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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 110 128 117
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 0.22% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.30% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 12
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
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
1935 1660 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.59% 74.44% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1300 1238
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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 18 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (86.27%) TDD
2 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (66.67%) Scrum
4 33 (64.71%) Git (software)
5 31 (60.78%) HTML
6 30 (58.82%) Java
7 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
8 25 (49.02%) Web Services
8 25 (49.02%) XML
8 25 (49.02%) Selenium
9 24 (47.06%) Finance
9 24 (47.06%) Linux
9 24 (47.06%) SQL
9 24 (47.06%) SAP
10 23 (45.10%) CSS
10 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
10 23 (45.10%) Degree
11 22 (43.14%) jQuery
11 22 (43.14%) MySQL
11 22 (43.14%) Mentoring
11 22 (43.14%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (41.18%) Tomcat
12 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
12 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
12 21 (41.18%) Spring
13 20 (39.22%) Extreme Programming
13 20 (39.22%) Unit Testing
13 20 (39.22%) Java EE
13 20 (39.22%) Apache Solr
13 20 (39.22%) Client/Server

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 20 (39.22%) Apache Solr
2 20 (39.22%) Apache
3 7 (13.73%) Node.js
4 2 (3.92%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Heroku
1 2 (3.92%) Google Apps
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
1 2 (3.92%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (39.22%) HTTP
2 7 (13.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) MySQL
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.84%) DataStage
4 4 (7.84%) SQLPlus
4 4 (7.84%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 25 (49.02%) Selenium
3 20 (39.22%) Mockito
4 6 (11.76%) LoadUI
4 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.84%) PhantomJS
5 4 (7.84%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (7.84%) eggPlant
5 4 (7.84%) Toad
6 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.92%) JIRA
7 2 (3.92%) jMock
7 2 (3.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.92%) JMeter
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Java Consultant
2 20 (39.22%) Consultant
3 13 (25.49%) Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Architect
5 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
6 10 (19.61%) Java Solutions Architect
6 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
6 10 (19.61%) Solutions Consultant
6 10 (19.61%) Java Architect
6 10 (19.61%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (17.65%) Test Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) HTML
2 25 (49.02%) Web Services
2 25 (49.02%) XML
3 23 (45.10%) CSS
4 22 (43.14%) jQuery
5 21 (41.18%) Spring
6 20 (39.22%) Java EE
6 20 (39.22%) XHTML
6 20 (39.22%) JSP
6 20 (39.22%) XSLT
6 20 (39.22%) J2EE
7 16 (31.37%) .NET
8 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET
8 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (17.65%) WCF
11 8 (15.69%) RESTful
11 8 (15.69%) SOAP
12 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (9.80%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
3 20 (39.22%) Client/Server
3 20 (39.22%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Open Source
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.92%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.92%) Debian
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) TDD
2 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (66.67%) Scrum
4 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
5 22 (43.14%) Mentoring
6 20 (39.22%) Extreme Programming
6 20 (39.22%) Unit Testing
6 20 (39.22%) SOA
6 20 (39.22%) DSDM
7 16 (31.37%) MVC
8 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (17.65%) Web Application Development
9 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Kanban
11 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.84%) ETL
11 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.84%) CRM
11 4 (7.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) Java
2 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
4 13 (25.49%) C#
5 9 (17.65%) VB
6 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
6 7 (13.73%) Ruby
7 4 (7.84%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) PHP5
8 2 (3.92%) Delphi
8 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) SAP
2 20 (39.22%) hybris
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
4 2 (3.92%) Akamai
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Cognos
4 2 (3.92%) Adobe
4 2 (3.92%) Genesys
4 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss