Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 238 265
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27 +48
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 76 93 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.92% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 4.97% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 70 85 67
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £32,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,200 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,445 1,873 1,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.22% 18.61% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 1,594 1,519
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 -13 41 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Coventry +19 24 £50,000 +4.17% 2
Warwickshire +11 5 £50,000 - 2
Solihull +7 3 - -
Staffordshire +8 1 £35,000 +12.90% 4
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 61 (80.26%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (77.63%) Test Automation
3 46 (60.53%) Java
4 40 (52.63%) Selenium
5 37 (48.68%) Scrum
5 37 (48.68%) BDD
6 28 (36.84%) WebDriver
6 28 (36.84%) Ruby
7 27 (35.53%) TDD
8 24 (31.58%) QA
8 24 (31.58%) C#
8 24 (31.58%) Linux
9 23 (30.26%) Python
9 23 (30.26%) Spring
9 23 (30.26%) NoSQL
9 23 (30.26%) Jenkins
9 23 (30.26%) Java 8
10 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
11 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
12 19 (25.00%) Waterfall
12 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 18 (23.68%) SQL
13 18 (23.68%) SpecFlow
14 17 (22.37%) SDET
14 17 (22.37%) Test Scripting
15 16 (21.05%) Load Testing
15 16 (21.05%) JUnit
15 16 (21.05%) Fintech
15 16 (21.05%) JBehave

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 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) Confluence
2 2 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.32%) GitHub
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) NoSQL
2 14 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 13 (17.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (15.79%) MySQL
5 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.32%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 40 (52.63%) Selenium
2 28 (36.84%) WebDriver
3 23 (30.26%) Jenkins
4 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 19 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 18 (23.68%) SpecFlow
7 16 (21.05%) JBehave
7 16 (21.05%) JUnit
8 8 (10.53%) SoapUI
9 6 (7.89%) Subversion
9 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (7.89%) TeamCity
10 5 (6.58%) Robot Framework
11 4 (5.26%) Maven
12 3 (3.95%) FitNesse
12 3 (3.95%) JIRA
12 3 (3.95%) JMeter
12 3 (3.95%) TestNG
13 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
13 2 (2.63%) LoadUI
General
1 15 (19.74%) Retail
2 9 (11.84%) Advertising
2 9 (11.84%) Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Tester
2 20 (26.32%) Automation Tester
3 16 (21.05%) Developer
3 16 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 16 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Automation Tester
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Tester
5 11 (14.47%) Test Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) Analyst
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Technical Tester
8 7 (9.21%) Technical Tester
8 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) Java Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Automation Test Lead
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Test Leader
12 3 (3.95%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) Spring
2 15 (19.74%) RESTful
3 14 (18.42%) JMS
4 13 (17.11%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (17.11%) Hibernate
4 13 (17.11%) HornetQ
4 13 (17.11%) Kafka
4 13 (17.11%) Node.js
5 9 (11.84%) Gherkin
5 9 (11.84%) Spring MVC
6 4 (5.26%) JSON
7 3 (3.95%) SOAP
8 2 (2.63%) CSS
8 2 (2.63%) Web Services
9 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.32%) HTML
9 1 (1.32%) HTML5
9 1 (1.32%) LESS
9 1 (1.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Fintech
2 13 (17.11%) Smart Meter
3 9 (11.84%) Social Media
4 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.32%) Blog
7 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (80.26%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (77.63%) Test Automation
3 37 (48.68%) BDD
3 37 (48.68%) Scrum
4 27 (35.53%) TDD
5 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (22.37%) SDET
6 17 (22.37%) Test Scripting
7 16 (21.05%) Load Testing
8 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
9 14 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (18.42%) Manual Testing
10 13 (17.11%) Configuration Management
10 13 (17.11%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (17.11%) Microservices
11 10 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (13.16%) DevOps
11 10 (13.16%) Software Testing
12 9 (11.84%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 28 (36.84%) Ruby
3 24 (31.58%) C#
4 23 (30.26%) Java 8
4 23 (30.26%) Python
5 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
6 18 (23.68%) SQL
7 14 (18.42%) Shell Script
8 13 (17.11%) Groovy
8 13 (17.11%) Scala
9 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.95%) PHP
11 2 (2.63%) Perl
12 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) Marathon
1 13 (17.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.32%) HP
3 1 (1.32%) Splunk