Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 557 523 605
Rank change year-on-year -34 +82 +30
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 752 805 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 2.57% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 640 704 720
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,338
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +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 33,572 31,362 35,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.49% 18.92% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27,804 26,965 30,446
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,633
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.86% +3.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 -91 270 £60,000 - 53
South East +59 137 £45,000 -10.00% 11
North of England +45 137 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Yorkshire +67 93 £50,000 +25.00% 6
East of England -1 87 £50,000 - 7
South West -25 79 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Midlands -13 42 £47,500 +11.76% 23
North West -26 37 £40,500 -10.00% 8
West Midlands +6 28 £42,500 - 16
East Midlands +5 14 £52,500 +31.25% 7
North East -16 7 £50,000 +25.00%
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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.

1 652 (86.70%) C#
2 592 (78.72%) Test Automation
3 576 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
4 536 (71.28%) Selenium
5 358 (47.61%) .NET
6 356 (47.34%) BDD
7 273 (36.30%) QA
8 272 (36.17%) TDD
9 267 (35.51%) SQL
10 261 (34.71%) Cucumber
11 209 (27.79%) WebDriver
12 199 (26.46%) Java
13 193 (25.66%) Scrum
14 183 (24.34%) JavaScript
15 182 (24.20%) Jenkins
16 179 (23.80%) NUnit
17 167 (22.21%) Finance
18 163 (21.68%) SQL Server
19 153 (20.35%) MVC
20 150 (19.95%) Continuous Integration
21 147 (19.55%) ASP.NET
21 147 (19.55%) AngularJS
22 144 (19.15%) Microsoft
23 141 (18.75%) HTML
23 141 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
23 141 (18.75%) Gherkin
24 118 (15.69%) Web Services
25 115 (15.29%) Visual Studio
25 115 (15.29%) TeamCity
26 114 (15.16%) CSS

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 52 (6.91%) Confluence
2 17 (2.26%) CMS
3 14 (1.86%) IIS
4 7 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.93%) NServiceBus
5 6 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.53%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.53%) WordPress
8 3 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.40%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.27%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 93 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (5.05%) SaaS
4 31 (4.12%) GitHub
5 20 (2.66%) BlazeMeter
6 11 (1.46%) Sauce Labs
7 8 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.06%) IaaS
7 8 (1.06%) npm
7 8 (1.06%) PaaS
8 7 (0.93%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.93%) TestFlight
9 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.66%) Slack
10 4 (0.53%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.93%) MQTT
1 7 (0.93%) SSL
2 5 (0.66%) AMQP
2 5 (0.66%) Internet
3 4 (0.53%) Network Security
3 4 (0.53%) PuTTY
3 4 (0.53%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.13%) Broadband
4 1 (0.13%) HTTP
4 1 (0.13%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) LAN
4 1 (0.13%) SMS
4 1 (0.13%) SMTP
4 1 (0.13%) snoop
4 1 (0.13%) WAN
4 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 37 (4.92%) Big Data
4 32 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 29 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.20%) Redis
7 8 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.66%) RavenDB
9 5 (0.66%) SimpleDB
10 4 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.53%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 536 (71.28%) Selenium
2 261 (34.71%) Cucumber
3 209 (27.79%) WebDriver
4 182 (24.20%) Jenkins
5 179 (23.80%) NUnit
6 141 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 115 (15.29%) TeamCity
7 115 (15.29%) Visual Studio
8 113 (15.03%) Git (software)
9 105 (13.96%) JIRA
10 79 (10.51%) JMeter
11 58 (7.71%) SoapUI
12 50 (6.65%) Appium
13 48 (6.38%) MSTest
14 46 (6.12%) Jasmine
15 45 (5.98%) JUnit
16 38 (5.05%) FitNesse
17 37 (4.92%) HP UFT
18 36 (4.79%) Calabash
18 36 (4.79%) JBehave
General
1 167 (22.21%) Finance
2 51 (6.78%) Retail
3 25 (3.32%) Marketing
4 14 (1.86%) Banking
5 12 (1.60%) Advertising
5 12 (1.60%) Law
5 12 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.20%) Back Office
6 9 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.06%) Electronics
7 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.93%) Games
9 5 (0.66%) Front Office
10 4 (0.53%) Automotive
10 4 (0.53%) Billing
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 277 (36.84%) Developer
2 170 (22.61%) Tester
3 130 (17.29%) Automation Tester
4 101 (13.43%) Developer in Test
5 98 (13.03%) Analyst
6 85 (11.30%) .NET Developer
7 82 (10.90%) Software Developer
7 82 (10.90%) Test Analyst
8 78 (10.37%) C# Developer
9 77 (10.24%) Test Engineer
10 51 (6.78%) QA Engineer
10 51 (6.78%) Senior Developer
11 50 (6.65%) Senior Tester
12 44 (5.85%) Test Automation Engineer
13 43 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
14 38 (5.05%) Automation Test Analyst
15 36 (4.79%) QA Analyst
16 31 (4.12%) C# Software Developer
16 31 (4.12%) Senior Automation Tester
17 30 (3.99%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (47.61%) .NET
2 147 (19.55%) AngularJS
2 147 (19.55%) ASP.NET
3 141 (18.75%) Gherkin
3 141 (18.75%) HTML
4 118 (15.69%) Web Services
5 114 (15.16%) CSS
6 109 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 98 (13.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 92 (12.23%) RESTful
9 79 (10.51%) jQuery
10 78 (10.37%) .NET Framework
11 77 (10.24%) WCF
12 75 (9.97%) React
13 73 (9.71%) REST
14 72 (9.57%) HTML5
15 66 (8.78%) SOAP
16 64 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
17 53 (7.05%) CSS3
18 48 (6.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (7.58%) User Experience
4 32 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.66%) Xbox
7 18 (2.39%) Fintech
8 13 (1.73%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.60%) NHS
10 11 (1.46%) Social Media
11 9 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.06%) Blog
13 7 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.93%) EPoS
14 6 (0.80%) Equities
14 6 (0.80%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.80%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.53%) BBC
15 4 (0.53%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (7.71%) Windows
2 36 (4.79%) Android
3 35 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.72%) Linux
5 13 (1.73%) Unix
6 11 (1.46%) Nucleus RTOS
6 11 (1.46%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (78.72%) Test Automation
2 576 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (47.34%) BDD
4 272 (36.17%) TDD
5 193 (25.66%) Scrum
6 153 (20.35%) MVC
7 150 (19.95%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (12.63%) DevOps
8 95 (12.63%) Test Scripting
9 86 (11.44%) Software Testing
10 74 (9.84%) Functional Testing
11 73 (9.71%) Microservices
12 72 (9.57%) Exploratory Testing
13 71 (9.44%) Test Strategy
14 68 (9.04%) OO
15 67 (8.91%) SDLC
16 66 (8.78%) Manual Testing
16 66 (8.78%) Performance Testing
17 62 (8.24%) SDET
18 60 (7.98%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 652 (86.70%) C#
2 267 (35.51%) SQL
3 199 (26.46%) Java
4 183 (24.34%) JavaScript
5 91 (12.10%) Ruby
6 44 (5.85%) Python
7 30 (3.99%) TypeScript
8 28 (3.72%) T-SQL
9 27 (3.59%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.66%) VB.NET
11 19 (2.53%) C++
12 15 (1.99%) C
13 13 (1.73%) Groovy
14 12 (1.60%) VB
15 9 (1.20%) PHP
16 7 (0.93%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.93%) VBA
17 6 (0.80%) F#
18 4 (0.53%) Go
18 4 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 90 (11.97%) Degree
2 68 (9.04%) ISEB
3 53 (7.05%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.53%) SANS
6 4 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.13%) CEH
8 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.13%) GPEN
8 1 (0.13%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (36.30%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) MiFID
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (2.39%) Docker
2 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.93%) HockeyApp
2 7 (0.93%) Puppet
3 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.27%) Ansible
4 2 (0.27%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.13%) Grafana
5 1 (0.13%) Graphite
5 1 (0.13%) Graylog
5 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 144 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.06%) Oracle
3 18 (2.39%) Xamarin
4 16 (2.13%) Google
5 13 (1.73%) New Relic
6 11 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.20%) HP
8 8 (1.06%) Capita
8 8 (1.06%) SAP
8 8 (1.06%) VMware
9 7 (0.93%) Cadence
9 7 (0.93%) Splunk
10 6 (0.80%) Twitter
11 4 (0.53%) Brocade
11 4 (0.53%) BT
11 4 (0.53%) Cisco
11 4 (0.53%) Juniper
11 4 (0.53%) McAfee
11 4 (0.53%) Software AG
11 4 (0.53%) webMethods