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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 272 387
Rank change year-on-year +30 +115  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1226 1157 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.18% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.57% 6.49% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1016 774
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

Cucumber is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18671 17825 18645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.95% 18.13% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15400 15445 15625
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £71,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Cucumber as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 1170 £50,000 -4.76% 178
London -30 560 £55,000 -4.34% 91
South West +36 121 £42,500 -5.55% 9
North West +22 110 £45,000 - 20
South East +40 99 £47,500 +9.82% 18
Yorkshire +37 99 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Manchester +35 90 £47,500 - 15
East of England +20 83 £50,000 +8.10% 13
City of London -17 70 £57,500 - 14
West Yorkshire +30 66 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Leeds +25 65 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands +40 53 £45,625 +21.66% 8
Bristol +12 49 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Cambridgeshire +17 46 £51,000 +7.36% 8
West Midlands +28 42 £43,750 +9.37% 6
Hertfordshire -2 35 £45,000 - 5
Watford +5 33 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Berkshire +39 31 £53,750 +26.47%
Somerset -2 30 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Scotland +6 29 £47,500 +7.95% 6
Cambridge +3 29 £52,000 +9.47% 7
Nottinghamshire +25 28 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Nottingham +22 28 £50,000 +5.26% 5
East Sussex +29 26 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Brighton +34 25 £50,000 - 4
Birmingham +29 23 £40,000 - 3
Bath -8 22 £42,500 +6.25%
York +30 21 £72,500 +93.33% 1
North Yorkshire +16 21 £72,500 +100.00% 1
Gloucestershire -6 20 £41,250 -13.15% 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1795 (78.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1768 (77.75%) Test Automation
3 1686 (74.14%) Selenium
4 1451 (63.81%) Java
5 1090 (47.93%) BDD
6 889 (39.09%) QA
7 782 (34.39%) TDD
8 694 (30.52%) Scrum
9 650 (28.58%) Jenkins
10 638 (28.06%) WebDriver
11 608 (26.74%) SQL
12 551 (24.23%) C#
13 529 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
14 515 (22.65%) Ruby
15 514 (22.60%) JIRA
16 483 (21.24%) JUnit
17 481 (21.15%) Test Scripting
18 452 (19.88%) Finance
19 448 (19.70%) Git (software)
20 444 (19.53%) Gherkin
21 426 (18.73%) JavaScript
22 377 (16.58%) Python
23 336 (14.78%) SDLC
24 326 (14.34%) ISEB
24 326 (14.34%) ISTQB
25 320 (14.07%) Software Testing
26 302 (13.28%) Spring
27 291 (12.80%) Test Strategy
28 285 (12.53%) Linux
29 281 (12.36%) Web Services

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
1 181 (7.96%) Confluence
2 132 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 85 (3.74%) Apache
4 68 (2.99%) JBoss
5 48 (2.11%) Jetty
6 42 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 39 (1.72%) CMS
8 35 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 28 (1.23%) GlassFish
10 25 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 24 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (0.97%) Mule ESB
13 21 (0.92%) nginx
14 15 (0.66%) Apache TomEE
14 15 (0.66%) Mule
15 14 (0.62%) Apache Spark
15 14 (0.62%) WildFly
16 13 (0.57%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.44%) Umbraco
18 9 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.088%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.044%) HipChat
5 1 (0.044%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.044%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.088%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 174 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (5.63%) GitHub
3 79 (3.47%) SaaS
4 53 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (2.15%) BrowserStack
6 36 (1.58%) Office 365
6 36 (1.58%) Slack
7 33 (1.45%) G Suite
8 18 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.57%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.57%) Sauce Labs
12 11 (0.48%) IaaS
13 9 (0.40%) PaaS
14 6 (0.26%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (0.18%) Datadog
16 4 (0.18%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 91 (4.00%) HTTP
2 69 (3.03%) Internet
3 15 (0.66%) SSL
4 9 (0.40%) SSH
5 7 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.26%) AMQP
7 5 (0.22%) DNS
7 5 (0.22%) Firewall
8 4 (0.18%) LDAP
8 4 (0.18%) Skype
9 3 (0.13%) Network Security
10 2 (0.088%) Diameter Protocol
10 2 (0.088%) DSL
10 2 (0.088%) Intranet
10 2 (0.088%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.088%) MQTT
10 2 (0.088%) SMTP
10 2 (0.088%) VPN
10 2 (0.088%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.044%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (7.30%) MySQL
2 119 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 100 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 98 (4.31%) SQL Server
5 82 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 58 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (2.46%) Big Data
8 51 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 24 (1.06%) Redis
11 21 (0.92%) Hadoop
12 16 (0.70%) DB2
12 16 (0.70%) HBase
13 15 (0.66%) MarkLogic
14 13 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.35%) Triplestore
16 6 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.26%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.26%) Looker
16 6 (0.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1686 (74.14%) Selenium
2 650 (28.58%) Jenkins
3 638 (28.06%) WebDriver
4 514 (22.60%) JIRA
5 483 (21.24%) JUnit
6 448 (19.70%) Git (software)
7 252 (11.08%) Maven
8 245 (10.77%) JMeter
9 239 (10.51%) SoapUI
10 232 (10.20%) SpecFlow
11 225 (9.89%) Appium
12 150 (6.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 137 (6.02%) LoadRunner
14 129 (5.67%) JBehave
15 128 (5.63%) Calabash
16 126 (5.54%) Capybara
17 121 (5.32%) Gatling
18 115 (5.06%) FitNesse
19 114 (5.01%) TestNG
20 100 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 452 (19.88%) Finance
2 122 (5.36%) Retail
3 83 (3.65%) Banking
4 69 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 48 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 46 (2.02%) Games
7 45 (1.98%) Marketing
8 38 (1.67%) Advertising
9 30 (1.32%) Electronics
10 25 (1.10%) Front Office
11 17 (0.75%) Publishing
12 14 (0.62%) Billing
12 14 (0.62%) Legal
13 11 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.35%) Back Office
15 6 (0.26%) Automotive
16 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.18%) Military
17 4 (0.18%) Private Banking
18 3 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 548 (24.10%) Tester
2 526 (23.13%) Developer
3 415 (18.25%) Automation Tester
4 394 (17.33%) Analyst
5 392 (17.24%) Test Engineer
6 318 (13.98%) Test Analyst
7 286 (12.58%) Java Developer
8 250 (10.99%) QA Engineer
9 235 (10.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 181 (7.96%) QA Tester
11 173 (7.61%) Senior Tester
12 162 (7.12%) Senior Automation Tester
13 152 (6.68%) Developer in Test
14 151 (6.64%) Java Engineer
15 148 (6.51%) Senior Developer
16 146 (6.42%) QA Analyst
17 142 (6.24%) QA Automation Engineer
18 140 (6.16%) Automation Test Analyst
19 128 (5.63%) Selenium Tester
20 127 (5.58%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (19.53%) Gherkin
2 302 (13.28%) Spring
3 281 (12.36%) Web Services
4 259 (11.39%) HTML
5 256 (11.26%) XML
6 234 (10.29%) REST
7 231 (10.16%) Hibernate
8 207 (9.10%) RESTful
9 172 (7.56%) .NET
10 164 (7.21%) SOAP
11 159 (6.99%) CSS
12 139 (6.11%) AngularJS
13 125 (5.50%) JSON
14 111 (4.88%) jQuery
15 105 (4.62%) Node.js
16 84 (3.69%) Java EE
17 74 (3.25%) HTML5
18 65 (2.86%) JMS
19 60 (2.64%) Apache Flex
20 57 (2.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 122 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 114 (5.01%) Mobile App
3 113 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
5 70 (3.08%) User Experience
6 55 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (2.20%) Client/Server
8 49 (2.15%) Fintech
9 21 (0.92%) iPad
10 18 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (0.75%) Derivative
11 17 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 15 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
13 14 (0.62%) Credit Derivative
14 13 (0.57%) RIA
15 11 (0.48%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.48%) Smart City
16 10 (0.44%) BBC
16 10 (0.44%) N-Tier
17 9 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 285 (12.53%) Linux
2 149 (6.55%) Windows
3 133 (5.85%) Unix
4 91 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 89 (3.91%) Android
6 14 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.22%) CentOS
7 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.18%) Solaris
9 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.044%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1795 (78.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1768 (77.75%) Test Automation
3 1090 (47.93%) BDD
4 782 (34.39%) TDD
5 694 (30.52%) Scrum
6 529 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
7 481 (21.15%) Test Scripting
8 336 (14.78%) SDLC
9 320 (14.07%) Software Testing
10 291 (12.80%) Test Strategy
11 275 (12.09%) Kanban
12 250 (10.99%) Software Engineering
13 248 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
14 228 (10.03%) DevOps
15 216 (9.50%) Manual Testing
16 200 (8.80%) OO
17 199 (8.75%) Non-Functional Testing
18 192 (8.44%) Performance Testing
19 181 (7.96%) Functional Testing
20 179 (7.87%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1451 (63.81%) Java
2 608 (26.74%) SQL
3 551 (24.23%) C#
4 515 (22.65%) Ruby
5 426 (18.73%) JavaScript
6 377 (16.58%) Python
7 130 (5.72%) C++
8 110 (4.84%) Scala
9 92 (4.05%) PHP
10 78 (3.43%) C
11 59 (2.59%) Groovy
12 51 (2.24%) Perl
13 42 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 39 (1.72%) Bash Shell
15 29 (1.28%) Shell Script
16 22 (0.97%) ES6
17 15 (0.66%) XPath
18 13 (0.57%) Go
19 12 (0.53%) XQuery
20 9 (0.40%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 326 (14.34%) ISEB
1 326 (14.34%) ISTQB
2 215 (9.45%) Degree
3 128 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 90 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 87 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 65 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 28 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.31%) OCP
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.26%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.22%) MCP
12 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.22%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.18%) PMP
13 4 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 889 (39.09%) QA
2 8 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.22%) SLA
4 4 (0.18%) MiFID
5 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.13%) WCAG
6 2 (0.088%) EMIR
7 1 (0.044%) WAI
System Software
1 95 (4.18%) Docker
2 19 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.35%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.18%) LXC
7 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 81 (3.56%) Puppet
2 78 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
3 76 (3.34%) Ansible
4 42 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 21 (0.92%) Terraform
6 11 (0.48%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.31%) Grafana
8 6 (0.26%) CloudHub
9 5 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.18%) Kibana
10 4 (0.18%) Marathon
10 4 (0.18%) StatsD
11 3 (0.13%) Chronos
11 3 (0.13%) Packer
11 3 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.088%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.088%) Icinga
12 2 (0.088%) Rancher
12 2 (0.088%) rkt
Vendors
1 191 (8.40%) Oracle
2 87 (3.83%) HP
3 86 (3.78%) Microsoft
4 61 (2.68%) Google
5 50 (2.20%) Atlassian
6 46 (2.02%) Red Hat
7 30 (1.32%) IBM
7 30 (1.32%) SAP
8 29 (1.28%) Adobe
9 17 (0.75%) InterSystems
10 16 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.57%) Splunk
12 12 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
12 12 (0.53%) Cognizant
12 12 (0.53%) VMware
13 9 (0.40%) ATG
14 7 (0.31%) Facebook
14 7 (0.31%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.31%) Sybase
15 6 (0.26%) MuleSoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +10% bonus and good corporate benefi
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & corporate benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, LIfe, ETC
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Myles Roberts
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago