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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 325 289 259
Rank change year-on-year -36 -30 -16
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,015 1,255 994
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.17% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.91% 5.68% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 930 857 778
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,300 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,911 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.52% +14.29% -4.55%
75th Percentile £83,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £83,500 £84,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -3.23%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 41,059 22,098 15,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.86% 20.68% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16,127 14,800 12,492
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,238 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,297 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.03% +0.54% +7.84%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cucumber.

Salary trend for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cucumber over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the UK over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -59 1,580 £67,500 +12.50% 111
London -12 1,109 £72,500 +11.54% 46
Work from Home +12 897 £62,500 +8.70% 47
UK excluding London -162 521 £52,500 +5.00% 77
South East -116 203 £52,500 -4.55% 13
North of England -94 104 £55,000 +15.79% 28
South West -77 70 £52,500 -7.89% 15
Scotland -43 57 £43,823 -12.35% 6
North West -76 51 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Midlands -60 45 £56,500 +13.00% 7
Yorkshire -61 44 £50,000 +5.26% 10
West Midlands -52 34 £50,000 -23.08% 7
East of England -88 31 £45,500 -24.17% 2
Wales -23 12 £47,500 +5.56% 4
East Midlands -43 11 £65,000 +60.49%
North East -17 9 £55,000 +58.27% 8

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 1,435 (71.22%) Agile
2 1,403 (69.63%) Test Automation
3 1,290 (64.02%) Java
4 1,106 (54.89%) Selenium
5 909 (45.11%) BDD
6 905 (44.91%) Jenkins
7 901 (44.71%) QA
8 786 (39.01%) JavaScript
9 747 (37.07%) CI/CD
10 718 (35.63%) TDD
11 633 (31.41%) Finance
12 624 (30.97%) DevOps
13 600 (29.78%) AWS
14 598 (29.68%) Software Testing
15 554 (27.49%) JIRA
15 554 (27.49%) Git (software)
16 542 (26.90%) SQL
17 522 (25.91%) Scrum
18 503 (24.96%) Microservices
19 497 (24.67%) Software Engineering
20 474 (23.52%) REST
21 465 (23.08%) Docker
22 446 (22.13%) API Testing
23 445 (22.08%) Postman
24 444 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
25 434 (21.54%) Social Skills
26 421 (20.89%) Python
27 414 (20.55%) JUnit
28 408 (20.25%) Kubernetes
29 393 (19.50%) C#

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 233 (11.56%) Confluence
2 72 (3.57%) Jetty
3 47 (2.33%) GemFire
4 38 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 38 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 34 (1.69%) CMS
6 27 (1.34%) IIS
7 26 (1.29%) Apache
8 13 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.50%) JBoss
10 9 (0.45%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.30%) nginx
11 6 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.30%) WildFly
11 6 (0.30%) WordPress
12 5 (0.25%) Camunda
12 5 (0.25%) IBM Domino
12 5 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.20%) Moodle
14 3 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (0.55%) Simulink
2 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.050%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.099%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.050%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.050%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 600 (29.78%) AWS
2 323 (16.03%) Azure
3 289 (14.34%) GitHub
4 173 (8.59%) GCP
5 126 (6.25%) OpenShift
6 117 (5.81%) SaaS
7 115 (5.71%) Sauce Labs
8 108 (5.36%) Serverless
9 86 (4.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 71 (3.52%) Azure DevOps
11 69 (3.42%) BrowserStack
12 61 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
13 60 (2.98%) Datadog
14 59 (2.93%) Amazon S3
15 57 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
16 48 (2.38%) npm
17 44 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
17 44 (2.18%) PaaS
18 41 (2.03%) Slack
19 36 (1.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 96 (4.76%) HTTP
2 56 (2.78%) PPP
3 39 (1.94%) Broadband
4 17 (0.84%) WebEx
5 15 (0.74%) Internet
6 11 (0.55%) Calico
7 6 (0.30%) Firewall
8 5 (0.25%) RIP
9 4 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.15%) SSL
11 2 (0.099%) 5G
11 2 (0.099%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.099%) VPN
12 1 (0.050%) DVB
12 1 (0.050%) SAN
12 1 (0.050%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
2 134 (6.65%) NoSQL
3 118 (5.86%) SQL Server
4 93 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
5 90 (4.47%) MySQL
6 78 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 65 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 60 (2.98%) Redis
9 56 (2.78%) DynamoDB
10 35 (1.74%) Hazelcast
11 32 (1.59%) Hadoop
12 27 (1.34%) Big Data
13 17 (0.84%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (0.65%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.55%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.55%) MariaDB
15 11 (0.55%) Sqoop
16 10 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,106 (54.89%) Selenium
2 905 (44.91%) Jenkins
3 554 (27.49%) Git (software)
3 554 (27.49%) JIRA
4 445 (22.08%) Postman
5 414 (20.55%) JUnit
6 318 (15.78%) Cypress.io
7 308 (15.29%) SpecFlow
8 240 (11.91%) JMeter
9 221 (10.97%) Appium
10 176 (8.73%) SoapUI
11 173 (8.59%) WebDriver
12 169 (8.39%) REST Assured
13 149 (7.39%) Maven
14 140 (6.95%) Protractor
15 128 (6.35%) Gradle
16 109 (5.41%) RSpec
17 107 (5.31%) Bitbucket
18 106 (5.26%) NUnit
19 100 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 633 (31.41%) Finance
2 434 (21.54%) Social Skills
3 334 (16.58%) Banking
4 239 (11.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 132 (6.55%) Retail
6 129 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
7 88 (4.37%) Public Sector
8 80 (3.97%) Telecoms
9 75 (3.72%) Games
10 73 (3.62%) Organisational Skills
11 72 (3.57%) Law
12 50 (2.48%) Marketing
12 50 (2.48%) Retail Banking
13 34 (1.69%) Tech for Good
14 32 (1.59%) Aerospace
15 31 (1.54%) Financial Institution
15 31 (1.54%) Manufacturing
16 28 (1.39%) Legal
17 25 (1.24%) Documentation Skills
17 25 (1.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 332 (16.48%) Developer
2 297 (14.74%) QA Engineer
3 292 (14.49%) Test Engineer
4 283 (14.04%) Software Engineer
5 174 (8.64%) Tester
6 154 (7.64%) Test Automation Engineer
7 150 (7.44%) Software Developer
8 146 (7.25%) Automation Tester
9 116 (5.76%) Java Engineer
10 111 (5.51%) Quality Engineer
11 102 (5.06%) Senior Developer
12 99 (4.91%) Software Test Engineer
13 96 (4.76%) Analyst
14 90 (4.47%) Automation Engineer
14 90 (4.47%) Developer in Test
15 84 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
16 83 (4.12%) Java Developer
17 72 (3.57%) Architect
18 71 (3.52%) Senior QA Engineer
19 70 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (23.52%) REST
2 325 (16.13%) Gherkin
3 311 (15.43%) Spring
4 302 (14.99%) Kafka
5 277 (13.75%) Node.js
6 251 (12.46%) React
7 236 (11.71%) JSON
8 220 (10.92%) SOAP
8 220 (10.92%) Spring Boot
9 210 (10.42%) Web Services
10 201 (9.98%) RESTful
11 164 (8.14%) HTML
12 155 (7.69%) Jest
13 154 (7.64%) .NET
14 149 (7.39%) CSS
15 146 (7.25%) Swagger
16 135 (6.70%) XML
17 123 (6.10%) AngularJS
18 116 (5.76%) WebdriverIO
19 94 (4.67%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 167 (8.29%) User Experience
2 127 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 126 (6.25%) Cloud Native
4 104 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
5 80 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 79 (3.92%) Public Cloud
7 72 (3.57%) Social Network
8 60 (2.98%) Data Centre
9 47 (2.33%) Private Cloud
10 40 (1.99%) Mainframe
11 39 (1.94%) Equities
12 38 (1.89%) Data Structures
13 36 (1.79%) Fixed Income
13 36 (1.79%) PlayStation
14 34 (1.69%) Over-the-Top Content
15 33 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 33 (1.64%) Virtual Team
16 31 (1.54%) Algorithms
17 28 (1.39%) Client/Server
18 27 (1.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 214 (10.62%) Linux
2 111 (5.51%) Windows
3 91 (4.52%) Unix
4 90 (4.47%) Android
5 79 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.050%) Alpine Linux
7 1 (0.050%) CentOS
7 1 (0.050%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.050%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,435 (71.22%) Agile
2 1,403 (69.63%) Test Automation
3 909 (45.11%) BDD
4 747 (37.07%) CI/CD
5 718 (35.63%) TDD
6 624 (30.97%) DevOps
7 598 (29.68%) Software Testing
8 522 (25.91%) Scrum
9 503 (24.96%) Microservices
10 497 (24.67%) Software Engineering
11 446 (22.13%) API Testing
12 444 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
13 317 (15.73%) SDLC
14 311 (15.43%) SDET
15 301 (14.94%) Test Strategy
16 256 (12.70%) Fintech
17 251 (12.46%) Mentoring
18 245 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
18 245 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
19 244 (12.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,290 (64.02%) Java
2 786 (39.01%) JavaScript
3 542 (26.90%) SQL
4 421 (20.89%) Python
5 393 (19.50%) C#
6 227 (11.27%) TypeScript
7 211 (10.47%) Ruby
8 132 (6.55%) Scala
9 104 (5.16%) Groovy
10 90 (4.47%) Kotlin
11 79 (3.92%) PowerShell
11 79 (3.92%) Shell Script
12 75 (3.72%) ES6
13 49 (2.43%) Go
14 41 (2.03%) Bash
15 27 (1.34%) C
16 18 (0.89%) ES7
16 18 (0.89%) Perl
17 17 (0.84%) PHP
18 16 (0.79%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 274 (13.60%) Degree
2 175 (8.68%) ISTQB
3 90 (4.47%) ISEB
4 81 (4.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 62 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 49 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 41 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 30 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
9 24 (1.19%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.99%) OCP
10 20 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
11 11 (0.55%) AAT
11 11 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.099%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.099%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.099%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 901 (44.71%) QA
2 111 (5.51%) Accessibility
3 9 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.30%) WCAG
6 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.099%) SLA
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.050%) PSD2
System Software
1 465 (23.08%) Docker
2 35 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (1.34%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.55%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.55%) Firmware
6 7 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 408 (20.25%) Kubernetes
2 167 (8.29%) Terraform
3 136 (6.75%) Ansible
4 110 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
5 89 (4.42%) Puppet
6 49 (2.43%) Istio
7 47 (2.33%) Fortio
7 47 (2.33%) Kiali
8 44 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (1.09%) Grafana
10 20 (0.99%) Kibana
11 13 (0.65%) Kubeflow
11 13 (0.65%) Prometheus
12 12 (0.60%) CA Service Virtualization
13 11 (0.55%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.15%) Consul
14 3 (0.15%) Foglight
14 3 (0.15%) logstash
14 3 (0.15%) Packer
14 3 (0.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 121 (6.00%) Oracle
2 90 (4.47%) Microsoft
3 66 (3.28%) Spotify
4 49 (2.43%) Perfecto Mobile
5 40 (1.99%) Google
5 40 (1.99%) VMware
6 36 (1.79%) New Relic
7 35 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 35 (1.74%) FIS
8 32 (1.59%) HP
9 22 (1.09%) Splunk
10 21 (1.04%) SAP
11 20 (0.99%) CA Agile Central
12 16 (0.79%) Apple
13 15 (0.74%) LexisNexis
13 15 (0.74%) Pega
13 15 (0.74%) WorldPay
14 14 (0.69%) Sony
15 13 (0.65%) Civica
15 13 (0.65%) Hitachi