Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 62 87
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 39 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.99% 2.87% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.90% 15.15% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 8
Watford median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +28.57% -36.36%
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -35.71% +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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 198 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.06% 18.97% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 166 186 134
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (89.74%) Test Automation
1 35 (89.74%) BDD
2 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) TDD
3 32 (82.05%) Gherkin
4 31 (79.49%) Selenium
5 28 (71.79%) SDET
5 28 (71.79%) Java
6 26 (66.67%) QA
7 24 (61.54%) Scrum
8 21 (53.85%) XML
8 21 (53.85%) API Testing
9 20 (51.28%) SQL
9 20 (51.28%) Finance
10 18 (46.15%) REST
11 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
12 13 (33.33%) Degree
12 13 (33.33%) QA Automation
12 13 (33.33%) Web Services
13 11 (28.21%) JUnit
13 11 (28.21%) .NET
13 11 (28.21%) C#
13 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
13 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
13 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
14 10 (25.64%) JSON
14 10 (25.64%) RIA
14 10 (25.64%) RESTful
14 10 (25.64%) JBehave
14 10 (25.64%) Internet

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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) Confluence
1 3 (7.69%) Drupal
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (79.49%) Selenium
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
2 11 (28.21%) JUnit
2 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
3 10 (25.64%) JBehave
4 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
5 7 (17.95%) NUnit
5 7 (17.95%) SpecFlow
6 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
7 4 (10.26%) JIRA
8 1 (2.56%) WATIR
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 7 (17.95%) Games
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Developer in Test
3 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) QA Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) Gherkin
2 21 (53.85%) XML
3 18 (46.15%) REST
4 13 (33.33%) Web Services
5 11 (28.21%) .NET
6 10 (25.64%) JSON
6 10 (25.64%) RESTful
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
7 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.69%) Ionic Framework
8 3 (7.69%) Spring
9 2 (5.13%) CSS
9 2 (5.13%) HTML
9 2 (5.13%) OAuth2
9 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) RIA
2 7 (17.95%) BBC
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Fintech
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) BDD
1 35 (89.74%) Test Automation
2 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) TDD
3 28 (71.79%) SDET
4 24 (61.54%) Scrum
5 21 (53.85%) API Testing
6 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
7 13 (33.33%) QA Automation
8 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
9 9 (23.08%) OO
9 9 (23.08%) Test Strategy
10 8 (20.51%) Agile Testing
10 8 (20.51%) ATDD
10 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
10 8 (20.51%) User Stories
11 7 (17.95%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (17.95%) Open Source
11 7 (17.95%) Scenario Testing
12 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Virgin Media
2 3 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Sybase