Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 113 130
Rank change year-on-year +47 +17 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 45 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.20% 1.18% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 1.34% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 45 22 20
Essex median annual salary £60,000 £35,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% -28.21% +39.29%
10th Percentile £29,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £49,290 £52,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1187 1862 2207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.48% 87.83% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1428 1602
Essex median annual salary £45,001 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,925 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 12 £65,000 - 1
Chelmsford 0 7 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Wickford -3 6 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Brentwood - 5 £30,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +16 4 £55,000 +19.06%
Colchester - 1 £70,000 -
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 43 (95.56%) .NET
1 43 (95.56%) TDD
2 42 (93.33%) C#
3 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (86.67%) SQL Server
5 37 (82.22%) ASP.NET
6 35 (77.78%) MVC
6 35 (77.78%) RESTful
7 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (57.78%) Web Application Development
9 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2016
11 21 (46.67%) WCF
12 17 (37.78%) AngularJS
12 17 (37.78%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (37.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (33.33%) HTML
13 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 15 (33.33%) SQL
14 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
15 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
16 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
17 11 (24.44%) Ruby
17 11 (24.44%) Node.js
17 11 (24.44%) NoSQL
18 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
19 9 (20.00%) OO

BDD
Co-occurring 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 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (24.44%) NoSQL
5 10 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) Selenium
3 6 (13.33%) SpecFlow
4 5 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
6 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.44%) Moq
6 2 (4.44%) MSTest
7 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Advertising
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Internet Developer
4 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.11%) QA Leader
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Automation Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Lead C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (2.22%) Azure Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Web Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Web Applications Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) .NET
2 37 (82.22%) ASP.NET
3 35 (77.78%) RESTful
4 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (46.67%) WCF
7 17 (37.78%) AngularJS
7 17 (37.78%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (37.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (33.33%) HTML
9 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
10 11 (24.44%) Node.js
11 9 (20.00%) Web Services
12 6 (13.33%) Code First Entity Framework
12 6 (13.33%) CSS
12 6 (13.33%) Entity Framework
13 5 (11.11%) HTML5
14 4 (8.89%) WinForms
15 2 (4.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (13.33%) Social Network
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.44%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) TDD
2 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (77.78%) MVC
4 26 (57.78%) Web Application Development
5 9 (20.00%) OO
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (15.56%) Feature Driven Development
8 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) Kanban
8 6 (13.33%) Refactoring
8 6 (13.33%) SDLC
8 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.11%) IT Strategy
9 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) Ruby
4 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) COBOL
6 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.22%) MCSA
1 1 (2.22%) MCSE
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Juniper
3 1 (2.22%) Splunk