Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 46 85
Rank change year-on-year -58 +39 -13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 116 279 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.77% 5.44% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 5.96% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 80 238 184
East Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.05% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,950 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,750 £55,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -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 3,906 4,683 5,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 93.20% 91.23% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,846 3,937 4,437
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,900
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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
Nottinghamshire -7 77 £45,000 +20.00% 22
Derbyshire +2 17 £70,000 +100.00% 3
Northamptonshire -17 17 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Leicestershire -53 3 £33,750 -10.00% 4
Lincolnshire -1 2 £40,750 +8.67% 2
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for BDD.

1 102 (87.93%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (75.00%) TDD
3 72 (62.07%) Java
4 53 (45.69%) Test Automation
5 40 (34.48%) RESTful
6 38 (32.76%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (31.03%) Cucumber
7 36 (31.03%) Git (software)
8 34 (29.31%) Web Services
9 33 (28.45%) C#
9 33 (28.45%) Scrum
9 33 (28.45%) Jenkins
10 31 (26.72%) HTML
10 31 (26.72%) QA
10 31 (26.72%) Selenium
11 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
11 30 (25.86%) HTML5
12 27 (23.28%) Finance
13 26 (22.41%) CSS
14 25 (21.55%) JIRA
15 23 (19.83%) .NET
15 23 (19.83%) Python
15 23 (19.83%) MVC
16 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
16 22 (18.97%) Unit Testing
16 22 (18.97%) Maven
17 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (18.10%) CSS3
18 20 (17.24%) Node.js
18 20 (17.24%) Opscode Chef

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 13 (11.21%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.72%) JBoss
2 2 (1.72%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.86%) Confluence
3 1 (0.86%) Jetty
3 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 38 (32.76%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.48%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (9.48%) CloudFront
2 11 (9.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.45%) Azure Functions
4 4 (3.45%) Serverless
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.86%) IaaS
5 1 (0.86%) npm
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (6.03%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) AMQP
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.48%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.59%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.86%) MySQL
8 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.86%) Redis
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (31.03%) Cucumber
1 36 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 33 (28.45%) Jenkins
3 31 (26.72%) Selenium
4 25 (21.55%) JIRA
5 22 (18.97%) Maven
6 17 (14.66%) JMeter
6 17 (14.66%) WebDriver
7 16 (13.79%) JUnit
7 16 (13.79%) SoapUI
8 13 (11.21%) webpack
9 12 (10.34%) Grunt
9 12 (10.34%) gulp
9 12 (10.34%) Subversion
10 8 (6.90%) Gradle
10 8 (6.90%) SpecFlow
11 6 (5.17%) Gatling
11 6 (5.17%) JBehave
11 6 (5.17%) NetBeans
11 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 20 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Games
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Law
4 1 (0.86%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (43.97%) Developer
2 23 (19.83%) Tester
3 22 (18.97%) Automation Tester
4 19 (16.38%) .NET Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Software Manager
8 7 (6.03%) Software Tester
9 6 (5.17%) Engineering Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Quality Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.48%) RESTful
2 34 (29.31%) Web Services
3 31 (26.72%) HTML
4 30 (25.86%) HTML5
5 26 (22.41%) CSS
6 23 (19.83%) .NET
7 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (18.10%) CSS3
8 20 (17.24%) Node.js
8 20 (17.24%) WCF
9 19 (16.38%) ASP.NET
10 16 (13.79%) Gherkin
11 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
13 12 (10.34%) .NET Core
14 11 (9.48%) AngularJS
14 11 (9.48%) LDAP
15 10 (8.62%) Entity Framework
15 10 (8.62%) JSON
15 10 (8.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Fintech
2 10 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.62%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.90%) BBC
3 8 (6.90%) Social Media
4 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.86%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.86%) Contactless
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) CentOS
3 6 (5.17%) Android
3 6 (5.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (87.93%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (75.00%) TDD
3 53 (45.69%) Test Automation
4 33 (28.45%) Scrum
5 23 (19.83%) MVC
6 22 (18.97%) Unit Testing
7 19 (16.38%) DevOps
7 19 (16.38%) Software Engineering
8 17 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.79%) OO
10 14 (12.07%) Mentoring
10 14 (12.07%) SDET
10 14 (12.07%) SDLC
10 14 (12.07%) Web Application Development
11 13 (11.21%) OOP
12 12 (10.34%) Open Source
12 12 (10.34%) Software Testing
12 12 (10.34%) Test Management
13 11 (9.48%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (8.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (62.07%) Java
2 33 (28.45%) C#
3 30 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.83%) Python
5 19 (16.38%) Ruby
6 14 (12.07%) TypeScript
7 10 (8.62%) Groovy
8 8 (6.90%) Java 8
9 6 (5.17%) SQL
10 4 (3.45%) ES6
11 3 (2.59%) Jython
12 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.72%) F#
12 2 (1.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) Degree
1 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.72%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (9.48%) Terraform
2 11 (9.48%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.59%) Ansible
3 3 (2.59%) Puppet
4 2 (1.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Google
2 8 (6.90%) Apple
2 8 (6.90%) Facebook
2 8 (6.90%) Sony
2 8 (6.90%) Yahoo!
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.45%) Sencha
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.86%) VMware