The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 68 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.60% 2.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 3.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 0
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
531 451 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 79.85% 78.03% 83.18%
Number of salaries quoted 384 368 397
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,050 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

BDD
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Slough region.

BDD Salary Trend in Slough

BDD
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Slough

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Symfony
4 4 (57.14%) Zend
4 4 (57.14%) Release Management
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
5 3 (42.86%) Spring
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (28.57%) Ant
6 2 (28.57%) JUnit
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 2 (28.57%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) Maven
6 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Alfresco
2 1 (14.29%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Sahi
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Symfony
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) Struts
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) Velocity
4 1 (14.29%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
4 4 (57.14%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) PHP5
6 1 (14.29%) Groovy
6 1 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) GigaSpaces