Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 221 228
Rank change year-on-year -48 +7 +37
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 32 60 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.40% 0.80% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.72% 3.47% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 40
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,625 £33,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 1858 1728 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.24% 23.13% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1560 1347
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Stockport -4 6 £37,500 -
Rochdale +15 5 £50,000 - 1
SpecFlow
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 29 (90.63%) Selenium
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (78.13%) C#
4 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
5 20 (62.50%) .NET
5 20 (62.50%) TDD
6 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
7 16 (50.00%) BDD
8 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
9 13 (40.63%) Java
10 12 (37.50%) SQL
10 12 (37.50%) MVC
10 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
10 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
11 11 (34.38%) jQuery
11 11 (34.38%) JIRA
11 11 (34.38%) HTML
12 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
12 10 (31.25%) QA
13 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
13 9 (28.13%) JMeter
13 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
13 9 (28.13%) CSS
14 8 (25.00%) Scrum
14 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
14 8 (25.00%) Kanban
14 8 (25.00%) WCF
14 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (21.88%) SoapUI
15 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing

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 5 (15.63%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) GitHub
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Slack
3 2 (6.25%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Broadband
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
3 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Redis
3 2 (6.25%) Riak
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (90.63%) Selenium
2 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
3 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 11 (34.38%) JIRA
5 9 (28.13%) JMeter
6 7 (21.88%) SoapUI
6 7 (21.88%) TeamCity
7 5 (15.63%) Gatling
7 5 (15.63%) MSTest
7 5 (15.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
8 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
8 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (9.38%) Appium
9 3 (9.38%) The Grinder
9 3 (9.38%) Travis CI
10 2 (6.25%) Calabash
10 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Tester
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) jQuery
3 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (25.00%) WCF
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
5 5 (15.63%) LINQ
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) WF
6 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.50%) Gherkin
6 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (9.38%) Sass
8 2 (6.25%) Kafka
8 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 20 (62.50%) TDD
4 16 (50.00%) BDD
5 12 (37.50%) MVC
6 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
7 8 (25.00%) Kanban
7 8 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.75%) Workflow
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
10 5 (15.63%) DevOps
11 4 (12.50%) API Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 4 (12.50%) Functional Programming
11 4 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) Ruby
6 5 (15.63%) Erlang
6 5 (15.63%) Python
7 3 (9.38%) Elixir
7 3 (9.38%) Go
7 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
8 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.25%) C
8 2 (6.25%) Clojure
8 2 (6.25%) F#
8 2 (6.25%) Haskell
8 2 (6.25%) Scala
9 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
1 2 (6.25%) Cobbler
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Capita
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian