The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
South West / Somerset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 52 68
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 30 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.23% 4.08% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.72% 17.76% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 4
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £44,500 £40,000
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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 256 152 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 36.11% 23.00% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 197 139 114
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,160 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in Somerset

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Somerset over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Somerset

Cucumber
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -7 22 £42,500 +6.25%
Taunton -5 1 £37,028 +13.93%
Cucumber
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 60 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (65.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 38 (63.33%) Scrum
5 35 (58.33%) Selenium
6 33 (55.00%) BDD
6 33 (55.00%) Software Testing
7 31 (51.67%) C#
7 31 (51.67%) SpecFlow
8 28 (46.67%) Java
8 28 (46.67%) ISEB
8 28 (46.67%) ISTQB
9 26 (43.33%) Waterfall
10 22 (36.67%) Windows
11 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
11 21 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (35.00%) Test Management
11 21 (35.00%) Load Testing
11 21 (35.00%) Functional Testing
11 21 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 20 (33.33%) User Stories
12 20 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
12 20 (33.33%) Security Testing
12 20 (33.33%) Performance Testing
12 20 (33.33%) SQL
13 16 (26.67%) JUnit
13 16 (26.67%) Test Strategy
14 15 (25.00%) Test Scripting
15 14 (23.33%) QA
15 14 (23.33%) OO

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (3.33%) CMS
1 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) ICMP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (58.33%) Selenium
2 31 (51.67%) SpecFlow
3 21 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (26.67%) JUnit
5 14 (23.33%) JBehave
6 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 7 (11.67%) Eclipse
7 7 (11.67%) IntelliJ
7 7 (11.67%) WebDriver
8 6 (10.00%) SoapUI
9 5 (8.33%) LoadUI
9 5 (8.33%) NUnit
10 4 (6.67%) JIRA
11 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
11 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.67%) Ant
12 1 (1.67%) Gradle
12 1 (1.67%) JMeter
12 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (68.33%) Test Engineer
2 35 (58.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Tester
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) Web Services
2 11 (18.33%) .NET
3 9 (15.00%) Gherkin
4 5 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) Java EE
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (65.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 38 (63.33%) Scrum
5 33 (55.00%) BDD
5 33 (55.00%) Software Testing
6 26 (43.33%) Waterfall
7 21 (35.00%) Functional Testing
7 21 (35.00%) Load Testing
7 21 (35.00%) Test Management
8 20 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 20 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 20 (33.33%) Security Testing
8 20 (33.33%) User Stories
9 16 (26.67%) Test Strategy
10 15 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 14 (23.33%) DevOps
11 14 (23.33%) OO
12 13 (21.67%) Project Planning
12 13 (21.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) C#
2 28 (46.67%) Java
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) Python
5 7 (11.67%) C
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) ISEB
1 28 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 21 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
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