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

Cucumber
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 274 372
Rank change year-on-year +34 +98  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1163 1259 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.21% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.59% 6.69% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1067 742
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £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 17637 18817 18043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.42% 18.11% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14793 16180 15147
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 April 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 April 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 +25 1112 £50,000 - 165
London -25 527 £55,000 - 73
South West +33 130 £42,500 -2.85% 14
North West +37 106 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Yorkshire +57 105 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Manchester +24 85 £44,000 +10.00% 19
South East +41 82 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Leeds +54 75 £47,500 +22.58% 9
West Yorkshire +41 75 £47,500 +18.75% 11
East of England +15 67 £45,000 -5.26% 14
City of London -17 64 £60,000 +4.34% 25
West Midlands +20 55 £36,500 -28.78% 4
Bristol +22 41 £47,500 +3.26% 5
Somerset +15 36 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Hertfordshire +30 34 £45,000 - 4
Scotland 0 34 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +29 33 £45,500 +21.33% 13
Berkshire +24 31 £55,000 - 2
Watford +15 30 £45,000 -6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +23 29 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Glasgow +3 26 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Wiltshire +9 23 £45,000 -
Birmingham +29 22 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge +4 21 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Gloucestershire -1 21 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Nottingham +25 20 £48,750 -9.30% 6
Nottinghamshire +16 20 £48,750 -9.30% 6
Bath 0 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Gloucester +17 17 £40,000 -20.00% 1
York +20 16 £72,500 +81.25% 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 1722 (80.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1590 (73.92%) Selenium
3 1322 (61.46%) Java
4 1031 (47.93%) BDD
5 837 (38.91%) QA
6 751 (34.91%) TDD
7 736 (34.22%) Scrum
8 721 (33.52%) Test Automation
9 595 (27.66%) Jenkins
10 587 (27.29%) SQL
11 563 (26.17%) WebDriver
12 507 (23.57%) Automation Testing
13 480 (22.32%) C#
14 477 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
15 472 (21.94%) Ruby
16 467 (21.71%) JUnit
17 454 (21.11%) JIRA
18 427 (19.85%) Finance
19 422 (19.62%) Test Scripting
20 405 (18.83%) Automated Testing
21 399 (18.55%) Gherkin
22 384 (17.85%) Git (software)
23 373 (17.34%) JavaScript
24 345 (16.04%) ISTQB
25 344 (15.99%) Python
26 339 (15.76%) Software Testing
27 333 (15.48%) ISEB
28 306 (14.23%) SDLC
29 294 (13.67%) Linux
30 275 (12.78%) 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
1 144 (6.69%) Confluence
2 98 (4.56%) Tomcat
3 62 (2.88%) Apache
3 62 (2.88%) JBoss
4 37 (1.72%) CMS
4 37 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 23 (1.07%) Jetty
6 21 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 21 (0.98%) Umbraco
7 20 (0.93%) IIS
8 18 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
8 18 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.84%) GlassFish
9 16 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 14 (0.65%) Commerce Server
11 13 (0.60%) WildFly
12 12 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.46%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.46%) nginx
14 7 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.093%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.093%) Mingle
5 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.046%) HipChat
5 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.046%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.093%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.046%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 121 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (4.79%) GitHub
3 73 (3.39%) SaaS
4 43 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (1.58%) Office 365
5 34 (1.58%) Slack
6 33 (1.53%) G Suite
7 12 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.51%) OpenShift
9 10 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.33%) IaaS
10 7 (0.33%) Lucidchart
10 7 (0.33%) PaaS
11 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.19%) Loggly
12 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.14%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.39%) HTTP
2 31 (1.44%) Internet
3 20 (0.93%) SSL
4 9 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.37%) SSH
6 6 (0.28%) Firewall
6 6 (0.28%) LDAP
7 4 (0.19%) DNS
7 4 (0.19%) Network Security
8 3 (0.14%) VPN
9 2 (0.093%) AMQP
9 2 (0.093%) FTP
9 2 (0.093%) MQTT
9 2 (0.093%) Skype
9 2 (0.093%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.046%) DHCP
10 1 (0.046%) Diameter Protocol
10 1 (0.046%) Multicast
10 1 (0.046%) RTSP
10 1 (0.046%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (8.00%) MySQL
2 170 (7.90%) Relational Database
3 108 (5.02%) NoSQL
4 91 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 76 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 62 (2.88%) RDBMS
7 48 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 29 (1.35%) Big Data
10 24 (1.12%) DB2
11 20 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (0.88%) MarkLogic
13 18 (0.84%) Redis
14 17 (0.79%) HBase
15 14 (0.65%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.42%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.42%) Neo4j
17 6 (0.28%) Triplestore
18 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
19 4 (0.19%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1590 (73.92%) Selenium
2 595 (27.66%) Jenkins
3 563 (26.17%) WebDriver
4 467 (21.71%) JUnit
5 454 (21.11%) JIRA
6 384 (17.85%) Git (software)
7 267 (12.41%) Maven
8 237 (11.02%) JMeter
9 236 (10.97%) SoapUI
10 228 (10.60%) Appium
11 221 (10.27%) SpecFlow
12 137 (6.37%) LoadRunner
13 133 (6.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 132 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 122 (5.67%) Subversion
16 121 (5.63%) Calabash
17 118 (5.49%) HP UFT
18 110 (5.11%) FitNesse
19 108 (5.02%) Capybara
20 106 (4.93%) TestNG
General
1 427 (19.85%) Finance
2 148 (6.88%) Retail
3 86 (4.00%) Banking
4 64 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 45 (2.09%) Marketing
6 38 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 37 (1.72%) Advertising
8 30 (1.39%) Games
9 28 (1.30%) Front Office
10 25 (1.16%) Electronics
11 22 (1.02%) Legal
11 22 (1.02%) Publishing
12 13 (0.60%) Automotive
12 13 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.56%) Billing
14 10 (0.46%) Military
15 9 (0.42%) Back Office
16 7 (0.33%) Law
17 2 (0.093%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.093%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 526 (24.45%) Tester
2 465 (21.62%) Developer
3 397 (18.46%) Automation Tester
4 389 (18.08%) Test Engineer
5 381 (17.71%) Analyst
6 312 (14.50%) Test Analyst
7 233 (10.83%) Java Developer
8 225 (10.46%) QA Engineer
9 221 (10.27%) Test Automation Engineer
10 183 (8.51%) QA Tester
11 160 (7.44%) Senior Tester
12 140 (6.51%) Senior Automation Tester
13 135 (6.28%) QA Analyst
14 131 (6.09%) Automation Test Analyst
14 131 (6.09%) Developer in Test
15 130 (6.04%) QA Automation Tester
16 129 (6.00%) Java Engineer
17 127 (5.90%) QA Automation Engineer
17 127 (5.90%) Selenium Tester
18 121 (5.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (18.55%) Gherkin
2 275 (12.78%) Spring
3 248 (11.53%) HTML
4 245 (11.39%) XML
5 244 (11.34%) Web Services
6 220 (10.23%) REST
7 204 (9.48%) RESTful
8 174 (8.09%) SOAP
9 172 (8.00%) Hibernate
10 159 (7.39%) CSS
11 158 (7.35%) .NET
12 144 (6.69%) JSON
13 119 (5.53%) AngularJS
14 99 (4.60%) jQuery
15 88 (4.09%) HTML5
15 88 (4.09%) Node.js
16 74 (3.44%) Java EE
17 69 (3.21%) JMS
18 66 (3.07%) ActiveMQ
18 66 (3.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 119 (5.53%) Computer Science
2 118 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 106 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
5 54 (2.51%) Client/Server
5 54 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (2.51%) User Experience
6 32 (1.49%) Fintech
7 20 (0.93%) iPad
8 17 (0.79%) Clustering
9 16 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 16 (0.74%) W3C
10 15 (0.70%) Derivative
10 15 (0.70%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
12 9 (0.42%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.33%) Equities
13 7 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 294 (13.67%) Linux
2 167 (7.76%) Unix
3 146 (6.79%) Windows
4 89 (4.14%) Android
5 85 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.37%) Solaris
9 7 (0.33%) CentOS
9 7 (0.33%) Kali Linux
10 5 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.046%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1722 (80.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1031 (47.93%) BDD
3 751 (34.91%) TDD
4 736 (34.22%) Scrum
5 721 (33.52%) Test Automation
6 507 (23.57%) Automation Testing
7 477 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
8 422 (19.62%) Test Scripting
9 405 (18.83%) Automated Testing
10 339 (15.76%) Software Testing
11 306 (14.23%) SDLC
12 271 (12.60%) Kanban
13 254 (11.81%) Test Strategy
14 247 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
15 222 (10.32%) Manual Testing
16 216 (10.04%) Software Engineering
17 208 (9.67%) Functional Testing
18 205 (9.53%) Regression Testing
19 201 (9.34%) DevOps
20 195 (9.07%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1322 (61.46%) Java
2 587 (27.29%) SQL
3 480 (22.32%) C#
4 472 (21.94%) Ruby
5 373 (17.34%) JavaScript
6 344 (15.99%) Python
7 143 (6.65%) C++
8 110 (5.11%) Scala
9 86 (4.00%) PHP
10 83 (3.86%) C
11 78 (3.63%) Perl
12 49 (2.28%) Groovy
13 44 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 35 (1.63%) PL/SQL
15 32 (1.49%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.65%) Go
17 12 (0.56%) ES6
17 12 (0.56%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.46%) XPath
19 8 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 345 (16.04%) ISTQB
2 333 (15.48%) ISEB
3 221 (10.27%) Degree
4 130 (6.04%) Security Cleared
5 117 (5.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 76 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 26 (1.21%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.33%) OCP
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.23%) MCP
10 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.23%) SAP Certification
11 4 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.19%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.14%) CSQA
13 2 (0.093%) PMP
14 1 (0.046%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 837 (38.91%) QA
2 122 (5.67%) SDET
3 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.37%) SLA
5 5 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.23%) MiFID
6 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.19%) EMIR
7 2 (0.093%) WCAG
8 1 (0.046%) WAI
System Software
1 99 (4.60%) Docker
2 19 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.37%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.19%) LXC
7 1 (0.046%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.046%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 88 (4.09%) HP Quality Center
2 75 (3.49%) Puppet
3 45 (2.09%) Ansible
4 44 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.84%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.51%) Grafana
6 11 (0.51%) StatsD
7 10 (0.46%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.19%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.14%) Chronos
10 3 (0.14%) HockeyApp
10 3 (0.14%) Marathon
10 3 (0.14%) Salt
10 3 (0.14%) Terraform
11 1 (0.046%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.046%) Icinga
11 1 (0.046%) Kibana
11 1 (0.046%) Packer
11 1 (0.046%) Rancher
Vendors
1 198 (9.21%) Oracle
2 102 (4.74%) Microsoft
3 96 (4.46%) HP
4 55 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 51 (2.37%) Google
6 50 (2.32%) Atlassian
7 43 (2.00%) IBM
8 29 (1.35%) Adobe
8 29 (1.35%) SAP
9 21 (0.98%) hybris
10 20 (0.93%) VMware
11 18 (0.84%) InterSystems
12 17 (0.79%) ATG
12 17 (0.79%) Cognizant
12 17 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.79%) Splunk
13 12 (0.56%) TOWER Software
14 9 (0.42%) CA Agile Central
14 9 (0.42%) Pega
14 9 (0.42%) Sybase
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £60000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + shares,pension,bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £77,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday