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

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 474 541 566
Rank change year-on-year +67 +25 -11
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 662 728 828
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.89% 2.47% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 624 634 752
Median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 22,875 29,510 36,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.26% 19.92% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18,022 23,462 29,958
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SpecFlow.

Salary trend for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SpecFlow over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the UK

SpecFlow
Top 17 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 March 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 +78 613 £50,000 -4.76% 83
UK excluding London +128 417 £47,500 +5.56% 58
London +4 227 £65,000 +8.33% 28
South East +94 193 £47,500 +5.56% 25
North of England +117 99 £42,500 - 16
Yorkshire +59 61 £42,500 -3.41% 9
South West +34 49 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Work from Home +22 39 £46,500 -15.45% 1
North West +70 36 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Midlands +50 30 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Scotland -7 24 £80,000 +77.78%
West Midlands +41 21 £45,000 +9.76% 5
East of England +49 10 £46,250 +2.78%
Wales -3 10 £45,000 +57.89% 3
East Midlands +27 9 £37,500 -26.83% 2
North East 0 2 £48,750 +44.44% 1
Channel Islands - 2 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 540 (81.57%) Test Automation
2 533 (80.51%) C#
3 505 (76.28%) Agile Software Development
4 469 (70.85%) Selenium
5 318 (48.04%) .NET
6 293 (44.26%) Azure
7 247 (37.31%) SQL
8 235 (35.50%) BDD
9 219 (33.08%) TDD
10 216 (32.63%) DevOps
11 210 (31.72%) QA
12 196 (29.61%) Scrum
13 185 (27.95%) Microsoft
14 166 (25.08%) Finance
15 158 (23.87%) Java
16 156 (23.56%) SQL Server
17 138 (20.85%) Continuous Integration
18 137 (20.69%) Git (software)
19 136 (20.54%) WebDriver
19 136 (20.54%) Cucumber
20 117 (17.67%) JavaScript
21 115 (17.37%) .NET Framework
22 114 (17.22%) Software Testing
23 107 (16.16%) JIRA
24 106 (16.01%) Postman
25 104 (15.71%) SDLC
26 102 (15.41%) ISTQB
27 99 (14.95%) ASP.NET
28 97 (14.65%) API Testing
28 97 (14.65%) AngularJS

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 49 (7.40%) Confluence
2 23 (3.47%) IIS
3 9 (1.36%) EPiServer
4 8 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.21%) NServiceBus
5 7 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.60%) CMS
6 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.30%) Apache
7 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 20 (3.02%) MS Visio
2 16 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 293 (44.26%) Azure
2 71 (10.73%) AWS
3 35 (5.29%) PaaS
4 28 (4.23%) GCP
5 27 (4.08%) SaaS
6 24 (3.63%) BrowserStack
7 18 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.81%) Serverless
9 10 (1.51%) IaaS
9 10 (1.51%) npm
10 9 (1.36%) GitHub
11 8 (1.21%) Power Platform
12 7 (1.06%) Loggly
13 6 (0.91%) NuGet
14 5 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.45%) AWS IoT
15 3 (0.45%) CloudBees
15 3 (0.45%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.66%) HTTP
2 10 (1.51%) DNS
2 10 (1.51%) Internet
2 10 (1.51%) MPLS
2 10 (1.51%) SNMP
3 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (23.56%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 31 (4.68%) Redis
4 16 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
6 13 (1.96%) SQL Server 2017
7 10 (1.51%) MySQL
8 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.21%) Couchbase
9 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.21%) Power BI
9 8 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.06%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 469 (70.85%) Selenium
2 137 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 136 (20.54%) Cucumber
3 136 (20.54%) WebDriver
4 107 (16.16%) JIRA
5 106 (16.01%) Postman
6 83 (12.54%) Jenkins
7 82 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 77 (11.63%) TeamCity
9 75 (11.33%) Visual Studio
10 74 (11.18%) NUnit
11 73 (11.03%) JMeter
12 69 (10.42%) SoapUI
13 57 (8.61%) Octopus Deploy
14 34 (5.14%) Protractor
15 30 (4.53%) Visual Studio Team System
16 27 (4.08%) Cypress.io
16 27 (4.08%) Jasmine
17 19 (2.87%) MSTest
18 17 (2.57%) Gatling
General
1 166 (25.08%) Finance
2 25 (3.78%) Public Sector
3 20 (3.02%) Marketing
4 17 (2.57%) Retail
5 10 (1.51%) Automotive
5 10 (1.51%) Front Office
6 8 (1.21%) Back Office
6 8 (1.21%) Legal
7 7 (1.06%) Housing Association
7 7 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.91%) Advertising
9 5 (0.76%) Banking
10 3 (0.45%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (26.74%) Developer
2 112 (16.92%) Test Engineer
3 107 (16.16%) Analyst
4 82 (12.39%) Tester
5 77 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 73 (11.03%) Software Developer
7 65 (9.82%) Automation Tester
8 63 (9.52%) .NET Developer
9 61 (9.21%) QA Engineer
10 60 (9.06%) Test Automation Engineer
11 58 (8.76%) C# Developer
12 57 (8.61%) Test Leader
13 53 (8.01%) Developer in Test
14 41 (6.19%) Automation Test Analyst
14 41 (6.19%) Software Engineer
15 40 (6.04%) Software Test Engineer
16 35 (5.29%) Automation Engineer
17 33 (4.98%) Automation Test Lead
18 31 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
18 31 (4.68%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (48.04%) .NET
2 115 (17.37%) .NET Framework
3 99 (14.95%) ASP.NET
4 97 (14.65%) AngularJS
5 82 (12.39%) Web Services
6 81 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 71 (10.73%) REST
8 70 (10.57%) .NET Core
8 70 (10.57%) RESTful
9 60 (9.06%) Gherkin
10 54 (8.16%) SOAP
11 53 (8.01%) CSS
12 51 (7.70%) XML
13 48 (7.25%) React
14 44 (6.65%) HTML
15 41 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (6.04%) Entity Framework
17 31 (4.68%) JSON
18 26 (3.93%) jQuery
19 25 (3.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (1.81%) Blog
6 10 (1.51%) User Experience
7 9 (1.36%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.06%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.06%) NHS
9 4 (0.60%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.60%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.45%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.45%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.45%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.45%) PlayStation
10 3 (0.45%) Robotics
11 2 (0.30%) EPoS
11 2 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.02%) Android
2 19 (2.87%) Apple iOS
3 17 (2.57%) Windows
4 10 (1.51%) Unix
5 7 (1.06%) VMS
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.30%) Linux
7 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (81.57%) Test Automation
2 505 (76.28%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (35.50%) BDD
4 219 (33.08%) TDD
5 216 (32.63%) DevOps
6 196 (29.61%) Scrum
7 138 (20.85%) Continuous Integration
8 114 (17.22%) Software Testing
9 104 (15.71%) SDLC
10 97 (14.65%) API Testing
11 96 (14.50%) SDET
12 94 (14.20%) MVC
13 86 (12.99%) Test Scripting
14 85 (12.84%) Software Engineering
15 79 (11.93%) Fintech
16 78 (11.78%) Performance Testing
17 70 (10.57%) Microservices
18 68 (10.27%) Test Strategy
19 66 (9.97%) Continuous Delivery
19 66 (9.97%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 533 (80.51%) C#
2 247 (37.31%) SQL
3 158 (23.87%) Java
4 117 (17.67%) JavaScript
5 45 (6.80%) Python
6 42 (6.34%) TypeScript
7 41 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 37 (5.59%) T-SQL
9 22 (3.32%) Ruby
10 8 (1.21%) Groovy
10 8 (1.21%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.06%) C++
12 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.91%) VB
13 4 (0.60%) Go
13 4 (0.60%) VBScript
13 4 (0.60%) XAML
14 3 (0.45%) R
15 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (15.41%) ISTQB
2 79 (11.93%) ISEB
3 39 (5.89%) Degree
4 21 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.51%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (31.72%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (7.55%) Docker
2 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 41 (6.19%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.87%) Puppet
3 15 (2.27%) HP ALM
3 15 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.96%) Ansible
5 8 (1.21%) Automic
6 3 (0.45%) Rancher
6 3 (0.45%) Terraform
7 2 (0.30%) MIIS
8 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 185 (27.95%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.44%) Xamarin
3 26 (3.93%) SAP
4 18 (2.72%) HP
5 17 (2.57%) Google
6 14 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.51%) Oracle
8 8 (1.21%) Cadence
8 8 (1.21%) FactSet
9 7 (1.06%) New Relic
10 6 (0.91%) T-Plan
11 4 (0.60%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.30%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.30%) DocuSign
12 2 (0.30%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.30%) Serena
13 1 (0.15%) BT
13 1 (0.15%) Charles River
13 1 (0.15%) McAfee
13 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com