Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 259 187 283
Rank change year-on-year -72 +96 +91
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 186 121 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 1.46% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 6.99% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 176 118 243
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,188 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,688 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 4,088 1,732 5,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.37% 20.84% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,763 1,513 4,533
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SpecFlow in the South East.

Salary trend for SpecFlow in the South East

SpecFlow
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SpecFlow in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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
Hampshire -100 66 £55,000 - 7
Thames Valley -64 45 £48,750 -35.00% 5
Berkshire -47 38 £48,750 -35.00% 4
Surrey -37 33 £60,000 +14.29% 1
West Sussex -26 23 £50,000 - 2
East Sussex -43 18 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Kent - 1 £55,000 -
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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.

1 172 (92.47%) Test Automation
2 165 (88.71%) C#
3 151 (81.18%) Selenium
4 113 (60.75%) QA
5 108 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (47.31%) BDD
7 83 (44.62%) DevOps
8 82 (44.09%) Azure
9 77 (41.40%) .NET
10 65 (34.95%) WebDriver
11 61 (32.80%) TDD
12 55 (29.57%) SQL
13 52 (27.96%) Software Testing
14 49 (26.34%) Scrum
14 49 (26.34%) Git (software)
15 47 (25.27%) Scenario Testing
16 43 (23.12%) Manual Testing
17 40 (21.51%) SQL Server
18 38 (20.43%) Docker
19 37 (19.89%) Kubernetes
19 37 (19.89%) .NET Core
20 35 (18.82%) Mentoring
21 34 (18.28%) Unit Testing
21 34 (18.28%) Degree
22 33 (17.74%) Test Scripting
23 32 (17.20%) Computer Science
23 32 (17.20%) Fintech
23 32 (17.20%) SaaS
24 31 (16.67%) Coaching
24 31 (16.67%) PowerShell

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 4 (2.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.54%) Confluence
3 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 82 (44.09%) Azure
2 32 (17.20%) SaaS
3 12 (6.45%) NuGet
4 9 (4.84%) Azure Storage
5 8 (4.30%) Azure Service Fabric
6 5 (2.69%) BlazeMeter
6 5 (2.69%) PaaS
7 4 (2.15%) BrowserStack
7 4 (2.15%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (1.61%) GitHub
9 2 (1.08%) Datadog
9 2 (1.08%) SonarCloud
10 1 (0.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.54%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.54%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.54%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.99%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.60%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.61%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.61%) MySQL
5 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.08%) Big Data
6 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.08%) Presto
7 1 (0.54%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 151 (81.18%) Selenium
2 65 (34.95%) WebDriver
3 49 (26.34%) Git (software)
4 31 (16.67%) Postman
5 30 (16.13%) NUnit
6 27 (14.52%) Visual Studio
7 23 (12.37%) JMeter
8 19 (10.22%) JIRA
9 18 (9.68%) Cucumber
10 16 (8.60%) TeamCity
11 14 (7.53%) Moq
12 13 (6.99%) Appium
13 10 (5.38%) Jenkins
14 8 (4.30%) Locust
14 8 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (4.30%) WebSurge
15 4 (2.15%) Bitbucket
16 3 (1.61%) Artifactory
16 3 (1.61%) Cypress.io
16 3 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (12.37%) Social Skills
2 14 (7.53%) Organisational Skills
3 12 (6.45%) Finance
4 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (1.08%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (29.03%) QA Engineer
2 39 (20.97%) Developer
3 27 (14.52%) Test Engineer
4 25 (13.44%) Developer in Test
5 23 (12.37%) Test Leader
6 22 (11.83%) QA Automation Engineer
7 21 (11.29%) Analyst
7 21 (11.29%) Automation Engineer
7 21 (11.29%) Automation Test Lead
7 21 (11.29%) Test Analyst
7 21 (11.29%) Test Automation Engineer
8 19 (10.22%) Software Developer
9 17 (9.14%) Tester
10 15 (8.06%) C# Developer
11 12 (6.45%) Team Leader
11 12 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
12 11 (5.91%) Automation Team Leader
13 7 (3.76%) Automation Tester
13 7 (3.76%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.76%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (41.40%) .NET
2 37 (19.89%) .NET Core
3 29 (15.59%) Gherkin
4 18 (9.68%) WebdriverIO
5 13 (6.99%) RESTful
6 11 (5.91%) ASP.NET
6 11 (5.91%) REST
7 9 (4.84%) ARM Templates
7 9 (4.84%) SOAP
8 8 (4.30%) CSS
8 8 (4.30%) HTML
9 7 (3.76%) React
10 6 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.23%) CSS3
10 6 (3.23%) jQuery
10 6 (3.23%) Kendo UI
10 6 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (2.69%) OAuth
12 3 (1.61%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.76%) LIMS
4 4 (2.15%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.08%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.54%) iPhone
7 1 (0.54%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.45%) Linux
2 7 (3.76%) VMS
3 6 (3.23%) Windows
4 3 (1.61%) Android
5 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (92.47%) Test Automation
2 108 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (47.31%) BDD
4 83 (44.62%) DevOps
5 61 (32.80%) TDD
6 52 (27.96%) Software Testing
7 49 (26.34%) Scrum
8 47 (25.27%) Scenario Testing
9 43 (23.12%) Manual Testing
10 35 (18.82%) Mentoring
11 34 (18.28%) Unit Testing
12 33 (17.74%) Test Scripting
13 32 (17.20%) Computer Science
13 32 (17.20%) Fintech
14 31 (16.67%) Coaching
15 28 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (15.05%) Microservices
16 26 (13.98%) Penetration Testing
17 25 (13.44%) SDET
18 23 (12.37%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (88.71%) C#
2 55 (29.57%) SQL
3 31 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 30 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 17 (9.14%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.53%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.30%) Java
8 7 (3.76%) Python
9 5 (2.69%) C
10 4 (2.15%) Ruby
11 3 (1.61%) PHP
12 2 (1.08%) C++
12 2 (1.08%) Perl
13 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (18.28%) Degree
2 30 (16.13%) ISEB
3 11 (5.91%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.61%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (60.75%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) Accessibility
System Software
1 38 (20.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (19.89%) Kubernetes
2 27 (14.52%) Terraform
3 7 (3.76%) Ansible
4 3 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.61%) Puppet
5 2 (1.08%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (9.14%) Oracle
2 16 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.84%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.23%) Telerik
5 3 (1.61%) Databricks
5 3 (1.61%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.08%) ANSYS
6 2 (1.08%) Apple
6 2 (1.08%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.54%) Syncfusion