Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 277 337
Rank change year-on-year +44 +60 +39
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2658 2322 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.24% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.26% 6.63% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2095 1968 1864
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +8.75%

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 36595 35004 38379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.36% 18.71% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29765 30214 32428
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +40 2509 £50,000 -4.76% 210
UK excluding London +59 1369 £47,500 +5.56% 116
London -5 1252 £57,500 -4.17% 98
North of England +89 460 £45,000 +5.88% 47
South East +13 271 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Midlands +46 225 £47,000 +17.50% 11
North West +95 221 £45,000 +10.43% 23
Yorkshire +41 214 £50,000 +11.11% 23
South West +47 183 £47,500 +26.67% 10
East of England +7 129 £50,000 +5.26% 22
East Midlands +34 113 £47,500 +18.75% 6
West Midlands +35 111 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Scotland +4 89 £47,500 +26.67% 3
North East +18 25 £40,000 - 1
Wales -1 13 £37,500 -21.05%
Northern Ireland -21 9 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2151 (80.93%) Test Automation
2 2043 (76.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1875 (70.54%) Selenium
4 1806 (67.95%) Java
5 1393 (52.41%) BDD
6 1075 (40.44%) QA
7 968 (36.42%) TDD
8 886 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 758 (28.52%) WebDriver
10 728 (27.39%) Scrum
11 680 (25.58%) C#
12 666 (25.06%) SQL
13 633 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
14 631 (23.74%) Finance
15 597 (22.46%) Ruby
16 585 (22.01%) JavaScript
17 576 (21.67%) Git (software)
18 572 (21.52%) JUnit
19 553 (20.81%) JIRA
20 488 (18.36%) Test Scripting
21 463 (17.42%) REST
22 457 (17.19%) Python
23 450 (16.93%) Spring
24 448 (16.85%) Gherkin
25 379 (14.26%) Web Services
26 378 (14.22%) Software Engineering
27 362 (13.62%) HTML
28 338 (12.72%) Software Testing
29 329 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
30 323 (12.15%) SpecFlow

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
1 213 (8.01%) Confluence
2 151 (5.68%) Tomcat
3 108 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
4 85 (3.20%) Apache
5 63 (2.37%) JBoss
6 56 (2.11%) Jetty
7 55 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 44 (1.66%) WebLogic
9 43 (1.62%) Apache Spark
10 29 (1.09%) Mule ESB
11 23 (0.87%) Drupal
12 22 (0.83%) IIS
13 18 (0.68%) CMS
14 16 (0.60%) Mule
15 12 (0.45%) Apache TomEE
16 11 (0.41%) Anypoint
17 10 (0.38%) GlassFish
18 9 (0.34%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.34%) Tornado
19 8 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.038%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.075%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.038%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 329 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (6.96%) GitHub
3 96 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (2.14%) SaaS
5 43 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (1.50%) IaaS
7 36 (1.35%) BrowserStack
8 28 (1.05%) npm
9 26 (0.98%) Slack
10 24 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 21 (0.79%) Office 365
12 19 (0.71%) G Suite
12 19 (0.71%) OpenShift
12 19 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
13 17 (0.64%) PaaS
14 15 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
15 12 (0.45%) Google Play
16 7 (0.26%) Serverless
17 6 (0.23%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.99%) HTTP
2 69 (2.60%) Internet
3 28 (1.05%) AMQP
4 17 (0.64%) Firewall
5 11 (0.41%) Intranet
5 11 (0.41%) SSL
6 8 (0.30%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.23%) MQTT
7 6 (0.23%) Skype
8 5 (0.19%) LDAP
8 5 (0.19%) SSH
9 3 (0.11%) VoIP
10 2 (0.075%) DSL
10 2 (0.075%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.075%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.075%) TETRA
10 2 (0.075%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.038%) Diameter Protocol
11 1 (0.038%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (6.47%) MySQL
2 147 (5.53%) NoSQL
3 123 (4.63%) Big Data
4 120 (4.51%) SQL Server
5 111 (4.18%) MongoDB
6 108 (4.06%) Relational Database
7 86 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
8 72 (2.71%) Redis
9 67 (2.52%) Hadoop
10 49 (1.84%) Hazelcast
11 46 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 30 (1.13%) Couchbase
13 28 (1.05%) Riak
14 26 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 25 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (0.83%) Oracle Database
17 21 (0.79%) DB2
18 19 (0.71%) Neo4j
19 18 (0.68%) MarkLogic
20 13 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1875 (70.54%) Selenium
2 886 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 758 (28.52%) WebDriver
4 576 (21.67%) Git (software)
5 572 (21.52%) JUnit
6 553 (20.81%) JIRA
7 323 (12.15%) SpecFlow
8 287 (10.80%) Maven
9 272 (10.23%) JMeter
10 242 (9.10%) SoapUI
11 220 (8.28%) Appium
12 213 (8.01%) JBehave
13 184 (6.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 182 (6.85%) TeamCity
15 142 (5.34%) FitNesse
16 134 (5.04%) Subversion
17 126 (4.74%) Mockito
18 121 (4.55%) Calabash
19 115 (4.33%) TestNG
20 113 (4.25%) Protractor
General
1 631 (23.74%) Finance
2 220 (8.28%) Banking
3 159 (5.98%) Retail
4 115 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 97 (3.65%) Retail Banking
6 77 (2.90%) Games
7 74 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 69 (2.60%) Marketing
9 67 (2.52%) Front Office
10 46 (1.73%) Manufacturing
11 41 (1.54%) Electronics
12 29 (1.09%) Publishing
13 19 (0.71%) Advertising
14 14 (0.53%) Back Office
14 14 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.45%) Legal
16 8 (0.30%) Military
17 5 (0.19%) Law
18 4 (0.15%) Private Banking
19 3 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 678 (25.51%) Tester
2 650 (24.45%) Developer
3 535 (20.13%) Automation Tester
4 360 (13.54%) Test Engineer
5 332 (12.49%) Java Developer
6 313 (11.78%) Analyst
7 311 (11.70%) QA Engineer
8 260 (9.78%) Test Analyst
9 242 (9.10%) Developer in Test
10 221 (8.31%) Java Engineer
11 204 (7.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 198 (7.45%) Senior Tester
13 169 (6.36%) Senior Automation Tester
14 160 (6.02%) Selenium Tester
15 140 (5.27%) Automation Test Analyst
15 140 (5.27%) QA Tester
16 136 (5.12%) Test Leader
17 133 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
18 130 (4.89%) Software Engineer
19 126 (4.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (17.42%) REST
2 450 (16.93%) Spring
3 448 (16.85%) Gherkin
4 379 (14.26%) Web Services
5 362 (13.62%) HTML
6 317 (11.93%) XML
7 271 (10.20%) Hibernate
8 240 (9.03%) SOAP
9 237 (8.92%) .NET
10 227 (8.54%) CSS
11 208 (7.83%) Node.js
12 206 (7.75%) AngularJS
13 193 (7.26%) RESTful
14 172 (6.47%) JSON
15 123 (4.63%) Kafka
16 119 (4.48%) jQuery
16 119 (4.48%) React
17 114 (4.29%) HTML5
18 108 (4.06%) JMS
19 99 (3.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 261 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 147 (5.53%) Mobile App
4 145 (5.46%) Fintech
5 86 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
6 81 (3.05%) Derivative
6 81 (3.05%) User Experience
7 61 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
8 50 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
9 47 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.24%) Video\Live Streaming
11 30 (1.13%) Management Information System
12 28 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 25 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (0.71%) BBC
14 19 (0.71%) RIA
15 14 (0.53%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.53%) EPoS
16 13 (0.49%) Digital Media
16 13 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 274 (10.31%) Linux
2 183 (6.88%) Unix
3 125 (4.70%) Windows
4 113 (4.25%) Android
5 111 (4.18%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.11%) CentOS
8 3 (0.11%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.075%) Solaris
10 1 (0.038%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.038%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2151 (80.93%) Test Automation
2 2043 (76.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1393 (52.41%) BDD
4 968 (36.42%) TDD
5 728 (27.39%) Scrum
6 633 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 488 (18.36%) Test Scripting
8 378 (14.22%) Software Engineering
9 338 (12.72%) Software Testing
10 320 (12.04%) SDLC
11 291 (10.95%) Microservices
12 271 (10.20%) DevOps
13 270 (10.16%) Test Strategy
14 263 (9.89%) SDET
15 257 (9.67%) Manual Testing
16 247 (9.29%) Mentoring
17 243 (9.14%) Performance Testing
18 242 (9.10%) Kanban
19 236 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
19 236 (8.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1806 (67.95%) Java
2 680 (25.58%) C#
3 666 (25.06%) SQL
4 597 (22.46%) Ruby
5 585 (22.01%) JavaScript
6 457 (17.19%) Python
7 122 (4.59%) PHP
8 117 (4.40%) Scala
9 116 (4.36%) Groovy
10 111 (4.18%) C++
11 85 (3.20%) C
12 78 (2.93%) Bash Shell
13 68 (2.56%) ES6
14 48 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 33 (1.24%) PL/SQL
16 27 (1.02%) Perl
17 25 (0.94%) PowerShell
18 24 (0.90%) Objective-C
19 22 (0.83%) Clojure
20 21 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 293 (11.02%) Degree
2 234 (8.80%) ISTQB
3 197 (7.41%) ISEB
4 97 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 68 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 67 (2.52%) Security Cleared
7 22 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 19 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.19%) MCP
13 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.19%) OCP
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.19%) SAP Certification
14 4 (0.15%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.038%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1075 (40.44%) QA
2 7 (0.26%) ISO 20022
2 7 (0.26%) ISO 8583
3 6 (0.23%) MiFID
4 5 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.19%) SEPA
5 4 (0.15%) EMIR
5 4 (0.15%) WCAG
6 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 231 (8.69%) Docker
2 13 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.30%) HDFS
4 8 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.19%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.11%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.038%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.038%) Firmware
9 1 (0.038%) KVM
Systems Management
1 115 (4.33%) Puppet
2 91 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (2.75%) Ansible
4 59 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (1.39%) Kubernetes
6 22 (0.83%) Cobbler
7 21 (0.79%) Terraform
8 20 (0.75%) Mesos
9 16 (0.60%) Marathon
10 14 (0.53%) CA Service Virtualization
10 14 (0.53%) rkt
11 10 (0.38%) CloudHub
12 9 (0.34%) Capistrano
12 9 (0.34%) HockeyApp
13 6 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
13 6 (0.23%) OpenNebula
14 5 (0.19%) Packer
15 2 (0.075%) Ambari
15 2 (0.075%) Kibana
Vendors
1 217 (8.16%) Oracle
2 121 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 79 (2.97%) Google
4 78 (2.93%) HP
5 65 (2.45%) IBM
6 49 (1.84%) SAP
7 40 (1.50%) Atlassian
8 29 (1.09%) Capita
9 26 (0.98%) AppDynamics
10 24 (0.90%) Splunk
11 23 (0.87%) TIBCO
12 20 (0.75%) CA
13 17 (0.64%) Red Hat
13 17 (0.64%) VMware
13 17 (0.64%) Xamarin
14 16 (0.60%) Apple
15 15 (0.56%) MuleSoft
16 12 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
17 11 (0.41%) BT
18 8 (0.30%) Sybase