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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 99 123 156
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +33
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3062 2497 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.86% 2.33% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.83% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2687 2079 1771
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%

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
88683 88197 85657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.84% 82.39% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72219 69978 71435
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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 +25 2928 £50,000 - 395
London +12 1768 £57,500 +6.48% 241
South East +15 446 £42,500 -5.55% 48
City of London +45 369 £55,000 +2.32% 71
North West +39 157 £40,000 - 31
Yorkshire +18 133 £38,000 +1.33% 18
East of England +25 132 £40,000 -5.88% 17
East Midlands +84 103 £40,000 - 8
West Yorkshire +12 97 £38,000 +2.01% 14
Manchester +20 92 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Berkshire -3 89 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Leeds +14 86 £37,750 +2.02% 14
South West +34 82 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Hampshire -11 78 £42,500 -5.55% 9
West Midlands +33 77 £40,000 -2.43% 11
Surrey +12 68 £40,000 -17.94% 9
East Sussex -2 64 £40,000 -4.76% 7
Hertfordshire +23 62 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Cheshire +33 52 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Brighton -5 51 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Reading +13 46 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Oxfordshire +30 44 £41,500 -7.77% 5
Buckinghamshire +30 39 £40,000 +6.66% 3
West Sussex +13 37 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Southampton -25 33 £43,750 -2.77% 7
Birmingham - 32 £37,500 - 6
St Albans +7 31 £35,000 - 2
Scotland -29 31 £40,000 - 5
Wales +3 30 £37,500 +10.29% 5
Warwickshire - 29 £50,000 - 2

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5313 (85.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5296 (85.47%) TDD
3 3231 (52.15%) C#
4 3057 (49.34%) .NET
5 2706 (43.67%) MVC
6 2621 (42.30%) Scrum
7 2332 (37.64%) SQL Server
8 2281 (36.81%) ASP.NET
9 2206 (35.60%) JavaScript
10 2020 (32.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1800 (29.05%) Java
12 1700 (27.44%) HTML
13 1559 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
14 1536 (24.79%) CSS
15 1511 (24.39%) Git (software)
16 1503 (24.26%) OO
17 1480 (23.89%) SQL
18 1357 (21.90%) RESTful
19 1330 (21.47%) Ruby
20 1214 (19.59%) WCF
21 1181 (19.06%) Web Application Development
22 1157 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
23 1101 (17.77%) NoSQL
24 1072 (17.30%) Selenium
25 1060 (17.11%) E-Commerce
26 1050 (16.95%) Cucumber
27 1028 (16.59%) jQuery
28 1023 (16.51%) QA
29 1012 (16.33%) Node.js
30 1005 (16.22%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1012 (16.33%) Node.js
2 192 (3.10%) CMS
3 153 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 151 (2.44%) Apache
5 135 (2.18%) IIS
6 124 (2.00%) Confluence
7 122 (1.97%) nginx
8 104 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
9 90 (1.45%) Apache Solr
10 84 (1.36%) WordPress
10 84 (1.36%) NServiceBus
11 69 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 67 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
13 65 (1.05%) Drupal
13 65 (1.05%) Umbraco
14 60 (0.97%) SharePoint
15 50 (0.81%) JBoss
16 49 (0.79%) WebLogic
16 49 (0.79%) WebSphere
17 33 (0.53%) Zimbra
Applications
1 252 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 53 (0.86%) MS Office
3 33 (0.53%) Mingle
4 30 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.097%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.048%) HipChat
8 2 (0.032%) MS Project
8 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (0.42%) Shopify
2 25 (0.40%) Magento
3 20 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 20 (0.32%) Endur
4 18 (0.29%) Sophis RISQUE
5 13 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.097%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.081%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.081%) Summit
7 5 (0.081%) ReMetrica
8 4 (0.065%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.032%) RMDS
9 2 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 253 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 177 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (1.44%) GitHub
4 71 (1.15%) SaaS
5 52 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 27 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
8 26 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (0.32%) PaaS
10 12 (0.19%) IaaS
11 7 (0.11%) Heroku
12 6 (0.097%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.065%) Trello
13 4 (0.065%) ElastiCache
13 4 (0.065%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.048%) Joyent
15 2 (0.032%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.016%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 533 (8.60%) Internet
2 135 (2.18%) HTTP
3 33 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.37%) DNS
5 22 (0.36%) Broadband
6 18 (0.29%) DHCP
7 11 (0.18%) FTP
8 9 (0.15%) Intranet
8 9 (0.15%) AMQP
9 7 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.11%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.11%) DSL
10 4 (0.065%) DVB
10 4 (0.065%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.065%) Wireless
11 3 (0.048%) iBeacon
11 3 (0.048%) SSL
12 2 (0.032%) LDAP
12 2 (0.032%) Extranet
12 2 (0.032%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2332 (37.64%) SQL Server
2 1101 (17.77%) NoSQL
3 567 (9.15%) MongoDB
4 409 (6.60%) MySQL
5 250 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 226 (3.65%) Big Data
7 215 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 183 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 164 (2.65%) Redis
10 157 (2.53%) RavenDB
11 151 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 140 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
13 128 (2.07%) Hadoop
14 94 (1.52%) CouchDB
15 93 (1.50%) RDBMS
16 58 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 55 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
18 43 (0.69%) Oracle Database
19 41 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 27 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1511 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 1072 (17.30%) Selenium
3 1050 (16.95%) Cucumber
4 695 (11.22%) NUnit
5 539 (8.70%) SpecFlow
6 525 (8.47%) Jenkins
7 500 (8.07%) WebDriver
8 486 (7.84%) TeamCity
9 470 (7.59%) JIRA
10 456 (7.36%) Rhino Mocks
11 442 (7.13%) Moq
12 416 (6.71%) JUnit
13 317 (5.12%) Subversion
14 292 (4.71%) Visual Studio
15 282 (4.55%) Maven
16 257 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 191 (3.08%) Jasmine
18 186 (3.00%) Hudson
19 164 (2.65%) ReSharper
20 146 (2.36%) Calabash
General
1 784 (12.65%) Finance
2 436 (7.04%) Games
3 356 (5.75%) Retail
4 266 (4.29%) Advertising
5 227 (3.66%) Marketing
6 206 (3.32%) Banking
7 203 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 157 (2.53%) Back Office
9 89 (1.44%) Publishing
10 66 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 61 (0.98%) Front Office
12 55 (0.89%) Music Industry
13 43 (0.69%) Law
14 38 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 36 (0.58%) Online Betting
16 33 (0.53%) Legal
17 21 (0.34%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.32%) Electronics
19 17 (0.27%) Automotive
20 13 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4201 (67.80%) Developer
2 1828 (29.50%) .NET Developer
3 781 (12.60%) Senior Developer
4 589 (9.51%) Java Developer
5 519 (8.38%) C# Developer
6 483 (7.80%) Analyst
7 348 (5.62%) Tester
8 338 (5.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 281 (4.54%) Test Analyst
10 268 (4.33%) Software Developer
11 267 (4.31%) Agile .NET Developer
12 228 (3.68%) Senior .NET Developer
13 221 (3.57%) Software Engineer
14 207 (3.34%) PHP Developer
15 203 (3.28%) Test Engineer
16 202 (3.26%) Web Developer
17 196 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
18 194 (3.13%) Junior
19 179 (2.89%) QA Engineer
20 176 (2.84%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3057 (49.34%) .NET
2 2281 (36.81%) ASP.NET
3 2020 (32.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1700 (27.44%) HTML
5 1536 (24.79%) CSS
6 1357 (21.90%) RESTful
7 1214 (19.59%) WCF
8 1157 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1028 (16.59%) jQuery
10 1005 (16.22%) Web Services
11 883 (14.25%) AngularJS
12 842 (13.59%) .NET Framework
13 721 (11.64%) HTML5
14 672 (10.85%) Spring
15 556 (8.97%) REST
16 546 (8.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 502 (8.10%) CSS3
18 490 (7.91%) NHibernate
19 455 (7.34%) KnockoutJS
20 431 (6.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 636 (10.26%) Open Source
2 372 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 336 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 289 (4.66%) User Experience
5 216 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 187 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
7 163 (2.63%) Blog
8 140 (2.26%) Social Media
9 136 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
10 128 (2.07%) BBC
11 120 (1.94%) Hedge funds
12 95 (1.53%) Client/Server
13 80 (1.29%) iPhone
14 70 (1.13%) iPad
15 59 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 58 (0.94%) Tandem
17 53 (0.86%) DTV
17 53 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
18 47 (0.76%) IPTV
19 44 (0.71%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 684 (11.04%) Linux
2 486 (7.84%) Windows
3 343 (5.54%) Android
4 320 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 256 (4.13%) UNIX
6 52 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 30 (0.48%) Debian
8 27 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
9 26 (0.42%) CentOS
10 23 (0.37%) Solaris
11 22 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.18%) VMS
15 10 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
18 7 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
19 4 (0.065%) Windows 8
19 4 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5313 (85.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5296 (85.47%) TDD
3 2706 (43.67%) MVC
4 2621 (42.30%) Scrum
5 1559 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
6 1503 (24.26%) OO
7 1181 (19.06%) Web Application Development
8 1060 (17.11%) E-Commerce
9 872 (14.07%) Kanban
10 745 (12.02%) Software Engineering
11 627 (10.12%) Test Automation
12 564 (9.10%) Pair Programming
13 489 (7.89%) Automated Testing
14 453 (7.31%) SOA
15 450 (7.26%) Unit Testing
16 391 (6.31%) OOP
17 383 (6.18%) OOD
18 363 (5.86%) Mentoring
19 355 (5.73%) Domain-Driven Design
20 332 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3231 (52.15%) C#
2 2206 (35.60%) JavaScript
3 1800 (29.05%) Java
4 1480 (23.89%) SQL
5 1330 (21.47%) Ruby
6 543 (8.76%) PHP
7 407 (6.57%) Python
8 217 (3.50%) C++
9 177 (2.86%) Scala
10 175 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 162 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 123 (1.99%) VB
13 108 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 106 (1.71%) Perl
15 100 (1.61%) Groovy
16 99 (1.60%) Objective-C
17 88 (1.42%) Bash Shell
18 64 (1.03%) PL/SQL
19 59 (0.95%) C
20 54 (0.87%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 584 (9.43%) Degree
2 234 (3.78%) ISEB
3 144 (2.32%) ISTQB
4 137 (2.21%) VCP4
5 62 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 41 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (0.52%) MCSD
7 32 (0.52%) MCTS
8 31 (0.50%) MCP
9 28 (0.45%) Security Cleared
10 27 (0.44%) MCAD
11 18 (0.29%) HND
11 18 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.26%) PMP
13 13 (0.21%) PhD
13 13 (0.21%) SC Cleared
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
15 6 (0.097%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1023 (16.51%) QA
2 21 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.19%) HL7
4 10 (0.16%) WCAG
5 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.032%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.032%) WAI
7 1 (0.016%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (0.55%) Varnish
2 20 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.21%) Docker
4 7 (0.11%) HDFS
4 7 (0.11%) vSphere
5 4 (0.065%) Cygwin
5 4 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.032%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.032%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.016%) KVM
Systems Management
1 135 (2.18%) Puppet
2 124 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (0.97%) Ansible
4 37 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (0.40%) Vagrant
6 23 (0.37%) logstash
7 22 (0.36%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (0.081%) Nagios
9 5 (0.081%) Business Desktop Deployment
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%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.032%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.016%) Salt
12 1 (0.016%) Mesos
Vendors
1 658 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 414 (6.68%) Oracle
3 281 (4.54%) Facebook
4 260 (4.20%) Google
5 154 (2.49%) Zend
6 128 (2.07%) Yahoo!
7 123 (1.99%) Apple
8 108 (1.74%) Sony
9 75 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 72 (1.16%) hybris
11 64 (1.03%) SAP
12 54 (0.87%) Endeca
13 49 (0.79%) Xamarin
14 44 (0.71%) IBM
15 40 (0.65%) Twitter
16 39 (0.63%) RedPrairie
17 32 (0.52%) HP
18 31 (0.50%) Atlassian
18 31 (0.50%) EPiServer
19 20 (0.32%) ATG
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Fully Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefit
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago