Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 325 299
Rank change year-on-year +3 -26 +11
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 30 47 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.36% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 1.67% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 69
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,250 £33,400
90th Percentile £64,375 £56,500 £55,000
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 North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,336 2,812 2,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.83% 21.42% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,892 2,284 2,382
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in the North West

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in the North West

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in the North West over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the North West

SpecFlow
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 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
Manchester +6 28 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Cheshire +12 2 £43,750 +9.38%
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 North West region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 27 (90.00%) Selenium
1 27 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (86.67%) BDD
3 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (66.67%) JIRA
5 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (63.33%) C#
6 16 (53.33%) .NET
6 16 (53.33%) Cucumber
7 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (40.00%) Kanban
8 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 12 (40.00%) QA
8 12 (40.00%) User Experience
8 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (36.67%) Refactoring
9 11 (36.67%) WebDriver
9 11 (36.67%) SQL
9 11 (36.67%) Java
9 11 (36.67%) TDD
10 10 (33.33%) MVC
10 10 (33.33%) TeamCity
11 9 (30.00%) Confluence
11 9 (30.00%) SoapUI
11 9 (30.00%) JMeter
11 9 (30.00%) Finance
11 9 (30.00%) Retail
11 9 (30.00%) SignalR
11 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Kentico
2 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.33%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (13.33%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) IaaS
4 2 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Couchbase
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (90.00%) Selenium
2 20 (66.67%) JIRA
3 16 (53.33%) Cucumber
4 11 (36.67%) WebDriver
5 10 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 9 (30.00%) JMeter
6 9 (30.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (23.33%) Appium
8 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (16.67%) Gatling
9 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 4 (13.33%) Serilog
11 3 (10.00%) The Grinder
11 3 (10.00%) Travis CI
12 2 (6.67%) Calabash
12 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
12 2 (6.67%) JBehave
12 2 (6.67%) JUnit
12 2 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
1 9 (30.00%) Retail
2 8 (26.67%) Electronics
2 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (26.67%) Marketing
2 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) QA Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) QA Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Developer in Test
8 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) SignalR
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Core
3 8 (26.67%) Entity Framework
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) HTML5
4 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (16.67%) CSS3
6 5 (16.67%) React
6 5 (16.67%) WinForms
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (13.33%) gRPC
7 4 (13.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (40.00%) User Experience
2 8 (26.67%) Blog
3 5 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (86.67%) BDD
3 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (40.00%) Kanban
5 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Refactoring
6 11 (36.67%) TDD
7 10 (33.33%) MVC
8 9 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (26.67%) ATDD
9 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (26.67%) Programme Management
10 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
11 6 (20.00%) DevOps
11 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
12 5 (16.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Go
4 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.33%) Istio
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 4 (13.33%) Google
5 2 (6.67%) RedGate
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle