The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 97 120 147
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2867 2317 2081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.91% 2.39% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.90% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 2028 1873
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81572 79828 82463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.32% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 67788 64492 70597
Average salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in England

BDD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the England region.

BDD Salary Trend in England

BDD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in England

BDD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
London +16 1737 £55,750 +1.36% 248
South East +15 426 £42,500 -5.55% 64
North West +46 167 £40,000 - 29
East of England +4 128 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Yorkshire -3 115 £40,000 +14.28% 19
South West +47 114 £45,000 +20.00% 13
East Midlands +68 89 £40,000 - 10
West Midlands +33 69 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North East +7 20 £37,500 +7.14% 5
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 5119 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5019 (84.42%) TDD
3 3122 (52.51%) C#
4 2943 (49.50%) .NET
5 2626 (44.17%) MVC
6 2569 (43.21%) Scrum
7 2213 (37.22%) ASP.NET
8 2180 (36.67%) SQL Server
9 2173 (36.55%) JavaScript
10 1958 (32.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1701 (28.61%) HTML
12 1676 (28.19%) Java
13 1516 (25.50%) CSS
14 1494 (25.13%) Git (software)
15 1466 (24.66%) OO
16 1445 (24.31%) SQL
17 1417 (23.84%) Continuous Integration
18 1361 (22.89%) Ruby
19 1241 (20.87%) RESTful
20 1127 (18.96%) WCF
21 1121 (18.86%) E-Commerce
22 1098 (18.47%) Cucumber
23 1087 (18.28%) Selenium
24 1050 (17.66%) ASP.NET Web API
25 1034 (17.39%) jQuery
26 1025 (17.24%) Web Application Development
27 1010 (16.99%) NoSQL
28 982 (16.52%) QA
29 946 (15.91%) Web Services
30 939 (15.79%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 939 (15.79%) Node.js
2 184 (3.10%) CMS
3 178 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 177 (2.98%) IIS
5 143 (2.41%) Apache
6 140 (2.35%) Confluence
7 114 (1.92%) Apache Solr
7 114 (1.92%) nginx
8 102 (1.72%) WordPress
9 99 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
10 73 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 69 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
12 67 (1.13%) Drupal
13 64 (1.08%) NServiceBus
14 59 (0.99%) Umbraco
15 57 (0.96%) SharePoint
16 55 (0.93%) WebSphere
17 52 (0.87%) WebLogic
18 46 (0.77%) JBoss
19 33 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 248 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 56 (0.94%) MS Office
3 26 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.42%) Mingle
5 11 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 42 (0.71%) Shopify
2 28 (0.47%) Endur
3 25 (0.42%) Magento
3 25 (0.42%) Sophis RISQUE
4 20 (0.34%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 12 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.10%) Summit
7 5 (0.084%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.084%) ReMetrica
7 5 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.067%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.067%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 241 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 184 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (1.75%) SaaS
4 101 (1.70%) GitHub
5 44 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 22 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
8 19 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.27%) PaaS
10 12 (0.20%) IaaS
11 9 (0.15%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.10%) Heroku
13 4 (0.067%) Trello
14 3 (0.050%) ElastiCache
14 3 (0.050%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.034%) Joyent
15 2 (0.034%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.017%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 1 (0.017%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 513 (8.63%) Internet
2 146 (2.46%) HTTP
3 34 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.29%) Broadband
5 13 (0.22%) DNS
6 11 (0.19%) DHCP
7 10 (0.17%) AMQP
8 9 (0.15%) Intranet
9 7 (0.12%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.12%) DSL
9 7 (0.12%) FTP
10 6 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.067%) Wireless
12 3 (0.050%) iBeacon
12 3 (0.050%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.034%) RFID
14 1 (0.017%) SMTP
14 1 (0.017%) VPN
14 1 (0.017%) Kerberos
14 1 (0.017%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2180 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 1010 (16.99%) NoSQL
3 555 (9.34%) MongoDB
4 438 (7.37%) MySQL
5 241 (4.05%) Big Data
6 214 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 214 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 199 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 185 (3.11%) RavenDB
9 173 (2.91%) Redis
10 148 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
11 128 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 111 (1.87%) Hadoop
13 101 (1.70%) CouchDB
14 68 (1.14%) RDBMS
15 67 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
17 38 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 33 (0.56%) Oracle Database
19 32 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1494 (25.13%) Git (software)
2 1098 (18.47%) Cucumber
3 1087 (18.28%) Selenium
4 694 (11.67%) NUnit
5 537 (9.03%) Jenkins
6 535 (9.00%) SpecFlow
7 514 (8.65%) TeamCity
8 513 (8.63%) JIRA
9 499 (8.39%) Rhino Mocks
10 489 (8.23%) WebDriver
11 430 (7.23%) Moq
12 375 (6.31%) JUnit
13 294 (4.95%) Visual Studio
14 283 (4.76%) Subversion
15 252 (4.24%) Maven
16 249 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
17 232 (3.90%) Hudson
18 201 (3.38%) Jasmine
19 179 (3.01%) ReSharper
20 153 (2.57%) Calabash
General
1 678 (11.40%) Finance
2 423 (7.12%) Games
3 374 (6.29%) Retail
4 239 (4.02%) Advertising
5 217 (3.65%) Marketing
6 210 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 178 (2.99%) Banking
8 165 (2.78%) Back Office
9 104 (1.75%) Publishing
10 58 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 53 (0.89%) Music Industry
12 52 (0.87%) Front Office
13 51 (0.86%) Legal
14 48 (0.81%) Law
15 33 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 30 (0.50%) Online Betting
17 20 (0.34%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.27%) Electronics
19 14 (0.24%) Automotive
20 11 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3988 (67.08%) Developer
2 1704 (28.66%) .NET Developer
3 776 (13.05%) Senior Developer
4 532 (8.95%) Java Developer
5 525 (8.83%) C# Developer
6 452 (7.60%) Analyst
7 352 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 323 (5.43%) Tester
9 269 (4.52%) Agile .NET Developer
10 266 (4.47%) Test Analyst
11 262 (4.41%) Software Developer
12 233 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 230 (3.87%) Software Engineer
14 213 (3.58%) Web Developer
15 209 (3.52%) PHP Developer
16 199 (3.35%) Test Engineer
17 191 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
18 187 (3.15%) Junior
19 183 (3.08%) QA Engineer
20 178 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2943 (49.50%) .NET
2 2213 (37.22%) ASP.NET
3 1958 (32.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1701 (28.61%) HTML
5 1516 (25.50%) CSS
6 1241 (20.87%) RESTful
7 1127 (18.96%) WCF
8 1050 (17.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1034 (17.39%) jQuery
10 946 (15.91%) Web Services
11 798 (13.42%) AngularJS
12 792 (13.32%) .NET Framework
13 695 (11.69%) HTML5
14 637 (10.71%) Spring
15 578 (9.72%) REST
16 510 (8.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 503 (8.46%) NHibernate
18 479 (8.06%) CSS3
19 436 (7.33%) XML
20 435 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 585 (9.84%) Open Source
2 336 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 314 (5.28%) Mobile App
4 305 (5.13%) User Experience
5 228 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
6 169 (2.84%) Blog
7 153 (2.57%) Inversion of Control
8 152 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 119 (2.00%) Social Media
10 112 (1.88%) BBC
11 98 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 98 (1.65%) Hedge funds
12 88 (1.48%) iPhone
13 79 (1.33%) iPad
14 54 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 54 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
15 53 (0.89%) IPTV
16 47 (0.79%) Video on Demand
17 44 (0.74%) Tandem
18 43 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 618 (10.40%) Linux
2 470 (7.91%) Windows
3 295 (4.96%) Android
4 276 (4.64%) Apple iOS
5 255 (4.29%) UNIX
6 61 (1.03%) Windows Phone
7 37 (0.62%) Debian
8 34 (0.57%) Windows Phone 7
9 24 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 24 (0.40%) Solaris
10 20 (0.34%) CentOS
11 14 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.19%) VMS
13 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.050%) AIX
18 2 (0.034%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5119 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5019 (84.42%) TDD
3 2626 (44.17%) MVC
4 2569 (43.21%) Scrum
5 1466 (24.66%) OO
6 1417 (23.84%) Continuous Integration
7 1121 (18.86%) E-Commerce
8 1025 (17.24%) Web Application Development
9 787 (13.24%) Kanban
10 761 (12.80%) Software Engineering
11 603 (10.14%) Test Automation
12 587 (9.87%) Pair Programming
13 467 (7.86%) SOA
14 450 (7.57%) Automated Testing
15 429 (7.22%) Unit Testing
16 398 (6.69%) OOD
17 383 (6.44%) OOP
18 381 (6.41%) Mentoring
19 322 (5.42%) Test Scripting
20 320 (5.38%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 3122 (52.51%) C#
2 2173 (36.55%) JavaScript
3 1676 (28.19%) Java
4 1445 (24.31%) SQL
5 1361 (22.89%) Ruby
6 506 (8.51%) PHP
7 375 (6.31%) Python
8 203 (3.41%) VB.NET
9 201 (3.38%) C++
10 153 (2.57%) T-SQL
11 135 (2.27%) Scala
12 129 (2.17%) PowerShell
13 114 (1.92%) VB
14 106 (1.78%) Perl
15 77 (1.30%) Bash Shell
16 74 (1.24%) Groovy
17 66 (1.11%) Objective-C
18 64 (1.08%) PHP5
19 62 (1.04%) C
20 47 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 601 (10.11%) Degree
2 185 (3.11%) ISEB
3 132 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 52 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 46 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (0.66%) MCSD
7 38 (0.64%) MCTS
8 36 (0.61%) Security Cleared
9 35 (0.59%) MCP
9 35 (0.59%) MCAD
10 19 (0.32%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.27%) PhD
12 12 (0.20%) HND
13 10 (0.17%) CBAP
14 8 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 8 (0.13%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 8 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 6 (0.10%) OCP
15 6 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 982 (16.52%) QA
2 18 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.19%) HL7
4 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.084%) WCAG
6 3 (0.050%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 33 (0.56%) Varnish
2 20 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.12%) vSphere
5 6 (0.10%) Docker
6 5 (0.084%) HDFS
6 5 (0.084%) Cygwin
6 5 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.067%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.034%) KVM
Systems Management
1 134 (2.25%) Puppet
2 121 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (0.94%) Ansible
4 37 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 23 (0.39%) logstash
7 18 (0.30%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.067%) Graphite
10 3 (0.050%) StatsD
10 3 (0.050%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.050%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.034%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.017%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.017%) Mesos
12 1 (0.017%) Nagios
Vendors
1 630 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 346 (5.82%) Oracle
3 238 (4.00%) Facebook
4 230 (3.87%) Google
5 164 (2.76%) Zend
6 110 (1.85%) Apple
7 103 (1.73%) Yahoo!
8 99 (1.67%) Sony
9 79 (1.33%) Endeca
10 78 (1.31%) Sitecore
11 76 (1.28%) hybris
12 69 (1.16%) SAP
13 65 (1.09%) RedPrairie
14 46 (0.77%) Xamarin
15 39 (0.66%) IBM
15 39 (0.66%) Twitter
16 37 (0.62%) HP
17 32 (0.54%) EPiServer
18 31 (0.52%) Atlassian
19 28 (0.47%) OpenLink
Stockport, Cheshire
TRG
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens - health, gym more
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £95000.00 - £105000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago