The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 131 144 149
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 128 109 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.79% 1.64% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.04% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 115 105 129
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5821 5337 6600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.23% 80.51% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 4295 5685
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

BDD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

BDD Salary Trend in the East of England

BDD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in the East of England

BDD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +10 70 £55,000 -4.34% 9
Cambridgeshire -10 26 £40,000 - 3
Norfolk -11 10 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Suffolk - 10 £37,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +10 9 £57,500 - 1
Essex -23 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 234 (85.09%) TDD
2 217 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (70.55%) C#
4 176 (64.00%) .NET
5 160 (58.18%) MVC
6 156 (56.73%) ASP.NET
7 154 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 149 (54.18%) SQL Server
9 111 (40.36%) WCF
10 109 (39.64%) OO
11 99 (36.00%) Web Application Development
12 98 (35.64%) Ruby
13 95 (34.55%) Scrum
14 89 (32.36%) NUnit
15 86 (31.27%) Git (software)
15 86 (31.27%) JavaScript
16 84 (30.55%) HTML
17 78 (28.36%) RESTful
18 74 (26.91%) Selenium
19 70 (25.45%) Java
20 67 (24.36%) ASP.NET Web API
21 64 (23.27%) Web Services
22 59 (21.45%) JUnit
23 56 (20.36%) CSS
24 51 (18.55%) Test Scripting
24 51 (18.55%) SpecFlow
25 50 (18.18%) NoSQL
25 50 (18.18%) JIRA
26 47 (17.09%) Rhino Mocks
27 46 (16.73%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 39 (14.18%) Node.js
2 19 (6.91%) NServiceBus
3 14 (5.09%) Apache
4 11 (4.00%) Drupal
5 9 (3.27%) CMS
6 7 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.82%) Confluence
7 5 (1.82%) WordPress
7 5 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.45%) JBoss
8 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (4.00%) Mingle
2 5 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) ElastiCache
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (54.18%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.36%) RavenDB
3 12 (4.36%) Neo4j
4 11 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.00%) MySQL
5 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.55%) Couchbase
7 6 (2.18%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.09%) DB2
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.36%) Big Data
11 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.36%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 89 (32.36%) NUnit
2 86 (31.27%) Git (software)
3 74 (26.91%) Selenium
4 59 (21.45%) JUnit
5 51 (18.55%) SpecFlow
6 50 (18.18%) JIRA
7 47 (17.09%) Rhino Mocks
8 43 (15.64%) Moq
8 43 (15.64%) TeamCity
9 42 (15.27%) Cucumber
10 37 (13.45%) JBehave
10 37 (13.45%) Jenkins
11 30 (10.91%) WATIR
12 29 (10.55%) WebDriver
13 26 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (8.36%) Calabash
14 23 (8.36%) Jasmine
15 19 (6.91%) NSubstitute
15 19 (6.91%) FinalBuilder
15 19 (6.91%) Log4Net
General
1 29 (10.55%) Games
2 20 (7.27%) Finance
3 18 (6.55%) Music Industry
4 11 (4.00%) Marketing
5 8 (2.91%) Retail
6 7 (2.55%) Publishing
7 5 (1.82%) Banking
8 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.09%) Legal
10 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.73%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 179 (65.09%) Developer
2 113 (41.09%) .NET Developer
3 25 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 24 (8.73%) Analyst
4 24 (8.73%) Web Developer
5 23 (8.36%) Test Analyst
6 19 (6.91%) Automation Engineer
7 17 (6.18%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.45%) Programmer
9 14 (5.09%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.00%) Junior
10 11 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
11 10 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (3.64%) Graduate
11 10 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
11 10 (3.64%) Junior Developer
12 9 (3.27%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) Tester
12 9 (3.27%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (64.00%) .NET
2 156 (56.73%) ASP.NET
3 154 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 111 (40.36%) WCF
5 84 (30.55%) HTML
6 78 (28.36%) RESTful
7 67 (24.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 64 (23.27%) Web Services
9 56 (20.36%) CSS
10 46 (16.73%) HTML5
11 44 (16.00%) jQuery
12 35 (12.73%) XML
13 33 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
14 30 (10.91%) NHibernate
15 25 (9.09%) Gherkin
16 24 (8.73%) .NET Framework
17 21 (7.64%) CSS3
18 19 (6.91%) Castle Windsor
18 19 (6.91%) COM
19 18 (6.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.64%) Open Source
2 25 (9.09%) Social Media
2 25 (9.09%) BBC
3 19 (6.91%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.27%) Streaming Music
7 6 (2.18%) Kindle
8 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.45%) GIS
10 2 (0.73%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.36%) Online Games
11 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.55%) Windows
2 13 (4.73%) Linux
3 10 (3.64%) UNIX
4 2 (0.73%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (85.09%) TDD
2 217 (78.91%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (58.18%) MVC
4 109 (39.64%) OO
5 99 (36.00%) Web Application Development
6 95 (34.55%) Scrum
7 51 (18.55%) Test Scripting
8 42 (15.27%) Test Automation
9 41 (14.91%) E-Commerce
9 41 (14.91%) Software Engineering
10 37 (13.45%) CQRS
11 35 (12.73%) Kanban
12 34 (12.36%) Unit Testing
13 32 (11.64%) OOP
14 31 (11.27%) Software Testing
15 30 (10.91%) Domain-Driven Design
16 25 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (7.64%) Web Development
18 20 (7.27%) Automated Testing
19 19 (6.91%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 194 (70.55%) C#
2 98 (35.64%) Ruby
3 86 (31.27%) JavaScript
4 70 (25.45%) Java
5 42 (15.27%) SQL
6 41 (14.91%) PowerShell
7 17 (6.18%) VB
7 17 (6.18%) VB.NET
7 17 (6.18%) PHP
8 6 (2.18%) Python
9 5 (1.82%) C++
10 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.73%) Perl
11 1 (0.36%) C
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
11 1 (0.36%) F#
11 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (6.55%) Degree
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.82%) MCTS
2 5 (1.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.82%) MCSD
3 4 (1.45%) ISEB
4 3 (1.09%) MCP
4 3 (1.09%) MCAD
5 2 (0.73%) MCSE
5 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.18%) QA
2 6 (2.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) WAI
Systems Management
1 19 (6.91%) logstash
2 9 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.82%) Facebook
3 26 (9.45%) Oracle
4 25 (9.09%) Apple
4 25 (9.09%) Sony
4 25 (9.09%) Yahoo!
4 25 (9.09%) Google
5 10 (3.64%) Ab Initio
6 7 (2.55%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.82%) Splunk
8 2 (0.73%) hybris
9 1 (0.36%) Zend
9 1 (0.36%) ATG
9 1 (0.36%) IBM
9 1 (0.36%) HP
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