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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 136 146 149
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 137 100 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.74% 1.46% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.82% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 124 98 132
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £37,100 £35,000
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
6345 5502 6882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.77% 80.19% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5074 4376 5913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
Hertfordshire +5 77 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Cambridgeshire 0 32 £40,000 - 3
Norfolk +1 11 £33,500 +3.07% 3
Bedfordshire +1 8 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Suffolk - 6 £37,500 - 1
Essex - 3 £87,500 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 235 (85.45%) TDD
2 218 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (70.18%) C#
4 172 (62.55%) .NET
5 157 (57.09%) MVC
6 152 (55.27%) ASP.NET
7 150 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 149 (54.18%) SQL Server
9 116 (42.18%) WCF
10 109 (39.64%) OO
11 101 (36.73%) Ruby
12 100 (36.36%) Web Application Development
13 98 (35.64%) Scrum
14 91 (33.09%) NUnit
15 83 (30.18%) Git (software)
16 80 (29.09%) Java
17 79 (28.73%) HTML
17 79 (28.73%) Selenium
18 78 (28.36%) RESTful
19 77 (28.00%) JavaScript
20 64 (23.27%) JUnit
21 61 (22.18%) Web Services
22 60 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
23 57 (20.73%) Test Scripting
24 54 (19.64%) NoSQL
24 54 (19.64%) CSS
25 51 (18.55%) SpecFlow
26 49 (17.82%) SQL
27 48 (17.45%) Rhino Mocks
27 48 (17.45%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 43 (15.64%) Node.js
2 16 (5.82%) NServiceBus
3 12 (4.36%) Apache
4 9 (3.27%) CMS
4 9 (3.27%) Drupal
5 7 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.82%) Confluence
6 5 (1.82%) WordPress
6 5 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.09%) JBoss
7 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (4.00%) Mingle
2 8 (2.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (54.18%) SQL Server
2 54 (19.64%) NoSQL
3 26 (9.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.36%) MySQL
5 11 (4.00%) Neo4j
5 11 (4.00%) RavenDB
6 9 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.18%) Couchbase
7 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.45%) DB2
10 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.73%) Big Data
12 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.36%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 91 (33.09%) NUnit
2 83 (30.18%) Git (software)
3 79 (28.73%) Selenium
4 64 (23.27%) JUnit
5 51 (18.55%) SpecFlow
6 48 (17.45%) Rhino Mocks
6 48 (17.45%) JIRA
7 47 (17.09%) Moq
8 44 (16.00%) Cucumber
9 41 (14.91%) JBehave
10 38 (13.82%) TeamCity
11 37 (13.45%) Jenkins
12 32 (11.64%) WebDriver
12 32 (11.64%) WATIR
13 25 (9.09%) Calabash
14 22 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (6.55%) QuickTest Pro
16 17 (6.18%) Jasmine
17 16 (5.82%) NSubstitute
17 16 (5.82%) Log4Net
General
1 28 (10.18%) Games
2 25 (9.09%) Finance
3 22 (8.00%) Music Industry
4 11 (4.00%) Marketing
5 7 (2.55%) Retail
6 6 (2.18%) Publishing
7 4 (1.45%) Banking
7 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.09%) Legal
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 176 (64.00%) Developer
2 116 (42.18%) .NET Developer
3 26 (9.45%) Analyst
3 26 (9.45%) Test Analyst
4 24 (8.73%) Test Engineer
5 22 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 22 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 19 (6.91%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.82%) Programmer
8 13 (4.73%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
10 11 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
10 11 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.27%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) QA Engineer
12 9 (3.27%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (62.55%) .NET
2 152 (55.27%) ASP.NET
3 150 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 116 (42.18%) WCF
5 79 (28.73%) HTML
6 78 (28.36%) RESTful
7 61 (22.18%) Web Services
8 60 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 54 (19.64%) CSS
10 41 (14.91%) XML
11 38 (13.82%) HTML5
12 37 (13.45%) jQuery
13 34 (12.36%) NHibernate
14 30 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 28 (10.18%) Gherkin
16 24 (8.73%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (7.64%) .NET Framework
17 21 (7.64%) J2EE
18 16 (5.82%) COM
18 16 (5.82%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.09%) Open Source
2 29 (10.55%) BBC
2 29 (10.55%) Social Media
3 20 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (2.18%) Streaming Music
8 5 (1.82%) Kindle
9 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.09%) GIS
11 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.45%) Windows
2 15 (5.45%) Linux
3 13 (4.73%) UNIX
4 5 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (85.45%) TDD
2 218 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (57.09%) MVC
4 109 (39.64%) OO
5 100 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 98 (35.64%) Scrum
7 57 (20.73%) Test Scripting
8 45 (16.36%) Software Engineering
8 45 (16.36%) Test Automation
9 40 (14.55%) E-Commerce
10 38 (13.82%) Kanban
11 37 (13.45%) CQRS
12 35 (12.73%) Software Testing
13 32 (11.64%) Unit Testing
14 31 (11.27%) OOP
15 29 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (10.18%) Domain-Driven Design
17 22 (8.00%) Automated Testing
17 22 (8.00%) Automation Testing
18 18 (6.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 193 (70.18%) C#
2 101 (36.73%) Ruby
3 80 (29.09%) Java
4 77 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 49 (17.82%) SQL
6 38 (13.82%) PowerShell
7 23 (8.36%) VB.NET
8 22 (8.00%) VB
9 14 (5.09%) PHP
10 4 (1.45%) Python
11 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.09%) C++
12 2 (0.73%) Perl
12 2 (0.73%) Groovy
13 1 (0.36%) F#
13 1 (0.36%) Scala
13 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.09%) Degree
2 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.73%) MCTS
2 13 (4.73%) MCSD
3 8 (2.91%) MCP
3 8 (2.91%) MCAD
4 5 (1.82%) MCSE
5 4 (1.45%) ISEB
6 3 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.27%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 16 (5.82%) logstash
2 8 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 31 (11.27%) Facebook
2 29 (10.55%) Apple
2 29 (10.55%) Sony
2 29 (10.55%) Yahoo!
2 29 (10.55%) Google
3 27 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.73%) Oracle
5 10 (3.64%) Ab Initio
6 7 (2.55%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.82%) Splunk
8 1 (0.36%) hybris
8 1 (0.36%) Zend
8 1 (0.36%) ATG
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