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

SpecFlow
England > North West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 324 291
Rank change year-on-year +9 -33 +11
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 45 51 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 1.81% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 61
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +18.42%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,125 £52,500 £67,500
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 North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,504 2,817 2,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.02% 21.36% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,044 2,287 2,127
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 September 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 September 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 +33 41 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Cheshire -16 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Lancashire +13 1 £31,500 -10.00%
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 41 (91.11%) Selenium
2 38 (84.44%) Test Automation
3 34 (75.56%) C#
3 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (71.11%) BDD
5 23 (51.11%) JIRA
6 21 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (44.44%) .NET
8 18 (40.00%) TDD
8 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
9 16 (35.56%) Retail
9 16 (35.56%) SQL
9 16 (35.56%) Kanban
9 16 (35.56%) QA
10 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 15 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (31.11%) SignalR
11 14 (31.11%) TeamCity
11 14 (31.11%) Finance
12 13 (28.89%) HTML
12 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
12 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (28.89%) WebDriver
12 13 (28.89%) Refactoring
12 13 (28.89%) Marketing
12 13 (28.89%) User Experience
13 12 (26.67%) Kubernetes
13 12 (26.67%) ATDD

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 (15.56%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (13.33%) SaaS
5 4 (8.89%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (4.44%) BrowserStack
7 1 (2.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Couchbase
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (91.11%) Selenium
2 23 (51.11%) JIRA
3 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
4 14 (31.11%) TeamCity
5 13 (28.89%) WebDriver
6 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
7 9 (20.00%) JMeter
8 7 (15.56%) Appium
8 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.89%) Serilog
10 3 (6.67%) Gatling
10 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
10 3 (6.67%) TestRail
11 2 (4.44%) Calabash
11 2 (4.44%) FxCop
11 2 (4.44%) JBehave
11 2 (4.44%) JUnit
11 2 (4.44%) NUnit
11 2 (4.44%) Ranorex
11 2 (4.44%) StyleCop
General
1 16 (35.56%) Retail
2 14 (31.11%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) Marketing
4 12 (26.67%) Electronics
4 12 (26.67%) Manufacturing
4 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 12 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 11 (24.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Software Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Tester
6 7 (15.56%) Automation Tester
6 7 (15.56%) Test Analyst
7 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (11.11%) QA Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) QA Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (8.89%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Senior QA Test Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) SignalR
3 13 (28.89%) HTML
4 12 (26.67%) .NET Core
4 12 (26.67%) CSS
5 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
5 11 (24.44%) Entity Framework
5 11 (24.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (22.22%) HTML5
7 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (20.00%) CSS3
8 8 (17.78%) Ajax
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Core
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (17.78%) Autofac
8 8 (17.78%) Dapper ORM
8 8 (17.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (28.89%) User Experience
3 12 (26.67%) Blog
4 9 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
6 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (4.44%) Fintech
8 1 (2.22%) Life Science
8 1 (2.22%) NHS
8 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Test Automation
2 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (71.11%) BDD
4 21 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (40.00%) TDD
6 16 (35.56%) Kanban
7 15 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 13 (28.89%) Refactoring
9 12 (26.67%) ATDD
9 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (26.67%) MVC
9 12 (26.67%) Programme Management
10 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (17.78%) DevOps
11 8 (17.78%) MVVM
11 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
12 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) C#
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (24.44%) Java
5 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Go
6 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) ES6
8 1 (2.22%) ES7
8 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.89%) Istio
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) SAP
2 8 (17.78%) Google
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle