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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 21 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.85% 1.41% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 1.87% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 3
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
572 747 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 77.72% 75.15% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 466 658 760
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Oxford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (93.75%) TDD
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (81.25%) Software Engineering
4 25 (78.13%) Java
5 24 (75.00%) XML
6 23 (71.88%) Test Automation
7 22 (68.75%) Integration Testing
7 22 (68.75%) SQL
8 21 (65.63%) Oracle
9 20 (62.50%) Spring
10 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (50.00%) HTML
11 16 (50.00%) Web Services
12 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
12 15 (46.88%) Legal
12 15 (46.88%) Management Information System
12 15 (46.88%) Scrum
13 14 (43.75%) Publishing
13 14 (43.75%) J2EE
13 14 (43.75%) Big Data
14 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
15 10 (31.25%) Middleware
15 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
16 9 (28.13%) MVC
17 8 (25.00%) EJB
17 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
18 7 (21.88%) .NET
18 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
18 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
19 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (9.38%) Drupal
5 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Pig
6 1 (3.13%) Apache
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Big Data
2 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (12.50%) MySQL
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
8 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) PyUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Behat
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 15 (46.88%) Legal
2 14 (43.75%) Publishing
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Software Engineer
3 14 (43.75%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (34.38%) Senior Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Java Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Java Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Software Integration Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
10 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) XML
2 20 (62.50%) Spring
3 16 (50.00%) Web Services
3 16 (50.00%) HTML
4 14 (43.75%) J2EE
5 10 (31.25%) Middleware
6 8 (25.00%) EJB
7 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 5 (15.63%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) SOAP
10 4 (12.50%) Struts
10 4 (12.50%) COM
10 4 (12.50%) XML Schema
10 4 (12.50%) jQuery
10 4 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
10 4 (12.50%) RESTful
10 4 (12.50%) Java EE
11 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
11 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) TDD
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (81.25%) Software Engineering
4 23 (71.88%) Test Automation
5 22 (68.75%) Integration Testing
6 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (46.88%) Risk Management
7 15 (46.88%) Scrum
8 9 (28.13%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 4 (12.50%) SOA
9 4 (12.50%) ETL
10 3 (9.38%) OO
10 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.25%) MVVM
11 2 (6.25%) OOP
11 2 (6.25%) Coaching
12 1 (3.13%) Analytics
12 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) VBScript
4 4 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PHP5
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) KVM
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Zend
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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