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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SpecFlow
Rank 149 174 186
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 39 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 0.053% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.99% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 1 0
Average salary £38,000 £50,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -7.95%
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
651 586 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.02% 15.55% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 593 489 475
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 11 £36,500 -
Bolton +3 4 £45,000 -10.89% 3
Rochdale - 4 £47,500 - 1
Oldham - 1 - - 1
SpecFlow
North West

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 51 (89.47%) .NET
2 47 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (71.93%) TDD
3 41 (71.93%) BDD
4 37 (64.91%) SQL
5 29 (50.88%) Automation Testing
6 26 (45.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (43.86%) Compatibility Testing
7 25 (43.86%) SoapUI
7 25 (43.86%) System Testing
8 24 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (40.35%) Selenium
10 22 (38.60%) Automated Testing
11 21 (36.84%) ISEB
12 20 (35.09%) TeamCity
12 20 (35.09%) Hudson
12 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
13 19 (33.33%) .NET Framework
14 17 (29.82%) WebDriver
15 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
16 14 (24.56%) C#
17 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
17 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (21.05%) HTML
18 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
18 12 (21.05%) SOAP
18 12 (21.05%) Web Services
18 12 (21.05%) WCF
19 11 (19.30%) QA
19 11 (19.30%) Replication

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) SoapUI
2 23 (40.35%) Selenium
3 20 (35.09%) TeamCity
3 20 (35.09%) Hudson
3 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
4 17 (29.82%) WebDriver
5 7 (12.28%) NUnit
5 7 (12.28%) ReSharper
5 7 (12.28%) Moq
6 4 (7.02%) MSTest
7 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (15.79%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Analyst
1 30 (52.63%) Test Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Technical Test Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Technical Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Tester
4 13 (22.81%) Developer
5 11 (19.30%) Technical Tester
6 8 (14.04%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.51%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.75%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) .NET
2 19 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 12 (21.05%) HTML
3 12 (21.05%) SOAP
3 12 (21.05%) Web Services
3 12 (21.05%) WCF
4 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
4 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (12.28%) HTML5
6 5 (8.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (8.77%) CSS
7 4 (7.02%) WF
7 4 (7.02%) LINQ
7 4 (7.02%) jQuery
7 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Replication
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (71.93%) TDD
2 41 (71.93%) BDD
3 29 (50.88%) Automation Testing
4 26 (45.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (43.86%) Compatibility Testing
5 25 (43.86%) System Testing
6 24 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (38.60%) Automated Testing
8 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
9 13 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.79%) Manual Testing
10 9 (15.79%) MVC
11 5 (8.77%) Pair Programming
12 4 (7.02%) Workflow
12 4 (7.02%) Scrum
12 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
12 4 (7.02%) DevOps
12 4 (7.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) C#
3 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) ISEB
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) VCP4
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) SAP
2 1 (1.75%) Capita
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
Bolton, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 48k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 20 days ago