Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 539 540 540
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +115
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 720 837 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.45% 2.30% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 602 701 728
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,202
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 29,446 36,344 32,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.83% 20.67% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23,485 29,920 27,880
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 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 -7 634 £52,500 +5.00% 101
UK excluding London -17 381 £45,000 - 62
London +81 326 £60,000 - 42
South East +51 146 £45,000 - 17
Scotland +61 69 £45,000 +34.33% 2
North of England -30 61 £43,250 -13.50% 22
South West -15 53 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Yorkshire -29 43 £44,000 -12.00% 9
Midlands +22 27 £45,500 +1.11% 10
West Midlands 0 20 £40,000 +3.23% 7
East of England -11 19 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West +34 14 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East Midlands +27 7 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Wales +10 6 £50,000 - 1
North East +14 4 £33,750 -32.50% 2

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 620 (86.11%) C#
2 605 (84.03%) Test Automation
3 587 (81.53%) Agile Software Development
4 520 (72.22%) Selenium
5 388 (53.89%) BDD
6 331 (45.97%) SQL
7 329 (45.69%) .NET
8 287 (39.86%) Cucumber
9 272 (37.78%) TDD
10 260 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
11 257 (35.69%) Finance
12 253 (35.14%) Java
13 242 (33.61%) QA
14 222 (30.83%) JavaScript
15 218 (30.28%) Software Testing
16 203 (28.19%) SQL Server
17 196 (27.22%) Jenkins
18 195 (27.08%) Scrum
19 182 (25.28%) Test Scripting
20 176 (24.44%) Git (software)
21 170 (23.61%) NUnit
22 161 (22.36%) TeamCity
23 157 (21.81%) WebDriver
24 155 (21.53%) MVC
25 146 (20.28%) Gherkin
26 143 (19.86%) DevOps
27 142 (19.72%) PowerShell
28 140 (19.44%) SDET
29 136 (18.89%) API Testing
30 135 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API

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 74 (10.28%) IIS
2 32 (4.44%) Confluence
3 16 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (1.67%) CMS
5 10 (1.39%) NServiceBus
6 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.42%) Apache
7 3 (0.42%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.28%) Kentico
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.14%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.83%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Endur
2 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 121 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.92%) SaaS
4 20 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (2.22%) GitHub
6 15 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (1.94%) BlazeMeter
8 11 (1.53%) BrowserStack
8 11 (1.53%) NuGet
9 7 (0.97%) npm
10 6 (0.83%) PaaS
10 6 (0.83%) Serverless
11 5 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.69%) Azure Functions
11 5 (0.69%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.42%) Office 365
12 3 (0.42%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (0.28%) IaaS
13 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.25%) DNS
2 8 (1.11%) MPLS
2 8 (1.11%) SNMP
3 7 (0.97%) HTTP
4 2 (0.28%) Internet
4 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) AMQP
5 1 (0.14%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 18 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.36%) MySQL
4 16 (2.22%) Couchbase
5 14 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 13 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.39%) Big Data
8 10 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.39%) Redis
9 7 (0.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.97%) Geospatial Data
9 7 (0.97%) GIS
9 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (0.69%) Data Lake
11 5 (0.69%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 520 (72.22%) Selenium
2 287 (39.86%) Cucumber
3 196 (27.22%) Jenkins
4 176 (24.44%) Git (software)
5 170 (23.61%) NUnit
6 161 (22.36%) TeamCity
7 157 (21.81%) WebDriver
8 128 (17.78%) Visual Studio
9 117 (16.25%) JIRA
10 114 (15.83%) SoapUI
11 97 (13.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 74 (10.28%) JMeter
13 51 (7.08%) Visual Studio Team System
14 43 (5.97%) JUnit
15 37 (5.14%) Appium
16 36 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 34 (4.72%) Protractor
18 28 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
19 26 (3.61%) Calabash
20 25 (3.47%) MSTest
General
1 257 (35.69%) Finance
2 34 (4.72%) Retail
