Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 481 528 584
Rank change year-on-year +47 +56 -36
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 707 772 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.91% 2.57% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 588 652 626
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +7.95%

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 24,277 30,002 35,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.32% 19.86% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19,130 23,889 28,820
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 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 +71 662 £47,500 -9.52% 123
UK excluding London +111 458 £45,000 - 95
London -43 233 £60,000 - 33
South East +106 193 £50,000 +11.11% 28
North of England +154 156 £42,500 -3.41% 28
Yorkshire +87 93 £45,000 +2.27% 19
North West +87 62 £40,000 -11.11% 8
South West +23 55 £50,000 -4.76% 19
Scotland -28 24 £80,000 +77.78% 2
Midlands +22 19 £32,500 -25.29% 11
East Midlands +14 13 £32,000 -36.00% 5
Wales +2 9 £33,000 -49.23% 3
West Midlands +18 6 £43,000 +7.50% 6
East of England +39 3 £36,250 -19.44% 4
North East +11 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 587 (83.03%) C#
2 563 (79.63%) Test Automation
3 531 (75.11%) Agile Software Development
4 485 (68.60%) Selenium
5 261 (36.92%) BDD
6 255 (36.07%) .NET
7 240 (33.95%) Scrum
8 236 (33.38%) QA
9 232 (32.81%) SQL
10 227 (32.11%) Azure
11 221 (31.26%) Java
12 205 (29.00%) TDD
13 184 (26.03%) DevOps
14 183 (25.88%) Finance
15 176 (24.89%) WebDriver
16 171 (24.19%) SQL Server
17 169 (23.90%) Continuous Integration
18 161 (22.77%) Microsoft
19 136 (19.24%) JavaScript
20 135 (19.09%) Cucumber
21 127 (17.96%) Software Testing
22 124 (17.54%) JIRA
23 119 (16.83%) Jenkins
24 117 (16.55%) API Testing
25 113 (15.98%) Git (software)
26 111 (15.70%) SDLC
27 108 (15.28%) Test Scripting
28 107 (15.13%) MVC
29 106 (14.99%) .NET Framework
30 98 (13.86%) XML

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 60 (8.49%) Confluence
2 33 (4.67%) IIS
3 10 (1.41%) EPiServer
4 6 (0.85%) CMS
5 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.57%) NServiceBus
5 4 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 36 (5.09%) MS Visio
2 20 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.41%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 227 (32.11%) Azure
2 54 (7.64%) AWS
3 35 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (3.25%) PaaS
5 22 (3.11%) BrowserStack
6 20 (2.83%) Power Platform
7 18 (2.55%) SaaS
8 13 (1.84%) GCP
9 10 (1.41%) npm
10 9 (1.27%) GitHub
11 8 (1.13%) Serverless
12 6 (0.85%) CloudBees
12 6 (0.85%) NuGet
13 4 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.57%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.42%) Amazon Cognito
14 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.56%) Internet
2 10 (1.41%) DNS
2 10 (1.41%) MPLS
2 10 (1.41%) SNMP
3 6 (0.85%) HTTP
4 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.14%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.52%) NoSQL
3 29 (4.10%) Redis
4 23 (3.25%) Oracle Database
5 20 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
5 20 (2.83%) Couchbase
5 20 (2.83%) Power BI
5 20 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (2.55%) MySQL
7 17 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
10 9 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.85%) Hazelcast
12 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 485 (68.60%) Selenium
2 176 (24.89%) WebDriver
3 135 (19.09%) Cucumber
4 124 (17.54%) JIRA
5 119 (16.83%) Jenkins
6 113 (15.98%) Git (software)
7 94 (13.30%) NUnit
8 91 (12.87%) Postman
9 85 (12.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 68 (9.62%) TeamCity
11 65 (9.19%) Visual Studio
12 64 (9.05%) SoapUI
13 56 (7.92%) JMeter
14 55 (7.78%) Octopus Deploy
15 33 (4.67%) Hudson
15 33 (4.67%) Visual Studio Team System
16 29 (4.10%) JUnit
17 20 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
18 19 (2.69%) Cypress.io
18 19 (2.69%) MSTest
General
1 183 (25.88%) Finance
2 34 (4.81%) Retail
3 27 (3.82%) Public Sector
4 25 (3.54%) Marketing
5 17 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.98%) Front Office
6 14 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.70%) Automotive
8 9 (1.27%) Games
9 7 (0.99%) Advertising
