The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 80 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 15 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.42% 0.55% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.71% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 16
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,950 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
869 702 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.14% 77.06% 78.33%
Number of salaries quoted 620 607 564
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

BDD
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BDD Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

BDD
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Finance
4 12 (48.00%) C#
5 11 (44.00%) Java
5 11 (44.00%) Selenium
5 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (40.00%) .NET
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle
7 9 (36.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Scrum
7 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (32.00%) Open Source
8 8 (32.00%) Legal
8 8 (32.00%) MySQL
8 8 (32.00%) Apache
8 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
8 8 (32.00%) JIRA
8 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (28.00%) JMeter
10 5 (20.00%) MVC
10 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (20.00%) Windows NT
10 5 (20.00%) UNIX

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (32.00%) Apache
1 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) Mule
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
1 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.00%) MariaDB
3 4 (16.00%) CouchDB
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
3 7 (28.00%) JMeter
4 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.00%) PHPUnit
5 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.00%) Behat
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
1 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Web Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Web Development Manager
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL DBA
2 4 (16.00%) DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
3 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (16.00%) Play Framework
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows NT
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) CentOS
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Line Management
7 4 (16.00%) Coaching
7 4 (16.00%) People Management
7 4 (16.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (16.00%) Web Development
7 4 (16.00%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) VBScript
5 4 (16.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Telerik