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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 78 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 30 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.17% 1.53% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.86% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,638 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -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
1187 1236 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.77% 82.35% 82.67%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1039 1259
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (80.60%) TDD
3 35 (52.24%) C#
4 30 (44.78%) Scrum
4 30 (44.78%) RESTful
5 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (38.81%) KnockoutJS
5 26 (38.81%) AngularJS
5 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (38.81%) .NET
5 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
5 26 (38.81%) MVC
6 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
6 25 (37.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 25 (37.31%) SQL Server 2014
6 25 (37.31%) Web Application Development
6 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
7 23 (34.33%) C++
8 21 (31.34%) Python
9 20 (29.85%) Selenium
10 19 (28.36%) Java
10 19 (28.36%) STL
10 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
10 19 (28.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 18 (26.87%) JIRA
12 17 (25.37%) Perl
12 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
12 17 (25.37%) Feature Driven Development
13 15 (22.39%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
1 25 (37.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
2 20 (29.85%) Selenium
3 18 (26.87%) JIRA
4 13 (19.40%) Cucumber
5 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
6 9 (13.43%) HP UFT
7 8 (11.94%) JBehave
7 8 (11.94%) Ranorex
7 8 (11.94%) RSpec
7 8 (11.94%) Subversion
8 6 (8.96%) Artifactory
8 6 (8.96%) Maven
8 6 (8.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (7.46%) NUnit
10 4 (5.97%) JUnit
11 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
2 8 (11.94%) Games
2 8 (11.94%) Retail
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Developer
2 26 (38.81%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.90%) C++ Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Senior Developer
5 12 (17.91%) Senior C++ Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Test Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Software Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Specialist
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Test Specialist
9 4 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Test Automation Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Automation Specialist
9 4 (5.97%) Test Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) RESTful
2 26 (38.81%) .NET
2 26 (38.81%) AngularJS
2 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
2 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC
2 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET Web API
2 26 (38.81%) KnockoutJS
3 25 (37.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 19 (28.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 19 (28.36%) STL
5 13 (19.40%) Web Services
6 10 (14.93%) HTML
7 9 (13.43%) CSS
8 8 (11.94%) Ajax
9 7 (10.45%) jQuery
10 5 (7.46%) Gherkin
10 5 (7.46%) XML
11 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Fintech
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (85.07%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (80.60%) TDD
3 30 (44.78%) Scrum
4 26 (38.81%) MVC
5 25 (37.31%) Web Application Development
6 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
7 17 (25.37%) Feature Driven Development
8 12 (17.91%) API Testing
9 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (13.43%) Agile Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Functional Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Software Testing
11 8 (11.94%) Kanban
11 8 (11.94%) Logistics
11 8 (11.94%) OOP
11 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.45%) OO
13 6 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) C#
2 23 (34.33%) C++
3 21 (31.34%) Python
4 19 (28.36%) Java
5 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
5 17 (25.37%) Perl
6 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
6 15 (22.39%) SQL
7 4 (5.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) WorldPay
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
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