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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.80% 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.41% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% +43.75%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
376 485 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 75.05% 77.60% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 326 405 389
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Slough

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) SEO
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Web Analytics

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (25.00%) Liferay
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) Velocity
3 1 (25.00%) JSR 168
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) SEO
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (25.00%) GigaSpaces