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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 55 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 23 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.19% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -14.70%
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
562 715 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 77.84% 78.06% 79.63%
Number of salaries quoted 475 628 613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 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 15 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Oxford

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 49 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 46 (82.14%) SQL
4 40 (71.43%) Java
5 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (58.93%) XML
6 33 (58.93%) MVC
7 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
7 29 (51.79%) .NET
7 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
8 25 (44.64%) C#
8 25 (44.64%) Web Services
8 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (42.86%) Test Automation
10 23 (41.07%) Integration Testing
10 23 (41.07%) Scrum
11 22 (39.29%) Oracle
12 21 (37.50%) Spring
13 19 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
14 17 (30.36%) HTML
14 17 (30.36%) PHP
15 16 (28.57%) Publishing
16 15 (26.79%) Risk Management
16 15 (26.79%) Legal
16 15 (26.79%) Management Information System
16 15 (26.79%) J2EE
16 15 (26.79%) C++
16 15 (26.79%) Android
16 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.36%) Drupal
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (25.00%) Big Data
4 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
5 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 5 (8.93%) MySQL
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) PyUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Ant
3 2 (3.57%) JUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Behat
4 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (28.57%) Publishing
2 15 (26.79%) Legal
3 10 (17.86%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Developer
2 30 (53.57%) Software Engineer
3 19 (33.93%) Senior Developer
4 16 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 15 (26.79%) Web Developer
5 15 (26.79%) C# Developer
5 15 (26.79%) C# Software Engineer
5 15 (26.79%) C# Web Developer
5 15 (26.79%) C# Software Developer
6 14 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
7 10 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Java Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Software Integration Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) XML
2 29 (51.79%) .NET
2 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 25 (44.64%) Web Services
3 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (37.50%) Spring
5 17 (30.36%) HTML
6 15 (26.79%) J2EE
7 11 (19.64%) Middleware
8 10 (17.86%) XSL
8 10 (17.86%) WCF
8 10 (17.86%) WPF
9 8 (14.29%) EJB
10 5 (8.93%) CSS
10 5 (8.93%) jQuery
11 4 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
11 4 (7.14%) RESTful
11 4 (7.14%) Java EE
11 4 (7.14%) SOAP
11 4 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Management Information System
1 15 (26.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Android
1 15 (26.79%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (94.64%) TDD
2 49 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (58.93%) MVC
5 24 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 23 (41.07%) Scrum
6 23 (41.07%) Integration Testing
7 19 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (26.79%) Mobile Application Development
8 15 (26.79%) Android Development
8 15 (26.79%) iOS Development
8 15 (26.79%) Risk Management
9 10 (17.86%) OOP
9 10 (17.86%) OO
9 10 (17.86%) MVVM
10 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.14%) SOA
10 4 (7.14%) ETL
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
11 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (82.14%) SQL
2 40 (71.43%) Java
3 25 (44.64%) C#
4 17 (30.36%) PHP
5 15 (26.79%) C++
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.14%) VBScript
7 4 (7.14%) VB
7 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.36%) Python
8 3 (5.36%) Ruby
9 2 (3.57%) PHP5
10 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) KVM
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle
2 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Zend
5 1 (1.79%) VMware