Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 326 356
Rank change year-on-year +18 +30 +24
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 52 71 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.41% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 2.37% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 46
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,975 £36,625
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%

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 2,232 2,994 2,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.65% 19.46% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,694 2,476 2,515
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,733 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 0 30 £50,000 +17.65% 6
East Midlands +21 22 £50,000 -4.76% 2
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 49 (94.23%) Test Automation
2 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (90.38%) Selenium
4 45 (86.54%) C#
5 35 (67.31%) BDD
6 28 (53.85%) Cucumber
7 27 (51.92%) Scrum
8 24 (46.15%) WebDriver
9 23 (44.23%) .NET
10 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
10 21 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (38.46%) Java
11 20 (38.46%) Ruby
11 20 (38.46%) SDET
12 18 (34.62%) TDD
12 18 (34.62%) Waterfall
13 17 (32.69%) Visual Studio
14 15 (28.85%) QA
15 14 (26.92%) .NET Framework
15 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
15 14 (26.92%) Jenkins
16 12 (23.08%) Finance
17 11 (21.15%) Python
17 11 (21.15%) Web Services
17 11 (21.15%) Load Testing
17 11 (21.15%) Fintech
18 10 (19.23%) SOLID
18 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
19 9 (17.31%) Functional Testing
19 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server

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 1 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (90.38%) Selenium
2 28 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 24 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 17 (32.69%) Visual Studio
5 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 14 (26.92%) Jenkins
6 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (15.38%) GitLab
7 8 (15.38%) JBehave
7 8 (15.38%) Maven
8 6 (11.54%) JMeter
8 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 4 (7.69%) JIRA
10 2 (3.85%) MSTest
10 2 (3.85%) NUnit
10 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.92%) MbUnit
11 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.92%) TestRail
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Tester
2 16 (30.77%) Automation Tester
2 16 (30.77%) Developer
3 12 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Test Automation Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Test Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) C# Developer
6 7 (13.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (9.62%) Test Automation Manager
7 5 (9.62%) Test Leader
7 5 (9.62%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Technical Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Tester
9 2 (3.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) .NET
2 14 (26.92%) .NET Framework
3 11 (21.15%) Web Services
4 6 (11.54%) Gherkin
5 5 (9.62%) HTML
5 5 (9.62%) jQuery
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Core
6 4 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (5.77%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.77%) XML
8 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.85%) CSS
8 2 (3.85%) JSON
8 2 (3.85%) LDAP
8 2 (3.85%) LINQ
8 2 (3.85%) RESTful
8 2 (3.85%) XSLT
9 1 (1.92%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Fintech
2 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (94.23%) Test Automation
2 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (67.31%) BDD
4 27 (51.92%) Scrum
5 21 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (38.46%) SDET
7 18 (34.62%) TDD
7 18 (34.62%) Waterfall
8 11 (21.15%) Load Testing
9 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (19.23%) SOLID
10 9 (17.31%) Functional Testing
11 8 (15.38%) DevOps
11 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (13.46%) Coaching
12 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
12 7 (13.46%) Problem Management
12 7 (13.46%) Project Management
12 7 (13.46%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (13.46%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C#
2 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (38.46%) Java
3 20 (38.46%) Ruby
4 11 (21.15%) Python
5 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 6 (11.54%) SQL
7 4 (7.69%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.92%) Telerik
3 1 (1.92%) Xamarin