The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 55 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 21 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.93% 0.53% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 0.71% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 701 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.40% 74.65% 74.97%
Number of salaries quoted 467 613 546
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

BDD
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

BDD Salary Trend in Oxford

BDD
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Oxford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 53 (94.64%) TDD
2 50 (89.29%) Software Engineering
3 47 (83.93%) SQL
4 40 (71.43%) Java
5 35 (62.50%) MVC
6 31 (55.36%) XML
7 30 (53.57%) .NET
7 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
7 30 (53.57%) ASP.NET
8 27 (48.21%) C#
8 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (44.64%) Web Services
10 23 (41.07%) Scrum
10 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
12 21 (37.50%) Integration Testing
13 20 (35.71%) Spring
13 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
13 20 (35.71%) Oracle
14 19 (33.93%) PHP
15 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (30.36%) Android
16 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (30.36%) Apple iOS
16 17 (30.36%) Mobile App
16 17 (30.36%) Mobile Application Development
16 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (30.36%) C++
16 17 (30.36%) HTML
16 17 (30.36%) Android Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.36%) Drupal
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (25.00%) Big Data
4 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
5 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
7 5 (8.93%) MySQL
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.57%) Ant
4 2 (3.57%) JUnit
4 2 (3.57%) PyUnit
4 2 (3.57%) Behat
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (28.57%) Publishing
2 12 (21.43%) Legal
3 10 (17.86%) Retail
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Developer
2 30 (53.57%) Software Engineer
3 19 (33.93%) Senior Developer
4 18 (32.14%) Software Developer
5 17 (30.36%) C# Software Developer
5 17 (30.36%) C# Web Developer
5 17 (30.36%) C# Software Engineer
5 17 (30.36%) Web Developer
5 17 (30.36%) C# Developer
6 12 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Java Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Software Integration Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (55.36%) XML
2 30 (53.57%) .NET
2 30 (53.57%) ASP.NET
3 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (44.64%) Web Services
5 20 (35.71%) Spring
6 17 (30.36%) HTML
7 15 (26.79%) J2EE
8 11 (19.64%) Middleware
9 10 (17.86%) WCF
9 10 (17.86%) WPF
9 10 (17.86%) XSL
10 6 (10.71%) EJB
11 5 (8.93%) CSS
11 5 (8.93%) jQuery
12 3 (5.36%) Java EE
12 3 (5.36%) Spring MVC
12 3 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (5.36%) EJB 3.0
12 3 (5.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Mobile App
2 12 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Android
1 17 (30.36%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (94.64%) TDD
2 50 (89.29%) Software Engineering
3 35 (62.50%) MVC
4 23 (41.07%) Scrum
4 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
6 21 (37.50%) Integration Testing
7 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (30.36%) Mobile Application Development
8 17 (30.36%) Android Development
8 17 (30.36%) iOS Development
9 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
10 10 (17.86%) MVVM
10 10 (17.86%) OOP
10 10 (17.86%) OO
11 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Migration
11 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.36%) SOA
11 3 (5.36%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) SQL
2 40 (71.43%) Java
3 27 (48.21%) C#
4 19 (33.93%) PHP
5 17 (30.36%) C++
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.36%) Ruby
7 3 (5.36%) VBScript
7 3 (5.36%) VB
7 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.36%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) PHP5
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) KVM
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) Zend
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
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