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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
South West / Somerset
Rank 47 71 55
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16  
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 31 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.92% 0.16% 2.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.81% 0.75% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 1 12
Median salary £33,750 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -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 242 133 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 38.41% 20.91% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 200 130 121
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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
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 26 March 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
Taunton +7 8 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Bath - 4 £37,500 -
SpecFlow
South West

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 54 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (71.21%) C#
3 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (57.58%) BDD
5 37 (56.06%) Cucumber
5 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
6 36 (54.55%) Test Automation
7 35 (53.03%) Waterfall
7 35 (53.03%) ISEB
8 34 (51.52%) ISTQB
8 34 (51.52%) Selenium
9 32 (48.48%) Software Testing
10 31 (46.97%) Non-Functional Testing
11 30 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 30 (45.45%) Load Testing
11 30 (45.45%) Test Management
12 28 (42.42%) Java
13 27 (40.91%) Scrum
14 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
15 25 (37.88%) .NET
15 25 (37.88%) Performance Testing
15 25 (37.88%) Security Testing
15 25 (37.88%) Xamarin
16 20 (30.30%) SQL
17 19 (28.79%) User Stories
18 18 (27.27%) Entity Framework
18 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
18 18 (27.27%) MVC
18 18 (27.27%) WPF

SpecFlow
Top Related 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 1 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (56.06%) Cucumber
3 34 (51.52%) Selenium
4 12 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 7 (10.61%) WebDriver
6 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.09%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.52%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Test Engineer
2 22 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 18 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 18 (27.27%) Developer
4 16 (24.24%) Analyst
4 16 (24.24%) Test Analyst
5 15 (22.73%) Lead .NET Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Lead Developer
6 13 (19.70%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (12.12%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (10.61%) Automation Tester
9 7 (10.61%) Tester
10 6 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
12 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
12 2 (3.03%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) .NET
2 18 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (27.27%) Entity Framework
2 18 (27.27%) WPF
3 6 (9.09%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) BDD
3 36 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 35 (53.03%) Waterfall
5 32 (48.48%) Software Testing
6 31 (46.97%) Non-Functional Testing
7 30 (45.45%) Load Testing
7 30 (45.45%) Test Management
8 27 (40.91%) Scrum
9 25 (37.88%) Performance Testing
9 25 (37.88%) Security Testing
10 19 (28.79%) User Stories
11 18 (27.27%) MVC
12 13 (19.70%) Project Planning
13 11 (16.67%) Line Management
14 10 (15.15%) Customer Requirements
15 9 (13.64%) Test Strategy
16 8 (12.12%) Exploratory Testing
16 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
17 7 (10.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (71.21%) C#
2 28 (42.42%) Java
3 20 (30.30%) SQL
4 5 (7.58%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (53.03%) ISEB
2 34 (51.52%) ISTQB
3 30 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.88%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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