The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 98 123 152
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +29
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3050 2360 2099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.88% 2.30% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.80% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2681 2022 1885
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BDD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD within the UK.

BDD Salary Trend in the UK

BDD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

BDD Salary Histogram in the UK

BDD
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +23 2907 £50,000 - 421
London +13 1736 £56,000 +1.81% 244
South East +12 436 £42,500 -5.55% 63
City of London +44 358 £56,250 +2.27% 75
North West +54 175 £40,000 - 32
East of England +13 135 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Yorkshire 0 118 £40,000 +14.28% 25
South West +41 111 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Berkshire +7 104 £48,750 -11.36% 6
Manchester +8 98 £40,000 +3.89% 19
East Midlands +73 97 £40,000 - 9
Hampshire -10 84 £45,000 - 20
West Yorkshire -7 76 £39,000 +11.42% 17
West Midlands +47 74 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Hertfordshire +21 72 £55,000 -4.34% 7
Leeds -5 67 £38,000 +8.57% 15
Cheshire +50 64 £40,000 -27.27% 9
Surrey +7 58 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Reading +25 57 £55,000 -6.38% 2
Oxfordshire +22 48 £45,000 - 6
Scotland -1 47 £38,750 -3.72% 10
East Sussex -12 45 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Bristol +11 43 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Brighton -10 37 £40,000 +0.62% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 35 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Birmingham +21 34 £37,500 -6.25% 4
St Albans - 33 £35,000 - 2
Northampton +24 32 £40,000 - 2
Northamptonshire +24 32 £40,000 -44.82% 2
Wiltshire +19 32 £41,250 -2.94% 4

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 5364 (86.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5251 (84.61%) TDD
3 3251 (52.38%) C#
4 3059 (49.29%) .NET
5 2720 (43.83%) MVC
6 2686 (43.28%) Scrum
7 2323 (37.43%) ASP.NET
8 2293 (36.95%) SQL Server
9 2238 (36.06%) JavaScript
10 2060 (33.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1779 (28.67%) Java
12 1768 (28.49%) HTML
13 1572 (25.33%) Git (software)
14 1571 (25.31%) CSS
15 1520 (24.49%) OO
16 1513 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
17 1494 (24.07%) SQL
18 1428 (23.01%) Ruby
19 1337 (21.54%) RESTful
20 1216 (19.59%) WCF
21 1134 (18.27%) Selenium
22 1128 (18.18%) Web Application Development
23 1126 (18.14%) ASP.NET Web API
24 1124 (18.11%) E-Commerce
25 1121 (18.06%) Cucumber
26 1094 (17.63%) NoSQL
27 1061 (17.10%) jQuery
28 1016 (16.37%) QA
29 999 (16.10%) Node.js
30 974 (15.69%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 999 (16.10%) Node.js
2 188 (3.03%) CMS
3 180 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 178 (2.87%) IIS
5 151 (2.43%) Confluence
6 149 (2.40%) Apache
7 118 (1.90%) nginx
8 114 (1.84%) Apache Solr
9 102 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
10 101 (1.63%) WordPress
11 76 (1.22%) Drupal
12 74 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 69 (1.11%) NServiceBus
14 63 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
15 62 (1.00%) Umbraco
16 60 (0.97%) SharePoint
17 57 (0.92%) WebSphere
18 54 (0.87%) WebLogic
19 49 (0.79%) JBoss
20 33 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 255 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 56 (0.90%) MS Office
3 28 (0.45%) Mingle
4 26 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.048%) HipChat
7 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 40 (0.64%) Shopify
2 28 (0.45%) Endur
3 25 (0.40%) Magento
4 24 (0.39%) Sophis RISQUE
5 20 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 12 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.097%) Summit
8 5 (0.081%) ReMetrica
8 5 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.081%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.064%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.064%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 243 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 186 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 103 (1.66%) GitHub
4 95 (1.53%) SaaS
5 46 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 23 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
8 21 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.26%) PaaS
10 12 (0.19%) IaaS
11 8 (0.13%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.097%) Heroku
13 4 (0.064%) Trello
14 3 (0.048%) ElastiCache
14 3 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.048%) Joyent
15 2 (0.032%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.016%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 521 (8.40%) Internet
2 157 (2.53%) HTTP
3 44 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.29%) Broadband
5 14 (0.23%) DNS
6 13 (0.21%) Wireshark
7 12 (0.19%) DHCP
8 10 (0.16%) Intranet
8 10 (0.16%) AMQP
9 8 (0.13%) FTP
10 7 (0.11%) DSL
11 6 (0.097%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.064%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.064%) Wireless
13 3 (0.048%) DVB
13 3 (0.048%) iBeacon
14 2 (0.032%) RFID
15 1 (0.016%) Unified Communications
15 1 (0.016%) SMTP
15 1 (0.016%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2293 (36.95%) SQL Server
2 1094 (17.63%) NoSQL
3 576 (9.28%) MongoDB
4 440 (7.09%) MySQL
5 244 (3.93%) Big Data
6 236 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 216 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 196 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 186 (3.00%) RavenDB
10 180 (2.90%) Redis
11 149 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
12 138 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 114 (1.84%) Hadoop
14 102 (1.64%) CouchDB
15 85 (1.37%) RDBMS
16 62 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 53 (0.85%) Oracle Database
18 40 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
19 39 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 30 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1572 (25.33%) Git (software)
2 1134 (18.27%) Selenium
3 1121 (18.06%) Cucumber
4 716 (11.54%) NUnit
5 554 (8.93%) SpecFlow
6 550 (8.86%) Jenkins
7 534 (8.60%) TeamCity
8 531 (8.56%) JIRA
9 507 (8.17%) WebDriver
10 497 (8.01%) Rhino Mocks
11 455 (7.33%) Moq
12 412 (6.64%) JUnit
13 304 (4.90%) Subversion
14 294 (4.74%) Visual Studio
15 286 (4.61%) Maven
16 249 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
17 229 (3.69%) Hudson
18 203 (3.27%) Jasmine
19 181 (2.92%) ReSharper
20 150 (2.42%) RSpec
General
1 709 (11.42%) Finance
2 435 (7.01%) Games
3 386 (6.22%) Retail
4 262 (4.22%) Advertising
5 232 (3.74%) Marketing
6 209 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 196 (3.16%) Banking
8 167 (2.69%) Back Office
9 107 (1.72%) Publishing
10 70 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 55 (0.89%) Music Industry
12 53 (0.85%) Front Office
13 49 (0.79%) Law
14 48 (0.77%) Legal
15 33 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 30 (0.48%) Online Betting
17 20 (0.32%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.26%) Electronics
19 14 (0.23%) Automotive
20 11 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4157 (66.98%) Developer
2 1794 (28.91%) .NET Developer
3 801 (12.91%) Senior Developer
4 560 (9.02%) Java Developer
5 533 (8.59%) C# Developer
6 483 (7.78%) Analyst
7 361 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 356 (5.74%) Tester
9 282 (4.54%) Test Analyst
10 278 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
11 273 (4.40%) Software Developer
12 249 (4.01%) Software Engineer
13 234 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
14 219 (3.53%) Web Developer
15 210 (3.38%) PHP Developer
15 210 (3.38%) Test Engineer
16 204 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
17 202 (3.25%) QA Engineer
18 188 (3.03%) Junior
19 176 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3059 (49.29%) .NET
2 2323 (37.43%) ASP.NET
3 2060 (33.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1768 (28.49%) HTML
5 1571 (25.31%) CSS
6 1337 (21.54%) RESTful
7 1216 (19.59%) WCF
8 1126 (18.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1061 (17.10%) jQuery
10 974 (15.69%) Web Services
11 834 (13.44%) .NET Framework
12 833 (13.42%) AngularJS
13 728 (11.73%) HTML5
14 666 (10.73%) Spring
15 576 (9.28%) REST
16 540 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 520 (8.38%) NHibernate
18 511 (8.23%) CSS3
19 449 (7.23%) KnockoutJS
20 444 (7.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 605 (9.75%) Open Source
2 353 (5.69%) Mobile App
3 343 (5.53%) Computer Science
4 308 (4.96%) User Experience
5 242 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 185 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 175 (2.82%) Blog
8 152 (2.45%) Inversion of Control
9 137 (2.21%) Social Media
10 129 (2.08%) BBC
11 105 (1.69%) Hedge funds
12 102 (1.64%) Client/Server
13 86 (1.39%) iPhone
14 84 (1.35%) iPad
15 55 (0.89%) DTV
15 55 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 52 (0.84%) IPTV
17 51 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
18 46 (0.74%) Video on Demand
18 46 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 647 (10.43%) Linux
2 483 (7.78%) Windows
3 326 (5.25%) Android
4 306 (4.93%) Apple iOS
5 264 (4.25%) UNIX
6 57 (0.92%) Windows Phone
7 37 (0.60%) Debian
8 30 (0.48%) CentOS
8 30 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
9 24 (0.39%) Solaris
9 24 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 14 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.18%) VMS
12 10 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.097%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.048%) AIX
17 2 (0.032%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5364 (86.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5251 (84.61%) TDD
3 2720 (43.83%) MVC
4 2686 (43.28%) Scrum
5 1520 (24.49%) OO
6 1513 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1128 (18.18%) Web Application Development
8 1124 (18.11%) E-Commerce
9 834 (13.44%) Kanban
10 775 (12.49%) Software Engineering
11 640 (10.31%) Test Automation
12 598 (9.64%) Pair Programming
13 479 (7.72%) Automated Testing
14 471 (7.59%) SOA
15 427 (6.88%) Unit Testing
16 407 (6.56%) OOD
17 392 (6.32%) OOP
18 386 (6.22%) Mentoring
19 336 (5.41%) Test Scripting
20 328 (5.29%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 3251 (52.38%) C#
2 2238 (36.06%) JavaScript
3 1779 (28.67%) Java
4 1494 (24.07%) SQL
5 1428 (23.01%) Ruby
6 526 (8.48%) PHP
7 392 (6.32%) Python
8 217 (3.50%) C++
9 199 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 156 (2.51%) T-SQL
11 147 (2.37%) Scala
12 133 (2.14%) PowerShell
13 116 (1.87%) Perl
14 111 (1.79%) VB
15 90 (1.45%) Objective-C
16 89 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 81 (1.31%) Groovy
18 66 (1.06%) PL/SQL
19 65 (1.05%) C
20 60 (0.97%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 610 (9.83%) Degree
2 212 (3.42%) ISEB
3 156 (2.51%) ISTQB
4 68 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 41 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (0.58%) MCSD
7 35 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 35 (0.56%) MCTS
8 33 (0.53%) MCP
8 33 (0.53%) MCAD
9 19 (0.31%) SC Cleared
10 16 (0.26%) PhD
11 13 (0.21%) HND
12 9 (0.15%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 9 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 9 (0.15%) CBAP
12 9 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 8 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.097%) PMP
14 6 (0.097%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1016 (16.37%) QA
2 18 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.19%) HL7
4 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.097%) WCAG
6 3 (0.048%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.016%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (0.55%) Varnish
2 20 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.11%) vSphere
4 7 (0.11%) Docker
5 5 (0.081%) Cygwin
5 5 (0.081%) HDFS
6 4 (0.064%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.032%) KVM
Systems Management
1 134 (2.16%) Puppet
2 122 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (0.93%) Ansible
4 43 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (0.40%) logstash
6 23 (0.37%) Vagrant
7 22 (0.35%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (0.081%) Graphite
10 3 (0.048%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.048%) StatsD
11 2 (0.032%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.032%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.016%) Nagios
12 1 (0.016%) Mesos
12 1 (0.016%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 652 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 399 (6.43%) Oracle
3 279 (4.50%) Facebook
4 249 (4.01%) Google
5 160 (2.58%) Zend
6 125 (2.01%) Apple
7 120 (1.93%) Yahoo!
8 115 (1.85%) Sony
9 80 (1.29%) Sitecore
10 79 (1.27%) hybris
11 78 (1.26%) Endeca
12 67 (1.08%) SAP
13 63 (1.02%) RedPrairie
14 46 (0.74%) Xamarin
15 41 (0.66%) Twitter
16 40 (0.64%) HP
17 39 (0.63%) IBM
18 33 (0.53%) EPiServer
19 31 (0.50%) Atlassian
20 28 (0.45%) OpenLink
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
AB Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens and pension and gym and he
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 480k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago