Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 327 408
Rank change year-on-year +22 +81 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 275 299 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 0.85% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.39% 4.82% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 249 272 250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 6259 6202 7462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.41% 17.70% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5428 5468 6476
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,175 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 +77 162 £52,500 +0.96% 13
Berkshire +50 72 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Oxfordshire +20 51 £62,500 +16.82% 4
East Sussex +6 48 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +37 42 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Hampshire -11 29 £42,500 - 5
Surrey -21 14 £39,750 -24.29% 2
West Sussex -24 13 £72,500 +34.26%
Sussex - 9 - - 2
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 241 (87.64%) Test Automation
2 223 (81.09%) Selenium
3 187 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (60.00%) Java
5 130 (47.27%) QA
6 124 (45.09%) BDD
7 99 (36.00%) Scrum
8 96 (34.91%) Jenkins
9 90 (32.73%) SQL
10 83 (30.18%) WebDriver
11 81 (29.45%) JavaScript
12 79 (28.73%) JUnit
13 72 (26.18%) JIRA
14 69 (25.09%) Test Scripting
14 69 (25.09%) TDD
15 66 (24.00%) Git (software)
16 64 (23.27%) Python
17 57 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
18 56 (20.36%) Degree
19 52 (18.91%) Manual Testing
20 51 (18.55%) Mentoring
21 49 (17.82%) C#
22 46 (16.73%) HTML
22 46 (16.73%) CSS
22 46 (16.73%) Ruby
23 44 (16.00%) Maven
24 43 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
25 42 (15.27%) Computer Science
25 42 (15.27%) Spring
25 42 (15.27%) Docker

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 13 (4.73%) Confluence
2 12 (4.36%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.91%) Apache
4 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.73%) Drupal
7 1 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) Jetty
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 57 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (5.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.27%) OpenShift
7 7 (2.55%) GitHub
8 4 (1.45%) SaaS
9 3 (1.09%) Tricentis Tosca
10 1 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.09%) VoIP
3 2 (0.73%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.36%) DSL
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.00%) MySQL
2 18 (6.55%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.82%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.73%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.18%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.45%) Big Data
8 4 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.45%) Redis
9 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 223 (81.09%) Selenium
2 96 (34.91%) Jenkins
3 83 (30.18%) WebDriver
4 79 (28.73%) JUnit
5 72 (26.18%) JIRA
6 66 (24.00%) Git (software)
7 44 (16.00%) Maven
8 41 (14.91%) JMeter
9 35 (12.73%) Capybara
10 25 (9.09%) SoapUI
11 19 (6.91%) Subversion
12 14 (5.09%) SpecFlow
13 13 (4.73%) Protractor
14 12 (4.36%) LoadRunner
14 12 (4.36%) RSpec
15 11 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (4.00%) Eclipse
16 10 (3.64%) Appium
16 10 (3.64%) IntelliJ
16 10 (3.64%) JBehave
General
1 40 (14.55%) Finance
2 16 (5.82%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.64%) Marketing
3 10 (3.64%) Retail
4 9 (3.27%) Electronics
4 9 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.45%) Publishing
6 3 (1.09%) Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 77 (28.00%) Tester
2 65 (23.64%) Automation Tester
3 59 (21.45%) Test Engineer
4 55 (20.00%) QA Engineer
5 52 (18.91%) Analyst
5 52 (18.91%) Java Engineer
6 47 (17.09%) Test Analyst
7 39 (14.18%) Test Automation Engineer
8 31 (11.27%) QA Test Engineer
9 28 (10.18%) QA Analyst
10 26 (9.45%) Automation Test Analyst
10 26 (9.45%) Developer
11 24 (8.73%) QA Test Analyst
12 22 (8.00%) Senior Java Engineer
13 21 (7.64%) QA Automation Engineer
14 20 (7.27%) Test Leader
15 17 (6.18%) QA Tester
16 16 (5.82%) Automation Test Lead
17 15 (5.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
17 15 (5.45%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.73%) CSS
1 46 (16.73%) HTML
2 42 (15.27%) Spring
3 40 (14.55%) Web Services
4 32 (11.64%) Gherkin
5 31 (11.27%) jQuery
5 31 (11.27%) Spring Boot
6 30 (10.91%) REST
7 28 (10.18%) RESTful
8 27 (9.82%) AngularJS
9 26 (9.45%) XML
10 24 (8.73%) SOAP
11 21 (7.64%) .NET
12 20 (7.27%) Ajax
12 20 (7.27%) Java EE
12 20 (7.27%) JSP
13 19 (6.91%) HTML5
14 17 (6.18%) JPA
15 14 (5.09%) JSON
15 14 (5.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.55%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 10 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.91%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.55%) Fintech
8 6 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.18%) User Experience
9 2 (0.73%) PDA
10 1 (0.36%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.36%) Linux
2 22 (8.00%) Unix
3 13 (4.73%) Windows
4 5 (1.82%) Android
5 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (87.64%) Test Automation
2 187 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (45.09%) BDD
4 99 (36.00%) Scrum
5 69 (25.09%) TDD
5 69 (25.09%) Test Scripting
6 52 (18.91%) Manual Testing
7 51 (18.55%) Mentoring
8 43 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (14.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 40 (14.55%) Microservices
11 36 (13.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 35 (12.73%) Open Source
13 33 (12.00%) Web Development
14 32 (11.64%) Integration Testing
14 32 (11.64%) OO
15 30 (10.91%) User Stories
16 28 (10.18%) Performance Testing
17 27 (9.82%) MVC
18 26 (9.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (60.00%) Java
2 90 (32.73%) SQL
3 81 (29.45%) JavaScript
4 64 (23.27%) Python
5 49 (17.82%) C#
6 46 (16.73%) Ruby
7 28 (10.18%) C++
8 27 (9.82%) C
9 21 (7.64%) Groovy
10 19 (6.91%) Shell Script
11 18 (6.55%) ES6
12 17 (6.18%) PHP
13 5 (1.82%) Perl
13 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (20.36%) Degree
2 32 (11.64%) ISTQB
3 31 (11.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (8.73%) ISEB
5 14 (5.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (47.27%) QA
System Software
1 42 (15.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.18%) Galera Cluster
3 6 (2.18%) OpenNebula
4 5 (1.82%) Mesos
4 5 (1.82%) Terraform
5 4 (1.45%) Packer
6 3 (1.09%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.73%) Ansible
7 2 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (11.64%) Oracle
2 16 (5.82%) AppDynamics
2 16 (5.82%) Google
2 16 (5.82%) Splunk
3 9 (3.27%) SAP
4 7 (2.55%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.18%) Talend
6 4 (1.45%) HP
7 3 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (0.73%) Capita
9 1 (0.36%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.36%) Twitter