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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 106 133
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3350 2877 2327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.55% 2.90% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 3.40% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2980 2548 1991
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 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
82058 84649 83361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.88% 85.27% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68908 70120 67040
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +5 1899 £55,000 -3.08% 273
South East +21 486 £45,000 +5.88% 68
East of England +47 214 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Yorkshire +54 209 £40,000 - 45
North West +32 170 £40,000 - 61
South West +14 129 £42,500 -5.55% 28
West Midlands +10 109 £45,000 +20.00% 26
East Midlands +14 106 £42,500 +6.25% 8
North East -2 18 £37,500 - 5
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6008 (88.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5720 (83.97%) TDD
3 3250 (47.71%) C#
4 2799 (41.09%) .NET
5 2642 (38.78%) Scrum
6 2454 (36.02%) Java
7 2414 (35.44%) MVC
8 2085 (30.61%) JavaScript
8 2085 (30.61%) ASP.NET
9 1960 (28.77%) SQL Server
10 1861 (27.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1691 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
12 1678 (24.63%) Git (software)
13 1583 (23.24%) HTML
14 1496 (21.96%) Selenium
15 1486 (21.81%) RESTful
16 1444 (21.20%) SQL
17 1398 (20.52%) Ruby
18 1353 (19.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 1350 (19.82%) Node.js
20 1333 (19.57%) CSS
21 1323 (19.42%) OO
22 1322 (19.41%) SQL Server 2014
23 1314 (19.29%) QA
24 1271 (18.66%) Web Application Development
25 1234 (18.12%) ASP.NET Web API
26 1224 (17.97%) NoSQL
27 1192 (17.50%) WCF
28 1178 (17.29%) AngularJS
29 1144 (16.79%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1350 (19.82%) Node.js
2 177 (2.60%) CMS
3 167 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
4 144 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 137 (2.01%) Apache
6 129 (1.89%) JBoss
7 126 (1.85%) Confluence
8 125 (1.83%) IIS
9 76 (1.12%) Umbraco
10 73 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 68 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 62 (0.91%) WebSphere
13 59 (0.87%) NServiceBus
14 56 (0.82%) Mule
15 52 (0.76%) Apache Solr
16 46 (0.68%) SharePoint
17 44 (0.65%) Apache Spark
18 42 (0.62%) Kentico
19 41 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
19 41 (0.60%) Jetty
Applications
1 241 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 38 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.19%) MS Office
4 8 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.044%) Mingle
6 3 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.029%) HipChat
8 1 (0.015%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 68 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.16%) Endur
5 9 (0.13%) Magento
6 6 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.088%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.059%) SAP hybris
8 3 (0.044%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.029%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.015%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.015%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.015%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.015%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.015%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.015%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.015%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 383 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 177 (2.60%) GitHub
4 127 (1.86%) SaaS
5 38 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (0.50%) Heroku
7 33 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.41%) PaaS
9 26 (0.38%) OpenShift
10 22 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.13%) IaaS
14 8 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.12%) Trello
15 7 (0.10%) Firebase
15 7 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (0.073%) Basecamp
17 4 (0.059%) Office 365
17 4 (0.059%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 275 (4.04%) Internet
2 178 (2.61%) HTTP
3 68 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 49 (0.72%) Network Security
5 20 (0.29%) Wireshark
6 14 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 13 (0.19%) Extranet
7 13 (0.19%) Intranet
7 13 (0.19%) SSH
8 12 (0.18%) Broadband
9 8 (0.12%) BIG-IP
9 8 (0.12%) VLAN
10 7 (0.10%) LDAP
11 6 (0.088%) ASN.1
11 6 (0.088%) MVNO
12 5 (0.073%) FTP
12 5 (0.073%) SSL
13 4 (0.059%) AMQP
14 3 (0.044%) LTE
14 3 (0.044%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1960 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 1322 (19.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 1224 (17.97%) NoSQL
4 483 (7.09%) MongoDB
5 453 (6.65%) MySQL
6 265 (3.89%) Big Data
7 253 (3.71%) Relational Database
8 159 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 150 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 144 (2.11%) Redis
11 126 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 103 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
13 92 (1.35%) Couchbase
14 76 (1.12%) CouchDB
15 74 (1.09%) Apache Hive
15 74 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 71 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 70 (1.03%) Oracle Database
18 64 (0.94%) RavenDB
19 44 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1678 (24.63%) Git (software)
2 1496 (21.96%) Selenium
3 1144 (16.79%) Cucumber
4 797 (11.70%) Jenkins
5 777 (11.41%) WebDriver
6 588 (8.63%) JIRA
7 555 (8.15%) NUnit
8 546 (8.02%) SpecFlow
9 511 (7.50%) JUnit
10 465 (6.83%) Maven
11 327 (4.80%) Subversion
12 305 (4.48%) Rhino Mocks
13 303 (4.45%) Moq
14 250 (3.67%) Visual Studio
15 248 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 239 (3.51%) TeamCity
17 200 (2.94%) SoapUI
18 179 (2.63%) Jasmine
19 178 (2.61%) Mockito
20 158 (2.32%) Grunt
General
1 959 (14.08%) Finance
2 525 (7.71%) Games
3 419 (6.15%) Marketing
4 394 (5.78%) Retail
5 293 (4.30%) Advertising
6 215 (3.16%) Banking
7 199 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 105 (1.54%) Law
9 96 (1.41%) Back Office
10 76 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 75 (1.10%) Electronics
12 73 (1.07%) Front Office
13 68 (1.00%) Publishing
14 65 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
15 35 (0.51%) Legal
16 28 (0.41%) Investment Banking
17 23 (0.34%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.21%) Online Betting
19 8 (0.12%) Retail Banking
20 7 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4275 (62.76%) Developer
2 1847 (27.11%) .NET Developer
3 1061 (15.58%) C# Developer
4 962 (14.12%) Java Developer
5 859 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 749 (11.00%) Senior Developer
7 656 (9.63%) Agile Developer
8 616 (9.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 594 (8.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 482 (7.08%) Analyst
11 469 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 437 (6.42%) Tester
13 421 (6.18%) Software Engineer
14 399 (5.86%) JavaScript Developer
15 330 (4.84%) Lead Developer
16 322 (4.73%) Test Engineer
17 299 (4.39%) Test Analyst
18 288 (4.23%) Automation Tester
19 276 (4.05%) QA Engineer
20 257 (3.77%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2799 (41.09%) .NET
2 2085 (30.61%) ASP.NET
3 1861 (27.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1583 (23.24%) HTML
5 1486 (21.81%) RESTful
6 1353 (19.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1333 (19.57%) CSS
8 1234 (18.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1192 (17.50%) WCF
10 1178 (17.29%) AngularJS
11 1132 (16.62%) Web Services
12 842 (12.36%) Spring
13 815 (11.96%) jQuery
14 811 (11.91%) .NET Framework
15 784 (11.51%) HTML5
16 692 (10.16%) REST
17 607 (8.91%) Entity Framework
18 578 (8.49%) XML
19 554 (8.13%) SOAP
20 495 (7.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 433 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
2 385 (5.65%) Mobile App
3 376 (5.52%) Computer Science
4 330 (4.84%) User Experience
5 284 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 182 (2.67%) Client/Server
7 153 (2.25%) Blog
8 150 (2.20%) Fintech
9 109 (1.60%) Social Media
10 105 (1.54%) N-Tier
11 104 (1.53%) BBC
12 81 (1.19%) iPad
13 79 (1.16%) Tandem
14 77 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 73 (1.07%) Visualisation
16 65 (0.95%) Mathematics
17 62 (0.91%) Digital Media
18 59 (0.87%) Streaming Music
19 56 (0.82%) Algorithms
19 56 (0.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 662 (9.72%) Linux
2 599 (8.79%) Windows
3 397 (5.83%) Unix
4 331 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 309 (4.54%) Android
6 31 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 29 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 17 (0.25%) CentOS
9 9 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.12%) AIX
10 8 (0.12%) Kali Linux
10 8 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.10%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.10%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.073%) Solaris
12 5 (0.073%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.073%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.059%) Debian
13 4 (0.059%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6008 (88.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5720 (83.97%) TDD
3 2642 (38.78%) Scrum
4 2414 (35.44%) MVC
5 1691 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
6 1323 (19.42%) OO
7 1271 (18.66%) Web Application Development
8 1095 (16.07%) Kanban
9 1070 (15.71%) Software Engineering
10 984 (14.45%) E-Commerce
11 842 (12.36%) Test Automation
12 578 (8.49%) SDLC
13 552 (8.10%) Pair Programming
14 551 (8.09%) Open Source
15 528 (7.75%) Unit Testing
16 470 (6.90%) Automated Testing
17 458 (6.72%) Mentoring
18 430 (6.31%) OOP
19 424 (6.22%) DevOps
20 413 (6.06%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3250 (47.71%) C#
2 2454 (36.02%) Java
3 2085 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 1444 (21.20%) SQL
5 1398 (20.52%) Ruby
6 596 (8.75%) Python
7 543 (7.97%) PHP
8 316 (4.64%) C++
9 292 (4.29%) Scala
10 174 (2.55%) Objective-C
10 174 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 130 (1.91%) Groovy
12 129 (1.89%) VB.NET
13 108 (1.59%) C
14 104 (1.53%) Bash Shell
15 90 (1.32%) VB
16 84 (1.23%) PL/SQL
17 83 (1.22%) Perl
18 69 (1.01%) PowerShell
19 62 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 628 (9.22%) Degree
2 274 (4.02%) ISEB
3 223 (3.27%) ISTQB
4 149 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 49 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (0.62%) Security Cleared
7 27 (0.40%) MCSD
8 26 (0.38%) MCAD
8 26 (0.38%) MCP
8 26 (0.38%) MCTS
9 11 (0.16%) PhD
9 11 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.073%) CISSP
12 4 (0.059%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.059%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.044%) PMP
14 2 (0.029%) MBA
14 2 (0.029%) MCSA
14 2 (0.029%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1314 (19.29%) QA
2 136 (2.00%) SDET
3 8 (0.12%) SLA
4 6 (0.088%) HL7
4 6 (0.088%) PA-DSS
5 5 (0.073%) AIFMD
5 5 (0.073%) GCP
6 4 (0.059%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.044%) ISO15022
7 3 (0.044%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.029%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.015%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.015%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.015%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.015%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.015%) WAI
9 1 (0.015%) WCAG
System Software
1 115 (1.69%) Docker
2 48 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.40%) HDFS
4 21 (0.31%) Varnish
5 17 (0.25%) Apache Flume
6 15 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.12%) iptables
9 4 (0.059%) Firmware
10 3 (0.044%) vSphere
11 1 (0.015%) vCloud
11 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 191 (2.80%) Puppet
2 144 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (1.00%) Ansible
4 50 (0.73%) WMI
5 33 (0.48%) Salt
6 24 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.31%) Capistrano
8 16 (0.23%) Oozie
9 13 (0.19%) Mesos
10 11 (0.16%) Nagios
11 10 (0.15%) logstash
12 8 (0.12%) HAProxy
12 8 (0.12%) Kibana
13 7 (0.10%) Ambari
13 7 (0.10%) Control-M
13 7 (0.10%) StatsD
14 5 (0.073%) Kubernetes
14 5 (0.073%) yum
15 4 (0.059%) Apache Shiro
16 3 (0.044%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 678 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 466 (6.84%) Oracle
3 292 (4.29%) Facebook
4 244 (3.58%) Google
5 208 (3.05%) Apple
6 113 (1.66%) Yahoo!
7 108 (1.59%) Sony
8 86 (1.26%) hybris
9 85 (1.25%) SAP
10 76 (1.12%) EPiServer
11 72 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 63 (0.92%) Atlassian
13 49 (0.72%) Adobe
13 49 (0.72%) Zend
14 48 (0.70%) Xamarin
15 37 (0.54%) Red Hat
16 35 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
17 29 (0.43%) Alterian
17 29 (0.43%) Ektron
18 28 (0.41%) Twitter
Herefordshire
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston, Yorkshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield
Arrows Group
Salary: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefit and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Great Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits & Progression
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £25,000 - £35,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago