Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 270 294
Rank change year-on-year +40 +24 +105
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,665 2,150 2,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.26% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.26% 6.40% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,126 1,858 2,058
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,375 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%

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 36,720 33,589 36,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.70% 19.61% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30,039 28,391 31,279
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Top 15 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 22 April 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 +32 2,514 £50,000 - 317
UK excluding London +33 1,441 £45,000 - 194
London +33 1,173 £57,500 +4.55% 144
North of England +10 438 £45,000 - 60
South East +129 321 £47,500 - 33
Midlands +34 230 £42,500 - 28
Yorkshire +27 215 £47,500 - 36
North West -15 191 £45,000 +5.88% 24
East of England +32 182 £52,500 +16.67% 18
South West -39 178 £46,765 +10.03% 34
East Midlands +34 143 £42,500 -5.56% 22
West Midlands +9 88 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Scotland -19 63 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Wales +38 37 £37,500 +3.45% 7
North East -3 36 £42,000 +12.66%

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 2,062 (77.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2,044 (76.70%) Test Automation
3 1,891 (70.96%) Selenium
4 1,769 (66.38%) Java
5 1,303 (48.89%) BDD
6 1,018 (38.20%) QA
7 1,014 (38.05%) TDD
8 925 (34.71%) Jenkins
9 733 (27.50%) Scrum
10 726 (27.24%) Continuous Integration
11 683 (25.63%) C#
12 674 (25.29%) WebDriver
13 665 (24.95%) JavaScript
14 621 (23.30%) SQL
15 574 (21.54%) Finance
15 574 (21.54%) Ruby
16 539 (20.23%) JIRA
17 512 (19.21%) JUnit
18 483 (18.12%) Git (software)
19 466 (17.49%) Gherkin
20 459 (17.22%) Python
21 447 (16.77%) Web Services
22 431 (16.17%) Test Scripting
23 428 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
24 409 (15.35%) Spring
25 384 (14.41%) Software Engineering
26 349 (13.10%) REST
27 343 (12.87%) Software Testing
28 340 (12.76%) DevOps
29 336 (12.61%) HTML

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
1 196 (7.35%) Tomcat
2 192 (7.20%) Confluence
3 101 (3.79%) Apache
4 90 (3.38%) JBoss
5 62 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 60 (2.25%) Jetty
7 48 (1.80%) WebLogic
8 47 (1.76%) Apache Spark
8 47 (1.76%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.01%) Drupal
10 23 (0.86%) IIS
11 21 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 21 (0.79%) nginx
12 11 (0.41%) CMS
13 9 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 9 (0.34%) Ethereum
14 8 (0.30%) Apache TomEE
14 8 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.26%) Alfresco
15 7 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 18 (0.68%) Chatbot
2 14 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.038%) Blender
Business Applications
1 30 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.11%) Staffware
5 2 (0.075%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.075%) Magento
5 2 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 428 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (6.75%) GitHub
3 129 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (2.33%) OpenShift
5 60 (2.25%) Slack
6 54 (2.03%) SaaS
7 37 (1.39%) Sauce Labs
8 34 (1.28%) G Suite
8 34 (1.28%) Office 365
9 32 (1.20%) npm
10 29 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (1.05%) BrowserStack
12 23 (0.86%) IaaS
13 19 (0.71%) Runscope
14 16 (0.60%) BlazeMeter
14 16 (0.60%) PaaS
15 15 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
16 11 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
16 11 (0.41%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.49%) HTTP
2 59 (2.21%) Internet
3 16 (0.60%) SSL
4 14 (0.53%) AMQP
5 13 (0.49%) VoIP
6 11 (0.41%) MQTT
7 10 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.30%) DNS
9 5 (0.19%) SMTP
9 5 (0.19%) SSH
9 5 (0.19%) TETRA
9 5 (0.19%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.15%) Intranet
10 4 (0.15%) Skype
11 2 (0.075%) Firewall
11 2 (0.075%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.038%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.038%) SMS
12 1 (0.038%) WAN
12 1 (0.038%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (6.94%) NoSQL
2 164 (6.15%) MySQL
3 120 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 115 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 107 (4.02%) Hadoop
6 100 (3.75%) SQL Server
7 99 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
8 92 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 85 (3.19%) Big Data
10 57 (2.14%) Redis
11 50 (1.88%) Couchbase
12 35 (1.31%) Riak
13 30 (1.13%) MarkLogic
14 29 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 29 (1.09%) Blockchain
15 24 (0.90%) Neo4j
15 24 (0.90%) RDBMS
16 21 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
16 21 (0.79%) DB2
17 20 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,891 (70.96%) Selenium
2 925 (34.71%) Jenkins
3 674 (25.29%) WebDriver
4 539 (20.23%) JIRA
5 512 (19.21%) JUnit
6 483 (18.12%) Git (software)
7 316 (11.86%) SoapUI
8 306 (11.48%) Maven
8 306 (11.48%) SpecFlow
9 276 (10.36%) JMeter
10 219 (8.22%) Appium
11 153 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 130 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 118 (4.43%) FitNesse
14 107 (4.02%) Gradle
15 106 (3.98%) Mockito
16 104 (3.90%) Protractor
17 102 (3.83%) Subversion
18 101 (3.79%) JBehave
19 95 (3.56%) TeamCity
General
1 574 (21.54%) Finance
2 241 (9.04%) Retail
3 161 (6.04%) Banking
4 117 (4.39%) Games
5 65 (2.44%) Marketing
6 59 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 39 (1.46%) Advertising
9 36 (1.35%) Legal
10 24 (0.90%) Law
11 23 (0.86%) Back Office
12 22 (0.83%) Publishing
13 15 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.53%) Electronics
14 14 (0.53%) Front Office
15 11 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.38%) Automotive
17 9 (0.34%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 777 (29.16%) Developer
2 573 (21.50%) Tester
3 441 (16.55%) Automation Tester
4 415 (15.57%) Java Developer
5 407 (15.27%) Test Engineer
6 357 (13.40%) Analyst
7 341 (12.80%) QA Engineer
8 286 (10.73%) Developer in Test
9 284 (10.66%) Test Analyst
10 255 (9.57%) Test Automation Engineer
11 185 (6.94%) Software Developer
12 179 (6.72%) Java Engineer
13 170 (6.38%) Senior Developer
14 168 (6.30%) QA Analyst
15 164 (6.15%) QA Automation Engineer
16 135 (5.07%) Automation Test Analyst
17 131 (4.92%) QA Tester
18 127 (4.77%) Senior Java Developer
19 123 (4.62%) Senior Tester
20 120 (4.50%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (17.49%) Gherkin
2 447 (16.77%) Web Services
3 409 (15.35%) Spring
4 349 (13.10%) REST
5 336 (12.61%) HTML
6 283 (10.62%) RESTful
7 277 (10.39%) AngularJS
8 247 (9.27%) .NET
9 228 (8.56%) CSS
10 214 (8.03%) XML
11 209 (7.84%) Node.js
11 209 (7.84%) SOAP
12 183 (6.87%) Hibernate
13 125 (4.69%) HTML5
14 120 (4.50%) React
15 119 (4.47%) JSON
16 103 (3.86%) Kafka
17 92 (3.45%) Java EE
18 90 (3.38%) jQuery
19 76 (2.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 230 (8.63%) Fintech
2 184 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 173 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 141 (5.29%) Computer Science
5 129 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
6 78 (2.93%) User Experience
7 62 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
8 57 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
9 47 (1.76%) Online Games
9 47 (1.76%) Private Cloud
10 44 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 39 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.05%) Public Cloud
13 24 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.79%) Algorithms
15 13 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.49%) Social Media
16 12 (0.45%) Contactless
16 12 (0.45%) EMV
16 12 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 291 (10.92%) Linux
2 192 (7.20%) Android
3 188 (7.05%) Apple iOS
4 140 (5.25%) Windows
5 133 (4.99%) Unix
6 19 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 13 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.26%) CentOS
9 7 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.11%) Fedora
10 3 (0.11%) Solaris
11 1 (0.038%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.038%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.038%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,062 (77.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2,044 (76.70%) Test Automation
3 1,303 (48.89%) BDD
4 1,014 (38.05%) TDD
5 733 (27.50%) Scrum
6 726 (27.24%) Continuous Integration
7 431 (16.17%) Test Scripting
8 384 (14.41%) Software Engineering
9 343 (12.87%) Software Testing
10 340 (12.76%) DevOps
11 322 (12.08%) SDLC
12 310 (11.63%) Manual Testing
13 300 (11.26%) SDET
14 269 (10.09%) API Testing
14 269 (10.09%) Kanban
15 263 (9.87%) Microservices
16 262 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 245 (9.19%) Regression Testing
18 244 (9.16%) Open Source
19 241 (9.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1,769 (66.38%) Java
2 683 (25.63%) C#
3 665 (24.95%) JavaScript
4 621 (23.30%) SQL
5 574 (21.54%) Ruby
6 459 (17.22%) Python
7 151 (5.67%) Java 8
8 127 (4.77%) C++
9 125 (4.69%) Scala
10 120 (4.50%) PHP
11 109 (4.09%) Groovy
12 98 (3.68%) C
13 64 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 48 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 46 (1.73%) Shell Script
16 44 (1.65%) Go
16 44 (1.65%) TypeScript
17 34 (1.28%) Perl
18 28 (1.05%) ES6
19 23 (0.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 213 (7.99%) Degree
2 187 (7.02%) ISTQB
3 175 (6.57%) ISEB
4 108 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 73 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 63 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 62 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 35 (1.31%) ISEB Practitioner
9 26 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.15%) PMP
14 2 (0.075%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.075%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.075%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.075%) Sun Certification
15 1 (0.038%) MCTS
15 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,018 (38.20%) QA
2 44 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.49%) PSD2
4 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.19%) MiFID
6 4 (0.15%) EMIR
6 4 (0.15%) WCAG
7 3 (0.11%) PMO
7 3 (0.11%) SEPA
7 3 (0.11%) SLA
8 2 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.075%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.075%) WAI
9 1 (0.038%) GCP
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 295 (11.07%) Docker
2 29 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.53%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.075%) HDFS
8 1 (0.038%) Firmware
8 1 (0.038%) KVM
8 1 (0.038%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 149 (5.59%) Puppet
2 142 (5.33%) Ansible
3 96 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 58 (2.18%) Terraform
6 41 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 35 (1.31%) Cobbler
8 34 (1.28%) HP ALM
9 23 (0.86%) HockeyApp
10 16 (0.60%) Marathon
11 15 (0.56%) CA Service Virtualization
12 10 (0.38%) Kibana
13 9 (0.34%) Mesos
13 9 (0.34%) Nagios
14 6 (0.23%) Ambari
14 6 (0.23%) Grafana
14 6 (0.23%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.19%) Icinga
16 3 (0.11%) OpenNebula
16 3 (0.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 143 (5.37%) Oracle
2 136 (5.10%) Google
3 109 (4.09%) Microsoft
4 81 (3.04%) HP
5 71 (2.66%) Capita
5 71 (2.66%) WorldPay
6 66 (2.48%) IBM
7 58 (2.18%) Atlassian
8 53 (1.99%) Splunk
9 32 (1.20%) VMware
10 29 (1.09%) CA
10 29 (1.09%) SAP
11 28 (1.05%) Red Hat
12 24 (0.90%) Hortonworks
13 22 (0.83%) Cloudera
14 21 (0.79%) Informatica
14 21 (0.79%) Micro Focus
14 21 (0.79%) Talend
15 19 (0.71%) Xamarin
16 18 (0.68%) CA Agile Central