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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 80 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 37 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.46% 1.21% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.44% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 17
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
1308 1390 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.85% 83.79% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1083 1028
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 61 (98.39%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (98.39%) TDD
2 32 (51.61%) Scrum
3 30 (48.39%) C#
4 29 (46.77%) RESTful
5 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (45.16%) KnockoutJS
5 28 (45.16%) AngularJS
5 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 28 (45.16%) .NET
5 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET
5 28 (45.16%) MVC
6 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
6 27 (43.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 27 (43.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 27 (43.55%) Web Application Development
7 22 (35.48%) C++
7 22 (35.48%) JIRA
8 19 (30.65%) STL
8 19 (30.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 18 (29.03%) Python
10 17 (27.42%) Perl
10 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
10 17 (27.42%) Bash Shell
10 17 (27.42%) Feature Driven Development
11 12 (19.35%) Selenium
11 12 (19.35%) Java
11 12 (19.35%) SQL
12 11 (17.74%) Software Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) JIRA
2 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
3 12 (19.35%) Selenium
4 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.68%) Artifactory
5 6 (9.68%) Maven
5 6 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.45%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.61%) JUnit
7 1 (1.61%) NUnit
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 28 (45.16%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.58%) C++ Developer
4 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Senior C++ Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Agile Test Manager
9 2 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Software Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Software Test Manager
10 1 (1.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) RESTful
2 28 (45.16%) .NET
2 28 (45.16%) AngularJS
2 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET
2 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 28 (45.16%) ASP.NET Web API
2 28 (45.16%) KnockoutJS
3 27 (43.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 19 (30.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 19 (30.65%) STL
5 7 (11.29%) jQuery
6 5 (8.06%) HTML
6 5 (8.06%) XML
7 2 (3.23%) Web Services
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.61%) CSS
8 1 (1.61%) HTML5
8 1 (1.61%) SOAP
8 1 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Fintech
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (98.39%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (98.39%) TDD
2 32 (51.61%) Scrum
3 28 (45.16%) MVC
4 27 (43.55%) Web Application Development
5 17 (27.42%) Feature Driven Development
6 11 (17.74%) Agile Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Software Testing
7 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.52%) Functional Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Kanban
8 9 (14.52%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.29%) OO
11 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (8.06%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (8.06%) Regression Testing
13 4 (6.45%) Automated Testing
13 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) C#
2 22 (35.48%) C++
3 18 (29.03%) Python
4 17 (27.42%) Bash Shell
4 17 (27.42%) Perl
5 12 (19.35%) Java
5 12 (19.35%) SQL
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
1 6 (9.68%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) WorldPay
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago