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

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 538 631
Rank change year-on-year -16 +93 +4
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 803 835 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% 2.52% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 668 726 735
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,150
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,875 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,415 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.00% -

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 35,694 33,080 37,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.49% 18.94% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29,303 28,149 31,761
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 February 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 February 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 -27 753 £50,000 - 111
UK excluding London +48 515 £45,415 +3.22% 62
London -76 269 £60,000 - 53
South East +67 137 £45,000 -10.00% 12
North of England +58 137 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Yorkshire +76 93 £50,000 +25.00% 6
East of England -7 89 £50,000 - 7
South West -17 79 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Midlands -16 42 £47,500 +15.15% 23
North West -27 37 £40,500 -10.00% 8
West Midlands +9 28 £42,500 - 16
Scotland -41 26 £34,000 -9.93% 4
East Midlands +7 14 £52,500 +31.25% 7
North East -21 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Wales +7 5 £50,000 +63.93%

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 686 (85.43%) C#
2 634 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 598 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
4 569 (70.86%) Selenium
5 381 (47.45%) BDD
6 373 (46.45%) .NET
7 297 (36.99%) Cucumber
8 292 (36.36%) QA
9 291 (36.24%) SQL
10 282 (35.12%) TDD
11 212 (26.40%) WebDriver
12 203 (25.28%) Java
13 201 (25.03%) Scrum
14 197 (24.53%) Jenkins
15 188 (23.41%) Finance
16 184 (22.91%) JavaScript
17 182 (22.67%) NUnit
18 178 (22.17%) Microsoft
19 177 (22.04%) SQL Server
20 175 (21.79%) Gherkin
21 159 (19.80%) Team Foundation Server
22 158 (19.68%) MVC
23 156 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
24 153 (19.05%) ASP.NET
25 152 (18.93%) AngularJS
26 145 (18.06%) HTML
27 138 (17.19%) Visual Studio
28 130 (16.19%) Git (software)
29 129 (16.06%) TeamCity
30 120 (14.94%) CSS

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 53 (6.60%) Confluence
2 17 (2.12%) CMS
3 15 (1.87%) IIS
4 7 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.87%) NServiceBus
5 6 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.50%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.50%) WordPress
8 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.37%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.12%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 95 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (5.35%) GitHub
4 38 (4.73%) SaaS
5 24 (2.99%) BlazeMeter
6 11 (1.37%) Sauce Labs
7 8 (1.00%) BrowserStack
7 8 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.00%) IaaS
7 8 (1.00%) npm
7 8 (1.00%) PaaS
8 7 (0.87%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.87%) TestFlight
9 5 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.62%) Slack
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.12%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.87%) MQTT
1 7 (0.87%) SSL
2 5 (0.62%) AMQP
2 5 (0.62%) Internet
3 4 (0.50%) Network Security
3 4 (0.50%) PuTTY
3 4 (0.50%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.12%) Broadband
4 1 (0.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.12%) Intranet
4 1 (0.12%) LAN
4 1 (0.12%) SMS
4 1 (0.12%) SMTP
4 1 (0.12%) snoop
4 1 (0.12%) WAN
4 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (22.04%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.10%) NoSQL
3 37 (4.61%) Big Data
4 35 (4.36%) MongoDB
5 29 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.12%) Redis
8 8 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.62%) RavenDB
10 5 (0.62%) SimpleDB
11 4 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.50%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 569 (70.86%) Selenium
2 297 (36.99%) Cucumber
3 212 (26.40%) WebDriver
4 197 (24.53%) Jenkins
5 182 (22.67%) NUnit
6 159 (19.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 138 (17.19%) Visual Studio
8 130 (16.19%) Git (software)
9 129 (16.06%) TeamCity
10 111 (13.82%) JIRA
11 85 (10.59%) JMeter
12 59 (7.35%) SoapUI
13 51 (6.35%) Appium
14 49 (6.10%) FitNesse
14 49 (6.10%) MSTest
14 49 (6.10%) Protractor
15 48 (5.98%) HP UFT
16 47 (5.85%) JUnit
17 46 (5.73%) Jasmine
18 37 (4.61%) Calabash
General
1 188 (23.41%) Finance
2 52 (6.48%) Retail
3 25 (3.11%) Marketing
4 15 (1.87%) Banking
5 13 (1.62%) Law
6 12 (1.49%) Advertising
6 12 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.12%) Back Office
7 9 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.00%) Electronics
8 8 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.87%) Games
10 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.62%) Front Office
11 4 (0.50%) Automotive
11 4 (0.50%) Billing
11 4 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Legal
12 2 (0.25%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 285 (35.49%) Developer
2 185 (23.04%) Tester
3 143 (17.81%) Automation Tester
4 125 (15.57%) Analyst
5 104 (12.95%) Test Analyst
6 102 (12.70%) Developer in Test
7 89 (11.08%) .NET Developer
8 82 (10.21%) Software Developer
9 80 (9.96%) C# Developer
10 79 (9.84%) Test Engineer
11 53 (6.60%) Senior Developer
12 51 (6.35%) QA Engineer
12 51 (6.35%) Senior Tester
13 46 (5.73%) Automation Test Analyst
13 46 (5.73%) Test Automation Engineer
14 44 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
15 39 (4.86%) Selenium Tester
16 38 (4.73%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 37 (4.61%) QA Analyst
18 32 (3.99%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (46.45%) .NET
2 175 (21.79%) Gherkin
3 153 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 152 (18.93%) AngularJS
5 145 (18.06%) HTML
6 120 (14.94%) CSS
7 119 (14.82%) Web Services
8 116 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 103 (12.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 95 (11.83%) RESTful
11 87 (10.83%) WCF
12 82 (10.21%) .NET Framework
13 80 (9.96%) jQuery
14 76 (9.46%) React
15 75 (9.34%) HTML5
16 73 (9.09%) REST
17 69 (8.59%) SOAP
18 67 (8.34%) KnockoutJS
19 56 (6.97%) CSS3
20 48 (5.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (7.60%) User Experience
3 60 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.74%) Xbox
7 18 (2.24%) Fintech
8 17 (2.12%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.49%) NHS
10 11 (1.37%) Social Media
11 9 (1.12%) Blog
11 9 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.87%) EPoS
13 6 (0.75%) Equities
13 6 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.75%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.50%) BBC
14 4 (0.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (7.72%) Windows
2 36 (4.48%) Android
3 35 (4.36%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.49%) Linux
5 17 (2.12%) Unix
6 11 (1.37%) Nucleus RTOS
6 11 (1.37%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.25%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.12%) VMS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 598 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
3 381 (47.45%) BDD
4 282 (35.12%) TDD
5 201 (25.03%) Scrum
6 158 (19.68%) MVC
7 156 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
8 102 (12.70%) Software Testing
9 99 (12.33%) DevOps
10 97 (12.08%) Test Scripting
11 91 (11.33%) Functional Testing
12 85 (10.59%) Exploratory Testing
13 75 (9.34%) Microservices
14 72 (8.97%) Test Strategy
15 70 (8.72%) Open Source
15 70 (8.72%) Performance Testing
16 67 (8.34%) Manual Testing
16 67 (8.34%) OO
16 67 (8.34%) SDLC
17 64 (7.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 686 (85.43%) C#
2 291 (36.24%) SQL
3 203 (25.28%) Java
4 184 (22.91%) JavaScript
5 95 (11.83%) Ruby
6 50 (6.23%) Python
7 33 (4.11%) TypeScript
8 31 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 28 (3.49%) T-SQL
10 20 (2.49%) VB.NET
11 19 (2.37%) C++
12 15 (1.87%) C
13 13 (1.62%) Groovy
14 12 (1.49%) VB
15 9 (1.12%) PHP
16 7 (0.87%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.87%) VBA
17 6 (0.75%) F#
18 4 (0.50%) Go
18 4 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 92 (11.46%) Degree
2 68 (8.47%) ISEB
3 55 (6.85%) ISTQB
4 15 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.62%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.50%) SANS
8 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CEH
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%) HND
9 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (36.36%) QA
2 3 (0.37%) MiFID
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (2.49%) Docker
2 5 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.87%) HockeyApp
3 7 (0.87%) Puppet
4 2 (0.25%) Ansible
4 2 (0.25%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.12%) Grafana
5 1 (0.12%) Graphite
5 1 (0.12%) Graylog
5 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 178 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (2.86%) Oracle
3 20 (2.49%) HP
4 18 (2.24%) Google
4 18 (2.24%) Xamarin
5 13 (1.62%) New Relic
6 11 (1.37%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.00%) Capita
7 8 (1.00%) SAP
7 8 (1.00%) VMware
8 7 (0.87%) Cadence
8 7 (0.87%) Splunk
9 6 (0.75%) Twitter
10 4 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.50%) Brocade
10 4 (0.50%) BT
10 4 (0.50%) Cisco
10 4 (0.50%) Juniper
10 4 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.50%) Software AG