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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 166 167 140
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 5 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 2.03% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 15
Average salary £39,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
485 641 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.96% 17.32% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 390 474 381
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 £33,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) HTML5
2 23 (95.83%) Automated Testing
2 23 (95.83%) ReSharper
2 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (50.00%) XML
4 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Apple
4 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (50.00%) Retail
4 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (50.00%) MVC
4 12 (50.00%) Moq
4 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 12 (50.00%) Gherkin
4 12 (50.00%) FitNesse
4 12 (50.00%) WPF
4 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (50.00%) Big Data
4 12 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Analytics

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) Big Data
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) ReSharper
2 12 (50.00%) Moq
2 12 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 12 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 11 (45.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (45.83%) Selenium
3 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 12 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Lead Software Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
1 24 (100.00%) HTML5
2 23 (95.83%) .NET
3 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (50.00%) XML
3 12 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 12 (50.00%) WPF
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (45.83%) jQuery
4 11 (45.83%) WCF
4 11 (45.83%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (95.83%) Automated Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) MVC
3 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Analytics
3 12 (50.00%) User Stories
3 12 (50.00%) Line Management
3 12 (50.00%) Coaching
4 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
5 8 (33.33%) OO
5 8 (33.33%) BDD
6 7 (29.17%) ATDD
6 7 (29.17%) Kanban
6 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (50.00%) Apple