Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 541 548
Rank change year-on-year +64 +7 +65
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 890 812 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.89% 2.40% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 778 730 750
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,750 £33,650
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 30,781 33,838 32,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.06% 20.56% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25,132 27,778 28,773
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +113 411 £65,000 +8.33% 38
South East +92 167 £47,500 +18.75% 18
North of England +10 109 £45,000 - 17
Midlands -10 82 £47,250 -0.53% 15
South West -2 65 £48,750 +10.80% 11
Yorkshire +21 61 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East of England -33 56 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West +8 48 £42,750 -5.00% 10
East Midlands -5 42 £43,500 -17.14% 4
West Midlands -6 40 £50,000 +5.26% 11
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 763 (85.73%) C#
2 747 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
3 736 (82.70%) Test Automation
4 668 (75.06%) Selenium
5 580 (65.17%) BDD
6 370 (41.57%) .NET
7 346 (38.88%) QA
8 342 (38.43%) TDD
9 323 (36.29%) Cucumber
10 319 (35.84%) Continuous Integration
11 308 (34.61%) SQL
12 305 (34.27%) JavaScript
13 304 (34.16%) Java
14 291 (32.70%) Finance
15 275 (30.90%) Scrum
16 269 (30.22%) WebDriver
17 231 (25.96%) NUnit
18 220 (24.72%) Jenkins
19 213 (23.93%) Git (software)
20 206 (23.15%) Gherkin
21 189 (21.24%) AngularJS
22 176 (19.78%) SQL Server
23 175 (19.66%) SDET
24 173 (19.44%) MVC
25 160 (17.98%) TeamCity
26 155 (17.42%) ASP.NET
27 152 (17.08%) Software Testing
28 151 (16.97%) Web Services
29 150 (16.85%) Test Scripting
30 147 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure

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 75 (8.43%) Confluence
2 44 (4.94%) IIS
3 17 (1.91%) CMS
4 13 (1.46%) NServiceBus
5 10 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.67%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.67%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.11%) Kentico
9 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.34%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.22%) Mingle
4 1 (0.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.22%) Endur
2 2 (0.22%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 147 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (3.82%) SaaS
4 21 (2.36%) NuGet
5 19 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (2.02%) npm
7 16 (1.80%) BlazeMeter
7 16 (1.80%) Serverless
8 14 (1.57%) Azure Functions
9 9 (1.01%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
11 6 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (0.67%) BrowserStack
11 6 (0.67%) GitHub
11 6 (0.67%) Sauce Labs
12 5 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.56%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.56%) PaaS
13 3 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.35%) Internet
2 11 (1.24%) HTTP
3 9 (1.01%) AMQP
4 5 (0.56%) SMS
5 2 (0.22%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.22%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.11%) Broadband
6 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.11%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.03%) Big Data
3 24 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.46%) Couchbase
8 12 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
8 12 (1.35%) RavenDB
8 12 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.24%) Event Store
10 10 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.79%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.79%) MySQL
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 668 (75.06%) Selenium
2 323 (36.29%) Cucumber
3 269 (30.22%) WebDriver
4 231 (25.96%) NUnit
5 220 (24.72%) Jenkins
6 213 (23.93%) Git (software)
7 160 (17.98%) TeamCity
8 141 (15.84%) JIRA
9 128 (14.38%) Visual Studio
10 123 (13.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 108 (12.13%) SoapUI
12 101 (11.35%) JMeter
13 79 (8.88%) Appium
14 61 (6.85%) Jasmine
15 58 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 58 (6.52%) HP UFT
16 54 (6.07%) JUnit
17 52 (5.84%) JBehave
18 44 (4.94%) Visual Studio Team System
19 43 (4.83%) Maven
General
1 291 (32.70%) Finance
2 76 (8.54%) Retail
3 39 (4.38%) Banking
4 36 (4.04%) Games
5 29 (3.26%) Electronics
5 29 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 29 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.70%) Marketing
7 15 (1.69%) Law
8 8 (0.90%) Front Office
9 7 (0.79%) Polish Language
9 7 (0.79%) Retail Finance
10 6 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.45%) Advertising
12 4 (0.45%) Publishing
13 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.22%) Back Office
13 2 (0.22%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 368 (41.35%) Developer
2 180 (20.22%) Tester
3 169 (18.99%) Developer in Test
4 157 (17.64%) Test Engineer
5 151 (16.97%) Automation Tester
6 141 (15.84%) Analyst
7 140 (15.73%) C# Developer
8 136 (15.28%) .NET Developer
9 134 (15.06%) Software Developer
10 123 (13.82%) Test Analyst
11 97 (10.90%) Test Automation Engineer
12 90 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 88 (9.89%) Automation Test Analyst
14 87 (9.78%) QA Engineer
15 69 (7.75%) Test Automation Developer
16 56 (6.29%) Software Engineer
17 52 (5.84%) QA Automation Engineer
17 52 (5.84%) QA Tester
18 48 (5.39%) C# Software Developer
19 47 (5.28%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (41.57%) .NET
2 206 (23.15%) Gherkin
3 189 (21.24%) AngularJS
4 155 (17.42%) ASP.NET
5 151 (16.97%) Web Services
6 136 (15.28%) HTML
7 124 (13.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 122 (13.71%) CSS
9 111 (12.47%) .NET Framework
10 94 (10.56%) SOAP
11 91 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 90 (10.11%) JSON
12 90 (10.11%) REST
13 89 (10.00%) HTML5
14 86 (9.66%) RESTful
15 76 (8.54%) React
16 75 (8.43%) XML
17 72 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 56 (6.29%) jQuery
19 52 (5.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.78%) Fintech
2 82 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.84%) User Experience
5 38 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (2.13%) Blog
10 16 (1.80%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.01%) Derivative
11 9 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.67%) Equities
12 6 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.56%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.56%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.56%) Xbox
14 4 (0.45%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.45%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.31%) Windows
2 32 (3.60%) Android
3 27 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.69%) Unix
5 6 (0.67%) Linux
6 4 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 736 (82.70%) Test Automation
3 580 (65.17%) BDD
4 342 (38.43%) TDD
5 319 (35.84%) Continuous Integration
6 275 (30.90%) Scrum
7 175 (19.66%) SDET
8 173 (19.44%) MVC
9 152 (17.08%) Software Testing
10 150 (16.85%) Test Scripting
11 121 (13.60%) Continuous Delivery
12 107 (12.02%) Software Engineering
13 105 (11.80%) DevOps
14 102 (11.46%) SDLC
15 100 (11.24%) OO
16 96 (10.79%) Regression Testing
17 92 (10.34%) API Testing
17 92 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
17 92 (10.34%) Microservices
17 92 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 763 (85.73%) C#
2 308 (34.61%) SQL
3 305 (34.27%) JavaScript
4 304 (34.16%) Java
5 107 (12.02%) Ruby
6 100 (11.24%) PowerShell
7 97 (10.90%) Python
8 45 (5.06%) T-SQL
9 16 (1.80%) C
9 16 (1.80%) TypeScript
10 15 (1.69%) Scala
11 11 (1.24%) VB
12 10 (1.12%) Java 8
13 9 (1.01%) C++
13 9 (1.01%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.67%) Groovy
14 6 (0.67%) PHP
14 6 (0.67%) U-SQL
15 4 (0.45%) Go
15 4 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (9.66%) ISTQB
2 84 (9.44%) Degree
3 75 (8.43%) ISEB
4 18 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.45%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.11%) CEH
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.11%) PhD
10 1 (0.11%) SANS
10 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (38.88%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) WCAG
3 1 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.16%) Docker
3 7 (0.79%) Firmware
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (2.81%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.24%) Terraform
4 5 (0.56%) Ansible
5 4 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (0.45%) Istio
6 3 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.22%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 117 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.37%) Xamarin
3 23 (2.58%) SAP
4 21 (2.36%) Google
5 16 (1.80%) Oracle
6 11 (1.24%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.56%) Birst
8 5 (0.56%) Splunk
9 4 (0.45%) New Relic
9 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.34%) Siebel
10 3 (0.34%) VMware
11 2 (0.22%) Apple
11 2 (0.22%) Calypso
11 2 (0.22%) Charles River
11 2 (0.22%) FXall
11 2 (0.22%) HP
11 2 (0.22%) SimCorp
11 2 (0.22%) Telerik