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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 84 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 1.79% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.27% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1153 1455 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.83% 79.08% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1189 1240
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (90.24%) TDD
3 24 (58.54%) C#
3 24 (58.54%) .NET
4 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
4 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
4 21 (51.22%) MVC
4 21 (51.22%) RESTful
4 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (51.22%) Web Application Development
5 20 (48.78%) AngularJS
5 20 (48.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (48.78%) KnockoutJS
6 13 (31.71%) Selenium
7 12 (29.27%) Scrum
8 10 (24.39%) Java
9 9 (21.95%) HTML
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
11 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.07%) XML
11 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
12 6 (14.63%) Finance
12 6 (14.63%) Python
12 6 (14.63%) C++
12 6 (14.63%) Kanban
12 6 (14.63%) QA
12 6 (14.63%) WorldPay
13 5 (12.20%) Agile Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (9.76%) JBoss
1 4 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Selenium
2 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (9.76%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) NUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Behat
4 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.44%) Moq
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) TestNG
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Music Industry
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) QA Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) QA Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Test Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) .NET
2 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
2 21 (51.22%) RESTful
2 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (48.78%) AngularJS
3 20 (48.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (48.78%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (21.95%) HTML
5 7 (17.07%) XML
6 5 (12.20%) Web Services
7 4 (9.76%) CSS
7 4 (9.76%) Dojo
7 4 (9.76%) jQuery
8 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.44%) WCF
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) Java EE
8 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) GIS
1 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) UNIX
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (90.24%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) MVC
3 21 (51.22%) Web Application Development
4 12 (29.27%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Kanban
8 5 (12.20%) Agile Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Feature Driven Development
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.32%) Security Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.32%) OWASP
10 3 (7.32%) Web Design
10 3 (7.32%) OO
11 2 (4.88%) Automation Testing
12 1 (2.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) C#
2 10 (24.39%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) Python
5 6 (14.63%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) WAI
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) WorldPay
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
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