The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 84 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +23
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3689 3545 3168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.92% 3.26% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 3.72% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3245 3192 2632
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median 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 £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%

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
82940 95208 97348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.52% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69058 78708 77913
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 3529 £52,500 +5.00% 528
London +12 2008 £60,000 - 282
South East +42 522 £45,000 -5.26% 68
City of London +19 272 £60,000 -4.00% 56
North West +20 245 £45,000 +5.88% 35
East of England +48 218 £50,000 - 38
Manchester +30 177 £45,000 - 26
South West -19 154 £41,500 +3.75% 30
Berkshire +74 138 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Yorkshire +22 133 £46,250 +8.18% 31
West Midlands -20 122 £42,500 +13.33% 20
East Midlands -15 106 £40,000 -2.43% 17
Surrey +48 105 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Scotland +25 96 £45,000 - 9
West Yorkshire +3 92 £44,000 -2.22% 23
Reading +78 87 £43,750 -12.50% 9
Leeds +13 87 £45,000 - 20
Buckinghamshire +21 75 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Hampshire -5 74 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Hertfordshire +25 71 £65,000 - 12
Bedfordshire +45 64 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Birmingham -17 61 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Nottinghamshire +29 49 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Nottingham +29 49 £43,750 -7.89% 8
Glasgow +6 48 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Oxfordshire -19 41 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Northamptonshire -2 40 £43,000 +7.50% 3
Edinburgh +24 38 £45,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +4 38 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Milton Keynes +27 37 £40,000 +6.66% 4

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BDD.

1 6572 (87.66%) Agile Software Development
2 6278 (83.74%) TDD
3 3270 (43.62%) C#
4 3146 (41.96%) Scrum
5 2873 (38.32%) .NET
6 2656 (35.43%) Java
7 2519 (33.60%) MVC
8 2367 (31.57%) JavaScript
9 2185 (29.14%) SQL Server
10 2166 (28.89%) ASP.NET
11 1925 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1891 (25.22%) Git (software)
13 1813 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
14 1784 (23.80%) HTML
15 1724 (23.00%) RESTful
16 1648 (21.98%) AngularJS
17 1583 (21.12%) CSS
18 1465 (19.54%) Ruby
19 1447 (19.30%) Selenium
20 1442 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
21 1436 (19.15%) Node.js
22 1370 (18.27%) SQL Server 2014
23 1351 (18.02%) Web Application Development
24 1336 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 1325 (17.67%) SQL
26 1311 (17.49%) OO
27 1229 (16.39%) NoSQL
28 1225 (16.34%) Kanban
29 1224 (16.33%) Cucumber
30 1194 (15.93%) QA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 203 (2.71%) Confluence
2 197 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 194 (2.59%) CMS
4 170 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 126 (1.68%) JBoss
6 98 (1.31%) Apache Spark
7 97 (1.29%) Apache
7 97 (1.29%) IIS
8 88 (1.17%) Apache Solr
9 77 (1.03%) Umbraco
10 64 (0.85%) Mule
11 62 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 59 (0.79%) SharePoint
13 56 (0.75%) Mule ESB
14 51 (0.68%) NServiceBus
15 50 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
16 45 (0.60%) WordPress
17 44 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
18 42 (0.56%) Drupal
18 42 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 239 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.29%) MS Office
3 19 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.080%) Gliffy
6 6 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.027%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.027%) InDesign
7 2 (0.027%) InVision
7 2 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.027%) SPSS
8 1 (0.013%) HipChat
8 1 (0.013%) Maya
8 1 (0.013%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 71 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 42 (0.56%) Magento
3 35 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 31 (0.41%) Shopify
5 9 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.053%) Apache OFBiz
6 4 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.053%) SAP hybris
7 2 (0.027%) AWD
7 2 (0.027%) BASE24
7 2 (0.027%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.013%) Endur
8 1 (0.013%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.013%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.013%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.013%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 598 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 375 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 210 (2.80%) GitHub
4 161 (2.15%) SaaS
5 103 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 87 (1.16%) PaaS
7 70 (0.93%) IaaS
8 54 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 47 (0.63%) Google Play
10 31 (0.41%) Amazon S3
11 27 (0.36%) Slack
12 23 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 23 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.28%) G Suite
13 21 (0.28%) Office 365
14 13 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
14 13 (0.17%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 12 (0.16%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 346 (4.62%) Internet
2 167 (2.23%) HTTP
3 42 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 31 (0.41%) SMTP
5 26 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 25 (0.33%) SSH
7 22 (0.29%) Network Security
8 21 (0.28%) SSL
9 9 (0.12%) DNS
10 7 (0.093%) Intranet
11 6 (0.080%) DSL
11 6 (0.080%) LDAP
12 4 (0.053%) AMQP
12 4 (0.053%) Broadband
12 4 (0.053%) IPsec
12 4 (0.053%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.040%) Firewall
13 3 (0.040%) IPv6
13 3 (0.040%) SMPP
13 3 (0.040%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2185 (29.14%) SQL Server
2 1370 (18.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1229 (16.39%) NoSQL
4 568 (7.58%) MongoDB
5 547 (7.30%) MySQL
6 316 (4.22%) Big Data
7 306 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 229 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 217 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
10 189 (2.52%) Redis
11 151 (2.01%) Hadoop
12 120 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 73 (0.97%) CouchDB
14 71 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 62 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 50 (0.67%) Oracle Database
17 47 (0.63%) Neo4j
18 40 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
18 40 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 39 (0.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1891 (25.22%) Git (software)
2 1447 (19.30%) Selenium
3 1224 (16.33%) Cucumber
4 1092 (14.57%) Jenkins
5 735 (9.80%) JIRA
6 579 (7.72%) WebDriver
7 546 (7.28%) JUnit
8 499 (6.66%) SpecFlow
9 480 (6.40%) NUnit
10 437 (5.83%) Maven
11 363 (4.84%) TeamCity
12 321 (4.28%) Subversion
13 310 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 292 (3.89%) Rhino Mocks
15 250 (3.33%) Moq
16 243 (3.24%) SoapUI
17 215 (2.87%) Gradle
18 214 (2.85%) Visual Studio
19 205 (2.73%) Mockito
20 194 (2.59%) Jasmine
General
1 1131 (15.09%) Finance
2 537 (7.16%) Games
3 405 (5.40%) Marketing
4 352 (4.70%) Retail
5 266 (3.55%) Banking
6 248 (3.31%) Advertising
7 164 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 117 (1.56%) Electronics
9 105 (1.40%) Law
9 105 (1.40%) Publishing
10 86 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 65 (0.87%) Music Industry
12 54 (0.72%) Legal
13 45 (0.60%) Front Office
14 33 (0.44%) Back Office
15 31 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 27 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.29%) Automotive
18 20 (0.27%) Multimedia
19 17 (0.23%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4890 (65.23%) Developer
2 2065 (27.54%) .NET Developer
3 1119 (14.93%) C# Developer
4 1053 (14.05%) Java Developer
5 974 (12.99%) Senior Developer
6 882 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 544 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 514 (6.86%) Analyst
9 513 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 512 (6.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 504 (6.72%) Agile Developer
12 418 (5.58%) Software Engineer
13 380 (5.07%) Software Developer
14 379 (5.06%) Tester
15 366 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
16 336 (4.48%) QA Engineer
17 335 (4.47%) Test Engineer
18 324 (4.32%) Test Analyst
19 311 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
20 284 (3.79%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2873 (38.32%) .NET
2 2166 (28.89%) ASP.NET
3 1925 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1784 (23.80%) HTML
5 1724 (23.00%) RESTful
6 1648 (21.98%) AngularJS
7 1583 (21.12%) CSS
8 1442 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1436 (19.15%) Node.js
10 1336 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1191 (15.89%) WCF
12 965 (12.87%) Web Services
13 944 (12.59%) .NET Framework
14 877 (11.70%) HTML5
15 867 (11.56%) Spring
16 847 (11.30%) REST
17 781 (10.42%) jQuery
18 706 (9.42%) Entity Framework
19 636 (8.48%) KnockoutJS
20 631 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 434 (5.79%) Computer Science
2 369 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 348 (4.64%) User Experience
4 346 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 271 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 182 (2.43%) Fintech
7 136 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 116 (1.55%) iPad
9 108 (1.44%) Tandem
10 101 (1.35%) Blog
10 101 (1.35%) iPhone
11 88 (1.17%) Algorithms
12 87 (1.16%) Virtual Team
13 85 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 83 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
15 78 (1.04%) Visualisation
16 74 (0.99%) Social Media
17 67 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 66 (0.88%) BBC
19 64 (0.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 609 (8.12%) Linux
2 508 (6.78%) Windows
3 353 (4.71%) Apple iOS
4 330 (4.40%) Android
5 277 (3.69%) Unix
6 39 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 29 (0.39%) Windows Phone
8 15 (0.20%) Debian
8 15 (0.20%) VMS
9 14 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.17%) CentOS
10 13 (0.17%) CoreOS
11 12 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (0.15%) Windows Server
13 10 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.053%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.040%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6572 (87.66%) Agile Software Development
2 6278 (83.74%) TDD
3 3146 (41.96%) Scrum
4 2519 (33.60%) MVC
5 1813 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
6 1351 (18.02%) Web Application Development
7 1311 (17.49%) OO
8 1225 (16.34%) Kanban
9 1143 (15.25%) Software Engineering
10 808 (10.78%) E-Commerce
11 754 (10.06%) Test Automation
12 664 (8.86%) Unit Testing
13 631 (8.42%) SDLC
14 585 (7.80%) DevOps
15 554 (7.39%) Mentoring
16 520 (6.94%) Web Development
17 516 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
17 516 (6.88%) Open Source
18 494 (6.59%) OOP
19 458 (6.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3270 (43.62%) C#
2 2656 (35.43%) Java
3 2367 (31.57%) JavaScript
4 1465 (19.54%) Ruby
5 1325 (17.67%) SQL
6 596 (7.95%) Python
7 559 (7.46%) Scala
8 527 (7.03%) PHP
9 288 (3.84%) C++
10 190 (2.53%) Groovy
11 187 (2.49%) Objective-C
12 171 (2.28%) VB.NET
13 147 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 141 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 136 (1.81%) F#
16 133 (1.77%) VB
17 124 (1.65%) PowerShell
18 117 (1.56%) ES6
19 115 (1.53%) Apple Swift
20 112 (1.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 623 (8.31%) Degree
2 309 (4.12%) ISTQB
3 297 (3.96%) ISEB
4 122 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 72 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 33 (0.44%) PhD
8 30 (0.40%) MCSD
9 27 (0.36%) MCAD
9 27 (0.36%) MCP
9 27 (0.36%) MCTS
10 26 (0.35%) SC Cleared
11 12 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.15%) OCP
13 9 (0.12%) PMP
13 9 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.080%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.067%) ISEB Practitioner
16 4 (0.053%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1194 (15.93%) QA
2 166 (2.21%) SDET
3 42 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 28 (0.37%) GCP
5 27 (0.36%) DICOM
6 26 (0.35%) ISO13485
7 16 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.080%) WCAG
9 4 (0.053%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.040%) ISO15022
10 3 (0.040%) ISO20022
10 3 (0.040%) WAI
11 2 (0.027%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.027%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.027%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.013%) Basel III
12 1 (0.013%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.013%) HL7
12 1 (0.013%) SLA
System Software
1 208 (2.77%) Docker
2 70 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (0.43%) HDFS
5 17 (0.23%) Firmware
6 14 (0.19%) Varnish
7 13 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.12%) Active Directory
10 6 (0.080%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.067%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.040%) vSphere
13 2 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.013%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 186 (2.48%) Puppet
2 105 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 101 (1.35%) Ansible
4 49 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 44 (0.59%) Kubernetes
6 43 (0.57%) Kibana
7 41 (0.55%) Mesos
8 24 (0.32%) yum
9 17 (0.23%) logstash
10 15 (0.20%) Grafana
11 14 (0.19%) Graphite
11 14 (0.19%) Terraform
12 13 (0.17%) WMI
13 9 (0.12%) Nagios
14 6 (0.080%) Packer
14 6 (0.080%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.067%) Marathon
15 5 (0.067%) Oozie
15 5 (0.067%) Perfmon
15 5 (0.067%) Salt
Vendors
1 752 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 398 (5.31%) Oracle
3 300 (4.00%) Google
4 198 (2.64%) Facebook
5 144 (1.92%) Apple
6 128 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 85 (1.13%) HP
8 76 (1.01%) SAP
9 73 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 72 (0.96%) VMware
11 69 (0.92%) Yahoo!
12 65 (0.87%) Adobe
13 61 (0.81%) Sony
14 51 (0.68%) Xamarin
15 38 (0.51%) EPiServer
16 34 (0.45%) hybris
17 33 (0.44%) Red Hat
18 30 (0.40%) Alterian
19 28 (0.37%) Rally
19 28 (0.37%) Splunk
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Midlands
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Annual Bonus & Great Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k plus bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Company Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 25% Bonus + Pension + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Very Strong Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + great equity package
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday