Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 185 236
Rank change year-on-year -32 +51 +70
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 155 201 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.25% 1.56% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.40% 7.41% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 130 172 120
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,125 £55,000
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,873 2,712 2,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.17% 21.02% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,275 2,274 1,979
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
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 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -25 109 £45,000 - 27
Cheshire -2 31 £40,000 +15.94% 6
Lancashire +9 11 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Merseyside +2 4 £31,250 -5.30% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 129 (83.23%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (78.71%) Test Automation
3 110 (70.97%) Selenium
3 110 (70.97%) Java
4 71 (45.81%) BDD
5 59 (38.06%) C#
6 58 (37.42%) TDD
7 52 (33.55%) Test Scripting
8 50 (32.26%) Scrum
9 44 (28.39%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (25.16%) JavaScript
10 39 (25.16%) Gherkin
11 37 (23.87%) Jenkins
12 35 (22.58%) QA
13 34 (21.94%) SQL
14 29 (18.71%) JIRA
14 29 (18.71%) Python
14 29 (18.71%) SDLC
15 28 (18.06%) Linux
16 26 (16.77%) Finance
16 26 (16.77%) HTML
17 25 (16.13%) DevOps
18 24 (15.48%) Software Engineering
19 23 (14.84%) CSS
19 23 (14.84%) Scenario Testing
20 22 (14.19%) ISTQB
21 21 (13.55%) Degree
21 21 (13.55%) SoapUI
21 21 (13.55%) Git (software)
21 21 (13.55%) SOAP

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 15 (9.68%) Confluence
2 13 (8.39%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.81%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.23%) IIS
4 5 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.58%) JBoss
5 4 (2.58%) Jetty
5 4 (2.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.52%) SaaS
4 6 (3.87%) BrowserStack
5 5 (3.23%) PaaS
6 4 (2.58%) npm
7 3 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.94%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.94%) Serverless
8 2 (1.29%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.65%) GitHub
9 1 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 14 (9.03%) MySQL
3 11 (7.10%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.45%) Big Data
5 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.94%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.65%) DB2
11 1 (0.65%) Redis
11 1 (0.65%) Riak
Development Applications
1 110 (70.97%) Selenium
2 37 (23.87%) Jenkins
3 29 (18.71%) JIRA
4 21 (13.55%) Git (software)
4 21 (13.55%) SoapUI
5 19 (12.26%) JUnit
6 16 (10.32%) WebDriver
7 15 (9.68%) TeamCity
8 12 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (7.10%) JMeter
9 11 (7.10%) NUnit
10 10 (6.45%) Bitbucket
10 10 (6.45%) Gradle
10 10 (6.45%) HP UFT
11 8 (5.16%) Maven
11 8 (5.16%) SpecFlow
12 7 (4.52%) FitNesse
12 7 (4.52%) Ranorex
12 7 (4.52%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.87%) IntelliJ
General
1 26 (16.77%) Finance
2 17 (10.97%) Retail
3 15 (9.68%) Marketing
4 10 (6.45%) Banking
5 7 (4.52%) Advertising
5 7 (4.52%) Games
5 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.87%) Electronics
6 6 (3.87%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.58%) Law
8 2 (1.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.65%) Military
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (29.68%) Developer
2 40 (25.81%) Tester
3 31 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 28 (18.06%) Test Engineer
5 26 (16.77%) Analyst
6 22 (14.19%) Test Analyst
7 21 (13.55%) Developer in Test
7 21 (13.55%) Software Developer
8 19 (12.26%) Java Developer
9 14 (9.03%) Integration Engineer
9 14 (9.03%) QA Analyst
9 14 (9.03%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 13 (8.39%) Software Tester
11 12 (7.74%) QA Test Analyst
12 11 (7.10%) Software Engineer
13 10 (6.45%) Senior Integration Engineer
13 10 (6.45%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
13 10 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
13 10 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
14 9 (5.81%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.16%) Gherkin
2 26 (16.77%) HTML
3 23 (14.84%) CSS
4 21 (13.55%) SOAP
5 17 (10.97%) Spring
5 17 (10.97%) Web Services
6 16 (10.32%) XML
7 13 (8.39%) AngularJS
7 13 (8.39%) JSON
7 13 (8.39%) RESTful
8 12 (7.74%) Node.js
9 11 (7.10%) REST
10 10 (6.45%) jQuery
11 7 (4.52%) .NET
11 7 (4.52%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.52%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (3.23%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.23%) Entity Framework
12 5 (3.23%) MSMQ
12 5 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.87%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.23%) Wiki
4 3 (1.94%) User Experience
5 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.29%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.65%) Fintech
6 1 (0.65%) Life Science
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.65%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Linux
2 5 (3.23%) Windows
3 2 (1.29%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) CentOS
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (83.23%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (78.71%) Test Automation
3 71 (45.81%) BDD
4 58 (37.42%) TDD
5 52 (33.55%) Test Scripting
6 50 (32.26%) Scrum
7 44 (28.39%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (18.71%) SDLC
9 25 (16.13%) DevOps
10 24 (15.48%) Software Engineering
11 23 (14.84%) Scenario Testing
12 20 (12.90%) SDET
12 20 (12.90%) Software Testing
13 17 (10.97%) Performance Testing
14 16 (10.32%) API Testing
15 14 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (9.03%) OO
15 14 (9.03%) Validation
16 13 (8.39%) Exploratory Testing
16 13 (8.39%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (70.97%) Java
2 59 (38.06%) C#
3 39 (25.16%) JavaScript
4 34 (21.94%) SQL
5 29 (18.71%) Python
6 19 (12.26%) Ruby
7 17 (10.97%) C
8 15 (9.68%) Perl
9 13 (8.39%) C++
10 9 (5.81%) Groovy
11 7 (4.52%) Java 8
11 7 (4.52%) PHP
12 5 (3.23%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.23%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.65%) COBOL
14 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (14.19%) ISTQB
2 21 (13.55%) Degree
3 20 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 19 (12.26%) ISEB
5 12 (7.74%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (7.10%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.74%) Docker
1 12 (7.74%) Hyper-V
1 12 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.74%) Ansible
2 11 (7.10%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.94%) Puppet
4 3 (1.94%) Terraform
5 1 (0.65%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (7.74%) VMware
2 6 (3.87%) Oracle
2 6 (3.87%) SAP
3 5 (3.23%) Aquila
3 5 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.23%) Google
4 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.94%) IBM
5 3 (1.94%) Splunk
6 1 (0.65%) Capita
6 1 (0.65%) Syncsort
6 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.65%) WorldPay