Period
to 16 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 16 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 374 289 249
Rank change year-on-year -85 -40 +8
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 172 43 36
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.61% 0.42% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.03% 1.88% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 160 35 36
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,800 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £41,875 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +27.78% -28.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £81,625 £72,500 £63,125
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -9.52%

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 WFH option and a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,672 2,284 1,510
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.99% 22.13% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,314 2,040 1,274
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

SpecFlow
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SpecFlow trend for jobs with a WFH option

SpecFlow
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SpecFlow.

SpecFlow salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SpecFlow over the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

SpecFlow salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, SpecFlow job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 138 (80.23%) Test Automation
2 133 (77.33%) C#
3 132 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (74.42%) Selenium
5 109 (63.37%) QA
6 91 (52.91%) DevOps
7 87 (50.58%) Azure
8 79 (45.93%) Software Testing
9 75 (43.60%) .NET
10 65 (37.79%) BDD
11 57 (33.14%) SDET
12 55 (31.98%) Scrum
13 46 (26.74%) .NET Core
14 44 (25.58%) Gherkin
15 43 (25.00%) Docker
16 41 (23.84%) Unit Testing
17 37 (21.51%) PowerShell
17 37 (21.51%) Kubernetes
17 37 (21.51%) REST
18 36 (20.93%) Git (software)
19 34 (19.77%) Terraform
20 33 (19.19%) Postman
21 32 (18.60%) Cucumber
21 32 (18.60%) Microsoft
21 32 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
22 29 (16.86%) RESTful
22 29 (16.86%) WebDriver
22 29 (16.86%) Test Strategy
23 28 (16.28%) Bash
23 28 (16.28%) TDD

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 4 (2.33%) Confluence
2 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (50.58%) Azure
2 19 (11.05%) SaaS
3 17 (9.88%) AWS
4 11 (6.40%) NuGet
5 7 (4.07%) Azure Service Bus
6 6 (3.49%) Azure Event Grid
6 6 (3.49%) Azure Functions
6 6 (3.49%) Azure Key Vault
6 6 (3.49%) Azure Logic Apps
6 6 (3.49%) GitHub
6 6 (3.49%) Serverless
7 5 (2.91%) PaaS
8 4 (2.33%) BrowserStack
8 4 (2.33%) Trello
9 3 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.16%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (1.16%) Slack
11 1 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.58%) Azure Pipelines
11 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.88%) Big Data
3 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.16%) Presto
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 128 (74.42%) Selenium
2 36 (20.93%) Git (software)
3 33 (19.19%) Postman
4 32 (18.60%) Cucumber
5 29 (16.86%) WebDriver
6 27 (15.70%) TeamCity
7 25 (14.53%) NUnit
8 14 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (7.56%) Jenkins
9 13 (7.56%) JIRA
9 13 (7.56%) JMeter
10 12 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (4.65%) Cypress.io
12 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
13 5 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.91%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.91%) GitLab
13 5 (2.91%) JBehave
14 4 (2.33%) Travis CI
14 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 24 (13.95%) Finance
2 12 (6.98%) Retail
3 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.81%) Social Skills
4 3 (1.74%) Legal
4 3 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (0.58%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 52 (30.23%) Developer
2 41 (23.84%) Developer in Test
3 39 (22.67%) Software Developer
4 31 (18.02%) Test Engineer
5 28 (16.28%) QA Engineer
6 18 (10.47%) Tester
7 15 (8.72%) Automation Tester
7 15 (8.72%) Principal Engineer
8 14 (8.14%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (7.56%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.23%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.23%) QA Leader
10 9 (5.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (5.23%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.65%) Architect
11 8 (4.65%) QA Tester
11 8 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (4.07%) Analyst
12 7 (4.07%) Senior QA Engineer
12 7 (4.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (43.60%) .NET
2 46 (26.74%) .NET Core
3 44 (25.58%) Gherkin
4 37 (21.51%) REST
5 29 (16.86%) RESTful
6 15 (8.72%) .NET Framework
7 14 (8.14%) SOAP
8 13 (7.56%) AngularJS
8 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET
10 10 (5.81%) HTML
11 9 (5.23%) Angular 2
11 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (5.23%) Entity Framework
11 9 (5.23%) HTML5
11 9 (5.23%) OAuth
12 8 (4.65%) React
13 7 (4.07%) Web Services
14 4 (2.33%) Dapper ORM
15 3 (1.74%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.40%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.49%) Analytical Mindset
3 6 (3.49%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.74%) User Experience
6 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.91%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.74%) Android
2 3 (1.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (80.23%) Test Automation
2 132 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (52.91%) DevOps
4 79 (45.93%) Software Testing
5 65 (37.79%) BDD
6 57 (33.14%) SDET
7 55 (31.98%) Scrum
8 41 (23.84%) Unit Testing
9 32 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
10 29 (16.86%) Test Strategy
11 28 (16.28%) TDD
12 27 (15.70%) Manual Testing
13 22 (12.79%) Scenario Testing
14 21 (12.21%) API Testing
15 18 (10.47%) Waterfall
16 15 (8.72%) Analytics
17 14 (8.14%) Computer Science
17 14 (8.14%) Integration Testing
17 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
18 13 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 133 (77.33%) C#
2 37 (21.51%) PowerShell
3 28 (16.28%) Bash
4 25 (14.53%) SQL
5 22 (12.79%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.72%) TypeScript
7 12 (6.98%) C
7 12 (6.98%) Python
8 6 (3.49%) Java
9 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.30%) Degree
2 13 (7.56%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.49%) ISEB
4 5 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (63.37%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Accessibility
System Software
1 43 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (21.51%) Kubernetes
2 34 (19.77%) Terraform
3 9 (5.23%) MIIS
3 9 (5.23%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.23%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle
4 2 (1.16%) Databricks
5 1 (0.58%) OutSystems
5 1 (0.58%) Splunk