Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 56 98
Rank change year-on-year +5 +42 +37
Permanent jobs citing BDD 131 125 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.46% 4.58% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 5.16% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 110 122 90
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,576 2,421 3,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.71% 88.65% 87.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,060 1,973 2,508
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for BDD in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Buckinghamshire

BDD
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +2 97 £47,500 +11.76% 4
High Wycombe +20 20 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Marlow - 3 £47,500 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 120 (91.60%) TDD
2 116 (88.55%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (60.31%) SQL Server
4 76 (58.02%) C#
5 74 (56.49%) MVC
6 73 (55.73%) .NET
7 71 (54.20%) ASP.NET
8 69 (52.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 66 (50.38%) JavaScript
10 60 (45.80%) AngularJS
11 56 (42.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 50 (38.17%) Java
13 48 (36.64%) WCF
14 47 (35.88%) Games
14 47 (35.88%) Web Application Development
14 47 (35.88%) NoSQL
15 46 (35.11%) SQL Server 2016
16 44 (33.59%) RESTful
17 42 (32.06%) Git (software)
18 37 (28.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 37 (28.24%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (27.48%) SQL
20 35 (26.72%) Scrum
21 31 (23.66%) HTML
21 31 (23.66%) CSS
21 31 (23.66%) Test Automation
22 30 (22.90%) Ruby
23 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
24 28 (21.37%) Node.js
25 27 (20.61%) jQuery

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (6.11%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.34%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.27%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (60.31%) SQL Server
2 47 (35.88%) NoSQL
3 46 (35.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (8.40%) Big Data
5 8 (6.11%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.34%) HBase
6 7 (5.34%) MySQL
6 7 (5.34%) Neo4j
7 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.58%) Redis
8 5 (3.82%) DB2
9 4 (3.05%) NewSQL
9 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (32.06%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.27%) Visual Studio
3 19 (14.50%) Selenium
4 18 (13.74%) TeamCity
5 16 (12.21%) Jenkins
5 16 (12.21%) WebDriver
6 11 (8.40%) Maven
6 11 (8.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (8.40%) SoapUI
7 9 (6.87%) Cucumber
7 9 (6.87%) JIRA
7 9 (6.87%) ReSharper
8 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.05%) Protractor
9 4 (3.05%) Subversion
10 3 (2.29%) GitLab
10 3 (2.29%) MSTest
10 3 (2.29%) NUnit
10 3 (2.29%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.53%) Mercurial
General
1 47 (35.88%) Games
2 16 (12.21%) Finance
3 7 (5.34%) Back Office
4 6 (4.58%) Banking
5 4 (3.05%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (68.70%) Developer
2 64 (48.85%) .NET Developer
3 18 (13.74%) C# Developer
4 14 (10.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (10.69%) Tester
5 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (9.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Automation Tester
6 10 (7.63%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Java Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Big Data Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Data Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Software Tester
10 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.05%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (55.73%) .NET
2 71 (54.20%) ASP.NET
3 69 (52.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (45.80%) AngularJS
5 56 (42.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 48 (36.64%) WCF
7 44 (33.59%) RESTful
8 37 (28.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 37 (28.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (23.66%) CSS
9 31 (23.66%) HTML
10 28 (21.37%) Node.js
11 27 (20.61%) jQuery
12 26 (19.85%) .NET Framework
12 26 (19.85%) Code First Entity Framework
12 26 (19.85%) Entity Framework
12 26 (19.85%) KnockoutJS
13 19 (14.50%) Spring
14 12 (9.16%) XML
15 11 (8.40%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.40%) Linux
2 7 (5.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (91.60%) TDD
2 116 (88.55%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (56.49%) MVC
4 47 (35.88%) Web Application Development
5 35 (26.72%) Scrum
6 31 (23.66%) Test Automation
7 29 (22.14%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (19.08%) OO
9 23 (17.56%) SOLID
10 22 (16.79%) SDLC
11 21 (16.03%) Domain-Driven Design
12 20 (15.27%) CQRS
13 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
14 15 (11.45%) Dependency Injection
15 12 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
16 8 (6.11%) E-Commerce
16 8 (6.11%) Microservices
16 8 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
17 7 (5.34%) API Development
17 7 (5.34%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.02%) C#
2 66 (50.38%) JavaScript
3 50 (38.17%) Java
4 36 (27.48%) SQL
5 30 (22.90%) Ruby
6 14 (10.69%) Scala
7 10 (7.63%) Go
7 10 (7.63%) Python
8 6 (4.58%) Java 8
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.05%) ISEB
1 4 (3.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (3.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (7.63%) Oracle
2 7 (5.34%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.53%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (0.76%) IBM