Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +60
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 3.09% 2.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 2.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Colchester median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -28.00% +78.57% -26.32%

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 132 268 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 81.48% 92.41% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75 224 271
Colchester median annual salary £38,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% +10.53% +26.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,825 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +11.76%

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 18 January 2019, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Appium
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) API Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Zephyr
2 3 (60.00%) QF-Test
2 3 (60.00%) PureLoad
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) MVC

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Appium
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) QF-Test
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Software QA Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) API Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) PureLoad