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

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 392 413
Rank change year-on-year +106 +21 +71
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 321 147 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.02% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.77% 2.64% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 296 137 208
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.10% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £65,000 £62,500
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 6,730 5,575 6,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.31% 18.48% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,801 4,886 6,186
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 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 April 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 April 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 +90 158 £52,500 -4.55% 19
Berkshire +34 77 £52,500 -4.55% 11
Hampshire +6 71 £43,750 -7.89% 5
Oxfordshire +25 48 £61,500 +11.82% 4
Surrey +8 37 £47,500 +5.56% 3
East Sussex +8 37 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 33 £40,000 -15.79% 4
West Sussex +9 17 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Sussex -21 4 - -
Kent +16 2 £31,000 -4.62% 2
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 280 (87.23%) Test Automation
2 243 (75.70%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (75.70%) Selenium
3 177 (55.14%) Java
4 151 (47.04%) QA
5 137 (42.68%) BDD
6 123 (38.32%) Scrum
7 111 (34.58%) TDD
8 107 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 90 (28.04%) WebDriver
10 80 (24.92%) Test Scripting
11 79 (24.61%) SQL
12 74 (23.05%) JIRA
13 71 (22.12%) Manual Testing
14 69 (21.50%) JavaScript
15 61 (19.00%) JUnit
16 60 (18.69%) C#
17 59 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
18 58 (18.07%) Gherkin
19 51 (15.89%) ISTQB
19 51 (15.89%) ISEB
20 49 (15.26%) Test Strategy
20 49 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
21 48 (14.95%) Web Services
21 48 (14.95%) Software Testing
22 47 (14.64%) Ruby
22 47 (14.64%) Degree
23 45 (14.02%) Git (software)
24 43 (13.40%) User Stories
24 43 (13.40%) Microservices

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 28 (8.72%) Confluence
2 11 (3.43%) Apache
3 10 (3.12%) JBoss
4 9 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.93%) CMS
7 3 (0.93%) Drupal
7 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.54%) SaaS
3 15 (4.67%) GitHub
3 15 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.80%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.87%) IaaS
6 5 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.25%) PaaS
8 3 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.62%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.31%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.31%) Slack
10 1 (0.31%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.74%) VoIP
2 8 (2.49%) Internet
3 5 (1.56%) SSL
4 2 (0.62%) AMQP
5 1 (0.31%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.31%) HTTP
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (7.17%) MySQL
3 16 (4.98%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.36%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.25%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.25%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.93%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.62%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.62%) Infinispan
10 2 (0.62%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 243 (75.70%) Selenium
2 107 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 90 (28.04%) WebDriver
4 74 (23.05%) JIRA
5 61 (19.00%) JUnit
6 45 (14.02%) Git (software)
7 41 (12.77%) JMeter
8 35 (10.90%) SoapUI
9 31 (9.66%) Maven
10 24 (7.48%) SpecFlow
11 19 (5.92%) HP UFT
12 17 (5.30%) Subversion
13 16 (4.98%) LoadRunner
13 16 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (4.67%) Bitbucket
15 14 (4.36%) Capybara
16 12 (3.74%) WATIR
16 12 (3.74%) Zephyr
17 10 (3.12%) Protractor
17 10 (3.12%) TestNG
General
1 35 (10.90%) Finance
2 16 (4.98%) Retail
3 9 (2.80%) Banking
4 8 (2.49%) Automotive
5 7 (2.18%) Games
6 6 (1.87%) Marketing
7 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Back Office
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 81 (25.23%) Analyst
2 77 (23.99%) Tester
3 67 (20.87%) Test Engineer
4 63 (19.63%) QA Engineer
5 62 (19.31%) Test Analyst
6 57 (17.76%) Automation Tester
7 45 (14.02%) QA Analyst
8 39 (12.15%) QA Automation Engineer
9 38 (11.84%) QA Test Engineer
9 38 (11.84%) Test Automation Engineer
10 36 (11.21%) Developer
11 32 (9.97%) QA Test Analyst
12 30 (9.35%) Java Engineer
13 27 (8.41%) Automation Test Analyst
14 24 (7.48%) Java Developer
15 20 (6.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 19 (5.92%) Automation Engineer
17 16 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
18 14 (4.36%) Software Engineer
19 13 (4.05%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (18.07%) Gherkin
2 48 (14.95%) Web Services
3 40 (12.46%) REST
4 34 (10.59%) AngularJS
5 32 (9.97%) Spring
6 30 (9.35%) HTML
7 29 (9.03%) SOAP
8 27 (8.41%) CSS
9 25 (7.79%) RESTful
10 20 (6.23%) Spring Boot
11 19 (5.92%) Hibernate
12 15 (4.67%) .NET
13 14 (4.36%) JSP
13 14 (4.36%) Spring MVC
14 13 (4.05%) React
15 12 (3.74%) JSON
15 12 (3.74%) XML
16 11 (3.43%) JPA
17 10 (3.12%) JSF
17 10 (3.12%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.54%) User Experience
4 14 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.80%) Contactless
6 9 (2.80%) EMV
7 8 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.18%) Fintech
8 7 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.31%) Blog
12 1 (0.31%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.46%) Linux
2 18 (5.61%) Windows
3 14 (4.36%) Unix
4 8 (2.49%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (87.23%) Test Automation
2 243 (75.70%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (42.68%) BDD
4 123 (38.32%) Scrum
5 111 (34.58%) TDD
6 80 (24.92%) Test Scripting
7 71 (22.12%) Manual Testing
8 59 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (15.26%) Test Strategy
10 48 (14.95%) Software Testing
11 43 (13.40%) Microservices
11 43 (13.40%) SDLC
11 43 (13.40%) User Stories
12 38 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (10.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (9.97%) API Testing
14 32 (9.97%) Kanban
14 32 (9.97%) Performance Testing
15 31 (9.66%) DevOps
15 31 (9.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 177 (55.14%) Java
2 79 (24.61%) SQL
3 69 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 60 (18.69%) C#
5 47 (14.64%) Ruby
6 40 (12.46%) Python
7 19 (5.92%) C++
8 15 (4.67%) Java 8
8 15 (4.67%) PHP
9 10 (3.12%) Groovy
10 9 (2.80%) C
11 8 (2.49%) Perl
12 7 (2.18%) ES6
12 7 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.62%) Scala
15 1 (0.31%) Go
15 1 (0.31%) Haskell
15 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (15.89%) ISEB
1 51 (15.89%) ISTQB
2 47 (14.64%) Degree
3 16 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.05%) ISEB Practitioner
4 13 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.25%) PMP
7 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.62%) SC 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
1 151 (47.04%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) PSD2
3 3 (0.93%) PMO
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (9.97%) Docker
2 10 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (3.74%) Ansible
2 8 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.25%) Terraform
5 3 (0.93%) Galera Cluster
5 3 (0.93%) Mesos
5 3 (0.93%) OpenNebula
5 3 (0.93%) Puppet
6 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) Grafana
7 1 (0.31%) Kibana
7 1 (0.31%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (9.03%) Oracle
2 14 (4.36%) HP
3 11 (3.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.12%) Micro Focus
4 10 (3.12%) VMware
5 9 (2.80%) PayPal
5 9 (2.80%) Splunk
6 8 (2.49%) Google
7 7 (2.18%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.87%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.56%) Apple
9 5 (1.56%) Talend
10 4 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.25%) Symantec
10 4 (1.25%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.62%) Birst
12 2 (0.62%) Perfecto Mobile
12 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.62%) SAP