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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 55 61
Rank change year-on-year +20 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 29 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.08% 1.36% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.79% 9.30% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 1
Median salary £42,500 £49,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.26% -10.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 117 86 75
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.49% 14.63% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 105 68 47
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 53 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (86.79%) Finance
3 45 (84.91%) Scrum
4 42 (79.25%) Java
5 41 (77.36%) Selenium
6 39 (73.58%) BDD
7 38 (71.70%) TDD
8 37 (69.81%) QA
9 36 (67.92%) Test Automation
10 32 (60.38%) Gherkin
11 29 (54.72%) WebDriver
12 27 (50.94%) Test Scripting
13 23 (43.40%) Automation Testing
14 20 (37.74%) Manual Testing
15 19 (35.85%) Test Strategy
16 18 (33.96%) Regression Testing
16 18 (33.96%) Automated Testing
16 18 (33.96%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (32.08%) JUnit
17 17 (32.08%) JIRA
18 16 (30.19%) Kanban
18 16 (30.19%) ATDD
18 16 (30.19%) Software Testing
19 15 (28.30%) RESTful
19 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
19 15 (28.30%) Atlassian
20 14 (26.42%) Confluence
20 14 (26.42%) Spring
20 14 (26.42%) Maven
20 14 (26.42%) Hibernate

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 14 (26.42%) Confluence
2 13 (24.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (77.36%) Selenium
2 29 (54.72%) WebDriver
3 17 (32.08%) JIRA
3 17 (32.08%) JUnit
4 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
5 14 (26.42%) Maven
6 13 (24.53%) HP UFT
6 13 (24.53%) JBehave
6 13 (24.53%) SoapUI
7 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.89%) NUnit
8 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.89%) Toad
8 1 (1.89%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (86.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
1 24 (45.28%) Test Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Automation Test Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Software Developer
4 11 (20.75%) Developer in Test
4 11 (20.75%) Java Developer
5 10 (18.87%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Tester
7 7 (13.21%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) Automation Tester
8 5 (9.43%) Test Automation Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Test Manager
9 4 (7.55%) QA Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.77%) Manual Tester
10 2 (3.77%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) Gherkin
2 15 (28.30%) RESTful
3 14 (26.42%) Hibernate
3 14 (26.42%) Spring
4 5 (9.43%) XML
5 4 (7.55%) REST
6 3 (5.66%) Web Services
7 2 (3.77%) JSON
8 1 (1.89%) .NET
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Fintech
1 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.77%) RIA
2 1 (1.89%) BBC
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Unix
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (84.91%) Scrum
3 39 (73.58%) BDD
4 38 (71.70%) TDD
5 36 (67.92%) Test Automation
6 27 (50.94%) Test Scripting
7 23 (43.40%) Automation Testing
8 20 (37.74%) Manual Testing
9 19 (35.85%) Test Strategy
10 18 (33.96%) Automated Testing
10 18 (33.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (33.96%) Regression Testing
11 16 (30.19%) ATDD
11 16 (30.19%) Kanban
11 16 (30.19%) Software Testing
12 14 (26.42%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (24.53%) Functional Testing
13 13 (24.53%) Integration Testing
14 11 (20.75%) Agile Testing
15 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) Ruby
3 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
4 7 (13.21%) Python
5 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (69.81%) QA
2 14 (26.42%) SDET
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Atlassian
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.89%) Xamarin
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