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 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 80 96 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3334 3010 2228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.27% 2.83% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.41% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 2533 2008
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
86687 88196 80823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.84% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72435 71039 66912
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 4 September 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 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
London -3 1893 £60,000 +9.09% 234
South East +14 463 £47,500 +5.55% 95
North West +20 203 £40,000 - 53
South West +38 180 £40,000 -11.11% 40
East Midlands +45 153 £40,000 - 22
East of England +8 149 £50,000 +17.64% 32
Yorkshire +48 141 £45,000 +20.00% 19
West Midlands +32 131 £37,500 -8.53% 25
North East +22 26 £37,500 -16.66% 7
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5689 (87.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5441 (83.49%) TDD
3 3202 (49.13%) C#
4 2877 (44.15%) .NET
5 2620 (40.20%) MVC
6 2535 (38.90%) Scrum
7 2232 (34.25%) Java
8 2182 (33.48%) SQL Server
9 2173 (33.34%) ASP.NET
10 2052 (31.49%) JavaScript
11 1943 (29.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1742 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
13 1736 (26.64%) Git (software)
14 1588 (24.37%) HTML
15 1486 (22.80%) RESTful
16 1443 (22.14%) OO
17 1422 (21.82%) Ruby
18 1420 (21.79%) SQL
19 1397 (21.44%) CSS
20 1357 (20.82%) Web Application Development
21 1331 (20.42%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1325 (20.33%) Selenium
23 1264 (19.40%) Node.js
24 1216 (18.66%) NoSQL
25 1212 (18.60%) WCF
26 1155 (17.72%) QA
27 1036 (15.90%) Finance
28 1026 (15.74%) Cucumber
29 1001 (15.36%) Web Services
30 983 (15.08%) Kanban

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1264 (19.40%) Node.js
2 182 (2.79%) Apache
3 164 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 151 (2.32%) IIS
5 141 (2.16%) CMS
6 135 (2.07%) JBoss
7 113 (1.73%) Confluence
8 99 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 84 (1.29%) Apache Solr
10 75 (1.15%) Apache Spark
11 73 (1.12%) nginx
12 70 (1.07%) WebSphere
13 62 (0.95%) SharePoint
14 61 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
15 48 (0.74%) Umbraco
16 46 (0.71%) WebLogic
17 40 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
18 39 (0.60%) Mule
18 39 (0.60%) Kentico
19 34 (0.52%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 216 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 31 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.25%) MS Office
4 9 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.092%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.092%) MS Project
6 4 (0.061%) Mingle
6 4 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.015%) GIMP
7 1 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 52 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.40%) Magento
3 6 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.092%) Endur
4 5 (0.077%) Summit
4 5 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.046%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.031%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.031%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.031%) Agresso
6 2 (0.031%) Sage ERP X3
6 2 (0.031%) Odoo
6 2 (0.031%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.015%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.015%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.015%) Sophis RISQUE
7 1 (0.015%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 342 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (1.86%) GitHub
4 98 (1.50%) SaaS
5 50 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 49 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.46%) IaaS
9 24 (0.37%) Sumo Logic
9 24 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 14 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (0.21%) Heroku
12 7 (0.11%) PaaS
12 7 (0.11%) Trello
13 5 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.061%) Lucidchart
14 4 (0.061%) Engine Yard
14 4 (0.061%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.061%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 397 (6.09%) Internet
2 168 (2.58%) HTTP
3 40 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 30 (0.46%) DNS
4 30 (0.46%) Broadband
5 25 (0.38%) Network Security
6 9 (0.14%) FTP
6 9 (0.14%) Unified Communications
7 8 (0.12%) Intranet
7 8 (0.12%) SSL
7 8 (0.12%) LDAP
7 8 (0.12%) Wireless
8 7 (0.11%) Firewall
8 7 (0.11%) AMQP
8 7 (0.11%) UMTS
9 6 (0.092%) GSM
9 6 (0.092%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.092%) LTE
9 6 (0.092%) Extranet
10 5 (0.077%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2182 (33.48%) SQL Server
2 1216 (18.66%) NoSQL
3 632 (9.70%) MongoDB
4 522 (8.01%) MySQL
5 341 (5.23%) Relational Database
6 207 (3.18%) Big Data
7 197 (3.02%) Redis
8 182 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 181 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
10 155 (2.38%) Hadoop
11 92 (1.41%) RDBMS
12 78 (1.20%) Apache Hive
13 73 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 67 (1.03%) Oracle Database
15 63 (0.97%) RavenDB
16 52 (0.80%) CouchDB
17 51 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 50 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
19 48 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
20 47 (0.72%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1736 (26.64%) Git (software)
2 1325 (20.33%) Selenium
3 1026 (15.74%) Cucumber
4 695 (10.66%) WebDriver
5 653 (10.02%) Jenkins
6 552 (8.47%) NUnit
7 534 (8.19%) JUnit
8 495 (7.60%) SpecFlow
9 480 (7.37%) JIRA
10 404 (6.20%) Maven
11 341 (5.23%) Subversion
12 306 (4.70%) Rhino Mocks
13 262 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 249 (3.82%) Moq
15 237 (3.64%) Jasmine
16 223 (3.42%) Mockito
16 223 (3.42%) TeamCity
17 218 (3.35%) Visual Studio
18 160 (2.46%) FitNesse
19 153 (2.35%) SoapUI
General
1 1036 (15.90%) Finance
2 499 (7.66%) Retail
3 454 (6.97%) Games
4 417 (6.40%) Marketing
5 264 (4.05%) Banking
6 258 (3.96%) Advertising
7 181 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 121 (1.86%) Back Office
9 104 (1.60%) Law
10 88 (1.35%) Publishing
11 77 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 68 (1.04%) Front Office
13 62 (0.95%) Investment Banking
14 57 (0.87%) Electronics
15 47 (0.72%) Automotive
16 45 (0.69%) Music Industry
17 27 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 22 (0.34%) Legal
19 21 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 13 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4216 (64.69%) Developer
2 1745 (26.78%) .NET Developer
3 805 (12.35%) Senior Developer
4 727 (11.16%) Java Developer
5 502 (7.70%) Analyst
6 414 (6.35%) Tester
7 397 (6.09%) C# Developer
8 393 (6.03%) Software Engineer
9 279 (4.28%) Test Analyst
10 274 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 251 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
12 230 (3.53%) Junior
13 217 (3.33%) Software Developer
14 214 (3.28%) Junior Developer
15 201 (3.08%) Test Engineer
16 198 (3.04%) Lead Developer
17 182 (2.79%) Automation Tester
18 181 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
19 176 (2.70%) Agile .NET Developer
20 168 (2.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2877 (44.15%) .NET
2 2173 (33.34%) ASP.NET
3 1943 (29.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1588 (24.37%) HTML
5 1486 (22.80%) RESTful
6 1397 (21.44%) CSS
7 1331 (20.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1212 (18.60%) WCF
9 1001 (15.36%) Web Services
10 981 (15.05%) AngularJS
11 841 (12.90%) .NET Framework
12 839 (12.87%) Spring
13 831 (12.75%) jQuery
14 732 (11.23%) HTML5
15 607 (9.31%) REST
16 572 (8.78%) XML
17 542 (8.32%) Entity Framework
18 459 (7.04%) CSS3
19 395 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
20 371 (5.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 387 (5.94%) Mobile App
2 367 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 357 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 285 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
5 274 (4.20%) User Experience
6 151 (2.32%) BBC
7 145 (2.22%) Social Media
8 126 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 125 (1.92%) Blog
10 92 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
11 83 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 82 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 79 (1.21%) DTV
14 75 (1.15%) iPad
15 73 (1.12%) Equities
16 68 (1.04%) Smartphone
17 66 (1.01%) Visualisation
18 64 (0.98%) Tandem
19 53 (0.81%) N-Tier
20 50 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 695 (10.66%) Linux
2 515 (7.90%) Windows
3 351 (5.39%) UNIX
4 277 (4.25%) Android
5 261 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 51 (0.78%) CoreOS
7 47 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 31 (0.48%) Debian
9 29 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 24 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 21 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.20%) CentOS
13 11 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
14 8 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5689 (87.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5441 (83.49%) TDD
3 2620 (40.20%) MVC
4 2535 (38.90%) Scrum
5 1742 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
6 1443 (22.14%) OO
7 1357 (20.82%) Web Application Development
8 983 (15.08%) Kanban
9 978 (15.01%) E-Commerce
10 906 (13.90%) Software Engineering
11 794 (12.18%) Test Automation
12 668 (10.25%) Open Source
13 521 (7.99%) Pair Programming
14 519 (7.96%) SDLC
15 516 (7.92%) Automated Testing
16 501 (7.69%) Unit Testing
17 455 (6.98%) Mentoring
18 428 (6.57%) Continuous Delivery
19 381 (5.85%) DevOps
20 380 (5.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3202 (49.13%) C#
2 2232 (34.25%) Java
3 2052 (31.49%) JavaScript
4 1422 (21.82%) Ruby
5 1420 (21.79%) SQL
6 613 (9.41%) PHP
7 584 (8.96%) Python
8 319 (4.89%) C++
9 285 (4.37%) Scala
10 207 (3.18%) Groovy
11 186 (2.85%) T-SQL
12 141 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 132 (2.03%) Objective-C
14 118 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 92 (1.41%) Go
16 82 (1.26%) Perl
17 81 (1.24%) C
18 79 (1.21%) PowerShell
19 65 (1.00%) VB
20 60 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 724 (11.11%) Degree
2 234 (3.59%) ISEB
3 138 (2.12%) ISTQB
4 52 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 51 (0.78%) Security Cleared
6 46 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (0.61%) SC Cleared
8 30 (0.46%) PhD
9 28 (0.43%) MCSD
10 27 (0.41%) MCTS
11 26 (0.40%) MCP
11 26 (0.40%) MCAD
12 7 (0.11%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.061%) PMP
14 2 (0.031%) MBA
14 2 (0.031%) HNC
14 2 (0.031%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.031%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 1 (0.015%) CSSLP
15 1 (0.015%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1155 (17.72%) QA
2 12 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.14%) SLA
4 5 (0.077%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.046%) WCAG
6 2 (0.031%) GCP
7 1 (0.015%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.015%) WAI
System Software
1 106 (1.63%) Docker
2 58 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.68%) HDFS
4 30 (0.46%) Varnish
5 28 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 15 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.11%) LXC
7 7 (0.11%) iptables
8 6 (0.092%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.031%) KVM
9 2 (0.031%) Firmware
10 1 (0.015%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.015%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 241 (3.70%) Puppet
2 195 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (1.52%) Ansible
4 76 (1.17%) Vagrant
5 61 (0.94%) Salt
6 40 (0.61%) Nagios
7 26 (0.40%) WMI
7 26 (0.40%) Kubernetes
8 24 (0.37%) ZABBIX
9 23 (0.35%) Capistrano
10 19 (0.29%) Apache Shiro
11 11 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.11%) Mesos
12 7 (0.11%) logstash
13 6 (0.092%) Oozie
14 5 (0.077%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.046%) Ambari
16 2 (0.031%) StatsD
17 1 (0.015%) HP Operations Orchestration
17 1 (0.015%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 636 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 505 (7.75%) Oracle
3 298 (4.57%) Facebook
4 284 (4.36%) Google
5 158 (2.42%) Apple
6 129 (1.98%) Yahoo!
7 121 (1.86%) Sony
8 108 (1.66%) Zend
9 80 (1.23%) hybris
10 73 (1.12%) SAP
11 69 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 60 (0.92%) Atlassian
12 60 (0.92%) VMware
13 55 (0.84%) IBM
14 53 (0.81%) EPiServer
15 49 (0.75%) Splunk
16 45 (0.69%) SaltStack
17 39 (0.60%) Rackspace
18 34 (0.52%) HP
19 32 (0.49%) Adobe
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