The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 84 127 112
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 53 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.80% 1.09% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 1.28% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 33
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £44,638 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -2.43%
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
1651 2102 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.22% 84.76% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1347 1380 1437
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for BDD.

1 55 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (58.44%) Java
3 42 (54.55%) SQL
3 42 (54.55%) Linux
4 40 (51.95%) TDD
5 38 (49.35%) Test Automation
6 37 (48.05%) Selenium
7 35 (45.45%) OOP
8 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
9 33 (42.86%) HTML
9 33 (42.86%) CSS
10 32 (41.56%) Unix
11 30 (38.96%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (37.66%) C#
13 28 (36.36%) Scrum
14 27 (35.06%) JIRA
15 26 (33.77%) Subversion
16 25 (32.47%) Finance
16 25 (32.47%) Windows
17 24 (31.17%) Software Engineering
18 23 (29.87%) Web Services
18 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
19 21 (27.27%) Ajax
20 19 (24.68%) OO
21 18 (23.38%) C++
21 18 (23.38%) Cucumber
22 17 (22.08%) Git (software)
22 17 (22.08%) Web Testing
22 17 (22.08%) API Testing
22 17 (22.08%) MySQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (29.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) SMTP
2 3 (3.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (48.05%) Selenium
2 27 (35.06%) JIRA
3 26 (33.77%) Subversion
4 18 (23.38%) Cucumber
5 17 (22.08%) Git (software)
6 16 (20.78%) HP UFT
6 16 (20.78%) JBehave
6 16 (20.78%) Ranorex
6 16 (20.78%) RSpec
7 12 (15.58%) Eclipse
8 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
9 8 (10.39%) gulp
10 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
12 2 (2.60%) Xcode
13 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
13 1 (1.30%) Hudson
13 1 (1.30%) MSTest
13 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Banking
2 16 (20.78%) Games
2 16 (20.78%) Retail
2 16 (20.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Software Engineer
2 20 (25.97%) Automation Test Lead
2 20 (25.97%) Developer
3 18 (23.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Java Engineer
4 17 (22.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (19.48%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (19.48%) Security Engineer
5 15 (19.48%) Unix Engineer
5 15 (19.48%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 15 (19.48%) Unix Security Engineer
5 15 (19.48%) Web Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) CSS
1 33 (42.86%) HTML
2 23 (29.87%) Web Services
3 21 (27.27%) Ajax
4 12 (15.58%) .NET
5 11 (14.29%) CSS3
5 11 (14.29%) HTML5
6 10 (12.99%) jQuery
7 9 (11.69%) JSON
7 9 (11.69%) Sass
8 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
8 8 (10.39%) JSP
8 8 (10.39%) RESTful
9 7 (9.09%) Servlets
10 6 (7.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (7.79%) STL
11 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
13 2 (2.60%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Blog
3 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (54.55%) Linux
2 32 (41.56%) Unix
3 25 (32.47%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Android
4 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) TDD
3 38 (49.35%) Test Automation
4 35 (45.45%) OOP
5 30 (38.96%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (36.36%) Scrum
7 24 (31.17%) Software Engineering
8 19 (24.68%) OO
9 17 (22.08%) API Testing
9 17 (22.08%) Web Testing
10 16 (20.78%) Logistics
11 15 (19.48%) High Availability
11 15 (19.48%) Low Latency
11 15 (19.48%) Multithreading
12 12 (15.58%) Cross-Platform Development
13 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing
13 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
14 8 (10.39%) Presales
15 7 (9.09%) SDLC
16 5 (6.49%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) Java
2 42 (54.55%) SQL
3 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
4 29 (37.66%) C#
5 18 (23.38%) C++
6 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.60%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.60%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.60%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) Python
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
1 2 (2.60%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Adobe
1 9 (11.69%) Atlassian
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Capita
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle
2 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.30%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago