Period
to 26 November 2021

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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 513 402 471
Rank change year-on-year -111 +69 +67
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 691 363 830
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.67% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.62% 3.16% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 558 321 696
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -9.52%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,313
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 26,390 11,475 25,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.36% 21.11% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16,258 9,631 20,790
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 26 November 2021.

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 26 November 2021. 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 -101 636 £57,500 +4.55% 81
UK excluding London -148 358 £52,500 +5.00% 62
London -60 299 £67,500 +12.50% 21
South East -95 196 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Work from Home -146 172 £60,000 +9.09% 23
North of England -114 70 £50,000 -16.67% 22
Yorkshire -63 44 £50,000 +17.65% 13
South West -53 35 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Midlands -98 28 £60,000 +33.33% 9
North West -87 23 £52,500 -25.00% 8
East Midlands -55 15 £60,000 +41.18% 4
West Midlands -90 13 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Wales -52 11 £45,000 +31.39% 1
Scotland -75 11 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England - 7 £60,000 - 4
North East -40 3 £35,000 -41.67% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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.

1 592 (85.67%) C#
2 559 (80.90%) Test Automation
3 553 (80.03%) Selenium
4 484 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
5 350 (50.65%) QA
6 307 (44.43%) Azure
7 297 (42.98%) .NET
8 284 (41.10%) BDD
9 276 (39.94%) DevOps
10 218 (31.55%) Software Testing
11 198 (28.65%) Scrum
12 181 (26.19%) SQL
13 175 (25.33%) TDD
14 170 (24.60%) JavaScript
15 160 (23.15%) Postman
16 156 (22.58%) SDET
17 153 (22.14%) WebDriver
18 152 (22.00%) API Testing
18 152 (22.00%) Git (software)
19 138 (19.97%) SQL Server
20 137 (19.83%) REST
21 127 (18.38%) .NET Core
22 123 (17.80%) Finance
23 120 (17.37%) NUnit
24 116 (16.79%) Cucumber
25 115 (16.64%) Docker
26 114 (16.50%) Gherkin
27 109 (15.77%) Manual Testing
28 107 (15.48%) Test Strategy
29 106 (15.34%) Kubernetes

