Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 238 248
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 +35
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 1,766 2,395 2,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.45% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.86% 7.25% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,300 1,823 2,017
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +8.05%

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 25,742 33,040 36,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.84% 20.05% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20,372 26,707 29,240
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
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 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -8 1,669 £55,000 +10.00% 190
UK excluding London -15 1,000 £47,500 +5.56% 155
London 0 746 £65,000 - 56
South East +55 332 £55,000 +22.22% 32
North of England -38 242 £45,000 +5.88% 45
South West +5 145 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Yorkshire -10 132 £45,000 - 26
East of England +81 111 £45,000 - 10
North West -20 99 £43,024 +7.56% 17
Midlands -72 90 £47,500 -5.00% 23
East Midlands -49 54 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Scotland -51 42 £52,500 - 7
Wales -10 38 £45,000 +20.00% 12
West Midlands -35 33 £42,500 -19.05% 14
North East +1 11 £35,000 -9.68% 2
Northern Ireland -6 5 £37,500 -48.28% 2

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,348 (76.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1,301 (73.67%) Test Automation
3 1,256 (71.12%) Selenium
4 1,186 (67.16%) Java
5 836 (47.34%) BDD
6 661 (37.43%) Scrum
7 623 (35.28%) Jenkins
8 605 (34.26%) JIRA
9 592 (33.52%) QA
10 572 (32.39%) TDD
11 497 (28.14%) JavaScript
12 479 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
13 427 (24.18%) SQL
14 421 (23.84%) DevOps
15 401 (22.71%) C#
16 395 (22.37%) Git (software)
17 383 (21.69%) WebDriver
18 379 (21.46%) Finance
19 372 (21.06%) Gherkin
20 326 (18.46%) Docker
21 316 (17.89%) Python
22 303 (17.16%) Spring
23 288 (16.31%) Maven
23 288 (16.31%) JUnit
24 279 (15.80%) AWS
25 257 (14.55%) Microservices
26 256 (14.50%) REST
27 251 (14.21%) Software Testing
28 243 (13.76%) JMeter
29 242 (13.70%) Mentoring

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
1 238 (13.48%) Confluence
2 63 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 48 (2.72%) JBoss
4 42 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (1.70%) IIS
6 25 (1.42%) Apache Spark
7 23 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.79%) Apache TomEE
9 10 (0.57%) Apache
9 10 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (0.57%) CMS
10 9 (0.51%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.40%) Drupal
11 7 (0.40%) WordPress
12 5 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.23%) nginx
14 3 (0.17%) Mule
14 3 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.11%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.11%) Magento
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.057%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.057%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 279 (15.80%) AWS
2 181 (10.25%) Azure
3 94 (5.32%) GitHub
4 84 (4.76%) GCP
5 63 (3.57%) G Suite
6 59 (3.34%) Office 365
7 58 (3.28%) BrowserStack
8 49 (2.77%) SaaS
9 47 (2.66%) Sauce Labs
10 23 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (1.30%) Slack
11 22 (1.25%) PaaS
12 21 (1.19%) OpenShift
12 21 (1.19%) Serverless
13 20 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (1.02%) Heroku
15 17 (0.96%) IaaS
16 16 (0.91%) CloudBees
17 13 (0.74%) Amazon S3
18 12 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.53%) HTTP
2 26 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.62%) SSH
4 5 (0.28%) AMQP
4 5 (0.28%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.28%) SSL
4 5 (0.28%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.23%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.23%) Internet
5 4 (0.23%) VLAN
6 3 (0.17%) FTP
7 2 (0.11%) Calico
7 2 (0.11%) Intranet
7 2 (0.11%) PBX
7 2 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.11%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.057%) 5G
8 1 (0.057%) DNS
8 1 (0.057%) Firewall
8 1 (0.057%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 121 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 100 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 96 (5.44%) MySQL
5 68 (3.85%) Redis
6 65 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 56 (3.17%) Big Data
8 42 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 33 (1.87%) NoSQL
10 29 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (1.19%) Data Lake
12 20 (1.13%) Apache Hive
13 16 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.74%) Blockchain
16 12 (0.68%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.57%) DB2
18 9 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
18 9 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1,256 (71.12%) Selenium
2 623 (35.28%) Jenkins
3 605 (34.26%) JIRA
4 395 (22.37%) Git (software)
5 383 (21.69%) WebDriver
6 288 (16.31%) JUnit
6 288 (16.31%) Maven
7 243 (13.76%) JMeter
8 222 (12.57%) Appium
9 213 (12.06%) SoapUI
10 212 (12.00%) SpecFlow
11 123 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 119 (6.74%) Subversion
13 114 (6.46%) TeamCity
14 100 (5.66%) LoadRunner
15 95 (5.38%) JBehave
16 92 (5.21%) Bitbucket
17 90 (5.10%) Gradle
18 88 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 84 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 379 (21.46%) Finance
2 170 (9.63%) Retail
3 144 (8.15%) Banking
4 48 (2.72%) Public Sector
5 46 (2.60%) Back Office
6 38 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.70%) Marketing
9 29 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.53%) Games
11 15 (0.85%) Electronics
11 15 (0.85%) Legal
12 12 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.62%) Front Office
14 9 (0.51%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.40%) Advertising
16 6 (0.34%) Law
16 6 (0.34%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.11%) Automotive
17 2 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 487 (27.58%) Developer
2 373 (21.12%) Test Engineer
3 212 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 207 (11.72%) Analyst
5 188 (10.65%) Tester
6 186 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 179 (10.14%) QA Engineer
8 170 (9.63%) Developer in Test
9 153 (8.66%) Test Analyst
10 133 (7.53%) Automation Tester
11 128 (7.25%) Software Developer
12 116 (6.57%) Senior Developer
13 98 (5.55%) Software Engineer
14 87 (4.93%) Senior Test Engineer
15 78 (4.42%) Automation Engineer
16 74 (4.19%) Automation Test Analyst
17 71 (4.02%) QA Leader
18 66 (3.74%) Java Engineer
18 66 (3.74%) QA Automation Engineer
19 61 (3.45%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (21.06%) Gherkin
2 303 (17.16%) Spring
3 256 (14.50%) REST
4 195 (11.04%) Web Services
5 170 (9.63%) .NET
6 169 (9.57%) React
7 153 (8.66%) SOAP
8 149 (8.44%) Node.js
9 148 (8.38%) RESTful
10 138 (7.81%) JSON
11 130 (7.36%) Hibernate
12 119 (6.74%) CSS
13 117 (6.63%) AngularJS
13 117 (6.63%) HTML
14 111 (6.29%) XML
15 107 (6.06%) Kafka
16 100 (5.66%) Spring Boot
17 99 (5.61%) JPA
18 59 (3.34%) Enzyme
19 52 (2.94%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.64%) Mobile App
2 99 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.13%) User Experience
4 61 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 20 (1.13%) Cloud Native
7 19 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
7 19 (1.08%) Renewable Energy
7 19 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (1.08%) Social Network
8 18 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
9 16 (0.91%) Hedge funds
9 16 (0.91%) Public Cloud
10 12 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.68%) Life Science
11 11 (0.62%) Equities
12 10 (0.57%) Wiki
13 9 (0.51%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.45%) Derivative
15 6 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 193 (10.93%) Linux
2 113 (6.40%) Android
2 113 (6.40%) Apple iOS
3 109 (6.17%) Windows
4 77 (4.36%) Unix
5 12 (0.68%) Mac OS
6 10 (0.57%) CentOS
7 7 (0.40%) Fedora
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) Debian
10 2 (0.11%) Solaris
10 2 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,348 (76.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1,301 (73.67%) Test Automation
3 836 (47.34%) BDD
4 661 (37.43%) Scrum
5 572 (32.39%) TDD
6 479 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
7 421 (23.84%) DevOps
8 257 (14.55%) Microservices
9 251 (14.21%) Software Testing
10 242 (13.70%) Mentoring
11 222 (12.57%) Kanban
11 222 (12.57%) Test Scripting
12 219 (12.40%) SDET
13 216 (12.23%) API Testing
14 211 (11.95%) Manual Testing
15 193 (10.93%) SDLC
16 192 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
17 183 (10.36%) Test Strategy
18 168 (9.51%) Software Engineering
18 168 (9.51%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1,186 (67.16%) Java
2 497 (28.14%) JavaScript
3 427 (24.18%) SQL
4 401 (22.71%) C#
5 316 (17.89%) Python
6 189 (10.70%) Ruby
7 125 (7.08%) C++
8 92 (5.21%) Java 8
9 80 (4.53%) C
10 74 (4.19%) Scala
11 70 (3.96%) ES6
12 57 (3.23%) Groovy
13 56 (3.17%) ES7
14 55 (3.11%) PowerShell
15 45 (2.55%) Go
16 42 (2.38%) TypeScript
17 40 (2.27%) PHP
17 40 (2.27%) Shell Script
18 28 (1.59%) VBScript
19 18 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 152 (8.61%) ISTQB
2 130 (7.36%) Degree
3 105 (5.95%) ISEB
4 93 (5.27%) Security Cleared
5 70 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 44 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 39 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 33 (1.87%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.40%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.28%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.23%) CISSP
13 2 (0.11%) CITP
13 2 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.057%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.057%) MCSD
14 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 592 (33.52%) QA
2 12 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.23%) EMIR
4 3 (0.17%) MiFID
4 3 (0.17%) SLA
5 2 (0.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.057%) PSD2
System Software
1 326 (18.46%) Docker
2 30 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.28%) vSphere
6 3 (0.17%) vCloud
7 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.11%) etcd
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.057%) KVM
8 1 (0.057%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 133 (7.53%) Kubernetes
2 105 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
3 93 (5.27%) Ansible
4 72 (4.08%) Puppet
5 67 (3.79%) Marathon
5 67 (3.79%) Mesos
6 51 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (2.10%) Terraform
8 30 (1.70%) HP ALM
9 28 (1.59%) Istio
10 27 (1.53%) Kibana
11 19 (1.08%) CA Service Virtualization
12 15 (0.85%) Grafana
13 14 (0.79%) Graphite
14 13 (0.74%) Prometheus
15 9 (0.51%) Packer
16 8 (0.45%) logstash
16 8 (0.45%) Rancher
17 4 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
18 2 (0.11%) Consul
Vendors
1 122 (6.91%) Oracle
2 109 (6.17%) Google
3 107 (6.06%) HP
4 61 (3.45%) WorldPay
5 51 (2.89%) Atlassian
6 46 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 44 (2.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 42 (2.38%) SAP
9 27 (1.53%) New Relic
10 23 (1.30%) CA
11 21 (1.19%) Informatica
11 21 (1.19%) Teradata
12 20 (1.13%) Splunk
13 18 (1.02%) hybris
13 18 (1.02%) Tableau
14 17 (0.96%) IBM
14 17 (0.96%) Perfecto Mobile
15 16 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
16 15 (0.85%) VMware
17 12 (0.68%) Adobe