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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 146 176 184
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 123 105 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.61% 1.23% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.57% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 105 100 90
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
6118 6669 6538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.14% 77.87% 76.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4978 5493 5631
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 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 1 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
(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 -3 44 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Bedfordshire +40 24 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Essex +23 24 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 24 £40,000 - 5
Suffolk +2 6 £21,500 -46.25% 1
Norfolk +2 1 - -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 227 (90.08%) TDD
2 220 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (70.63%) C#
4 171 (67.86%) .NET
5 158 (62.70%) MVC
6 157 (62.30%) ASP.NET
7 150 (59.52%) SQL Server
8 147 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 109 (43.25%) Web Application Development
10 93 (36.90%) OO
10 93 (36.90%) Git (software)
10 93 (36.90%) WCF
11 87 (34.52%) RESTful
12 83 (32.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (32.54%) JavaScript
14 78 (30.95%) HTML
15 77 (30.56%) Scrum
16 75 (29.76%) Ruby
17 52 (20.63%) NUnit
18 48 (19.05%) CSS
19 47 (18.65%) Selenium
19 47 (18.65%) NoSQL
19 47 (18.65%) KnockoutJS
20 43 (17.06%) Node.js
20 43 (17.06%) jQuery
21 42 (16.67%) Java
22 41 (16.27%) Web Services
23 39 (15.48%) HTML5
24 37 (14.68%) SQL
25 34 (13.49%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (17.06%) Node.js
2 13 (5.16%) Apache
3 11 (4.37%) NServiceBus
4 9 (3.57%) Drupal
5 7 (2.78%) IIS
5 7 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.38%) Confluence
7 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.98%) JBoss
7 5 (1.98%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.98%) CMS
8 3 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Mingle
2 5 (1.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.79%) GitHub
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 47 (18.65%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.57%) Neo4j
3 9 (3.57%) RavenDB
4 8 (3.17%) Couchbase
4 8 (3.17%) MySQL
5 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.19%) DB2
8 2 (0.79%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 93 (36.90%) Git (software)
2 52 (20.63%) NUnit
3 47 (18.65%) Selenium
4 31 (12.30%) TeamCity
5 30 (11.90%) JUnit
6 26 (10.32%) Rhino Mocks
6 26 (10.32%) SpecFlow
7 25 (9.92%) Jenkins
7 25 (9.92%) Cucumber
8 24 (9.52%) JIRA
9 19 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (6.75%) Moq
11 15 (5.95%) JBehave
11 15 (5.95%) Jasmine
12 13 (5.16%) WebDriver
12 13 (5.16%) NSubstitute
13 12 (4.76%) Visual Studio
14 11 (4.37%) Log4Net
14 11 (4.37%) FinalBuilder
15 10 (3.97%) Calabash
General
1 34 (13.49%) Games
2 29 (11.51%) Finance
3 15 (5.95%) Music Industry
4 10 (3.97%) Banking
5 9 (3.57%) Marketing
6 7 (2.78%) Advertising
7 6 (2.38%) Retail
8 5 (1.98%) Publishing
9 3 (1.19%) Back Office
9 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.79%) Automotive
10 2 (0.79%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 187 (74.21%) Developer
2 122 (48.41%) .NET Developer
3 32 (12.70%) Senior Developer
4 18 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 15 (5.95%) Tester
6 14 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 13 (5.16%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.37%) Programmer
10 10 (3.97%) Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
11 9 (3.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 9 (3.57%) Architect
11 9 (3.57%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.17%) Graduate
13 7 (2.78%) Automation Tester
13 7 (2.78%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (67.86%) .NET
2 157 (62.30%) ASP.NET
3 147 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 93 (36.90%) WCF
5 87 (34.52%) RESTful
6 83 (32.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 78 (30.95%) HTML
8 48 (19.05%) CSS
9 47 (18.65%) KnockoutJS
10 43 (17.06%) jQuery
11 41 (16.27%) Web Services
12 39 (15.48%) HTML5
13 34 (13.49%) AngularJS
14 24 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (9.13%) .NET Framework
16 21 (8.33%) CSS3
17 20 (7.94%) XML
18 19 (7.54%) WinForms
19 16 (6.35%) WPF
20 15 (5.95%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.32%) Social Media
1 26 (10.32%) BBC
2 14 (5.56%) Open Source
3 13 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.37%) Streaming Music
4 11 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.98%) Online Games
6 5 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.98%) GIS
6 5 (1.98%) Kindle
7 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.19%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.79%) User Experience
10 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.52%) Windows
2 13 (5.16%) Linux
3 7 (2.78%) UNIX
4 5 (1.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (90.08%) TDD
2 220 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (62.70%) MVC
4 109 (43.25%) Web Application Development
5 93 (36.90%) OO
6 77 (30.56%) Scrum
7 34 (13.49%) CQRS
8 31 (12.30%) E-Commerce
8 31 (12.30%) Domain-Driven Design
9 27 (10.71%) Kanban
10 26 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (10.32%) OOP
11 25 (9.92%) Software Engineering
11 25 (9.92%) Test Automation
12 24 (9.52%) Test Scripting
13 21 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 20 (7.94%) Software Testing
15 18 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (5.56%) Manual Testing
17 13 (5.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 178 (70.63%) C#
2 82 (32.54%) JavaScript
3 75 (29.76%) Ruby
4 42 (16.67%) Java
5 37 (14.68%) SQL
6 21 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 21 (8.33%) PHP
7 9 (3.57%) C++
8 8 (3.17%) Python
9 7 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.98%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.59%) VB
12 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (3.97%) Degree
2 6 (2.38%) ISEB
2 6 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.98%) MCTS
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.98%) MCSE
3 5 (1.98%) MCSD
4 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.52%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.19%) WAI
Systems Management
1 11 (4.37%) logstash
2 5 (1.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (13.10%) Facebook
2 28 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.32%) Yahoo!
3 26 (10.32%) Google
3 26 (10.32%) Apple
3 26 (10.32%) Sony
4 13 (5.16%) Oracle
5 6 (2.38%) Splunk
6 5 (1.98%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.79%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.79%) hybris
8 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) ATG
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