The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 98 90
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.28% 0.65% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.77% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 13
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%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 839 910 1037
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 82.74% 84.49% 85.77%
Number of salaries quoted 639 681 830
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,400
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,240 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Essex

BDD
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for BDD in Essex

BDD
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Essex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD 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 24 March 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 -12 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Colchester - 5 £35,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £50,000 -
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) TDD
3 16 (61.54%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) MVC
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 12 (46.15%) Selenium
4 12 (46.15%) RESTful
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (46.15%) Web Application Development
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 10 (38.46%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) Node.js
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
8 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
8 7 (26.92%) WCF
8 7 (26.92%) Ruby
9 6 (23.08%) Maven
9 6 (23.08%) QA
9 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
9 6 (23.08%) CSS
9 6 (23.08%) Gradle
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
4 6 (23.08%) Gradle
4 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) Maven
4 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 2 (7.69%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.54%) Music Industry
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Internet Developer
3 5 (19.23%) QA Leader
3 5 (19.23%) QA Team Leader
3 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
3 5 (19.23%) Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Social Media Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (46.15%) RESTful
3 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 9 (34.62%) Node.js
5 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (26.92%) WCF
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 5 (19.23%) J2EE
9 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
10 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
10 3 (11.54%) Code First Entity Framework
10 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
11 1 (3.85%) HTML
11 1 (3.85%) HTML5
11 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) BBC
1 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 4 (15.38%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) MVC
3 12 (46.15%) Web Application Development
4 6 (23.08%) Coaching
4 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 5 (19.23%) ATDD
5 5 (19.23%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Line Management
5 5 (19.23%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) High Availability
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) Ruby
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Apple
1 4 (15.38%) Facebook
1 4 (15.38%) Google
1 4 (15.38%) Sony
1 4 (15.38%) Yahoo!
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