Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 97 91
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6 -
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 22 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.28% 0.77% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.57% 4.21% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 4
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,731 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.95% +9.94% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,649 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,063 £39,748 £35,325
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,731 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.95% +9.94% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 151 214 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.65% 18.26% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 134 157 179
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.44%
10th Percentile £27,300 £29,500 £27,700
90th Percentile £68,113 £52,250 £51,250
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.54% +1.07% +2.74%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Tyne and Wear

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Tyne and Wear

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Tyne and Wear

Cucumber
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 14 £40,000 +11.95% 1
Gateshead - 8 £40,000 - 1
Cucumber
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 22 (100.00%) Selenium
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) TDD
3 15 (68.18%) BDD
4 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
5 12 (54.55%) QA
5 12 (54.55%) WebDriver
6 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
6 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
7 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (36.36%) SoapUI
8 8 (36.36%) Test Management
8 8 (36.36%) Ruby
8 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
8 8 (36.36%) SQL
9 7 (31.82%) ISEB
9 7 (31.82%) Gherkin
9 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
10 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (27.27%) C#
10 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
10 6 (27.27%) Project Planning
10 6 (27.27%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (22.73%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 5 (22.73%) Validation
11 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
11 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (22.73%) DevOps

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (13.64%) Documentum
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (36.36%) SoapUI
5 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
6 4 (18.18%) Ranorex
7 3 (13.64%) JMeter
8 2 (9.09%) JUnit
8 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
8 2 (9.09%) Robot Framework
8 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
9 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
9 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
9 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
9 1 (4.55%) JIRA
9 1 (4.55%) NUnit
9 1 (4.55%) Protractor
9 1 (4.55%) QUnit
9 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
9 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Automation Tester
2 6 (27.27%) QA Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.55%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) BDD
3 15 (68.18%) TDD
4 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
5 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
6 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Test Management
7 6 (27.27%) Project Planning
8 5 (22.73%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (22.73%) Case Management
8 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
8 5 (22.73%) DevOps
8 5 (22.73%) Validation
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
10 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
10 3 (13.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Ruby
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Groovy
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Pega