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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 282 370
Rank change year-on-year +28 +88  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1079 1170 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.13% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.49% 6.26% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 924 972 700
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16625 18686 17537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.65% 18.07% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13979 15967 14707
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Cucumber
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 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
England +40 1032 £47,500 -5.00% 167
London +2 488 £55,000 - 68
South West +62 129 £42,500 - 19
Yorkshire +43 100 £46,000 +15.00% 12
North West +22 93 £42,500 +6.25% 26
West Yorkshire +51 81 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Leeds +43 81 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Manchester +27 80 £42,500 +6.25% 23
South East +49 76 £47,500 +18.75% 16
City of London -5 54 £55,000 - 26
East of England +21 51 £42,500 -10.52% 10
West Midlands +6 46 £36,500 -27.00% 6
East Midlands +36 42 £37,500 -3.22% 8
Bristol +15 41 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Hertfordshire +38 33 £42,500 - 3
Somerset +14 32 £35,000 +3.70% 9
Watford +21 29 £42,500 -13.26% 3
Scotland +15 29 £41,000 +2.50% 6
Wiltshire +27 26 £45,000 +5.88%
Gloucestershire -3 26 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Berkshire +32 24 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Birmingham +26 21 £36,500 -14.11% 3
Glasgow +15 20 £41,000 -21.90% 2
Gloucester +12 18 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 17 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Swindon +22 16 £45,000 +9.09%
Nottingham +22 16 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Hampshire +22 16 £47,500 +35.71%
Bath +10 15 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Reading +43 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2

Cucumber
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 1698 (78.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1549 (71.98%) Selenium
3 1301 (60.46%) Java
4 1034 (48.05%) BDD
5 868 (40.33%) QA
6 766 (35.59%) Scrum
7 760 (35.32%) TDD
8 712 (33.09%) Test Automation
9 588 (27.32%) SQL
10 587 (27.28%) Jenkins
11 530 (24.63%) WebDriver
12 491 (22.82%) JUnit
13 476 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
14 462 (21.47%) Ruby
15 452 (21.00%) Automation Testing
16 442 (20.54%) JIRA
17 438 (20.35%) C#
18 417 (19.38%) Finance
19 393 (18.26%) Git (software)
20 380 (17.66%) JavaScript
21 377 (17.52%) Test Scripting
22 372 (17.29%) Gherkin
23 363 (16.87%) Automated Testing
24 361 (16.78%) Software Testing
25 354 (16.45%) Python
26 333 (15.47%) ISTQB
27 324 (15.06%) ISEB
28 317 (14.73%) Linux
29 288 (13.38%) Spring
30 279 (12.96%) SDLC

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
1 144 (6.69%) Confluence
2 84 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 55 (2.56%) Apache
4 54 (2.51%) JBoss
5 39 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 33 (1.53%) CMS
7 27 (1.25%) Umbraco
8 24 (1.12%) IIS
9 23 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
10 19 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 16 (0.74%) Commerce Server
12 15 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.60%) GlassFish
14 11 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.42%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.42%) Documentum
15 9 (0.42%) Jetty
15 9 (0.42%) nginx
15 9 (0.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.093%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.093%) Mingle
4 2 (0.093%) MS Office
5 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.046%) HipChat
5 1 (0.046%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.046%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.093%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 102 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (3.81%) GitHub
2 82 (3.81%) SaaS
3 39 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.49%) G Suite
4 32 (1.49%) Office 365
4 32 (1.49%) Slack
5 8 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.33%) Lucidchart
6 7 (0.33%) OpenShift
7 6 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.23%) IaaS
8 5 (0.23%) PaaS
9 4 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.19%) Loggly
9 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.093%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.88%) HTTP
2 27 (1.25%) Internet
3 22 (1.02%) SSL
4 8 (0.37%) SSH
4 8 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.33%) LDAP
6 6 (0.28%) Firewall
7 4 (0.19%) Network Security
7 4 (0.19%) SMTP
8 3 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.14%) VPN
9 2 (0.093%) DNS
9 2 (0.093%) FTP
9 2 (0.093%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.046%) DHCP
10 1 (0.046%) MQTT
10 1 (0.046%) Multicast
10 1 (0.046%) RTSP
10 1 (0.046%) Skype
10 1 (0.046%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (8.78%) Relational Database
2 177 (8.22%) MySQL
3 122 (5.67%) NoSQL
4 109 (5.07%) MongoDB
5 78 (3.62%) SQL Server
6 69 (3.21%) RDBMS
7 55 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 42 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (1.53%) DB2
10 30 (1.39%) Big Data
11 24 (1.12%) HBase
12 23 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (0.84%) MarkLogic
13 18 (0.84%) Redis
14 15 (0.70%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.65%) Neo4j
16 8 (0.37%) CouchDB
16 8 (0.37%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1549 (71.98%) Selenium
2 587 (27.28%) Jenkins
3 530 (24.63%) WebDriver
4 491 (22.82%) JUnit
5 442 (20.54%) JIRA
6 393 (18.26%) Git (software)
7 278 (12.92%) Maven
8 247 (11.48%) SoapUI
9 245 (11.38%) JMeter
10 229 (10.64%) Appium
11 214 (9.94%) SpecFlow
12 141 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 135 (6.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 130 (6.04%) LoadRunner
15 129 (5.99%) Subversion
16 128 (5.95%) HP UFT
17 121 (5.62%) TestNG
18 119 (5.53%) Calabash
19 110 (5.11%) FitNesse
20 103 (4.79%) TeamCity
General
1 417 (19.38%) Finance
2 167 (7.76%) Retail
3 100 (4.65%) Banking
4 62 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.14%) Marketing
6 36 (1.67%) Games
7 35 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.49%) Front Office
9 30 (1.39%) Advertising
10 29 (1.35%) Legal
11 25 (1.16%) Publishing
12 24 (1.12%) Electronics
13 17 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.74%) Military
15 13 (0.60%) Automotive
16 12 (0.56%) Back Office
17 8 (0.37%) Billing
18 7 (0.33%) Law
19 2 (0.093%) Corporate Banking
19 2 (0.093%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 489 (22.72%) Developer
2 488 (22.68%) Tester
3 382 (17.75%) Analyst
4 377 (17.52%) Test Engineer
5 374 (17.38%) Automation Tester
6 321 (14.92%) Test Analyst
7 243 (11.29%) Java Developer
8 238 (11.06%) QA Engineer
9 205 (9.53%) Test Automation Engineer
10 185 (8.60%) QA Tester
11 139 (6.46%) QA Automation Tester
12 131 (6.09%) Automation Test Analyst
12 131 (6.09%) QA Automation Engineer
12 131 (6.09%) Selenium Tester
13 130 (6.04%) Senior Tester
14 129 (5.99%) Java Engineer
15 125 (5.81%) QA Analyst
16 122 (5.67%) Developer in Test
16 122 (5.67%) Senior Developer
17 115 (5.34%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (17.29%) Gherkin
2 288 (13.38%) Spring
3 268 (12.45%) HTML
4 247 (11.48%) REST
5 245 (11.38%) Web Services
5 245 (11.38%) XML
6 207 (9.62%) RESTful
7 184 (8.55%) SOAP
8 177 (8.22%) CSS
9 165 (7.67%) .NET
10 160 (7.43%) JSON
11 140 (6.51%) Hibernate
12 128 (5.95%) AngularJS
13 100 (4.65%) HTML5
14 98 (4.55%) jQuery
15 91 (4.23%) Node.js
16 85 (3.95%) J2EE
17 81 (3.76%) ActiveMQ
18 78 (3.62%) JMS
19 63 (2.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 123 (5.72%) Computer Science
2 120 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 117 (5.44%) Mobile App
4 53 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 50 (2.32%) Client/Server
6 41 (1.91%) User Experience
7 33 (1.53%) Fintech
8 24 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 19 (0.88%) Clustering
10 18 (0.84%) Derivative
10 18 (0.84%) iPad
10 18 (0.84%) Virtual Team
10 18 (0.84%) W3C
