Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 217 235
Rank change year-on-year +43 +18 +31
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 180 133 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.75% 1.22% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.38% 6.47% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 174 100 113
South West median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £28,425 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2439 2056 2250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.74% 18.85% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2042 1769 1899
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
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 West

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the South West

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in the South West.

Salary trend for Cucumber in the South West

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the South West

Cucumber
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Bristol +51 104 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Gloucestershire +35 33 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Somerset -21 25 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Wiltshire -6 22 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Devon +16 2 £27,178 -22.35% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 154 (85.56%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 118 (65.56%) Java
4 109 (60.56%) Selenium
5 85 (47.22%) Jenkins
6 79 (43.89%) JUnit
7 69 (38.33%) C#
8 67 (37.22%) Ruby
9 64 (35.56%) SQL
10 62 (34.44%) JIRA
11 61 (33.89%) BDD
12 57 (31.67%) SpecFlow
13 56 (31.11%) Git (software)
14 55 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (30.00%) TDD
16 52 (28.89%) Software Testing
17 48 (26.67%) Degree
17 48 (26.67%) REST
18 46 (25.56%) Scrum
18 46 (25.56%) XML
19 42 (23.33%) Python
20 41 (22.78%) QA
21 40 (22.22%) Finance
22 39 (21.67%) JavaScript
23 38 (21.11%) Tomcat
23 38 (21.11%) Spring
23 38 (21.11%) SoapUI
24 36 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
24 36 (20.00%) Gherkin
24 36 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 38 (21.11%) Tomcat
2 28 (15.56%) Apache
3 27 (15.00%) Confluence
4 11 (6.11%) IIS
4 11 (6.11%) Mule
4 11 (6.11%) Mule ESB
5 10 (5.56%) Anypoint
5 10 (5.56%) GlassFish
5 10 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.89%) SaaS
3 13 (7.22%) IaaS
3 13 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.22%) PaaS
4 7 (3.89%) TestFlight
5 3 (1.67%) BrowserStack
5 3 (1.67%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.33%) HTTP
2 11 (6.11%) SSL
3 7 (3.89%) MQTT
4 4 (2.22%) SSH
5 2 (1.11%) Internet
5 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.89%) MySQL
2 22 (12.22%) SQL Server
3 21 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (8.89%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 109 (60.56%) Selenium
2 85 (47.22%) Jenkins
3 79 (43.89%) JUnit
4 62 (34.44%) JIRA
5 57 (31.67%) SpecFlow
6 56 (31.11%) Git (software)
7 38 (21.11%) SoapUI
8 36 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 35 (19.44%) Eclipse
10 34 (18.89%) Maven
11 33 (18.33%) JMeter
12 25 (13.89%) Calabash
13 24 (13.33%) WebDriver
14 19 (10.56%) Appium
15 18 (10.00%) Ant
15 18 (10.00%) JBehave
15 18 (10.00%) TeamCity
15 18 (10.00%) Visual Studio
16 16 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (7.78%) HP UFT
General
1 40 (22.22%) Finance
2 14 (7.78%) Electronics
2 14 (7.78%) Marketing
3 13 (7.22%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.22%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.56%) Banking
5 5 (2.78%) Retail
6 4 (2.22%) Advertising
6 4 (2.22%) Back Office
7 3 (1.67%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (21.67%) Tester
2 35 (19.44%) Developer
3 34 (18.89%) Automation Tester
3 34 (18.89%) Test Engineer
4 30 (16.67%) Analyst
5 29 (16.11%) Test Analyst
6 24 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 22 (12.22%) Java Engineer
7 22 (12.22%) Test Automation Engineer
8 20 (11.11%) Java Developer
9 18 (10.00%) Test Leader
10 16 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
11 14 (7.78%) Java Software Engineer
11 14 (7.78%) Test Manager
12 13 (7.22%) Developer in Test
12 13 (7.22%) Test Automation Developer
12 13 (7.22%) Test Automation Manager
13 10 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 10 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
14 9 (5.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.67%) REST
2 46 (25.56%) XML
3 38 (21.11%) Spring
4 36 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 34 (18.89%) Hibernate
5 34 (18.89%) SOAP
6 29 (16.11%) .NET
6 29 (16.11%) jQuery
7 26 (14.44%) J2EE
7 26 (14.44%) Web Services
8 25 (13.89%) HTML
9 24 (13.33%) JSON
10 22 (12.22%) CSS
11 21 (11.67%) AngularJS
12 20 (11.11%) XSD
13 16 (8.89%) React
14 14 (7.78%) Behat
15 12 (6.67%) Node.js
16 11 (6.11%) JMS
17 10 (5.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) User Experience
2 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.22%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.89%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.78%) Fintech
5 4 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.56%) BBC
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.33%) Linux
2 20 (11.11%) Unix
3 14 (7.78%) Windows
4 11 (6.11%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.56%) Android
5 10 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (85.56%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 61 (33.89%) BDD
4 55 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (30.00%) TDD
6 52 (28.89%) Software Testing
7 46 (25.56%) Scrum
8 32 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
9 31 (17.22%) Manual Testing
10 30 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 24 (13.33%) DevOps
11 24 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
11 24 (13.33%) OO
12 23 (12.78%) Test Strategy
12 23 (12.78%) Waterfall
13 22 (12.22%) Regression Testing
14 19 (10.56%) Test Scripting
15 18 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (9.44%) Open Source
17 16 (8.89%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (65.56%) Java
2 69 (38.33%) C#
3 67 (37.22%) Ruby
4 64 (35.56%) SQL
5 42 (23.33%) Python
6 39 (21.67%) JavaScript
7 24 (13.33%) Groovy
8 15 (8.33%) C++
9 14 (7.78%) VBScript
9 14 (7.78%) XPath
10 13 (7.22%) Jython
11 6 (3.33%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.11%) PHP
14 2 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (26.67%) Degree
2 34 (18.89%) ISTQB
3 28 (15.56%) ISEB
4 11 (6.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (22.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (7.78%) CA Service Virtualization
2 10 (5.56%) CloudHub
3 7 (3.89%) HockeyApp
4 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.89%) Oracle
2 22 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.56%) HP
4 15 (8.33%) SAP
5 14 (7.78%) CA
6 10 (5.56%) IBM
6 10 (5.56%) MuleSoft
7 7 (3.89%) Xamarin
8 6 (3.33%) Cadence
9 2 (1.11%) hybris
10 1 (0.56%) Google
10 1 (0.56%) Zend