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

SpecFlow
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 254 250
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4 +99
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 57 79 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.77% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 3.23% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 46 72 77
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +25.33% -31.82%
10th Percentile £38,125 £31,525 £31,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £46,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -13.64%

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 2,198 2,447 1,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.53% 23.78% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,814 2,053 1,714
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,225 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,475 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.95% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -15 34 £52,500 - 9
Somerset +27 10 £42,028 +22.71% 6
Wiltshire -10 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucestershire +11 2 £42,500 +24.09% 1
Dorset -3 2 - - 2
Devon - 1 - -
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 53 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (91.23%) Test Automation
3 46 (80.70%) C#
4 42 (73.68%) Selenium
5 38 (66.67%) BDD
6 27 (47.37%) Ruby
7 25 (43.86%) Java
8 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
8 23 (40.35%) Cucumber
9 21 (36.84%) WebDriver
9 21 (36.84%) QA
9 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
10 19 (33.33%) SQL
10 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 18 (31.58%) SoapUI
12 17 (29.82%) Scrum
13 15 (26.32%) TDD
13 15 (26.32%) Visual Studio
14 14 (24.56%) DevOps
15 13 (22.81%) .NET
15 13 (22.81%) SOAP
15 13 (22.81%) JMeter
16 11 (19.30%) Finance
16 11 (19.30%) Test Scripting
16 11 (19.30%) SDET
16 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
17 10 (17.54%) Test Management
17 10 (17.54%) JBehave
18 9 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 6 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (3.51%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) npm
2 3 (5.26%) NuGet
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Big Data
1 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (73.68%) Selenium
2 23 (40.35%) Cucumber
2 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
3 21 (36.84%) WebDriver
4 19 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 18 (31.58%) SoapUI
6 15 (26.32%) Visual Studio
7 13 (22.81%) JMeter
8 10 (17.54%) JBehave
9 9 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (15.79%) GitLab
9 9 (15.79%) Maven
10 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (10.53%) git-flow
12 5 (8.77%) LoadRunner
12 5 (8.77%) Protractor
12 5 (8.77%) TestComplete
12 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (7.02%) Moq
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Tester
2 24 (42.11%) Test Engineer
3 23 (40.35%) Automation Tester
4 22 (38.60%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Automation Test Lead
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Automation Tester
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Tester
7 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) QA Automation Tester
7 6 (10.53%) QA Tester
7 6 (10.53%) Senior QA Tester
7 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Agile Tester
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.51%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) .NET
1 13 (22.81%) SOAP
2 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
3 7 (12.28%) Gherkin
4 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (10.53%) CSS
5 5 (8.77%) Web Services
5 5 (8.77%) XML
6 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.02%) JSON
7 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (5.26%) Autofac
7 3 (5.26%) Code First Entity Framework
7 3 (5.26%) HTML5
7 3 (5.26%) Node.js
7 3 (5.26%) React
7 3 (5.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Android
1 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 6 (10.53%) Unix
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (91.23%) Test Automation
3 38 (66.67%) BDD
4 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (29.82%) Scrum
6 15 (26.32%) TDD
7 14 (24.56%) DevOps
8 11 (19.30%) SDET
8 11 (19.30%) Test Scripting
8 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
9 10 (17.54%) Test Management
10 9 (15.79%) Functional Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.28%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Open Source
11 7 (12.28%) QA Automation
11 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) C#
2 27 (47.37%) Ruby
3 25 (43.86%) Java
4 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 19 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (12.28%) Python
7 6 (10.53%) Scala
8 5 (8.77%) C
9 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.75%) Groovy
10 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.04%) ISEB
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.75%) SAP