Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 67 66
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 +58
Permanent jobs citing BDD 198 273 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.44% 4.03% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 4.44% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 152 278 250
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,375 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,125 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,257 6,149 5,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 91.24% 90.67% 88.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4,225 4,930 4,633
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Berkshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Berkshire.

Salary trend for BDD in Berkshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Berkshire

BDD
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -23 82 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Maidenhead +25 47 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Newbury -15 23 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Slough -8 17 £62,500 +25.00%
Bracknell -1 16 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Windsor +30 6 £45,000 -30.77%
Ascot - 2 £35,000 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 151 (76.26%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (74.24%) TDD
3 97 (48.99%) Java
3 97 (48.99%) JavaScript
4 90 (45.45%) Scrum
5 89 (44.95%) Test Automation
6 76 (38.38%) Git (software)
7 75 (37.88%) Jenkins
8 71 (35.86%) C#
9 68 (34.34%) Microservices
10 65 (32.83%) SQL
11 63 (31.82%) .NET
12 62 (31.31%) Selenium
13 58 (29.29%) Cucumber
14 57 (28.79%) JIRA
14 57 (28.79%) HTML
15 55 (27.78%) Node.js
16 54 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
17 53 (26.77%) CSS
18 52 (26.26%) DevOps
18 52 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
19 51 (25.76%) Linux
20 49 (24.75%) AngularJS
21 47 (23.74%) Unit Testing
21 47 (23.74%) RESTful
22 46 (23.23%) WebDriver
23 42 (21.21%) MVC
24 40 (20.20%) JUnit
24 40 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
25 39 (19.70%) React

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 18 (9.09%) Confluence
2 10 (5.05%) IIS
3 9 (4.55%) Apache
4 8 (4.04%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (7.58%) GitHub
4 14 (7.07%) SaaS
4 14 (7.07%) Serverless
5 9 (4.55%) npm
6 8 (4.04%) Firebase
6 8 (4.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 8 (4.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 7 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (3.54%) Slack
8 6 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.02%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (2.02%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (2.02%) PaaS
9 4 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) DNS
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Network Security
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.10%) MongoDB
3 18 (9.09%) Big Data
4 15 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (6.06%) Hadoop
6 12 (6.06%) MySQL
7 10 (5.05%) DB2
8 8 (4.04%) Redis
9 7 (3.54%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.51%) Riak
13 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 76 (38.38%) Git (software)
2 75 (37.88%) Jenkins
3 62 (31.31%) Selenium
4 58 (29.29%) Cucumber
5 57 (28.79%) JIRA
6 46 (23.23%) WebDriver
7 40 (20.20%) JUnit
8 34 (17.17%) Maven
9 25 (12.63%) Appium
10 22 (11.11%) Hudson
11 17 (8.59%) SpecFlow
12 12 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (4.55%) GitLab
14 8 (4.04%) Oracle APEX
15 7 (3.54%) JMeter
15 7 (3.54%) SonarQube
15 7 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (3.54%) Subversion
16 6 (3.03%) Gradle
17 5 (2.53%) Ant
General
1 15 (7.58%) Retail
2 9 (4.55%) Marketing
3 8 (4.04%) Finance
4 4 (2.02%) Military
5 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (49.49%) Developer
2 31 (15.66%) Java Engineer
3 30 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 28 (14.14%) Java Developer
5 26 (13.13%) Test Engineer
6 24 (12.12%) Software Engineer
7 22 (11.11%) Tester
8 21 (10.61%) Java Software Engineer
9 18 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (8.59%) .NET Developer
11 16 (8.08%) Automation Tester
12 15 (7.58%) Senior Java Engineer
13 13 (6.57%) Developer in Test
14 11 (5.56%) C# Developer
15 10 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (5.05%) JavaScript Engineer
15 10 (5.05%) Node.js Developer
15 10 (5.05%) Senior Flex Developer
16 9 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
17 8 (4.04%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (31.82%) .NET
2 57 (28.79%) HTML
3 55 (27.78%) Node.js
4 53 (26.77%) CSS
5 49 (24.75%) AngularJS
6 47 (23.74%) RESTful
7 39 (19.70%) React
8 38 (19.19%) Spring
9 34 (17.17%) Web Services
10 28 (14.14%) Spring Boot
11 26 (13.13%) ASP.NET
11 26 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (13.13%) HTML5
12 25 (12.63%) .NET Framework
13 21 (10.61%) REST
14 20 (10.10%) Vue.js
15 19 (9.60%) Gherkin
16 17 (8.59%) CSS3
17 16 (8.08%) jQuery
18 15 (7.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (7.07%) User Experience
4 10 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (5.05%) iPad
4 10 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.51%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.51%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.76%) Linux
2 12 (6.06%) Windows
3 5 (2.53%) Android
3 5 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (76.26%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (74.24%) TDD
3 90 (45.45%) Scrum
4 89 (44.95%) Test Automation
5 68 (34.34%) Microservices
6 54 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (26.26%) DevOps
7 52 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (23.74%) Unit Testing
9 42 (21.21%) MVC
10 39 (19.70%) Software Engineering
11 36 (18.18%) Logistics
12 33 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
14 29 (14.65%) Test Scripting
15 25 (12.63%) User Stories
16 22 (11.11%) Performance Testing
16 22 (11.11%) SDLC
17 21 (10.61%) Decision-Making
17 21 (10.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (48.99%) Java
1 97 (48.99%) JavaScript
2 71 (35.86%) C#
3 65 (32.83%) SQL
4 22 (11.11%) Python
4 22 (11.11%) Scala
5 18 (9.09%) Java 8
6 12 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 10 (5.05%) ES6
8 8 (4.04%) Apex Code
8 8 (4.04%) SOQL
9 7 (3.54%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.54%) C++
10 6 (3.03%) Ruby
11 4 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.52%) XPath
13 2 (1.01%) C
14 1 (0.51%) Perl
14 1 (0.51%) PHP
14 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (17.17%) Degree
2 22 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (4.55%) ISEB
5 8 (4.04%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.68%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) PSD2
System Software
1 31 (15.66%) Docker
2 6 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (14.14%) Kubernetes
2 18 (9.09%) Ansible
3 14 (7.07%) HP ALM
4 8 (4.04%) Puppet
5 7 (3.54%) Terraform
6 5 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.51%) rkt
8 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (18.69%) Oracle
2 28 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.60%) Google
4 8 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.03%) VMware
6 4 (2.02%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.02%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.02%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 3 (1.52%) Cadence
7 3 (1.52%) Coverity
8 2 (1.01%) HP
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.51%) New Relic
9 1 (0.51%) Xamarin