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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 104 137
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +33
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3766 3185 2775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.64% 2.87% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 3.34% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3374 2791 2366
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%

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
90663 95317 101326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.63% 85.90% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75387 77025 81512
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016 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 28 April 2016. 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 +27 3569 £52,500 +5.00% 493
London +8 2118 £60,000 +9.09% 279
South East +41 500 £45,000 - 73
City of London +16 293 £60,000 +9.09% 70
East of England +65 212 £50,000 +8.10% 16
North West +33 204 £40,000 -5.88% 38
Yorkshire +63 198 £40,000 - 39
Scotland +74 135 £45,000 +12.50% 26
West Yorkshire +55 132 £45,000 +20.00% 32
Manchester +21 132 £42,500 +6.25% 30
South West +39 131 £45,000 +1.12% 22
Leeds +42 127 £45,000 +19.20% 30
Berkshire +52 126 £50,000 -4.76% 14
West Midlands +10 114 £40,000 - 15
Hampshire +41 108 £44,000 +3.52% 25
East Midlands -31 84 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Glasgow +47 82 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Surrey -18 67 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Hertfordshire +31 61 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Birmingham +13 57 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Bedfordshire +32 56 £53,000 +8.71% 5
Reading +36 53 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Sussex +14 49 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Oxfordshire -11 49 £53,500 +27.38% 7
Northamptonshire +5 42 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northampton +5 40 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Gloucestershire +25 38 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Southampton +11 38 £55,000 +56.02% 7
Buckinghamshire +34 37 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Suffolk +35 36 £45,000 +109.30% 2

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6318 (87.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5968 (82.89%) TDD
3 3252 (45.17%) C#
4 2969 (41.24%) Scrum
5 2750 (38.19%) .NET
6 2625 (36.46%) Java
7 2413 (33.51%) MVC
8 2200 (30.56%) JavaScript
9 2055 (28.54%) ASP.NET
10 2001 (27.79%) SQL Server
11 1844 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
12 1833 (25.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1726 (23.97%) Git (software)
14 1716 (23.83%) HTML
15 1539 (21.38%) Selenium
16 1535 (21.32%) RESTful
17 1517 (21.07%) CSS
18 1506 (20.92%) SQL
19 1457 (20.24%) Ruby
20 1386 (19.25%) AngularJS
21 1328 (18.44%) Node.js
22 1322 (18.36%) QA
23 1290 (17.92%) OO
24 1272 (17.67%) ASP.NET Web API
25 1269 (17.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
26 1263 (17.54%) Cucumber
27 1250 (17.36%) SQL Server 2014
28 1244 (17.28%) Kanban
29 1222 (16.97%) Web Application Development
30 1152 (16.00%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1328 (18.44%) Node.js
2 196 (2.72%) CMS
3 177 (2.46%) JBoss
4 174 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 157 (2.18%) Confluence
6 131 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
7 126 (1.75%) Apache
8 119 (1.65%) IIS
9 76 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 72 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 71 (0.99%) Umbraco
12 68 (0.94%) NServiceBus
13 67 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 65 (0.90%) Mule
14 65 (0.90%) WebLogic
15 53 (0.74%) Alfresco
16 48 (0.67%) SharePoint
17 47 (0.65%) Mule ESB
18 41 (0.57%) Apache Spark
18 41 (0.57%) Kentico
Applications
1 234 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 60 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 23 (0.32%) MS Office
4 21 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (0.29%) Gliffy
4 21 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
5 12 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.042%) MS Project
7 2 (0.028%) HipChat
8 1 (0.014%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 79 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 49 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 14 (0.19%) Magento
5 10 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.097%) Endur
7 6 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.056%) BASE24
8 4 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.042%) VisionPLUS
10 2 (0.028%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.028%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.014%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.014%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.014%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 465 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 264 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (3.14%) GitHub
4 157 (2.18%) SaaS
5 74 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 50 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 47 (0.65%) PaaS
8 23 (0.32%) Heroku
9 18 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 18 (0.25%) OpenShift
10 17 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.17%) IaaS
12 7 (0.097%) Google Compute Engine
13 6 (0.083%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.056%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.056%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.056%) Firebase
15 4 (0.056%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 273 (3.79%) Internet
2 143 (1.99%) HTTP
3 54 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 37 (0.51%) Network Security
5 24 (0.33%) Wireshark
6 19 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 12 (0.17%) DNS
8 9 (0.13%) Broadband
8 9 (0.13%) GSM
8 9 (0.13%) LTE
8 9 (0.13%) SSH
8 9 (0.13%) UMTS
9 8 (0.11%) BIG-IP
9 8 (0.11%) Extranet
9 8 (0.11%) Intranet
9 8 (0.11%) VLAN
10 7 (0.097%) LDAP
11 6 (0.083%) AMQP
11 6 (0.083%) SMTP
12 5 (0.069%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2001 (27.79%) SQL Server
2 1250 (17.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 1152 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 532 (7.39%) MySQL
5 465 (6.46%) MongoDB
6 352 (4.89%) Relational Database
7 262 (3.64%) Big Data
8 166 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
9 165 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 151 (2.10%) RDBMS
11 136 (1.89%) Redis
12 132 (1.83%) Hadoop
13 88 (1.22%) CouchDB
14 73 (1.01%) Couchbase
15 64 (0.89%) RavenDB
16 52 (0.72%) Oracle Database
17 50 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
18 47 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
19 44 (0.61%) Apache Hive
19 44 (0.61%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1726 (23.97%) Git (software)
2 1539 (21.38%) Selenium
3 1263 (17.54%) Cucumber
4 986 (13.69%) Jenkins
5 755 (10.49%) WebDriver
6 739 (10.26%) JIRA
7 577 (8.01%) JUnit
8 525 (7.29%) Maven
8 525 (7.29%) NUnit
9 473 (6.57%) SpecFlow
10 399 (5.54%) Subversion
11 307 (4.26%) Rhino Mocks
12 282 (3.92%) Moq
13 278 (3.86%) TeamCity
14 243 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 243 (3.38%) Visual Studio
15 241 (3.35%) SoapUI
16 230 (3.19%) Jasmine
17 208 (2.89%) Mockito
18 167 (2.32%) JMeter
General
1 1105 (15.35%) Finance
2 555 (7.71%) Games
3 408 (5.67%) Retail
4 407 (5.65%) Marketing
5 326 (4.53%) Advertising
6 293 (4.07%) Banking
7 223 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 114 (1.58%) Law
9 90 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 84 (1.17%) Electronics
11 81 (1.13%) Publishing
12 62 (0.86%) Back Office
13 50 (0.69%) Front Office
14 45 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 37 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
16 33 (0.46%) Legal
17 32 (0.44%) Online Betting
18 24 (0.33%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.22%) Automotive
20 14 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 4459 (61.93%) Developer
2 1854 (25.75%) .NET Developer
3 1135 (15.76%) C# Developer
4 991 (13.76%) Java Developer
5 942 (13.08%) Senior Developer
6 909 (12.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 653 (9.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 624 (8.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 613 (8.51%) Agile Developer
10 568 (7.89%) Analyst
11 500 (6.94%) Software Engineer
12 499 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 453 (6.29%) Tester
14 404 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
15 391 (5.43%) Test Engineer
16 366 (5.08%) Test Analyst
17 325 (4.51%) QA Engineer
18 304 (4.22%) Automation Tester
19 297 (4.13%) Agile C# Developer
20 290 (4.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2750 (38.19%) .NET
2 2055 (28.54%) ASP.NET
3 1833 (25.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1716 (23.83%) HTML
5 1535 (21.32%) RESTful
6 1517 (21.07%) CSS
7 1386 (19.25%) AngularJS
8 1272 (17.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1269 (17.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1139 (15.82%) Web Services
11 1117 (15.51%) WCF
12 938 (13.03%) Spring
13 889 (12.35%) HTML5
14 846 (11.75%) .NET Framework
15 802 (11.14%) jQuery
16 744 (10.33%) REST
17 593 (8.24%) Entity Framework
18 581 (8.07%) CSS3
19 556 (7.72%) SOAP
20 547 (7.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 408 (5.67%) Computer Science
2 404 (5.61%) Mobile App
3 389 (5.40%) User Experience
4 381 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
5 314 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
6 199 (2.76%) Fintech
7 171 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 168 (2.33%) Blog
9 121 (1.68%) N-Tier
10 110 (1.53%) Social Media
11 102 (1.42%) BBC
11 102 (1.42%) Tandem
12 95 (1.32%) iPad
13 81 (1.13%) iPhone
14 68 (0.94%) Algorithms
15 66 (0.92%) Visualisation
16 65 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 65 (0.90%) Online Games
17 63 (0.88%) Mathematics
18 56 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 665 (9.24%) Linux
2 612 (8.50%) Windows
3 411 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 406 (5.64%) Unix
5 375 (5.21%) Android
6 37 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 30 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
8 29 (0.40%) CentOS