11 15 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
14 10 (0.46%) Online Games
15 9 (0.42%) Driving Licence
16 8 (0.37%) Equities
16 8 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 317 (14.73%) Linux
2 185 (8.60%) Unix
3 142 (6.60%) Windows
4 95 (4.41%) Android
5 89 (4.14%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.37%) Solaris
9 7 (0.33%) CentOS
9 7 (0.33%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.046%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1698 (78.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1034 (48.05%) BDD
3 766 (35.59%) Scrum
4 760 (35.32%) TDD
5 712 (33.09%) Test Automation
6 476 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
7 452 (21.00%) Automation Testing
8 377 (17.52%) Test Scripting
9 363 (16.87%) Automated Testing
10 361 (16.78%) Software Testing
11 279 (12.96%) SDLC
12 277 (12.87%) Kanban
13 257 (11.94%) Test Strategy
14 228 (10.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 227 (10.55%) Manual Testing
16 221 (10.27%) Software Engineering
17 219 (10.18%) Functional Testing
18 213 (9.90%) Regression Testing
19 210 (9.76%) OO
20 199 (9.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1301 (60.46%) Java
2 588 (27.32%) SQL
3 462 (21.47%) Ruby
4 438 (20.35%) C#
5 380 (17.66%) JavaScript
6 354 (16.45%) Python
7 154 (7.16%) C++
8 109 (5.07%) Scala
9 88 (4.09%) Perl
10 84 (3.90%) PHP
11 83 (3.86%) C
12 50 (2.32%) Groovy
13 49 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 41 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 36 (1.67%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.65%) Go
17 12 (0.56%) XPath
18 11 (0.51%) Objective-C
18 11 (0.51%) VB.NET
19 10 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 333 (15.47%) ISTQB
2 324 (15.06%) ISEB
3 234 (10.87%) Degree
4 130 (6.04%) Security Cleared
5 115 (5.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 86 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 29 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.14%) CSQA
10 3 (0.14%) OCP
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.093%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.093%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.046%) HND
12 1 (0.046%) MCP
12 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.046%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 868 (40.33%) QA
2 119 (5.53%) SDET
3 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.42%) SLA
5 8 (0.37%) MiFID
6 7 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.33%) EMIR
7 5 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.093%) WCAG
System Software
1 103 (4.79%) Docker
2 28 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.37%) LXC
6 7 (0.33%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.093%) HDFS
8 1 (0.046%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.046%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 83 (3.86%) HP Quality Center
2 80 (3.72%) Puppet
3 49 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (1.77%) Ansible
5 15 (0.70%) Grafana
6 12 (0.56%) Capistrano
6 12 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.56%) StatsD
7 7 (0.33%) Salt
8 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.19%) CFEngine
9 4 (0.19%) Kibana
10 3 (0.14%) logstash
10 3 (0.14%) Packer
10 3 (0.14%) Terraform
11 2 (0.093%) Chronos
11 2 (0.093%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.093%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.093%) HockeyApp
11 2 (0.093%) Marathon
Vendors
1 185 (8.60%) Oracle
2 112 (5.20%) Microsoft
3 83 (3.86%) HP
4 53 (2.46%) Red Hat
5 52 (2.42%) IBM
6 51 (2.37%) Atlassian
7 50 (2.32%) Google
8 30 (1.39%) hybris
9 29 (1.35%) VMware
10 28 (1.30%) Adobe
11 25 (1.16%) SAP
12 20 (0.93%) Splunk
13 18 (0.84%) InterSystems
14 16 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.65%) ATG
15 14 (0.65%) Cognizant
16 12 (0.56%) Sitecore
16 12 (0.56%) TOWER Software
17 10 (0.46%) Pega
18 9 (0.42%) EMC
Redhill, Surrey
Cloudscope
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Private medical, Life assurance, Pen
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £70000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago