Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 539 516 647
Rank change year-on-year -23 +131 +17
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 821 831 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% 2.62% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 700 741 645
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +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 33,586 31,765 34,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.89% 19.95% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27,440 26,933 29,696
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -19 343 £65,000 +4.00% 48
South East +43 155 £45,000 -5.26% 24
North of England +19 109 £45,000 - 19
Yorkshire +64 80 £45,000 +15.38% 9
East of England -29 78 £48,750 -2.50% 13
Midlands +3 70 £45,000 -5.26% 15
South West -59 67 £45,000 +20.00% 7
West Midlands +15 52 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North West +2 27 £42,500 -5.56% 9
East Midlands -8 18 £42,500 -15.00% 9
North East -16 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 690 (84.04%) C#
2 673 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
3 654 (79.66%) Test Automation
4 651 (79.29%) Selenium
5 447 (54.45%) BDD
6 387 (47.14%) .NET
7 326 (39.71%) QA
8 321 (39.10%) TDD
9 281 (34.23%) Cucumber
10 270 (32.89%) Scrum
11 260 (31.67%) Finance
12 259 (31.55%) Java
13 231 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
14 227 (27.65%) SQL
15 226 (27.53%) WebDriver
16 218 (26.55%) JavaScript
17 216 (26.31%) NUnit
18 187 (22.78%) ASP.NET
19 185 (22.53%) AngularJS
20 180 (21.92%) SQL Server
21 178 (21.68%) Gherkin
22 172 (20.95%) MVC
23 169 (20.58%) Web Services
24 148 (18.03%) Jenkins
25 147 (17.90%) HTML
26 146 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
27 142 (17.30%) Team Foundation Server
28 127 (15.47%) SDET
29 120 (14.62%) ASP.NET MVC
30 119 (14.49%) 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 47 (5.72%) Confluence
2 23 (2.80%) IIS
3 16 (1.95%) NServiceBus
4 8 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.97%) CMS
5 4 (0.49%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
2 5 (0.61%) Front Arena
2 5 (0.61%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 79 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.90%) SaaS
4 29 (3.53%) BlazeMeter
5 23 (2.80%) Sauce Labs
6 15 (1.83%) GitHub
7 9 (1.10%) BrowserStack
7 9 (1.10%) NuGet
8 7 (0.85%) npm
9 6 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.73%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.37%) PaaS
11 3 (0.37%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.24%) IaaS
13 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.12%) Serverless
13 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.10%) Internet
2 7 (0.85%) LAN
2 7 (0.85%) WAN
2 7 (0.85%) Wireless
3 6 (0.73%) AMQP
4 5 (0.61%) HTTP
5 4 (0.49%) Network Security
6 3 (0.37%) Intranet
6 3 (0.37%) MQTT
7 2 (0.24%) Broadband
7 2 (0.24%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.24%) SMS
7 2 (0.24%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.41%) Big Data
3 27 (3.29%) MongoDB
3 27 (3.29%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.34%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.10%) Event Store
6 9 (1.10%) RavenDB
7 7 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.49%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.37%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.37%) MySQL
10 3 (0.37%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 651 (79.29%) Selenium
2 281 (34.23%) Cucumber
3 226 (27.53%) WebDriver
4 216 (26.31%) NUnit
5 148 (18.03%) Jenkins
6 142 (17.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 119 (14.49%) Git (software)
8 114 (13.89%) TeamCity
9 113 (13.76%) Visual Studio
10 88 (10.72%) JIRA
11 87 (10.60%) JMeter
12 64 (7.80%) Jasmine
13 59 (7.19%) SoapUI
14 49 (5.97%) JUnit
15 40 (4.87%) Octopus Deploy
15 40 (4.87%) ReSharper
16 34 (4.14%) Appium
17 30 (3.65%) Protractor
18 29 (3.53%) HP UFT
18 29 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 260 (31.67%) Finance
2 91 (11.08%) Retail
3 38 (4.63%) Games
4 34 (4.14%) Law
5 22 (2.68%) Front Office
6 18 (2.19%) Marketing
7 16 (1.95%) Advertising
7 16 (1.95%) Banking
8 11 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.10%) Back Office
10 6 (0.73%) Electronics
10 6 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.61%) Automotive
11 5 (0.61%) Polish Language
12 4 (0.49%) Billing
12 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.49%) Legal
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 298 (36.30%) Developer
2 137 (16.69%) Analyst
3 136 (16.57%) Software Developer
4 125 (15.23%) Tester
5 105 (12.79%) .NET Developer
6 103 (12.55%) Developer in Test
6 103 (12.55%) Test Engineer
7 101 (12.30%) C# Developer
8 98 (11.94%) Test Analyst
9 92 (11.21%) Automation Tester
10 83 (10.11%) QA Engineer
11 63 (7.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 60 (7.31%) Automation Test Analyst
13 59 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 50 (6.09%) Senior Developer
15 49 (5.97%) QA Analyst
15 49 (5.97%) Senior Tester
16 45 (5.48%) Software Engineer
17 42 (5.12%) C# Software Developer
18 38 (4.63%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (47.14%) .NET
2 187 (22.78%) ASP.NET
3 185 (22.53%) AngularJS
4 178 (21.68%) Gherkin
5 169 (20.58%) Web Services
6 147 (17.90%) HTML
7 146 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 120 (14.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 117 (14.25%) CSS
10 99 (12.06%) RESTful
11 96 (11.69%) React
12 91 (11.08%) .NET Framework
13 86 (10.48%) WCF
14 83 (10.11%) jQuery
14 83 (10.11%) REST
15 79 (9.62%) HTML5
16 71 (8.65%) KnockoutJS
17 70 (8.53%) JSON
18 64 (7.80%) SOAP
19 63 (7.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 99 (12.06%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.46%) User Experience
4 47 (5.72%) Fintech
5 30 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (3.05%) Xbox
7 23 (2.80%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.07%) Hedge funds
10 15 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.46%) NHS
12 11 (1.34%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.34%) EPoS
13 10 (1.22%) Derivative
14 9 (1.10%) Equities
15 6 (0.73%) Blog
15 6 (0.73%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.73%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.61%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 75 (9.14%) Windows
2 35 (4.26%) Android
3 33 (4.02%) Apple iOS
4 24 (2.92%) Linux
5 16 (1.95%) Nucleus RTOS
5 16 (1.95%) Windows Phone
6 8 (0.97%) Unix
7 7 (0.85%) VMS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (79.66%) Test Automation
3 447 (54.45%) BDD
4 321 (39.10%) TDD
5 270 (32.89%) Scrum
6 231 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
7 172 (20.95%) MVC
8 127 (15.47%) SDET
9 108 (13.15%) DevOps
10 104 (12.67%) Test Scripting
11 92 (11.21%) Software Engineering
12 91 (11.08%) Software Testing
13 89 (10.84%) API Testing
13 89 (10.84%) SDLC
14 85 (10.35%) Problem-Solving
15 82 (9.99%) Functional Testing
16 80 (9.74%) Microservices
17 79 (9.62%) Pair Programming
18 78 (9.50%) Manual Testing
19 75 (9.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 690 (84.04%) C#
2 259 (31.55%) Java
3 227 (27.65%) SQL
4 218 (26.55%) JavaScript
5 77 (9.38%) Python
6 69 (8.40%) Ruby
7 40 (4.87%) PowerShell
8 24 (2.92%) C++
9 23 (2.80%) C
10 20 (2.44%) TypeScript
11 14 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.58%) R
12 13 (1.58%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.34%) PHP
14 9 (1.10%) VB
14 9 (1.10%) VBA
15 7 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.73%) Java 8
17 5 (0.61%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (7.92%) Degree
1 65 (7.92%) ISEB
2 52 (6.33%) ISTQB
3 15 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.73%) SANS
6 2 (0.24%) CEH
6 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.12%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.12%) GPEN
7 1 (0.12%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.12%) PhD
7 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (39.71%) QA
2 6 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.37%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 32 (3.90%) Docker
2 16 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (2.07%) Terraform
2 7 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.49%) Puppet
5 3 (0.37%) Ansible
5 3 (0.37%) HockeyApp
6 2 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.24%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.12%) Graphite
7 1 (0.12%) Graylog
Vendors
1 111 (13.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (2.56%) Xamarin
3 20 (2.44%) Oracle
4 12 (1.46%) Capita
5 8 (0.97%) Google
5 8 (0.97%) Sitecore
6 7 (0.85%) HP
6 7 (0.85%) New Relic
7 6 (0.73%) Cadence
7 6 (0.73%) Charles River
8 5 (0.61%) Calypso
8 5 (0.61%) FXall
8 5 (0.61%) SAP
8 5 (0.61%) SimCorp
9 4 (0.49%) Brocade
9 4 (0.49%) Cisco
9 4 (0.49%) Juniper
9 4 (0.49%) VMware
10 3 (0.37%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.37%) Telerik