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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 98 124 174
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +50
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3208 2487 1906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.81% 2.32% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.85% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2712 2182 1742
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
93611 87345 89294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.03% 81.54% 79.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75601 71738 75250
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
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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 +23 3078 £50,000 - 389
London +15 1908 £55,000 - 218
South East +33 436 £45,000 - 54
City of London +11 311 £55,000 -4.34% 61
South West +83 169 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North West -12 159 £40,000 +3.89% 40
East of England +52 147 £42,500 -10.52% 22
Hampshire +6 118 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire -58 93 £40,000 +26.98% 20
Berkshire +42 86 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Midlands +41 84 £40,000 - 7
Bristol +47 82 £60,750 +42.94% 6
Hertfordshire +35 81 £51,250 -14.58% 10
East Midlands +44 80 £40,000 - 5
Surrey -6 74 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Manchester -41 69 £40,000 - 25
Portsmouth +17 66 £43,750 -2.77% 6
Cheshire +20 57 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Oxfordshire +23 51 £50,000 +25.00% 6
West Yorkshire -45 51 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Scotland +9 48 £40,000 - 8
Birmingham +12 44 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Wales +27 40 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Leeds -46 40 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Brighton -1 37 £42,500 +1.19%
East Sussex -4 37 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 33 £40,000 - 6
Northamptonshire 0 33 £40,000 +14.28% 1
St Albans - 33 £35,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +27 30 £40,000 - 3

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5428 (86.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5368 (85.37%) TDD
3 3169 (50.40%) C#
4 3015 (47.95%) .NET
5 2788 (44.34%) Scrum
6 2661 (42.32%) MVC
7 2353 (37.42%) ASP.NET
8 2264 (36.01%) JavaScript
9 2154 (34.26%) SQL Server
10 2032 (32.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1930 (30.69%) Java
12 1824 (29.01%) HTML
13 1600 (25.45%) CSS
14 1583 (25.17%) Git (software)
15 1513 (24.06%) SQL
16 1510 (24.01%) Continuous Integration
17 1498 (23.82%) OO
18 1477 (23.49%) Ruby
19 1335 (21.23%) Selenium
20 1301 (20.69%) Cucumber
21 1284 (20.42%) E-Commerce
22 1224 (19.47%) RESTful
23 1161 (18.46%) WCF
24 1128 (17.94%) jQuery
25 1124 (17.88%) Web Services
26 1032 (16.41%) QA
27 1016 (16.16%) Web Application Development
28 945 (15.03%) Kanban
29 914 (14.54%) ASP.NET Web API
30 867 (13.79%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 859 (13.66%) Node.js
2 266 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 213 (3.39%) IIS
4 192 (3.05%) Confluence
5 136 (2.16%) Apache
6 135 (2.15%) JBoss
7 130 (2.07%) Apache Solr
8 126 (2.00%) CMS
9 120 (1.91%) WordPress
10 96 (1.53%) Drupal
11 90 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
12 80 (1.27%) nginx
13 77 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
14 55 (0.87%) WebSphere
15 53 (0.84%) SharePoint
16 52 (0.83%) WebLogic
17 44 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
18 34 (0.54%) Alfresco
18 34 (0.54%) NServiceBus
19 32 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 286 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 44 (0.70%) MS Office
3 40 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 32 (0.51%) Mingle
5 9 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 50 (0.80%) Magento
2 42 (0.67%) Shopify
3 32 (0.51%) Endur
4 25 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (0.29%) Sophis RISQUE
6 12 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 12 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
7 9 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 4 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.064%) Summit
10 2 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.032%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 238 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (2.50%) SaaS
4 138 (2.19%) GitHub
5 25 (0.40%) PaaS
6 24 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
