Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 489 396 489
Rank change year-on-year -93 +93 +25
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 554 440 788
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 3.50% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 436 409 661
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,125 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21,387 12,586 25,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.27% 19.93% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13,864 10,337 20,706
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -48 251 £60,000 -11.11% 19
South East -97 154 £55,000 +10.00% 21
South West -50 52 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North of England -79 44 £47,500 -13.64% 16
Yorkshire -65 27 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Midlands -80 27 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands -72 24 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East of England -29 20 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North West -53 17 £42,500 -26.09% 11
East Midlands -59 3 £53,750 +19.44%
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 498 (89.89%) C#
2 458 (82.67%) Test Automation
3 453 (81.77%) Selenium
4 347 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
5 289 (52.17%) BDD
6 270 (48.74%) QA
7 237 (42.78%) .NET
8 236 (42.60%) Azure
9 204 (36.82%) DevOps
10 194 (35.02%) SQL
11 175 (31.59%) TDD
12 170 (30.69%) Software Testing
13 155 (27.98%) Scrum
14 132 (23.83%) SQL Server
15 120 (21.66%) JavaScript
15 120 (21.66%) WebDriver
16 119 (21.48%) Postman
17 116 (20.94%) API Testing
18 113 (20.40%) SDET
19 112 (20.22%) Microservices
20 111 (20.04%) .NET Core
21 106 (19.13%) Git (software)
22 103 (18.59%) JIRA
22 103 (18.59%) NUnit
23 100 (18.05%) Social Skills
24 99 (17.87%) REST
25 98 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
26 95 (17.15%) Regression Testing
27 94 (16.97%) Microsoft
28 93 (16.79%) Finance

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 23 (4.15%) Confluence
2 4 (0.72%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.18%) Camunda
4 1 (0.18%) CMS
4 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.54%) Mingle
3 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 236 (42.60%) Azure
2 82 (14.80%) AWS
3 54 (9.75%) Serverless
4 52 (9.39%) SaaS
5 33 (5.96%) AWS Lambda
6 28 (5.05%) Amazon S3
7 26 (4.69%) Amazon Cognito
7 26 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (3.97%) GCP
9 17 (3.07%) GitHub
10 14 (2.53%) Azure Service Fabric
10 14 (2.53%) Azure Storage
11 10 (1.81%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 10 (1.81%) BrowserStack
11 10 (1.81%) NuGet
12 8 (1.44%) Lucidchart
13 6 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.08%) BlazeMeter
14 5 (0.90%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.04%) HTTP
2 10 (1.81%) SMTP
3 5 (0.90%) Internet
4 3 (0.54%) FTP
4 3 (0.54%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.54%) SSH
5 1 (0.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 58 (10.47%) NoSQL
3 49 (8.84%) MySQL
4 27 (4.87%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.69%) Amazon Aurora
5 26 (4.69%) Redis
6 24 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (3.43%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.08%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.90%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.72%) Power BI
15 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2017
16 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 453 (81.77%) Selenium
2 120 (21.66%) WebDriver
3 119 (21.48%) Postman
4 106 (19.13%) Git (software)
5 103 (18.59%) JIRA
5 103 (18.59%) NUnit
6 88 (15.88%) Cucumber
7 83 (14.98%) Visual Studio
8 65 (11.73%) Jenkins
9 56 (10.11%) TeamCity
10 39 (7.04%) JMeter
11 35 (6.32%) webpack
12 30 (5.42%) Appium
13 27 (4.87%) GitLab
13 27 (4.87%) Log4Net
14 22 (3.97%) SoapUI
15 20 (3.61%) Cypress.io
15 20 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (2.71%) MSTest
17 13 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 100 (18.05%) Social Skills
2 93 (16.79%) Finance
3 52 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.05%) Marketing
5 26 (4.69%) Organisational Skills
6 14 (2.53%) Retail
7 11 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
8 10 (1.81%) Banking
8 10 (1.81%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.44%) Law
9 8 (1.44%) Publishing
10 7 (1.26%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.90%) Electronics
13 4 (0.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 3 (0.54%) Legal
14 3 (0.54%) Military
14 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (26.17%) Test Engineer
2 106 (19.13%) Developer
3 70 (12.64%) QA Engineer
3 70 (12.64%) Test Automation Engineer
4 66 (11.91%) Tester
5 46 (8.30%) Software Test Engineer
6 45 (8.12%) Automation Engineer
6 45 (8.12%) Automation Tester
7 43 (7.76%) .NET Developer
8 41 (7.40%) Test Leader
9 39 (7.04%) Senior Developer
9 39 (7.04%) Software Engineer
10 34 (6.14%) Development Engineer
10 34 (6.14%) Senior Test Engineer
10 34 (6.14%) Software Development Engineer
10 34 (6.14%) Test Development Engineer
11 31 (5.60%) Automation Test Lead
11 31 (5.60%) Developer in Test
12 28 (5.05%) QA Automation Engineer
13 27 (4.87%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (42.78%) .NET
2 111 (20.04%) .NET Core
3 99 (17.87%) REST
4 85 (15.34%) Gherkin
5 79 (14.26%) React
6 76 (13.72%) HTML
7 55 (9.93%) CSS
8 51 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 48 (8.66%) AngularJS
10 44 (7.94%) .NET Framework
11 41 (7.40%) ASP.NET
12 39 (7.04%) RESTful
13 31 (5.60%) SOAP
14 27 (4.87%) JSON
14 27 (4.87%) RabbitMQ
15 26 (4.69%) SignalR
16 23 (4.15%) jQuery
17 22 (3.97%) WebdriverIO
18 20 (3.61%) Web Services
19 17 (3.07%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.14%) User Experience
2 31 (5.60%) Mobile App
3 25 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.99%) EPoS
7 10 (1.81%) Hedge funds
7 10 (1.81%) Legacy Systems
7 10 (1.81%) LIMS
8 7 (1.26%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.26%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.26%) Video\Live Streaming
9 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.36%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.18%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.18%) New Media
11 1 (0.18%) NHS
11 1 (0.18%) Tandem
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.61%) Windows
2 12 (2.17%) Linux
3 7 (1.26%) VMS
4 1 (0.18%) Android
4 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (82.67%) Test Automation
2 347 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (52.17%) BDD
4 204 (36.82%) DevOps
5 175 (31.59%) TDD
6 170 (30.69%) Software Testing
7 155 (27.98%) Scrum
8 116 (20.94%) API Testing
9 113 (20.40%) SDET
10 112 (20.22%) Microservices
11 98 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
12 95 (17.15%) Regression Testing
13 86 (15.52%) Mentoring
14 84 (15.16%) Test Strategy
15 74 (13.36%) Manual Testing
16 68 (12.27%) Fintech
17 64 (11.55%) Unit Testing
18 63 (11.37%) Scenario Testing
19 62 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
20 61 (11.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 498 (89.89%) C#
2 194 (35.02%) SQL
3 120 (21.66%) JavaScript
4 70 (12.64%) Java
5 61 (11.01%) Python
6 56 (10.11%) PowerShell
7 27 (4.87%) TypeScript
8 20 (3.61%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.07%) C++
10 15 (2.71%) C
11 9 (1.62%) Ruby
12 8 (1.44%) Go
12 8 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.72%) PHP
14 4 (0.72%) XPath
15 2 (0.36%) Groovy
16 1 (0.18%) Perl
16 1 (0.18%) VB6
16 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (12.27%) Degree
2 52 (9.39%) ISEB
3 42 (7.58%) ISTQB
4 18 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.54%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (48.74%) QA
2 13 (2.35%) Accessibility
System Software
1 93 (16.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 82 (14.80%) Kubernetes
2 27 (4.87%) Terraform
3 26 (4.69%) Grafana
3 26 (4.69%) Graphite
3 26 (4.69%) Graylog
3 26 (4.69%) Opsgenie
4 13 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.26%) Consul
5 7 (1.26%) HP ALM
5 7 (1.26%) Packer
5 7 (1.26%) Puppet
6 6 (1.08%) Ansible
6 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 94 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.05%) Oracle
3 16 (2.89%) Google
3 16 (2.89%) PayPal
4 10 (1.81%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.62%) ANSYS
5 9 (1.62%) Bloomberg
5 9 (1.62%) TippingPoint
5 9 (1.62%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.26%) HP
6 7 (1.26%) SAP
7 6 (1.08%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.08%) Splunk
7 6 (1.08%) Telerik
8 5 (0.90%) Databricks
8 5 (0.90%) Xceptor
9 3 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (0.54%) Progress
10 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.18%) Cognizant