Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 264 221
Rank change year-on-year +20 -43 +17
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 39 32 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 0.40% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 1.75% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 56
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,000 £31,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £64,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +12.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,718 1,833 1,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.77% 23.16% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,402 1,512 1,549
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,781 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +3.90%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Manchester

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in Manchester

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in Manchester

SpecFlow
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 £37,500 -
SpecFlow
North West

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

1 36 (92.31%) Selenium
1 36 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 31 (79.49%) BDD
2 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (66.67%) C#
4 25 (64.10%) JIRA
5 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (48.72%) .NET
6 19 (48.72%) SQL
7 17 (43.59%) Cucumber
7 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (41.03%) Kanban
8 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (38.46%) TeamCity
9 15 (38.46%) Refactoring
10 14 (35.90%) QA
10 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
10 14 (35.90%) TDD
10 14 (35.90%) Retail
10 14 (35.90%) Finance
11 13 (33.33%) MVC
11 13 (33.33%) HTML
11 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
12 12 (30.77%) Blog
12 12 (30.77%) Marketing
12 12 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
12 12 (30.77%) SAP
12 12 (30.77%) JMeter

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (23.08%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Kentico
2 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (20.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (15.38%) SaaS
5 4 (10.26%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (5.13%) IaaS
6 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Couchbase
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Power BI
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (92.31%) Selenium
2 25 (64.10%) JIRA
3 17 (43.59%) Cucumber
4 15 (38.46%) TeamCity
5 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 12 (30.77%) JMeter
7 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
8 8 (20.51%) Appium
9 6 (15.38%) Gatling
9 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
9 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
10 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
10 4 (10.26%) Serilog
11 3 (7.69%) Calabash
11 3 (7.69%) JBehave
11 3 (7.69%) JUnit
11 3 (7.69%) The Grinder
11 3 (7.69%) Travis CI
12 2 (5.13%) NUnit
12 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
1 14 (35.90%) Retail
2 12 (30.77%) Electronics
2 12 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 12 (30.77%) Marketing
2 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (12.82%) QA Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) QA Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior QA Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Tester
7 4 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
7 4 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 13 (33.33%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) .NET Core
3 12 (30.77%) SignalR
4 11 (28.21%) CSS
4 11 (28.21%) Entity Framework
4 11 (28.21%) HTML5
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 8 (20.51%) Ajax
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Core
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (20.51%) Autofac
7 8 (20.51%) CSS3
7 8 (20.51%) Dapper ORM
7 8 (20.51%) LINQ
7 8 (20.51%) React
7 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (30.77%) Blog
3 11 (28.21%) User Experience
4 9 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
6 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (5.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (79.49%) BDD
3 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (41.03%) Kanban
5 15 (38.46%) Refactoring
6 14 (35.90%) TDD
6 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
7 13 (33.33%) MVC
8 12 (30.77%) ATDD
8 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (30.77%) Programme Management
9 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 8 (20.51%) DevOps
10 8 (20.51%) MVVM
10 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.21%) Java
5 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.26%) Go
6 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (7.69%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) ES6
8 1 (2.56%) ES7
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.26%) Istio
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) SAP
2 8 (20.51%) Google
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.26%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.13%) RedGate
6 1 (2.56%) Sitecore