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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 113 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 26 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.30% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 6
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
1904 1666 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 76.34% 73.01% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1294 1319
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 2 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 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 41 (82.00%) TDD
2 33 (66.00%) Git (software)
3 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (62.00%) Scrum
5 26 (52.00%) HTML
5 26 (52.00%) Java
6 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (48.00%) Selenium
7 23 (46.00%) Finance
8 22 (44.00%) XML
8 22 (44.00%) Linux
8 22 (44.00%) Degree
9 21 (42.00%) Web Services
10 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
10 20 (40.00%) SQL
10 20 (40.00%) MySQL
10 20 (40.00%) SAP
10 20 (40.00%) CSS
10 20 (40.00%) Mentoring
11 19 (38.00%) Tomcat
11 19 (38.00%) Spring
11 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
11 19 (38.00%) Computer Science
11 19 (38.00%) jQuery
12 18 (36.00%) Unit Testing
12 18 (36.00%) Java EE
12 18 (36.00%) Apache Solr
12 18 (36.00%) hybris
12 18 (36.00%) Mockito
12 18 (36.00%) iPad

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 19 (38.00%) Tomcat
2 18 (36.00%) Apache Solr
2 18 (36.00%) Apache
3 9 (18.00%) Node.js
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Heroku
1 2 (4.00%) Google Apps
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) HTTP
2 9 (18.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) MySQL
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.00%) Redis
4 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (4.00%) DataStage
4 2 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 33 (66.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (48.00%) Selenium
3 18 (36.00%) Mockito
4 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.00%) PhantomJS
5 4 (8.00%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (8.00%) LoadUI
5 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.00%) Toad
6 2 (4.00%) JMeter
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) jMock
6 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.00%) JUnit
6 2 (4.00%) eggPlant
6 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 19 (38.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Advertising
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Consultant
2 18 (36.00%) Java Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Architect
4 11 (22.00%) .NET Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 9 (18.00%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (18.00%) Java Architect
6 9 (18.00%) Solutions Consultant
6 9 (18.00%) Java Solutions Architect
7 8 (16.00%) Test Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) HTML
2 22 (44.00%) XML
3 21 (42.00%) Web Services
4 20 (40.00%) CSS
5 19 (38.00%) Spring
5 19 (38.00%) jQuery
6 18 (36.00%) JSP
6 18 (36.00%) Java EE
6 18 (36.00%) XSLT
6 18 (36.00%) XHTML
6 18 (36.00%) .NET
6 18 (36.00%) J2EE
7 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (22.00%) WCF
10 10 (20.00%) RESTful
11 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (12.00%) SOAP
13 4 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (36.00%) iPad
2 18 (36.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.00%) Debian
2 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) TDD
2 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (62.00%) Scrum
4 20 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 20 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 18 (36.00%) Unit Testing
5 18 (36.00%) SOA
5 18 (36.00%) DSDM
5 18 (36.00%) Extreme Programming
6 17 (34.00%) MVC
7 11 (22.00%) Web Application Development
8 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.00%) Kanban
10 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
12 3 (6.00%) Product Management
13 2 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 2 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (4.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) Java
2 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) C#
5 11 (22.00%) VB
6 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (18.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) Delphi
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) SAP
2 18 (36.00%) hybris
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
4 2 (4.00%) Genesys
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Akamai
4 2 (4.00%) Tableau
4 2 (4.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss