The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 145 139 203
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +64
Permanent jobs citing BDD 421 448 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.99% 1.97% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.45% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 378 411 264
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
BDD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17363 18317 17261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.90% 80.45% 78.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13860 14435 14084
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BDD
Salary Trend in the South East

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

BDD Salary Trend in the South East

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in the South East

BDD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -16 81 £52,500 +22.09% 10
Hampshire -14 76 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Surrey -29 67 £47,500 -5.00% 8
East Sussex -15 65 £40,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +33 56 £45,000 +20.00% 10
West Sussex +9 30 £42,250 -15.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 29 £40,000 - 4
Kent +6 17 £35,000 -22.22% 1
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 754 (89.23%) TDD
2 715 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 529 (62.60%) C#
4 466 (55.15%) .NET
5 449 (53.14%) MVC
6 400 (47.34%) SQL Server
7 387 (45.80%) ASP.NET
8 327 (38.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 323 (38.22%) JavaScript
10 297 (35.15%) Scrum
11 256 (30.30%) HTML
11 256 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
12 244 (28.88%) CSS
13 230 (27.22%) OO
14 211 (24.97%) jQuery
15 208 (24.62%) Web Application Development
16 202 (23.91%) Java
16 202 (23.91%) SQL
17 190 (22.49%) Ruby
18 187 (22.13%) Git (software)
19 182 (21.54%) RESTful
19 182 (21.54%) ASP.NET Web API
20 172 (20.36%) WCF
21 167 (19.76%) Software Engineering
22 163 (19.29%) AngularJS
23 162 (19.17%) Degree
24 152 (17.99%) NoSQL
25 151 (17.87%) Microsoft
26 141 (16.69%) Linux
27 138 (16.33%) .NET Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 137 (16.21%) Node.js
2 61 (7.22%) Apache
3 40 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 37 (4.38%) IIS
4 37 (4.38%) Confluence
5 21 (2.49%) nginx
6 19 (2.25%) Apache Solr
7 11 (1.30%) Drupal
7 11 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.07%) JBoss
9 7 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.47%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.24%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.24%) CMS
13 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.36%) Mingle
3 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.37%) GitHub
4 18 (2.13%) SaaS
5 17 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.01%) Amazon S3
5 17 (2.01%) AWS OpsWorks
6 8 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (10.89%) Internet
2 23 (2.72%) HTTP
3 21 (2.49%) DNS
3 21 (2.49%) DHCP
4 4 (0.47%) Wireless
4 4 (0.47%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (47.34%) SQL Server
2 152 (17.99%) NoSQL
3 79 (9.35%) MySQL
4 69 (8.17%) MongoDB
5 51 (6.04%) RavenDB
6 40 (4.73%) CouchDB
7 33 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (3.67%) Big Data
9 24 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (2.49%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.89%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.07%) Redis
13 9 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.47%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.47%) HBase
15 4 (0.47%) Hazelcast
16 3 (0.36%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 187 (22.13%) Git (software)
2 126 (14.91%) Selenium
3 109 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 99 (11.72%) NUnit
5 70 (8.28%) Jenkins
6 64 (7.57%) JIRA
7 63 (7.46%) Rhino Mocks
8 61 (7.22%) Subversion
9 56 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 55 (6.51%) Moq
11 53 (6.27%) WebDriver
12 50 (5.92%) Visual Studio
13 48 (5.68%) PHPUnit
14 44 (5.21%) QuickTest Pro
15 36 (4.26%) Eclipse
15 36 (4.26%) SpecFlow
16 33 (3.91%) ReSharper
17 32 (3.79%) Behat
18 30 (3.55%) TeamCity
19 27 (3.20%) JUnit
General
1 91 (10.77%) Finance
2 69 (8.17%) Retail
3 51 (6.04%) Games
4 39 (4.62%) Advertising
5 38 (4.50%) Marketing
6 35 (4.14%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.84%) Back Office
7 24 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.07%) Electronics
9 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.47%) Publishing
10 4 (0.47%) Automotive
10 4 (0.47%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 607 (71.83%) Developer
2 315 (37.28%) .NET Developer
3 116 (13.73%) Senior Developer
4 87 (10.30%) Analyst
5 76 (8.99%) Software Developer
6 75 (8.88%) C# Developer
7 57 (6.75%) Java Developer
8 49 (5.80%) PHP Developer
9 48 (5.68%) Junior
9 48 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 42 (4.97%) Junior Developer
11 41 (4.85%) Test Analyst
12 38 (4.50%) Software Engineer
12 38 (4.50%) Business Analyst
13 34 (4.02%) Tester
13 34 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
14 31 (3.67%) Architect
15 28 (3.31%) Junior .NET Developer
16 27 (3.20%) Web Developer
16 27 (3.20%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (55.15%) .NET
2 387 (45.80%) ASP.NET
3 327 (38.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 256 (30.30%) HTML
5 244 (28.88%) CSS
6 211 (24.97%) jQuery
7 182 (21.54%) RESTful
7 182 (21.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 172 (20.36%) WCF
9 163 (19.29%) AngularJS
10 138 (16.33%) .NET Framework
11 131 (15.50%) Web Services
12 113 (13.37%) XML
13 93 (11.01%) Entity Framework
14 83 (9.82%) HTML5
15 78 (9.23%) Spring
16 66 (7.81%) CSS3
17 65 (7.69%) NHibernate
18 56 (6.63%) KnockoutJS
19 49 (5.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 66 (7.81%) Open Source
3 57 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (5.21%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.08%) User Experience
6 24 (2.84%) iPad
7 20 (2.37%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.89%) Streaming Music
10 14 (1.66%) Kindle
11 13 (1.54%) Tandem
12 10 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (1.07%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.07%) GIS
14 7 (0.83%) Social Media
14 7 (0.83%) DTV
14 7 (0.83%) Wiki
15 6 (0.71%) Xbox
16 5 (0.59%) Social Network
17 4 (0.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 141 (16.69%) Linux
2 57 (6.75%) UNIX
3 56 (6.63%) Windows
4 14 (1.66%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.95%) Android
6 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.36%) CentOS
9 2 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 754 (89.23%) TDD
2 715 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 449 (53.14%) MVC
4 297 (35.15%) Scrum
5 256 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
6 230 (27.22%) OO
7 208 (24.62%) Web Application Development
8 167 (19.76%) Software Engineering
9 105 (12.43%) Unit Testing
10 92 (10.89%) Kanban
11 75 (8.88%) E-Commerce
12 67 (7.93%) Test Automation
13 66 (7.81%) Mentoring
14 64 (7.57%) Dependency Injection
14 64 (7.57%) OOD
15 62 (7.34%) Automated Testing
16 60 (7.10%) Pair Programming
16 60 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (6.63%) Refactoring
18 54 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 529 (62.60%) C#
2 323 (38.22%) JavaScript
3 202 (23.91%) Java
3 202 (23.91%) SQL
4 190 (22.49%) Ruby
5 116 (13.73%) PHP
6 104 (12.31%) Python
7 57 (6.75%) C++
8 49 (5.80%) VB.NET
9 35 (4.14%) VB
9 35 (4.14%) Perl
10 30 (3.55%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.89%) Groovy
12 14 (1.66%) MATLAB
13 13 (1.54%) C
14 11 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.30%) F#
14 11 (1.30%) Scala
15 8 (0.95%) VBScript
16 7 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 162 (19.17%) Degree
2 67 (7.93%) ISEB
3 37 (4.38%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.71%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.47%) CSQA
7 4 (0.47%) MCPD
7 4 (0.47%) MCP
7 4 (0.47%) HND
8 3 (0.36%) MCSE
8 3 (0.36%) MCSD
8 3 (0.36%) MCTS
8 3 (0.36%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.59%) QA
2 15 (1.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (2.49%) iptables
2 4 (0.47%) HDFS
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.18%) Puppet
3 3 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 151 (17.87%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.21%) Oracle
3 40 (4.73%) SAP
3 40 (4.73%) Zend
4 35 (4.14%) Facebook
5 31 (3.67%) Endeca
6 25 (2.96%) hybris
7 23 (2.72%) RedPrairie
8 15 (1.78%) Twitter
9 13 (1.54%) Google
10 7 (0.83%) Apple
11 4 (0.47%) Sony
11 4 (0.47%) TOWER Software
11 4 (0.47%) Yahoo!
12 3 (0.36%) VMware
12 3 (0.36%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.36%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.24%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.24%) Sitecore
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 Basic + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horley, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Up to £50K Base + 10% Bonus + Exceptional Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, car, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55-0000
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 4 days ago