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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 137 185 148
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -37
Permanent jobs citing BDD 140 66 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.82% 0.93% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.19% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 110 63 133
Average salary £42,500 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.26% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6107 5545 6956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.60% 78.00% 75.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 4679 5882
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +32 76 £51,250 -18.00% 8
Bedfordshire +5 29 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 29 £40,000 - 5
Norfolk +13 6 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Essex +8 5 £35,000 -12.50%
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 254 (87.59%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (86.21%) TDD
3 203 (70.00%) C#
4 184 (63.45%) .NET
5 172 (59.31%) ASP.NET
6 168 (57.93%) MVC
7 163 (56.21%) SQL Server
8 157 (54.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 118 (40.69%) OO
10 115 (39.66%) Scrum
11 106 (36.55%) WCF
12 105 (36.21%) Ruby
13 96 (33.10%) Web Application Development
14 83 (28.62%) Selenium
15 82 (28.28%) Git (software)
16 74 (25.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 73 (25.17%) SQL Server 2012
17 73 (25.17%) Web Services
18 72 (24.83%) NUnit
19 71 (24.48%) Java
20 70 (24.14%) RESTful
21 59 (20.34%) HTML
21 59 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
22 52 (17.93%) JavaScript
23 51 (17.59%) QA
24 49 (16.90%) Kanban
25 47 (16.21%) Test Scripting
25 47 (16.21%) jQuery
26 46 (15.86%) Internet
27 44 (15.17%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 40 (13.79%) Node.js
2 16 (5.52%) NServiceBus
3 13 (4.48%) Apache
4 12 (4.14%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.10%) CMS
6 7 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.34%) lighttpd
Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Mingle
2 7 (2.41%) MS Office
3 3 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.72%) Force.com
4 4 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.86%) Internet
2 2 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (56.21%) SQL Server
2 73 (25.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 16 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.79%) RavenDB
6 11 (3.79%) Neo4j
7 10 (3.45%) Big Data
8 9 (3.10%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.72%) MySQL
9 5 (1.72%) DB2
10 3 (1.03%) SQLite
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.34%) DbVisualizer
11 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 83 (28.62%) Selenium
2 82 (28.28%) Git (software)
3 72 (24.83%) NUnit
4 42 (14.48%) Rhino Mocks
4 42 (14.48%) SpecFlow
5 40 (13.79%) Moq
6 39 (13.45%) Cucumber
7 36 (12.41%) JIRA
7 36 (12.41%) WATIR
8 35 (12.07%) JUnit
8 35 (12.07%) Jenkins
9 34 (11.72%) WebDriver
10 32 (11.03%) TeamCity
11 30 (10.34%) Jasmine
12 25 (8.62%) JBehave
13 19 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (6.55%) Visual Studio
14 18 (6.21%) QuickTest Pro
15 16 (5.52%) Log4Net
15 16 (5.52%) Maven
General
1 26 (8.97%) Games
2 24 (8.28%) Music Industry
3 19 (6.55%) Marketing
4 18 (6.21%) Finance
5 8 (2.76%) Retail
6 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.03%) Legal
7 3 (1.03%) Advertising
7 3 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 197 (67.93%) Developer
2 125 (43.10%) .NET Developer
3 35 (12.07%) Senior Developer
4 26 (8.97%) Senior .NET Developer
5 22 (7.59%) Analyst
5 22 (7.59%) Test Analyst
6 21 (7.24%) Web Developer
7 20 (6.90%) Programmer
8 17 (5.86%) Tester
9 16 (5.52%) Java Developer
10 15 (5.17%) Test Engineer
11 14 (4.83%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (4.14%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.79%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.79%) .NET Programmer
14 10 (3.45%) Test Manager
15 9 (3.10%) Software Developer
15 9 (3.10%) Lead Developer
15 9 (3.10%) Automation Tester
16 8 (2.76%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (63.45%) .NET
2 172 (59.31%) ASP.NET
3 157 (54.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 106 (36.55%) WCF
5 74 (25.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 73 (25.17%) Web Services
7 70 (24.14%) RESTful
8 59 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 59 (20.34%) HTML
9 47 (16.21%) jQuery
10 39 (13.45%) Razor View Engine
11 37 (12.76%) CSS
12 31 (10.69%) HTML5
13 30 (10.34%) XML
14 28 (9.66%) NHibernate
15 24 (8.28%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (7.24%) COM
17 20 (6.90%) .NET Framework
18 19 (6.55%) J2EE
19 18 (6.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.69%) Social Media
2 29 (10.00%) BBC
3 19 (6.55%) Open Source
4 18 (6.21%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.14%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.79%) GIS
9 7 (2.41%) User Experience
9 7 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (2.41%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.03%) iPhone
10 3 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.97%) Windows
2 10 (3.45%) UNIX
3 8 (2.76%) Linux
4 7 (2.41%) CentOS
5 4 (1.38%) Android
6 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (87.59%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (86.21%) TDD
3 168 (57.93%) MVC
4 118 (40.69%) OO
5 115 (39.66%) Scrum
6 96 (33.10%) Web Application Development
7 49 (16.90%) Kanban
8 47 (16.21%) Test Scripting
9 43 (14.83%) Software Engineering
9 43 (14.83%) E-Commerce
10 42 (14.48%) CQRS
11 39 (13.45%) Automated Testing
11 39 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (11.38%) Test Automation
13 31 (10.69%) Automation Testing
14 28 (9.66%) Web Development
15 27 (9.31%) OOP
15 27 (9.31%) Domain-Driven Design
16 26 (8.97%) Unit Testing
17 22 (7.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 203 (70.00%) C#
2 105 (36.21%) Ruby
3 71 (24.48%) Java
4 52 (17.93%) JavaScript
5 44 (15.17%) SQL
6 32 (11.03%) PowerShell
7 27 (9.31%) VB.NET
8 24 (8.28%) VB
9 22 (7.59%) Python
10 12 (4.14%) F#
11 10 (3.45%) Perl
12 8 (2.76%) PHP
13 6 (2.07%) C++
14 5 (1.72%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.03%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.69%) Groovy
17 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.97%) MCSD
1 26 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (8.97%) MCTS
2 20 (6.90%) Degree
3 19 (6.55%) MCP
3 19 (6.55%) MCAD
4 12 (4.14%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.41%) MCSE
5 7 (2.41%) ISEB
6 6 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (17.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (5.52%) logstash
2 8 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 43 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.69%) Facebook
3 29 (10.00%) Apple
3 29 (10.00%) Sony
3 29 (10.00%) Yahoo!
3 29 (10.00%) Google
4 23 (7.93%) Oracle
5 14 (4.83%) JBoss
6 7 (2.41%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.72%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.03%) Zend
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
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