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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 480 441 235
Rank change year-on-year -39 -206 +60
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 457 200 60
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.60% 0.49% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% 2.09% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 383 166 60
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £44,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +21.05%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%

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 18,726 9,571 1,937
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 24.60% 23.48% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8,540 7,006 1,706
10th Percentile £39,749 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 12 August 2022.

SpecFlow salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, SpecFlow job roles required the following 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.

1 402 (87.96%) C#
2 400 (87.53%) Test Automation
3 328 (71.77%) Agile
4 297 (64.99%) Selenium
5 246 (53.83%) QA
6 194 (42.45%) .NET
7 191 (41.79%) BDD
8 179 (39.17%) CI/CD
9 173 (37.86%) DevOps
10 172 (37.64%) Azure
11 162 (35.45%) Software Testing
12 148 (32.39%) Finance
13 141 (30.85%) SQL
14 139 (30.42%) Scrum
15 126 (27.57%) Postman
16 125 (27.35%) REST
17 116 (25.38%) Azure DevOps
18 114 (24.95%) SDLC
19 113 (24.73%) Manual Testing
20 106 (23.19%) Cucumber
21 98 (21.44%) JavaScript
22 87 (19.04%) API Testing
23 86 (18.82%) Social Skills
23 86 (18.82%) Java
24 84 (18.38%) Docker
25 82 (17.94%) SDET
26 81 (17.72%) SQL Server
27 80 (17.51%) Git (software)
28 76 (16.63%) Performance Testing
29 74 (16.19%) Continuous Integration

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 44 (9.63%) Confluence
2 18 (3.94%) Jetty
3 13 (2.84%) IIS
4 10 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.66%) CMS
6 2 (0.44%) Drupal
6 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.44%) WordPress
7 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 172 (37.64%) Azure
2 116 (25.38%) Azure DevOps
3 55 (12.04%) SaaS
4 45 (9.85%) BrowserStack
5 43 (9.41%) Sauce Labs
6 24 (5.25%) AWS
7 18 (3.94%) OpenShift
8 15 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (2.84%) Azure Functions
9 13 (2.84%) Serverless
10 12 (2.63%) Azure Service Bus
11 11 (2.41%) GitHub
12 9 (1.97%) npm
12 9 (1.97%) Power Platform
13 8 (1.75%) PaaS
14 6 (1.31%) NuGet
15 5 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (1.09%) GCP
16 3 (0.66%) Azure Stack
16 3 (0.66%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.91%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.94%) Hazelcast
3 18 (3.94%) Redis
4 13 (2.84%) Big Data
5 12 (2.63%) DynamoDB
5 12 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 297 (64.99%) Selenium
2 126 (27.57%) Postman
3 106 (23.19%) Cucumber
4 80 (17.51%) Git (software)
5 74 (16.19%) NUnit
6 71 (15.54%) JMeter
7 60 (13.13%) Cypress.io
8 59 (12.91%) JIRA
9 48 (10.50%) Jenkins
10 41 (8.97%) SoapUI
10 41 (8.97%) Visual Studio
11 37 (8.10%) Gatling
12 36 (7.88%) Protractor
12 36 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (7.22%) TeamCity
14 32 (7.00%) WebDriver
15 26 (5.69%) Moq
15 26 (5.69%) Octopus Deploy
15 26 (5.69%) TestCafe
16 25 (5.47%) JUnit
General
1 148 (32.39%) Finance
2 86 (18.82%) Social Skills
3 50 (10.94%) Retail
4 36 (7.88%) Banking
5 31 (6.78%) Organisational Skills
6 28 (6.13%) Public Sector
7 26 (5.69%) Local Government
7 26 (5.69%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.84%) Games
9 12 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (2.41%) Presentation Skills
11 10 (2.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 9 (1.97%) Law
13 6 (1.31%) Influencing Skills
14 3 (0.66%) Advertising
15 1 (0.22%) Legal
15 1 (0.22%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 116 (25.38%) QA Engineer
2 89 (19.47%) Test Engineer
3 79 (17.29%) Developer
4 51 (11.16%) Tester
5 48 (10.50%) Analyst
6 46 (10.07%) Test Automation Engineer
7 45 (9.85%) Test Analyst
8 44 (9.63%) Developer in Test
9 43 (9.41%) Automation Engineer
10 38 (8.32%) Software Developer
11 34 (7.44%) QA Automation Engineer
12 33 (7.22%) Senior QA Engineer
13 32 (7.00%) Automation Tester
14 30 (6.56%) Quality Engineer
15 25 (5.47%) Automation Test Analyst
16 24 (5.25%) Senior Developer
17 20 (4.38%) Software Tester
18 18 (3.94%) Java Programmer
18 18 (3.94%) Lead Programmer
18 18 (3.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (42.45%) .NET
2 125 (27.35%) REST
3 73 (15.97%) Gherkin
4 70 (15.32%) .NET Core
5 59 (12.91%) AngularJS
6 50 (10.94%) Swagger
7 47 (10.28%) ASP.NET
8 42 (9.19%) Web Services
9 39 (8.53%) SOAP
10 36 (7.88%) .NET Framework
11 34 (7.44%) React
12 32 (7.00%) JSON
13 31 (6.78%) RESTful
14 28 (6.13%) Kafka
15 26 (5.69%) HTML
16 25 (5.47%) Entity Framework
17 23 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (4.81%) jQuery
19 20 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
20 18 (3.94%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.38%) Equities
3 19 (4.16%) Cloud Native
3 19 (4.16%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.16%) User Experience
4 18 (3.94%) Fixed Income
5 13 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.09%) Oculus
9 2 (0.44%) Low-Code
10 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.22%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.60%) Linux
2 9 (1.97%) Android
3 7 (1.53%) Windows
4 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.66%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (87.53%) Test Automation
2 328 (71.77%) Agile
3 191 (41.79%) BDD
4 179 (39.17%) CI/CD
5 173 (37.86%) DevOps
6 162 (35.45%) Software Testing
7 139 (30.42%) Scrum
8 114 (24.95%) SDLC
9 113 (24.73%) Manual Testing
10 87 (19.04%) API Testing
11 82 (17.94%) SDET
12 76 (16.63%) Performance Testing
13 74 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (14.88%) TDD
15 66 (14.44%) Test Strategy
16 56 (12.25%) Fintech
17 51 (11.16%) Software Engineering
18 49 (10.72%) Non-Functional Testing
19 45 (9.85%) Acceptance Criteria
20 44 (9.63%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 402 (87.96%) C#
2 141 (30.85%) SQL
3 98 (21.44%) JavaScript
4 86 (18.82%) Java
5 74 (16.19%) Python
6 49 (10.72%) TypeScript
7 45 (9.85%) PowerShell
8 31 (6.78%) Scala
8 31 (6.78%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.60%) Bash
10 20 (4.38%) Go
10 20 (4.38%) Kotlin
11 12 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.53%) Ruby
13 6 (1.31%) C
13 6 (1.31%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.09%) Groovy
14 5 (1.09%) VBScript
15 1 (0.22%) COBOL
15 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (10.50%) ISTQB
2 43 (9.41%) Degree
3 14 (3.06%) ISEB
4 13 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (53.83%) QA
2 26 (5.69%) GRC
3 13 (2.84%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 84 (18.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (9.63%) Kubernetes
2 24 (5.25%) Terraform
3 14 (3.06%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.09%) MIIS
5 3 (0.66%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.25%) Oracle
3 10 (2.19%) Atlassian
3 10 (2.19%) TOWER Software
4 4 (0.88%) Google
4 4 (0.88%) Splunk
5 2 (0.44%) Cadence
6 1 (0.22%) IBM
6 1 (0.22%) Xamarin