Period
to 15 January 2019

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

Cucumber
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 192 226
Rank change year-on-year +18 +34 +38
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 207 233 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.72% 1.56% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.65% 8.27% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136 212 201
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,146 2,817 2,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.88% 18.90% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,590 2,312 2,377
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,323
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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
East Midlands +1 115 £43,500 -3.33% 20
West Midlands +25 92 £45,000 - 22
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 159 (76.81%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (74.40%) Java
3 131 (63.29%) Test Automation
4 126 (60.87%) Selenium
5 84 (40.58%) QA
6 68 (32.85%) BDD
6 68 (32.85%) Microservices
7 58 (28.02%) Docker
8 57 (27.54%) Jenkins
8 57 (27.54%) TDD
9 56 (27.05%) Scrum
9 56 (27.05%) JIRA
10 52 (25.12%) Gradle
11 51 (24.64%) Degree
11 51 (24.64%) Software Engineering
12 48 (23.19%) Finance
13 47 (22.71%) Spring
13 47 (22.71%) JUnit
13 47 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (22.22%) REST
15 44 (21.26%) RESTful
16 43 (20.77%) SoapUI
17 42 (20.29%) Continuous Delivery
18 41 (19.81%) SOAP
19 39 (18.84%) Oracle
19 39 (18.84%) Maven
20 38 (18.36%) WebDriver
20 38 (18.36%) Open Source
20 38 (18.36%) Git (software)
21 36 (17.39%) Problem-Solving

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 13 (6.28%) Confluence
2 6 (2.90%) Drupal
3 3 (1.45%) Apache
3 3 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.45%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Mingle
2 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (1.93%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.90%) Google Play
3 6 (2.90%) iTunes
3 6 (2.90%) TestFlight
4 5 (2.42%) BrowserStack
4 5 (2.42%) GitHub
5 4 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.97%) IaaS
7 2 (0.97%) npm
7 2 (0.97%) PaaS
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.48%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.83%) HTTP
2 7 (3.38%) SSL
3 6 (2.90%) Broadband
4 5 (2.42%) PPP
5 3 (1.45%) FTP
5 3 (1.45%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.45%) SSH
6 2 (0.97%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.48%) Internet
7 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.48%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.49%) MongoDB
2 13 (6.28%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.28%) OLTP
3 12 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.83%) MySQL
5 9 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.90%) DB2
7 5 (2.42%) Redis
8 3 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 126 (60.87%) Selenium
2 57 (27.54%) Jenkins
3 56 (27.05%) JIRA
4 52 (25.12%) Gradle
5 47 (22.71%) JUnit
6 43 (20.77%) SoapUI
7 39 (18.84%) Maven
8 38 (18.36%) Git (software)
8 38 (18.36%) WebDriver
9 27 (13.04%) JMeter
10 20 (9.66%) SpecFlow
11 14 (6.76%) FitNesse
12 13 (6.28%) JBehave
13 12 (5.80%) Mockito
14 11 (5.31%) Concordion
14 11 (5.31%) Protractor
15 9 (4.35%) Appium
15 9 (4.35%) SonarQube
16 8 (3.86%) TeamCity
17 7 (3.38%) Subversion
General
1 48 (23.19%) Finance
2 15 (7.25%) Retail
3 14 (6.76%) Retail Banking
4 13 (6.28%) Banking
5 6 (2.90%) Advertising
6 3 (1.45%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (33.82%) Developer
2 48 (23.19%) Java Developer
3 34 (16.43%) Tester
4 32 (15.46%) QA Engineer
5 28 (13.53%) Test Engineer
6 25 (12.08%) Automation Tester
7 22 (10.63%) Test Automation Engineer
8 17 (8.21%) Analyst
9 16 (7.73%) Software Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) Test Analyst
11 14 (6.76%) Java Engineer
11 14 (6.76%) QA Automation Engineer
12 12 (5.80%) Developer in Test
13 11 (5.31%) Software Tester
14 10 (4.83%) Automation Engineer
14 10 (4.83%) Senior Developer
14 10 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (4.83%) Senior QA Engineer
15 9 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
16 8 (3.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.71%) Spring
2 46 (22.22%) REST
3 44 (21.26%) RESTful
4 41 (19.81%) SOAP
5 34 (16.43%) Spring Boot
6 26 (12.56%) XML
7 24 (11.59%) AngularJS
7 24 (11.59%) JMS
7 24 (11.59%) Web Services
8 23 (11.11%) JPA
9 22 (10.63%) Gherkin
10 18 (8.70%) JSON
11 15 (7.25%) WireMock
12 14 (6.76%) Node.js
13 12 (5.80%) CSS
14 11 (5.31%) HTML
15 10 (4.83%) Apache Camel
16 9 (4.35%) .NET
16 9 (4.35%) Dropwizard
17 8 (3.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.28%) User Experience
4 10 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.83%) NHS
5 6 (2.90%) Fintech
6 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.45%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.45%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.76%) Linux
2 11 (5.31%) Unix
3 4 (1.93%) Android
3 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (76.81%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (63.29%) Test Automation
3 68 (32.85%) BDD
3 68 (32.85%) Microservices
4 57 (27.54%) TDD
5 56 (27.05%) Scrum
6 51 (24.64%) Software Engineering
7 47 (22.71%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (20.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 38 (18.36%) Open Source
10 36 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (14.49%) Mentoring
12 28 (13.53%) Computer Science
12 28 (13.53%) Test Management
13 27 (13.04%) SDET
14 26 (12.56%) Software Testing
15 25 (12.08%) Waterfall
16 24 (11.59%) Functional Testing
16 24 (11.59%) Integration Testing
17 23 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 154 (74.40%) Java
2 32 (15.46%) C#
3 30 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 23 (11.11%) Python
5 17 (8.21%) Ruby
6 16 (7.73%) PHP
7 15 (7.25%) SQL
8 12 (5.80%) Groovy
8 12 (5.80%) Java 8
9 6 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.90%) XPath
10 3 (1.45%) Java 9
10 3 (1.45%) Jython
10 3 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.45%) Scala
10 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.45%) VB
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (24.64%) Degree
2 27 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 21 (10.14%) ISEB
4 9 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.97%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (40.58%) QA
2 5 (2.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 58 (28.02%) Docker
2 6 (2.90%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.97%) Squid
4 1 (0.48%) Firmware
4 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (6.76%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.28%) Puppet
3 7 (3.38%) HP ALM
3 7 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.90%) HockeyApp
5 4 (1.93%) Ansible
6 3 (1.45%) Marathon
7 2 (0.97%) Terraform
8 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.48%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 39 (18.84%) Oracle
2 8 (3.86%) SAP
3 7 (3.38%) Atlassian
3 7 (3.38%) Google
3 7 (3.38%) HP
4 6 (2.90%) IBM
5 4 (1.93%) Apple
5 4 (1.93%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.45%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.97%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.97%) Splunk
8 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.48%) VMware