Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 63 109
Rank change year-on-year -4 +46 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 504 518 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.02% 4.11% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 4.63% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 449 468 346
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £46,614 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.63% -6.77% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 11,048 11,198 13,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.11% 88.90% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8,933 9,119 10,512
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,250
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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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
Hertfordshire +7 270 £52,500 +10.53% 20
Cambridgeshire -25 99 £45,000 -3.46% 9
Essex +61 79 £62,500 +78.57% 12
Norfolk -14 27 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Suffolk +6 18 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Bedfordshire -35 11 £52,500 +3.96% 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 of England region with a requirement for BDD.

1 441 (87.50%) TDD
2 436 (86.51%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (62.30%) C#
4 312 (61.90%) .NET
5 278 (55.16%) SQL Server
5 278 (55.16%) MVC
6 253 (50.20%) ASP.NET
7 251 (49.80%) RESTful
8 233 (46.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 231 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 212 (42.06%) Web Application Development
10 212 (42.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 197 (39.09%) Git (software)
12 193 (38.29%) SQL Server 2016
13 189 (37.50%) Node.js
14 187 (37.10%) WCF
15 181 (35.91%) NoSQL
16 176 (34.92%) Ruby
17 117 (23.21%) OO
18 110 (21.83%) Scrum
19 103 (20.44%) Java
20 101 (20.04%) Test Automation
21 100 (19.84%) JavaScript
22 98 (19.44%) AngularJS
23 87 (17.26%) .NET Framework
24 77 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
25 75 (14.88%) QA
25 75 (14.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 75 (14.88%) KnockoutJS
25 75 (14.88%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (3.37%) Confluence
2 15 (2.98%) IIS
3 13 (2.58%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.99%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.40%) CMS
6 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.40%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.77%) SaaS
4 11 (2.18%) GitHub
5 5 (0.99%) PaaS
6 3 (0.60%) IaaS
6 3 (0.60%) Serverless
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.40%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.40%) Heroku
7 2 (0.40%) Route 53
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.97%) Internet
2 9 (1.79%) HTTP
3 5 (0.99%) Skype
3 5 (0.99%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.60%) VPN
5 2 (0.40%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.20%) DHCP
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) Firewall
6 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (55.16%) SQL Server
2 193 (38.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 181 (35.91%) NoSQL
4 34 (6.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 29 (5.75%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.97%) MySQL
7 17 (3.37%) MarkLogic
7 17 (3.37%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.58%) Big Data
10 12 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.39%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.39%) Redis
12 5 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 197 (39.09%) Git (software)
2 67 (13.29%) Selenium
3 62 (12.30%) Cucumber
4 61 (12.10%) JIRA
5 48 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 46 (9.13%) WebDriver
7 36 (7.14%) JUnit
8 28 (5.56%) SpecFlow
8 28 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (3.57%) Mockito
9 18 (3.57%) Subversion
10 17 (3.37%) Maven
11 11 (2.18%) NUnit
12 10 (1.98%) Moq
12 10 (1.98%) SoapUI
12 10 (1.98%) Zephyr
13 9 (1.79%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.39%) Spock
15 6 (1.19%) JBehave
15 6 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (6.15%) Finance
2 28 (5.56%) Retail
3 26 (5.16%) Marketing
3 26 (5.16%) Music Industry
4 13 (2.58%) Advertising
5 12 (2.38%) Publishing
6 11 (2.18%) Games
7 9 (1.79%) Banking
8 8 (1.59%) Electronics
9 7 (1.39%) Automotive
10 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 313 (62.10%) Developer
2 248 (49.21%) .NET Developer
3 47 (9.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 35 (6.94%) Java Developer
5 32 (6.35%) Analyst
6 31 (6.15%) C# Developer
6 31 (6.15%) QA Engineer
7 27 (5.36%) Tester
8 26 (5.16%) Test Analyst
9 23 (4.56%) Software Engineer
9 23 (4.56%) Team Leader
10 22 (4.37%) QA Tester
10 22 (4.37%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.17%) Lead Developer
12 20 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (3.57%) Architect
13 18 (3.57%) Social Media Developer
13 18 (3.57%) Software Developer
14 17 (3.37%) Development Team Leader
15 16 (3.17%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (61.90%) .NET
2 253 (50.20%) ASP.NET
3 251 (49.80%) RESTful
4 233 (46.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 231 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 212 (42.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 189 (37.50%) Node.js
8 187 (37.10%) WCF
9 98 (19.44%) AngularJS
10 87 (17.26%) .NET Framework
11 75 (14.88%) KnockoutJS
11 75 (14.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 72 (14.29%) Entity Framework
13 65 (12.90%) Code First Entity Framework
14 56 (11.11%) Web Services
15 48 (9.52%) HTML
16 32 (6.35%) CSS
17 31 (6.15%) XML
18 30 (5.95%) REST
19 23 (4.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.13%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (4.76%) Social Media
3 22 (4.37%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.37%) Fintech
4 21 (4.17%) Social Network
5 19 (3.77%) BBC
6 17 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.37%) Xbox
7 16 (3.17%) Tandem
8 12 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.98%) EPoS
10 8 (1.59%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.39%) User Experience
12 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.60%) RIA
14 2 (0.40%) 3D Graphics
14 2 (0.40%) Biotechnology
14 2 (0.40%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.40%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.38%) Windows
2 10 (1.98%) Android
2 10 (1.98%) Apple iOS
2 10 (1.98%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.19%) Linux
4 5 (0.99%) Unix
5 2 (0.40%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.20%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (87.50%) TDD
2 436 (86.51%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (55.16%) MVC
4 212 (42.06%) Web Application Development
5 117 (23.21%) OO
6 110 (21.83%) Scrum
7 101 (20.04%) Test Automation
8 77 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (8.33%) SDLC
11 41 (8.13%) High Availability
11 41 (8.13%) Software Engineering
12 38 (7.54%) SOLID
13 35 (6.94%) Manual Testing
13 35 (6.94%) Mentoring
14 31 (6.15%) Test Strategy
15 30 (5.95%) Microservices
16 29 (5.75%) SOA
16 29 (5.75%) Software Testing
17 27 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 314 (62.30%) C#
2 176 (34.92%) Ruby
3 103 (20.44%) Java
4 100 (19.84%) JavaScript
5 72 (14.29%) SQL
6 23 (4.56%) Python
7 20 (3.97%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.37%) Groovy
9 16 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.38%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.39%) C++
12 5 (0.99%) VB
13 4 (0.79%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.79%) VB6
13 4 (0.79%) XAML
14 3 (0.60%) C
14 3 (0.60%) Go
14 3 (0.60%) R
15 2 (0.40%) GraphQL
15 2 (0.40%) Rust
Qualifications
1 29 (5.75%) Degree
2 13 (2.58%) ISTQB
3 12 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.40%) ISEB
5 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.20%) MCITP
6 1 (0.20%) MCSA
6 1 (0.20%) MCSE
6 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (14.88%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.40%) ISO 13485
2 2 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) Ansible
1 3 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 60 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.75%) Facebook
3 20 (3.97%) Google
4 18 (3.57%) Apple
4 18 (3.57%) Sony
4 18 (3.57%) Yahoo!
5 14 (2.78%) WorldPay
6 8 (1.59%) Splunk
7 5 (0.99%) HP
7 5 (0.99%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle
8 2 (0.40%) QNX
8 2 (0.40%) SAP
8 2 (0.40%) Wind River
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.20%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco
9 1 (0.20%) IBM
9 1 (0.20%) Juniper