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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 94 115 163
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +48
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3161 2879 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.96% 2.45% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 2.99% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 2502 1729
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +20 3036 £50,000 - 457
London +20 1837 £55,000 - 273
South East -26 403 £45,000 - 42
City of London +48 324 £57,500 +4.54% 65
North West +40 191 £40,000 - 38
East Midlands +79 141 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Manchester +62 126 £40,000 - 21
East of England +6 122 £50,000 +5.82% 13
South West +45 109 £37,500 -11.76% 23
Yorkshire -20 106 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Berkshire +33 102 £55,000 +12.82% 8
Hampshire +1 102 £45,000 - 16
West Midlands +27 94 £40,000 -2.43% 26
Surrey -15 74 £47,500 -5.00% 8
West Yorkshire -17 67 £40,000 - 12
Leeds -17 63 £40,000 - 10
Northamptonshire +38 61 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Oxfordshire +12 57 £42,250 -6.11% 6
Northampton +42 51 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Scotland +11 46 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Hertfordshire -7 46 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Bristol +6 45 £34,000 -24.44% 7
Cheshire -3 43 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Birmingham +14 38 £37,500 +11.11% 11
Nottinghamshire +29 36 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Oxford +7 36 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Reading +1 36 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Nottingham +12 33 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Southampton +4 33 £35,000 +27.27% 7
Wales +7 30 £37,500 -17.58% 4

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5347 (86.01%) Agile Software Development
2 5283 (84.98%) TDD
3 3080 (49.54%) C#
4 2869 (46.15%) .NET
5 2655 (42.71%) MVC
6 2492 (40.08%) Scrum
7 2261 (36.37%) SQL Server
8 2149 (34.57%) ASP.NET
9 2098 (33.75%) JavaScript
10 1952 (31.40%) Java
11 1901 (30.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1634 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
13 1569 (25.24%) HTML
14 1563 (25.14%) Git (software)
15 1461 (23.50%) OO
16 1422 (22.87%) CSS
17 1391 (22.37%) SQL
18 1365 (21.96%) RESTful
19 1304 (20.97%) Ruby
20 1259 (20.25%) Web Application Development
21 1221 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1190 (19.14%) NoSQL
23 1167 (18.77%) WCF
24 1126 (18.11%) Node.js
25 1079 (17.36%) Selenium
26 1061 (17.07%) QA
27 988 (15.89%) Cucumber
28 958 (15.41%) Web Services
29 957 (15.39%) Finance
30 953 (15.33%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1126 (18.11%) Node.js
2 189 (3.04%) Apache
3 180 (2.90%) CMS
4 142 (2.28%) Tomcat
5 136 (2.19%) IIS
6 121 (1.95%) nginx
6 121 (1.95%) Confluence
7 117 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
8 78 (1.25%) NServiceBus
9 73 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 73 (1.17%) Apache Solr
10 70 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 69 (1.11%) Umbraco
12 68 (1.09%) JBoss
13 57 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
14 55 (0.88%) WebSphere
15 42 (0.68%) Apache Spark
16 40 (0.64%) Zimbra
16 40 (0.64%) Drupal
17 33 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 227 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 31 (0.50%) MS Office
3 28 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.34%) Mingle
5 14 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.032%) MS Project
8 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.016%) GIMP
8 1 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.31%) Magento
3 8 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 6 (0.097%) Shopify
5 5 (0.080%) Sophis RISQUE
5 5 (0.080%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.064%) Odoo
6 4 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.048%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.032%) Sage ERP X3
8 2 (0.032%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.032%) Agresso
8 2 (0.032%) RMDS
9 1 (0.016%) Endur
9 1 (0.016%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 279 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (1.66%) GitHub
4 81 (1.30%) SaaS
5 51 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.31%) IaaS
9 18 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
10 17 (0.27%) PaaS
11 16 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
11 16 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 13 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
15 9 (0.14%) Heroku
16 6 (0.097%) OpenShift
17 5 (0.080%) Google Analytics
17 5 (0.080%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 456 (7.33%) Internet
2 149 (2.40%) HTTP
3 39 (0.63%) DNS
4 32 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.32%) DHCP
6 18 (0.29%) Broadband
7 14 (0.23%) AMQP
8 11 (0.18%) DVB
9 10 (0.16%) Unified Communications
10 9 (0.14%) LDAP
10 9 (0.14%) SSL
11 8 (0.13%) Intranet
11 8 (0.13%) FTP
12 7 (0.11%) Wireless
12 7 (0.11%) DSL
13 5 (0.080%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.080%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.080%) Extranet
14 4 (0.064%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.064%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2261 (36.37%) SQL Server
2 1190 (19.14%) NoSQL
3 598 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 417 (6.71%) MySQL
5 263 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 193 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 182 (2.93%) Redis
8 173 (2.78%) Big Data
9 149 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 136 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
11 135 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 123 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 84 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 76 (1.22%) RavenDB
15 66 (1.06%) CouchDB
16 57 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 54 (0.87%) Apache Hive
18 52 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 45 (0.72%) Oracle Database
20 42 (0.68%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1563 (25.14%) Git (software)
2 1079 (17.36%) Selenium
3 988 (15.89%) Cucumber
4 575 (9.25%) NUnit
5 566 (9.10%) Jenkins
6 552 (8.88%) WebDriver
7 476 (7.66%) SpecFlow
8 438 (7.05%) JIRA
9 427 (6.87%) JUnit
10 342 (5.50%) Rhino Mocks
11 311 (5.00%) Subversion
12 307 (4.94%) Moq
13 300 (4.83%) TeamCity
14 295 (4.75%) Maven
15 250 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
16 212 (3.41%) Visual Studio
17 209 (3.36%) Jasmine
18 155 (2.49%) SoapUI
19 143 (2.30%) JBehave
20 133 (2.14%) JMeter
General
1 957 (15.39%) Finance
2 440 (7.08%) Retail
3 426 (6.85%) Games
4 320 (5.15%) Marketing
5 259 (4.17%) Advertising
6 232 (3.73%) Banking
7 168 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 138 (2.22%) Back Office
9 86 (1.38%) Publishing
10 71 (1.14%) Front Office
11 68 (1.09%) Law
12 58 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 58 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 55 (0.88%) Music Industry
14 47 (0.76%) Automotive
15 43 (0.69%) Online Betting
15 43 (0.69%) Electronics
16 39 (0.63%) Financial Institution
17 17 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4167 (67.03%) Developer
2 1780 (28.63%) .NET Developer
3 764 (12.29%) Senior Developer
4 633 (10.18%) Java Developer
5 508 (8.17%) Analyst
6 475 (7.64%) C# Developer
7 364 (5.85%) Tester
8 324 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 282 (4.54%) Test Analyst
10 262 (4.21%) Software Developer
11 245 (3.94%) Software Engineer
12 215 (3.46%) Agile .NET Developer
13 212 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
14 199 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
15 190 (3.06%) Junior
16 182 (2.93%) PHP Developer
17 179 (2.88%) Lead Developer
18 177 (2.85%) Junior Developer
19 176 (2.83%) Web Developer
20 171 (2.75%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2869 (46.15%) .NET
2 2149 (34.57%) ASP.NET
3 1901 (30.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1569 (25.24%) HTML
5 1422 (22.87%) CSS
6 1365 (21.96%) RESTful
7 1221 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1167 (18.77%) WCF
9 958 (15.41%) Web Services
10 932 (14.99%) AngularJS
11 866 (13.93%) jQuery
12 813 (13.08%) .NET Framework
13 712 (11.45%) Spring
14 695 (11.18%) HTML5
15 555 (8.93%) REST
16 515 (8.28%) XML
17 512 (8.24%) Entity Framework
18 427 (6.87%) CSS3
19 396 (6.37%) KnockoutJS
20 385 (6.19%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 662 (10.65%) Open Source
2 453 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 368 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 287 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 261 (4.20%) User Experience
6 217 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
7 163 (2.62%) Social Media
8 153 (2.46%) BBC
9 150 (2.41%) Blog
10 114 (1.83%) Hedge funds
11 98 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 95 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
13 86 (1.38%) Smartphone
14 73 (1.17%) Tandem
15 71 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 67 (1.08%) DTV
17 52 (0.84%) iPhone
18 51 (0.82%) N-Tier
19 48 (0.77%) Online Games
20 45 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 736 (11.84%) Linux
2 432 (6.95%) Windows
3 316 (5.08%) Android
4 315 (5.07%) Apple iOS
5 303 (4.87%) UNIX
6 36 (0.58%) Debian
7 27 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 25 (0.40%) CentOS
9 24 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 18 (0.29%) CoreOS
11 14 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.14%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5347 (86.01%) Agile Software Development
2 5283 (84.98%) TDD
3 2655 (42.71%) MVC
4 2492 (40.08%) Scrum
5 1634 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
6 1461 (23.50%) OO
7 1259 (20.25%) Web Application Development
8 953 (15.33%) E-Commerce
9 875 (14.07%) Kanban
10 830 (13.35%) Software Engineering
11 716 (11.52%) Test Automation
12 542 (8.72%) Pair Programming
13 526 (8.46%) Automated Testing
14 474 (7.62%) Unit Testing
15 421 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
16 380 (6.11%) Domain-Driven Design
17 360 (5.79%) OOP
18 340 (5.47%) Mentoring
19 338 (5.44%) SOA
20 333 (5.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3080 (49.54%) C#
2 2098 (33.75%) JavaScript
3 1952 (31.40%) Java
4 1391 (22.37%) SQL
5 1304 (20.97%) Ruby
6 624 (10.04%) PHP
7 470 (7.56%) Python
8 262 (4.21%) Scala
9 247 (3.97%) C++
10 175 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 157 (2.53%) Groovy
12 144 (2.32%) VB.NET
13 120 (1.93%) Objective-C
14 118 (1.90%) Bash Shell
15 117 (1.88%) Perl
16 107 (1.72%) VB
17 83 (1.34%) Go
18 72 (1.16%) PL/SQL
19 57 (0.92%) PowerShell
20 52 (0.84%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 694 (11.16%) Degree
2 252 (4.05%) ISEB
3 131 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 58 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 49 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.56%) MCSD
7 34 (0.55%) MCTS
8 30 (0.48%) MCP
9 26 (0.42%) MCAD
10 23 (0.37%) PMI Certification
11 20 (0.32%) PMP
12 19 (0.31%) PhD
13 18 (0.29%) Security Cleared
14 17 (0.27%) HND
15 8 (0.13%) MCSE
16 7 (0.11%) SC Cleared
17 4 (0.064%) MCPD
18 3 (0.048%) IIBA
19 2 (0.032%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 2 (0.032%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1061 (17.07%) QA
2 20 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.23%) WCAG
4 10 (0.16%) HL7
5 6 (0.097%) SLA
6 3 (0.048%) WAI
6 3 (0.048%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (0.87%) Docker
2 34 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.40%) Varnish
4 22 (0.35%) iptables
5 21 (0.34%) HDFS
6 19 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.080%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.064%) LXC
10 3 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.048%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.032%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.032%) KVM
11 2 (0.032%) vSphere
11 2 (0.032%) Cygwin
11 2 (0.032%) Xen
12 1 (0.016%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 188 (3.02%) Puppet
2 154 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (1.17%) Ansible
4 48 (0.77%) Vagrant
5 24 (0.39%) Salt
6 23 (0.37%) Capistrano
7 21 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.26%) Nagios
9 14 (0.23%) logstash
10 13 (0.21%) Kubernetes
11 11 (0.18%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.048%) Oozie
14 2 (0.032%) Graphite
14 2 (0.032%) HP SiteScope
14 2 (0.032%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.032%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.032%) WMI
14 2 (0.032%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 2 (0.032%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 648 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 445 (7.16%) Oracle
3 287 (4.62%) Facebook
4 284 (4.57%) Google
5 141 (2.27%) Apple
6 137 (2.20%) Yahoo!
7 123 (1.98%) Zend
8 114 (1.83%) Sony
9 78 (1.25%) Sitecore
10 71 (1.14%) SAP
11 62 (1.00%) IBM
12 53 (0.85%) hybris
13 46 (0.74%) Twitter
14 44 (0.71%) Atlassian
15 42 (0.68%) EPiServer
16 34 (0.55%) VMware
17 28 (0.45%) Xamarin
18 25 (0.40%) Alterian
19 24 (0.39%) HP
20 23 (0.37%) Ektron
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Package + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £negbens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg bonus+bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £100K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and training allow
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £65,000 plus bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago