The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank - - 53
Permanent jobs citing BDD 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
265 245 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.26% 71.85% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 177 151 303
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

BDD
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Middlesex region.

BDD Salary Trend in Middlesex

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) COM
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) MSMQ
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) EPoS
2 3 (75.00%) assyst
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Remoting
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) VB6
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) COM
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) MSMQ
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Remoting
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) EPoS
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Spread Betting
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) ServiceNow