Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 83 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 -27 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 68 73 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.92% 2.84% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 3.17% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 52 71 128
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £56,250 £63,425
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 2,060 2,301 2,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.49% 89.53% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,554 1,904 2,041
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 21 September 2019.

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 21 September 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
Milton Keynes -15 47 £42,500 -10.53% 7
High Wycombe +16 11 £49,000 +8.89% 1
Newport Pagnell -1 3 £25,000 -41.18%
Olney - 3 £45,000 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 62 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (83.82%) TDD
3 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
4 32 (47.06%) .NET
5 30 (44.12%) Test Automation
6 26 (38.24%) HTML
7 24 (35.29%) Java
7 24 (35.29%) Scrum
7 24 (35.29%) SDLC
8 23 (33.82%) C#
9 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
10 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
10 20 (29.41%) JIRA
10 20 (29.41%) Selenium
10 20 (29.41%) CSS
11 18 (26.47%) SQL
12 17 (25.00%) jQuery
12 17 (25.00%) REST
12 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 17 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 16 (23.53%) Docker
13 16 (23.53%) JSON
13 16 (23.53%) MVC
14 15 (22.06%) SOAP
14 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET
14 15 (22.06%) Confluence
15 14 (20.59%) MongoDB
15 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
16 13 (19.12%) Spring Boot

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 15 (22.06%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) AWS
2 10 (14.71%) BrowserStack
2 10 (14.71%) Datadog
3 9 (13.24%) Serverless
4 6 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (7.35%) Azure
6 2 (2.94%) PaaS
7 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) MongoDB
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) Redis
3 7 (10.29%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
2 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 20 (29.41%) JIRA
2 20 (29.41%) Selenium
3 17 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.82%) ReSharper
6 5 (7.35%) SpecFlow
6 5 (7.35%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.88%) Maven
8 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.41%) JUnit
9 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.47%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.47%) jMock
10 1 (1.47%) Mocha
10 1 (1.47%) Mockito
10 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (14.71%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) Analyst
2 18 (26.47%) Test Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Analyst Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Development Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Software Development Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Software Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Software Test Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Test Development Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Product Test Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.06%) .NET
2 26 (38.24%) HTML
3 20 (29.41%) CSS
4 17 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 17 (25.00%) jQuery
4 17 (25.00%) REST
5 16 (23.53%) JSON
6 15 (22.06%) ASP.NET
6 15 (22.06%) SOAP
7 13 (19.12%) Spring Boot
8 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (16.18%) Redux
9 10 (14.71%) Kafka
9 10 (14.71%) Node.js
10 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (8.82%) .NET Core
11 6 (8.82%) Vue.js
12 5 (7.35%) HTML5
13 4 (5.88%) React
13 4 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Driving Licence
1 11 (16.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (83.82%) TDD
3 30 (44.12%) Test Automation
4 24 (35.29%) Scrum
4 24 (35.29%) SDLC
5 16 (23.53%) MVC
6 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (17.65%) Microservices
7 12 (17.65%) QA Automation
8 11 (16.18%) DevOps
8 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
9 10 (14.71%) Business Agility
9 10 (14.71%) Integration Testing
9 10 (14.71%) Planning Poker
9 10 (14.71%) Regression Testing
9 10 (14.71%) SDET
9 10 (14.71%) Smoke Testing
9 10 (14.71%) SOLID
9 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
9 10 (14.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
2 24 (35.29%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) C#
4 18 (26.47%) SQL
5 6 (8.82%) Java 8
6 2 (2.94%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
1 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) QA
2 10 (14.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) Kibana
1 10 (14.71%) Marathon
1 10 (14.71%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.47%) Apple
3 1 (1.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat