Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 599 652
Rank change year-on-year +78 +53 +41
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 904 819 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 2.27% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 810 727 698
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,325
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.65% -4.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -

SpecFlow is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36455 36048 36796
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.71% 18.21% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29858 31199 30883
UK median annual salary £48,875 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.89% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 +89 859 £50,000 - 63
UK excluding London +150 556 £45,000 +11.11% 43
London -28 340 £62,500 +4.17% 24
Midlands +124 113 £47,500 +5.56% 6
South East +62 113 £40,000 - 12
East of England +43 104 £50,000 -5.66% 6
North of England +2 104 £45,000 +4.75% 12
South West +39 92 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands +93 80 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Yorkshire +41 57 £43,250 +13.82% 3
North West -39 46 £45,000 -6.25% 9
East Midlands +60 33 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Scotland +36 30 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Wales +17 8 £42,250 +35.15%
North East - 1 £34,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 764 (84.51%) C#
2 629 (69.58%) Agile Software Development
3 618 (68.36%) Test Automation
4 541 (59.85%) BDD
5 533 (58.96%) Selenium
6 519 (57.41%) .NET
7 383 (42.37%) TDD
8 349 (38.61%) SQL
9 338 (37.39%) SQL Server
10 258 (28.54%) Cucumber
11 257 (28.43%) NUnit
12 252 (27.88%) WebDriver
13 248 (27.43%) QA
14 246 (27.21%) JavaScript
15 244 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
16 241 (26.66%) ASP.NET
17 234 (25.88%) Java
18 229 (25.33%) AngularJS
19 227 (25.11%) MVC
20 222 (24.56%) Finance
21 221 (24.45%) Scrum
22 216 (23.89%) Jenkins
23 212 (23.45%) Microsoft
24 209 (23.12%) HTML
25 189 (20.91%) Gherkin
26 174 (19.25%) Test Scripting
27 172 (19.03%) .NET Framework
28 170 (18.81%) TeamCity
28 170 (18.81%) CSS
29 165 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server

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 46 (5.09%) Confluence
2 34 (3.76%) Apache
3 25 (2.77%) CMS
4 24 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.88%) NServiceBus
6 13 (1.44%) IIS
7 12 (1.33%) MS Project Server
8 9 (1.00%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.00%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.33%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.33%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.22%) nginx
10 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.11%) JBoss
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Endur
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.21%) PaaS
4 19 (2.10%) SaaS
5 17 (1.88%) Azure Machine Learning
5 17 (1.88%) GitHub
6 11 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.22%) IaaS
7 6 (0.66%) Asana
7 6 (0.66%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.33%) Boomi
9 1 (0.11%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.22%) SSL
2 7 (0.77%) AMQP
3 6 (0.66%) Internet
4 4 (0.44%) Broadband
4 4 (0.44%) SMS
5 3 (0.33%) HTTP
6 2 (0.22%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) DSL
7 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (37.39%) SQL Server
2 54 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 39 (4.31%) MongoDB
4 30 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (2.99%) Big Data
5 27 (2.99%) Redis
6 24 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 19 (2.10%) MySQL
9 18 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.88%) Blockchain
10 17 (1.88%) DocumentDB
11 14 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.11%) Riak
12 10 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.00%) Event Store
14 5 (0.55%) Endeca
15 4 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.44%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 533 (58.96%) Selenium
2 258 (28.54%) Cucumber
3 257 (28.43%) NUnit
4 252 (27.88%) WebDriver
5 216 (23.89%) Jenkins
6 170 (18.81%) TeamCity
7 165 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 158 (17.48%) Visual Studio
9 148 (16.37%) JIRA
10 146 (16.15%) Git (software)
11 101 (11.17%) JMeter
12 89 (9.85%) SoapUI
13 82 (9.07%) Octopus Deploy
14 70 (7.74%) JUnit
15 66 (7.30%) Jasmine
16 60 (6.64%) Subversion
17 59 (6.53%) HP UFT
17 59 (6.53%) JBehave
18 58 (6.42%) Protractor
19 55 (6.08%) FitNesse
General
1 222 (24.56%) Finance
2 51 (5.64%) Retail
3 49 (5.42%) Banking
4 24 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.10%) Back Office
