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

SpecFlow
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 277 214
Rank change year-on-year +29 -63 +9
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 36 23 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.49% 0.28% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 1.18% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 53
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £54,875 £50,500 £65,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -6.25% +26.32%

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 1,832 1,949 1,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.02% 23.82% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,506 1,640 1,316
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

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 August 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 August 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
Bolton +9 2 £51,250 -
SpecFlow
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 33 (91.67%) Selenium
2 32 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (77.78%) C#
5 24 (66.67%) BDD
6 19 (52.78%) JIRA
7 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (41.67%) .NET
9 15 (41.67%) TDD
9 15 (41.67%) Retail
10 14 (38.89%) SQL
10 14 (38.89%) Kanban
10 14 (38.89%) QA
11 13 (36.11%) Marketing
11 13 (36.11%) Finance
11 13 (36.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (33.33%) TeamCity
13 11 (30.56%) ATDD
13 11 (30.56%) Refactoring
13 11 (30.56%) Blog
13 11 (30.56%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
13 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
13 11 (30.56%) Electronics
13 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
13 11 (30.56%) Programme Management
13 11 (30.56%) SAP
13 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence

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 4 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (19.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (13.89%) SaaS
5 3 (8.33%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (5.56%) BrowserStack
7 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Couchbase
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (91.67%) Selenium
2 19 (52.78%) JIRA
3 12 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 10 (27.78%) SoapUI
4 10 (27.78%) WebDriver
5 6 (16.67%) JMeter
5 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (11.11%) Appium
6 4 (11.11%) Serilog
7 3 (8.33%) TestRail
8 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.56%) Ranorex
8 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.78%) Calabash
9 1 (2.78%) eggPlant
9 1 (2.78%) JBehave
9 1 (2.78%) JUnit
9 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 15 (41.67%) Retail
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Marketing
3 11 (30.56%) Electronics
3 11 (30.56%) Manufacturing
3 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Developer
2 11 (30.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Tester
4 8 (22.22%) Automation Tester
5 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (11.11%) QA Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Core
2 11 (30.56%) SignalR
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
4 7 (19.44%) Ajax
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Core
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (19.44%) Autofac
4 7 (19.44%) CSS3
4 7 (19.44%) Dapper ORM
4 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
4 7 (19.44%) HTML5
4 7 (19.44%) LINQ
4 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (30.56%) Blog
3 7 (19.44%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (19.44%) User Experience
4 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (5.56%) Fintech
6 2 (5.56%) NHS
7 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) BDD
4 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (41.67%) TDD
6 14 (38.89%) Kanban
7 13 (36.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (30.56%) ATDD
8 11 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (30.56%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (30.56%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (30.56%) Programme Management
8 11 (30.56%) Refactoring
8 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
9 9 (25.00%) MVC
10 7 (19.44%) MVVM
10 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
10 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
11 6 (16.67%) Scrum
11 6 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) Java
5 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Go
6 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) ES6
7 1 (2.78%) ES7
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (11.11%) Istio
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) SAP
2 7 (19.44%) Google
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 3 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.78%) Capita