Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 30 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 6.50% 3.33% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 4.27% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 8
Colchester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £48,000
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -28.00% +78.57%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 234 117 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 95.12% 78.00% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 112 73 255
Colchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,625 £21,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £72,500
Essex median annual salary £44,632 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.02% -10.53% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Colchester

BDD
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Colchester.

Salary trend for BDD in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for BDD.

1 15 (93.75%) PHP
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
1 15 (93.75%) Symfony
2 14 (87.50%) MySQL
3 13 (81.25%) AWS
3 13 (81.25%) Bitbucket
3 13 (81.25%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (81.25%) Serverless
4 12 (75.00%) PHP 7
5 11 (68.75%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (62.50%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (62.50%) phpspec
6 10 (62.50%) PHPUnit
7 9 (56.25%) Cypress.io
8 8 (50.00%) SQL
9 6 (37.50%) HTTP
9 6 (37.50%) RESTful
10 5 (31.25%) SOLID
11 4 (25.00%) Laravel
12 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
13 2 (12.50%) Web Development
13 2 (12.50%) React
13 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
14 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
14 1 (6.25%) REST
14 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 11 (68.75%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) AWS
1 13 (81.25%) AWS Lambda
1 13 (81.25%) Serverless
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Bitbucket
2 10 (62.50%) PHPUnit
3 9 (56.25%) Cypress.io
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) PHP Developer
3 9 (56.25%) AWS Developer
4 8 (50.00%) React Developer
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Backend Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Symfony
2 10 (62.50%) phpspec
3 6 (37.50%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (12.50%) React
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) SOLID
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) PHP 7
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Zend