Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > North East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 68 89
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 0
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 11 9 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.88% 1.30% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.31% 4.52% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 9
10th Percentile £29,000 " "
25th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% -9.68%
75th Percentile £35,500 £45,000 £41,203
90th Percentile " £47,500 £54,820
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 255 199 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.38% 28.72% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 197 183 153
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,750 £29,800
25th Percentile £33,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £56,750 £60,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +6.86%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Cucumber as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend 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 27 October 2021. 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 -24 11 £33,000 -12.00% 6
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
3 9 (81.82%) JMeter
3 9 (81.82%) Public Sector
4 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) Functional Testing
4 8 (72.73%) JIRA
5 7 (63.64%) Postman
6 6 (54.55%) REST Assured
6 6 (54.55%) Social Skills
6 6 (54.55%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
7 5 (45.45%) Bugzilla
7 5 (45.45%) IBM
7 5 (45.45%) HP
7 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
7 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
7 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (45.45%) HP ALM
7 5 (45.45%) Thought Leadership
7 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
7 5 (45.45%) WireMock
7 5 (45.45%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (45.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (36.36%) Scrum
9 3 (27.27%) Migration
9 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 3 (27.27%) BDD
9 3 (27.27%) NeoLoad

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) JMeter
3 8 (72.73%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) Postman
5 6 (54.55%) REST Assured
6 5 (45.45%) Bugzilla
7 3 (27.27%) NeoLoad
8 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
9 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
9 1 (9.09%) Maven
9 1 (9.09%) Redmine
9 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
9 1 (9.09%) Subversion
9 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 9 (81.82%) Public Sector
2 6 (54.55%) Social Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Test Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Functional Test Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) WireMock
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Functional Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Defect Management
4 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) Thought Leadership
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 1 (9.09%) Backlog Prioritisation
8 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Test Management
8 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Accessibility
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
1 5 (45.45%) IBM