Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 239 297
Rank change year-on-year +9 +58 +35
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 88 320 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.83% 1.23% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.09% 5.72% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79 240 259
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £36,850 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £75,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +12.00% -

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,150 5,592 6,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.38% 21.43% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 4,703 5,516
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,820 £32,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £74,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the South East

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in the South East.

Salary trend for Cucumber in the South East

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the South East

Cucumber
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 August 2020. 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
Hampshire +61 33 £40,000 -21.95% 3
Thames Valley -14 20 £45,000 -25.00% 4
West Sussex +48 16 £50,000 -20.00% 1
East Sussex +45 11 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire +29 10 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Surrey +56 8 £60,000 +10.60% 2
Oxfordshire +24 7 £45,000 -28.57%
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £50,000 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 78 (88.64%) Test Automation
2 68 (77.27%) Selenium
3 65 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (59.09%) QA
5 51 (57.95%) Java
6 44 (50.00%) JIRA
7 41 (46.59%) C#
8 37 (42.05%) ISTQB
9 35 (39.77%) BDD
9 35 (39.77%) Jenkins
10 34 (38.64%) ISEB
11 32 (36.36%) WebDriver
12 31 (35.23%) SpecFlow
13 30 (34.09%) Confluence
14 24 (27.27%) .NET
15 23 (26.14%) Scrum
16 19 (21.59%) Software Testing
16 19 (21.59%) Test Scripting
17 18 (20.45%) Skype
18 17 (19.32%) TDD
18 17 (19.32%) Finance
19 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (18.18%) Waterfall
20 14 (15.91%) Degree
20 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
20 14 (15.91%) Git (software)
21 13 (14.77%) DevOps
22 12 (13.64%) Kubernetes
22 12 (13.64%) SDLC
22 12 (13.64%) React

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 30 (34.09%) Confluence
2 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.14%) Mule
3 1 (1.14%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Azure
2 8 (9.09%) BrowserStack
3 7 (7.95%) GitHub
4 6 (6.82%) AWS
5 5 (5.68%) SaaS
6 3 (3.41%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (3.41%) npm
6 3 (3.41%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.41%) Serverless
7 2 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.14%) Apigee
8 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.14%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (1.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) Skype
2 2 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.55%) MySQL
3 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) Big Data
4 2 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.14%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (77.27%) Selenium
2 44 (50.00%) JIRA
3 35 (39.77%) Jenkins
4 32 (36.36%) WebDriver
5 31 (35.23%) SpecFlow
6 14 (15.91%) Git (software)
7 12 (13.64%) Maven
8 8 (9.09%) JMeter
9 7 (7.95%) HP UFT
9 7 (7.95%) Subversion
10 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (5.68%) TestRail
11 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (4.55%) Gradle
11 4 (4.55%) JBehave
11 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.41%) Appium
12 3 (3.41%) Bugzilla
12 3 (3.41%) Gatling
12 3 (3.41%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Back Office
3 3 (3.41%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Analyst
2 29 (32.95%) Test Analyst
3 20 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) QA Engineer
4 15 (17.05%) Test Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Senior QA Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Java Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Tester
8 6 (6.82%) Automation Test Lead
8 6 (6.82%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.68%) QA Automation Tester
9 5 (5.68%) QA Tester
9 5 (5.68%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) .NET
2 12 (13.64%) React
3 11 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 10 (11.36%) Web Services
5 8 (9.09%) Node.js
6 7 (7.95%) CSS
6 7 (7.95%) Spring
7 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.82%) XML
8 5 (5.68%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.68%) JPA
8 5 (5.68%) RESTful
8 5 (5.68%) Struts
8 5 (5.68%) Vaadin
9 3 (3.41%) HTML
9 3 (3.41%) Jest
9 3 (3.41%) REST
10 2 (2.27%) Apollo GraphQL
10 2 (2.27%) HTML5
10 2 (2.27%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) DataPower
3 1 (1.14%) iPhone
3 1 (1.14%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.14%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Windows
3 3 (3.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (88.64%) Test Automation
2 65 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (39.77%) BDD
4 23 (26.14%) Scrum
5 19 (21.59%) Software Testing
5 19 (21.59%) Test Scripting
6 17 (19.32%) TDD
7 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 13 (14.77%) DevOps
9 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 12 (13.64%) SDLC
10 11 (12.50%) OOP
10 11 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 9 (10.23%) Performance Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (9.09%) Manual Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 8 (9.09%) Microservices
13 7 (7.95%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) Java
2 41 (46.59%) C#
3 10 (11.36%) Python
3 10 (11.36%) TypeScript
4 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.09%) Ruby
6 7 (7.95%) SQL
7 3 (3.41%) C++
8 2 (2.27%) Groovy
8 2 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.14%) Java 8
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) ISTQB
2 34 (38.64%) ISEB
3 14 (15.91%) Degree
4 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (59.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.55%) HP ALM
2 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) SAP
2 4 (4.55%) HP
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Capita
3 1 (1.14%) hybris
3 1 (1.14%) Plumtree
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.14%) Splunk
3 1 (1.14%) Talend
3 1 (1.14%) WSO2