Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 263 252 243
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 572 1,880 2,394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.34% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.68% 7.04% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 485 1,441 1,937
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -

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 10,069 26,698 33,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.96% 19.04% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8,253 21,089 27,037
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -18 533 £60,000 +9.09% 98
London +6 293 £64,000 -1.54% 40
UK excluding London -5 271 £49,500 +4.21% 68
South West +101 103 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East +31 72 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Work from Home +11 63 £60,000 -4.00% 19
North of England +20 42 £45,000 +3.33% 20
Yorkshire +47 22 £45,000 - 4
Midlands +75 15 £32,500 -31.58% 6
Wales +26 15 £45,000 +13.92% 5
North West +43 13 £65,000 +52.94% 5
Scotland +57 12 £55,000 +4.76% 5
West Midlands +90 11 £32,000 -27.27% 4
North East +22 7 £38,000 +8.57% 11
East of England +39 6 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Northern Ireland +23 6 £70,000 +97.18%
East Midlands +47 4 £50,000 +5.26% 2

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 450 (78.67%) Test Automation
2 417 (72.90%) Selenium
3 396 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 358 (62.59%) Java
5 265 (46.33%) JavaScript
6 223 (38.99%) QA
7 220 (38.46%) BDD
8 187 (32.69%) Jenkins
9 175 (30.59%) DevOps
10 148 (25.87%) AWS
11 140 (24.48%) Python
12 138 (24.13%) C#
13 135 (23.60%) Finance
14 134 (23.43%) Scrum
15 129 (22.55%) Docker
16 120 (20.98%) WebDriver
17 118 (20.63%) TDD
18 116 (20.28%) JIRA
19 106 (18.53%) SDET
20 102 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
21 99 (17.31%) Git (software)
22 91 (15.91%) ISTQB
23 90 (15.73%) SQL
24 88 (15.38%) API Testing
25 87 (15.21%) Gherkin
26 86 (15.03%) JUnit
27 83 (14.51%) Kubernetes
28 79 (13.81%) Azure
29 77 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
30 74 (12.94%) Fintech

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 32 (5.59%) Confluence
2 15 (2.62%) JBoss
3 14 (2.45%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.40%) Mule
6 5 (0.87%) CMS
7 4 (0.70%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.52%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.35%) Camunda
9 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.35%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.35%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.17%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 148 (25.87%) AWS
2 79 (13.81%) Azure
3 37 (6.47%) GCP
4 34 (5.94%) OpenShift
5 31 (5.42%) SaaS
6 23 (4.02%) Sauce Labs
7 22 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (2.80%) Serverless
9 15 (2.62%) GitHub
10 11 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (1.92%) BrowserStack
11 8 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.22%) Heroku
13 6 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.05%) Office 365
14 5 (0.87%) BlazeMeter
15 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.42%) Skype
2 10 (1.75%) HTTP
3 4 (0.70%) Internet
4 3 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (0.52%) SAN
4 3 (0.52%) VPN
4 3 (0.52%) WebEx
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (4.90%) MongoDB
4 26 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.50%) Big Data
6 19 (3.32%) MySQL
7 18 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (2.62%) Data Lake
9 14 (2.45%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.27%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.22%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.35%) Apache Ignite
13 2 (0.35%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.35%) Presto
Development Applications
1 417 (72.90%) Selenium
2 187 (32.69%) Jenkins
3 120 (20.98%) WebDriver
4 116 (20.28%) JIRA
5 99 (17.31%) Git (software)
6 86 (15.03%) JUnit
7 71 (12.41%) SoapUI
8 58 (10.14%) Appium
9 51 (8.92%) Postman
10 45 (7.87%) JMeter
10 45 (7.87%) Mocha
10 45 (7.87%) SpecFlow
11 43 (7.52%) Maven
12 29 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (4.20%) TeamCity
14 23 (4.02%) Subversion
15 21 (3.67%) Cypress.io
15 21 (3.67%) eggPlant
16 20 (3.50%) Hudson
17 19 (3.32%) RSpec
General
1 135 (23.60%) Finance
2 43 (7.52%) Banking
3 30 (5.24%) Retail
4 13 (2.27%) Public Sector
5 9 (1.57%) Games
6 8 (1.40%) Law
6 8 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.70%) Front Office
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
11 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 151 (26.40%) Developer
2 113 (19.76%) Test Engineer
3 104 (18.18%) Tester
4 92 (16.08%) Automation Tester
5 79 (13.81%) Analyst
6 74 (12.94%) Developer in Test
7 73 (12.76%) Test Analyst
8 62 (10.84%) Java Developer
9 58 (10.14%) QA Engineer
10 51 (8.92%) Java Engineer
11 50 (8.74%) Test Automation Engineer
12 46 (8.04%) Automation Test Analyst
13 39 (6.82%) Java Developer in Test
14 37 (6.47%) Software Developer
15 35 (6.12%) Software Engineer
16 32 (5.59%) Java Automation Tester
17 31 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
17 31 (5.42%) Software Test Engineer
18 30 (5.24%) Java Software Developer
18 30 (5.24%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (15.21%) Gherkin
2 71 (12.41%) Web Services
3 63 (11.01%) SOAP
4 44 (7.69%) RESTful
5 41 (7.17%) Node.js
6 40 (6.99%) .NET
7 39 (6.82%) AngularJS
8 38 (6.64%) React
9 36 (6.29%) Spring
10 35 (6.12%) Jest
11 30 (5.24%) CSS
12 29 (5.07%) HTML
13 26 (4.55%) REST
14 23 (4.02%) HTML5
14 23 (4.02%) Kafka
15 22 (3.85%) WebdriverIO
16 20 (3.50%) Spring Boot
17 19 (3.32%) WireMock
18 14 (2.45%) JSON
19 12 (2.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.99%) Mobile App
2 38 (6.64%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.20%) Client/Server
5 21 (3.67%) Social Network
6 18 (3.15%) Mainframe
7 12 (2.10%) User Experience
8 8 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.52%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.52%) EPoS
12 3 (0.52%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.52%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.52%) Wiki
13 2 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.67%) Linux
2 14 (2.45%) Windows
3 11 (1.92%) Android
3 11 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.75%) Unix
5 7 (1.22%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (78.67%) Test Automation
2 396 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (38.46%) BDD
4 175 (30.59%) DevOps
5 134 (23.43%) Scrum
6 118 (20.63%) TDD
7 106 (18.53%) SDET
8 102 (17.83%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (15.38%) API Testing
10 77 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 74 (12.94%) Fintech
12 67 (11.71%) SDLC
13 62 (10.84%) Microservices
14 59 (10.31%) Kanban
15 57 (9.97%) QA Automation
15 57 (9.97%) Regression Testing
16 56 (9.79%) Continuous Delivery
17 55 (9.62%) Asset Management
18 53 (9.27%) Configuration Management
19 50 (8.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 358 (62.59%) Java
2 265 (46.33%) JavaScript
3 140 (24.48%) Python
4 138 (24.13%) C#
5 90 (15.73%) SQL
6 67 (11.71%) TypeScript
7 42 (7.34%) Ruby
8 27 (4.72%) Go
9 24 (4.20%) Java 8
10 15 (2.62%) C++
10 15 (2.62%) Scala
11 13 (2.27%) PHP
12 11 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.57%) R
14 6 (1.05%) C
14 6 (1.05%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.05%) Perl
15 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.87%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 91 (15.91%) ISTQB
2 66 (11.54%) ISEB
3 56 (9.79%) Security Cleared
4 40 (6.99%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.32%) DV Cleared
6 18 (3.15%) Degree
6 18 (3.15%) ISEB Practitioner
7 11 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.22%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (38.99%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) ISO 20022
2 3 (0.52%) PSD2
2 3 (0.52%) TARGET2
3 2 (0.35%) NCSC
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 129 (22.55%) Docker
2 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 83 (14.51%) Kubernetes
2 37 (6.47%) Terraform
3 34 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (5.59%) Ansible
5 26 (4.55%) Puppet
6 22 (3.85%) Istio
7 9 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.52%) Grafana
8 3 (0.52%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.52%) SCCM
9 2 (0.35%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.35%) Kibana
9 2 (0.35%) logstash
10 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 43 (7.52%) Oracle
2 19 (3.32%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.62%) Teradata
4 12 (2.10%) SAP
5 10 (1.75%) MuleSoft
6 9 (1.57%) Informatica
7 8 (1.40%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.70%) Apple
8 4 (0.70%) VMware
9 3 (0.52%) Automation Anywhere
9 3 (0.52%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.52%) Cisco
9 3 (0.52%) Citrix
9 3 (0.52%) MobileIron
9 3 (0.52%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.52%) Tableau
9 3 (0.52%) UiPath
10 2 (0.35%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.35%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.35%) Perfecto Mobile