The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 108 142 97
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -45
Permanent jobs citing BDD 76 29 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.01% 0.89% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.16% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 73 29 84
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3061 2498 2621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.09% 76.46% 76.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2517 2062 2245
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

BDD
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the East Midlands region.

BDD Salary Trend in the East Midlands

BDD
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

BDD
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +8 27 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Leicestershire +22 22 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Nottinghamshire +13 20 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 6 £37,500 - 1
Lincolnshire +1 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 112 (89.60%) TDD
2 88 (70.40%) MVC
2 88 (70.40%) .NET
3 87 (69.60%) SQL Server
3 87 (69.60%) ASP.NET
4 86 (68.80%) C#
5 84 (67.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (64.80%) Web Application Development
7 74 (59.20%) Scrum
8 62 (49.60%) WCF
9 51 (40.80%) Kanban
10 48 (38.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 48 (38.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 41 (32.80%) Rhino Mocks
11 41 (32.80%) Moq
11 41 (32.80%) NUnit
11 41 (32.80%) NHibernate
12 39 (31.20%) Razor View Engine
12 39 (31.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (29.60%) RESTful
14 34 (27.20%) Ruby
15 29 (23.20%) Git (software)
15 29 (23.20%) NoSQL
16 27 (21.60%) Node.js
17 26 (20.80%) MVVM
17 26 (20.80%) WPF
17 26 (20.80%) Streaming Music
17 26 (20.80%) WinForms
17 26 (20.80%) Windows
18 25 (20.00%) MCP

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (21.60%) Node.js
2 4 (3.20%) Apache
2 4 (3.20%) WordPress
3 2 (1.60%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.40%) Internet
2 8 (6.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (69.60%) SQL Server
2 48 (38.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (23.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.60%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.80%) DTS
Development Applications
1 41 (32.80%) Rhino Mocks
1 41 (32.80%) Moq
1 41 (32.80%) NUnit
2 29 (23.20%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.20%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.00%) Selenium
5 7 (5.60%) Calabash
6 6 (4.80%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.60%) JUnit
8 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.60%) Maven
8 2 (1.60%) WATIR
8 2 (1.60%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.60%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.60%) Sahi
8 2 (1.60%) FxCop
8 2 (1.60%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.80%) MSTest
General
1 11 (8.80%) Music Industry
1 11 (8.80%) Advertising
2 10 (8.00%) Retail
3 8 (6.40%) Games
4 7 (5.60%) Finance
5 6 (4.80%) Banking
5 6 (4.80%) Marketing
6 5 (4.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (79.20%) Developer
2 84 (67.20%) .NET Developer
3 9 (7.20%) Analyst
4 8 (6.40%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.40%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.80%) Tester
6 6 (4.80%) Web Developer
6 6 (4.80%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.40%) C# Developer
9 2 (1.60%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.60%) Technical Tester
9 2 (1.60%) QA Engineer
9 2 (1.60%) Automation Tester
10 1 (0.80%) Agile Coach
10 1 (0.80%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (70.40%) .NET
2 87 (69.60%) ASP.NET
3 84 (67.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (49.60%) WCF
5 48 (38.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 41 (32.80%) NHibernate
7 39 (31.20%) Razor View Engine
7 39 (31.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 37 (29.60%) RESTful
9 26 (20.80%) WPF
9 26 (20.80%) WinForms
10 11 (8.80%) CSS
11 9 (7.20%) HTML
12 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
13 6 (4.80%) Ajax
14 5 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (3.20%) J2EE
15 4 (3.20%) Spring
16 3 (2.40%) Java EE
17 2 (1.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) Streaming Music
2 11 (8.80%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.80%) Social Media
5 4 (3.20%) Blog
5 4 (3.20%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.60%) Informatics
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) Open Source
6 2 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.80%) New Media
7 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.80%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) Apple iOS
2 9 (7.20%) Android
3 4 (3.20%) UNIX
4 2 (1.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (89.60%) TDD
2 88 (70.40%) MVC
3 81 (64.80%) Web Application Development
4 74 (59.20%) Scrum
5 51 (40.80%) Kanban
6 26 (20.80%) MVVM
7 20 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (12.00%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.60%) Test Automation
10 12 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.60%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (8.00%) Content Management
11 10 (8.00%) Web Development
11 10 (8.00%) User Stories
12 9 (7.20%) Mobile Commerce
13 8 (6.40%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.40%) Business Analysis
14 6 (4.80%) SEO
15 5 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 86 (68.80%) C#
2 34 (27.20%) Ruby
3 19 (15.20%) VB.NET
4 18 (14.40%) Java
5 17 (13.60%) VB
6 10 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.40%) SQL
8 6 (4.80%) PHP
8 6 (4.80%) Python
9 2 (1.60%) Perl
9 2 (1.60%) F#
10 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) MCP
1 25 (20.00%) MCAD
1 25 (20.00%) MCSD
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (20.00%) MCTS
2 4 (3.20%) Degree
3 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (8.80%) Facebook
2 2 (1.60%) Cognizant
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft
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