Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 519 605
Rank change year-on-year +27 +86 +44
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 929 873 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% 2.54% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 812 794 696
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,875 £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 32,468 34,339 33,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.49% 20.64% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26,529 28,408 29,718
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 £79,050 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +72 401 £65,000 +4.00% 57
South East +53 167 £47,500 +7.95% 23
North of England +43 124 £45,000 - 23
Midlands +8 98 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Yorkshire +50 81 £45,000 +9.76% 11
East of England -25 73 £45,000 -10.00% 4
South West -44 67 £47,029 +17.57% 12
West Midlands +17 62 £45,000 -5.26% 8
North West +18 43 £42,500 -5.56% 11
East Midlands +15 36 £43,000 -14.00% 5
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 783 (84.28%) Agile Software Development
2 767 (82.56%) C#
3 739 (79.55%) Test Automation
4 730 (78.58%) Selenium
5 551 (59.31%) BDD
6 396 (42.63%) .NET
7 368 (39.61%) TDD
8 352 (37.89%) QA
9 335 (36.06%) Cucumber
10 332 (35.74%) Scrum
11 312 (33.58%) Continuous Integration
12 308 (33.15%) Finance
13 301 (32.40%) Java
14 288 (31.00%) SQL
15 279 (30.03%) JavaScript
16 266 (28.63%) WebDriver
17 240 (25.83%) NUnit
18 212 (22.82%) AngularJS
19 206 (22.17%) Gherkin
20 198 (21.31%) Web Services
21 191 (20.56%) ASP.NET
22 188 (20.24%) SQL Server
23 186 (20.02%) MVC
24 182 (19.59%) SDET
25 174 (18.73%) Jenkins
26 170 (18.30%) Git (software)
27 151 (16.25%) TeamCity
28 150 (16.15%) Team Foundation Server
28 150 (16.15%) ASP.NET Web API
29 144 (15.50%) 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 68 (7.32%) Confluence
2 30 (3.23%) IIS
3 23 (2.48%) NServiceBus
4 7 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.54%) CMS
5 5 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.22%) Mingle
4 1 (0.11%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.54%) Eagle PACE
2 5 (0.54%) Front Arena
2 5 (0.54%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.22%) Endur
4 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 132 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (3.66%) SaaS
4 20 (2.15%) BlazeMeter
5 14 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.29%) Sauce Labs
7 10 (1.08%) NuGet
8 9 (0.97%) BrowserStack
8 9 (0.97%) GitHub
9 7 (0.75%) Azure Functions
9 7 (0.75%) npm
9 7 (0.75%) Serverless
10 6 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.32%) PaaS
13 2 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.29%) Internet
2 11 (1.18%) AMQP
3 10 (1.08%) HTTP
4 6 (0.65%) LAN
4 6 (0.65%) WAN
4 6 (0.65%) Wireless
5 5 (0.54%) SMS
6 2 (0.22%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.22%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) Broadband
7 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.37%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.05%) Big Data
3 19 (2.05%) MongoDB
3 19 (2.05%) NoSQL
4 17 (1.83%) RavenDB
5 16 (1.72%) Event Store
6 12 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.86%) Couchbase
8 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (0.65%) Amazon QuickSight
9 6 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (0.65%) Hazelcast
9 6 (0.65%) MySQL
9 6 (0.65%) Pentaho
10 5 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 730 (78.58%) Selenium
2 335 (36.06%) Cucumber
3 266 (28.63%) WebDriver
4 240 (25.83%) NUnit
5 174 (18.73%) Jenkins
6 170 (18.30%) Git (software)
7 151 (16.25%) TeamCity
8 150 (16.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 142 (15.29%) Visual Studio
10 124 (13.35%) JIRA
11 104 (11.19%) JMeter
12 94 (10.12%) SoapUI
13 76 (8.18%) Jasmine
14 68 (7.32%) JUnit
15 59 (6.35%) Appium
16 43 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 40 (4.31%) MSTest
17 40 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
17 40 (4.31%) Visual Studio Team System
18 36 (3.88%) JBehave
General
1 308 (33.15%) Finance
2 101 (10.87%) Retail
3 48 (5.17%) Games
4 37 (3.98%) Banking
5 35 (3.77%) Law
6 26 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.69%) Electronics
7 25 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 25 (2.69%) Marketing
8 22 (2.37%) Front Office
9 8 (0.86%) Advertising
10 7 (0.75%) Polish Language
11 5 (0.54%) Retail Finance
12 4 (0.43%) Back Office
12 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.22%) Automotive
13 2 (0.22%) Legal
13 2 (0.22%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 377 (40.58%) Developer
2 161 (17.33%) Tester
3 157 (16.90%) Developer in Test
4 156 (16.79%) Software Developer
5 146 (15.72%) Test Engineer
6 144 (15.50%) Analyst
7 131 (14.10%) C# Developer
8 130 (13.99%) Automation Tester
9 124 (13.35%) .NET Developer
10 110 (11.84%) Test Analyst
11 95 (10.23%) QA Engineer
12 89 (9.58%) Test Automation Engineer
13 75 (8.07%) C# .NET Developer
14 71 (7.64%) Automation Test Analyst
15 62 (6.67%) Software Engineer
16 59 (6.35%) Senior Developer
17 49 (5.27%) QA Automation Engineer
18 47 (5.06%) Test Automation Developer
19 46 (4.95%) C# Software Developer
20 43 (4.63%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (42.63%) .NET
2 212 (22.82%) AngularJS
3 206 (22.17%) Gherkin
4 198 (21.31%) Web Services
5 191 (20.56%) ASP.NET
6 150 (16.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 144 (15.50%) HTML
8 133 (14.32%) CSS
9 114 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 109 (11.73%) .NET Framework
11 102 (10.98%) REST
12 101 (10.87%) React
13 98 (10.55%) RESTful
14 90 (9.69%) SOAP
15 88 (9.47%) HTML5
16 81 (8.72%) JSON
17 78 (8.40%) WCF
18 76 (8.18%) XML
19 73 (7.86%) jQuery
20 70 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (8.93%) Fintech
3 72 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (6.03%) User Experience
5 40 (4.31%) Mobile App
6 31 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.05%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.61%) Blog
10 14 (1.51%) Xbox
11 12 (1.29%) Derivative
12 9 (0.97%) Equities
12 9 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.86%) NHS
14 7 (0.75%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.65%) EPoS
16 5 (0.54%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 65 (7.00%) Windows
2 26 (2.80%) Android
3 24 (2.58%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.18%) Linux
5 10 (1.08%) Nucleus RTOS
5 10 (1.08%) Windows Phone
6 6 (0.65%) VMS
7 4 (0.43%) Unix
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (84.28%) Agile Software Development
2 739 (79.55%) Test Automation
3 551 (59.31%) BDD
4 368 (39.61%) TDD
5 332 (35.74%) Scrum
6 312 (33.58%) Continuous Integration
7 186 (20.02%) MVC
8 182 (19.59%) SDET
9 129 (13.89%) Software Testing
10 125 (13.46%) Test Scripting
11 119 (12.81%) Software Engineering
12 117 (12.59%) SDLC
13 113 (12.16%) DevOps
14 97 (10.44%) Microservices
15 96 (10.33%) API Testing
15 96 (10.33%) Manual Testing
16 93 (10.01%) Continuous Delivery
17 91 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
18 83 (8.93%) Functional Testing
19 81 (8.72%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 767 (82.56%) C#
2 301 (32.40%) Java
3 288 (31.00%) SQL
4 279 (30.03%) JavaScript
5 101 (10.87%) Python
6 82 (8.83%) Ruby
7 77 (8.29%) PowerShell
8 33 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 25 (2.69%) C
10 14 (1.51%) C++
11 13 (1.40%) R
11 13 (1.40%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.18%) Java 8
12 11 (1.18%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.86%) VBA
14 7 (0.75%) Groovy
15 6 (0.65%) PHP
15 6 (0.65%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.65%) VB
16 5 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 68 (7.32%) ISTQB
2 66 (7.10%) Degree
3 63 (6.78%) ISEB
4 18 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.32%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.22%) SANS
9 1 (0.11%) CEH
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.11%) PhD
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (37.89%) QA
2 6 (0.65%) GCP
3 5 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.32%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) GDPR
5 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 48 (5.17%) Docker
2 29 (3.12%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.75%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (2.15%) Kubernetes
1 20 (2.15%) Terraform
2 15 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.65%) Ansible
4 4 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.43%) Istio
5 3 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 110 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.23%) Xamarin
3 19 (2.05%) SAP
4 15 (1.61%) Google
5 14 (1.51%) Capita
5 14 (1.51%) Oracle
6 7 (0.75%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.65%) Birst
7 6 (0.65%) Charles River
8 5 (0.54%) Calypso
8 5 (0.54%) FXall
8 5 (0.54%) HP
8 5 (0.54%) New Relic
8 5 (0.54%) SimCorp
9 4 (0.43%) Splunk
10 3 (0.32%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.32%) BT
10 3 (0.32%) Cadence
10 3 (0.32%) McAfee
10 3 (0.32%) Salesforce.com