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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 302 294 159
Rank change year-on-year -8 -135 +70
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 881 366 154
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.13% 0.99% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.59% 4.30% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 474 295 128
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,750 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.87% -8.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £66,911 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.52% +14.29% -4.55%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,213 8,514 1,919
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 24.68% 23.02% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,666 6,402 1,647
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.61% +0.91% +7.84%

Cucumber
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Cucumber trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cucumber
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Cucumber.

Cucumber salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Cucumber
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Cucumber over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Cucumber salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, Cucumber job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Cucumber.

1 662 (75.14%) Agile
2 598 (67.88%) Test Automation
3 573 (65.04%) Java
4 501 (56.87%) Selenium
5 467 (53.01%) QA
6 381 (43.25%) JavaScript
7 373 (42.34%) Jenkins
8 356 (40.41%) BDD
9 341 (38.71%) CI/CD
10 297 (33.71%) TDD
11 274 (31.10%) JIRA
12 272 (30.87%) AWS
13 258 (29.28%) Scrum
14 249 (28.26%) DevOps
15 241 (27.36%) Finance
16 218 (24.74%) API Testing
17 210 (23.84%) Git (software)
18 209 (23.72%) Docker
19 205 (23.27%) Software Testing
20 202 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
21 200 (22.70%) SQL
21 200 (22.70%) Kubernetes
22 199 (22.59%) Software Engineering
23 197 (22.36%) Python
24 192 (21.79%) Postman
25 178 (20.20%) Microservices
25 178 (20.20%) REST
26 175 (19.86%) Kanban
27 158 (17.93%) JUnit
28 157 (17.82%) Fintech

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 122 (13.85%) Confluence
2 28 (3.18%) Jetty
3 26 (2.95%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (0.79%) Apache
5 6 (0.68%) nginx
5 6 (0.68%) WildFly
6 5 (0.57%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.34%) Drupal
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.23%) WordPress
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.11%) Camunda
9 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.34%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 272 (30.87%) AWS
2 129 (14.64%) Azure
3 127 (14.42%) GitHub
4 79 (8.97%) GCP
5 67 (7.60%) Sauce Labs
6 59 (6.70%) Amazon EKS
6 59 (6.70%) Datadog
7 55 (6.24%) OpenShift
8 51 (5.79%) BrowserStack
9 39 (4.43%) Serverless
10 33 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 32 (3.63%) SaaS
12 29 (3.29%) Azure DevOps
13 27 (3.06%) IaaS
13 27 (3.06%) PaaS
14 26 (2.95%) CloudBees
15 13 (1.48%) BlazeMeter
16 11 (1.25%) Cloudflare
16 11 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (1.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.56%) HTTP
2 15 (1.70%) Internet
3 10 (1.14%) Broadband
4 5 (0.57%) RIP
5 4 (0.45%) Firewall
6 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.34%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) DVB
7 1 (0.11%) PPP
7 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) SAN
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
7 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.83%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (5.33%) MySQL
3 45 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (4.43%) NoSQL
5 35 (3.97%) Redis
5 35 (3.97%) SQL Server
6 29 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 27 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 22 (2.50%) Hazelcast
9 16 (1.82%) Big Data
10 11 (1.25%) DynamoDB
11 10 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.79%) Amazon Athena
13 6 (0.68%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.57%) InfluxDB
15 3 (0.34%) Amazon Aurora
15 3 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
16 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 501 (56.87%) Selenium
2 373 (42.34%) Jenkins
3 274 (31.10%) JIRA
4 210 (23.84%) Git (software)
5 192 (21.79%) Postman
6 158 (17.93%) JUnit
7 131 (14.87%) Appium
8 130 (14.76%) Cypress.io
9 105 (11.92%) SpecFlow
10 104 (11.80%) REST Assured
11 85 (9.65%) RSpec
12 79 (8.97%) JMeter
13 77 (8.74%) SoapUI
14 71 (8.06%) WebDriver
15 54 (6.13%) Protractor
15 54 (6.13%) TestNG
16 52 (5.90%) CircleCI
17 47 (5.33%) LoadRunner
18 42 (4.77%) GitLab
19 39 (4.43%) Maven
General
1 241 (27.36%) Finance
2 121 (13.73%) Banking
3 115 (13.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 106 (12.03%) Social Skills
5 76 (8.63%) Retail
6 60 (6.81%) Public Sector
7 53 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (4.77%) Games
9 28 (3.18%) Organisational Skills
10 16 (1.82%) Marketing
11 15 (1.70%) Advertising
12 14 (1.59%) Financial Institution
13 13 (1.48%) Tech for Good
14 11 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
15 9 (1.02%) Publishing
15 9 (1.02%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.91%) Retail Finance
16 8 (0.91%) Social Housing
17 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 155 (17.59%) QA Engineer
2 129 (14.64%) Test Engineer
3 110 (12.49%) Developer
4 100 (11.35%) Software Engineer
5 95 (10.78%) Java Engineer
5 95 (10.78%) Tester
6 76 (8.63%) Automation Tester
6 76 (8.63%) Quality Engineer
7 61 (6.92%) Test Automation Engineer
8 55 (6.24%) Java Software Engineer
8 55 (6.24%) Software Developer
9 51 (5.79%) Automation Engineer
10 47 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 47 (5.33%) QA Automation Engineer
11 46 (5.22%) Senior Developer
12 44 (4.99%) Developer in Test
13 41 (4.65%) Senior QA Engineer
14 31 (3.52%) Software Test Engineer
15 28 (3.18%) Analyst
15 28 (3.18%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (20.20%) REST
2 118 (13.39%) Spring
3 117 (13.28%) Gherkin
4 115 (13.05%) Kafka
5 110 (12.49%) SOAP
6 105 (11.92%) HTML
7 95 (10.78%) React
8 93 (10.56%) Node.js
9 90 (10.22%) Spring Boot
10 86 (9.76%) CSS
11 80 (9.08%) WebdriverIO
12 79 (8.97%) JSON
13 72 (8.17%) Jest
14 71 (8.06%) Web Services
15 66 (7.49%) Swagger
16 61 (6.92%) RESTful
17 59 (6.70%) OpenAPI
18 43 (4.88%) .NET
19 36 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
19 36 (4.09%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 92 (10.44%) Cloud Native
2 76 (8.63%) User Experience
3 66 (7.49%) Public Cloud
4 59 (6.70%) Data Centre
5 54 (6.13%) Social Network
6 46 (5.22%) Mobile App
7 44 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (3.29%) Private Cloud
9 28 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
10 25 (2.84%) Blockchain
11 24 (2.72%) Equities
12 22 (2.50%) Fixed Income
13 21 (2.38%) Cyberattack
14 18 (2.04%) Algorithms
15 16 (1.82%) Legacy Systems
16 15 (1.70%) Over-the-Top Content
17 14 (1.59%) Management Information System
17 14 (1.59%) Virtual Team
18 13 (1.48%) Cyber Defence
19 12 (1.36%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 100 (11.35%) Linux
2 55 (6.24%) Android
3 54 (6.13%) Apple iOS
4 51 (5.79%) Windows
5 49 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
6 1 (0.11%) CentOS
6 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 662 (75.14%) Agile
2 598 (67.88%) Test Automation
3 356 (40.41%) BDD
4 341 (38.71%) CI/CD
5 297 (33.71%) TDD
6 258 (29.28%) Scrum
7 249 (28.26%) DevOps
8 218 (24.74%) API Testing
9 205 (23.27%) Software Testing
10 202 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
11 199 (22.59%) Software Engineering
12 178 (20.20%) Microservices
13 175 (19.86%) Kanban
14 157 (17.82%) Fintech
15 149 (16.91%) Test Strategy
16 148 (16.80%) SDLC
17 143 (16.23%) SDET
18 139 (15.78%) Continuous Improvement
19 125 (14.19%) Continuous Delivery
20 119 (13.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 573 (65.04%) Java
2 381 (43.25%) JavaScript
3 200 (22.70%) SQL
4 197 (22.36%) Python
5 120 (13.62%) C#
5 120 (13.62%) Ruby
6 94 (10.67%) TypeScript
7 85 (9.65%) Scala
8 52 (5.90%) Shell Script
9 45 (5.11%) Go
10 41 (4.65%) Groovy
11 39 (4.43%) Kotlin
12 29 (3.29%) ES6
13 27 (3.06%) Bash
14 25 (2.84%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.93%) Perl
16 16 (1.82%) Elixir
17 10 (1.14%) Haskell
17 10 (1.14%) Rust
18 8 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (6.02%) ISTQB
2 49 (5.56%) Degree
3 38 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 36 (4.09%) SC Cleared
5 27 (3.06%) ISEB
6 25 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 467 (53.01%) QA
2 68 (7.72%) Accessibility
3 7 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.68%) WCAG
5 5 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 209 (23.72%) Docker
2 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 200 (22.70%) Kubernetes
2 101 (11.46%) Terraform
3 43 (4.88%) Ansible
4 38 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (4.31%) Puppet
5 30 (3.41%) Istio
6 29 (3.29%) Fortio
6 29 (3.29%) Kiali
7 28 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (1.36%) CA Service Virtualization
8 12 (1.36%) Kubeflow
9 6 (0.68%) Grafana
9 6 (0.68%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.68%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.57%) Kibana
11 2 (0.23%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.11%) Packer
12 1 (0.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 58 (6.58%) Spotify
2 54 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.88%) Oracle
4 28 (3.18%) Perfecto Mobile
5 17 (1.93%) Google
6 15 (1.70%) Apple
6 15 (1.70%) SAP
7 12 (1.36%) CA
7 12 (1.36%) Mercator
8 11 (1.25%) New Relic
9 10 (1.14%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.68%) HP
10 6 (0.68%) IBM
11 5 (0.57%) Twitter
12 4 (0.45%) Telindus
13 3 (0.34%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.23%) Sony
14 2 (0.23%) Xamarin
15 1 (0.11%) CyberSource
15 1 (0.11%) Red Hat