Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 251 283
Rank change year-on-year +14 +32 +83
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,449 2,504 2,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.41% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.08% 6.87% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,882 2,008 2,047
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £34,325 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 34,581 36,473 35,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.39% 20.61% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 28,028 29,863 31,064
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 +14 2,266 £50,000 - 310
UK excluding London +6 1,313 £45,000 - 187
London +6 1,095 £60,000 +9.09% 148
North of England -23 346 £45,000 - 53
South East +49 287 £45,000 -5.26% 43
Midlands +16 199 £50,000 +11.11% 38
South West -29 193 £42,500 - 18
Yorkshire -9 174 £45,000 -2.17% 19
North West -16 155 £42,500 - 32
East of England +16 147 £45,000 -10.00% 10
East Midlands +37 133 £44,250 -3.01% 21
Scotland -1 81 £45,000 - 15
West Midlands -11 66 £52,500 +31.25% 17
Wales +48 61 £37,500 -8.54% 7
North East -19 18 £42,000 +10.53% 2
Northern Ireland -14 1 £72,500 +45.00% 3

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 1,857 (75.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1,855 (75.75%) Test Automation
3 1,709 (69.78%) Java
4 1,707 (69.70%) Selenium
5 1,204 (49.16%) BDD
6 902 (36.83%) QA
7 869 (35.48%) TDD
8 860 (35.12%) Jenkins
9 695 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
10 683 (27.89%) Scrum
11 669 (27.32%) JavaScript
12 647 (26.42%) C#
13 582 (23.76%) WebDriver
14 565 (23.07%) JIRA
15 559 (22.83%) SQL
16 530 (21.64%) Finance
17 494 (20.17%) JUnit
18 484 (19.76%) Gherkin
19 466 (19.03%) Git (software)
20 447 (18.25%) Ruby
21 416 (16.99%) Python
22 411 (16.78%) Web Services
23 403 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
24 396 (16.17%) Software Testing
25 376 (15.35%) SpecFlow
26 374 (15.27%) Software Engineering
27 369 (15.07%) DevOps
28 363 (14.82%) Docker
29 338 (13.80%) Test Scripting
30 336 (13.72%) Spring

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
1 175 (7.15%) Confluence
2 133 (5.43%) Tomcat
3 92 (3.76%) Apache
4 70 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 62 (2.53%) JBoss
6 42 (1.71%) IIS
7 38 (1.55%) Apache Spark
8 35 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 34 (1.39%) Jetty
9 34 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 29 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 27 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
12 26 (1.06%) CMS
13 21 (0.86%) nginx
14 13 (0.53%) Anypoint
15 12 (0.49%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.49%) Drupal
16 11 (0.45%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.41%) Ethereum
18 9 (0.37%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.12%) Mingle
3 2 (0.082%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.041%) Blender
Business Applications
1 22 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.082%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.082%) Magento
3 2 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.041%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 403 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 153 (6.25%) GitHub
4 55 (2.25%) BrowserStack
4 55 (2.25%) Slack
5 50 (2.04%) Sauce Labs
6 42 (1.71%) G Suite
6 42 (1.71%) Office 365
7 39 (1.59%) OpenShift
7 39 (1.59%) SaaS
8 33 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 31 (1.27%) npm
10 26 (1.06%) Serverless
11 25 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
12 22 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
15 14 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (0.57%) Runscope
16 13 (0.53%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.29%) HTTP
2 27 (1.10%) Internet
3 20 (0.82%) SSL
4 13 (0.53%) AMQP
5 9 (0.37%) WAN
6 8 (0.33%) DNS
6 8 (0.33%) LAN
6 8 (0.33%) SMTP
6 8 (0.33%) SSH
6 8 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.33%) Wireless
7 6 (0.24%) PPP
8 4 (0.16%) DVB
8 4 (0.16%) SMS
8 4 (0.16%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.12%) DSL
10 2 (0.082%) Diameter Protocol
10 2 (0.082%) TETRA
10 2 (0.082%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.041%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (6.70%) NoSQL
2 140 (5.72%) MongoDB
3 105 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 102 (4.16%) MySQL
5 85 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
6 83 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 81 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 79 (3.23%) Hadoop
9 63 (2.57%) Big Data
10 44 (1.80%) Redis
11 33 (1.35%) Blockchain
12 27 (1.10%) Couchbase
13 24 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (0.82%) RDBMS
14 20 (0.82%) Riak
15 18 (0.73%) DB2
16 13 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
18 11 (0.45%) MariaDB
18 11 (0.45%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1,707 (69.70%) Selenium
2 860 (35.12%) Jenkins
3 582 (23.76%) WebDriver
4 565 (23.07%) JIRA
5 494 (20.17%) JUnit
6 466 (19.03%) Git (software)
7 376 (15.35%) SpecFlow
8 304 (12.41%) JMeter
9 292 (11.92%) SoapUI
10 278 (11.35%) Maven
11 242 (9.88%) Appium
12 144 (5.88%) TeamCity
13 143 (5.84%) Protractor
14 129 (5.27%) JBehave
15 123 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 118 (4.82%) Gradle
17 116 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
18 110 (4.49%) Gatling
19 102 (4.16%) NUnit
20 100 (4.08%) Jasmine
General
1 530 (21.64%) Finance
2 184 (7.51%) Retail
3 183 (7.47%) Banking
4 110 (4.49%) Games
5 70 (2.86%) Marketing
6 56 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 52 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.84%) Advertising
9 44 (1.80%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.06%) Electronics
10 26 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.94%) Law
12 19 (0.78%) Back Office
12 19 (0.78%) Front Office
13 15 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.33%) Legal
15 6 (0.24%) Billing
15 6 (0.24%) Publishing
16 5 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 691 (28.22%) Developer
2 483 (19.72%) Test Engineer
3 447 (18.25%) Tester
4 344 (14.05%) Automation Tester
5 327 (13.35%) Analyst
6 321 (13.11%) QA Engineer
7 317 (12.94%) Test Automation Engineer
8 313 (12.78%) Java Developer
9 284 (11.60%) Developer in Test
10 251 (10.25%) Test Analyst
11 219 (8.94%) Java Engineer
12 187 (7.64%) Software Developer
13 180 (7.35%) QA Automation Engineer
14 173 (7.06%) Senior Developer
15 168 (6.86%) Software Engineer
16 127 (5.19%) QA Analyst
17 115 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
18 113 (4.61%) Automation Test Analyst
19 103 (4.21%) Software Test Engineer
20 99 (4.04%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (19.76%) Gherkin
2 411 (16.78%) Web Services
3 336 (13.72%) Spring
4 302 (12.33%) REST
5 280 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 280 (11.43%) HTML
6 266 (10.86%) .NET
7 264 (10.78%) RESTful
8 223 (9.11%) CSS
9 184 (7.51%) XML
10 183 (7.47%) Node.js
11 145 (5.92%) SOAP
12 141 (5.76%) Hibernate
13 132 (5.39%) HTML5
14 130 (5.31%) JSON
15 117 (4.78%) React
16 107 (4.37%) Spring Boot
17 68 (2.78%) Kafka
18 65 (2.65%) .NET Framework
19 61 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 172 (7.02%) Fintech
2 149 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (5.84%) Mobile App
4 113 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 89 (3.63%) User Experience
6 84 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
7 74 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
8 61 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
9 53 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.14%) Private Cloud
11 27 (1.10%) Online Games
12 26 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
13 25 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 21 (0.86%) Public Cloud
14 21 (0.86%) Social Media
15 16 (0.65%) Algorithms
15 16 (0.65%) e-Learning
15 16 (0.65%) Hedge funds
15 16 (0.65%) Smart Meter
16 14 (0.57%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 268 (10.94%) Linux
2 157 (6.41%) Windows
3 144 (5.88%) Android
4 132 (5.39%) Apple iOS
5 110 (4.49%) Unix
6 21 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.33%) CentOS
10 6 (0.24%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.082%) Fedora
13 1 (0.041%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.041%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.041%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,857 (75.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1,855 (75.75%) Test Automation
3 1,204 (49.16%) BDD
4 869 (35.48%) TDD
5 695 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
6 683 (27.89%) Scrum
7 396 (16.17%) Software Testing
8 374 (15.27%) Software Engineering
9 369 (15.07%) DevOps
10 338 (13.80%) Test Scripting
11 335 (13.68%) SDET
12 311 (12.70%) API Testing
13 296 (12.09%) Manual Testing
14 257 (10.49%) SDLC
15 249 (10.17%) Open Source
16 247 (10.09%) Microservices
17 242 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
18 211 (8.62%) Performance Testing
19 207 (8.45%) Regression Testing
20 202 (8.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,709 (69.78%) Java
2 669 (27.32%) JavaScript
3 647 (26.42%) C#
4 559 (22.83%) SQL
5 447 (18.25%) Ruby
6 416 (16.99%) Python
7 169 (6.90%) Java 8
8 117 (4.78%) Scala
9 108 (4.41%) C++
10 85 (3.47%) C
11 76 (3.10%) Groovy
12 73 (2.98%) PHP
13 64 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 64 (2.61%) Shell Script
14 59 (2.41%) Bash Shell
15 49 (2.00%) Go
16 44 (1.80%) TypeScript
17 38 (1.55%) Perl
18 30 (1.22%) PL/SQL
19 22 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 213 (8.70%) Degree
2 163 (6.66%) ISTQB
3 129 (5.27%) ISEB
4 115 (4.70%) Security Cleared
5 60 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 58 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 49 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 43 (1.76%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.082%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.082%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.041%) OCP
15 1 (0.041%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 902 (36.83%) QA
2 27 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.73%) GCP
4 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.24%) PMO
5 6 (0.24%) PSD2
6 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.16%) SLA
7 2 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.082%) EMIR
7 2 (0.082%) SEPA
7 2 (0.082%) WAI
7 2 (0.082%) WCAG
8 1 (0.041%) MiFID
System Software
1 363 (14.82%) Docker
2 36 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.41%) Firmware
6 9 (0.37%) Varnish
7 8 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.12%) HDFS
8 3 (0.12%) Postfix
9 2 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.041%) vCloud
10 1 (0.041%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 152 (6.21%) Ansible
2 99 (4.04%) Puppet
3 83 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 67 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (2.49%) Terraform
6 51 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
7 32 (1.31%) HP ALM
8 20 (0.82%) Cobbler
9 17 (0.69%) Kibana
9 17 (0.69%) Marathon
10 8 (0.33%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.33%) Icinga
11 5 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
12 3 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 2 (0.082%) Ambari
13 2 (0.082%) Grafana
13 2 (0.082%) logstash
13 2 (0.082%) Mesos
13 2 (0.082%) Packer
13 2 (0.082%) Rancher
Vendors
1 175 (7.15%) Oracle
2 116 (4.74%) Google
3 87 (3.55%) Atlassian
3 87 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 68 (2.78%) HP
5 58 (2.37%) Splunk
6 54 (2.20%) WorldPay
7 45 (1.84%) IBM
8 38 (1.55%) VMware
9 30 (1.22%) Adobe
9 30 (1.22%) Capita
10 27 (1.10%) New Relic
11 26 (1.06%) AppDynamics
12 24 (0.98%) SAP
13 20 (0.82%) MuleSoft
14 17 (0.69%) Sybase
15 12 (0.49%) Apple
16 11 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
16 11 (0.45%) Cognizant
16 11 (0.45%) Talend