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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 89 106
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 40 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.21% 1.33% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.70% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1469 1232 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.07% 78.22% 76.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1067 1281
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 71 (94.67%) TDD
2 48 (64.00%) Scrum
3 39 (52.00%) C#
4 36 (48.00%) Java
5 35 (46.67%) .NET
5 35 (46.67%) Kanban
6 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
7 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET
8 31 (41.33%) MVC
9 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (40.00%) Moq
10 29 (38.67%) Selenium
11 28 (37.33%) Web Application Development
11 28 (37.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (37.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 27 (36.00%) VB.NET
13 25 (33.33%) VB
13 25 (33.33%) WCF
13 25 (33.33%) NHibernate
13 25 (33.33%) Music Industry
13 25 (33.33%) NUnit
13 25 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
14 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (30.67%) MCTS
15 23 (30.67%) MCP
15 23 (30.67%) MCAD
15 23 (30.67%) MCSD
15 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (30.67%) Razor View Engine
16 22 (29.33%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 10 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 10 (13.33%) Apache
2 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Node.js
4 1 (1.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (37.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (12.00%) Big Data
5 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.00%) SQLite
7 3 (4.00%) MySQL
7 3 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (40.00%) Moq
2 29 (38.67%) Selenium
3 25 (33.33%) NUnit
3 25 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (21.33%) Jenkins
5 13 (17.33%) Maven
6 11 (14.67%) JIRA
7 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 8 (10.67%) JUnit
9 6 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (8.00%) WebDriver
10 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
11 3 (4.00%) TestNG
11 3 (4.00%) Xcode
11 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.00%) Ant
12 2 (2.67%) JMeter
12 2 (2.67%) WATIR
12 2 (2.67%) Subversion
12 2 (2.67%) Sahi
General
1 25 (33.33%) Music Industry
2 8 (10.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Publishing
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (70.67%) Developer
2 31 (41.33%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.67%) Java Developer
4 12 (16.00%) Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Java Programmer
5 7 (9.33%) Programmer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.67%) Tester
7 5 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Lead Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.67%) .NET
2 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET
3 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (37.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 25 (33.33%) WCF
5 25 (33.33%) NHibernate
6 23 (30.67%) Razor View Engine
7 21 (28.00%) jQuery
8 20 (26.67%) Web Services
9 16 (21.33%) XML
10 15 (20.00%) HTML
11 11 (14.67%) CSS
12 10 (13.33%) Dojo
13 6 (8.00%) J2EE
13 6 (8.00%) Ajax
13 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
13 6 (8.00%) CSS3
14 5 (6.67%) SignalR
14 5 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.33%) GIS
3 6 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.33%) Open Source
5 2 (2.67%) Social Media
5 2 (2.67%) iPhone
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) UNIX
2 3 (4.00%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (94.67%) TDD
2 48 (64.00%) Scrum
3 35 (46.67%) Kanban
4 31 (41.33%) MVC
5 28 (37.33%) Web Application Development
6 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (29.33%) OO
8 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (18.67%) Test Automation
10 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.00%) Feature Driven Development
12 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
12 8 (10.67%) Automated Testing
13 7 (9.33%) Pair Programming
14 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
14 6 (8.00%) Agile Testing
14 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (6.67%) CQRS
15 5 (6.67%) MVVM
15 5 (6.67%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) C#
2 36 (48.00%) Java
3 27 (36.00%) VB.NET
4 25 (33.33%) VB
5 17 (22.67%) SQL
6 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.33%) Ruby
8 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.67%) C++
8 5 (6.67%) Python
9 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.00%) Perl
9 3 (4.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.67%) F#
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) MCTS
1 23 (30.67%) MCP
1 23 (30.67%) MCAD
1 23 (30.67%) MCSD
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (18.67%) Degree
3 7 (9.33%) ISEB
4 6 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) JBoss
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) Zend
5 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
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