Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 240 245 260
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 133 221 289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 1.13% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.17% 5.54% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 97 187 227
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £64,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £61,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.14% -4.55% +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 2,575 3,986 5,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.43% 20.40% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,143 3,393 4,743
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cucumber as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cucumber in the South East.

Salary trend for Cucumber in the South East

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cucumber in the South East over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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
Hampshire +7 52 £50,000 +8.70% 10
Thames Valley +23 33 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Berkshire +22 27 £65,000 +18.18% 9
West Sussex +26 24 £50,000 - 2
Surrey +10 17 £77,500 +40.91% 1
East Sussex +30 9 £52,500 -9.48%
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 93 (69.92%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (57.89%) Selenium
3 71 (53.38%) Java
4 69 (51.88%) Test Automation
5 66 (49.62%) BDD
6 58 (43.61%) Jenkins
7 56 (42.11%) QA
8 46 (34.59%) Scrum
9 41 (30.83%) Spring
9 41 (30.83%) Git (software)
10 40 (30.08%) Gherkin
10 40 (30.08%) TDD
11 38 (28.57%) SQL
11 38 (28.57%) JUnit
12 36 (27.07%) Software Testing
13 34 (25.56%) Software Engineering
14 33 (24.81%) Degree
14 33 (24.81%) Microservices
15 31 (23.31%) Finance
16 30 (22.56%) DevOps
17 29 (21.80%) C#
17 29 (21.80%) AWS
18 28 (21.05%) AngularJS
18 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
18 28 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
19 27 (20.30%) Linux
19 27 (20.30%) Node.js
19 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (19.55%) GitHub
20 26 (19.55%) Ansible

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 24 (18.05%) GemFire
2 13 (9.77%) Apache
2 13 (9.77%) Apache Spark
3 12 (9.02%) Mule
4 6 (4.51%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.76%) Confluence
5 5 (3.76%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.01%) Tornado
7 3 (2.26%) JBoss
7 3 (2.26%) WildFly
8 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.80%) AWS
2 26 (19.55%) GitHub
3 18 (13.53%) Azure
4 12 (9.02%) BrowserStack
4 12 (9.02%) PaaS
5 7 (5.26%) GCP
6 6 (4.51%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (3.76%) Sauce Labs
8 4 (3.01%) Twilio
9 3 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.50%) SaaS
11 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.77%) Skype
2 6 (4.51%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (15.79%) Big Data
3 17 (12.78%) Redis
3 17 (12.78%) SQL Server
4 16 (12.03%) MariaDB
4 16 (12.03%) Relational Database
5 14 (10.53%) HBase
6 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.51%) MySQL
8 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.75%) MySQL Workbench
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 77 (57.89%) Selenium
2 58 (43.61%) Jenkins
3 41 (30.83%) Git (software)
4 38 (28.57%) JUnit
5 25 (18.80%) WebDriver
6 24 (18.05%) Protractor
6 24 (18.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 21 (15.79%) Cypress.io
8 19 (14.29%) Gradle
9 18 (13.53%) Eclipse
10 17 (12.78%) IntelliJ
10 17 (12.78%) SpecFlow
10 17 (12.78%) Storybook
11 15 (11.28%) JBehave
12 14 (10.53%) JMeter
12 14 (10.53%) Maven
13 13 (9.77%) Mockito
14 12 (9.02%) JIRA
15 11 (8.27%) SoapUI
16 10 (7.52%) Postman
General
1 31 (23.31%) Finance
2 24 (18.05%) Banking
2 24 (18.05%) Law
3 15 (11.28%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.51%) Games
6 5 (3.76%) Back Office
7 4 (3.01%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.26%) Electronics
8 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.75%) Military
9 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (27.07%) Test Engineer
2 31 (23.31%) QA Engineer
3 23 (17.29%) Developer
3 23 (17.29%) Software Engineer
4 22 (16.54%) Analyst
5 17 (12.78%) QA Test Engineer
6 16 (12.03%) Test Analyst
7 13 (9.77%) Lead Developer
7 13 (9.77%) QA Analyst
7 13 (9.77%) QA Test Analyst
7 13 (9.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (9.77%) Tester
8 11 (8.27%) MuleSoft Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Automation Tester
9 9 (6.77%) Senior QA Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Software Test Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Architect
10 7 (5.26%) Lead Software Developer
10 7 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (30.83%) Spring
2 40 (30.08%) Gherkin
3 28 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 27 (20.30%) Node.js
5 24 (18.05%) Kafka
5 24 (18.05%) WireMock
6 23 (17.29%) RESTful
7 22 (16.54%) CSS
8 20 (15.04%) React
9 19 (14.29%) JSON
10 18 (13.53%) Redux
10 18 (13.53%) Tailwind CSS
10 18 (13.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (12.78%) Express
12 15 (11.28%) REST
13 13 (9.77%) Spark Streaming
14 12 (9.02%) J2EE
14 12 (9.02%) Middleware
14 12 (9.02%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (9.02%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (9.77%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (6.77%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.26%) User Experience
5 5 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.76%) iPhone
6 3 (2.26%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.30%) Linux
2 16 (12.03%) Unix
3 10 (7.52%) Android
4 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (69.92%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (51.88%) Test Automation
3 66 (49.62%) BDD
4 46 (34.59%) Scrum
5 40 (30.08%) TDD
6 36 (27.07%) Software Testing
7 34 (25.56%) Software Engineering
8 33 (24.81%) Microservices
9 30 (22.56%) DevOps
10 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (18.80%) Computer Science
12 24 (18.05%) Digital Banking
13 19 (14.29%) Open Source
14 18 (13.53%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 17 (12.78%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (12.78%) QA Automation
15 17 (12.78%) User Stories
15 17 (12.78%) Validation
16 16 (12.03%) Multithreading
17 15 (11.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (53.38%) Java
2 38 (28.57%) SQL
3 29 (21.80%) C#
4 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 19 (14.29%) Python
6 15 (11.28%) TypeScript
7 14 (10.53%) Groovy
8 13 (9.77%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.77%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.77%) C
9 9 (6.77%) Java 8
10 8 (6.02%) Ruby
11 6 (4.51%) Go
12 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.01%) VBScript
14 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.26%) Scala
15 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.75%) Perl
16 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (24.81%) Degree
2 19 (14.29%) OCP
2 19 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (8.27%) ISTQB
4 9 (6.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.76%) ISEB
8 3 (2.26%) AWS Certification
8 3 (2.26%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.75%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (42.11%) QA
2 6 (4.51%) SLA
3 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.77%) HDFS
3 8 (6.02%) Docker
4 6 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (19.55%) Ansible
2 12 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.52%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.51%) Grafana
4 6 (4.51%) Kibana
5 4 (3.01%) Puppet
6 3 (2.26%) Terraform
6 3 (2.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (13.53%) VMware
2 17 (12.78%) Okta
3 14 (10.53%) Oracle
4 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.02%) MuleSoft
6 8 (6.02%) Xamarin
7 6 (4.51%) PayPal
8 3 (2.26%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.26%) SAP
9 2 (1.50%) Mercator