Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 72 135
Rank change year-on-year -5 +63 +20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 436 482 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.60% 3.64% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 4.11% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 393 444 307
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10658 11731 13218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.03% 88.52% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8649 9672 10866
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the East of England

BDD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for BDD in the East of England

BDD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in the East of England

BDD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +25 262 £52,500 -12.50% 30
Cambridgeshire -11 79 £44,000 -5.61% 8
Essex +52 44 £60,000 +71.43% 6
Norfolk -24 19 £51,250 +13.89% 11
Bedfordshire -40 19 £52,500 -2.78% 1
Suffolk +4 13 £42,500 -8.11% 3
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for BDD.

1 386 (88.53%) TDD
2 367 (84.17%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (66.51%) .NET
4 289 (66.28%) C#
5 257 (58.94%) MVC
6 238 (54.59%) SQL Server
6 238 (54.59%) ASP.NET
7 221 (50.69%) RESTful
8 217 (49.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 206 (47.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 184 (42.20%) Git (software)
11 179 (41.06%) Web Application Development
12 178 (40.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 174 (39.91%) WCF
14 162 (37.16%) NoSQL
15 159 (36.47%) Node.js
16 155 (35.55%) Ruby
17 144 (33.03%) OO
18 136 (31.19%) SQL Server 2016
19 102 (23.39%) Java
20 100 (22.94%) Scrum
21 97 (22.25%) Test Automation
22 96 (22.02%) JavaScript
23 95 (21.79%) AngularJS
24 88 (20.18%) .NET Framework
25 80 (18.35%) Entity Framework
26 75 (17.20%) QA
27 72 (16.51%) Selenium
28 69 (15.83%) Web Services
29 65 (14.91%) Cucumber

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (3.67%) IIS
2 7 (1.61%) Confluence
3 6 (1.38%) Apache Pig
3 6 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.92%) WordPress
5 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.23%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.98%) SaaS
4 4 (0.92%) PaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) DHCP
2 1 (0.23%) DNS
2 1 (0.23%) Firewall
2 1 (0.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.23%) VPN
2 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (54.59%) SQL Server
2 162 (37.16%) NoSQL
3 136 (31.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 57 (13.07%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.75%) MySQL
7 11 (2.52%) MarkLogic
7 11 (2.52%) Redis
8 10 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.38%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.38%) Big Data
11 6 (1.38%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.38%) HBase
11 6 (1.38%) Impala
11 6 (1.38%) Sqoop
12 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 184 (42.20%) Git (software)
2 72 (16.51%) Selenium
3 65 (14.91%) Cucumber
4 51 (11.70%) JIRA
5 49 (11.24%) Jenkins
6 42 (9.63%) WebDriver
7 41 (9.40%) SpecFlow
8 30 (6.88%) NUnit
9 25 (5.73%) JUnit
9 25 (5.73%) Moq
10 21 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (2.98%) Mockito
11 13 (2.98%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.75%) Subversion
13 11 (2.52%) JBehave
14 10 (2.29%) SoapUI
15 8 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (1.83%) Maven
16 6 (1.38%) Ant
16 6 (1.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (9.40%) Finance
2 38 (8.72%) Retail
3 21 (4.82%) Games
4 19 (4.36%) Marketing
5 16 (3.67%) Music Industry
6 9 (2.06%) Electronics
7 7 (1.61%) Publishing
8 5 (1.15%) Advertising
8 5 (1.15%) Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 305 (69.95%) Developer
2 211 (48.39%) .NET Developer
3 54 (12.39%) C# Developer
4 40 (9.17%) .NET Software Developer
5 37 (8.49%) Java Developer
6 30 (6.88%) Social Media Developer
7 28 (6.42%) Analyst
7 28 (6.42%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.96%) Software Developer
8 26 (5.96%) Team Leader
9 25 (5.73%) QA Engineer
10 22 (5.05%) Test Analyst
11 19 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (4.36%) Lead Developer
12 18 (4.13%) QA Automation Engineer
13 16 (3.67%) Development Team Leader
13 16 (3.67%) Tester
14 15 (3.44%) Java Engineer
14 15 (3.44%) Java Team Leader
14 15 (3.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (66.51%) .NET
2 238 (54.59%) ASP.NET
3 221 (50.69%) RESTful
4 217 (49.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 206 (47.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 178 (40.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 174 (39.91%) WCF
8 159 (36.47%) Node.js
9 95 (21.79%) AngularJS
10 88 (20.18%) .NET Framework
11 80 (18.35%) Entity Framework
12 69 (15.83%) Web Services
13 64 (14.68%) Code First Entity Framework
14 58 (13.30%) KnockoutJS
14 58 (13.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 55 (12.61%) HTML
16 46 (10.55%) CSS
17 44 (10.09%) REST
17 44 (10.09%) XML
18 43 (9.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.40%) Social Media
2 40 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (8.49%) BBC
4 30 (6.88%) Social Network
5 20 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.67%) Tandem
7 14 (3.21%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.29%) EPoS
8 10 (2.29%) Fintech
8 10 (2.29%) RIA
9 8 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.38%) Music Streaming
12 5 (1.15%) User Experience
13 4 (0.92%) Xbox
14 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
15 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.98%) Linux
2 6 (1.38%) Android
2 6 (1.38%) Windows
2 6 (1.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (88.53%) TDD
2 367 (84.17%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (58.94%) MVC
4 179 (41.06%) Web Application Development
5 144 (33.03%) OO
6 100 (22.94%) Scrum
7 97 (22.25%) Test Automation
8 60 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (12.61%) SDLC
10 45 (10.32%) Test Strategy
11 39 (8.94%) Unit Testing
12 34 (7.80%) SDET
13 33 (7.57%) Software Engineering
14 32 (7.34%) Software Testing
15 31 (7.11%) Manual Testing
16 30 (6.88%) API Testing
16 30 (6.88%) SOA
16 30 (6.88%) SOLID
17 24 (5.50%) Test Scripting
18 23 (5.28%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 289 (66.28%) C#
2 155 (35.55%) Ruby
3 102 (23.39%) Java
4 96 (22.02%) JavaScript
5 55 (12.61%) SQL
6 23 (5.28%) Python
7 20 (4.59%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.36%) TypeScript
9 17 (3.90%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.29%) VB
11 8 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.83%) VB6
11 8 (1.83%) XAML
12 6 (1.38%) Go
12 6 (1.38%) HiveQL
12 6 (1.38%) Rust
13 5 (1.15%) C++
13 5 (1.15%) VBScript
14 3 (0.69%) Clojure
14 3 (0.69%) F#
Qualifications
1 38 (8.72%) Degree
2 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.46%) ISEB
3 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.23%) MCITP
4 1 (0.23%) MCSA
4 1 (0.23%) MCSE
4 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (17.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.29%) Docker
2 6 (1.38%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.61%) Ansible
2 7 (1.61%) Puppet
3 4 (0.92%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 48 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.57%) Facebook
2 33 (7.57%) Google
3 30 (6.88%) Apple
3 30 (6.88%) Sony
3 30 (6.88%) Yahoo!
4 13 (2.98%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.61%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.61%) Virgin Media
6 6 (1.38%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.46%) Perforce
7 2 (0.46%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco
8 1 (0.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.23%) Juniper
8 1 (0.23%) SAP
8 1 (0.23%) Splunk