Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 213 291
Rank change year-on-year +23 +78 +82
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 196 203 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.40% 1.32% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.13% 6.94% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 154 187 108
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

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 2,410 2,925 2,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.25% 19.02% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,932 2,485 2,458
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +27 131 £43,500 -4.66% 26
West Midlands -14 65 £52,500 +23.53% 16
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 161 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (76.02%) Java
2 149 (76.02%) Test Automation
3 130 (66.33%) Selenium
4 107 (54.59%) BDD
5 77 (39.29%) Scrum
6 64 (32.65%) C#
7 61 (31.12%) TDD
8 58 (29.59%) QA
9 52 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (23.98%) RESTful
10 47 (23.98%) JavaScript
11 46 (23.47%) Spring
12 45 (22.96%) Ruby
12 45 (22.96%) WebDriver
12 45 (22.96%) Jenkins
13 44 (22.45%) Microservices
13 44 (22.45%) SDET
13 44 (22.45%) JIRA
13 44 (22.45%) JUnit
14 43 (21.94%) Waterfall
15 40 (20.41%) Software Engineering
16 37 (18.88%) Oracle
17 34 (17.35%) Finance
17 34 (17.35%) SpecFlow
17 34 (17.35%) Test Scripting
17 34 (17.35%) Docker
18 33 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
19 32 (16.33%) Degree
19 32 (16.33%) SQL

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 9 (4.59%) JBoss
2 7 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.55%) Confluence
3 5 (2.55%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.04%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Mingle
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.53%) GitHub
4 2 (1.02%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.51%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.51%) G Suite
5 1 (0.51%) Office 365
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.82%) NoSQL
2 28 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 20 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (8.16%) MySQL
4 16 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.10%) OLTP
6 5 (2.55%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.04%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.04%) Redis
7 4 (2.04%) Riak
7 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.51%) HBase
Development Applications
1 130 (66.33%) Selenium
2 45 (22.96%) Jenkins
2 45 (22.96%) WebDriver
3 44 (22.45%) JIRA
3 44 (22.45%) JUnit
4 34 (17.35%) SpecFlow
5 31 (15.82%) Gradle
6 30 (15.31%) Maven
7 29 (14.80%) Git (software)
8 27 (13.78%) JBehave
9 22 (11.22%) SoapUI
10 20 (10.20%) Visual Studio
11 18 (9.18%) TestRail
12 16 (8.16%) JMeter
13 12 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (5.10%) VersionOne
15 9 (4.59%) Gatling
15 9 (4.59%) Protractor
16 8 (4.08%) FitNesse
16 8 (4.08%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (17.35%) Finance
2 21 (10.71%) Retail
3 12 (6.12%) Retail Banking
4 11 (5.61%) Banking
5 10 (5.10%) Advertising
5 10 (5.10%) Marketing
6 5 (2.55%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (31.63%) Tester
2 54 (27.55%) Developer
3 49 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 38 (19.39%) Java Developer
5 37 (18.88%) Test Engineer
6 34 (17.35%) Test Automation Engineer
7 28 (14.29%) Java Engineer
8 24 (12.24%) Senior Developer
8 24 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (7.65%) QA Engineer
9 15 (7.65%) Senior Automation Tester
9 15 (7.65%) Senior Tester
10 12 (6.12%) Software Engineer
11 11 (5.61%) QA Automation Engineer
11 11 (5.61%) Software Tester
12 10 (5.10%) Developer in Test
12 10 (5.10%) Technical Tester
13 9 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
13 9 (4.59%) Software Developer
14 8 (4.08%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.98%) RESTful
2 46 (23.47%) Spring
3 29 (14.80%) JMS
4 26 (13.27%) Gherkin
5 23 (11.73%) Hibernate
6 22 (11.22%) Node.js
6 22 (11.22%) Web Services
7 19 (9.69%) .NET
8 18 (9.18%) SOAP
9 17 (8.67%) JPA
10 16 (8.16%) .NET Framework
10 16 (8.16%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (8.16%) HornetQ
10 16 (8.16%) Kafka
11 14 (7.14%) REST
12 13 (6.63%) Spring Boot
13 12 (6.12%) HTML
14 10 (5.10%) CSS
14 10 (5.10%) Spring MVC
15 9 (4.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.67%) Fintech
3 16 (8.16%) Smart Meter
4 14 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.10%) Social Media
6 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.57%) User Experience
8 5 (2.55%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.53%) NHS
10 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.02%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.51%) Blog
11 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.73%) Linux
2 7 (3.57%) Unix
3 3 (1.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (76.02%) Test Automation
3 107 (54.59%) BDD
4 77 (39.29%) Scrum
5 61 (31.12%) TDD
6 52 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (22.45%) Microservices
7 44 (22.45%) SDET
8 43 (21.94%) Waterfall
9 40 (20.41%) Software Engineering
10 34 (17.35%) Test Scripting
11 33 (16.84%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (15.82%) Coaching
13 28 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (14.29%) Software Testing
14 26 (13.27%) Defect Management
15 25 (12.76%) Open Source
16 23 (11.73%) SDLC
17 22 (11.22%) Manual Testing
18 21 (10.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 149 (76.02%) Java
2 64 (32.65%) C#
3 47 (23.98%) JavaScript
4 45 (22.96%) Ruby
5 32 (16.33%) SQL
6 27 (13.78%) Java 8
7 26 (13.27%) Python
8 17 (8.67%) Scala
8 17 (8.67%) Shell Script
9 16 (8.16%) Groovy
10 11 (5.61%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.55%) PHP
12 4 (2.04%) C++
13 3 (1.53%) Perl
14 2 (1.02%) C
14 2 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (16.33%) Degree
2 11 (5.61%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.04%) ISEB
4 3 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (29.59%) QA
System Software
1 34 (17.35%) Docker
2 3 (1.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (11.73%) Puppet
2 16 (8.16%) Marathon
3 7 (3.57%) Ansible
3 7 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.04%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.51%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.51%) Kibana
Vendors
1 37 (18.88%) Oracle
2 6 (3.06%) Atlassian
2 6 (3.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.04%) IBM
4 3 (1.53%) Capita
4 3 (1.53%) Google
5 2 (1.02%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.02%) HP
5 2 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (0.51%) Splunk
6 1 (0.51%) Twitter
6 1 (0.51%) VMware