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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 94 127 163
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +36
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3061 2616 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.97% 2.34% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.85% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2684 2244 1688
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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
85820 91842 84491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.16% 82.09% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70108 74491 70191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +18 1884 £55,000 - 234
South East -20 418 £45,000 - 69
North West +55 182 £42,500 +6.25% 45
East Midlands +96 136 £40,000 +6.66% 11
East of England +38 122 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Yorkshire -2 120 £39,750 +6.00% 16
South West +30 88 £44,500 +18.66% 19
West Midlands +10 76 £40,000 -2.43% 21
North East +12 30 £37,500 +7.14% 8
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5080 (85.70%) Agile Software Development
2 5070 (85.53%) TDD
3 2971 (50.12%) C#
4 2793 (47.12%) .NET
5 2573 (43.40%) MVC
6 2369 (39.96%) Scrum
7 2164 (36.50%) SQL Server
8 2060 (34.75%) ASP.NET
9 2044 (34.48%) JavaScript
10 1812 (30.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1798 (30.33%) Java
12 1522 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
13 1510 (25.47%) HTML
14 1438 (24.26%) Git (software)
15 1415 (23.87%) OO
16 1374 (23.18%) CSS
17 1312 (22.13%) SQL
18 1292 (21.79%) RESTful
19 1241 (20.93%) Ruby
20 1157 (19.52%) Web Application Development
21 1137 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1117 (18.84%) WCF
23 1094 (18.45%) NoSQL
24 1033 (17.43%) Node.js
25 1027 (17.32%) QA
26 1023 (17.26%) Selenium
27 960 (16.19%) Web Services
28 950 (16.03%) Cucumber
29 944 (15.92%) E-Commerce
30 916 (15.45%) Finance

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1033 (17.43%) Node.js
2 180 (3.04%) CMS
3 165 (2.78%) Apache
4 139 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 122 (2.06%) IIS
6 119 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 118 (1.99%) nginx
8 98 (1.65%) Confluence
9 83 (1.40%) NServiceBus
10 75 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 71 (1.20%) Apache Solr
12 68 (1.15%) Umbraco
13 64 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
14 61 (1.03%) SharePoint
15 59 (1.00%) JBoss
16 47 (0.79%) WebSphere
17 46 (0.78%) WordPress
18 45 (0.76%) Zimbra
19 36 (0.61%) Drupal
20 33 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 222 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.59%) MS Office
3 27 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.32%) Mingle
5 11 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.034%) MS Project
8 1 (0.017%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.017%) HipChat
8 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 30 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (0.34%) Magento
3 12 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 12 (0.20%) Shopify
4 10 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
5 5 (0.084%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.067%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.051%) Odoo
7 3 (0.051%) ReMetrica
7 3 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.034%) RMDS
8 2 (0.034%) Summit
9 1 (0.017%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 295 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (1.43%) GitHub
4 69 (1.16%) SaaS
5 47 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 20 (0.34%) PaaS
9 18 (0.30%) IaaS
9 18 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
10 17 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
11 13 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 12 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.12%) Heroku
15 6 (0.10%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.10%) Sumo Logic
16 5 (0.084%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.084%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 454 (7.66%) Internet
2 137 (2.31%) HTTP
3 34 (0.57%) DNS
4 21 (0.35%) DHCP
5 20 (0.34%) Broadband
6 15 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.19%) AMQP
8 9 (0.15%) SSL
8 9 (0.15%) Intranet
9 8 (0.13%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.13%) Wireless
10 7 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.12%) DSL
11 5 (0.084%) FTP
12 4 (0.067%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.067%) LDAP
12 4 (0.067%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.051%) iBeacon
13 3 (0.051%) SMTP
13 3 (0.051%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2164 (36.50%) SQL Server
2 1094 (18.45%) NoSQL
3 573 (9.67%) MongoDB
4 368 (6.21%) MySQL
5 226 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 172 (2.90%) Redis
6 172 (2.90%) Big Data
6 172 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 164 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 155 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 146 (2.46%) Hadoop
10 124 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
11 111 (1.87%) RavenDB
12 87 (1.47%) CouchDB
13 76 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 59 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 54 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 43 (0.73%) Apache Hive
16 43 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
17 39 (0.66%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1438 (24.26%) Git (software)
2 1023 (17.26%) Selenium
3 950 (16.03%) Cucumber
4 580 (9.78%) NUnit
5 530 (8.94%) WebDriver
6 514 (8.67%) Jenkins
7 467 (7.88%) SpecFlow
8 413 (6.97%) JIRA
9 382 (6.44%) JUnit
10 362 (6.11%) Rhino Mocks
11 325 (5.48%) Moq
12 324 (5.47%) TeamCity
13 285 (4.81%) Subversion
14 273 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 250 (4.22%) Visual Studio
16 246 (4.15%) Maven
17 179 (3.02%) Jasmine
18 147 (2.48%) Calabash
18 147 (2.48%) JBehave
19 141 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 916 (15.45%) Finance
2 416 (7.02%) Retail
3 405 (6.83%) Games
4 263 (4.44%) Marketing
5 252 (4.25%) Advertising
6 233 (3.93%) Banking
7 194 (3.27%) Telecoms
8 143 (2.41%) Back Office
9 73 (1.23%) Publishing
10 71 (1.20%) Front Office
11 58 (0.98%) Law
12 54 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 51 (0.86%) Investment Banking
14 46 (0.78%) Music Industry
14 46 (0.78%) Online Betting
15 39 (0.66%) Electronics
16 32 (0.54%) Automotive
17 31 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3978 (67.11%) Developer
2 1708 (28.81%) .NET Developer
3 743 (12.53%) Senior Developer
4 617 (10.41%) Java Developer
5 484 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 482 (8.13%) Analyst
7 354 (5.97%) Tester
8 319 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 276 (4.66%) Test Analyst
10 252 (4.25%) Software Developer
11 219 (3.69%) Agile .NET Developer
12 206 (3.48%) Senior .NET Developer
13 195 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
14 185 (3.12%) Software Engineer
15 184 (3.10%) Junior
16 177 (2.99%) PHP Developer
17 170 (2.87%) Junior Developer
18 168 (2.83%) ASP.NET Developer
18 168 (2.83%) Lead Developer
19 165 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2793 (47.12%) .NET
2 2060 (34.75%) ASP.NET
3 1812 (30.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1510 (25.47%) HTML
5 1374 (23.18%) CSS
6 1292 (21.79%) RESTful
7 1137 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1117 (18.84%) WCF
9 960 (16.19%) Web Services
10 882 (14.88%) AngularJS
11 846 (14.27%) jQuery
12 766 (12.92%) .NET Framework
13 692 (11.67%) Spring
14 641 (10.81%) HTML5
15 571 (9.63%) REST
16 493 (8.32%) Entity Framework
17 482 (8.13%) XML
18 417 (7.03%) CSS3
19 411 (6.93%) KnockoutJS
20 384 (6.48%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 620 (10.46%) Open Source
2 394 (6.65%) Mobile App
3 346 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 260 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 242 (4.08%) User Experience
6 184 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 146 (2.46%) Blog
8 142 (2.40%) Social Media
9 129 (2.18%) BBC
10 120 (2.02%) Hedge funds
11 111 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
12 83 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 73 (1.23%) Tandem
14 68 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 63 (1.06%) Smartphone
16 57 (0.96%) iPhone
17 54 (0.91%) Online Games
17 54 (0.91%) DTV
18 45 (0.76%) N-Tier
19 41 (0.69%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 688 (11.61%) Linux
2 435 (7.34%) Windows
3 311 (5.25%) Android
4 305 (5.15%) Apple iOS
5 282 (4.76%) UNIX
6 27 (0.46%) Debian
7 25 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 20 (0.34%) Windows Phone
9 15 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.20%) Solaris
10 12 (0.20%) CentOS
11 11 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.15%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
14 8 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.12%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5080 (85.70%) Agile Software Development
2 5070 (85.53%) TDD
3 2573 (43.40%) MVC
4 2369 (39.96%) Scrum
5 1522 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1415 (23.87%) OO
7 1157 (19.52%) Web Application Development
8 944 (15.92%) E-Commerce
9 814 (13.73%) Kanban
10 768 (12.96%) Software Engineering
11 643 (10.85%) Test Automation
12 493 (8.32%) Automated Testing
13 490 (8.27%) Pair Programming
14 455 (7.68%) Unit Testing
15 372 (6.28%) Domain-Driven Design
16 371 (6.26%) SOA
17 370 (6.24%) Continuous Delivery
18 343 (5.79%) Mentoring
18 343 (5.79%) OOP
19 326 (5.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2971 (50.12%) C#
2 2044 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 1798 (30.33%) Java
4 1312 (22.13%) SQL
5 1241 (20.93%) Ruby
6 558 (9.41%) PHP
7 422 (7.12%) Python
8 235 (3.96%) Scala
9 209 (3.53%) C++
10 175 (2.95%) T-SQL
11 151 (2.55%) VB.NET
12 139 (2.34%) Groovy
13 121 (2.04%) VB
14 95 (1.60%) Bash Shell
15 94 (1.59%) Perl
16 82 (1.38%) Objective-C
17 69 (1.16%) Go
18 61 (1.03%) PowerShell
19 55 (0.93%) PL/SQL
20 51 (0.86%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 664 (11.20%) Degree
2 237 (4.00%) ISEB
3 129 (2.18%) ISTQB
4 54 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 47 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.59%) MCSD
7 34 (0.57%) MCTS
8 30 (0.51%) MCP
9 26 (0.44%) MCAD
10 21 (0.35%) PhD
10 21 (0.35%) Security Cleared
11 20 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 18 (0.30%) PMP
13 16 (0.27%) HND
14 10 (0.17%) SC Cleared
15 8 (0.13%) MCSE
16 5 (0.084%) MCPD
17 4 (0.067%) CSQA
18 3 (0.051%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 3 (0.051%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1027 (17.32%) QA
2 24 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.24%) WCAG
4 12 (0.20%) HL7
5 5 (0.084%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.051%) WAI
6 3 (0.051%) SLA
7 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 40 (0.67%) Docker
2 30 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.46%) Varnish
4 21 (0.35%) iptables
5 19 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.25%) HDFS
7 10 (0.17%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.12%) vSphere
9 4 (0.067%) Cygwin
10 3 (0.051%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.034%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.034%) KVM
11 2 (0.034%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.017%) LXC
12 1 (0.017%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 162 (2.73%) Puppet
2 138 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (1.16%) Ansible
4 45 (0.76%) Vagrant
5 21 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (0.27%) Capistrano
7 15 (0.25%) Salt
8 13 (0.22%) logstash
9 11 (0.19%) Nagios
10 8 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 8 (0.13%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.12%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.051%) Graphite
13 2 (0.034%) Oozie
13 2 (0.034%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.034%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.034%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.017%) StatsD
14 1 (0.017%) Mesos
Vendors
1 628 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 380 (6.41%) Oracle
3 269 (4.54%) Google
4 253 (4.27%) Facebook
5 125 (2.11%) Yahoo!
6 122 (2.06%) Apple
7 114 (1.92%) Zend
8 101 (1.70%) Sony
9 79 (1.33%) Sitecore
10 74 (1.25%) SAP
11 62 (1.05%) hybris
12 55 (0.93%) IBM
13 44 (0.74%) Twitter
14 41 (0.69%) EPiServer
15 33 (0.56%) Atlassian
16 32 (0.54%) Xamarin
17 30 (0.51%) VMware
18 22 (0.37%) HP
19 20 (0.34%) Alterian
19 20 (0.34%) Endeca
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Rooftop bar, good benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, healthcare, bonus etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago