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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 103 130 151
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3118 2502 2211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.78% 2.28% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.79% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2761 2180 1998
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +23 2986 £50,000 - 326
London +19 1841 £55,000 - 181
South East +9 427 £45,000 - 53
City of London +24 359 £57,500 +4.54% 63
North West +21 163 £40,000 - 21
South West +79 149 £45,000 +20.00% 14
East of England +13 137 £42,500 -15.00% 17
Yorkshire -26 107 £40,000 +23.07% 20
Hampshire -4 100 £45,000 - 15
Berkshire +10 98 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Manchester -36 80 £40,000 - 12
Bristol +50 77 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Hertfordshire +9 77 £55,000 -4.34% 7
East Midlands +58 73 £40,000 - 10
Cheshire +53 70 £40,000 -5.88% 9
West Midlands +43 69 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Surrey -4 68 £42,500 -15.00% 9
West Yorkshire -25 62 £40,000 +26.98% 11
Leeds -15 55 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Reading +16 45 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Scotland +10 45 £37,500 +2.04% 5
Birmingham +23 41 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Portsmouth +11 41 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Oxfordshire +4 39 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Wales +6 36 £36,250 -10.49% 4
West Sussex +1 33 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 33 £40,000 - 3
Kent -10 32 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Glasgow +11 31 £37,500 +15.38% 3
East Sussex -6 31 £45,000 +7.14% 1

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5445 (86.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5355 (84.99%) TDD
3 3239 (51.40%) C#
4 3035 (48.17%) .NET
5 2760 (43.80%) MVC
6 2681 (42.55%) Scrum
7 2331 (36.99%) ASP.NET
8 2309 (36.64%) JavaScript
9 2257 (35.82%) SQL Server
10 2068 (32.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1881 (29.85%) Java
12 1836 (29.14%) HTML
13 1694 (26.88%) Git (software)
14 1619 (25.69%) CSS
15 1567 (24.87%) OO
16 1520 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
17 1517 (24.08%) SQL
17 1517 (24.08%) Ruby
18 1308 (20.76%) RESTful
19 1258 (19.97%) Selenium
20 1246 (19.77%) E-Commerce
21 1245 (19.76%) Cucumber
22 1218 (19.33%) WCF
23 1116 (17.71%) jQuery
24 1095 (17.38%) Web Application Development
25 1062 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
26 1059 (16.81%) NoSQL
27 1049 (16.65%) QA
28 1036 (16.44%) Web Services
29 997 (15.82%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 997 (15.82%) Node.js
2 242 (3.84%) Tomcat
3 204 (3.24%) IIS
4 170 (2.70%) Confluence
5 159 (2.52%) CMS
6 145 (2.30%) Apache
7 142 (2.25%) Apache Solr
8 110 (1.75%) WordPress
9 109 (1.73%) nginx
10 95 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
11 89 (1.41%) Drupal
12 77 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
13 74 (1.17%) JBoss
14 61 (0.97%) WebSphere
15 58 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
16 53 (0.84%) WebLogic
17 51 (0.81%) NServiceBus
18 49 (0.78%) SharePoint
19 43 (0.68%) Umbraco
20 29 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 255 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 52 (0.83%) MS Office
3 25 (0.40%) Mingle
4 20 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 43 (0.68%) Shopify
2 36 (0.57%) Magento
3 32 (0.51%) Endur
4 25 (0.40%) Sophis RISQUE
5 17 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 16 (0.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 7 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.095%) Summit
9 5 (0.079%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.063%) ReMetrica
10 4 (0.063%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.032%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.032%) JDE OneWorld
11 2 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 224 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 202 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (2.05%) GitHub
4 122 (1.94%) SaaS
5 32 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 19 (0.30%) PaaS
8 16 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
9 13 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.19%) IaaS
11 7 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.063%) Trello
12 4 (0.063%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 4 (0.063%) Heroku
13 1 (0.016%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.016%) Joyent
13 1 (0.016%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.016%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.016%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 560 (8.89%) Internet
2 162 (2.57%) HTTP
3 49 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.25%) Broadband
5 15 (0.24%) Wireshark
6 11 (0.17%) Intranet
7 8 (0.13%) AMQP
8 7 (0.11%) DHCP
8 7 (0.11%) FTP
8 7 (0.11%) DNS
9 6 (0.095%) DSL
10 4 (0.063%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.048%) Wireless
12 2 (0.032%) RFID
12 2 (0.032%) Extranet
12 2 (0.032%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.016%) SSL
13 1 (0.016%) SMTP
13 1 (0.016%) LDAP
13 1 (0.016%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2257 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 1059 (16.81%) NoSQL
3 540 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 478 (7.59%) MySQL
5 274 (4.35%) Big Data
6 268 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 221 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 211 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 201 (3.19%) RavenDB
10 172 (2.73%) Redis
11 164 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 131 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 107 (1.70%) Hadoop
14 103 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 97 (1.54%) CouchDB
16 75 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 61 (0.97%) Oracle Database
18 50 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 43 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
20 35 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1694 (26.88%) Git (software)
2 1258 (19.97%) Selenium
3 1245 (19.76%) Cucumber
4 739 (11.73%) NUnit
5 597 (9.47%) Jenkins
6 563 (8.94%) JIRA
7 552 (8.76%) TeamCity
8 545 (8.65%) SpecFlow
9 535 (8.49%) Rhino Mocks
10 512 (8.13%) WebDriver
11 471 (7.48%) Moq
12 458 (7.27%) JUnit
13 353 (5.60%) Maven
14 343 (5.44%) Subversion
15 283 (4.49%) Visual Studio
16 251 (3.98%) Hudson
17 243 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
18 221 (3.51%) Jasmine
19 213 (3.38%) ReSharper
20 194 (3.08%) WATIR
General
1 727 (11.54%) Finance
2 415 (6.59%) Games
3 410 (6.51%) Retail
4 272 (4.32%) Marketing
5 268 (4.25%) Advertising
6 229 (3.63%) Telecoms
7 180 (2.86%) Banking
8 156 (2.48%) Back Office
9 129 (2.05%) Publishing
10 70 (1.11%) Law
11 66 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 61 (0.97%) Legal
13 54 (0.86%) Music Industry
14 44 (0.70%) Front Office
15 36 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 22 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.32%) Electronics
18 18 (0.29%) Online Betting
19 13 (0.21%) Multimedia
20 12 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4263 (67.66%) Developer
2 1786 (28.34%) .NET Developer
3 836 (13.27%) Senior Developer
4 654 (10.38%) Java Developer
5 546 (8.67%) C# Developer
6 438 (6.95%) Analyst
7 380 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 342 (5.43%) Tester
9 301 (4.78%) Agile .NET Developer
10 269 (4.27%) Test Analyst
11 250 (3.97%) Software Developer
12 247 (3.92%) QA Engineer
13 237 (3.76%) Senior .NET Developer
13 237 (3.76%) Software Engineer
14 230 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
15 227 (3.60%) Web Developer
16 225 (3.57%) Test Engineer
17 206 (3.27%) PHP Developer
17 206 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 198 (3.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3035 (48.17%) .NET
2 2331 (36.99%) ASP.NET
3 2068 (32.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1836 (29.14%) HTML
5 1619 (25.69%) CSS
6 1308 (20.76%) RESTful
7 1218 (19.33%) WCF
8 1116 (17.71%) jQuery
9 1062 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1036 (16.44%) Web Services
11 838 (13.30%) .NET Framework
12 797 (12.65%) AngularJS
13 766 (12.16%) HTML5
14 759 (12.05%) Spring
15 671 (10.65%) REST
16 581 (9.22%) NHibernate
17 561 (8.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 535 (8.49%) CSS3
19 497 (7.89%) XML
20 460 (7.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 619 (9.82%) Open Source
2 354 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 343 (5.44%) User Experience
4 341 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 253 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 202 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 157 (2.49%) Blog
8 150 (2.38%) Social Media
9 137 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
10 135 (2.14%) BBC
11 115 (1.83%) Client/Server
12 97 (1.54%) iPad
13 93 (1.48%) iPhone
14 80 (1.27%) Hedge funds
15 58 (0.92%) DTV
16 55 (0.87%) IPTV
