Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 72 84
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 37 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.36% 2.60% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.31% 16.57% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 34 3
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,062
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.32% +14.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,950
90th Percentile £47,500 £67,500 £40,976
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,062
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.32% +14.04%

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 278 181 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.25% 15.68% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 239 160 175
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £28,400 £24,975 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £48,562
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.84% -2.00%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +12 37 £42,500 +1.19% 6
Cucumber
North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 37 (100.00%) Selenium
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (64.86%) Java
4 22 (59.46%) TDD
5 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
5 21 (56.76%) BDD
6 20 (54.05%) Scrum
6 20 (54.05%) Web Services
7 17 (45.95%) JIRA
8 16 (43.24%) JSON
8 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
9 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
10 14 (37.84%) QA
10 14 (37.84%) Hibernate
10 14 (37.84%) Spring
10 14 (37.84%) Docker
10 14 (37.84%) Microservices
10 14 (37.84%) REST
11 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
11 13 (35.14%) Confluence
12 12 (32.43%) Bitbucket
12 12 (32.43%) Maven
12 12 (32.43%) Subversion
12 12 (32.43%) MVC
12 12 (32.43%) HTML
12 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
12 12 (32.43%) JUnit
12 12 (32.43%) CSS
12 12 (32.43%) SOAP
12 12 (32.43%) Web Development

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 13 (35.14%) Confluence
2 10 (27.03%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) DigitalOcean
Development Applications
1 37 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (45.95%) JIRA
3 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
4 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
5 12 (32.43%) Bitbucket
5 12 (32.43%) JUnit
5 12 (32.43%) Maven
5 12 (32.43%) Subversion
6 11 (29.73%) Gatling
6 11 (29.73%) JMeter
7 10 (27.03%) GitLab
7 10 (27.03%) Gradle
8 7 (18.92%) LoadRunner
9 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.11%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Tester
4 8 (21.62%) Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Test Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Automation Tester
5 7 (18.92%) Developer in Test
5 7 (18.92%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (8.11%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Architect
8 2 (5.41%) AWS Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) Web Services
2 16 (43.24%) JSON
3 14 (37.84%) Hibernate
3 14 (37.84%) REST
3 14 (37.84%) Spring
4 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
5 12 (32.43%) CSS
5 12 (32.43%) HTML
5 12 (32.43%) JPA
5 12 (32.43%) SOAP
5 12 (32.43%) Spring MVC
6 10 (27.03%) HTML5
6 10 (27.03%) jQuery
6 10 (27.03%) Spring Boot
7 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.81%) XML
9 3 (8.11%) Node.js
10 2 (5.41%) Apache Flex
11 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) TDD
3 21 (56.76%) BDD
3 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
4 20 (54.05%) Scrum
5 14 (37.84%) Microservices
6 12 (32.43%) MVC
6 12 (32.43%) Web Development
7 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.03%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Search
8 9 (24.32%) Exploratory Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (18.92%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (13.51%) OO
10 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
11 4 (10.81%) SDET
11 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) Java 8
3 5 (13.51%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Java 9
5 1 (2.70%) Groovy
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.41%) Terraform
2 1 (2.70%) Consul
2 1 (2.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian