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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 92 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3819 3485 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.90% 3.16% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 3.62% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3437 3054 2669
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 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
85991 96193 99396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.80% 87.24% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 78620 80201
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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
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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 +16 3611 £52,500 +5.00% 487
London +8 2043 £60,000 +4.34% 288
South East +60 568 £44,000 -2.22% 64
City of London +24 306 £60,000 -4.00% 49
North West +38 255 £45,000 +12.50% 31
East of England +64 218 £50,000 - 21
Manchester +19 161 £45,000 - 22
Yorkshire +43 158 £45,000 - 20
Berkshire +30 141 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Scotland +39 138 £47,500 +5.55% 16
South West +4 132 £44,000 +12.82% 25
West Yorkshire +19 117 £47,500 +5.55% 10
West Midlands -27 109 £41,250 +3.12% 14
Glasgow +27 106 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Leeds +24 106 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Hampshire -6 99 £42,500 -5.55% 17
East Midlands -27 86 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Hertfordshire +42 84 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Surrey +39 77 £42,500 -15.00% 12
Reading +31 75 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Buckinghamshire +65 65 £40,000 -3.03% 3
West Sussex +45 63 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Milton Keynes +58 56 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +53 48 £50,000 - 8
Oxfordshire -16 48 £47,500 +2.70% 5
Birmingham -18 44 £42,500 +2.40% 6
Crawley +22 43 £40,000 -23.80% 3
East Sussex +39 40 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North East +16 40 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Southampton +11 40 £42,500 +30.76% 4

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 6666 (87.99%) Agile Software Development
2 6296 (83.10%) TDD
3 3281 (43.31%) C#
4 3222 (42.53%) Scrum
5 2898 (38.25%) .NET
6 2714 (35.82%) Java
7 2507 (33.09%) MVC
8 2352 (31.05%) JavaScript
9 2208 (29.14%) SQL Server
10 2160 (28.51%) ASP.NET
11 1906 (25.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1905 (25.15%) Continuous Integration
13 1895 (25.01%) Git (software)
14 1819 (24.01%) HTML
15 1703 (22.48%) RESTful
16 1635 (21.58%) CSS
17 1600 (21.12%) AngularJS
18 1536 (20.27%) Selenium
19 1522 (20.09%) Ruby
20 1467 (19.36%) SQL
21 1441 (19.02%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1418 (18.72%) Node.js
23 1372 (18.11%) SQL Server 2014
24 1350 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 1350 (17.82%) Web Application Development
25 1295 (17.09%) OO
26 1284 (16.95%) Kanban
27 1264 (16.68%) Cucumber
28 1249 (16.49%) QA
29 1201 (15.85%) WCF

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
1 204 (2.69%) CMS
2 196 (2.59%) Confluence
3 166 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 150 (1.98%) JBoss
5 147 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
6 111 (1.47%) Apache
7 97 (1.28%) IIS
8 86 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 72 (0.95%) Mule
9 72 (0.95%) Umbraco
10 66 (0.87%) Apache Solr
11 64 (0.84%) Apache Spark
12 62 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
13 59 (0.78%) NServiceBus
14 58 (0.77%) Mule ESB
15 56 (0.74%) WebSphere
16 55 (0.73%) SharePoint
17 46 (0.61%) WebLogic
18 44 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
19 35 (0.46%) Alfresco
Applications
1 202 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 45 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 25 (0.33%) MS Office
4 22 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (0.28%) Gliffy
5 21 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
6 17 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.040%) MS Project
9 2 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.013%) HipChat
10 1 (0.013%) Maya
Business Applications
1 73 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 47 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.44%) Magento
4 21 (0.28%) Shopify
5 16 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 15 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.053%) Apache OFBiz
8 4 (0.053%) BASE24
9 3 (0.040%) Endur
9 3 (0.040%) VisionPLUS
10 2 (0.026%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.013%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.013%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.013%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.013%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 562 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
2 349 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 261 (3.45%) GitHub
4 158 (2.09%) SaaS
5 95 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 83 (1.10%) PaaS
7 72 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (0.63%) IaaS
9 45 (0.59%) Google Play
10 32 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 25 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (0.17%) Google Analytics
14 13 (0.17%) Heroku
15 8 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.11%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.092%) Google Compute Engine
16 7 (0.092%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.066%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 365 (4.82%) Internet
2 153 (2.02%) HTTP
3 39 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 33 (0.44%) HTTPS
5 32 (0.42%) Network Security
6 22 (0.29%) SSH
7 19 (0.25%) SMTP
8 17 (0.22%) DNS
9 13 (0.17%) SSL
10 10 (0.13%) Wireshark
11 9 (0.12%) AMQP
11 9 (0.12%) GSM
11 9 (0.12%) Intranet
11 9 (0.12%) LTE
11 9 (0.12%) UMTS
12 7 (0.092%) LDAP
13 6 (0.079%) Broadband
13 6 (0.079%) DSL
14 3 (0.040%) SMPP
14 3 (0.040%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2208 (29.14%) SQL Server
2 1372 (18.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1171 (15.46%) NoSQL
4 573 (7.56%) MySQL
5 481 (6.35%) MongoDB
6 360 (4.75%) Relational Database
7 296 (3.91%) Big Data
8 225 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 206 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 169 (2.23%) Redis
11 158 (2.09%) RDBMS
12 141 (1.86%) Hadoop
13 76 (1.00%) CouchDB
14 64 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
15 57 (0.75%) Oracle Database
16 43 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 42 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 41 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 40 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
20 38 (0.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1895 (25.01%) Git (software)
2 1536 (20.27%) Selenium
3 1264 (16.68%) Cucumber
4 1140 (15.05%) Jenkins
5 770 (10.16%) JIRA
6 667 (8.80%) WebDriver
7 612 (8.08%) JUnit
8 508 (6.71%) Maven
9 505 (6.67%) NUnit
10 461 (6.09%) SpecFlow
11 425 (5.61%) Subversion
12 360 (4.75%) TeamCity
13 313 (4.13%) Rhino Mocks
14 260 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 257 (3.39%) Moq
16 246 (3.25%) Mockito
17 233 (3.08%) Jasmine
18 229 (3.02%) SoapUI
19 227 (3.00%) Visual Studio
20 223 (2.94%) Gradle
General
1 1174 (15.50%) Finance
2 541 (7.14%) Games
3 423 (5.58%) Marketing
4 385 (5.08%) Retail
5 323 (4.26%) Banking
6 294 (3.88%) Advertising
7 217 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 111 (1.47%) Law
9 100 (1.32%) Publishing
10 97 (1.28%) Electronics
11 87 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 52 (0.69%) Front Office
12 52 (0.69%) Music Industry
13 39 (0.51%) Back Office
14 38 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 38 (0.50%) Legal
15 35 (0.46%) Online Betting
16 24 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.25%) Automotive
18 18 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4830 (63.75%) Developer
2 2035 (26.86%) .NET Developer
3 1124 (14.84%) C# Developer
4 1045 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 1040 (13.73%) Java Developer
6 896 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 575 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 560 (7.39%) Agile Developer
9 550 (7.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 524 (6.92%) Analyst
11 505 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 465 (6.14%) Software Engineer
13 407 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
14 401 (5.29%) Tester
15 388 (5.12%) Test Engineer
16 354 (4.67%) QA Engineer
17 337 (4.45%) Test Analyst
18 327 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
19 318 (4.20%) Agile .NET Developer
20 299 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2898 (38.25%) .NET
2 2160 (28.51%) ASP.NET
3 1906 (25.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1819 (24.01%) HTML
5 1703 (22.48%) RESTful
6 1635 (21.58%) CSS
7 1600 (21.12%) AngularJS
8 1441 (19.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1418 (18.72%) Node.js
10 1350 (17.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1201 (15.85%) WCF
12 1068 (14.10%) Web Services
13 953 (12.58%) .NET Framework
14 935 (12.34%) Spring
15 903 (11.92%) HTML5
16 813 (10.73%) REST
17 756 (9.98%) jQuery
18 662 (8.74%) Entity Framework
19 611 (8.06%) CSS3
20 610 (8.05%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 443 (5.85%) Computer Science
2 391 (5.16%) User Experience
3 377 (4.98%) Mobile App
4 358 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
5 307 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 203 (2.68%) Fintech
7 145 (1.91%) Client/Server
8 123 (1.62%) Tandem
9 120 (1.58%) iPad
10 118 (1.56%) Blog
11 113 (1.49%) iPhone
12 92 (1.21%) Social Media
13 87 (1.15%) Virtual Team
14 82 (1.08%) N-Tier
15 81 (1.07%) Visualisation
16 78 (1.03%) BBC
17 72 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
18 67 (0.88%) Management Information System
19 66 (0.87%) Algorithms
20 63 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 686 (9.05%) Linux
2 612 (8.08%) Windows
3 394 (5.20%) Apple iOS
4 391 (5.16%) Unix
5 354 (4.67%) Android
6 52 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 23 (0.30%) Debian
8 20 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
9 17 (0.22%) CoreOS
9 17 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.21%) CentOS
11 14 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 13 (0.17%) Windows Server
13 12 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 12 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.15%) VMS
15 10 (0.13%) Kali Linux
15 10 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.040%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6666 (87.99%) Agile Software Development
2 6296 (83.10%) TDD
3 3222 (42.53%) Scrum
4 2507 (33.09%) MVC
5 1905 (25.15%) Continuous Integration
6 1350 (17.82%) Web Application Development
7 1295 (17.09%) OO
8 1284 (16.95%) Kanban
9 1067 (14.08%) Software Engineering
10 884 (11.67%) E-Commerce
11 822 (10.85%) Test Automation
12 727 (9.60%) Unit Testing
13 631 (8.33%) DevOps
14 622 (8.21%) SDLC
15 528 (6.97%) Continuous Delivery
16 512 (6.76%) Mentoring
17 497 (6.56%) Web Development
18 490 (6.47%) Open Source
19 477 (6.30%) OOP
20 473 (6.24%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3281 (43.31%) C#
2 2714 (35.82%) Java
3 2352 (31.05%) JavaScript
4 1522 (20.09%) Ruby
5 1467 (19.36%) SQL
6 612 (8.08%) PHP
7 561 (7.40%) Python
8 461 (6.09%) Scala
9 357 (4.71%) C++
10 214 (2.82%) Objective-C
11 196 (2.59%) Groovy
12 187 (2.47%) VB.NET
13 172 (2.27%) T-SQL
14 168 (2.22%) VB
15 138 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 128 (1.69%) PowerShell
17 124 (1.64%) Apple Swift
18 117 (1.54%) Perl
19 111 (1.47%) C
20 110 (1.45%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 652 (8.61%) Degree
2 310 (4.09%) ISEB
3 276 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 109 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 85 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 73 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 30 (0.40%) MCSD
8 27 (0.36%) MCAD
8 27 (0.36%) MCP
8 27 (0.36%) MCTS
9 25 (0.33%) PhD
10 20 (0.26%) SC Cleared
11 11 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.15%) OCP
11 11 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.092%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.079%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.079%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.066%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.053%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1249 (16.49%) QA
2 144 (1.90%) SDET
3 28 (0.37%) GCP
4 24 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 22 (0.29%) DICOM
6 21 (0.28%) ISO13485
7 11 (0.15%) SLA
8 10 (0.13%) ISO15022
8 10 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 6 (0.079%) HL7
9 6 (0.079%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.066%) WCAG
11 3 (0.040%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.040%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.026%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.026%) WAI
System Software
1 195 (2.57%) Docker
2 56 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.36%) HDFS
4 18 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.17%) Varnish
6 12 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.092%) Firmware
9 6 (0.079%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.053%) Active Directory
10 4 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.026%) iptables
11 2 (0.026%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.026%) vSphere
12 1 (0.013%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.013%) KVM
Systems Management
1 206 (2.72%) Puppet
2 113 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (1.24%) Ansible
4 48 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 31 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 30 (0.40%) Kibana
7 29 (0.38%) Mesos
8 26 (0.34%) WMI
9 18 (0.24%) yum
10 11 (0.15%) Graphite
10 11 (0.15%) logstash
11 10 (0.13%) Nagios
11 10 (0.13%) Salt
12 9 (0.12%) Terraform
13 7 (0.092%) Marathon
14 6 (0.079%) Grafana
14 6 (0.079%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.079%) Packer
14 6 (0.079%) StatsD
14 6 (0.079%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 773 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 459 (6.06%) Oracle
3 264 (3.48%) Google
4 194 (2.56%) Facebook
5 160 (2.11%) Apple
6 135 (1.78%) Atlassian
7 88 (1.16%) Adobe
7 88 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 84 (1.11%) Yahoo!
9 79 (1.04%) SAP
10 76 (1.00%) Sony
11 75 (0.99%) HP
12 58 (0.77%) VMware
13 54 (0.71%) hybris
14 48 (0.63%) EPiServer
15 45 (0.59%) Xamarin
16 38 (0.50%) IBM
16 38 (0.50%) Red Hat
17 36 (0.48%) Rally
17 36 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k - 45k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 32 minutes ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 46 minutes ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
We Source Talent
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum bonus, pensions, shares..
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per day + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Paisley, Renfrewshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday