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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 96 127 162
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +35
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3214 2815 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.89% 2.32% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 2.83% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 2392 1728
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
92626 99355 89014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 82.06% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74985 79810 73029
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +29 3092 £50,000 - 425
London +18 1906 £55,000 - 239
South East -18 424 £45,000 - 63
City of London +53 372 £55,000 - 81
North West +52 181 £42,500 +6.25% 44
East Midlands +89 134 £40,000 +6.66% 9
East of England +56 126 £40,000 - 11
Yorkshire -1 124 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Manchester +34 109 £40,000 - 29
South West +42 90 £45,000 +20.00% 20
West Yorkshire +2 86 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Berkshire -11 82 £52,500 +18.64% 15
Surrey -12 82 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Leeds +12 80 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Hampshire -14 78 £42,500 -5.55% 18
West Midlands +22 74 £40,000 -2.43% 14
Oxfordshire +29 63 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East Sussex -19 57 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Cheshire +26 49 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Hertfordshire +2 45 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Northamptonshire +35 43 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Brighton -32 43 £45,000 +12.50%
Nottinghamshire +33 40 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Nottingham +21 37 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bristol +15 37 £37,500 - 5
Northampton - 34 £40,000 - 4
Scotland -22 33 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Southampton -6 32 £35,500 -21.11% 5
Birmingham +20 31 £37,500 -48.27% 7
Oxford +6 31 £55,000 +46.66% 2

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5320 (85.97%) Agile Software Development
2 5273 (85.21%) TDD
3 3103 (50.15%) C#
4 2907 (46.98%) .NET
5 2674 (43.21%) MVC
6 2506 (40.50%) Scrum
7 2281 (36.86%) SQL Server
8 2159 (34.89%) ASP.NET
9 2115 (34.18%) JavaScript
10 1908 (30.83%) Java
11 1906 (30.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1608 (25.99%) Continuous Integration
13 1562 (25.24%) HTML
14 1499 (24.22%) Git (software)
15 1475 (23.84%) OO
16 1420 (22.95%) CSS
17 1376 (22.24%) RESTful
18 1370 (22.14%) SQL
19 1302 (21.04%) Ruby
20 1239 (20.02%) Web Application Development
21 1201 (19.41%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1186 (19.17%) WCF
23 1167 (18.86%) NoSQL
24 1087 (17.57%) Node.js
25 1086 (17.55%) Selenium
26 1063 (17.18%) QA
27 1005 (16.24%) Cucumber
28 994 (16.06%) Web Services
29 975 (15.76%) E-Commerce
30 942 (15.22%) Finance

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1087 (17.57%) Node.js
2 186 (3.01%) CMS
3 172 (2.78%) Apache
4 148 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 124 (2.00%) IIS
6 117 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 115 (1.86%) nginx
8 109 (1.76%) Confluence
9 84 (1.36%) NServiceBus
10 77 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 71 (1.15%) Apache Solr
11 71 (1.15%) Umbraco
12 65 (1.05%) SharePoint
13 64 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
14 60 (0.97%) JBoss
15 50 (0.81%) WordPress
16 47 (0.76%) WebSphere
17 45 (0.73%) Drupal
17 45 (0.73%) Zimbra
18 31 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 224 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.57%) MS Office
3 28 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.34%) Mingle
5 14 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.032%) MS Project
8 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.016%) HipChat
8 1 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.36%) Magento
3 14 (0.23%) Shopify
4 13 (0.21%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 11 (0.18%) Sophis RISQUE
6 5 (0.081%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (0.081%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.065%) Fredhopper
7 4 (0.065%) Summit
8 3 (0.048%) ReMetrica
8 3 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.048%) Odoo
9 2 (0.032%) RMDS
10 1 (0.016%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 306 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (1.36%) GitHub
4 68 (1.10%) SaaS
5 47 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 20 (0.32%) PaaS
8 18 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
8 18 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
9 17 (0.27%) IaaS
10 13 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 12 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.11%) Heroku
14 6 (0.097%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.097%) Sumo Logic
15 5 (0.081%) Trello
16 4 (0.065%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 483 (7.81%) Internet
2 150 (2.42%) HTTP
3 34 (0.55%) DNS
4 25 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.34%) DHCP
6 19 (0.31%) Broadband
7 11 (0.18%) AMQP
8 9 (0.15%) Intranet
9 8 (0.13%) SSL
9 8 (0.13%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.13%) DVB
9 8 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.11%) Wireless
10 7 (0.11%) DSL
11 5 (0.081%) FTP
12 4 (0.065%) SMTP
12 4 (0.065%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.065%) LDAP
12 4 (0.065%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.048%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2281 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 1167 (18.86%) NoSQL
3 588 (9.50%) MongoDB
4 380 (6.14%) MySQL
5 242 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 187 (3.02%) Big Data
7 181 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 177 (2.86%) Redis
9 165 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 163 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 151 (2.44%) Hadoop
12 132 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
13 113 (1.83%) RavenDB
14 91 (1.47%) CouchDB
15 88 (1.42%) RDBMS
16 60 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 54 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 46 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
19 39 (0.63%) Oracle Database
20 38 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1499 (24.22%) Git (software)
2 1086 (17.55%) Selenium
3 1005 (16.24%) Cucumber
4 601 (9.71%) NUnit
5 554 (8.95%) WebDriver
6 539 (8.71%) Jenkins
7 492 (7.95%) SpecFlow
8 444 (7.18%) JIRA
9 423 (6.84%) JUnit
10 361 (5.83%) Rhino Mocks
11 345 (5.58%) TeamCity
12 340 (5.49%) Moq
13 305 (4.93%) Subversion
14 274 (4.43%) Maven
15 269 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
16 254 (4.10%) Visual Studio
17 180 (2.91%) Jasmine
18 150 (2.42%) Calabash
18 150 (2.42%) Hudson
19 148 (2.39%) JBehave
General
1 942 (15.22%) Finance
2 424 (6.85%) Games
3 408 (6.59%) Retail
4 278 (4.49%) Marketing
5 270 (4.36%) Advertising
6 241 (3.89%) Banking
7 196 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 142 (2.29%) Back Office
9 70 (1.13%) Publishing
10 68 (1.10%) Front Office
11 59 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 56 (0.90%) Law
13 53 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 48 (0.78%) Music Industry
15 46 (0.74%) Online Betting
16 38 (0.61%) Electronics
17 34 (0.55%) Financial Institution
18 29 (0.47%) Automotive
19 17 (0.27%) Legal
20 9 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4135 (66.82%) Developer
2 1795 (29.01%) .NET Developer
3 752 (12.15%) Senior Developer
4 639 (10.33%) Java Developer
5 511 (8.26%) Analyst
6 485 (7.84%) C# Developer
7 389 (6.29%) Tester
8 317 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 302 (4.88%) Test Analyst
10 261 (4.22%) Software Developer
11 232 (3.75%) Agile .NET Developer
12 204 (3.30%) Senior .NET Developer
13 199 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
13 199 (3.22%) Software Engineer
14 183 (2.96%) Junior
15 181 (2.93%) PHP Developer
16 176 (2.84%) Test Engineer
17 173 (2.80%) QA Engineer
18 170 (2.75%) Lead Developer
19 169 (2.73%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2907 (46.98%) .NET
2 2159 (34.89%) ASP.NET
3 1906 (30.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1562 (25.24%) HTML
5 1420 (22.95%) CSS
6 1376 (22.24%) RESTful
7 1201 (19.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1186 (19.17%) WCF
9 994 (16.06%) Web Services
10 903 (14.59%) AngularJS
11 870 (14.06%) jQuery
12 792 (12.80%) .NET Framework
13 720 (11.64%) Spring
14 659 (10.65%) HTML5
15 586 (9.47%) REST
16 514 (8.31%) Entity Framework
17 488 (7.89%) XML
18 437 (7.06%) CSS3
19 427 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
20 395 (6.38%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 632 (10.21%) Open Source
2 414 (6.69%) Mobile App
3 360 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 266 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 263 (4.25%) User Experience
6 204 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 160 (2.59%) Social Media
8 148 (2.39%) Blog
9 144 (2.33%) BBC
10 119 (1.92%) Hedge funds
11 111 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
12 97 (1.57%) Client/Server
13 72 (1.16%) Tandem
14 66 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 65 (1.05%) DTV
16 62 (1.00%) Smartphone
17 61 (0.99%) iPhone
18 54 (0.87%) Online Games
18 54 (0.87%) iPad
19 47 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 729 (11.78%) Linux
2 443 (7.16%) Windows
3 333 (5.38%) Android
4 327 (5.28%) Apple iOS
5 285 (4.61%) UNIX
6 24 (0.39%) Debian
6 24 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 23 (0.37%) Windows Phone
8 22 (0.36%) CentOS
9 15 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.19%) Solaris
11 11 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 10 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
13 8 (0.13%) CoreOS
13 8 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
14 7 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.097%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5320 (85.97%) Agile Software Development
2 5273 (85.21%) TDD
3 2674 (43.21%) MVC
4 2506 (40.50%) Scrum
5 1608 (25.99%) Continuous Integration
6 1475 (23.84%) OO
7 1239 (20.02%) Web Application Development
8 975 (15.76%) E-Commerce
9 840 (13.57%) Kanban
10 786 (12.70%) Software Engineering
11 685 (11.07%) Test Automation
12 502 (8.11%) Pair Programming
13 500 (8.08%) Automated Testing
14 474 (7.66%) Unit Testing
15 385 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
16 383 (6.19%) SOA
17 375 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
18 367 (5.93%) OOP
19 349 (5.64%) Mentoring
20 338 (5.46%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3103 (50.15%) C#
2 2115 (34.18%) JavaScript
3 1908 (30.83%) Java
4 1370 (22.14%) SQL
5 1302 (21.04%) Ruby
6 576 (9.31%) PHP
7 436 (7.05%) Python
8 245 (3.96%) Scala
9 224 (3.62%) C++
10 178 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 153 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 136 (2.20%) Groovy
13 123 (1.99%) VB
14 112 (1.81%) Perl
15 106 (1.71%) Bash Shell
16 105 (1.70%) Objective-C
17 69 (1.12%) Golang
18 68 (1.10%) PowerShell
19 64 (1.03%) PL/SQL
20 52 (0.84%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 668 (10.80%) Degree
2 251 (4.06%) ISEB
3 145 (2.34%) ISTQB
4 63 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 47 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.57%) MCSD
7 34 (0.55%) MCTS
8 30 (0.48%) MCP
9 26 (0.42%) MCAD
10 23 (0.37%) Security Cleared
11 20 (0.32%) PhD
11 20 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 18 (0.29%) PMP
13 17 (0.27%) HND
14 11 (0.18%) SC Cleared
15 8 (0.13%) MCSE
16 5 (0.081%) MCPD
16 5 (0.081%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 4 (0.065%) CSQA
18 3 (0.048%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1063 (17.18%) QA
2 25 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.23%) WCAG
4 12 (0.19%) HL7
5 5 (0.081%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.065%) SLA
7 3 (0.048%) WAI
8 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (0.63%) Docker
2 28 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.44%) Varnish
4 21 (0.34%) iptables
5 19 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.23%) HDFS
7 9 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.11%) vSphere
9 4 (0.065%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.065%) Cygwin
10 3 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.032%) KVM
11 2 (0.032%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.016%) LXC
12 1 (0.016%) vCloud
12 1 (0.016%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 157 (2.54%) Puppet
2 134 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (1.07%) Ansible
4 43 (0.69%) Vagrant
5 28 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (0.26%) Capistrano
7 13 (0.21%) logstash
8 12 (0.19%) Salt
9 11 (0.18%) Nagios
10 8 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 7 (0.11%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
11 7 (0.11%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.048%) Graphite
13 2 (0.032%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.032%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.032%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.016%) Oozie
14 1 (0.016%) Mesos
14 1 (0.016%) StatsD
Vendors
1 642 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 413 (6.67%) Oracle
3 289 (4.67%) Facebook
4 287 (4.64%) Google
5 141 (2.28%) Yahoo!
6 139 (2.25%) Apple
7 118 (1.91%) Sony
7 118 (1.91%) Zend
8 82 (1.33%) Sitecore
9 76 (1.23%) SAP
10 69 (1.12%) hybris
11 54 (0.87%) IBM
12 48 (0.78%) Twitter
13 43 (0.69%) EPiServer
14 33 (0.53%) Xamarin
15 29 (0.47%) Atlassian
16 28 (0.45%) VMware
17 25 (0.40%) HP
18 21 (0.34%) WorldPay
19 20 (0.32%) Alterian
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
PCR
Salary: £61000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Unrivalled pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: up to £47000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: up to £47000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, health, life, 25 days
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 34k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago