Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 188 283
Rank change year-on-year -20 +95 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 160 208 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.34% 1.57% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.37% 7.38% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 121 175 64
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% -1.79%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £69,250
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,512 2,820 2,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.09% 21.33% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,046 2,299 2,101
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,375 £60,000 £57,500
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the North West

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in the North West

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the North West

Cucumber
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Manchester -8 127 £42,500 -5.56% 15
Cheshire -4 25 £39,250 -1.88% 11
Lancashire +13 4 £52,000 +48.57% 1
Merseyside +10 4 £32,500 -10.34% 4
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 West region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 136 (85.00%) Selenium
2 134 (83.75%) Test Automation
3 122 (76.25%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (66.88%) Java
5 65 (40.63%) BDD
6 55 (34.38%) DevOps
7 52 (32.50%) Test Scripting
8 49 (30.63%) Scrum
9 48 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (26.88%) JIRA
11 40 (25.00%) Gherkin
12 37 (23.13%) C#
12 37 (23.13%) SQL
12 37 (23.13%) QA
13 36 (22.50%) TDD
14 33 (20.63%) Linux
14 33 (20.63%) Python
14 33 (20.63%) SDLC
15 32 (20.00%) WebDriver
16 30 (18.75%) Jenkins
17 29 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (17.50%) SoapUI
19 27 (16.88%) JavaScript
20 26 (16.25%) Validation
20 26 (16.25%) Time Management
20 26 (16.25%) Git (software)
20 26 (16.25%) Degree
21 25 (15.63%) Finance
21 25 (15.63%) JMeter
22 23 (14.38%) API Testing

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (11.25%) Confluence
2 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.63%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.75%) JBoss
3 6 (3.75%) Jetty
3 6 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.13%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.63%) Liferay
6 1 (0.63%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.13%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.00%) BrowserStack
4 7 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.50%) BlazeMeter
5 4 (2.50%) npm
5 4 (2.50%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.88%) Serverless
7 2 (1.25%) PaaS
7 2 (1.25%) SaaS
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.63%) GitHub
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) HTTP
1 3 (1.88%) PPP
2 1 (0.63%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.63%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.13%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.50%) DB2
7 3 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.88%) Big Data
7 3 (1.88%) MySQL
8 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) Redis
9 1 (0.63%) Riak
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 136 (85.00%) Selenium
2 43 (26.88%) JIRA
3 32 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 30 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 28 (17.50%) SoapUI
6 26 (16.25%) Git (software)
7 25 (15.63%) JMeter
8 16 (10.00%) SpecFlow
9 12 (7.50%) Appium
9 12 (7.50%) JUnit
10 11 (6.88%) NUnit
11 8 (5.00%) Gradle
12 7 (4.38%) LoadRunner
12 7 (4.38%) Redmine
13 6 (3.75%) Bitbucket
13 6 (3.75%) Geb
13 6 (3.75%) HP UFT
13 6 (3.75%) Maven
13 6 (3.75%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (15.63%) Finance
2 18 (11.25%) Retail
3 14 (8.75%) Banking
4 9 (5.63%) Electronics
5 7 (4.38%) Marketing
6 6 (3.75%) Advertising
7 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.13%) Law
8 4 (2.50%) Legal
9 2 (1.25%) Games
9 2 (1.25%) Military
9 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 40 (25.00%) Tester
2 36 (22.50%) Developer
3 34 (21.25%) Automation Tester
4 24 (15.00%) Analyst
4 24 (15.00%) Developer in Test
5 22 (13.75%) Integration Engineer
5 22 (13.75%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 21 (13.13%) Test Analyst
7 19 (11.88%) Senior Test Engineer
8 15 (9.38%) Software Developer
8 15 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
9 14 (8.75%) Senior Integration Engineer
9 14 (8.75%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
10 11 (6.88%) QA Analyst
11 10 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
12 9 (5.63%) QA Engineer
12 9 (5.63%) Test Automation Developer
13 8 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 21 (13.13%) Web Services
2 21 (13.13%) XML
3 20 (12.50%) RESTful
4 19 (11.88%) SOAP
5 15 (9.38%) JSON
6 14 (8.75%) REST
7 12 (7.50%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.50%) HTML
7 12 (7.50%) Spring
8 11 (6.88%) jQuery
9 9 (5.63%) Node.js
10 8 (5.00%) .NET
10 8 (5.00%) CSS
11 7 (4.38%) Regular Expression
11 7 (4.38%) Sass
12 6 (3.75%) J2EE
12 6 (3.75%) React
12 6 (3.75%) Spring WebFlux
12 6 (3.75%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) User Experience
2 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.13%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.50%) Fintech
6 3 (1.88%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.88%) Cyberattack
6 3 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.25%) AS400
7 2 (1.25%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.25%) iSeries
8 1 (0.63%) APACS
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Life Science
8 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.63%) Linux
2 5 (3.13%) Unix
3 3 (1.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) CentOS
4 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (83.75%) Test Automation
2 122 (76.25%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (40.63%) BDD
4 55 (34.38%) DevOps
5 52 (32.50%) Test Scripting
6 49 (30.63%) Scrum
7 48 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (22.50%) TDD
9 33 (20.63%) SDLC
10 26 (16.25%) Time Management
10 26 (16.25%) Validation
11 23 (14.38%) API Testing
11 23 (14.38%) Open Source
12 18 (11.25%) Manual Testing
12 18 (11.25%) SDET
13 17 (10.63%) Performance Testing
13 17 (10.63%) Software Testing
14 15 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (8.13%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (66.88%) Java
2 37 (23.13%) C#
2 37 (23.13%) SQL
3 33 (20.63%) Python
4 27 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 21 (13.13%) Perl
6 19 (11.88%) C++
7 12 (7.50%) Ruby
8 11 (6.88%) C
9 10 (6.25%) Java 8
10 8 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.38%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.13%) Groovy
12 5 (3.13%) PHP
13 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.25%) ES6
15 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.25%) RPG
15 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (16.25%) Degree
2 23 (14.38%) Security Cleared
3 20 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 19 (11.88%) ISEB
5 12 (7.50%) DV Cleared
6 11 (6.88%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.63%) MCSA
8 1 (0.63%) MCSE
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (23.13%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (11.88%) Hyper-V
1 19 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.00%) Puppet
3 7 (4.38%) Ansible
4 6 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.88%) Terraform
7 1 (0.63%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.63%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (11.88%) VMware
2 7 (4.38%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.75%) IBM
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.75%) Splunk
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle
5 4 (2.50%) Google
6 3 (1.88%) Capita
7 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.63%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Syncsort
8 1 (0.63%) WorldPay