Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 64 89
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25 -22
Permanent jobs citing BDD 176 225 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.78% 4.34% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 4.81% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139 184 171
East Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% +1.80%
10th Percentile £33,600 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,950 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 4,282 4,682 5,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 92.05% 90.37% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,327 3,868 4,662
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +13 94 £42,500 +21.43% 17
Northamptonshire -24 35 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Derbyshire +10 34 £60,000 +71.43% 4
Leicestershire -40 10 £36,250 -9.38% 4
Lincolnshire -4 3 £40,000 +14.29% 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 156 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (71.59%) TDD
3 92 (52.27%) Java
4 88 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 78 (44.32%) C#
6 66 (37.50%) RESTful
7 62 (35.23%) Cucumber
8 61 (34.66%) Git (software)
8 61 (34.66%) Selenium
9 53 (30.11%) .NET
9 53 (30.11%) Scrum
10 45 (25.57%) Jenkins
11 44 (25.00%) MVC
11 44 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 42 (23.86%) SQL Server
12 42 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
12 42 (23.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (23.30%) ASP.NET
13 41 (23.30%) Web Services
14 39 (22.16%) QA
15 37 (21.02%) Ruby
16 36 (20.45%) HTML
17 35 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 34 (19.32%) Web Application Development
19 33 (18.75%) JIRA
19 33 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (18.18%) CSS
21 30 (17.05%) WCF
21 30 (17.05%) Google
21 30 (17.05%) HTML5

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 18 (10.23%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.70%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (1.14%) CMS
3 2 (1.14%) Confluence
3 2 (1.14%) JBoss
3 2 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.57%) Jetty
4 1 (0.57%) Kentico
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (7.95%) CloudFront
2 14 (7.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.84%) Azure Functions
4 5 (2.84%) Serverless
5 1 (0.57%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) npm
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.95%) OpenLDAP
2 10 (5.68%) HTTP
3 5 (2.84%) Internet
4 2 (1.14%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.57%) AMQP
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 26 (14.77%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.95%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (3.98%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.84%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.14%) MySQL
10 2 (1.14%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (35.23%) Cucumber
2 61 (34.66%) Git (software)
2 61 (34.66%) Selenium
3 45 (25.57%) Jenkins
4 33 (18.75%) JIRA
5 28 (15.91%) Maven
6 22 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 17 (9.66%) JUnit
8 16 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 16 (9.09%) TestRail
9 13 (7.39%) Subversion
9 13 (7.39%) webpack
10 12 (6.82%) Grunt
10 12 (6.82%) gulp
10 12 (6.82%) JBehave
11 11 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (6.25%) GitLab
11 11 (6.25%) JMeter
12 10 (5.68%) SoapUI
13 9 (5.11%) Gradle
General
1 26 (14.77%) Finance
2 16 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (3.41%) Games
4 3 (1.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (42.05%) Developer
2 38 (21.59%) .NET Developer
3 37 (21.02%) Tester
4 31 (17.61%) Test Engineer
5 30 (17.05%) Test Automation Engineer
6 29 (16.48%) Automation Tester
7 14 (7.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (7.39%) Social Media Developer
9 11 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.25%) Java Engineer
10 10 (5.68%) Software Tester
10 10 (5.68%) Test Leader
11 9 (5.11%) Java Developer
11 9 (5.11%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
12 8 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.98%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.50%) RESTful
2 53 (30.11%) .NET
3 42 (23.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 41 (23.30%) ASP.NET
4 41 (23.30%) Web Services
5 36 (20.45%) HTML
6 35 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (18.18%) CSS
8 30 (17.05%) HTML5
8 30 (17.05%) Node.js
8 30 (17.05%) WCF
9 24 (13.64%) CSS3
10 22 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 22 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 20 (11.36%) Gherkin
12 18 (10.23%) .NET Core
13 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 14 (7.95%) LDAP
15 12 (6.82%) Entity Framework
15 12 (6.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) BBC
1 15 (8.52%) Social Media
2 9 (5.11%) Fintech
2 9 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.11%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.55%) User Experience
4 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) EPoS
7 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.36%) Linux
2 14 (7.95%) CentOS
3 7 (3.98%) Android
3 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.57%) Unix
4 1 (0.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (71.59%) TDD
3 88 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 53 (30.11%) Scrum
5 44 (25.00%) MVC
6 34 (19.32%) Web Application Development
7 33 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (15.34%) OO
9 25 (14.20%) SDET
9 25 (14.20%) Unit Testing
10 24 (13.64%) DevOps
10 24 (13.64%) Software Testing
11 23 (13.07%) SDLC
12 22 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 19 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (9.66%) Test Scripting
15 16 (9.09%) Mentoring
16 15 (8.52%) Coaching
16 15 (8.52%) Defect Management
16 15 (8.52%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (52.27%) Java
2 78 (44.32%) C#
3 44 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 37 (21.02%) Ruby
5 23 (13.07%) Python
6 17 (9.66%) SQL
6 17 (9.66%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.11%) Java 8
8 5 (2.84%) Groovy
9 4 (2.27%) F#
9 4 (2.27%) PHP
9 4 (2.27%) VB
9 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.70%) Jython
11 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.14%) C
11 2 (1.14%) ES6
12 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.70%) Degree
4 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.16%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (11.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (13.07%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (8.52%) Terraform
3 14 (7.95%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.27%) Kibana
5 3 (1.70%) Ansible
5 3 (1.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (17.05%) Google
2 17 (9.66%) Facebook
3 15 (8.52%) Apple
3 15 (8.52%) Sony
3 15 (8.52%) Yahoo!
4 9 (5.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.14%) RedGate
5 2 (1.14%) Sencha
5 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.57%) IBM
6 1 (0.57%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter
6 1 (0.57%) VMware