The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 90 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 33 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 0.65% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.85% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 44
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1549 1416 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.43% 77.00% 75.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1186 1169
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

BDD Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Milton Keynes 0 15 £42,500 +8.97% 1
High Wycombe - 9 £40,000 -
Marlow - 5 £32,500 -
Beaconsfield - 3 £32,500 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 59 (100.00%) TDD
2 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (71.19%) .NET
4 40 (67.80%) C#
5 36 (61.02%) ASP.NET
5 36 (61.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
7 25 (42.37%) MVC
8 22 (37.29%) SQL
9 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (32.20%) Web Application Development
10 19 (32.20%) OO
10 19 (32.20%) RESTful
11 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
11 18 (30.51%) VBScript
12 17 (28.81%) Oracle
12 17 (28.81%) N-Tier
13 16 (27.12%) Scrum
14 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
14 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (23.73%) Business Analysis
15 14 (23.73%) jQuery
15 14 (23.73%) VB
15 14 (23.73%) Finance
16 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
16 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
16 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
16 13 (22.03%) VB6
16 13 (22.03%) Node.js
16 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (22.03%) Node.js
2 9 (15.25%) Apache
3 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.78%) Mule
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.95%) MySQL
4 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
4 8 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.78%) MariaDB
6 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.78%) CouchDB
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
3 11 (18.64%) Selenium
4 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
4 8 (13.56%) JIRA
5 7 (11.86%) JMeter
6 5 (8.47%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (8.47%) PHPUnit
7 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.39%) Behat
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Retail
3 8 (13.56%) Legal
4 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 26 (44.07%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 4 (6.78%) MySQL DBA
6 4 (6.78%) Web Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Web Development Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) DBA
6 4 (6.78%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (71.19%) .NET
2 36 (61.02%) ASP.NET
2 36 (61.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (32.20%) RESTful
5 14 (23.73%) jQuery
6 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
7 8 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (11.86%) Web Services
8 7 (11.86%) WCF
8 7 (11.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.47%) Gherkin
10 4 (6.78%) Play Framework
11 2 (3.39%) Backbone.js
12 1 (1.69%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (1.69%) CSS3
12 1 (1.69%) HTML5
12 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) N-Tier
2 8 (13.56%) Open Source
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Data Extraction
3 6 (10.17%) FMCG
4 4 (6.78%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) UNIX
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
1 5 (8.47%) Windows NT
2 4 (6.78%) CentOS
2 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) TDD
2 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (42.37%) MVC
4 19 (32.20%) Web Application Development
4 19 (32.20%) OO
5 16 (27.12%) Scrum
6 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (23.73%) Business Analysis
8 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
9 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
10 9 (15.25%) Automation Testing
11 8 (13.56%) Kanban
11 8 (13.56%) Web Development
12 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
12 7 (11.86%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (11.86%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (8.47%) Test Management
13 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
13 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) C#
2 22 (37.29%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) VBScript
4 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
5 14 (23.73%) VB
6 13 (22.03%) VB.NET
6 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
6 13 (22.03%) VB6
7 12 (20.34%) Ruby
7 12 (20.34%) Java
8 4 (6.78%) Python
8 4 (6.78%) PHP
8 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) Remedy
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Telerik
4 1 (1.69%) Zend