Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 216 247
Rank change year-on-year +36 +31 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 93 107 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.09% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.20% 6.08% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56 105 82
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +4.05% -1.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,700 £32,525
90th Percentile £69,375 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1,134 1,761 1,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.63% 17.97% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 899 1,456 1,415
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -7 46 £62,500 +25.00% 7
Coventry +25 22 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +27 11 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Shropshire +11 8 - - 1
Worcestershire -3 3 £27,500 -34.91% 1
Solihull +10 1 £34,000 -22.29% 5
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Cucumber
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 76 (81.72%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (74.19%) Selenium
3 67 (72.04%) Test Automation
4 62 (66.67%) Java
5 51 (54.84%) QA
6 38 (40.86%) Jenkins
6 38 (40.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 37 (39.78%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (37.63%) TDD
9 32 (34.41%) BDD
10 31 (33.33%) JIRA
11 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
11 30 (32.26%) Docker
12 28 (30.11%) SoapUI
13 25 (26.88%) Software Engineering
14 23 (24.73%) XML
15 21 (22.58%) Python
15 21 (22.58%) C#
15 21 (22.58%) Waterfall
16 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
17 19 (20.43%) WebDriver
18 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
19 17 (18.28%) Scrum
19 17 (18.28%) REST
19 17 (18.28%) Microservices
20 16 (17.20%) AngularJS
20 16 (17.20%) Open Source
20 16 (17.20%) Spring
20 16 (17.20%) Integration Testing
21 15 (16.13%) Functional Testing

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 (12.90%) Confluence
2 6 (6.45%) Drupal
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.15%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Mingle
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (4.30%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.45%) Google Play
3 6 (6.45%) iTunes
3 6 (6.45%) TestFlight
4 5 (5.38%) BrowserStack
4 5 (5.38%) GitHub
5 4 (4.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.15%) npm
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.08%) IaaS
7 1 (1.08%) PaaS
7 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Broadband
1 6 (6.45%) SSL
2 4 (4.30%) FTP
2 4 (4.30%) HTTP
2 4 (4.30%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.30%) SSH
3 2 (2.15%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.08%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.75%) MySQL
4 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.53%) DB2
6 5 (5.38%) Redis
7 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 69 (74.19%) Selenium
2 38 (40.86%) Jenkins
3 31 (33.33%) JIRA
4 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
5 28 (30.11%) SoapUI
6 19 (20.43%) WebDriver
7 14 (15.05%) FitNesse
7 14 (15.05%) JUnit
8 11 (11.83%) Concordion
8 11 (11.83%) JMeter
9 10 (10.75%) SpecFlow
10 9 (9.68%) Appium
10 9 (9.68%) Mockito
10 9 (9.68%) SonarQube
11 7 (7.53%) JBehave
12 6 (6.45%) HP UFT
12 6 (6.45%) Protractor
12 6 (6.45%) TeamCity
12 6 (6.45%) TestNG
12 6 (6.45%) UI Automator
General
1 12 (12.90%) Retail
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) QA Engineer
2 24 (25.81%) Developer
3 14 (15.05%) Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) QA Automation Engineer
3 14 (15.05%) Test Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.90%) Test Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Tester
9 6 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Developer in Test
9 6 (6.45%) Mobile Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Android Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (4.30%) QA Test Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Test Automation Manager
10 4 (4.30%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) XML
2 17 (18.28%) REST
3 16 (17.20%) AngularJS
3 16 (17.20%) Spring
4 14 (15.05%) JSON
4 14 (15.05%) Node.js
5 12 (12.90%) SOAP
6 11 (11.83%) CSS
7 10 (10.75%) HTML
7 10 (10.75%) RESTful
8 9 (9.68%) Apache Camel
8 9 (9.68%) Dropwizard
8 9 (9.68%) WireMock
9 6 (6.45%) LAMP
9 6 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (5.38%) React
10 5 (5.38%) WebdriverIO
11 4 (4.30%) GraphQL
11 4 (4.30%) Play Framework
11 4 (4.30%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Mobile App
1 10 (10.75%) NHS
2 9 (9.68%) User Experience
3 6 (6.45%) Fintech
4 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.23%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Android
2 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (81.72%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (72.04%) Test Automation
3 38 (40.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 37 (39.78%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (37.63%) TDD
6 32 (34.41%) BDD
7 25 (26.88%) Software Engineering
8 21 (22.58%) Waterfall
9 17 (18.28%) Microservices
9 17 (18.28%) Scrum
10 16 (17.20%) Integration Testing
10 16 (17.20%) Open Source
11 15 (16.13%) Functional Testing
12 14 (15.05%) DevOps
12 14 (15.05%) Test Management
13 13 (13.98%) Mentoring
13 13 (13.98%) SDET
14 12 (12.90%) QA Automation
14 12 (12.90%) Regression Testing
15 11 (11.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 62 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (22.58%) C#
2 21 (22.58%) Python
3 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.90%) Ruby
5 11 (11.83%) PHP
6 9 (9.68%) SQL
7 8 (8.60%) Groovy
8 7 (7.53%) Java 8
9 6 (6.45%) XPath
10 4 (4.30%) VB
11 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.23%) Scala
11 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
2 13 (13.98%) ISEB
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
4 8 (8.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (54.84%) QA
System Software
1 30 (32.26%) Docker
2 6 (6.45%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.90%) Puppet
3 6 (6.45%) HockeyApp
4 5 (5.38%) HP ALM
4 5 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.23%) Ansible
5 3 (3.23%) Marathon
6 2 (2.15%) Terraform
7 1 (1.08%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) Google
3 5 (5.38%) HP
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.30%) Apple
4 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.30%) IBM
4 4 (4.30%) SAP
5 3 (3.23%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.15%) Splunk
7 1 (1.08%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow