Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SpecFlow
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 111 132
Rank change year-on-year +37 +21 +14
Permanent jobs citing SpecFlow 7 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.85% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.83% 3.64% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +46.67%
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.62% -2.50% -5.21%

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 183 247 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.32% 16.66% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 154 199 302
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,750 £30,350
90th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 26 May 2019. 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 - 5 £45,000 -
Harlow - 2 £51,250 - 1
SpecFlow
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (71.43%) Software Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) MSTest
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Gherkin
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) WatiN
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MSTest
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio Team System
1 5 (71.43%) WatiN
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Tester
2 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Software Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft