Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 68 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 +72
Permanent jobs citing BDD 480 475 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.87% 3.90% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 4.37% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 385 437 371
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +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 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 11,045 10,868 12,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.15% 89.24% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8,446 8,772 10,376
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 May 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 May 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 -6 237 £52,500 +10.53% 18
Cambridgeshire -15 114 £45,000 -18.18% 14
Essex +59 65 £65,000 +62.50% 7
Bedfordshire +7 29 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Norfolk -18 22 £48,750 +30.00% 7
Suffolk +13 13 £45,000 +20.00% 3
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 426 (88.75%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (83.33%) TDD
3 262 (54.58%) C#
4 254 (52.92%) .NET
5 230 (47.92%) SQL Server
6 199 (41.46%) MVC
7 192 (40.00%) RESTful
8 175 (36.46%) ASP.NET
9 163 (33.96%) ASP.NET Web API
10 157 (32.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 153 (31.88%) Web Application Development
12 151 (31.46%) SQL Server 2016
13 147 (30.63%) Git (software)
14 145 (30.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 140 (29.17%) Scrum
16 125 (26.04%) WCF
16 125 (26.04%) Node.js
17 117 (24.38%) Test Automation
18 115 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
19 110 (22.92%) Ruby
20 108 (22.50%) NoSQL
21 104 (21.67%) Java
22 102 (21.25%) SQL
23 96 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
24 90 (18.75%) JavaScript
25 73 (15.21%) Cucumber
26 71 (14.79%) AngularJS
27 67 (13.96%) QA
27 67 (13.96%) .NET Framework
27 67 (13.96%) JIRA

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 33 (6.88%) Confluence
2 16 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.71%) IIS
4 11 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.04%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.42%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.38%) GitHub
4 19 (3.96%) Runscope
4 19 (3.96%) SaaS
5 6 (1.25%) Akamai
5 6 (1.25%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (0.83%) Serverless
7 3 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.42%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.42%) Heroku
8 2 (0.42%) Route 53
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) IaaS
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.33%) Internet
2 12 (2.50%) Skype
3 8 (1.67%) HTTP
4 5 (1.04%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.04%) Wireless
5 2 (0.42%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 151 (31.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 108 (22.50%) NoSQL
4 24 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.54%) Big Data
5 17 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (2.92%) MySQL
8 13 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.46%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.46%) MarkLogic
12 6 (1.25%) Endeca
13 5 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 147 (30.63%) Git (software)
2 73 (15.21%) Cucumber
3 67 (13.96%) JIRA
4 63 (13.13%) Jenkins
5 61 (12.71%) Selenium
6 36 (7.50%) Maven
7 32 (6.67%) JUnit
8 29 (6.04%) WebDriver
9 23 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (3.96%) Appium
12 17 (3.54%) eggPlant
13 15 (3.13%) Mockito
14 12 (2.50%) JBehave
14 12 (2.50%) SoapUI
15 11 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (2.29%) Visual Studio
16 10 (2.08%) ReSharper
17 9 (1.88%) JMeter
17 9 (1.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (7.92%) Finance
2 35 (7.29%) Marketing
3 25 (5.21%) Retail
4 24 (5.00%) Advertising
5 13 (2.71%) Music Industry
6 8 (1.67%) Games
7 7 (1.46%) Automotive
7 7 (1.46%) Banking
8 6 (1.25%) Publishing
9 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 254 (52.92%) Developer
2 197 (41.04%) .NET Developer
3 43 (8.96%) Analyst
3 43 (8.96%) Software Engineer
4 40 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 37 (7.71%) C# Developer
6 34 (7.08%) Java Developer
7 33 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 27 (5.63%) QA Engineer
10 26 (5.42%) Software Developer
10 26 (5.42%) Tester
11 25 (5.21%) Development Engineer
11 25 (5.21%) Software Development Engineer
12 24 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
13 22 (4.58%) Team Leader
13 22 (4.58%) Test Analyst
14 20 (4.17%) Scrum Master
15 19 (3.96%) QA Test Engineer
16 18 (3.75%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (52.92%) .NET
2 192 (40.00%) RESTful
3 175 (36.46%) ASP.NET
4 163 (33.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 157 (32.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 145 (30.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 125 (26.04%) Node.js
7 125 (26.04%) WCF
8 71 (14.79%) AngularJS
9 67 (13.96%) .NET Framework
10 54 (11.25%) Web Services
11 47 (9.79%) Entity Framework
11 47 (9.79%) HTML
12 44 (9.17%) KnockoutJS
12 44 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 43 (8.96%) Code First Entity Framework
14 28 (5.83%) CSS
15 25 (5.21%) .NET Core
16 22 (4.58%) Spring
16 22 (4.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 32 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.63%) Fintech
4 26 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (4.79%) User Experience
6 17 (3.54%) Xbox
7 14 (2.92%) Public Cloud
8 13 (2.71%) iSeries
9 10 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.25%) Social Network
11 5 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.63%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.42%) 3D Graphics
14 2 (0.42%) Biotechnology
14 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.42%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.42%) Robotics
14 2 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
15 1 (0.21%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.58%) Linux
2 19 (3.96%) Android
2 19 (3.96%) Apple iOS
3 18 (3.75%) Unix
4 12 (2.50%) Windows
5 10 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.42%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (88.75%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (83.33%) TDD
3 199 (41.46%) MVC
4 153 (31.88%) Web Application Development
5 140 (29.17%) Scrum
6 117 (24.38%) Test Automation
7 115 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (13.33%) OO
9 61 (12.71%) Software Engineering
10 56 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 56 (11.67%) DevOps
11 47 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (9.58%) E-Commerce
12 46 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
13 42 (8.75%) SDLC
14 39 (8.13%) Dependency Injection
15 36 (7.50%) Mentoring
15 36 (7.50%) SOLID
16 35 (7.29%) Kanban
17 34 (7.08%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 262 (54.58%) C#
2 110 (22.92%) Ruby
3 104 (21.67%) Java
4 102 (21.25%) SQL
5 90 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 25 (5.21%) Python
7 19 (3.96%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.54%) Groovy
9 14 (2.92%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.71%) RPG
10 13 (2.71%) RPG IV
11 10 (2.08%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.88%) Java 8
13 6 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.83%) C++
15 3 (0.63%) C
15 3 (0.63%) ES6
15 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.63%) VBScript
16 2 (0.42%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 38 (7.92%) Degree
2 29 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.92%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.25%) ISEB
7 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (13.96%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (6.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (3.54%) HP ALM
2 6 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 59 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.75%) WorldPay
3 24 (5.00%) Facebook
4 19 (3.96%) Splunk
5 17 (3.54%) HP
6 13 (2.71%) IBM
7 10 (2.08%) Oracle
8 6 (1.25%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.25%) ATG
9 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.83%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.63%) Capita
11 2 (0.42%) QNX
11 2 (0.42%) Wind River
12 1 (0.21%) SAP