The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 227 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 -  
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 8 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.32% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 2.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 0
Median salary £38,250 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 793 923 803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.63% 14.95% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 680 807 713
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in the West Midlands

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the West Midlands

SpecFlow
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham +7 4 £35,750 -28.50%
Solihull -17 4 £41,250 -2.94%
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) C#
2 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) Selenium
3 12 (48.00%) QA
3 12 (48.00%) BDD
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) Subversion
5 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Oracle
7 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
7 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (32.00%) SDLC
8 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (28.00%) Gherkin
8 7 (28.00%) JMeter
8 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (24.00%) Process Management
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (24.00%) Middleware
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) XML

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (32.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) Subversion
3 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (28.00%) JMeter
4 6 (24.00%) MSBuild
4 6 (24.00%) MSTest
4 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (20.00%) Ranorex
5 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (16.00%) eggPlant
6 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (16.00%) JBehave
6 4 (16.00%) JUnit
6 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (16.00%) TestNG
6 4 (16.00%) WATIR
7 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
9 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Tester
3 8 (32.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Middleware Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Tester
5 4 (16.00%) WCF Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Developer in Test
6 3 (12.00%) Lead Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (28.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (24.00%) JSON
4 6 (24.00%) Middleware
4 6 (24.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) SOAP
6 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (8.00%) Ajax
7 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.00%) HTML
8 1 (4.00%) LINQ
8 1 (4.00%) Node.js
8 1 (4.00%) REST
8 1 (4.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Fintech
3 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) BDD
3 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (32.00%) SDLC
6 6 (24.00%) Process Management
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) OOP
7 4 (16.00%) Open Source
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) QA Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft