Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 385 472 483
Rank change year-on-year +87 +11 +63
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 329 878 1,007
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.19% 3.27% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 333 736 922
Median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

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 10,328 26,857 33,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.89% 19.14% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8,416 21,226 27,427
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +3.45%

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 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Top 17 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 21 September 2020. 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 +58 307 £55,000 +10.00% 19
UK excluding London +100 221 £50,000 +11.11% 14
South East +108 122 £50,000 - 2
London +72 106 £60,000 -4.00% 8
North of England +82 43 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Work from Home +64 30 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Midlands +134 28 £50,000 +53.85% 2
North West +121 28 £61,250 +53.13% 3
West Midlands +107 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Wales +54 12 £35,000 +2.94% 1
East Midlands +92 11 £42,500 +32.81%
Yorkshire +78 10 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Scotland +102 7 £40,000 +8.84% 2
South West +70 7 £54,000 +20.00% 1
North East +28 5 £35,000 +7.69%
East of England +119 1 £40,000 -6.98% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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.

1 266 (80.85%) C#
2 262 (79.64%) Test Automation
3 226 (68.69%) Agile Software Development
4 216 (65.65%) Selenium
5 185 (56.23%) .NET
6 160 (48.63%) QA
7 158 (48.02%) SQL
8 148 (44.98%) Azure
9 127 (38.60%) BDD
10 118 (35.87%) Microsoft
11 111 (33.74%) TDD
12 106 (32.22%) DevOps
13 105 (31.91%) SQL Server
14 91 (27.66%) Scrum
15 75 (22.80%) Finance
15 75 (22.80%) Git (software)
16 73 (22.19%) ASP.NET
17 71 (21.58%) WebDriver
18 69 (20.97%) .NET Framework
19 61 (18.54%) JavaScript
20 60 (18.24%) Microservices
21 58 (17.63%) Fintech
22 50 (15.20%) Unit Testing
22 50 (15.20%) Cucumber
23 49 (14.89%) React
24 48 (14.59%) NUnit
24 48 (14.59%) AngularJS
24 48 (14.59%) API Testing
25 46 (13.98%) ASP.NET Core
25 46 (13.98%) JIRA

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 33 (10.03%) Confluence
2 16 (4.86%) IIS
3 7 (2.13%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 148 (44.98%) Azure
2 33 (10.03%) AWS
3 26 (7.90%) SaaS
4 14 (4.26%) PaaS
5 12 (3.65%) GCP
6 8 (2.43%) NuGet
7 5 (1.52%) BrowserStack
7 5 (1.52%) IaaS
7 5 (1.52%) Serverless
8 4 (1.22%) Logic Apps
8 4 (1.22%) Lucidchart
9 3 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.91%) Datadog
9 3 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.91%) GitHub
9 3 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.55%) Skype
2 5 (1.52%) SMTP
3 3 (0.91%) Firewall
3 3 (0.91%) HTTP
4 2 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.78%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (4.86%) SQL Server 2017
4 14 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.22%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.22%) Redis
9 4 (1.22%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.91%) Event Store
10 3 (0.91%) RavenDB
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 216 (65.65%) Selenium
2 75 (22.80%) Git (software)
3 71 (21.58%) WebDriver
4 50 (15.20%) Cucumber
5 48 (14.59%) NUnit
6 46 (13.98%) JIRA
7 39 (11.85%) SoapUI
7 39 (11.85%) TeamCity
8 38 (11.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 31 (9.42%) Jenkins
10 24 (7.29%) JMeter
11 23 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (6.08%) Postman
13 19 (5.78%) Bitbucket
13 19 (5.78%) Visual Studio
14 16 (4.86%) Cypress.io
15 14 (4.26%) MSTest
16 13 (3.95%) Protractor
16 13 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
17 8 (2.43%) Moq
General
1 75 (22.80%) Finance
2 13 (3.95%) Electronics
3 11 (3.34%) Marketing
3 11 (3.34%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.04%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.82%) Law
5 6 (1.82%) Retail
6 3 (0.91%) Back Office
6 3 (0.91%) Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.61%) Front Office
7 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Police
8 1 (0.30%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (27.96%) Developer
2 62 (18.84%) Analyst
3 58 (17.63%) Test Analyst
3 58 (17.63%) Tester
4 49 (14.89%) C# Developer
5 48 (14.59%) .NET Developer
5 48 (14.59%) Automation Tester
6 42 (12.77%) QA Engineer
7 41 (12.46%) Automation Test Analyst
8 39 (11.85%) Test Engineer
9 32 (9.73%) Software Developer
10 31 (9.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (7.60%) Senior Tester
12 24 (7.29%) Senior Automation Tester
12 24 (7.29%) Senior QA Engineer
13 23 (6.99%) QA Analyst
14 21 (6.38%) Developer in Test
15 20 (6.08%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (5.78%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (56.23%) .NET
2 73 (22.19%) ASP.NET
3 69 (20.97%) .NET Framework
4 49 (14.89%) React
5 48 (14.59%) AngularJS
6 46 (13.98%) ASP.NET Core
7 42 (12.77%) .NET Core
8 39 (11.85%) RESTful
9 37 (11.25%) CSS
9 37 (11.25%) HTML
10 30 (9.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (8.81%) Gherkin
12 25 (7.60%) Entity Framework
12 25 (7.60%) Web Services
13 22 (6.69%) REST
14 20 (6.08%) WPF
15 19 (5.78%) JSON
16 18 (5.47%) jQuery
17 17 (5.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.29%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (5.17%) Cloud Native
3 17 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.56%) Replication
5 12 (3.65%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.34%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.13%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.82%) User Experience
9 5 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.22%) Social Media
11 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.61%) AS400
12 2 (0.61%) Equities
12 2 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.34%) Linux
1 11 (3.34%) Windows
2 3 (0.91%) Android
2 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.61%) VMS
3 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (79.64%) Test Automation
2 226 (68.69%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (38.60%) BDD
4 111 (33.74%) TDD
5 106 (32.22%) DevOps
6 91 (27.66%) Scrum
7 60 (18.24%) Microservices
8 58 (17.63%) Fintech
9 50 (15.20%) Unit Testing
10 48 (14.59%) API Testing
11 45 (13.68%) SDET
12 43 (13.07%) Kanban
13 41 (12.46%) MVC
14 40 (12.16%) Integration Testing
15 39 (11.85%) Software Engineering
16 37 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (9.73%) Software Testing
18 30 (9.12%) Continuous Delivery
19 27 (8.21%) Manual Testing
20 26 (7.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 266 (80.85%) C#
2 158 (48.02%) SQL
3 61 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 43 (13.07%) TypeScript
5 40 (12.16%) Java
6 31 (9.42%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.29%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.65%) Python
9 11 (3.34%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.43%) ES6
10 8 (2.43%) ES8
11 4 (1.22%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) Go
12 2 (0.61%) Ruby
13 1 (0.30%) Scala
13 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (12.46%) ISTQB
2 38 (11.55%) Degree
3 34 (10.33%) ISEB
4 9 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.91%) CFA
7 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (48.63%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (12.46%) Docker
2 3 (0.91%) Firmware
3 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (7.60%) Kubernetes
2 21 (6.38%) Puppet
3 18 (5.47%) Ansible
4 9 (2.74%) Terraform
5 7 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.61%) Kibana
7 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 118 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.99%) Atlassian
3 18 (5.47%) Google
4 13 (3.95%) SAP
5 11 (3.34%) Xamarin
6 9 (2.74%) Oracle
7 3 (0.91%) Ceridian
7 3 (0.91%) Serena
7 3 (0.91%) Splunk
8 2 (0.61%) Adobe
8 2 (0.61%) IBM
8 2 (0.61%) New Relic
9 1 (0.30%) Capita
9 1 (0.30%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.30%) HP
9 1 (0.30%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.30%) Telerik
9 1 (0.30%) VMware