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

Cucumber
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 219 266
Rank change year-on-year -4 +47 +22
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 77 106 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.07% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.06% 5.46% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 54 101 64
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% -3.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,400
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,250 £66,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year - -0.50% +0.50%

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 1,271 1,943 1,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.77% 19.61% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,033 1,665 1,483
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 17 October 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 October 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 -9 41 £55,000 +17.02% 11
Coventry +28 21 £40,000 +1.27% 2
Warwickshire +27 6 £50,000 - 3
Shropshire +13 4 - - 4
Staffordshire - 2 £35,000 - 2
Solihull - 1 £34,000 - 2
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (77.92%) Java
3 52 (67.53%) Test Automation
4 50 (64.94%) Selenium
5 39 (50.65%) TDD
6 36 (46.75%) BDD
7 32 (41.56%) QA
8 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
9 30 (38.96%) Python
10 27 (35.06%) Scrum
11 23 (29.87%) C#
12 22 (28.57%) WebDriver
12 22 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (27.27%) SoapUI
13 21 (27.27%) Spring
13 21 (27.27%) Ruby
13 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
14 20 (25.97%) Waterfall
14 20 (25.97%) Docker
15 19 (24.68%) SDET
16 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
16 18 (23.38%) MySQL
17 17 (22.08%) Visual Studio
17 17 (22.08%) Java 8
18 16 (20.78%) DevOps
18 16 (20.78%) SpecFlow
18 16 (20.78%) JIRA
19 15 (19.48%) Load Testing
19 15 (19.48%) JUnit

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 10 (12.99%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) Drupal
3 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Mingle
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP FI-CA
1 2 (2.60%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) GitHub
3 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.30%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SSL
2 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
2 18 (23.38%) MySQL
3 15 (19.48%) MongoDB
4 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.30%) DB2
8 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.30%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.30%) HBase
8 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (64.94%) Selenium
2 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
3 22 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 21 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 17 (22.08%) Visual Studio
6 16 (20.78%) JIRA
6 16 (20.78%) SpecFlow
7 15 (19.48%) JUnit
8 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 13 (16.88%) FitNesse
10 10 (12.99%) Concordion
11 9 (11.69%) JBehave
12 6 (7.79%) Mockito
12 6 (7.79%) TestNG
13 5 (6.49%) JMeter
13 5 (6.49%) SonarQube
13 5 (6.49%) TeamCity
14 3 (3.90%) CircleCI
14 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
14 3 (3.90%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (12.99%) Advertising
1 10 (12.99%) Marketing
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Developer
2 20 (25.97%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.38%) Senior Developer
3 18 (23.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (16.88%) QA Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) Test Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Tester
7 10 (12.99%) QA Automation Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Analyst
8 8 (10.39%) Test Analyst
9 7 (9.09%) Automation Tester
9 7 (9.09%) Senior Tester
10 6 (7.79%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (7.79%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (6.49%) Senior Automation Tester
11 5 (6.49%) Senior Technical Tester
11 5 (6.49%) Technical Tester
12 4 (5.19%) Automation Test Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Software Tester
12 4 (5.19%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) Spring
2 13 (16.88%) SOAP
3 10 (12.99%) Spring MVC
4 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
4 9 (11.69%) CSS
5 8 (10.39%) Node.js
6 7 (9.09%) RESTful
7 6 (7.79%) HTML
7 6 (7.79%) JMS
8 5 (6.49%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (6.49%) Apache Camel
8 5 (6.49%) Dropwizard
8 5 (6.49%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.49%) HornetQ
8 5 (6.49%) Kafka
8 5 (6.49%) REST
8 5 (6.49%) WireMock
9 4 (5.19%) HTML5
9 4 (5.19%) XML
10 3 (3.90%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Fintech
2 10 (12.99%) Social Media
3 5 (6.49%) Smart Meter
4 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) NHS
5 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Blog
7 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Unix
3 3 (3.90%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (67.53%) Test Automation
3 39 (50.65%) TDD
4 36 (46.75%) BDD
5 27 (35.06%) Scrum
6 22 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (25.97%) Waterfall
9 19 (24.68%) SDET
10 16 (20.78%) DevOps
11 15 (19.48%) Load Testing
12 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 12 (15.58%) Microservices
14 11 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
15 10 (12.99%) MVC
15 10 (12.99%) QA Automation
16 9 (11.69%) Open Source
17 8 (10.39%) Test Management
18 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
19 6 (7.79%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (77.92%) Java
2 30 (38.96%) Python
3 23 (29.87%) C#
4 21 (27.27%) Ruby
5 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
6 17 (22.08%) Java 8
7 15 (19.48%) SQL
8 12 (15.58%) PHP
9 8 (10.39%) Groovy
10 5 (6.49%) Scala
10 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.90%) ISEB
4 3 (3.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (41.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Puppet
2 9 (11.69%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.49%) Marathon
4 1 (1.30%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.30%) Kibana
4 1 (1.30%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) Apple
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Splunk