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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 73 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 51 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.70% 2.92% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 3.52% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 23
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
1197 1449 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.95% 82.85% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1173 1171
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 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 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (88.00%) TDD
3 28 (56.00%) C#
3 28 (56.00%) .NET
3 28 (56.00%) RESTful
4 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 25 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 25 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 25 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 25 (50.00%) MVC
5 17 (34.00%) Selenium
6 16 (32.00%) Java
7 14 (28.00%) Scrum
8 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 10 (20.00%) HTML
9 10 (20.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) XML
10 9 (18.00%) Finance
10 9 (18.00%) WorldPay
11 8 (16.00%) Agile Testing
11 8 (16.00%) C++
11 8 (16.00%) Web Services
12 7 (14.00%) UNIX
12 7 (14.00%) Python
12 7 (14.00%) Jenkins

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.00%) JBoss
1 4 (8.00%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) Maven
4 4 (8.00%) JUnit
4 4 (8.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.00%) NUnit
5 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.00%) Behat
6 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) TestNG
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 25 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) QA Test Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (6.00%) QA Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Tester
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Release Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) .NET
1 28 (56.00%) RESTful
2 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 25 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 25 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 25 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (20.00%) HTML
3 10 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) Web Services
5 4 (8.00%) CSS
5 4 (8.00%) Dojo
5 4 (8.00%) jQuery
6 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.00%) Java EE
7 1 (2.00%) EJB
7 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) GIS
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) UNIX
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (88.00%) TDD
3 25 (50.00%) MVC
3 25 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 14 (28.00%) Scrum
5 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Agile Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.00%) Kanban
9 4 (8.00%) Open Source
9 4 (8.00%) Feature Driven Development
9 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.00%) OO
9 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.00%) SDLC
10 3 (6.00%) API Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Web Design
10 3 (6.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 16 (32.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) C++
5 7 (14.00%) Python
6 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) WorldPay
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
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