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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 78 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 15 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.33% 0.62% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.83% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 17
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
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
917 722 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.51% 74.82% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 653 621 564
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
3 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
4 8 (42.11%) WebDriver
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) JMeter
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (26.32%) VBScript
6 5 (26.32%) UNIX
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Windows NT
6 5 (26.32%) Test Management
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
6 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (21.05%) Open Source
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) Mule
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.53%) CouchDB
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (10.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 8 (42.11%) WebDriver
3 7 (36.84%) JMeter
4 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) PHPUnit
7 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (10.53%) Behat
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Test Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Development Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Web Development Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Web Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
4 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
3 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows NT
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
2 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Test Management
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
5 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) VBScript
5 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Telerik