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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 101 129 156
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3072 2553 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.74% 2.30% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.82% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 2257 1966
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
92363 90476 91973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.27% 81.69% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75858 73597 77983
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 £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 2946 £50,000 - 327
London +17 1827 £55,000 - 187
South East +6 390 £45,000 - 47
City of London +16 328 £57,500 +4.54% 62
South West +87 171 £45,000 +20.00% 13
North West +9 159 £40,000 +3.89% 26
East of England +16 140 £42,500 -15.00% 22
Hampshire +19 111 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Yorkshire -38 103 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Bristol +54 90 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Berkshire +19 84 £45,000 -18.18% 7
West Midlands +49 79 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Manchester -47 78 £40,000 - 12
Hertfordshire +17 72 £55,000 -2.22% 11
Surrey -10 67 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Cheshire +49 63 £40,000 +6.66% 12
East Midlands +33 61 £40,000 - 12
Portsmouth +22 59 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Yorkshire -33 58 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Scotland +6 50 £40,000 - 6
Leeds -20 48 £40,000 +22.13% 4
Birmingham +21 45 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Wales +19 39 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Oxfordshire +12 38 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Reading +12 33 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Glasgow +3 33 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 32 £40,000 - 6
St Albans - 31 £35,000 - 2
Somerset +30 28 £37,000 -1.98% 1
Wiltshire +16 28 £42,500 +21.42% 5

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5373 (86.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5283 (85.13%) TDD
3 3144 (50.66%) C#
4 2974 (47.92%) .NET
5 2703 (43.55%) Scrum
6 2687 (43.30%) MVC
7 2307 (37.17%) ASP.NET
8 2273 (36.63%) JavaScript
9 2170 (34.97%) SQL Server
10 2032 (32.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1899 (30.60%) Java
12 1805 (29.08%) HTML
13 1639 (26.41%) Git (software)
14 1604 (25.85%) CSS
15 1516 (24.43%) OO
16 1504 (24.23%) SQL
17 1494 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
18 1450 (23.36%) Ruby
19 1286 (20.72%) Selenium
20 1273 (20.51%) E-Commerce
21 1247 (20.09%) RESTful
22 1239 (19.96%) Cucumber
23 1179 (19.00%) WCF
24 1127 (18.16%) jQuery
25 1079 (17.39%) Web Services
26 1026 (16.53%) Web Application Development
27 1018 (16.40%) QA
28 970 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
29 944 (15.21%) NoSQL
30 922 (14.86%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 922 (14.86%) Node.js
2 260 (4.19%) Tomcat
3 208 (3.35%) IIS
4 183 (2.95%) Confluence
5 143 (2.30%) CMS
6 140 (2.26%) Apache Solr
7 132 (2.13%) Apache
8 117 (1.89%) WordPress
9 113 (1.82%) JBoss
10 89 (1.43%) nginx
11 85 (1.37%) Drupal
12 81 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 81 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
13 59 (0.95%) WebSphere
14 53 (0.85%) WebLogic
15 50 (0.81%) SharePoint
16 49 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
17 46 (0.74%) NServiceBus
18 36 (0.58%) Umbraco
19 31 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 269 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 48 (0.77%) MS Office
3 32 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 28 (0.45%) Mingle
5 12 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 44 (0.71%) Shopify
2 41 (0.66%) Magento
3 32 (0.52%) Endur
4 23 (0.37%) Sophis RISQUE
5 20 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 9 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
9 7 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.097%) Summit
11 4 (0.064%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.032%) ReMetrica
14 1 (0.016%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 210 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 207 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 134 (2.16%) GitHub
4 128 (2.06%) SaaS
5 29 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.34%) PaaS
7 16 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 16 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
8 12 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.16%) IaaS
10 4 (0.064%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.064%) Trello
10 4 (0.064%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 3 (0.048%) Heroku
12 2 (0.032%) Joyent
13 1 (0.016%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.016%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.016%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 561 (9.04%) Internet
2 169 (2.72%) HTTP
3 56 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.26%) Broadband
5 13 (0.21%) Wireshark
6 12 (0.19%) Intranet
7 7 (0.11%) FTP
7 7 (0.11%) AMQP
8 5 (0.081%) DSL
9 3 (0.048%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.048%) Extranet
10 2 (0.032%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.032%) DHCP
10 2 (0.032%) Wireless
10 2 (0.032%) RFID
11 1 (0.016%) LDAP
11 1 (0.016%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.016%) GSM
11 1 (0.016%) UMTS
11 1 (0.016%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2170 (34.97%) SQL Server
2 944 (15.21%) NoSQL
3 497 (8.01%) MongoDB
4 482 (7.77%) MySQL
5 293 (4.72%) Big Data
6 275 (4.43%) Relational Database
7 273 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 223 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 195 (3.14%) RavenDB
10 169 (2.72%) Redis
11 158 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
12 126 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 110 (1.77%) RDBMS
14 94 (1.51%) Hadoop
15 90 (1.45%) CouchDB
16 74 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 71 (1.14%) Oracle Database
18 56 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 54 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
20 35 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1639 (26.41%) Git (software)
2 1286 (20.72%) Selenium
3 1239 (19.96%) Cucumber
4 715 (11.52%) NUnit
5 622 (10.02%) Jenkins
6 575 (9.27%) JIRA
7 539 (8.69%) Rhino Mocks
8 538 (8.67%) TeamCity
9 524 (8.44%) SpecFlow
10 500 (8.06%) WebDriver
11 479 (7.72%) JUnit
12 472 (7.61%) Moq
13 381 (6.14%) Maven
14 370 (5.96%) Subversion
15 268 (4.32%) Visual Studio
16 267 (4.30%) Hudson
17 228 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
18 216 (3.48%) WATIR
19 212 (3.42%) ReSharper
20 202 (3.25%) Jasmine
General
1 748 (12.05%) Finance
2 414 (6.67%) Retail
3 405 (6.53%) Games
4 290 (4.67%) Marketing
5 259 (4.17%) Advertising
6 228 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 161 (2.59%) Banking
8 149 (2.40%) Back Office
9 125 (2.01%) Publishing
10 86 (1.39%) Law
11 62 (1.00%) Legal
12 54 (0.87%) Music Industry
13 49 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 37 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 34 (0.55%) Front Office
16 21 (0.34%) Electronics
17 16 (0.26%) Billing
18 14 (0.23%) Financial Institution
19 11 (0.18%) Multimedia
20 9 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4204 (67.74%) Developer
2 1741 (28.05%) .NET Developer
3 859 (13.84%) Senior Developer
4 692 (11.15%) Java Developer
5 570 (9.18%) C# Developer
6 426 (6.86%) Analyst
7 411 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 320 (5.16%) Tester
9 311 (5.01%) Agile .NET Developer
10 262 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
11 258 (4.16%) Test Analyst
12 248 (4.00%) QA Engineer
13 240 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 239 (3.85%) Software Developer
15 238 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
16 227 (3.66%) Test Engineer
17 225 (3.63%) Software Engineer
18 223 (3.59%) Web Developer
19 212 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
20 201 (3.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2974 (47.92%) .NET
2 2307 (37.17%) ASP.NET
3 2032 (32.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1805 (29.08%) HTML
5 1604 (25.85%) CSS
6 1247 (20.09%) RESTful
7 1179 (19.00%) WCF
8 1127 (18.16%) jQuery
9 1079 (17.39%) Web Services
10 970 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 816 (13.15%) .NET Framework
12 782 (12.60%) Spring
13 759 (12.23%) HTML5
14 751 (12.10%) AngularJS
15 686 (11.05%) REST
16 601 (9.68%) NHibernate
17 539 (8.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 533 (8.59%) CSS3
19 513 (8.27%) XML
20 472 (7.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 616 (9.93%) Open Source
2 361 (5.82%) User Experience
3 351 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 344 (5.54%) Mobile App
5 255 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 190 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
7 157 (2.53%) Social Media
8 151 (2.43%) Blog
9 133 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
10 118 (1.90%) BBC
11 117 (1.89%) Client/Server
12 96 (1.55%) iPhone
13 93 (1.50%) iPad
14 62 (1.00%) Hedge funds
15 56 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
16 53 (0.85%) DTV
16 53 (0.85%) IPTV
17 51 (0.82%) Digital Media
18 50 (0.81%) Algorithms
19 45 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 624 (10.05%) Linux
2 484 (7.80%) Windows
3 318 (5.12%) Android
4 289 (4.66%) UNIX
5 282 (4.54%) Apple iOS
6 65 (1.05%) Windows Phone
7 44 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
8 39 (0.63%) Debian
9 33 (0.53%) CentOS
10 32 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 23 (0.37%) Solaris
12 17 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.16%) VMS
14 7 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.048%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.048%) AIX
17 2 (0.032%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.032%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5373 (86.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5283 (85.13%) TDD
3 2703 (43.55%) Scrum
4 2687 (43.30%) MVC
5 1516 (24.43%) OO
6 1494 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
7 1273 (20.51%) E-Commerce
8 1026 (16.53%) Web Application Development
9 845 (13.62%) Kanban
10 705 (11.36%) Software Engineering
11 693 (11.17%) Pair Programming
12 577 (9.30%) Test Automation
13 518 (8.35%) Unit Testing
14 509 (8.20%) SOA
15 460 (7.41%) Automated Testing
16 417 (6.72%) OOD
17 407 (6.56%) Mentoring
18 399 (6.43%) OOP
19 364 (5.87%) Test Scripting
20 344 (5.54%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 3144 (50.66%) C#
2 2273 (36.63%) JavaScript
3 1899 (30.60%) Java
4 1504 (24.23%) SQL
5 1450 (23.36%) Ruby
6 545 (8.78%) PHP
7 413 (6.65%) Python
8 240 (3.87%) VB.NET
9 193 (3.11%) C++
10 158 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 140 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 115 (1.85%) Perl
13 110 (1.77%) Scala
14 101 (1.63%) VB
15 84 (1.35%) PHP5
16 83 (1.34%) Objective-C
17 80 (1.29%) Bash Shell
18 74 (1.19%) C
19 68 (1.10%) Groovy
20 57 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 659 (10.62%) Degree
2 159 (2.56%) ISEB
3 138 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 100 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 91 (1.47%) MCSD
6 86 (1.39%) MCTS
7 79 (1.27%) MCP
7 79 (1.27%) MCAD
8 56 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 44 (0.71%) Security Cleared
10 29 (0.47%) PhD
11 21 (0.34%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.16%) CBAP
13 8 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 7 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 7 (0.11%) MCSE
15 5 (0.081%) CISSP
15 5 (0.081%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1018 (16.40%) QA
2 13 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.048%) HL7
4 3 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.048%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.016%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (0.42%) Varnish
2 14 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.16%) HDFS
4 5 (0.081%) Docker
4 5 (0.081%) vSphere
4 5 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.064%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.048%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.048%) Gluster
7 2 (0.032%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.032%) KVM
Systems Management
1 140 (2.26%) Puppet
2 116 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (0.77%) Ansible
4 38 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 36 (0.58%) Vagrant
6 24 (0.39%) logstash
7 18 (0.29%) Capistrano
8 8 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (0.097%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.081%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.081%) Nagios
11 5 (0.081%) Zenoss
11 5 (0.081%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.048%) StatsD
13 1 (0.016%) CA LISA
13 1 (0.016%) Plesk
Vendors
1 635 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 406 (6.54%) Oracle
3 289 (4.66%) Facebook
4 241 (3.88%) Google
5 180 (2.90%) Zend
6 120 (1.93%) Sony
7 119 (1.92%) Yahoo!
8 117 (1.89%) Apple
9 112 (1.80%) Endeca
10 101 (1.63%) RedPrairie
11 80 (1.29%) hybris
12 70 (1.13%) SAP
13 51 (0.82%) Sitecore
14 44 (0.71%) HP
15 38 (0.61%) Atlassian
16 34 (0.55%) Xamarin
17 32 (0.52%) OpenLink
18 31 (0.50%) IBM
18 31 (0.50%) Twitter
19 29 (0.47%) Adobe
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum and bonus (10-20%) and good benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tadworth, Surrey
LEGAL AND GENERAL
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum healthcare, pension, flexible benefi
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dover, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum upto £65k plus bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 16 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum - Generous Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago