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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 158 165 189
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 22 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.62% 0.52% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 3.51% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 1
Average salary £37,500 £42,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% -22.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
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
707 599 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.78% 14.95% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 627 493 515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 6 £37,500 - 1
Rochdale -8 2 £45,000 +13.92%
Bolton - 1 £37,500 - 3
SpecFlow
North West

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (86.89%) .NET
3 49 (80.33%) TDD
4 47 (77.05%) BDD
5 36 (59.02%) SQL
6 31 (50.82%) Automated Testing
6 31 (50.82%) Automation Testing
7 30 (49.18%) Jenkins
8 28 (45.90%) SoapUI
8 28 (45.90%) Compatibility Testing
8 28 (45.90%) System Testing
9 27 (44.26%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (44.26%) Selenium
10 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
10 24 (39.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (37.70%) ISEB
12 21 (34.43%) TeamCity
12 21 (34.43%) Hudson
13 19 (31.15%) C#
14 18 (29.51%) Web Services
15 17 (27.87%) SOAP
15 17 (27.87%) HTML
16 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
16 16 (26.23%) Regression Testing
17 15 (24.59%) .NET Framework
17 15 (24.59%) QA
18 14 (22.95%) WCF
18 14 (22.95%) API Testing
19 13 (21.31%) Replication
20 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (49.18%) Jenkins
2 28 (45.90%) SoapUI
3 27 (44.26%) Selenium
4 21 (34.43%) TeamCity
4 21 (34.43%) Hudson
5 10 (16.39%) WebDriver
6 7 (11.48%) MSTest
6 7 (11.48%) NUnit
7 6 (9.84%) ReSharper
7 6 (9.84%) Moq
7 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.20%) Robotium
8 5 (8.20%) Jasmine
8 5 (8.20%) Calabash
8 5 (8.20%) Appium
9 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Analyst
1 26 (42.62%) Test Analyst
2 17 (27.87%) Tester
3 15 (24.59%) Developer
4 13 (21.31%) Technical Tester
5 10 (16.39%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) Technical Test Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (3.28%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (3.28%) Lead Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (86.89%) .NET
2 18 (29.51%) Web Services
3 17 (27.87%) HTML
3 17 (27.87%) SOAP
4 15 (24.59%) .NET Framework
5 14 (22.95%) WCF
6 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET
6 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (16.39%) CSS
8 8 (13.11%) HTML5
9 7 (11.48%) LINQ
9 7 (11.48%) jQuery
9 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (9.84%) WF
10 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
11 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.28%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (1.64%) WPF
12 1 (1.64%) SignalR
12 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Replication
2 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.28%) Blog
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
5 1 (1.64%) Informatics
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Android
2 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (80.33%) TDD
3 47 (77.05%) BDD
4 31 (50.82%) Automated Testing
4 31 (50.82%) Automation Testing
5 28 (45.90%) System Testing
5 28 (45.90%) Compatibility Testing
6 27 (44.26%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (39.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (26.23%) Regression Testing
9 14 (22.95%) API Testing
10 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing
11 9 (14.75%) MVC
11 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (13.11%) Scrum
12 8 (13.11%) Kanban
13 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
14 6 (9.84%) Pair Programming
14 6 (9.84%) Workflow
15 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 19 (31.15%) C#
4 6 (9.84%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) ISEB
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) SAP
2 2 (3.28%) IBM
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Google
Bolton, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago