Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 551 550 529
Rank change year-on-year -1 -21 +123
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 638 787 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.35% 2.31% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 528 671 696
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,100 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 27,156 34,126 31,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.69% 20.70% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21,790 28,299 26,624
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in England

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in England

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in England over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in England

SpecFlow
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the England region over the 6 months to 20 March 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
London +71 328 £60,000 -3.61% 42
South East +43 149 £45,000 - 18
North of England -43 61 £42,500 -12.82% 26
South West -9 52 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -30 42 £44,000 -12.00% 10
Midlands +29 27 £45,500 +4.00% 10
West Midlands +12 20 £40,000 +3.23% 7
East of England -3 19 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West +21 15 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Midlands +36 7 £51,250 -2.38% 3
North East +18 4 £33,750 -32.50% 2
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 England region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 556 (87.15%) Test Automation
2 541 (84.80%) C#
3 537 (84.17%) Agile Software Development
4 469 (73.51%) Selenium
5 356 (55.80%) BDD
6 287 (44.98%) SQL
7 272 (42.63%) .NET
8 254 (39.81%) Cucumber
9 242 (37.93%) TDD
10 222 (34.80%) QA
10 222 (34.80%) Java
11 213 (33.39%) Continuous Integration
12 211 (33.07%) Finance
13 193 (30.25%) Software Testing
14 184 (28.84%) Scrum
14 184 (28.84%) JavaScript
15 165 (25.86%) Jenkins
16 161 (25.24%) Test Scripting
17 158 (24.76%) WebDriver
18 154 (24.14%) SQL Server
19 149 (23.35%) NUnit
20 147 (23.04%) Git (software)
21 137 (21.47%) TeamCity
22 124 (19.44%) MVC
23 121 (18.97%) SDET
24 115 (18.03%) SoapUI
24 115 (18.03%) DevOps
25 114 (17.87%) JIRA
26 113 (17.71%) Gherkin
26 113 (17.71%) AngularJS

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 55 (8.62%) IIS
2 30 (4.70%) Confluence
3 16 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.57%) CMS
5 6 (0.94%) NServiceBus
6 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.47%) Apache
7 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.31%) Kentico
9 1 (0.16%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.94%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Endur
2 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 111 (17.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.61%) SaaS
4 20 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (2.66%) GitHub
6 14 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
8 11 (1.72%) BrowserStack
8 11 (1.72%) NuGet
9 7 (1.10%) npm
10 6 (0.94%) Serverless
11 5 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.78%) Azure Functions
11 5 (0.78%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.47%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.31%) IaaS
13 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.41%) DNS
2 8 (1.25%) HTTP
2 8 (1.25%) MPLS
2 8 (1.25%) SNMP
3 2 (0.31%) Internet
3 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.16%) AMQP
4 1 (0.16%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.66%) MySQL
2 17 (2.66%) NoSQL
2 17 (2.66%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.19%) Couchbase
4 13 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 13 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (1.88%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.57%) Redis
7 9 (1.41%) Big Data
8 7 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.10%) Geospatial Data
8 7 (1.10%) GIS
9 6 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (0.78%) Data Lake
10 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.63%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.47%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 469 (73.51%) Selenium
2 254 (39.81%) Cucumber
3 165 (25.86%) Jenkins
4 158 (24.76%) WebDriver
5 149 (23.35%) NUnit
6 147 (23.04%) Git (software)
7 137 (21.47%) TeamCity
8 115 (18.03%) SoapUI
9 114 (17.87%) JIRA
10 84 (13.17%) Visual Studio
11 73 (11.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 69 (10.82%) JMeter
13 41 (6.43%) JUnit
14 37 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 33 (5.17%) Protractor
16 29 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
17 27 (4.23%) Appium
18 26 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
19 23 (3.61%) Calabash
19 23 (3.61%) MSTest
General
1 211 (33.07%) Finance
2 33 (5.17%) Retail
3 32 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.86%) Marketing
5 28 (4.39%) Manufacturing
6 27 (4.23%) Games
7 15 (2.35%) Electronics
8 13 (2.04%) Banking
9 12 (1.88%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.25%) Billing
11 7 (1.10%) Back Office
12 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.78%) Advertising
13 5 (0.78%) Law
14 4 (0.63%) Publishing
15 2 (0.31%) Front Office
15 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (32.92%) Developer
2 173 (27.12%) Test Engineer
3 116 (18.18%) Analyst
4 113 (17.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 104 (16.30%) Developer in Test
6 102 (15.99%) Tester
7 100 (15.67%) Test Analyst
8 93 (14.58%) C# Developer
9 87 (13.64%) .NET Developer
10 86 (13.48%) Automation Tester
11 80 (12.54%) Software Developer
12 68 (10.66%) Automation Test Analyst
13 64 (10.03%) QA Engineer
14 58 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
15 38 (5.96%) C# Software Developer
16 37 (5.80%) Software Test Engineer
17 31 (4.86%) Test Automation Developer
18 30 (4.70%) QA Automation Engineer
19 28 (4.39%) Software Engineer
19 28 (4.39%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (42.63%) .NET
2 113 (17.71%) AngularJS
2 113 (17.71%) Gherkin
3 110 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
4 103 (16.14%) Web Services
5 102 (15.99%) ASP.NET
6 98 (15.36%) HTML
7 92 (14.42%) JSON
8 90 (14.11%) XML
9 78 (12.23%) .NET Framework
10 75 (11.76%) CSS
11 73 (11.44%) REST
12 71 (11.13%) React
13 66 (10.34%) SOAP
14 58 (9.09%) HTML5
14 58 (9.09%) RESTful
15 50 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 34 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 32 (5.02%) jQuery
18 27 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.55%) Fintech
3 26 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.98%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.98%) User Experience
6 15 (2.35%) Blog
7 7 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.10%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.10%) Tandem
8 6 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.63%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.47%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.31%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.31%) Life Science
12 2 (0.31%) PKI
12 2 (0.31%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 91 (14.26%) Windows
2 13 (2.04%) Linux
3 11 (1.72%) Android
4 7 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.47%) Unix
6 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (87.15%) Test Automation
2 537 (84.17%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (55.80%) BDD
4 242 (37.93%) TDD
5 213 (33.39%) Continuous Integration
6 193 (30.25%) Software Testing
7 184 (28.84%) Scrum
8 161 (25.24%) Test Scripting
9 124 (19.44%) MVC
10 121 (18.97%) SDET
11 115 (18.03%) DevOps
12 112 (17.55%) API Testing
13 100 (15.67%) Non-Functional Testing
14 99 (15.52%) User Stories
15 92 (14.42%) Functional Testing
16 86 (13.48%) Continuous Delivery
16 86 (13.48%) OO
17 76 (11.91%) SDLC
18 73 (11.44%) Scenario Testing
19 66 (10.34%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 541 (84.80%) C#
2 287 (44.98%) SQL
3 222 (34.80%) Java
4 184 (28.84%) JavaScript
5 98 (15.36%) PowerShell
6 61 (9.56%) Python
7 60 (9.40%) Ruby
8 24 (3.76%) TypeScript
9 23 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.19%) C++
11 11 (1.72%) VBScript
12 10 (1.57%) PHP
12 10 (1.57%) VB
13 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.78%) U-SQL
14 4 (0.63%) C
15 3 (0.47%) ES6
15 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.47%) Scala
16 2 (0.31%) F#
Qualifications
1 111 (17.40%) Degree
2 81 (12.70%) ISTQB
3 78 (12.23%) ISEB
4 20 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.94%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.16%) CSQA
11 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (34.80%) QA
System Software
1 48 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.55%) Docker
3 5 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) GridGain
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.41%) Terraform
3 8 (1.25%) Puppet
4 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.31%) Ansible
5 2 (0.31%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 106 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.13%) Xamarin
3 17 (2.66%) Oracle
4 16 (2.51%) Google
5 15 (2.35%) SAP
6 13 (2.04%) WorldPay
7 7 (1.10%) Cadence
7 7 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.78%) VMware
9 4 (0.63%) Adobe
9 4 (0.63%) HP
10 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.31%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 2 (0.31%) RedGate
11 2 (0.31%) Siebel
11 2 (0.31%) Splunk
12 1 (0.16%) Automation Anywhere
12 1 (0.16%) New Relic
12 1 (0.16%) ServiceNow