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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK
Rank 69 79 108
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +29
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3452 3387 2938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.11% 3.44% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 3.93% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 2981 2594
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 £70,000 £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
74113 86274 88538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.16% 87.68% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61003 71739 73006
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 £31,000
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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +10 3324 £50,000 -0.99% 498
London +10 1638 £60,000 +4.34% 253
South East +37 456 £45,000 - 69
North West +31 278 £42,500 +6.25% 41
South West +60 243 £45,000 +11.11% 37
East of England +28 241 £45,000 -10.00% 27
Yorkshire +41 233 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Manchester +22 199 £45,000 - 28
City of London +7 176 £60,000 +6.66% 51
West Yorkshire +33 171 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Leeds +32 156 £48,500 +14.11% 17
West Midlands +9 113 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Hertfordshire +22 100 £45,000 -21.73% 12
Berkshire +47 94 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East Midlands -5 88 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Bristol +37 87 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Hampshire -16 83 £40,000 -20.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +29 67 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Surrey +36 66 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Birmingham +3 61 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Norfolk +5 60 £38,500 -10.46% 3
Norwich +10 54 £45,000 -16.66% 3
Milton Keynes +36 52 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Northamptonshire +7 49 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Kent +45 48 £45,000 -2.70% 5
Northampton +10 48 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Gloucestershire +5 47 £52,500 +7.69% 12
Scotland -3 46 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Reading +51 40 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire -4 40 £50,000 -13.79% 6

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 6223 (87.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6006 (84.52%) TDD
3 3178 (44.72%) C#
4 2820 (39.68%) .NET
5 2662 (37.46%) Scrum
6 2561 (36.04%) MVC
7 2555 (35.96%) Java
8 2293 (32.27%) JavaScript
9 2152 (30.28%) ASP.NET
10 2117 (29.79%) SQL Server
11 1950 (27.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1836 (25.84%) Git (software)
13 1725 (24.28%) RESTful
14 1596 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
15 1576 (22.18%) HTML
16 1547 (21.77%) AngularJS
17 1527 (21.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 1439 (20.25%) Selenium
19 1391 (19.58%) SQL Server 2014
20 1378 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 1368 (19.25%) Web Application Development
22 1351 (19.01%) Ruby
23 1334 (18.77%) CSS
24 1324 (18.63%) Node.js
25 1274 (17.93%) NoSQL
26 1263 (17.77%) SQL
27 1236 (17.39%) OO
28 1180 (16.61%) QA
29 1153 (16.23%) Software Engineering
30 1141 (16.06%) 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
1 234 (3.29%) Confluence
2 221 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
3 204 (2.87%) Tomcat
4 175 (2.46%) CMS
5 131 (1.84%) Apache
6 130 (1.83%) JBoss
7 122 (1.72%) Apache Spark
8 94 (1.32%) IIS
9 74 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 72 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 66 (0.93%) Mule
12 65 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 65 (0.91%) SharePoint
13 64 (0.90%) Mule ESB
14 57 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 50 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 49 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
16 49 (0.69%) WordPress
17 48 (0.68%) WebLogic
18 45 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 270 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.27%) MS Office
3 13 (0.18%) MS Project
3 13 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.14%) SPSS
5 6 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.070%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.056%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.056%) InVision
7 4 (0.056%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.028%) InDesign
8 2 (0.028%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 81 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 38 (0.53%) Magento
3 26 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.20%) Shopify
6 7 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.099%) SAP hybris
7 4 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.028%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.014%) BASE24
9 1 (0.014%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.014%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 577 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 377 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 177 (2.49%) SaaS
4 170 (2.39%) GitHub
5 96 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 48 (0.68%) Google Play
7 41 (0.58%) PaaS
8 39 (0.55%) Slack
9 37 (0.52%) IaaS
10 36 (0.51%) G Suite
11 35 (0.49%) Office 365
12 31 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 29 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
16 11 (0.15%) Amazon S3
17 8 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
18 7 (0.099%) Amazon Kinesis
18 7 (0.099%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 7 (0.099%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 286 (4.02%) Internet
2 158 (2.22%) HTTP
3 33 (0.46%) SSL
4 27 (0.38%) SMTP
5 26 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 23 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 23 (0.32%) SSH
7 13 (0.18%) LDAP
8 8 (0.11%) Skype
9 7 (0.099%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.099%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.056%) DNS
10 4 (0.056%) IPsec
10 4 (0.056%) Network Security
11 3 (0.042%) AMQP
11 3 (0.042%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.042%) FTP
11 3 (0.042%) IMAP
11 3 (0.042%) IPv6
11 3 (0.042%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2117 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 1391 (19.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 1274 (17.93%) NoSQL
4 589 (8.29%) MongoDB
5 480 (6.75%) MySQL
6 296 (4.17%) Big Data
7 276 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 178 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 174 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 152 (2.14%) Hadoop
11 110 (1.55%) Redis
12 87 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 78 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 51 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 48 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 42 (0.59%) RavenDB
17 39 (0.55%) CouchDB
18 33 (0.46%) Apache Hive
19 32 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
20 31 (0.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1836 (25.84%) Git (software)
2 1439 (20.25%) Selenium
3 1099 (15.47%) Cucumber
4 944 (13.28%) Jenkins
5 667 (9.39%) JIRA
6 544 (7.66%) WebDriver
7 502 (7.06%) JUnit
8 433 (6.09%) Maven
9 422 (5.94%) SpecFlow
10 384 (5.40%) NUnit
11 354 (4.98%) TeamCity
12 351 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 234 (3.29%) Subversion
14 228 (3.21%) SoapUI
15 227 (3.19%) Rhino Mocks
16 223 (3.14%) Moq
17 194 (2.73%) Visual Studio
18 179 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 178 (2.50%) JMeter
20 155 (2.18%) Jasmine
General
1 1018 (14.33%) Finance
2 533 (7.50%) Games
3 407 (5.73%) Marketing
4 392 (5.52%) Retail
5 260 (3.66%) Advertising
6 211 (2.97%) Banking
7 131 (1.84%) Electronics
8 128 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 104 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 93 (1.31%) Publishing
11 86 (1.21%) Music Industry
12 57 (0.80%) Law
13 47 (0.66%) Legal
14 44 (0.62%) Back Office
15 33 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.42%) Front Office
17 25 (0.35%) Automotive
18 19 (0.27%) Investment Banking
19 15 (0.21%) Multimedia
20 13 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4567 (64.27%) Developer
2 2008 (28.26%) .NET Developer
3 1090 (15.34%) C# Developer
4 1003 (14.11%) Java Developer
5 799 (11.24%) Senior Developer
6 796 (11.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 531 (7.47%) Analyst
8 478 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
9 459 (6.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 458 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 416 (5.85%) Tester
12 397 (5.59%) Agile Developer
13 392 (5.52%) Software Engineer
14 374 (5.26%) Test Engineer
15 360 (5.07%) Software Developer
16 357 (5.02%) Test Analyst
17 312 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
18 300 (4.22%) Automation Tester
19 287 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
20 285 (4.01%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2820 (39.68%) .NET
2 2152 (30.28%) ASP.NET
3 1950 (27.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1725 (24.28%) RESTful
5 1576 (22.18%) HTML
6 1547 (21.77%) AngularJS
7 1527 (21.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1378 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1334 (18.77%) CSS
10 1324 (18.63%) Node.js
11 1141 (16.06%) WCF
12 935 (13.16%) .NET Framework
13 933 (13.13%) Web Services
14 835 (11.75%) REST
15 799 (11.24%) Spring
16 776 (10.92%) HTML5
17 752 (10.58%) Entity Framework
18 694 (9.77%) KnockoutJS
19 657 (9.25%) jQuery
20 641 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 390 (5.49%) Computer Science
2 330 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
2 330 (4.64%) Mobile App
3 276 (3.88%) User Experience
4 242 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 129 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 123 (1.73%) Fintech
7 110 (1.55%) Tandem
8 105 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 102 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 97 (1.37%) iPad
11 92 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
12 81 (1.14%) Social Network
13 77 (1.08%) BBC
14 76 (1.07%) Social Media
15 68 (0.96%) Blog
15 68 (0.96%) Mathematics
16 64 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 53 (0.75%) Digital TV
18 52 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 584 (8.22%) Linux
2 353 (4.97%) Windows
3 279 (3.93%) Android
4 261 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 166 (2.34%) Unix
6 23 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 23 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.27%) Windows Phone
8 18 (0.25%) CentOS
9 9 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.099%) VMS
12 6 (0.084%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.084%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.070%) Debian
14 3 (0.042%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.042%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.014%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6223 (87.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6006 (84.52%) TDD
3 2662 (37.46%) Scrum
4 2561 (36.04%) MVC
5 1596 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
6 1368 (19.25%) Web Application Development
7 1236 (17.39%) OO
8 1153 (16.23%) Software Engineering
9 1064 (14.97%) Kanban
10 835 (11.75%) Test Automation
11 775 (10.91%) E-Commerce
12 643 (9.05%) SDLC
13 599 (8.43%) Mentoring
14 556 (7.82%) DevOps
15 520 (7.32%) Unit Testing
16 493 (6.94%) Automated Testing
17 485 (6.83%) Web Development
18 470 (6.61%) Microservices
19 449 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
20 448 (6.30%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3178 (44.72%) C#
2 2555 (35.96%) Java
3 2293 (32.27%) JavaScript
4 1351 (19.01%) Ruby
5 1263 (17.77%) SQL
6 617 (8.68%) Python
7 492 (6.92%) Scala
8 407 (5.73%) PHP
9 208 (2.93%) C++
10 170 (2.39%) VB.NET
11 133 (1.87%) Groovy
12 130 (1.83%) T-SQL
13 120 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 111 (1.56%) VB
15 110 (1.55%) F#
16 106 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 105 (1.48%) C
18 102 (1.44%) Clojure
19 99 (1.39%) ES6
20 87 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 605 (8.51%) Degree
2 353 (4.97%) ISTQB
3 340 (4.78%) ISEB
4 146 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 79 (1.11%) Security Cleared
6 48 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 36 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 36 (0.51%) PhD
9 29 (0.41%) MCSD
10 28 (0.39%) MCAD
10 28 (0.39%) MCP
10 28 (0.39%) MCTS
11 16 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.11%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.11%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.099%) PMP
14 5 (0.070%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.056%) OCP
16 3 (0.042%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1180 (16.61%) QA
2 206 (2.90%) SDET
3 35 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.37%) ISO 14001
5 12 (0.17%) GCP
6 9 (0.13%) DICOM
6 9 (0.13%) ISO13485
7 6 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.056%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.056%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.056%) WCAG
9 3 (0.042%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.028%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.028%) FATCA
10 2 (0.028%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.028%) SLA
11 1 (0.014%) Basel III
11 1 (0.014%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.014%) WAI
System Software
1 199 (2.80%) Docker
2 46 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (0.38%) HDFS
5 24 (0.34%) Firmware
6 19 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.18%) Active Directory
7 13 (0.18%) vSphere
8 10 (0.14%) Varnish
9 6 (0.084%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.084%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.070%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.056%) iptables
12 2 (0.028%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.014%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.014%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 176 (2.48%) Puppet
2 135 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (1.24%) Ansible
4 53 (0.75%) Kibana
5 42 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 41 (0.58%) Kubernetes
7 34 (0.48%) Mesos
8 16 (0.23%) logstash
9 15 (0.21%) Grafana
10 13 (0.18%) Terraform
11 9 (0.13%) yum
12 8 (0.11%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.099%) Graphite
14 6 (0.084%) Capistrano
14 6 (0.084%) Icinga
14 6 (0.084%) Nagios
14 6 (0.084%) Salt
15 5 (0.070%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.070%) Oozie
15 5 (0.070%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 740 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 300 (4.22%) Google
3 276 (3.88%) Oracle
4 224 (3.15%) Facebook
5 159 (2.24%) Apple
6 96 (1.35%) SAP
7 91 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 84 (1.18%) Adobe
9 74 (1.04%) Yahoo!
10 73 (1.03%) Sony
11 71 (1.00%) HP
12 61 (0.86%) hybris
13 59 (0.83%) Sitecore
14 48 (0.68%) VMware
15 47 (0.66%) Xamarin
16 41 (0.58%) Red Hat
17 40 (0.56%) IBM
18 39 (0.55%) PayPal
19 37 (0.52%) Splunk
20 34 (0.48%) Coverity
London
Empiric.com
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Up to £60k plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wembley, Middlesex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Plus package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday