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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 134 145 190
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +45
Permanent jobs citing BDD 453 435 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.18% 1.93% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.39% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 400 303 273
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +2.50%
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
17267 18198 16760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.09% 80.94% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14255 14088 13660
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Hampshire +7 100 £42,500 -5.55% 25
Berkshire +23 88 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Surrey +32 72 £52,500 - 11
Oxfordshire +12 63 £50,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire -8 43 £40,000 - 5
Kent +17 42 £40,000 -2.43% 7
East Sussex -18 21 £50,000 +17.64% 3
West Sussex -18 20 £52,500 +31.25% 10
BDD
England

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 759 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 732 (86.02%) TDD
3 510 (59.93%) C#
4 478 (56.17%) .NET
5 406 (47.71%) MVC
6 362 (42.54%) ASP.NET
7 352 (41.36%) SQL Server
8 325 (38.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 302 (35.49%) JavaScript
9 302 (35.49%) Scrum
10 239 (28.08%) Ruby
11 237 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
11 237 (27.85%) SQL
12 225 (26.44%) RESTful
13 224 (26.32%) Node.js
14 223 (26.20%) NoSQL
15 220 (25.85%) Web Application Development
16 215 (25.26%) OO
17 213 (25.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 208 (24.44%) HTML
19 197 (23.15%) CSS
20 193 (22.68%) Git (software)
21 190 (22.33%) WCF
22 185 (21.74%) Java
23 175 (20.56%) jQuery
24 154 (18.10%) Selenium
25 149 (17.51%) Software Engineering
26 143 (16.80%) Degree
27 142 (16.69%) Linux
28 138 (16.22%) AngularJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 224 (26.32%) Node.js
2 64 (7.52%) Apache
3 52 (6.11%) IIS
4 35 (4.11%) Confluence
5 19 (2.23%) CMS
6 18 (2.12%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.53%) Apache Pig
7 13 (1.53%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.94%) ExpressionEngine
10 7 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.82%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.59%) Jetty
12 4 (0.47%) JBoss
13 3 (0.35%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.35%) nginx
13 3 (0.35%) Kentico
13 3 (0.35%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 53 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.94%) SaaS
4 8 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.24%) GitHub
5 2 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.05%) Internet
2 11 (1.29%) HTTP
3 6 (0.71%) GSM
3 6 (0.71%) UMTS
3 6 (0.71%) LTE
4 3 (0.35%) DHCP
4 3 (0.35%) DNS
5 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.24%) AMQP
5 2 (0.24%) Wireless
6 1 (0.12%) MVNO
6 1 (0.12%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (41.36%) SQL Server
2 223 (26.20%) NoSQL
3 92 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 85 (9.99%) MySQL
5 62 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 53 (6.23%) Big Data
7 22 (2.59%) RDBMS
8 20 (2.35%) Redis
9 19 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.88%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.76%) HBase
12 14 (1.65%) OLAP
12 14 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.65%) OLAP Cube
13 13 (1.53%) CouchDB
13 13 (1.53%) Apache Hive
13 13 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 193 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 154 (18.10%) Selenium
3 89 (10.46%) Jenkins
4 87 (10.22%) JIRA
5 59 (6.93%) Cucumber
6 53 (6.23%) NUnit
7 47 (5.52%) WebDriver
8 45 (5.29%) PHPUnit
9 44 (5.17%) Visual Studio
10 39 (4.58%) SpecFlow
11 38 (4.47%) Subversion
12 37 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 32 (3.76%) Maven
14 26 (3.06%) JUnit
14 26 (3.06%) Mockito
15 25 (2.94%) Moq
16 20 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
17 16 (1.88%) HP UFT
18 15 (1.76%) Eclipse
19 12 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 109 (12.81%) Finance
2 88 (10.34%) Marketing
3 61 (7.17%) Retail
4 53 (6.23%) Advertising
5 47 (5.52%) Telecoms
6 39 (4.58%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.23%) Electronics
8 15 (1.76%) Games
9 12 (1.41%) Legal
10 7 (0.82%) Back Office
10 7 (0.82%) Publishing
11 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) Automotive
13 4 (0.47%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 625 (73.44%) Developer
2 295 (34.67%) .NET Developer
3 127 (14.92%) Senior Developer
4 93 (10.93%) Java Developer
5 90 (10.58%) C# Developer
6 83 (9.75%) Analyst
7 68 (7.99%) Software Engineer
8 65 (7.64%) Web Developer
8 65 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 53 (6.23%) Software Developer
9 53 (6.23%) Business Analyst
10 37 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 37 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
12 32 (3.76%) Agile Business Analyst
13 30 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
14 29 (3.41%) Test Engineer
15 28 (3.29%) Junior
15 28 (3.29%) Test Analyst
16 27 (3.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (56.17%) .NET
2 362 (42.54%) ASP.NET
3 325 (38.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 225 (26.44%) RESTful
5 213 (25.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 208 (24.44%) HTML
7 197 (23.15%) CSS
8 190 (22.33%) WCF
9 175 (20.56%) jQuery
10 138 (16.22%) AngularJS
11 127 (14.92%) .NET Framework
12 123 (14.45%) Web Services
12 123 (14.45%) XML
13 91 (10.69%) Spring
14 70 (8.23%) HTML5
14 70 (8.23%) Entity Framework
15 54 (6.35%) CSS3
16 53 (6.23%) WPF
17 51 (5.99%) Gherkin
18 48 (5.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 101 (11.87%) Computer Science
2 78 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.11%) Mobile App
4 51 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (3.53%) Social Media
6 26 (3.06%) BBC
7 20 (2.35%) N-Tier
7 20 (2.35%) Streaming Music
8 17 (2.00%) DTV
9 16 (1.88%) Tandem
9 16 (1.88%) User Experience
10 15 (1.76%) Semantic Web
11 14 (1.65%) Data Integration
12 11 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (1.29%) Clustering
12 11 (1.29%) Blog
13 10 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.06%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.06%) iPad
15 8 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 142 (16.69%) Linux
2 90 (10.58%) Windows
3 61 (7.17%) UNIX
4 13 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 6 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 732 (86.02%) TDD
3 406 (47.71%) MVC
4 302 (35.49%) Scrum
5 237 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
6 220 (25.85%) Web Application Development
7 215 (25.26%) OO
8 149 (17.51%) Software Engineering
9 136 (15.98%) Unit Testing
10 90 (10.58%) Open Source
11 78 (9.17%) Kanban
12 68 (7.99%) Test Automation
13 64 (7.52%) Dependency Injection
14 63 (7.40%) E-Commerce
15 62 (7.29%) Web Development
16 57 (6.70%) Automated Testing
17 50 (5.88%) Configuration Management
18 49 (5.76%) User Stories
19 48 (5.64%) Mentoring
20 47 (5.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 510 (59.93%) C#
2 302 (35.49%) JavaScript
3 239 (28.08%) Ruby
4 237 (27.85%) SQL
5 185 (21.74%) Java
6 129 (15.16%) PHP
7 119 (13.98%) Python
8 48 (5.64%) Perl
9 40 (4.70%) C++
9 40 (4.70%) T-SQL
10 30 (3.53%) C
11 28 (3.29%) PL/SQL
12 25 (2.94%) VB.NET
12 25 (2.94%) Objective-C
13 19 (2.23%) Scala
14 13 (1.53%) VB
15 10 (1.18%) PHP5
16 8 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.71%) F#
17 6 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 143 (16.80%) Degree
2 48 (5.64%) ISEB
3 24 (2.82%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.24%) HNC
5 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.12%) PMP
6 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (13.51%) QA
2 7 (0.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.53%) HDFS
3 3 (0.35%) iptables
4 2 (0.24%) Firmware
4 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.24%) KVM
4 2 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 57 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (5.76%) Puppet
3 13 (1.53%) Ansible
4 2 (0.24%) logstash
4 2 (0.24%) Salt
4 2 (0.24%) StatsD
4 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 135 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 78 (9.17%) Facebook
3 46 (5.41%) Oracle
4 35 (4.11%) Zend
5 32 (3.76%) Google
6 30 (3.53%) SAP
7 29 (3.41%) Atlassian
8 28 (3.29%) Apple
9 26 (3.06%) Sony
9 26 (3.06%) Yahoo!
10 14 (1.65%) VMware
10 14 (1.65%) IBM
11 13 (1.53%) hybris
12 10 (1.18%) Thunderhead
12 10 (1.18%) CODA
12 10 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.94%) Sitecore
14 7 (0.82%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.71%) Twitter
16 4 (0.47%) HP
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