Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 532 548 538
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 +68
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 742 797 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.53% 2.35% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 645 697 753
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -13.64%

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 29,343 33,950 32,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.77% 20.17% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23,817 28,007 28,326
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +150 371 £62,500 +4.17% 22
South East +27 135 £45,000 +11.11% 20
North of England -33 81 £44,000 -12.00% 18
South West -10 59 £51,250 +7.89% 16
Midlands +18 52 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire -15 47 £44,000 -12.00% 11
East of England -29 44 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West 0 33 £45,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands 0 30 £50,000 +17.65% 6
East Midlands +21 22 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North East -5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 641 (86.39%) C#
2 628 (84.64%) Test Automation
3 621 (83.69%) Agile Software Development
4 530 (71.43%) Selenium
5 489 (65.90%) BDD
6 315 (42.45%) .NET
7 296 (39.89%) TDD
8 279 (37.60%) Continuous Integration
9 278 (37.47%) JavaScript
10 276 (37.20%) SQL
11 272 (36.66%) QA
12 262 (35.31%) Cucumber
13 243 (32.75%) Java
14 237 (31.94%) Finance
15 223 (30.05%) Jenkins
16 210 (28.30%) NUnit
17 208 (28.03%) WebDriver
18 206 (27.76%) Scrum
19 194 (26.15%) Git (software)
20 163 (21.97%) AngularJS
20 163 (21.97%) SQL Server
21 161 (21.70%) Gherkin
22 160 (21.56%) TeamCity
23 158 (21.29%) Software Testing
24 150 (20.22%) SDET
25 142 (19.14%) JIRA
26 139 (18.73%) MVC
27 136 (18.33%) Test Scripting
28 132 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
29 130 (17.52%) 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 67 (9.03%) Confluence
2 51 (6.87%) IIS
3 19 (2.56%) CMS
4 11 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.08%) NServiceBus
6 7 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.27%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.27%) Kentico
8 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Maya
4 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 132 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (4.04%) SaaS
4 23 (3.10%) NuGet
5 20 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (2.56%) npm
7 16 (2.16%) Serverless
8 14 (1.89%) BlazeMeter
9 13 (1.75%) Azure Functions
9 13 (1.75%) GitHub
10 10 (1.35%) OpenShift
11 8 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.94%) Data Lake Analytics
13 5 (0.67%) BrowserStack
14 4 (0.54%) PaaS
15 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
16 2 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.94%) Internet
2 6 (0.81%) HTTP
3 4 (0.54%) AMQP
4 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.13%) SMS
4 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.13%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.37%) Big Data
4 21 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (2.43%) RDBMS
6 14 (1.89%) Couchbase
7 13 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.62%) Cosmos DB
9 11 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.08%) RavenDB
12 7 (0.94%) Data Lake
12 7 (0.94%) MySQL
13 6 (0.81%) Event Store
13 6 (0.81%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.40%) Redis
15 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 530 (71.43%) Selenium
2 262 (35.31%) Cucumber
3 223 (30.05%) Jenkins
4 210 (28.30%) NUnit
5 208 (28.03%) WebDriver
6 194 (26.15%) Git (software)
7 160 (21.56%) TeamCity
8 142 (19.14%) JIRA
9 123 (16.58%) Visual Studio
10 104 (14.02%) SoapUI
11 94 (12.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 78 (10.51%) JMeter
13 70 (9.43%) Appium
14 60 (8.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 48 (6.47%) HP UFT
16 43 (5.80%) JBehave
17 42 (5.66%) JUnit
17 42 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
18 41 (5.53%) MSTest
19 40 (5.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 237 (31.94%) Finance
2 54 (7.28%) Retail
3 32 (4.31%) Banking
4 29 (3.91%) Games
5 27 (3.64%) Marketing
6 26 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 25 (3.37%) Electronics
7 25 (3.37%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.08%) Law
9 7 (0.94%) Retail Finance