9 15 (0.21%) Debian
9 15 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.18%) Kali Linux
10 13 (0.18%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.15%) CoreOS
13 10 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.056%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.056%) Solaris
15 3 (0.042%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.028%) AIX
16 2 (0.028%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6318 (87.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5968 (82.89%) TDD
3 2969 (41.24%) Scrum
4 2413 (33.51%) MVC
5 1844 (25.61%) Continuous Integration
6 1290 (17.92%) OO
7 1244 (17.28%) Kanban
8 1222 (16.97%) Web Application Development
9 1126 (15.64%) Software Engineering
10 951 (13.21%) E-Commerce
11 921 (12.79%) Test Automation
12 686 (9.53%) Unit Testing
13 627 (8.71%) SDLC
14 524 (7.28%) DevOps
15 515 (7.15%) Pair Programming
16 501 (6.96%) Open Source
17 482 (6.69%) OOP
18 478 (6.64%) Automated Testing
19 456 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
20 449 (6.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3252 (45.17%) C#
2 2625 (36.46%) Java
3 2200 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 1506 (20.92%) SQL
5 1457 (20.24%) Ruby
6 626 (8.69%) PHP
7 594 (8.25%) Python
8 347 (4.82%) C++
9 306 (4.25%) Scala
10 214 (2.97%) Objective-C
11 188 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 169 (2.35%) VB.NET
13 145 (2.01%) VB
14 141 (1.96%) Groovy
15 108 (1.50%) Perl
16 104 (1.44%) C
17 103 (1.43%) Apple Swift
18 102 (1.42%) Bash Shell
19 89 (1.24%) Clojure
19 89 (1.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 653 (9.07%) Degree
2 315 (4.38%) ISEB
3 265 (3.68%) ISTQB
4 147 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 79 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 70 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (0.36%) MCSD
8 25 (0.35%) MCAD
8 25 (0.35%) MCP
8 25 (0.35%) MCTS
9 17 (0.24%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 12 (0.17%) PhD
12 9 (0.13%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.083%) MBA
13 6 (0.083%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.069%) OCP
14 5 (0.069%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.069%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1322 (18.36%) QA
2 128 (1.78%) SDET
3 16 (0.22%) GCP
4 14 (0.19%) SLA
5 11 (0.15%) ISO15022
5 11 (0.15%) ISO20022
6 5 (0.069%) HL7
6 5 (0.069%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.056%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.028%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.028%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.028%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.028%) WCAG
9 1 (0.014%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.014%) DICOM
9 1 (0.014%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.014%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.014%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.014%) WAI
System Software
1 139 (1.93%) Docker
2 28 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.24%) HDFS
5 11 (0.15%) Varnish
6 9 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.11%) iptables
8 4 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.056%) vSphere
9 2 (0.028%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.028%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.014%) KVM
Systems Management
1 183 (2.54%) Puppet
2 104 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (0.90%) Ansible
4 37 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 37 (0.51%) WMI
5 18 (0.25%) Salt
6 16 (0.22%) Kibana
7 15 (0.21%) Mesos
8 12 (0.17%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.14%) logstash
10 9 (0.13%) Control-M
10 9 (0.13%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.097%) Capistrano
12 6 (0.083%) Graphite
12 6 (0.083%) StatsD
13 5 (0.069%) Packer
13 5 (0.069%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.056%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.056%) Nagios
14 4 (0.056%) yum
Vendors
1 762 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 433 (6.01%) Oracle
3 238 (3.31%) Google
4 222 (3.08%) Facebook
5 201 (2.79%) Apple
6 105 (1.46%) Yahoo!
7 103 (1.43%) Sony
8 99 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 96 (1.33%) SAP
10 82 (1.14%) hybris
11 81 (1.13%) Sitecore
12 72 (1.00%) Adobe
13 64 (0.89%) EPiServer
14 53 (0.74%) Xamarin
15 44 (0.61%) Red Hat
16 40 (0.56%) IBM
17 36 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
18 35 (0.49%) HP
18 35 (0.49%) Zend
19 32 (0.44%) Alterian
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and extensive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 90,000 - 100,000 + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive (DOE) + 5% Flex Benefits + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + car, pension, benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: market rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AAP3
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
JD & Co Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus (averaged 75-100% last year) + Benefi
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Resource Solutions - Lexis Nexis
Salary: Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago