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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 82 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.70% 2.21% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.65% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 21
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +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
1179 1509 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.68% 83.28% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1165 1094
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (87.23%) TDD
3 29 (61.70%) RESTful
4 28 (59.57%) C#
4 28 (59.57%) .NET
5 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
5 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
5 26 (55.32%) MVC
5 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (55.32%) KnockoutJS
5 26 (55.32%) AngularJS
5 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (53.19%) Web Application Development
6 25 (53.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (38.30%) Java
8 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
9 16 (34.04%) Selenium
10 14 (29.79%) Scrum
11 13 (27.66%) Software Testing
11 13 (27.66%) XML
12 12 (25.53%) SQL
12 12 (25.53%) Finance
12 12 (25.53%) WorldPay
13 11 (23.40%) Agile Testing
14 10 (21.28%) JIRA
14 10 (21.28%) HTML
14 10 (21.28%) UNIX
15 7 (14.89%) MS Office
15 7 (14.89%) ISEB
15 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Selenium
2 10 (21.28%) JIRA
3 6 (12.77%) HP UFT
4 5 (10.64%) JUnit
5 4 (8.51%) NUnit
5 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) TestNG
6 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 26 (55.32%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Release Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.13%) QA Test Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Test Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) RESTful
2 28 (59.57%) .NET
3 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
3 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (55.32%) KnockoutJS
3 26 (55.32%) AngularJS
3 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (53.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (27.66%) XML
6 10 (21.28%) HTML
7 5 (10.64%) Web Services
8 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
9 2 (4.26%) CSS
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.13%) Java EE
10 1 (2.13%) jQuery
10 1 (2.13%) EJB
10 1 (2.13%) J2EE
10 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) UNIX
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (87.23%) TDD
3 26 (55.32%) MVC
4 25 (53.19%) Web Application Development
5 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
6 14 (29.79%) Scrum
7 13 (27.66%) Software Testing
8 11 (23.40%) Agile Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.64%) Open Source
11 4 (8.51%) API Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
13 2 (4.26%) OO
13 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
13 2 (4.26%) Kanban
13 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (4.26%) Security Testing
13 2 (4.26%) Test Planning
14 1 (2.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) C++
5 5 (10.64%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) WAI
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) WorldPay
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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