Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 429 525
Rank change year-on-year +48 +96 +49
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 160 113 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% 1.99% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 149 103 98
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £28,350
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £59,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - -2.91% +3.00%

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 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 6,569 5,678 6,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.69% 19.32% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,745 4,980 5,979
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Surrey +35 51 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Thames Valley +44 50 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Berkshire +13 29 £55,000 +15.79% 3
East Sussex +1 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hampshire -48 18 £48,500 +2.11% 7
Oxfordshire +7 12 £44,000 - 1
Kent -3 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex 0 4 £42,500 -19.05%
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 136 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (81.25%) C#
3 125 (78.13%) Selenium
4 118 (73.75%) Test Automation
5 90 (56.25%) BDD
6 79 (49.38%) JavaScript
7 78 (48.75%) QA
8 77 (48.13%) .NET
9 69 (43.13%) TDD
10 64 (40.00%) Scrum
11 60 (37.50%) WebDriver
11 60 (37.50%) AngularJS
12 55 (34.38%) NUnit
13 49 (30.63%) Web Services
14 47 (29.38%) Jenkins
15 46 (28.75%) HTML
16 42 (26.25%) CSS
16 42 (26.25%) MVC
16 42 (26.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 41 (25.63%) Cucumber
17 41 (25.63%) Gherkin
18 39 (24.38%) Finance
18 39 (24.38%) SQL
19 37 (23.13%) Java
20 36 (22.50%) REST
20 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (20.63%) JSON
22 32 (20.00%) Visual Studio
22 32 (20.00%) RESTful
22 32 (20.00%) SDLC

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 23 (14.38%) Confluence
2 8 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.13%) NServiceBus
3 5 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.25%) SaaS
3 5 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.63%) NuGet
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) AMQP
2 4 (2.50%) Network Security
3 2 (1.25%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.75%) Big Data
4 6 (3.75%) RavenDB
5 5 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.13%) Amazon QuickSight
5 5 (3.13%) Event Store
5 5 (3.13%) Hazelcast
5 5 (3.13%) MySQL
5 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.13%) Pentaho
5 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.50%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 125 (78.13%) Selenium
2 60 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 55 (34.38%) NUnit
4 47 (29.38%) Jenkins
5 41 (25.63%) Cucumber
6 32 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 29 (18.13%) JIRA
8 23 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (13.75%) Git (software)
10 20 (12.50%) Jasmine
11 13 (8.13%) HP UFT
11 13 (8.13%) JMeter
12 7 (4.38%) Appium
12 7 (4.38%) JUnit
13 6 (3.75%) MSTest
13 6 (3.75%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.75%) TestComplete
14 5 (3.13%) JBehave
14 5 (3.13%) Mercurial
14 5 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (24.38%) Finance
2 11 (6.88%) Marketing
3 9 (5.63%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.13%) Electronics
5 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.50%) Billing
7 2 (1.25%) Automotive
7 2 (1.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (48.75%) Developer
2 33 (20.63%) Analyst
3 31 (19.38%) Software Developer
4 29 (18.13%) Developer in Test
5 22 (13.75%) .NET Developer
5 22 (13.75%) Test Analyst
6 21 (13.13%) C# Developer
7 20 (12.50%) Tester
8 17 (10.63%) Test Engineer
9 15 (9.38%) Automation Tester
9 15 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (8.75%) Automation Test Analyst
10 14 (8.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (8.13%) QA Analyst
12 11 (6.88%) Test Automation Engineer
13 10 (6.25%) Lead Developer
13 10 (6.25%) Senior Developer
13 10 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
14 8 (5.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (48.13%) .NET
2 60 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 49 (30.63%) Web Services
4 46 (28.75%) HTML
5 42 (26.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 42 (26.25%) CSS
6 41 (25.63%) Gherkin
7 36 (22.50%) REST
8 33 (20.63%) JSON
9 32 (20.00%) RESTful
10 30 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 30 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (17.50%) React
12 27 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (16.88%) WCF
13 19 (11.88%) HTML5
14 18 (11.25%) CSS3
15 17 (10.63%) Angular 2
16 13 (8.13%) jQuery
16 13 (8.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) User Experience
2 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.88%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.88%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.13%) Android
1 5 (3.13%) Linux
1 5 (3.13%) Windows
2 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (73.75%) Test Automation
3 90 (56.25%) BDD
4 69 (43.13%) TDD
5 64 (40.00%) Scrum
6 42 (26.25%) MVC
7 36 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (20.00%) SDLC
9 31 (19.38%) SDET
10 26 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (13.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (10.63%) Front End Development
13 15 (9.38%) Test Strategy
14 14 (8.75%) Software Testing
15 13 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (8.13%) Microservices
15 13 (8.13%) Test Scripting
16 11 (6.88%) DevOps
16 11 (6.88%) SOA
17 10 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 130 (81.25%) C#
2 79 (49.38%) JavaScript
3 39 (24.38%) SQL
4 37 (23.13%) Java
5 11 (6.88%) VBA
6 8 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.13%) Java 8
8 4 (2.50%) C++
8 4 (2.50%) Go
8 4 (2.50%) PHP
8 4 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.50%) XAML
9 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.25%) Python
11 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) Degree
2 9 (5.63%) ISEB
3 8 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.50%) SANS
5 1 (0.63%) CEH
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (48.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.13%) Ansible
2 5 (3.13%) Terraform
3 4 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.88%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.13%) Birst
4 5 (3.13%) Capita
4 5 (3.13%) SAP
5 4 (2.50%) Brocade
5 4 (2.50%) Cisco
5 4 (2.50%) Juniper
5 4 (2.50%) VMware
6 2 (1.25%) Apple
6 2 (1.25%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.63%) Splunk