Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 454 502 555
Rank change year-on-year +48 +53 +18
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 820 877 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.44% 2.85% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 666 768 712
England median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,350 £33,075
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £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 23,845 30,769 33,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.88% 20.03% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19,098 25,099 27,785
England median annual salary £52,963 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.93% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 +4 293 £62,500 -3.85% 20
South East +104 254 £50,000 +5.26% 23
North of England +62 145 £42,250 -5.06% 30
Yorkshire +35 86 £45,000 - 16
South West +28 75 £45,000 -7.69% 4
North West +53 55 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Midlands -6 34 £32,500 -30.85% 7
East of England +28 18 £43,000 -4.44%
West Midlands -7 18 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East Midlands +4 16 £32,000 -26.44% 2
North East - 4 £32,500 - 1
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 694 (84.63%) C#
2 654 (79.76%) Test Automation
3 586 (71.46%) Selenium
4 574 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 338 (41.22%) BDD
6 311 (37.93%) QA
7 301 (36.71%) .NET
8 298 (36.34%) SQL
9 251 (30.61%) Java
10 240 (29.27%) Scrum
11 233 (28.41%) TDD
12 222 (27.07%) Continuous Integration
13 221 (26.95%) WebDriver
14 214 (26.10%) Finance
15 205 (25.00%) Cucumber
16 194 (23.66%) SQL Server
17 191 (23.29%) Azure
18 169 (20.61%) Software Testing
19 166 (20.24%) JavaScript
19 166 (20.24%) Jenkins
20 158 (19.27%) DevOps
21 156 (19.02%) NUnit
22 152 (18.54%) Web Services
23 150 (18.29%) Microsoft
24 149 (18.17%) REST
25 148 (18.05%) Git (software)
26 147 (17.93%) JIRA
27 135 (16.46%) Test Scripting
28 132 (16.10%) MVC
28 132 (16.10%) API Testing

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 64 (7.80%) Confluence
2 42 (5.12%) IIS
3 9 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.73%) NServiceBus
6 5 (0.61%) CMS
7 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.37%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.37%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 25 (3.05%) MS Visio
2 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.98%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.24%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 13 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Endur
3 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 191 (23.29%) Azure
2 70 (8.54%) AWS
3 41 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (3.29%) GCP
4 27 (3.29%) SaaS
5 19 (2.32%) Power Platform
6 16 (1.95%) PaaS
7 13 (1.59%) Serverless
8 10 (1.22%) BrowserStack
9 8 (0.98%) GitHub
10 7 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.73%) CloudBees
11 6 (0.73%) npm
11 6 (0.73%) NuGet
12 4 (0.49%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.37%) Lucidchart
13 3 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.61%) DNS
1 5 (0.61%) MPLS
1 5 (0.61%) SNMP
2 3 (0.37%) Internet
3 2 (0.24%) PBX
4 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.12%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.71%) NoSQL
3 35 (4.27%) MySQL
3 35 (4.27%) Redis
4 22 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 20 (2.44%) Couchbase
5 20 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (2.32%) Power BI
6 19 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.73%) Hazelcast
10 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.61%) Big Data
11 5 (0.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 586 (71.46%) Selenium
2 221 (26.95%) WebDriver
3 205 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 166 (20.24%) Jenkins
5 156 (19.02%) NUnit
6 148 (18.05%) Git (software)
7 147 (17.93%) JIRA
8 104 (12.68%) TeamCity
9 87 (10.61%) SoapUI
10 81 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 77 (9.39%) Visual Studio
12 74 (9.02%) Octopus Deploy
13 67 (8.17%) Visual Studio Team System
14 52 (6.34%) JMeter
15 45 (5.49%) JUnit
16 36 (4.39%) Hudson
17 34 (4.15%) MSTest
18 31 (3.78%) Bitbucket Server
18 31 (3.78%) FitNesse
19 26 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 214 (26.10%) Finance
2 58 (7.07%) Retail
3 32 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 31 (3.78%) Games
5 26 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.05%) Marketing
7 17 (2.07%) Public Sector
8 14 (1.71%) Electronics
9 10 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.22%) Legal
10 9 (1.10%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.10%) Banking
11 7 (0.85%) Law
12 6 (0.73%) Front Office
12 6 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.61%) Advertising
14 4 (0.49%) Back Office
15 2 (0.24%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 218 (26.59%) Developer
2 156 (19.02%) Analyst
3 129 (15.73%) Tester
4 118 (14.39%) Test Engineer
5 108 (13.17%) QA Engineer
6 102 (12.44%) Automation Tester
7 100 (12.20%) Test Analyst
8 84 (10.24%) C# Developer
9 80 (9.76%) Software Developer
10 75 (9.15%) Automation Test Analyst
11 74 (9.02%) Developer in Test
12 64 (7.80%) .NET Developer
13 63 (7.68%) Test Automation Engineer
14 47 (5.73%) Software Test Engineer
15 42 (5.12%) QA Analyst
16 41 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
16 41 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
17 40 (4.88%) Software Engineer
18 36 (4.39%) Senior Developer
19 32 (3.90%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (36.71%) .NET
2 152 (18.54%) Web Services
3 149 (18.17%) REST
4 121 (14.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 118 (14.39%) XML
6 117 (14.27%) HTML
7 112 (13.66%) Gherkin
8 108 (13.17%) ASP.NET
9 104 (12.68%) SOAP
10 86 (10.49%) AngularJS
11 81 (9.88%) .NET Framework
11 81 (9.88%) CSS
12 65 (7.93%) RESTful
13 64 (7.80%) JSON
14 60 (7.32%) .NET Core
15 50 (6.10%) React
16 42 (5.12%) WCF
17 40 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 38 (4.63%) HTML5
19 37 (4.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.34%) Mobile App
2 36 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.80%) User Experience
5 20 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 16 (1.95%) PMI
8 15 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.46%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.85%) Derivative
10 7 (0.85%) Life Science
11 6 (0.73%) Blog
11 6 (0.73%) e-Learning
11 6 (0.73%) PlayStation
11 6 (0.73%) Wiki
12 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.49%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.37%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.17%) Windows
2 22 (2.68%) Unix
3 18 (2.20%) Linux
4 11 (1.34%) Android
5 10 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (79.76%) Test Automation
2 574 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (41.22%) BDD
4 240 (29.27%) Scrum
5 233 (28.41%) TDD
6 222 (27.07%) Continuous Integration
7 169 (20.61%) Software Testing
8 158 (19.27%) DevOps
9 135 (16.46%) Test Scripting
10 132 (16.10%) API Testing
10 132 (16.10%) MVC
11 128 (15.61%) Manual Testing
12 116 (14.15%) SDLC
13 102 (12.44%) Unit Testing
14 88 (10.73%) SDET
15 86 (10.49%) Integration Testing
16 85 (10.37%) Performance Testing
17 80 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
18 77 (9.39%) User Stories
19 74 (9.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 694 (84.63%) C#
2 298 (36.34%) SQL
3 251 (30.61%) Java
4 166 (20.24%) JavaScript
5 68 (8.29%) Python
6 46 (5.61%) T-SQL
7 45 (5.49%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.05%) PL/SQL
8 25 (3.05%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.20%) C++
10 17 (2.07%) TypeScript
11 14 (1.71%) Go
11 14 (1.71%) Ruby
12 12 (1.46%) Groovy
13 8 (0.98%) C
14 6 (0.73%) Perl
15 5 (0.61%) VBA
16 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.37%) PHP
17 1 (0.12%) F#
Qualifications
1 98 (11.95%) Degree
2 89 (10.85%) ISTQB
3 78 (9.51%) ISEB
4 35 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.95%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.37%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (37.93%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (5.37%) Docker
2 32 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.73%) GridGain
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.32%) Automic
3 16 (1.95%) Puppet
4 10 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.73%) HP ALM
5 6 (0.73%) Kibana
5 6 (0.73%) Rancher
5 6 (0.73%) Terraform
6 4 (0.49%) Ansible
7 1 (0.12%) rkt
Vendors
1 150 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.00%) SAP
3 37 (4.51%) Oracle
4 31 (3.78%) Google
5 28 (3.41%) Atlassian
6 26 (3.17%) Xamarin
7 25 (3.05%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 19 (2.32%) Cadence
8 19 (2.32%) FactSet
9 14 (1.71%) WorldPay
10 12 (1.46%) Apple
11 11 (1.34%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.22%) HP
12 10 (1.22%) IBM
13 8 (0.98%) hybris
14 6 (0.73%) Charles River
14 6 (0.73%) New Relic
15 5 (0.61%) Splunk
16 2 (0.24%) Tableau
17 1 (0.12%) Samsung