Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 282 399
Rank change year-on-year -9 +117 -27
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 82 106 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.61% 0.71% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.47% 3.62% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70 100 31
Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -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 2,362 2,929 2,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.66% 19.56% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 2,488 2,515
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £27,875 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,200
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 19 October 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 19 October 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
East Midlands +7 42 £43,500 -17.14% 3
West Midlands -2 40 £50,000 +5.26% 12
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 78 (95.12%) C#
2 73 (89.02%) Test Automation
3 70 (85.37%) Selenium
4 68 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (60.98%) BDD
6 47 (57.32%) WebDriver
7 37 (45.12%) .NET
7 37 (45.12%) Cucumber
8 36 (43.90%) Scrum
9 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
10 29 (35.37%) Java
11 28 (34.15%) TDD
11 28 (34.15%) SDET
12 27 (32.93%) Ruby
13 24 (29.27%) Waterfall
14 23 (28.05%) Fintech
14 23 (28.05%) Visual Studio
15 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (25.61%) SQL
17 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
17 20 (24.39%) Gherkin
18 19 (23.17%) QA
19 18 (21.95%) Python
19 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
20 16 (19.51%) Load Testing
21 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
21 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
22 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
22 14 (17.07%) Finance
23 13 (15.85%) 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 2 (2.44%) Confluence
1 2 (2.44%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.22%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.88%) SaaS
2 2 (2.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.22%) G Suite
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) SMS
2 3 (3.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.44%) Event Store
4 2 (2.44%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (85.37%) Selenium
2 47 (57.32%) WebDriver
3 37 (45.12%) Cucumber
4 23 (28.05%) Visual Studio
5 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
6 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
7 11 (13.41%) JBehave
7 11 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (10.98%) GitLab
9 9 (10.98%) Maven
10 8 (9.76%) NUnit
11 6 (7.32%) JIRA
11 6 (7.32%) JMeter
12 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
13 3 (3.66%) Appium
13 3 (3.66%) Gatling
14 2 (2.44%) Calabash
14 2 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
14 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Polish Language
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Test Automation Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Tester
3 18 (21.95%) Test Engineer
4 17 (20.73%) Automation Tester
5 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Analyst
6 11 (13.41%) C# Developer
6 11 (13.41%) Test Analyst
7 10 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (12.20%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Test Leader
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Automation Tester
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Technical Tester
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Tester
10 5 (6.10%) Test Automation Manager
10 5 (6.10%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) .NET
2 20 (24.39%) Gherkin
3 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
4 13 (15.85%) Web Services
5 10 (12.20%) HTML
5 10 (12.20%) jQuery
6 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.54%) CSS
8 5 (6.10%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.10%) HTML5
8 5 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.88%) .NET Core
10 3 (3.66%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.66%) Sass
10 3 (3.66%) SOAP
11 2 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (2.44%) LINQ
11 2 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.05%) Fintech
2 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (89.02%) Test Automation
2 68 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (60.98%) BDD
4 36 (43.90%) Scrum
5 28 (34.15%) SDET
5 28 (34.15%) TDD
6 24 (29.27%) Waterfall
7 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (19.51%) Load Testing
10 12 (14.63%) Manual Testing
10 12 (14.63%) Test Scripting
11 11 (13.41%) Functional Testing
12 10 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.20%) SOLID
13 9 (10.98%) Coaching
13 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
13 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
13 9 (10.98%) Project Management
13 9 (10.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (95.12%) C#
2 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
3 29 (35.37%) Java
4 27 (32.93%) Ruby
5 21 (25.61%) SQL
6 18 (21.95%) Python
7 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.32%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.66%) C
10 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.22%) C++
11 1 (1.22%) PHP
11 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) ISEB
1 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Google
3 2 (2.44%) Telerik
3 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.22%) IBM
4 1 (1.22%) Sitecore