Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 258 243
Rank change year-on-year -8 -15 +89
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 55 81 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.79% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 3.32% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 78
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -31.82%
10th Percentile £34,378 £37,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £47,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%

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 2,127 2,438 2,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.00% 23.84% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,760 2,072 1,822
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 -5 33 £52,500 - 4
Somerset +11 13 £37,738 -5.66% 1
Dorset -5 5 £57,500 +37.72% 2
Cornwall +20 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 54 (98.18%) C#
2 49 (89.09%) Test Automation
3 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (78.18%) Selenium
5 35 (63.64%) Ruby
6 32 (58.18%) Java
7 30 (54.55%) Cucumber
8 27 (49.09%) QA
9 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
10 23 (41.82%) BDD
11 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
12 21 (38.18%) Jenkins
13 20 (36.36%) DevOps
14 19 (34.55%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (32.73%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (30.91%) Functional Testing
16 17 (30.91%) Exploratory Testing
17 16 (29.09%) Software Testing
18 15 (27.27%) SQL
19 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (25.45%) Acceptance Criteria
19 14 (25.45%) TypeScript
20 13 (23.64%) Unit Testing
20 13 (23.64%) SoapUI
20 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
20 13 (23.64%) Scrum
21 12 (21.82%) OO
21 12 (21.82%) WebDriver
21 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
22 11 (20.00%) ISEB

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 7 (12.73%) CMS
2 4 (7.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) npm
3 2 (3.64%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (9.09%) GIS
3 3 (5.45%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (78.18%) Selenium
2 30 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 21 (38.18%) Jenkins
5 13 (23.64%) SoapUI
6 12 (21.82%) WebDriver
7 11 (20.00%) JMeter
7 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 10 (18.18%) Protractor
9 6 (10.91%) git-flow
9 6 (10.91%) JBehave
9 6 (10.91%) Maven
10 5 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (9.09%) GitLab
11 4 (7.27%) NUnit
12 3 (5.45%) JUnit
13 2 (3.64%) Bower
13 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 1 (1.82%) Gatling
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Test Engineer
2 25 (45.45%) Test Automation Engineer
3 19 (34.55%) Tester
4 17 (30.91%) Automation Tester
5 8 (14.55%) Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Test Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Developer
7 6 (10.91%) QA Automation Tester
7 6 (10.91%) QA Tester
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Automation Tester
7 6 (10.91%) Senior QA Tester
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Tester
8 5 (9.09%) Automation Test Expert
9 3 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (5.45%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) Web Services
3 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (12.73%) HTML
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.91%) REST
5 5 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 5 (9.09%) HTML5
6 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.27%) React
6 4 (7.27%) Sass
7 3 (5.45%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.45%) SOAP
8 2 (3.64%) jQuery
8 2 (3.64%) LINQ
8 2 (3.64%) Node.js
8 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Android
1 6 (10.91%) Apple iOS
1 6 (10.91%) Unix
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Test Automation
2 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.82%) BDD
4 20 (36.36%) DevOps
5 19 (34.55%) Non-Functional Testing
6 18 (32.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (30.91%) Exploratory Testing
7 17 (30.91%) Functional Testing
8 16 (29.09%) Software Testing
9 14 (25.45%) Acceptance Criteria
9 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (23.64%) Scrum
10 13 (23.64%) Unit Testing
11 12 (21.82%) OO
12 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (16.36%) TDD
13 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
14 7 (12.73%) Open Source
14 7 (12.73%) Test Management
14 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (98.18%) C#
2 35 (63.64%) Ruby
3 32 (58.18%) Java
4 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.27%) SQL
6 14 (25.45%) TypeScript
7 6 (10.91%) Scala
8 5 (9.09%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.00%) ISEB
3 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) Degree
7 1 (1.82%) CSQA
7 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (49.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Google