Period
to 20 August 2018

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

SpecFlow
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 291 407
Rank change year-on-year +15 +116 -13
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 96 113 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.69% 0.74% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.98% 3.88% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 81 111 14
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £31,450
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,413 2,911 2,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.26% 19.03% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,936 2,472 2,458
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in the Midlands

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in the Midlands

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the Midlands

SpecFlow
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands +2 60 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East Midlands -1 36 £43,000 -14.00% 6
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 86 (89.58%) C#
2 82 (85.42%) Test Automation
3 76 (79.17%) Selenium
4 68 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (60.42%) BDD
6 48 (50.00%) WebDriver
7 45 (46.88%) Scrum
7 45 (46.88%) .NET
8 39 (40.63%) Visual Studio
9 38 (39.58%) TDD
10 34 (35.42%) Cucumber
11 33 (34.38%) SQL
12 32 (33.33%) QA
13 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
14 28 (29.17%) Java
15 27 (28.13%) SDET
16 26 (27.08%) Git (software)
17 25 (26.04%) Fintech
18 24 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (25.00%) Waterfall
18 24 (25.00%) Ruby
19 21 (21.88%) Finance
20 20 (20.83%) Manual Testing
20 20 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
21 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
22 18 (18.75%) Python
22 18 (18.75%) Test Scripting
22 18 (18.75%) Load Testing
22 18 (18.75%) Gherkin
23 16 (16.67%) Web Services

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (7.29%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) SaaS
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.04%) G Suite
4 1 (1.04%) Office 365
4 1 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) SMS
2 3 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.29%) Event Store
3 7 (7.29%) RavenDB
4 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 76 (79.17%) Selenium
2 48 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 39 (40.63%) Visual Studio
4 34 (35.42%) Cucumber
5 26 (27.08%) Git (software)
6 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 10 (10.42%) NUnit
8 8 (8.33%) JBehave
8 8 (8.33%) Ranorex
8 8 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (7.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (7.29%) Mercurial
10 6 (6.25%) GitLab
10 6 (6.25%) JIRA
10 6 (6.25%) JMeter
10 6 (6.25%) Maven
11 4 (4.17%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.13%) Appium
12 3 (3.13%) Gatling
12 3 (3.13%) MSTest
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Polish Language
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Analyst
3 22 (22.92%) Tester
4 20 (20.83%) Automation Tester
5 18 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
6 17 (17.71%) Test Analyst
6 17 (17.71%) Test Engineer
7 13 (13.54%) C# Developer
8 12 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
8 12 (12.50%) Senior Tester
9 11 (11.46%) Senior Developer
10 10 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (10.42%) Senior Test Analyst
10 10 (10.42%) Software Developer
11 9 (9.38%) .NET Developer
12 8 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (7.29%) QA Analyst
13 7 (7.29%) Senior Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (46.88%) .NET
2 18 (18.75%) Gherkin
3 16 (16.67%) Web Services
4 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 11 (11.46%) .NET Framework
6 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
7 9 (9.38%) CSS
7 9 (9.38%) HTML
7 9 (9.38%) jQuery
8 7 (7.29%) Apache Cordova
8 7 (7.29%) HTML5
8 7 (7.29%) React
9 6 (6.25%) LINQ
10 4 (4.17%) WCF
11 3 (3.13%) RESTful
11 3 (3.13%) Sass
11 3 (3.13%) SOAP
12 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Fintech
2 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.25%) User Experience
5 5 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (85.42%) Test Automation
2 68 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (60.42%) BDD
4 45 (46.88%) Scrum
5 38 (39.58%) TDD
6 27 (28.13%) SDET
7 24 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 20 (20.83%) Manual Testing
8 20 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (18.75%) Load Testing
9 18 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 16 (16.67%) SDLC
11 15 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (15.63%) User Stories
12 14 (14.58%) Unit Testing
13 13 (13.54%) Functional Testing
14 12 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (10.42%) Regression Testing
16 9 (9.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (89.58%) C#
2 33 (34.38%) SQL
3 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
4 28 (29.17%) Java
5 24 (25.00%) Ruby
6 18 (18.75%) Python
7 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.21%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.13%) C
10 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.04%) C++
11 1 (1.04%) PHP
11 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 8 (8.33%) ISEB
3 7 (7.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) Xamarin
2 5 (5.21%) Google
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.08%) Telerik
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore