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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 95 130 199
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +69
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3162 2275 1667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.72% 2.14% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.69% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2670 2058 1516
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 +36 3052 £50,000 - 387
London +19 1963 £55,000 - 231
South East +35 424 £45,000 +7.14% 57
City of London +3 314 £52,500 -8.69% 57
North West +20 175 £40,000 +5.26% 28
East of England +38 137 £42,500 - 19
Hampshire +9 119 £45,000 -10.00% 13
South West +26 108 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Yorkshire -24 102 £37,500 +7.14% 20
West Midlands +44 82 £41,000 +1.23% 6
Manchester -8 81 £40,000 - 15
East Midlands +23 76 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Berkshire +27 73 £55,000 +57.14% 8
West Yorkshire -10 72 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Leeds +1 69 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Portsmouth +20 68 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Cheshire +28 63 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Hertfordshire +16 61 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Brighton -6 54 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Sussex -11 54 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +24 51 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +11 50 £40,000 - 3
Surrey -23 50 £52,500 +31.25% 10
Scotland 0 42 £40,000 - 11
Cambridge +11 40 £40,000 - 2
Bristol +6 40 £60,750 +47.27% 7
Buckinghamshire +16 37 £40,000 - 3
Birmingham +12 31 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Northamptonshire -2 28 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Solihull - 27 £41,000 - 1

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5179 (85.41%) TDD
2 3014 (49.70%) C#
3 2912 (48.02%) .NET
4 2695 (44.44%) Scrum
5 2589 (42.69%) MVC
6 2396 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
7 2275 (37.52%) ASP.NET
8 2054 (33.87%) JavaScript
9 2031 (33.49%) SQL Server
10 1926 (31.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1910 (31.50%) Java
12 1700 (28.03%) HTML
13 1472 (24.27%) CSS
14 1407 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
15 1401 (23.10%) Git (software)
16 1379 (22.74%) SQL
17 1373 (22.64%) OO
18 1328 (21.90%) Ruby
19 1307 (21.55%) Selenium
20 1185 (19.54%) Cucumber
21 1170 (19.29%) E-Commerce
22 1125 (18.55%) WCF
23 1052 (17.35%) RESTful
24 1039 (17.13%) Web Services
25 1005 (16.57%) Kanban
26 1003 (16.54%) jQuery
27 960 (15.83%) QA
28 932 (15.37%) Web Application Development
29 878 (14.48%) Finance
30 766 (12.63%) HTML5

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 758 (12.50%) Node.js
2 218 (3.59%) Tomcat
3 184 (3.03%) IIS
4 171 (2.82%) Confluence
5 137 (2.26%) Apache
6 127 (2.09%) CMS
7 102 (1.68%) Apache Solr
8 99 (1.63%) Drupal
9 88 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
10 86 (1.42%) WordPress
11 57 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
12 52 (0.86%) Alfresco
13 50 (0.82%) SharePoint
14 49 (0.81%) nginx
15 45 (0.74%) WebSphere
16 38 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
17 33 (0.54%) Jetty
17 33 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
18 29 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
19 27 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 268 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 57 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 42 (0.69%) MS Office
4 21 (0.35%) Mingle
5 6 (0.099%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 56 (0.92%) Magento
2 34 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 32 (0.53%) Shopify
4 15 (0.25%) Endur
5 13 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
6 11 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
8 8 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.099%) assyst
9 6 (0.099%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.016%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 231 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (2.89%) SaaS
3 136 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 122 (2.01%) GitHub
5 36 (0.59%) PaaS
6 25 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.23%) Heroku
8 14 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
9 12 (0.20%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 8 (0.13%) Joyent
11 7 (0.12%) Force.com
12 6 (0.099%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.099%) IaaS
13 4 (0.066%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.033%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.033%) Office 365
14 2 (0.033%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.016%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.016%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 580 (9.56%) Internet
2 161 (2.66%) HTTP
3 63 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.25%) Broadband
5 8 (0.13%) Wireshark
6 7 (0.12%) Intranet
6 7 (0.12%) DNS
7 5 (0.082%) AMQP
8 4 (0.066%) SSL
8 4 (0.066%) GSM
8 4 (0.066%) UMTS
9 3 (0.049%) LDAP
9 3 (0.049%) Extranet
9 3 (0.049%) DSL
10 2 (0.033%) RFID
10 2 (0.033%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.016%) DHCP
11 1 (0.016%) GPRS
11 1 (0.016%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2031 (33.49%) SQL Server
2 730 (12.04%) NoSQL
3 634 (10.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 511 (8.43%) MySQL
5 379 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 341 (5.62%) Big Data
7 298 (4.91%) Relational Database
8 261 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 148 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 134 (2.21%) Redis
11 124 (2.04%) RavenDB
12 119 (1.96%) RDBMS
13 108 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
14 106 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
15 96 (1.58%) Oracle Database
16 93 (1.53%) Hadoop
17 61 (1.01%) CouchDB
17 61 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 48 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 41 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1401 (23.10%) Git (software)
2 1307 (21.55%) Selenium
3 1185 (19.54%) Cucumber
4 648 (10.69%) NUnit
5 592 (9.76%) Jenkins
6 508 (8.38%) Rhino Mocks
7 478 (7.88%) Moq
8 465 (7.67%) WebDriver
9 453 (7.47%) SpecFlow
10 441 (7.27%) JIRA
11 428 (7.06%) JUnit
12 426 (7.03%) Subversion
13 389 (6.41%) Maven
14 378 (6.23%) TeamCity
15 240 (3.96%) Hudson
16 209 (3.45%) Visual Studio
16 209 (3.45%) WATIR
17 181 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
17 181 (2.98%) Jasmine
18 178 (2.94%) JBehave
General
1 878 (14.48%) Finance
2 424 (6.99%) Retail
3 417 (6.88%) Games
4 294 (4.85%) Marketing
5 209 (3.45%) Advertising
6 205 (3.38%) Telecoms
7 167 (2.75%) Law
8 164 (2.70%) Banking
9 144 (2.37%) Publishing
10 121 (2.00%) Back Office
11 65 (1.07%) Legal
12 62 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 52 (0.86%) Investment Banking
14 49 (0.81%) Music Industry
15 35 (0.58%) Electronics
16 27 (0.45%) Front Office
17 25 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.33%) Multimedia
19 19 (0.31%) Billing
20 9 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4194 (69.16%) Developer
2 1688 (27.84%) .NET Developer
3 972 (16.03%) Senior Developer
4 732 (12.07%) Java Developer
5 717 (11.82%) C# Developer
6 506 (8.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 385 (6.35%) Analyst
8 324 (5.34%) Senior .NET Developer
8 324 (5.34%) Agile .NET Developer
9 319 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 293 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
11 283 (4.67%) Tester
12 258 (4.25%) Software Developer
13 255 (4.21%) Web Developer
14 244 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
15 236 (3.89%) QA Engineer
15 236 (3.89%) Test Analyst
16 210 (3.46%) Test Engineer
17 197 (3.25%) Software Engineer
18 186 (3.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2912 (48.02%) .NET
2 2275 (37.52%) ASP.NET
3 1926 (31.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1700 (28.03%) HTML
5 1472 (24.27%) CSS
6 1125 (18.55%) WCF
7 1052 (17.35%) RESTful
8 1039 (17.13%) Web Services
9 1003 (16.54%) jQuery
10 766 (12.63%) HTML5
11 758 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 734 (12.10%) Spring
13 703 (11.59%) .NET Framework
14 673 (11.10%) NHibernate
15 666 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 614 (10.13%) REST
17 554 (9.14%) CSS3
18 541 (8.92%) AngularJS
19 494 (8.15%) XML
20 438 (7.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 576 (9.50%) Open Source
2 371 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 352 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 211 (3.48%) Social Media
5 198 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 139 (2.29%) Blog
7 122 (2.01%) BBC
8 118 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
9 95 (1.57%) iPhone
10 89 (1.47%) Client/Server
11 79 (1.30%) Digital Media
12 67 (1.10%) N-Tier
13 66 (1.09%) DTV
14 58 (0.96%) Video on Demand
14 58 (0.96%) iPad
15 54 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
16 46 (0.76%) Hedge funds
17 43 (0.71%) Blackberry
17 43 (0.71%) Tandem
18 42 (0.69%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 576 (9.50%) Linux
2 496 (8.18%) Windows
3 360 (5.94%) Android
4 319 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 286 (4.72%) UNIX
6 45 (0.74%) Windows Phone
7 44 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 40 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
9 38 (0.63%) Debian
10 24 (0.40%) CentOS
11 16 (0.26%) Solaris
12 10 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.12%) AIX
15 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.082%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.049%) Fedora
18 2 (0.033%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5179 (85.41%) TDD
2 2695 (44.44%) Scrum
3 2589 (42.69%) MVC
4 2396 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
5 1407 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
6 1373 (22.64%) OO
7 1170 (19.29%) E-Commerce
8 1005 (16.57%) Kanban
9 932 (15.37%) Web Application Development
10 701 (11.56%) Pair Programming
11 673 (11.10%) Software Engineering
12 665 (10.97%) Test Automation
13 572 (9.43%) Unit Testing
14 490 (8.08%) Automated Testing
15 466 (7.68%) SOA
16 435 (7.17%) Domain-Driven Design
17 392 (6.46%) OOP
18 376 (6.20%) Web Development
19 347 (5.72%) OOD
20 343 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3014 (49.70%) C#
2 2054 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 1910 (31.50%) Java
4 1379 (22.74%) SQL
5 1328 (21.90%) Ruby
6 524 (8.64%) PHP
7 438 (7.22%) Python
8 245 (4.04%) VB.NET
9 184 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 179 (2.95%) C++
11 147 (2.42%) Scala
12 125 (2.06%) Perl
13 120 (1.98%) Groovy
14 119 (1.96%) VB
15 104 (1.72%) Objective-C
16 102 (1.68%) PowerShell
17 87 (1.43%) XAML
18 79 (1.30%) PHP5
19 70 (1.15%) C
20 60 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 747 (12.32%) Degree
2 222 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 217 (3.58%) MCSD
4 210 (3.46%) MCTS
5 205 (3.38%) MCP
6 203 (3.35%) MCAD
7 142 (2.34%) ISEB
8 129 (2.13%) ISTQB
9 42 (0.69%) Security Cleared
9 42 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.41%) PhD
11 13 (0.21%) SC Cleared
12 8 (0.13%) CBAP
12 8 (0.13%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.12%) MCSE
14 6 (0.099%) CISSP
15 5 (0.082%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 3 (0.049%) PMI Certification
17 2 (0.033%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 2 (0.033%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 960 (15.83%) QA
2 9 (0.15%) TickIT
3 8 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.082%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.016%) SLA
6 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.016%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (0.46%) Varnish
2 8 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.13%) HDFS
3 3 (0.049%) Docker
3 3 (0.049%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.049%) Gluster
4 2 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.016%) KVM
5 1 (0.016%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.016%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.016%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 119 (1.96%) Puppet
2 106 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 40 (0.66%) Vagrant
5 29 (0.48%) Ansible
6 18 (0.30%) logstash
6 18 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 17 (0.28%) Capistrano
8 13 (0.21%) Nagios
9 12 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.20%) Zenoss
10 7 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.016%) Plesk
11 1 (0.016%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 690 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 389 (6.41%) Oracle
3 292 (4.82%) Facebook
4 246 (4.06%) Google
5 152 (2.51%) JBoss
6 136 (2.24%) Zend
7 124 (2.04%) Sony
8 123 (2.03%) Yahoo!
9 122 (2.01%) Apple
10 86 (1.42%) Endeca
11 84 (1.39%) RedPrairie
12 66 (1.09%) SAP
13 61 (1.01%) Adobe
14 48 (0.79%) Twitter
15 44 (0.73%) HP
16 43 (0.71%) Sitecore
17 36 (0.59%) Atlassian
18 35 (0.58%) hybris
19 25 (0.41%) EPiServer
20 21 (0.35%) Perforce
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Great package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + strong package incl. pensi
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £36500 per annum + Training/Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £38000 - £47500 per annum + Training/Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent benefits pacakge
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago