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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 102 125 149
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2986 2393 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.84% 2.34% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.86% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2657 2097 1968
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
86422 83683 86901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.28% 81.85% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71808 67811 74641
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +19 1841 £55,000 - 176
South East +9 427 £45,000 - 52
North West +21 163 £40,000 - 21
South West +79 149 £45,000 +20.00% 14
East of England +13 137 £42,500 -15.00% 17
Yorkshire -26 107 £40,000 +23.07% 19
East Midlands +58 73 £40,000 - 10
West Midlands +43 69 £37,500 +7.14% 9
North East +9 20 £37,500 +7.14% 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5207 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5137 (84.95%) TDD
3 3114 (51.50%) C#
4 2921 (48.30%) .NET
5 2662 (44.02%) MVC
6 2572 (42.53%) Scrum
7 2237 (36.99%) JavaScript
8 2227 (36.83%) ASP.NET
9 2157 (35.67%) SQL Server
10 1974 (32.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1769 (29.25%) Java
12 1763 (29.15%) HTML
13 1609 (26.61%) Git (software)
14 1559 (25.78%) CSS
15 1495 (24.72%) OO
16 1461 (24.16%) SQL
17 1440 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
18 1435 (23.73%) Ruby
19 1218 (20.14%) E-Commerce
19 1218 (20.14%) RESTful
20 1204 (19.91%) Cucumber
21 1199 (19.83%) Selenium
22 1125 (18.60%) WCF
23 1078 (17.83%) jQuery
24 1018 (16.83%) QA
25 1009 (16.69%) Web Application Development
26 1004 (16.60%) Web Services
27 994 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web API
28 986 (16.31%) NoSQL
29 933 (15.43%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 933 (15.43%) Node.js
2 229 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 203 (3.36%) IIS
4 160 (2.65%) Confluence
5 156 (2.58%) CMS
6 139 (2.30%) Apache Solr
7 138 (2.28%) Apache
8 110 (1.82%) WordPress
9 109 (1.80%) nginx
10 94 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
11 78 (1.29%) Drupal
12 77 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
13 67 (1.11%) JBoss
14 58 (0.96%) WebSphere
14 58 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
15 51 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 51 (0.84%) NServiceBus
16 49 (0.81%) SharePoint
17 41 (0.68%) Umbraco
18 29 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 249 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 52 (0.86%) MS Office
3 25 (0.41%) Mingle
4 20 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 43 (0.71%) Shopify
2 36 (0.60%) Magento
3 32 (0.53%) Endur
4 25 (0.41%) Sophis RISQUE
5 17 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 16 (0.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 7 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.099%) Summit
9 5 (0.083%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.066%) ReMetrica
10 4 (0.066%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.033%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.033%) JDE OneWorld
11 2 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 224 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 199 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 127 (2.10%) GitHub
4 121 (2.00%) SaaS
5 31 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 19 (0.31%) PaaS
8 16 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
9 12 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.20%) IaaS
10 7 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.066%) Trello
11 4 (0.066%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 4 (0.066%) Heroku
12 1 (0.017%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.017%) Joyent
12 1 (0.017%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.017%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.017%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 550 (9.10%) Internet
2 151 (2.50%) HTTP
3 38 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.26%) Broadband
5 10 (0.17%) Intranet
6 8 (0.13%) Wireshark
6 8 (0.13%) AMQP
7 7 (0.12%) DHCP
7 7 (0.12%) FTP
7 7 (0.12%) DNS
8 6 (0.099%) DSL
9 4 (0.066%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.050%) Wireless
11 2 (0.033%) RFID
11 2 (0.033%) Extranet
12 1 (0.017%) LDAP
12 1 (0.017%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.017%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.017%) SSL
12 1 (0.017%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2157 (35.67%) SQL Server
2 986 (16.31%) NoSQL
3 523 (8.65%) MongoDB
4 465 (7.69%) MySQL
5 268 (4.43%) Big Data
6 243 (4.02%) Relational Database
7 220 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 206 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 201 (3.32%) RavenDB
10 168 (2.78%) Redis
11 157 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 127 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 103 (1.70%) Hadoop
14 97 (1.60%) CouchDB
15 83 (1.37%) RDBMS
16 75 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 43 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 42 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
19 40 (0.66%) Oracle Database
20 35 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1609 (26.61%) Git (software)
2 1204 (19.91%) Cucumber
3 1199 (19.83%) Selenium
4 717 (11.86%) NUnit
5 579 (9.57%) Jenkins
6 548 (9.06%) JIRA
7 535 (8.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 528 (8.73%) TeamCity
9 525 (8.68%) SpecFlow
10 505 (8.35%) WebDriver
11 446 (7.38%) Moq
12 424 (7.01%) JUnit
13 316 (5.23%) Subversion
14 313 (5.18%) Maven
15 282 (4.66%) Visual Studio
16 250 (4.13%) Hudson
17 241 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
18 218 (3.61%) Jasmine
19 211 (3.49%) ReSharper
20 193 (3.19%) WATIR
General
1 695 (11.49%) Finance
2 403 (6.66%) Games
3 396 (6.55%) Retail
4 253 (4.18%) Marketing
5 241 (3.99%) Advertising
6 229 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 165 (2.73%) Banking
8 156 (2.58%) Back Office
9 129 (2.13%) Publishing
10 66 (1.09%) Law
11 61 (1.01%) Legal
12 54 (0.89%) Music Industry
13 53 (0.88%) Investment Banking
14 44 (0.73%) Front Office
15 36 (0.60%) Manufacturing
16 22 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.33%) Electronics
18 18 (0.30%) Online Betting
19 12 (0.20%) Billing
20 11 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4085 (67.55%) Developer
2 1705 (28.20%) .NET Developer
3 812 (13.43%) Senior Developer
4 622 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 524 (8.67%) C# Developer
6 425 (7.03%) Analyst
7 361 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 316 (5.23%) Tester
9 292 (4.83%) Agile .NET Developer
10 262 (4.33%) Test Analyst
11 241 (3.99%) Software Developer
12 235 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
13 227 (3.75%) QA Engineer
14 222 (3.67%) Software Engineer
15 221 (3.65%) Web Developer
16 216 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
17 209 (3.46%) Test Engineer
18 204 (3.37%) PHP Developer
19 197 (3.26%) Junior
20 189 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2921 (48.30%) .NET
2 2227 (36.83%) ASP.NET
3 1974 (32.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1763 (29.15%) HTML
5 1559 (25.78%) CSS
6 1218 (20.14%) RESTful
7 1125 (18.60%) WCF
8 1078 (17.83%) jQuery
9 1004 (16.60%) Web Services
10 994 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 797 (13.18%) .NET Framework
12 766 (12.67%) AngularJS
13 726 (12.01%) HTML5
14 722 (11.94%) Spring
15 651 (10.77%) REST
16 561 (9.28%) NHibernate
17 528 (8.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 498 (8.24%) CSS3
19 483 (7.99%) XML
20 451 (7.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 603 (9.97%) Open Source
2 349 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 337 (5.57%) User Experience
4 309 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 242 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 165 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
7 155 (2.56%) Blog
8 136 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
9 133 (2.20%) Social Media
10 118 (1.95%) BBC
11 111 (1.84%) Client/Server
12 93 (1.54%) iPhone
13 89 (1.47%) iPad
14 80 (1.32%) Hedge funds
15 55 (0.91%) IPTV
15 55 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
16 49 (0.81%) Video on Demand
17 46 (0.76%) Digital Media
18 45 (0.74%) Algorithms
19 44 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 632 (10.45%) Linux
2 473 (7.82%) Windows
3 294 (4.86%) Android
4 281 (4.65%) UNIX
5 264 (4.37%) Apple iOS
6 62 (1.03%) Windows Phone
7 44 (0.73%) Debian
8 40 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
9 27 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 24 (0.40%) CentOS
10 24 (0.40%) Solaris
11 15 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.18%) VMS
13 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.083%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.050%) AIX
18 2 (0.033%) Fedora
18 2 (0.033%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5207 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5137 (84.95%) TDD
3 2662 (44.02%) MVC
4 2572 (42.53%) Scrum
5 1495 (24.72%) OO
6 1440 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 1218 (20.14%) E-Commerce
8 1009 (16.69%) Web Application Development
9 796 (13.16%) Kanban
10 739 (12.22%) Software Engineering
11 656 (10.85%) Pair Programming
12 577 (9.54%) Test Automation
13 491 (8.12%) SOA
14 473 (7.82%) Unit Testing
15 447 (7.39%) Automated Testing
16 407 (6.73%) Mentoring
17 405 (6.70%) OOD
18 383 (6.33%) OOP
19 358 (5.92%) Test Scripting
20 327 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3114 (51.50%) C#
2 2237 (36.99%) JavaScript
3 1769 (29.25%) Java
4 1461 (24.16%) SQL
5 1435 (23.73%) Ruby
6 533 (8.81%) PHP
7 398 (6.58%) Python
8 243 (4.02%) VB.NET
9 193 (3.19%) C++
10 148 (2.45%) T-SQL
11 133 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 117 (1.93%) VB
13 116 (1.92%) Scala
14 110 (1.82%) Perl
15 82 (1.36%) PHP5
16 72 (1.19%) Bash Shell
17 66 (1.09%) Objective-C
18 63 (1.04%) Groovy
19 61 (1.01%) C
20 42 (0.69%) F#
Qualifications
1 622 (10.29%) Degree
2 175 (2.89%) ISEB
3 134 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 63 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (0.89%) MCSD
6 53 (0.88%) MCTS
7 51 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 47 (0.78%) MCP
8 47 (0.78%) MCAD
9 34 (0.56%) Security Cleared
10 29 (0.48%) PhD
11 19 (0.31%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.17%) CBAP
13 7 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 7 (0.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 7 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 7 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.099%) MCSE
14 6 (0.099%) OCP
14 6 (0.099%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1018 (16.83%) QA
2 18 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.099%) HL7
5 3 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.050%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (0.50%) Varnish
2 18 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.15%) HDFS
4 7 (0.12%) vSphere
5 6 (0.099%) Docker
6 5 (0.083%) Cygwin
6 5 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.066%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.066%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.050%) Gluster
9 2 (0.033%) KVM
Systems Management
1 140 (2.32%) Puppet
2 115 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (0.88%) Ansible
4 37 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 35 (0.58%) Vagrant
6 22 (0.36%) logstash
7 17 (0.28%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
9 6 (0.099%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (0.099%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.099%) Graphite
10 3 (0.050%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.050%) StatsD
10 3 (0.050%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.050%) Nagios
11 1 (0.017%) Plesk
11 1 (0.017%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 616 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 359 (5.94%) Oracle
3 258 (4.27%) Facebook
4 229 (3.79%) Google
5 183 (3.03%) Zend
6 116 (1.92%) Apple
7 115 (1.90%) Sony
8 113 (1.87%) Yahoo!
9 107 (1.77%) Endeca
10 95 (1.57%) RedPrairie
11 83 (1.37%) hybris
12 78 (1.29%) SAP
13 60 (0.99%) Sitecore
14 41 (0.68%) Xamarin
15 40 (0.66%) HP
16 36 (0.60%) IBM
17 32 (0.53%) OpenLink
17 32 (0.53%) Twitter
18 31 (0.51%) Atlassian
19 25 (0.41%) EPiServer
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Aquent
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum c£30K + 10% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Generous Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: Yesterday