The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 169 138 162
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 20 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 0.75% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.93% 4.43% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 5
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
SpecFlow
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
509 451 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.36% 17.01% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 395 384 354
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the Leeds region.

SpecFlow Salary Trend in Leeds

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow.

1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) SQL
3 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
5 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
6 25 (73.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (67.65%) Selenium
8 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
8 21 (61.76%) C#
9 18 (52.94%) MVC
10 17 (50.00%) QA
11 14 (41.18%) Finance
11 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
12 13 (38.24%) SOAP
12 13 (38.24%) Web Services
12 13 (38.24%) XML
12 13 (38.24%) XSD
12 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
12 13 (38.24%) WSDL
12 13 (38.24%) HP
12 13 (38.24%) FitNesse
12 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
12 13 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (38.24%) Test Management
12 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
12 13 (38.24%) User Stories
12 13 (38.24%) Test Planning
13 12 (35.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (67.65%) Selenium
3 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
4 13 (38.24%) FitNesse
4 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
5 12 (35.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (35.29%) ReSharper
6 8 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Test Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Agile Test Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Software Developer
4 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
5 8 (23.53%) QA Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 13 (38.24%) SOAP
3 13 (38.24%) Web Services
3 13 (38.24%) XML
3 13 (38.24%) XSD
3 13 (38.24%) WSDL
4 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (35.29%) WCF
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (11.76%) COM
7 3 (8.82%) HTML
7 3 (8.82%) HTML5
8 2 (5.88%) CSS3
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.88%) CSS
9 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) MVC
3 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
3 13 (38.24%) Test Management
3 13 (38.24%) User Stories
3 13 (38.24%) Test Planning
4 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
5 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) TDD
6 8 (23.53%) DSDM
7 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) Usability Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 21 (61.76%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
4 9 (26.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) HP