Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 379 404
Rank change year-on-year +110 +25 +38
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 327 192 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.98% 3.47% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 300 174 226
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,625 £61,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 6,566 5,526 7,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.86% 17.80% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,649 4,773 6,483
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in the South East

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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
Thames Valley +107 171 £52,500 -4.55% 21
Berkshire +29 80 £52,500 -4.55% 9
Hampshire -11 58 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Oxfordshire +27 47 £61,500 +11.82% 8
Buckinghamshire +40 46 £40,000 +23.08% 4
East Sussex +17 42 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Surrey -4 30 £47,500 - 5
West Sussex -2 18 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Sussex -16 8 - -
Kent +19 2 £31,000 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 283 (86.54%) Test Automation
2 260 (79.51%) Selenium
3 236 (72.17%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (55.35%) Java
5 142 (43.43%) QA
6 130 (39.76%) BDD
7 125 (38.23%) Scrum
8 101 (30.89%) SQL
8 101 (30.89%) Jenkins
9 96 (29.36%) TDD
10 88 (26.91%) JavaScript
11 86 (26.30%) WebDriver
12 81 (24.77%) Test Scripting
13 79 (24.16%) JIRA
14 69 (21.10%) Manual Testing
15 67 (20.49%) JUnit
16 60 (18.35%) Degree
17 57 (17.43%) C#
18 55 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
18 55 (16.82%) Ruby
19 53 (16.21%) Git (software)
20 52 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
21 51 (15.60%) ISTQB
22 50 (15.29%) Microservices
23 49 (14.98%) Computer Science
24 48 (14.68%) HTML
24 48 (14.68%) Gherkin
25 47 (14.37%) Maven
26 46 (14.07%) ISEB
26 46 (14.07%) User Stories

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 25 (7.65%) Confluence
2 13 (3.98%) Apache
3 12 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.75%) JBoss
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.61%) Drupal
7 2 (0.61%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.31%) Jetty
8 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.59%) SaaS
4 13 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (3.98%) OpenShift
5 9 (2.75%) GitHub
5 9 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.22%) IaaS
8 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.61%) PaaS
8 2 (0.61%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.31%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.67%) VoIP
2 9 (2.75%) Internet
3 3 (0.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) Skype
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.95%) MySQL
2 23 (7.03%) NoSQL
3 22 (6.73%) Oracle Database
4 19 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 18 (5.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.83%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.53%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.22%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.92%) Big Data
9 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.61%) Infinispan
10 2 (0.61%) Redis
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.31%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 260 (79.51%) Selenium
2 101 (30.89%) Jenkins
3 86 (26.30%) WebDriver
4 79 (24.16%) JIRA
5 67 (20.49%) JUnit
6 53 (16.21%) Git (software)
7 47 (14.37%) Maven
8 36 (11.01%) JMeter
9 26 (7.95%) SoapUI
10 21 (6.42%) Capybara
10 21 (6.42%) Subversion
11 18 (5.50%) HP UFT
12 17 (5.20%) LoadRunner
13 15 (4.59%) SpecFlow
14 13 (3.98%) IntelliJ
14 13 (3.98%) Zephyr
15 12 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (3.67%) TestNG
15 12 (3.67%) WATIR
16 10 (3.06%) Bitbucket
General
1 45 (13.76%) Finance
2 15 (4.59%) Retail
3 7 (2.14%) Automotive
4 6 (1.83%) Banking
5 5 (1.53%) Marketing
5 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.22%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
7 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 90 (27.52%) Tester
2 74 (22.63%) Automation Tester
3 67 (20.49%) Analyst
4 63 (19.27%) Test Engineer
5 53 (16.21%) Test Analyst
6 50 (15.29%) QA Engineer
7 47 (14.37%) Java Engineer
8 41 (12.54%) Test Automation Engineer
9 38 (11.62%) Developer
10 37 (11.31%) QA Analyst
11 35 (10.70%) QA Test Engineer
12 30 (9.17%) QA Automation Engineer
13 29 (8.87%) QA Test Analyst
14 27 (8.26%) Automation Test Analyst
15 22 (6.73%) Java Developer
16 21 (6.42%) Selenium Test Analyst
17 19 (5.81%) Senior Java Engineer
18 18 (5.50%) Test Leader
19 15 (4.59%) Selenium Tester
19 15 (4.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.68%) Gherkin
1 48 (14.68%) HTML
2 45 (13.76%) CSS
2 45 (13.76%) Web Services
3 41 (12.54%) Spring
4 40 (12.23%) REST
5 36 (11.01%) AngularJS
6 29 (8.87%) Spring Boot
7 28 (8.56%) SOAP
8 24 (7.34%) JSP
8 24 (7.34%) RESTful
8 24 (7.34%) XML
9 21 (6.42%) React
9 21 (6.42%) Spring MVC
10 20 (6.12%) Hibernate
10 20 (6.12%) jQuery
11 19 (5.81%) HTML5
12 18 (5.50%) .NET
12 18 (5.50%) Java EE
12 18 (5.50%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.98%) Computer Science
2 34 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.81%) User Experience
4 14 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.67%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.06%) Fintech
8 6 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.53%) Contactless
9 5 (1.53%) EMV
9 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.61%) PDA
12 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.31%) RIA
13 1 (0.31%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.31%) Linux
2 21 (6.42%) Unix
3 13 (3.98%) Windows
4 1 (0.31%) Android
4 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (86.54%) Test Automation
2 236 (72.17%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (39.76%) BDD
4 125 (38.23%) Scrum
5 96 (29.36%) TDD
6 81 (24.77%) Test Scripting
7 69 (21.10%) Manual Testing
8 55 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (15.29%) Microservices
10 46 (14.07%) User Stories
11 38 (11.62%) Software Testing
12 37 (11.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (11.01%) Test Strategy
14 35 (10.70%) Integration Testing
15 34 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 33 (10.09%) SDLC
17 32 (9.79%) Continuous Delivery
17 32 (9.79%) MVC
17 32 (9.79%) Web Development
18 31 (9.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 181 (55.35%) Java
2 101 (30.89%) SQL
3 88 (26.91%) JavaScript
4 57 (17.43%) C#
5 55 (16.82%) Ruby
6 44 (13.46%) Python
7 23 (7.03%) C++
8 21 (6.42%) PHP
9 20 (6.12%) Groovy
10 14 (4.28%) C
11 13 (3.98%) ES6
12 12 (3.67%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.14%) Perl
14 3 (0.92%) Scala
15 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.31%) Haskell
16 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (18.35%) Degree
2 51 (15.60%) ISTQB
3 46 (14.07%) ISEB
4 28 (8.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (3.36%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.22%) PMP
8 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) MCAD
9 1 (0.31%) MCP
9 1 (0.31%) MCSD
9 1 (0.31%) MCTS
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (43.43%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) PMO
2 3 (0.92%) PSD2
System Software
1 40 (12.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.45%) Mesos
2 6 (1.83%) Galera Cluster
2 6 (1.83%) OpenNebula
3 4 (1.22%) Ansible
3 4 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.92%) Puppet
4 3 (0.92%) Terraform
5 1 (0.31%) Grafana
5 1 (0.31%) Kibana
5 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.31%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (10.09%) Oracle
2 15 (4.59%) Splunk
3 14 (4.28%) AppDynamics
4 13 (3.98%) HP
5 11 (3.36%) Google
6 10 (3.06%) Micro Focus
6 10 (3.06%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.14%) Talend
8 5 (1.53%) PayPal
9 3 (0.92%) Apple
9 3 (0.92%) Capita
10 2 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.61%) Perfecto Mobile
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.61%) SAP
10 2 (0.61%) Symantec
10 2 (0.61%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe
11 1 (0.31%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (0.31%) Twitter