Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 71 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 22 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.22% 3.30% 2.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.73% 13.09% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 33
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £36,250 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.71% +1.19% +12.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £51,478 £47,500 £67,500
North East median annual salary £36,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -14.71% +1.19% +12.66%

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 226 275 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.83% 25.18% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 153 236 159
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £24,950
90th Percentile £58,676 £63,750 £65,000
North East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +8.84%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 -11 22 £36,250 -14.71% 4
Cucumber
North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) Selenium
4 14 (63.64%) JMeter
4 14 (63.64%) DevOps
5 12 (54.55%) Gatling
5 12 (54.55%) Finance
5 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
6 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (50.00%) HP UFT
6 11 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
6 11 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
8 6 (27.27%) Wealth Management
9 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
9 5 (22.73%) TDD
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) Degree
9 5 (22.73%) BDD
9 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
9 5 (22.73%) Public Sector
10 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 4 (18.18%) Coaching
10 4 (18.18%) QA
11 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
11 3 (13.64%) System Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing

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 2 (9.09%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Azure
1 1 (4.55%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Selenium
2 14 (63.64%) JMeter
3 12 (54.55%) Gatling
4 11 (50.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (13.64%) Postman
5 3 (13.64%) Protractor
5 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
7 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Test Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) LAMP
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Express
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) DevOps
4 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
5 11 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
5 11 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 6 (27.27%) Wealth Management
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
8 5 (22.73%) TDD
9 4 (18.18%) Coaching
9 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
10 3 (13.64%) SDLC
10 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) VMware