9 15 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.16%) Heroku
11 6 (0.095%) IaaS
12 5 (0.080%) Force.com
12 5 (0.080%) Joyent
13 4 (0.064%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 4 (0.064%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.032%) Trello
14 2 (0.032%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.032%) Office 365
14 2 (0.032%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 597 (9.49%) Internet
2 174 (2.77%) HTTP
3 67 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.25%) Broadband
5 11 (0.17%) Wireshark
6 9 (0.14%) Intranet
7 6 (0.095%) AMQP
7 6 (0.095%) FTP
8 5 (0.080%) DNS
9 4 (0.064%) DSL
10 3 (0.048%) Extranet
11 2 (0.032%) RFID
12 1 (0.016%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.016%) LDAP
12 1 (0.016%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.016%) IPv4
12 1 (0.016%) GSM
12 1 (0.016%) UMTS
12 1 (0.016%) SMTP
12 1 (0.016%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2154 (34.26%) SQL Server
2 867 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 529 (8.41%) MySQL
4 445 (7.08%) MongoDB
5 428 (6.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 315 (5.01%) Big Data
7 292 (4.64%) Relational Database
8 246 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 170 (2.70%) RavenDB
10 163 (2.59%) Redis
11 161 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
12 127 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 110 (1.75%) RDBMS
14 98 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 95 (1.51%) Oracle Database
16 75 (1.19%) CouchDB
17 74 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
18 71 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 52 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 38 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1583 (25.17%) Git (software)
2 1335 (21.23%) Selenium
3 1301 (20.69%) Cucumber
4 719 (11.43%) NUnit
5 624 (9.92%) Jenkins
6 566 (9.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 546 (8.68%) JIRA
8 517 (8.22%) SpecFlow
9 510 (8.11%) Moq
10 498 (7.92%) TeamCity
11 484 (7.70%) WebDriver
11 484 (7.70%) JUnit
12 398 (6.33%) Maven
13 381 (6.06%) Subversion
14 251 (3.99%) Hudson
15 234 (3.72%) WATIR
16 232 (3.69%) Visual Studio
17 206 (3.28%) ReSharper
18 202 (3.21%) Jasmine
19 198 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 795 (12.64%) Finance
2 430 (6.84%) Retail
3 422 (6.71%) Games
4 300 (4.77%) Marketing
5 247 (3.93%) Advertising
6 211 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 152 (2.42%) Back Office
8 143 (2.27%) Banking
9 135 (2.15%) Publishing
10 110 (1.75%) Law
11 71 (1.13%) Legal
12 58 (0.92%) Music Industry
13 46 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 45 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 27 (0.43%) Front Office
16 26 (0.41%) Electronics
17 19 (0.30%) Billing
18 17 (0.27%) Multimedia
19 15 (0.24%) Financial Institution
20 8 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4278 (68.03%) Developer
2 1744 (27.74%) .NET Developer
3 940 (14.95%) Senior Developer
4 686 (10.91%) Java Developer
5 624 (9.92%) C# Developer
6 453 (7.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 397 (6.31%) Analyst
8 325 (5.17%) Agile .NET Developer
9 300 (4.77%) Tester
10 294 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
11 268 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 258 (4.10%) QA Engineer
13 245 (3.90%) Test Analyst
14 242 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
15 237 (3.77%) Software Developer
15 237 (3.77%) Test Engineer
16 232 (3.69%) Software Engineer
17 229 (3.64%) Web Developer
18 226 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
19 194 (3.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3015 (47.95%) .NET
2 2353 (37.42%) ASP.NET
3 2032 (32.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1824 (29.01%) HTML
5 1600 (25.45%) CSS
6 1224 (19.47%) RESTful
7 1161 (18.46%) WCF
8 1128 (17.94%) jQuery
9 1124 (17.88%) Web Services
10 914 (14.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 817 (12.99%) .NET Framework
12 796 (12.66%) HTML5
13 755 (12.01%) Spring
14 676 (10.75%) NHibernate
15 673 (10.70%) AngularJS
16 670 (10.66%) REST
17 556 (8.84%) CSS3
18 530 (8.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 512 (8.14%) XML
20 474 (7.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 631 (10.03%) Open Source
2 369 (5.87%) User Experience
3 359 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 354 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 251 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 194 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 179 (2.85%) Social Media
8 150 (2.39%) Blog
9 122 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
10 115 (1.83%) BBC
11 112 (1.78%) Client/Server
12 100 (1.59%) iPhone
13 80 (1.27%) iPad
14 64 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
15 62 (0.99%) Digital Media
16 61 (0.97%) Algorithms
17 56 (0.89%) DTV
18 49 (0.78%) N-Tier
19 48 (0.76%) Hedge funds
20 45 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 613 (9.75%) Linux
2 497 (7.90%) Windows
3 347 (5.52%) Android
4 304 (4.83%) Apple iOS
5 290 (4.61%) UNIX
6 64 (1.02%) Windows Phone
7 49 (0.78%) Windows Phone 7
8 43 (0.68%) Debian
9 39 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 37 (0.59%) CentOS
11 24 (0.38%) Solaris
12 19 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.16%) VMS
14 8 (0.13%) AIX
14 8 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.080%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.048%) Fedora
17 3 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5428 (86.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5368 (85.37%) TDD
3 2788 (44.34%) Scrum
4 2661 (42.32%) MVC
5 1510 (24.01%) Continuous Integration
6 1498 (23.82%) OO
7 1284 (20.42%) E-Commerce
8 1016 (16.16%) Web Application Development
9 945 (15.03%) Kanban
10 736 (11.70%) Pair Programming
11 691 (10.99%) Software Engineering
12 624 (9.92%) Test Automation
13 568 (9.03%) Unit Testing
14 508 (8.08%) SOA
15 504 (8.02%) Automated Testing
16 419 (6.66%) OOD
17 415 (6.60%) Mentoring
18 414 (6.58%) OOP
19 395 (6.28%) Domain-Driven Design
20 358 (5.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3169 (50.40%) C#
2 2264 (36.01%) JavaScript
3 1930 (30.69%) Java
4 1513 (24.06%) SQL
5 1477 (23.49%) Ruby
6 575 (9.14%) PHP
7 445 (7.08%) Python
8 248 (3.94%) VB.NET
9 199 (3.16%) C++
10 161 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 133 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 120 (1.91%) Perl
13 110 (1.75%) Scala
14 105 (1.67%) Objective-C
15 98 (1.56%) VB
16 88 (1.40%) PHP5
17 87 (1.38%) Groovy
18 77 (1.22%) C
19 67 (1.07%) Bash Shell
20 58 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 677 (10.77%) Degree
2 150 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 144 (2.29%) MCSD
4 142 (2.26%) ISEB
5 137 (2.18%) MCTS
6 132 (2.10%) MCP
7 130 (2.07%) MCAD
7 130 (2.07%) ISTQB
8 51 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 51 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 24 (0.38%) PhD
10 19 (0.30%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.16%) CBAP
12 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 7 (0.11%) MCSE
13 6 (0.095%) CISSP
13 6 (0.095%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.064%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1032 (16.41%) QA
2 9 (0.14%) PCI DSS
2 9 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.064%) TickIT
4 3 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.032%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.016%) WCAG
6 1 (0.016%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (0.45%) Varnish
2 10 (0.16%) HDFS
3 8 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.064%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.048%) Gluster
6 3 (0.048%) Docker
7 2 (0.032%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.032%) KVM
8 1 (0.016%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 138 (2.19%) Puppet
2 111 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (0.73%) Ansible
4 42 (0.67%) Vagrant
5 38 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (0.38%) logstash
7 22 (0.35%) Capistrano
8 8 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (0.095%) Nagios
10 6 (0.095%) Zenoss
10 6 (0.095%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.095%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.032%) StatsD
12 1 (0.016%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.016%) Plesk
Vendors
1 668 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 413 (6.57%) Oracle
3 297 (4.72%) Facebook
4 249 (3.96%) Google
5 177 (2.81%) Zend
6 120 (1.91%) Sony
7 118 (1.88%) Yahoo!
8 117 (1.86%) Apple
9 115 (1.83%) Endeca
10 105 (1.67%) RedPrairie
11 62 (0.99%) SAP
12 51 (0.81%) hybris
13 49 (0.78%) Sitecore
14 44 (0.70%) HP
15 42 (0.67%) Adobe
16 40 (0.64%) Atlassian
17 35 (0.56%) Xamarin
18 32 (0.51%) Twitter
18 32 (0.51%) OpenLink
19 27 (0.43%) IBM
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£45K + 20% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Head Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago