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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
England / West Midlands
Rank 165 165 211
Rank change year-on-year 0 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 45 72 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.17% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.78% 7.86% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 49 6
Median salary £36,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £57,500 £58,750
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 778 916 775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.50% 14.95% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 669 803 686
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +21 20 £36,500 -14.11% 3
Shropshire +8 9 £36,500 +7.35% 1
Warwickshire -6 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Solihull -15 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Staffordshire - 2 £31,000 -
Coventry +13 1 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Cucumber
England

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 55 (72.37%) Selenium
2 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (47.37%) QA
4 31 (40.79%) Java
5 30 (39.47%) SQL
5 30 (39.47%) Test Scripting
6 28 (36.84%) ISTQB
6 28 (36.84%) ISEB
7 25 (32.89%) Scrum
8 19 (25.00%) JUnit
8 19 (25.00%) BDD
9 18 (23.68%) Oracle
9 18 (23.68%) TDD
10 17 (22.37%) Ruby
10 17 (22.37%) Functional Testing
11 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 16 (21.05%) Automated Testing
12 14 (18.42%) Software Testing
13 13 (17.11%) JIRA
13 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
13 13 (17.11%) Gherkin
13 13 (17.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (17.11%) SDLC
14 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (15.79%) Mentoring
14 12 (15.79%) Microservices
14 12 (15.79%) Test Automation
14 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
15 11 (14.47%) MySQL

Cucumber
Top Related 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 8 (10.53%) JBoss
2 7 (9.21%) Confluence
2 7 (9.21%) GlassFish
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (9.21%) WildFly
3 4 (5.26%) Documentum
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) MySQL
2 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.63%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 55 (72.37%) Selenium
2 19 (25.00%) JUnit
3 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 13 (17.11%) JIRA
5 11 (14.47%) HP UFT
6 10 (13.16%) WebDriver
7 8 (10.53%) Hudson
7 8 (10.53%) JBehave
8 7 (9.21%) RSpec
8 7 (9.21%) WATIR
9 6 (7.89%) Concordion
9 6 (7.89%) FitNesse
9 6 (7.89%) JMeter
10 5 (6.58%) Gatling
10 5 (6.58%) Maven
10 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (5.26%) Ranorex
11 4 (5.26%) SpecFlow
12 3 (3.95%) LoadRunner
12 3 (3.95%) The Grinder
General
1 7 (9.21%) Billing
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Analyst
1 33 (43.42%) Test Analyst
2 19 (25.00%) Tester
3 12 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Software Tester
5 10 (13.16%) Software Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Automation Tester
8 6 (7.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) QA Leader
9 5 (6.58%) Test Manager
10 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
10 4 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) Gherkin
2 11 (14.47%) RESTful
2 11 (14.47%) XML
3 9 (11.84%) Spring
4 7 (9.21%) .NET
4 7 (9.21%) Hibernate
4 7 (9.21%) HornetQ
4 7 (9.21%) Java EE
4 7 (9.21%) JAX-RS
4 7 (9.21%) JMS
4 7 (9.21%) RESTEasy
5 6 (7.89%) REST
6 5 (6.58%) JPA
6 5 (6.58%) SOAP
7 4 (5.26%) JSON
7 4 (5.26%) Web Services
8 3 (3.95%) CSS
8 3 (3.95%) HTML
9 2 (2.63%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Unix
2 4 (5.26%) Android
2 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (39.47%) Test Scripting
3 25 (32.89%) Scrum
4 19 (25.00%) BDD
5 18 (23.68%) TDD
6 17 (22.37%) Functional Testing
7 16 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 14 (18.42%) Software Testing
9 13 (17.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (17.11%) SDLC
9 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
10 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 12 (15.79%) Microservices
10 12 (15.79%) Test Automation
11 11 (14.47%) SOA
11 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
11 11 (14.47%) Test Strategy
12 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) SQL
3 17 (22.37%) Ruby
4 11 (14.47%) C#
5 5 (6.58%) Python
6 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
6 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.63%) C
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) XQuery
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) ISEB
1 28 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (47.37%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.26%) EMC
3 4 (5.26%) OpenText
3 4 (5.26%) Pega
4 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago