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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 101 125
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3764 3211 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.78% 2.97% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 3.44% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3381 2779 2527
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 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
87589 93360 100944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.37% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73004 75835 82109
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +26 3557 £52,500 +5.00% 498
London +9 2095 £60,000 +9.09% 280
South East +50 513 £45,000 - 70
City of London +26 312 £60,000 +4.34% 71
North West +24 220 £40,000 - 40
East of England +80 214 £50,000 - 25
Yorkshire +47 162 £40,000 - 24
Manchester +11 149 £42,500 +6.25% 28
Scotland +61 147 £45,000 +12.50% 17
South West +25 127 £42,500 +13.33% 31
West Midlands +1 116 £40,000 - 16
Berkshire +18 112 £50,000 -4.76% 13
West Yorkshire +41 109 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Leeds +34 105 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Glasgow +40 104 £45,000 +9.09% 12
Hampshire +18 96 £44,000 -2.22% 21
East Midlands -26 84 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Surrey 0 72 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Hertfordshire +38 70 £65,000 +30.00% 7
West Sussex +47 62 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Bedfordshire +37 57 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Birmingham +1 51 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Oxfordshire -12 49 £53,500 +27.38% 6
Buckinghamshire +60 46 £40,000 - 7
Reading +26 46 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Crawley +26 42 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Kent +23 41 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Milton Keynes +64 40 £40,000 +26.98% 5
Suffolk +45 40 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Sussex +22 35 £55,000 +22.22% 5

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6350 (87.93%) Agile Software Development
2 5986 (82.89%) TDD
3 3249 (44.99%) C#
4 3028 (41.93%) Scrum
5 2794 (38.69%) .NET
6 2573 (35.63%) Java
7 2424 (33.56%) MVC
8 2238 (30.99%) JavaScript
9 2078 (28.77%) ASP.NET
10 2038 (28.22%) SQL Server
11 1855 (25.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1854 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
13 1743 (24.13%) Git (software)
14 1742 (24.12%) HTML
15 1570 (21.74%) RESTful
16 1562 (21.63%) CSS
17 1497 (20.73%) Selenium
18 1478 (20.47%) SQL
19 1467 (20.31%) AngularJS
20 1465 (20.29%) Ruby
21 1348 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1347 (18.65%) Node.js
23 1299 (17.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 1293 (17.90%) SQL Server 2014
25 1290 (17.86%) OO
26 1274 (17.64%) Web Application Development
27 1269 (17.57%) QA
28 1246 (17.25%) Kanban
29 1236 (17.11%) Cucumber
30 1173 (16.24%) NoSQL

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 1347 (18.65%) Node.js
2 198 (2.74%) CMS
3 183 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 165 (2.28%) JBoss
5 163 (2.26%) Confluence
6 123 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
7 116 (1.61%) Apache
8 94 (1.30%) IIS
9 76 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 72 (1.00%) Mule
11 70 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
12 69 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 66 (0.91%) NServiceBus
13 66 (0.91%) Umbraco
14 55 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 53 (0.73%) SharePoint
16 52 (0.72%) Mule ESB
17 48 (0.66%) Alfresco
18 44 (0.61%) Apache Solr
19 42 (0.58%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 203 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 59 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (0.29%) Gliffy
3 21 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
4 20 (0.28%) MS Office
5 14 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.042%) MS Project
7 1 (0.014%) HipChat
7 1 (0.014%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 80 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 52 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.28%) Magento
4 15 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.069%) Endur
8 4 (0.055%) BASE24
9 3 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.042%) VisionPLUS
10 2 (0.028%) Apache OFBiz
10 2 (0.028%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.028%) Shopify
11 1 (0.014%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.014%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.014%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 483 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
2 287 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 237 (3.28%) GitHub
4 159 (2.20%) SaaS
5 88 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 61 (0.84%) PaaS
7 58 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (0.68%) Google Play
9 28 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.33%) IaaS
11 20 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.25%) Heroku
13 16 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.21%) OpenShift
15 14 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (0.17%) Google Analytics
17 7 (0.097%) AWS Lambda
17 7 (0.097%) Google Compute Engine
18 6 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
18 6 (0.083%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 307 (4.25%) Internet
2 137 (1.90%) HTTP
3 48 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.55%) Network Security
5 26 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 21 (0.29%) Wireshark
7 15 (0.21%) DNS
8 13 (0.18%) SSH
9 9 (0.12%) GSM
9 9 (0.12%) LTE
9 9 (0.12%) UMTS
10 8 (0.11%) BIG-IP
10 8 (0.11%) Extranet
10 8 (0.11%) Intranet
10 8 (0.11%) LDAP
10 8 (0.11%) VLAN
11 7 (0.097%) Broadband
12 6 (0.083%) AMQP
12 6 (0.083%) SMTP
13 5 (0.069%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2038 (28.22%) SQL Server
2 1293 (17.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 1173 (16.24%) NoSQL
4 528 (7.31%) MySQL
5 444 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 349 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 246 (3.41%) Big Data
8 189 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
9 171 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 150 (2.08%) RDBMS
11 132 (1.83%) Redis
12 120 (1.66%) Hadoop
13 87 (1.20%) CouchDB
14 64 (0.89%) Couchbase
15 56 (0.78%) RavenDB
16 50 (0.69%) Oracle Database
17 46 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 44 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
18 44 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 40 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1743 (24.13%) Git (software)
2 1497 (20.73%) Selenium
3 1236 (17.11%) Cucumber
4 1020 (14.12%) Jenkins
5 734 (10.16%) JIRA
6 712 (9.86%) WebDriver
7 554 (7.67%) JUnit
8 511 (7.08%) NUnit
9 506 (7.01%) Maven
10 465 (6.44%) SpecFlow
11 406 (5.62%) Subversion
12 305 (4.22%) Rhino Mocks
13 296 (4.10%) TeamCity
14 267 (3.70%) Moq
15 249 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 246 (3.41%) SoapUI
17 245 (3.39%) Visual Studio
18 235 (3.25%) Jasmine
19 194 (2.69%) Mockito
20 174 (2.41%) Gradle
General
1 1121 (15.52%) Finance
2 543 (7.52%) Games
3 415 (5.75%) Retail
4 414 (5.73%) Marketing
5 306 (4.24%) Banking
6 297 (4.11%) Advertising
7 226 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 112 (1.55%) Law
9 94 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 86 (1.19%) Electronics
11 80 (1.11%) Publishing
12 55 (0.76%) Back Office
13 44 (0.61%) Front Office
14 40 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 40 (0.55%) Online Betting
15 27 (0.37%) Legal
16 24 (0.33%) Music Industry
17 21 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
18 16 (0.22%) Automotive
18 16 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4503 (62.35%) Developer
2 1914 (26.50%) .NET Developer
3 1116 (15.45%) C# Developer
4 968 (13.40%) Senior Developer
5 944 (13.07%) Java Developer
6 896 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 622 (8.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 596 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 584 (8.09%) Agile Developer
10 558 (7.73%) Analyst
11 504 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 474 (6.56%) Software Engineer
13 441 (6.11%) Tester
14 410 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
15 395 (5.47%) Test Engineer
16 359 (4.97%) Test Analyst
17 322 (4.46%) QA Engineer
18 294 (4.07%) Agile C# Developer
19 292 (4.04%) Agile .NET Developer
20 284 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2794 (38.69%) .NET
2 2078 (28.77%) ASP.NET
3 1855 (25.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1742 (24.12%) HTML
5 1570 (21.74%) RESTful
6 1562 (21.63%) CSS
7 1467 (20.31%) AngularJS
8 1348 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1299 (17.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1147 (15.88%) WCF
11 1087 (15.05%) Web Services
12 906 (12.55%) Spring
13 882 (12.21%) .NET Framework
14 874 (12.10%) HTML5
15 789 (10.92%) jQuery
16 722 (10.00%) REST
17 605 (8.38%) CSS3
18 604 (8.36%) Entity Framework
19 581 (8.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 526 (7.28%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 416 (5.76%) Computer Science
2 395 (5.47%) User Experience
3 392 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 381 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
5 313 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 213 (2.95%) Fintech
7 156 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 148 (2.05%) Blog
9 112 (1.55%) Tandem
10 108 (1.50%) Social Media
11 103 (1.43%) iPad
11 103 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 96 (1.33%) BBC
13 92 (1.27%) iPhone
14 78 (1.08%) Visualisation
15 69 (0.96%) Online Games
16 61 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 61 (0.84%) Mathematics
17 60 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 58 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 669 (9.26%) Linux
2 600 (8.31%) Windows
3 414 (5.73%) Apple iOS
4 409 (5.66%) Unix
5 376 (5.21%) Android
6 42 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 27 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
8 20 (0.28%) CentOS
9 17 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.22%) CoreOS
11 14 (0.19%) Debian
12 13 (0.18%) Kali Linux
12 13 (0.18%) Windows Server
13 12 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.069%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.042%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.042%) Solaris
16 3 (0.042%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.042%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6350 (87.93%) Agile Software Development
2 5986 (82.89%) TDD
3 3028 (41.93%) Scrum
4 2424 (33.56%) MVC
5 1854 (25.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1290 (17.86%) OO
7 1274 (17.64%) Web Application Development
8 1246 (17.25%) Kanban
9 1098 (15.20%) Software Engineering
10 927 (12.84%) E-Commerce
11 900 (12.46%) Test Automation
12 690 (9.55%) Unit Testing
13 610 (8.45%) SDLC
14 573 (7.93%) DevOps
15 499 (6.91%) Pair Programming
16 497 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
17 483 (6.69%) OOP
18 474 (6.56%) Open Source
19 460 (6.37%) Web Development
20 449 (6.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3249 (44.99%) C#
2 2573 (35.63%) Java
3 2238 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 1478 (20.47%) SQL
5 1465 (20.29%) Ruby
6 633 (8.76%) PHP
7 577 (7.99%) Python
8 347 (4.80%) C++
9 335 (4.64%) Scala
10 210 (2.91%) Objective-C
11 188 (2.60%) T-SQL
12 176 (2.44%) VB.NET
13 157 (2.17%) VB
14 148 (2.05%) Groovy
15 114 (1.58%) Perl
16 109 (1.51%) Apple Swift
17 107 (1.48%) PowerShell
18 104 (1.44%) Bash Shell
19 101 (1.40%) Clojure
20 94 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 640 (8.86%) Degree
2 305 (4.22%) ISEB
3 259 (3.59%) ISTQB
4 123 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 79 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 73 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 26 (0.36%) MCSD
8 25 (0.35%) MCAD
8 25 (0.35%) MCP
8 25 (0.35%) MCTS
9 20 (0.28%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.24%) PhD
11 12 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 9 (0.12%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.083%) MBA
15 5 (0.069%) OCP
15 5 (0.069%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.069%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1269 (17.57%) QA
2 115 (1.59%) SDET
3 21 (0.29%) GCP
4 12 (0.17%) SLA
5 11 (0.15%) ISO15022
5 11 (0.15%) ISO20022
6 9 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.069%) DICOM
7 5 (0.069%) HL7
7 5 (0.069%) ISO13485
7 5 (0.069%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.042%) WCAG
9 2 (0.028%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.014%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.014%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.014%) WAI
System Software
1 159 (2.20%) Docker
2 22 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.26%) HDFS
4 17 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.12%) Varnish
7 8 (0.11%) iptables
8 5 (0.069%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.028%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.014%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.014%) KVM
11 1 (0.014%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 180 (2.49%) Puppet
2 103 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (0.97%) Ansible
4 36 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 36 (0.50%) WMI
5 24 (0.33%) Mesos
6 23 (0.32%) Kubernetes
7 20 (0.28%) Kibana
8 15 (0.21%) Salt
9 12 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 9 (0.12%) logstash
11 8 (0.11%) Control-M
11 8 (0.11%) Nagios
12 7 (0.097%) Graphite
13 6 (0.083%) yum
14 5 (0.069%) Packer
14 5 (0.069%) StatsD
14 5 (0.069%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.055%) Grafana
15 4 (0.055%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 786 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 416 (5.76%) Oracle
3 250 (3.46%) Google
4 215 (2.98%) Facebook
5 192 (2.66%) Apple
6 100 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 97 (1.34%) Yahoo!
8 96 (1.33%) Sony
9 94 (1.30%) SAP
10 81 (1.12%) Sitecore
11 80 (1.11%) Adobe
12 71 (0.98%) hybris
13 61 (0.84%) EPiServer
14 56 (0.78%) Xamarin
15 46 (0.64%) HP
16 41 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
17 39 (0.54%) IBM
18 34 (0.47%) Alterian
18 34 (0.47%) Twitter
19 33 (0.46%) Red Hat
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + amazing benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very Competitive DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, life assurance, bonus +
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k - 50k + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday