Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 559 634
Rank change year-on-year +14 +75 +27
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 843 871 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 2.48% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 736 772 787
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 36132 35122 38098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 18.52% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29327 30326 32116
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +10 790 £50,000 - 57
UK excluding London +78 538 £47,500 +11.76% 36
London -83 293 £60,000 - 23
North of England +23 123 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Midlands +84 103 £47,500 +5.56% 3
East of England +32 102 £50,000 -9.09% 4
South East +42 99 £40,000 -5.88% 9
South West +1 75 £44,000 +10.00% 6
West Midlands +49 72 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Yorkshire +53 67 £50,000 +25.00% 7
North West -8 51 £45,000 - 5
Scotland +11 38 £45,000 +25.87% 1
East Midlands +52 31 £52,500 +31.25% 2
North East - 5 £50,000 -
Wales +14 3 £42,500 -3.41% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 698 (82.80%) C#
2 611 (72.48%) Test Automation
3 586 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
4 530 (62.87%) Selenium
5 435 (51.60%) BDD
6 426 (50.53%) .NET
7 354 (41.99%) SQL
8 310 (36.77%) TDD
9 295 (34.99%) Cucumber
10 258 (30.60%) SQL Server
11 237 (28.11%) WebDriver
11 237 (28.11%) QA
12 222 (26.33%) Java
13 221 (26.22%) Jenkins
14 210 (24.91%) NUnit
15 204 (24.20%) Finance
15 204 (24.20%) Gherkin
16 203 (24.08%) ASP.NET
17 195 (23.13%) Microsoft
18 193 (22.89%) Scrum
19 192 (22.78%) MVC
20 183 (21.71%) AngularJS
21 176 (20.88%) JavaScript
22 172 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
23 168 (19.93%) HTML
24 164 (19.45%) TeamCity
25 155 (18.39%) Visual Studio
26 154 (18.27%) Team Foundation Server
27 149 (17.67%) CSS
28 147 (17.44%) JIRA

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 64 (7.59%) Confluence
2 27 (3.20%) CMS
3 20 (2.37%) Apache
4 14 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.66%) NServiceBus
5 10 (1.19%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.07%) IIS
6 9 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.59%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.36%) WordPress
9 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.24%) nginx
9 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.12%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Endur
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 98 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.91%) GitHub
4 20 (2.37%) PaaS
5 15 (1.78%) SaaS
6 11 (1.30%) IaaS
7 9 (1.07%) BlazeMeter
8 7 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
8 7 (0.83%) Serverless
9 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.36%) Boomi
10 3 (0.36%) npm
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.24%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.24%) Yarn
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.19%) AMQP
1 10 (1.19%) SSL
2 7 (0.83%) Internet
3 5 (0.59%) SMS
4 4 (0.47%) Broadband
5 3 (0.36%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.36%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.24%) HTTP
6 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) DSL
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (30.60%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.74%) NoSQL
3 39 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (3.08%) Redis
5 25 (2.97%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.25%) Big Data
8 15 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.54%) MySQL
11 12 (1.42%) Riak
12 11 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (1.30%) Relational Database
13 10 (1.19%) Event Store
14 7 (0.83%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.83%) DocumentDB
15 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
17 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 530 (62.87%) Selenium
2 295 (34.99%) Cucumber
3 237 (28.11%) WebDriver
4 221 (26.22%) Jenkins
5 210 (24.91%) NUnit
6 164 (19.45%) TeamCity
7 155 (18.39%) Visual Studio
8 154 (18.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 147 (17.44%) JIRA
10 140 (16.61%) Git (software)
11 103 (12.22%) JMeter
12 87 (10.32%) JUnit
13 80 (9.49%) SoapUI
14 78 (9.25%) JBehave
15 69 (8.19%) Appium
16 65 (7.71%) Jasmine
17 63 (7.47%) FitNesse
18 57 (6.76%) Protractor
19 52 (6.17%) Calabash
19 52 (6.17%) HP UFT
General
1 204 (24.20%) Finance
2 49 (5.81%) Banking
3 45 (5.34%) Retail
4 25 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.66%) Games
6 14 (1.66%) Marketing
7 10 (1.19%) Electronics
7 10 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.19%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.83%) Back Office
8 7 (0.83%) Front Office
9 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.36%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 336 (39.86%) Developer
2 210 (24.91%) Tester
3 163 (19.34%) Automation Tester
4 141 (16.73%) Analyst
5 118 (14.00%) .NET Developer
6 117 (13.88%) Test Analyst
7 114 (13.52%) Test Engineer
8 107 (12.69%) Senior Developer
9 93 (11.03%) Developer in Test
10 90 (10.68%) Software Developer
11 88 (10.44%) C# Developer
12 73 (8.66%) Test Automation Engineer
13 46 (5.46%) QA Engineer
13 46 (5.46%) Selenium Tester
13 46 (5.46%) Senior C# Developer
14 45 (5.34%) Automation Test Analyst
14 45 (5.34%) Senior Tester
15 44 (5.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 42 (4.98%) Senior .NET Developer
17 41 (4.86%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (50.53%) .NET
2 204 (24.20%) Gherkin
3 203 (24.08%) ASP.NET
4 183 (21.71%) AngularJS
5 168 (19.93%) HTML
6 149 (17.67%) CSS
7 130 (15.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 127 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 118 (14.00%) .NET Framework
9 118 (14.00%) WCF
10 102 (12.10%) HTML5
11 101 (11.98%) Web Services
12 93 (11.03%) REST
13 91 (10.79%) jQuery
14 86 (10.20%) SOAP
15 82 (9.73%) Entity Framework
16 81 (9.61%) CSS3
17 77 (9.13%) React
18 76 (9.02%) KnockoutJS
19 60 (7.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.83%) User Experience
2 62 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.44%) Fintech
7 23 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 23 (2.73%) Xbox
8 15 (1.78%) Social Media
9 14 (1.66%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.95%) BBC
11 8 (0.95%) iPad
12 6 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.71%) Blog
12 6 (0.71%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.71%) Equities
12 6 (0.71%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.71%) NHS
13 4 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 82 (9.73%) Windows
2 36 (4.27%) Android
3 31 (3.68%) Apple iOS
4 21 (2.49%) Linux
5 12 (1.42%) Unix
6 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (72.48%) Test Automation
2 586 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
3 435 (51.60%) BDD
4 310 (36.77%) TDD
5 193 (22.89%) Scrum
6 192 (22.78%) MVC
7 172 (20.40%) Continuous Integration
8 137 (16.25%) Test Scripting
9 129 (15.30%) Software Testing
10 118 (14.00%) OO
11 98 (11.63%) Unit Testing
12 82 (9.73%) DevOps
12 82 (9.73%) Test Strategy
13 79 (9.37%) SDLC
14 72 (8.54%) SOLID
15 71 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 69 (8.19%) E-Commerce
16 69 (8.19%) Exploratory Testing
16 69 (8.19%) Performance Testing
17 65 (7.71%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 698 (82.80%) C#
2 354 (41.99%) SQL
3 222 (26.33%) Java
4 176 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 102 (12.10%) Ruby
6 88 (10.44%) Python
7 71 (8.42%) PowerShell
8 61 (7.24%) T-SQL
9 49 (5.81%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.14%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.78%) C++
12 14 (1.66%) C
12 14 (1.66%) Groovy
13 12 (1.42%) F#
14 10 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.95%) Apple Swift
15 8 (0.95%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.83%) ES6
17 6 (0.71%) Erlang
17 6 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (11.98%) Degree
2 73 (8.66%) ISTQB
3 69 (8.19%) ISEB
4 22 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) HND
7 2 (0.24%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.12%) MCSD
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (28.11%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (3.20%) Docker
2 5 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.78%) Puppet
3 10 (1.19%) Grafana
4 9 (1.07%) Ansible
5 7 (0.83%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (0.59%) Control-M
7 2 (0.24%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.12%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 195 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 23 (2.73%) Xamarin
3 18 (2.14%) HP
3 18 (2.14%) New Relic
4 15 (1.78%) Oracle
5 14 (1.66%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.54%) SAP
6 13 (1.54%) Splunk
7 10 (1.19%) AppDynamics
7 10 (1.19%) IBM
7 10 (1.19%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.07%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (0.83%) Google
9 7 (0.83%) Virgin Media
10 6 (0.71%) VMware
11 5 (0.59%) Apple
11 5 (0.59%) Facebook
11 5 (0.59%) Infragistics
11 5 (0.59%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.47%) Capita