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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 130 161 182
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 90 73 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.74% 1.23% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.57% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 80 65 39
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
4190 4655 4234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.19% 78.22% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3201 3129 3208
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £75,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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
Newbury +26 39 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Reading +9 38 £45,000 -25.00% 9
Bracknell +29 5 £57,500 +9.52%
Maidenhead +6 3 £55,000 +12.24%
Slough -10 1 £36,000 -46.66%
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 174 (89.69%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (84.54%) TDD
3 150 (77.32%) C#
4 138 (71.13%) .NET
5 120 (61.86%) Scrum
6 83 (42.78%) SQL Server
7 76 (39.18%) ASP.NET
8 74 (38.14%) SQL
9 72 (37.11%) MVC
10 70 (36.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 64 (32.99%) Windows
12 54 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (26.29%) Java
14 50 (25.77%) JavaScript
15 49 (25.26%) Unit Testing
15 49 (25.26%) Web Application Development
16 45 (23.20%) Web Services
16 45 (23.20%) QA
17 41 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (20.10%) jQuery
18 39 (20.10%) Degree
19 38 (19.59%) RESTful
20 37 (19.07%) Selenium
21 36 (18.56%) Kanban
21 36 (18.56%) Telecoms
21 36 (18.56%) Finance
22 35 (18.04%) Automated Testing
23 34 (17.53%) Apache
24 33 (17.01%) XML
24 33 (17.01%) IIS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (17.53%) Apache
2 33 (17.01%) IIS
3 13 (6.70%) Apache Pig
3 13 (6.70%) Apache Spark
4 12 (6.19%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.67%) Node.js
6 7 (3.61%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.58%) Confluence
7 5 (2.58%) CMS
7 5 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.55%) JBoss
9 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.52%) Kentico
10 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) SaaS
3 2 (1.03%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.61%) HTTP
2 6 (3.09%) Internet
2 6 (3.09%) GSM
2 6 (3.09%) UMTS
2 6 (3.09%) LTE
3 2 (1.03%) AMQP
4 1 (0.52%) MVNO
4 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (42.78%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.49%) NoSQL
3 27 (13.92%) MySQL
4 22 (11.34%) MongoDB
5 15 (7.73%) HBase
5 15 (7.73%) Hadoop
5 15 (7.73%) Big Data
6 13 (6.70%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.70%) Apache Hive
6 13 (6.70%) RDBMS
6 13 (6.70%) Redis
6 13 (6.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.03%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (19.07%) Selenium
2 25 (12.89%) NUnit
3 21 (10.82%) Git (software)
4 20 (10.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 20 (10.31%) Moq
5 19 (9.79%) JIRA
6 16 (8.25%) SpecFlow
7 14 (7.22%) WebDriver
8 12 (6.19%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.61%) Mockito
11 6 (3.09%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.58%) Jenkins
12 5 (2.58%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.06%) Zephyr
13 4 (2.06%) Subversion
13 4 (2.06%) JUnit
14 3 (1.55%) JBehave
15 2 (1.03%) Ranorex
15 2 (1.03%) TestLink
General
1 36 (18.56%) Telecoms
1 36 (18.56%) Finance
2 26 (13.40%) Marketing
3 20 (10.31%) Manufacturing
4 17 (8.76%) Advertising
5 12 (6.19%) Legal
6 9 (4.64%) Electronics
7 7 (3.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.03%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 147 (75.77%) Developer
2 72 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 51 (26.29%) Senior Developer
4 47 (24.23%) C# Developer
5 30 (15.46%) Senior C# Developer
6 24 (12.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (10.82%) Software Developer
8 17 (8.76%) Team Leader
9 16 (8.25%) Analyst
10 14 (7.22%) Java Developer
11 13 (6.70%) QA Engineer
11 13 (6.70%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (6.19%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (5.15%) Business Analyst
14 8 (4.12%) Senior QA Engineer
15 7 (3.61%) Architect
15 7 (3.61%) Junior
16 6 (3.09%) Test Analyst
17 5 (2.58%) Tester
17 5 (2.58%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (71.13%) .NET
2 76 (39.18%) ASP.NET
3 70 (36.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (23.20%) Web Services
5 39 (20.10%) jQuery
6 38 (19.59%) RESTful
7 33 (17.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (17.01%) XML
8 31 (15.98%) .NET Framework
8 31 (15.98%) WCF
9 30 (15.46%) WPF
10 28 (14.43%) XSLT
11 24 (12.37%) CSS
12 23 (11.86%) AngularJS
13 22 (11.34%) REST
13 22 (11.34%) NHibernate
14 21 (10.82%) HTML
15 20 (10.31%) WinForms
16 15 (7.73%) Silverlight
16 15 (7.73%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 20 (10.31%) Streaming Music
4 13 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.64%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.61%) DTV
6 7 (3.61%) iPad
7 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.55%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.03%) Blog
9 2 (1.03%) Bitcoin
10 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.52%) Social Media
10 1 (0.52%) W3C
10 1 (0.52%) AS400
10 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (32.99%) Windows
2 20 (10.31%) Linux
3 10 (5.15%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (89.69%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (84.54%) TDD
3 120 (61.86%) Scrum
4 72 (37.11%) MVC
5 54 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (25.26%) Unit Testing
6 49 (25.26%) Web Application Development
7 36 (18.56%) Kanban
8 35 (18.04%) Automated Testing
9 25 (12.89%) MVVM
10 22 (11.34%) Refactoring
11 18 (9.28%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (8.76%) Dependency Injection
13 16 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (8.25%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.73%) Software Engineering
15 13 (6.70%) Open Source
15 13 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (6.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 150 (77.32%) C#
2 74 (38.14%) SQL
3 51 (26.29%) Java
4 50 (25.77%) JavaScript
5 29 (14.95%) Ruby
6 25 (12.89%) Python
7 22 (11.34%) C
7 22 (11.34%) VB.NET
8 16 (8.25%) PHP
9 14 (7.22%) C++
9 14 (7.22%) Objective-C
10 13 (6.70%) Scala
11 10 (5.15%) VB
12 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.03%) Perl
13 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.52%) RPG
Qualifications
1 39 (20.10%) Degree
2 17 (8.76%) ISEB
3 8 (4.12%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (23.20%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.70%) HDFS
2 2 (1.03%) Firmware
2 2 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) Puppet
2 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) Salt
2 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (9.79%) Oracle
2 16 (8.25%) Facebook
3 14 (7.22%) SAP
4 13 (6.70%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.12%) hybris
6 6 (3.09%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.06%) HP
8 2 (1.03%) Capita
8 2 (1.03%) Splunk
8 2 (1.03%) Cognos
9 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
Newbury, Berkshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: very competitive + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago