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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 133 174 158
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 135 80 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.73% 1.08% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.41% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 105 76 125
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,750 £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
6141 5670 6692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.66% 76.77% 74.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4968 4775 5664
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +30 60 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Cambridgeshire +18 55 £40,000 - 3
Bedfordshire -4 15 £55,000 - 3
Essex - 7 £35,000 -
Norfolk +8 5 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Suffolk +4 1 - -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 241 (89.26%) TDD
2 185 (68.52%) C#
3 167 (61.85%) .NET
4 161 (59.63%) MVC
5 159 (58.89%) ASP.NET
6 147 (54.44%) SQL Server
7 142 (52.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 104 (38.52%) Scrum
9 103 (38.15%) OO
10 102 (37.78%) Web Application Development
11 100 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 99 (36.67%) WCF
13 94 (34.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 78 (28.89%) Ruby
14 78 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
15 72 (26.67%) Selenium
16 69 (25.56%) Git (software)
17 65 (24.07%) Java
18 56 (20.74%) RESTful
19 55 (20.37%) Kanban
20 53 (19.63%) NUnit
21 52 (19.26%) QA
22 51 (18.89%) Razor View Engine
23 48 (17.78%) Node.js
24 47 (17.41%) Web Services
24 47 (17.41%) Internet
25 45 (16.67%) HTML
26 44 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
27 39 (14.44%) Moq
27 39 (14.44%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 48 (17.78%) Node.js
2 14 (5.19%) Apache
3 11 (4.07%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.74%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.74%) CMS
5 2 (0.74%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.37%) lighttpd
Applications
1 8 (2.96%) MS Office
1 8 (2.96%) Mingle
2 4 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.85%) SaaS
2 5 (1.85%) Force.com
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.74%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.41%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (54.44%) SQL Server
2 94 (34.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (14.44%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.30%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.33%) Big Data
8 8 (2.96%) RavenDB
8 8 (2.96%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.85%) MySQL
10 4 (1.48%) DB2
10 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.11%) SQLite
12 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (26.67%) Selenium
2 69 (25.56%) Git (software)
3 53 (19.63%) NUnit
4 39 (14.44%) Moq
5 35 (12.96%) Rhino Mocks
6 28 (10.37%) WebDriver
7 27 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 26 (9.63%) Cucumber
9 23 (8.52%) WATIR
10 21 (7.78%) SpecFlow
10 21 (7.78%) JUnit
11 17 (6.30%) Maven
12 16 (5.93%) Jasmine
13 15 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (5.19%) Visual Studio
14 14 (5.19%) JIRA
14 14 (5.19%) Sahi
14 14 (5.19%) Selenium IDE
15 13 (4.81%) TeamCity
15 13 (4.81%) JBehave
General
1 29 (10.74%) Games
2 26 (9.63%) Music Industry
3 21 (7.78%) Finance
4 15 (5.56%) Marketing
5 5 (1.85%) Retail
5 5 (1.85%) Advertising
5 5 (1.85%) Publishing
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 190 (70.37%) Developer
2 133 (49.26%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 30 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 22 (8.15%) Programmer
6 18 (6.67%) Analyst
6 18 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.30%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.30%) Tester
8 16 (5.93%) Test Analyst
9 14 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.81%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (3.70%) Java Programmer
11 10 (3.70%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.33%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.96%) QA Engineer
13 8 (2.96%) Automation Tester
13 8 (2.96%) Automation Engineer
13 8 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
14 7 (2.59%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (61.85%) .NET
2 159 (58.89%) ASP.NET
3 142 (52.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 100 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 99 (36.67%) WCF
6 56 (20.74%) RESTful
7 51 (18.89%) Razor View Engine
8 47 (17.41%) Web Services
9 45 (16.67%) HTML
10 44 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 38 (14.07%) CSS
12 35 (12.96%) jQuery
13 34 (12.59%) NHibernate
14 25 (9.26%) XML
15 17 (6.30%) HTML5
16 16 (5.93%) CSS3
17 15 (5.56%) J2EE
18 11 (4.07%) Dojo
18 11 (4.07%) KnockoutJS
18 11 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.85%) Social Media
2 30 (11.11%) BBC
3 16 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.44%) Open Source
5 10 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.70%) GIS
6 9 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.96%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.59%) iPhone
9 5 (1.85%) iPad
10 3 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.30%) Windows
2 8 (2.96%) Linux
2 8 (2.96%) Android
2 8 (2.96%) UNIX
3 7 (2.59%) CentOS
4 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (89.26%) TDD
2 161 (59.63%) MVC
3 104 (38.52%) Scrum
4 103 (38.15%) OO
5 102 (37.78%) Web Application Development
6 78 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (20.37%) Kanban
8 38 (14.07%) CQRS
9 37 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (13.33%) Software Engineering
11 34 (12.59%) Test Scripting
12 33 (12.22%) Automated Testing
13 31 (11.48%) E-Commerce
14 27 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
15 26 (9.63%) Automation Testing
16 23 (8.52%) Test Automation
16 23 (8.52%) Web Development
17 20 (7.41%) OOP
18 17 (6.30%) Unit Testing
19 16 (5.93%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 185 (68.52%) C#
2 78 (28.89%) Ruby
3 65 (24.07%) Java
4 37 (13.70%) SQL
5 36 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 29 (10.74%) VB.NET
7 26 (9.63%) VB
8 25 (9.26%) Python
9 12 (4.44%) F#
10 10 (3.70%) Perl
11 9 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.96%) PHP
13 6 (2.22%) C++
14 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.85%) ActionScript
15 3 (1.11%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.74%) Groovy
16 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.85%) MCSD
1 32 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 32 (11.85%) MCTS
2 25 (9.26%) MCP
2 25 (9.26%) MCAD
3 18 (6.67%) Degree
4 10 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.59%) MCSE
6 6 (2.22%) ISEB
6 6 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (19.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (2.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.74%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.85%) Google
3 30 (11.11%) Yahoo!
3 30 (11.11%) Facebook
3 30 (11.11%) Apple
3 30 (11.11%) Sony
4 16 (5.93%) Oracle
5 15 (5.56%) JBoss
6 7 (2.59%) Adobe
7 3 (1.11%) Zend
8 2 (0.74%) SAP
8 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.37%) ATG
9 1 (0.37%) Endeca
9 1 (0.37%) hybris
9 1 (0.37%) Demandware
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