Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 473 488 568
Rank change year-on-year +15 +80 +3
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 840 971 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.25% 2.96% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 680 828 732
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £37,350 £32,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%

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 25,821 32,805 35,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.85% 20.06% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20,420 26,525 28,945
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +48 812 £50,000 -2.91% 88
UK excluding London +37 535 £45,000 - 75
London +9 291 £62,500 -3.85% 18
South East +89 253 £50,000 +5.26% 27
North of England +46 142 £42,000 -5.62% 28
Yorkshire +29 87 £45,000 - 14
South West +28 73 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North West +44 51 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Midlands -23 33 £32,500 -31.22% 10
East of England +24 19 £43,000 -4.44% 1
West Midlands +5 18 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East Midlands +4 15 £32,000 -26.44% 5
Wales +11 8 £33,500 -48.46%
Scotland -44 7 £32,500 -27.78% 5
North East - 4 £32,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 698 (83.10%) C#
2 670 (79.76%) Test Automation
3 604 (71.90%) Selenium
4 588 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 337 (40.12%) BDD
6 320 (38.10%) SQL
7 318 (37.86%) QA
8 312 (37.14%) .NET
9 257 (30.60%) Java
10 245 (29.17%) Scrum
11 235 (27.98%) TDD
12 226 (26.90%) Continuous Integration
13 225 (26.79%) WebDriver
14 214 (25.48%) Finance
15 212 (25.24%) Cucumber
16 202 (24.05%) SQL Server
17 197 (23.45%) Azure
18 172 (20.48%) Software Testing
19 167 (19.88%) JavaScript
20 165 (19.64%) Jenkins
21 159 (18.93%) DevOps
22 158 (18.81%) Web Services
23 156 (18.57%) Microsoft
23 156 (18.57%) NUnit
24 152 (18.10%) REST
25 149 (17.74%) Git (software)
26 148 (17.62%) JIRA
27 142 (16.90%) API Testing
28 133 (15.83%) Manual Testing
28 133 (15.83%) Test Scripting

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 63 (7.50%) Confluence
2 42 (5.00%) IIS
3 10 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.71%) NServiceBus
6 5 (0.60%) CMS
7 4 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.95%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.24%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 13 (1.55%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 197 (23.45%) Azure
2 70 (8.33%) AWS
3 41 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (3.21%) GCP
4 27 (3.21%) SaaS
5 19 (2.26%) Power Platform
6 16 (1.90%) PaaS
7 13 (1.55%) Serverless
8 8 (0.95%) BrowserStack
8 8 (0.95%) GitHub
9 7 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.71%) CloudBees
10 6 (0.71%) npm
10 6 (0.71%) NuGet
11 4 (0.48%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.36%) Lucidchart
12 3 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.48%) DNS
1 4 (0.48%) MPLS
1 4 (0.48%) SNMP
2 2 (0.24%) PBX
3 1 (0.12%) Internet
3 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.12%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 36 (4.29%) MySQL
3 36 (4.29%) Redis
4 22 (2.62%) Oracle Database
5 20 (2.38%) Couchbase
5 20 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (2.26%) Power BI
6 19 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.31%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.71%) Hazelcast
9 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.60%) Big Data
10 5 (0.60%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 604 (71.90%) Selenium
2 225 (26.79%) WebDriver
3 212 (25.24%) Cucumber
4 165 (19.64%) Jenkins
5 156 (18.57%) NUnit
6 149 (17.74%) Git (software)
7 148 (17.62%) JIRA
8 103 (12.26%) TeamCity
9 92 (10.95%) SoapUI
10 80 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 80 (9.52%) Visual Studio
11 75 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 67 (7.98%) Visual Studio Team System
13 52 (6.19%) JMeter
14 45 (5.36%) JUnit
15 36 (4.29%) Hudson
16 33 (3.93%) MSTest
17 32 (3.81%) FitNesse
18 31 (3.69%) Bitbucket Server
19 28 (3.33%) Appium
General
1 214 (25.48%) Finance
2 58 (6.90%) Retail
3 33 (3.93%) Marketing
4 32 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 31 (3.69%) Games
6 26 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.90%) Public Sector
8 14 (1.67%) Electronics
9 11 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.07%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.07%) Banking
11 7 (0.83%) Law
11 7 (0.83%) Legal
12 6 (0.71%) Front Office
12 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.60%) Advertising
14 4 (0.48%) Back Office
15 2 (0.24%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 219 (26.07%) Developer
2 166 (19.76%) Analyst
3 128 (15.24%) Tester
4 126 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 114 (13.57%) QA Engineer
6 106 (12.62%) Test Analyst
7 103 (12.26%) Automation Tester
8 86 (10.24%) C# Developer
9 80 (9.52%) Software Developer
10 74 (8.81%) Developer in Test
11 73 (8.69%) Automation Test Analyst
12 69 (8.21%) Test Automation Engineer
13 65 (7.74%) .NET Developer
14 46 (5.48%) Software Test Engineer
15 42 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
16 41 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
16 41 (4.88%) QA Analyst
17 40 (4.76%) Software Engineer
18 38 (4.52%) Senior Developer
19 34 (4.05%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (37.14%) .NET
2 158 (18.81%) Web Services
3 152 (18.10%) REST
4 124 (14.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 122 (14.52%) XML
6 118 (14.05%) HTML
7 114 (13.57%) Gherkin
8 110 (13.10%) ASP.NET
9 107 (12.74%) SOAP
10 87 (10.36%) AngularJS
11 83 (9.88%) .NET Framework
12 82 (9.76%) CSS
13 68 (8.10%) JSON
14 66 (7.86%) RESTful
15 63 (7.50%) .NET Core
16 51 (6.07%) React
17 43 (5.12%) WCF
18 42 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 38 (4.52%) HTML5
19 38 (4.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.55%) Mobile App
2 36 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.98%) User Experience
4 23 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (2.14%) Data Structures
6 16 (1.90%) PMI
7 15 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 7 (0.83%) Derivative
9 7 (0.83%) Wiki
10 6 (0.71%) Blog
10 6 (0.71%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.71%) Life Science
10 6 (0.71%) PlayStation
11 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.48%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.36%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.10%) Windows
2 22 (2.62%) Unix
3 17 (2.02%) Linux
4 11 (1.31%) Android
5 10 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (79.76%) Test Automation
2 588 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 337 (40.12%) BDD
4 245 (29.17%) Scrum
5 235 (27.98%) TDD
6 226 (26.90%) Continuous Integration
7 172 (20.48%) Software Testing
8 159 (18.93%) DevOps
9 142 (16.90%) API Testing
10 133 (15.83%) Manual Testing
10 133 (15.83%) Test Scripting
11 132 (15.71%) MVC
12 114 (13.57%) SDLC
13 103 (12.26%) Unit Testing
14 90 (10.71%) Integration Testing
14 90 (10.71%) Performance Testing
15 87 (10.36%) SDET
16 81 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
17 79 (9.40%) User Stories
18 75 (8.93%) OO
Programming Languages
1 698 (83.10%) C#
2 320 (38.10%) SQL
3 257 (30.60%) Java
4 167 (19.88%) JavaScript
5 69 (8.21%) Python
6 46 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 44 (5.24%) PowerShell
8 26 (3.10%) Shell Script
9 25 (2.98%) PL/SQL
10 18 (2.14%) C++
11 16 (1.90%) TypeScript
12 14 (1.67%) Go
12 14 (1.67%) Ruby
13 12 (1.43%) Groovy
14 8 (0.95%) C
15 6 (0.71%) Perl
16 5 (0.60%) VBA
17 4 (0.48%) PHP
18 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
19 1 (0.12%) ES6
Qualifications
1 99 (11.79%) Degree
2 92 (10.95%) ISTQB
3 77 (9.17%) ISEB
4 39 (4.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.90%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.24%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) MCSD
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (37.86%) QA
2 5 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (5.24%) Docker
2 32 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.71%) GridGain
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.26%) Automic
3 15 (1.79%) Puppet
4 9 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.71%) Kibana
6 6 (0.71%) Rancher
6 6 (0.71%) Terraform
7 4 (0.48%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.36%) Ansible
9 1 (0.12%) rkt
Vendors
1 156 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.76%) SAP
3 36 (4.29%) Oracle
4 31 (3.69%) Google
5 28 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 25 (2.98%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 25 (2.98%) Xamarin
7 19 (2.26%) Cadence
7 19 (2.26%) FactSet
8 14 (1.67%) WorldPay
9 12 (1.43%) Apple
9 12 (1.43%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.19%) IBM
11 8 (0.95%) HP
11 8 (0.95%) hybris
12 6 (0.71%) Charles River
12 6 (0.71%) New Relic
13 5 (0.60%) Splunk
14 2 (0.24%) Tableau
15 1 (0.12%) Samsung