Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 195 162
Rank change year-on-year +47 -33 +68
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 77 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.52% 0.59% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.71% 2.70% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 70 8 24
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -9.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £37,050 £30,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £47,625 £44,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,349 1,183 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.60% 21.73% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 915 733 549
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Scotland

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Scotland.

Salary trend for SpecFlow in Scotland

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in Scotland

SpecFlow
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 January 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
Edinburgh +41 63 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Glasgow +13 14 £46,500 - 2
SpecFlow
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 74 (96.10%) C#
2 52 (67.53%) Test Automation
3 51 (66.23%) Selenium
3 51 (66.23%) SQL
4 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (62.34%) Finance
5 48 (62.34%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (59.74%) SQL Server
6 46 (59.74%) Visual Studio
7 44 (57.14%) .NET
7 44 (57.14%) PowerShell
8 38 (49.35%) Gherkin
9 36 (46.75%) Cucumber
10 35 (45.45%) Python
11 34 (44.16%) Software Testing
12 33 (42.86%) Java
12 33 (42.86%) Jenkins
13 31 (40.26%) API Testing
14 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
15 29 (37.66%) XML
15 29 (37.66%) Git (software)
15 29 (37.66%) JSON
16 28 (36.36%) BDD
17 26 (33.77%) Degree
18 25 (32.47%) QA
18 25 (32.47%) Unix
19 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
19 24 (31.17%) TDD
19 24 (31.17%) Test Scripting
19 24 (31.17%) TeamCity

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 21 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (1.30%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (59.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (66.23%) Selenium
2 46 (59.74%) Visual Studio
3 36 (46.75%) Cucumber
4 33 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 29 (37.66%) Git (software)
6 24 (31.17%) TeamCity
7 22 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (27.27%) NUnit
8 21 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (20.78%) Ranorex
10 11 (14.29%) Appium
11 9 (11.69%) FitNesse
12 5 (6.49%) JMeter
13 4 (5.19%) JBehave
13 4 (5.19%) JIRA
13 4 (5.19%) JUnit
14 3 (3.90%) Calabash
14 3 (3.90%) Gatling
15 2 (2.60%) Ant
15 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (62.34%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Developer
2 42 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 37 (48.05%) .NET Developer
4 36 (46.75%) .NET Software Developer
5 32 (41.56%) Test Engineer
6 24 (31.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 23 (29.87%) Software Engineer
8 22 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
8 22 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
8 22 (28.57%) Development Engineer
8 22 (28.57%) Senior Developer
8 22 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
8 22 (28.57%) Test Development Engineer
9 21 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (27.27%) Developer in Test
9 21 (27.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 21 (27.27%) DevOps Developer
9 21 (27.27%) Java Developer in Test
9 21 (27.27%) Java Software Developer
9 21 (27.27%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.14%) .NET
2 38 (49.35%) Gherkin
3 29 (37.66%) JSON
3 29 (37.66%) XML
4 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (27.27%) REST
5 8 (10.39%) RESTful
6 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.60%) jQuery
7 1 (1.30%) WCF
7 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.79%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Unix
2 21 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) Android
3 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Test Automation
2 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (62.34%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (44.16%) Software Testing
5 31 (40.26%) API Testing
6 28 (36.36%) BDD
7 24 (31.17%) DevOps
7 24 (31.17%) TDD
7 24 (31.17%) Test Scripting
8 23 (29.87%) OO
9 22 (28.57%) Release Management
9 22 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
9 22 (28.57%) SDET
10 21 (27.27%) Agile Testing
10 21 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 21 (27.27%) MVC
10 21 (27.27%) Open Source
10 21 (27.27%) Process Improvement
10 21 (27.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 74 (96.10%) C#
2 51 (66.23%) SQL
3 44 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 35 (45.45%) Python
5 33 (42.86%) Java
6 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (33.77%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) ISEB
2 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.90%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.47%) QA
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft