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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 82 103 142
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +39
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3340 2947 2104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.26% 2.69% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.25% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2946 2574 1939
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
86787 90709 82543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.73% 82.80% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 71851 73761 68268
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 1992 £57,500 +4.54% 274
South East +18 401 £45,000 - 63
North West +21 186 £40,000 - 47
West Midlands +40 151 £40,000 -2.43% 19
South West +37 150 £39,000 -17.89% 28
Yorkshire +7 146 £45,000 +20.00% 32
East of England -6 142 £49,750 -0.50% 14
East Midlands +62 139 £40,000 +10.34% 19
North East +13 28 £37,500 - 2
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5555 (86.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5409 (84.36%) TDD
3 3125 (48.74%) C#
4 2854 (44.51%) .NET
5 2650 (41.33%) MVC
6 2509 (39.13%) Scrum
7 2205 (34.39%) SQL Server
8 2160 (33.69%) ASP.NET
9 2134 (33.28%) Java
10 2061 (32.14%) JavaScript
11 1928 (30.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1756 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
13 1717 (26.78%) Git (software)
14 1581 (24.66%) HTML
15 1445 (22.54%) OO
16 1425 (22.22%) RESTful
17 1417 (22.10%) CSS
18 1396 (21.77%) SQL
19 1376 (21.46%) Ruby
20 1319 (20.57%) Web Application Development
21 1288 (20.09%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1206 (18.81%) Selenium
23 1187 (18.51%) Node.js
24 1178 (18.37%) NoSQL
25 1173 (18.29%) WCF
26 1140 (17.78%) QA
27 1042 (16.25%) Finance
28 1009 (15.74%) Web Services
29 1002 (15.63%) Cucumber
30 993 (15.49%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1187 (18.51%) Node.js
2 187 (2.92%) Apache
3 164 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 148 (2.31%) CMS
4 148 (2.31%) IIS
5 129 (2.01%) JBoss
6 116 (1.81%) Confluence
7 110 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 96 (1.50%) nginx
9 79 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 71 (1.11%) Apache Spark
11 60 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
11 60 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 59 (0.92%) SharePoint
12 59 (0.92%) NServiceBus
13 50 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
14 48 (0.75%) Umbraco
15 37 (0.58%) WebLogic
16 33 (0.51%) Mule
17 30 (0.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 222 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.42%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.27%) MS Office
4 15 (0.23%) Mingle
5 13 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.12%) MS Project
7 5 (0.078%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.016%) GIMP
8 1 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 48 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.39%) Magento
3 7 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.078%) Shopify
4 5 (0.078%) Summit
5 4 (0.062%) Odoo
6 3 (0.047%) Endur
7 2 (0.031%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.031%) Agresso
7 2 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.031%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.031%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.031%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.031%) RMDS
7 2 (0.031%) Sage ERP X3
8 1 (0.016%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.016%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.016%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 316 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (1.70%) GitHub
4 92 (1.43%) SaaS
5 52 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.47%) IaaS
9 24 (0.37%) Sumo Logic
10 21 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 15 (0.23%) Heroku
12 14 (0.22%) PaaS
12 14 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.11%) Trello
15 6 (0.094%) CodePlex
15 6 (0.094%) Rackspace Cloud
16 5 (0.078%) AWS OpsWorks
17 4 (0.062%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 420 (6.55%) Internet
2 153 (2.39%) HTTP
3 40 (0.62%) DNS
4 38 (0.59%) Broadband
5 32 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.23%) Network Security
7 10 (0.16%) FTP
7 10 (0.16%) LDAP
7 10 (0.16%) DHCP
7 10 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 9 (0.14%) SSL
8 9 (0.14%) AMQP
8 9 (0.14%) Intranet
9 7 (0.11%) Extranet
9 7 (0.11%) Firewall
10 5 (0.078%) Wireless
10 5 (0.078%) LTE
10 5 (0.078%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.078%) GSM
10 5 (0.078%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2205 (34.39%) SQL Server
2 1178 (18.37%) NoSQL
3 642 (10.01%) MongoDB
4 491 (7.66%) MySQL
5 337 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 205 (3.20%) Redis
7 200 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 188 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
9 183 (2.85%) Big Data
10 156 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 84 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 79 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 67 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 67 (1.04%) RavenDB
14 66 (1.03%) Apache Hive
15 64 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 54 (0.84%) CouchDB
17 53 (0.83%) Oracle Database
18 43 (0.67%) HBase
19 42 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1717 (26.78%) Git (software)
2 1206 (18.81%) Selenium
3 1002 (15.63%) Cucumber
4 655 (10.22%) WebDriver
5 619 (9.65%) Jenkins
6 555 (8.66%) NUnit
7 525 (8.19%) JUnit
8 466 (7.27%) JIRA
9 465 (7.25%) SpecFlow
10 369 (5.75%) Maven
11 360 (5.61%) Subversion
12 312 (4.87%) Rhino Mocks
13 269 (4.20%) Moq
14 253 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 238 (3.71%) TeamCity
16 227 (3.54%) Jasmine
17 205 (3.20%) Visual Studio
18 191 (2.98%) Mockito
19 160 (2.50%) SoapUI
20 156 (2.43%) JBehave
General
1 1042 (16.25%) Finance
2 494 (7.70%) Retail
3 431 (6.72%) Games
4 389 (6.07%) Marketing
5 257 (4.01%) Banking
6 245 (3.82%) Advertising
7 167 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 117 (1.82%) Back Office
9 103 (1.61%) Law
10 87 (1.36%) Publishing
11 75 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 62 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 60 (0.94%) Front Office
14 55 (0.86%) Music Industry
15 54 (0.84%) Electronics
16 49 (0.76%) Automotive
17 25 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 22 (0.34%) Legal
19 21 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (0.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4183 (65.24%) Developer
2 1744 (27.20%) .NET Developer
3 818 (12.76%) Senior Developer
4 701 (10.93%) Java Developer
5 495 (7.72%) Analyst
6 394 (6.14%) C# Developer
7 376 (5.86%) Tester
8 331 (5.16%) Software Engineer
9 274 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 266 (4.15%) Test Analyst
11 239 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
12 236 (3.68%) Software Developer
13 223 (3.48%) Junior
14 207 (3.23%) Junior Developer
15 191 (2.98%) Agile .NET Developer
16 184 (2.87%) Lead Developer
16 184 (2.87%) Senior .NET Developer
17 175 (2.73%) Test Engineer
18 165 (2.57%) PHP Developer
18 165 (2.57%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2854 (44.51%) .NET
2 2160 (33.69%) ASP.NET
3 1928 (30.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1581 (24.66%) HTML
5 1425 (22.22%) RESTful
6 1417 (22.10%) CSS
7 1288 (20.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1173 (18.29%) WCF
9 1009 (15.74%) Web Services
10 970 (15.13%) AngularJS
11 863 (13.46%) jQuery
12 823 (12.84%) .NET Framework
13 818 (12.76%) Spring
14 733 (11.43%) HTML5
15 613 (9.56%) REST
16 577 (9.00%) XML
17 500 (7.80%) Entity Framework
18 463 (7.22%) CSS3
19 400 (6.24%) KnockoutJS
20 372 (5.80%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 416 (6.49%) Mobile App
2 355 (5.54%) Computer Science
3 338 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 265 (4.13%) User Experience
5 246 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
6 153 (2.39%) Social Media
7 149 (2.32%) BBC
8 145 (2.26%) Blog
9 92 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 90 (1.40%) Hedge funds
11 88 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
12 84 (1.31%) Smartphone
13 74 (1.15%) Tandem
13 74 (1.15%) DTV
14 72 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 58 (0.90%) Equities
16 56 (0.87%) iPad
17 55 (0.86%) Replication
18 54 (0.84%) iPhone
18 54 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 685 (10.68%) Linux
2 457 (7.13%) Windows
3 318 (4.96%) UNIX
4 295 (4.60%) Android
5 283 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 46 (0.72%) CoreOS
7 40 (0.62%) Mac OS X
8 32 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 31 (0.48%) Debian
10 25 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 22 (0.34%) Windows Vista
11 22 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 18 (0.28%) CentOS
13 11 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.094%) Windows Phone 7
16 4 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5555 (86.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5409 (84.36%) TDD
3 2650 (41.33%) MVC
4 2509 (39.13%) Scrum
5 1756 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
6 1445 (22.54%) OO
7 1319 (20.57%) Web Application Development
8 993 (15.49%) E-Commerce
9 970 (15.13%) Kanban
10 880 (13.72%) Software Engineering
11 742 (11.57%) Test Automation
12 680 (10.61%) Open Source
13 542 (8.45%) Automated Testing
14 537 (8.37%) Pair Programming
15 519 (8.09%) Unit Testing
16 511 (7.97%) SDLC
17 456 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
18 417 (6.50%) Mentoring
19 381 (5.94%) Domain-Driven Design
20 379 (5.91%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3125 (48.74%) C#
2 2134 (33.28%) Java
3 2061 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 1396 (21.77%) SQL
5 1376 (21.46%) Ruby
6 634 (9.89%) PHP
7 554 (8.64%) Python
8 283 (4.41%) C++
8 283 (4.41%) Scala
9 218 (3.40%) Groovy
10 197 (3.07%) T-SQL
11 155 (2.42%) VB.NET
12 129 (2.01%) Objective-C
13 106 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 96 (1.50%) Go
15 86 (1.34%) VB
16 83 (1.29%) Perl
17 72 (1.12%) PowerShell
18 64 (1.00%) C
19 51 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 725 (11.31%) Degree
2 229 (3.57%) ISEB
3 117 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 55 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (0.69%) Security Cleared
5 44 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 33 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.51%) MCSD
7 32 (0.50%) MCTS
8 29 (0.45%) MCP
9 25 (0.39%) MCAD
9 25 (0.39%) PhD
10 17 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.22%) PMP
12 8 (0.12%) HND
13 7 (0.11%) MCSE
14 4 (0.062%) MCPD
15 2 (0.031%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.031%) MBA
16 1 (0.016%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1140 (17.78%) QA
2 18 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.14%) SLA
3 9 (0.14%) WCAG
4 5 (0.078%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.031%) WAI
5 2 (0.031%) GCP
6 1 (0.016%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (1.53%) Docker
2 52 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.61%) HDFS
4 28 (0.44%) VirtualBox
5 27 (0.42%) Varnish
6 12 (0.19%) iptables
7 11 (0.17%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.11%) LXC
9 3 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.047%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.031%) KVM
10 2 (0.031%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.016%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 229 (3.57%) Puppet
2 176 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (1.39%) Ansible
4 77 (1.20%) Vagrant
5 51 (0.80%) Salt
6 38 (0.59%) Nagios
7 26 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 24 (0.37%) ZABBIX
9 19 (0.30%) Capistrano
10 17 (0.27%) Apache Shiro
11 15 (0.23%) WMI
12 11 (0.17%) logstash
13 9 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 4 (0.062%) Mesos
16 3 (0.047%) Oozie
17 2 (0.031%) HAProxy
17 2 (0.031%) StatsD
17 2 (0.031%) Data Guard
17 2 (0.031%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 640 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 483 (7.53%) Oracle
3 290 (4.52%) Google
4 280 (4.37%) Facebook
5 142 (2.21%) Apple
6 135 (2.11%) Yahoo!
7 119 (1.86%) Zend
8 114 (1.78%) Sony
9 71 (1.11%) SAP
10 67 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 67 (1.04%) hybris
11 65 (1.01%) IBM
12 62 (0.97%) Atlassian
13 54 (0.84%) VMware
14 42 (0.66%) Splunk
14 42 (0.66%) SaltStack
15 37 (0.58%) EPiServer
16 36 (0.56%) Rackspace
17 30 (0.47%) Twitter
18 29 (0.45%) New Relic
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