Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 176 189
Rank change year-on-year +36 +13 -24
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 59 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.58% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 1.50% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56 7 11
Bristol median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.32% -20.00% -21.43%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,550 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,100 £65,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% -31.82% +50.68%

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 855 532 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.85% 16.18% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 714 463 625
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £74,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 59 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 52 (88.14%) Cucumber
3 51 (86.44%) C#
4 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (64.41%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (62.71%) Jenkins
7 34 (57.63%) Ruby
8 33 (55.93%) Selenium
9 30 (50.85%) SQL
10 28 (47.46%) Java
11 19 (32.20%) TeamCity
11 19 (32.20%) ISTQB
11 19 (32.20%) Degree
11 19 (32.20%) JUnit
11 19 (32.20%) Calabash
11 19 (32.20%) Appium
12 18 (30.51%) Exploratory Testing
12 18 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (28.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (28.81%) .NET
13 17 (28.81%) TDD
14 16 (27.12%) Software Testing
14 16 (27.12%) Python
14 16 (27.12%) QA
14 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
15 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
15 15 (25.42%) ISEB
15 15 (25.42%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (23.73%) Gherkin
16 14 (23.73%) OO

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 12 (20.34%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.95%) IaaS
3 10 (16.95%) PaaS
3 10 (16.95%) SaaS
4 7 (11.86%) TestFlight
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) SSL
2 7 (11.86%) MQTT
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.69%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.69%) Power BI
2 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (88.14%) Cucumber
2 37 (62.71%) Jenkins
3 33 (55.93%) Selenium
4 19 (32.20%) Appium
4 19 (32.20%) Calabash
4 19 (32.20%) JUnit
4 19 (32.20%) TeamCity
5 17 (28.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
7 14 (23.73%) JIRA
8 12 (20.34%) Gatling
8 12 (20.34%) JBehave
8 12 (20.34%) JMeter
9 10 (16.95%) Jasmine
9 10 (16.95%) Protractor
10 8 (13.56%) Mercurial
10 8 (13.56%) NUnit
10 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
11 7 (11.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Electronics
2 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.86%) Marketing
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.47%) Advertising
3 5 (8.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Automation Tester
1 21 (35.59%) Tester
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Test Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Developer in Test
4 12 (20.34%) Test Automation Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Test Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Test Leader
6 8 (13.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Agile Tester
7 6 (10.17%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 6 (10.17%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Test Automation Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Test Specialist
9 1 (1.69%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) Gherkin
3 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
3 11 (18.64%) React
4 10 (16.95%) Behat
5 9 (15.25%) JSON
5 9 (15.25%) Web Services
6 8 (13.56%) Node.js
6 8 (13.56%) REST
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Core
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.69%) Velocity
8 1 (1.69%) WCF
8 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (18.64%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.56%) User Experience
3 7 (11.86%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.08%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Android
1 7 (11.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (64.41%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (30.51%) Exploratory Testing
5 17 (28.81%) TDD
6 16 (27.12%) Software Testing
7 15 (25.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (23.73%) OO
9 11 (18.64%) DevOps
10 10 (16.95%) BDD
11 9 (15.25%) Open Source
11 9 (15.25%) Scrum
11 9 (15.25%) Test Strategy
12 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (13.56%) Microservices
12 8 (13.56%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (11.86%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
13 7 (11.86%) Project Management
13 7 (11.86%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) C#
2 34 (57.63%) Ruby
3 30 (50.85%) SQL
4 28 (47.46%) Java
5 16 (27.12%) Python
6 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.69%) F#
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Degree
1 19 (32.20%) ISTQB
2 15 (25.42%) ISEB
3 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Cadence
2 7 (11.86%) SAP
2 7 (11.86%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.69%) HP
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.69%) Software AG
3 1 (1.69%) VMware
3 1 (1.69%) webMethods