The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 64 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 54 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.13% 1.28% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 1.68% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 25
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1398 1253 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.04% 76.22% 75.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1079 1158
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
Cambridgeshire

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 22 July 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 72 (93.51%) TDD
2 49 (63.64%) Scrum
3 43 (55.84%) C#
4 40 (51.95%) .NET
5 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
5 37 (48.05%) Java
6 36 (46.75%) ASP.NET
7 35 (45.45%) MVC
8 34 (44.16%) Kanban
9 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (38.96%) Moq
10 30 (38.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 28 (36.36%) Web Application Development
11 28 (36.36%) NHibernate
12 27 (35.06%) VB.NET
13 26 (33.77%) Selenium
13 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (32.47%) NUnit
14 25 (32.47%) WCF
14 25 (32.47%) Music Industry
14 25 (32.47%) MCTS
14 25 (32.47%) VB
14 25 (32.47%) MCP
14 25 (32.47%) MCAD
14 25 (32.47%) MCSD
14 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (32.47%) Razor View Engine
14 25 (32.47%) Rhino Mocks
15 23 (29.87%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (11.69%) WebLogic
1 9 (11.69%) Apache
2 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.60%) Node.js
3 2 (2.60%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
2 30 (38.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.69%) Big Data
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.90%) MySQL
6 3 (3.90%) DB2
6 3 (3.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (38.96%) Moq
2 26 (33.77%) Selenium
3 25 (32.47%) NUnit
3 25 (32.47%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 12 (15.58%) Maven
6 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
7 8 (10.39%) JIRA
8 7 (9.09%) JUnit
9 6 (7.79%) WebDriver
9 6 (7.79%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.90%) Ant
11 3 (3.90%) Xcode
12 2 (2.60%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (2.60%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.60%) TestNG
12 2 (2.60%) Sahi
12 2 (2.60%) Subversion
General
1 25 (32.47%) Music Industry
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Law
3 5 (6.49%) Publishing
4 3 (3.90%) Back Office
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (74.03%) Developer
2 34 (44.16%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Java Programmer
5 8 (10.39%) Programmer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Tester
7 5 (6.49%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.90%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.95%) .NET
2 36 (46.75%) ASP.NET
3 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (38.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 28 (36.36%) NHibernate
6 25 (32.47%) WCF
6 25 (32.47%) Razor View Engine
7 21 (27.27%) jQuery
8 20 (25.97%) Web Services
9 17 (22.08%) XML
10 15 (19.48%) HTML
11 12 (15.58%) CSS
12 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
13 9 (11.69%) Dojo
14 8 (10.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (9.09%) J2EE
15 7 (9.09%) Ajax
15 7 (9.09%) CSS3
16 5 (6.49%) COM
16 5 (6.49%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.69%) GIS
3 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.19%) Open Source
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Social Media
5 2 (2.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) UNIX
2 3 (3.90%) Android
2 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (93.51%) TDD
2 49 (63.64%) Scrum
3 35 (45.45%) MVC
4 34 (44.16%) Kanban
5 28 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (29.87%) OO
8 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (19.48%) Test Automation
10 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.39%) Feature Driven Development
11 8 (10.39%) Pair Programming
11 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
12 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
13 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.79%) Agile Testing
13 6 (7.79%) Test Scripting
14 5 (6.49%) Refactoring
14 5 (6.49%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) C#
2 37 (48.05%) Java
3 27 (35.06%) VB.NET
4 25 (32.47%) VB
5 18 (23.38%) SQL
6 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.99%) Ruby
8 5 (6.49%) Python
8 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.49%) C++
9 3 (3.90%) Perl
9 3 (3.90%) PHP
9 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.60%) F#
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) MCTS
1 25 (32.47%) MCP
1 25 (32.47%) MCAD
1 25 (32.47%) MCSD
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.88%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (7.79%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) JBoss
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) Zend
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.60%) Adobe
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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