Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 307 336
Rank change year-on-year +31 +29 +131
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 287 246 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.85% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.54% 4.19% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 239 210 279
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -4.20%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,450 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,050 £63,875 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% 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 6,321 5,872 6,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.34% 20.28% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,516 5,142 5,706
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -23 111 £46,500 -7.00% 14
Hampshire +47 87 £45,000 +2.86% 4
Berkshire -8 63 £43,000 -14.00% 9
Surrey +34 34 £48,750 +50.00% 4
Oxfordshire -4 31 £62,000 -0.80% 2
East Sussex -47 24 £45,000 -10.00%
West Sussex +14 23 £41,500 -24.72% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £48,750 +21.88% 3
Kent - 9 £47,500 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 230 (80.14%) Test Automation
2 225 (78.40%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (64.11%) Selenium
4 166 (57.84%) BDD
5 161 (56.10%) Java
6 134 (46.69%) QA
7 117 (40.77%) TDD
8 113 (39.37%) Jenkins
9 107 (37.28%) JIRA
10 96 (33.45%) Scrum
11 86 (29.97%) Continuous Integration
12 80 (27.87%) Software Testing
12 80 (27.87%) Gherkin
13 71 (24.74%) JavaScript
14 70 (24.39%) C#
14 70 (24.39%) Git (software)
15 69 (24.04%) Regression Testing
16 67 (23.34%) Web Services
17 64 (22.30%) WebDriver
18 60 (20.91%) SQL
19 57 (19.86%) JMeter
20 55 (19.16%) JUnit
21 54 (18.82%) Linux
22 52 (18.12%) SpecFlow
23 49 (17.07%) Manual Testing
24 46 (16.03%) Test Scripting
24 46 (16.03%) ISTQB
25 45 (15.68%) SoapUI
26 44 (15.33%) Python
26 44 (15.33%) Software Engineering

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 42 (14.63%) Confluence
2 7 (2.44%) Apache
2 7 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.09%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.74%) CMS
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.05%) JBoss
5 3 (1.05%) nginx
5 3 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) Drupal
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) Traffic Server
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.83%) GitHub
4 9 (3.14%) SaaS
5 5 (1.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.74%) Azure Functions
5 5 (1.74%) Sauce Labs
5 5 (1.74%) Serverless
6 4 (1.39%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.70%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.70%) NuGet
8 1 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.35%) G Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Office 365
8 1 (0.35%) Slack
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.23%) Internet
2 6 (2.09%) AMQP
3 2 (0.70%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.35%) 2G
4 1 (0.35%) 3G
4 1 (0.35%) 4G
4 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.67%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (5.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.88%) MySQL
4 12 (4.18%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.74%) Amazon QuickSight
7 5 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.74%) Hazelcast
7 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.74%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.05%) Redis
9 2 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.35%) Big Data
10 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 184 (64.11%) Selenium
2 113 (39.37%) Jenkins
3 107 (37.28%) JIRA
4 70 (24.39%) Git (software)
5 64 (22.30%) WebDriver
6 57 (19.86%) JMeter
7 55 (19.16%) JUnit
8 52 (18.12%) SpecFlow
9 45 (15.68%) SoapUI
10 38 (13.24%) Visual Studio
11 27 (9.41%) Maven
12 23 (8.01%) Bitbucket
13 19 (6.62%) Eclipse
14 18 (6.27%) NUnit
15 15 (5.23%) Appium
15 15 (5.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (4.88%) Robot Framework
16 14 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (4.53%) Subversion
18 12 (4.18%) TestNG
General
1 40 (13.94%) Finance
2 10 (3.48%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.14%) Electronics
4 8 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.44%) Marketing
6 4 (1.39%) Games
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Automotive
7 2 (0.70%) Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (23.00%) QA Engineer
1 66 (23.00%) Test Engineer
2 62 (21.60%) Analyst
3 55 (19.16%) Tester
4 46 (16.03%) Test Analyst
5 42 (14.63%) Developer
6 38 (13.24%) Automation Tester
7 37 (12.89%) QA Automation Engineer
8 30 (10.45%) Test Automation Engineer
9 29 (10.10%) Automation Engineer
9 29 (10.10%) QA Analyst
10 26 (9.06%) Software Engineer
11 24 (8.36%) Java Developer
12 23 (8.01%) QA Test Engineer
13 21 (7.32%) Java Engineer
14 15 (5.23%) Agile Test Analyst
15 14 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
15 14 (4.88%) QA Test Analyst
15 14 (4.88%) Software Tester
16 13 (4.53%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (27.87%) Gherkin
2 67 (23.34%) Web Services
3 39 (13.59%) REST
4 36 (12.54%) .NET
5 31 (10.80%) AngularJS
6 28 (9.76%) Spring
7 22 (7.67%) HTML
7 22 (7.67%) SOAP
8 19 (6.62%) CSS
9 15 (5.23%) RESTful
10 13 (4.53%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.53%) Java EE
10 13 (4.53%) Node.js
11 12 (4.18%) J2EE
12 11 (3.83%) Spring Boot
12 11 (3.83%) XML
13 10 (3.48%) Kafka
13 10 (3.48%) Middleware
14 9 (3.14%) .NET Framework
14 9 (3.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.01%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (6.62%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.27%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.53%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.83%) User Experience
8 7 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.09%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.70%) Fintech
11 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) Blog
12 1 (0.35%) Handset
12 1 (0.35%) Life Science
12 1 (0.35%) Replication
12 1 (0.35%) SCADA
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.82%) Linux
2 42 (14.63%) Windows
3 19 (6.62%) Android
4 18 (6.27%) Ubuntu
5 17 (5.92%) Unix
6 13 (4.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.05%) CentOS
7 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.35%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (80.14%) Test Automation
2 225 (78.40%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (57.84%) BDD
4 117 (40.77%) TDD
5 96 (33.45%) Scrum
6 86 (29.97%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (27.87%) Software Testing
8 69 (24.04%) Regression Testing
9 49 (17.07%) Manual Testing
10 46 (16.03%) Test Scripting
11 44 (15.33%) Software Engineering
12 40 (13.94%) Kanban
13 39 (13.59%) API Testing
14 36 (12.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (12.54%) SDLC
15 33 (11.50%) Test Strategy
16 29 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 29 (10.10%) Integration Testing
17 28 (9.76%) Performance Testing
17 28 (9.76%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (56.10%) Java
2 71 (24.74%) JavaScript
3 70 (24.39%) C#
4 60 (20.91%) SQL
5 44 (15.33%) Python
6 24 (8.36%) Ruby
7 17 (5.92%) C++
8 12 (4.18%) Java 8
8 12 (4.18%) PHP
9 11 (3.83%) C
10 9 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.44%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.09%) Groovy
13 5 (1.74%) Perl
14 3 (1.05%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.05%) Go
15 2 (0.70%) Scala
15 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.35%) VB
16 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (16.03%) ISTQB
2 42 (14.63%) ISEB
3 34 (11.85%) Degree
4 22 (7.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (6.62%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.18%) SC Cleared
7 9 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.74%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (46.69%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (14.63%) Docker
2 18 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.39%) Firmware
3 4 (1.39%) Postfix
4 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (6.27%) Ansible
1 18 (6.27%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.09%) Terraform
4 5 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.05%) Puppet
6 2 (0.70%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 32 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.06%) Atlassian
3 23 (8.01%) Oracle
4 18 (6.27%) VMware
5 9 (3.14%) Google
5 9 (3.14%) Splunk
5 9 (3.14%) Talend
6 8 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.09%) Apple
8 5 (1.74%) Birst
8 5 (1.74%) SAP
9 4 (1.39%) Apigee
9 4 (1.39%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.39%) HP
10 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.35%) Twitter
11 1 (0.35%) Xamarin