The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 102 99 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% 0.39% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.46% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1065 1096 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.73% 84.96% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 786 879 639
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Essex

BDD
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 1 £45,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £37,500 -
Harlow - 1 £55,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 10 (90.91%) MVC
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) OOP
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 5 (45.45%) LAMP
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Laravel
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (36.36%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (36.36%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
6 3 (27.27%) Moq
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) AutoMapper
7 2 (18.18%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (18.18%) Music Industry
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Moq
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (18.18%) FxCop
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
3 2 (18.18%) StyleCop
4 1 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (18.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) LAMP
2 5 (45.45%) Laravel
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (36.36%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (18.18%) High Availability
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) MVVM
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
Basildon, Essex
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