Period
to 14 April 2021

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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 273 271 240
Rank change year-on-year -2 -31 -9
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 937 1,349 2,165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 1.19% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.68% 6.15% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 735 1,050 1,656
10th Percentile £42,200 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 16,487 21,942 29,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.80% 19.40% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13,092 17,506 23,740
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 14 April 2021.

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 14 April 2021. 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 +5 837 £62,500 +19.05% 132
London +68 478 £65,000 -3.70% 76
UK excluding London -61 386 £52,500 +16.67% 62
Work from Home -11 210 £65,000 +4.48% 26
South East +8 137 £52,500 - 22
South West -15 82 £56,500 +29.14% 10
North of England -67 75 £50,000 +17.65% 12
North West -18 42 £51,250 +20.59% 4
Scotland -21 29 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Yorkshire -59 28 £52,500 +16.67% 4
East of England +53 25 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Midlands -19 22 £42,500 - 10
West Midlands -6 16 £42,500 +2.41% 8
Wales -7 11 £45,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +9 6 £45,000 +14.65% 1
East Midlands -2 6 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North East +5 5 £45,000 +20.00% 4

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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.

1 670 (71.50%) Test Automation
2 643 (68.62%) Agile Software Development
3 628 (67.02%) Java
4 616 (65.74%) Selenium
5 457 (48.77%) BDD
6 393 (41.94%) JavaScript
7 380 (40.55%) Jenkins
8 311 (33.19%) QA
9 302 (32.23%) TDD
10 276 (29.46%) DevOps
11 258 (27.53%) AWS
12 247 (26.36%) Software Testing
13 238 (25.40%) JIRA
14 236 (25.19%) Scrum
15 216 (23.05%) SQL
16 206 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
17 205 (21.88%) Gherkin
18 202 (21.56%) Python
19 195 (20.81%) WebDriver
20 193 (20.60%) SDET
21 191 (20.38%) Git (software)
22 183 (19.53%) Finance
23 182 (19.42%) C#
24 176 (18.78%) Docker
25 162 (17.29%) REST
26 161 (17.18%) API Testing
27 153 (16.33%) Microservices
28 147 (15.69%) JUnit
28 147 (15.69%) Spring
28 147 (15.69%) Appium

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 78 (8.32%) Confluence
2 33 (3.52%) Tomcat
3 26 (2.77%) JBoss
4 22 (2.35%) Apache Spark
4 22 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.35%) GemFire
5 21 (2.24%) Apache
6 16 (1.71%) Mule
7 7 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.64%) CMS
9 4 (0.43%) IIS
9 4 (0.43%) nginx
9 4 (0.43%) Tornado
9 4 (0.43%) WildFly
10 3 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.21%) Headless CMS
11 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Figma
2 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 258 (27.53%) AWS
2 130 (13.87%) Azure
3 63 (6.72%) BrowserStack
4 60 (6.40%) GCP
5 56 (5.98%) GitHub
6 41 (4.38%) SaaS
6 41 (4.38%) Serverless
7 31 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 31 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
8 28 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
9 18 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
10 16 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (1.71%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.60%) Slack
12 14 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
12 14 (1.49%) AWS CodePipeline
13 13 (1.39%) Bitrise
13 13 (1.39%) Firebase
14 12 (1.28%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.77%) HTTP
2 16 (1.71%) Skype
3 5 (0.53%) Calico
3 5 (0.53%) SSH
4 4 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.11%) Broadband
5 1 (0.11%) SMS
5 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.32%) MySQL
2 60 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (5.76%) SQL Server
4 47 (5.02%) MongoDB
5 37 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 26 (2.77%) Big Data
7 20 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (2.03%) NoSQL
9 18 (1.92%) Redis
10 16 (1.71%) MariaDB
11 14 (1.49%) HBase
12 13 (1.39%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.96%) Blockchain
14 8 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.85%) Hazelcast
15 6 (0.64%) Amazon Athena
16 5 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
17 4 (0.43%) Data Lake
17 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 616 (65.74%) Selenium
2 380 (40.55%) Jenkins
3 238 (25.40%) JIRA
4 195 (20.81%) WebDriver
5 191 (20.38%) Git (software)
6 147 (15.69%) Appium
6 147 (15.69%) JUnit
7 128 (13.66%) Postman
8 121 (12.91%) JMeter
9 115 (12.27%) Maven
10 109 (11.63%) Cypress.io
11 97 (10.35%) SoapUI
12 66 (7.04%) SpecFlow
13 59 (6.30%) REST Assured
14 57 (6.08%) Protractor
15 55 (5.87%) Eclipse
16 53 (5.66%) Gradle
17 46 (4.91%) IntelliJ
18 42 (4.48%) GitLab
19 40 (4.27%) Subversion
General
1 183 (19.53%) Finance
2 97 (10.35%) Banking
3 52 (5.55%) Games
4 45 (4.80%) Public Sector
5 29 (3.09%) Back Office
5 29 (3.09%) Law
6 25 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.13%) Advertising
8 17 (1.81%) Marketing
9 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.17%) Retail
10 10 (1.07%) Automotive
10 10 (1.07%) Electronics
11 8 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.85%) Publishing
12 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.64%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.43%) Legal
14 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 251 (26.79%) Developer
2 149 (15.90%) Tester
3 147 (15.69%) QA Engineer
3 147 (15.69%) Test Engineer
4 121 (12.91%) Automation Tester
5 89 (9.50%) Java Developer
6 82 (8.75%) Analyst
7 75 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 73 (7.79%) Developer in Test
8 73 (7.79%) Software Engineer
9 66 (7.04%) Test Analyst
10 64 (6.83%) Test Automation Engineer
11 63 (6.72%) Automation Engineer
12 56 (5.98%) QA Automation Engineer
13 53 (5.66%) Lead Developer
14 45 (4.80%) Java Automation Tester
15 43 (4.59%) Automation Test Lead
16 41 (4.38%) Software Test Engineer
17 40 (4.27%) Java Engineer
18 39 (4.16%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (21.88%) Gherkin
2 162 (17.29%) REST
3 147 (15.69%) Spring
4 99 (10.57%) RESTful
5 89 (9.50%) React
6 86 (9.18%) Node.js
7 84 (8.96%) SOAP
8 75 (8.00%) Kafka
9 73 (7.79%) Spring Boot
10 72 (7.68%) Web Services
11 64 (6.83%) CSS
12 56 (5.98%) AngularJS
13 52 (5.55%) JSON
14 49 (5.23%) Hibernate
15 45 (4.80%) JPA
16 43 (4.59%) HTML
17 39 (4.16%) .NET
18 32 (3.42%) XML
19 31 (3.31%) Struts
20 29 (3.09%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.32%) Mobile App
2 39 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
4 24 (2.56%) User Experience
5 23 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.24%) Social Network
7 20 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
8 14 (1.49%) e-Learning
8 14 (1.49%) Life Science
9 10 (1.07%) Video on Demand
10 9 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (0.96%) Online Games
11 8 (0.85%) NHS
11 8 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
12 5 (0.53%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.53%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.53%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 76 (8.11%) Linux
2 57 (6.08%) Unix
3 42 (4.48%) Android
4 35 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.88%) Windows
6 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (71.50%) Test Automation
2 643 (68.62%) Agile Software Development
3 457 (48.77%) BDD
4 302 (32.23%) TDD
5 276 (29.46%) DevOps
6 247 (26.36%) Software Testing
7 236 (25.19%) Scrum
8 206 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
9 193 (20.60%) SDET
10 161 (17.18%) API Testing
11 153 (16.33%) Microservices
12 124 (13.23%) Mentoring
13 117 (12.49%) Continuous Delivery
14 115 (12.27%) SDLC
15 107 (11.42%) Software Engineering
16 104 (11.10%) Test Strategy
17 102 (10.89%) Test Scripting
18 90 (9.61%) Fintech
19 86 (9.18%) OO
20 85 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 628 (67.02%) Java
2 393 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 216 (23.05%) SQL
4 202 (21.56%) Python
5 182 (19.42%) C#
6 71 (7.58%) TypeScript
7 55 (5.87%) Groovy
8 53 (5.66%) Ruby
9 36 (3.84%) Go
10 34 (3.63%) Shell Script
11 33 (3.52%) Scala
12 30 (3.20%) Java 8
13 28 (2.99%) C++
14 26 (2.77%) Bash Shell
15 23 (2.45%) PowerShell
16 19 (2.03%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.92%) C
18 10 (1.07%) PHP
19 9 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
20 8 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 85 (9.07%) Degree
2 66 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 56 (5.98%) ISTQB
4 47 (5.02%) SC Cleared
5 40 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (3.74%) ISEB
7 26 (2.77%) DV Cleared
8 20 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (1.92%) OCP
9 18 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.32%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.21%) CITP
13 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (33.19%) QA
2 5 (0.53%) SLA
3 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.32%) WCAG
4 1 (0.11%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) NCSC
4 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 176 (18.78%) Docker
2 13 (1.39%) HDFS
2 13 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (12.17%) Kubernetes
2 77 (8.22%) Ansible
3 50 (5.34%) Terraform
4 49 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (3.74%) Puppet
6 21 (2.24%) Fortio
6 21 (2.24%) Istio
6 21 (2.24%) Kiali
7 16 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (1.71%) Packer
8 15 (1.60%) Kibana
9 6 (0.64%) Grafana
10 4 (0.43%) vRealize
11 1 (0.11%) Argo
11 1 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.11%) Graphite
11 1 (0.11%) Mesos
11 1 (0.11%) Nagios
11 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (9.82%) Oracle
2 52 (5.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (1.92%) Google
4 17 (1.81%) VMware
5 16 (1.71%) MuleSoft
5 16 (1.71%) Okta
6 14 (1.49%) Aquila
7 13 (1.39%) IBM
7 13 (1.39%) SAP
8 11 (1.17%) Splunk
9 9 (0.96%) AppDynamics
9 9 (0.96%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.85%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.64%) Pega
12 5 (0.53%) Adobe
12 5 (0.53%) Micro Focus
12 5 (0.53%) New Relic
12 5 (0.53%) PayPal
13 4 (0.43%) HP
13 4 (0.43%) Teradata