Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 265 254
Rank change year-on-year +85 -11 +29
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 223 94 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.68% 0.75% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.83% 3.52% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 193 89 79
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,350
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £55,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 2848 2667 2454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.42% 21.31% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2324 2394 2156
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +66 171 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Cheshire +14 46 £40,000 +3.23% 7
Merseyside +8 4 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Lancashire -4 1 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 195 (87.44%) Selenium
2 189 (84.75%) Test Automation
3 183 (82.06%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (77.58%) Java
5 114 (51.12%) BDD
6 103 (46.19%) TDD
7 100 (44.84%) Test Scripting
8 89 (39.91%) C#
9 72 (32.29%) Gherkin
10 71 (31.84%) Scrum
10 71 (31.84%) WebDriver
11 68 (30.49%) SDLC
12 57 (25.56%) QA
13 54 (24.22%) Python
14 53 (23.77%) Finance
15 51 (22.87%) Jenkins
16 42 (18.83%) SQL
17 36 (16.14%) JavaScript
18 33 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (14.80%) Ruby
19 32 (14.35%) System Integration Testing
20 31 (13.90%) JIRA
21 30 (13.45%) Open Source
22 29 (13.00%) Configuration Management
22 29 (13.00%) Scenario Testing
22 29 (13.00%) Big Data
23 28 (12.56%) Degree
24 27 (12.11%) Software Engineering
24 27 (12.11%) HTML
24 27 (12.11%) SpecFlow

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 (5.38%) Confluence
2 5 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.79%) CMS
3 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.35%) Jetty
4 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.90%) IIS
5 2 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.11%) GitHub
2 18 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.69%) BrowserStack
4 3 (1.35%) Slack
5 2 (0.90%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (0.90%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) HTTP
2 3 (1.35%) AMQP
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.00%) Big Data
2 11 (4.93%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.59%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.14%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.14%) Redis
5 6 (2.69%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.24%) Couchbase
6 5 (2.24%) MySQL
7 3 (1.35%) DB2
7 3 (1.35%) Riak
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 195 (87.44%) Selenium
2 71 (31.84%) WebDriver
3 51 (22.87%) Jenkins
4 31 (13.90%) JIRA
5 27 (12.11%) SpecFlow
6 21 (9.42%) JUnit
6 21 (9.42%) SoapUI
7 20 (8.97%) Git (software)
8 17 (7.62%) JMeter
9 15 (6.73%) FitNesse
10 14 (6.28%) TeamCity
11 13 (5.83%) TestNG
11 13 (5.83%) Visual Studio
12 11 (4.93%) FogBugz
13 10 (4.48%) HP UFT
14 9 (4.04%) Jasmine
15 7 (3.14%) NUnit
15 7 (3.14%) Ranorex
16 6 (2.69%) Gatling
17 5 (2.24%) Zephyr
General
1 53 (23.77%) Finance
2 10 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.04%) Electronics
3 9 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.04%) Marketing
4 8 (3.59%) Military
5 7 (3.14%) Retail
6 5 (2.24%) Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) International Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (51.12%) Tester
2 95 (42.60%) Automation Tester
3 51 (22.87%) Developer
4 49 (21.97%) Senior Tester
5 47 (21.08%) Senior Automation Tester
6 38 (17.04%) Test Engineer
7 27 (12.11%) Java Developer
8 26 (11.66%) Selenium Tester
9 25 (11.21%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 22 (9.87%) QA Engineer
11 20 (8.97%) Java Engineer
12 19 (8.52%) Developer in Test
13 18 (8.07%) Java Automation Tester
14 15 (6.73%) QA Tester
15 14 (6.28%) Test Automation Developer
15 14 (6.28%) Test Automation Engineer
16 13 (5.83%) Software Tester
17 12 (5.38%) QA Automation Engineer
17 12 (5.38%) Senior Developer
17 12 (5.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (32.29%) Gherkin
2 27 (12.11%) HTML
3 26 (11.66%) Node.js
4 24 (10.76%) CSS
5 21 (9.42%) SOAP
6 17 (7.62%) AngularJS
7 15 (6.73%) Web Services
8 14 (6.28%) Spring
8 14 (6.28%) XML
9 12 (5.38%) .NET
9 12 (5.38%) jQuery
9 12 (5.38%) REST
10 10 (4.48%) Akka
10 10 (4.48%) React
11 8 (3.59%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.59%) JMS
11 8 (3.59%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (3.14%) JSON
13 6 (2.69%) Kafka
14 5 (2.24%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.93%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.59%) Fintech
5 7 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.69%) iPad
6 6 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
10 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.52%) Linux
2 8 (3.59%) Windows
3 4 (1.79%) Android
3 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (84.75%) Test Automation
2 183 (82.06%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (51.12%) BDD
4 103 (46.19%) TDD
5 100 (44.84%) Test Scripting
6 71 (31.84%) Scrum
7 68 (30.49%) SDLC
8 33 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (14.35%) System Integration Testing
10 30 (13.45%) Open Source
11 29 (13.00%) Configuration Management
11 29 (13.00%) Scenario Testing
12 27 (12.11%) Software Engineering
13 26 (11.66%) Test Strategy
14 25 (11.21%) SDET
15 24 (10.76%) Exploratory Testing
16 20 (8.97%) Software Testing
17 19 (8.52%) Manual Testing
18 18 (8.07%) Defect Management
18 18 (8.07%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 173 (77.58%) Java
2 89 (39.91%) C#
3 54 (24.22%) Python
4 42 (18.83%) SQL
5 36 (16.14%) JavaScript
6 33 (14.80%) Ruby
7 18 (8.07%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.93%) C
9 9 (4.04%) C++
9 9 (4.04%) Clojure
9 9 (4.04%) Perl
10 7 (3.14%) PHP
10 7 (3.14%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.24%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.79%) Scala
13 2 (0.90%) Erlang
13 2 (0.90%) F#
13 2 (0.90%) Haskell
13 2 (0.90%) VB
14 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.56%) Degree
2 18 (8.07%) ISTQB
3 17 (7.62%) ISEB
4 8 (3.59%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.59%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (3.59%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (25.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.38%) Docker
2 8 (3.59%) Hyper-V
2 8 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) Ansible
1 6 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.24%) Puppet
3 4 (1.79%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (4.48%) Capita
2 9 (4.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.04%) SAP
3 8 (3.59%) VMware
4 7 (3.14%) IBM
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle
6 2 (0.90%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.90%) Aquila
6 2 (0.90%) HP
6 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.90%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Rackspace