Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 433 475 566
Rank change year-on-year +42 +91 +23
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 122 113 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.94% 1.82% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 121 110 82
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -11.36% +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 6293 6196 7439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.44% 17.65% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5456 5473 6454
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +62 47 £50,000 -2.91% 4
Berkshire +79 45 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Hampshire +27 41 £42,000 +15.86% 4
Surrey -33 21 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Kent +17 6 £35,000 -30.00% 1
East Sussex -7 5 £45,000 -14.29% 2
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £43,000 -18.10%
SpecFlow
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SpecFlow also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 104 (85.25%) C#
2 89 (72.95%) Selenium
2 89 (72.95%) Test Automation
3 83 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (54.10%) .NET
5 57 (46.72%) SQL
6 46 (37.70%) JavaScript
6 46 (37.70%) Scrum
6 46 (37.70%) WebDriver
7 41 (33.61%) TDD
8 40 (32.79%) ASP.NET
9 39 (31.97%) NUnit
10 37 (30.33%) BDD
11 34 (27.87%) MVC
12 33 (27.05%) AngularJS
13 32 (26.23%) QA
14 30 (24.59%) Software Testing
15 29 (23.77%) Test Scripting
16 28 (22.95%) Unit Testing
17 26 (21.31%) HTML
18 25 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
19 24 (19.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 23 (18.85%) SoapUI
20 23 (18.85%) REST
20 23 (18.85%) Jenkins
20 23 (18.85%) CSS
21 22 (18.03%) KnockoutJS
21 22 (18.03%) JSON
21 22 (18.03%) ASP.NET Web API
21 22 (18.03%) React

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 15 (12.30%) CMS
2 7 (5.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.64%) WordPress
4 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) SaaS
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.82%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.82%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) Big Data
3 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.46%) MySQL
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 89 (72.95%) Selenium
2 46 (37.70%) WebDriver
3 39 (31.97%) NUnit
4 23 (18.85%) Jenkins
4 23 (18.85%) SoapUI
5 21 (17.21%) Jasmine
6 18 (14.75%) HP UFT
7 17 (13.93%) JMeter
8 14 (11.48%) Cucumber
8 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
8 14 (11.48%) MSTest
8 14 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (11.48%) Visual Studio
9 11 (9.02%) JIRA
10 7 (5.74%) JUnit
11 6 (4.92%) Appium
11 6 (4.92%) Subversion
12 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (2.46%) RSpec
13 3 (2.46%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.28%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Electronics
4 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (41.80%) Developer
2 30 (24.59%) Software Developer
3 22 (18.03%) Tester
4 19 (15.57%) QA Engineer
5 17 (13.93%) Test Engineer
6 16 (13.11%) .NET Developer
7 13 (10.66%) Analyst
7 13 (10.66%) QA Test Engineer
8 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (9.84%) C# Developer
8 12 (9.84%) Software Tester
8 12 (9.84%) Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (9.02%) Development Manager
9 11 (9.02%) Test Analyst
10 10 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (7.38%) Senior Developer
12 8 (6.56%) QA Automation Engineer
12 8 (6.56%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (54.10%) .NET
2 40 (32.79%) ASP.NET
3 33 (27.05%) AngularJS
4 26 (21.31%) HTML
5 25 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (19.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (18.85%) CSS
7 23 (18.85%) REST
8 22 (18.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (18.03%) JSON
8 22 (18.03%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (18.03%) React
9 21 (17.21%) Web Services
10 20 (16.39%) WCF
11 19 (15.57%) HTML5
11 19 (15.57%) jQuery
12 18 (14.75%) Angular 2
12 18 (14.75%) Gherkin
12 18 (14.75%) Node.js
12 18 (14.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) User Experience
2 12 (9.84%) Client/Server
2 12 (9.84%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.46%) iPad
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Android
3 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (72.95%) Test Automation
2 83 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (37.70%) Scrum
4 41 (33.61%) TDD
5 37 (30.33%) BDD
6 34 (27.87%) MVC
7 30 (24.59%) Software Testing
8 29 (23.77%) Test Scripting
9 28 (22.95%) Unit Testing
10 19 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (15.57%) SDET
10 19 (15.57%) SDLC
11 18 (14.75%) Front End Development
12 13 (10.66%) Content Management
12 13 (10.66%) Web Application Development
13 12 (9.84%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 12 (9.84%) Kanban
14 11 (9.02%) Information Management
14 11 (9.02%) Performance Testing
14 11 (9.02%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (85.25%) C#
2 57 (46.72%) SQL
3 46 (37.70%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.21%) Java
5 9 (7.38%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.74%) Ruby
6 7 (5.74%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.46%) ES6
8 3 (2.46%) VB
8 3 (2.46%) VB6
8 3 (2.46%) VBA
9 2 (1.64%) Groovy
9 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.64%) Python
9 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.82%) F#
Qualifications
1 20 (16.39%) Degree
2 11 (9.02%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.20%) ISEB
4 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) Ansible
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle
3 3 (2.46%) Apple
3 3 (2.46%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.46%) Facebook
3 3 (2.46%) SAP
3 3 (2.46%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.82%) Capita
4 1 (0.82%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.82%) IBM
4 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.82%) Twitter
4 1 (0.82%) Xamarin