10 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.67%) Advertising
11 5 (0.67%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) Back Office
12 2 (0.27%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 315 (42.45%) Developer
2 159 (21.43%) Tester
3 152 (20.49%) Developer in Test
4 134 (18.06%) Test Engineer
5 131 (17.65%) Automation Tester
6 130 (17.52%) Analyst
7 126 (16.98%) C# Developer
8 123 (16.58%) .NET Developer
9 120 (16.17%) Test Analyst
10 108 (14.56%) Software Developer
11 80 (10.78%) Automation Test Analyst
12 79 (10.65%) Test Automation Engineer
13 77 (10.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 68 (9.16%) QA Engineer
15 64 (8.63%) Test Automation Developer
16 47 (6.33%) C# Software Developer
17 38 (5.12%) Software Engineer
18 37 (4.99%) JavaScript Developer
18 37 (4.99%) QA Tester
18 37 (4.99%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (42.45%) .NET
2 163 (21.97%) AngularJS
3 161 (21.70%) Gherkin
4 130 (17.52%) HTML
5 125 (16.85%) Web Services
6 116 (15.63%) ASP.NET
7 109 (14.69%) CSS
8 104 (14.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 98 (13.21%) .NET Framework
10 88 (11.86%) HTML5
10 88 (11.86%) SOAP
11 87 (11.73%) JSON
12 86 (11.59%) RESTful
13 74 (9.97%) XML
14 73 (9.84%) REST
15 68 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 63 (8.49%) React
17 58 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (6.33%) CSS3
19 37 (4.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.82%) Fintech
2 52 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.60%) User Experience
4 46 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (4.04%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (2.43%) Blog
9 13 (1.75%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.67%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.67%) Xbox
11 4 (0.54%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.54%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.54%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.40%) Derivative
12 3 (0.40%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.40%) PKI
13 2 (0.27%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.27%) Equities
13 2 (0.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (10.65%) Windows
2 23 (3.10%) Android
3 18 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.62%) Unix
5 10 (1.35%) Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (84.64%) Test Automation
2 621 (83.69%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (65.90%) BDD
4 296 (39.89%) TDD
5 279 (37.60%) Continuous Integration
6 206 (27.76%) Scrum
7 158 (21.29%) Software Testing
8 150 (20.22%) SDET
9 139 (18.73%) MVC
10 136 (18.33%) Test Scripting
11 104 (14.02%) Continuous Delivery
12 97 (13.07%) OO
13 93 (12.53%) SDLC
14 89 (11.99%) DevOps
15 88 (11.86%) Non-Functional Testing
16 87 (11.73%) Scenario Testing
17 86 (11.59%) Regression Testing
17 86 (11.59%) User Stories
18 85 (11.46%) API Testing
18 85 (11.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 641 (86.39%) C#
2 278 (37.47%) JavaScript
3 276 (37.20%) SQL
4 243 (32.75%) Java
5 118 (15.90%) PowerShell
6 94 (12.67%) Ruby
7 84 (11.32%) Python
8 43 (5.80%) T-SQL
9 20 (2.70%) TypeScript
10 15 (2.02%) C++
10 15 (2.02%) VB
11 12 (1.62%) C
11 12 (1.62%) Scala
12 8 (1.08%) VBScript
13 7 (0.94%) PHP
13 7 (0.94%) U-SQL
14 5 (0.67%) Java 8
15 4 (0.54%) Go
15 4 (0.54%) Groovy
15 4 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (13.75%) Degree
2 86 (11.59%) ISTQB
3 80 (10.78%) ISEB
4 25 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (36.66%) QA
System Software
1 46 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.04%) Docker
3 5 (0.67%) Firmware
3 5 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (3.50%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.67%) Puppet
3 5 (0.67%) Terraform
4 4 (0.54%) Istio
5 3 (0.40%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.27%) Ansible
6 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 118 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.23%) Xamarin
3 21 (2.83%) Oracle
4 20 (2.70%) SAP
5 18 (2.43%) Google
6 10 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.35%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.08%) WorldPay
8 6 (0.81%) VMware
9 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.54%) Splunk
10 3 (0.40%) Adobe
10 3 (0.40%) HP
11 2 (0.27%) Birst
11 2 (0.27%) New Relic
11 2 (0.27%) RedGate
11 2 (0.27%) Siebel
12 1 (0.13%) CA Agile Central
12 1 (0.13%) Tableau
12 1 (0.13%) Telerik