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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 89 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.53% 1.26% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.59% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1503 1194 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.11% 79.44% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 993 1389
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 78 (96.30%) TDD
2 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (61.73%) Scrum
4 40 (49.38%) Java
5 37 (45.68%) C#
6 35 (43.21%) Selenium
6 35 (43.21%) Kanban
7 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
8 32 (39.51%) .NET
9 30 (37.04%) ASP.NET
9 30 (37.04%) MVC
10 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (35.80%) Moq
10 29 (35.80%) Web Application Development
11 26 (32.10%) VB.NET
12 24 (29.63%) VB
12 24 (29.63%) NUnit
12 24 (29.63%) NHibernate
12 24 (29.63%) Music Industry
12 24 (29.63%) WCF
12 24 (29.63%) Rhino Mocks
13 23 (28.40%) OO
14 22 (27.16%) jQuery
15 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (24.69%) Web Services
16 20 (24.69%) HTML
16 20 (24.69%) SQL
16 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 19 (23.46%) XML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (16.05%) JBoss
2 11 (13.58%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.11%) Big Data
5 8 (9.88%) RDBMS
6 7 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.70%) MySQL
8 3 (3.70%) SQLite
8 3 (3.70%) DB2
9 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (43.21%) Selenium
2 29 (35.80%) Moq
3 24 (29.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 24 (29.63%) NUnit
4 18 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 16 (19.75%) JIRA
6 15 (18.52%) JUnit
7 14 (17.28%) Maven
8 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
9 10 (12.35%) WebDriver
10 9 (11.11%) TestNG
11 5 (6.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
12 3 (3.70%) Hudson
12 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
12 3 (3.70%) Subversion
12 3 (3.70%) Ant
12 3 (3.70%) Xcode
13 2 (2.47%) JMeter
13 2 (2.47%) Sahi
General
1 24 (29.63%) Music Industry
2 9 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Publishing
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 52 (64.20%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.22%) Analyst
3 18 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Programmer
6 6 (7.41%) Java Programmer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Web Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Development Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) .NET
2 30 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (29.63%) NHibernate
4 24 (29.63%) WCF
5 22 (27.16%) jQuery
6 20 (24.69%) Web Services
6 20 (24.69%) HTML
6 20 (24.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 19 (23.46%) XML
8 16 (19.75%) CSS
9 15 (18.52%) Razor View Engine
10 11 (13.58%) Dojo
11 6 (7.41%) CSS3
12 5 (6.17%) SignalR
12 5 (6.17%) Ajax
12 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
12 5 (6.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (6.17%) COM
12 5 (6.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.58%) GIS
2 11 (13.58%) Open Source
3 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) UNIX
2 3 (3.70%) Android
2 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (96.30%) TDD
2 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (61.73%) Scrum
4 35 (43.21%) Kanban
5 30 (37.04%) MVC
6 29 (35.80%) Web Application Development
7 23 (28.40%) OO
8 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
11 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
11 11 (13.58%) Automated Testing
11 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
12 10 (12.35%) Feature Driven Development
13 8 (9.88%) Manual Testing
14 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (7.41%) User Stories
14 6 (7.41%) Pair Programming
15 5 (6.17%) Refactoring
15 5 (6.17%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) Java
2 37 (45.68%) C#
3 26 (32.10%) VB.NET
4 24 (29.63%) VB
5 20 (24.69%) SQL
6 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.35%) Ruby
8 6 (7.41%) C++
9 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.17%) Python
10 4 (4.94%) PHP
11 3 (3.70%) Perl
11 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.47%) F#
13 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Degree
2 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.52%) MCTS
2 15 (18.52%) MCP
2 15 (18.52%) MCAD
2 15 (18.52%) MCSD
3 7 (8.64%) ISEB
4 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) Zend
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