Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 253 339
Rank change year-on-year -8 +86 -64
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 78 94 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.76% 0.86% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.20% 4.57% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 71 79 16
South West median annual salary £46,500 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% -31.82% +50.68%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,200 £34,313
90th Percentile £57,500 £46,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -11.36% +10.00%

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 2439 2056 2250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.74% 18.85% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2042 1769 1899
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +20 55 £52,500 +32.08% 4
Somerset -58 9 £37,500 -3.23% 1
Gloucestershire +31 8 £34,250 -8.67%
Dorset - 2 - - 2
Wiltshire +3 1 £35,000 -
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South West region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 73 (93.59%) Test Automation
2 68 (87.18%) C#
3 66 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (73.08%) Cucumber
5 51 (65.38%) Selenium
6 42 (53.85%) SQL
6 42 (53.85%) Jenkins
7 40 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (47.44%) Ruby
9 33 (42.31%) Java
10 29 (37.18%) Software Testing
10 29 (37.18%) ISTQB
11 25 (32.05%) ISEB
12 23 (29.49%) TeamCity
13 22 (28.21%) TDD
14 21 (26.92%) JUnit
14 21 (26.92%) Degree
14 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
14 21 (26.92%) DevOps
15 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
15 19 (24.36%) OO
16 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (23.08%) QA
17 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (21.79%) Scrum
17 17 (21.79%) BDD
17 17 (21.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (20.51%) Appium
18 16 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
18 16 (20.51%) Calabash

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 12 (15.38%) Confluence
2 3 (3.85%) CMS
2 3 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (21.79%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (16.67%) IaaS
3 13 (16.67%) PaaS
3 13 (16.67%) SaaS
4 4 (5.13%) TestFlight
5 2 (2.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) SSL
2 4 (5.13%) MQTT
3 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.28%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 57 (73.08%) Cucumber
2 51 (65.38%) Selenium
3 42 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 23 (29.49%) TeamCity
5 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 21 (26.92%) JUnit
6 17 (21.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (20.51%) Appium
7 16 (20.51%) Calabash
8 15 (19.23%) JBehave
9 14 (17.95%) JIRA
10 13 (16.67%) Jasmine
10 13 (16.67%) JMeter
10 13 (16.67%) Protractor
10 13 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 12 (15.38%) Gatling
11 12 (15.38%) NUnit
12 11 (14.10%) Mercurial
13 10 (12.82%) WATIR
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Marketing
3 9 (11.54%) Electronics
3 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Advertising
4 4 (5.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Tester
2 24 (30.77%) Automation Tester
3 22 (28.21%) Analyst
3 22 (28.21%) Test Analyst
4 18 (23.08%) Developer
5 16 (20.51%) Test Engineer
6 14 (17.95%) Developer in Test
7 13 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
8 10 (12.82%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (10.26%) Agile Tester
10 8 (10.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 8 (10.26%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (6.41%) Test Leader
12 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
12 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
13 2 (2.56%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
13 2 (2.56%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
1 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
2 14 (17.95%) Gherkin
2 14 (17.95%) React
3 13 (16.67%) Behat
4 12 (15.38%) REST
5 11 (14.10%) JSON
6 6 (7.69%) Web Services
7 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.13%) Node.js
9 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.56%) HTML
10 2 (2.56%) HTML5
10 2 (2.56%) Sass
11 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Core
11 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.13%) User Experience
4 3 (3.85%) Fintech
5 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Android
1 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (93.59%) Test Automation
2 66 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (37.18%) Software Testing
5 22 (28.21%) TDD
6 21 (26.92%) DevOps
7 19 (24.36%) OO
8 17 (21.79%) BDD
8 17 (21.79%) Scrum
9 16 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (17.95%) Exploratory Testing
11 13 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
12 11 (14.10%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (14.10%) Test Management
13 10 (12.82%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
14 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
15 8 (10.26%) Test Strategy
16 7 (8.97%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (87.18%) C#
2 42 (53.85%) SQL
3 37 (47.44%) Ruby
4 33 (42.31%) Java
5 15 (19.23%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) ISTQB
2 25 (32.05%) ISEB
3 21 (26.92%) Degree
4 11 (14.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) SAP
3 6 (7.69%) Cadence
3 6 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Software AG
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) webMethods