Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 526 595
Rank change year-on-year -19 +69 +55
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 809 874 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.35% 2.61% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 713 774 764
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -11.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £77,500
UK 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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34433 33549 35861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.35% 18.69% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28329 29279 30576
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
London -105 283 £60,000 +4.35% 30
North of England +33 151 £50,000 +17.65% 12
South East +53 123 £41,750 -1.76% 8
East of England +22 94 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Yorkshire +76 92 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Midlands +57 83 £47,500 +11.76% 5
South West -4 79 £47,000 +25.33% 7
West Midlands +30 59 £45,000 - 3
North West -42 53 £41,000 -8.89% 5
East Midlands +41 24 £52,500 +31.25% 2
North East - 6 £50,000 -
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 682 (84.30%) C#
2 614 (75.90%) Test Automation
3 602 (74.41%) Agile Software Development
4 538 (66.50%) Selenium
5 394 (48.70%) BDD
6 378 (46.72%) .NET
7 331 (40.91%) SQL
8 301 (37.21%) TDD
9 295 (36.46%) Cucumber
10 242 (29.91%) WebDriver
10 242 (29.91%) QA
11 238 (29.42%) Java
12 211 (26.08%) Jenkins
13 202 (24.97%) NUnit
14 199 (24.60%) SQL Server
15 187 (23.11%) Scrum
16 180 (22.25%) Finance
17 172 (21.26%) ASP.NET
17 172 (21.26%) Gherkin
18 167 (20.64%) MVC
19 160 (19.78%) Microsoft
20 155 (19.16%) AngularJS
21 152 (18.79%) JavaScript
21 152 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
22 142 (17.55%) Team Foundation Server
23 141 (17.43%) JIRA
24 138 (17.06%) Visual Studio
25 137 (16.93%) TeamCity
26 134 (16.56%) Git (software)
26 134 (16.56%) HTML

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 58 (7.17%) Confluence
2 26 (3.21%) CMS
3 13 (1.61%) Apache
3 13 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.48%) NServiceBus
5 9 (1.11%) IIS
5 9 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.49%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.37%) WordPress
9 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Endur
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 106 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.96%) GitHub
4 26 (3.21%) SaaS
5 21 (2.60%) PaaS
6 13 (1.61%) IaaS
7 12 (1.48%) BlazeMeter
8 8 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.62%) Slack
10 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.49%) TestFlight
11 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.25%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.25%) npm
11 2 (0.25%) Serverless
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.36%) SSL
2 8 (0.99%) AMQP
3 6 (0.74%) Internet
4 5 (0.62%) SMS
5 4 (0.49%) Broadband
5 4 (0.49%) MQTT
5 4 (0.49%) PuTTY
5 4 (0.49%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) DSL
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.19%) NoSQL
3 40 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 24 (2.97%) Big Data
6 19 (2.35%) Redis
7 14 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.11%) MySQL
10 9 (1.11%) Riak
10 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.87%) Event Store
11 7 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.62%) RavenDB
13 5 (0.62%) SimpleDB
14 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 538 (66.50%) Selenium
2 295 (36.46%) Cucumber
3 242 (29.91%) WebDriver
4 211 (26.08%) Jenkins
5 202 (24.97%) NUnit
6 142 (17.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 141 (17.43%) JIRA
8 138 (17.06%) Visual Studio
9 137 (16.93%) TeamCity
10 134 (16.56%) Git (software)
11 99 (12.24%) JMeter
12 83 (10.26%) SoapUI
13 79 (9.77%) JUnit
14 70 (8.65%) JBehave
15 67 (8.28%) Appium
16 57 (7.05%) Jasmine
17 56 (6.92%) FitNesse
18 53 (6.55%) MSTest
19 47 (5.81%) Calabash
19 47 (5.81%) Gatling
General
1 180 (22.25%) Finance
2 55 (6.80%) Retail
3 34 (4.20%) Banking
4 23 (2.84%) Marketing
5 22 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.73%) Games
6 14 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.48%) Electronics
7 12 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.24%) Back Office
9 8 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.49%) Advertising
10 4 (0.49%) Front Office
10 4 (0.49%) Law
11 2 (0.25%) German Language
11 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 302 (37.33%) Developer
2 211 (26.08%) Tester
3 162 (20.02%) Automation Tester
4 114 (14.09%) Analyst
5 105 (12.98%) Test Engineer
6 103 (12.73%) Test Analyst
7 99 (12.24%) Developer in Test
8 94 (11.62%) .NET Developer
9 84 (10.38%) Software Developer
10 79 (9.77%) Senior Developer
11 72 (8.90%) C# Developer
12 60 (7.42%) Test Automation Engineer
13 53 (6.55%) Senior Tester
14 52 (6.43%) QA Engineer
15 43 (5.32%) Automation Test Analyst
16 41 (5.07%) Selenium Tester
17 40 (4.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
18 36 (4.45%) QA Tester
18 36 (4.45%) Senior C# Developer
19 33 (4.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (46.72%) .NET
2 172 (21.26%) ASP.NET
2 172 (21.26%) Gherkin
3 155 (19.16%) AngularJS
4 134 (16.56%) HTML
5 123 (15.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 118 (14.59%) CSS
7 116 (14.34%) Web Services
8 102 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 98 (12.11%) WCF
10 96 (11.87%) SOAP
11 90 (11.12%) REST
12 88 (10.88%) .NET Framework
13 82 (10.14%) jQuery
14 77 (9.52%) React
15 76 (9.39%) HTML5
16 72 (8.90%) RESTful
17 70 (8.65%) KnockoutJS
18 65 (8.03%) XML
19 60 (7.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.54%) User Experience
2 60 (7.42%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.58%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.21%) Fintech
7 22 (2.72%) Client/Server
8 21 (2.60%) Xbox
9 15 (1.85%) Social Media
10 13 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.48%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.36%) BBC
13 10 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.99%) Blog
14 8 (0.99%) NHS
15 6 (0.74%) Equities
15 6 (0.74%) Management Information System
16 4 (0.49%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
16 4 (0.49%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (8.65%) Windows
2 37 (4.57%) Android
3 31 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 22 (2.72%) Linux
5 9 (1.11%) Unix
6 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.37%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (75.90%) Test Automation
2 602 (74.41%) Agile Software Development
3 394 (48.70%) BDD
4 301 (37.21%) TDD
5 187 (23.11%) Scrum
6 167 (20.64%) MVC
7 152 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
8 131 (16.19%) Test Scripting
9 120 (14.83%) Software Testing
10 112 (13.84%) OO
11 87 (10.75%) Performance Testing
12 85 (10.51%) Test Strategy
13 81 (10.01%) DevOps
14 80 (9.89%) Unit Testing
15 76 (9.39%) Exploratory Testing
16 73 (9.02%) SDLC
17 72 (8.90%) Open Source
18 67 (8.28%) Manual Testing
19 66 (8.16%) API Testing
19 66 (8.16%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 682 (84.30%) C#
2 331 (40.91%) SQL
3 238 (29.42%) Java
4 152 (18.79%) JavaScript
5 108 (13.35%) Ruby
6 64 (7.91%) Python
7 45 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 42 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 36 (4.45%) TypeScript
10 20 (2.47%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.98%) Groovy
12 13 (1.61%) C
13 12 (1.48%) C++
14 9 (1.11%) F#
15 7 (0.87%) VB
16 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.62%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.62%) Erlang
17 5 (0.62%) ES6
17 5 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 105 (12.98%) Degree
2 73 (9.02%) ISEB
2 73 (9.02%) ISTQB
3 21 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.12%) MCSD
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (29.91%) QA
2 3 (0.37%) MiFID
3 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (2.47%) Docker
2 4 (0.49%) vSphere
3 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.24%) Puppet
3 8 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.87%) Grafana
5 5 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.49%) Ansible
6 4 (0.49%) HockeyApp
7 3 (0.37%) Control-M
8 2 (0.25%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 160 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (2.35%) Xamarin
3 18 (2.22%) Oracle
4 17 (2.10%) New Relic
5 14 (1.73%) Google
6 12 (1.48%) HP
6 12 (1.48%) SAP
6 12 (1.48%) Splunk
7 9 (1.11%) IBM
8 8 (0.99%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.99%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (0.87%) Virgin Media
10 6 (0.74%) Cadence
10 6 (0.74%) Capita
10 6 (0.74%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.62%) Twitter
11 5 (0.62%) VMware
12 4 (0.49%) BT
12 4 (0.49%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.49%) webMethods