Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 210 230
Rank change year-on-year +83 +20 +7
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 85 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.80% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.03% 1.98% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 20 34
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -9.09%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -9.09%

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 1,058 1,109 1,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 22.43% 20.95% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 929 985 1,113
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 79 (92.94%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (81.18%) Test Automation
3 56 (65.88%) C#
4 55 (64.71%) Cucumber
5 49 (57.65%) Selenium
6 40 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (38.82%) BDD
7 33 (38.82%) SQL
8 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
9 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 30 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (30.59%) Web Services
11 24 (28.24%) .NET
11 24 (28.24%) Java
12 23 (27.06%) XML
12 23 (27.06%) XSD
12 23 (27.06%) SOAP
12 23 (27.06%) WSDL
12 23 (27.06%) FitNesse
13 20 (23.53%) WebDriver
13 20 (23.53%) Performance Testing
14 19 (22.35%) T-SQL
15 18 (21.18%) Finance
15 18 (21.18%) Degree
15 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
15 18 (21.18%) ATDD
16 17 (20.00%) tSQLt
16 17 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
17 16 (18.82%) TDD
18 14 (16.47%) Visual Studio

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 7 (8.24%) Confluence
2 4 (4.71%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) GitHub
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) PuTTY
1 3 (3.53%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.59%) Big Data
4 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.71%) Event Store
5 4 (4.71%) Riak
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 55 (64.71%) Cucumber
2 49 (57.65%) Selenium
3 40 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (27.06%) FitNesse
5 20 (23.53%) WebDriver
6 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
7 17 (20.00%) tSQLt
8 14 (16.47%) Visual Studio
9 13 (15.29%) JIRA
9 13 (15.29%) SoapUI
10 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
11 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
12 4 (4.71%) HP UFT
12 4 (4.71%) JBehave
12 4 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (4.71%) Subversion
13 3 (3.53%) Ant
13 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
13 3 (3.53%) LoadRunner
13 3 (3.53%) TestNG
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (10.59%) Retail
3 6 (7.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Tester
2 23 (27.06%) Developer
3 22 (25.88%) Automation Tester
4 21 (24.71%) Test Engineer
5 17 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
5 17 (20.00%) Principal Test Engineer
6 15 (17.65%) Software Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Automation Test Lead
8 7 (8.24%) Developer in Test
9 6 (7.06%) Consultant
9 6 (7.06%) Test Automation Consultant
9 6 (7.06%) Test Consultant
10 5 (5.88%) Agile Tester
10 5 (5.88%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.88%) Web Automation Tester
10 5 (5.88%) Web Tester
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Software Tester
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Tester
11 4 (4.71%) Software Tester
12 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.59%) Web Services
2 24 (28.24%) .NET
3 23 (27.06%) SOAP
3 23 (27.06%) WSDL
3 23 (27.06%) XML
3 23 (27.06%) XSD
4 12 (14.12%) REST
4 12 (14.12%) WCF
4 12 (14.12%) WPF
5 9 (10.59%) Gherkin
6 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.71%) Entity Framework
6 4 (4.71%) Kafka
6 4 (4.71%) MSMQ
6 4 (4.71%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) NHS
2 9 (10.59%) User Experience
3 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.71%) Social Media
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Linux
1 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (3.53%) Windows
1 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
1 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (92.94%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (81.18%) Test Automation
3 33 (38.82%) BDD
4 20 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 18 (21.18%) ATDD
6 17 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 16 (18.82%) TDD
8 13 (15.29%) Test Strategy
8 13 (15.29%) Web Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.76%) Open Source
10 10 (11.76%) SDET
11 9 (10.59%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (10.59%) Configuration Management
11 9 (10.59%) Test Scripting
12 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (8.24%) Software Testing
14 6 (7.06%) API Testing
15 5 (5.88%) Microservices
16 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.88%) C#
2 33 (38.82%) SQL
3 24 (28.24%) Java
4 19 (22.35%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.06%) Python
6 3 (3.53%) F#
7 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.24%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Docker
2 3 (3.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Grafana
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Google
3 5 (5.88%) Twitter
4 4 (4.71%) HP
4 4 (4.71%) Splunk
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.53%) Software AG
5 3 (3.53%) VMware
5 3 (3.53%) webMethods