Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > North East
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 88 117
Rank change year-on-year -17 +29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 18 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.14% 1.57% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.93% 9.14% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 0
North East median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
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 North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 365 197 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.16% 17.19% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 303 176 217
North East median annual salary £45,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.45% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,500 £49,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the North East

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in the North East

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the North East over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the North East

Cucumber
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Tyne and Wear -31 18 £42,000 +5.00%
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) TDD
5 12 (66.67%) BDD
6 11 (61.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (61.11%) LoadRunner
6 11 (61.11%) JMeter
7 9 (50.00%) Scrum
7 9 (50.00%) Gherkin
8 8 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (38.89%) Gatling
10 6 (33.33%) QA
10 6 (33.33%) Test Management
10 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
10 6 (33.33%) Ruby
10 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
11 5 (27.78%) Web Services
11 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
12 4 (22.22%) MSTest
12 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
12 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
12 4 (22.22%) SOAP
12 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
12 4 (22.22%) Ranorex
12 4 (22.22%) Robot Framework
13 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) DigitalOcean
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) JMeter
2 11 (61.11%) LoadRunner
3 7 (38.89%) Gatling
4 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (22.22%) MSTest
5 4 (22.22%) Ranorex
5 4 (22.22%) Robot Framework
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.11%) Maven
8 1 (5.56%) JIRA
8 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
1 13 (72.22%) Test Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 4 (22.22%) Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Tester
5 3 (16.67%) QA Leader
5 3 (16.67%) QA Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) TDD
4 12 (66.67%) BDD
5 11 (61.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (50.00%) Scrum
7 8 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 6 (33.33%) Test Management
9 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
10 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
11 3 (16.67%) DevOps
11 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
11 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
12 2 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
12 2 (11.11%) User Stories
12 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Groovy
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
3 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.11%) Terraform
2 1 (5.56%) Consul
2 1 (5.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian