Period
to 26 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 26 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > North of England
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 244 163 204
Rank change year-on-year -81 +41 -38
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 66 281 297
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.67% 1.77% 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.32% 8.52% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 210 268
Median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,925 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,989 3,300 4,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 20.31% 20.78% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,762 2,687 3,359
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the North of England

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in the North of England

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in the North of England over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the North of England

Cucumber
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North of England region over the 6 months to 26 January 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
North West -23 32 £58,750 +38.24% 10
Yorkshire -47 27 £47,500 +5.56% 10
North East -1 7 £35,000 -3.45% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 of England region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 55 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (80.30%) Test Automation
3 46 (69.70%) Selenium
4 38 (57.58%) Java
5 31 (46.97%) JavaScript
5 31 (46.97%) Jenkins
6 28 (42.42%) Scrum
7 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (37.88%) DevOps
9 24 (36.36%) Docker
10 23 (34.85%) SQL
11 21 (31.82%) Python
11 21 (31.82%) Gherkin
12 20 (30.30%) BDD
12 20 (30.30%) C#
13 19 (28.79%) Kubernetes
14 18 (27.27%) WebDriver
15 17 (25.76%) TDD
16 16 (24.24%) Gradle
17 15 (22.73%) Games
18 14 (21.21%) Finance
18 14 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
18 14 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
19 13 (19.70%) Postman
19 13 (19.70%) Packer
19 13 (19.70%) Terraform
19 13 (19.70%) e-Learning
19 13 (19.70%) Pair Programming
19 13 (19.70%) Groovy

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 5 (7.58%) JBoss
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.55%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) AWS
2 6 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
2 6 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (9.09%) Azure
2 6 (9.09%) Serverless
3 4 (6.06%) BrowserStack
3 4 (6.06%) GitHub
3 4 (6.06%) Slack
4 3 (4.55%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.55%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) MySQL
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.55%) Big Data
5 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.52%) Bigtable
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (69.70%) Selenium
2 31 (46.97%) Jenkins
3 18 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 16 (24.24%) Gradle
5 13 (19.70%) Postman
6 12 (18.18%) IntelliJ
6 12 (18.18%) Vagrant
7 11 (16.67%) JIRA
7 11 (16.67%) JMeter
8 10 (15.15%) Appium
8 10 (15.15%) SpecFlow
9 8 (12.12%) Cypress.io
10 6 (9.09%) Newman
10 6 (9.09%) SoapUI
11 5 (7.58%) Eclipse
11 5 (7.58%) JUnit
11 5 (7.58%) Maven
11 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
12 4 (6.06%) Mocha
13 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (22.73%) Games
2 14 (21.21%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Tester
3 11 (16.67%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Automation Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Principal Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) QA Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) QA Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Test Automation Specialist
9 4 (6.06%) Test Specialist
10 3 (4.55%) Developer in Test
10 3 (4.55%) Java Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) Gherkin
2 12 (18.18%) OpenJDK
3 7 (10.61%) Node.js
4 5 (7.58%) Kafka
4 5 (7.58%) RESTful
4 5 (7.58%) Spring
4 5 (7.58%) Spring Boot
5 4 (6.06%) .NET
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Core
5 4 (6.06%) HTML
5 4 (6.06%) Swagger
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.03%) CSS
7 2 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (3.03%) GWT
7 2 (3.03%) SOAP
7 2 (3.03%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) e-Learning
2 5 (7.58%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Android
1 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (80.30%) Test Automation
3 28 (42.42%) Scrum
4 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (37.88%) DevOps
6 20 (30.30%) BDD
7 17 (25.76%) TDD
8 14 (21.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (19.70%) Pair Programming
10 12 (18.18%) Community of Practice
10 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 10 (15.15%) Coaching
11 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (13.64%) Microservices
12 9 (13.64%) Technical Leadership
13 8 (12.12%) Kanban
13 8 (12.12%) SDLC
13 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
14 7 (10.61%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) Java
2 31 (46.97%) JavaScript
3 23 (34.85%) SQL
4 21 (31.82%) Python
5 20 (30.30%) C#
6 13 (19.70%) Groovy
7 5 (7.58%) C++
7 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.06%) C
8 4 (6.06%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (6.06%) PHP
8 4 (6.06%) Ruby
9 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.55%) VBScript
10 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) ISEB
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) QA
System Software
1 24 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) Kubernetes
2 14 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (19.70%) Packer
3 13 (19.70%) Terraform
4 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.52%) Ansible
5 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Aquila
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Splunk