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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 75 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.82% 0.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
1118 1065 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 84.57% 75.64% 73.82%
Number of salaries quoted 904 866 606
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,525 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £40,000 - 1
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) TDD
3 25 (89.29%) C#
3 25 (89.29%) .NET
3 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
4 24 (85.71%) MVC
5 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
6 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (53.57%) Scrum
7 15 (53.57%) Finance
7 15 (53.57%) RESTful
8 12 (42.86%) SQL
9 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (39.29%) Music Industry
9 11 (39.29%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (39.29%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (39.29%) Web Application Development
9 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (35.71%) Banking
11 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
12 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (25.00%) WinForms
12 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 7 (25.00%) IIS
12 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
13 5 (17.86%) HTML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.29%) RavenDB
3 4 (14.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.29%) NUnit
1 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) MSTest
1 4 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Music Industry
3 10 (35.71%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Back Office
4 3 (10.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.57%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
1 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (53.57%) RESTful
4 11 (39.29%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 7 (25.00%) WinForms
6 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
8 4 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (10.71%) WCF
9 3 (10.71%) WPF
10 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.57%) HTML5
10 1 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) TDD
3 24 (85.71%) MVC
4 15 (53.57%) Scrum
5 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (39.29%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (39.29%) Web Application Development
6 7 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
7 4 (14.29%) OOP
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) CQRS
8 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCSD
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.29%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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