16 55 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
17 49 (0.78%) Video on Demand
18 48 (0.76%) Algorithms
19 46 (0.73%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 668 (10.60%) Linux
2 487 (7.73%) Windows
3 318 (5.05%) Android
4 297 (4.71%) UNIX
5 288 (4.57%) Apple iOS
6 62 (0.98%) Windows Phone
7 44 (0.70%) Debian
8 40 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
9 34 (0.54%) CentOS
10 27 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.38%) Solaris
12 17 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.17%) VMS
15 7 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.079%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.063%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.048%) AIX
19 2 (0.032%) Fedora
19 2 (0.032%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5445 (86.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5355 (84.99%) TDD
3 2760 (43.80%) MVC
4 2681 (42.55%) Scrum
5 1567 (24.87%) OO
6 1520 (24.12%) Continuous Integration
7 1246 (19.77%) E-Commerce
8 1095 (17.38%) Web Application Development
9 827 (13.12%) Kanban
10 752 (11.93%) Software Engineering
11 668 (10.60%) Pair Programming
12 608 (9.65%) Test Automation
13 497 (7.89%) SOA
14 493 (7.82%) Unit Testing
15 470 (7.46%) Automated Testing
16 424 (6.73%) OOD
17 415 (6.59%) Mentoring
18 401 (6.36%) OOP
19 370 (5.87%) Test Scripting
20 332 (5.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3239 (51.40%) C#
2 2309 (36.64%) JavaScript
3 1881 (29.85%) Java
4 1517 (24.08%) SQL
4 1517 (24.08%) Ruby
5 557 (8.84%) PHP
6 426 (6.76%) Python
7 247 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 215 (3.41%) C++
9 153 (2.43%) T-SQL
10 138 (2.19%) PowerShell
11 123 (1.95%) Perl
12 118 (1.87%) Scala
13 117 (1.86%) VB
14 89 (1.41%) Objective-C
15 87 (1.38%) Bash Shell
16 83 (1.32%) PHP5
17 71 (1.13%) C
18 67 (1.06%) Groovy
19 61 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 631 (10.01%) Degree
2 188 (2.98%) ISEB
3 146 (2.32%) ISTQB
4 63 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 54 (0.86%) MCSD
7 53 (0.84%) MCTS
8 47 (0.75%) MCP
8 47 (0.75%) MCAD
9 34 (0.54%) Security Cleared
10 30 (0.48%) PhD
11 19 (0.30%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.16%) CBAP
13 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 7 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.095%) MCSE
14 6 (0.095%) OCP
14 6 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1049 (16.65%) QA
2 18 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.095%) HL7
5 3 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.048%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.016%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (0.48%) Varnish
2 18 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.14%) HDFS
4 7 (0.11%) vSphere
5 6 (0.095%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.095%) Docker
6 5 (0.079%) Cygwin
6 5 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.063%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.048%) Gluster
9 2 (0.032%) KVM
Systems Management
1 141 (2.24%) Puppet
2 117 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (0.84%) Ansible
4 42 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 35 (0.56%) Vagrant
6 22 (0.35%) logstash
7 19 (0.30%) Capistrano
8 7 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
9 6 (0.095%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 6 (0.095%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.095%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.095%) Graphite
10 3 (0.048%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.048%) StatsD
10 3 (0.048%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.048%) Nagios
11 1 (0.016%) Plesk
11 1 (0.016%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 630 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 408 (6.48%) Oracle
3 300 (4.76%) Facebook
4 245 (3.89%) Google
5 187 (2.97%) Zend
6 132 (2.09%) Apple
7 131 (2.08%) Sony
8 129 (2.05%) Yahoo!
9 107 (1.70%) Endeca
10 95 (1.51%) RedPrairie
11 87 (1.38%) hybris
12 78 (1.24%) SAP
13 60 (0.95%) Sitecore
14 43 (0.68%) HP
15 41 (0.65%) Xamarin
16 38 (0.60%) IBM
17 35 (0.56%) Twitter
18 32 (0.51%) OpenLink
19 31 (0.49%) Atlassian
20 25 (0.40%) EPiServer
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 34 minutes ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 53 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Generous Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Aquent
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum c£30K + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday