The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 121 138
Rank change year-on-year +32 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 17 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.31% 0.84% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.36% 6.07% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 1
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 231 247 277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.81% 13.84% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 199 226 223
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Reading

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (68.75%) Test Automation
4 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (59.38%) WebDriver
4 19 (59.38%) BDD
5 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
5 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
5 18 (56.25%) Protractor
6 16 (50.00%) Subversion
7 15 (46.88%) JIRA
8 14 (43.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (37.50%) Appium
9 12 (37.50%) SDET
9 12 (37.50%) SQL
10 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
10 11 (34.38%) Regression Testing
10 11 (34.38%) RESTful
11 10 (31.25%) TeamCity
11 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
11 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
11 10 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (31.25%) XML
12 9 (28.13%) Build Automation
12 9 (28.13%) Mocha
13 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
13 8 (25.00%) Degree
14 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
14 7 (21.88%) QA

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
2 19 (59.38%) WebDriver
3 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 18 (56.25%) Protractor
4 16 (50.00%) Subversion
5 15 (46.88%) JIRA
6 14 (43.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (37.50%) Appium
8 10 (31.25%) TeamCity
9 9 (28.13%) Mocha
10 7 (21.88%) Maven
11 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
12 4 (12.50%) Ant
12 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
12 4 (12.50%) Gradle
12 4 (12.50%) Grunt
12 4 (12.50%) JMeter
12 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
12 4 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Software Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Test Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Developer in Test
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation Specialist
5 5 (15.63%) Test Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Principal Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Principal Java Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Tester
7 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) RESTful
2 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
2 10 (31.25%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (6.25%) Ajax
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Test Automation
3 19 (59.38%) BDD
3 19 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (37.50%) SDET
5 11 (34.38%) Regression Testing
6 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
7 9 (28.13%) Build Automation
8 7 (21.88%) Open Source
9 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.63%) API Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
11 4 (12.50%) Physics
11 4 (12.50%) User Stories
12 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle