Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 253 239 240
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 +28
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 981 2,110 2,607
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.44% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.33% 7.40% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1,653 2,138
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,050 £33,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% -

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 15,486 28,499 36,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.63% 19.41% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12,348 22,638 29,911
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,000 £77,500
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cucumber.

Salary trend for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cucumber over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Top 17 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 4 July 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 -16 890 £55,000 - 52
UK excluding London +27 543 £45,000 -1.10% 48
London -58 424 £67,500 +3.85% 13
South East +23 148 £50,000 -9.09% 7
South West +84 146 £45,000 - 14
North of England +55 125 £42,500 +4.94% 10
Work from Home +40 87 £62,216 -4.28% 11
North West +64 61 £42,500 - 5
Yorkshire +52 52 £45,000 +13.92% 4
Wales +34 41 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Scotland +35 37 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Midlands +21 28 £41,000 -3.53% 4
West Midlands +58 14 £38,750 -11.43% 2
East Midlands +2 14 £47,500 +11.76% 2
East of England +22 13 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North East +25 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Northern Ireland +27 6 £45,000 -21.74% 1

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 731 (74.52%) Test Automation
2 724 (73.80%) Agile Software Development
3 661 (67.38%) Selenium
4 641 (65.34%) Java
5 390 (39.76%) JavaScript
6 378 (38.53%) BDD
7 377 (38.43%) Jenkins
8 373 (38.02%) QA
9 280 (28.54%) DevOps
10 266 (27.12%) C#
11 259 (26.40%) Scrum
12 243 (24.77%) Finance
12 243 (24.77%) Continuous Integration
13 241 (24.57%) JIRA
14 240 (24.46%) TDD
15 228 (23.24%) Python
16 219 (22.32%) SQL
17 192 (19.57%) Docker
18 185 (18.86%) AWS
19 183 (18.65%) Git (software)
20 180 (18.35%) WebDriver
21 160 (16.31%) Gherkin
22 159 (16.21%) Web Services
23 152 (15.49%) JUnit
24 150 (15.29%) Azure
25 140 (14.27%) Software Engineering
26 138 (14.07%) JMeter
27 135 (13.76%) SDET
28 134 (13.66%) Microservices
29 133 (13.56%) Test Scripting

