Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 450 485
Rank change year-on-year +77 +35 +70
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 167 96 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.71% 1.63% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 152 95 116
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £56,875
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -9.09%

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 advertised in the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6,172 5,894 6,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.19% 20.35% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,404 5,137 5,540
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,575 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in the South East

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SpecFlow in the South East.

Salary trend for SpecFlow in the South East

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SpecFlow in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SpecFlow in the South East

SpecFlow
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Thames Valley +24 54 £45,000 -11.33% 12
Surrey +54 48 £55,000 +42.86% 2
Hampshire -18 37 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Berkshire +2 32 £57,500 +11.65% 3
Oxfordshire +8 16 £45,000 +4.65% 5
East Sussex -8 16 £45,000 +24.14%
Kent +11 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 6 £48,750 - 4
West Sussex +2 1 £47,500 +5.56%
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 across the South East region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 141 (84.43%) C#
2 138 (82.63%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (72.46%) Selenium
4 117 (70.06%) Test Automation
5 111 (66.47%) BDD
6 77 (46.11%) QA
7 62 (37.13%) TDD
8 61 (36.53%) JavaScript
9 60 (35.93%) .NET
9 60 (35.93%) Scrum
10 55 (32.93%) Gherkin
11 52 (31.14%) NUnit
11 52 (31.14%) Cucumber
12 50 (29.94%) WebDriver
13 47 (28.14%) Web Services
14 46 (27.54%) AngularJS
15 45 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
17 38 (22.75%) Finance
18 36 (21.56%) Java
18 36 (21.56%) SQL
18 36 (21.56%) Continuous Improvement
19 33 (19.76%) Jenkins
20 32 (19.16%) MVC
20 32 (19.16%) Git (software)
20 32 (19.16%) Software Testing
21 28 (16.77%) SQL Server
22 26 (15.57%) .NET Framework
23 25 (14.97%) ISTQB
24 24 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (8.98%) Confluence
2 9 (5.39%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.39%) NServiceBus
3 5 (2.99%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (2.99%) Azure Functions
3 5 (2.99%) Serverless
4 3 (1.80%) PaaS
4 3 (1.80%) SaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.20%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) AMQP
2 4 (2.40%) Internet
3 2 (1.20%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.60%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.60%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.60%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.99%) RavenDB
3 9 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.39%) Event Store
4 7 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.59%) Big Data
6 5 (2.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.99%) Amazon QuickSight
6 5 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.99%) Hazelcast
6 5 (2.99%) MySQL
6 5 (2.99%) Pentaho
6 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 121 (72.46%) Selenium
2 52 (31.14%) Cucumber
2 52 (31.14%) NUnit
3 50 (29.94%) WebDriver
4 33 (19.76%) Jenkins
5 32 (19.16%) Git (software)
6 24 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (14.37%) Visual Studio
7 22 (13.17%) HP UFT
7 22 (13.17%) JIRA
8 12 (7.19%) JMeter
9 11 (6.59%) Jasmine
10 10 (5.99%) Mercurial
11 9 (5.39%) Appium
12 8 (4.79%) JUnit
13 7 (4.19%) TeamCity
14 6 (3.59%) Robot Framework
15 5 (2.99%) Gatling
15 5 (2.99%) SoapUI
15 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (22.75%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Electronics
2 8 (4.79%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.99%) Marketing
4 4 (2.40%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (45.51%) Developer
2 41 (24.55%) Analyst
3 34 (20.36%) Developer in Test
3 34 (20.36%) Test Analyst
4 30 (17.96%) Software Developer
5 28 (16.77%) Automation Test Analyst
6 22 (13.17%) Test Automation Developer
7 21 (12.57%) Test Engineer
8 20 (11.98%) .NET Developer
8 20 (11.98%) Tester
9 19 (11.38%) C# Developer
10 17 (10.18%) Analyst Developer
11 14 (8.38%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (7.78%) Automation Tester
12 13 (7.78%) Senior Developer
13 12 (7.19%) Selenium Tester
13 12 (7.19%) Software Engineer
13 12 (7.19%) Test Automation Engineer
14 11 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (5.99%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (35.93%) .NET
2 55 (32.93%) Gherkin
3 47 (28.14%) Web Services
4 46 (27.54%) AngularJS
5 26 (15.57%) .NET Framework
6 24 (14.37%) RESTful
7 23 (13.77%) CSS
7 23 (13.77%) HTML
8 22 (13.17%) React
9 21 (12.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (12.57%) REST
10 20 (11.98%) ASP.NET
11 19 (11.38%) WCF
12 14 (8.38%) JSON
13 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (6.59%) XML
14 10 (5.99%) Apache Cordova
14 10 (5.99%) jQuery
14 10 (5.99%) SOAP
15 8 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.19%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.59%) User Experience
5 4 (2.40%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.80%) NHS
7 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.60%) Fintech
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.59%) Android
2 4 (2.40%) Windows
3 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.20%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (82.63%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (70.06%) Test Automation
3 111 (66.47%) BDD
4 62 (37.13%) TDD
5 60 (35.93%) Scrum
6 45 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (21.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (19.16%) MVC
8 32 (19.16%) Software Testing
9 23 (13.77%) SDET
10 22 (13.17%) SDLC
11 20 (11.98%) Integration Testing
12 17 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (10.18%) Project Planning
12 17 (10.18%) Task Automation
13 14 (8.38%) Manual Testing
13 14 (8.38%) Software Engineering
13 14 (8.38%) Test Strategy
14 13 (7.78%) Analytics
15 12 (7.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 141 (84.43%) C#
2 61 (36.53%) JavaScript
3 36 (21.56%) Java
3 36 (21.56%) SQL
4 12 (7.19%) PowerShell
5 11 (6.59%) Python
6 6 (3.59%) Ruby
7 5 (2.99%) Java 8
7 5 (2.99%) PHP
8 4 (2.40%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) F#
Qualifications
1 25 (14.97%) ISTQB
2 24 (14.37%) ISEB
3 10 (5.99%) Degree
4 4 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CEH
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) SANS
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (46.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.40%) Firmware
2 1 (0.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.99%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.99%) Ansible
2 5 (2.99%) Terraform
3 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.59%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle
4 5 (2.99%) Birst
5 4 (2.40%) SAP
6 2 (1.20%) Apple
6 2 (1.20%) Google
6 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.20%) Splunk
6 2 (1.20%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.60%) Software AG
7 1 (0.60%) webMethods