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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 90 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 1.38% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.67% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 16
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1305 1201 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.61% 83.00% 72.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 997 1049
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 45 (97.83%) TDD
2 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (60.87%) Scrum
4 26 (56.52%) Web Application Development
5 23 (50.00%) C#
5 23 (50.00%) .NET
5 23 (50.00%) MVC
6 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
6 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (43.48%) Selenium
7 20 (43.48%) Kanban
8 17 (36.96%) WCF
8 17 (36.96%) Rhino Mocks
8 17 (36.96%) Moq
8 17 (36.96%) VB
8 17 (36.96%) VB.NET
8 17 (36.96%) NUnit
8 17 (36.96%) NHibernate
8 17 (36.96%) Music Industry
9 16 (34.78%) Java
10 11 (23.91%) HTML
10 11 (23.91%) JUnit
11 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
11 10 (21.74%) JIRA
11 10 (21.74%) Open Source
11 10 (21.74%) TestNG
11 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
12 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (19.57%) WebDriver

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (6.52%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.52%) JBoss
1 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Selenium
2 17 (36.96%) NUnit
2 17 (36.96%) Rhino Mocks
2 17 (36.96%) Moq
3 11 (23.91%) JUnit
4 10 (21.74%) TestNG
4 10 (21.74%) JIRA
5 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.52%) Maven
8 3 (6.52%) Hudson
8 3 (6.52%) Behat
9 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
9 2 (4.35%) JMeter
10 1 (2.17%) Subversion
10 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (36.96%) Music Industry
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Analyst
3 14 (30.43%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.17%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (36.96%) WCF
3 17 (36.96%) NHibernate
4 11 (23.91%) HTML
5 9 (19.57%) CSS
6 8 (17.39%) XML
7 6 (13.04%) RESTful
8 5 (10.87%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.70%) jQuery
10 3 (6.52%) Dojo
10 3 (6.52%) Web Services
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (6.52%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (2.17%) J2SE
11 1 (2.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) GIS
3 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (97.83%) TDD
2 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (60.87%) Scrum
4 26 (56.52%) Web Application Development
5 23 (50.00%) MVC
6 20 (43.48%) Kanban
7 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
8 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
12 5 (10.87%) OO
12 5 (10.87%) User Stories
13 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (8.70%) Automation Testing
13 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
14 3 (6.52%) Feature Driven Development
15 2 (4.35%) Web Testing
16 1 (2.17%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) C#
2 17 (36.96%) VB
2 17 (36.96%) VB.NET
3 16 (34.78%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCTS
2 3 (6.52%) MCP
2 3 (6.52%) MCAD
2 3 (6.52%) MCSD
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Zend
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