6 15 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.33%) Front Office
7 12 (1.33%) Games
8 10 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.88%) Italian Language
10 7 (0.77%) Marketing
11 6 (0.66%) Electronics
12 4 (0.44%) German Language
12 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.44%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 375 (41.48%) Developer
2 167 (18.47%) .NET Developer
2 167 (18.47%) Tester
3 154 (17.04%) Analyst
4 136 (15.04%) C# Developer
5 125 (13.83%) Senior Developer
5 125 (13.83%) Test Engineer
6 117 (12.94%) Test Analyst
7 115 (12.72%) Automation Tester
8 99 (10.95%) Software Developer
9 92 (10.18%) Test Automation Engineer
10 67 (7.41%) Developer in Test
11 60 (6.64%) Senior C# Developer
12 59 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
13 56 (6.19%) QA Engineer
14 49 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
15 47 (5.20%) Senior .NET Developer
16 45 (4.98%) Automation Test Analyst
16 45 (4.98%) QA Analyst
17 43 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (57.41%) .NET
2 241 (26.66%) ASP.NET
3 229 (25.33%) AngularJS
4 209 (23.12%) HTML
5 189 (20.91%) Gherkin
6 172 (19.03%) .NET Framework
7 170 (18.81%) CSS
8 161 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (15.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 135 (14.93%) Web Services
11 133 (14.71%) WCF
12 127 (14.05%) HTML5
13 122 (13.50%) Entity Framework
14 102 (11.28%) CSS3
15 96 (10.62%) jQuery
16 93 (10.29%) React
17 91 (10.07%) REST
18 87 (9.62%) SOAP
19 85 (9.40%) KnockoutJS
20 84 (9.29%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (7.08%) User Experience
3 56 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 46 (5.09%) Mobile App
5 40 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.10%) Client/Server
7 27 (2.99%) Fintech
8 26 (2.88%) Xbox
9 15 (1.66%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.66%) Social Media
10 12 (1.33%) iPad
11 11 (1.22%) Equities
12 9 (1.00%) Derivative
12 9 (1.00%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.77%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.77%) BBC
13 7 (0.77%) Blog
13 7 (0.77%) W3C
14 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 92 (10.18%) Windows
2 46 (5.09%) Android
3 40 (4.42%) Apple iOS
4 24 (2.65%) Linux
5 7 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (69.58%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (68.36%) Test Automation
3 541 (59.85%) BDD
4 383 (42.37%) TDD
5 244 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
6 227 (25.11%) MVC
7 221 (24.45%) Scrum
8 174 (19.25%) Test Scripting
9 149 (16.48%) OO
10 136 (15.04%) Software Testing
11 125 (13.83%) Unit Testing
12 109 (12.06%) SOLID
13 108 (11.95%) DevOps
14 98 (10.84%) SDLC
14 98 (10.84%) Test Strategy
15 92 (10.18%) Performance Testing
16 90 (9.96%) E-Commerce
17 78 (8.63%) OOP
18 75 (8.30%) User Acceptance Testing
19 73 (8.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 764 (84.51%) C#
2 349 (38.61%) SQL
3 246 (27.21%) JavaScript
4 234 (25.88%) Java
5 103 (11.39%) PowerShell
6 82 (9.07%) Ruby
7 74 (8.19%) Python
8 61 (6.75%) T-SQL
9 57 (6.31%) TypeScript
10 32 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 27 (2.99%) C++
12 26 (2.88%) C
13 23 (2.54%) VB.NET
14 22 (2.43%) Apple Swift
14 22 (2.43%) Objective-C
15 15 (1.66%) VB
16 11 (1.22%) F#
16 11 (1.22%) VBScript
17 7 (0.77%) ES6
18 6 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 104 (11.50%) ISTQB
2 102 (11.28%) Degree
3 101 (11.17%) ISEB
4 34 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (2.32%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.55%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.22%) HND
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.11%) MCSD
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (27.43%) QA
2 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (3.76%) Docker
2 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.33%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (2.99%) Control-M
2 25 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.88%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (1.66%) Puppet
5 9 (1.00%) Ansible
5 9 (1.00%) Grafana
6 4 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.44%) HockeyApp
7 3 (0.33%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 212 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.54%) Xamarin
3 26 (2.88%) Atlassian
3 26 (2.88%) New Relic
4 20 (2.21%) AppDynamics
5 18 (1.99%) IBM
6 17 (1.88%) Google
7 12 (1.33%) HP
7 12 (1.33%) Oracle
8 11 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
8 11 (1.22%) Embarcadero
9 10 (1.11%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.00%) Splunk
11 8 (0.88%) Infragistics
12 7 (0.77%) SAP
12 7 (0.77%) Virgin Media
13 6 (0.66%) Apple
13 6 (0.66%) Facebook
14 5 (0.55%) Cognizant
15 3 (0.33%) Dell