Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 223 275
Rank change year-on-year -13 +52 +34
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,167 2,726 2,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.46% 1.55% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.36% 7.49% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,647 2,199 1,854
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,378 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £69,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 29,445 36,380 33,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.85% 20.68% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23,453 29,933 27,976
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 -14 1,992 £55,000 +10.00% 293
UK excluding London -13 1,135 £45,000 - 171
London -6 999 £62,500 +8.70% 145
South East +25 288 £52,500 +5.00% 38
North of England -46 273 £42,500 -5.56% 48
Midlands -7 178 £42,500 - 24
South West +18 159 £45,000 -5.26% 25
North West -24 134 £42,500 -5.56% 25
Scotland +56 131 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Yorkshire -53 102 £43,250 -8.95% 13
West Midlands +21 92 £41,000 -10.87% 15
East of England -13 86 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Midlands -16 86 £44,250 +4.12% 9
North East +11 34 £42,500 +1.19% 10
Wales +9 21 £40,000 +7.38% 10
Northern Ireland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 1,566 (72.27%) Test Automation
2 1,564 (72.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1,540 (71.07%) Selenium
4 1,514 (69.87%) Java
5 1,068 (49.28%) BDD
6 885 (40.84%) Jenkins
7 789 (36.41%) QA
8 726 (33.50%) Scrum
9 709 (32.72%) TDD
10 631 (29.12%) JavaScript
11 610 (28.15%) JIRA
12 564 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
13 546 (25.20%) SQL
14 534 (24.64%) C#
15 523 (24.13%) Finance
16 502 (23.17%) Gherkin
17 494 (22.80%) Git (software)
18 484 (22.34%) WebDriver
19 383 (17.67%) JUnit
20 381 (17.58%) DevOps
21 372 (17.17%) Amazon AWS
22 354 (16.34%) SoapUI
22 354 (16.34%) Software Testing
23 348 (16.06%) Test Scripting
24 345 (15.92%) Python
25 339 (15.64%) Microservices
26 336 (15.51%) JMeter
27 334 (15.41%) Spring
28 332 (15.32%) REST
29 325 (15.00%) Docker

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
1 207 (9.55%) Confluence
2 71 (3.28%) IIS
3 67 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 54 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
5 51 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 46 (2.12%) JBoss
7 37 (1.71%) Apache
8 25 (1.15%) Apache TomEE
9 21 (0.97%) Apache Solr
10 20 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (0.78%) nginx
12 14 (0.65%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.46%) Jetty
14 9 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.42%) Anypoint
15 8 (0.37%) CMS
15 8 (0.37%) Drupal
16 7 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.32%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.32%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (0.14%) Mingle
2 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.046%) HipChat
3 1 (0.046%) InVision
3 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.37%) Ripple
3 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.14%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.092%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.092%) Global One
4 2 (0.092%) Magento
5 1 (0.046%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.046%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.046%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 372 (17.17%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (4.80%) GitHub
4 70 (3.23%) Office 365
5 69 (3.18%) G Suite
6 62 (2.86%) SaaS
7 56 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 40 (1.85%) BrowserStack
9 31 (1.43%) OpenShift
10 30 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (0.97%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.97%) npm
12 20 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (0.83%) BlazeMeter
13 18 (0.83%) Slack
14 16 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.74%) Sauce Labs
14 16 (0.74%) Serverless
15 12 (0.55%) Apigee
16 11 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.06%) HTTP
2 14 (0.65%) Internet
3 8 (0.37%) SSH
3 8 (0.37%) SSL
4 7 (0.32%) OpenVPN
5 6 (0.28%) Broadband
6 5 (0.23%) Firewall
6 5 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.23%) PPP
6 5 (0.23%) VPN
6 5 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.18%) FTP
7 4 (0.18%) SNMP
7 4 (0.18%) VLAN
8 3 (0.14%) DSL
9 2 (0.092%) ATM
9 2 (0.092%) ICMP
9 2 (0.092%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.092%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 144 (6.65%) MongoDB
3 130 (6.00%) MySQL
4 82 (3.78%) NoSQL
5 81 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
5 81 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 69 (3.18%) Big Data
7 46 (2.12%) Redis
8 34 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 32 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (0.97%) Blockchain
11 21 (0.97%) Oracle Database
12 16 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (0.69%) DB2
14 14 (0.65%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.51%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.42%) OLTP
17 8 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.37%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1,540 (71.07%) Selenium
2 885 (40.84%) Jenkins
3 610 (28.15%) JIRA
4 494 (22.80%) Git (software)
5 484 (22.34%) WebDriver
6 383 (17.67%) JUnit
7 354 (16.34%) SoapUI
8 336 (15.51%) JMeter
9 290 (13.38%) SpecFlow
10 266 (12.28%) Maven
11 197 (9.09%) Appium
12 160 (7.38%) TeamCity
13 127 (5.86%) Subversion
14 121 (5.58%) Gradle
15 119 (5.49%) NUnit
16 115 (5.31%) Mockito
17 114 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 107 (4.94%) JBehave
19 106 (4.89%) LoadRunner
20 98 (4.52%) HP UFT
General
1 523 (24.13%) Finance
2 194 (8.95%) Retail
3 163 (7.52%) Banking
4 51 (2.35%) Games
5 48 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 38 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 37 (1.71%) Marketing
8 36 (1.66%) Advertising
9 25 (1.15%) Back Office
9 25 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.02%) Electronics
11 20 (0.92%) Law
12 19 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 14 (0.65%) Publishing
14 12 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.46%) Legal
16 3 (0.14%) Front Office
17 2 (0.092%) Automotive
17 2 (0.092%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 693 (31.98%) Developer
2 468 (21.60%) Test Engineer
3 328 (15.14%) Java Developer
4 305 (14.07%) Tester
5 296 (13.66%) Analyst
6 290 (13.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 287 (13.24%) Developer in Test
8 264 (12.18%) Test Analyst
9 236 (10.89%) QA Engineer
10 220 (10.15%) Automation Tester
11 181 (8.35%) Senior Developer
12 171 (7.89%) Software Developer
13 137 (6.32%) Software Engineer
14 123 (5.68%) Java Engineer
15 122 (5.63%) QA Automation Engineer
15 122 (5.63%) Software Test Engineer
16 109 (5.03%) Java Developer in Test
17 101 (4.66%) Automation Test Analyst
18 97 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
19 94 (4.34%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (23.17%) Gherkin
2 334 (15.41%) Spring
3 332 (15.32%) REST
4 316 (14.58%) Web Services
5 244 (11.26%) SOAP
6 238 (10.98%) Node.js
7 232 (10.71%) JSON
8 231 (10.66%) XML
9 226 (10.43%) HTML
10 215 (9.92%) .NET
11 200 (9.23%) AngularJS
12 182 (8.40%) CSS
13 173 (7.98%) Spring Boot
14 162 (7.48%) RESTful
15 137 (6.32%) Hibernate
16 125 (5.77%) React
17 83 (3.83%) HTML5
18 80 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web API
19 79 (3.65%) Kafka
20 74 (3.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 172 (7.94%) Fintech
2 146 (6.74%) User Experience
3 114 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 87 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (1.48%) Cloud Native
8 29 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 22 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 17 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (0.69%) Algorithms
12 15 (0.69%) NHS
13 13 (0.60%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
15 10 (0.46%) Internet of Things
16 9 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
16 9 (0.42%) Hedge funds
17 8 (0.37%) PMI
17 8 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 204 (9.41%) Linux
2 168 (7.75%) Windows
3 102 (4.71%) Unix
4 86 (3.97%) Apple iOS
5 81 (3.74%) Android
6 12 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.28%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.23%) CentOS
9 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.18%) zOS
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.046%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.046%) Solaris
11 1 (0.046%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,566 (72.27%) Test Automation
2 1,564 (72.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1,068 (49.28%) BDD
4 726 (33.50%) Scrum
5 709 (32.72%) TDD
6 564 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
7 381 (17.58%) DevOps
8 354 (16.34%) Software Testing
9 348 (16.06%) Test Scripting
10 339 (15.64%) Microservices
11 312 (14.40%) SDET
12 272 (12.55%) API Testing
13 263 (12.14%) Software Engineering
14 257 (11.86%) Open Source
15 251 (11.58%) Kanban
16 250 (11.54%) SDLC
17 237 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
18 226 (10.43%) Manual Testing
19 206 (9.51%) Scenario Testing
20 202 (9.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1,514 (69.87%) Java
2 631 (29.12%) JavaScript
3 546 (25.20%) SQL
4 534 (24.64%) C#
5 345 (15.92%) Python
6 265 (12.23%) Ruby
7 153 (7.06%) Java 8
8 124 (5.72%) C++
9 95 (4.38%) PHP
10 87 (4.01%) Scala
11 84 (3.88%) PowerShell
12 64 (2.95%) C
13 43 (1.98%) ES6
14 42 (1.94%) Groovy
15 39 (1.80%) TypeScript
16 37 (1.71%) Shell Script
17 35 (1.62%) Bash Shell
18 30 (1.38%) PL/SQL
19 27 (1.25%) Go
20 21 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 247 (11.40%) Degree
2 185 (8.54%) ISTQB
3 153 (7.06%) Security Cleared
4 129 (5.95%) ISEB
5 110 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 51 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 49 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 46 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (0.78%) DBS Check
10 9 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.092%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.092%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.046%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.046%) HNC
14 1 (0.046%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.046%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 789 (36.41%) QA
2 9 (0.42%) MiFID
3 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.28%) SEPA
5 5 (0.23%) GDPR
6 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.14%) SLA
7 2 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.092%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.092%) PMO
7 2 (0.092%) WCAG
8 1 (0.046%) PSD2
8 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 325 (15.00%) Docker
2 75 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.37%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.28%) Squid
6 5 (0.23%) Varnish
7 4 (0.18%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.092%) HDFS
9 2 (0.092%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.092%) Postfix
9 2 (0.092%) vSphere
10 1 (0.046%) KVM
10 1 (0.046%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 121 (5.58%) Kubernetes
2 104 (4.80%) Ansible
3 93 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
4 75 (3.46%) Puppet
4 75 (3.46%) Terraform
5 60 (2.77%) HP ALM
6 57 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (1.48%) Mesos
8 27 (1.25%) Marathon
9 23 (1.06%) Rancher
10 13 (0.60%) Kibana
11 7 (0.32%) Consul
12 6 (0.28%) Grafana
12 6 (0.28%) Graphite
12 6 (0.28%) HockeyApp
12 6 (0.28%) linkerd
13 5 (0.23%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.23%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 207 (9.55%) Oracle
2 145 (6.69%) Google
3 115 (5.31%) HP
4 49 (2.26%) Splunk
5 44 (2.03%) SAP
6 42 (1.94%) WorldPay
7 41 (1.89%) IBM
7 41 (1.89%) Microsoft
8 30 (1.38%) New Relic
9 22 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 18 (0.83%) AppDynamics
10 18 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
11 17 (0.78%) hybris
12 13 (0.60%) Adobe
12 13 (0.60%) VMware
13 11 (0.51%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.46%) Sencha
15 9 (0.42%) Apple
15 9 (0.42%) MuleSoft
16 8 (0.37%) Cognizant