3 32 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.31%) Marketing
5 28 (3.89%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.61%) Games
7 15 (2.08%) Electronics
8 13 (1.81%) Banking
9 12 (1.67%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.11%) Billing
11 7 (0.97%) Back Office
11 7 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.69%) Advertising
12 5 (0.69%) Law
13 4 (0.56%) Publishing
14 3 (0.42%) Retail Finance
15 2 (0.28%) Front Office
15 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 261 (36.25%) Developer
2 199 (27.64%) Test Engineer
3 128 (17.78%) Software Developer
4 124 (17.22%) .NET Developer
5 122 (16.94%) Developer in Test
6 121 (16.81%) Analyst
7 118 (16.39%) C# Developer
7 118 (16.39%) Test Automation Engineer
8 108 (15.00%) Tester
9 105 (14.58%) Test Analyst
10 91 (12.64%) Automation Tester
11 79 (10.97%) C# .NET Developer
12 75 (10.42%) QA Engineer
13 71 (9.86%) Automation Test Analyst
14 62 (8.61%) C# Software Developer
15 58 (8.06%) Software Test Engineer
16 55 (7.64%) .NET Software Developer
17 50 (6.94%) Software Engineer
18 47 (6.53%) Development Engineer
18 47 (6.53%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (45.69%) .NET
2 146 (20.28%) Gherkin
3 135 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 120 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 117 (16.25%) JSON
6 115 (15.97%) XML
7 112 (15.56%) ASP.NET
8 106 (14.72%) HTML
9 103 (14.31%) Web Services
10 94 (13.06%) REST
11 85 (11.81%) .NET Framework
12 82 (11.39%) CSS
13 71 (9.86%) React
14 65 (9.03%) HTML5
14 65 (9.03%) RESTful
14 65 (9.03%) SOAP
15 53 (7.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 40 (5.56%) jQuery
17 39 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (4.03%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (3.75%) Fintech
4 26 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.78%) User Experience
7 15 (2.08%) Blog
8 7 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (0.97%) Hedge funds
8 7 (0.97%) Tandem
9 6 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.69%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.56%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.56%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.28%) PKI
12 2 (0.28%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 111 (15.42%) Windows
2 29 (4.03%) Unix
3 20 (2.78%) Android
4 16 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.81%) Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (84.03%) Test Automation
2 587 (81.53%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (53.89%) BDD
4 272 (37.78%) TDD
5 260 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
6 218 (30.28%) Software Testing
7 195 (27.08%) Scrum
8 182 (25.28%) Test Scripting
9 155 (21.53%) MVC
10 143 (19.86%) DevOps
11 140 (19.44%) SDET
12 136 (18.89%) API Testing
13 117 (16.25%) User Stories
14 113 (15.69%) Non-Functional Testing
15 108 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 105 (14.58%) OO
17 101 (14.03%) Functional Testing
18 93 (12.92%) Scenario Testing
19 84 (11.67%) Open Source
19 84 (11.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 620 (86.11%) C#
2 331 (45.97%) SQL
3 253 (35.14%) Java
4 222 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 142 (19.72%) PowerShell
6 95 (13.19%) Python
7 67 (9.31%) Ruby
8 25 (3.47%) TypeScript
9 23 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.94%) C++
11 11 (1.53%) VB
11 11 (1.53%) VBScript
12 10 (1.39%) PHP
13 5 (0.69%) Scala
13 5 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.69%) U-SQL
14 4 (0.56%) C
15 3 (0.42%) ES6
15 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 134 (18.61%) Degree
2 83 (11.53%) ISTQB
3 79 (10.97%) ISEB
4 21 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.53%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.83%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.14%) CSQA
12 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (33.61%) QA
System Software
1 67 (9.31%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.89%) Docker
3 5 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) GridGain
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.25%) Terraform
3 8 (1.11%) Puppet
4 3 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.28%) Ansible
5 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 135 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.47%) Xamarin
3 17 (2.36%) Oracle
4 16 (2.22%) Google
5 15 (2.08%) SAP
6 13 (1.81%) WorldPay
7 7 (0.97%) Cadence
7 7 (0.97%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.69%) VMware
9 4 (0.56%) Adobe
9 4 (0.56%) HP
9 4 (0.56%) Twitter
10 3 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 2 (0.28%) RedGate
11 2 (0.28%) Siebel
11 2 (0.28%) Splunk
12 1 (0.14%) Automation Anywhere
12 1 (0.14%) ServiceNow