Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 251 267
Rank change year-on-year -30 +16 +75
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 63 84 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 3.39% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 68
South West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,500 £29,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,250
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 South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,436 2,479 2,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.35% 24.25% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,006 2,086 1,784
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,822 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in the South West

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in the South West

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the South West

SpecFlow
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bristol -9 35 £52,500 +10.53% 8
Somerset +27 12 £44,515 +27.18% 6
Gloucestershire +9 5 £40,000 +23.08%
Wiltshire -7 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Devon - 3 £40,000 -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 - 3
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South West region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 62 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (92.06%) Test Automation
3 47 (74.60%) Selenium
3 47 (74.60%) C#
4 45 (71.43%) BDD
5 33 (52.38%) Cucumber
6 29 (46.03%) Java
7 26 (41.27%) Ruby
8 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (34.92%) QA
10 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
10 20 (31.75%) SQL
10 20 (31.75%) SoapUI
10 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
11 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 18 (28.57%) Scrum
11 18 (28.57%) WebDriver
12 17 (26.98%) TDD
13 16 (25.40%) JMeter
13 16 (25.40%) Visual Studio
14 14 (22.22%) DevOps
14 14 (22.22%) SDET
15 13 (20.63%) Python
15 13 (20.63%) SOAP
16 12 (19.05%) ISEB
16 12 (19.05%) ISTQB
17 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
17 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
17 11 (17.46%) .NET
17 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 5 (7.94%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) npm
2 3 (4.76%) NuGet
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Big Data
1 9 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (74.60%) Selenium
2 33 (52.38%) Cucumber
3 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
3 20 (31.75%) SoapUI
4 18 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 16 (25.40%) JMeter
5 16 (25.40%) Visual Studio
6 10 (15.87%) JBehave
6 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (12.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (12.70%) GitLab
7 8 (12.70%) Maven
8 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
9 5 (7.94%) git-flow
9 5 (7.94%) LoadRunner
9 5 (7.94%) TestComplete
9 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (4.76%) JUnit
10 3 (4.76%) XMLUnit
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 24 (38.10%) Tester
3 23 (36.51%) Test Automation Engineer
4 22 (34.92%) Automation Tester
5 15 (23.81%) Analyst
6 13 (20.63%) Automation Test Lead
7 11 (17.46%) Test Analyst
8 8 (12.70%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (11.11%) Test Leader
10 6 (9.52%) Senior Automation Tester
10 6 (9.52%) Senior Tester
11 5 (7.94%) Developer
11 5 (7.94%) QA Automation Tester
11 5 (7.94%) QA Engineer
11 5 (7.94%) QA Tester
11 5 (7.94%) Senior QA Tester
12 4 (6.35%) QA Automation Analyst
12 4 (6.35%) QA Test Engineer
12 4 (6.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 4 (6.35%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) SOAP
2 11 (17.46%) .NET
3 9 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 6 (9.52%) HTML
5 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.94%) CSS
5 5 (7.94%) Web Services
6 4 (6.35%) JSON
6 4 (6.35%) XML
7 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.76%) Autofac
7 3 (4.76%) Code First Entity Framework
7 3 (4.76%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.76%) Node.js
7 3 (4.76%) React
7 3 (4.76%) Redux
8 2 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Android
1 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (92.06%) Test Automation
3 45 (71.43%) BDD
4 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (28.57%) Scrum
6 17 (26.98%) TDD
7 14 (22.22%) DevOps
7 14 (22.22%) SDET
8 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
8 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
8 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
9 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 9 (14.29%) Test Management
10 8 (12.70%) Functional Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Manual Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Kanban
11 6 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) C#
2 29 (46.03%) Java
3 26 (41.27%) Ruby
4 20 (31.75%) SQL
5 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.63%) Python
7 5 (7.94%) C
7 5 (7.94%) Scala
8 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) ISEB
1 12 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Cadence