
4 33 (14.29%) REST
5 28 (12.12%) Gherkin
5 28 (12.12%) JMS
6 27 (11.69%) Web Services
7 26 (11.26%) JPA
8 21 (9.09%) .NET
9 19 (8.23%) .NET Framework
10 18 (7.79%) Spring Boot
11 16 (6.93%) XML
12 14 (6.06%) CSS
13 13 (5.63%) AngularJS
13 13 (5.63%) HTML
13 13 (5.63%) Spring MVC
14 11 (4.76%) JSON
14 11 (4.76%) WireMock
15 10 (4.33%) Node.js
16 8 (3.46%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.06%) Fintech
3 11 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.33%) Social Media
5 9 (3.90%) NHS
6 7 (3.03%) e-Learning
6 7 (3.03%) User Experience
7 6 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.16%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.73%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) Blog
11 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.63%) Unix
2 12 (5.19%) Linux
3 4 (1.73%) Android
3 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.30%) Windows
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (83.12%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (71.00%) Test Automation
3 104 (45.02%) BDD
4 82 (35.50%) Scrum
5 71 (30.74%) TDD
6 56 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (24.24%) Microservices
7 47 (20.35%) SDET
8 42 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 41 (17.75%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (16.88%) Software Engineering
11 37 (16.02%) Test Scripting
12 34 (14.72%) Defect Management
13 33 (14.29%) Open Source
14 31 (13.42%) Software Testing
15 29 (12.55%) Coaching
16 28 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
18 26 (11.26%) DevOps
18 26 (11.26%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 174 (75.32%) Java
2 67 (29.00%) C#
3 42 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.72%) Python
5 32 (13.85%) Ruby
6 28 (12.12%) SQL
7 21 (9.09%) Java 8
8 14 (6.06%) PHP
9 11 (4.76%) Groovy
10 10 (4.33%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.60%) Scala
11 6 (2.60%) XPath
12 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.30%) Jython
14 2 (0.87%) Java 9
15 1 (0.43%) C
15 1 (0.43%) C++
15 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (22.94%) Degree
2 20 (8.66%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.63%) ISEB
4 7 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.30%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (32.90%) QA
System Software
1 37 (16.02%) Docker
2 4 (1.73%) Firmware
3 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (4.76%) Puppet
2 9 (3.90%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.16%) Marathon
4 2 (0.87%) Ansible
4 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.43%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.43%) Kibana
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 36 (15.58%) Oracle
2 12 (5.19%) Atlassian
3 6 (2.60%) IBM
3 6 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.60%) SAP
4 4 (1.73%) Google
5 3 (1.30%) Apple
6 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.43%) HP
6 1 (0.43%) Splunk
6 1 (0.43%) Twitter
6 1 (0.43%) VMware