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

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 554 473 443
Rank change year-on-year -81 -30 +88
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 937 502 572
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 2.75% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 744 387 517
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

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 37,235 18,266 18,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.70% 19.89% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15,691 13,688 14,521
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,962
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SpecFlow over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Top 16 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 May 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
England -39 810 £62,500 +8.70% 66
London -41 446 £70,000 +14.75% 28
Work from Home -42 428 £58,500 +6.36% 39
UK excluding London -66 401 £55,000 +4.76% 40
South East -1 228 £55,000 - 12
North of England -63 68 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Yorkshire -33 49 £50,000 +8.11% 6
Scotland -52 32 £52,500 - 2
South West -32 31 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Midlands -70 27 £57,500 +9.52% 6
East Midlands -15 16 £65,000 +23.81% 3
North West -69 13 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Midlands -72 11 £53,750 +2.38% 3
Wales -42 8 £45,000 -
East of England -88 7 £60,000 - 1
North East -14 6 £53,750 +65.38%

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 801 (85.49%) C#
2 773 (82.50%) Test Automation
3 677 (72.25%) Selenium
4 636 (67.88%) Agile
5 506 (54.00%) QA
6 422 (45.04%) .NET
7 395 (42.16%) BDD
8 393 (41.94%) Azure
9 341 (36.39%) DevOps
10 319 (34.04%) SQL
11 302 (32.23%) CI/CD
12 299 (31.91%) Postman
13 296 (31.59%) Finance
14 289 (30.84%) Cucumber
15 276 (29.46%) Software Testing
16 263 (28.07%) REST
17 253 (27.00%) Scrum
18 226 (24.12%) API Testing
19 221 (23.59%) JavaScript
20 217 (23.16%) SDLC
21 215 (22.95%) NUnit
22 205 (21.88%) TDD
23 194 (20.70%) Test Strategy
24 193 (20.60%) Java
25 186 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
26 182 (19.42%) Git (software)
27 180 (19.21%) Gherkin
28 168 (17.93%) SQL Server
29 151 (16.12%) Jenkins
29 151 (16.12%) Social Skills

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 43 (4.59%) Confluence
2 34 (3.63%) Jetty
3 29 (3.09%) IIS
4 13 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.43%) Camunda
7 3 (0.32%) Mule
7 3 (0.32%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.21%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 393 (41.94%) Azure
2 87 (9.28%) SaaS
3 82 (8.75%) AWS
4 66 (7.04%) BrowserStack
5 48 (5.12%) Sauce Labs
6 34 (3.63%) OpenShift
7 33 (3.52%) GitHub
8 29 (3.09%) Azure Service Bus
9 24 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
10 21 (2.24%) Slack
11 20 (2.13%) Power Platform
11 20 (2.13%) Serverless
12 18 (1.92%) Azure Service Fabric
13 14 (1.49%) NuGet
14 13 (1.39%) GCP
15 12 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (1.07%) PaaS
17 9 (0.96%) Amazon S3
17 9 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.02%) HTTP
2 15 (1.60%) WebEx
3 6 (0.64%) PuTTY
3 6 (0.64%) SMTP
4 4 (0.43%) FTP
4 4 (0.43%) SSH
5 2 (0.21%) Internet
5 2 (0.21%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.11%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.59%) Redis
3 42 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 34 (3.63%) Hazelcast
5 30 (3.20%) Oracle Database
6 23 (2.45%) MySQL
7 21 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (1.17%) Big Data
9 11 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
10 9 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.64%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.64%) Power BI
13 5 (0.53%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 677 (72.25%) Selenium
2 299 (31.91%) Postman
3 289 (30.84%) Cucumber
4 215 (22.95%) NUnit
5 182 (19.42%) Git (software)
6 151 (16.12%) Jenkins
7 128 (13.66%) TeamCity
8 109 (11.63%) Visual Studio
9 105 (11.21%) JMeter
10 99 (10.57%) WebDriver
11 95 (10.14%) JIRA
12 89 (9.50%) Cypress.io
13 87 (9.28%) JUnit
14 60 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 58 (6.19%) Moq
16 57 (6.08%) SoapUI
17 45 (4.80%) Gatling
17 45 (4.80%) Protractor
18 43 (4.59%) Appium
19 39 (4.16%) Serenity BDD
General
1 296 (31.59%) Finance
2 151 (16.12%) Social Skills
3 45 (4.80%) Retail
4 36 (3.84%) Manufacturing
5 35 (3.74%) Organisational Skills
6 34 (3.63%) Tech for Good
7 31 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (3.20%) Public Sector
9 29 (3.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 28 (2.99%) Local Government
11 19 (2.03%) Banking
12 18 (1.92%) Games
13 14 (1.49%) Advertising
13 14 (1.49%) Marketing
14 12 (1.28%) Legal
15 6 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
16 5 (0.53%) Presentation Skills
17 4 (0.43%) Law
18 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 282 (30.10%) Test Engineer
2 240 (25.61%) QA Engineer
3 150 (16.01%) Developer
4 103 (10.99%) Test Automation Engineer
5 99 (10.57%) Automation Engineer
6 96 (10.25%) QA Automation Engineer
7 74 (7.90%) Analyst
8 66 (7.04%) Developer in Test
9 60 (6.40%) Senior QA Engineer
10 59 (6.30%) Software Test Engineer
11 58 (6.19%) Software Developer
12 57 (6.08%) Test Analyst
13 56 (5.98%) Senior Test Engineer
14 51 (5.44%) Tester
15 49 (5.23%) C# Developer
16 47 (5.02%) Software Engineer
17 35 (3.74%) Senior Developer
18 32 (3.42%) E-Commerce Engineer
19 30 (3.20%) Automation Tester
19 30 (3.20%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (45.04%) .NET
2 263 (28.07%) REST
3 180 (19.21%) Gherkin
4 110 (11.74%) AngularJS
5 109 (11.63%) .NET Core
6 101 (10.78%) ASP.NET
7 87 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 86 (9.18%) JSON
9 69 (7.36%) .NET Framework
10 63 (6.72%) Swagger
11 62 (6.62%) SOAP
12 59 (6.30%) XML
13 57 (6.08%) Web Services
14 54 (5.76%) Entity Framework
14 54 (5.76%) React
15 52 (5.55%) RESTful
16 51 (5.44%) HTML
17 39 (4.16%) Kafka
18 37 (3.95%) ActiveMQ
19 34 (3.63%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 37 (3.95%) Equities
2 34 (3.63%) Fixed Income
3 31 (3.31%) Mobile App
4 30 (3.20%) User Experience
5 25 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.45%) Cloud Native
7 21 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.60%) PlayStation
9 14 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.17%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.96%) Sports Betting
12 8 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.75%) Oculus Rift
14 5 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.53%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.43%) PropTech
16 3 (0.32%) Video on Demand
17 2 (0.21%) Hedge funds
17 2 (0.21%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.80%) Windows
2 41 (4.38%) Linux
3 8 (0.85%) Unix
4 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.32%) Android
6 2 (0.21%) VMS
6 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 636 (67.88%) Agile
3 395 (42.16%) BDD
4 341 (36.39%) DevOps
5 302 (32.23%) CI/CD
6 276 (29.46%) Software Testing
7 253 (27.00%) Scrum
8 226 (24.12%) API Testing
9 217 (23.16%) SDLC
10 205 (21.88%) TDD
11 194 (20.70%) Test Strategy
12 186 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
13 144 (15.37%) Manual Testing
14 141 (15.05%) SDET
15 107 (11.42%) Fintech
16 99 (10.57%) Mentoring
17 88 (9.39%) Test Scripting
18 86 (9.18%) Software Engineering
19 84 (8.96%) Performance Testing
20 83 (8.86%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 801 (85.49%) C#
2 319 (34.04%) SQL
3 221 (23.59%) JavaScript
4 193 (20.60%) Java
5 139 (14.83%) Python
6 111 (11.85%) PowerShell
7 66 (7.04%) TypeScript
8 45 (4.80%) Scala
8 45 (4.80%) Shell Script
9 35 (3.74%) Kotlin
10 30 (3.20%) Bash
11 22 (2.35%) Go
12 19 (2.03%) C
12 19 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.81%) Ruby
13 17 (1.81%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.96%) XPath
15 8 (0.85%) PHP
16 4 (0.43%) Perl
17 3 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 110 (11.74%) Degree
2 67 (7.15%) ISTQB
3 41 (4.38%) ISEB
4 28 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.96%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 506 (54.00%) QA
2 28 (2.99%) GRC
3 11 (1.17%) Accessibility
4 5 (0.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 115 (12.27%) Docker
2 24 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 87 (9.28%) Kubernetes
2 31 (3.31%) Terraform
3 11 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.96%) Grafana
4 9 (0.96%) Graphite
4 9 (0.96%) Graylog
4 9 (0.96%) MIIS
4 9 (0.96%) Opsgenie
5 6 (0.64%) Ansible
6 4 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.32%) Puppet
8 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 144 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 71 (7.58%) Oracle
3 12 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 8 (0.85%) Google
5 7 (0.75%) Databricks
5 7 (0.75%) Splunk
5 7 (0.75%) TOWER Software
6 5 (0.53%) Hitachi
6 5 (0.53%) New Relic
7 4 (0.43%) LexisNexis
7 4 (0.43%) UiPath
8 3 (0.32%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.21%) IBM
9 2 (0.21%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.21%) PayPal
9 2 (0.21%) SAP
9 2 (0.21%) Software AG
9 2 (0.21%) webMethods
10 1 (0.11%) Cadence
10 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com