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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 115 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 30 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 0.37% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.48% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 17
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2010 1892 1490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 78.09% 78.15% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1448 1210
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Reading

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 47 (97.92%) TDD
2 44 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (77.08%) HTML
4 36 (75.00%) Java
5 35 (72.92%) Scrum
6 34 (70.83%) Git (software)
7 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
8 31 (64.58%) Web Services
8 31 (64.58%) XML
9 30 (62.50%) Linux
9 30 (62.50%) SQL
9 30 (62.50%) SAP
10 29 (60.42%) CSS
10 29 (60.42%) E-Commerce
11 28 (58.33%) MySQL
11 28 (58.33%) Selenium
11 28 (58.33%) jQuery
11 28 (58.33%) Mentoring
12 27 (56.25%) Spring
12 27 (56.25%) Degree
12 27 (56.25%) Computer Science
12 27 (56.25%) Tomcat
12 27 (56.25%) Telecoms
12 27 (56.25%) Finance
13 26 (54.17%) HTTP
13 26 (54.17%) SOA
13 26 (54.17%) Apache
13 26 (54.17%) DSDM
13 26 (54.17%) XHTML
13 26 (54.17%) Client/Server

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 27 (56.25%) Tomcat
2 26 (54.17%) Apache Solr
2 26 (54.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Google App Engine
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) Heroku
1 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (54.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (58.33%) MySQL
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) SAP BW
3 4 (8.33%) DataStage
3 4 (8.33%) SQLPlus
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Redis
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 34 (70.83%) Git (software)
2 28 (58.33%) Selenium
3 26 (54.17%) Mockito
4 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 6 (12.50%) LoadUI
5 4 (8.33%) PhantomJS
5 4 (8.33%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (8.33%) eggPlant
5 4 (8.33%) Toad
6 2 (4.17%) JMeter
6 2 (4.17%) JIRA
6 2 (4.17%) jMock
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.17%) Spock
6 2 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 27 (56.25%) Telecoms
1 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Advertising
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Consultant
1 26 (54.17%) Java Consultant
2 25 (52.08%) Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Architect
4 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
5 13 (27.08%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (27.08%) Java Architect
5 13 (27.08%) Solutions Consultant
5 13 (27.08%) Java Solutions Architect
6 7 (14.58%) Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Junior
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (77.08%) HTML
2 31 (64.58%) Web Services
2 31 (64.58%) XML
3 29 (60.42%) CSS
4 28 (58.33%) jQuery
5 27 (56.25%) Spring
6 26 (54.17%) JSP
6 26 (54.17%) J2EE
6 26 (54.17%) XSLT
6 26 (54.17%) XHTML
6 26 (54.17%) Java EE
7 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
7 11 (22.92%) .NET
8 8 (16.67%) SOAP
9 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (10.42%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (8.33%) Sass
11 4 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 26 (54.17%) iPad
2 26 (54.17%) Client/Server
2 26 (54.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.17%) Debian
2 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) TDD
2 44 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (72.92%) Scrum
4 29 (60.42%) E-Commerce
5 28 (58.33%) Mentoring
6 26 (54.17%) Unit Testing
6 26 (54.17%) SOA
6 26 (54.17%) DSDM
6 26 (54.17%) Extreme Programming
7 13 (27.08%) MVC
8 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.33%) CRM
10 4 (8.33%) OOP
10 4 (8.33%) ETL
10 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
11 3 (6.25%) Product Management
11 3 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) Java
2 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 30 (62.50%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) PHP
5 4 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) PHP5
6 2 (4.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) SAP
2 26 (54.17%) hybris
3 2 (4.17%) Akamai
3 2 (4.17%) Tableau
3 2 (4.17%) Cognos
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe
3 2 (4.17%) Genesys
3 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.17%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago