The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 40 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 31 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.68% 3.36% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.41% 21.33% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 1
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +39.28%  
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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 122 75 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 22.34% 15.76% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 109 68 69
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Watford.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Watford

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Watford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 60 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 59 (98.33%) BDD
2 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (96.67%) TDD
4 51 (85.00%) QA
5 50 (83.33%) Java
5 50 (83.33%) Scrum
6 48 (80.00%) Gherkin
7 47 (78.33%) Selenium
8 44 (73.33%) Finance
9 30 (50.00%) SDET
10 28 (46.67%) Test Strategy
11 25 (41.67%) JBehave
12 24 (40.00%) ATDD
13 23 (38.33%) WebDriver
13 23 (38.33%) Test Scripting
14 21 (35.00%) JUnit
15 20 (33.33%) JIRA
15 20 (33.33%) RESTful
16 18 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (25.00%) SQL
17 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
17 15 (25.00%) API Testing
17 15 (25.00%) Kanban
17 15 (25.00%) Confluence
18 14 (23.33%) REST
18 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
18 14 (23.33%) XML
19 12 (20.00%) QA Automation
20 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 15 (25.00%) Confluence
2 10 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (78.33%) Selenium
2 25 (41.67%) JBehave
3 23 (38.33%) WebDriver
4 21 (35.00%) JUnit
5 20 (33.33%) JIRA
6 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
7 11 (18.33%) Maven
8 10 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (6.67%) HP UFT
10 4 (6.67%) NUnit
10 4 (6.67%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.67%) Hudson
11 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (73.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Games
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 17 (28.33%) Developer in Test
4 16 (26.67%) Analyst
4 16 (26.67%) Test Analyst
5 14 (23.33%) Software Developer
6 12 (20.00%) QA Engineer
7 11 (18.33%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (16.67%) Java Engineer
8 10 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
9 8 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
9 8 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (11.67%) QA Tester
10 7 (11.67%) Test Manager
10 7 (11.67%) Tester
11 6 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (8.33%) Agile Tester
12 5 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
12 5 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 5 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 20 (33.33%) RESTful
3 14 (23.33%) REST
3 14 (23.33%) XML
4 11 (18.33%) Hibernate
4 11 (18.33%) Spring
5 10 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (8.33%) .NET
7 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) RIA
2 9 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.33%) Fintech
4 4 (6.67%) BBC
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Unix
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Android
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (98.33%) BDD
3 58 (96.67%) TDD
4 50 (83.33%) Scrum
5 30 (50.00%) SDET
6 28 (46.67%) Test Strategy
7 24 (40.00%) ATDD
8 23 (38.33%) Test Scripting
9 18 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (25.00%) API Testing
10 15 (25.00%) Kanban
10 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 12 (20.00%) QA Automation
12 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (18.33%) Open Source
12 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
13 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
13 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 10 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) C#
4 3 (5.00%) Python
4 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (85.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.67%) Virgin Media
3 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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