The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 93 90 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.54% 1.34% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.69% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1445 1242 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.20% 79.41% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1087 1319
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

BDD
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

BDD Salary Trend in Cambridge

BDD
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 69 (95.83%) TDD
2 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (63.89%) Scrum
4 39 (54.17%) C#
5 36 (50.00%) Kanban
6 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
7 34 (47.22%) .NET
8 32 (44.44%) Java
8 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
9 31 (43.06%) MVC
9 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (43.06%) Moq
10 29 (40.28%) Web Application Development
11 28 (38.89%) VB.NET
12 27 (37.50%) Selenium
13 26 (36.11%) WCF
13 26 (36.11%) NUnit
13 26 (36.11%) NHibernate
13 26 (36.11%) Music Industry
13 26 (36.11%) VB
13 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (36.11%) Rhino Mocks
13 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 21 (29.17%) Razor View Engine
14 21 (29.17%) MCP
14 21 (29.17%) MCAD
14 21 (29.17%) MCSD
14 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (29.17%) MCTS
15 20 (27.78%) jQuery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (13.89%) WebLogic
1 10 (13.89%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
2 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 9 (12.50%) Big Data
5 7 (9.72%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.17%) MySQL
7 3 (4.17%) SQLite
7 3 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (43.06%) Moq
2 27 (37.50%) Selenium
3 26 (36.11%) NUnit
3 26 (36.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 13 (18.06%) Maven
6 10 (13.89%) JIRA
6 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
7 8 (11.11%) JUnit
8 5 (6.94%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (6.94%) WebDriver
8 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.17%) TestNG
9 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.17%) Ant
9 3 (4.17%) Xcode
10 2 (2.78%) Subversion
10 2 (2.78%) JMeter
10 2 (2.78%) Sahi
10 2 (2.78%) WATIR
General
1 26 (36.11%) Music Industry
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (72.22%) Developer
2 32 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Programmer
5 6 (8.33%) Java Programmer
5 6 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Tester
6 5 (6.94%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.17%) Development Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Web Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Lead Tester
7 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.17%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.22%) .NET
2 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (36.11%) WCF
4 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 26 (36.11%) NHibernate
5 21 (29.17%) Razor View Engine
6 20 (27.78%) jQuery
7 19 (26.39%) Web Services
8 13 (18.06%) XML
8 13 (18.06%) HTML
9 10 (13.89%) CSS
9 10 (13.89%) Dojo
10 5 (6.94%) Ajax
10 5 (6.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (6.94%) SignalR
10 5 (6.94%) CSS3
10 5 (6.94%) COM
10 5 (6.94%) J2EE
10 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.89%) GIS
3 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.56%) Open Source
5 2 (2.78%) Social Media
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.78%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) UNIX
2 3 (4.17%) Android
2 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (95.83%) TDD
2 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (63.89%) Scrum
4 36 (50.00%) Kanban
5 31 (43.06%) MVC
6 29 (40.28%) Web Application Development
7 20 (27.78%) OO
8 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
12 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
13 7 (9.72%) Software Testing
14 6 (8.33%) Pair Programming
14 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (6.94%) MVVM
15 5 (6.94%) CQRS
15 5 (6.94%) Agile Testing
15 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
15 5 (6.94%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) C#
2 32 (44.44%) Java
3 28 (38.89%) VB.NET
4 26 (36.11%) VB
5 15 (20.83%) SQL
6 10 (13.89%) Ruby
7 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.94%) C++
8 5 (6.94%) Python
9 3 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.17%) Perl
9 3 (4.17%) PHP
10 2 (2.78%) F#
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) MCP
1 21 (29.17%) MCAD
1 21 (29.17%) MCSD
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (29.17%) MCTS
2 13 (18.06%) Degree
3 6 (8.33%) ISEB
4 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) JBoss
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago