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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 141 123 140
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 87 103 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.68% 1.86% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.21% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76 97 88
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
4368 4671 4476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.57% 84.30% 82.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3549 3389 3244
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Newbury +27 28 £52,500 -2.32% 3
Reading -22 25 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Bracknell +27 21 £40,000 - 2
Maidenhead -6 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Thatcham - 2 £32,500 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 171 (92.93%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (70.11%) TDD
3 114 (61.96%) C#
4 102 (55.43%) .NET
5 94 (51.09%) Java
6 80 (43.48%) Scrum
7 69 (37.50%) Windows
8 68 (36.96%) SQL
9 64 (34.78%) SQL Server
10 58 (31.52%) Web Services
11 53 (28.80%) ASP.NET
12 52 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (23.37%) Finance
14 42 (22.83%) Degree
15 36 (19.57%) WPF
16 35 (19.02%) MS Excel
17 34 (18.48%) MVC
18 33 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (17.39%) Selenium
19 32 (17.39%) Telecoms
20 31 (16.85%) Test Automation
21 29 (15.76%) Kanban
22 28 (15.22%) Microsoft
22 28 (15.22%) Linux
22 28 (15.22%) OOP
22 28 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 28 (15.22%) Web Application Development
23 27 (14.67%) SQL Server 2014
23 27 (14.67%) JavaScript
23 27 (14.67%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (9.24%) IIS
2 16 (8.70%) Apache
3 14 (7.61%) Apache Pig
3 14 (7.61%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.89%) Umbraco
5 7 (3.80%) Node.js
6 4 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.09%) Confluence
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) JBoss
8 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (19.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.17%) GitHub
2 4 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) Internet
2 3 (1.63%) GSM
2 3 (1.63%) LTE
2 3 (1.63%) UMTS
3 2 (1.09%) MVNO
3 2 (1.09%) SMTP
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (8.70%) MySQL
4 15 (8.15%) Big Data
4 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (7.61%) Apache Hive
5 14 (7.61%) Hadoop
5 14 (7.61%) HBase
5 14 (7.61%) RDBMS
5 14 (7.61%) Redis
6 8 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 32 (17.39%) Selenium
2 27 (14.67%) Cucumber
3 24 (13.04%) JIRA
4 19 (10.33%) Moq
4 19 (10.33%) NUnit
4 19 (10.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 17 (9.24%) Git (software)
6 16 (8.70%) Subversion
7 10 (5.43%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.89%) JBehave
8 9 (4.89%) JUnit
9 8 (4.35%) HP UFT
9 8 (4.35%) Ranorex
9 8 (4.35%) RSpec
10 7 (3.80%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.72%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.72%) Maven
12 4 (2.17%) MSTest
12 4 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (23.37%) Finance
2 32 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.52%) Marketing
4 11 (5.98%) Electronics
5 8 (4.35%) Banking
5 8 (4.35%) Games
5 8 (4.35%) Retail
6 7 (3.80%) Advertising
6 7 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (63.04%) Developer
2 76 (41.30%) .NET Developer
3 61 (33.15%) C# Developer
4 48 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (15.22%) Senior Developer
6 21 (11.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 19 (10.33%) Software Engineer
8 16 (8.70%) QA Manager
8 16 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (8.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 14 (7.61%) Agile .NET Developer
9 14 (7.61%) Agile C# Developer
9 14 (7.61%) Agile Developer
9 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (7.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (7.07%) Java Developer
11 12 (6.52%) Automation Test Lead
11 12 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (6.52%) Mid-Level C# Developer
11 12 (6.52%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (55.43%) .NET
2 58 (31.52%) Web Services
3 53 (28.80%) ASP.NET
4 36 (19.57%) WPF
5 33 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 24 (13.04%) HTML
8 23 (12.50%) WinForms
9 22 (11.96%) CSS
9 22 (11.96%) RESTful
10 20 (10.87%) WCF
10 20 (10.87%) XML
11 19 (10.33%) NHibernate
12 17 (9.24%) LINQ
12 17 (9.24%) XSLT
13 15 (8.15%) XSD
14 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (7.61%) Kafka
15 13 (7.07%) jQuery
16 11 (5.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.33%) Streaming Music
3 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.26%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.72%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.17%) Blog
6 4 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.50%) Windows
2 28 (15.22%) Linux
3 12 (6.52%) Unix
4 3 (1.63%) Android
4 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (92.93%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (70.11%) TDD
3 80 (43.48%) Scrum
4 52 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (18.48%) MVC
6 31 (16.85%) Test Automation
7 29 (15.76%) Kanban
8 28 (15.22%) OOP
8 28 (15.22%) Web Application Development
9 24 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 23 (12.50%) API Testing
10 23 (12.50%) OO
11 20 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 19 (10.33%) MVVM
13 17 (9.24%) Refactoring
14 16 (8.70%) Web Testing
15 14 (7.61%) OOD
15 14 (7.61%) Open Source
16 12 (6.52%) Defect Management
17 9 (4.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 114 (61.96%) C#
2 94 (51.09%) Java
3 68 (36.96%) SQL
4 27 (14.67%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.41%) Ruby
6 16 (8.70%) C
7 15 (8.15%) C++
8 14 (7.61%) Scala
9 12 (6.52%) Groovy
10 7 (3.80%) Python
11 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.17%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.63%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.63%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.63%) PHP
14 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.54%) Perl
15 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (22.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) ISEB
2 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.67%) QA
2 3 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.61%) HDFS
2 4 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (3.80%) SAP
4 5 (2.72%) Canon
5 4 (2.17%) Adobe
5 4 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.63%) Facebook
7 1 (0.54%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) hybris
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago