Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 309 302
Rank change year-on-year +43 -7 +27
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 59 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 1.84% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 20 13
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -23.81%
10th Percentile £35,350 £34,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £47,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1902 1798 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.97% 15.70% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1598 1518 1548
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham +34 36 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Solihull - 8 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 6 £42,250 -
Herefordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £38,500 - 1
Coventry +8 1 - -
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 48 (81.36%) Test Automation
2 46 (77.97%) BDD
2 46 (77.97%) C#
3 43 (72.88%) Selenium
4 38 (64.41%) .NET
5 30 (50.85%) Finance
6 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
8 25 (42.37%) Gherkin
9 23 (38.98%) Java
10 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
11 17 (28.81%) SQL
11 17 (28.81%) OO
11 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
12 16 (27.12%) JIRA
13 15 (25.42%) WebDriver
13 15 (25.42%) JMeter
13 15 (25.42%) TDD
14 14 (23.73%) Ruby
14 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
14 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
15 13 (22.03%) QA
15 13 (22.03%) WATIR
15 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
16 11 (18.64%) CSS
16 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
16 11 (18.64%) HTML
16 11 (18.64%) REST
16 11 (18.64%) Open Source
16 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing

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 2 (3.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) SMS
2 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 43 (72.88%) Selenium
2 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
3 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
4 16 (27.12%) JIRA
5 15 (25.42%) JMeter
5 15 (25.42%) WebDriver
6 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
6 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
7 13 (22.03%) WATIR
8 10 (16.95%) NUnit
8 10 (16.95%) SoapUI
9 8 (13.56%) eggPlant
9 8 (13.56%) JBehave
9 8 (13.56%) JUnit
9 8 (13.56%) Ranorex
10 6 (10.17%) Appium
11 5 (8.47%) Capybara
11 5 (8.47%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (8.47%) Protractor
11 5 (8.47%) RSpec
General
1 30 (50.85%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Test Engineer
3 18 (30.51%) Senior Developer
4 17 (28.81%) Tester
5 15 (25.42%) Analyst
6 14 (23.73%) Test Analyst
7 13 (22.03%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (18.64%) Software Developer
9 10 (16.95%) Developer in Test
10 9 (15.25%) Angular Developer
10 9 (15.25%) C# Developer
10 9 (15.25%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (15.25%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (15.25%) Senior Test Engineer
11 8 (13.56%) Automation Tester
11 8 (13.56%) QA Analyst
11 8 (13.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 8 (13.56%) Selenium Tester
12 7 (11.86%) QA Test Engineer
12 7 (11.86%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (64.41%) .NET
2 25 (42.37%) Gherkin
3 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
4 11 (18.64%) CSS
4 11 (18.64%) HTML
4 11 (18.64%) REST
5 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
5 10 (16.95%) jQuery
5 10 (16.95%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (16.95%) SOAP
6 9 (15.25%) Ajax
6 9 (15.25%) Angular 2
7 5 (8.47%) Apache Flex
7 5 (8.47%) GWT
7 5 (8.47%) Web Services
8 2 (3.39%) HTML5
8 2 (3.39%) Velocity
9 1 (1.69%) RESTful
9 1 (1.69%) Sass
9 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Fintech
2 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) Test Automation
2 46 (77.97%) BDD
3 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (28.81%) OO
5 15 (25.42%) TDD
6 11 (18.64%) Open Source
6 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.95%) Test Scripting
8 9 (15.25%) OOD
9 8 (13.56%) OOP
9 8 (13.56%) Test Management
10 6 (10.17%) ATDD
10 6 (10.17%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Scrum
11 5 (8.47%) Agile Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Context-Driven Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Functional Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Acceptance Criteria
12 4 (6.78%) SDLC
13 3 (5.08%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (77.97%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 14 (23.73%) Ruby
5 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.95%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.39%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) XQuery
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (8.47%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.47%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.08%) Google
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) New Relic
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle