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

Cucumber
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 218 251
Rank change year-on-year +42 +33 +46
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 214 155 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.70% 1.26% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.51% 6.00% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 187 146 110
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £51,375
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 2,850 2,585 2,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.58% 21.01% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,285 2,269 2,120
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £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 February 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 February 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 +32 160 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Cheshire +1 47 £40,000 - 3
Lancashire +3 4 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Merseyside +12 3 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 182 (85.05%) Agile Software Development
1 182 (85.05%) Test Automation
2 181 (84.58%) Selenium
3 170 (79.44%) Java
4 114 (53.27%) BDD
5 104 (48.60%) TDD
6 92 (42.99%) C#
7 91 (42.52%) Test Scripting
8 71 (33.18%) Gherkin
9 67 (31.31%) Scrum
10 65 (30.37%) SDLC
11 63 (29.44%) QA
12 57 (26.64%) Jenkins
13 51 (23.83%) WebDriver
14 50 (23.36%) Python
15 49 (22.90%) JavaScript
16 48 (22.43%) Finance
17 44 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (19.63%) SQL
19 39 (18.22%) Scenario Testing
20 34 (15.89%) Ruby
21 33 (15.42%) Software Engineering
22 32 (14.95%) JUnit
23 31 (14.49%) HTML
23 31 (14.49%) SDET
24 29 (13.55%) CSS
25 28 (13.08%) Degree
26 26 (12.15%) Linux
27 25 (11.68%) Open Source
28 24 (11.21%) Big Data

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 16 (7.48%) Confluence
2 11 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.80%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.40%) IIS
4 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.93%) Jetty
5 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.47%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.88%) GitHub
3 6 (2.80%) SaaS
4 4 (1.87%) BrowserStack
5 3 (1.40%) Slack
6 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.93%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.21%) HTTP
2 3 (1.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.21%) Big Data
2 18 (8.41%) MySQL
3 17 (7.94%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.07%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (2.34%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.87%) Redis
8 3 (1.40%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.40%) DB2
8 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 181 (84.58%) Selenium
2 57 (26.64%) Jenkins
3 51 (23.83%) WebDriver
4 32 (14.95%) JUnit
5 23 (10.75%) JIRA
6 20 (9.35%) SoapUI
7 19 (8.88%) Git (software)
8 16 (7.48%) SpecFlow
9 14 (6.54%) TeamCity
10 13 (6.07%) NUnit
11 12 (5.61%) TestNG
12 11 (5.14%) JMeter
13 10 (4.67%) FitNesse
14 9 (4.21%) Bitbucket
14 9 (4.21%) HP UFT
14 9 (4.21%) Visual Studio
15 7 (3.27%) FogBugz
15 7 (3.27%) Gradle
16 6 (2.80%) Liquibase
16 6 (2.80%) Zephyr
General
1 48 (22.43%) Finance
2 17 (7.94%) Marketing
3 12 (5.61%) Retail
4 9 (4.21%) Military
5 8 (3.74%) Banking
5 8 (3.74%) Electronics
5 8 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.34%) Games
7 4 (1.87%) Advertising
8 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.40%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) International Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 98 (45.79%) Tester
2 84 (39.25%) Automation Tester
3 59 (27.57%) Developer
4 37 (17.29%) Senior Tester
5 36 (16.82%) Senior Automation Tester
6 32 (14.95%) Java Developer
6 32 (14.95%) Test Engineer
7 29 (13.55%) Developer in Test
8 25 (11.68%) Test Automation Developer
9 22 (10.28%) Software Developer
10 18 (8.41%) QA Engineer
11 17 (7.94%) Java Engineer
12 16 (7.48%) QA Tester
12 16 (7.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 16 (7.48%) Selenium Tester
13 15 (7.01%) Java Developer in Test
13 15 (7.01%) Senior Developer
14 13 (6.07%) Analyst
14 13 (6.07%) Java Automation Tester
14 13 (6.07%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.18%) Gherkin
2 31 (14.49%) HTML
3 29 (13.55%) CSS
4 22 (10.28%) Node.js
5 19 (8.88%) SOAP
5 19 (8.88%) Spring
6 16 (7.48%) AngularJS
7 14 (6.54%) XML
8 12 (5.61%) jQuery
8 12 (5.61%) Web Services
9 11 (5.14%) JSON
9 11 (5.14%) REST
10 9 (4.21%) .NET
11 8 (3.74%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.80%) Guava
13 5 (2.34%) JPA
13 5 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (2.34%) React
13 5 (2.34%) RESTful
14 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (6.07%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.21%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (3.74%) Fintech
4 5 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.34%) Wiki
5 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.93%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.15%) Linux
2 7 (3.27%) Windows
3 4 (1.87%) Unix
4 2 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (85.05%) Agile Software Development
1 182 (85.05%) Test Automation
2 114 (53.27%) BDD
3 104 (48.60%) TDD
4 91 (42.52%) Test Scripting
5 67 (31.31%) Scrum
6 65 (30.37%) SDLC
7 44 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (18.22%) Scenario Testing
9 33 (15.42%) Software Engineering
10 31 (14.49%) SDET
11 25 (11.68%) Open Source
12 23 (10.75%) Test Strategy
13 22 (10.28%) Exploratory Testing
13 22 (10.28%) Software Testing
14 21 (9.81%) Refactoring
15 19 (8.88%) Configuration Management
16 18 (8.41%) Defect Management
17 17 (7.94%) DevOps
17 17 (7.94%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (79.44%) Java
2 92 (42.99%) C#
3 50 (23.36%) Python
4 49 (22.90%) JavaScript
5 42 (19.63%) SQL
6 34 (15.89%) Ruby
7 15 (7.01%) C
8 12 (5.61%) Perl
9 11 (5.14%) Bash Shell
9 11 (5.14%) C++
10 8 (3.74%) PHP
11 7 (3.27%) Groovy
12 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.93%) Scala
12 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.93%) VB
12 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.47%) F#
13 1 (0.47%) Haskell
13 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (13.08%) Degree
2 20 (9.35%) ISEB
3 17 (7.94%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.67%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (4.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (29.44%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.67%) Hyper-V
1 10 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.21%) Ansible
2 8 (3.74%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.40%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (4.67%) Capita
1 10 (4.67%) VMware
2 8 (3.74%) SAP
3 7 (3.27%) Aquila
4 6 (2.80%) IBM
5 4 (1.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.87%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle
7 2 (0.93%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.93%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe
8 1 (0.47%) TIBCO