The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 97 137 217
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +80
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3153 2195 1501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.69% 2.02% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 2.56% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2748 2012 1366
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94231 85648 91265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.41% 78.72% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75933 70032 77735
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +42 3029 £50,000 - 410
London +23 1933 £55,000 - 258
South East +24 411 £45,000 +12.50% 60
City of London +13 336 £52,500 -11.01% 73
North West +42 171 £40,000 +6.66% 29
East of England +47 152 £50,000 +17.64% 15
Yorkshire +26 138 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Hampshire +29 117 £45,000 -10.00% 13
West Yorkshire +35 105 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Leeds +23 98 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Midlands +35 83 £41,000 +2.50% 4
South West +8 83 £50,000 +21.21% 20
Manchester +5 83 £40,000 +5.96% 9
Cambridgeshire +39 69 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +40 67 £35,000 -6.66% 13
Cheshire +41 63 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East Sussex -10 63 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Brighton -10 63 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Portsmouth +30 59 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Hertfordshire +23 56 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Berkshire +12 56 £52,500 +40.00% 9
Cambridge +29 54 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Surrey -36 53 £47,500 +5.55% 15
Oxfordshire +27 51 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Scotland +16 47 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Bristol +13 40 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Edinburgh +22 36 £50,000 +40.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 33 £45,000 +12.50% 4
St Albans - 32 £58,750 - 2
Wales +5 31 £37,500 +7.14% 5

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5165 (85.37%) TDD
2 3057 (50.53%) C#
3 3009 (49.74%) .NET
4 2715 (44.88%) Scrum
5 2567 (42.43%) MVC
6 2273 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2273 (37.57%) ASP.NET
7 2084 (34.45%) SQL Server
8 2076 (34.31%) JavaScript
9 1917 (31.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1883 (31.12%) Java
11 1716 (28.36%) HTML
12 1542 (25.49%) CSS
13 1400 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
14 1357 (22.43%) SQL
15 1306 (21.59%) Selenium
16 1301 (21.50%) OO
17 1204 (19.90%) Git (software)
18 1144 (18.91%) WCF
19 1143 (18.89%) Ruby
20 1116 (18.45%) Web Services
21 1111 (18.36%) E-Commerce
22 1104 (18.25%) jQuery
23 1092 (18.05%) Cucumber
24 1050 (17.36%) Kanban
25 985 (16.28%) Finance
26 966 (15.97%) RESTful
27 906 (14.98%) QA
28 898 (14.84%) Web Application Development
29 859 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 647 (10.69%) Node.js
2 187 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 162 (2.68%) IIS
4 146 (2.41%) Confluence
5 136 (2.25%) Apache
6 118 (1.95%) CMS
7 101 (1.67%) Drupal
8 91 (1.50%) Apache Solr
9 79 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
10 72 (1.19%) Alfresco
11 61 (1.01%) SharePoint
12 56 (0.93%) WordPress
13 48 (0.79%) nginx
13 48 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
14 41 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 35 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
16 34 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
16 34 (0.56%) Umbraco
17 33 (0.55%) GlassFish
17 33 (0.55%) Jetty
Applications
1 298 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 58 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 51 (0.84%) MS Office
4 17 (0.28%) Mingle
5 9 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.050%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 58 (0.96%) Magento
2 31 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
4 12 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.17%) Shopify
6 8 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.099%) assyst
8 4 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.066%) Endur
9 2 (0.033%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 237 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (2.84%) SaaS
3 134 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 103 (1.70%) GitHub
5 38 (0.63%) PaaS
6 37 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
8 19 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.25%) Heroku
10 10 (0.17%) Joyent
11 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.12%) IaaS
12 7 (0.12%) Force.com
12 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.099%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.033%) Office 365
15 1 (0.017%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.017%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 582 (9.62%) Internet
2 143 (2.36%) HTTP
3 45 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.20%) Broadband
5 9 (0.15%) DNS
6 7 (0.12%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.083%) SSL
7 5 (0.083%) GSM
7 5 (0.083%) UMTS
8 4 (0.066%) Intranet
9 3 (0.050%) LDAP
9 3 (0.050%) Extranet
10 2 (0.033%) DSL
10 2 (0.033%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.033%) AMQP
10 2 (0.033%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.033%) VoIP
11 1 (0.017%) DHCP
11 1 (0.017%) GPRS
11 1 (0.017%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2084 (34.45%) SQL Server
2 808 (13.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 620 (10.25%) NoSQL
4 480 (7.93%) MySQL
5 334 (5.52%) Big Data
6 321 (5.31%) MongoDB
7 311 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 288 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 146 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 124 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 122 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
12 100 (1.65%) Hadoop
13 99 (1.64%) Redis
14 87 (1.44%) RavenDB
15 86 (1.42%) Oracle Database
16 85 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 72 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 49 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 47 (0.78%) CouchDB
20 37 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1306 (21.59%) Selenium
2 1204 (19.90%) Git (software)
3 1092 (18.05%) Cucumber
4 689 (11.39%) NUnit
5 558 (9.22%) Jenkins
6 518 (8.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 485 (8.02%) Moq
8 449 (7.42%) SpecFlow
9 438 (7.24%) Subversion
10 437 (7.22%) WebDriver
11 417 (6.89%) JUnit
12 410 (6.78%) Maven
13 389 (6.43%) JIRA
14 332 (5.49%) TeamCity
15 256 (4.23%) Visual Studio
16 194 (3.21%) Hudson
17 188 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
18 185 (3.06%) Jasmine
19 178 (2.94%) WATIR
19 178 (2.94%) JBehave
General
1 985 (16.28%) Finance
2 409 (6.76%) Games
3 393 (6.50%) Retail
4 285 (4.71%) Marketing
5 198 (3.27%) Banking
6 195 (3.22%) Advertising
7 187 (3.09%) Law
8 183 (3.02%) Telecoms
9 145 (2.40%) Publishing
10 117 (1.93%) Back Office
11 60 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 54 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 53 (0.88%) Legal
14 49 (0.81%) Music Industry
15 36 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.55%) Front Office
17 32 (0.53%) Electronics
18 18 (0.30%) Multimedia
18 18 (0.30%) Billing
19 14 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4248 (70.21%) Developer
2 1740 (28.76%) .NET Developer
3 1020 (16.86%) Senior Developer
4 779 (12.88%) C# Developer
5 756 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 553 (9.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 394 (6.51%) Analyst
8 372 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
9 347 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 346 (5.72%) ASP.NET Developer
11 329 (5.44%) Agile .NET Developer
12 270 (4.46%) Web Developer
13 265 (4.38%) Tester
14 247 (4.08%) Software Developer
15 243 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
16 239 (3.95%) Test Analyst
17 203 (3.36%) Test Engineer
18 196 (3.24%) Software Engineer
19 192 (3.17%) QA Engineer
20 191 (3.16%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3009 (49.74%) .NET
2 2273 (37.57%) ASP.NET
3 1917 (31.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1716 (28.36%) HTML
5 1542 (25.49%) CSS
6 1144 (18.91%) WCF
7 1116 (18.45%) Web Services
8 1104 (18.25%) jQuery
9 966 (15.97%) RESTful
10 859 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 820 (13.55%) HTML5
12 736 (12.17%) Spring
13 723 (11.95%) .NET Framework
14 717 (11.85%) NHibernate
15 676 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
16 660 (10.91%) REST
17 606 (10.02%) CSS3
18 505 (8.35%) AngularJS
19 480 (7.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 468 (7.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 600 (9.92%) Open Source
2 394 (6.51%) Mobile App
3 335 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 238 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
5 206 (3.40%) Social Media
6 133 (2.20%) Blog
7 127 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
8 106 (1.75%) BBC
9 97 (1.60%) iPhone
10 82 (1.36%) Blackberry
11 77 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 74 (1.22%) N-Tier
12 74 (1.22%) Digital Media
13 61 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 61 (1.01%) DTV
13 61 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
14 51 (0.84%) Video on Demand
15 50 (0.83%) iPad
16 48 (0.79%) Visualisation
17 46 (0.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 572 (9.45%) Linux
2 559 (9.24%) Windows
3 405 (6.69%) Android
4 358 (5.92%) Apple iOS
5 260 (4.30%) UNIX
6 40 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 39 (0.64%) Windows Phone
8 38 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
8 38 (0.63%) Debian
9 17 (0.28%) CentOS
10 14 (0.23%) Solaris
11 9 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.13%) AIX
13 5 (0.083%) Windows NT
13 5 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.033%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5165 (85.37%) TDD
2 2715 (44.88%) Scrum
3 2567 (42.43%) MVC
4 2273 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1400 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1301 (21.50%) OO
7 1111 (18.36%) E-Commerce
8 1050 (17.36%) Kanban
9 898 (14.84%) Web Application Development
10 685 (11.32%) Pair Programming
11 644 (10.64%) Test Automation
12 643 (10.63%) Software Engineering
13 604 (9.98%) Unit Testing
14 511 (8.45%) Automated Testing
15 476 (7.87%) Domain-Driven Design
16 452 (7.47%) SOA
17 416 (6.88%) OOP
18 362 (5.98%) Web Development
19 311 (5.14%) Test Scripting
20 303 (5.01%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3057 (50.53%) C#
2 2076 (34.31%) JavaScript
3 1883 (31.12%) Java
4 1357 (22.43%) SQL
5 1143 (18.89%) Ruby
6 492 (8.13%) PHP
7 384 (6.35%) Python
8 242 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 182 (3.01%) T-SQL
10 171 (2.83%) C++
11 146 (2.41%) Groovy
11 146 (2.41%) Scala
12 120 (1.98%) VB
13 103 (1.70%) Perl
14 101 (1.67%) Objective-C
15 91 (1.50%) XAML
16 75 (1.24%) PHP5
17 70 (1.16%) C
18 69 (1.14%) PowerShell
19 63 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 684 (11.31%) Degree
2 280 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 276 (4.56%) MCSD
4 270 (4.46%) MCTS
5 266 (4.40%) MCP
6 264 (4.36%) MCAD
7 139 (2.30%) ISEB
8 115 (1.90%) ISTQB
9 31 (0.51%) Security Cleared
10 27 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (0.26%) PhD
12 9 (0.15%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.13%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.099%) MCSE
15 5 (0.083%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 4 (0.066%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.066%) CISSP
17 3 (0.050%) HND
17 3 (0.050%) PMP
17 3 (0.050%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 906 (14.98%) QA
2 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
2 9 (0.15%) TickIT
3 5 (0.083%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.017%) SLA
5 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.017%) WCAG
5 1 (0.017%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (0.46%) Varnish
2 11 (0.18%) HDFS
3 7 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.050%) Gluster
4 3 (0.050%) Docker
5 2 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.017%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.017%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 110 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 99 (1.64%) Puppet
3 56 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 38 (0.63%) Vagrant
5 25 (0.41%) Capistrano
6 22 (0.36%) HAProxy
6 22 (0.36%) Ansible
7 17 (0.28%) Nagios
8 16 (0.26%) ZABBIX
8 16 (0.26%) Zenoss
8 16 (0.26%) logstash
9 6 (0.099%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.017%) Plesk
Vendors
1 734 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 359 (5.93%) Oracle
3 269 (4.45%) Facebook
4 248 (4.10%) Google
5 188 (3.11%) JBoss
6 116 (1.92%) Zend
7 110 (1.82%) Apple
7 110 (1.82%) Sony
8 103 (1.70%) Yahoo!
9 76 (1.26%) Adobe
10 70 (1.16%) HP
10 70 (1.16%) Twitter
11 65 (1.07%) Endeca
12 62 (1.02%) RedPrairie
13 55 (0.91%) SAP
14 37 (0.61%) Atlassian
14 37 (0.61%) Sitecore
15 33 (0.55%) hybris
16 27 (0.45%) Perforce
17 26 (0.43%) IBM
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
IT People First
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago