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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 131 136 169
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Permanent jobs citing BDD 94 87 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.55% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.03% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 46
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £64,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
4344 4288 3866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.76% 76.15% 73.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3113 3096 2949
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 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 6 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 -13 32 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Newbury +5 25 £52,500 +18.64% 5
Bracknell +12 16 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Maidenhead -12 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Wokingham +7 2 £45,000 +28.57%
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 (94.30%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (82.90%) TDD
3 121 (62.69%) Scrum
4 105 (54.40%) C#
5 96 (49.74%) .NET
6 75 (38.86%) MVC
7 66 (34.20%) SQL Server
8 60 (31.09%) Java
8 60 (31.09%) ASP.NET
9 59 (30.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
11 46 (23.83%) Selenium
11 46 (23.83%) Unit Testing
12 43 (22.28%) WCF
13 42 (21.76%) SQL
13 42 (21.76%) Web Application Development
14 41 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (21.24%) Spring
14 41 (21.24%) Kanban
15 39 (20.21%) jQuery
15 39 (20.21%) Web Services
15 39 (20.21%) XML
15 39 (20.21%) Finance
16 35 (18.13%) QA
17 34 (17.62%) ASP.NET Web API
18 33 (17.10%) MySQL
18 33 (17.10%) RESTful
19 32 (16.58%) Degree
19 32 (16.58%) CSS
19 32 (16.58%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 22 (11.40%) Apache
2 21 (10.88%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.74%) IIS
3 13 (6.74%) Apache Solr
4 12 (6.22%) Confluence
5 10 (5.18%) Node.js
6 7 (3.63%) Apache Pig
6 7 (3.63%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.63%) Drupal
7 6 (3.11%) JBoss
8 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.07%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.04%) CMS
10 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.52%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.74%) SaaS
2 8 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.25%) HTTP
2 5 (2.59%) Internet
3 4 (2.07%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.20%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.10%) MySQL
3 32 (16.58%) NoSQL
4 20 (10.36%) MongoDB
5 19 (9.84%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.15%) Big Data
7 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.63%) HBase
7 7 (3.63%) Redis
7 7 (3.63%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.63%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.11%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.59%) RavenDB
10 4 (2.07%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 46 (23.83%) Selenium
2 29 (15.03%) Git (software)
3 27 (13.99%) JIRA
4 22 (11.40%) NUnit
5 19 (9.84%) WebDriver
6 18 (9.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 18 (9.33%) Moq
7 16 (8.29%) Cucumber
8 13 (6.74%) Mockito
9 12 (6.22%) Zephyr
10 11 (5.70%) SpecFlow
11 8 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (4.15%) Subversion
12 7 (3.63%) ReSharper
12 7 (3.63%) RSpec
12 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.59%) FitNesse
14 4 (2.07%) JUnit
14 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.07%) JMeter
General
1 39 (20.21%) Finance
2 29 (15.03%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.18%) Marketing
4 7 (3.63%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.59%) Electronics
5 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.55%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Games
7 2 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (58.03%) Developer
2 51 (26.42%) .NET Developer
3 34 (17.62%) Senior Developer
4 29 (15.03%) Analyst
5 27 (13.99%) Java Developer
6 20 (10.36%) C# Developer
7 18 (9.33%) QA Engineer
8 17 (8.81%) Architect
9 16 (8.29%) Business Analyst
10 14 (7.25%) Technical Architect
11 12 (6.22%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (5.70%) Team Leader
13 10 (5.18%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (5.18%) Tester
13 10 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (4.66%) Test Analyst
15 8 (4.15%) Software Developer
15 8 (4.15%) Junior
15 8 (4.15%) Consultant
15 8 (4.15%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (49.74%) .NET
2 60 (31.09%) ASP.NET
3 59 (30.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (22.28%) WCF
5 41 (21.24%) Spring
6 39 (20.21%) Web Services
6 39 (20.21%) XML
6 39 (20.21%) jQuery
7 34 (17.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (17.10%) RESTful
9 32 (16.58%) CSS
10 28 (14.51%) HTML
11 27 (13.99%) XSLT
11 27 (13.99%) AngularJS
12 26 (13.47%) .NET Framework
13 24 (12.44%) J2EE
14 22 (11.40%) WPF
15 21 (10.88%) Gherkin
16 19 (9.84%) NHibernate
17 18 (9.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.33%) Streaming Music
2 18 (9.33%) iPad
3 15 (7.77%) Client/Server
4 14 (7.25%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.15%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.63%) Open Source
7 6 (3.11%) Wiki
8 5 (2.59%) DTV
9 4 (2.07%) Tandem
9 4 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.04%) User Experience
10 2 (1.04%) Blog
10 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.04%) Bitcoin
11 1 (0.52%) W3C
11 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.92%) Windows
2 17 (8.81%) Linux
3 3 (1.55%) UNIX
4 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (94.30%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (82.90%) TDD
3 121 (62.69%) Scrum
4 75 (38.86%) MVC
5 46 (23.83%) Unit Testing
6 42 (21.76%) Web Application Development
7 41 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (21.24%) Kanban
8 30 (15.54%) Mentoring
9 29 (15.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (13.99%) Automated Testing
11 25 (12.95%) MVVM
12 24 (12.44%) E-Commerce
13 19 (9.84%) SOA
13 19 (9.84%) Software Engineering
14 17 (8.81%) Test Automation
15 16 (8.29%) Automation Testing
16 15 (7.77%) Business Analysis
16 15 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (7.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (54.40%) C#
2 60 (31.09%) Java
3 54 (27.98%) JavaScript
4 42 (21.76%) SQL
5 17 (8.81%) Ruby
6 11 (5.70%) PHP
7 9 (4.66%) Scala
8 8 (4.15%) C
9 5 (2.59%) Python
10 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.04%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) Clojure
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (16.58%) Degree
2 16 (8.29%) ISEB
3 6 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) HDFS
2 2 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) Puppet
2 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.04%) Ansible
2 2 (1.04%) Salt
2 2 (1.04%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 23 (11.92%) SAP
2 18 (9.33%) hybris
3 14 (7.25%) Oracle
4 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.04%) Facebook
6 1 (0.52%) Splunk
6 1 (0.52%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £55-£75K + bens, training
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Big Company Bens
Posted: 15 days ago