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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 100 115 129
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 38 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.70% 1.04% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 4
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +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
1821 1935 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.44% 77.43% 74.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1340 1327
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 2 September 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 62 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (76.92%) C#
3 59 (75.64%) TDD
4 58 (74.36%) .NET
5 49 (62.82%) MVC
6 46 (58.97%) ASP.NET
7 45 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (56.41%) SQL Server
9 35 (44.87%) Scrum
10 33 (42.31%) JavaScript
11 30 (38.46%) RESTful
12 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (32.05%) Ruby
14 25 (32.05%) NoSQL
15 24 (30.77%) Web Application Development
16 22 (28.21%) AngularJS
16 22 (28.21%) jQuery
16 22 (28.21%) SQL
16 22 (28.21%) VB.NET
17 21 (26.92%) Python
18 20 (25.64%) Java
18 20 (25.64%) .NET Framework
19 17 (21.79%) Marketing
19 17 (21.79%) Dependency Injection
20 16 (20.51%) Facebook
20 16 (20.51%) Advertising
21 15 (19.23%) Windows
21 15 (19.23%) Selenium
21 15 (19.23%) Backbone.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 14 (17.95%) IIS
1 14 (17.95%) Apache
2 11 (14.10%) Node.js
3 4 (5.13%) CMS
3 4 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Wireless
2 1 (1.28%) LTE
2 1 (1.28%) GSM
2 1 (1.28%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 25 (32.05%) NoSQL
3 14 (17.95%) MySQL
3 14 (17.95%) MongoDB
4 12 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Selenium
2 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.10%) SpecFlow
3 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.97%) JIRA
5 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.41%) NUnit
6 3 (3.85%) Subversion
6 3 (3.85%) JBehave
6 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.56%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.56%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.56%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.56%) RSpec
8 1 (1.28%) Mocha
8 1 (1.28%) Hudson
8 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (21.79%) Marketing
2 16 (20.51%) Advertising
3 12 (15.38%) Legal
3 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 9 (11.54%) Finance
5 2 (2.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (73.08%) Developer
2 33 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Tester
8 5 (6.41%) Tester
8 5 (6.41%) Junior
8 5 (6.41%) Junior Business Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.41%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Senior QA Tester
9 4 (5.13%) Architect
10 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
11 2 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (74.36%) .NET
2 46 (58.97%) ASP.NET
3 45 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (38.46%) RESTful
5 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (28.21%) AngularJS
6 22 (28.21%) jQuery
7 20 (25.64%) .NET Framework
8 15 (19.23%) Backbone.js
9 14 (17.95%) REST
9 14 (17.95%) Express
9 14 (17.95%) JSON
9 14 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (17.95%) CodeIgniter
9 14 (17.95%) CakePHP
9 14 (17.95%) Ember.js
10 12 (15.38%) HTML
11 11 (14.10%) CSS
12 10 (12.82%) Web Services
12 10 (12.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.56%) Blog
5 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (75.64%) TDD
3 49 (62.82%) MVC
4 35 (44.87%) Scrum
5 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (30.77%) Web Application Development
7 17 (21.79%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (14.10%) Kanban
9 10 (12.82%) Integration Testing
9 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.26%) OO
11 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
11 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Manual Testing
13 5 (6.41%) Test Management
13 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
13 5 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (76.92%) C#
2 33 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.05%) Ruby
4 22 (28.21%) VB.NET
4 22 (28.21%) SQL
5 21 (26.92%) Python
6 20 (25.64%) Java
7 14 (17.95%) C++
7 14 (17.95%) PHP
7 14 (17.95%) Objective-C
8 12 (15.38%) C
9 8 (10.26%) VB
10 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) ISEB
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Facebook
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.56%) Splunk
4 2 (2.56%) HP
4 2 (2.56%) Capita
4 2 (2.56%) Cognos
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