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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 85 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.52% 1.70% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.95% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 8
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
779 1079 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.23% 87.51% 78.30%
Number of salaries quoted 620 852 918
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 May 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 - 3 £35,000 - 1
Colchester 0 1 - -
Loughton - 1 £37,500 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) Web Application Development
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
5 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
5 3 (27.27%) Streaming Music
5 3 (27.27%) Music Industry
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) WPF
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) MVVM
5 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (27.27%) Moq
5 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework

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 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Moq
2 3 (27.27%) NUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (18.18%) Gerrit
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Music Industry
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) Code First Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (27.27%) WinForms
3 3 (27.27%) WPF
4 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 1 (9.09%) Java EE
5 1 (9.09%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Streaming Music
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) MVVM
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) API Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) OWASP
5 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) VB
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
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