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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 192 220
Rank change year-on-year +30 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 114 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.66% 0.80% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.70% 4.23% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 99 40 35
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1481 1064 1222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.63% 18.97% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 937 1044
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Cucumber as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +26 96 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Cheshire -28 9 £34,500 -21.14% 3
Merseyside +4 8 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire -6 1 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 180 (87.80%) Selenium
2 166 (80.98%) Test Automation
3 149 (72.68%) Java
4 146 (71.22%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (53.66%) Test Scripting
6 87 (42.44%) BDD
7 78 (38.05%) C#
8 73 (35.61%) TDD
9 71 (34.63%) SDLC
10 60 (29.27%) QA
11 57 (27.80%) Gherkin
11 57 (27.80%) Python
12 55 (26.83%) Scrum
13 48 (23.41%) WebDriver
14 44 (21.46%) System Integration Testing
15 43 (20.98%) Jenkins
15 43 (20.98%) Finance
16 40 (19.51%) ISEB
16 40 (19.51%) SQL
17 39 (19.02%) Ruby
18 36 (17.56%) HTML
19 35 (17.07%) Linux
19 35 (17.07%) ISTQB
20 30 (14.63%) JavaScript
21 28 (13.66%) Configuration Management
22 27 (13.17%) Degree
22 27 (13.17%) JIRA
22 27 (13.17%) GitHub
23 26 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
24 25 (12.20%) Test Strategy

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 12 (5.85%) CMS
2 11 (5.37%) Confluence
3 2 (0.98%) nginx
4 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.49%) JBoss
4 1 (0.49%) Jetty
4 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.49%) Tornado
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.17%) GitHub
2 5 (2.44%) BrowserStack
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) Firewall
1 2 (0.98%) HTTP
1 2 (0.98%) SSH
2 1 (0.49%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.39%) MongoDB
2 8 (3.90%) NoSQL
2 8 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.44%) Big Data
4 3 (1.46%) Redis
5 2 (0.98%) MySQL
5 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.49%) DB2
6 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 180 (87.80%) Selenium
2 48 (23.41%) WebDriver
3 43 (20.98%) Jenkins
4 27 (13.17%) JIRA
5 22 (10.73%) JMeter
6 20 (9.76%) Git (software)
7 15 (7.32%) LoadRunner
8 14 (6.83%) FitNesse
9 11 (5.37%) Gatling
9 11 (5.37%) Jasmine
9 11 (5.37%) SpecFlow
10 10 (4.88%) SoapUI
11 9 (4.39%) JUnit
12 8 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (3.90%) HP UFT
12 8 (3.90%) Subversion
13 6 (2.93%) Bitbucket
14 5 (2.44%) Maven
14 5 (2.44%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.95%) Ranorex
General
1 43 (20.98%) Finance
2 11 (5.37%) Marketing
2 11 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.44%) Electronics
3 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.95%) Banking
4 4 (1.95%) Military
4 4 (1.95%) Retail
5 3 (1.46%) Games
6 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 90 (43.90%) Tester
2 73 (35.61%) Automation Tester
3 47 (22.93%) Test Engineer
4 42 (20.49%) Senior Automation Tester
4 42 (20.49%) Senior Tester
5 38 (18.54%) Test Automation Engineer
6 35 (17.07%) Analyst
6 35 (17.07%) Developer
7 32 (15.61%) Test Analyst
8 25 (12.20%) QA Engineer
9 22 (10.73%) QA Analyst
10 21 (10.24%) QA Tester
11 19 (9.27%) QA Test Analyst
12 18 (8.78%) Java Developer
12 18 (8.78%) QA Automation Engineer
13 16 (7.80%) Selenium Tester
14 15 (7.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 14 (6.83%) Java Engineer
15 14 (6.83%) Senior Developer
16 13 (6.34%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (27.80%) Gherkin
2 36 (17.56%) HTML
3 25 (12.20%) CSS
4 20 (9.76%) Web Services
5 18 (8.78%) XML
6 17 (8.29%) AngularJS
7 15 (7.32%) jQuery
8 13 (6.34%) .NET
9 12 (5.85%) Node.js
9 12 (5.85%) React
10 8 (3.90%) Spring
10 8 (3.90%) XHTML
11 7 (3.41%) REST
11 7 (3.41%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (3.41%) SOAP
12 6 (2.93%) JSON
13 5 (2.44%) Hibernate
14 4 (1.95%) .NET Framework
14 4 (1.95%) JPA
14 4 (1.95%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.34%) iPad
2 11 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.46%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.46%) Online Games
7 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.07%) Linux
2 25 (12.20%) Windows
3 7 (3.41%) Android
3 7 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (80.98%) Test Automation
2 146 (71.22%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (53.66%) Test Scripting
4 87 (42.44%) BDD
5 73 (35.61%) TDD
6 71 (34.63%) SDLC
7 55 (26.83%) Scrum
8 44 (21.46%) System Integration Testing
9 28 (13.66%) Configuration Management
10 26 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (12.20%) Test Strategy
12 24 (11.71%) Manual Testing
13 22 (10.73%) Web Development
14 21 (10.24%) Regression Testing
15 17 (8.29%) DevOps
16 16 (7.80%) Refactoring
16 16 (7.80%) Scenario Testing
17 15 (7.32%) API Testing
17 15 (7.32%) Defect Tracking
17 15 (7.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 149 (72.68%) Java
2 78 (38.05%) C#
3 57 (27.80%) Python
4 40 (19.51%) SQL
5 39 (19.02%) Ruby
6 30 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 21 (10.24%) C++
8 18 (8.78%) PL/SQL
9 14 (6.83%) C
10 5 (2.44%) Perl
11 4 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.95%) PHP
11 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.98%) Clojure
12 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) Smalltalk
13 1 (0.49%) Scala
13 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (19.51%) ISEB
2 35 (17.07%) ISTQB
3 27 (13.17%) Degree
4 20 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.32%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.95%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (29.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.46%) Puppet
3 2 (0.98%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (8.29%) HP
2 5 (2.44%) SAP
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle
3 4 (1.95%) VMware
4 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.49%) Google
4 1 (0.49%) IBM
4 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.49%) Tableau
4 1 (0.49%) Vertica
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £55000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Very flexible working
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 27 days ago