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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 84 67 102
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +35
Permanent jobs citing BDD 26 53 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.87% 2.95% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 3.52% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 21
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1181 1505 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.03% 83.84% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1195 1123
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (89.80%) TDD
3 28 (57.14%) C#
3 28 (57.14%) .NET
3 28 (57.14%) RESTful
4 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (53.06%) KnockoutJS
4 26 (53.06%) AngularJS
4 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
4 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
4 26 (53.06%) MVC
5 25 (51.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 25 (51.02%) Web Application Development
6 17 (34.69%) Selenium
6 17 (34.69%) Java
7 15 (30.61%) Scrum
7 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
8 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
9 11 (22.45%) WorldPay
9 11 (22.45%) Finance
9 11 (22.45%) SQL
9 11 (22.45%) XML
10 10 (20.41%) HTML
10 10 (20.41%) Agile Testing
11 9 (18.37%) JIRA
11 9 (18.37%) UNIX
12 7 (14.29%) C++
12 7 (14.29%) Web Services
13 6 (12.24%) MS Office

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.12%) JBoss
1 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Selenium
2 9 (18.37%) JIRA
3 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.20%) HP UFT
5 4 (8.16%) JUnit
5 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.12%) Maven
6 3 (6.12%) NUnit
6 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.04%) TestNG
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Release Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) QA Manager
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) .NET
1 28 (57.14%) RESTful
2 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 26 (53.06%) KnockoutJS
2 26 (53.06%) AngularJS
2 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
2 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET Web API
3 25 (51.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (22.45%) XML
5 10 (20.41%) HTML
6 7 (14.29%) Web Services
7 4 (8.16%) jQuery
8 3 (6.12%) Dojo
8 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
8 3 (6.12%) CSS
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.04%) Java EE
10 1 (2.04%) EJB
10 1 (2.04%) J2EE
10 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) GIS
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (89.80%) TDD
3 26 (53.06%) MVC
4 25 (51.02%) Web Application Development
5 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
5 15 (30.61%) Scrum
6 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Agile Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.20%) Kanban
10 4 (8.16%) Open Source
11 3 (6.12%) Feature Driven Development
11 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.12%) API Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.12%) OO
11 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
12 2 (4.08%) OWASP
12 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) C#
2 17 (34.69%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) C++
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) WAI
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) WorldPay
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
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