Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 272 225
Rank change year-on-year +15 -47 -23
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 18 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.25% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 1.06% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 29
Manchester median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +32.45%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +26.94%

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 1,767 1,882 1,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.98% 24.18% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,618 1,231
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -1 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Bolton +8 2 £51,250 -
SpecFlow
North West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) Selenium
3 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 10 (55.56%) TDD
5 9 (50.00%) QA
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) .NET
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) Java
7 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 7 (38.89%) Kanban
7 7 (38.89%) BDD
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (33.33%) MVC
8 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 6 (33.33%) WCF
9 5 (27.78%) JIRA
9 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
9 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
9 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
10 4 (22.22%) DevOps
10 4 (22.22%) MSTest
10 4 (22.22%) Gherkin
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) BrowserStack
1 2 (11.11%) GitHub
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
3 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
4 4 (22.22%) MSTest
5 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
5 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) TestRail
6 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Developer
4 3 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Automation Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 4 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) LINQ
3 4 (22.22%) WF
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
4 7 (38.89%) Kanban
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Workflow
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Analytics
9 2 (11.11%) Customer Analytics
9 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Capita
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian