Period
to 19 February 2020

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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 74 51
Rank change year-on-year -1 -23 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 59 75 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.04% 3.39% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 3.74% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 50 72 119
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,450 £36,325 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,500 £52,500 £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 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 1,780 2,003 2,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 91.71% 90.55% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,586 2,042
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,875 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 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
Milton Keynes +1 43 £48,500 +2.11% 6
High Wycombe 0 1 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Amersham -18 1 £60,000 +50.00%
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 53 (89.83%) TDD
2 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (64.41%) Git (software)
4 34 (57.63%) .NET
5 32 (54.24%) Scrum
6 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
7 27 (45.76%) Java
7 27 (45.76%) AngularJS
8 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
8 26 (44.07%) Test Automation
9 25 (42.37%) CSS
9 25 (42.37%) C#
9 25 (42.37%) Cucumber
10 24 (40.68%) HTML
11 23 (38.98%) MVC
12 22 (37.29%) RESTful
12 22 (37.29%) Jenkins
13 21 (35.59%) SQL
14 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET
14 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (30.51%) Selenium
15 18 (30.51%) DevOps
16 16 (27.12%) Java 8
16 16 (27.12%) Finance
17 15 (25.42%) Web Services
17 15 (25.42%) JIRA
18 14 (23.73%) Node.js
19 13 (22.03%) XML
19 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
20 12 (20.34%) Confluence

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 12 (20.34%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Mule
2 1 (1.69%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) IaaS
1 8 (13.56%) PaaS
2 4 (6.78%) BrowserStack
2 4 (6.78%) Datadog
3 1 (1.69%) AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Azure
3 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) MongoDB
3 11 (18.64%) MySQL
4 8 (13.56%) NuoDB
5 4 (6.78%) Redis
5 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (64.41%) Git (software)
2 25 (42.37%) Cucumber
3 22 (37.29%) Jenkins
4 18 (30.51%) Selenium
5 15 (25.42%) JIRA
6 10 (16.95%) Jasmine
6 10 (16.95%) Mocha
7 9 (15.25%) GitLab
7 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (10.17%) WebDriver
9 5 (8.47%) Postman
9 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
10 4 (6.78%) Bitbucket
10 4 (6.78%) JMeter
10 4 (6.78%) ReSharper
10 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
11 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
11 3 (5.08%) Maven
12 2 (3.39%) Cypress.io
12 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Financial Institution
3 6 (10.17%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Law
4 3 (5.08%) Police
5 2 (3.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Test Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Junior
4 10 (16.95%) Junior .NET Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Junior Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Product Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Test Development Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.08%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Tester
7 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (57.63%) .NET
2 27 (45.76%) AngularJS
3 25 (42.37%) CSS
4 24 (40.68%) HTML
5 22 (37.29%) RESTful
6 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET
7 15 (25.42%) Web Services
8 14 (23.73%) Node.js
9 13 (22.03%) XML
10 12 (20.34%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (16.95%) Express
12 10 (16.95%) HTML5
12 10 (16.95%) XSLT
13 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (15.25%) CSS3
13 9 (15.25%) React
14 6 (10.17%) Spring Boot
15 5 (8.47%) jQuery
15 5 (8.47%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) BBC
4 1 (1.69%) DataPower
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (89.83%) TDD
2 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (54.24%) Scrum
4 26 (44.07%) Test Automation
5 23 (38.98%) MVC
6 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (30.51%) DevOps
8 11 (18.64%) MVVM
9 9 (15.25%) Microservices
9 9 (15.25%) SOLID
9 9 (15.25%) Thought Leadership
10 8 (13.56%) QA Automation
10 8 (13.56%) User Stories
10 8 (13.56%) Web Design
10 8 (13.56%) Website Architecture
11 7 (11.86%) Kanban
11 7 (11.86%) OO
12 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.17%) OOP
12 6 (10.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.76%) Java
3 25 (42.37%) C#
4 21 (35.59%) SQL
5 16 (27.12%) Java 8
6 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
6 10 (16.95%) Ruby
6 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
6 10 (16.95%) VBScript
7 8 (13.56%) PHP
7 8 (13.56%) Python
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Kibana
1 4 (6.78%) Marathon
1 4 (6.78%) Mesos
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) Apple
2 1 (1.69%) Facebook
2 1 (1.69%) Google
2 1 (1.69%) hybris
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.69%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) Sony
2 1 (1.69%) Yahoo!