Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 319 435
Rank change year-on-year +17 +116 -19
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 260 299 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 0.85% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.39% 4.84% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 227 271 212
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +21.62%
10th Percentile £32,800 £31,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.31% +4.50% -

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 5925 6180 7325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.41% 17.57% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5163 5484 6333
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +74 148 £50,000 - 16
Berkshire +36 63 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East Sussex +22 52 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +36 47 £62,500 +15.74% 4
Buckinghamshire +42 41 £40,000 +23.08% 6
Hampshire +9 27 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Surrey -22 14 £36,000 -31.43%
West Sussex -22 12 £72,500 +41.46% 1
Sussex - 7 - -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 221 (85.00%) Test Automation
2 206 (79.23%) Selenium
3 181 (69.62%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (59.23%) Java
5 124 (47.69%) QA
6 113 (43.46%) BDD
7 98 (37.69%) Jenkins
8 92 (35.38%) SQL
9 88 (33.85%) Scrum
10 81 (31.15%) JavaScript
11 79 (30.38%) JIRA
12 77 (29.62%) WebDriver
13 70 (26.92%) Git (software)
14 67 (25.77%) Test Scripting
14 67 (25.77%) Python
15 66 (25.38%) JUnit
16 61 (23.46%) TDD
17 55 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
18 53 (20.38%) Ruby
19 48 (18.46%) Degree
20 47 (18.08%) Mentoring
21 45 (17.31%) Manual Testing
22 44 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
23 43 (16.54%) HTML
23 43 (16.54%) CSS
24 42 (16.15%) Finance
25 40 (15.38%) Web Services
25 40 (15.38%) Capybara
25 40 (15.38%) Docker
26 39 (15.00%) Maven

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 14 (5.38%) Confluence
2 12 (4.62%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.85%) Apache
4 6 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) Jetty
7 1 (0.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 55 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.31%) GitHub
6 6 (2.31%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) HTTP
1 2 (0.77%) Internet
1 2 (0.77%) VoIP
2 1 (0.38%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.38%) DSL
2 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.31%) MySQL
2 16 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.92%) MariaDB
5 5 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.54%) Big Data
6 4 (1.54%) Redis
7 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 206 (79.23%) Selenium
2 98 (37.69%) Jenkins
3 79 (30.38%) JIRA
4 77 (29.62%) WebDriver
5 70 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 66 (25.38%) JUnit
7 40 (15.38%) Capybara
8 39 (15.00%) Maven
9 32 (12.31%) JMeter
10 25 (9.62%) SoapUI
11 18 (6.92%) Subversion
12 16 (6.15%) Protractor
13 13 (5.00%) RSpec
14 11 (4.23%) Eclipse
15 10 (3.85%) LoadRunner
16 9 (3.46%) Appium
16 9 (3.46%) IntelliJ
16 9 (3.46%) Jasmine
16 9 (3.46%) SpecFlow
17 8 (3.08%) JBehave
General
1 42 (16.15%) Finance
2 17 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.23%) Retail
4 9 (3.46%) Electronics
4 9 (3.46%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.46%) Marketing
5 5 (1.92%) Publishing
6 4 (1.54%) Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (24.62%) QA Engineer
1 64 (24.62%) Tester
2 61 (23.46%) Test Engineer
3 54 (20.77%) Analyst
3 54 (20.77%) Automation Tester
4 52 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 51 (19.62%) Java Engineer
6 36 (13.85%) QA Test Engineer
6 36 (13.85%) Test Automation Engineer
7 29 (11.15%) QA Analyst
8 27 (10.38%) QA Test Analyst
9 26 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
10 25 (9.62%) Developer
11 24 (9.23%) QA Automation Engineer
12 19 (7.31%) QA Tester
12 19 (7.31%) Senior Java Engineer
13 16 (6.15%) Senior Test Engineer
14 15 (5.77%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 15 (5.77%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 14 (5.38%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.54%) CSS
1 43 (16.54%) HTML
2 40 (15.38%) Web Services
3 34 (13.08%) Spring
4 31 (11.92%) jQuery
5 27 (10.38%) AngularJS
6 25 (9.62%) Spring Boot
7 24 (9.23%) RESTful
7 24 (9.23%) XML
8 22 (8.46%) .NET
8 22 (8.46%) Gherkin
8 22 (8.46%) REST
9 19 (7.31%) Java EE
10 18 (6.92%) SOAP
11 17 (6.54%) Ajax
12 16 (6.15%) HTML5
13 15 (5.77%) Middleware
14 14 (5.38%) JSP
15 13 (5.00%) JPA
16 12 (4.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.31%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.54%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.08%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.31%) User Experience
8 4 (1.54%) Fintech
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.77%) PDA
11 1 (0.38%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.62%) Linux
2 18 (6.92%) Unix
3 13 (5.00%) Windows
4 6 (2.31%) Android
5 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (85.00%) Test Automation
2 181 (69.62%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (43.46%) BDD
4 88 (33.85%) Scrum
5 67 (25.77%) Test Scripting
6 61 (23.46%) TDD
7 47 (18.08%) Mentoring
8 45 (17.31%) Manual Testing
9 44 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (13.08%) Web Development
12 31 (11.92%) Open Source
13 30 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 30 (11.54%) Microservices
14 29 (11.15%) Performance Testing
15 28 (10.77%) OO
16 26 (10.00%) API Testing
16 26 (10.00%) Integration Testing
17 25 (9.62%) Coaching
18 24 (9.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 154 (59.23%) Java
2 92 (35.38%) SQL
3 81 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 67 (25.77%) Python
5 53 (20.38%) Ruby
6 37 (14.23%) C#
7 26 (10.00%) C++
8 25 (9.62%) C
9 17 (6.54%) Shell Script
10 16 (6.15%) ES6
11 15 (5.77%) Groovy
12 10 (3.85%) PHP
13 7 (2.69%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.54%) Perl
15 3 (1.15%) Scala
16 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.38%) Jython
Qualifications
1 48 (18.46%) Degree
2 30 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 26 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (6.92%) ISEB
5 17 (6.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.15%) PMP
7 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (47.69%) QA
System Software
1 40 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.31%) Capistrano
2 6 (2.31%) Terraform
3 5 (1.92%) Galera Cluster
3 5 (1.92%) Mesos
3 5 (1.92%) OpenNebula
3 5 (1.92%) Packer
4 3 (1.15%) Ansible
5 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (12.31%) Oracle
2 16 (6.15%) Google
3 13 (5.00%) AppDynamics
3 13 (5.00%) Splunk
4 9 (3.46%) SAP
5 6 (2.31%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.31%) Talend
6 5 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.15%) Green Hat
7 3 (1.15%) HP
7 3 (1.15%) IBM
8 2 (0.77%) Capita