9 7 (0.99%) Banking
9 7 (0.99%) Legal
10 6 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.85%) Electronics
10 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.71%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (25.04%) Developer
2 150 (21.22%) Analyst
3 106 (14.99%) Test Engineer
4 104 (14.71%) Test Analyst
5 89 (12.59%) QA Engineer
6 88 (12.45%) Tester
7 74 (10.47%) Automation Tester
8 70 (9.90%) Software Developer
9 59 (8.35%) Automation Test Analyst
9 59 (8.35%) Test Automation Engineer
10 58 (8.20%) .NET Developer
10 58 (8.20%) Developer in Test
11 53 (7.50%) C# Developer
12 44 (6.22%) Software Test Engineer
13 38 (5.37%) Senior Developer
13 38 (5.37%) Test Leader
14 36 (5.09%) C# Software Developer
15 35 (4.95%) Software Engineer
16 30 (4.24%) Consultant
16 30 (4.24%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (36.07%) .NET
2 106 (14.99%) .NET Framework
3 98 (13.86%) XML
4 97 (13.72%) REST
4 97 (13.72%) Web Services
5 94 (13.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 90 (12.73%) ASP.NET
7 82 (11.60%) SOAP
8 80 (11.32%) Gherkin
9 77 (10.89%) AngularJS
10 71 (10.04%) HTML
11 49 (6.93%) CSS
11 49 (6.93%) RESTful
12 40 (5.66%) Entity Framework
13 39 (5.52%) JSON
14 37 (5.23%) .NET Core
14 37 (5.23%) React
15 30 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 29 (4.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.23%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.26%) Blog
5 16 (2.26%) PMI
6 14 (1.98%) User Experience
7 7 (0.99%) Hedge funds
8 6 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.85%) Derivative
8 6 (0.85%) PlayStation
9 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.57%) NHS
10 4 (0.57%) Robotics
11 3 (0.42%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.42%) Online Games
12 2 (0.28%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.28%) Life Science
13 1 (0.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.25%) Unix
2 22 (3.11%) Windows
3 14 (1.98%) Android
3 14 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.28%) Linux
5 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (79.63%) Test Automation
2 531 (75.11%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (36.92%) BDD
4 240 (33.95%) Scrum
5 205 (29.00%) TDD
6 184 (26.03%) DevOps
7 169 (23.90%) Continuous Integration
8 127 (17.96%) Software Testing
9 117 (16.55%) API Testing
10 111 (15.70%) SDLC
11 108 (15.28%) Test Scripting
12 107 (15.13%) MVC
13 93 (13.15%) Manual Testing
14 78 (11.03%) SDET
14 78 (11.03%) Software Engineering
15 77 (10.89%) Performance Testing
16 66 (9.34%) Integration Testing
17 65 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
18 61 (8.63%) Unit Testing
18 61 (8.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 587 (83.03%) C#
2 232 (32.81%) SQL
3 221 (31.26%) Java
4 136 (19.24%) JavaScript
5 60 (8.49%) Python
6 31 (4.38%) PowerShell
7 26 (3.68%) T-SQL
8 25 (3.54%) TypeScript
9 21 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 20 (2.83%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.56%) Groovy
11 11 (1.56%) Ruby
12 6 (0.85%) Perl
13 5 (0.71%) C++
13 5 (0.71%) VBA
14 3 (0.42%) C
14 3 (0.42%) Go
14 3 (0.42%) R
14 3 (0.42%) XAML
15 1 (0.14%) F#
Qualifications
1 93 (13.15%) ISTQB
2 72 (10.18%) ISEB
3 40 (5.66%) Degree
4 29 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.26%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (33.38%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (4.24%) Docker
2 14 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.85%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 21 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.83%) Automic
3 19 (2.69%) Kubernetes
4 17 (2.40%) Puppet
5 16 (2.26%) HP ALM
6 12 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.99%) Terraform
8 6 (0.85%) Rancher
9 5 (0.71%) Ansible
10 2 (0.28%) MIIS
Vendors
1 161 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.22%) SAP
3 36 (5.09%) Xamarin
4 26 (3.68%) Oracle
5 22 (3.11%) Atlassian
6 21 (2.97%) HP
7 20 (2.83%) Cadence
7 20 (2.83%) FactSet
8 13 (1.84%) Google
9 9 (1.27%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.13%) WorldPay
11 6 (0.85%) Apple
11 6 (0.85%) Charles River
11 6 (0.85%) T-Plan
12 3 (0.42%) IBM
13 2 (0.28%) DocuSign
13 2 (0.28%) hybris
14 1 (0.14%) McAfee
14 1 (0.14%) OutSystems
14 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com