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 16 (2.32%) Confluence
2 7 (1.01%) IIS
3 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.43%) Camunda
5 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Jetty
6 1 (0.14%) Mule
6 1 (0.14%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
1 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.72%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 307 (44.43%) Azure
2 100 (14.47%) AWS
3 58 (8.39%) SaaS
4 48 (6.95%) Serverless
5 38 (5.50%) GitHub
6 28 (4.05%) BrowserStack
7 27 (3.91%) GCP
8 26 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (3.62%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (3.47%) Amazon Cognito
10 24 (3.47%) Amazon S3
10 24 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (3.04%) PaaS
12 20 (2.89%) Azure Service Bus
13 19 (2.75%) NuGet
14 16 (2.32%) Slack
15 13 (1.88%) Azure Service Fabric
16 11 (1.59%) Azure Functions
16 11 (1.59%) BlazeMeter
16 11 (1.59%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.08%) HTTP
2 12 (1.74%) SMTP
3 4 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (19.97%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.53%) NoSQL
3 49 (7.09%) MySQL
4 25 (3.62%) Redis
5 24 (3.47%) Amazon Aurora
6 23 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (2.32%) Big Data
9 9 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.30%) Power BI
10 8 (1.16%) Data Lake
11 7 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.29%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.29%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.29%) Presto
13 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 553 (80.03%) Selenium
2 160 (23.15%) Postman
3 153 (22.14%) WebDriver
4 152 (22.00%) Git (software)
5 120 (17.37%) NUnit
6 116 (16.79%) Cucumber
7 97 (14.04%) JIRA
8 95 (13.75%) TeamCity
9 76 (11.00%) Jenkins
10 61 (8.83%) JMeter
11 57 (8.25%) Visual Studio
12 45 (6.51%) Appium
13 44 (6.37%) SoapUI
13 44 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 37 (5.35%) webpack
15 36 (5.21%) Cypress.io
16 32 (4.63%) Octopus Deploy
17 27 (3.91%) GitLab
18 25 (3.62%) JUnit
19 24 (3.47%) Log4Net
General
1 123 (17.80%) Finance
2 86 (12.45%) Social Skills
3 27 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.62%) Retail
5 18 (2.60%) Marketing
6 12 (1.74%) Public Sector
7 11 (1.59%) Organisational Skills
8 10 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.01%) Electronics
9 7 (1.01%) Law
9 7 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.58%) Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Front Office
12 3 (0.43%) Games
12 3 (0.43%) Legal
12 3 (0.43%) Military
12 3 (0.43%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 206 (29.81%) Test Engineer
2 143 (20.69%) Developer
3 112 (16.21%) QA Engineer
4 80 (11.58%) Test Automation Engineer
5 65 (9.41%) Tester
6 64 (9.26%) Software Engineer
7 63 (9.12%) Developer in Test
8 61 (8.83%) Software Test Engineer
9 58 (8.39%) Senior Test Engineer
10 55 (7.96%) Software Developer
11 54 (7.81%) Automation Tester
12 42 (6.08%) .NET Developer
13 40 (5.79%) Senior Developer
14 38 (5.50%) Analyst
14 38 (5.50%) Automation Engineer
15 33 (4.78%) Test Analyst
16 31 (4.49%) Test Leader
17 29 (4.20%) Development Engineer
17 29 (4.20%) Software Development Engineer
17 29 (4.20%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (42.98%) .NET
2 137 (19.83%) REST
3 127 (18.38%) .NET Core
4 114 (16.50%) Gherkin
5 82 (11.87%) RESTful
6 80 (11.58%) AngularJS
7 77 (11.14%) HTML
8 65 (9.41%) .NET Framework
9 63 (9.12%) React
10 47 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 44 (6.37%) ASP.NET
12 43 (6.22%) CSS
13 37 (5.35%) JSON
14 35 (5.07%) Web Services
15 30 (4.34%) XML
16 26 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
17 24 (3.47%) SignalR
18 19 (2.75%) SOAP
19 18 (2.60%) Entity Framework
20 15 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.09%) User Experience
2 32 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (1.59%) Cloud Native
6 10 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.45%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.16%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
10 6 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.58%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.43%) Life Science
13 2 (0.29%) Housing Association
13 2 (0.29%) Legacy Systems
13 2 (0.29%) LIMS
13 2 (0.29%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.29%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.14%) Analytical Mindset
14 1 (0.14%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.35%) Apple iOS
2 35 (5.07%) Android
3 21 (3.04%) Windows
4 12 (1.74%) Linux
5 5 (0.72%) VMS
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (80.90%) Test Automation
2 484 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (41.10%) BDD
4 276 (39.94%) DevOps
5 218 (31.55%) Software Testing
6 198 (28.65%) Scrum
7 175 (25.33%) TDD
8 156 (22.58%) SDET
9 152 (22.00%) API Testing
10 109 (15.77%) Manual Testing
11 107 (15.48%) Test Strategy
12 102 (14.76%) Microservices
13 95 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
14 90 (13.02%) Mentoring
15 77 (11.14%) Scenario Testing
16 73 (10.56%) Software Engineering
17 70 (10.13%) Unit Testing
18 67 (9.70%) Exploratory Testing
19 66 (9.55%) Coaching
20 62 (8.97%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 592 (85.67%) C#
2 181 (26.19%) SQL
3 170 (24.60%) JavaScript
4 99 (14.33%) Java
5 75 (10.85%) PowerShell
6 65 (9.41%) Python
7 40 (5.79%) Bash Shell
7 40 (5.79%) TypeScript
8 20 (2.89%) Apple Swift
8 20 (2.89%) C
8 20 (2.89%) Objective-C
9 12 (1.74%) Go
10 11 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.45%) C++
12 8 (1.16%) Ruby
13 6 (0.87%) PHP
13 6 (0.87%) Scala
14 4 (0.58%) Perl
15 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (9.84%) Degree
2 50 (7.24%) ISEB
3 48 (6.95%) ISTQB
4 19 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.16%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (50.65%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) Accessibility
System Software
1 115 (16.64%) Docker
2 8 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 106 (15.34%) Kubernetes
2 68 (9.84%) Terraform
3 24 (3.47%) Grafana
3 24 (3.47%) Graphite
3 24 (3.47%) Graylog
3 24 (3.47%) Opsgenie
4 15 (2.17%) Ansible
5 13 (1.88%) HP ALM
6 11 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.01%) Consul
7 7 (1.01%) Packer
8 6 (0.87%) MIIS
8 6 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.43%) Puppet
10 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 85 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.46%) Google
3 16 (2.32%) Xamarin
4 14 (2.03%) Oracle
5 13 (1.88%) HP
6 10 (1.45%) Databricks
7 9 (1.30%) SAP
8 8 (1.16%) Cognizant
9 7 (1.01%) Telerik
10 6 (0.87%) Apple
11 5 (0.72%) TippingPoint
12 3 (0.43%) ANSYS
12 3 (0.43%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.43%) IBM
12 3 (0.43%) Perfecto Mobile
12 3 (0.43%) Veracode
12 3 (0.43%) VMware
13 2 (0.29%) LexisNexis
13 2 (0.29%) PayPal
13 2 (0.29%) SaltStack