Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 320 301
Rank change year-on-year -12 -19 -12
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 34 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 1.57% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 43
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £35,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £70,000
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 North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,855 2,674 2,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.24% 20.87% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,261 2,245 1,994
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +22 25 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Cheshire -30 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Lancashire -6 2 £34,500 -1.43%
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 32 (94.12%) C#
2 31 (91.18%) Selenium
3 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
5 18 (52.94%) TDD
6 16 (47.06%) .NET
7 15 (44.12%) SQL
7 15 (44.12%) BDD
8 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (41.18%) HTML
8 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 14 (41.18%) MVC
9 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
9 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
9 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
9 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
10 11 (32.35%) SignalR
10 11 (32.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (32.35%) JIRA
10 11 (32.35%) QA
10 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
10 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
10 11 (32.35%) Scrum
11 10 (29.41%) WCF
12 9 (26.47%) Java
12 9 (26.47%) CSS
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 9 (26.47%) Decision-Making
12 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (20.59%) NServiceBus
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.88%) BrowserStack
3 2 (5.88%) GitHub
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Selenium
2 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 11 (32.35%) JIRA
4 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
5 7 (20.59%) FxCop
5 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
5 7 (20.59%) StyleCop
6 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
7 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
8 4 (11.76%) JMeter
9 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
9 3 (8.82%) TestRail
10 2 (5.88%) Appium
10 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
10 2 (5.88%) Ranorex
11 1 (2.94%) JBehave
11 1 (2.94%) JUnit
11 1 (2.94%) MSTest
11 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 6 (17.65%) Marketing
3 5 (14.71%) Finance
4 4 (11.76%) Electronics
4 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Automation Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Tester
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (17.65%) Programmer
5 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior QA Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) HTML
3 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
3 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
4 11 (32.35%) SignalR
4 11 (32.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (29.41%) WCF
6 9 (26.47%) CSS
7 8 (23.53%) jQuery
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (20.59%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (20.59%) NHibernate
8 7 (20.59%) WebSockets
8 7 (20.59%) XML
9 6 (17.65%) CSS3
9 6 (17.65%) Gherkin
9 6 (17.65%) HTML5
9 6 (17.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
1 8 (23.53%) User Experience
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Blog
3 4 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.88%) Fintech
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Life Science
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 18 (52.94%) TDD
4 15 (44.12%) BDD
5 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (41.18%) MVC
6 11 (32.35%) Scrum
6 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
7 9 (26.47%) Decision-Making
7 9 (26.47%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (23.53%) Kanban
9 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (20.59%) Customer-Centricity
9 7 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
10 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (11.76%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) Ruby
7 2 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (5.88%) VBScript
8 1 (2.94%) ES6
8 1 (2.94%) ES7
8 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (11.76%) SAP
3 3 (8.82%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.88%) Capita
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian