The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SpecFlow
Rank 205 - 180
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 22 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% - 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% - 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
787 689 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.08% 13.94% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 690 624 372
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SpecFlow Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SpecFlow across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SpecFlow Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SpecFlow
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Birmingham - 12 £50,000 -
Solihull - 6 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 6 £34,000 -
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (84.62%) Selenium
3 27 (69.23%) Cucumber
4 20 (51.28%) QA
5 19 (48.72%) C#
5 19 (48.72%) .NET
5 19 (48.72%) BDD
6 17 (43.59%) Gherkin
6 17 (43.59%) Web Services
6 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
6 17 (43.59%) WebDriver
7 16 (41.03%) Scrum
8 15 (38.46%) TDD
9 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 13 (33.33%) SQL
10 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
12 10 (25.64%) SOAP
12 10 (25.64%) Workflow
12 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (25.64%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (25.64%) TestNG
12 10 (25.64%) JBehave
12 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
12 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
12 10 (25.64%) Selenium IDE
12 10 (25.64%) Appium
12 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
13 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
13 8 (20.51%) Finance

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (84.62%) Selenium
2 27 (69.23%) Cucumber
3 17 (43.59%) WebDriver
4 10 (25.64%) Appium
4 10 (25.64%) JBehave
4 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
4 10 (25.64%) Selenium IDE
4 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
4 10 (25.64%) TestNG
5 7 (17.95%) FogBugz
5 7 (17.95%) NeoLoad
5 7 (17.95%) TeamCity
6 6 (15.38%) NUnit
6 6 (15.38%) Subversion
6 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 4 (10.26%) Moq
7 4 (10.26%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Test Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) QA Leader
2 10 (25.64%) Test Leader
3 9 (23.08%) QA Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Automation Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Development Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Software Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Software Development Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Software Test Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Software Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) Gherkin
2 17 (43.59%) Web Services
3 10 (25.64%) SOAP
4 7 (17.95%) XML
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.26%) WCF
6 2 (5.13%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
6 2 (5.13%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) BDD
3 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
4 16 (41.03%) Scrum
5 15 (38.46%) TDD
6 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Compatibility Testing
8 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Workflow
9 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
10 7 (17.95%) OO
10 7 (17.95%) OOP
10 7 (17.95%) SDLC
10 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Web Development
11 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
1 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Dynatrace
1 5 (12.82%) New Relic