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

Cucumber
England > North East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 93 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 39 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.23% 0.75% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.23% 4.02% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 7 5
North East median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £35,450 £32,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,813 £43,000 £35,100
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 274 249 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.67% 18.60% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 241 205 221
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +9 36 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Durham - 2 £37,500 - 1
Teesside - 1 £35,000 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (97.44%) Test Automation
2 36 (92.31%) Selenium
3 29 (74.36%) Test Scripting
4 28 (71.79%) Ruby
5 27 (69.23%) QA
5 27 (69.23%) SQL
5 27 (69.23%) Waterfall
6 26 (66.67%) Test Strategy
7 25 (64.10%) Test Management
7 25 (64.10%) Software Testing
8 23 (58.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (53.85%) ISEB
10 19 (48.72%) Project Planning
10 19 (48.72%) ISEB Practitioner
10 19 (48.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (43.59%) BDD
11 17 (43.59%) TDD
12 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
13 11 (28.21%) SoapUI
14 10 (25.64%) Java
15 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
16 7 (17.95%) C#
16 7 (17.95%) Validation
16 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 6 (15.38%) REST
17 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
17 6 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
17 6 (15.38%) User Stories
17 6 (15.38%) SOAP

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 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.69%) Documentum
3 1 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (92.31%) Selenium
2 23 (58.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 11 (28.21%) SoapUI
5 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) JMeter
6 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner
6 4 (10.26%) Ranorex
6 4 (10.26%) Robot Framework
7 3 (7.69%) JUnit
8 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.13%) Zephyr
9 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.56%) Maven
9 1 (2.56%) RSpec
9 1 (2.56%) TestNG
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
1 22 (56.41%) Test Analyst
2 19 (48.72%) QA Analyst
2 19 (48.72%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) REST
1 6 (15.38%) SOAP
2 5 (12.82%) Gherkin
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (97.44%) Test Automation
2 29 (74.36%) Test Scripting
3 27 (69.23%) Waterfall
4 26 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 25 (64.10%) Software Testing
5 25 (64.10%) Test Management
6 19 (48.72%) Project Planning
7 17 (43.59%) BDD
7 17 (43.59%) TDD
8 7 (17.95%) Validation
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
9 6 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (15.38%) User Stories
10 5 (12.82%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (12.82%) Case Management
10 5 (12.82%) DevOps
10 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Ruby
2 27 (69.23%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) ISEB
2 19 (48.72%) ISEB Practitioner
2 19 (48.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (69.23%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.69%) Pega
2 1 (2.56%) Capita
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat