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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 143 206
Rank change year-on-year +15 +63  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 121 95 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.28% 1.81% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.27% 9.46% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 111 76 43
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,150 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% +10.37%  

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 1305 1004 1149
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.54% 19.17% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 876 975
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +7 50 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Somerset +3 29 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Gloucestershire -12 21 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Wiltshire -13 12 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Dorset - 4 £38,750 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 211 (84.40%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (79.60%) Test Automation
3 175 (70.00%) Selenium
4 168 (67.20%) Java
5 95 (38.00%) BDD
6 92 (36.80%) JUnit
7 91 (36.40%) Scrum
8 89 (35.60%) C#
9 86 (34.40%) ISTQB
10 84 (33.60%) ISEB
10 84 (33.60%) Non-Functional Testing
11 75 (30.00%) SQL
12 68 (27.20%) Jenkins
13 66 (26.40%) SpecFlow
14 65 (26.00%) JIRA
15 61 (24.40%) Ruby
15 61 (24.40%) Software Testing
16 60 (24.00%) Finance
17 59 (23.60%) QA
18 55 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
19 50 (20.00%) Test Scripting
19 50 (20.00%) Git (software)
20 49 (19.60%) WebDriver
21 48 (19.20%) JavaScript
22 47 (18.80%) Security Cleared
23 45 (18.00%) Test Strategy
24 44 (17.60%) Tomcat
24 44 (17.60%) Spring
25 43 (17.20%) TDD
26 40 (16.00%) Oracle

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 44 (17.60%) Tomcat
2 34 (13.60%) Apache
3 19 (7.60%) Confluence
4 14 (5.60%) GlassFish
5 9 (3.60%) Mule
5 9 (3.60%) Mule ESB
6 7 (2.80%) Anypoint
6 7 (2.80%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.80%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.60%) JBoss
8 2 (0.80%) CMS
8 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.40%) FileNet
9 1 (0.40%) nginx
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Fireworks
1 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.40%) SaaS
3 8 (3.20%) IaaS
3 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.20%) PaaS
4 4 (1.60%) BrowserStack
4 4 (1.60%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (0.80%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.40%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.40%) HTTP
2 8 (3.20%) SSL
3 5 (2.00%) SSH
4 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.80%) MQTT
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) ICMP
6 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.20%) MongoDB
3 17 (6.80%) MySQL
4 16 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 175 (70.00%) Selenium
2 92 (36.80%) JUnit
3 68 (27.20%) Jenkins
4 66 (26.40%) SpecFlow
5 65 (26.00%) JIRA
6 50 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 49 (19.60%) WebDriver
8 35 (14.00%) Maven
9 32 (12.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 32 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (11.20%) JMeter
11 25 (10.00%) SoapUI
12 23 (9.20%) LoadRunner
13 22 (8.80%) IntelliJ
13 22 (8.80%) JBehave
14 20 (8.00%) Subversion
14 20 (8.00%) WATIR
15 19 (7.60%) Eclipse
16 18 (7.20%) Jasmine
17 16 (6.40%) Calabash
General
1 60 (24.00%) Finance
2 18 (7.20%) Electronics
3 16 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.20%) Marketing
6 5 (2.00%) Advertising
6 5 (2.00%) Banking
6 5 (2.00%) Retail
7 4 (1.60%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 80 (32.00%) Test Engineer
2 64 (25.60%) Test Automation Engineer
3 52 (20.80%) Developer
4 45 (18.00%) Tester
5 43 (17.20%) Analyst
5 43 (17.20%) Test Analyst
6 42 (16.80%) Java Developer
7 23 (9.20%) Automation Tester
8 18 (7.20%) QA Tester
9 17 (6.80%) Java Engineer
9 17 (6.80%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (6.80%) Software Engineer
10 16 (6.40%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
12 12 (4.80%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 12 (4.80%) Senior Test Engineer
12 12 (4.80%) Software Analyst
12 12 (4.80%) Software Test Analyst
13 11 (4.40%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.60%) Spring
2 38 (15.20%) Hibernate
2 38 (15.20%) REST
3 36 (14.40%) XML
4 34 (13.60%) Gherkin
5 26 (10.40%) HTML
6 23 (9.20%) .NET
6 23 (9.20%) SOAP
6 23 (9.20%) Web Services
7 21 (8.40%) AngularJS
8 18 (7.20%) CSS
8 18 (7.20%) J2EE
8 18 (7.20%) JSON
9 16 (6.40%) Behat
9 16 (6.40%) jQuery
10 14 (5.60%) Spring MVC
11 12 (4.80%) XSD
12 11 (4.40%) React
13 9 (3.60%) HTML5
13 9 (3.60%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.20%) Mobile App
1 13 (5.20%) User Experience
2 7 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.20%) W3C
6 2 (0.80%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.80%) Fintech
7 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.20%) Linux
2 37 (14.80%) Unix
3 32 (12.80%) Windows
4 11 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (84.40%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (79.60%) Test Automation
3 95 (38.00%) BDD
4 91 (36.40%) Scrum
5 84 (33.60%) Non-Functional Testing
6 61 (24.40%) Software Testing
7 55 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 45 (18.00%) Test Strategy
10 43 (17.20%) TDD
11 40 (16.00%) User Stories
12 38 (15.20%) OO
13 35 (14.00%) Functional Testing
14 34 (13.60%) Exploratory Testing
15 32 (12.80%) Unit Testing
15 32 (12.80%) Waterfall
16 30 (12.00%) DevOps
16 30 (12.00%) Regression Testing
17 28 (11.20%) Load Testing
17 28 (11.20%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (67.20%) Java
2 89 (35.60%) C#
3 75 (30.00%) SQL
4 61 (24.40%) Ruby
5 48 (19.20%) JavaScript
6 35 (14.00%) Python
7 26 (10.40%) C++
8 14 (5.60%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.80%) XPath
10 11 (4.40%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.20%) Scala
12 7 (2.80%) C
12 7 (2.80%) Groovy
13 4 (1.60%) Perl
14 2 (0.80%) PHP
14 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.40%) VB
15 1 (0.40%) VB6
15 1 (0.40%) VBA
15 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (34.40%) ISTQB
2 84 (33.60%) ISEB
3 47 (18.80%) Security Cleared
4 30 (12.00%) Degree
5 28 (11.20%) DV Cleared
6 26 (10.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (6.80%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (23.60%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.40%) Docker
2 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (4.80%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.80%) CloudHub
3 5 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.80%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (16.00%) Oracle
2 31 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.60%) HP
4 13 (5.20%) SAP
5 7 (2.80%) IBM
5 7 (2.80%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.20%) VMware
7 2 (0.80%) Pega
7 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) Sencha
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