Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 241 280
Rank change year-on-year +10 +39 +78
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,393 2,556 2,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.46% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.24% 7.14% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,823 2,004 2,012
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.26% +10.59% -

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 33,056 35,794 35,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.06% 20.48% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26,736 29,053 30,267
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +3 2,173 £50,000 - 344
UK excluding London +13 1,304 £45,000 -4.26% 239
London -22 1,038 £65,000 +13.04% 135
North of England -15 355 £42,500 -5.56% 75
South East +20 283 £45,000 -10.00% 47
Midlands +17 224 £50,000 +6.38% 46
North West -5 176 £40,000 -5.88% 35
South West -15 164 £42,500 - 30
Yorkshire -20 154 £45,000 -10.00% 28
East Midlands +18 147 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Scotland +20 116 £52,500 +10.53% 23
East of England -1 101 £45,000 -10.00% 11
West Midlands +5 77 £50,000 +6.38% 25
Wales +48 61 £37,500 -2.60% 4
North East -2 25 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Northern Ireland -3 1 £72,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,833 (76.60%) Test Automation
2 1,766 (73.80%) Agile Software Development
3 1,686 (70.46%) Selenium
4 1,645 (68.74%) Java
5 1,169 (48.85%) BDD
6 898 (37.53%) Jenkins
7 894 (37.36%) QA
8 815 (34.06%) TDD
9 717 (29.96%) JavaScript
10 677 (28.29%) Continuous Integration
11 670 (28.00%) C#
12 648 (27.08%) Scrum
13 578 (24.15%) JIRA
13 578 (24.15%) WebDriver
14 548 (22.90%) SQL
15 534 (22.32%) Gherkin
16 511 (21.35%) Git (software)
16 511 (21.35%) Finance
17 445 (18.60%) JUnit
18 407 (17.01%) Software Testing
19 406 (16.97%) Amazon AWS
20 405 (16.92%) Python
21 369 (15.42%) Web Services
22 368 (15.38%) SpecFlow
23 360 (15.04%) Ruby
24 359 (15.00%) SDET
25 352 (14.71%) DevOps
26 348 (14.54%) Docker
27 342 (14.29%) Test Scripting
28 337 (14.08%) 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
1 197 (8.23%) Confluence
2 70 (2.93%) Tomcat
3 66 (2.76%) Apache
3 66 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (2.42%) IIS
5 55 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 35 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 34 (1.42%) JBoss
8 28 (1.17%) Anypoint
8 28 (1.17%) CMS
9 26 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 21 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 19 (0.79%) Apache Solr
12 18 (0.75%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.67%) nginx
14 14 (0.59%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.46%) Jetty
16 10 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.33%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (0.25%) Mingle
2 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.13%) Snapchat
5 2 (0.084%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.042%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.084%) Global One
3 2 (0.084%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.084%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.042%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 406 (16.97%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (6.27%) GitHub
4 49 (2.05%) BrowserStack
4 49 (2.05%) Serverless
5 47 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 45 (1.88%) Slack
7 44 (1.84%) Sauce Labs
8 42 (1.76%) SaaS
9 41 (1.71%) OpenShift
10 36 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
11 33 (1.38%) G Suite
11 33 (1.38%) Office 365
12 26 (1.09%) BlazeMeter
13 25 (1.04%) npm
14 24 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
15 21 (0.88%) PaaS
16 18 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
16 18 (0.75%) CloudBees
17 16 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.67%) HTTP
2 28 (1.17%) Internet
3 16 (0.67%) SSL
4 10 (0.42%) AMQP
5 8 (0.33%) LAN
5 8 (0.33%) WAN
5 8 (0.33%) Wireless
6 6 (0.25%) PPP
6 6 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.21%) DSL
8 4 (0.17%) DNS
8 4 (0.17%) DVB
8 4 (0.17%) Firewall
8 4 (0.17%) SMS
8 4 (0.17%) SMTP
8 4 (0.17%) SNMP
8 4 (0.17%) SSH
8 4 (0.17%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.17%) VPN
9 1 (0.042%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 141 (5.89%) MongoDB
3 140 (5.85%) NoSQL
4 121 (5.06%) MySQL
5 93 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 81 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
7 65 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 62 (2.59%) Big Data
9 50 (2.09%) Hadoop
10 27 (1.13%) Redis
11 22 (0.92%) Blockchain
12 21 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 18 (0.75%) DB2
14 16 (0.67%) Oracle Database
15 15 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.59%) Apache Hive
17 13 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 13 (0.54%) OLTP
17 13 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,686 (70.46%) Selenium
2 898 (37.53%) Jenkins
3 578 (24.15%) JIRA
3 578 (24.15%) WebDriver
4 511 (21.35%) Git (software)
5 445 (18.60%) JUnit
6 368 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 326 (13.62%) JMeter
8 304 (12.70%) Maven
9 286 (11.95%) SoapUI
10 238 (9.95%) Appium
11 162 (6.77%) TeamCity
12 152 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 138 (5.77%) Protractor
14 130 (5.43%) NUnit
15 129 (5.39%) JBehave
16 128 (5.35%) Gradle
17 106 (4.43%) Gatling
18 97 (4.05%) Jasmine
19 96 (4.01%) LoadRunner
General
1 511 (21.35%) Finance
2 196 (8.19%) Banking
3 123 (5.14%) Retail
4 77 (3.22%) Games
5 69 (2.88%) Marketing
6 50 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 49 (2.05%) Advertising
8 44 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 33 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.21%) Retail Banking
11 26 (1.09%) Electronics
12 23 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.63%) Law
14 8 (0.33%) Back Office
15 7 (0.29%) Front Office
15 7 (0.29%) Publishing
16 6 (0.25%) Billing
16 6 (0.25%) Legal
17 5 (0.21%) Automotive
17 5 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 687 (28.71%) Developer
2 508 (21.23%) Test Engineer
3 418 (17.47%) Tester
4 322 (13.46%) Automation Tester
5 309 (12.91%) Analyst
6 307 (12.83%) Test Automation Engineer
7 304 (12.70%) Java Developer
8 300 (12.54%) Developer in Test
9 287 (11.99%) QA Engineer
10 249 (10.41%) Test Analyst
11 194 (8.11%) Java Engineer
12 175 (7.31%) Software Developer
13 174 (7.27%) Software Engineer
14 166 (6.94%) Senior Developer
15 163 (6.81%) QA Automation Engineer
16 130 (5.43%) Software Test Engineer
17 104 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
18 98 (4.10%) Automation Engineer
18 98 (4.10%) QA Analyst
19 92 (3.84%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (22.32%) Gherkin
2 369 (15.42%) Web Services
3 337 (14.08%) REST
4 327 (13.66%) Spring
5 302 (12.62%) .NET
6 287 (11.99%) HTML
7 254 (10.61%) AngularJS
8 235 (9.82%) CSS
9 226 (9.44%) XML
10 222 (9.28%) RESTful
11 204 (8.52%) SOAP
12 191 (7.98%) JSON
12 191 (7.98%) Node.js
13 131 (5.47%) Spring Boot
14 128 (5.35%) HTML5
15 126 (5.27%) Hibernate
16 120 (5.01%) React
17 70 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 68 (2.84%) jQuery
19 55 (2.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 152 (6.35%) Fintech
2 139 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 134 (5.60%) Mobile App
4 126 (5.27%) Computer Science
5 119 (4.97%) User Experience
6 74 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
7 66 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
8 57 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 56 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
11 22 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 21 (0.88%) Public Cloud
13 19 (0.79%) e-Learning
13 19 (0.79%) Social Media
14 17 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
15 15 (0.63%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.54%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.54%) Private Cloud
17 12 (0.50%) Digital Media
17 12 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 234 (9.78%) Linux
2 158 (6.60%) Windows
3 118 (4.93%) Android
4 110 (4.60%) Unix
5 109 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.38%) CentOS
10 6 (0.25%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.042%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.042%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,833 (76.60%) Test Automation
2 1,766 (73.80%) Agile Software Development
3 1,169 (48.85%) BDD
4 815 (34.06%) TDD
5 677 (28.29%) Continuous Integration
6 648 (27.08%) Scrum
7 407 (17.01%) Software Testing
8 359 (15.00%) SDET
9 352 (14.71%) DevOps
10 342 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 316 (13.21%) Software Engineering
12 297 (12.41%) API Testing
13 292 (12.20%) Microservices
14 280 (11.70%) Manual Testing
15 279 (11.66%) Open Source
16 235 (9.82%) SDLC
17 226 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
18 217 (9.07%) Test Strategy
19 204 (8.52%) OO
20 201 (8.40%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,645 (68.74%) Java
2 717 (29.96%) JavaScript
3 670 (28.00%) C#
4 548 (22.90%) SQL
5 405 (16.92%) Python
6 360 (15.04%) Ruby
7 146 (6.10%) Java 8
8 102 (4.26%) C++
9 84 (3.51%) Scala
10 81 (3.38%) PHP
11 78 (3.26%) PowerShell
12 58 (2.42%) C
13 55 (2.30%) TypeScript
14 52 (2.17%) Groovy
15 50 (2.09%) Bash Shell
16 49 (2.05%) Shell Script
17 44 (1.84%) Go
18 34 (1.42%) Perl
19 29 (1.21%) ES6
20 24 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 267 (11.16%) Degree
2 176 (7.35%) ISTQB
3 127 (5.31%) ISEB
4 108 (4.51%) Security Cleared
5 59 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (2.34%) SC Cleared
7 53 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 43 (1.80%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (0.38%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.17%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.13%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.084%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.084%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 894 (37.36%) QA
2 13 (0.54%) PMO
3 10 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.084%) PSD2
6 2 (0.084%) SLA
7 1 (0.042%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.042%) GDPR
7 1 (0.042%) MiFID
7 1 (0.042%) SEPA
System Software
1 348 (14.54%) Docker
2 53 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 35 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.54%) Varnish
6 11 (0.46%) Firmware
7 6 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.21%) Postfix
8 5 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.13%) HDFS
11 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.042%) vCloud
11 1 (0.042%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 151 (6.31%) Ansible
2 126 (5.27%) Kubernetes
3 96 (4.01%) Puppet
4 62 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
4 62 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (2.21%) Terraform
6 27 (1.13%) HP ALM
7 13 (0.54%) Kibana
8 6 (0.25%) Rancher
9 5 (0.21%) Marathon
9 5 (0.21%) Mesos
9 5 (0.21%) Salt
10 4 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
10 4 (0.17%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.17%) Icinga
10 4 (0.17%) Nagios
11 3 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 203 (8.48%) Oracle
2 95 (3.97%) Atlassian
2 95 (3.97%) Google
3 93 (3.89%) Microsoft
4 63 (2.63%) HP
5 58 (2.42%) Splunk
6 38 (1.59%) New Relic
7 37 (1.55%) AppDynamics
7 37 (1.55%) VMware
8 35 (1.46%) IBM
9 29 (1.21%) MuleSoft
10 27 (1.13%) Adobe
11 25 (1.04%) WorldPay
12 23 (0.96%) SAP
13 18 (0.75%) Cognizant
13 18 (0.75%) Sybase
14 12 (0.50%) Apiary
14 12 (0.50%) Apple
14 12 (0.50%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.46%) CA Agile Central