Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 406 508 513
Rank change year-on-year +102 +5 +22
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 519 827 974
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.56% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% 2.89% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 505 697 901
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,600 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 15,259 28,572 36,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.59% 19.41% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12,204 22,676 29,723
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +84 492 £53,250 +6.50% 23
UK excluding London +131 335 £50,000 +11.11% 19
London +44 176 £67,500 +8.00% 8
South East +95 168 £50,000 +8.11% 7
North of England +124 62 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Midlands +110 40 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South West +64 35 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Yorkshire +87 30 £45,000 +13.92% 2
North West +113 29 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Work from Home +57 28 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Midlands +98 25 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East Midlands +81 15 £48,750 +39.29%
Wales +29 13 £45,000 +32.35% 2
East of England +76 10 £46,250 -5.61%
Scotland +62 4 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North East +20 3 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Channel Islands - 3 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 418 (80.54%) C#
2 412 (79.38%) Test Automation
3 385 (74.18%) Agile Software Development
4 352 (67.82%) Selenium
5 282 (54.34%) .NET
6 257 (49.52%) Azure
7 236 (45.47%) SQL
8 201 (38.73%) QA
9 183 (35.26%) BDD
10 173 (33.33%) DevOps
11 172 (33.14%) TDD
12 153 (29.48%) Microsoft
13 126 (24.28%) Scrum
14 125 (24.08%) Git (software)
15 116 (22.35%) SQL Server
16 113 (21.77%) Finance
17 104 (20.04%) WebDriver
18 101 (19.46%) Fintech
19 97 (18.69%) Cucumber
19 97 (18.69%) Java
20 96 (18.50%) ASP.NET
21 94 (18.11%) JavaScript
21 94 (18.11%) SDET
22 89 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
23 85 (16.38%) Microservices
24 82 (15.80%) .NET Framework
25 80 (15.41%) JIRA
26 77 (14.84%) .NET Core
27 75 (14.45%) API Testing
27 75 (14.45%) SoapUI

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 38 (7.32%) Confluence
2 13 (2.50%) IIS
3 12 (2.31%) NServiceBus
4 9 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.54%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.39%) CMS
7 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 257 (49.52%) Azure
2 72 (13.87%) AWS
3 36 (6.94%) SaaS
4 32 (6.17%) PaaS
5 28 (5.39%) GCP
6 18 (3.47%) Logic Apps
7 16 (3.08%) BrowserStack
8 13 (2.50%) IaaS
9 9 (1.73%) Serverless
10 8 (1.54%) Loggly
10 8 (1.54%) NuGet
11 6 (1.16%) GitHub
11 6 (1.16%) npm
12 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
15 2 (0.39%) AWS IoT
15 2 (0.39%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.39%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.47%) Skype
2 6 (1.16%) HTTP
3 5 (0.96%) SMTP
4 2 (0.39%) Firewall
4 2 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.78%) NoSQL
3 21 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 18 (3.47%) Redis
4 18 (3.47%) SQL Server 2017
5 13 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.93%) Akavache
6 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.73%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.58%) Event Store
11 3 (0.58%) RavenDB
11 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.39%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 352 (67.82%) Selenium
2 125 (24.08%) Git (software)
3 104 (20.04%) WebDriver
4 97 (18.69%) Cucumber
5 80 (15.41%) JIRA
6 75 (14.45%) SoapUI
7 71 (13.68%) Postman
8 68 (13.10%) TeamCity
9 63 (12.14%) Jenkins
10 61 (11.75%) JMeter
11 60 (11.56%) NUnit
12 59 (11.37%) Visual Studio
13 55 (10.60%) Octopus Deploy
14 40 (7.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (5.39%) Visual Studio Team System
16 26 (5.01%) Cypress.io
17 25 (4.82%) Protractor
18 22 (4.24%) Jasmine
19 15 (2.89%) Bitbucket
20 14 (2.70%) MSTest
General
1 113 (21.77%) Finance
2 22 (4.24%) Marketing
3 17 (3.28%) Public Sector
4 15 (2.89%) Retail
4 15 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.12%) Electronics
6 10 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.54%) Back Office
8 7 (1.35%) Law
9 5 (0.96%) Housing Association
10 4 (0.77%) Banking
10 4 (0.77%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Police
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (31.02%) Developer
2 76 (14.64%) Test Engineer
3 75 (14.45%) Analyst
4 66 (12.72%) Tester
5 65 (12.52%) Test Analyst
6 61 (11.75%) .NET Developer
6 61 (11.75%) C# Developer
7 60 (11.56%) Software Developer
8 59 (11.37%) QA Engineer
9 51 (9.83%) Automation Tester
10 48 (9.25%) Developer in Test
11 46 (8.86%) Automation Test Analyst
12 39 (7.51%) Test Automation Engineer
13 37 (7.13%) Automation Engineer
13 37 (7.13%) Test Leader
14 32 (6.17%) QA Automation Engineer
15 31 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
16 29 (5.59%) Senior QA Engineer
16 29 (5.59%) Software Engineer
17 24 (4.62%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (54.34%) .NET
2 96 (18.50%) ASP.NET
3 82 (15.80%) .NET Framework
4 77 (14.84%) .NET Core
5 70 (13.49%) AngularJS
6 64 (12.33%) RESTful
7 61 (11.75%) React
8 58 (11.18%) Web Services
9 51 (9.83%) Gherkin
10 48 (9.25%) CSS
11 47 (9.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 47 (9.06%) REST
12 46 (8.86%) ASP.NET Core
12 46 (8.86%) HTML
13 38 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (5.39%) SOAP
15 26 (5.01%) Entity Framework
16 22 (4.24%) JSON
17 19 (3.66%) jQuery
18 18 (3.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.47%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.47%) Private Cloud
5 13 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 12 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.12%) User Experience
8 7 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.35%) NHS
8 7 (1.35%) Replication
9 6 (1.16%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.96%) Social Media
11 3 (0.58%) Equities
11 3 (0.58%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.39%) EPoS
12 2 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.28%) Windows
2 12 (2.31%) Android
3 11 (2.12%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.73%) Linux
5 8 (1.54%) VMS
6 6 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.39%) Unix
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (79.38%) Test Automation
2 385 (74.18%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (35.26%) BDD
4 173 (33.33%) DevOps
5 172 (33.14%) TDD
6 126 (24.28%) Scrum
7 101 (19.46%) Fintech
8 94 (18.11%) SDET
9 89 (17.15%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (16.38%) Microservices
11 75 (14.45%) API Testing
12 71 (13.68%) Software Testing
13 65 (12.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 63 (12.14%) Unit Testing
15 62 (11.95%) Software Engineering
16 59 (11.37%) MVC
17 56 (10.79%) Non-Functional Testing
17 56 (10.79%) SDLC
18 55 (10.60%) Performance Testing
19 54 (10.40%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 418 (80.54%) C#
2 236 (45.47%) SQL
3 97 (18.69%) Java
4 94 (18.11%) JavaScript
5 45 (8.67%) TypeScript
6 38 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 38 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 32 (6.17%) Python
8 17 (3.28%) Ruby
9 14 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.35%) ES6
10 7 (1.35%) ES8
11 6 (1.16%) C++
11 6 (1.16%) Groovy
11 6 (1.16%) VB
12 4 (0.77%) VBScript
13 3 (0.58%) Go
13 3 (0.58%) XAML
14 2 (0.39%) PHP
15 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (13.49%) ISTQB
2 60 (11.56%) ISEB
3 45 (8.67%) Degree
4 16 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (38.73%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (10.79%) Docker
2 6 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (8.48%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.66%) Puppet
3 15 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.70%) Ansible
5 6 (1.16%) Terraform
6 3 (0.58%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.39%) Kibana
8 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 153 (29.48%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.62%) Xamarin
3 18 (3.47%) Atlassian
3 18 (3.47%) Google
3 18 (3.47%) SAP
4 8 (1.54%) New Relic
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle
5 4 (0.77%) Serena
6 3 (0.58%) HP
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe
7 2 (0.39%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.39%) Splunk
8 1 (0.19%) BT
8 1 (0.19%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.19%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.19%) hybris
8 1 (0.19%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.19%) McAfee
8 1 (0.19%) VMware