Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 329 213 190
Rank change year-on-year -116 -23 -28
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 243 136 95
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.82% 1.22% 1.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.15% 5.52% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 182 107 51
10th Percentile £41,375 £39,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £61,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.63% +17.14% -

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 5,856 2,462 1,486
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.75% 22.03% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4,369 2,193 1,242
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £78,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 27 January 2022.

Cucumber salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, Cucumber job roles required the following IT 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.

1 169 (69.55%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (63.79%) Test Automation
3 133 (54.73%) Selenium
4 122 (50.21%) Java
5 107 (44.03%) QA
6 99 (40.74%) BDD
6 99 (40.74%) JavaScript
7 88 (36.21%) Jenkins
8 82 (33.74%) CI/CD
9 79 (32.51%) Git (software)
10 73 (30.04%) TDD
11 67 (27.57%) JIRA
12 63 (25.93%) SQL
12 63 (25.93%) REST
13 61 (25.10%) Scrum
13 61 (25.10%) Cypress.io
14 59 (24.28%) AWS
15 58 (23.87%) Azure
16 56 (23.05%) Software Testing
17 54 (22.22%) DevOps
18 51 (20.99%) Test Strategy
18 51 (20.99%) API Testing
19 50 (20.58%) Node.js
20 45 (18.52%) Gherkin
21 42 (17.28%) Spring
21 42 (17.28%) Python
21 42 (17.28%) Docker
22 37 (15.23%) Social Skills
23 34 (13.99%) WebdriverIO
23 34 (13.99%) Jest

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 32 (13.17%) Confluence
2 7 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.23%) Drupal
4 2 (0.82%) Apache
4 2 (0.82%) CMS
4 2 (0.82%) PrestaShop
4 2 (0.82%) WordPress
5 1 (0.41%) Documentum
5 1 (0.41%) Jetty
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Magento
1 2 (0.82%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.28%) AWS
2 58 (23.87%) Azure
3 30 (12.35%) GitHub
4 16 (6.58%) SaaS
5 15 (6.17%) GCP
5 15 (6.17%) Serverless
6 14 (5.76%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (5.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 13 (5.35%) GitHub Actions
8 12 (4.94%) Amazon Cognito
9 7 (2.88%) BrowserStack
10 6 (2.47%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (1.65%) Trello
12 3 (1.23%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.82%) Slack
14 1 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
14 1 (0.41%) npm
14 1 (0.41%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) Broadband
1 4 (1.65%) PBX
1 4 (1.65%) PSTN
1 4 (1.65%) TETRA
2 3 (1.23%) HTTP
3 2 (0.82%) Internet
3 2 (0.82%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) DSL
4 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.76%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (10.29%) MySQL
3 20 (8.23%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (5.76%) Redis
5 14 (5.76%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.94%) Amazon Aurora
6 12 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (2.88%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.06%) Big Data
9 4 (1.65%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.65%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.82%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 133 (54.73%) Selenium
2 88 (36.21%) Jenkins
3 79 (32.51%) Git (software)
4 67 (27.57%) JIRA
5 61 (25.10%) Cypress.io
6 32 (13.17%) SpecFlow
7 31 (12.76%) Postman
8 30 (12.35%) Protractor
8 30 (12.35%) WebDriver
9 26 (10.70%) JUnit
9 26 (10.70%) SoapUI
10 24 (9.88%) Appium
11 22 (9.05%) JMeter
12 19 (7.82%) Maven
12 19 (7.82%) REST Assured
13 16 (6.58%) Tricentis qTest
14 13 (5.35%) CircleCI
14 13 (5.35%) JBehave
14 13 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (4.94%) GitLab
General
1 37 (15.23%) Social Skills
2 28 (11.52%) Finance
3 22 (9.05%) Public Sector
4 16 (6.58%) Marketing
5 13 (5.35%) Advertising
5 13 (5.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 10 (4.12%) Banking
6 10 (4.12%) Retail
7 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.29%) Games
7 8 (3.29%) Publishing
8 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.65%) Electronics
10 3 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.23%) Legal
11 2 (0.82%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.41%) Back Office
12 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.41%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 72 (29.63%) Test Engineer
2 49 (20.16%) Developer
3 44 (18.11%) QA Engineer
4 26 (10.70%) Test Automation Engineer
5 20 (8.23%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.82%) Automation Engineer
7 17 (7.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 17 (7.00%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.00%) Tester
8 15 (6.17%) Node.js Developer
8 15 (6.17%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (5.35%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Developer in Test
10 11 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (4.53%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.12%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (3.70%) Automation Tester
12 9 (3.70%) Senior QA Engineer
13 8 (3.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (25.93%) REST
2 50 (20.58%) Node.js
3 45 (18.52%) Gherkin
4 42 (17.28%) Spring
5 34 (13.99%) Jest
5 34 (13.99%) WebdriverIO
6 27 (11.11%) React
7 24 (9.88%) RESTful
8 22 (9.05%) SOAP
9 19 (7.82%) Spring Boot
10 18 (7.41%) Kafka
11 17 (7.00%) GraphQL
12 16 (6.58%) Express
13 15 (6.17%) AngularJS
13 15 (6.17%) Nunjucks
14 14 (5.76%) Hibernate
14 14 (5.76%) Puppeteer
15 12 (4.94%) JSLint
15 12 (4.94%) JSON
16 11 (4.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (5.76%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.94%) Over-the-Top Content
3 7 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.06%) Blog
4 5 (2.06%) Podcast
4 5 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.82%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (0.82%) Life Science
6 2 (0.82%) Online Games
6 2 (0.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.41%) Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.41%) iPad
7 1 (0.41%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.35%) Linux
2 12 (4.94%) Unix
3 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (69.55%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (63.79%) Test Automation
3 99 (40.74%) BDD
4 82 (33.74%) CI/CD
5 73 (30.04%) TDD
6 61 (25.10%) Scrum
7 56 (23.05%) Software Testing
8 54 (22.22%) DevOps
9 51 (20.99%) API Testing
9 51 (20.99%) Test Strategy
10 34 (13.99%) Microservices
11 32 (13.17%) Software Engineering
12 27 (11.11%) Full Stack Development
13 24 (9.88%) Exploratory Testing
14 22 (9.05%) Scenario Testing
15 21 (8.64%) SDLC
15 21 (8.64%) Test Management
16 17 (7.00%) Functional Testing
16 17 (7.00%) Manual Testing
16 17 (7.00%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 122 (50.21%) Java
2 99 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 63 (25.93%) SQL
4 42 (17.28%) Python
5 33 (13.58%) TypeScript
6 30 (12.35%) C#
7 16 (6.58%) Go
8 15 (6.17%) Java 8
9 14 (5.76%) ES6
10 7 (2.88%) Bash
10 7 (2.88%) C-shell
11 6 (2.47%) Perl
11 6 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.06%) Scala
13 4 (1.65%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.23%) PHP
14 3 (1.23%) Ruby
15 2 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.94%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.70%) Degree
5 4 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (44.03%) QA
2 26 (10.70%) Accessibility
3 5 (2.06%) WCAG
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) PSD2
System Software
1 42 (17.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (6.58%) Terraform
2 11 (4.53%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.47%) Ansible
4 5 (2.06%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.41%) Fortio
5 1 (0.41%) Grafana
5 1 (0.41%) Istio
5 1 (0.41%) Kiali
5 1 (0.41%) Kibana
5 1 (0.41%) Nessus
5 1 (0.41%) OpenNebula
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.41%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (7.82%) Oracle
2 8 (3.29%) Google
3 6 (2.47%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.06%) HP
4 5 (2.06%) Mercator
4 5 (2.06%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.65%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.23%) Cadence
6 3 (1.23%) IBM
6 3 (1.23%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.41%) CyberSource
8 1 (0.41%) Netsparker
8 1 (0.41%) Northgate
8 1 (0.41%) PayPal
8 1 (0.41%) Perfecto Mobile