The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for SpecFlow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
South West / Somerset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 49 65
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 19 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.68% 4.54% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.42% 19.74% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 5
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.73% +5.00%  

SpecFlow is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 256 152 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 36.11% 23.00% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 197 139 114
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,160 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Somerset

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in Somerset

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Somerset over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in Somerset

SpecFlow
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -27 5 £36,000 -10.00%
Taunton -2 4 £37,028 +13.93% 1
SpecFlow
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 41 (82.00%) Test Automation
2 40 (80.00%) C#
3 36 (72.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (68.00%) BDD
5 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (62.00%) Cucumber
7 30 (60.00%) ISEB
8 29 (58.00%) Scrum
8 29 (58.00%) Java
9 28 (56.00%) ISTQB
10 27 (54.00%) Software Testing
10 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
10 27 (54.00%) Waterfall
11 26 (52.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 26 (52.00%) Selenium
12 22 (44.00%) SQL
13 21 (42.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (42.00%) Test Management
13 21 (42.00%) Load Testing
14 20 (40.00%) Security Testing
14 20 (40.00%) Performance Testing
14 20 (40.00%) User Stories
15 19 (38.00%) .NET
16 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
17 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
17 15 (30.00%) Xamarin
18 14 (28.00%) Test Strategy
18 14 (28.00%) WebDriver
18 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
19 13 (26.00%) Project Planning

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (4.00%) CMS
1 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 36 (72.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (62.00%) Cucumber
3 26 (52.00%) Selenium
4 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
4 14 (28.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (14.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (14.00%) IntelliJ
5 7 (14.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.00%) LoadUI
6 5 (10.00%) NUnit
7 1 (2.00%) JBehave
7 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 22 (44.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (12.00%) Tester
6 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Trainee
7 4 (8.00%) Trainee Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Trainee Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (18.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (18.00%) Gherkin
2 9 (18.00%) WPF
3 5 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (4.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (68.00%) BDD
3 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (58.00%) Scrum
5 27 (54.00%) Software Testing
5 27 (54.00%) Waterfall
6 26 (52.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 21 (42.00%) Load Testing
7 21 (42.00%) Test Management
8 20 (40.00%) Performance Testing
8 20 (40.00%) Security Testing
8 20 (40.00%) User Stories
9 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
10 14 (28.00%) Test Strategy
11 13 (26.00%) DevOps
11 13 (26.00%) Project Planning
12 9 (18.00%) MVC
13 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (16.00%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) C#
2 29 (58.00%) Java
3 22 (44.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) ISEB
2 28 (56.00%) ISTQB
3 21 (42.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
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