Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 250 241 232
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +44
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1,586 2,214 2,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 1.46% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.52% 7.33% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 1,677 2,116
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,625
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +6.17%

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 24,323 30,215 35,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.34% 19.90% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19,162 24,036 29,133
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
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 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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 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 -20 1,467 £55,000 +4.76% 230
UK excluding London +16 961 £46,000 +2.22% 167
London -54 596 £67,500 +8.00% 83
South East +69 295 £55,000 +10.00% 40
North of England +34 282 £45,000 +5.88% 44
North West +24 135 £42,500 +4.94% 19
Yorkshire +51 125 £45,000 - 20
South West -6 114 £42,500 -10.53% 41
Midlands -57 91 £43,000 -1.15% 13
East of England +57 76 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Wales +23 56 £45,000 +12.50% 14
West Midlands -18 52 £42,500 +4.94% 5
Scotland -48 49 £60,000 +26.32% 6
East Midlands -47 36 £47,500 +9.20% 8
North East -1 22 £36,250 -14.71% 5
Northern Ireland - 5 £33,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,237 (77.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1,166 (73.52%) Test Automation
3 1,121 (70.68%) Selenium
4 1,038 (65.45%) Java
5 702 (44.26%) BDD
6 572 (36.07%) Scrum
7 556 (35.06%) Jenkins
8 538 (33.92%) TDD
9 512 (32.28%) QA
10 454 (28.63%) JIRA
11 447 (28.18%) JavaScript
12 419 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
12 419 (26.42%) DevOps
13 367 (23.14%) C#
14 351 (22.13%) SQL
15 348 (21.94%) Finance
16 308 (19.42%) WebDriver
17 300 (18.92%) Docker
18 289 (18.22%) Gherkin
19 286 (18.03%) Git (software)
20 281 (17.72%) JUnit
21 271 (17.09%) Maven
22 248 (15.64%) Python
23 242 (15.26%) AWS
24 241 (15.20%) JMeter
25 240 (15.13%) Software Testing
26 235 (14.82%) Spring
27 225 (14.19%) Continuous Delivery
28 223 (14.06%) Microservices
29 219 (13.81%) Mentoring

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
1 200 (12.61%) Confluence
2 56 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 46 (2.90%) JBoss
4 42 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (1.45%) Apache
6 18 (1.13%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.01%) Apache TomEE
8 13 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (0.82%) IIS
8 13 (0.82%) Mule
9 8 (0.50%) CMS
9 8 (0.50%) Drupal
10 7 (0.44%) nginx
11 6 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.38%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.32%) GemFire
12 5 (0.32%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (1.83%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Magento
4 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.063%) Revive Adserver
5 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 242 (15.26%) AWS
2 189 (11.92%) Azure
3 99 (6.24%) GitHub
4 54 (3.40%) GCP
5 47 (2.96%) BrowserStack
6 34 (2.14%) SaaS
7 33 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 33 (2.08%) Serverless
8 30 (1.89%) G Suite
8 30 (1.89%) Office 365
9 27 (1.70%) Slack
10 25 (1.58%) PaaS
11 21 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (1.32%) Heroku
12 20 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (1.26%) OpenShift
12 20 (1.26%) Sauce Labs
13 19 (1.20%) IaaS
14 17 (1.07%) Amazon ECS
15 16 (1.01%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.39%) HTTP
2 20 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.44%) Internet
3 7 (0.44%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.32%) FTP
4 5 (0.32%) SSL
5 3 (0.19%) SSH
6 2 (0.13%) Intranet
6 2 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.063%) 5G
7 1 (0.063%) AMQP
7 1 (0.063%) DNS
7 1 (0.063%) DSL
7 1 (0.063%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 79 (4.98%) MySQL
3 76 (4.79%) MongoDB
4 68 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.33%) Redis
7 20 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 18 (1.13%) Big Data
10 16 (1.01%) MarkLogic
11 13 (0.82%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.57%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.44%) Amazon Athena
15 7 (0.44%) Blockchain
15 7 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.44%) DB2
15 7 (0.44%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1,121 (70.68%) Selenium
2 556 (35.06%) Jenkins
3 454 (28.63%) JIRA
4 308 (19.42%) WebDriver
5 286 (18.03%) Git (software)
6 281 (17.72%) JUnit
7 271 (17.09%) Maven
8 241 (15.20%) JMeter
9 199 (12.55%) SoapUI
10 194 (12.23%) Postman
11 171 (10.78%) Appium
12 138 (8.70%) SpecFlow
13 127 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 107 (6.75%) REST Assured
15 100 (6.31%) Subversion
16 99 (6.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 95 (5.99%) JBehave
18 93 (5.86%) Bitbucket
18 93 (5.86%) TeamCity
19 90 (5.67%) TestNG
General
1 348 (21.94%) Finance
2 147 (9.27%) Banking
3 113 (7.12%) Retail
4 68 (4.29%) Public Sector
5 42 (2.65%) Back Office
6 34 (2.14%) Games
7 32 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.45%) Marketing
10 18 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.76%) Electronics
13 10 (0.63%) Legal
14 9 (0.57%) Advertising
15 7 (0.44%) Front Office
16 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.19%) Automotive
18 2 (0.13%) Law
18 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 411 (25.91%) Developer
2 325 (20.49%) Test Engineer
3 188 (11.85%) QA Engineer
4 185 (11.66%) Test Automation Engineer
5 167 (10.53%) Analyst
6 166 (10.47%) Tester
7 157 (9.90%) Java Developer
8 140 (8.83%) Test Analyst
9 127 (8.01%) Automation Tester
10 123 (7.76%) Developer in Test
11 101 (6.37%) Senior Developer
12 92 (5.80%) Senior Test Engineer
13 90 (5.67%) Automation Engineer
14 85 (5.36%) Software Developer
15 84 (5.30%) Automation Test Analyst
16 76 (4.79%) Consultant
17 74 (4.67%) Test Consultant
18 66 (4.16%) QA Leader
19 65 (4.10%) QA Automation Engineer
20 63 (3.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (18.22%) Gherkin
2 235 (14.82%) Spring
3 218 (13.75%) REST
4 184 (11.60%) Web Services
5 149 (9.39%) SOAP
6 138 (8.70%) .NET
7 135 (8.51%) Node.js
8 129 (8.13%) RESTful
9 127 (8.01%) Hibernate
10 117 (7.38%) React
11 113 (7.12%) HTML
12 108 (6.81%) CSS
13 103 (6.49%) AngularJS
14 102 (6.43%) XML
15 97 (6.12%) JSON
16 92 (5.80%) Spring Boot
17 77 (4.85%) JPA
18 59 (3.72%) Kafka
19 53 (3.34%) Struts
20 48 (3.03%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 142 (8.95%) Mobile App
2 82 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (3.91%) User Experience
4 59 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (1.77%) Blog
6 24 (1.51%) Social Network
7 23 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 16 (1.01%) Life Science
9 15 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 15 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
10 12 (0.76%) Public Cloud
11 9 (0.57%) Cloud Native
11 9 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
12 8 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.44%) Equities
13 7 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 128 (8.07%) Linux
2 120 (7.57%) Android
3 119 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 65 (4.10%) Windows
5 64 (4.04%) Unix
6 5 (0.32%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.063%) CentOS
8 1 (0.063%) Fedora
8 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.063%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,237 (77.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1,166 (73.52%) Test Automation
3 702 (44.26%) BDD
4 572 (36.07%) Scrum
5 538 (33.92%) TDD
6 419 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
6 419 (26.42%) DevOps
7 240 (15.13%) Software Testing
8 225 (14.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 223 (14.06%) Microservices
10 219 (13.81%) Mentoring
11 207 (13.05%) Test Scripting
12 186 (11.73%) API Testing
13 173 (10.91%) SDET
14 161 (10.15%) Kanban
15 157 (9.90%) Software Engineering
16 155 (9.77%) SDLC
17 136 (8.58%) OO
18 135 (8.51%) Test Management
18 135 (8.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1,038 (65.45%) Java
2 447 (28.18%) JavaScript
3 367 (23.14%) C#
4 351 (22.13%) SQL
5 248 (15.64%) Python
6 178 (11.22%) Ruby
7 101 (6.37%) C++
8 88 (5.55%) Java 8
9 76 (4.79%) TypeScript
10 63 (3.97%) Scala
11 57 (3.59%) C
12 54 (3.40%) Groovy
13 49 (3.09%) Go
13 49 (3.09%) VBScript
14 48 (3.03%) Kotlin
15 47 (2.96%) PowerShell
16 40 (2.52%) ES6
17 39 (2.46%) PHP
18 36 (2.27%) Apple Swift
19 34 (2.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 153 (9.65%) ISTQB
2 113 (7.12%) Degree
3 96 (6.05%) ISEB
4 80 (5.04%) Security Cleared
5 50 (3.15%) SC Cleared
6 33 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (1.70%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.32%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.32%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.063%) CISSP
12 1 (0.063%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 512 (32.28%) QA
2 11 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 300 (18.92%) Docker
2 13 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.32%) vSphere
5 4 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.19%) vCloud
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 112 (7.06%) Kubernetes
2 93 (5.86%) HP Quality Center
3 92 (5.80%) Ansible
4 81 (5.11%) Puppet
5 56 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (3.47%) Terraform
7 36 (2.27%) Marathon
7 36 (2.27%) Mesos
8 28 (1.77%) Istio
9 25 (1.58%) Kibana
10 22 (1.39%) HP ALM
11 20 (1.26%) Grafana
12 16 (1.01%) Prometheus
13 15 (0.95%) Graphite
13 15 (0.95%) Packer
14 13 (0.82%) logstash
15 11 (0.69%) Rancher
16 9 (0.57%) CA Service Virtualization
17 6 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
18 1 (0.063%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 121 (7.63%) Oracle
2 92 (5.80%) HP
3 52 (3.28%) SAP
4 50 (3.15%) WorldPay
5 46 (2.90%) Google
6 44 (2.77%) Atlassian
7 41 (2.59%) Microsoft
8 23 (1.45%) New Relic
9 19 (1.20%) CA
10 16 (1.01%) FIS
11 15 (0.95%) Adobe
11 15 (0.95%) IBM
11 15 (0.95%) Splunk
12 14 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
12 14 (0.88%) VMware
13 13 (0.82%) AppDynamics
14 9 (0.57%) Micro Focus
14 9 (0.57%) Parasoft
14 9 (0.57%) Tableau
14 9 (0.57%) Xamarin