Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 254 291
Rank change year-on-year +35 +37 +12
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 111 83 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.73% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.81% 4.67% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 105 71 30
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -16.19%
10th Percentile £29,400 £32,500 £39,625
90th Percentile £65,150 £68,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1910 1777 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.92% 15.71% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1501 1552
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cucumber in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in the West Midlands

Cucumber
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +39 67 £47,000 +13.94% 2
Warwickshire +3 17 £35,000 -
Coventry +11 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Worcestershire - 6 £42,250 -
Shropshire +1 5 £62,500 +39.70% 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 94 (84.68%) Test Automation
2 92 (82.88%) Selenium
3 75 (67.57%) Java
4 66 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (45.05%) BDD
6 44 (39.64%) QA
7 35 (31.53%) WebDriver
8 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
9 33 (29.73%) C#
9 33 (29.73%) Software Testing
10 31 (27.93%) SQL
10 31 (27.93%) Test Scripting
11 30 (27.03%) ISTQB
12 29 (26.13%) TDD
12 29 (26.13%) JIRA
13 28 (25.23%) JUnit
14 27 (24.32%) ISEB
14 27 (24.32%) Mentoring
15 26 (23.42%) Scrum
15 26 (23.42%) Jenkins
16 25 (22.52%) XML
17 24 (21.62%) Ruby
18 23 (20.72%) Finance
18 23 (20.72%) Scala
19 21 (18.92%) E-Commerce
20 19 (17.12%) Groovy
20 19 (17.12%) Protractor
21 18 (16.22%) Gherkin
21 18 (16.22%) Linux
21 18 (16.22%) JMeter

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (10.81%) Confluence
2 8 (7.21%) JBoss
3 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.90%) Documentum
4 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Bluemix
2 1 (0.90%) BrowserStack
2 1 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Intranet
2 3 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) MySQL
2 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.41%) DB2
3 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.50%) QlikView
4 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.80%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.90%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 92 (82.88%) Selenium
2 35 (31.53%) WebDriver
3 29 (26.13%) JIRA
4 28 (25.23%) JUnit
5 26 (23.42%) Jenkins
6 19 (17.12%) Protractor
7 18 (16.22%) JMeter
8 16 (14.41%) Appium
9 15 (13.51%) JBehave
10 14 (12.61%) SpecFlow
10 14 (12.61%) WATIR
11 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
11 13 (11.71%) SoapUI
11 13 (11.71%) Zephyr
12 10 (9.01%) Calabash
13 9 (8.11%) HP UFT
13 9 (8.11%) Maven
13 9 (8.11%) Ranorex
13 9 (8.11%) TestRail
14 8 (7.21%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (20.72%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Retail
3 7 (6.31%) Banking
3 7 (6.31%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.31%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Tester
2 22 (19.82%) Automation Tester
3 21 (18.92%) Test Engineer
4 16 (14.41%) Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Developer
4 16 (14.41%) Test Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (10.81%) Automation Test Lead
5 12 (10.81%) QA Leader
5 12 (10.81%) Software Tester
6 11 (9.91%) Software Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Software Test Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) QA Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) Coordinator
8 9 (8.11%) Test Coordinator
8 9 (8.11%) UAT Coordinator
9 8 (7.21%) QA Team Leader
9 8 (7.21%) Team Leader
10 7 (6.31%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.52%) XML
2 18 (16.22%) Gherkin
3 17 (15.32%) REST
4 16 (14.41%) SOAP
5 15 (13.51%) .NET
6 14 (12.61%) HTML
7 13 (11.71%) CSS
7 13 (11.71%) Node.js
8 10 (9.01%) Web Services
9 9 (8.11%) Hibernate
9 9 (8.11%) JSON
9 9 (8.11%) Spring
10 7 (6.31%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.41%) Kafka
11 6 (5.41%) WPF
12 5 (4.50%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (4.50%) Apache Flex
12 5 (4.50%) GWT
12 5 (4.50%) HornetQ
12 5 (4.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.50%) iSeries
4 5 (4.50%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.70%) CMDB
5 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Fintech
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Linux
2 14 (12.61%) Unix
3 11 (9.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (84.68%) Test Automation
2 66 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (45.05%) BDD
4 33 (29.73%) Software Testing
5 31 (27.93%) Test Scripting
6 29 (26.13%) TDD
7 27 (24.32%) Mentoring
8 26 (23.42%) Scrum
9 21 (18.92%) E-Commerce
10 16 (14.41%) Open Source
10 16 (14.41%) Project Management
11 14 (12.61%) Manual Testing
11 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (11.71%) Functional Testing
12 13 (11.71%) SDLC
13 12 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (10.81%) Web Testing
14 11 (9.91%) Regression Testing
14 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
15 10 (9.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 75 (67.57%) Java
2 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
3 33 (29.73%) C#
4 31 (27.93%) SQL
5 24 (21.62%) Ruby
6 23 (20.72%) Scala
7 19 (17.12%) Groovy
8 12 (10.81%) Python
9 11 (9.91%) RPG
10 10 (9.01%) Shell Script
11 7 (6.31%) Perl
11 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
12 5 (4.50%) Delphi
13 4 (3.60%) PHP
14 2 (1.80%) C
14 2 (1.80%) C++
14 2 (1.80%) XQuery
15 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.90%) VB
15 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) ISTQB
2 27 (24.32%) ISEB
3 16 (14.41%) Degree
4 15 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (7.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (39.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Puppet
2 5 (4.50%) Marathon
3 1 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) Mesos
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle
2 7 (6.31%) IBM
3 5 (4.50%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.50%) Zoomdata
4 4 (3.60%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.60%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.80%) HP
6 1 (0.90%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.90%) Pega
6 1 (0.90%) SAP
6 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.90%) Veracode
6 1 (0.90%) WSO2