Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 139 190
Rank change year-on-year +18 +51 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 36 57 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.51% 1.64% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.04% 10.90% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 54 32 16
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -6.74%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 448 523 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.76% 15.01% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 370 439 506
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £69,550 £67,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Reading

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

1 35 (97.22%) Selenium
2 34 (94.44%) Test Automation
3 30 (83.33%) Java
4 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (66.67%) WebDriver
6 23 (63.89%) BDD
7 18 (50.00%) QA
8 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
9 15 (41.67%) JMeter
10 13 (36.11%) Scrum
11 12 (33.33%) TDD
11 12 (33.33%) LoadRunner
11 12 (33.33%) Open Source
12 11 (30.56%) Test Strategy
12 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
12 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
12 11 (30.56%) C#
13 10 (27.78%) JIRA
13 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
13 10 (27.78%) API Testing
14 9 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (25.00%) Degree
14 9 (25.00%) Web Services
14 9 (25.00%) Retail
14 9 (25.00%) Subversion
15 8 (22.22%) Maven
15 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
15 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
15 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing

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 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Tricentis Tosca
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (97.22%) Selenium
2 24 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
4 15 (41.67%) JMeter
5 12 (33.33%) LoadRunner
6 10 (27.78%) Jenkins
6 10 (27.78%) JIRA
7 9 (25.00%) Subversion
8 8 (22.22%) Maven
9 7 (19.44%) Eclipse
10 6 (16.67%) Gatling
10 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
10 6 (16.67%) IntelliJ
10 6 (16.67%) NetBeans
10 6 (16.67%) Protractor
10 6 (16.67%) RSpec
10 6 (16.67%) TestLink
11 5 (13.89%) JUnit
11 5 (13.89%) SpecFlow
12 4 (11.11%) JBehave
General
1 9 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Java Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Automation Tester
3 5 (13.89%) Team Leader
3 5 (13.89%) Test Automation Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
3 5 (13.89%) Test Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Test Team Leader
3 5 (13.89%) Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (19.44%) SOAP
3 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 3 (8.33%) .NET
4 3 (8.33%) Ajax
4 3 (8.33%) Apache Flex
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) GWT
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) RESTful
5 2 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.78%) Java EE
6 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Mobile App
3 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (16.67%) N-Tier
4 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (63.89%) BDD
4 13 (36.11%) Scrum
5 12 (33.33%) Open Source
5 12 (33.33%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
6 11 (30.56%) Test Strategy
7 10 (27.78%) API Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (22.22%) Functional Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Build Automation
10 6 (16.67%) Agile Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Test Management
11 5 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Groovy
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
2 9 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (19.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) Atlassian