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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 532 502 414
Rank change year-on-year -30 -88 +82
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 837 499 491
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.53% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 2.52% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 696 397 451
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.27% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 33,340 19,830 14,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.20% 20.91% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14,284 13,365 11,639
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,297 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.03% +0.54% +7.84%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in England

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SpecFlow in England.

Salary trend for SpecFlow in England

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SpecFlow in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -60 466 £70,000 +16.67% 22
South East +4 243 £55,000 +4.76% 10
North of England -68 63 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Yorkshire -39 44 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South West -52 32 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Midlands -73 20 £65,000 +23.81% 3
East Midlands -32 13 £65,000 +23.81% 1
North West -77 13 £45,000 - 3
East of England -99 8 £55,750 -7.08% 2
West Midlands -76 7 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North East - 6 £53,750 - 1
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 732 (87.46%) C#
2 690 (82.44%) Test Automation
3 594 (70.97%) Selenium
4 549 (65.59%) Agile
5 448 (53.52%) QA
6 387 (46.24%) .NET
7 351 (41.94%) BDD
8 339 (40.50%) Azure
9 308 (36.80%) Finance
10 300 (35.84%) SQL
11 282 (33.69%) DevOps
12 269 (32.14%) Cucumber
13 264 (31.54%) Software Testing
14 244 (29.15%) REST
14 244 (29.15%) Postman
15 238 (28.43%) CI/CD
16 208 (24.85%) TDD
16 208 (24.85%) API Testing
17 202 (24.13%) SDLC
17 202 (24.13%) Scrum
18 199 (23.78%) JavaScript
19 187 (22.34%) Java
19 187 (22.34%) Gherkin
20 186 (22.22%) Test Strategy
21 182 (21.74%) NUnit
22 172 (20.55%) Azure DevOps
23 169 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
24 161 (19.24%) SQL Server
25 160 (19.12%) Jenkins
26 149 (17.80%) Git (software)

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 51 (6.09%) Confluence
2 38 (4.54%) IIS
3 35 (4.18%) Jetty
4 12 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.48%) Camunda
6 3 (0.36%) Mule
6 3 (0.36%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.24%) CMS
7 2 (0.24%) Drupal
7 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.24%) WordPress
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 339 (40.50%) Azure
2 172 (20.55%) Azure DevOps
3 63 (7.53%) AWS
4 60 (7.17%) SaaS
5 49 (5.85%) BrowserStack
6 41 (4.90%) Sauce Labs
7 35 (4.18%) OpenShift
8 27 (3.23%) GitHub
9 19 (2.27%) Azure Service Bus
9 19 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
9 19 (2.27%) Slack
10 15 (1.79%) GCP
11 12 (1.43%) Azure Service Fabric
12 11 (1.31%) Azure Storage
13 10 (1.19%) NuGet
13 10 (1.19%) PaaS
13 10 (1.19%) Serverless
13 10 (1.19%) Tricentis Tosca
14 9 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (0.84%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.26%) HTTP
2 17 (2.03%) WebEx
3 4 (0.48%) FTP
3 4 (0.48%) PuTTY
3 4 (0.48%) SMTP
3 4 (0.48%) SSH
4 2 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.78%) Redis
3 35 (4.18%) Hazelcast
4 32 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.11%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.55%) MySQL
7 12 (1.43%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.96%) Data Lake
10 8 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.84%) Big Data
12 5 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (0.48%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.36%) Power BI
14 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 594 (70.97%) Selenium
2 269 (32.14%) Cucumber
3 244 (29.15%) Postman
4 182 (21.74%) NUnit
5 160 (19.12%) Jenkins
6 149 (17.80%) Git (software)
7 133 (15.89%) TeamCity
8 109 (13.02%) Visual Studio
9 92 (10.99%) JUnit
10 89 (10.63%) WebDriver
11 87 (10.39%) JIRA
12 78 (9.32%) JMeter
13 66 (7.89%) Cypress.io
14 50 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 47 (5.62%) SoapUI
16 46 (5.50%) Appium
16 46 (5.50%) Moq
17 40 (4.78%) Jasmine
18 37 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
19 34 (4.06%) Gatling
General
1 308 (36.80%) Finance
2 131 (15.65%) Social Skills
3 34 (4.06%) Retail
4 29 (3.46%) Manufacturing
4 29 (3.46%) Tech for Good
5 23 (2.75%) Public Sector
6 22 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (2.51%) Local Government
8 20 (2.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 17 (2.03%) Banking
10 13 (1.55%) Marketing
11 12 (1.43%) Legal
11 12 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
12 11 (1.31%) Advertising
13 8 (0.96%) Games
14 7 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
15 3 (0.36%) Law
16 2 (0.24%) Front Office
16 2 (0.24%) Retail Finance
17 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 236 (28.20%) QA Engineer
2 224 (26.76%) Test Engineer
3 119 (14.22%) Automation Engineer
4 115 (13.74%) Developer
5 105 (12.54%) QA Automation Engineer
6 76 (9.08%) Test Automation Engineer
7 70 (8.36%) Analyst
8 57 (6.81%) Senior QA Engineer
9 56 (6.69%) Software Test Engineer
9 56 (6.69%) Test Analyst
10 49 (5.85%) Developer in Test
11 47 (5.62%) Software Developer
12 45 (5.38%) Senior Test Engineer
13 40 (4.78%) Software Engineer
14 39 (4.66%) Tester
15 37 (4.42%) C# Developer
16 33 (3.94%) QA Leader
17 28 (3.35%) Development Engineer
17 28 (3.35%) Software Development Engineer
17 28 (3.35%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (46.24%) .NET
2 244 (29.15%) REST
3 187 (22.34%) Gherkin
4 99 (11.83%) ASP.NET
5 94 (11.23%) JSON
6 93 (11.11%) .NET Core
7 91 (10.87%) AngularJS
8 76 (9.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 68 (8.12%) XML
10 52 (6.21%) SOAP
11 51 (6.09%) .NET Framework
12 48 (5.73%) RESTful
13 46 (5.50%) HTML
13 46 (5.50%) React
14 45 (5.38%) Swagger
15 44 (5.26%) Web Services
16 43 (5.14%) Kafka
17 42 (5.02%) Entity Framework
18 38 (4.54%) ActiveMQ
19 35 (4.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.66%) Equities
2 35 (4.18%) Fixed Income
3 30 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.75%) Cloud Native
4 23 (2.75%) User Experience
5 22 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (1.91%) PlayStation
7 8 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.72%) PropTech
10 5 (0.60%) Sports Betting
11 3 (0.36%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.36%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.36%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.24%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.12%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 46 (5.50%) Windows
2 39 (4.66%) Linux
3 8 (0.96%) Unix
4 5 (0.60%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.24%) Android
6 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (82.44%) Test Automation
2 549 (65.59%) Agile
3 351 (41.94%) BDD
4 282 (33.69%) DevOps
5 264 (31.54%) Software Testing
6 238 (28.43%) CI/CD
7 208 (24.85%) API Testing
7 208 (24.85%) TDD
8 202 (24.13%) Scrum
8 202 (24.13%) SDLC
9 186 (22.22%) Test Strategy
10 169 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
11 132 (15.77%) SDET
12 121 (14.46%) Manual Testing
13 119 (14.22%) Fintech
14 78 (9.32%) Scenario Testing
15 75 (8.96%) Test Scripting
16 74 (8.84%) Software Engineering
17 73 (8.72%) Mentoring
18 72 (8.60%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 732 (87.46%) C#
2 300 (35.84%) SQL
3 199 (23.78%) JavaScript
4 187 (22.34%) Java
5 132 (15.77%) Python
6 106 (12.66%) PowerShell
7 77 (9.20%) TypeScript
8 35 (4.18%) Kotlin
8 35 (4.18%) Scala
8 35 (4.18%) Shell Script
9 27 (3.23%) Bash
10 22 (2.63%) Go
11 20 (2.39%) Ruby
11 20 (2.39%) T-SQL
12 18 (2.15%) VB.NET
13 15 (1.79%) Groovy
14 10 (1.19%) C
15 9 (1.08%) XPath
16 5 (0.60%) PHP
16 5 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (12.78%) Degree
2 52 (6.21%) ISTQB
3 30 (3.58%) ISEB
4 17 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (1.55%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 448 (53.52%) QA
2 21 (2.51%) GRC
3 14 (1.67%) Accessibility
4 5 (0.60%) GDPR
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 125 (14.93%) Docker
2 27 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 87 (10.39%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.75%) Terraform
3 13 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (0.84%) MIIS
5 5 (0.60%) Grafana
5 5 (0.60%) Graphite
5 5 (0.60%) Graylog
5 5 (0.60%) Opsgenie
6 4 (0.48%) Ansible
7 3 (0.36%) Puppet
8 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 118 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 68 (8.12%) Oracle
3 12 (1.43%) Atlassian
4 11 (1.31%) Databricks
5 8 (0.96%) Google
5 8 (0.96%) Hitachi
6 7 (0.84%) New Relic
7 6 (0.72%) ServiceNow
7 6 (0.72%) Splunk
8 4 (0.48%) LexisNexis
9 3 (0.36%) PayPal
9 3 (0.36%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.24%) Cadence
10 2 (0.24%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.12%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.12%) HP
11 1 (0.12%) IBM
11 1 (0.12%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.12%) SAP