Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 240 266
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 +23
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,055 2,545 2,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.46% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.33% 7.07% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,544 1,970 1,985
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%

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 28,044 35,976 36,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.33% 20.60% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22,262 29,162 29,911
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 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
England +3 1,921 £55,000 +10.00% 237
UK excluding London -11 1,022 £46,250 +2.78% 169
London +35 1,013 £65,000 +8.33% 88
South East +37 315 £55,000 +22.22% 36
North of England -60 224 £41,500 -7.78% 45
South West -8 166 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Yorkshire -44 124 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Midlands -44 110 £44,375 -11.25% 21
East of England +16 89 £45,000 - 14
North West -20 87 £42,500 -5.56% 27
Scotland +21 85 £50,000 +11.11% 14
East Midlands -29 68 £42,500 -1.16% 9
West Midlands -6 42 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Wales -12 32 £38,750 +3.33% 6
North East +11 10 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 1,563 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1,518 (73.87%) Test Automation
3 1,478 (71.92%) Selenium
4 1,334 (64.91%) Java
5 1,072 (52.17%) BDD
6 805 (39.17%) Jenkins
7 762 (37.08%) Scrum
8 706 (34.36%) QA
9 693 (33.72%) TDD
10 673 (32.75%) JIRA
11 637 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
12 567 (27.59%) JavaScript
13 542 (26.37%) SQL
14 520 (25.30%) C#
15 483 (23.50%) Finance
16 477 (23.21%) Git (software)
17 471 (22.92%) WebDriver
18 450 (21.90%) Gherkin
19 424 (20.63%) DevOps
20 422 (20.54%) Python
21 363 (17.66%) Software Testing
22 348 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
23 334 (16.25%) Test Scripting
24 333 (16.20%) SoapUI
25 331 (16.11%) SpecFlow
26 308 (14.99%) Spring
26 308 (14.99%) JUnit
27 304 (14.79%) Kanban
28 298 (14.50%) SDET
29 297 (14.45%) Docker

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
1 219 (10.66%) Confluence
2 60 (2.92%) Tomcat
3 50 (2.43%) IIS
4 37 (1.80%) JBoss
5 33 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 27 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 20 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (0.58%) Apache
10 11 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.44%) Apache TomEE
12 8 (0.39%) CMS
12 8 (0.39%) nginx
13 7 (0.34%) CoreMedia CMS
14 6 (0.29%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.19%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.19%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (0.097%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.34%) Fredhopper
3 7 (0.34%) Magento
4 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.19%) Ripple
5 4 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.097%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.049%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.049%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.049%) LongView
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.049%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.049%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.049%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 348 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (5.21%) G Suite
4 104 (5.06%) Office 365
5 97 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 76 (3.70%) GitHub
7 75 (3.65%) SaaS
8 52 (2.53%) BrowserStack
9 47 (2.29%) Sauce Labs
10 30 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (1.17%) Serverless
12 23 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (0.88%) Google App Engine
14 17 (0.83%) OpenShift
15 15 (0.73%) Amazon S3
15 15 (0.73%) Slack
16 14 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
16 14 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
17 13 (0.63%) Heroku
18 12 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.56%) HTTP
2 12 (0.58%) SSH
3 11 (0.54%) Ethernet
3 11 (0.54%) VLAN
4 9 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.29%) Internet
6 5 (0.24%) Calico
6 5 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.19%) AMQP
7 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.097%) ATM
9 2 (0.097%) PBX
10 1 (0.049%) Firewall
10 1 (0.049%) ICMP
10 1 (0.049%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.049%) SSL
10 1 (0.049%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 118 (5.74%) MongoDB
3 106 (5.16%) MySQL
4 90 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
5 82 (3.99%) Big Data
6 70 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 64 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 60 (2.92%) Hadoop
9 49 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (2.24%) Redis
11 25 (1.22%) Apache Hive
12 23 (1.12%) Data Lake
13 20 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (0.92%) Blockchain
14 19 (0.92%) DB2
15 17 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 14 (0.68%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.63%) GIS
18 10 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,478 (71.92%) Selenium
2 805 (39.17%) Jenkins
3 673 (32.75%) JIRA
4 477 (23.21%) Git (software)
5 471 (22.92%) WebDriver
6 333 (16.20%) SoapUI
7 331 (16.11%) SpecFlow
8 308 (14.99%) JUnit
9 297 (14.45%) Maven
10 275 (13.38%) JMeter
11 263 (12.80%) Appium
12 148 (7.20%) TeamCity
13 120 (5.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 109 (5.30%) Subversion
15 104 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
16 102 (4.96%) LoadRunner
17 96 (4.67%) Gatling
18 90 (4.38%) JBehave
19 86 (4.18%) Gradle
20 84 (4.09%) NUnit
General
1 483 (23.50%) Finance
2 238 (11.58%) Retail
3 157 (7.64%) Banking
4 49 (2.38%) Marketing
5 45 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.14%) Games
7 42 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.80%) Back Office
9 26 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.02%) Electronics
12 18 (0.88%) Law
13 14 (0.68%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.44%) Advertising
14 9 (0.44%) Front Office
15 8 (0.39%) Legal
16 5 (0.24%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.097%) Billing
18 2 (0.097%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 593 (28.86%) Developer
2 468 (22.77%) Test Engineer
3 302 (14.70%) Test Automation Engineer
4 259 (12.60%) Analyst
5 247 (12.02%) Developer in Test
6 232 (11.29%) Tester
7 224 (10.90%) Java Developer
8 204 (9.93%) Test Analyst
9 195 (9.49%) QA Engineer
10 178 (8.66%) Software Developer
11 170 (8.27%) Automation Tester
12 158 (7.69%) Senior Developer
13 119 (5.79%) Software Engineer
14 97 (4.72%) Senior Test Engineer
15 87 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
16 86 (4.18%) Java Engineer
16 86 (4.18%) QA Automation Engineer
17 80 (3.89%) Software Test Engineer
18 76 (3.70%) Test Automation Developer
19 73 (3.55%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (21.90%) Gherkin
2 308 (14.99%) Spring
3 274 (13.33%) Web Services
4 273 (13.28%) REST
5 214 (10.41%) .NET
6 202 (9.83%) Node.js
7 179 (8.71%) JSON
8 177 (8.61%) SOAP
8 177 (8.61%) XML
9 173 (8.42%) HTML
10 170 (8.27%) RESTful
11 160 (7.79%) CSS
12 159 (7.74%) React
13 152 (7.40%) AngularJS
14 112 (5.45%) Hibernate
14 112 (5.45%) Spring Boot
15 100 (4.87%) Kafka
16 79 (3.84%) Swagger
17 74 (3.60%) JPA
18 63 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 136 (6.62%) Mobile App
2 101 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (4.62%) User Experience
4 59 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 41 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
6 36 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
7 30 (1.46%) Cloud Native
7 30 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 21 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 21 (1.02%) Public Cloud
9 19 (0.92%) Wiki
10 17 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 17 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
10 17 (0.83%) Social Media
11 16 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 15 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
14 11 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 226 (11.00%) Linux
2 164 (7.98%) Windows
3 117 (5.69%) Unix
4 113 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 98 (4.77%) Android
6 11 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.49%) CentOS
7 10 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.29%) Fedora
9 3 (0.15%) Solaris
9 3 (0.15%) zOS
10 2 (0.097%) Debian
10 2 (0.097%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.049%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,563 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1,518 (73.87%) Test Automation
3 1,072 (52.17%) BDD
4 762 (37.08%) Scrum
5 693 (33.72%) TDD
6 637 (31.00%) Continuous Integration
7 424 (20.63%) DevOps
8 363 (17.66%) Software Testing
9 334 (16.25%) Test Scripting
10 304 (14.79%) Kanban
11 298 (14.50%) SDET
12 283 (13.77%) Microservices
13 278 (13.53%) API Testing
14 277 (13.48%) Mentoring
15 273 (13.28%) Software Engineering
16 246 (11.97%) Manual Testing
17 240 (11.68%) SDLC
18 235 (11.44%) Test Strategy
19 206 (10.02%) Continuous Delivery
20 193 (9.39%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,334 (64.91%) Java
2 567 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 542 (26.37%) SQL
4 520 (25.30%) C#
5 422 (20.54%) Python
6 274 (13.33%) Ruby
7 162 (7.88%) C++
8 127 (6.18%) Scala
9 113 (5.50%) PHP
10 106 (5.16%) C
11 100 (4.87%) Java 8
12 66 (3.21%) ES6
13 61 (2.97%) PowerShell
14 56 (2.73%) Groovy
15 43 (2.09%) Go
16 39 (1.90%) Shell Script
17 38 (1.85%) Bash Shell
17 38 (1.85%) ES7
18 34 (1.65%) TypeScript
19 27 (1.31%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 185 (9.00%) ISTQB
2 167 (8.13%) Degree
3 140 (6.81%) Security Cleared
4 139 (6.76%) ISEB
5 99 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 52 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 52 (2.53%) DV Cleared
7 46 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.44%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.24%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.19%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.15%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.097%) CISSP
14 2 (0.097%) CITP
14 2 (0.097%) Numerate Degree
15 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.049%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 706 (34.36%) QA
2 8 (0.39%) SLA
3 6 (0.29%) MiFID
3 6 (0.29%) SEPA
4 3 (0.15%) EMIR
4 3 (0.15%) WCAG
5 2 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.049%) PSD2
6 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 297 (14.45%) Docker
2 50 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.24%) etcd
6 4 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.049%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.049%) KVM
7 1 (0.049%) oVirt
7 1 (0.049%) Squid
7 1 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 145 (7.06%) Kubernetes
2 109 (5.30%) HP Quality Center
3 92 (4.48%) Ansible
4 52 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (2.48%) Puppet
6 46 (2.24%) Terraform
7 45 (2.19%) Marathon
8 43 (2.09%) Mesos
9 40 (1.95%) HP ALM
10 16 (0.78%) CA Service Virtualization
10 16 (0.78%) Istio
10 16 (0.78%) Kibana
11 14 (0.68%) Rancher
12 11 (0.54%) Consul
12 11 (0.54%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.29%) linkerd
13 6 (0.29%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.15%) Graphite
15 2 (0.097%) Grafana
15 2 (0.097%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 192 (9.34%) Google
2 160 (7.79%) Oracle
3 116 (5.64%) HP
4 59 (2.87%) Microsoft
5 46 (2.24%) SAP
6 42 (2.04%) WorldPay
7 39 (1.90%) Splunk
8 38 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 35 (1.70%) New Relic
10 33 (1.61%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 30 (1.46%) IBM
12 29 (1.41%) Perfecto Mobile
13 26 (1.27%) hybris
14 25 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
14 25 (1.22%) Informatica
14 25 (1.22%) Teradata
15 22 (1.07%) AppDynamics
16 17 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (0.78%) CA
18 13 (0.63%) Adobe