Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 37 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.07% 1.34% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.59% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Colchester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £69,000
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -18.18% +57.14%

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 228 189 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 94.21% 84.38% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 137 220
Colchester median annual salary £44,735 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,625 £26,250 £31,494
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,000 £60,000
Essex median annual salary £44,735 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -8.60% +3.33%

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 21 October 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (100.00%) React
1 5 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Google
3 3 (60.00%) SEO
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Google Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 1 (20.00%) Redux
4 1 (20.00%) Jest
4 1 (20.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (20.00%) Facebook
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing

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 5 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Website Optimizer
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (60.00%) React Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) Jest
2 1 (20.00%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook