The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.12% 2.03% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.46% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 8
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
BDD
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 487 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.87% 82.54% 76.99%
Number of salaries quoted 432 364 464
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

BDD
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

BDD Salary Trend in Suffolk

BDD
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Suffolk

BDD
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 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
Ipswich +4 7 £21,500 -46.25%
BDD
East of England

BDD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) NUnit
2 11 (68.75%) NHibernate
2 11 (68.75%) Streaming Music
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
2 11 (68.75%) WinForms
2 11 (68.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 11 (68.75%) Kanban
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (68.75%) MVVM
2 11 (68.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (68.75%) Moq
2 11 (68.75%) WCF
2 11 (68.75%) WPF
2 11 (68.75%) Web Application Development
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Online Games
3 5 (31.25%) SoapUI
3 5 (31.25%) Games
3 5 (31.25%) QA
3 5 (31.25%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) NUnit
1 11 (68.75%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (68.75%) Moq
2 5 (31.25%) SoapUI
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
1 11 (68.75%) .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) QA Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Graduate
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
1 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
1 11 (68.75%) WinForms
1 11 (68.75%) NHibernate
1 11 (68.75%) WCF
1 11 (68.75%) WPF
1 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Streaming Music
2 5 (31.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) Kanban
2 11 (68.75%) MVVM
2 11 (68.75%) Web Application Development
2 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA