Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 435 491
Rank change year-on-year +58 +56 +91
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 168 113 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 1.94% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 151 113 120
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 6,347 5,837 6,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.42% 20.06% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5,531 5,149 5,835
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £32,125 £29,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £62,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +53 54 £52,500 +10.53% 7
Surrey +40 48 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Berkshire +16 31 £55,000 +12.82% 3
Hampshire -26 27 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East Sussex +2 23 £45,000 +12.50%
Oxfordshire +9 17 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Kent +6 12 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Buckinghamshire - 6 £52,500 - 3
West Sussex +13 4 £42,500 -5.56%
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 145 (86.31%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (81.55%) C#
3 118 (70.24%) Selenium
4 113 (67.26%) Test Automation
5 107 (63.69%) BDD
6 81 (48.21%) QA
7 80 (47.62%) JavaScript
8 70 (41.67%) TDD
8 70 (41.67%) Scrum
9 68 (40.48%) .NET
10 60 (35.71%) NUnit
11 57 (33.93%) AngularJS
12 56 (33.33%) Web Services
13 55 (32.74%) WebDriver
14 50 (29.76%) Cucumber
15 47 (27.98%) Gherkin
16 46 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (24.40%) MVC
18 38 (22.62%) Finance
18 38 (22.62%) Microsoft
19 37 (22.02%) Jenkins
20 36 (21.43%) CSS
20 36 (21.43%) HTML
21 35 (20.83%) SQL
22 33 (19.64%) Java
23 32 (19.05%) REST
24 31 (18.45%) JIRA
24 31 (18.45%) SDET
24 31 (18.45%) SDLC
25 30 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (13.69%) Confluence
2 9 (5.36%) NServiceBus
3 6 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (2.98%) SaaS
5 4 (2.38%) Azure Functions
5 4 (2.38%) Serverless
6 2 (1.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.60%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) AMQP
2 4 (2.38%) Internet
3 2 (1.19%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.19%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.60%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.60%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.95%) RavenDB
3 9 (5.36%) Event Store
4 8 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (3.57%) Amazon QuickSight
5 6 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.57%) Big Data
5 6 (3.57%) Hazelcast
5 6 (3.57%) MySQL
5 6 (3.57%) Pentaho
5 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 118 (70.24%) Selenium
2 60 (35.71%) NUnit
3 55 (32.74%) WebDriver
4 50 (29.76%) Cucumber
5 37 (22.02%) Jenkins
6 31 (18.45%) JIRA
7 30 (17.86%) Git (software)
8 28 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 15 (8.93%) HP UFT
10 15 (8.93%) Jasmine
10 15 (8.93%) JMeter
11 10 (5.95%) Mercurial
12 9 (5.36%) TeamCity
13 8 (4.76%) Appium
13 8 (4.76%) JUnit
14 6 (3.57%) Gatling
14 6 (3.57%) MSTest
14 6 (3.57%) SoapUI
15 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (22.62%) Finance
2 9 (5.36%) Electronics
2 9 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.57%) Marketing
4 6 (3.57%) Retail
5 3 (1.79%) Banking
6 2 (1.19%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 83 (49.40%) Developer
2 38 (22.62%) Software Developer
3 34 (20.24%) Analyst
3 34 (20.24%) Developer in Test
4 25 (14.88%) Test Analyst
5 23 (13.69%) .NET Developer
6 22 (13.10%) Test Engineer
7 19 (11.31%) Tester
8 18 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
8 18 (10.71%) C# Developer
9 14 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
10 12 (7.14%) Automation Tester
10 12 (7.14%) Senior Developer
10 12 (7.14%) Software Engineer
11 11 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (6.55%) Senior Software Developer
11 11 (6.55%) Test Automation Developer
11 11 (6.55%) Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (5.95%) Analyst Developer
12 10 (5.95%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.48%) .NET
2 57 (33.93%) AngularJS
3 56 (33.33%) Web Services
4 47 (27.98%) Gherkin
5 36 (21.43%) CSS
5 36 (21.43%) HTML
6 32 (19.05%) REST
7 30 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (17.86%) RESTful
8 27 (16.07%) ASP.NET
9 24 (14.29%) JSON
9 24 (14.29%) WCF
10 23 (13.69%) React
11 22 (13.10%) .NET Framework
12 20 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (7.14%) HTML5
13 12 (7.14%) jQuery
14 11 (6.55%) Angular 2
14 11 (6.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.55%) User Experience
4 6 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.38%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.98%) Android
2 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.19%) Linux
3 2 (1.19%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (86.31%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (67.26%) Test Automation
3 107 (63.69%) BDD
4 70 (41.67%) Scrum
4 70 (41.67%) TDD
5 46 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (24.40%) MVC
7 31 (18.45%) SDET
7 31 (18.45%) SDLC
8 29 (17.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 14 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (7.74%) Analytics
12 13 (7.74%) Integration Testing
12 13 (7.74%) SOA
13 12 (7.14%) Microservices
13 12 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 12 (7.14%) Test Scripting
14 11 (6.55%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (81.55%) C#
2 80 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 35 (20.83%) SQL
4 33 (19.64%) Java
5 7 (4.17%) VBA
6 6 (3.57%) Java 8
6 6 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.57%) Python
7 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.79%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.60%) F#
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (9.52%) ISEB
2 15 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.98%) Degree
4 3 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.19%) SANS
6 1 (0.60%) CEH
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (48.21%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Firmware
2 2 (1.19%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.57%) Ansible
2 6 (3.57%) Terraform
3 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 38 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.95%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.57%) Birst
3 6 (3.57%) Capita
4 5 (2.98%) SAP
5 4 (2.38%) Oracle
6 2 (1.19%) Apple
6 2 (1.19%) TOWER Software
6 2 (1.19%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) Google
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.60%) Software AG
7 1 (0.60%) Splunk
7 1 (0.60%) webMethods