Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 114 135
Rank change year-on-year +27 +21 +10
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 13 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.02% 0.72% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.99% 3.30% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 2
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +31.43% +53.51%
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -8.26% -9.17%

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 186 333 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.66% 21.92% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 142 267 243
Essex median annual salary £38,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15% +9.41%

SpecFlow
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SpecFlow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for SpecFlow in Essex

SpecFlow
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SpecFlow in Essex.

Salary trend for SpecFlow in Essex

SpecFlow
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpecFlow within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Chelmsford +16 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Brentwood - 1 - -
SpecFlow
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for SpecFlow.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (100.00%) MSTest
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (92.31%) Software Delivery
2 12 (92.31%) SDLC
2 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
2 12 (92.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (92.31%) Waterfall
2 12 (92.31%) BDD
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (92.31%) Gherkin
2 12 (92.31%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) WatiN
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Regression Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
2 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 12 (92.31%) Time Management
2 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (92.31%) ISEB

SpecFlow
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Functions
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MSTest
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio
2 12 (92.31%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (92.31%) WatiN
3 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
1 12 (92.31%) Test Analyst
1 12 (92.31%) Tester
2 11 (84.62%) Automation Test Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (92.31%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Acceptance Criteria
2 12 (92.31%) BDD
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (92.31%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (92.31%) OO
2 12 (92.31%) Regression Testing
2 12 (92.31%) SDLC
2 12 (92.31%) Software Delivery
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 12 (92.31%) Time Management
2 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) API Design
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Python
2 12 (92.31%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
1 12 (92.31%) ISEB
1 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) New Relic