The table below looks at the statistics for SpecFlow skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SpecFlow over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpecFlow
Rank 502 646 813
Rank change year-on-year
+144 +167
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 456 223 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.21% 0.078%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 1.39% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 369 176 75
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +32.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18186 16069 16571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.95% 15.16% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15009 13636 14255
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

SpecFlow
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SpecFlow Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SpecFlow
Salary Trend

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

SpecFlow Salary Trend in the UK

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SpecFlow over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 within the UK.

SpecFlow Salary Histogram in the UK

SpecFlow
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +145 434 £50,000 -9.09% 48
London +35 246 £55,000 -1.34% 23
South East +24 43 £38,750 -26.19% 8
City of London +28 41 £55,250 +0.45% 8
East of England - 40 £55,000 - 2
South West +16 38 £39,000 +35.65% 6
North West - 30 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire -34 28 £28,500 -16.17% 1
Wilmslow - 20 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire - 20 £40,000 - 2
Somerset - 19 £35,000 - 1
Bristol +5 18 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire -34 18 £34,500 +1.47%
Hertfordshire - 18 £55,000 - 2
Leeds -31 17 £35,000 +2.94%
Luton - 16 - -
Bedfordshire - 16 - -
Surrey -7 15 £30,000 -17.80% 3
Scotland - 13 £40,000 - 3
Edinburgh - 13 £40,000 - 3
Dagenham - 12 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 12 £35,000 - 1
Watford - 12 £55,000 - 1
Brighton - 12 £35,000 - 1
York - 10 £28,500 -
Taunton - 10 £32,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 10 £28,500 - 1
Street - 9 £35,000 -
Guildford - 9 £30,000 -
Manchester - 9 £39,500 - 4

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow.

1 711 (86.39%) C#
2 615 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
3 547 (66.46%) .NET
4 504 (61.24%) BDD
5 447 (54.31%) TDD
6 415 (50.43%) SQL Server
7 368 (44.71%) Selenium
8 359 (43.62%) ASP.NET
9 346 (42.04%) Scrum
10 327 (39.73%) SQL
11 301 (36.57%) MVC
12 277 (33.66%) NUnit
13 264 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 257 (31.23%) Continuous Integration
14 257 (31.23%) QA
15 255 (30.98%) WCF
16 253 (30.74%) Cucumber
17 244 (29.65%) JavaScript
18 239 (29.04%) OO
19 236 (28.68%) HTML
20 231 (28.07%) Microsoft
21 217 (26.37%) jQuery
22 209 (25.39%) Web Services
23 203 (24.67%) E-Commerce
24 198 (24.06%) TeamCity
25 186 (22.60%) Team Foundation Server
26 178 (21.63%) CSS
27 176 (21.39%) Ruby
28 173 (21.02%) .NET Framework
29 169 (20.53%) NHibernate

SpecFlow
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SpecFlow. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (8.63%) NServiceBus
2 42 (5.10%) IIS
3 18 (2.19%) CMS
4 14 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (0.97%) Apache Solr
6 7 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.49%) Node.js
8 4 (0.49%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.36%) Confluence
10 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 106 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.34%) MS Office
3 5 (0.61%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 29 (3.52%) Endur
2 15 (1.82%) Sophis RISQUE
3 5 (0.61%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.82%) Rackspace Cloud
4 14 (1.70%) SaaS
5 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.61%) Force.com
7 4 (0.49%) GitHub
8 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (8.26%) Internet
2 11 (1.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.12%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (50.43%) SQL Server
2 91 (11.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (4.25%) Hadoop
5 34 (4.13%) Big Data
6 28 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.16%) Oracle Database
8 24 (2.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 21 (2.55%) MySQL
10 20 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (2.19%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.94%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.46%) CouchDB
14 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.61%) Redis
17 2 (0.24%) Couchbase
17 2 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
17 2 (0.24%) HBase
18 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 368 (44.71%) Selenium
2 277 (33.66%) NUnit
3 253 (30.74%) Cucumber
4 198 (24.06%) TeamCity
5 186 (22.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 152 (18.47%) WebDriver
7 137 (16.65%) Visual Studio
8 115 (13.97%) Rhino Mocks
9 91 (11.06%) Jenkins
10 85 (10.33%) Git (software)
11 84 (10.21%) FitNesse
12 79 (9.60%) Moq
13 74 (8.99%) QuickTest Pro
14 63 (7.65%) JIRA
15 58 (7.05%) CruiseControl
16 50 (6.08%) Log4Net
17 49 (5.95%) MSTest
17 49 (5.95%) Hudson
18 42 (5.10%) Subversion
19 32 (3.89%) JBehave
General
1 150 (18.23%) Finance
2 48 (5.83%) Retail
3 41 (4.98%) Banking
3 41 (4.98%) Marketing
4 33 (4.01%) Games
5 23 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.70%) Back Office
8 12 (1.46%) Billing
9 8 (0.97%) Advertising
10 7 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.61%) Front Office
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 415 (50.43%) Developer
2 161 (19.56%) Analyst
3 152 (18.47%) C# Developer
4 127 (15.43%) .NET Developer
5 122 (14.82%) Senior Developer
6 121 (14.70%) Test Analyst
7 93 (11.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 70 (8.51%) Tester
8 70 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
9 55 (6.68%) Software Developer
10 50 (6.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 48 (5.83%) Web Developer
12 47 (5.71%) QA Engineer
13 44 (5.35%) Test Engineer
14 42 (5.10%) Agile C# Developer
14 42 (5.10%) Automation Tester
14 42 (5.10%) Automation Engineer
15 35 (4.25%) Programmer
16 34 (4.13%) QA Analyst
17 32 (3.89%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 547 (66.46%) .NET
2 359 (43.62%) ASP.NET
3 264 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 255 (30.98%) WCF
5 236 (28.68%) HTML
6 217 (26.37%) jQuery
7 209 (25.39%) Web Services
8 178 (21.63%) CSS
9 173 (21.02%) .NET Framework
10 169 (20.53%) NHibernate
11 138 (16.77%) Gherkin
11 138 (16.77%) SOAP
11 138 (16.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 128 (15.55%) HTML5
13 113 (13.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 109 (13.24%) REST
15 99 (12.03%) Castle Windsor
16 97 (11.79%) KnockoutJS
17 93 (11.30%) AngularJS
17 93 (11.30%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.78%) Open Source
2 50 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 43 (5.22%) Inversion of Control
5 40 (4.86%) User Experience
6 34 (4.13%) Blog
7 28 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (2.67%) N-Tier
9 19 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.82%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.34%) Derivative
13 10 (1.22%) Equities
14 9 (1.09%) iPhone
14 9 (1.09%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.73%) Social Media
15 6 (0.73%) iPad
16 5 (0.61%) Xbox
17 4 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 125 (15.19%) Windows
2 45 (5.47%) Android
3 44 (5.35%) Linux
4 40 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.85%) UNIX
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (61.24%) BDD
3 447 (54.31%) TDD
4 346 (42.04%) Scrum
5 301 (36.57%) MVC
6 257 (31.23%) Continuous Integration
7 239 (29.04%) OO
8 203 (24.67%) E-Commerce
9 162 (19.68%) Test Automation
10 158 (19.20%) Automated Testing
11 109 (13.24%) Kanban
12 91 (11.06%) Test Scripting
13 85 (10.33%) Software Testing
13 85 (10.33%) OOP
13 85 (10.33%) OOA/OOD
14 79 (9.60%) Unit Testing
14 79 (9.60%) Mentoring
15 68 (8.26%) Test Management
16 67 (8.14%) OOD
17 64 (7.78%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 711 (86.39%) C#
2 327 (39.73%) SQL
3 244 (29.65%) JavaScript
4 176 (21.39%) Ruby
5 136 (16.52%) Java
6 60 (7.29%) Python
7 54 (6.56%) PowerShell
8 44 (5.35%) T-SQL
9 29 (3.52%) Objective-C
10 24 (2.92%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.92%) Perl
11 18 (2.19%) PHP
11 18 (2.19%) TypeScript
12 17 (2.07%) C++
13 13 (1.58%) C
14 8 (0.97%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (0.61%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.49%) F#
16 4 (0.49%) Scala
16 4 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (9.72%) Degree
2 44 (5.35%) ISEB
3 20 (2.43%) ISTQB
4 8 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.61%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.49%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 4 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.36%) MBA
8 2 (0.24%) MCP
8 2 (0.24%) MCSD
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (31.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 74 (8.99%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (3.04%) logstash
4 10 (1.22%) HAProxy
5 9 (1.09%) Nagios
5 9 (1.09%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.09%) Zenoss
6 4 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.36%) Puppet
8 1 (0.12%) StatsD
8 1 (0.12%) Mesos
Vendors
1 231 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.59%) HP
3 41 (4.98%) Oracle
4 29 (3.52%) OpenLink
5 21 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (1.94%) Cerillion
7 14 (1.70%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.70%) Twitter
8 9 (1.09%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.36%) SAP
9 3 (0.36%) Splunk
10 2 (0.24%) IBM
10 2 (0.24%) Endeca
11 1 (0.12%) Zend
11 1 (0.12%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.12%) Green Hat
11 1 (0.12%) New Relic
11 1 (0.12%) VMware
11 1 (0.12%) Citrix
11 1 (0.12%) Cognizant
Taunton, Somerset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £80k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £62500 per annum + Pension, health, life, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £85000 to £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago