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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 88 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.03% 1.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
1043 1001 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.45% 77.60% 74.30%
Number of salaries quoted 839 793 583
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 - 8 £40,000 - 1
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) RESTful
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) Music Industry
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) MCSD
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) OOP
6 4 (25.00%) MCSE
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (25.00%) WCF
6 4 (25.00%) WPF

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) RavenDB
2 4 (25.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (25.00%) NUnit
1 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) MSTest
1 4 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Music Industry
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
1 14 (87.50%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (75.00%) RESTful
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) WCF
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
4 4 (25.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) CQRS
4 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSD
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
Southend-On-Sea
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