Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 265 293
Rank change year-on-year +36 +28 +104
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 2,566 2,233 2,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.30% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.18% 6.46% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,999 1,914 2,037
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 35,727 34,589 35,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 20.11% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29,043 28,803 30,868
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the UK

Cucumber
Top 15 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 18 June 2018. 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 +32 2,395 £50,000 - 312
UK excluding London +35 1,382 £45,000 - 183
London +24 1,131 £60,000 +9.09% 146
North of England -5 373 £45,000 - 62
South East +106 329 £45,000 -5.26% 39
Yorkshire +30 203 £45,000 -2.17% 30
Midlands +19 203 £50,000 +22.70% 27
South West -23 194 £42,500 - 24
East of England +30 169 £50,000 - 14
North West -31 152 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East Midlands +26 130 £42,500 -5.56% 17
West Midlands +1 73 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Scotland -10 73 £45,000 - 14
Wales +36 45 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North East -14 21 £42,000 +5.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 1,979 (77.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1,941 (75.64%) Test Automation
3 1,794 (69.91%) Java
4 1,784 (69.52%) Selenium
5 1,252 (48.79%) BDD
6 964 (37.57%) QA
7 955 (37.22%) TDD
8 889 (34.65%) Jenkins
9 706 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
10 696 (27.12%) Scrum
11 671 (26.15%) JavaScript
12 653 (25.45%) C#
13 624 (24.32%) WebDriver
14 603 (23.50%) SQL
15 572 (22.29%) JIRA
16 525 (20.46%) Finance
17 516 (20.11%) Ruby
18 503 (19.60%) JUnit
19 475 (18.51%) Git (software)
20 463 (18.04%) Gherkin
21 457 (17.81%) Python
22 429 (16.72%) Web Services
23 417 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
24 390 (15.20%) Software Engineering
25 366 (14.26%) Test Scripting
26 364 (14.19%) DevOps
27 362 (14.11%) Spring
28 356 (13.87%) Software Testing
29 336 (13.09%) SpecFlow
30 326 (12.70%) 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
1 186 (7.25%) Confluence
2 171 (6.66%) Tomcat
3 106 (4.13%) Apache
4 76 (2.96%) JBoss
5 71 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (2.10%) Apache Spark
7 52 (2.03%) Jetty
8 43 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 37 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 30 (1.17%) IIS
10 30 (1.17%) nginx
11 19 (0.74%) CMS
12 18 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.47%) Drupal
15 11 (0.43%) Ethereum
16 9 (0.35%) Alfresco
16 9 (0.35%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (0.31%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 8 (0.31%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.078%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.039%) Blender
Business Applications
1 31 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.12%) Staffware
5 2 (0.078%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.078%) Magento
5 2 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 417 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (6.66%) GitHub
3 148 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (2.34%) SaaS
5 56 (2.18%) OpenShift
6 52 (2.03%) Sauce Labs
7 45 (1.75%) BrowserStack
8 43 (1.68%) Slack
9 31 (1.21%) npm
10 29 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (0.97%) G Suite
11 25 (0.97%) Office 365
12 23 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
13 20 (0.78%) BlazeMeter
13 20 (0.78%) Runscope
14 16 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
15 14 (0.55%) PaaS
16 12 (0.47%) Bluemix
16 12 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (2.96%) HTTP
2 51 (1.99%) Internet
3 19 (0.74%) SSL
4 13 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.47%) DNS
6 11 (0.43%) AMQP
6 11 (0.43%) VoIP
7 9 (0.35%) SMTP
7 9 (0.35%) SSH
7 9 (0.35%) WAN
8 8 (0.31%) LAN
9 7 (0.27%) Wireless
10 4 (0.16%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.12%) PPP
11 3 (0.12%) SMS
11 3 (0.12%) TETRA
11 3 (0.12%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.078%) Diameter Protocol
13 1 (0.039%) MQTT
13 1 (0.039%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (6.94%) NoSQL
2 139 (5.42%) MongoDB
3 113 (4.40%) MySQL
4 101 (3.94%) SQL Server
5 100 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 98 (3.82%) Hadoop
6 98 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 92 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
8 81 (3.16%) Big Data
9 45 (1.75%) Redis
10 41 (1.60%) Couchbase
11 29 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.09%) Riak
13 25 (0.97%) Blockchain
14 21 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
14 21 (0.82%) DB2
15 19 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 17 (0.66%) Neo4j
16 17 (0.66%) Pentaho
17 15 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,784 (69.52%) Selenium
2 889 (34.65%) Jenkins
3 624 (24.32%) WebDriver
4 572 (22.29%) JIRA
5 503 (19.60%) JUnit
6 475 (18.51%) Git (software)
7 336 (13.09%) SpecFlow
8 298 (11.61%) SoapUI
9 284 (11.07%) Maven
10 268 (10.44%) JMeter
11 226 (8.81%) Appium
12 124 (4.83%) JBehave
13 122 (4.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 118 (4.60%) Gradle
15 117 (4.56%) Protractor
16 115 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
17 113 (4.40%) TeamCity
18 109 (4.25%) Gatling
19 99 (3.86%) FitNesse
20 95 (3.70%) Jasmine
General
1 525 (20.46%) Finance
2 210 (8.18%) Retail
3 188 (7.33%) Banking
4 124 (4.83%) Games
5 63 (2.46%) Marketing
6 59 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 56 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 48 (1.87%) Advertising
9 34 (1.33%) Legal
10 31 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.94%) Law
12 23 (0.90%) Back Office
13 19 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.66%) Front Office
15 15 (0.58%) Electronics
16 12 (0.47%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.31%) Automotive
18 7 (0.27%) Publishing
19 6 (0.23%) Aerospace
20 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 751 (29.27%) Developer
2 469 (18.28%) Test Engineer
3 468 (18.24%) Tester
4 397 (15.47%) Java Developer
5 363 (14.15%) Automation Tester
6 361 (14.07%) QA Engineer
7 351 (13.68%) Analyst
8 319 (12.43%) Test Automation Engineer
9 275 (10.72%) Developer in Test
10 266 (10.37%) Test Analyst
11 193 (7.52%) Java Engineer
12 191 (7.44%) QA Automation Engineer
13 188 (7.33%) Software Developer
14 170 (6.63%) Senior Developer
15 159 (6.20%) QA Analyst
16 137 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
17 135 (5.26%) Software Engineer
18 121 (4.72%) Automation Test Analyst
19 110 (4.29%) Java Developer in Test
20 109 (4.25%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (18.04%) Gherkin
2 429 (16.72%) Web Services
3 362 (14.11%) Spring
4 311 (12.12%) HTML
5 290 (11.30%) REST
6 285 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 276 (10.76%) RESTful
8 255 (9.94%) .NET
9 216 (8.42%) CSS
10 188 (7.33%) XML
11 169 (6.59%) Node.js
12 162 (6.31%) Hibernate
13 161 (6.27%) SOAP
14 127 (4.95%) HTML5
15 120 (4.68%) JSON
16 107 (4.17%) React
17 91 (3.55%) Kafka
18 72 (2.81%) .NET Framework
18 72 (2.81%) Spring Boot
19 70 (2.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 196 (7.64%) Fintech
2 159 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 153 (5.96%) Mobile App
4 131 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 101 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
6 83 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
7 77 (3.00%) User Experience
8 59 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
9 46 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.71%) Private Cloud
11 42 (1.64%) Online Games
12 41 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 27 (1.05%) Public Cloud
14 20 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
14 20 (0.78%) Social Media
15 19 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.66%) Algorithms
17 16 (0.62%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.47%) EMV
18 12 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 295 (11.50%) Linux
2 174 (6.78%) Windows
3 173 (6.74%) Android
4 161 (6.27%) Apple iOS
5 127 (4.95%) Unix
6 21 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 18 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.39%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.27%) CentOS
10 6 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.12%) Fedora
11 3 (0.12%) Solaris
12 2 (0.078%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.039%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.039%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,979 (77.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1,941 (75.64%) Test Automation
3 1,252 (48.79%) BDD
4 955 (37.22%) TDD
5 706 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
6 696 (27.12%) Scrum
7 390 (15.20%) Software Engineering
8 366 (14.26%) Test Scripting
9 364 (14.19%) DevOps
10 356 (13.87%) Software Testing
11 315 (12.28%) Manual Testing
12 303 (11.81%) SDET
13 297 (11.57%) API Testing
13 297 (11.57%) SDLC
14 245 (9.55%) Performance Testing
15 240 (9.35%) Microservices
16 239 (9.31%) Kanban
17 236 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
18 235 (9.16%) Test Strategy
19 233 (9.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,794 (69.91%) Java
2 671 (26.15%) JavaScript
3 653 (25.45%) C#
4 603 (23.50%) SQL
5 516 (20.11%) Ruby
6 457 (17.81%) Python
7 157 (6.12%) Java 8
8 124 (4.83%) Scala
9 110 (4.29%) C++
10 96 (3.74%) C
11 93 (3.62%) Groovy
12 85 (3.31%) PHP
13 67 (2.61%) Bash Shell
14 56 (2.18%) PowerShell
15 55 (2.14%) Shell Script
16 48 (1.87%) Go
17 39 (1.52%) TypeScript
18 34 (1.33%) Perl
19 32 (1.25%) PL/SQL
20 18 (0.70%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 201 (7.83%) Degree
2 181 (7.05%) ISTQB
3 150 (5.85%) ISEB
4 119 (4.64%) Security Cleared
5 74 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 66 (2.57%) SC Cleared
7 64 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 34 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.16%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.078%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.078%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.078%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.078%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.078%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 964 (37.57%) QA
2 41 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.55%) PSD2
4 8 (0.31%) GCP
5 4 (0.16%) MiFID
5 4 (0.16%) SLA
5 4 (0.16%) WCAG
6 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.12%) EMIR
6 3 (0.12%) PMO
7 2 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.078%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.078%) SEPA
7 2 (0.078%) WAI
System Software
1 326 (12.70%) Docker
2 31 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.55%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.19%) Firmware
8 3 (0.12%) HDFS
8 3 (0.12%) Postfix
9 2 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.078%) Varnish
9 2 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.078%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 154 (6.00%) Ansible
2 137 (5.34%) Puppet
3 87 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (2.53%) Terraform
5 63 (2.46%) Kubernetes
6 44 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
7 35 (1.36%) HP ALM
8 28 (1.09%) Cobbler
9 19 (0.74%) Kibana
10 14 (0.55%) Marathon
11 10 (0.39%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.35%) Icinga
13 8 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
13 8 (0.31%) HockeyApp
14 5 (0.19%) Mesos
15 4 (0.16%) Ambari
15 4 (0.16%) Grafana
16 3 (0.12%) logstash
16 3 (0.12%) Prometheus
16 3 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 155 (6.04%) Oracle
2 123 (4.79%) Google
3 96 (3.74%) Microsoft
4 79 (3.08%) HP
5 78 (3.04%) Atlassian
6 74 (2.88%) WorldPay
7 60 (2.34%) IBM
8 54 (2.10%) Capita
9 51 (1.99%) Splunk
10 33 (1.29%) VMware
11 24 (0.94%) SAP
12 23 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 22 (0.86%) Cloudera
13 22 (0.86%) Hortonworks
14 21 (0.82%) Talend
15 19 (0.74%) Adobe
15 19 (0.74%) Micro Focus
16 17 (0.66%) Informatica
16 17 (0.66%) New Relic
17 16 (0.62%) MuleSoft