The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 114 147 164
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 103 69 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.05% 1.26% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.64% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 88 67 54
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £39,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.50%
BDD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4087 4216 3800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.27% 76.71% 73.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2968 3002 2935
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

BDD Salary Trend in Berkshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Berkshire

BDD
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 37 £45,000 - 2
Newbury +12 26 £52,500 +18.64% 3
Bracknell +22 18 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Maidenhead -7 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Wokingham - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 182 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (82.05%) TDD
3 121 (62.05%) Scrum
4 111 (56.92%) C#
5 102 (52.31%) .NET
6 75 (38.46%) MVC
7 67 (34.36%) SQL Server
8 60 (30.77%) ASP.NET
9 59 (30.26%) Java
9 59 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (26.15%) JavaScript
11 46 (23.59%) Unit Testing
11 46 (23.59%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (23.08%) Selenium
12 45 (23.08%) SQL
13 42 (21.54%) Web Application Development
14 40 (20.51%) Kanban
15 39 (20.00%) WCF
15 39 (20.00%) QA
16 38 (19.49%) Web Services
16 38 (19.49%) Finance
17 37 (18.97%) XML
18 36 (18.46%) Spring
19 34 (17.44%) jQuery
20 32 (16.41%) RESTful
21 31 (15.90%) MySQL
21 31 (15.90%) ASP.NET Web API
22 30 (15.38%) Automated Testing
22 30 (15.38%) Degree
23 29 (14.87%) User Acceptance Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (10.77%) Apache
2 17 (8.72%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.72%) IIS
3 12 (6.15%) Confluence
4 9 (4.62%) Apache Solr
5 8 (4.10%) Node.js
5 8 (4.10%) Apache Pig
5 8 (4.10%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.08%) JBoss
6 6 (3.08%) Drupal
7 4 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.05%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.05%) CMS
7 4 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Kentico
8 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.67%) SaaS
2 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.13%) HTTP
2 4 (2.05%) AMQP
3 3 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (34.36%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.90%) MySQL
3 29 (14.87%) NoSQL
4 19 (9.74%) Hadoop
4 19 (9.74%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.62%) Big Data
6 8 (4.10%) HBase
6 8 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.10%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.10%) Redis
6 8 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.10%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.05%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.54%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.03%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (23.08%) Selenium
2 27 (13.85%) JIRA
3 24 (12.31%) NUnit
3 24 (12.31%) Git (software)
4 20 (10.26%) WebDriver
5 19 (9.74%) Rhino Mocks
5 19 (9.74%) Moq
6 15 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.15%) SpecFlow
7 12 (6.15%) Zephyr
8 9 (4.62%) Mockito
9 8 (4.10%) Subversion
10 7 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.08%) Jenkins
11 6 (3.08%) RSpec
11 6 (3.08%) ReSharper
12 4 (2.05%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.05%) JUnit
12 4 (2.05%) JMeter
General
1 38 (19.49%) Finance
2 25 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.67%) Marketing
4 7 (3.59%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.08%) Advertising
6 5 (2.56%) Electronics
7 2 (1.03%) Legal
7 2 (1.03%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 117 (60.00%) Developer
2 53 (27.18%) .NET Developer
3 37 (18.97%) Senior Developer
4 27 (13.85%) Analyst
5 26 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 25 (12.82%) C# Developer
7 18 (9.23%) QA Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) Business Analyst
9 14 (7.18%) Senior C# Developer
10 13 (6.67%) Architect
10 13 (6.67%) Technical Architect
11 12 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (6.15%) Team Leader
12 10 (5.13%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.62%) Tester
13 9 (4.62%) Junior
13 9 (4.62%) Test Analyst
14 7 (3.59%) QA Analyst
14 7 (3.59%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (52.31%) .NET
2 60 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 59 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (20.00%) WCF
5 38 (19.49%) Web Services
6 37 (18.97%) XML
7 36 (18.46%) Spring
8 34 (17.44%) jQuery
9 32 (16.41%) RESTful
10 31 (15.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 27 (13.85%) CSS
12 26 (13.33%) .NET Framework
12 26 (13.33%) AngularJS
13 25 (12.82%) XSLT
13 25 (12.82%) WPF
14 23 (11.79%) HTML
15 21 (10.77%) NHibernate
15 21 (10.77%) Gherkin
16 20 (10.26%) J2EE
17 19 (9.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.74%) Streaming Music
3 12 (6.15%) iPad
3 12 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.64%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.08%) Wiki
7 5 (2.56%) DTV
7 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.05%) Tandem
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.03%) User Experience
9 2 (1.03%) Bitcoin
9 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.03%) Blog
10 1 (0.51%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.51%) Social Media
10 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.87%) Windows
2 14 (7.18%) Linux
3 3 (1.54%) UNIX
3 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (82.05%) TDD
3 121 (62.05%) Scrum
4 75 (38.46%) MVC
5 46 (23.59%) Unit Testing
5 46 (23.59%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (21.54%) Web Application Development
7 40 (20.51%) Kanban
8 30 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 29 (14.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (13.33%) MVVM
11 24 (12.31%) Mentoring
12 19 (9.74%) E-Commerce
13 18 (9.23%) Software Engineering
14 17 (8.72%) Refactoring
14 17 (8.72%) Test Automation
15 16 (8.21%) Service Management
15 16 (8.21%) Automation Testing
16 15 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 111 (56.92%) C#
2 59 (30.26%) Java
3 51 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 45 (23.08%) SQL
5 16 (8.21%) Ruby
6 12 (6.15%) C
6 12 (6.15%) PHP
7 10 (5.13%) Scala
8 9 (4.62%) Python
9 5 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.05%) C++
10 4 (2.05%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.03%) Perl
12 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) Groovy
13 1 (0.51%) RPG
13 1 (0.51%) VB
13 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (15.38%) Degree
2 18 (9.23%) ISEB
3 7 (3.59%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.10%) HDFS
2 2 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.03%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (8.72%) SAP
2 16 (8.21%) Oracle
3 15 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.15%) hybris
5 5 (2.56%) Facebook
6 4 (2.05%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.03%) Splunk
8 1 (0.51%) Capita
8 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.51%) Cognos
8 1 (0.51%) HP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55-0000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Full Big. Co Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago