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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 88 106 145
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +39
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3500 3060 2164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.19% 2.61% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 3.16% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3075 2651 1983
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
92977 96911 88131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.84% 82.75% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76104 78052 72123
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +21 3339 £50,000 - 486
London +11 1996 £57,500 +4.54% 263
South East +13 402 £45,000 - 65
City of London +30 368 £62,500 +19.04% 54
North West +19 186 £40,000 - 47
South West +40 150 £39,000 -17.89% 27
Yorkshire +4 147 £45,000 +20.00% 28
West Midlands +47 146 £40,000 -2.43% 19
East of England -3 141 £49,500 -1.00% 13
East Midlands +53 138 £40,000 +10.34% 20
West Yorkshire +14 116 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Manchester +40 115 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Hampshire -2 115 £45,000 - 13
Leeds +13 109 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Berkshire +54 104 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Scotland +43 81 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Northamptonshire +39 63 £38,500 -3.75% 8
Surrey +26 59 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Northampton +40 57 £38,500 -3.75% 7
Ealing +4 57 £55,000 -8.33%
Hertfordshire 0 57 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Reading +33 54 £42,500 -29.16% 5
Birmingham +18 51 £41,500 +10.66% 4
Glasgow +41 48 £42,500 +9.67% 10
Bristol -3 47 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Warwickshire +12 45 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire +15 44 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Edinburgh +5 39 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -15 39 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Cheshire -23 37 £40,000 - 11

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5806 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 5607 (83.79%) TDD
3 3247 (48.52%) C#
4 2951 (44.10%) .NET
5 2750 (41.09%) MVC
6 2639 (39.44%) Scrum
7 2300 (34.37%) SQL Server
8 2269 (33.91%) Java
9 2244 (33.53%) ASP.NET
10 2134 (31.89%) JavaScript
11 1996 (29.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1835 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
13 1774 (26.51%) Git (software)
14 1629 (24.34%) HTML
15 1500 (22.41%) RESTful
16 1496 (22.36%) OO
17 1460 (21.82%) CSS
18 1452 (21.70%) SQL
19 1422 (21.25%) Ruby
20 1372 (20.50%) Web Application Development
21 1335 (19.95%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1257 (18.78%) Selenium
23 1234 (18.44%) Node.js
24 1231 (18.40%) NoSQL
25 1210 (18.08%) WCF
26 1169 (17.47%) QA
27 1084 (16.20%) Finance
28 1054 (15.75%) Cucumber
29 1053 (15.74%) Web Services
30 994 (14.85%) E-Commerce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1234 (18.44%) Node.js
2 194 (2.90%) Apache
3 173 (2.59%) Tomcat
4 155 (2.32%) IIS
5 150 (2.24%) CMS
6 141 (2.11%) JBoss
7 135 (2.02%) Confluence
8 110 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 94 (1.40%) nginx
10 78 (1.17%) Apache Solr
11 71 (1.06%) Apache Spark
12 65 (0.97%) SharePoint
13 64 (0.96%) WebSphere
14 62 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
15 61 (0.91%) NServiceBus
16 52 (0.78%) Umbraco
17 51 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
18 39 (0.58%) WebLogic
19 35 (0.52%) Mule
20 32 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 228 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.25%) MS Office
5 15 (0.22%) Mingle
6 8 (0.12%) MS Project
6 8 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.075%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.015%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.015%) GIMP
8 1 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 48 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.37%) Magento
3 8 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.075%) Shopify
4 5 (0.075%) Summit
5 4 (0.060%) Odoo
6 3 (0.045%) Endur
7 2 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.030%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.030%) Agresso
7 2 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.030%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.030%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.030%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.030%) RMDS
7 2 (0.030%) Sage ERP X3
8 1 (0.015%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.015%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 320 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (1.69%) GitHub
4 92 (1.37%) SaaS
5 51 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.45%) IaaS
9 24 (0.36%) Sumo Logic
10 21 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 15 (0.22%) Heroku
13 13 (0.19%) PaaS
14 8 (0.12%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.10%) Trello
16 6 (0.090%) CodePlex
16 6 (0.090%) Rackspace Cloud
17 5 (0.075%) AWS OpsWorks
18 4 (0.060%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 439 (6.56%) Internet
2 160 (2.39%) HTTP
3 44 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.60%) DNS
5 38 (0.57%) Broadband
6 15 (0.22%) Network Security
7 13 (0.19%) LDAP
8 12 (0.18%) DHCP
9 10 (0.15%) FTP
9 10 (0.15%) DVB
9 10 (0.15%) Unified Communications
10 9 (0.13%) AMQP
10 9 (0.13%) Intranet
10 9 (0.13%) SSL
11 8 (0.12%) Wireless
12 7 (0.10%) Extranet
12 7 (0.10%) Firewall
13 5 (0.075%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.075%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.075%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2300 (34.37%) SQL Server
2 1231 (18.40%) NoSQL
3 661 (9.88%) MongoDB
4 501 (7.49%) MySQL
5 350 (5.23%) Relational Database
6 209 (3.12%) Redis
7 205 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 200 (2.99%) Big Data
9 195 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
10 158 (2.36%) Hadoop
11 88 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 82 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 71 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 67 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 66 (0.99%) RavenDB
16 62 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
16 62 (0.93%) CouchDB
17 59 (0.88%) Oracle Database
18 45 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 43 (0.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1774 (26.51%) Git (software)
2 1257 (18.78%) Selenium
3 1054 (15.75%) Cucumber
4 678 (10.13%) WebDriver
5 675 (10.09%) Jenkins
6 564 (8.43%) NUnit
7 553 (8.26%) JUnit
8 502 (7.50%) JIRA
9 475 (7.10%) SpecFlow
10 415 (6.20%) Maven
11 367 (5.48%) Subversion
12 314 (4.69%) Rhino Mocks
13 270 (4.03%) Moq
14 257 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 246 (3.68%) TeamCity
16 230 (3.44%) Jasmine
17 211 (3.15%) Visual Studio
18 193 (2.88%) Mockito
19 162 (2.42%) SoapUI
20 158 (2.36%) JBehave
General
1 1084 (16.20%) Finance
2 505 (7.55%) Retail
3 439 (6.56%) Games
4 414 (6.19%) Marketing
5 266 (3.97%) Banking
6 254 (3.80%) Advertising
7 171 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 123 (1.84%) Back Office
9 105 (1.57%) Law
10 87 (1.30%) Publishing
11 76 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 66 (0.99%) Investment Banking
13 61 (0.91%) Front Office
14 59 (0.88%) Music Industry
15 54 (0.81%) Electronics
16 49 (0.73%) Automotive
17 43 (0.64%) Financial Institution
18 28 (0.42%) Legal
19 21 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4354 (65.06%) Developer
2 1823 (27.24%) .NET Developer
3 838 (12.52%) Senior Developer
4 749 (11.19%) Java Developer
5 523 (7.82%) Analyst
6 410 (6.13%) C# Developer
7 393 (5.87%) Tester
8 354 (5.29%) Software Engineer
9 287 (4.29%) Test Analyst
10 286 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 254 (3.80%) Software Developer
12 244 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
13 227 (3.39%) Junior
14 211 (3.15%) Junior Developer
15 201 (3.00%) Agile .NET Developer
16 197 (2.94%) Test Engineer
17 196 (2.93%) Lead Developer
18 188 (2.81%) Senior .NET Developer
19 168 (2.51%) Web Developer
20 167 (2.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2951 (44.10%) .NET
2 2244 (33.53%) ASP.NET
3 1996 (29.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1629 (24.34%) HTML
5 1500 (22.41%) RESTful
6 1460 (21.82%) CSS
7 1335 (19.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1210 (18.08%) WCF
9 1053 (15.74%) Web Services
10 992 (14.82%) AngularJS
11 881 (13.16%) jQuery
12 871 (13.02%) Spring
13 856 (12.79%) .NET Framework
14 751 (11.22%) HTML5
15 633 (9.46%) REST
16 597 (8.92%) XML
17 525 (7.85%) Entity Framework
18 471 (7.04%) CSS3
19 408 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
20 396 (5.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 443 (6.62%) Mobile App
2 375 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 365 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 293 (4.38%) User Experience
5 260 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
6 166 (2.48%) Social Media
7 161 (2.41%) BBC
8 144 (2.15%) Blog
9 119 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 88 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
11 86 (1.29%) Hedge funds
12 84 (1.26%) Smartphone
13 74 (1.11%) Tandem
13 74 (1.11%) DTV
14 72 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 58 (0.87%) Equities
