The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 189 244 227
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -17
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 44 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.37% 1.03% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39 8 16
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +32.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
SpecFlow
England

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

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1006 1170 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.32% 19.35% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 880 987 919
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SpecFlow Salary Trend in the South West

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

SpecFlow Salary Histogram in the South West

SpecFlow
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +15 30 £40,000 +21.34%
Bristol +27 8 £34,500 -43.67% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £35,000 -
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England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 36 (63.16%) Selenium
2 35 (61.40%) C#
3 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 30 (52.63%) Cucumber
5 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (45.61%) .NET
6 26 (45.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (45.61%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (42.11%) BDD
7 24 (42.11%) TeamCity
7 24 (42.11%) Jenkins
8 23 (40.35%) Gherkin
8 23 (40.35%) DevOps
8 23 (40.35%) SQL
9 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
9 21 (36.84%) PowerShell
9 21 (36.84%) Puppet
9 21 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (35.09%) New Relic
10 20 (35.09%) Docker
10 20 (35.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (35.09%) AppDynamics
11 19 (33.33%) ISTQB
12 18 (31.58%) QA
13 17 (29.82%) ISEB
14 16 (28.07%) JIRA
15 15 (26.32%) Degree
15 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
15 15 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
16 14 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.28%) CMS
1 7 (12.28%) Sitecore CMS
1 7 (12.28%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (45.61%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Internet
1 6 (10.53%) LAN
1 6 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.53%) MySQL
4 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (63.16%) Selenium
2 30 (52.63%) Cucumber
3 24 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 24 (42.11%) TeamCity
4 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 20 (35.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (28.07%) JIRA
7 14 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (15.79%) JUnit
9 7 (12.28%) NUnit
10 6 (10.53%) LoadRunner
10 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
11 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
11 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
12 4 (7.02%) TestNG
13 3 (5.26%) Calabash
13 3 (5.26%) JBehave
13 3 (5.26%) JMeter
13 3 (5.26%) Moq
13 3 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
1 20 (35.09%) Test Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Tester
5 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Software Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (8.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 23 (40.35%) Gherkin
3 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.79%) CSS
4 9 (15.79%) HTML
5 6 (10.53%) JDBC
5 6 (10.53%) RESTful
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (8.77%) Web Services
7 4 (7.02%) XML
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.26%) MSMQ
8 3 (5.26%) NHibernate
8 3 (5.26%) SOAP
8 3 (5.26%) WCF
9 2 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.75%) CentOS
3 1 (1.75%) Debian
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) BDD
3 23 (40.35%) DevOps
4 15 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
4 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 13 (22.81%) Change Control
5 13 (22.81%) Scrum
6 12 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 12 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 12 (21.05%) TDD
7 10 (17.54%) User Stories
8 9 (15.79%) Line Management
8 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 8 (14.04%) ITIL
9 8 (14.04%) Load Testing
9 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.04%) Software Testing
9 8 (14.04%) Test Management
10 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.53%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) C#
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 21 (36.84%) PowerShell
4 13 (22.81%) Ruby
5 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 11 (19.30%) Java
7 6 (10.53%) C++
8 4 (7.02%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 17 (29.82%) ISEB
3 15 (26.32%) Degree
4 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) MCSD
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (36.84%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) AppDynamics
2 20 (35.09%) New Relic
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle
4 7 (12.28%) Sitecore