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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 151 136 213
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +77
Permanent jobs citing BDD 418 473 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.94% 1.97% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.47% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 371 435 260
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
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
17608 19172 17706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.75% 80.04% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13952 15152 14358
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Surrey -16 80 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Berkshire -12 79 £52,500 +16.66% 14
Hampshire 0 76 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Oxfordshire +29 62 £45,000 +16.12% 6
East Sussex -23 57 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Sussex +19 25 £40,000 -16.23%
Buckinghamshire +13 24 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Kent +12 15 £35,000 -22.22% 4
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 753 (89.11%) TDD
2 711 (84.14%) Agile Software Development
3 533 (63.08%) C#
4 466 (55.15%) .NET
5 432 (51.12%) MVC
6 389 (46.04%) SQL Server
7 375 (44.38%) ASP.NET
8 327 (38.70%) JavaScript
9 312 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 290 (34.32%) Scrum
11 261 (30.89%) Continuous Integration
12 247 (29.23%) HTML
13 242 (28.64%) CSS
14 241 (28.52%) OO
15 207 (24.50%) jQuery
16 202 (23.91%) SQL
17 201 (23.79%) Web Application Development
18 190 (22.49%) Java
18 190 (22.49%) Ruby
19 182 (21.54%) AngularJS
19 182 (21.54%) ASP.NET Web API
20 177 (20.95%) RESTful
21 174 (20.59%) Degree
22 171 (20.24%) Git (software)
22 171 (20.24%) Software Engineering
23 159 (18.82%) WCF
23 159 (18.82%) NoSQL
24 156 (18.46%) Microsoft
25 145 (17.16%) Linux
26 141 (16.69%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 141 (16.69%) Node.js
2 65 (7.69%) Apache
3 38 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 38 (4.50%) IIS
4 33 (3.91%) Confluence
5 21 (2.49%) nginx
6 15 (1.78%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.18%) Drupal
8 9 (1.07%) JBoss
8 9 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.83%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.59%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.36%) CMS
12 3 (0.36%) Kentico
12 3 (0.36%) Jetty
12 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 63 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.36%) Mingle
3 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.49%) SaaS
4 20 (2.37%) GitHub
5 17 (2.01%) AWS OpsWorks
5 17 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.01%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (10.30%) Internet
2 21 (2.49%) DHCP
2 21 (2.49%) DNS
3 20 (2.37%) HTTP
4 5 (0.59%) Wireless
5 4 (0.47%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (46.04%) SQL Server
2 159 (18.82%) NoSQL
3 85 (10.06%) MongoDB
4 81 (9.59%) MySQL
5 47 (5.56%) CouchDB
5 47 (5.56%) RavenDB
6 31 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (3.31%) Big Data
8 25 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 24 (2.84%) Hadoop
10 22 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.42%) Redis
12 12 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.30%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.83%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.83%) HBase
15 6 (0.71%) OLAP
15 6 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 171 (20.24%) Git (software)
2 126 (14.91%) Selenium
3 99 (11.72%) Cucumber
4 90 (10.65%) NUnit
5 78 (9.23%) Jenkins
6 64 (7.57%) Subversion
7 61 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (6.75%) JIRA
9 55 (6.51%) WebDriver
10 50 (5.92%) Rhino Mocks
11 48 (5.68%) Visual Studio
12 47 (5.56%) PHPUnit
13 44 (5.21%) Moq
14 42 (4.97%) QuickTest Pro
15 41 (4.85%) SpecFlow
16 35 (4.14%) Eclipse
17 31 (3.67%) Behat
18 27 (3.20%) JUnit
19 26 (3.08%) ReSharper
20 23 (2.72%) TestNG
General
1 104 (12.31%) Finance
2 65 (7.69%) Retail
3 44 (5.21%) Games
4 40 (4.73%) Marketing
5 37 (4.38%) Advertising
6 33 (3.91%) Telecoms
7 28 (3.31%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.25%) Back Office
9 11 (1.30%) Electronics
10 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.47%) Automotive
12 3 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 618 (73.14%) Developer
2 310 (36.69%) .NET Developer
3 120 (14.20%) Senior Developer
4 83 (9.82%) C# Developer
5 82 (9.70%) Analyst
6 81 (9.59%) Software Developer
7 61 (7.22%) Java Developer
8 55 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 51 (6.04%) Junior
10 45 (5.33%) PHP Developer
11 44 (5.21%) Junior Developer
12 40 (4.73%) Test Analyst
13 36 (4.26%) Software Engineer
13 36 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
14 34 (4.02%) Business Analyst
14 34 (4.02%) Tester
15 31 (3.67%) Web Developer
16 30 (3.55%) Junior .NET Developer
17 29 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 28 (3.31%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (55.15%) .NET
2 375 (44.38%) ASP.NET
3 312 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 247 (29.23%) HTML
5 242 (28.64%) CSS
6 207 (24.50%) jQuery
7 182 (21.54%) AngularJS
7 182 (21.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 177 (20.95%) RESTful
9 159 (18.82%) WCF
10 136 (16.09%) .NET Framework
11 128 (15.15%) Web Services
12 122 (14.44%) XML
13 84 (9.94%) Entity Framework
14 80 (9.47%) HTML5
15 74 (8.76%) Spring
16 67 (7.93%) KnockoutJS
17 62 (7.34%) CSS3
18 51 (6.04%) NHibernate
19 50 (5.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.11%) Computer Science
2 68 (8.05%) Open Source
3 55 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.96%) User Experience
6 21 (2.49%) iPad
7 20 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.89%) Tandem
8 16 (1.89%) Streaming Music
8 16 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.78%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.66%) Kindle
11 12 (1.42%) Social Media
12 9 (1.07%) DTV
13 8 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.83%) GIS
14 7 (0.83%) BBC
14 7 (0.83%) Wiki
15 5 (0.59%) Web 2.0
16 4 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 145 (17.16%) Linux
2 63 (7.46%) UNIX
3 61 (7.22%) Windows
4 18 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.47%) Android
5 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.36%) CentOS
6 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.24%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 753 (89.11%) TDD
2 711 (84.14%) Agile Software Development
3 432 (51.12%) MVC
4 290 (34.32%) Scrum
5 261 (30.89%) Continuous Integration
6 241 (28.52%) OO
7 201 (23.79%) Web Application Development
8 171 (20.24%) Software Engineering
9 122 (14.44%) Unit Testing
10 89 (10.53%) Kanban
11 68 (8.05%) Test Automation
12 67 (7.93%) Automated Testing
13 62 (7.34%) Mentoring
14 60 (7.10%) OOD
15 57 (6.75%) E-Commerce
16 54 (6.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 53 (6.27%) Dependency Injection
17 53 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
18 51 (6.04%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 533 (63.08%) C#
2 327 (38.70%) JavaScript
3 202 (23.91%) SQL
4 190 (22.49%) Java
4 190 (22.49%) Ruby
5 119 (14.08%) PHP
6 115 (13.61%) Python
7 63 (7.46%) C++
8 43 (5.09%) VB.NET
9 38 (4.50%) Perl
10 35 (4.14%) VB
11 34 (4.02%) T-SQL
12 18 (2.13%) MATLAB
13 17 (2.01%) C
14 16 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.89%) Groovy
15 14 (1.66%) Scala
16 11 (1.30%) F#
17 9 (1.07%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 174 (20.59%) Degree
2 65 (7.69%) ISEB
3 33 (3.91%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.59%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.47%) CSQA
6 4 (0.47%) MCPD
6 4 (0.47%) MCP
6 4 (0.47%) HND
7 3 (0.36%) MCSE
7 3 (0.36%) MCSD
7 3 (0.36%) MCTS
8 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.59%) QA
2 17 (2.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (2.49%) iptables
2 7 (0.83%) HDFS
2 7 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.24%) KVM
3 2 (0.24%) Docker
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.89%) Puppet
3 3 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.24%) Ansible
4 2 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 156 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.09%) Oracle
3 39 (4.62%) Zend
4 38 (4.50%) SAP
5 36 (4.26%) Facebook
6 21 (2.49%) Endeca
6 21 (2.49%) hybris
7 18 (2.13%) Google
8 17 (2.01%) RedPrairie
9 16 (1.89%) Twitter
10 9 (1.07%) Apple
11 7 (0.83%) Sony
11 7 (0.83%) VMware
11 7 (0.83%) Yahoo!
12 6 (0.71%) IBM
13 4 (0.47%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.47%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.36%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.36%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.36%) Xamarin
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