16 57 (0.85%) iPad
17 56 (0.84%) iPhone
18 55 (0.82%) Replication
18 55 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 730 (10.91%) Linux
2 473 (7.07%) Windows
3 324 (4.84%) UNIX
4 314 (4.69%) Android
5 302 (4.51%) Apple iOS
6 46 (0.69%) CoreOS
7 41 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 33 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 31 (0.46%) Debian
10 28 (0.42%) CentOS
11 26 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 25 (0.37%) Windows Vista
12 25 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 23 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.16%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.090%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5806 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 5607 (83.79%) TDD
3 2750 (41.09%) MVC
4 2639 (39.44%) Scrum
5 1835 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
6 1496 (22.36%) OO
7 1372 (20.50%) Web Application Development
8 994 (14.85%) E-Commerce
9 992 (14.82%) Kanban
10 908 (13.57%) Software Engineering
11 794 (11.86%) Test Automation
12 722 (10.79%) Open Source
13 550 (8.22%) Pair Programming
14 549 (8.20%) Automated Testing
15 547 (8.17%) Unit Testing
16 538 (8.04%) SDLC
17 483 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
18 435 (6.50%) Mentoring
19 399 (5.96%) Dependency Injection
20 390 (5.83%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 3247 (48.52%) C#
2 2269 (33.91%) Java
3 2134 (31.89%) JavaScript
4 1452 (21.70%) SQL
5 1422 (21.25%) Ruby
6 646 (9.65%) PHP
7 573 (8.56%) Python
8 302 (4.51%) C++
9 290 (4.33%) Scala
10 223 (3.33%) Groovy
11 202 (3.02%) T-SQL
12 154 (2.30%) VB.NET
13 152 (2.27%) Objective-C
14 123 (1.84%) Bash Shell
15 102 (1.52%) Perl
16 99 (1.48%) Go
17 85 (1.27%) VB
18 73 (1.09%) PowerShell
19 67 (1.00%) C
20 54 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 755 (11.28%) Degree
2 237 (3.54%) ISEB
3 129 (1.93%) ISTQB
4 57 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (0.78%) Security Cleared
6 44 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 33 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 33 (0.49%) MCSD
8 32 (0.48%) MCTS
9 29 (0.43%) MCP
10 25 (0.37%) MCAD
10 25 (0.37%) PhD
11 17 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 14 (0.21%) PMP
13 8 (0.12%) HND
14 7 (0.10%) MCSE
15 4 (0.060%) MCPD
16 2 (0.030%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 2 (0.030%) Postgraduate
16 2 (0.030%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1169 (17.47%) QA
2 18 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.19%) SLA
4 8 (0.12%) WCAG
5 5 (0.075%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.030%) WAI
6 2 (0.030%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.030%) GCP
7 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (1.46%) Docker
2 55 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.58%) HDFS
4 31 (0.46%) VirtualBox
5 26 (0.39%) Varnish
6 12 (0.18%) iptables
6 12 (0.18%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.10%) LXC
8 3 (0.045%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.045%) Xen
8 3 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.030%) KVM
9 2 (0.030%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.015%) Firmware
10 1 (0.015%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 227 (3.39%) Puppet
2 173 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (1.30%) Ansible
4 77 (1.15%) Vagrant
5 51 (0.76%) Salt
6 38 (0.57%) Nagios
7 26 (0.39%) Kubernetes
8 24 (0.36%) ZABBIX
9 20 (0.30%) Capistrano
10 19 (0.28%) Apache Shiro
11 15 (0.22%) WMI
12 11 (0.16%) logstash
13 10 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 4 (0.060%) Mesos
16 3 (0.045%) Oozie
16 3 (0.045%) Nmap
17 2 (0.030%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 2 (0.030%) Oracle RMAN
17 2 (0.030%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 667 (9.97%) Microsoft
2 513 (7.67%) Oracle
3 302 (4.51%) Google
4 301 (4.50%) Facebook
5 155 (2.32%) Apple
6 147 (2.20%) Yahoo!
7 127 (1.90%) Sony
8 121 (1.81%) Zend
9 72 (1.08%) SAP
10 69 (1.03%) Sitecore
11 67 (1.00%) hybris
12 64 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 64 (0.96%) IBM
13 57 (0.85%) VMware
14 42 (0.63%) Splunk
14 42 (0.63%) SaltStack
15 38 (0.57%) EPiServer
16 35 (0.52%) Rackspace
17 33 (0.49%) Red Hat
18 30 (0.45%) HP
South West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus and Shares and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum + fantastic benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cornwall
itecopeople
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Edinburgh IT
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Limited
Salary: £neg +bonus+bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago