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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 112 90 119
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Permanent jobs citing BDD 25 57 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 2.37% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.83% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 57 33
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1798 2017 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.13% 84.01% 82.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1365 1401
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (62.50%) SQL
3 27 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 26 (54.17%) Selenium
5 23 (47.92%) Linux
6 22 (45.83%) TDD
7 21 (43.75%) JIRA
7 21 (43.75%) Java
8 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
9 18 (37.50%) C#
9 18 (37.50%) HTML
10 17 (35.42%) CSS
10 17 (35.42%) Scrum
11 16 (33.33%) MySQL
11 16 (33.33%) Web Testing
12 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (27.08%) Web Services
14 12 (25.00%) Unix
14 12 (25.00%) OOP
14 12 (25.00%) Subversion
14 12 (25.00%) RESTful
15 11 (22.92%) Ajax
15 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
16 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
16 10 (20.83%) Finance
16 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
17 9 (18.75%) JBehave
18 8 (16.67%) RSpec
18 8 (16.67%) Ranorex
18 8 (16.67%) API Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (10.42%) Node.js
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) IaaS
3 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) SMTP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) Big Data
6 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (54.17%) Selenium
2 21 (43.75%) JIRA
3 12 (25.00%) Subversion
4 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
5 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
6 9 (18.75%) JBehave
7 8 (16.67%) HP UFT
7 8 (16.67%) Ranorex
7 8 (16.67%) RSpec
8 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
9 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
10 3 (6.25%) gulp
10 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
11 2 (4.17%) MSTest
11 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
11 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
11 2 (4.17%) Xcode
12 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
2 8 (16.67%) Games
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) HTML
2 17 (35.42%) CSS
3 13 (27.08%) Web Services
4 12 (25.00%) RESTful
5 11 (22.92%) Ajax
6 8 (16.67%) .NET
6 8 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.33%) CSS3
8 4 (8.33%) HTML5
9 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (6.25%) JSON
9 3 (6.25%) JSP
9 3 (6.25%) Sass
9 3 (6.25%) Servlets
10 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.42%) Internet of Things
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Blog
3 2 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 22 (45.83%) TDD
4 17 (35.42%) Scrum
5 16 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (25.00%) OOP
8 8 (16.67%) API Testing
8 8 (16.67%) Logistics
9 7 (14.58%) Kanban
10 6 (12.50%) MVC
11 5 (10.42%) Analytics
11 5 (10.42%) Data Analytics
11 5 (10.42%) OO
11 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Web Development
12 4 (8.33%) Presales
12 4 (8.33%) Product Management
12 4 (8.33%) SDLC
12 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) Java
3 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
4 18 (37.50%) C#
5 6 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (12.50%) Ruby
6 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.33%) C++
8 3 (6.25%) PHP
9 2 (4.17%) Apple Swift
9 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe
2 3 (6.25%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.25%) Facebook
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
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