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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 40 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.20% 1.13% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 1.36% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 18
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
BDD
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
299 440 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 78.48% 82.55% 76.97%
Number of salaries quoted 240 257 226
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

BDD
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

BDD Salary Trend in Bracknell

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
1 25 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (76.00%) Automated Testing
4 18 (72.00%) IIS
4 18 (72.00%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (68.00%) Refactoring
5 17 (68.00%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (64.00%) XSLT
6 16 (64.00%) XML
6 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (60.00%) Web Services
7 15 (60.00%) QA
7 15 (60.00%) Silverlight
8 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (40.00%) C
9 9 (36.00%) Degree
10 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (24.00%) CSS
10 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (24.00%) Service Management
10 6 (24.00%) ITSM
10 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (24.00%) jQuery
10 6 (24.00%) MVVM
10 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 18 (72.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) Senior Developer
3 16 (64.00%) C# Developer
4 15 (60.00%) Team Leader
4 15 (60.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (32.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) XML
2 16 (64.00%) XSLT
3 15 (60.00%) Web Services
3 15 (60.00%) Silverlight
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
1 25 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (76.00%) Automated Testing
4 18 (72.00%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (68.00%) Refactoring
6 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (24.00%) MVVM
7 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
7 6 (24.00%) Service Management
7 6 (24.00%) ITSM
8 4 (16.00%) Web Development
9 3 (12.00%) User Stories
9 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (8.00%) Information Management
10 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) C
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft