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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 141 156 180
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 426 351 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.06% 1.74% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.16% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 374 329 353
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
16766 16229 17025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.89% 80.26% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13518 12840 14581
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +15 101 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Hampshire -2 89 £46,250 +2.77% 18
Surrey -8 54 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Oxfordshire +21 47 £45,000 - 6
East Sussex -11 40 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Buckinghamshire +27 32 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Kent -4 31 £37,500 -16.66% 5
West Sussex -5 31 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 774 (89.79%) TDD
2 750 (87.01%) Agile Software Development
3 506 (58.70%) C#
4 470 (54.52%) .NET
5 467 (54.18%) MVC
6 419 (48.61%) SQL Server
7 402 (46.64%) ASP.NET
8 351 (40.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 321 (37.24%) JavaScript
10 297 (34.45%) Scrum
11 283 (32.83%) Continuous Integration
12 276 (32.02%) Git (software)
12 276 (32.02%) HTML
13 248 (28.77%) CSS
14 245 (28.42%) OO
15 239 (27.73%) Java
16 237 (27.49%) Ruby
17 226 (26.22%) jQuery
18 201 (23.32%) Software Engineering
19 195 (22.62%) SQL
20 191 (22.16%) Web Application Development
21 188 (21.81%) WCF
22 174 (20.19%) Degree
22 174 (20.19%) NoSQL
23 173 (20.07%) ASP.NET Web API
24 163 (18.91%) RESTful
25 160 (18.56%) Cucumber
26 157 (18.21%) .NET Framework
27 156 (18.10%) Microsoft
28 151 (17.52%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 135 (15.66%) Node.js
2 76 (8.82%) Confluence
3 73 (8.47%) IIS
4 58 (6.73%) Apache
5 57 (6.61%) Tomcat
6 32 (3.71%) Apache Solr
7 23 (2.67%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.86%) Drupal
9 11 (1.28%) nginx
10 10 (1.16%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.46%) Mule
13 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.46%) JBoss
13 4 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 97 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (2.44%) SaaS
3 15 (1.74%) GitHub
4 14 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.28%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (10.21%) Internet
2 30 (3.48%) HTTP
3 11 (1.28%) DHCP
3 11 (1.28%) DNS
4 4 (0.46%) Wireless
4 4 (0.46%) Intranet
5 2 (0.23%) AMQP
5 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.23%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (48.61%) SQL Server
2 174 (20.19%) NoSQL
3 83 (9.63%) RavenDB
4 74 (8.58%) MySQL
5 65 (7.54%) MongoDB
6 50 (5.80%) Big Data
7 33 (3.83%) CouchDB
8 32 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (3.13%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.62%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (0.58%) Redis
18 4 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
18 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 276 (32.02%) Git (software)
2 160 (18.56%) Cucumber
3 146 (16.94%) Selenium
4 137 (15.89%) NUnit
5 126 (14.62%) JIRA
6 110 (12.76%) Rhino Mocks
7 98 (11.37%) Moq
8 97 (11.25%) Jenkins
9 75 (8.70%) TeamCity
10 71 (8.24%) ReSharper
11 62 (7.19%) WATIR
11 62 (7.19%) NCrunch
12 51 (5.92%) WebDriver
13 45 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 40 (4.64%) Subversion
15 35 (4.06%) PHPUnit
15 35 (4.06%) Visual Studio
16 30 (3.48%) Mockito
17 29 (3.36%) QuickTest Pro
17 29 (3.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 94 (10.90%) Retail
2 77 (8.93%) Finance
3 58 (6.73%) Back Office
4 54 (6.26%) Games
5 39 (4.52%) Telecoms
6 37 (4.29%) Marketing
7 24 (2.78%) Advertising
8 23 (2.67%) Legal
9 18 (2.09%) Publishing
10 16 (1.86%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.81%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 586 (67.98%) Developer
2 323 (37.47%) .NET Developer
3 110 (12.76%) Senior Developer
4 80 (9.28%) Software Developer
5 78 (9.05%) Analyst
6 70 (8.12%) C# Developer
7 60 (6.96%) Java Developer
8 56 (6.50%) Software Engineer
9 47 (5.45%) Junior
10 45 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 41 (4.76%) Junior Developer
12 40 (4.64%) PHP Developer
13 38 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
14 37 (4.29%) Test Analyst
15 34 (3.94%) Architect
16 33 (3.83%) Junior .NET Developer
16 33 (3.83%) Agile .NET Developer
17 32 (3.71%) Senior Software Engineer
18 31 (3.60%) Tester
18 31 (3.60%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (54.52%) .NET
2 402 (46.64%) ASP.NET
3 351 (40.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 276 (32.02%) HTML
5 248 (28.77%) CSS
6 226 (26.22%) jQuery
7 188 (21.81%) WCF
8 173 (20.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 163 (18.91%) RESTful
10 157 (18.21%) .NET Framework
11 127 (14.73%) Web Services
12 123 (14.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 108 (12.53%) AngularJS
13 108 (12.53%) NHibernate
14 103 (11.95%) Spring
15 98 (11.37%) XML
16 74 (8.58%) J2EE
17 72 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 68 (7.89%) Dapper ORM
19 66 (7.66%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.56%) Computer Science
2 72 (8.35%) Open Source
3 54 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 36 (4.18%) User Experience
6 35 (4.06%) iPad
7 29 (3.36%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.28%) Streaming Music
11 10 (1.16%) Social Network
12 9 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (0.93%) GIS
14 7 (0.81%) Xbox
15 5 (0.58%) Wiki
16 4 (0.46%) Data Integration
16 4 (0.46%) Statistics
16 4 (0.46%) Clustering
16 4 (0.46%) Replication
16 4 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 140 (16.24%) Linux
2 44 (5.10%) Windows
3 42 (4.87%) UNIX
4 12 (1.39%) Android
5 11 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.46%) CentOS
9 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (89.79%) TDD
2 750 (87.01%) Agile Software Development
3 467 (54.18%) MVC
4 297 (34.45%) Scrum
5 283 (32.83%) Continuous Integration
6 245 (28.42%) OO
7 201 (23.32%) Software Engineering
8 191 (22.16%) Web Application Development
9 151 (17.52%) E-Commerce
10 113 (13.11%) OOD
11 104 (12.06%) Pair Programming
12 95 (11.02%) Refactoring
13 94 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
14 88 (10.21%) Kanban
15 85 (9.86%) Unit Testing
16 81 (9.40%) Mentoring
17 80 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
18 69 (8.00%) Test Automation
19 58 (6.73%) SOA
20 57 (6.61%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 506 (58.70%) C#
2 321 (37.24%) JavaScript
3 239 (27.73%) Java
4 237 (27.49%) Ruby
5 195 (22.62%) SQL
6 111 (12.88%) PHP
7 84 (9.74%) VB.NET
8 78 (9.05%) Python
9 40 (4.64%) C++
10 33 (3.83%) Perl
11 26 (3.02%) T-SQL
11 26 (3.02%) VB
12 10 (1.16%) Groovy
12 10 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.04%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.93%) PHP5
15 7 (0.81%) Scala
16 6 (0.70%) VBScript
17 5 (0.58%) C
17 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 174 (20.19%) Degree
2 55 (6.38%) ISEB
3 36 (4.18%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.46%) CSQA
9 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (12.06%) QA
2 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) HDFS
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 156 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.58%) Endeca
3 61 (7.08%) RedPrairie
4 60 (6.96%) Oracle
5 42 (4.87%) SAP
6 35 (4.06%) hybris
7 33 (3.83%) Zend
8 15 (1.74%) Facebook
9 7 (0.81%) Twitter
10 6 (0.70%) Google
11 5 (0.58%) Apple
11 5 (0.58%) Orchard
12 4 (0.46%) IBM
13 2 (0.23%) AppDynamics
14 1 (0.12%) Telerik
14 1 (0.12%) VMware
14 1 (0.12%) Atlassian
14 1 (0.12%) GigaSpaces
14 1 (0.12%) Xamarin
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending
Posted: Yesterday
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
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Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Market Salary
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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