Period
to 12 June 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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 268 230 310
Rank change year-on-year -38 +80 +84
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 121 164 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 1.08% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.83% 5.29% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 109 159 199
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £33,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,375 £56,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.62% - +5.00%

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 3,156 3,102 5,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.37% 20.47% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,393 2,650 4,760
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,813 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 12 June 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 12 June 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
Thames Valley +24 41 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Surrey +13 35 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Berkshire +19 34 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -90 25 £47,500 -9.52% 6
West Sussex -3 11 £70,000 +47.37% 1
East Sussex -3 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 3 £47,500 +26.67%
Kent - 1 £55,000 -
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 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.

1 112 (92.56%) Test Automation
2 110 (90.91%) C#
3 103 (85.12%) Selenium
4 71 (58.68%) QA
5 67 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (54.55%) BDD
7 56 (46.28%) Azure
8 55 (45.45%) DevOps
9 46 (38.02%) TDD
10 42 (34.71%) SQL
11 41 (33.88%) .NET
12 40 (33.06%) Scenario Testing
13 35 (28.93%) Fintech
13 35 (28.93%) Degree
14 34 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (27.27%) WebDriver
16 31 (25.62%) Visual Studio
17 29 (23.97%) Scrum
18 27 (22.31%) Git (software)
18 27 (22.31%) Social Skills
19 26 (21.49%) Postman
20 25 (20.66%) SDLC
20 25 (20.66%) Gherkin
21 24 (19.83%) Software Testing
21 24 (19.83%) NUnit
22 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
23 22 (18.18%) Microservices
23 22 (18.18%) Test Scripting
24 20 (16.53%) Finance
25 18 (14.88%) Computer Science

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 (3.31%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 56 (46.28%) Azure
2 10 (8.26%) SaaS
3 7 (5.79%) NuGet
4 5 (4.13%) BrowserStack
5 4 (3.31%) Azure Service Fabric
5 4 (3.31%) Azure Storage
6 3 (2.48%) AWS
6 3 (2.48%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (1.65%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.83%) GitHub
8 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) SMTP
2 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) Oracle Database
2 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.96%) MySQL
4 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.31%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 103 (85.12%) Selenium
2 33 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 31 (25.62%) Visual Studio
4 27 (22.31%) Git (software)
5 26 (21.49%) Postman
6 24 (19.83%) NUnit
7 14 (11.57%) Cucumber
7 14 (11.57%) JIRA
7 14 (11.57%) JMeter
8 11 (9.09%) Appium
8 11 (9.09%) Jenkins
9 10 (8.26%) TeamCity
10 7 (5.79%) Moq
11 4 (3.31%) Artifactory
11 4 (3.31%) Locust
11 4 (3.31%) WebSurge
12 3 (2.48%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.65%) REST Assured
13 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (22.31%) Social Skills
2 20 (16.53%) Finance
3 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.26%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (6.61%) Banking
5 8 (6.61%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) QA Engineer
2 24 (19.83%) Automation Engineer
2 24 (19.83%) QA Automation Engineer
3 21 (17.36%) Test Engineer
4 17 (14.05%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (13.22%) Test Leader
5 16 (13.22%) Tester
6 15 (12.40%) Automation Test Lead
7 13 (10.74%) Developer
8 10 (8.26%) Team Leader
8 10 (8.26%) Test Team Leader
9 9 (7.44%) Automation Team Leader
9 9 (7.44%) QA Leader
10 8 (6.61%) Quality Engineer
11 7 (5.79%) Automation Tester
11 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.79%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (5.79%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.96%) Developer in Test
12 6 (4.96%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.88%) .NET
2 25 (20.66%) Gherkin
3 16 (13.22%) WebdriverIO
4 11 (9.09%) .NET Core
4 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 10 (8.26%) RESTful
6 8 (6.61%) REST
7 7 (5.79%) SOAP
8 6 (4.96%) React
9 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.48%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.48%) HTML
10 3 (2.48%) Swagger
11 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.65%) gRPC
11 2 (1.65%) OAuth
11 2 (1.65%) Vue.js
12 1 (0.83%) COM
12 1 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (7.44%) LIMS
3 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.31%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.79%) Linux
2 4 (3.31%) VMS
3 2 (1.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (92.56%) Test Automation
2 67 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (54.55%) BDD
4 55 (45.45%) DevOps
5 46 (38.02%) TDD
6 40 (33.06%) Scenario Testing
7 35 (28.93%) Fintech
8 34 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (23.97%) Scrum
10 25 (20.66%) SDLC
11 24 (19.83%) Software Testing
12 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (18.18%) Microservices
13 22 (18.18%) Test Scripting
14 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
15 17 (14.05%) Regression Testing
16 16 (13.22%) API Testing
16 16 (13.22%) Exploratory Testing
16 16 (13.22%) Integration Testing
16 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 110 (90.91%) C#
2 42 (34.71%) SQL
3 13 (10.74%) TypeScript
4 11 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 11 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.96%) Java
5 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.13%) C
7 2 (1.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (28.93%) Degree
2 16 (13.22%) ISEB
3 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) CEH
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.83%) OSCP
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (58.68%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) Accessibility
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.31%) Ansible
2 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.31%) Puppet
2 4 (3.31%) Terraform
3 1 (0.83%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Oracle
2 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.61%) Xamarin
3 8 (6.61%) Xceptor
4 4 (3.31%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.83%) Databricks
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Progress