Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 301 335
Rank change year-on-year -3 +34 +57
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 251 283 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 0.91% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.33% 4.48% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 204 259 253
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,600 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,796 6,310 6,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.59% 20.24% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,049 5,434 5,280
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -38 104 £50,000 -1.48% 23
Hampshire +47 63 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Berkshire -8 60 £50,000 - 7
Oxfordshire -9 28 £66,000 +5.60% 10
Surrey +45 26 £50,000 +16.28% 7
West Sussex +5 26 £43,250 -40.34% 8
East Sussex -19 23 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 16 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Kent - 6 £48,750 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 - 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 200 (79.68%) Test Automation
2 185 (73.71%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (60.56%) Java
4 151 (60.16%) Selenium
5 139 (55.38%) BDD
6 104 (41.43%) Jenkins
6 104 (41.43%) JIRA
7 103 (41.04%) QA
7 103 (41.04%) Scrum
8 81 (32.27%) TDD
9 77 (30.68%) Git (software)
10 71 (28.29%) JavaScript
11 70 (27.89%) C#
12 67 (26.69%) Continuous Integration
13 66 (26.29%) Gherkin
14 59 (23.51%) SQL
15 58 (23.11%) WebDriver
16 51 (20.32%) Regression Testing
17 50 (19.92%) Kanban
17 50 (19.92%) Web Services
18 49 (19.52%) Software Testing
19 48 (19.12%) Software Engineering
20 47 (18.73%) Docker
21 46 (18.33%) JMeter
22 45 (17.93%) Python
23 44 (17.53%) JUnit
23 44 (17.53%) REST
24 41 (16.33%) Degree
25 40 (15.94%) Test Scripting
25 40 (15.94%) 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 33 (13.15%) Confluence
2 14 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.19%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.79%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.79%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.99%) Apache
6 5 (1.99%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.59%) nginx
7 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.80%) IIS
8 2 (0.80%) Traffic Server
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.17%) GitHub
4 10 (3.98%) Serverless
5 7 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (2.39%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.39%) npm
7 5 (1.99%) Apigee
7 5 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.99%) Azure Functions
7 5 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (1.59%) CloudFront
8 4 (1.59%) Route 53
9 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.20%) NuGet
9 3 (1.20%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.20%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.98%) Internet
2 4 (1.59%) Firewall
2 4 (1.59%) SNMP
2 4 (1.59%) VPN
3 2 (0.80%) AMQP
4 1 (0.40%) 2G
4 1 (0.40%) 3G
4 1 (0.40%) 4G
4 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.96%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.58%) MySQL
4 13 (5.18%) Big Data
4 13 (5.18%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.18%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.39%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.99%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.99%) Redis
9 3 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.80%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (0.80%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.80%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 151 (60.16%) Selenium
2 104 (41.43%) Jenkins
2 104 (41.43%) JIRA
3 77 (30.68%) Git (software)
4 58 (23.11%) WebDriver
5 46 (18.33%) JMeter
6 44 (17.53%) JUnit
7 40 (15.94%) SoapUI
8 37 (14.74%) SpecFlow
9 36 (14.34%) Maven
10 30 (11.95%) Visual Studio
11 24 (9.56%) Bitbucket
12 22 (8.76%) Subversion
13 21 (8.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (8.37%) Eclipse
14 15 (5.98%) Appium
15 14 (5.58%) TestNG
16 13 (5.18%) LoadRunner
16 13 (5.18%) Robot Framework
17 11 (4.38%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (14.34%) Finance
2 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.39%) Electronics
5 5 (1.99%) Publishing
6 3 (1.20%) Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (26.29%) Test Engineer
2 51 (20.32%) Analyst
2 51 (20.32%) QA Engineer
3 48 (19.12%) Test Analyst
4 45 (17.93%) Developer
5 36 (14.34%) Test Automation Engineer
6 30 (11.95%) Tester
7 26 (10.36%) Automation Tester
7 26 (10.36%) QA Automation Engineer
8 25 (9.96%) Java Developer
9 23 (9.16%) Automation Test Analyst
10 21 (8.37%) Software Engineer
11 20 (7.97%) Automation Engineer
11 20 (7.97%) Java Engineer
11 20 (7.97%) QA Test Engineer
12 16 (6.37%) Agile Test Analyst
12 16 (6.37%) QA Analyst
13 15 (5.98%) QA Test Analyst
14 13 (5.18%) Developer in Test
15 12 (4.78%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (26.29%) Gherkin
2 50 (19.92%) Web Services
3 44 (17.53%) REST
4 35 (13.94%) Spring
5 32 (12.75%) .NET
6 28 (11.16%) SOAP
7 25 (9.96%) RESTful
8 24 (9.56%) AngularJS
9 22 (8.76%) Node.js
10 19 (7.57%) Java EE
11 17 (6.77%) CSS
11 17 (6.77%) HTML
12 16 (6.37%) Spring Boot
13 15 (5.98%) J2EE
14 13 (5.18%) JSON
15 12 (4.78%) Hibernate
15 12 (4.78%) JDBC
15 12 (4.78%) XML
16 11 (4.38%) XSD
17 10 (3.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.37%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (7.97%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (7.57%) User Experience
4 16 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.18%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.59%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.59%) Fintech
7 4 (1.59%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Life Science
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Handset
9 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.55%) Linux
2 19 (7.57%) Android
3 10 (3.98%) Unix
3 10 (3.98%) Windows
4 9 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.59%) CentOS
7 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (79.68%) Test Automation
2 185 (73.71%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (55.38%) BDD
4 103 (41.04%) Scrum
5 81 (32.27%) TDD
6 67 (26.69%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (20.32%) Regression Testing
8 50 (19.92%) Kanban
9 49 (19.52%) Software Testing
10 48 (19.12%) Software Engineering
11 40 (15.94%) Test Scripting
12 39 (15.54%) Manual Testing
13 38 (15.14%) Microservices
14 34 (13.55%) Open Source
15 33 (13.15%) SDLC
16 32 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (11.55%) Web Development
18 26 (10.36%) Computer Science
18 26 (10.36%) OO
19 25 (9.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 152 (60.56%) Java
2 71 (28.29%) JavaScript
3 70 (27.89%) C#
4 59 (23.51%) SQL
5 45 (17.93%) Python
6 25 (9.96%) PHP
7 21 (8.37%) Ruby
8 13 (5.18%) Java 8
9 12 (4.78%) C++
10 10 (3.98%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.98%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.59%) Groovy
12 3 (1.20%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.20%) C
12 3 (1.20%) Go
12 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.40%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) Scala
13 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (16.33%) Degree
2 27 (10.76%) ISTQB
3 25 (9.96%) ISEB
4 17 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (5.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (3.98%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.59%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (41.04%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (18.73%) Docker
2 13 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.39%) Varnish
4 5 (1.99%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.59%) Firmware
5 4 (1.59%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.80%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 32 (12.75%) Kubernetes
2 15 (5.98%) Ansible
3 9 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.79%) Puppet
4 7 (2.79%) Terraform
5 4 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.59%) Mesos
5 4 (1.59%) Nagios
5 4 (1.59%) Rancher
5 4 (1.59%) Salt
6 3 (1.20%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (12.75%) Oracle
2 19 (7.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.18%) Splunk
3 13 (5.18%) VMware
4 9 (3.59%) Google
5 8 (3.19%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.19%) Talend
6 7 (2.79%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.59%) HP
7 4 (1.59%) Peoplefluent
8 3 (1.20%) Apple
9 2 (0.80%) Birst
9 2 (0.80%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.40%) Xamarin