Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 291 353
Rank change year-on-year +41 +62 +33
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 318 299 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 0.99% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.64% 4.61% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 235 263 177
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 5,634 6,481 5,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.27% 21.46% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,711 5,619 5,157
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 +84 174 £60,000 +26.32% 10
Berkshire +48 88 £60,000 +39.53% 3
Hampshire -17 61 £50,000 +17.65% 6
Surrey +44 55 £52,500 +10.53% 8
Buckinghamshire +46 50 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Oxfordshire +39 36 £63,000 +3.70% 2
West Sussex -16 12 £52,500 +23.53% 6
East Sussex -6 9 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Kent +6 5 £57,500 +24.32%
Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 242 (76.10%) Selenium
2 232 (72.96%) Test Automation
3 199 (62.58%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (54.72%) Java
5 149 (46.86%) JIRA
6 135 (42.45%) Scrum
7 128 (40.25%) BDD
8 125 (39.31%) Git (software)
9 113 (35.53%) Jenkins
10 111 (34.91%) JavaScript
11 94 (29.56%) TDD
11 94 (29.56%) QA
12 90 (28.30%) SQL
13 86 (27.04%) Continuous Integration
14 84 (26.42%) Docker
15 79 (24.84%) DevOps
16 76 (23.90%) Microservices
16 76 (23.90%) Gherkin
16 76 (23.90%) WebDriver
17 75 (23.58%) .NET
18 70 (22.01%) SpecFlow
19 67 (21.07%) Spring
20 61 (19.18%) Confluence
20 61 (19.18%) Test Scripting
21 55 (17.30%) C#
22 54 (16.98%) React
23 51 (16.04%) JUnit
23 51 (16.04%) Software Engineering
24 50 (15.72%) RESTful
25 49 (15.41%) Appium

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 61 (19.18%) Confluence
2 13 (4.09%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.94%) Apache
6 2 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Ripple
3 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.86%) SaaS
3 24 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (5.97%) BrowserStack
5 17 (5.35%) GitHub
6 11 (3.46%) Lucidchart
6 11 (3.46%) Slack
7 9 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.83%) Amazon S3
8 8 (2.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 8 (2.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (1.26%) Apigee
10 3 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (0.94%) Serverless
11 2 (0.63%) Office 365
11 2 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
12 1 (0.31%) G Suite
12 1 (0.31%) npm
12 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.60%) HTTP
2 2 (0.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.15%) MongoDB
2 43 (13.52%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (11.01%) Redis
4 28 (8.81%) SQL Server
5 22 (6.92%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.03%) Big Data
7 15 (4.72%) MySQL
8 10 (3.14%) DB2
9 9 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.83%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.57%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 242 (76.10%) Selenium
2 149 (46.86%) JIRA
3 125 (39.31%) Git (software)
4 113 (35.53%) Jenkins
5 76 (23.90%) WebDriver
6 70 (22.01%) SpecFlow
7 51 (16.04%) JUnit
8 49 (15.41%) Appium
9 47 (14.78%) Maven
10 35 (11.01%) Babel
10 35 (11.01%) webpack
11 32 (10.06%) SoapUI
12 22 (6.92%) Hudson
13 19 (5.97%) JMeter
13 19 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (5.97%) TeamCity
14 17 (5.35%) Visual Studio Team System
15 15 (4.72%) Protractor
15 15 (4.72%) TestRail
16 14 (4.40%) Subversion
General
1 40 (12.58%) Retail
2 29 (9.12%) Finance
3 11 (3.46%) Marketing
4 7 (2.20%) Banking
5 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (30.50%) Developer
2 80 (25.16%) Test Engineer
3 50 (15.72%) Test Automation Engineer
4 41 (12.89%) Analyst
5 35 (11.01%) Software Engineer
6 27 (8.49%) Test Analyst
6 27 (8.49%) Tester
6 27 (8.49%) UI Developer
7 25 (7.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 25 (7.86%) React Developer
8 22 (6.92%) QA Engineer
9 19 (5.97%) Automation Tester
10 17 (5.35%) Java Engineer
10 17 (5.35%) QA Analyst
11 15 (4.72%) Java Developer
11 15 (4.72%) Senior Developer
12 14 (4.40%) Developer in Test
13 13 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (4.09%) Scientific Software Engineer
14 11 (3.46%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (23.90%) Gherkin
2 75 (23.58%) .NET
3 67 (21.07%) Spring
4 54 (16.98%) React
5 50 (15.72%) RESTful
6 49 (15.41%) Web Services
7 44 (13.84%) CSS
8 40 (12.58%) Kafka
9 39 (12.26%) REST
10 38 (11.95%) AngularJS
10 38 (11.95%) JSON
11 35 (11.01%) Enzyme
12 32 (10.06%) Node.js
13 26 (8.18%) HTML
13 26 (8.18%) XML
14 22 (6.92%) .NET Core
14 22 (6.92%) SOAP
15 19 (5.97%) Sass
16 18 (5.66%) WCF
17 17 (5.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.03%) User Experience
4 15 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.09%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.77%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.94%) Life Science
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.31%) BYOD
10 1 (0.31%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.69%) Linux
2 23 (7.23%) Android
3 22 (6.92%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.83%) Windows
5 3 (0.94%) Unix
6 2 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (72.96%) Test Automation
2 199 (62.58%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (42.45%) Scrum
4 128 (40.25%) BDD
5 94 (29.56%) TDD
6 86 (27.04%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (24.84%) DevOps
8 76 (23.90%) Microservices
9 61 (19.18%) Test Scripting
10 51 (16.04%) Software Engineering
11 40 (12.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (12.58%) Sprint Planning
12 39 (12.26%) E-Commerce
12 39 (12.26%) User Stories
13 38 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (11.95%) Test Strategy
14 36 (11.32%) Burndown Charts
15 35 (11.01%) Planning Poker
15 35 (11.01%) Technology Roadmap
16 34 (10.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 174 (54.72%) Java
2 111 (34.91%) JavaScript
3 90 (28.30%) SQL
4 55 (17.30%) C#
5 43 (13.52%) Python
6 35 (11.01%) ES6
6 35 (11.01%) ES7
7 19 (5.97%) C++
8 15 (4.72%) Ruby
9 14 (4.40%) Go
9 14 (4.40%) PHP
10 10 (3.14%) Java 8
11 9 (2.83%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.52%) Apex Code
12 8 (2.52%) SOQL
13 7 (2.20%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.89%) Groovy
15 5 (1.57%) C
16 4 (1.26%) Perl
16 4 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.81%) ISTQB
2 26 (8.18%) Degree
3 18 (5.66%) ISEB
4 14 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.63%) CISSP
5 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (29.56%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 84 (26.42%) Docker
2 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (11.01%) Marathon
1 35 (11.01%) Mesos
2 34 (10.69%) Kubernetes
3 14 (4.40%) HP ALM
4 5 (1.57%) Ansible
5 4 (1.26%) Kibana
6 2 (0.63%) Puppet
7 1 (0.31%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) Rancher
7 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (13.21%) Oracle
2 31 (9.75%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 20 (6.29%) Google
5 14 (4.40%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.26%) Splunk
8 3 (0.94%) Spotify
8 3 (0.94%) VMware
9 2 (0.63%) Coverity
9 2 (0.63%) HP
9 2 (0.63%) New Relic
9 2 (0.63%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) Sun
10 1 (0.31%) hybris
10 1 (0.31%) Optimizely