Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 530 622
Rank change year-on-year -20 +92 +32
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 859 906 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.35% 2.55% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 736 798 794
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,960 £41,500
% change year-on-year +10.57% +3.52% +3.75%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36585 35519 38505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.31% 18.77% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29772 30638 32579
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England -24 800 £50,000 - 70
UK excluding London +81 567 £47,500 +10.57% 38
London -97 275 £60,000 +4.35% 32
North of England +56 152 £50,000 +17.01% 9
South East +69 122 £40,500 -4.71% 10
East of England +22 96 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Yorkshire +80 92 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Midlands +55 80 £47,500 +11.76% 4
South West +9 79 £47,000 +25.33% 9
West Midlands +40 56 £43,750 -2.78% 3
North West -41 54 £41,000 -8.89% 4
Scotland +4 37 £45,000 +22.82%
East Midlands +32 24 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North East - 6 £50,000 -
Wales +21 5 £45,000 +19.21%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 713 (83.00%) C#
2 653 (76.02%) Test Automation
3 626 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
4 567 (66.01%) Selenium
5 409 (47.61%) BDD
6 386 (44.94%) .NET
7 356 (41.44%) SQL
8 332 (38.65%) Cucumber
9 303 (35.27%) TDD
10 262 (30.50%) QA
11 247 (28.75%) WebDriver
12 239 (27.82%) Java
13 225 (26.19%) Jenkins
14 214 (24.91%) SQL Server
15 202 (23.52%) Microsoft
16 201 (23.40%) NUnit
16 201 (23.40%) Finance
16 201 (23.40%) Scrum
17 198 (23.05%) Gherkin
18 172 (20.02%) ASP.NET
19 169 (19.67%) MVC
20 164 (19.09%) Visual Studio
20 164 (19.09%) Team Foundation Server
21 157 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
22 156 (18.16%) AngularJS
23 152 (17.69%) Git (software)
24 151 (17.58%) TeamCity
25 148 (17.23%) JavaScript
26 147 (17.11%) JIRA
27 144 (16.76%) Software Testing

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 63 (7.33%) Confluence
2 26 (3.03%) CMS
3 13 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.40%) Apache
4 12 (1.40%) IIS
4 12 (1.40%) NServiceBus
5 8 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.81%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.35%) WordPress
9 2 (0.23%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Endur
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 106 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (5.01%) GitHub
4 26 (3.03%) SaaS
5 21 (2.44%) PaaS
6 14 (1.63%) BlazeMeter
7 13 (1.51%) IaaS
8 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.58%) Slack
9 5 (0.58%) TestFlight
10 4 (0.47%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.47%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.23%) npm
11 2 (0.23%) Serverless
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.28%) SSL
2 8 (0.93%) AMQP
3 7 (0.81%) Internet
4 5 (0.58%) MQTT
4 5 (0.58%) SMS
5 4 (0.47%) Broadband
5 4 (0.47%) PuTTY
5 4 (0.47%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) DSL
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (24.91%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.24%) NoSQL
3 40 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 23 (2.68%) Big Data
6 19 (2.21%) Redis
7 15 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.05%) Riak
10 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.93%) MySQL
12 7 (0.81%) Event Store
12 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.58%) RavenDB
14 5 (0.58%) SimpleDB
15 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 567 (66.01%) Selenium
2 332 (38.65%) Cucumber
3 247 (28.75%) WebDriver
4 225 (26.19%) Jenkins
5 201 (23.40%) NUnit
6 164 (19.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 164 (19.09%) Visual Studio
7 152 (17.69%) Git (software)
8 151 (17.58%) TeamCity
9 147 (17.11%) JIRA
10 103 (11.99%) JMeter
11 82 (9.55%) JUnit
12 79 (9.20%) SoapUI
13 71 (8.27%) JBehave
14 70 (8.15%) Appium
15 68 (7.92%) FitNesse
16 60 (6.98%) Protractor
17 58 (6.75%) HP UFT
17 58 (6.75%) Jasmine
18 54 (6.29%) MSTest
General
1 201 (23.40%) Finance
2 53 (6.17%) Retail
3 29 (3.38%) Banking
4 23 (2.68%) Marketing
5 22 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.63%) Games
7 12 (1.40%) Electronics
7 12 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.16%) Back Office
8 10 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.47%) Advertising
11 4 (0.47%) Front Office
11 4 (0.47%) Law
12 2 (0.23%) German Language
12 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.23%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.12%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 303 (35.27%) Developer
2 226 (26.31%) Tester
3 177 (20.61%) Automation Tester
4 142 (16.53%) Analyst
5 120 (13.97%) Test Analyst
6 111 (12.92%) Test Engineer
7 101 (11.76%) Developer in Test
8 93 (10.83%) .NET Developer
9 83 (9.66%) Software Developer
10 78 (9.08%) Senior Developer
11 71 (8.27%) C# Developer
12 61 (7.10%) Test Automation Engineer
13 54 (6.29%) Senior Tester
14 51 (5.94%) QA Engineer
15 50 (5.82%) Selenium Tester
16 49 (5.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 46 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
18 35 (4.07%) Senior C# Developer
19 33 (3.84%) QA Tester
19 33 (3.84%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (44.94%) .NET
2 198 (23.05%) Gherkin
3 172 (20.02%) ASP.NET
4 156 (18.16%) AngularJS
5 133 (15.48%) HTML
6 124 (14.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 122 (14.20%) CSS
8 112 (13.04%) Web Services
9 107 (12.46%) WCF
10 102 (11.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 95 (11.06%) SOAP
12 89 (10.36%) REST
13 87 (10.13%) .NET Framework
14 81 (9.43%) jQuery
15 77 (8.96%) React
16 76 (8.85%) HTML5
17 74 (8.61%) RESTful
18 69 (8.03%) KnockoutJS
19 65 (7.57%) XML
20 58 (6.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.33%) User Experience
2 62 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.66%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.91%) Fintech
7 22 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 21 (2.44%) Xbox
9 15 (1.75%) Social Media
10 14 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.40%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.28%) BBC
13 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.93%) NHS
15 7 (0.81%) Blog
16 6 (0.70%) Equities
16 6 (0.70%) Management Information System
17 5 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
18 4 (0.47%) Data Structures
18 4 (0.47%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (8.96%) Windows
2 38 (4.42%) Android
3 32 (3.73%) Apple iOS
4 21 (2.44%) Linux
5 17 (1.98%) Unix
6 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.23%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (76.02%) Test Automation
2 626 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
3 409 (47.61%) BDD
4 303 (35.27%) TDD
5 201 (23.40%) Scrum
6 169 (19.67%) MVC
7 157 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
8 144 (16.76%) Software Testing
9 133 (15.48%) Test Scripting
10 109 (12.69%) OO
11 91 (10.59%) Exploratory Testing
12 90 (10.48%) Performance Testing
13 86 (10.01%) Test Strategy
14 81 (9.43%) Open Source
15 79 (9.20%) DevOps
16 77 (8.96%) Unit Testing
17 74 (8.61%) Functional Testing
18 73 (8.50%) SDLC
19 70 (8.15%) SDET
20 69 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 713 (83.00%) C#
2 356 (41.44%) SQL
3 239 (27.82%) Java
4 148 (17.23%) JavaScript
5 113 (13.15%) Ruby
6 74 (8.61%) Python
7 49 (5.70%) PowerShell
8 45 (5.24%) T-SQL
9 38 (4.42%) TypeScript
10 19 (2.21%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.86%) Groovy
12 12 (1.40%) C
13 11 (1.28%) C++
14 9 (1.05%) F#
15 8 (0.93%) VB
16 5 (0.58%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.58%) Erlang
16 5 (0.58%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.58%) PHP
16 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (12.57%) Degree
2 74 (8.61%) ISEB
3 73 (8.50%) ISTQB
4 21 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.51%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.35%) HND
8 3 (0.35%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.12%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (30.50%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) MiFID
3 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (2.56%) Docker
2 6 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.16%) Puppet
4 7 (0.81%) Grafana
5 5 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.58%) HockeyApp
6 4 (0.47%) Ansible
6 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.23%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 202 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 24 (2.79%) HP
3 20 (2.33%) Xamarin
4 17 (1.98%) Oracle
5 16 (1.86%) Google
5 16 (1.86%) New Relic
6 12 (1.40%) SAP
6 12 (1.40%) Splunk
7 9 (1.05%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.93%) IBM
9 7 (0.81%) Capita
9 7 (0.81%) Virgin Media
10 6 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (0.70%) Cadence
10 6 (0.70%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.58%) Twitter
11 5 (0.58%) VMware
12 4 (0.47%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.47%) Software AG
12 4 (0.47%) webMethods