Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 209 268
Rank change year-on-year +74 +59 -13
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 83 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.70% 0.51% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.11% 2.55% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 66 25 11
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +42.86%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +33.33%

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1024 1097 1268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.92% 20.18% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 879 966 984
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,500 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Leeds

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in Leeds

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 73 (87.95%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (77.11%) Test Automation
3 59 (71.08%) C#
4 52 (62.65%) Selenium
5 48 (57.83%) Cucumber
6 42 (50.60%) BDD
7 41 (49.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (48.19%) SQL
9 38 (45.78%) SQL Server
10 34 (40.96%) .NET
11 33 (39.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (37.35%) Web Services
12 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
13 27 (32.53%) WSDL
13 27 (32.53%) SOAP
13 27 (32.53%) XML
13 27 (32.53%) XSD
13 27 (32.53%) FitNesse
14 25 (30.12%) Java
15 24 (28.92%) TDD
15 24 (28.92%) WebDriver
16 22 (26.51%) Performance Testing
16 22 (26.51%) ATDD
17 20 (24.10%) Degree
18 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
18 19 (22.89%) T-SQL
18 19 (22.89%) Exploratory Testing
19 18 (21.69%) tSQLt
19 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
20 17 (20.48%) JIRA

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 10 (12.05%) Confluence
2 7 (8.43%) Apache
2 7 (8.43%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) GitHub
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) PuTTY
1 3 (3.61%) WinSCP
2 2 (2.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (45.78%) SQL Server
2 33 (39.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.64%) Big Data
4 7 (8.43%) Event Store
4 7 (8.43%) Riak
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (62.65%) Selenium
2 48 (57.83%) Cucumber
3 41 (49.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (32.53%) FitNesse
5 24 (28.92%) WebDriver
6 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
7 18 (21.69%) tSQLt
7 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
8 17 (20.48%) JIRA
9 15 (18.07%) Jenkins
10 13 (15.66%) TeamCity
11 12 (14.46%) SoapUI
12 11 (13.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (13.25%) Subversion
13 8 (9.64%) JBehave
14 7 (8.43%) HP UFT
15 4 (4.82%) Bugzilla
15 4 (4.82%) FogBugz
15 4 (4.82%) NUnit
16 3 (3.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (19.28%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Automation Tester
1 26 (31.33%) Tester
2 24 (28.92%) Test Engineer
3 21 (25.30%) Developer
4 19 (22.89%) Principal Engineer
4 19 (22.89%) Principal Test Engineer
5 14 (16.87%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (6.02%) Agile Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.02%) Web Automation Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Web Tester
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.96%) .NET
2 31 (37.35%) Web Services
3 27 (32.53%) SOAP
3 27 (32.53%) WSDL
3 27 (32.53%) XML
3 27 (32.53%) XSD
4 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
4 12 (14.46%) WCF
5 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (10.84%) Gherkin
7 8 (9.64%) REST
7 8 (9.64%) WPF
8 7 (8.43%) Kafka
9 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.23%) Sensu
10 5 (6.02%) Entity Framework
10 5 (6.02%) MSMQ
11 4 (4.82%) jQuery
11 4 (4.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) NHS
1 8 (9.64%) User Experience
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (87.95%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (77.11%) Test Automation
3 42 (50.60%) BDD
4 24 (28.92%) TDD
5 22 (26.51%) ATDD
5 22 (26.51%) Performance Testing
6 19 (22.89%) Exploratory Testing
7 16 (19.28%) Test Strategy
8 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.25%) Web Testing
9 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.84%) OO
9 9 (10.84%) Open Source
9 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
10 8 (9.64%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.64%) Test Scripting
11 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.43%) MVC
11 7 (8.43%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.08%) C#
2 40 (48.19%) SQL
3 25 (30.12%) Java
4 19 (22.89%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.84%) Python
6 3 (3.61%) F#
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Degree
2 11 (13.25%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.64%) ISEB
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Docker
2 3 (3.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Grafana
2 6 (7.23%) Puppet
3 4 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) HP
2 7 (8.43%) Splunk
3 6 (7.23%) Google
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.61%) Software AG
4 3 (3.61%) Twitter
4 3 (3.61%) VMware
4 3 (3.61%) webMethods