Period
to 18 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 254 235
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19 -1
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 26 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 1.88% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 35
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +23.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +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 1,757 1,806 1,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.13% 23.86% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,426 1,605 1,317
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +6.67%

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 February 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 February 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
Rochdale +10 5 £50,000 -
Stockport +4 4 £37,500 - 1
SpecFlow
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 26 (100.00%) Selenium
2 24 (92.31%) C#
3 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (80.77%) Test Automation
5 20 (76.92%) TDD
6 15 (57.69%) .NET
7 13 (50.00%) Java
8 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
8 12 (46.15%) SQL
8 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
9 11 (42.31%) BDD
9 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
9 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
10 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 10 (38.46%) QA
11 9 (34.62%) Kanban
11 9 (34.62%) MVC
12 8 (30.77%) Scrum
12 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
12 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
12 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
12 8 (30.77%) JIRA
13 7 (26.92%) WCF
13 7 (26.92%) jQuery
13 7 (26.92%) HTML
13 7 (26.92%) Ruby
13 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (23.08%) JMeter
14 6 (23.08%) Workflow
14 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio

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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) GitHub
3 3 (11.54%) Slack
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) AMQP
1 1 (3.85%) Broadband
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Redis
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
3 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
4 8 (30.77%) JIRA
5 6 (23.08%) JMeter
5 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 5 (19.23%) MSTest
6 5 (19.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
7 4 (15.38%) Gatling
8 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
8 3 (11.54%) The Grinder
8 3 (11.54%) Travis CI
9 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
9 1 (3.85%) JBehave
9 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
9 1 (3.85%) WiX
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Automation Tester
3 7 (26.92%) Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Systems Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Automation Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) jQuery
3 7 (26.92%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
5 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
5 5 (19.23%) LINQ
5 5 (19.23%) WF
6 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (7.69%) React
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) Test Automation
3 20 (76.92%) TDD
4 11 (42.31%) BDD
5 9 (34.62%) Kanban
5 9 (34.62%) MVC
6 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
6 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 6 (23.08%) Workflow
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (19.23%) DevOps
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
9 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
10 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Clojure
6 1 (3.85%) Erlang
6 1 (3.85%) F#
6 1 (3.85%) Haskell
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Capita
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) TIBCO