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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 107 135
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +28
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3491 3033 2454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.45% 2.85% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 3.34% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3074 2671 2078
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
87926 90823 89252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.21% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72969 74606 71146
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average 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 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +31 3346 £50,000 - 517
London +4 1897 £55,000 -1.78% 287
South East +18 489 £45,000 +5.88% 57
City of London -7 225 £55,000 - 66
East of England +57 214 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Yorkshire +69 207 £40,000 - 46
North West +28 169 £40,000 - 48
West Yorkshire +59 160 £40,000 +5.96% 27
Leeds +49 150 £41,500 +9.93% 22
Hampshire +57 141 £50,000 +14.28% 18
South West +18 129 £42,500 -5.55% 27
Manchester +36 115 £45,000 +12.50% 33
West Midlands +19 107 £44,500 +18.66% 21
East Midlands +10 106 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Berkshire -18 87 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Scotland +39 85 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Hertfordshire +5 68 £57,500 +4.54% 7
Oxfordshire +5 66 £58,250 +29.44% 6
Surrey +16 65 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Birmingham +17 59 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Southampton +28 55 £46,250 -7.50% 9
Glasgow +12 55 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 53 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Northamptonshire +13 50 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Bedfordshire +39 49 £47,500 - 6
Ealing - 49 £65,000 - 2
Bristol +14 47 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Northampton +8 46 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 41 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +23 38 £45,000 +20.00% 5

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6236 (87.97%) Agile Software Development
2 5932 (83.68%) TDD
3 3404 (48.02%) C#
4 2892 (40.80%) .NET
5 2757 (38.89%) Scrum
6 2608 (36.79%) Java
7 2489 (35.11%) MVC
8 2199 (31.02%) JavaScript
9 2158 (30.44%) ASP.NET
10 2038 (28.75%) SQL Server
11 1921 (27.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1792 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
13 1719 (24.25%) Git (software)
14 1679 (23.68%) HTML
15 1582 (22.32%) RESTful
16 1555 (21.94%) Selenium
17 1503 (21.20%) SQL
18 1476 (20.82%) Ruby
19 1420 (20.03%) CSS
20 1403 (19.79%) Node.js
21 1394 (19.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 1393 (19.65%) OO
23 1361 (19.20%) SQL Server 2014
24 1342 (18.93%) QA
25 1312 (18.51%) Web Application Development
26 1272 (17.94%) NoSQL
27 1264 (17.83%) ASP.NET Web API
28 1234 (17.41%) WCF
29 1223 (17.25%) AngularJS
30 1192 (16.81%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1403 (19.79%) Node.js
2 186 (2.62%) CMS
3 171 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 168 (2.37%) JBoss
5 163 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 147 (2.07%) IIS
7 139 (1.96%) Apache
8 133 (1.88%) Confluence
9 88 (1.24%) Umbraco
10 85 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 73 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
12 71 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 60 (0.85%) NServiceBus
14 58 (0.82%) Mule
15 54 (0.76%) Apache Solr
16 50 (0.71%) Alfresco
17 48 (0.68%) Jetty
18 46 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 46 (0.65%) SharePoint
19 45 (0.63%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 259 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 39 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.24%) MS Office
4 9 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.042%) Mingle
6 3 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.028%) HipChat
8 1 (0.014%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 68 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.16%) Endur
5 9 (0.13%) Magento
6 6 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.085%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.056%) SAP hybris
8 3 (0.042%) JDE OneWorld
8 3 (0.042%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
9 2 (0.028%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.014%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.014%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.014%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.014%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.014%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 389 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 244 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (2.61%) GitHub
4 126 (1.78%) SaaS
5 41 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (0.48%) Heroku
7 28 (0.39%) OpenShift
7 28 (0.39%) PaaS
8 23 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.16%) IaaS
11 10 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.13%) Trello
13 7 (0.099%) Firebase
13 7 (0.099%) Google Compute Engine
14 5 (0.071%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.056%) Office 365
15 4 (0.056%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 279 (3.94%) Internet
2 185 (2.61%) HTTP
3 69 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 49 (0.69%) Network Security
5 21 (0.30%) Wireshark
6 14 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 13 (0.18%) Extranet
7 13 (0.18%) Intranet
7 13 (0.18%) SSH
8 12 (0.17%) Broadband
9 9 (0.13%) BIG-IP
9 9 (0.13%) VLAN
10 7 (0.099%) LDAP
11 6 (0.085%) ASN.1
11 6 (0.085%) MVNO
12 5 (0.071%) FTP
12 5 (0.071%) SSL
13 4 (0.056%) AMQP
13 4 (0.056%) Wireless
14 3 (0.042%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2038 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 1361 (19.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 1272 (17.94%) NoSQL
4 502 (7.08%) MongoDB
5 455 (6.42%) MySQL
6 282 (3.98%) Relational Database
7 280 (3.95%) Big Data
8 163 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 160 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 148 (2.09%) Redis
11 131 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 114 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
13 94 (1.33%) Couchbase
14 79 (1.11%) CouchDB
15 77 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 74 (1.04%) Apache Hive
17 73 (1.03%) Oracle Database
18 71 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
19 64 (0.90%) RavenDB
20 43 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1719 (24.25%) Git (software)
2 1555 (21.94%) Selenium
3 1188 (16.76%) Cucumber
4 867 (12.23%) Jenkins
5 779 (10.99%) WebDriver
6 618 (8.72%) JIRA
7 569 (8.03%) NUnit
8 556 (7.84%) SpecFlow
9 527 (7.43%) JUnit
10 524 (7.39%) Maven
11 344 (4.85%) Subversion
12 308 (4.34%) Moq
12 308 (4.34%) Rhino Mocks
13 260 (3.67%) Visual Studio
14 254 (3.58%) TeamCity
15 253 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 206 (2.91%) SoapUI
17 185 (2.61%) Jasmine
18 181 (2.55%) Mockito
19 157 (2.21%) Hudson
General
1 996 (14.05%) Finance
2 541 (7.63%) Games
3 421 (5.94%) Marketing
4 399 (5.63%) Retail
5 297 (4.19%) Advertising
6 232 (3.27%) Banking
7 205 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 114 (1.61%) Back Office
9 103 (1.45%) Law
10 77 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 75 (1.06%) Electronics
12 73 (1.03%) Front Office
13 69 (0.97%) Publishing
14 65 (0.92%) Brand Awareness
15 37 (0.52%) Legal
16 34 (0.48%) Investment Banking
17 26 (0.37%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.20%) Online Betting
19 9 (0.13%) Automotive
19 9 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4486 (63.28%) Developer
2 1915 (27.01%) .NET Developer
3 1104 (15.57%) C# Developer
4 1024 (14.44%) Java Developer
5 879 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 777 (10.96%) Senior Developer
7 658 (9.28%) Agile Developer
8 632 (8.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 607 (8.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 504 (7.11%) Analyst
11 472 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 449 (6.33%) Tester
13 436 (6.15%) Software Engineer
14 411 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
15 342 (4.82%) Test Engineer
16 341 (4.81%) Lead Developer
17 310 (4.37%) Test Analyst
18 289 (4.08%) Automation Tester
19 286 (4.03%) QA Engineer
20 260 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2892 (40.80%) .NET
2 2158 (30.44%) ASP.NET
3 1921 (27.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1679 (23.68%) HTML
5 1582 (22.32%) RESTful
6 1420 (20.03%) CSS
7 1394 (19.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1264 (17.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1234 (17.41%) WCF
10 1223 (17.25%) AngularJS
11 1192 (16.81%) Web Services
12 906 (12.78%) Spring
13 885 (12.48%) jQuery
14 826 (11.65%) .NET Framework
15 806 (11.37%) HTML5
16 706 (9.96%) REST
17 625 (8.82%) XML
18 622 (8.77%) Entity Framework
19 561 (7.91%) SOAP
20 507 (7.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 440 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
2 388 (5.47%) Mobile App
3 381 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 355 (5.01%) User Experience
5 298 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 188 (2.65%) Client/Server
7 164 (2.31%) Blog
8 149 (2.10%) Fintech
9 131 (1.85%) Social Media
10 127 (1.79%) BBC
11 104 (1.47%) N-Tier
12 88 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 83 (1.17%) iPad
14 80 (1.13%) Tandem
15 73 (1.03%) Visualisation
16 65 (0.92%) Mathematics
17 62 (0.87%) Digital Media
18 59 (0.83%) Streaming Music
19 57 (0.80%) Algorithms
20 56 (0.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 697 (9.83%) Linux
2 621 (8.76%) Windows
3 417 (5.88%) Unix
4 353 (4.98%) Apple iOS
5 332 (4.68%) Android
6 33 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 28 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
8 21 (0.30%) CentOS
9 12 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.13%) AIX
12 8 (0.11%) CoreOS
12 8 (0.11%) Kali Linux
12 8 (0.11%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.099%) Windows Server
14 6 (0.085%) Solaris
14 6 (0.085%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.085%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.056%) Debian
16 3 (0.042%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6236 (87.97%) Agile Software Development
2 5932 (83.68%) TDD
3 2757 (38.89%) Scrum
4 2489 (35.11%) MVC
5 1792 (25.28%) Continuous Integration
6 1393 (19.65%) OO
7 1312 (18.51%) Web Application Development
8 1105 (15.59%) Kanban
9 1084 (15.29%) Software Engineering
10 999 (14.09%) E-Commerce
11 859 (12.12%) Test Automation
12 615 (8.68%) SDLC
13 600 (8.46%) Unit Testing
14 590 (8.32%) Open Source
15 559 (7.89%) Pair Programming
16 486 (6.86%) Mentoring
17 483 (6.81%) Automated Testing
18 452 (6.38%) OOP
19 441 (6.22%) DevOps
20 425 (6.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3404 (48.02%) C#
2 2608 (36.79%) Java
3 2199 (31.02%) JavaScript
4 1503 (21.20%) SQL
5 1476 (20.82%) Ruby
6 637 (8.99%) Python
7 573 (8.08%) PHP
8 343 (4.84%) C++
9 295 (4.16%) Scala
10 185 (2.61%) Objective-C
11 175 (2.47%) T-SQL
12 134 (1.89%) Groovy
13 131 (1.85%) VB.NET
14 114 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 109 (1.54%) C
16 101 (1.42%) Perl
17 90 (1.27%) VB
18 88 (1.24%) PL/SQL
19 68 (0.96%) PowerShell
20 66 (0.93%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 655 (9.24%) Degree
2 281 (3.96%) ISEB
3 232 (3.27%) ISTQB
4 152 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 69 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 62 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (0.38%) MCSD
8 26 (0.37%) MCAD
8 26 (0.37%) MCP
8 26 (0.37%) MCTS
9 11 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (0.16%) PhD
9 11 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.071%) CISSP
10 5 (0.071%) OCPJP
10 5 (0.071%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.056%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.056%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.042%) PMP
13 2 (0.028%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1342 (18.93%) QA
2 138 (1.95%) SDET
3 8 (0.11%) SLA
4 6 (0.085%) PA-DSS
5 5 (0.071%) AIFMD
5 5 (0.071%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.071%) GCP
5 5 (0.071%) HL7
6 4 (0.056%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.042%) ISO15022
7 3 (0.042%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.028%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.014%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.014%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.014%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.014%) WAI
9 1 (0.014%) WCAG
System Software
1 115 (1.62%) Docker
2 51 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.39%) HDFS
4 21 (0.30%) Varnish
5 17 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 16 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.13%) iptables
8 5 (0.071%) Firmware
9 3 (0.042%) vSphere
10 1 (0.014%) vCloud
10 1 (0.014%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 199 (2.81%) Puppet
2 147 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (0.99%) Ansible
4 50 (0.71%) WMI
5 34 (0.48%) Salt
6 28 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.30%) Capistrano
8 16 (0.23%) Oozie
9 13 (0.18%) Mesos
10 12 (0.17%) Nagios
11 10 (0.14%) logstash
12 9 (0.13%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.11%) Kibana
14 7 (0.099%) Ambari
14 7 (0.099%) Control-M
14 7 (0.099%) StatsD
15 5 (0.071%) Kubernetes
15 5 (0.071%) yum
16 4 (0.056%) Apache Shiro
17 3 (0.042%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 721 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 486 (6.86%) Oracle
3 315 (4.44%) Facebook
4 266 (3.75%) Google
5 230 (3.24%) Apple
6 136 (1.92%) Yahoo!
7 130 (1.83%) Sony
8 86 (1.21%) hybris
9 85 (1.20%) SAP
10 78 (1.10%) EPiServer
11 76 (1.07%) Sitecore
12 71 (1.00%) Atlassian
13 59 (0.83%) Adobe
14 50 (0.71%) Zend
15 47 (0.66%) Xamarin
16 40 (0.56%) Red Hat
17 35 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
18 30 (0.42%) Alterian
18 30 (0.42%) Ektron
19 28 (0.39%) IBM
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £101000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Private Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51886 - £61745 per annum + RRA + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, training, pension, holiday...
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago