Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 487 505 526
Rank change year-on-year +18 +21 +106
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 823 983 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.92% 2.71% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 677 833 843
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £31,652
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 28,164 36,252 36,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.30% 20.60% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22,345 29,413 30,121
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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 +26 785 £50,000 - 80
UK excluding London 0 485 £45,000 - 59
London +35 325 £65,000 - 23
South East +101 242 £46,250 +2.78% 15
North of England -20 79 £40,000 -11.11% 22
South West +26 71 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire -20 54 £39,750 -11.67% 13
East of England +43 33 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Midlands -18 32 £47,500 +5.56% 10
West Midlands -12 26 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Scotland -6 21 £46,250 +2.78%
North West +4 17 £42,500 - 8
North East +23 8 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Wales +19 6 £34,000 -30.26%
East Midlands 0 6 £38,000 -10.59% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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.

1 682 (82.87%) Test Automation
2 672 (81.65%) C#
3 622 (75.58%) Selenium
4 588 (71.45%) Agile Software Development
5 386 (46.90%) SQL
6 368 (44.71%) BDD
7 356 (43.26%) .NET
8 330 (40.10%) Cucumber
9 275 (33.41%) QA
10 265 (32.20%) Finance
11 263 (31.96%) TDD
12 254 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
13 238 (28.92%) Java
14 237 (28.80%) Software Testing
15 235 (28.55%) Scrum
16 211 (25.64%) SQL Server
17 202 (24.54%) WebDriver
18 193 (23.45%) Git (software)
19 184 (22.36%) JavaScript
20 177 (21.51%) DevOps
21 174 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
22 173 (21.02%) Web Services
23 172 (20.90%) Jenkins
24 164 (19.93%) Test Scripting
25 161 (19.56%) Microsoft
26 160 (19.44%) NUnit
27 159 (19.32%) API Testing
28 144 (17.50%) MVC
29 142 (17.25%) ASP.NET Web API
30 132 (16.04%) REST

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 58 (7.05%) IIS
2 46 (5.59%) Confluence
3 22 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (1.22%) NServiceBus
5 8 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.36%) Apache
7 3 (0.36%) CMS
8 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.24%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 174 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (4.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (3.40%) SaaS
5 17 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.22%) GitHub
6 10 (1.22%) PaaS
7 7 (0.85%) NuGet
7 7 (0.85%) Serverless
8 6 (0.73%) BrowserStack
9 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.49%) npm
9 4 (0.49%) Trello
10 3 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.24%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.24%) IaaS
11 2 (0.24%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.34%) DNS
2 10 (1.22%) MPLS
2 10 (1.22%) SNMP
3 4 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.24%) PBX
5 1 (0.12%) Internet
5 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.80%) NoSQL
3 36 (4.37%) MySQL
4 32 (3.89%) Redis
5 18 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.07%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.70%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.58%) GIS
9 10 (1.22%) Big Data
9 10 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.09%) Couchbase
10 9 (1.09%) Geospatial Data
11 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.61%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.49%) DB2
14 4 (0.49%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.36%) Event Store
15 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 622 (75.58%) Selenium
2 330 (40.10%) Cucumber
3 202 (24.54%) WebDriver
4 193 (23.45%) Git (software)
5 172 (20.90%) Jenkins
6 160 (19.44%) NUnit
7 130 (15.80%) SoapUI
8 126 (15.31%) JIRA
9 123 (14.95%) TeamCity
10 116 (14.09%) Visual Studio
11 83 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 62 (7.53%) JMeter
13 56 (6.80%) Visual Studio Team System
14 53 (6.44%) Octopus Deploy
15 52 (6.32%) Bitbucket Server
16 45 (5.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 45 (5.47%) FitNesse
17 42 (5.10%) JUnit
18 41 (4.98%) Appium
19 34 (4.13%) MSTest
General
1 265 (32.20%) Finance
2 46 (5.59%) Retail
3 34 (4.13%) Games
4 32 (3.89%) Manufacturing
4 32 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.52%) Marketing
6 16 (1.94%) Electronics
7 14 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.58%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.46%) Banking
10 9 (1.09%) Back Office
10 9 (1.09%) Law
11 5 (0.61%) Legal
12 4 (0.49%) Front Office
13 3 (0.36%) Advertising
14 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (28.19%) Developer
2 182 (22.11%) Test Engineer
3 132 (16.04%) Tester
4 124 (15.07%) Analyst
5 112 (13.61%) Automation Tester
5 112 (13.61%) Test Automation Engineer
6 110 (13.37%) Software Developer
7 104 (12.64%) C# Developer
8 98 (11.91%) Developer in Test
9 92 (11.18%) Test Analyst
10 83 (10.09%) .NET Developer
11 75 (9.11%) QA Engineer
12 71 (8.63%) Automation Test Analyst
13 68 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
14 54 (6.56%) Software Test Engineer
15 50 (6.08%) Software Engineer
16 46 (5.59%) C# Software Developer
17 40 (4.86%) Senior Developer
18 38 (4.62%) QA Analyst
19 31 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (43.26%) .NET
2 173 (21.02%) Web Services
3 142 (17.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 132 (16.04%) REST
5 123 (14.95%) ASP.NET
6 118 (14.34%) Gherkin
7 112 (13.61%) AngularJS
8 109 (13.24%) XML
9 105 (12.76%) HTML
10 102 (12.39%) JSON
11 95 (11.54%) CSS
12 77 (9.36%) SOAP
13 74 (8.99%) React
14 73 (8.87%) .NET Framework
15 72 (8.75%) .NET Core
15 72 (8.75%) RESTful
16 55 (6.68%) HTML5
17 50 (6.08%) jQuery
18 45 (5.47%) Swagger
19 44 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.47%) Mobile App
2 26 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (2.43%) User Experience
5 15 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (1.70%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.22%) Wiki
10 8 (0.97%) Blog
10 8 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.85%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.61%) Life Science
13 3 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.24%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.24%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.24%) Derivative
14 2 (0.24%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (13.00%) Windows
2 23 (2.79%) Linux
3 12 (1.46%) Android
4 11 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.09%) Unix
6 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (82.87%) Test Automation
2 588 (71.45%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (44.71%) BDD
4 263 (31.96%) TDD
5 254 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
6 237 (28.80%) Software Testing
7 235 (28.55%) Scrum
8 177 (21.51%) DevOps
9 164 (19.93%) Test Scripting
10 159 (19.32%) API Testing
11 144 (17.50%) MVC
12 115 (13.97%) SDET
13 111 (13.49%) Manual Testing
14 109 (13.24%) SDLC
15 102 (12.39%) Non-Functional Testing
16 100 (12.15%) User Stories
17 99 (12.03%) Unit Testing
18 94 (11.42%) OO
19 90 (10.94%) Test Strategy
20 82 (9.96%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 672 (81.65%) C#
2 386 (46.90%) SQL
3 238 (28.92%) Java
4 184 (22.36%) JavaScript
5 85 (10.33%) PowerShell
6 62 (7.53%) Python
7 42 (5.10%) Ruby
8 36 (4.37%) T-SQL
9 22 (2.67%) TypeScript
10 19 (2.31%) C++
11 14 (1.70%) Go
11 14 (1.70%) PHP
12 11 (1.34%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.61%) C
15 3 (0.36%) ES6
16 1 (0.12%) Groovy
16 1 (0.12%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 120 (14.58%) Degree
2 90 (10.94%) ISTQB
3 75 (9.11%) ISEB
4 29 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.61%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.49%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.12%) MCSD
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (33.41%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) WCAG
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.44%) Docker
3 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 33 (4.01%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.97%) Puppet
4 7 (0.85%) Kibana
5 5 (0.61%) Ansible
5 5 (0.61%) Terraform
6 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.12%) rkt
Vendors
1 161 (19.56%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.37%) Google
3 18 (2.19%) Xamarin
4 16 (1.94%) SAP
5 15 (1.82%) Oracle
6 13 (1.58%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.58%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 12 (1.46%) WorldPay
8 8 (0.97%) Splunk
9 7 (0.85%) New Relic
9 7 (0.85%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.73%) Apple
10 6 (0.73%) IBM
11 5 (0.61%) hybris
12 4 (0.49%) Twitter
13 3 (0.36%) Charles River
13 3 (0.36%) HP
13 3 (0.36%) VMware
14 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.24%) Tableau