Period
to 24 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South East
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 345 400 442
Rank change year-on-year +55 +42 +102
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 166 158 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.50% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.00% 2.33% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 141 150 91
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +29.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

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 5,535 6,788 5,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.83% 21.42% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,672 5,836 4,857
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +74 77 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey +35 41 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Thames Valley +15 27 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Berkshire -2 21 £55,000 -
East Sussex +3 13 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex -15 6 £46,250 +15.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Kent +19 2 £58,750 +48.73%
Oxfordshire +40 1 - - 2
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 154 (92.77%) Test Automation
2 135 (81.33%) C#
3 130 (78.31%) Selenium
4 115 (69.28%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (43.37%) Scrum
6 68 (40.96%) .NET
7 62 (37.35%) Software Testing
8 55 (33.13%) Microsoft
8 55 (33.13%) BDD
9 50 (30.12%) Cucumber
9 50 (30.12%) SQL
10 49 (29.52%) QA
11 48 (28.92%) SQL Server
12 39 (23.49%) WebDriver
13 37 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (21.08%) Web Services
14 35 (21.08%) Manual Testing
14 35 (21.08%) Non-Functional Testing
15 34 (20.48%) Integration Testing
16 32 (19.28%) Test Scripting
17 31 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
17 31 (18.67%) SoapUI
17 31 (18.67%) Test Strategy
18 29 (17.47%) Security Testing
19 28 (16.87%) JSON
19 28 (16.87%) DevOps
20 27 (16.27%) XML
21 25 (15.06%) Git (software)
21 25 (15.06%) User Stories
21 25 (15.06%) TDD

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 20 (12.05%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.81%) CMS
2 3 (1.81%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.81%) NuGet
3 3 (1.81%) PaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) DNS
1 10 (6.02%) MPLS
1 10 (6.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.81%) Redis
4 1 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 130 (78.31%) Selenium
2 50 (30.12%) Cucumber
3 39 (23.49%) WebDriver
4 31 (18.67%) SoapUI
5 25 (15.06%) Git (software)
6 20 (12.05%) Visual Studio
7 12 (7.23%) Fiddler
7 12 (7.23%) JMeter
7 12 (7.23%) Subversion
8 11 (6.63%) JIRA
9 9 (5.42%) NUnit
10 8 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.61%) Jasmine
11 6 (3.61%) Jenkins
12 5 (3.01%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.41%) Appium
13 4 (2.41%) Moq
14 3 (1.81%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (1.81%) Protractor
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 3 (1.81%) Banking
2 3 (1.81%) Marketing
2 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Advertising
3 2 (1.20%) Publishing
3 2 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Games
4 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (28.92%) Test Engineer
2 38 (22.89%) Tester
3 36 (21.69%) Analyst
4 35 (21.08%) Automation Tester
5 34 (20.48%) Test Analyst
6 28 (16.87%) Automation Test Analyst
7 26 (15.66%) QA Engineer
7 26 (15.66%) Test Automation Engineer
8 22 (13.25%) Developer
9 14 (8.43%) Software Test Engineer
10 12 (7.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 12 (7.23%) Selenium Tester
11 11 (6.63%) Developer in Test
11 11 (6.63%) Senior Tester
12 10 (6.02%) Senior Automation Tester
12 10 (6.02%) Software Tester
13 9 (5.42%) Automation Test Lead
13 9 (5.42%) Lead Tester
13 9 (5.42%) Test Automation Developer
13 9 (5.42%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.96%) .NET
2 35 (21.08%) Web Services
3 28 (16.87%) JSON
4 27 (16.27%) XML
5 19 (11.45%) ASP.NET
6 16 (9.64%) WCF
7 13 (7.83%) Gherkin
7 13 (7.83%) SOAP
8 12 (7.23%) React
9 10 (6.02%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.02%) HTML
9 10 (6.02%) XSLT
10 9 (5.42%) .NET Framework
11 8 (4.82%) CSS
11 8 (4.82%) jQuery
12 7 (4.22%) RESTful
13 6 (3.61%) .NET Core
14 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (3.01%) Node.js
15 3 (1.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.01%) User Experience
3 3 (1.81%) Fintech
4 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.60%) BYOD
5 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.82%) Windows
2 3 (1.81%) Android
2 3 (1.81%) Linux
3 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (92.77%) Test Automation
2 115 (69.28%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (43.37%) Scrum
4 62 (37.35%) Software Testing
5 55 (33.13%) BDD
6 37 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (21.08%) Manual Testing
7 35 (21.08%) Non-Functional Testing
8 34 (20.48%) Integration Testing
9 32 (19.28%) Test Scripting
10 31 (18.67%) Test Strategy
11 29 (17.47%) Security Testing
12 28 (16.87%) DevOps
13 25 (15.06%) TDD
13 25 (15.06%) User Stories
14 23 (13.86%) Functional Testing
14 23 (13.86%) System Integration Testing
15 21 (12.65%) Deployment Automation
15 21 (12.65%) MVC
16 20 (12.05%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (81.33%) C#
2 50 (30.12%) SQL
3 23 (13.86%) PowerShell
4 18 (10.84%) Java
5 14 (8.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.63%) PHP
7 4 (2.41%) Python
8 3 (1.81%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.20%) Ruby
9 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 25 (15.06%) Degree
2 16 (9.64%) ISEB
3 13 (7.83%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (29.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.41%) Docker
3 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (33.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.22%) Oracle
3 5 (3.01%) VMware
4 4 (2.41%) Google
5 2 (1.20%) HP
5 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.20%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.60%) Splunk