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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 75 81 109
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3392 3620 3133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.78% 3.42% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 3.91% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2959 3176 2766
Median 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 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
78934 92697 97322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.56% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65072 76555 80048
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +3 3255 £50,000 -4.76% 498
London +5 1667 £60,000 +4.34% 262
South East -1 405 £45,000 -2.17% 61
East of England +55 274 £49,500 -1.00% 25
North West +24 245 £42,500 - 35
City of London -4 203 £60,000 +4.34% 46
South West +44 201 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Yorkshire +63 200 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Manchester +34 187 £45,000 - 23
West Yorkshire +49 152 £45,000 -1.63% 21
Leeds +49 139 £46,000 -5.64% 18
East Midlands +4 126 £47,500 +11.76% 13
West Midlands -13 108 £42,500 +11.11% 18
Hertfordshire +32 101 £50,000 -18.36% 11
Berkshire +44 92 £41,500 -17.00% 7
Northampton +13 78 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Northamptonshire +10 78 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 73 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Hampshire -35 71 £47,500 +5.55% 14
Birmingham -8 65 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Surrey +24 61 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Scotland +10 54 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Bedfordshire +6 53 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Norfolk +5 52 £45,000 +6.50% 5
Reading +60 51 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Bristol +16 50 £42,500 -10.52% 13
Norwich +16 49 £45,000 +19.20% 3
Milton Keynes +45 45 £43,500 -13.00% 3
Somerset +20 40 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +7 40 £46,614 +9.68% 3

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 6237 (87.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5983 (83.76%) TDD
3 3122 (43.71%) C#
4 2789 (39.05%) Scrum
5 2769 (38.77%) .NET
6 2627 (36.78%) Java
7 2505 (35.07%) MVC
8 2275 (31.85%) JavaScript
9 2094 (29.32%) SQL Server
10 2092 (29.29%) ASP.NET
11 1883 (26.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1851 (25.91%) Git (software)
13 1650 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
14 1649 (23.09%) RESTful
15 1644 (23.02%) HTML
16 1531 (21.43%) AngularJS
17 1473 (20.62%) Selenium
18 1420 (19.88%) ASP.NET Web API
19 1414 (19.80%) CSS
20 1332 (18.65%) Ruby
21 1316 (18.42%) Node.js
22 1311 (18.35%) SQL
23 1298 (18.17%) SQL Server 2014
24 1284 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 1281 (17.93%) Web Application Development
26 1233 (17.26%) NoSQL
27 1208 (16.91%) OO
28 1167 (16.34%) Cucumber
29 1150 (16.10%) Software Engineering
30 1149 (16.09%) QA

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
1 229 (3.21%) Confluence
2 226 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
3 185 (2.59%) Tomcat
4 165 (2.31%) CMS
5 124 (1.74%) Apache Spark
6 121 (1.69%) JBoss
7 120 (1.68%) Apache
8 115 (1.61%) IIS
9 86 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 81 (1.13%) Apache Solr
11 70 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 70 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 67 (0.94%) SharePoint
13 60 (0.84%) Mule
14 58 (0.81%) WebSphere
15 56 (0.78%) Mule ESB
16 50 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
17 49 (0.69%) WebLogic
18 47 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
19 46 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 277 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.32%) MS Office
3 13 (0.18%) MS Project
4 12 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.14%) SPSS
6 9 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.084%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.056%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.056%) InVision
10 2 (0.028%) InDesign
11 1 (0.014%) Maya
11 1 (0.014%) Mingle
11 1 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 70 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 35 (0.49%) Magento
3 25 (0.35%) Shopify
4 23 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.098%) SAP hybris
7 4 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.042%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.028%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.028%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.028%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.014%) Apache OFBiz
10 1 (0.014%) BASE24
10 1 (0.014%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.014%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 595 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 383 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (2.49%) SaaS
4 177 (2.48%) GitHub
5 98 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
6 66 (0.92%) PaaS
7 58 (0.81%) IaaS
8 49 (0.69%) Google Play
9 36 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (0.49%) Slack
11 28 (0.39%) G Suite
11 28 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 27 (0.38%) Office 365
13 15 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 15 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (0.15%) OpenShift
15 10 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (0.098%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 293 (4.10%) Internet
2 171 (2.39%) HTTP
3 37 (0.52%) SSL
4 35 (0.49%) SMTP
5 31 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 28 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 26 (0.36%) SSH
8 10 (0.14%) LDAP
9 8 (0.11%) Network Security
10 7 (0.098%) Intranet
10 7 (0.098%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.056%) AMQP
11 4 (0.056%) Broadband
11 4 (0.056%) DNS
11 4 (0.056%) IPsec
11 4 (0.056%) IPv6
11 4 (0.056%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.042%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.042%) DSL
12 3 (0.042%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2094 (29.32%) SQL Server
2 1298 (18.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 1233 (17.26%) NoSQL
4 594 (8.32%) MongoDB
5 510 (7.14%) MySQL
6 303 (4.24%) Big Data
7 284 (3.98%) Relational Database
8 215 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 193 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 163 (2.28%) Hadoop
11 149 (2.09%) Redis
12 89 (1.25%) RDBMS
13 70 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 60 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
15 51 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 47 (0.66%) CouchDB
17 39 (0.55%) Apache Hive
17 39 (0.55%) RavenDB
18 37 (0.52%) HBase
19 35 (0.49%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1851 (25.91%) Git (software)
2 1473 (20.62%) Selenium
3 1167 (16.34%) Cucumber
4 1030 (14.42%) Jenkins
5 692 (9.69%) JIRA
6 557 (7.80%) JUnit
7 540 (7.56%) WebDriver
8 477 (6.68%) SpecFlow
9 433 (6.06%) Maven
10 418 (5.85%) NUnit
11 367 (5.14%) TeamCity
12 349 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 269 (3.77%) Subversion
14 242 (3.39%) Rhino Mocks
15 232 (3.25%) SoapUI
16 228 (3.19%) Moq
17 202 (2.83%) Visual Studio
18 185 (2.59%) Gradle
19 172 (2.41%) JMeter
20 170 (2.38%) Mockito
General
1 997 (13.96%) Finance
2 517 (7.24%) Games
3 398 (5.57%) Marketing
4 366 (5.12%) Retail
5 244 (3.42%) Advertising
6 192 (2.69%) Banking
7 130 (1.82%) Electronics
8 129 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 100 (1.40%) Publishing
10 91 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 75 (1.05%) Music Industry
12 70 (0.98%) Law
13 57 (0.80%) Legal
14 42 (0.59%) Back Office
15 36 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.48%) Front Office
17 22 (0.31%) Automotive
18 20 (0.28%) Investment Banking
19 19 (0.27%) Multimedia
20 10 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4576 (64.06%) Developer
2 1956 (27.38%) .NET Developer
3 1105 (15.47%) C# Developer
4 1048 (14.67%) Java Developer
5 855 (11.97%) Senior Developer
6 836 (11.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 517 (7.24%) Analyst
8 506 (7.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 485 (6.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 479 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 427 (5.98%) Software Engineer
12 416 (5.82%) Agile Developer
13 400 (5.60%) Tester
14 387 (5.42%) Software Developer
15 353 (4.94%) Test Engineer
16 320 (4.48%) Test Analyst
17 304 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
18 303 (4.24%) QA Engineer
19 300 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
20 294 (4.12%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2769 (38.77%) .NET
2 2092 (29.29%) ASP.NET
3 1883 (26.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1649 (23.09%) RESTful
5 1644 (23.02%) HTML
6 1531 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 1420 (19.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1414 (19.80%) CSS
9 1316 (18.42%) Node.js
10 1284 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1127 (15.78%) WCF
12 943 (13.20%) Web Services
13 917 (12.84%) .NET Framework
14 870 (12.18%) REST
15 828 (11.59%) Spring
16 816 (11.42%) HTML5
17 737 (10.32%) Entity Framework
18 709 (9.93%) jQuery
19 650 (9.10%) KnockoutJS
20 615 (8.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 402 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 339 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
3 334 (4.68%) Mobile App
4 269 (3.77%) User Experience
5 256 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
6 123 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 116 (1.62%) Fintech
8 110 (1.54%) Data Structures
9 109 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 105 (1.47%) Tandem
11 103 (1.44%) iPad
12 95 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
13 83 (1.16%) Blog
14 73 (1.02%) Mathematics
15 68 (0.95%) Virtual Team
16 65 (0.91%) iPhone
16 65 (0.91%) Social Media
16 65 (0.91%) Social Network
17 64 (0.90%) BBC
18 58 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 590 (8.26%) Linux
2 397 (5.56%) Windows
3 295 (4.13%) Android
4 287 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 212 (2.97%) Unix
6 24 (0.34%) Windows Phone
7 23 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.24%) VMS
10 12 (0.17%) CentOS
10 12 (0.17%) Debian
11 11 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.098%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.084%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.070%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.070%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.056%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.042%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.028%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6237 (87.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5983 (83.76%) TDD
3 2789 (39.05%) Scrum
4 2505 (35.07%) MVC
5 1650 (23.10%) Continuous Integration
6 1281 (17.93%) Web Application Development
7 1208 (16.91%) OO
8 1150 (16.10%) Software Engineering
9 1092 (15.29%) Kanban
10 809 (11.33%) E-Commerce
11 796 (11.14%) Test Automation
12 648 (9.07%) SDLC
13 606 (8.48%) Mentoring
14 571 (7.99%) Unit Testing
15 536 (7.50%) DevOps
16 502 (7.03%) Automated Testing
16 502 (7.03%) Web Development
17 467 (6.54%) Microservices
18 459 (6.43%) OOP
19 453 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3122 (43.71%) C#
2 2627 (36.78%) Java
3 2275 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 1332 (18.65%) Ruby
5 1311 (18.35%) SQL
6 586 (8.20%) Python
7 558 (7.81%) Scala
8 420 (5.88%) PHP
9 229 (3.21%) C++
10 164 (2.30%) Groovy
11 155 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 151 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 143 (2.00%) Objective-C
14 121 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 117 (1.64%) F#
16 110 (1.54%) C
17 109 (1.53%) PL/SQL
18 108 (1.51%) Clojure
19 105 (1.47%) ES6
20 102 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 612 (8.57%) Degree
2 332 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 315 (4.41%) ISEB
4 146 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 73 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 57 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (0.49%) PhD
8 31 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 30 (0.42%) MCSD
10 28 (0.39%) MCAD
10 28 (0.39%) MCP
10 28 (0.39%) MCTS
11 19 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 14 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (0.13%) OCP
14 9 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.11%) PMP
16 5 (0.070%) Sun Certification
17 3 (0.042%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1149 (16.09%) QA
2 195 (2.73%) SDET
3 41 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 23 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 19 (0.27%) DICOM
6 18 (0.25%) ISO13485
7 17 (0.24%) GCP
8 4 (0.056%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.042%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.042%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.042%) WCAG
10 2 (0.028%) FATCA
10 2 (0.028%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.028%) SLA
10 2 (0.028%) WAI
11 1 (0.014%) Basel III
11 1 (0.014%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.014%) HL7
System Software
1 215 (3.01%) Docker
2 65 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (0.43%) HDFS
5 25 (0.35%) Firmware
6 16 (0.22%) Varnish
7 15 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 14 (0.20%) vSphere
9 12 (0.17%) Active Directory
10 9 (0.13%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.098%) Hyper-V
12 6 (0.084%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.084%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.042%) iptables
14 1 (0.014%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 176 (2.46%) Puppet
2 124 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (1.32%) Ansible
4 49 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 43 (0.60%) Kibana
6 35 (0.49%) Kubernetes
7 32 (0.45%) Mesos
8 18 (0.25%) yum
9 16 (0.22%) Grafana
9 16 (0.22%) logstash
10 14 (0.20%) Terraform
11 9 (0.13%) Graphite
12 7 (0.098%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.084%) Icinga
14 5 (0.070%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.070%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.070%) Nagios
14 5 (0.070%) Oozie
14 5 (0.070%) Salt
15 4 (0.056%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 739 (10.35%) Microsoft
2 331 (4.63%) Oracle
3 290 (4.06%) Google
4 195 (2.73%) Facebook
5 140 (1.96%) Apple
6 122 (1.71%) Atlassian
7 83 (1.16%) SAP
8 74 (1.04%) Adobe
8 74 (1.04%) HP
9 68 (0.95%) hybris
10 67 (0.94%) VMware
11 66 (0.92%) Yahoo!
12 65 (0.91%) Sitecore
13 60 (0.84%) Sony
14 42 (0.59%) Xamarin
15 37 (0.52%) Splunk
16 34 (0.48%) Tableau
17 33 (0.46%) Coverity
17 33 (0.46%) Red Hat
18 32 (0.45%) IBM
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 45k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 50'000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago