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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 96 122 163
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +41
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3015 2555 1836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.95% 2.39% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.91% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2649 2200 1662
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
85018 87877 82701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.16% 82.35% 80.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69662 71213 68997
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,212 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +16 1853 £55,000 - 246
South East -6 421 £42,500 -5.55% 50
North West +51 177 £40,000 - 43
Yorkshire -1 130 £38,000 +1.33% 14
East of England +30 124 £40,000 - 15
East Midlands +78 116 £40,000 +6.66% 14
South West +38 82 £45,000 +20.00% 18
West Midlands +33 78 £40,000 -2.43% 9
North East +10 30 £37,500 +7.14% 2
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5051 (85.58%) TDD
2 5037 (85.34%) Agile Software Development
3 2986 (50.59%) C#
4 2832 (47.98%) .NET
5 2570 (43.54%) MVC
6 2396 (40.60%) Scrum
7 2178 (36.90%) SQL Server
8 2092 (35.45%) ASP.NET
9 2075 (35.16%) JavaScript
10 1842 (31.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1756 (29.75%) Java
12 1546 (26.19%) HTML
13 1469 (24.89%) Continuous Integration
14 1419 (24.04%) OO
15 1406 (23.82%) CSS
16 1402 (23.75%) Git (software)
17 1326 (22.47%) SQL
18 1277 (21.64%) RESTful
19 1235 (20.93%) Ruby
20 1132 (19.18%) Web Application Development
21 1116 (18.91%) WCF
22 1109 (18.79%) ASP.NET Web API
23 1069 (18.11%) NoSQL
24 1017 (17.23%) Selenium
25 1004 (17.01%) Node.js
26 998 (16.91%) QA
27 989 (16.76%) E-Commerce
28 960 (16.27%) Cucumber
29 940 (15.93%) Web Services
30 891 (15.10%) jQuery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1004 (17.01%) Node.js
2 187 (3.17%) CMS
3 155 (2.63%) Apache
4 142 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 120 (2.03%) nginx
6 119 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
7 115 (1.95%) IIS
8 98 (1.66%) Confluence
9 85 (1.44%) NServiceBus
10 74 (1.25%) Apache Solr
11 73 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 69 (1.17%) Umbraco
13 66 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
14 59 (1.00%) SharePoint
15 58 (0.98%) WordPress
16 54 (0.91%) JBoss
17 48 (0.81%) WebSphere
18 43 (0.73%) Drupal
18 43 (0.73%) Zimbra
19 30 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 231 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 41 (0.69%) MS Office
3 30 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.42%) Mingle
5 11 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.051%) HipChat
8 2 (0.034%) MS Project
8 2 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.017%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (0.44%) Magento
2 23 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.29%) Shopify
4 16 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 13 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
6 5 (0.085%) Endur
6 5 (0.085%) ReMetrica
6 5 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (0.085%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.068%) Fredhopper
7 4 (0.068%) Summit
8 3 (0.051%) Odoo
8 3 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.034%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 228 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 153 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (1.29%) GitHub
4 61 (1.03%) SaaS
5 50 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 21 (0.36%) PaaS
9 19 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
10 17 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
11 13 (0.22%) IaaS
12 9 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.15%) ElastiCache
12 9 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.10%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.10%) Trello
13 6 (0.10%) Heroku
14 3 (0.051%) Joyent
14 3 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 484 (8.20%) Internet
2 140 (2.37%) HTTP
3 28 (0.47%) DNS
4 22 (0.37%) Broadband
5 21 (0.36%) DHCP
6 18 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.15%) AMQP
8 8 (0.14%) FTP
9 7 (0.12%) SSL
9 7 (0.12%) Intranet
9 7 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.10%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.10%) DSL
11 5 (0.085%) Wireless
12 4 (0.068%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.068%) LDAP
12 4 (0.068%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.051%) SMTP
13 3 (0.051%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.051%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2178 (36.90%) SQL Server
2 1069 (18.11%) NoSQL
3 532 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 348 (5.90%) MySQL
5 207 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 190 (3.22%) Big Data
7 181 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 176 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 168 (2.85%) Redis
10 158 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 141 (2.39%) Hadoop
12 122 (2.07%) RavenDB
13 120 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
14 78 (1.32%) CouchDB
15 70 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 54 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 53 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
18 44 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 33 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1402 (23.75%) Git (software)
2 1017 (17.23%) Selenium
3 960 (16.27%) Cucumber
4 601 (10.18%) NUnit
5 503 (8.52%) WebDriver
6 500 (8.47%) Jenkins
7 460 (7.79%) SpecFlow
8 414 (7.01%) JIRA
9 386 (6.54%) Rhino Mocks
10 376 (6.37%) TeamCity
10 376 (6.37%) JUnit
11 364 (6.17%) Moq
12 279 (4.73%) Subversion
13 275 (4.66%) Visual Studio
14 256 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 243 (4.12%) Maven
16 177 (3.00%) Jasmine
17 159 (2.69%) Hudson
18 149 (2.52%) Calabash
19 138 (2.34%) JBehave
General
1 841 (14.25%) Finance
2 405 (6.86%) Games
3 362 (6.13%) Retail
4 245 (4.15%) Advertising
5 230 (3.90%) Marketing
6 208 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 207 (3.51%) Banking
8 143 (2.42%) Back Office
9 77 (1.30%) Publishing
10 63 (1.07%) Front Office
11 50 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 49 (0.83%) Music Industry
13 47 (0.80%) Law
14 45 (0.76%) Manufacturing
15 44 (0.75%) Online Betting
16 30 (0.51%) Electronics
17 24 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.41%) Automotive
18 13 (0.22%) Legal
19 9 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3966 (67.20%) Developer
2 1714 (29.04%) .NET Developer
3 746 (12.64%) Senior Developer
4 589 (9.98%) Java Developer
5 488 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 477 (8.08%) Analyst
7 359 (6.08%) Tester
8 311 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 279 (4.73%) Test Analyst
10 249 (4.22%) Software Developer
11 224 (3.80%) Agile .NET Developer
12 211 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
13 190 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
14 186 (3.15%) Software Engineer
15 185 (3.13%) PHP Developer
16 177 (3.00%) Junior
17 174 (2.95%) Web Developer
17 174 (2.95%) Test Engineer
18 167 (2.83%) Lead Developer
19 166 (2.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2832 (47.98%) .NET
2 2092 (35.45%) ASP.NET
3 1842 (31.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1546 (26.19%) HTML
5 1406 (23.82%) CSS
6 1277 (21.64%) RESTful
7 1116 (18.91%) WCF
8 1109 (18.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 940 (15.93%) Web Services
10 891 (15.10%) jQuery
11 864 (14.64%) AngularJS
12 770 (13.05%) .NET Framework
13 657 (11.13%) Spring
14 649 (11.00%) HTML5
15 565 (9.57%) REST
16 494 (8.37%) Entity Framework
17 458 (7.76%) XML
18 430 (7.29%) CSS3
19 409 (6.93%) NHibernate
20 406 (6.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 609 (10.32%) Open Source
2 351 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 342 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 249 (4.22%) User Experience
5 239 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 166 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 140 (2.37%) Blog
8 136 (2.30%) Social Media
9 129 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
10 121 (2.05%) BBC
11 118 (2.00%) Hedge funds
12 84 (1.42%) Client/Server
13 66 (1.12%) iPhone
14 65 (1.10%) Tandem
15 62 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 54 (0.91%) iPad
17 50 (0.85%) Smartphone
18 48 (0.81%) Online Games
19 47 (0.80%) DTV
20 45 (0.76%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 669 (11.34%) Linux
2 435 (7.37%) Windows
3 314 (5.32%) Android
4 300 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 251 (4.25%) UNIX
6 33 (0.56%) Windows Phone
7 24 (0.41%) Debian
8 20 (0.34%) Solaris
9 19 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
12 12 (0.20%) CentOS
13 10 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
16 6 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.085%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5051 (85.58%) TDD
2 5037 (85.34%) Agile Software Development
3 2570 (43.54%) MVC
4 2396 (40.60%) Scrum
5 1469 (24.89%) Continuous Integration
6 1419 (24.04%) OO
7 1132 (19.18%) Web Application Development
8 989 (16.76%) E-Commerce
9 819 (13.88%) Kanban
10 733 (12.42%) Software Engineering
11 608 (10.30%) Test Automation
12 486 (8.23%) Pair Programming
13 467 (7.91%) Automated Testing
14 432 (7.32%) Unit Testing
15 416 (7.05%) SOA
16 369 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
17 364 (6.17%) Domain-Driven Design
18 357 (6.05%) OOP
19 342 (5.79%) Mentoring
20 329 (5.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2986 (50.59%) C#
2 2075 (35.16%) JavaScript
3 1756 (29.75%) Java
4 1326 (22.47%) SQL
5 1235 (20.93%) Ruby
6 539 (9.13%) PHP
7 390 (6.61%) Python
8 209 (3.54%) Scala
9 193 (3.27%) C++
10 164 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 159 (2.69%) VB.NET
12 123 (2.08%) VB
13 120 (2.03%) Groovy
14 91 (1.54%) Perl
15 81 (1.37%) Bash Shell
16 79 (1.34%) Objective-C
17 72 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 53 (0.90%) Golang
19 50 (0.85%) PHP5
19 50 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 624 (10.57%) Degree
2 228 (3.86%) ISEB
3 134 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 56 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 47 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.59%) MCSD
7 34 (0.58%) MCTS
8 30 (0.51%) MCP
9 26 (0.44%) MCAD
9 26 (0.44%) Security Cleared
10 20 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 18 (0.30%) PMP
12 16 (0.27%) PhD
12 16 (0.27%) HND
13 13 (0.22%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.14%) MCSE
15 6 (0.10%) OCP
15 6 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (0.085%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
16 5 (0.085%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 998 (16.91%) QA
2 23 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.24%) WCAG
4 12 (0.20%) HL7
5 8 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.051%) WAI
7 2 (0.034%) SLA
8 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 32 (0.54%) Varnish
2 24 (0.41%) Docker
3 22 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.36%) iptables
5 19 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.14%) HDFS
7 7 (0.12%) vSphere
8 4 (0.068%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.051%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.034%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.034%) Oracle Clusterware
11 1 (0.017%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.017%) KVM
Systems Management
1 137 (2.32%) Puppet
2 114 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (1.08%) Ansible
4 30 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 25 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.25%) logstash
7 12 (0.20%) Capistrano
8 8 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 7 (0.12%) Nagios
9 7 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
10 5 (0.085%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.085%) Graphite
11 4 (0.068%) Salt
12 3 (0.051%) StatsD
13 2 (0.034%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.034%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.034%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.034%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.034%) Hadoop YARN
14 1 (0.017%) Mesos
Vendors
1 630 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 360 (6.10%) Oracle
3 260 (4.41%) Google
4 256 (4.34%) Facebook
5 128 (2.17%) Zend
6 125 (2.12%) Yahoo!
7 118 (2.00%) Apple
8 99 (1.68%) Sony
9 79 (1.34%) Sitecore
10 74 (1.25%) SAP
11 72 (1.22%) hybris
12 48 (0.81%) IBM
13 44 (0.75%) Twitter
14 42 (0.71%) Xamarin
15 38 (0.64%) EPiServer
16 32 (0.54%) Endeca
17 26 (0.44%) Atlassian
18 25 (0.42%) HP
19 23 (0.39%) RedPrairie
20 22 (0.37%) VMware
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Unspecified highly competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £65 - £70 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + benefits, home work
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Candidate Source
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35-55K + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago