Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 549 547
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 +75
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 814 859 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.58% 2.38% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 694 727 767
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

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 31,520 36,148 34,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.82% 20.18% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25,242 29,513 29,700
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +2 722 £52,500 +5.00% 83
UK excluding London -38 436 £45,000 -5.26% 64
London +134 369 £60,000 +1.27% 24
South East +22 130 £45,000 +11.11% 14
Scotland +50 79 £45,000 +17.65% 3
North of England -51 75 £44,000 -12.00% 16
South West -12 57 £52,500 +10.53% 14
Midlands +9 49 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Yorkshire -25 44 £44,000 -12.00% 9
East of England -28 42 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West +8 30 £45,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands +14 29 £47,500 +11.76% 9
East Midlands +29 20 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Wales +8 4 £65,000 +30.00% 2
North East -1 1 £35,000 -30.00%

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 716 (87.96%) C#
2 684 (84.03%) Test Automation
3 675 (82.92%) Agile Software Development
4 572 (70.27%) Selenium
5 501 (61.55%) BDD
6 366 (44.96%) .NET
7 340 (41.77%) SQL
8 319 (39.19%) Continuous Integration
9 315 (38.70%) TDD
10 301 (36.98%) JavaScript
11 299 (36.73%) Cucumber
12 296 (36.36%) QA
13 281 (34.52%) Java
14 280 (34.40%) Finance
15 250 (30.71%) Jenkins
16 232 (28.50%) NUnit
17 216 (26.54%) Scrum
17 216 (26.54%) Git (software)
18 211 (25.92%) SQL Server
19 208 (25.55%) Gherkin
20 207 (25.43%) WebDriver
21 195 (23.96%) Software Testing
22 188 (23.10%) TeamCity
23 173 (21.25%) SDET
24 165 (20.27%) AngularJS
25 163 (20.02%) Visual Studio
26 161 (19.78%) Test Scripting
27 160 (19.66%) MVC
28 158 (19.41%) PowerShell
29 149 (18.30%) Microsoft

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 72 (8.85%) IIS
2 70 (8.60%) Confluence
3 19 (2.33%) CMS
4 12 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.98%) NServiceBus
6 7 (0.86%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.25%) Kentico
8 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Maya
4 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 139 (17.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (9.34%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.44%) SaaS
4 25 (3.07%) NuGet
5 20 (2.46%) npm
6 19 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (1.97%) BlazeMeter
7 16 (1.97%) Serverless
8 14 (1.72%) GitHub
9 13 (1.60%) Azure Functions
10 11 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (1.23%) OpenShift
12 9 (1.11%) PaaS
13 7 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (0.86%) Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (0.74%) BrowserStack
15 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.37%) Sauce Labs
16 2 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.86%) Internet
2 6 (0.74%) HTTP
3 3 (0.37%) AMQP
4 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.12%) SMS
4 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.12%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (25.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.32%) Relational Database
3 24 (2.95%) Big Data
4 21 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (2.21%) RDBMS
6 15 (1.84%) Couchbase
7 12 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
7 12 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.11%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.98%) RavenDB
12 7 (0.86%) Data Lake
12 7 (0.86%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.86%) MySQL
12 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.74%) Event Store
13 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 572 (70.27%) Selenium
2 299 (36.73%) Cucumber
3 250 (30.71%) Jenkins
4 232 (28.50%) NUnit
5 216 (26.54%) Git (software)
6 207 (25.43%) WebDriver
7 188 (23.10%) TeamCity
8 163 (20.02%) Visual Studio
9 148 (18.18%) JIRA
10 116 (14.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 101 (12.41%) SoapUI
12 81 (9.95%) JMeter
13 79 (9.71%) Appium
14 64 (7.86%) Visual Studio Team System
15 56 (6.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 49 (6.02%) HP UFT
17 47 (5.77%) JUnit
17 47 (5.77%) MSTest
18 46 (5.65%) JBehave
19 44 (5.41%) Protractor
General
1 280 (34.40%) Finance
2 53 (6.51%) Retail
3 30 (3.69%) Banking
4 29 (3.56%) Games
5 27 (3.32%) Marketing
6 26 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 25 (3.07%) Electronics
7 25 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.98%) Law
8 8 (0.98%) Retail Finance
9 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.61%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 347 (42.63%) Developer
2 166 (20.39%) Developer in Test
2 166 (20.39%) Test Engineer
2 166 (20.39%) Tester
3 156 (19.16%) .NET Developer
4 147 (18.06%) Software Developer
5 140 (17.20%) C# Developer
6 136 (16.71%) Analyst
6 136 (16.71%) Automation Tester
7 126 (15.48%) Test Analyst
8 94 (11.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 86 (10.57%) Test Automation Engineer
10 83 (10.20%) Automation Test Analyst
10 83 (10.20%) QA Engineer
11 67 (8.23%) C# Software Developer
12 63 (7.74%) .NET Software Developer
12 63 (7.74%) Software Engineer
13 62 (7.62%) Software Test Engineer
14 60 (7.37%) Test Automation Developer
15 56 (6.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (44.96%) .NET
2 208 (25.55%) Gherkin
3 165 (20.27%) AngularJS
4 129 (15.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 129 (15.85%) Web Services
5 128 (15.72%) HTML
6 119 (14.62%) ASP.NET
7 115 (14.13%) JSON
8 105 (12.90%) CSS
9 103 (12.65%) .NET Framework
10 102 (12.53%) XML
11 97 (11.92%) REST
12 93 (11.43%) RESTful
13 89 (10.93%) HTML5
14 84 (10.32%) SOAP
15 65 (7.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 61 (7.49%) React
17 57 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 48 (5.90%) CSS3
19 41 (5.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.51%) Fintech
3 49 (6.02%) User Experience
4 45 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 25 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (2.21%) Blog
9 13 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.35%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.61%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.61%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.61%) Xbox
12 4 (0.49%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.37%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.37%) PKI
14 2 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.25%) NHS
14 2 (0.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 98 (12.04%) Windows
2 34 (4.18%) Unix
3 29 (3.56%) Android
4 24 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.11%) Linux
6 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (84.03%) Test Automation
2 675 (82.92%) Agile Software Development
3 501 (61.55%) BDD
4 319 (39.19%) Continuous Integration
5 315 (38.70%) TDD
6 216 (26.54%) Scrum
7 195 (23.96%) Software Testing
8 173 (21.25%) SDET
9 161 (19.78%) Test Scripting
10 160 (19.66%) MVC
11 128 (15.72%) OO
12 127 (15.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 113 (13.88%) API Testing
13 113 (13.88%) DevOps
14 109 (13.39%) Scenario Testing
15 106 (13.02%) Non-Functional Testing
16 103 (12.65%) SDLC
16 103 (12.65%) User Stories
17 98 (12.04%) Open Source
18 95 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 716 (87.96%) C#
2 340 (41.77%) SQL
3 301 (36.98%) JavaScript
4 281 (34.52%) Java
5 158 (19.41%) PowerShell
6 113 (13.88%) Python
7 106 (13.02%) Ruby
8 46 (5.65%) T-SQL
9 29 (3.56%) TypeScript
10 16 (1.97%) C++
10 16 (1.97%) VB
11 12 (1.47%) Scala
12 9 (1.11%) C
12 9 (1.11%) VBScript
13 7 (0.86%) PHP
13 7 (0.86%) U-SQL
14 5 (0.61%) Java 8
15 4 (0.49%) Go
15 4 (0.49%) Groovy
16 3 (0.37%) F#
Qualifications
1 135 (16.58%) Degree
2 94 (11.55%) ISTQB
3 87 (10.69%) ISEB
4 31 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 66 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.32%) Docker
3 5 (0.61%) Firmware
3 5 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (3.07%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.74%) Terraform
4 5 (0.61%) Puppet
5 4 (0.49%) Istio
6 3 (0.37%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.25%) Ansible
7 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 149 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.19%) Xamarin
3 21 (2.58%) Oracle
4 20 (2.46%) SAP
5 18 (2.21%) Google
6 11 (1.35%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.11%) WorldPay
9 6 (0.74%) VMware
10 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.49%) Splunk
11 3 (0.37%) Adobe
11 3 (0.37%) HP
12 2 (0.25%) Birst
12 2 (0.25%) New Relic
12 2 (0.25%) RedGate
12 2 (0.25%) Siebel
13 1 (0.12%) CA Agile Central
13 1 (0.12%) Tableau
13 1 (0.12%) Telerik