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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 146 166 145
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 86 59 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 0.99% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.28% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78 54 76
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £69,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
4691 4611 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.62% 77.65% 77.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3130 3463 3332
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
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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 +19 30 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Maidenhead -2 20 £45,000 +12.50%
Newbury +20 8 £55,000 -18.51%
Wokingham +4 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Hungerford - 7 £32,500 - 1
Slough -4 6 £55,000 -24.13% 4
Windsor - 3 £25,000 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 136 (96.45%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (90.78%) TDD
3 70 (49.65%) MVC
4 69 (48.94%) Scrum
4 69 (48.94%) Java
5 58 (41.13%) HTML
6 57 (40.43%) Git (software)
7 55 (39.01%) .NET
8 54 (38.30%) C#
9 52 (36.88%) SQL Server
10 51 (36.17%) ASP.NET
11 48 (34.04%) JavaScript
12 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (32.62%) Spring
14 45 (31.91%) SQL
15 44 (31.21%) Selenium
16 43 (30.50%) jQuery
16 43 (30.50%) CSS
17 40 (28.37%) J2EE
17 40 (28.37%) Linux
18 38 (26.95%) Web Services
19 37 (26.24%) Degree
20 35 (24.82%) XML
20 35 (24.82%) E-Commerce
21 34 (24.11%) SAP
21 34 (24.11%) Telecoms
21 34 (24.11%) Web Application Development
22 33 (23.40%) Extreme Programming
23 32 (22.70%) MySQL
23 32 (22.70%) Computer Science

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 31 (21.99%) Tomcat
2 29 (20.57%) Apache
3 28 (19.86%) Apache Solr
4 12 (8.51%) Node.js
5 9 (6.38%) Drupal
6 2 (1.42%) nginx
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.71%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.71%) Liferay
7 1 (0.71%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.42%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.42%) Heroku
1 2 (1.42%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.28%) HTTP
2 12 (8.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) GSM
3 1 (0.71%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (36.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (22.70%) MySQL
3 19 (13.48%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.84%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.84%) DataStage
5 4 (2.84%) SQLPlus
6 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.42%) Redis
7 2 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (40.43%) Git (software)
2 44 (31.21%) Selenium
3 28 (19.86%) Mockito
4 11 (7.80%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (7.80%) Moq
4 11 (7.80%) NUnit
5 10 (7.09%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.96%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.96%) PHPUnit
6 7 (4.96%) JIRA
6 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.26%) JUnit
7 6 (4.26%) LoadUI
8 4 (2.84%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.84%) Toad
8 4 (2.84%) JMeter
8 4 (2.84%) Maven
8 4 (2.84%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (24.11%) Telecoms
2 31 (21.99%) Finance
3 13 (9.22%) Games
4 7 (4.96%) Publishing
5 6 (4.26%) Music Industry
6 4 (2.84%) Retail
6 4 (2.84%) Advertising
7 3 (2.13%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.42%) Marketing
8 2 (1.42%) Electronics
8 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (65.96%) Developer
2 46 (32.62%) .NET Developer
3 32 (22.70%) Java Developer
4 28 (19.86%) Java Consultant
4 28 (19.86%) Consultant
4 28 (19.86%) Senior Developer
5 18 (12.77%) Analyst
6 16 (11.35%) Architect
7 14 (9.93%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (9.93%) Java Architect
7 14 (9.93%) Solutions Consultant
7 14 (9.93%) Java Solutions Architect
8 13 (9.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (7.09%) Tester
10 9 (6.38%) PHP Developer
10 9 (6.38%) C# Developer
10 9 (6.38%) Senior PHP Developer
11 8 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Junior .NET Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (41.13%) HTML
2 55 (39.01%) .NET
3 51 (36.17%) ASP.NET
4 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (32.62%) Spring
6 43 (30.50%) jQuery
6 43 (30.50%) CSS
7 40 (28.37%) J2EE
8 38 (26.95%) Web Services
9 35 (24.82%) XML
10 30 (21.28%) XSLT
10 30 (21.28%) WCF
11 29 (20.57%) XHTML
11 29 (20.57%) JSP
12 28 (19.86%) Java EE
13 18 (12.77%) LAMP
14 15 (10.64%) RESTful
15 13 (9.22%) REST
16 12 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (8.51%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.70%) Computer Science
2 28 (19.86%) Client/Server
2 28 (19.86%) iPad
2 28 (19.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.26%) Open Source
4 5 (3.55%) User Experience
5 3 (2.13%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.42%) DTV
7 1 (0.71%) Blog
7 1 (0.71%) Social Network
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.37%) Linux
2 4 (2.84%) Windows
3 3 (2.13%) UNIX
4 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.42%) Debian
4 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.42%) Android
4 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (96.45%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (90.78%) TDD
3 70 (49.65%) MVC
4 69 (48.94%) Scrum
5 35 (24.82%) E-Commerce
6 34 (24.11%) Web Application Development
7 33 (23.40%) Extreme Programming
8 31 (21.99%) Unit Testing
8 31 (21.99%) Mentoring
9 30 (21.28%) SOA
10 28 (19.86%) DSDM
11 23 (16.31%) OO
12 21 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (9.93%) Kanban
15 12 (8.51%) Domain-Driven Design
16 11 (7.80%) CQRS
17 10 (7.09%) Automation Testing
17 10 (7.09%) Service Management
18 9 (6.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.94%) Java
2 54 (38.30%) C#
3 48 (34.04%) JavaScript
4 45 (31.91%) SQL
5 26 (18.44%) PHP
6 13 (9.22%) Ruby
7 6 (4.26%) Scala
8 5 (3.55%) PHP5
8 5 (3.55%) Groovy
9 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.13%) VB
9 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.13%) Python
10 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) Delphi
11 1 (0.71%) XPath
11 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (26.24%) Degree
2 9 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 9 (6.38%) ISEB
3 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) MCTS
4 1 (0.71%) MCP
4 1 (0.71%) MCAD
4 1 (0.71%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.89%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (24.11%) SAP
2 28 (19.86%) hybris
3 11 (7.80%) Oracle
4 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.13%) Zend
6 2 (1.42%) Cognos
6 2 (1.42%) Adobe
6 2 (1.42%) Genesys
6 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.42%) Telerik
6 2 (1.42%) Google
6 2 (1.42%) Akamai
6 2 (1.42%) Tableau
7 1 (0.71%) GigaSpaces
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Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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