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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 216 218
Rank change year-on-year +25 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 40 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.48% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.06% 3.32% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 5
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,200 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 985 873 861
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.00% 14.33% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 837 708 768
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -7.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +24 22 £40,000 - 3
Warwickshire +8 8 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Shropshire +11 4 £36,500 +7.35%
Coventry - 3 £50,250 -
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 75 (88.24%) Selenium
2 73 (85.88%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (74.12%) Test Automation
4 46 (54.12%) SQL
5 44 (51.76%) QA
6 39 (45.88%) Java
7 37 (43.53%) Scrum
8 36 (42.35%) Test Scripting
8 36 (42.35%) TDD
9 33 (38.82%) JUnit
10 24 (28.24%) Oracle
10 24 (28.24%) BDD
11 23 (27.06%) Software Testing
11 23 (27.06%) ISTQB
12 22 (25.88%) ISEB
13 20 (23.53%) Ruby
13 20 (23.53%) Functional Testing
13 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
14 19 (22.35%) Gherkin
14 19 (22.35%) Unit Testing
14 19 (22.35%) XML
15 17 (20.00%) Hibernate
15 17 (20.00%) MySQL
15 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (20.00%) Spring
16 16 (18.82%) WATIR
16 16 (18.82%) DSDM
16 16 (18.82%) RESTful
16 16 (18.82%) RSpec
17 15 (17.65%) 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 14 (16.47%) GlassFish
1 14 (16.47%) JBoss
1 14 (16.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 14 (16.47%) WildFly
2 3 (3.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) SaaS
2 3 (3.53%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) G Suite
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Intranet
2 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) MySQL
2 15 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.76%) MarkLogic
5 8 (9.41%) Triplestore
6 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) Redis
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (88.24%) Selenium
2 33 (38.82%) JUnit
3 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 16 (18.82%) RSpec
4 16 (18.82%) WATIR
5 15 (17.65%) Hudson
5 15 (17.65%) JBehave
6 12 (14.12%) JMeter
7 11 (12.94%) Jasmine
7 11 (12.94%) JIRA
7 11 (12.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (12.94%) Protractor
8 10 (11.76%) WebDriver
9 6 (7.06%) Gatling
10 5 (5.88%) Concordion
10 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.53%) Ranorex
11 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.53%) The Grinder
General
1 14 (16.47%) Billing
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Analyst
1 28 (32.94%) Test Analyst
2 25 (29.41%) Tester
3 18 (21.18%) Software Tester
4 15 (17.65%) Java Engineer
4 15 (17.65%) Senior Java Engineer
4 15 (17.65%) Software Analyst
4 15 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
4 15 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Test Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) QA Leader
7 6 (7.06%) Automation Tester
7 6 (7.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Tester
8 5 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) QA Team Leader
8 5 (5.88%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.71%) Developer
9 4 (4.71%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) Gherkin
1 19 (22.35%) XML
2 17 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 17 (20.00%) Spring
3 16 (18.82%) RESTful
4 15 (17.65%) Java EE
5 14 (16.47%) HornetQ
5 14 (16.47%) JAX-RS
5 14 (16.47%) JMS
5 14 (16.47%) RESTEasy
6 10 (11.76%) Apache Flex
7 7 (8.24%) JPA
8 5 (5.88%) REST
9 4 (4.71%) SOAP
10 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.53%) JSON
10 3 (3.53%) Web Services
11 2 (2.35%) GWT
11 2 (2.35%) Node.js
11 2 (2.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Unix
2 3 (3.53%) Android
2 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (85.88%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (74.12%) Test Automation
3 37 (43.53%) Scrum
4 36 (42.35%) TDD
4 36 (42.35%) Test Scripting
5 24 (28.24%) BDD
6 23 (27.06%) Software Testing
7 20 (23.53%) Functional Testing
8 19 (22.35%) Unit Testing
9 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (18.82%) DSDM
11 15 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 15 (17.65%) Microservices
11 15 (17.65%) Migration
11 15 (17.65%) SOA
11 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
12 14 (16.47%) Dependency Injection
12 14 (16.47%) Single Customer View
12 14 (16.47%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) SQL
2 39 (45.88%) Java
3 20 (23.53%) Ruby
4 10 (11.76%) XQuery
5 9 (10.59%) C#
6 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.71%) PHP
7 4 (4.71%) Python
8 3 (3.53%) Scala
9 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (27.06%) ISTQB
2 22 (25.88%) ISEB
3 14 (16.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (9.41%) Degree
5 4 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.18%) CSQA
6 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (51.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Oracle
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) HP
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
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