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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SpecFlow
England / South East
Rank 332 415 423
Rank change year-on-year +83 +8  
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 64 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 1.22% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 26
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,650 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00%  

SpecFlow is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2858 3358 3558
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.13% 17.48% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 3050 3025
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SpecFlow as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +40 15 £52,500 +90.90% 3
Hampshire +22 14 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +47 12 £47,500 +8.57% 2
West Sussex +22 12 £52,500 -
Kent +28 9 £35,000 -24.73%
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
SpecFlow
England

SpecFlow
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 75 (85.23%) C#
2 73 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (63.64%) TDD
3 56 (63.64%) Selenium
4 51 (57.95%) .NET
5 50 (56.82%) BDD
6 43 (48.86%) Test Automation
7 40 (45.45%) SQL
8 38 (43.18%) Visual Studio
9 37 (42.05%) WebDriver
10 31 (35.23%) Scrum
11 29 (32.95%) ASP.NET
11 29 (32.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (32.95%) Software Engineering
12 28 (31.82%) Test Scripting
12 28 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (29.55%) QA
14 25 (28.41%) REST
15 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (26.14%) JIRA
17 22 (25.00%) JMeter
17 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
18 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
19 20 (22.73%) Web Development
20 18 (20.45%) Software Testing
20 18 (20.45%) MVC
21 17 (19.32%) Finance
21 17 (19.32%) NUnit
22 16 (18.18%) ISTQB

SpecFlow
Top Related 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 16 (18.18%) Confluence
2 8 (9.09%) CMS
3 3 (3.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.95%) Asana
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (63.64%) Selenium
2 38 (43.18%) Visual Studio
3 37 (42.05%) WebDriver
4 29 (32.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (26.14%) JIRA
6 22 (25.00%) JMeter
7 17 (19.32%) NUnit
8 16 (18.18%) TeamCity
9 15 (17.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (13.64%) Cucumber
11 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
12 6 (6.82%) HP UFT
12 6 (6.82%) SoapUI
13 5 (5.68%) MSTest
13 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (2.27%) Subversion
15 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
15 1 (1.14%) Protractor
15 1 (1.14%) Selenium IDE
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Marketing
3 8 (9.09%) Back Office
4 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Analyst
2 23 (26.14%) Developer
3 22 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 20 (22.73%) Test Engineer
5 19 (21.59%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (17.05%) Automation Test Lead
7 15 (17.05%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
8 10 (11.36%) Software Developer
9 9 (10.23%) Automation Tester
9 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
9 9 (10.23%) Tester
10 7 (7.95%) Lead C# Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Lead Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Senior Microsoft Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Senior SQL Developer
10 7 (7.95%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (57.95%) .NET
2 29 (32.95%) ASP.NET
3 25 (28.41%) REST
4 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (18.18%) HTML
6 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (15.91%) Web Services
8 13 (14.77%) jQuery
9 12 (13.64%) XML
10 11 (12.50%) RESTful
11 10 (11.36%) HTML5
11 10 (11.36%) WCF
12 9 (10.23%) CSS
13 8 (9.09%) Gherkin
14 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 7 (7.95%) Dapper ORM
14 7 (7.95%) JSON
14 7 (7.95%) NHibernate
14 7 (7.95%) XHTML
14 7 (7.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.95%) W3C
3 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.68%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.68%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.41%) User Experience
4 3 (3.41%) Xbox
5 2 (2.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (63.64%) TDD
3 50 (56.82%) BDD
4 43 (48.86%) Test Automation
5 31 (35.23%) Scrum
6 29 (32.95%) Software Engineering
7 28 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (31.82%) Test Scripting
8 20 (22.73%) Web Development
9 18 (20.45%) MVC
9 18 (20.45%) Software Testing
10 16 (18.18%) SOLID
11 15 (17.05%) Performance Testing
12 13 (14.77%) Load Testing
12 13 (14.77%) Regression Testing
13 12 (13.64%) Code Coverage
13 12 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (13.64%) User Stories
14 11 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (85.23%) C#
2 40 (45.45%) SQL
3 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.91%) ISEB
3 11 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (29.55%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Docker
1 4 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.14%) HP
3 1 (1.14%) SAP
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