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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 148 154 184
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 122 130 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 1.54% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.98% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 103 117 81
Average salary £50,000 £47,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.82% +18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5957 6563 6376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.21% 77.99% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 5387 5479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -7 46 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Cambridgeshire -9 27 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Essex +18 23 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +28 21 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Suffolk +1 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Norfolk +2 1 - -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 231 (89.88%) TDD
2 227 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (71.60%) C#
4 182 (70.82%) .NET
5 169 (65.76%) ASP.NET
6 167 (64.98%) MVC
7 159 (61.87%) SQL Server
8 155 (60.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 114 (44.36%) Web Application Development
10 99 (38.52%) RESTful
11 98 (38.13%) Git (software)
11 98 (38.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 92 (35.80%) WCF
13 91 (35.41%) OO
14 83 (32.30%) JavaScript
15 77 (29.96%) HTML
15 77 (29.96%) Scrum
16 76 (29.57%) Ruby
17 52 (20.23%) NoSQL
18 50 (19.46%) KnockoutJS
19 48 (18.68%) Node.js
20 44 (17.12%) CSS
21 43 (16.73%) NUnit
21 43 (16.73%) jQuery
22 42 (16.34%) Selenium
23 37 (14.40%) Facebook
23 37 (14.40%) AngularJS
24 36 (14.01%) HTML5
24 36 (14.01%) Web Services
24 36 (14.01%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (18.68%) Node.js
2 11 (4.28%) Apache
2 11 (4.28%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.72%) Drupal
4 7 (2.72%) IIS
5 6 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.95%) Confluence
6 5 (1.95%) JBoss
6 5 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.95%) CMS
7 2 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) Mingle
2 5 (1.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) GitHub
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (61.87%) SQL Server
2 52 (20.23%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.50%) Neo4j
3 9 (3.50%) RavenDB
4 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.72%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.72%) Couchbase
5 6 (2.33%) MySQL
5 6 (2.33%) DB2
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.95%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 98 (38.13%) Git (software)
2 43 (16.73%) NUnit
3 42 (16.34%) Selenium
4 31 (12.06%) TeamCity
5 24 (9.34%) Cucumber
6 23 (8.95%) JIRA
6 23 (8.95%) SpecFlow
7 20 (7.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 20 (7.78%) JUnit
7 20 (7.78%) Jenkins
8 19 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (5.84%) Visual Studio
9 15 (5.84%) Jasmine
10 13 (5.06%) NSubstitute
11 12 (4.67%) WebDriver
12 11 (4.28%) Moq
12 11 (4.28%) Log4Net
12 11 (4.28%) FinalBuilder
13 9 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (3.11%) Subversion
General
1 34 (13.23%) Games
2 28 (10.89%) Finance
3 15 (5.84%) Music Industry
4 11 (4.28%) Advertising
5 10 (3.89%) Banking
5 10 (3.89%) Marketing
6 9 (3.50%) Retail
7 4 (1.56%) Publishing
7 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.17%) Back Office
9 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.78%) Automotive
9 2 (0.78%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 197 (76.65%) Developer
2 129 (50.19%) .NET Developer
3 32 (12.45%) Senior Developer
4 22 (8.56%) Web Developer
5 19 (7.39%) Tester
6 14 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
6 14 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 11 (4.28%) Programmer
8 10 (3.89%) Automation Tester
9 9 (3.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 9 (3.50%) .NET Programmer
9 9 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (3.50%) Software Developer
9 9 (3.50%) Analyst
9 9 (3.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.11%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.11%) Graduate
10 8 (3.11%) Architect
11 7 (2.72%) Test Engineer
11 7 (2.72%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (70.82%) .NET
2 169 (65.76%) ASP.NET
3 155 (60.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 99 (38.52%) RESTful
5 98 (38.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 92 (35.80%) WCF
7 77 (29.96%) HTML
8 50 (19.46%) KnockoutJS
9 44 (17.12%) CSS
10 43 (16.73%) jQuery
11 37 (14.40%) AngularJS
12 36 (14.01%) HTML5
12 36 (14.01%) Web Services
13 32 (12.45%) .NET Framework
14 27 (10.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (7.78%) CSS3
16 19 (7.39%) XML
17 16 (6.23%) WinForms
18 15 (5.84%) COM
18 15 (5.84%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.12%) BBC
1 26 (10.12%) Social Media
2 16 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.11%) Streaming Music
5 7 (2.72%) Open Source
6 5 (1.95%) Online Games
6 5 (1.95%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.95%) GIS
6 5 (1.95%) User Experience
7 4 (1.56%) Kindle
8 3 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.17%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.17%) Windows
2 11 (4.28%) Linux
3 10 (3.89%) UNIX
4 5 (1.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (89.88%) TDD
2 227 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (64.98%) MVC
4 114 (44.36%) Web Application Development
5 91 (35.41%) OO
6 77 (29.96%) Scrum
7 35 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (13.23%) CQRS
9 31 (12.06%) Domain-Driven Design
9 31 (12.06%) E-Commerce
10 25 (9.73%) OOP
11 23 (8.95%) Test Automation
11 23 (8.95%) Kanban
12 21 (8.17%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.78%) Unit Testing
14 19 (7.39%) Test Scripting
15 17 (6.61%) Software Testing
15 17 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (6.23%) Automated Testing
17 15 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 184 (71.60%) C#
2 83 (32.30%) JavaScript
3 76 (29.57%) Ruby
4 36 (14.01%) Java
5 35 (13.62%) SQL
6 21 (8.17%) PowerShell
7 18 (7.00%) PHP
8 9 (3.50%) C++
9 8 (3.11%) Python
10 7 (2.72%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.95%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.39%) C
12 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (3.89%) Degree
2 7 (2.72%) ISEB
3 6 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.95%) MCTS
4 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.95%) MCSE
4 5 (1.95%) MCSD
4 5 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.34%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.17%) WAI
Systems Management
1 11 (4.28%) logstash
2 5 (1.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (14.40%) Facebook
2 26 (10.12%) Sony
2 26 (10.12%) Apple
2 26 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.12%) Yahoo!
2 26 (10.12%) Google
3 13 (5.06%) Oracle
4 6 (2.33%) WorldPay
5 5 (1.95%) Splunk
6 2 (0.78%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.78%) hybris
7 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) ATG
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