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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 39 54 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Permanent jobs citing BDD 41 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.31% 2.93% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 3.76% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 5
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +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
619 558 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 80.18% 77.93% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 471 478 633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Oxford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 74 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (84.21%) TDD
3 51 (67.11%) JavaScript
4 46 (60.53%) MVC
5 42 (55.26%) C#
6 38 (50.00%) SQL
6 38 (50.00%) .NET
7 34 (44.74%) HTML
8 33 (43.42%) CSS
9 30 (39.47%) Java
9 30 (39.47%) OO
10 28 (36.84%) SQL Server
11 27 (35.53%) Scrum
12 24 (31.58%) Ajax
13 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
13 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (26.32%) XML
15 20 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
16 19 (25.00%) Test Automation
17 18 (23.68%) Degree
18 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
18 17 (22.37%) Spring
18 17 (22.37%) Python
18 17 (22.37%) Big Data
18 17 (22.37%) AngularJS
19 16 (21.05%) Node.js
19 16 (21.05%) IIS
19 16 (21.05%) jQuery

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (21.05%) Node.js
1 16 (21.05%) IIS
2 14 (18.42%) Apache
3 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
1 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.37%) Big Data
3 14 (18.42%) OLAP Cube
3 14 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (18.42%) OLAP
3 14 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.79%) JIRA
3 11 (14.47%) Mockito
3 11 (14.47%) JUnit
4 3 (3.95%) Selenium
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.53%) Marketing
1 8 (10.53%) Advertising
2 7 (9.21%) Back Office
3 3 (3.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (76.32%) Developer
2 37 (48.68%) Senior Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Software Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Business Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) .NET Development Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Development Manager
9 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.00%) .NET
2 34 (44.74%) HTML
3 33 (43.42%) CSS
4 24 (31.58%) Ajax
5 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
5 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (26.32%) XML
7 17 (22.37%) Spring
7 17 (22.37%) AngularJS
8 16 (21.05%) jQuery
9 14 (18.42%) XSL
10 13 (17.11%) SOAP
10 13 (17.11%) Web Services
10 13 (17.11%) Hibernate
11 12 (15.79%) RESTful
12 11 (14.47%) Spring MVC
12 11 (14.47%) Grails
13 10 (13.16%) JBoss Seam
13 10 (13.16%) Play Framework
14 9 (11.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.42%) Semantic Web
2 14 (18.42%) N-Tier
3 8 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.21%) Web 2.0
5 4 (5.26%) Clustering
5 4 (5.26%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.63%) Blog
7 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Android
3 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (84.21%) TDD
3 46 (60.53%) MVC
4 30 (39.47%) OO
5 27 (35.53%) Scrum
6 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 15 (19.74%) DevOps
8 15 (19.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (18.42%) Performance Analysis
9 14 (18.42%) Refactoring
9 14 (18.42%) Unit Testing
10 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.79%) Mobile Development
12 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
13 10 (13.16%) Kanban
13 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
14 8 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (10.53%) Web Application Development
14 8 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 51 (67.11%) JavaScript
2 42 (55.26%) C#
3 38 (50.00%) SQL
4 30 (39.47%) Java
5 17 (22.37%) Python
6 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
7 13 (17.11%) PHP
7 13 (17.11%) Ruby
8 11 (14.47%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.63%) XQuery
10 1 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (13.16%) Ansible
2 10 (13.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) IBM
2 14 (18.42%) VMware
3 8 (10.53%) Facebook
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago