Period
to 19 September 2018

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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 57 104
Rank change year-on-year -8 +47 -40
Permanent jobs citing BDD 197 229 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.09% 4.42% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 4.90% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 171 195 143
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +5.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,416 4,673 5,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 91.73% 90.13% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,579 3,857 4,623
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the East Midlands

BDD
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for BDD in the East Midlands

BDD
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in the East Midlands

BDD
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Nottinghamshire +15 91 £42,500 +3.03% 19
Northamptonshire -18 55 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Derbyshire +8 32 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Leicestershire -14 15 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Lincolnshire -6 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for BDD.

1 178 (90.36%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (65.48%) TDD
3 106 (53.81%) Test Automation
4 95 (48.22%) C#
4 95 (48.22%) Java
5 78 (39.59%) Selenium
6 71 (36.04%) Cucumber
7 65 (32.99%) RESTful
8 61 (30.96%) .NET
9 59 (29.95%) Scrum
10 52 (26.40%) Git (software)
11 50 (25.38%) JavaScript
12 48 (24.37%) MVC
13 47 (23.86%) ASP.NET
14 46 (23.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 45 (22.84%) SQL Server
15 45 (22.84%) Ruby
16 43 (21.83%) Jenkins
17 42 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
18 41 (20.81%) Web Services
19 40 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 40 (20.30%) QA
20 39 (19.80%) Web Application Development
21 37 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (17.26%) OO
23 33 (16.75%) Node.js
24 32 (16.24%) SQL Server 2016
24 32 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
24 32 (16.24%) NoSQL
24 32 (16.24%) JIRA

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 14 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.03%) CMS
2 4 (2.03%) JBoss
2 4 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.52%) EPiServer
3 3 (1.52%) Jetty
3 3 (1.52%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (1.52%) Kentico
3 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.52%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (4.57%) CloudFront
3 9 (4.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (2.03%) Azure Functions
4 4 (2.03%) Serverless
5 1 (0.51%) G Suite
5 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) npm
5 1 (0.51%) Office 365
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Slack
5 1 (0.51%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.08%) HTTP
2 9 (4.57%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (3.05%) Internet
4 3 (1.52%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.24%) NoSQL
2 32 (16.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (5.58%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.57%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.03%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.52%) Redis
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.02%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.02%) MySQL
8 2 (1.02%) Riak
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (39.59%) Selenium
2 71 (36.04%) Cucumber
3 52 (26.40%) Git (software)
4 43 (21.83%) Jenkins
5 32 (16.24%) JIRA
6 29 (14.72%) WebDriver
7 26 (13.20%) Maven
8 20 (10.15%) SpecFlow
8 20 (10.15%) TestRail
9 18 (9.14%) JUnit
10 11 (5.58%) NUnit
11 10 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (5.08%) JMeter
11 10 (5.08%) SoapUI
11 10 (5.08%) VersionOne
12 9 (4.57%) GitLab
12 9 (4.57%) JBehave
12 9 (4.57%) Protractor
13 8 (4.06%) Gradle
14 7 (3.55%) Gatling
General
1 26 (13.20%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Banking
3 8 (4.06%) Games
4 4 (2.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.52%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 81 (41.12%) Developer
2 43 (21.83%) .NET Developer
3 38 (19.29%) Tester
4 34 (17.26%) Test Engineer
5 33 (16.75%) Test Automation Engineer
6 30 (15.23%) Automation Tester
7 17 (8.63%) Analyst
8 15 (7.61%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.61%) Java Engineer
9 14 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (6.09%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.58%) Operations Engineer
11 11 (5.58%) Social Media Developer
11 11 (5.58%) Test Leader
12 10 (5.08%) Business Systems Analyst
12 10 (5.08%) Software Tester
12 10 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
13 9 (4.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.57%) Developer in Test
14 8 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (32.99%) RESTful
2 61 (30.96%) .NET
3 47 (23.86%) ASP.NET
4 46 (23.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (20.81%) Web Services
6 40 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (16.75%) Node.js
8 31 (15.74%) HTML
9 29 (14.72%) WCF
10 27 (13.71%) CSS
11 24 (12.18%) .NET Framework
11 24 (12.18%) AngularJS
11 24 (12.18%) Gherkin
12 21 (10.66%) HTML5
13 20 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 14 (7.11%) .NET Core
15 13 (6.60%) CSS3
16 12 (6.09%) Entity Framework
16 12 (6.09%) JSON
17 11 (5.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.68%) User Experience
2 13 (6.60%) BBC
2 13 (6.60%) Social Media
3 12 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.58%) Fintech
5 9 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.05%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.05%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.52%) NHS
10 1 (0.51%) EPoS
10 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.68%) Linux
2 11 (5.58%) Windows
3 9 (4.57%) CentOS
4 7 (3.55%) Android
4 7 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.05%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (90.36%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (65.48%) TDD
3 106 (53.81%) Test Automation
4 59 (29.95%) Scrum
5 48 (24.37%) MVC
6 39 (19.80%) Web Application Development
7 37 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (17.26%) OO
9 32 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (15.74%) Software Testing
11 29 (14.72%) SDET
12 25 (12.69%) DevOps
13 22 (11.17%) Coaching
13 22 (11.17%) Test Scripting
14 21 (10.66%) Open Source
14 21 (10.66%) User Stories
15 19 (9.64%) Defect Management
15 19 (9.64%) Software Engineering
15 19 (9.64%) Waterfall
16 18 (9.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (48.22%) C#
1 95 (48.22%) Java
2 50 (25.38%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.84%) Ruby
4 26 (13.20%) SQL
5 21 (10.66%) Python
6 9 (4.57%) PHP
7 8 (4.06%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.55%) VB
8 7 (3.55%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.05%) Java 8
9 6 (3.05%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.54%) F#
10 5 (2.54%) Groovy
10 5 (2.54%) Perl
10 5 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.52%) C
11 3 (1.52%) Jython
12 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (4.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.54%) BC Cleared
2 5 (2.54%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.30%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (8.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (13.20%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (6.09%) Terraform
3 10 (5.08%) Ansible
3 10 (5.08%) Puppet
4 9 (4.57%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.54%) Kibana
6 2 (1.02%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 23 (11.68%) Google
2 16 (8.12%) Facebook
3 13 (6.60%) Apple
3 13 (6.60%) Sony
3 13 (6.60%) Yahoo!
4 8 (4.06%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.03%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.02%) RedGate
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) Sencha
7 1 (0.51%) Twitter
7 1 (0.51%) VMware