Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 539 558
Rank change year-on-year +61 +19 +70
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 981 861 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.97% 2.39% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 836 755 775
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £68,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 33,040 35,971 34,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.06% 20.51% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26,727 29,217 30,158
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 +0.00% +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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Top 14 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 16 October 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 +64 890 £51,250 +2.50% 100
UK excluding London +13 546 £45,000 -5.26% 69
London +113 411 £65,000 +8.33% 39
South East +92 167 £47,500 +18.75% 17
North of England +10 109 £45,000 - 18
Midlands -10 82 £47,250 -0.53% 15
South West -2 65 £48,750 +10.80% 9
Scotland +27 64 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +21 61 £45,000 -10.00% 8
East of England -33 56 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West +8 48 £42,750 -5.00% 10
East Midlands -5 42 £43,500 -17.14% 4
West Midlands -6 40 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Wales -2 3 £65,000 +52.94% 2

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 841 (85.73%) C#
2 812 (82.77%) Agile Software Development
3 808 (82.36%) Test Automation
4 726 (74.01%) Selenium
5 613 (62.49%) BDD
6 421 (42.92%) .NET
7 378 (38.53%) QA
8 376 (38.33%) Cucumber
9 369 (37.61%) SQL
10 367 (37.41%) TDD
11 352 (35.88%) Java
12 351 (35.78%) Continuous Integration
13 333 (33.94%) JavaScript
14 329 (33.54%) Finance
15 290 (29.56%) Scrum
16 284 (28.95%) WebDriver
17 253 (25.79%) Jenkins
18 251 (25.59%) NUnit
19 249 (25.38%) Gherkin
20 243 (24.77%) Git (software)
21 215 (21.92%) SQL Server
22 198 (20.18%) SDET
23 197 (20.08%) AngularJS
24 188 (19.16%) MVC
25 185 (18.86%) TeamCity
25 185 (18.86%) Software Testing
26 171 (17.43%) Test Scripting
27 162 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
27 162 (16.51%) Visual Studio
27 162 (16.51%) Web Services

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 81 (8.26%) Confluence
2 57 (5.81%) IIS
3 17 (1.73%) CMS
4 14 (1.43%) NServiceBus
5 10 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.20%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.10%) JBoss
9 1 (0.10%) Kentico
9 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.20%) Mingle
4 1 (0.10%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.20%) Endur
2 2 (0.20%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 162 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (3.47%) SaaS
4 23 (2.34%) NuGet
5 19 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (1.83%) npm
7 17 (1.73%) BlazeMeter
8 16 (1.63%) Serverless
9 14 (1.43%) Azure Functions
10 11 (1.12%) BrowserStack
11 10 (1.02%) PaaS
12 9 (0.92%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.61%) GitHub
14 6 (0.61%) Sauce Labs
15 5 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 5 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.22%) Internet
2 11 (1.12%) HTTP
3 9 (0.92%) AMQP
4 5 (0.51%) SMS
5 2 (0.20%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.20%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.10%) Broadband
6 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.10%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.10%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.75%) Big Data
3 26 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (1.73%) NoSQL
5 15 (1.53%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.33%) Couchbase
8 12 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
8 12 (1.22%) Event Store
8 12 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.22%) RavenDB
8 12 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.71%) Data Lake
9 7 (0.71%) MySQL
9 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.51%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 726 (74.01%) Selenium
2 376 (38.33%) Cucumber
3 284 (28.95%) WebDriver
4 253 (25.79%) Jenkins
5 251 (25.59%) NUnit
6 243 (24.77%) Git (software)
7 185 (18.86%) TeamCity
8 162 (16.51%) Visual Studio
9 157 (16.00%) JIRA
10 143 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 112 (11.42%) SoapUI
12 109 (11.11%) JMeter
13 99 (10.09%) Appium
14 66 (6.73%) HP UFT
15 63 (6.42%) Visual Studio Team System
16 62 (6.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 61 (6.22%) Jasmine
17 61 (6.22%) JUnit
18 59 (6.01%) JBehave
19 53 (5.40%) Protractor
General
1 329 (33.54%) Finance
2 76 (7.75%) Retail
3 39 (3.98%) Banking
4 36 (3.67%) Games
5 29 (2.96%) Electronics
5 29 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.45%) Marketing
7 15 (1.53%) Law
8 8 (0.82%) Front Office
9 7 (0.71%) Polish Language
9 7 (0.71%) Retail Finance
10 6 (0.61%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.41%) Advertising
12 4 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.20%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Legal
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 399 (40.67%) Developer
2 201 (20.49%) Tester
3 183 (18.65%) Developer in Test
3 183 (18.65%) Test Engineer
4 171 (17.43%) Automation Tester
5 162 (16.51%) Software Developer
6 158 (16.11%) .NET Developer
7 153 (15.60%) C# Developer
8 147 (14.98%) Analyst
9 129 (13.15%) Test Analyst
10 104 (10.60%) Test Automation Engineer
11 103 (10.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 97 (9.89%) QA Engineer
13 89 (9.07%) Automation Test Analyst
14 79 (8.05%) Software Engineer
15 70 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
16 61 (6.22%) C# Software Developer
16 61 (6.22%) QA Automation Engineer
17 60 (6.12%) Senior Developer
18 59 (6.01%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (42.92%) .NET
2 249 (25.38%) Gherkin
3 197 (20.08%) AngularJS
4 162 (16.51%) Web Services
5 159 (16.21%) ASP.NET
6 142 (14.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 138 (14.07%) HTML
8 128 (13.05%) CSS
9 122 (12.44%) .NET Framework
10 110 (11.21%) JSON
11 107 (10.91%) REST
12 98 (9.99%) SOAP
13 95 (9.68%) RESTful
13 95 (9.68%) XML
14 91 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 91 (9.28%) HTML5
15 76 (7.75%) React
16 72 (7.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 61 (6.22%) jQuery
18 57 (5.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.87%) Fintech
2 82 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
3 81 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (5.40%) User Experience
5 42 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (3.87%) Mobile App
7 34 (3.47%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.94%) Blog
10 16 (1.63%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.92%) Derivative
13 8 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.71%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.61%) Equities
16 5 (0.51%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.51%) Cloud Native
16 5 (0.51%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.51%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.51%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 89 (9.07%) Windows
2 36 (3.67%) Android
3 31 (3.16%) Apple iOS
3 31 (3.16%) Unix
4 8 (0.82%) Linux
5 4 (0.41%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (82.77%) Agile Software Development
2 808 (82.36%) Test Automation
3 613 (62.49%) BDD
4 367 (37.41%) TDD
5 351 (35.78%) Continuous Integration
6 290 (29.56%) Scrum
7 198 (20.18%) SDET
8 188 (19.16%) MVC
9 185 (18.86%) Software Testing
10 171 (17.43%) Test Scripting
11 136 (13.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 123 (12.54%) DevOps
13 121 (12.33%) OO
14 117 (11.93%) Software Engineering
15 116 (11.82%) SDLC
16 113 (11.52%) API Testing
17 110 (11.21%) Open Source
18 103 (10.50%) Performance Testing
19 101 (10.30%) Continuous Improvement
19 101 (10.30%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 841 (85.73%) C#
2 369 (37.61%) SQL
3 352 (35.88%) Java
4 333 (33.94%) JavaScript
5 128 (13.05%) Python
5 128 (13.05%) Ruby
6 126 (12.84%) PowerShell
7 50 (5.10%) T-SQL
8 21 (2.14%) TypeScript
9 16 (1.63%) C
10 15 (1.53%) Scala
11 13 (1.33%) C++
12 11 (1.12%) VB
13 10 (1.02%) Groovy
13 10 (1.02%) Java 8
14 9 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.61%) PHP
15 6 (0.61%) U-SQL
16 4 (0.41%) Go
16 4 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 114 (11.62%) Degree
2 95 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 80 (8.15%) ISEB
4 23 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.10%) CEH
10 1 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PhD
10 1 (0.10%) SANS
10 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (38.53%) QA
2 3 (0.31%) WCAG
3 1 (0.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 53 (5.40%) Active Directory
2 39 (3.98%) Docker
3 7 (0.71%) Firmware
4 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (2.55%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.12%) Terraform
4 5 (0.51%) Ansible
4 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (0.41%) Istio
6 3 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.20%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 145 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.16%) Xamarin
3 23 (2.34%) SAP
4 21 (2.14%) Google
5 16 (1.63%) Oracle
6 11 (1.12%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.02%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.61%) HP
9 5 (0.51%) Birst
9 5 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (0.51%) Splunk
10 4 (0.41%) Capita
10 4 (0.41%) Micro Focus
10 4 (0.41%) New Relic
10 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.31%) Siebel
11 3 (0.31%) VMware
12 2 (0.20%) Apple
12 2 (0.20%) Calypso
12 2 (0.20%) Charles River