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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 156 160 152
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 22 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.94% 3.10% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 9
Average salary £55,000 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% +7.93%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
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
558 580 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.52% 17.01% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 485 402 458
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 26 February 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (96.55%) C#
3 27 (93.10%) HTML
3 27 (93.10%) Automated Testing
3 27 (93.10%) ReSharper
3 27 (93.10%) HTML5
4 17 (58.62%) Selenium
5 16 (55.17%) WCF
5 16 (55.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
5 16 (55.17%) MVC
6 15 (51.72%) TDD
6 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
6 15 (51.72%) KnockoutJS
6 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (51.72%) jQuery
6 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (51.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
7 14 (48.28%) SQL
8 13 (44.83%) XML
8 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
8 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
8 13 (44.83%) FitNesse
8 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
8 13 (44.83%) Agile Testing
8 13 (44.83%) User Stories

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (51.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (41.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (93.10%) ReSharper
2 17 (58.62%) Selenium
3 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
3 16 (55.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (51.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (44.83%) FitNesse
6 12 (41.38%) SoapUI
6 12 (41.38%) Moq
7 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (41.38%) Pharmaceutical
1 12 (41.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) .NET Developer
3 12 (41.38%) Software Engineer
4 10 (34.48%) Senior .NET Developer
4 10 (34.48%) Senior Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) HTML5
2 27 (93.10%) HTML
3 16 (55.17%) WCF
4 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (51.72%) KnockoutJS
4 15 (51.72%) jQuery
5 13 (44.83%) XML
5 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
6 12 (41.38%) WPF
6 12 (41.38%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) XSD
7 1 (3.45%) WSDL
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (93.10%) Automated Testing
3 16 (55.17%) MVC
4 15 (51.72%) TDD
4 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
4 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Testing
5 13 (44.83%) User Stories
6 12 (41.38%) Analytics
6 12 (41.38%) Line Management
6 12 (41.38%) Coaching
6 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
6 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
8 7 (24.14%) BDD
8 7 (24.14%) ATDD
8 7 (24.14%) Kanban
8 7 (24.14%) OO
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) HP