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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 281 377
Rank change year-on-year +38 +96  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1223 1122 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.16% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.53% 6.40% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 986 779
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 18718 17536 18604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.93% 18.06% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15451 15210 15614
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +32 1168 £50,000 -4.76% 173
London -21 560 £55,000 -4.34% 85
South West +20 120 £42,500 -5.55% 10
North West +25 110 £45,000 - 20
South East +52 100 £47,500 +5.55% 19
Yorkshire +26 100 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Manchester +22 91 £46,250 -2.63% 16
East of England +25 82 £50,000 +5.26% 12
City of London -13 67 £57,500 - 14
West Yorkshire +35 65 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Leeds +29 64 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands +44 54 £46,625 +24.33% 7
Bristol +12 48 £44,250 -19.54% 6
Cambridgeshire +14 47 £52,000 +9.47% 6
West Midlands +25 40 £43,750 +9.37% 6
Hertfordshire -1 33 £45,000 - 6
Berkshire +32 31 £53,750 +26.47%
Watford +4 31 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Cambridge +7 29 £52,000 +9.47% 6
Somerset 0 29 £38,000 -5.00%
Nottingham +24 28 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Nottinghamshire +20 28 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Scotland -3 28 £45,000 +2.27% 8
East Sussex +24 26 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Brighton +39 25 £50,000 - 4
York +32 23 £72,500 - 2
North Yorkshire +14 23 £72,500 +107.14% 2
Birmingham +24 22 £40,000 - 3
Bath -9 22 £42,500 +6.25%
Gloucestershire -10 21 £40,000 -15.78% 2

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1803 (78.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1773 (77.66%) Test Automation
3 1688 (73.94%) Selenium
4 1459 (63.91%) Java
5 1091 (47.79%) BDD
6 890 (38.98%) QA
7 784 (34.34%) TDD
8 696 (30.49%) Scrum
9 654 (28.65%) Jenkins
10 642 (28.12%) WebDriver
11 609 (26.68%) SQL
12 551 (24.13%) C#
13 528 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
14 521 (22.82%) JIRA
15 516 (22.60%) Ruby
16 486 (21.29%) JUnit
17 480 (21.02%) Test Scripting
18 456 (19.97%) Git (software)
19 452 (19.80%) Finance
20 446 (19.54%) Gherkin
21 426 (18.66%) JavaScript
22 377 (16.51%) Python
23 336 (14.72%) SDLC
24 326 (14.28%) ISEB
24 326 (14.28%) ISTQB
25 320 (14.02%) Software Testing
26 307 (13.45%) Spring
27 291 (12.75%) Test Strategy
28 286 (12.53%) Linux
29 281 (12.31%) Web Services

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
1 184 (8.06%) Confluence
2 135 (5.91%) Tomcat
3 86 (3.77%) Apache
4 68 (2.98%) JBoss
5 49 (2.15%) Jetty
6 45 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
7 39 (1.71%) CMS
8 36 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 29 (1.27%) GlassFish
10 26 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 24 (1.05%) Mule ESB
11 24 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (0.92%) nginx
13 16 (0.70%) Mule
14 15 (0.66%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.66%) Apache TomEE
15 14 (0.61%) WildFly
16 13 (0.57%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.44%) Umbraco
18 9 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.088%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.044%) HipChat
5 1 (0.044%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.044%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.088%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 180 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (5.69%) GitHub
3 78 (3.42%) SaaS
4 54 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (2.15%) BrowserStack
6 35 (1.53%) Office 365
6 35 (1.53%) Slack
7 32 (1.40%) G Suite
8 18 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 13 (0.57%) Sauce Labs
11 12 (0.53%) IaaS
12 9 (0.39%) PaaS
13 6 (0.26%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.18%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.03%) HTTP
2 70 (3.07%) Internet
3 15 (0.66%) SSL
4 9 (0.39%) SSH
5 7 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.26%) AMQP
7 5 (0.22%) DNS
7 5 (0.22%) Firewall
8 4 (0.18%) LDAP
8 4 (0.18%) Skype
9 3 (0.13%) Network Security
10 2 (0.088%) Diameter Protocol
10 2 (0.088%) DSL
10 2 (0.088%) Intranet
10 2 (0.088%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.088%) MQTT
10 2 (0.088%) SMTP
10 2 (0.088%) VPN
10 2 (0.088%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.044%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (7.40%) MySQL
2 118 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 100 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 99 (4.34%) NoSQL
5 83 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 61 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 57 (2.50%) Big Data
8 51 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 33 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 24 (1.05%) Redis
11 22 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 15 (0.66%) DB2
12 15 (0.66%) HBase
12 15 (0.66%) MarkLogic
13 13 (0.57%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.35%) Triplestore
15 6 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.26%) Couchbase
15 6 (0.26%) Looker
15 6 (0.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1688 (73.94%) Selenium
2 654 (28.65%) Jenkins
3 642 (28.12%) WebDriver
4 521 (22.82%) JIRA
5 486 (21.29%) JUnit
6 456 (19.97%) Git (software)
7 251 (10.99%) Maven
8 244 (10.69%) JMeter
9 239 (10.47%) SoapUI
10 234 (10.25%) SpecFlow
11 224 (9.81%) Appium
12 151 (6.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 137 (6.00%) LoadRunner
14 131 (5.74%) JBehave
15 128 (5.61%) Calabash
16 126 (5.52%) Capybara
17 120 (5.26%) Gatling
18 115 (5.04%) FitNesse
19 113 (4.95%) TestNG
20 101 (4.42%) Subversion
General
1 452 (19.80%) Finance
2 121 (5.30%) Retail
3 82 (3.59%) Banking
4 68 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 48 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 45 (1.97%) Games
7 44 (1.93%) Marketing
8 38 (1.66%) Advertising
9 30 (1.31%) Electronics
10 25 (1.10%) Front Office
11 17 (0.74%) Publishing
12 14 (0.61%) Billing
12 14 (0.61%) Legal
13 11 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.35%) Back Office
15 6 (0.26%) Automotive
16 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.18%) Military
17 4 (0.18%) Private Banking
18 3 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 549 (24.05%) Tester
2 531 (23.26%) Developer
3 415 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 394 (17.26%) Analyst
5 391 (17.13%) Test Engineer
6 318 (13.93%) Test Analyst
7 288 (12.61%) Java Developer
8 251 (10.99%) QA Engineer
9 234 (10.25%) Test Automation Engineer
10 182 (7.97%) QA Tester
11 172 (7.53%) Senior Tester
12 161 (7.05%) Senior Automation Tester
13 153 (6.70%) Java Engineer
14 151 (6.61%) Developer in Test
15 148 (6.48%) Senior Developer
16 146 (6.40%) QA Analyst
17 141 (6.18%) QA Automation Engineer
18 140 (6.13%) Automation Test Analyst
19 129 (5.65%) Selenium Tester
20 127 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (19.54%) Gherkin
2 307 (13.45%) Spring
3 281 (12.31%) Web Services
4 259 (11.34%) HTML
5 257 (11.26%) XML
6 235 (10.29%) Hibernate
7 234 (10.25%) REST
8 205 (8.98%) RESTful
9 173 (7.58%) .NET
10 165 (7.23%) SOAP
11 159 (6.96%) CSS
12 140 (6.13%) AngularJS
13 125 (5.48%) JSON
14 113 (4.95%) jQuery
15 106 (4.64%) Node.js
16 84 (3.68%) Java EE
17 74 (3.24%) HTML5
18 67 (2.93%) JMS
19 60 (2.63%) Apache Flex
20 58 (2.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 121 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 113 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 78 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 71 (3.11%) User Experience
5 56 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (2.23%) Fintech
7 50 (2.19%) Client/Server
8 21 (0.92%) iPad
9 18 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (0.74%) Derivative
10 17 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 15 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
12 14 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
13 13 (0.57%) RIA
14 12 (0.53%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.53%) Smart City
15 10 (0.44%) BBC
15 10 (0.44%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 286 (12.53%) Linux
2 150 (6.57%) Windows
3 133 (5.83%) Unix
4 91 (3.99%) Apple iOS
5 89 (3.90%) Android
6 14 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.22%) CentOS
7 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.18%) Solaris
9 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.044%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1803 (78.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1773 (77.66%) Test Automation
3 1091 (47.79%) BDD
4 784 (34.34%) TDD
5 696 (30.49%) Scrum
6 528 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
7 480 (21.02%) Test Scripting
8 336 (14.72%) SDLC
9 320 (14.02%) Software Testing
10 291 (12.75%) Test Strategy
11 275 (12.05%) Kanban
12 253 (11.08%) Software Engineering
13 248 (10.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 233 (10.21%) DevOps
15 218 (9.55%) Manual Testing
16 201 (8.80%) OO
17 200 (8.76%) Non-Functional Testing
18 194 (8.50%) Performance Testing
19 181 (7.93%) Functional Testing
19 181 (7.93%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1459 (63.91%) Java
2 609 (26.68%) SQL
3 551 (24.13%) C#
4 516 (22.60%) Ruby
5 426 (18.66%) JavaScript
6 377 (16.51%) Python
7 132 (5.78%) C++
8 109 (4.77%) Scala
9 91 (3.99%) PHP
10 78 (3.42%) C
11 62 (2.72%) Groovy
12 51 (2.23%) Perl
13 42 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 39 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 22 (0.96%) ES6
17 17 (0.74%) XPath
18 13 (0.57%) Go
19 12 (0.53%) XQuery
20 9 (0.39%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 326 (14.28%) ISEB
1 326 (14.28%) ISTQB
2 216 (9.46%) Degree
3 129 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 90 (3.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 87 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 65 (2.85%) DV Cleared
7 28 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.31%) OCP
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.26%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.22%) MCP
12 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.22%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.18%) PMP
13 4 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 890 (38.98%) QA
2 8 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.22%) SLA
4 4 (0.18%) MiFID
5 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.13%) WCAG
6 2 (0.088%) EMIR
7 1 (0.044%) WAI
System Software
1 98 (4.29%) Docker
2 19 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.39%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.18%) LXC
7 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 83 (3.64%) Puppet
2 78 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
3 77 (3.37%) Ansible
4 44 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 21 (0.92%) Terraform
6 12 (0.53%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.31%) CloudHub
7 7 (0.31%) Grafana
8 5 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.18%) Kibana
9 4 (0.18%) Marathon
9 4 (0.18%) StatsD
10 3 (0.13%) Chronos
10 3 (0.13%) Packer
10 3 (0.13%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.13%) rkt
11 2 (0.088%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.088%) Icinga
11 2 (0.088%) Rancher
Vendors
1 192 (8.41%) Oracle
2 87 (3.81%) HP
3 86 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 60 (2.63%) Google
5 50 (2.19%) Atlassian
6 46 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 30 (1.31%) IBM
7 30 (1.31%) SAP
8 29 (1.27%) Adobe
9 17 (0.74%) InterSystems
10 16 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.57%) Splunk
11 13 (0.57%) VMware
12 12 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
12 12 (0.53%) Cognizant
13 9 (0.39%) ATG
14 7 (0.31%) Facebook
14 7 (0.31%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.31%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.31%) Sybase
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: ££competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £55000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +10% bonus and good corporate benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Intec Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, Including Free
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Myles Roberts
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago