Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 267 239 229
Rank change year-on-year -28 -10 +37
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1,389 2,177 2,684
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.47% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.18% 7.37% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 1,738 2,260
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 22,483 29,553 36,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.28% 19.94% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17,730 23,506 30,038
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Top 17 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 3 April 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
England -28 1,253 £52,500 -4.55% 125
UK excluding London +4 816 £46,000 +2.22% 91
London -68 544 £67,500 +3.85% 50
South East +27 244 £55,000 +4.76% 16
North of England +28 218 £42,500 - 23
South West +11 123 £42,500 -5.56% 20
North West +20 110 £42,500 - 12
Yorkshire +33 94 £45,000 +11.94% 11
Work from Home -31 77 £52,500 -16.00% 10
Midlands -33 76 £42,500 - 10
Scotland -26 65 £60,000 +26.32% 5
Wales +26 57 £45,000 +12.50% 12
West Midlands +12 46 £42,000 +1.82% 4
East of England +10 32 £52,500 -4.55% 6
East Midlands -24 30 £47,500 +9.20% 6
North East -7 14 £37,500 -11.76%
Northern Ireland +21 4 £39,250 -31.74%

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 1,083 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1,034 (74.44%) Test Automation
3 950 (68.39%) Selenium
4 885 (63.71%) Java
5 599 (43.12%) BDD
6 517 (37.22%) Jenkins
7 479 (34.49%) QA
8 444 (31.97%) Scrum
9 431 (31.03%) JavaScript
10 410 (29.52%) TDD
11 391 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
12 365 (26.28%) C#
13 363 (26.13%) DevOps
14 356 (25.63%) JIRA
15 320 (23.04%) SQL
16 311 (22.39%) Finance
17 266 (19.15%) WebDriver
18 246 (17.71%) Docker
19 239 (17.21%) Python
20 234 (16.85%) Gherkin
21 226 (16.27%) Git (software)
22 224 (16.13%) Maven
23 222 (15.98%) Test Scripting
24 215 (15.48%) JUnit
25 206 (14.83%) JMeter
26 205 (14.76%) AWS
27 204 (14.69%) Software Testing
28 196 (14.11%) Web Services
29 195 (14.04%) Spring
29 195 (14.04%) REST

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
1 156 (11.23%) Confluence
2 53 (3.82%) Tomcat
3 31 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.66%) Apache
5 22 (1.58%) Mule
6 18 (1.30%) JBoss
7 12 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (0.72%) Mule ESB
8 10 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.58%) nginx
10 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.36%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.29%) CMS
12 4 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.22%) Apache TomEE
13 3 (0.22%) IIS
14 2 (0.14%) Camunda
14 2 (0.14%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (0.22%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.43%) Magento
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.072%) Ripple
6 1 (0.072%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.072%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.072%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 205 (14.76%) AWS
2 194 (13.97%) Azure
3 105 (7.56%) GitHub
4 49 (3.53%) GCP
5 35 (2.52%) BlazeMeter
5 35 (2.52%) Serverless
6 33 (2.38%) BrowserStack
7 28 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (1.94%) Sauce Labs
9 26 (1.87%) OpenShift
10 25 (1.80%) SaaS
11 23 (1.66%) Heroku
11 23 (1.66%) Slack
12 22 (1.58%) PaaS
13 20 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
14 19 (1.37%) IaaS
15 18 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (1.22%) Amazon S3
17 16 (1.15%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.58%) HTTP
2 10 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.50%) Internet
4 5 (0.36%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.29%) FTP
6 3 (0.22%) SSH
7 1 (0.072%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.072%) DSL
7 1 (0.072%) Firewall
7 1 (0.072%) Intranet
7 1 (0.072%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.072%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.072%) SSL
7 1 (0.072%) VLAN
7 1 (0.072%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.61%) MySQL
3 53 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (3.02%) Relational Database
5 39 (2.81%) MongoDB
5 39 (2.81%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.22%) DB2
7 16 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 16 (1.15%) MarkLogic
8 11 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.43%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (0.43%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (0.43%) Big Data
12 5 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 950 (68.39%) Selenium
2 517 (37.22%) Jenkins
3 356 (25.63%) JIRA
4 266 (19.15%) WebDriver
5 226 (16.27%) Git (software)
6 224 (16.13%) Maven
7 215 (15.48%) JUnit
8 206 (14.83%) JMeter
9 183 (13.17%) Postman
10 178 (12.81%) SoapUI
11 146 (10.51%) Appium
12 135 (9.72%) SpecFlow
13 105 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 104 (7.49%) REST Assured
15 92 (6.62%) Protractor
16 83 (5.98%) TeamCity
17 75 (5.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 72 (5.18%) Bitbucket
18 72 (5.18%) TestNG
19 71 (5.11%) JBehave
General
1 311 (22.39%) Finance
2 162 (11.66%) Banking
3 91 (6.55%) Retail
4 49 (3.53%) Public Sector
5 41 (2.95%) Games
6 36 (2.59%) Back Office
7 21 (1.51%) Marketing
7 21 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.79%) Electronics
9 11 (0.79%) Front Office
10 7 (0.50%) Law
11 5 (0.36%) Advertising
11 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.36%) Legal
12 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.22%) Military
13 3 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 370 (26.64%) Developer
2 245 (17.64%) Test Engineer
3 168 (12.10%) Analyst
3 168 (12.10%) QA Engineer
4 161 (11.59%) Tester
5 145 (10.44%) Java Developer
6 144 (10.37%) Test Analyst
7 143 (10.30%) Test Automation Engineer
8 120 (8.64%) Automation Tester
9 89 (6.41%) Developer in Test
10 82 (5.90%) Automation Test Analyst
11 73 (5.26%) Senior Developer
12 68 (4.90%) Automation Engineer
13 63 (4.54%) Software Developer
14 62 (4.46%) Senior Test Engineer
15 56 (4.03%) Software Engineer
16 52 (3.74%) Consultant
17 50 (3.60%) Test Consultant
18 49 (3.53%) QA Automation Engineer
19 48 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (16.85%) Gherkin
2 196 (14.11%) Web Services
3 195 (14.04%) REST
3 195 (14.04%) Spring
4 146 (10.51%) SOAP
5 138 (9.94%) .NET
6 129 (9.29%) RESTful
7 127 (9.14%) Node.js
8 113 (8.14%) HTML
9 112 (8.06%) Hibernate
10 105 (7.56%) CSS
11 97 (6.98%) XML
12 90 (6.48%) React
13 86 (6.19%) Spring Boot
14 77 (5.54%) JSON
15 73 (5.26%) AngularJS
16 59 (4.25%) JPA
17 45 (3.24%) RxJava
18 43 (3.10%) Middleware
19 38 (2.74%) Dagger
Miscellaneous
1 135 (9.72%) Mobile App
2 76 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (3.74%) User Experience
5 32 (2.30%) Blog
5 32 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.22%) Social Network
8 16 (1.15%) Life Science
8 16 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
9 13 (0.94%) Cloud Native
10 12 (0.86%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.65%) NHS
12 8 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
13 7 (0.50%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.43%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.43%) Online Games
14 6 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (8.64%) Android
2 118 (8.50%) Apple iOS
3 89 (6.41%) Linux
4 81 (5.83%) Unix
5 48 (3.46%) Windows
6 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.072%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,083 (77.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1,034 (74.44%) Test Automation
3 599 (43.12%) BDD
4 444 (31.97%) Scrum
5 410 (29.52%) TDD
6 391 (28.15%) Continuous Integration
7 363 (26.13%) DevOps
8 222 (15.98%) Test Scripting
9 204 (14.69%) Software Testing
10 193 (13.89%) Microservices
11 176 (12.67%) Software Engineering
12 175 (12.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 159 (11.45%) Mentoring
14 155 (11.16%) API Testing
15 148 (10.66%) SDET
16 133 (9.58%) SDLC
17 130 (9.36%) Test Strategy
18 122 (8.78%) Performance Testing
19 119 (8.57%) Manual Testing
19 119 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 885 (63.71%) Java
2 431 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 365 (26.28%) C#
4 320 (23.04%) SQL
5 239 (17.21%) Python
6 162 (11.66%) Ruby
7 100 (7.20%) TypeScript
8 71 (5.11%) C++
8 71 (5.11%) Java 8
9 62 (4.46%) Scala
10 61 (4.39%) Kotlin
11 54 (3.89%) Go
12 49 (3.53%) Apple Swift
12 49 (3.53%) PHP
13 46 (3.31%) VBScript
14 45 (3.24%) Groovy
14 45 (3.24%) Objective-C
15 39 (2.81%) C
16 22 (1.58%) PowerShell
17 20 (1.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 163 (11.74%) ISTQB
2 106 (7.63%) ISEB
3 102 (7.34%) Degree
4 70 (5.04%) Security Cleared
5 32 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.58%) MCP
10 7 (0.50%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.072%) CISSP
13 1 (0.072%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (34.49%) QA
2 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.072%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 246 (17.71%) Docker
2 6 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.36%) vSphere
4 4 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.072%) Firmware
7 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 124 (8.93%) Kubernetes
2 65 (4.68%) Ansible
3 64 (4.61%) HP Quality Center
4 51 (3.67%) Puppet
5 50 (3.60%) Terraform
6 44 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (1.58%) Istio
8 20 (1.44%) CA Service Virtualization
9 16 (1.15%) HP ALM
10 11 (0.79%) Rancher
11 8 (0.58%) Grafana
12 7 (0.50%) Kibana
12 7 (0.50%) Packer
13 6 (0.43%) logstash
14 4 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.29%) Prometheus
15 3 (0.22%) Graphite
16 1 (0.072%) Consul
16 1 (0.072%) Docker Swarm
16 1 (0.072%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 106 (7.63%) Oracle
2 65 (4.68%) HP
3 64 (4.61%) Microsoft
4 52 (3.74%) SAP
5 35 (2.52%) Google
6 31 (2.23%) CA
7 26 (1.87%) Atlassian
8 23 (1.66%) WorldPay
9 18 (1.30%) MuleSoft
9 18 (1.30%) Perfecto Mobile
10 17 (1.22%) IBM
11 16 (1.15%) FIS
12 15 (1.08%) Splunk
13 12 (0.86%) AppDynamics
13 12 (0.86%) Cognizant
13 12 (0.86%) Micro Focus
13 12 (0.86%) New Relic
14 9 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
15 8 (0.58%) Adobe
15 8 (0.58%) Jitterbit