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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 101 124 173
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +49
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3175 2546 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.79% 2.34% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 2.87% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2683 2238 1738
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014 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 24 October 2014. 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
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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 3052 £50,000 - 385
London +16 1902 £55,000 - 216
South East +25 437 £45,000 - 55
City of London +13 312 £55,000 -4.34% 61
South West +79 163 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North West -13 151 £40,000 +3.89% 39
East of England +46 144 £42,500 -10.52% 21
Hampshire +5 121 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire -59 94 £40,000 +26.98% 20
Berkshire +20 86 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Midlands +40 82 £40,000 - 6
Bristol +56 80 £60,000 +41.17% 6
Hertfordshire +32 78 £55,000 -8.33% 8
East Midlands +36 76 £40,000 - 5
Surrey 0 75 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Portsmouth +20 68 £45,000 - 6
Manchester -41 67 £40,000 - 23
Cheshire +14 54 £40,000 +14.28% 12
West Yorkshire -51 51 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Oxfordshire +29 50 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Scotland +5 44 £40,000 - 8
Birmingham +12 43 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Leeds -34 40 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Wales +21 39 £35,000 -22.22% 6
East Sussex +5 37 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Brighton +1 37 £42,500 +1.19%
Cambridgeshire +11 33 £40,000 - 6
Northamptonshire -2 32 £40,000 +14.28% 1
St Albans - 31 £35,000 - 2
Reading +19 30 £60,000 +71.42% 3

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5415 (86.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5352 (85.30%) TDD
3 3145 (50.13%) C#
4 2989 (47.64%) .NET
5 2782 (44.34%) Scrum
6 2635 (42.00%) MVC
7 2324 (37.04%) ASP.NET
8 2268 (36.15%) JavaScript
9 2122 (33.82%) SQL Server
10 2004 (31.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1937 (30.87%) Java
12 1824 (29.07%) HTML
13 1598 (25.47%) CSS
14 1578 (25.15%) Git (software)
15 1521 (24.24%) SQL
16 1506 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
17 1493 (23.80%) OO
18 1465 (23.35%) Ruby
19 1339 (21.34%) Selenium
20 1297 (20.67%) Cucumber
21 1286 (20.50%) E-Commerce
22 1210 (19.29%) RESTful
23 1147 (18.28%) WCF
24 1130 (18.01%) Web Services
25 1128 (17.98%) jQuery
26 1034 (16.48%) QA
27 987 (15.73%) Web Application Development
28 933 (14.87%) Kanban
29 898 (14.31%) ASP.NET Web API
30 856 (13.64%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 853 (13.60%) Node.js
2 267 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 211 (3.36%) IIS
4 192 (3.06%) Confluence
5 137 (2.18%) Apache
6 134 (2.14%) JBoss
7 130 (2.07%) Apache Solr
8 126 (2.01%) CMS
9 120 (1.91%) WordPress
10 96 (1.53%) Drupal
11 89 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
12 81 (1.29%) nginx
13 77 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
14 55 (0.88%) WebSphere
15 53 (0.84%) SharePoint
16 52 (0.83%) WebLogic
17 44 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
18 34 (0.54%) NServiceBus
19 33 (0.53%) Alfresco
20 32 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 287 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 45 (0.72%) MS Office
3 40 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 32 (0.51%) Mingle
5 9 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 50 (0.80%) Magento
2 42 (0.67%) Shopify
3 32 (0.51%) Endur
4 25 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.29%) Sophis RISQUE
6 12 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 12 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
7 9 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 4 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.064%) Summit
10 2 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.032%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 238 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (2.50%) SaaS
4 138 (2.20%) GitHub
5 25 (0.40%) PaaS
6 24 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
9 15 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.16%) Heroku
11 6 (0.096%) IaaS
12 5 (0.080%) Force.com
12 5 (0.080%) Joyent
13 4 (0.064%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 4 (0.064%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.032%) Trello
14 2 (0.032%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.032%) Office 365
14 2 (0.032%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 585 (9.32%) Internet
2 174 (2.77%) HTTP
3 67 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.26%) Broadband
5 11 (0.18%) Wireshark
6 9 (0.14%) Intranet
7 6 (0.096%) AMQP
7 6 (0.096%) FTP
8 5 (0.080%) DNS
9 4 (0.064%) DSL
10 3 (0.048%) Extranet
11 2 (0.032%) RFID
12 1 (0.016%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.016%) LDAP
12 1 (0.016%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.016%) IPv4
12 1 (0.016%) GSM
12 1 (0.016%) UMTS
12 1 (0.016%) SMTP
12 1 (0.016%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2122 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 856 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 531 (8.46%) MySQL
4 450 (7.17%) MongoDB
5 397 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 316 (5.04%) Big Data
7 293 (4.67%) Relational Database
8 246 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 169 (2.69%) RavenDB
10 164 (2.61%) Redis
11 163 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 127 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 110 (1.75%) RDBMS
14 98 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 95 (1.51%) Oracle Database
16 75 (1.20%) CouchDB
17 73 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
18 71 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 53 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 38 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1578 (25.15%) Git (software)
2 1339 (21.34%) Selenium
3 1297 (20.67%) Cucumber
4 712 (11.35%) NUnit
5 626 (9.98%) Jenkins
6 557 (8.88%) Rhino Mocks
7 549 (8.75%) JIRA
8 518 (8.26%) SpecFlow
9 501 (7.99%) Moq
10 498 (7.94%) TeamCity
11 487 (7.76%) WebDriver
12 485 (7.73%) JUnit
13 398 (6.34%) Maven
14 383 (6.10%) Subversion
15 252 (4.02%) Hudson
16 233 (3.71%) WATIR
17 232 (3.70%) Visual Studio
18 206 (3.28%) Jasmine
19 205 (3.27%) ReSharper
20 201 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 796 (12.69%) Finance
2 429 (6.84%) Retail
3 413 (6.58%) Games
4 299 (4.77%) Marketing
5 249 (3.97%) Advertising
6 211 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 150 (2.39%) Back Office
8 143 (2.28%) Banking
9 135 (2.15%) Publishing
10 110 (1.75%) Law
11 70 (1.12%) Legal
12 56 (0.89%) Music Industry
13 46 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 44 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 27 (0.43%) Front Office
16 26 (0.41%) Electronics
17 19 (0.30%) Billing
18 17 (0.27%) Multimedia
19 15 (0.24%) Financial Institution
20 8 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4255 (67.82%) Developer
2 1712 (27.29%) .NET Developer
3 937 (14.93%) Senior Developer
4 689 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 624 (9.95%) C# Developer
6 451 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 399 (6.36%) Analyst
8 318 (5.07%) Agile .NET Developer
9 300 (4.78%) Tester
10 289 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
11 269 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 258 (4.11%) QA Engineer
13 247 (3.94%) Test Analyst
14 241 (3.84%) Senior Java Developer
15 239 (3.81%) Test Engineer
16 237 (3.78%) Software Developer
17 232 (3.70%) Software Engineer
18 231 (3.68%) Web Developer
19 227 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
20 192 (3.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2989 (47.64%) .NET
2 2324 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 2004 (31.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1824 (29.07%) HTML
5 1598 (25.47%) CSS
6 1210 (19.29%) RESTful
7 1147 (18.28%) WCF
8 1130 (18.01%) Web Services
9 1128 (17.98%) jQuery
10 898 (14.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 817 (13.02%) .NET Framework
12 797 (12.70%) HTML5
13 756 (12.05%) Spring
14 680 (10.84%) AngularJS
15 677 (10.79%) REST
16 666 (10.62%) NHibernate
17 556 (8.86%) CSS3
18 531 (8.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 513 (8.18%) XML
20 481 (7.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 638 (10.17%) Open Source
2 370 (5.90%) User Experience
3 359 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 356 (5.67%) Mobile App
5 251 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 193 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 174 (2.77%) Social Media
8 151 (2.41%) Blog
9 123 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
10 112 (1.79%) Client/Server
11 110 (1.75%) BBC
12 99 (1.58%) iPhone
13 80 (1.28%) iPad
14 64 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
15 62 (0.99%) Digital Media
16 61 (0.97%) Algorithms
17 57 (0.91%) DTV
18 49 (0.78%) N-Tier
19 48 (0.77%) Hedge funds
20 46 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 618 (9.85%) Linux
2 495 (7.89%) Windows
3 348 (5.55%) Android
4 305 (4.86%) Apple iOS
5 293 (4.67%) UNIX
6 64 (1.02%) Windows Phone
7 49 (0.78%) Windows Phone 7
8 43 (0.69%) Debian
9 39 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 37 (0.59%) CentOS
11 24 (0.38%) Solaris
12 19 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.16%) VMS
14 8 (0.13%) AIX
14 8 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.080%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.048%) Fedora
17 3 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5415 (86.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5352 (85.30%) TDD
3 2782 (44.34%) Scrum
4 2635 (42.00%) MVC
5 1506 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1493 (23.80%) OO
7 1286 (20.50%) E-Commerce
8 987 (15.73%) Web Application Development
9 933 (14.87%) Kanban
10 736 (11.73%) Pair Programming
11 692 (11.03%) Software Engineering
12 624 (9.95%) Test Automation
13 570 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 511 (8.14%) SOA
15 504 (8.03%) Automated Testing
16 419 (6.68%) OOD
17 414 (6.60%) OOP
17 414 (6.60%) Mentoring
18 384 (6.12%) Domain-Driven Design
19 362 (5.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3145 (50.13%) C#
2 2268 (36.15%) JavaScript
3 1937 (30.87%) Java
4 1521 (24.24%) SQL
5 1465 (23.35%) Ruby
6 579 (9.23%) PHP
7 446 (7.11%) Python
8 244 (3.89%) VB.NET
9 199 (3.17%) C++
10 160 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 133 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 121 (1.93%) Perl
13 109 (1.74%) Scala
14 105 (1.67%) Objective-C
15 95 (1.51%) VB
16 88 (1.40%) PHP5
17 87 (1.39%) Groovy
18 77 (1.23%) C
19 68 (1.08%) Bash Shell
20 58 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 679 (10.82%) Degree
2 143 (2.28%) ISEB
3 142 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 135 (2.15%) MCSD
5 130 (2.07%) ISTQB
6 128 (2.04%) MCTS
7 123 (1.96%) MCP
8 121 (1.93%) MCAD
9 51 (0.81%) Security Cleared
10 50 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 24 (0.38%) PhD
12 19 (0.30%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.16%) CBAP
14 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 7 (0.11%) MCSE
15 6 (0.096%) CISSP
15 6 (0.096%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 4 (0.064%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1034 (16.48%) QA
2 9 (0.14%) PCI DSS
2 9 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.064%) TickIT
4 3 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.032%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.016%) WCAG
6 1 (0.016%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (0.48%) Varnish
2 10 (0.16%) HDFS
3 9 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.064%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.048%) Gluster
6 3 (0.048%) Docker
7 2 (0.032%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.032%) KVM
8 1 (0.016%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.016%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 139 (2.22%) Puppet
2 113 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (0.73%) Ansible
4 42 (0.67%) Vagrant
5 37 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (0.38%) logstash
7 22 (0.35%) Capistrano
8 8 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (0.096%) Nagios
10 6 (0.096%) Zenoss
10 6 (0.096%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.096%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.032%) StatsD
12 1 (0.016%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.016%) Plesk
12 1 (0.016%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 662 (10.55%) Microsoft
2 412 (6.57%) Oracle
3 288 (4.59%) Facebook
4 243 (3.87%) Google
5 177 (2.82%) Zend
6 115 (1.83%) Sony
7 114 (1.82%) Endeca
8 113 (1.80%) Yahoo!
9 112 (1.79%) Apple
10 104 (1.66%) RedPrairie
11 62 (0.99%) SAP
12 54 (0.86%) hybris
13 49 (0.78%) Sitecore
14 44 (0.70%) HP
15 42 (0.67%) Adobe
16 40 (0.64%) Atlassian
17 35 (0.56%) Xamarin
18 32 (0.51%) Twitter
18 32 (0.51%) OpenLink
19 27 (0.43%) IBM
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