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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 123 131 173
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +42
Permanent jobs citing BDD 149 134 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.03% 1.75% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.18% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 130 101 72
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
6026 6138 5653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.29% 80.18% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4957 4783
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 £65,450 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -5 61 £65,000 +18.18% 21
Cambridgeshire +15 42 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Essex 0 15 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Norfolk +11 11 £49,500 +36.55%
Bedfordshire -6 11 £33,750 -38.63% 2
Suffolk - 9 £37,500 - 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 262 (94.58%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (87.00%) TDD
3 180 (64.98%) C#
4 173 (62.45%) .NET
4 173 (62.45%) MVC
5 159 (57.40%) ASP.NET
6 156 (56.32%) SQL Server
7 139 (50.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 125 (45.13%) Web Application Development
9 122 (44.04%) RESTful
10 114 (41.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 103 (37.18%) Git (software)
12 91 (32.85%) WCF
13 83 (29.96%) OO
14 78 (28.16%) Scrum
15 76 (27.44%) Ruby
16 73 (26.35%) Java
17 72 (25.99%) JavaScript
17 72 (25.99%) NoSQL
18 68 (24.55%) Node.js
19 52 (18.77%) AngularJS
20 49 (17.69%) Selenium
20 49 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
20 49 (17.69%) HTML
21 47 (16.97%) .NET Framework
22 46 (16.61%) SQL
23 45 (16.25%) Test Automation
23 45 (16.25%) KnockoutJS
24 40 (14.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 37 (13.36%) Facebook

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 68 (24.55%) Node.js
2 17 (6.14%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.97%) IIS
4 9 (3.25%) JBoss
4 9 (3.25%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.81%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.36%) Confluence
9 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (2.89%) MS Office
1 8 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) GitHub
3 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.39%) Internet
2 4 (1.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) VoIP
3 1 (0.36%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (56.32%) SQL Server
2 72 (25.99%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.61%) MySQL
6 8 (2.89%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (2.89%) DB2
7 7 (2.53%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.36%) Big Data
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 103 (37.18%) Git (software)
2 49 (17.69%) Selenium
3 35 (12.64%) Cucumber
4 29 (10.47%) JIRA
5 21 (7.58%) Jenkins
6 19 (6.86%) Subversion
7 17 (6.14%) JUnit
8 15 (5.42%) NUnit
9 13 (4.69%) Maven
10 12 (4.33%) HP UFT
10 12 (4.33%) WebDriver
11 10 (3.61%) Visual Studio
11 10 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.25%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.25%) Bugzilla
13 8 (2.89%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.89%) Calabash
13 8 (2.89%) SoapUI
14 7 (2.53%) SpecFlow
14 7 (2.53%) NSubstitute
General
1 36 (13.00%) Games
2 31 (11.19%) Finance
3 17 (6.14%) Banking
3 17 (6.14%) Retail
4 13 (4.69%) Advertising
5 10 (3.61%) Music Industry
6 9 (3.25%) Marketing
7 7 (2.53%) Back Office
8 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 197 (71.12%) Developer
2 138 (49.82%) .NET Developer
3 26 (9.39%) Analyst
3 26 (9.39%) Test Analyst
4 24 (8.66%) Tester
5 19 (6.86%) Web Developer
5 19 (6.86%) Senior Developer
6 16 (5.78%) Selenium Tester
7 13 (4.69%) Lead Developer
8 12 (4.33%) Software Engineer
8 12 (4.33%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.33%) Test Engineer
8 12 (4.33%) Automation Tester
9 10 (3.61%) PHP Developer
10 9 (3.25%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.25%) Software Developer
11 8 (2.89%) QA Tester
11 8 (2.89%) QA Test Analyst
11 8 (2.89%) QA Analyst
11 8 (2.89%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (62.45%) .NET
2 159 (57.40%) ASP.NET
3 139 (50.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 122 (44.04%) RESTful
5 114 (41.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 91 (32.85%) WCF
7 52 (18.77%) AngularJS
8 49 (17.69%) HTML
9 47 (16.97%) .NET Framework
10 45 (16.25%) KnockoutJS
11 40 (14.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 37 (13.36%) XML
13 32 (11.55%) Web Services
14 30 (10.83%) Entity Framework
15 22 (7.94%) jQuery
16 20 (7.22%) HTML5
17 19 (6.86%) J2EE
18 14 (5.05%) SOAP
19 13 (4.69%) CSS
19 13 (4.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.55%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (8.66%) BBC
2 24 (8.66%) Social Media
3 15 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.89%) Online Games
6 5 (1.81%) User Experience
7 4 (1.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) Xbox
8 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.66%) UNIX
2 15 (5.42%) Windows
3 14 (5.05%) Android
3 14 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.72%) Linux
5 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (94.58%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (87.00%) TDD
3 173 (62.45%) MVC
4 125 (45.13%) Web Application Development
5 83 (29.96%) OO
6 78 (28.16%) Scrum
7 49 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (16.25%) Test Automation
9 31 (11.19%) Software Engineering
10 24 (8.66%) CQRS
10 24 (8.66%) Domain-Driven Design
11 21 (7.58%) Kanban
11 21 (7.58%) OOP
12 18 (6.50%) Software Testing
12 18 (6.50%) Test Scripting
13 17 (6.14%) E-Commerce
14 15 (5.42%) Automated Testing
14 15 (5.42%) Dependency Injection
15 14 (5.05%) Open Source
15 14 (5.05%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (64.98%) C#
2 76 (27.44%) Ruby
3 73 (26.35%) Java
4 72 (25.99%) JavaScript
5 46 (16.61%) SQL
6 13 (4.69%) Python
6 13 (4.69%) PHP
7 12 (4.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.17%) C++
8 6 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (7.22%) ISEB
2 18 (6.50%) Degree
3 14 (5.05%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.36%) MCSD
5 1 (0.36%) MCSE
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.58%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.36%) WAI
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) Puppet
2 5 (1.81%) logstash
3 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (13.36%) Facebook
2 28 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.75%) Google
4 24 (8.66%) Apple
4 24 (8.66%) Sony
4 24 (8.66%) Yahoo!
5 14 (5.05%) WorldPay
6 5 (1.81%) Oracle
7 4 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.08%) Coverity
9 2 (0.72%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.72%) Temenos
10 1 (0.36%) Zend
10 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.36%) Splunk
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago