The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 34 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 9 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.19% 2.19% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 2.76% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 254 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 87.94% 79.38% 80.05%
Number of salaries quoted 211 221 258
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

BDD
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

BDD Salary Trend in Peterborough

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) Ruby
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (46.15%) Web Application Development
5 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
5 6 (46.15%) QA
5 6 (46.15%) Selenium
5 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 6 (46.15%) RESTful
5 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
5 6 (46.15%) Node.js
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
6 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
6 4 (30.77%) Sahi
6 4 (30.77%) WATIR
6 4 (30.77%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) F#

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (46.15%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Sahi
2 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
2 4 (30.77%) WATIR
2 4 (30.77%) Jasmine
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) JMeter
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
2 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (46.15%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Web Application Development
3 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) F#
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA