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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 75 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.85% 0.26% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.30% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
802 1009 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.68% 87.51% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 609 762 886
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £82,500
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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

BDD Salary Histogram 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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Chelmsford -9 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Colchester - 1 £50,000 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 19 (82.61%) TDD
2 13 (56.52%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) .NET
3 12 (52.17%) Selenium
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
5 10 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (43.48%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (43.48%) Web Application Development
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (43.48%) RESTful
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) MVC
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (39.13%) Node.js
7 8 (34.78%) High Availability
7 8 (34.78%) Entity Framework
7 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
7 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
7 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (34.78%) Java
7 8 (34.78%) WCF
7 8 (34.78%) Music Industry
7 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
7 8 (34.78%) Ruby
7 8 (34.78%) Code First 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
4 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
4 5 (21.74%) Gradle
4 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) Maven
5 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
5 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
5 3 (13.04%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (34.78%) Music Industry
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) QA Leader
3 5 (21.74%) QA Team Leader
3 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Internet Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (43.48%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (43.48%) RESTful
3 10 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (39.13%) Node.js
5 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
5 8 (34.78%) Code First Entity Framework
5 8 (34.78%) Entity Framework
5 8 (34.78%) WCF
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) J2EE
7 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) TDD
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) Web Application Development
4 8 (34.78%) High Availability
5 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) ATDD
6 5 (21.74%) Coaching
6 5 (21.74%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Line Management
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) Time Management
7 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.04%) DevOps
9 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.35%) OO
9 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
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