Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 110 118
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 25 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.80% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.14% 3.36% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 5
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,731 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.95% +9.94% -
10th Percentile £33,950 £30,649 £29,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £39,748 £35,100
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 206 268 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.81% 17.56% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 182 209 259
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,906 £51,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +30 22 £40,000 +11.95% 1
Durham - 3 £37,500 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 25 (100.00%) Selenium
1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) BDD
4 17 (68.00%) TDD
5 16 (64.00%) Test Scripting
6 15 (60.00%) WebDriver
7 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
8 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
8 12 (48.00%) QA
9 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (40.00%) SoapUI
10 10 (40.00%) Ruby
10 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
10 10 (40.00%) Test Management
10 10 (40.00%) SQL
11 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
11 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
12 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
12 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (28.00%) Validation
12 7 (28.00%) ISEB
13 6 (24.00%) C#
13 6 (24.00%) ITIL
13 6 (24.00%) Project Planning
13 6 (24.00%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
13 6 (24.00%) Ranorex
13 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
13 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.00%) Documentum
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (24.00%) Ranorex
7 5 (20.00%) JMeter
8 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
8 4 (16.00%) Robot Framework
9 3 (12.00%) JUnit
10 2 (8.00%) Zephyr
11 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
11 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
11 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
11 1 (4.00%) NUnit
11 1 (4.00%) Protractor
11 1 (4.00%) QUnit
11 1 (4.00%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
11 1 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (24.00%) QA Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Test Leader
4 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (8.00%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Test Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) SOAP
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.00%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) BDD
4 17 (68.00%) TDD
5 16 (64.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (52.00%) Test Strategy
7 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
8 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
8 10 (40.00%) Test Management
9 7 (28.00%) Validation
10 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (24.00%) ITIL
10 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
10 6 (24.00%) Project Planning
11 5 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (20.00%) Case Management
11 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (20.00%) DevOps
11 5 (20.00%) SDLC
11 5 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Ruby
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (28.00%) ISEB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (24.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Pega