Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 402 424 492
Rank change year-on-year +22 +68 +71
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 134 130 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.32% 2.06% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 122 128 95
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -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 5,774 6,311 6,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.58% 20.26% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,030 5,430 5,329
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £31,975 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +29 45 £45,500 -9.00% 9
Hampshire +10 44 £41,250 +3.13% 8
Berkshire -27 32 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Surrey +35 28 £55,000 +42.86% 1
East Sussex +1 9 £45,000 - 1
Kent +33 8 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Oxfordshire +30 8 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Buckinghamshire +25 5 £45,000 - 2
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 116 (86.57%) C#
2 102 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (74.63%) Test Automation
4 99 (73.88%) Selenium
5 78 (58.21%) BDD
6 49 (36.57%) QA
7 48 (35.82%) .NET
8 45 (33.58%) Scrum
9 42 (31.34%) JavaScript
10 37 (27.61%) TDD
10 37 (27.61%) Cucumber
10 37 (27.61%) WebDriver
10 37 (27.61%) Gherkin
11 34 (25.37%) Software Testing
11 34 (25.37%) NUnit
12 32 (23.88%) Web Services
12 32 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (23.13%) SQL
13 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
13 31 (23.13%) AngularJS
14 30 (22.39%) SQL Server
15 26 (19.40%) Finance
16 25 (18.66%) .NET Framework
17 24 (17.91%) Git (software)
17 24 (17.91%) ISEB
18 22 (16.42%) Java
18 22 (16.42%) MVC
18 22 (16.42%) Integration Testing
19 21 (15.67%) ISTQB
19 21 (15.67%) Continuous Improvement

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 9 (6.72%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.22%) Confluence
3 6 (4.48%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.24%) CMS
5 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.73%) Azure Functions
3 5 (3.73%) Serverless
4 3 (2.24%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.24%) NuGet
5 2 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) AMQP
3 1 (0.75%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.75%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.75%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) Big Data
2 6 (4.48%) Event Store
2 6 (4.48%) RavenDB
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.24%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.49%) Amazon QuickSight
5 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.49%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.49%) MySQL
5 2 (1.49%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 99 (73.88%) Selenium
2 37 (27.61%) Cucumber
2 37 (27.61%) WebDriver
3 34 (25.37%) NUnit
4 24 (17.91%) Git (software)
5 21 (15.67%) Jenkins
5 21 (15.67%) Visual Studio
6 18 (13.43%) HP UFT
7 17 (12.69%) JIRA
8 14 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (7.46%) Jasmine
10 8 (5.97%) Appium
11 7 (5.22%) Mercurial
11 7 (5.22%) Robot Framework
12 5 (3.73%) PyCharm
12 5 (3.73%) Sahi
12 5 (3.73%) Sikuli
12 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.73%) UI Automator
12 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (19.40%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.73%) Electronics
3 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.99%) Marketing
5 3 (2.24%) Advertising
5 3 (2.24%) Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (43.28%) Developer
2 31 (23.13%) Analyst
3 28 (20.90%) Test Analyst
4 26 (19.40%) Developer in Test
5 24 (17.91%) Automation Test Analyst
6 21 (15.67%) Test Automation Developer
7 20 (14.93%) Software Developer
8 19 (14.18%) Tester
9 17 (12.69%) .NET Developer
10 16 (11.94%) C# Developer
11 14 (10.45%) Analyst Developer
11 14 (10.45%) Test Engineer
12 13 (9.70%) Automation Tester
13 12 (8.96%) Test Leader
14 11 (8.21%) C# Software Developer
14 11 (8.21%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 11 (8.21%) Selenium Tester
15 10 (7.46%) Automation Test Lead
15 10 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
16 9 (6.72%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (35.82%) .NET
2 37 (27.61%) Gherkin
3 32 (23.88%) Web Services
4 31 (23.13%) AngularJS
5 25 (18.66%) .NET Framework
6 20 (14.93%) React
7 18 (13.43%) RESTful
8 16 (11.94%) ASP.NET
8 16 (11.94%) HTML
9 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (10.45%) CSS
9 14 (10.45%) SOAP
9 14 (10.45%) WCF
10 12 (8.96%) jQuery
11 11 (8.21%) Node.js
12 10 (7.46%) JSON
12 10 (7.46%) XML
13 9 (6.72%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (5.22%) Ajax
14 7 (5.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (6.72%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.22%) User Experience
4 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.99%) Fintech
6 2 (1.49%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.73%) Android
2 4 (2.99%) Windows
3 3 (2.24%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (74.63%) Test Automation
3 78 (58.21%) BDD
4 45 (33.58%) Scrum
5 37 (27.61%) TDD
6 34 (25.37%) Software Testing
7 32 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (16.42%) Integration Testing
8 22 (16.42%) MVC
9 21 (15.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (13.43%) Test Strategy
11 17 (12.69%) Manual Testing
12 15 (11.19%) SDLC
13 14 (10.45%) Community of Practice
13 14 (10.45%) Defect Management
13 14 (10.45%) Project Planning
13 14 (10.45%) Scenario Testing
13 14 (10.45%) SDET
13 14 (10.45%) Task Automation
13 14 (10.45%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 116 (86.57%) C#
2 42 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 31 (23.13%) SQL
4 22 (16.42%) Java
5 16 (11.94%) PowerShell
6 13 (9.70%) Python
7 5 (3.73%) PHP
7 5 (3.73%) Ruby
8 4 (2.99%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.49%) Java 8
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) F#
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (17.91%) ISEB
2 21 (15.67%) ISTQB
3 17 (12.69%) Degree
4 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (36.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Firmware
1 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.49%) Ansible
2 2 (1.49%) Terraform
3 1 (0.75%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 31 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.46%) Oracle
3 7 (5.22%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.73%) VMware
5 3 (2.24%) Google
5 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.24%) Splunk
6 2 (1.49%) Birst
7 1 (0.75%) Apple
7 1 (0.75%) HP
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.75%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.75%) Software AG
7 1 (0.75%) webMethods