Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 364 390
Rank change year-on-year +85 +26 +121
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 306 195 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.67% 3.31% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 267 171 235
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% -8.42%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £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 6,550 5,894 6,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.44% 19.71% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5,700 5,202 6,074
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,503 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +34 125 £47,500 -8.65% 20
Hampshire +45 90 £42,500 - 14
Berkshire +4 63 £43,250 -21.36% 8
Oxfordshire +10 42 £60,500 -3.20% 6
Surrey +33 38 £47,500 +35.71% 7
East Sussex -29 27 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Sussex +22 23 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 20 £51,250 +20.59% 6
Kent +10 6 £46,250 +42.31% 2
Middlesex +13 1 £45,000 +52.54%
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 269 (87.91%) Test Automation
2 254 (83.01%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (71.57%) Selenium
4 173 (56.54%) Java
5 160 (52.29%) QA
6 156 (50.98%) BDD
7 114 (37.25%) TDD
8 113 (36.93%) Scrum
9 110 (35.95%) Jenkins
10 96 (31.37%) JIRA
11 88 (28.76%) WebDriver
12 83 (27.12%) Software Testing
13 79 (25.82%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (25.49%) Gherkin
15 74 (24.18%) Web Services
16 73 (23.86%) SQL
17 66 (21.57%) Manual Testing
18 64 (20.92%) JavaScript
19 63 (20.59%) Regression Testing
20 62 (20.26%) Test Scripting
21 56 (18.30%) JMeter
21 56 (18.30%) ISTQB
22 55 (17.97%) C#
23 54 (17.65%) Test Strategy
24 52 (16.99%) Git (software)
25 50 (16.34%) ISEB
26 49 (16.01%) Linux
26 49 (16.01%) SDLC
27 48 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
27 48 (15.69%) SoapUI

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 40 (13.07%) Confluence
2 8 (2.61%) Apache
3 7 (2.29%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.31%) CMS
5 4 (1.31%) JBoss
6 3 (0.98%) nginx
6 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.19%) SaaS
4 13 (4.25%) GitHub
5 6 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.63%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.31%) IaaS
7 4 (1.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.98%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.65%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.65%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.65%) Slack
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.33%) G Suite
10 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.61%) Internet
2 7 (2.29%) AMQP
3 6 (1.96%) VoIP
4 4 (1.31%) SSL
5 2 (0.65%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.33%) 2G
6 1 (0.33%) 3G
6 1 (0.33%) 4G
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (3.92%) MySQL
3 10 (3.27%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (1.96%) Amazon QuickSight
6 6 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.96%) Hazelcast
6 6 (1.96%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 219 (71.57%) Selenium
2 110 (35.95%) Jenkins
3 96 (31.37%) JIRA
4 88 (28.76%) WebDriver
5 56 (18.30%) JMeter
6 52 (16.99%) Git (software)
7 48 (15.69%) JUnit
7 48 (15.69%) SoapUI
8 42 (13.73%) SpecFlow
9 26 (8.50%) Visual Studio
10 21 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (5.56%) Bitbucket
11 17 (5.56%) Maven
12 12 (3.92%) HP UFT
12 12 (3.92%) Robot Framework
12 12 (3.92%) Subversion
13 11 (3.59%) Ant
13 11 (3.59%) Eclipse
13 11 (3.59%) NUnit
14 10 (3.27%) Gatling
General
1 43 (14.05%) Finance
2 10 (3.27%) Banking
2 10 (3.27%) Retail
3 7 (2.29%) Games
3 7 (2.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.29%) Marketing
3 7 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.96%) Electronics
5 4 (1.31%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.98%) Automotive
6 3 (0.98%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (26.47%) QA Engineer
2 79 (25.82%) Test Engineer
3 75 (24.51%) Analyst
4 62 (20.26%) Tester
5 57 (18.63%) Test Analyst
6 49 (16.01%) QA Automation Engineer
7 46 (15.03%) Test Automation Engineer
8 40 (13.07%) Automation Tester
9 39 (12.75%) QA Analyst
10 35 (11.44%) QA Test Engineer
11 32 (10.46%) Java Engineer
12 29 (9.48%) Automation Engineer
12 29 (9.48%) Developer
13 22 (7.19%) QA Test Analyst
14 19 (6.21%) Automation Test Analyst
15 18 (5.88%) Java Developer
16 17 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 17 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
16 17 (5.56%) Software Engineer
17 15 (4.90%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (25.49%) Gherkin
2 74 (24.18%) Web Services
3 36 (11.76%) REST
4 27 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 24 (7.84%) .NET
6 22 (7.19%) SOAP
7 20 (6.54%) HTML
8 19 (6.21%) Spring
9 16 (5.23%) CSS
10 12 (3.92%) Hibernate
10 12 (3.92%) Kafka
10 12 (3.92%) RESTful
11 10 (3.27%) Node.js
12 9 (2.94%) J2EE
12 9 (2.94%) Middleware
12 9 (2.94%) Spring Boot
13 7 (2.29%) JPA
13 7 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (1.96%) WireMock
14 6 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.52%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.86%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (5.88%) User Experience
5 16 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.58%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.94%) Contactless
7 9 (2.94%) EMV
8 8 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.63%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.65%) Fintech
13 1 (0.33%) Blog
13 1 (0.33%) Handset
13 1 (0.33%) Life Science
13 1 (0.33%) RIA
13 1 (0.33%) SCADA
13 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.01%) Linux
2 39 (12.75%) Windows
3 16 (5.23%) Ubuntu
4 12 (3.92%) Android
5 11 (3.59%) Unix
6 9 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.98%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (87.91%) Test Automation
2 254 (83.01%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (50.98%) BDD
4 114 (37.25%) TDD
5 113 (36.93%) Scrum
6 83 (27.12%) Software Testing
7 79 (25.82%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (21.57%) Manual Testing
9 63 (20.59%) Regression Testing
10 62 (20.26%) Test Scripting
11 54 (17.65%) Test Strategy
12 49 (16.01%) SDLC
13 47 (15.36%) API Testing
14 42 (13.73%) Performance Testing
15 40 (13.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (12.42%) Kanban
17 36 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
18 35 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (11.44%) Scenario Testing
19 33 (10.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 173 (56.54%) Java
2 73 (23.86%) SQL
3 64 (20.92%) JavaScript
4 55 (17.97%) C#
5 34 (11.11%) Python
6 29 (9.48%) Ruby
7 18 (5.88%) C++
8 11 (3.59%) Java 8
9 9 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.94%) C
10 4 (1.31%) Perl
11 3 (0.98%) Go
12 2 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.33%) Scala
13 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.33%) VB
13 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (18.30%) ISTQB
2 50 (16.34%) ISEB
3 38 (12.42%) Degree
4 26 (8.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (3.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.61%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.63%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (52.29%) QA
2 5 (1.63%) PSD2
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (10.13%) Docker
2 17 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) Postfix
4 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (6.54%) Ansible
2 8 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.29%) Terraform
4 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.65%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (8.50%) Atlassian
2 25 (8.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.21%) Oracle
4 17 (5.56%) VMware
5 11 (3.59%) Apple
5 11 (3.59%) HP
6 9 (2.94%) PayPal
7 7 (2.29%) Google
7 7 (2.29%) Talend
8 6 (1.96%) Birst
8 6 (1.96%) Micro Focus
9 5 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.63%) SAP
10 4 (1.31%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.31%) Splunk
10 4 (1.31%) Symantec
10 4 (1.31%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.98%) Apigee
11 3 (0.98%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.33%) Twitter