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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 180 212
Rank change year-on-year +62 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 128 82 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.53% 1.39% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.90% 7.54% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 114 73 32
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £52,500 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1174 1087 1140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.20% 18.45% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 999 932 996
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Cucumber as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +12 39 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Somerset +17 32 £35,000 +3.70% 7
Wiltshire +34 28 £45,000 +5.88%
Gloucestershire -5 25 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Devon - 2 £46,250 -
Dorset - 2 £43,125 - 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 181 (84.19%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (70.23%) Selenium
3 137 (63.72%) Java
4 93 (43.26%) BDD
5 92 (42.79%) ISEB
6 90 (41.86%) ISTQB
7 81 (37.67%) Test Automation
8 76 (35.35%) SQL
9 67 (31.16%) Scrum
9 67 (31.16%) Non-Functional Testing
10 66 (30.70%) Finance
11 59 (27.44%) C#
11 59 (27.44%) JUnit
11 59 (27.44%) Jenkins
12 55 (25.58%) JIRA
13 49 (22.79%) Software Testing
14 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
14 46 (21.40%) Test Strategy
14 46 (21.40%) SpecFlow
15 45 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (20.47%) Linux
17 43 (20.00%) Test Scripting
18 42 (19.53%) Load Testing
18 42 (19.53%) QA
19 39 (18.14%) Spring
19 39 (18.14%) Team Foundation Server
20 38 (17.67%) JavaScript
20 38 (17.67%) Microsoft
21 37 (17.21%) Test Management
21 37 (17.21%) Ruby

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 32 (14.88%) Tomcat
2 24 (11.16%) Apache
3 5 (2.33%) Confluence
3 5 (2.33%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.40%) JBoss
5 2 (0.93%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) FileNet
6 1 (0.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.93%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (6.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.19%) SaaS
3 7 (3.26%) Lucidchart
4 2 (0.93%) IaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) SSH
2 6 (2.79%) HTTP
3 2 (0.93%) FTP
3 2 (0.93%) MQTT
3 2 (0.93%) SSL
3 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.65%) NoSQL
1 10 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.72%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.26%) MySQL
4 6 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.93%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.47%) DB2
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 151 (70.23%) Selenium
2 59 (27.44%) Jenkins
2 59 (27.44%) JUnit
3 55 (25.58%) JIRA
4 46 (21.40%) SpecFlow
5 39 (18.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (16.28%) Git (software)
7 32 (14.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 32 (14.88%) Maven
8 26 (12.09%) WebDriver
9 22 (10.23%) LoadRunner
10 21 (9.77%) JMeter
11 19 (8.84%) Calabash
12 18 (8.37%) Subversion
13 17 (7.91%) Ant
13 17 (7.91%) IntelliJ
14 15 (6.98%) Gatling
15 14 (6.51%) Appium
16 13 (6.05%) The Grinder
17 10 (4.65%) Zephyr
General
1 66 (30.70%) Finance
2 23 (10.70%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.37%) Electronics
4 16 (7.44%) Manufacturing
5 14 (6.51%) Marketing
6 11 (5.12%) Retail
7 9 (4.19%) Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (30.70%) Test Engineer
2 53 (24.65%) Developer
3 46 (21.40%) Test Automation Engineer
4 44 (20.47%) Analyst
4 44 (20.47%) Java Developer
4 44 (20.47%) Test Analyst
5 26 (12.09%) Tester
6 16 (7.44%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (7.44%) Software Analyst
6 16 (7.44%) Software Test Analyst
6 16 (7.44%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (6.05%) Automation Tester
7 13 (6.05%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (6.05%) Senior Test Analyst
7 13 (6.05%) Test Manager
8 11 (5.12%) Developer in Test
9 10 (4.65%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Java Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.14%) Spring
2 35 (16.28%) Gherkin
2 35 (16.28%) Hibernate
3 30 (13.95%) XML
4 29 (13.49%) HTML
5 20 (9.30%) Web Services
6 19 (8.84%) REST
7 16 (7.44%) CSS
8 15 (6.98%) SOAP
9 13 (6.05%) Spring MVC
10 12 (5.58%) .NET
10 12 (5.58%) J2EE
10 12 (5.58%) jQuery
11 11 (5.12%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.19%) Spring Boot
12 9 (4.19%) Thymeleaf
13 8 (3.72%) Apache Camel
14 7 (3.26%) HTML5
15 6 (2.79%) JPA
15 6 (2.79%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.26%) User Experience
4 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.93%) W3C
6 1 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.47%) Fintech
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.47%) Linux
2 22 (10.23%) Windows
3 21 (9.77%) Unix
4 10 (4.65%) Android
5 9 (4.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (84.19%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (43.26%) BDD
3 81 (37.67%) Test Automation
4 67 (31.16%) Non-Functional Testing
4 67 (31.16%) Scrum
5 49 (22.79%) Software Testing
6 46 (21.40%) Test Strategy
7 45 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 42 (19.53%) Load Testing
10 37 (17.21%) Test Management
11 36 (16.74%) Waterfall
12 32 (14.88%) Performance Testing
13 31 (14.42%) TDD
13 31 (14.42%) Unit Testing
13 31 (14.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (13.49%) Automated Testing
14 29 (13.49%) Regression Testing
14 29 (13.49%) User Stories
15 27 (12.56%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (63.72%) Java
2 76 (35.35%) SQL
3 59 (27.44%) C#
4 38 (17.67%) JavaScript
5 37 (17.21%) Ruby
6 35 (16.28%) Python
7 32 (14.88%) C++
8 11 (5.12%) Perl
8 11 (5.12%) PL/SQL
8 11 (5.12%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.72%) XPath
10 5 (2.33%) C
10 5 (2.33%) Scala
11 4 (1.86%) PHP
12 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.40%) Clojure
13 1 (0.47%) VB
13 1 (0.47%) VB6
13 1 (0.47%) VBA
13 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (42.79%) ISEB
2 90 (41.86%) ISTQB
3 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
4 37 (17.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (15.81%) DV Cleared
6 21 (9.77%) Degree
7 10 (4.65%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (19.53%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (4.65%) Docker
1 10 (4.65%) Hyper-V
1 10 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (6.51%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.02%) Oracle
3 23 (10.70%) HP
4 16 (7.44%) SAP
5 10 (4.65%) VMware
6 5 (2.33%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.47%) Pega
8 1 (0.47%) Sencha
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Taunton
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago