Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 413 506 542
Rank change year-on-year +93 +36 -9
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 516 703 835
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.27% 2.73% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 481 563 793
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,378 £34,000
90th Percentile £75,625 £73,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15,783 25,794 33,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.57% 19.54% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12,543 20,407 27,391
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in England

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SpecFlow in England.

Salary trend for SpecFlow in England

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SpecFlow in England over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +21 190 £67,500 +8.00% 1
South East +84 165 £48,000 +6.67% 9
North of England +126 74 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +104 41 £45,000 +12.50%
South West +64 38 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Midlands +96 36 £47,500 - 1
North West +105 31 £57,500 +35.29% 2
West Midlands +74 23 £46,250 -2.63%
East Midlands +67 13 £47,500 +58.33% 1
East of England +51 10 £46,250 -3.65% 1
North East +10 2 £48,750 +50.00% 1
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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.

1 428 (82.95%) C#
2 410 (79.46%) Agile Software Development
3 403 (78.10%) Test Automation
4 345 (66.86%) Selenium
5 289 (56.01%) .NET
6 275 (53.29%) Azure
7 229 (44.38%) SQL
8 197 (38.18%) QA
9 187 (36.24%) DevOps
10 185 (35.85%) TDD
11 179 (34.69%) BDD
12 162 (31.40%) Microsoft
13 138 (26.74%) Scrum
14 125 (24.22%) Git (software)
15 122 (23.64%) SQL Server
16 111 (21.51%) Finance
17 106 (20.54%) WebDriver
18 102 (19.77%) Cucumber
19 100 (19.38%) Java
20 97 (18.80%) SDET
21 96 (18.60%) .NET Framework
22 94 (18.22%) JavaScript
23 93 (18.02%) Fintech
24 89 (17.25%) ASP.NET
25 84 (16.28%) JIRA
26 80 (15.50%) AngularJS
27 79 (15.31%) Microservices
27 79 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
27 79 (15.31%) .NET Core
28 71 (13.76%) JMeter

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 49 (9.50%) Confluence
2 14 (2.71%) IIS
3 11 (2.13%) NServiceBus
4 9 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.55%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.58%) CMS
9 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 275 (53.29%) Azure
2 70 (13.57%) AWS
3 38 (7.36%) SaaS
4 33 (6.40%) PaaS
5 30 (5.81%) GCP
6 20 (3.88%) Logic Apps
7 13 (2.52%) BrowserStack
7 13 (2.52%) IaaS
8 11 (2.13%) NuGet
8 11 (2.13%) Serverless
9 8 (1.55%) Loggly
9 8 (1.55%) npm
10 7 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.16%) GitHub
12 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.39%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.13%) HTTP
2 7 (1.36%) Skype
3 5 (0.97%) SMTP
4 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.23%) NoSQL
3 22 (4.26%) Redis
4 19 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 18 (3.49%) SQL Server 2017
6 12 (2.33%) Akavache
6 12 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.94%) Cosmos DB
7 10 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.78%) MySQL
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.58%) Event Store
10 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.58%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.39%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 345 (66.86%) Selenium
2 125 (24.22%) Git (software)
3 106 (20.54%) WebDriver
4 102 (19.77%) Cucumber
5 84 (16.28%) JIRA
6 71 (13.76%) JMeter
7 69 (13.37%) Postman
8 67 (12.98%) SoapUI
9 64 (12.40%) TeamCity
10 62 (12.02%) Visual Studio
11 57 (11.05%) NUnit
12 53 (10.27%) Octopus Deploy
13 52 (10.08%) Jenkins
14 42 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (5.43%) Jasmine
16 26 (5.04%) Cypress.io
16 26 (5.04%) Visual Studio Team System
17 25 (4.84%) Protractor
18 17 (3.29%) Moq
19 15 (2.91%) MSTest
General
1 111 (21.51%) Finance
2 15 (2.91%) Marketing
2 15 (2.91%) Public Sector
2 15 (2.91%) Retail
3 12 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.55%) Back Office
4 8 (1.55%) Front Office
5 7 (1.36%) Electronics
5 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.16%) Housing Association
7 4 (0.78%) Banking
8 3 (0.58%) Advertising
8 3 (0.58%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Police
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 172 (33.33%) Developer
2 71 (13.76%) Test Engineer
3 69 (13.37%) .NET Developer
3 69 (13.37%) Analyst
4 65 (12.60%) C# Developer
5 64 (12.40%) Software Developer
6 62 (12.02%) Tester
7 58 (11.24%) Test Analyst
8 53 (10.27%) QA Engineer
9 52 (10.08%) Developer in Test
10 49 (9.50%) Automation Tester
11 45 (8.72%) Test Automation Engineer
12 43 (8.33%) Test Leader
13 34 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 32 (6.20%) Automation Engineer
15 30 (5.81%) QA Automation Engineer
16 28 (5.43%) Automation Test Analyst
16 28 (5.43%) Automation Test Lead
16 28 (5.43%) Senior Developer
16 28 (5.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (56.01%) .NET
2 96 (18.60%) .NET Framework
3 89 (17.25%) ASP.NET
4 80 (15.50%) AngularJS
5 79 (15.31%) .NET Core
6 68 (13.18%) RESTful
7 60 (11.63%) React
8 59 (11.43%) Web Services
9 57 (11.05%) Gherkin
10 55 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (9.69%) REST
12 43 (8.33%) CSS
13 42 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (7.75%) HTML
15 37 (7.17%) ASP.NET Core
16 29 (5.62%) SOAP
17 28 (5.43%) Entity Framework
18 22 (4.26%) JSON
19 21 (4.07%) jQuery
19 21 (4.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (4.07%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.49%) Private Cloud
5 15 (2.91%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.13%) User Experience
7 11 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.36%) NHS
8 7 (1.36%) Replication
9 5 (0.97%) Social Media
10 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.78%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.39%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.39%) EPoS
11 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.19%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.49%) Windows
2 14 (2.71%) Android
3 13 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.55%) Linux
4 8 (1.55%) VMS
5 6 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (79.46%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (78.10%) Test Automation
3 187 (36.24%) DevOps
4 185 (35.85%) TDD
5 179 (34.69%) BDD
6 138 (26.74%) Scrum
7 97 (18.80%) SDET
8 93 (18.02%) Fintech
9 79 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (15.31%) Microservices
10 68 (13.18%) API Testing
10 68 (13.18%) SDLC
11 67 (12.98%) MVC
12 63 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 63 (12.21%) Software Engineering
12 63 (12.21%) Unit Testing
13 61 (11.82%) Software Testing
14 60 (11.63%) Performance Testing
15 54 (10.47%) Integration Testing
15 54 (10.47%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 428 (82.95%) C#
2 229 (44.38%) SQL
3 100 (19.38%) Java
4 94 (18.22%) JavaScript
5 44 (8.53%) TypeScript
6 36 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 33 (6.40%) Python
8 30 (5.81%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.29%) Ruby
10 13 (2.52%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.16%) C++
11 6 (1.16%) ES6
11 6 (1.16%) ES8
11 6 (1.16%) Groovy
11 6 (1.16%) VB
12 4 (0.78%) VBScript
12 4 (0.78%) XAML
13 3 (0.58%) Go
13 3 (0.58%) R
14 2 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (12.21%) ISTQB
2 50 (9.69%) ISEB
3 44 (8.53%) Degree
4 20 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (38.18%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (11.05%) Docker
2 6 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (9.30%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.33%) Puppet
3 8 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.36%) Ansible
5 5 (0.97%) Terraform
6 3 (0.58%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.39%) Kibana
7 2 (0.39%) MIIS
8 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 162 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.23%) Xamarin
3 20 (3.88%) Google
4 18 (3.49%) SAP
5 15 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.55%) New Relic
7 6 (1.16%) T-Plan
8 4 (0.78%) Serena
9 3 (0.58%) HP
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe
10 2 (0.39%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.39%) DocuSign
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.19%) Capita
11 1 (0.19%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.19%) GoCardless
11 1 (0.19%) hybris
11 1 (0.19%) Splunk