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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 83 99 135
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +36
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3533 3113 2245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.23% 2.71% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 3.28% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3145 2629 2030
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 £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +17 3366 £50,250 +0.50% 488
London -1 1954 £60,000 +9.09% 250
South East +17 442 £47,500 +5.55% 71
City of London +29 364 £62,500 +19.04% 51
North West +18 198 £40,000 - 47
South West +34 169 £40,000 -11.11% 34
East Midlands +48 153 £40,000 - 16
East of England +4 148 £50,000 +17.64% 25
Yorkshire +48 146 £45,000 +20.00% 19
West Midlands +35 131 £38,250 -6.70% 18
West Yorkshire +41 116 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Manchester +33 116 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Leeds +46 106 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Hampshire -8 101 £42,500 -5.55% 22
Scotland +46 91 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Berkshire +28 91 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Northamptonshire +34 68 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Surrey +20 67 £52,500 +2.43% 11
Ealing +2 66 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Oxfordshire +14 63 £50,000 - 6
Glasgow +42 61 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Hertfordshire -9 61 £62,500 +13.63% 13
Northampton +20 60 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Birmingham +33 53 £39,000 -22.00% 6
Bristol -8 47 £50,000 -17.69% 11
Cheshire -15 42 £40,000 - 16
Oxford +14 41 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Edinburgh +10 40 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Newbury +28 39 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Kent +26 39 £40,000 -2.43% 5

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5835 (87.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5544 (82.82%) TDD
3 3236 (48.34%) C#
4 2888 (43.14%) .NET
5 2652 (39.62%) MVC
6 2639 (39.42%) Scrum
7 2345 (35.03%) Java
8 2211 (33.03%) SQL Server
9 2187 (32.67%) ASP.NET
10 2127 (31.77%) JavaScript
11 1946 (29.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1805 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
13 1756 (26.23%) Git (software)
14 1636 (24.44%) HTML
15 1523 (22.75%) RESTful
16 1493 (22.30%) OO
17 1446 (21.60%) SQL
18 1445 (21.59%) CSS
19 1433 (21.41%) Ruby
20 1348 (20.14%) Selenium
21 1343 (20.06%) Web Application Development
22 1327 (19.82%) ASP.NET Web API
23 1265 (18.90%) Node.js
24 1239 (18.51%) NoSQL
25 1202 (17.96%) WCF
26 1174 (17.54%) QA
27 1081 (16.15%) Finance
28 1069 (15.97%) Cucumber
29 1054 (15.75%) Web Services
30 996 (14.88%) AngularJS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1265 (18.90%) Node.js
2 189 (2.82%) Apache
3 181 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 159 (2.38%) IIS
5 152 (2.27%) JBoss
6 146 (2.18%) CMS
7 127 (1.90%) Confluence
8 104 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
9 83 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 77 (1.15%) nginx
11 75 (1.12%) WebSphere
11 75 (1.12%) Apache Spark
12 66 (0.99%) SharePoint
13 62 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
14 58 (0.87%) Umbraco
15 46 (0.69%) WebLogic
16 40 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
17 37 (0.55%) Mule
17 37 (0.55%) Kentico
17 37 (0.55%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 222 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 33 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.22%) MS Office
5 7 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.090%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.090%) Mingle
6 6 (0.090%) MS Project
7 3 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.015%) GIMP
8 1 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 52 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (0.37%) Magento
3 7 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.090%) Endur
5 5 (0.075%) Summit
6 4 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.030%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.030%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.030%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.030%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.030%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.030%) Agresso
7 2 (0.030%) Sage ERP X3
7 2 (0.030%) Odoo
8 1 (0.015%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.015%) Sophis RISQUE
8 1 (0.015%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.015%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 343 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (1.78%) GitHub
4 93 (1.39%) SaaS
5 50 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 35 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (0.43%) IaaS
9 24 (0.36%) Sumo Logic
10 23 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 15 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 14 (0.21%) Heroku
14 9 (0.13%) Trello
15 8 (0.12%) PaaS
16 5 (0.075%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.060%) Lucidchart
17 4 (0.060%) Engine Yard
17 4 (0.060%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.060%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 397 (5.93%) Internet
2 167 (2.49%) HTTP
3 47 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.46%) DNS
5 30 (0.45%) Broadband
6 22 (0.33%) Network Security
7 12 (0.18%) LDAP
8 11 (0.16%) Wireless
9 9 (0.13%) DVB
9 9 (0.13%) FTP
9 9 (0.13%) Unified Communications
10 8 (0.12%) SSL
10 8 (0.12%) Intranet
11 7 (0.10%) Firewall
11 7 (0.10%) UMTS
11 7 (0.10%) AMQP
12 6 (0.090%) LTE
12 6 (0.090%) GSM
12 6 (0.090%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.090%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2211 (33.03%) SQL Server
2 1239 (18.51%) NoSQL
3 660 (9.86%) MongoDB
4 519 (7.75%) MySQL
5 353 (5.27%) Relational Database
6 221 (3.30%) Big Data
7 209 (3.12%) Redis
8 189 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
9 188 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 155 (2.32%) Hadoop
11 99 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 77 (1.15%) Apache Hive
13 74 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 69 (1.03%) Oracle Database
15 64 (0.96%) RavenDB
16 57 (0.85%) CouchDB
17 54 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
18 50 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 50 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
19 47 (0.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1756 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 1348 (20.14%) Selenium
3 1069 (15.97%) Cucumber
4 712 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 712 (10.64%) WebDriver
5 567 (8.47%) JUnit
6 550 (8.22%) NUnit
7 512 (7.65%) JIRA
8 487 (7.28%) SpecFlow
9 448 (6.69%) Maven
10 345 (5.15%) Subversion
11 296 (4.42%) Rhino Mocks
12 256 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 242 (3.62%) Jasmine
14 240 (3.59%) Moq
15 230 (3.44%) TeamCity
16 224 (3.35%) Visual Studio
17 223 (3.33%) Mockito
18 168 (2.51%) FitNesse
19 152 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 1081 (16.15%) Finance
2 510 (7.62%) Retail
3 439 (6.56%) Games
4 432 (6.45%) Marketing
5 271 (4.05%) Banking
6 253 (3.78%) Advertising
7 179 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 129 (1.93%) Back Office
9 105 (1.57%) Law
10 87 (1.30%) Publishing
11 78 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 68 (1.02%) Investment Banking
13 64 (0.96%) Front Office
14 56 (0.84%) Electronics
15 49 (0.73%) Financial Institution
16 48 (0.72%) Music Industry
17 47 (0.70%) Automotive
18 25 (0.37%) Legal
19 21 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
20 15 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4297 (64.19%) Developer
2 1761 (26.31%) .NET Developer
3 821 (12.26%) Senior Developer
4 775 (11.58%) Java Developer
5 530 (7.92%) Analyst
6 427 (6.38%) Tester
7 414 (6.18%) C# Developer
8 405 (6.05%) Software Engineer
9 300 (4.48%) Test Analyst
10 288 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 259 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 238 (3.56%) Software Developer
13 225 (3.36%) Junior
14 215 (3.21%) Test Engineer
15 209 (3.12%) Junior Developer
16 207 (3.09%) Lead Developer
17 183 (2.73%) Agile .NET Developer
18 182 (2.72%) Automation Tester
19 174 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
20 173 (2.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2888 (43.14%) .NET
2 2187 (32.67%) ASP.NET
3 1946 (29.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1636 (24.44%) HTML
5 1523 (22.75%) RESTful
6 1445 (21.59%) CSS
7 1327 (19.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1202 (17.96%) WCF
9 1054 (15.75%) Web Services
10 996 (14.88%) AngularJS
11 899 (13.43%) Spring
12 858 (12.82%) jQuery
13 841 (12.56%) .NET Framework
14 745 (11.13%) HTML5
15 630 (9.41%) REST
16 594 (8.87%) XML
17 546 (8.16%) Entity Framework
18 461 (6.89%) CSS3
19 392 (5.86%) KnockoutJS
20 389 (5.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 414 (6.18%) Mobile App
2 382 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 376 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 307 (4.59%) User Experience
5 285 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 161 (2.41%) BBC
7 158 (2.36%) Social Media
8 141 (2.11%) Client/Server
9 128 (1.91%) Blog
10 87 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
11 85 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 81 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 78 (1.17%) DTV
14 73 (1.09%) Smartphone
15 72 (1.08%) iPad
16 68 (1.02%) Equities
17 63 (0.94%) Visualisation
18 61 (0.91%) Tandem
19 52 (0.78%) N-Tier
19 52 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 723 (10.80%) Linux
2 508 (7.59%) Windows
3 342 (5.11%) UNIX
4 296 (4.42%) Android
5 284 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 50 (0.75%) CoreOS
7 47 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 31 (0.46%) Debian
9 29 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 25 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.36%) CentOS
11 24 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 24 (0.36%) Windows Vista
11 24 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 22 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.16%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5835 (87.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5544 (82.82%) TDD
3 2652 (39.62%) MVC
4 2639 (39.42%) Scrum
5 1805 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
6 1493 (22.30%) OO
7 1343 (20.06%) Web Application Development
8 981 (14.65%) Kanban
9 977 (14.60%) E-Commerce
10 920 (13.74%) Software Engineering
11 828 (12.37%) Test Automation
12 713 (10.65%) Open Source
13 551 (8.23%) SDLC
14 531 (7.93%) Unit Testing
15 527 (7.87%) Pair Programming
16 522 (7.80%) Automated Testing
17 465 (6.95%) Mentoring
18 449 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
19 394 (5.89%) DevOps
20 390 (5.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3236 (48.34%) C#
2 2345 (35.03%) Java
3 2127 (31.77%) JavaScript
4 1446 (21.60%) SQL
5 1433 (21.41%) Ruby
6 622 (9.29%) PHP
7 585 (8.74%) Python
8 325 (4.86%) C++
9 286 (4.27%) Scala
10 216 (3.23%) Groovy
11 184 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 151 (2.26%) Objective-C
13 138 (2.06%) VB.NET
14 133 (1.99%) Bash Shell
15 97 (1.45%) Perl
15 97 (1.45%) Go
16 80 (1.20%) C
17 77 (1.15%) PowerShell
18 62 (0.93%) VB
19 58 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 742 (11.08%) Degree
2 235 (3.51%) ISEB
3 142 (2.12%) ISTQB
4 61 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 54 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 40 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 30 (0.45%) PhD
9 29 (0.43%) MCSD
10 28 (0.42%) MCTS
11 25 (0.37%) MCP
11 25 (0.37%) MCAD
12 7 (0.10%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.060%) PMP
14 3 (0.045%) MCSE
14 3 (0.045%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.030%) HNC
15 2 (0.030%) HND
15 2 (0.030%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.030%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1174 (17.54%) QA
2 12 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 12 (0.18%) SLA
3 5 (0.075%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.060%) WCAG
5 2 (0.030%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.030%) GCP
6 1 (0.015%) WAI
6 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (1.58%) Docker
2 60 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (0.66%) HDFS
4 31 (0.46%) VirtualBox
5 29 (0.43%) Varnish
6 14 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 8 (0.12%) iptables
8 7 (0.10%) LXC
9 4 (0.060%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.045%) Xen
11 2 (0.030%) Firmware
11 2 (0.030%) KVM
12 1 (0.015%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.015%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 244 (3.65%) Puppet
2 189 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (1.49%) Ansible
4 78 (1.17%) Vagrant
5 60 (0.90%) Salt
6 38 (0.57%) Nagios
7 26 (0.39%) Kubernetes
8 24 (0.36%) ZABBIX
9 23 (0.34%) WMI
10 22 (0.33%) Capistrano
11 21 (0.31%) Apache Shiro
12 11 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.10%) logstash
13 7 (0.10%) Mesos
14 5 (0.075%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.060%) Oozie
16 3 (0.045%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 3 (0.045%) Nmap
17 2 (0.030%) StatsD
17 2 (0.030%) Iperf
Vendors
1 650 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 532 (7.95%) Oracle
3 303 (4.53%) Facebook
4 292 (4.36%) Google
5 166 (2.48%) Apple
6 138 (2.06%) Yahoo!
7 131 (1.96%) Sony
8 109 (1.63%) Zend
9 76 (1.14%) hybris
10 73 (1.09%) SAP
11 70 (1.05%) Sitecore
12 62 (0.93%) Atlassian
12 62 (0.93%) VMware
13 57 (0.85%) IBM
14 48 (0.72%) EPiServer
15 47 (0.70%) Splunk
16 44 (0.66%) SaltStack
17 39 (0.58%) Rackspace
18 38 (0.57%) Red Hat
19 34 (0.51%) HP
North West London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Technology People UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £445.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: Yesterday