The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 147 179 196
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +17
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 38 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.05% 0.33% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.16% 2.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 0
Average salary £38,000 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
SpecFlow
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
736 594 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.37% 14.92% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 645 507 540
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SpecFlow Salary Trend in Manchester

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SpecFlow Salary Histogram in Manchester

SpecFlow
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 12 £37,000 - 2
Rochdale - 3 £43,000 - 1
Bolton +4 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oldham - 1 - -
SpecFlow
North West

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 60 (85.71%) .NET
2 59 (84.29%) TDD
3 58 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (78.57%) BDD
5 44 (62.86%) SQL
6 40 (57.14%) Automation Testing
7 32 (45.71%) Jenkins
7 32 (45.71%) Compatibility Testing
7 32 (45.71%) System Testing
7 32 (45.71%) SoapUI
8 31 (44.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (41.43%) Selenium
9 29 (41.43%) Automated Testing
10 28 (40.00%) ISEB
11 27 (38.57%) TeamCity
11 27 (38.57%) Hudson
12 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
12 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
13 18 (25.71%) Regression Testing
14 17 (24.29%) SOAP
15 16 (22.86%) Web Services
16 15 (21.43%) C#
16 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (21.43%) Replication
16 15 (21.43%) WebDriver
17 14 (20.00%) QA
17 14 (20.00%) HTML
17 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
18 13 (18.57%) WCF

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (45.71%) SoapUI
1 32 (45.71%) Jenkins
2 29 (41.43%) Selenium
3 27 (38.57%) TeamCity
3 27 (38.57%) Hudson
4 15 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 8 (11.43%) NUnit
6 7 (10.00%) ReSharper
6 7 (10.00%) Moq
7 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.14%) MSTest
8 5 (7.14%) Calabash
8 5 (7.14%) Appium
8 5 (7.14%) Robotium
8 5 (7.14%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Analyst
1 36 (51.43%) Test Analyst
2 19 (27.14%) Tester
3 15 (21.43%) Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Technical Tester
3 15 (21.43%) Technical Test Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.29%) Automation Tester
5 3 (4.29%) Software Tester
6 2 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Lead Tester
6 2 (2.86%) Systems Developer
7 1 (1.43%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.43%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (1.43%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (85.71%) .NET
2 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
3 17 (24.29%) SOAP
4 16 (22.86%) Web Services
5 14 (20.00%) HTML
6 13 (18.57%) WCF
7 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
7 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (11.43%) HTML5
9 6 (8.57%) CSS
10 5 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 5 (7.14%) LINQ
10 5 (7.14%) jQuery
10 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (5.71%) WF
12 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.43%) SignalR
13 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (1.43%) Reactive Extensions
13 1 (1.43%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Replication
2 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Android
1 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (84.29%) TDD
2 58 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (78.57%) BDD
4 40 (57.14%) Automation Testing
5 32 (45.71%) Compatibility Testing
5 32 (45.71%) System Testing
6 31 (44.29%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (44.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (41.43%) Automated Testing
8 18 (25.71%) Regression Testing
9 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (15.71%) MVC
11 10 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.57%) Pair Programming
14 5 (7.14%) Scrum
14 5 (7.14%) Kanban
14 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
15 4 (5.71%) DevOps
15 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) SQL
2 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.43%) C#
4 9 (12.86%) Java
5 5 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) ISEB
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) SAP
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Capita
2 1 (1.43%) Google
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago