The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 11 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.06% 1.04% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.27% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 6
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
BDD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
889 1024 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.48% 81.72% 77.40%
Number of salaries quoted 723 753 688
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

BDD
Salary Trend in Essex

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

BDD Salary Trend in Essex

BDD
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wickford - 9 £35,000 -
Basildon - 2 £45,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing BDD 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 Essex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 16 (94.12%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 15 (88.24%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
2 15 (88.24%) WCF
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (88.24%) Web Application Development
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server 2014
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
3 13 (76.47%) Ruby
4 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 12 (70.59%) RESTful
4 12 (70.59%) Music Industry
4 12 (70.59%) .NET Framework
4 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
4 12 (70.59%) Entity Framework
4 12 (70.59%) Node.js
4 12 (70.59%) High Availability
4 12 (70.59%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (70.59%) NoSQL
4 12 (70.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (70.59%) Code First Entity Framework
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) MVVM
6 3 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (17.65%) Moq

BDD
Top Related 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 (5.88%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (70.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Moq
2 3 (17.65%) NUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (70.59%) Music Industry
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) .NET Developer
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
1 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
1 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET MVC
1 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 15 (88.24%) WCF
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Framework
2 12 (70.59%) AngularJS
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (70.59%) Code First Entity Framework
2 12 (70.59%) Entity Framework
2 12 (70.59%) KnockoutJS
2 12 (70.59%) Node.js
2 12 (70.59%) RESTful
2 12 (70.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
3 3 (17.65%) WinForms
3 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 15 (88.24%) Web Application Development
3 12 (70.59%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) MVVM
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) API Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) OWASP
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) Ruby
3 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) VB
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA