Period
to 23 May 2018

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

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 534 515 647
Rank change year-on-year -19 +132 +26
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 869 882 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.52% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.43% 2.62% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 727 783 658
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,602 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 35,730 33,674 35,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 19.91% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29,041 28,247 30,901
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 23 May 2018.

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 23 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
England -11 824 £50,000 - 124
UK excluding London -16 506 £45,000 - 82
London -20 343 £65,000 +4.00% 49
South East +37 158 £45,000 -5.26% 23
North of England +28 109 £45,000 - 20
Yorkshire +69 80 £45,000 +16.88% 9
East of England -36 78 £50,000 - 11
Midlands +11 70 £45,000 -5.26% 14
South West -52 67 £45,000 +20.00% 7
West Midlands +18 52 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North West -7 27 £44,168 -1.85% 10
Scotland -44 20 £33,500 -16.25% 6
East Midlands +1 18 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Wales +1 5 £50,000 +20.48% 1
North East -18 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 719 (82.74%) C#
2 705 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
3 699 (80.44%) Test Automation
4 685 (78.83%) Selenium
5 478 (55.01%) BDD
6 404 (46.49%) .NET
7 347 (39.93%) QA
8 336 (38.67%) TDD
9 318 (36.59%) Cucumber
10 282 (32.45%) Java
11 281 (32.34%) Scrum
12 271 (31.19%) Finance
13 250 (28.77%) SQL
14 238 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
15 231 (26.58%) WebDriver
16 225 (25.89%) JavaScript
17 223 (25.66%) NUnit
18 205 (23.59%) Gherkin
19 190 (21.86%) ASP.NET
20 189 (21.75%) SQL Server
21 188 (21.63%) AngularJS
22 178 (20.48%) MVC
23 173 (19.91%) Web Services
24 162 (18.64%) Jenkins
25 151 (17.38%) ASP.NET Web API
26 150 (17.26%) HTML
26 150 (17.26%) Team Foundation Server
27 134 (15.42%) SDET
28 126 (14.50%) Microsoft
29 125 (14.38%) TeamCity

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 52 (5.98%) Confluence
2 24 (2.76%) IIS
3 16 (1.84%) NServiceBus
4 8 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.92%) CMS
5 4 (0.46%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
2 5 (0.58%) Front Arena
2 5 (0.58%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 83 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.68%) SaaS
4 31 (3.57%) BlazeMeter
5 23 (2.65%) Sauce Labs
6 16 (1.84%) GitHub
7 14 (1.61%) BrowserStack
8 9 (1.04%) NuGet
9 7 (0.81%) npm
10 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.69%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.35%) PaaS
12 3 (0.35%) TestFlight
13 2 (0.23%) IaaS
14 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.12%) G Suite
14 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.04%) Internet
2 7 (0.81%) LAN
2 7 (0.81%) WAN
2 7 (0.81%) Wireless
3 6 (0.69%) AMQP
4 5 (0.58%) HTTP
5 4 (0.46%) Network Security
6 3 (0.35%) Intranet
6 3 (0.35%) MQTT
7 2 (0.23%) Broadband
7 2 (0.23%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.23%) SMS
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.34%) MongoDB
2 29 (3.34%) NoSQL
3 28 (3.22%) Big Data
4 11 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 10 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.04%) Event Store
6 9 (1.04%) RavenDB
7 7 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.46%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.35%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.35%) MySQL
10 3 (0.35%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 685 (78.83%) Selenium
2 318 (36.59%) Cucumber
3 231 (26.58%) WebDriver
4 223 (25.66%) NUnit
5 162 (18.64%) Jenkins
6 150 (17.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 125 (14.38%) Git (software)
7 125 (14.38%) TeamCity
8 123 (14.15%) Visual Studio
9 103 (11.85%) JIRA
10 95 (10.93%) JMeter
11 65 (7.48%) SoapUI
12 64 (7.36%) Jasmine
13 54 (6.21%) JUnit
14 44 (5.06%) Appium
15 41 (4.72%) Protractor
16 40 (4.60%) HP UFT
16 40 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
16 40 (4.60%) ReSharper
17 33 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 271 (31.19%) Finance
2 92 (10.59%) Retail
3 38 (4.37%) Games
4 35 (4.03%) Law
5 22 (2.53%) Front Office
6 18 (2.07%) Marketing
7 17 (1.96%) Banking
8 16 (1.84%) Advertising
9 11 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.04%) Back Office
11 6 (0.69%) Electronics
11 6 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.58%) Automotive
12 5 (0.58%) Polish Language
13 4 (0.46%) Billing
13 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.46%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 307 (35.33%) Developer
2 152 (17.49%) Analyst
3 138 (15.88%) Software Developer
4 135 (15.54%) Tester
5 112 (12.89%) Test Engineer
6 110 (12.66%) Test Analyst
7 108 (12.43%) .NET Developer
8 107 (12.31%) Developer in Test
9 105 (12.08%) C# Developer
10 101 (11.62%) Automation Tester
11 86 (9.90%) QA Engineer
12 67 (7.71%) Test Automation Engineer
13 63 (7.25%) Automation Test Analyst
14 61 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
15 53 (6.10%) QA Analyst
16 50 (5.75%) Senior Developer
17 49 (5.64%) Senior Tester
17 49 (5.64%) Software Engineer
18 43 (4.95%) C# Software Developer
19 39 (4.49%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (46.49%) .NET
2 205 (23.59%) Gherkin
3 190 (21.86%) ASP.NET
4 188 (21.63%) AngularJS
5 173 (19.91%) Web Services
6 151 (17.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 150 (17.26%) HTML
8 123 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 122 (14.04%) CSS
10 101 (11.62%) RESTful
11 97 (11.16%) .NET Framework
12 96 (11.05%) React
13 89 (10.24%) WCF
14 86 (9.90%) jQuery
15 84 (9.67%) REST
16 81 (9.32%) HTML5
17 73 (8.40%) KnockoutJS
18 71 (8.17%) JSON
19 69 (7.94%) SOAP
20 65 (7.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 102 (11.74%) Greenfield Project
2 68 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.33%) User Experience
4 47 (5.41%) Fintech
5 30 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (2.88%) Xbox
7 23 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.42%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.96%) Hedge funds
10 15 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.38%) NHS
13 11 (1.27%) EPoS
14 10 (1.15%) Derivative
15 9 (1.04%) Equities
16 7 (0.81%) Blog
16 7 (0.81%) Management Information System
17 6 (0.69%) Fixed Income
17 6 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 6 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (8.86%) Windows
2 37 (4.26%) Android
3 35 (4.03%) Apple iOS
4 25 (2.88%) Linux
5 16 (1.84%) Nucleus RTOS
5 16 (1.84%) Windows Phone
6 8 (0.92%) Unix
7 7 (0.81%) VMS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 699 (80.44%) Test Automation
3 478 (55.01%) BDD
4 336 (38.67%) TDD
5 281 (32.34%) Scrum
6 238 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
7 178 (20.48%) MVC
8 134 (15.42%) SDET
9 112 (12.89%) DevOps
10 111 (12.77%) Test Scripting
11 108 (12.43%) Software Testing
12 94 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
12 94 (10.82%) SDLC
13 92 (10.59%) Software Engineering
14 91 (10.47%) API Testing
15 88 (10.13%) Functional Testing
16 84 (9.67%) Manual Testing
17 81 (9.32%) Microservices
18 79 (9.09%) Pair Programming
19 78 (8.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 719 (82.74%) C#
2 282 (32.45%) Java
3 250 (28.77%) SQL
4 225 (25.89%) JavaScript
5 86 (9.90%) Python
6 82 (9.44%) Ruby
7 41 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 27 (3.11%) C++
9 23 (2.65%) C
10 22 (2.53%) TypeScript
11 14 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.50%) R
12 13 (1.50%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.27%) PHP
14 9 (1.04%) VB
14 9 (1.04%) VBA
15 7 (0.81%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.69%) Groovy
16 6 (0.69%) Java 8
17 5 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (8.06%) Degree
2 65 (7.48%) ISEB
3 57 (6.56%) ISTQB
4 19 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.69%) SANS
7 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.23%) CEH
8 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.12%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.12%) GPEN
9 1 (0.12%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (39.93%) QA
2 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.35%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 33 (3.80%) Docker
2 17 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (1.96%) Terraform
2 11 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.46%) Puppet
5 3 (0.35%) Ansible
5 3 (0.35%) HockeyApp
6 2 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.23%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.12%) Graphite
7 1 (0.12%) Graylog
Vendors
1 126 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (2.42%) Xamarin
3 20 (2.30%) Oracle
4 14 (1.61%) Capita
5 11 (1.27%) HP
6 9 (1.04%) Sitecore
7 8 (0.92%) Google
8 7 (0.81%) New Relic
9 6 (0.69%) Cadence
9 6 (0.69%) Charles River
10 5 (0.58%) Calypso
10 5 (0.58%) FXall
10 5 (0.58%) SAP
10 5 (0.58%) SimCorp
11 4 (0.46%) Brocade
11 4 (0.46%) Cisco
11 4 (0.46%) Juniper
11 4 (0.46%) VMware
12 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.35%) Telerik