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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 108 108 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 34 33 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.40% 1.41% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.84% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 5
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
1992 1790 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.87% 76.46% 70.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1341 1136
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (97.59%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (89.16%) TDD
3 60 (72.29%) Scrum
4 43 (51.81%) C#
4 43 (51.81%) .NET
5 41 (49.40%) MVC
6 40 (48.19%) JavaScript
7 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
8 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET
8 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (38.55%) Mentoring
9 32 (38.55%) Java
9 32 (38.55%) Kanban
10 29 (34.94%) jQuery
10 29 (34.94%) Spring
11 26 (31.33%) WCF
12 24 (28.92%) Finance
12 24 (28.92%) CSS
12 24 (28.92%) HTML
13 21 (25.30%) SQL
14 20 (24.10%) Web Services
14 20 (24.10%) SOA
14 20 (24.10%) WPF
14 20 (24.10%) Web Application Development
15 19 (22.89%) Selenium
15 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
16 18 (21.69%) Unit Testing
16 18 (21.69%) Degree
16 18 (21.69%) J2EE
17 17 (20.48%) MySQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (20.48%) Apache
1 17 (20.48%) Tomcat
1 17 (20.48%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.61%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.48%) MySQL
3 12 (14.46%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.43%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.23%) CouchDB
6 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.02%) RavenDB
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Selenium
1 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.48%) Mockito
3 16 (19.28%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (19.28%) Moq
3 16 (19.28%) NUnit
4 4 (4.82%) Subversion
4 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.61%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.20%) Behat
7 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.20%) Calabash
7 1 (1.20%) Maven
7 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (59.04%) Developer
2 31 (37.35%) .NET Developer
3 22 (26.51%) Architect
4 17 (20.48%) Consultant
4 17 (20.48%) Java Consultant
5 14 (16.87%) Technical Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Java Solutions Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Java Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Solutions Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Business Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Junior
11 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Junior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Lead Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (51.81%) .NET
2 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET
2 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (34.94%) Spring
3 29 (34.94%) jQuery
4 26 (31.33%) WCF
5 24 (28.92%) HTML
5 24 (28.92%) CSS
6 20 (24.10%) Web Services
6 20 (24.10%) WPF
7 18 (21.69%) J2EE
8 17 (20.48%) XHTML
8 17 (20.48%) XML
8 17 (20.48%) XSLT
8 17 (20.48%) JSP
8 17 (20.48%) Java EE
8 17 (20.48%) AngularJS
8 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (19.28%) NHibernate
9 16 (19.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Client/Server
1 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
1 17 (20.48%) iPad
1 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (19.28%) Streaming Music
3 4 (4.82%) Tandem
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Linux
2 16 (19.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
3 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (97.59%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (89.16%) TDD
3 60 (72.29%) Scrum
4 41 (49.40%) MVC
5 32 (38.55%) Kanban
5 32 (38.55%) Mentoring
6 20 (24.10%) Web Application Development
6 20 (24.10%) SOA
7 18 (21.69%) Unit Testing
8 17 (20.48%) DSDM
8 17 (20.48%) E-Commerce
8 17 (20.48%) Extreme Programming
9 16 (19.28%) MVVM
10 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
11 12 (14.46%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (14.46%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) C#
2 40 (48.19%) JavaScript
3 32 (38.55%) Java
4 21 (25.30%) SQL
5 2 (2.41%) Perl
5 2 (2.41%) PHP
5 2 (2.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.20%) Scala
6 1 (1.20%) Clojure
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.20%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) SAP
1 17 (20.48%) hybris
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) Google