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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 94 128 186
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +58
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3054 2220 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.83% 2.21% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 2.75% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2574 2013 1511
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
87917 80734 87103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 81.46% 80.35% 78.84%
Number of salaries quoted 70702 66774 74421
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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
London +18 1957 £55,000 - 229
South East +39 430 £45,000 +7.14% 49
North West +20 173 £40,000 +4.57% 29
East of England +32 140 £42,500 - 21
South West +23 108 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Yorkshire -27 100 £40,000 +14.28% 23
West Midlands +56 84 £41,000 -1.20% 6
East Midlands +40 77 £40,000 +6.66% 9
North East -10 1 £45,000 +100.00% 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 5041 (85.80%) TDD
2 2946 (50.14%) C#
3 2843 (48.39%) .NET
4 2613 (44.48%) Scrum
5 2530 (43.06%) MVC
6 2332 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2215 (37.70%) ASP.NET
8 1996 (33.97%) JavaScript
9 1972 (33.57%) SQL Server
10 1878 (31.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1821 (31.00%) Java
12 1643 (27.97%) HTML
13 1421 (24.19%) CSS
14 1381 (23.51%) Git (software)
15 1352 (23.01%) Continuous Integration
15 1352 (23.01%) SQL
16 1329 (22.62%) OO
17 1288 (21.92%) Ruby
18 1229 (20.92%) Selenium
19 1166 (19.85%) E-Commerce
20 1162 (19.78%) Cucumber
21 1064 (18.11%) WCF
22 990 (16.85%) RESTful
23 987 (16.80%) Web Services
24 975 (16.60%) jQuery
25 965 (16.43%) QA
26 964 (16.41%) Kanban
27 882 (15.01%) Web Application Development
28 856 (14.57%) Finance
29 734 (12.49%) ASP.NET Web API

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 722 (12.29%) Node.js
2 218 (3.71%) Tomcat
3 181 (3.08%) IIS
4 169 (2.88%) Confluence
5 136 (2.31%) Apache
6 127 (2.16%) CMS
7 103 (1.75%) Apache Solr
8 97 (1.65%) Drupal
9 89 (1.51%) WordPress
10 80 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
11 55 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
12 51 (0.87%) nginx
13 50 (0.85%) SharePoint
14 46 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 39 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
16 33 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
17 32 (0.54%) Jetty
18 29 (0.49%) WebLogic
19 27 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
20 26 (0.44%) GlassFish
Applications
1 268 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 55 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 42 (0.71%) MS Office
4 20 (0.34%) Mingle
5 6 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.017%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 56 (0.95%) Magento
2 34 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 32 (0.54%) Shopify
4 16 (0.27%) Endur
5 13 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
6 11 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
8 8 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.068%) assyst
11 2 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.017%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 231 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (3.01%) SaaS
3 138 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 126 (2.14%) GitHub
5 36 (0.61%) PaaS
6 23 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
8 13 (0.22%) Heroku
9 12 (0.20%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 8 (0.14%) Joyent
11 7 (0.12%) Force.com
12 6 (0.10%) IaaS
13 5 (0.085%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.068%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.034%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.034%) Office 365
16 1 (0.017%) Trello
16 1 (0.017%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.017%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 578 (9.84%) Internet
2 149 (2.54%) HTTP
3 58 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.26%) Broadband
5 7 (0.12%) DNS
5 7 (0.12%) Intranet
6 5 (0.085%) AMQP
7 4 (0.068%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.068%) GSM
7 4 (0.068%) UMTS
8 3 (0.051%) LDAP
8 3 (0.051%) Extranet
8 3 (0.051%) DSL
9 2 (0.034%) RFID
9 2 (0.034%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.034%) SSL
10 1 (0.017%) IPv4
10 1 (0.017%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1972 (33.57%) SQL Server
2 703 (11.97%) NoSQL
3 619 (10.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 507 (8.63%) MySQL
5 382 (6.50%) MongoDB
6 338 (5.75%) Big Data
7 293 (4.99%) Relational Database
8 255 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 151 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
10 134 (2.28%) Redis
11 127 (2.16%) RavenDB
12 117 (1.99%) RDBMS
13 107 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 106 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 90 (1.53%) Hadoop
16 71 (1.21%) Oracle Database
17 63 (1.07%) CouchDB
18 62 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 41 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 39 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1381 (23.51%) Git (software)
2 1229 (20.92%) Selenium
3 1162 (19.78%) Cucumber
4 617 (10.50%) NUnit
5 556 (9.46%) Jenkins
6 500 (8.51%) Rhino Mocks
7 456 (7.76%) WebDriver
8 445 (7.57%) Moq
9 438 (7.46%) JIRA
9 438 (7.46%) SpecFlow
10 421 (7.17%) Subversion
11 415 (7.06%) JUnit
12 368 (6.26%) TeamCity
13 356 (6.06%) Maven
14 241 (4.10%) Hudson
15 212 (3.61%) WATIR
16 205 (3.49%) Visual Studio
17 182 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
18 177 (3.01%) Jasmine
19 176 (3.00%) ReSharper
General
1 856 (14.57%) Finance
2 418 (7.11%) Retail
3 411 (7.00%) Games
4 292 (4.97%) Marketing
5 201 (3.42%) Advertising
5 201 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 162 (2.76%) Law
7 161 (2.74%) Banking
8 145 (2.47%) Publishing
9 125 (2.13%) Back Office
10 66 (1.12%) Legal
11 61 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 50 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 50 (0.85%) Music Industry
13 35 (0.60%) Electronics
14 27 (0.46%) Front Office
15 24 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.32%) Billing
17 17 (0.29%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4064 (69.17%) Developer
2 1647 (28.03%) .NET Developer
3 943 (16.05%) Senior Developer
4 700 (11.91%) C# Developer
5 691 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 488 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 366 (6.23%) Analyst
8 323 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 320 (5.45%) Agile .NET Developer
10 297 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 291 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 273 (4.65%) Tester
13 257 (4.37%) Software Developer
14 250 (4.26%) Web Developer
15 234 (3.98%) QA Engineer
16 227 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
17 221 (3.76%) Test Analyst
18 197 (3.35%) Test Engineer
19 194 (3.30%) Software Engineer
20 185 (3.15%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2843 (48.39%) .NET
2 2215 (37.70%) ASP.NET
3 1878 (31.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1643 (27.97%) HTML
5 1421 (24.19%) CSS
6 1064 (18.11%) WCF
7 990 (16.85%) RESTful
8 987 (16.80%) Web Services
9 975 (16.60%) jQuery
10 734 (12.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 732 (12.46%) HTML5
12 697 (11.86%) Spring
13 688 (11.71%) .NET Framework
14 660 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 640 (10.89%) NHibernate
16 610 (10.38%) REST
17 535 (9.11%) AngularJS
18 521 (8.87%) CSS3
19 482 (8.20%) XML
20 421 (7.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 548 (9.33%) Open Source
2 365 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 325 (5.53%) Mobile App
4 199 (3.39%) Social Media
5 165 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 145 (2.47%) Blog
7 117 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
8 112 (1.91%) BBC
9 95 (1.62%) iPhone
10 89 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 77 (1.31%) Digital Media
12 68 (1.16%) N-Tier
13 63 (1.07%) DTV
14 59 (1.00%) Video on Demand
15 58 (0.99%) iPad
16 49 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
17 46 (0.78%) Hedge funds
18 44 (0.75%) IPTV
19 40 (0.68%) Taxonomies
20 39 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 567 (9.65%) Linux
2 474 (8.07%) Windows
3 326 (5.55%) Android
4 286 (4.87%) Apple iOS
5 281 (4.78%) UNIX
6 46 (0.78%) Windows Phone
7 40 (0.68%) Windows Phone 7
7 40 (0.68%) Debian
8 39 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 23 (0.39%) CentOS
10 11 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.19%) Solaris
11 9 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.085%) Windows NT
13 5 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.051%) Fedora
14 3 (0.051%) AIX
15 2 (0.034%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5041 (85.80%) TDD
2 2613 (44.48%) Scrum
3 2530 (43.06%) MVC
4 2332 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1352 (23.01%) Continuous Integration
6 1329 (22.62%) OO
7 1166 (19.85%) E-Commerce
8 964 (16.41%) Kanban
9 882 (15.01%) Web Application Development
10 702 (11.95%) Pair Programming
11 674 (11.47%) Software Engineering
12 638 (10.86%) Test Automation
13 559 (9.51%) Unit Testing
14 473 (8.05%) Automated Testing
15 424 (7.22%) Domain-Driven Design
16 423 (7.20%) SOA
17 384 (6.54%) OOP
18 366 (6.23%) Web Development
19 353 (6.01%) Mentoring
20 349 (5.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2946 (50.14%) C#
2 1996 (33.97%) JavaScript
3 1821 (31.00%) Java
4 1352 (23.01%) SQL
5 1288 (21.92%) Ruby
6 516 (8.78%) PHP
7 417 (7.10%) Python
8 247 (4.20%) VB.NET
9 184 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 169 (2.88%) C++
11 143 (2.43%) Scala
12 121 (2.06%) Perl
13 116 (1.97%) VB
14 106 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 105 (1.79%) Groovy
16 86 (1.46%) XAML
17 81 (1.38%) Objective-C
18 78 (1.33%) PHP5
19 62 (1.06%) C
20 57 (0.97%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 729 (12.41%) Degree
2 222 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 217 (3.69%) MCSD
4 210 (3.57%) MCTS
5 205 (3.49%) MCP
6 203 (3.46%) MCAD
7 138 (2.35%) ISEB
8 117 (1.99%) ISTQB
9 43 (0.73%) Security Cleared
10 33 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 25 (0.43%) PhD
12 13 (0.22%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.15%) CBAP
14 8 (0.14%) Sun Certification
15 7 (0.12%) MCSE
16 6 (0.10%) CISSP
17 5 (0.085%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 3 (0.051%) PMI Certification
19 2 (0.034%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 2 (0.034%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 965 (16.43%) QA
2 9 (0.15%) TickIT
3 8 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.085%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.017%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (0.48%) Varnish
2 8 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.14%) HDFS
3 3 (0.051%) Gluster
3 3 (0.051%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.051%) Docker
4 2 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.034%) KVM
5 1 (0.017%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 119 (2.03%) Puppet
2 107 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (0.70%) Vagrant
4 30 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.49%) Ansible
6 20 (0.34%) logstash
7 18 (0.31%) HAProxy
8 14 (0.24%) Capistrano
9 13 (0.22%) Nagios
10 12 (0.20%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.20%) Zenoss
11 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.017%) Plesk
12 1 (0.017%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 660 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 365 (6.21%) Oracle
3 271 (4.61%) Facebook
4 235 (4.00%) Google
5 137 (2.33%) Zend
6 124 (2.11%) JBoss
7 116 (1.97%) Sony
8 114 (1.94%) Yahoo!
9 113 (1.92%) Apple
10 88 (1.50%) Endeca
11 86 (1.46%) RedPrairie
12 65 (1.11%) SAP
13 57 (0.97%) Adobe
14 44 (0.75%) Twitter
15 43 (0.73%) Sitecore
16 37 (0.63%) Atlassian
17 36 (0.61%) HP
18 35 (0.60%) hybris
19 23 (0.39%) EPiServer
20 18 (0.31%) IBM
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Salary: £35000.00 - £54000.00 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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South East London
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Salary: £35000 to £48000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
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Salary: £400 - £500 per day
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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London
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
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Salary: £19000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
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