Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SpecFlow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SpecFlow over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 151 170
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 +21
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 35 52 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.95% 1.36% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.26% 6.07% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 11
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £52,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.48% +18.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £43,125 £37,425 £32,000
90th Percentile £60,375 £57,875 £60,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -31.82%

SpecFlow is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 822 857 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.28% 22.49% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 639 712 438
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £29,700 £27,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Bristol

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in Bristol

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Bristol over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 35 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (91.43%) C#
4 29 (82.86%) Selenium
5 23 (65.71%) BDD
6 21 (60.00%) Ruby
7 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
8 19 (54.29%) WebDriver
8 19 (54.29%) QA
8 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
9 15 (42.86%) Java
10 14 (40.00%) Cucumber
11 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (34.29%) TDD
12 12 (34.29%) Scrum
12 12 (34.29%) SDET
13 11 (31.43%) SQL
13 11 (31.43%) JBehave
13 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
13 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
14 10 (28.57%) GitLab
14 10 (28.57%) Functional Testing
14 10 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (28.57%) Maven
15 9 (25.71%) Test Management
15 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
16 8 (22.86%) DevOps
16 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
17 7 (20.00%) Open Source
17 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (17.14%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) npm
2 3 (8.57%) NuGet
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) Selenium
2 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 19 (54.29%) WebDriver
4 14 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (31.43%) JBehave
5 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
6 10 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (28.57%) GitLab
6 10 (28.57%) Maven
7 6 (17.14%) git-flow
7 6 (17.14%) JMeter
7 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
8 5 (14.29%) LoadRunner
8 5 (14.29%) Protractor
8 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (14.29%) TestComplete
8 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (8.57%) xUnit.net
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Automation Tester
1 18 (51.43%) Tester
2 17 (48.57%) Test Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) QA Automation Tester
4 6 (17.14%) QA Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Automation Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Senior QA Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Gherkin
1 6 (17.14%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) JSON
3 4 (11.43%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (8.57%) Autofac
4 3 (8.57%) Code First Entity Framework
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 3 (8.57%) Node.js
4 3 (8.57%) React
4 3 (8.57%) Redux
5 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Android
1 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
1 6 (17.14%) Unix
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (65.71%) BDD
4 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (34.29%) Scrum
5 12 (34.29%) SDET
5 12 (34.29%) TDD
6 11 (31.43%) Test Strategy
7 10 (28.57%) Functional Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Test Management
8 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
9 8 (22.86%) DevOps
9 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (20.00%) Open Source
11 6 (17.14%) Content Management
11 6 (17.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (17.14%) QA Automation
11 6 (17.14%) Task Automation
11 6 (17.14%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) Ruby
3 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (42.86%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) Scala
7 4 (11.43%) Python
8 3 (8.57%) C
9 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP