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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 83 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.09% 0.67% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.92% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 1
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
948 870 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 79.40% 72.80% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 698 725 742
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Colchester - 5 £47,500 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £40,000 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 35 (94.59%) TDD
2 33 (89.19%) MVC
3 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (78.38%) C#
4 29 (78.38%) .NET
4 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
5 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
6 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (45.95%) RESTful
7 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
7 17 (45.95%) Finance
8 16 (43.24%) SQL
9 15 (40.54%) Scrum
9 15 (40.54%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (35.14%) Web Application Development
10 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (35.14%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (35.14%) Music Industry
10 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
11 12 (32.43%) Banking
12 11 (29.73%) WinForms
12 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
12 11 (29.73%) IIS
12 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (29.73%) Feature Driven Development
12 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
12 11 (29.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (24.32%) Git (software)

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (29.73%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) RavenDB
4 4 (10.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) MSTest
2 4 (10.81%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) NUnit
2 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Music Industry
3 12 (32.43%) Banking
4 7 (18.92%) Back Office
5 3 (8.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) .NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (10.81%) Programmer
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
1 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
2 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (45.95%) RESTful
4 15 (40.54%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
7 11 (29.73%) WinForms
7 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
7 11 (29.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (13.51%) Laravel
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) LAMP
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
9 4 (10.81%) Web Services
9 4 (10.81%) Silverlight
9 4 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.70%) HTML5
10 1 (2.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) TDD
2 33 (89.19%) MVC
3 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (40.54%) Scrum
5 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (35.14%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (35.14%) Web Application Development
6 11 (29.73%) Feature Driven Development
7 9 (24.32%) OOP
8 4 (10.81%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) CQRS
8 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.11%) OO
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
11 1 (2.70%) Kanban
11 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 16 (43.24%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.51%) PHP
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) MCSD
1 4 (10.81%) MCSE
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.81%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
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