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
1 102 (10.40%) Confluence
2 31 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 24 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.83%) JBoss
5 13 (1.33%) Mule
5 13 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.92%) NServiceBus
7 8 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (0.71%) CMS
9 6 (0.61%) Apache
9 6 (0.61%) Mule ESB
9 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.20%) Apache TomEE
11 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.20%) Camunda
11 2 (0.20%) Drupal
11 2 (0.20%) GemFire
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) Magento
2 4 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.10%) Ripple
3 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 185 (18.86%) AWS
2 150 (15.29%) Azure
3 53 (5.40%) GitHub
4 42 (4.28%) OpenShift
5 34 (3.47%) Sauce Labs
6 31 (3.16%) GCP
7 28 (2.85%) BlazeMeter
7 28 (2.85%) BrowserStack
7 28 (2.85%) SaaS
8 24 (2.45%) Serverless
9 17 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (1.63%) Heroku
11 15 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (1.33%) PaaS
13 12 (1.22%) IaaS
13 12 (1.22%) Slack
14 9 (0.92%) npm
15 8 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.71%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.33%) HTTP
1 13 (1.33%) Skype
2 5 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.31%) Internet
4 2 (0.20%) SSH
4 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.10%) Firewall
5 1 (0.10%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.10%) VLAN
5 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.49%) MySQL
3 43 (4.38%) MongoDB
3 43 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.94%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.73%) DB2
9 16 (1.63%) Big Data
10 11 (1.12%) Data Lake
10 11 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.02%) Apache Hive
12 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.82%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.51%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 661 (67.38%) Selenium
2 377 (38.43%) Jenkins
3 241 (24.57%) JIRA
4 183 (18.65%) Git (software)
5 180 (18.35%) WebDriver
6 152 (15.49%) JUnit
7 138 (14.07%) JMeter
8 124 (12.64%) Maven
9 117 (11.93%) SoapUI
10 107 (10.91%) Postman
11 98 (9.99%) SpecFlow
12 97 (9.89%) Appium
13 76 (7.75%) Protractor
14 69 (7.03%) Mocha
15 64 (6.52%) REST Assured
16 57 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 51 (5.20%) Subversion
18 48 (4.89%) Gatling
19 47 (4.79%) TeamCity
20 40 (4.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 243 (24.77%) Finance
2 113 (11.52%) Banking
3 61 (6.22%) Retail
4 26 (2.65%) Games
5 22 (2.24%) Public Sector
6 19 (1.94%) Back Office
7 16 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.02%) Front Office
9 9 (0.92%) Marketing
10 8 (0.82%) Law
11 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.51%) Electronics
13 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.41%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.31%) Military
14 3 (0.31%) Police
14 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 298 (30.38%) Developer
2 186 (18.96%) Test Engineer
3 137 (13.97%) Analyst
4 127 (12.95%) Java Developer
5 126 (12.84%) Tester
6 117 (11.93%) Test Analyst
7 113 (11.52%) QA Engineer
8 98 (9.99%) Developer in Test
9 96 (9.79%) Automation Tester
10 88 (8.97%) Test Automation Engineer
11 66 (6.73%) Software Engineer
12 62 (6.32%) Automation Test Analyst
13 57 (5.81%) Software Developer
14 55 (5.61%) Java Engineer
15 47 (4.79%) Software Test Engineer
16 43 (4.38%) Automation Engineer
16 43 (4.38%) Java Developer in Test
17 42 (4.28%) Senior Developer
17 42 (4.28%) Senior Test Engineer
18 39 (3.98%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (16.31%) Gherkin
2 159 (16.21%) Web Services
3 127 (12.95%) Spring
4 111 (11.31%) REST
5 104 (10.60%) Node.js
6 102 (10.40%) SOAP
7 96 (9.79%) .NET
8 93 (9.48%) RESTful
9 82 (8.36%) HTML
10 78 (7.95%) React
11 75 (7.65%) CSS
12 70 (7.14%) Hibernate
13 63 (6.42%) AngularJS
13 63 (6.42%) Spring Boot
14 62 (6.32%) XML
15 50 (5.10%) Jest
16 47 (4.79%) JSON
17 34 (3.47%) WebdriverIO
18 32 (3.26%) JPA
19 28 (2.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.85%) Mobile App
2 56 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (2.85%) User Experience
5 20 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.53%) Social Network
7 14 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.02%) Cloud Native
10 8 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (0.71%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.71%) NHS
12 6 (0.61%) Blog
13 5 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.41%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
14 4 (0.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.01%) Unix
2 54 (5.50%) Linux
3 51 (5.20%) Apple iOS
4 50 (5.10%) Android
5 26 (2.65%) Windows
6 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (74.52%) Test Automation
2 724 (73.80%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (38.53%) BDD
4 280 (28.54%) DevOps
5 259 (26.40%) Scrum
6 243 (24.77%) Continuous Integration
7 240 (24.46%) TDD
8 140 (14.27%) Software Engineering
9 135 (13.76%) SDET
10 134 (13.66%) Microservices
11 133 (13.56%) Test Scripting
12 112 (11.42%) Fintech
13 103 (10.50%) Software Testing
14 102 (10.40%) API Testing
15 95 (9.68%) SDLC
15 95 (9.68%) Test Strategy
16 93 (9.48%) Continuous Delivery
17 89 (9.07%) Manual Testing
18 84 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
19 83 (8.46%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 641 (65.34%) Java
2 390 (39.76%) JavaScript
3 266 (27.12%) C#
4 228 (23.24%) Python
5 219 (22.32%) SQL
6 108 (11.01%) TypeScript
7 103 (10.50%) Ruby
8 49 (4.99%) Scala
9 46 (4.69%) Java 8
10 45 (4.59%) C++
11 35 (3.57%) Go
12 34 (3.47%) PHP
13 27 (2.75%) C
14 25 (2.55%) Kotlin
15 24 (2.45%) VBScript
16 20 (2.04%) Apple Swift
17 18 (1.83%) Groovy
18 17 (1.73%) Objective-C
19 16 (1.63%) Bash Shell
20 15 (1.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (12.64%) ISTQB
2 82 (8.36%) ISEB
3 74 (7.54%) Security Cleared
4 71 (7.24%) Degree
5 43 (4.38%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.82%) MCP
11 5 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.41%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.41%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 373 (38.02%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 192 (19.57%) Docker
2 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 110 (11.21%) Kubernetes
2 46 (4.69%) Ansible
3 36 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
4 32 (3.26%) Puppet
5 28 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.55%) Terraform
7 17 (1.73%) CA Service Virtualization
8 15 (1.53%) Istio
9 7 (0.71%) Grafana
10 6 (0.61%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.61%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.41%) Kibana
11 4 (0.41%) Rancher
12 3 (0.31%) logstash
12 3 (0.31%) Packer
13 2 (0.20%) Graphite
14 1 (0.10%) Consul
14 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.10%) OpenNebula
14 1 (0.10%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 86 (8.77%) Oracle
2 54 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.26%) SAP
4 30 (3.06%) HP
5 22 (2.24%) CA
6 17 (1.73%) Atlassian
6 17 (1.73%) Perfecto Mobile
7 16 (1.63%) Google
7 16 (1.63%) MuleSoft
8 12 (1.22%) Cognizant
9 11 (1.12%) Teradata
10 9 (0.92%) Informatica
11 8 (0.82%) IBM
11 8 (0.82%) Jitterbit
12 7 (0.71%) Splunk
13 6 (0.61%) Guidewire
13 6 (0.61%) Micro Focus
13 6 (0.61%) New Relic
14 5 (0.51%) AppDynamics
15 4 (0.41%) Red Hat