The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 105 132 114
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 29 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 0.30% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.40% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 14
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1922 1758 1489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.69% 75.68% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1359 1215
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,675
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £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 Reading

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

BDD
Salary Trend in Reading

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

BDD Salary Trend in Reading

BDD
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 42 (91.30%) TDD
2 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (69.57%) Scrum
4 31 (67.39%) Git (software)
4 31 (67.39%) HTML
5 30 (65.22%) Java
6 27 (58.70%) JavaScript
7 25 (54.35%) Web Services
7 25 (54.35%) XML
8 24 (52.17%) Linux
8 24 (52.17%) SQL
8 24 (52.17%) SAP
9 23 (50.00%) CSS
9 23 (50.00%) E-Commerce
9 23 (50.00%) Finance
9 23 (50.00%) Selenium
10 22 (47.83%) Degree
10 22 (47.83%) jQuery
10 22 (47.83%) MySQL
10 22 (47.83%) Mentoring
11 21 (45.65%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (45.65%) Tomcat
11 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
11 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
11 21 (45.65%) Spring
12 20 (43.48%) Java EE
12 20 (43.48%) Extreme Programming
12 20 (43.48%) Unit Testing
12 20 (43.48%) Apache Solr
12 20 (43.48%) DSDM

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 21 (45.65%) Tomcat
2 20 (43.48%) Apache Solr
2 20 (43.48%) Apache
3 5 (10.87%) Node.js
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Google App Engine
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Heroku
1 2 (4.35%) Google Apps
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) HTTP
2 5 (10.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) MySQL
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) DataStage
4 4 (8.70%) SAP BW
4 4 (8.70%) SQLPlus
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (67.39%) Git (software)
2 23 (50.00%) Selenium
3 20 (43.48%) Mockito
4 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 6 (13.04%) LoadUI
5 4 (8.70%) PhantomJS
5 4 (8.70%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (8.70%) eggPlant
5 4 (8.70%) Toad
6 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 2 (4.35%) jMock
6 2 (4.35%) JUnit
6 2 (4.35%) JMeter
6 2 (4.35%) Spock
6 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Advertising
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Java Consultant
2 20 (43.48%) Consultant
3 12 (26.09%) Architect
4 11 (23.91%) Java Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Java Architect
5 10 (21.74%) Solutions Consultant
5 10 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (21.74%) Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Java Solutions Architect
6 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
7 7 (15.22%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) HTML
2 25 (54.35%) Web Services
2 25 (54.35%) XML
3 23 (50.00%) CSS
4 22 (47.83%) jQuery
5 21 (45.65%) Spring
6 20 (43.48%) Java EE
6 20 (43.48%) XHTML
6 20 (43.48%) JSP
6 20 (43.48%) XSLT
6 20 (43.48%) J2EE
7 13 (28.26%) .NET
8 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (17.39%) SOAP
11 7 (15.22%) WCF
12 6 (13.04%) RESTful
13 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (10.87%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
2 20 (43.48%) Client/Server
2 20 (43.48%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) UNIX
2 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.35%) Debian
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) TDD
2 39 (84.78%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (69.57%) Scrum
4 23 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 22 (47.83%) Mentoring
6 20 (43.48%) Extreme Programming
6 20 (43.48%) Unit Testing
6 20 (43.48%) DSDM
6 20 (43.48%) SOA
7 14 (30.43%) MVC
8 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.22%) Web Application Development
10 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
10 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Kanban
11 4 (8.70%) CRM
11 4 (8.70%) OOP
11 4 (8.70%) ETL
11 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (6.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) Java
2 27 (58.70%) JavaScript
3 24 (52.17%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) VB
6 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.87%) Ruby
7 4 (8.70%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) PHP5
8 2 (4.35%) Delphi
8 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) SAP
2 20 (43.48%) hybris
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) Cognos
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe
4 2 (4.35%) Genesys
4 2 (4.35%) Tableau
4 2 (4.35%) Akamai
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago