Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 72 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 168 224 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.42% 3.94% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 4.27% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 171 200 297
Berkshire median annual salary £63,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.43% +27.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,850 £62,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -

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 4,431 5,252 6,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.17% 92.29% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,469 4,130 4,817
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 +10 113 £63,500 +12.89% 11
Slough +29 14 £46,750 -22.08% 1
Newbury +10 5 £67,500 +22.73% 1
Maidenhead +7 5 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Crowthorne - 3 £52,500 -
Wokingham +9 2 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Bracknell -2 2 £47,500 -22.45% 1
Ascot - 1 £62,500 -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 133 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (77.98%) TDD
3 85 (50.60%) Java
4 83 (49.40%) Test Automation
5 77 (45.83%) DevOps
6 57 (33.93%) Git (software)
7 54 (32.14%) Scrum
8 50 (29.76%) Web Services
9 49 (29.17%) QA
10 47 (27.98%) Docker
11 45 (26.79%) Jenkins
12 44 (26.19%) .NET
13 42 (25.00%) Selenium
13 42 (25.00%) AWS
14 40 (23.81%) Spring
15 39 (23.21%) RESTful
15 39 (23.21%) AngularJS
16 35 (20.83%) Cucumber
16 35 (20.83%) SC Cleared
16 35 (20.83%) Security Cleared
16 35 (20.83%) C#
17 34 (20.24%) Terraform
18 33 (19.64%) JavaScript
19 31 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (17.86%) React
21 29 (17.26%) Kanban
21 29 (17.26%) Test Scripting
21 29 (17.26%) Node.js
22 28 (16.67%) Mocha
22 28 (16.67%) OO

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 8 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.57%) Confluence
2 6 (3.57%) Red Hat Fuse
3 5 (2.98%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (25.00%) AWS
2 27 (16.07%) Azure
3 17 (10.12%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (8.93%) SaaS
5 6 (3.57%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.98%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (2.98%) BrowserStack
6 5 (2.98%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.38%) GitHub
7 4 (2.38%) Google Play
7 4 (2.38%) Office 365
8 1 (0.60%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
1 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.98%) Big Data
4 4 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.79%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.60%) Flink
7 1 (0.60%) HBase
7 1 (0.60%) Impala
7 1 (0.60%) MySQL
7 1 (0.60%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 57 (33.93%) Git (software)
2 45 (26.79%) Jenkins
3 42 (25.00%) Selenium
4 35 (20.83%) Cucumber
5 28 (16.67%) Mocha
6 27 (16.07%) WebDriver
7 26 (15.48%) Maven
8 21 (12.50%) Jasmine
8 21 (12.50%) JIRA
9 20 (11.90%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (11.31%) JUnit
11 18 (10.71%) DbUnit
12 17 (10.12%) jMock
12 17 (10.12%) Mockito
13 14 (8.33%) JBehave
14 13 (7.74%) JMeter
14 13 (7.74%) SpecFlow
14 13 (7.74%) TeamCity
15 12 (7.14%) Postman
15 12 (7.14%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (7.74%) Public Sector
2 7 (4.17%) Automotive
3 5 (2.98%) Back Office
4 4 (2.38%) Publishing
4 4 (2.38%) Retail
5 3 (1.79%) Advertising
5 3 (1.79%) Finance
6 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (33.33%) Developer
2 35 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (13.10%) Senior Developer
4 22 (13.10%) Test Automation Engineer
5 21 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 19 (11.31%) Software Engineer
7 17 (10.12%) Java Engineer
7 17 (10.12%) Tester
8 16 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (9.52%) Senior Java Engineer
9 14 (8.33%) Automation Tester
10 11 (6.55%) QA Engineer
10 11 (6.55%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (5.95%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (5.95%) QA Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) .NET Developer
13 8 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.76%) Web Services
2 44 (26.19%) .NET
3 40 (23.81%) Spring
4 39 (23.21%) AngularJS
4 39 (23.21%) RESTful
5 30 (17.86%) React
6 29 (17.26%) Node.js
7 22 (13.10%) SOAP
8 19 (11.31%) CSS
9 17 (10.12%) HTML
9 17 (10.12%) PowerMock
10 14 (8.33%) Java EE
11 13 (7.74%) Apache Camel
12 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 12 (7.14%) Gherkin
12 12 (7.14%) J2EE
12 12 (7.14%) jQuery
13 11 (6.55%) .NET Core
13 11 (6.55%) JSF
14 10 (5.95%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.98%) User Experience
5 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.38%) PMI
6 2 (1.19%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) BBC
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.88%) Linux
2 10 (5.95%) Android
2 10 (5.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (77.98%) TDD
3 83 (49.40%) Test Automation
4 77 (45.83%) DevOps
5 54 (32.14%) Scrum
6 31 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (17.26%) Kanban
7 29 (17.26%) Test Scripting
8 28 (16.67%) OO
9 27 (16.07%) Microservices
10 26 (15.48%) SOLID
11 25 (14.88%) Mentoring
11 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
12 24 (14.29%) API Testing
12 24 (14.29%) MVC
13 22 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (11.90%) Web Application Development
16 19 (11.31%) Test Strategy
17 16 (9.52%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (50.60%) Java
2 35 (20.83%) C#
3 33 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.50%) SQL
5 11 (6.55%) Python
6 10 (5.95%) Ruby
7 6 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.57%) Go
8 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.38%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.38%) PHP
10 3 (1.79%) C++
10 3 (1.79%) Java 8
11 2 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.60%) F#
12 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 35 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.14%) ISEB
4 7 (4.17%) Degree
5 4 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (29.17%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (27.98%) Docker
2 7 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.17%) vSphere
3 5 (2.98%) Postfix
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (20.24%) Terraform
2 24 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.98%) Ansible
4 5 (2.98%) Puppet
5 3 (1.79%) Grafana
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 25 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.76%) VMware
3 6 (3.57%) Google
4 5 (2.98%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.98%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (2.38%) HP
5 4 (2.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle
7 1 (0.60%) Apple
7 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.60%) Facebook
7 1 (0.60%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.60%) Sony
7 1 (0.60%) Yahoo!