The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 96 139 214
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +75
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3160 2201 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.70% 2.02% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 2.57% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2744 2009 1384
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93957 85653 91299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75631 70015 77736
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +41 3036 £50,000 - 405
London +23 1942 £55,000 - 245
South East +22 408 £45,000 +12.50% 57
City of London +9 335 £52,500 -11.01% 71
North West +44 173 £40,000 +6.66% 35
East of England +54 150 £50,000 +17.64% 16
Yorkshire +19 134 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Hampshire +35 120 £45,000 -10.00% 10
West Yorkshire +21 101 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Leeds +10 94 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Manchester +17 84 £40,000 +5.26% 10
West Midlands +46 83 £41,000 +1.86% 6
South West +8 83 £47,500 +8.57% 18
East Midlands +53 72 £37,500 - 13
Cambridgeshire +38 67 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Cheshire +37 63 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Portsmouth +29 61 £43,750 -2.77% 2
East Sussex -11 60 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Brighton -14 60 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire +19 56 £55,000 -15.38% 8
Cambridge +30 54 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Berkshire +7 54 £52,500 +40.00% 8
Surrey -37 54 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Oxfordshire +23 51 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Scotland +15 48 £40,000 - 9
Bristol +13 39 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Edinburgh +26 36 £50,000 +40.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 33 £45,000 +12.50% 3
St Albans - 32 £58,750 - 2
Birmingham +13 30 £37,500 -2.59% 3

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5176 (85.41%) TDD
2 3056 (50.43%) C#
3 3003 (49.55%) .NET
4 2716 (44.82%) Scrum
5 2567 (42.36%) MVC
6 2284 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2268 (37.43%) ASP.NET
8 2081 (34.34%) SQL Server
8 2081 (34.34%) JavaScript
9 1911 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1895 (31.27%) Java
11 1717 (28.33%) HTML
12 1542 (25.45%) CSS
13 1407 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
14 1363 (22.49%) SQL
15 1308 (21.58%) Selenium
16 1306 (21.55%) OO
17 1221 (20.15%) Git (software)
18 1150 (18.98%) Ruby
19 1135 (18.73%) WCF
20 1114 (18.38%) E-Commerce
21 1107 (18.27%) Cucumber
22 1104 (18.22%) Web Services
23 1100 (18.15%) jQuery
24 1049 (17.31%) Kanban
25 978 (16.14%) Finance
26 970 (16.01%) RESTful
27 908 (14.98%) QA
28 901 (14.87%) Web Application Development
29 854 (14.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 658 (10.86%) Node.js
2 192 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 162 (2.67%) IIS
4 149 (2.46%) Confluence
5 135 (2.23%) Apache
6 120 (1.98%) CMS
7 101 (1.67%) Drupal
8 93 (1.53%) Apache Solr
9 81 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
10 70 (1.16%) Alfresco
11 61 (1.01%) SharePoint
12 60 (0.99%) WordPress
13 49 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
14 48 (0.79%) nginx
15 42 (0.69%) WebSphere
16 34 (0.56%) Jetty
16 34 (0.56%) Adobe CQ
16 34 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
17 33 (0.54%) Umbraco
18 32 (0.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 292 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 59 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 49 (0.81%) MS Office
4 17 (0.28%) Mingle
5 7 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.050%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 58 (0.96%) Magento
2 31 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
4 12 (0.20%) Shopify
4 12 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.099%) assyst
8 4 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.066%) Endur
9 3 (0.050%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 234 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (2.92%) SaaS
3 135 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 104 (1.72%) GitHub
5 38 (0.63%) PaaS
5 38 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
7 18 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.25%) Heroku
9 10 (0.17%) Joyent
10 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.12%) IaaS
11 7 (0.12%) Force.com
11 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.083%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.033%) Office 365
14 1 (0.017%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.017%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 584 (9.64%) Internet
2 141 (2.33%) HTTP
3 46 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.20%) Broadband
5 9 (0.15%) DNS
6 7 (0.12%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.083%) SSL
7 5 (0.083%) GSM
7 5 (0.083%) UMTS
8 4 (0.066%) Intranet
9 3 (0.050%) LDAP
9 3 (0.050%) Extranet
10 2 (0.033%) DSL
10 2 (0.033%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.033%) AMQP
10 2 (0.033%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.033%) VoIP
11 1 (0.017%) DHCP
11 1 (0.017%) GPRS
11 1 (0.017%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2081 (34.34%) SQL Server
2 808 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 628 (10.36%) NoSQL
4 481 (7.94%) MySQL
5 339 (5.59%) Big Data
6 328 (5.41%) MongoDB
7 305 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 291 (4.80%) Relational Database
9 140 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 126 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 124 (2.05%) RDBMS
12 102 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 101 (1.67%) Redis
14 89 (1.47%) RavenDB
15 88 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 87 (1.44%) Oracle Database
17 74 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 52 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 47 (0.78%) CouchDB
20 38 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1308 (21.58%) Selenium
2 1221 (20.15%) Git (software)
3 1107 (18.27%) Cucumber
4 688 (11.35%) NUnit
5 565 (9.32%) Jenkins
6 520 (8.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 487 (8.04%) Moq
8 444 (7.33%) SpecFlow
9 441 (7.28%) WebDriver
9 441 (7.28%) Subversion
10 417 (6.88%) JUnit
11 407 (6.72%) Maven
12 390 (6.44%) JIRA
13 336 (5.54%) TeamCity
14 253 (4.17%) Visual Studio
15 202 (3.33%) Hudson
16 190 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
17 186 (3.07%) Jasmine
18 179 (2.95%) WATIR
19 177 (2.92%) JBehave
General
1 978 (16.14%) Finance
2 412 (6.80%) Games
3 399 (6.58%) Retail
4 285 (4.70%) Marketing
5 197 (3.25%) Banking
5 197 (3.25%) Advertising
6 189 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 186 (3.07%) Law
8 145 (2.39%) Publishing
9 117 (1.93%) Back Office
10 60 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 55 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 53 (0.87%) Legal
13 49 (0.81%) Music Industry
14 35 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.56%) Front Office
16 32 (0.53%) Electronics
17 18 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 18 (0.30%) Billing
18 11 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4250 (70.13%) Developer
2 1739 (28.70%) .NET Developer
3 1015 (16.75%) Senior Developer
4 778 (12.84%) C# Developer
5 764 (12.61%) Java Developer
6 551 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 390 (6.44%) Analyst
8 366 (6.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 345 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 342 (5.64%) ASP.NET Developer
11 328 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
12 274 (4.52%) Tester
13 265 (4.37%) Web Developer
14 252 (4.16%) Software Developer
15 244 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
16 239 (3.94%) Test Analyst
17 202 (3.33%) Test Engineer
18 196 (3.23%) Software Engineer
19 194 (3.20%) QA Engineer
20 190 (3.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3003 (49.55%) .NET
2 2268 (37.43%) ASP.NET
3 1911 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1717 (28.33%) HTML
5 1542 (25.45%) CSS
6 1135 (18.73%) WCF
7 1104 (18.22%) Web Services
8 1100 (18.15%) jQuery
9 970 (16.01%) RESTful
10 854 (14.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 824 (13.60%) HTML5
12 739 (12.19%) Spring
13 725 (11.96%) .NET Framework
14 715 (11.80%) NHibernate
15 678 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 657 (10.84%) REST
17 609 (10.05%) CSS3
18 510 (8.42%) AngularJS
19 481 (7.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 470 (7.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 596 (9.83%) Open Source
2 393 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 338 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 235 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 208 (3.43%) Social Media
6 130 (2.15%) Blog
7 124 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
8 107 (1.77%) BBC
9 99 (1.63%) iPhone
10 79 (1.30%) Blackberry
11 77 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 75 (1.24%) Digital Media
13 74 (1.22%) N-Tier
14 61 (1.01%) DTV
15 60 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
16 58 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 51 (0.84%) Video on Demand
18 50 (0.83%) iPad
19 47 (0.78%) Visualisation
20 45 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 580 (9.57%) Linux
2 559 (9.22%) Windows
3 402 (6.63%) Android
4 355 (5.86%) Apple iOS
5 267 (4.41%) UNIX
6 40 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 39 (0.64%) Windows Phone
8 38 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
8 38 (0.63%) Debian
9 16 (0.26%) CentOS
10 14 (0.23%) Solaris
11 9 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.13%) AIX
12 8 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.083%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.033%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5176 (85.41%) TDD
2 2716 (44.82%) Scrum
3 2567 (42.36%) MVC
4 2284 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1407 (23.22%) Continuous Integration
6 1306 (21.55%) OO
7 1114 (18.38%) E-Commerce
8 1049 (17.31%) Kanban
9 901 (14.87%) Web Application Development
10 689 (11.37%) Pair Programming
11 649 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 647 (10.68%) Test Automation
13 602 (9.93%) Unit Testing
14 505 (8.33%) Automated Testing
15 473 (7.81%) Domain-Driven Design
16 444 (7.33%) SOA
17 416 (6.86%) OOP
18 362 (5.97%) Web Development
19 312 (5.15%) Test Scripting
20 307 (5.07%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3056 (50.43%) C#
2 2081 (34.34%) JavaScript
3 1895 (31.27%) Java
4 1363 (22.49%) SQL
5 1150 (18.98%) Ruby
6 495 (8.17%) PHP
7 393 (6.49%) Python
8 243 (4.01%) VB.NET
9 182 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 172 (2.84%) C++
11 148 (2.44%) Scala
12 145 (2.39%) Groovy
13 120 (1.98%) VB
14 106 (1.75%) Perl
15 101 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 90 (1.49%) XAML
17 74 (1.22%) PHP5
18 70 (1.16%) C
18 70 (1.16%) PowerShell
19 63 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 683 (11.27%) Degree
2 280 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 276 (4.55%) MCSD
4 270 (4.46%) MCTS
5 266 (4.39%) MCP
6 264 (4.36%) MCAD
7 139 (2.29%) ISEB
8 116 (1.91%) ISTQB
9 31 (0.51%) Security Cleared
10 27 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.30%) PhD
12 9 (0.15%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.13%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.099%) MCSE
15 5 (0.083%) CISSP
15 5 (0.083%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 4 (0.066%) PMI Certification
17 3 (0.050%) HND
17 3 (0.050%) PMP
18 2 (0.033%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 908 (14.98%) QA
2 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
2 9 (0.15%) TickIT
3 3 (0.050%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.017%) SLA
4 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.017%) WCAG
4 1 (0.017%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (0.46%) Varnish
2 11 (0.18%) HDFS
3 7 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.050%) Gluster
4 3 (0.050%) Docker
5 2 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.017%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.017%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 111 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 101 (1.67%) Puppet
3 55 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 37 (0.61%) Vagrant
5 25 (0.41%) Capistrano
6 22 (0.36%) HAProxy
6 22 (0.36%) Ansible
7 17 (0.28%) Nagios
8 16 (0.26%) ZABBIX
8 16 (0.26%) Zenoss
8 16 (0.26%) logstash
9 6 (0.099%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.017%) Plesk
Vendors
1 734 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 361 (5.96%) Oracle
3 271 (4.47%) Facebook
4 248 (4.09%) Google
5 188 (3.10%) JBoss
6 117 (1.93%) Zend
7 112 (1.85%) Apple
8 111 (1.83%) Sony
9 104 (1.72%) Yahoo!
10 76 (1.25%) Adobe
11 69 (1.14%) HP
11 69 (1.14%) Twitter
12 67 (1.11%) Endeca
13 64 (1.06%) RedPrairie
14 55 (0.91%) SAP
15 38 (0.63%) Atlassian
16 36 (0.59%) Sitecore
17 33 (0.54%) hybris
18 27 (0.45%) IBM
18 27 (0.45%) Perforce
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum pension health care life assurance g
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,000 per annum pension life assurance gym membershi
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £62500 per annum + Pension, health, life, 25 days
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 50,000 + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago