Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 81 91
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 +85
Permanent jobs citing BDD 394 428 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.45% 3.58% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.96% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 310 394 381
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,400 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 10,289 10,800 12,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.14% 90.23% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,531 8,653 10,048
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,780 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -16 187 £52,500 - 14
Cambridgeshire +28 107 £45,000 -18.18% 13
Bedfordshire +6 38 £45,000 - 3
Essex +31 31 £45,000 -0.98% 7
Suffolk +11 17 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Norfolk +6 14 £40,000 +6.67% 7
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 341 (86.55%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (82.74%) TDD
3 223 (56.60%) C#
4 192 (48.73%) .NET
5 172 (43.65%) SQL Server
6 129 (32.74%) SQL
7 128 (32.49%) Continuous Integration
8 125 (31.73%) MVC
9 120 (30.46%) Test Automation
10 118 (29.95%) RESTful
11 115 (29.19%) Scrum
12 105 (26.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 103 (26.14%) ASP.NET
14 102 (25.89%) Java
15 97 (24.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 97 (24.62%) Web Application Development
16 93 (23.60%) SQL Server 2016
17 87 (22.08%) JavaScript
18 83 (21.07%) Git (software)
19 82 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 63 (15.99%) AngularJS
20 63 (15.99%) OO
21 61 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
22 59 (14.97%) Cucumber
23 58 (14.72%) Jenkins
23 58 (14.72%) DevOps
24 55 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
25 54 (13.71%) Selenium
26 53 (13.45%) Degree
26 53 (13.45%) Computer Science

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 24 (6.09%) Confluence
2 16 (4.06%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (2.79%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.76%) IIS
6 2 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.25%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) JBoss
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 15 (3.81%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.31%) GitHub
4 12 (3.05%) Runscope
5 7 (1.78%) SaaS
6 6 (1.52%) Akamai
6 6 (1.52%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.02%) Serverless
8 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.30%) Internet
2 10 (2.54%) Skype
3 8 (2.03%) Wireless
4 5 (1.27%) Broadband
5 3 (0.76%) Hyperconnected
6 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (43.65%) SQL Server
2 93 (23.60%) SQL Server 2016
3 44 (11.17%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.81%) MySQL
4 15 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.28%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.03%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.78%) Big Data
9 6 (1.52%) Endeca
10 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.51%) DB2
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.25%) MarkLogic
14 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 83 (21.07%) Git (software)
2 59 (14.97%) Cucumber
3 58 (14.72%) Jenkins
4 54 (13.71%) Selenium
5 46 (11.68%) JIRA
6 33 (8.38%) Maven
7 32 (8.12%) Visual Studio
8 22 (5.58%) JUnit
9 21 (5.33%) Appium
10 20 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (4.57%) ReSharper
11 18 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (4.06%) SoapUI
13 15 (3.81%) WebDriver
14 13 (3.30%) eggPlant
14 13 (3.30%) JMeter
14 13 (3.30%) SpecFlow
14 13 (3.30%) TeamCity
15 12 (3.05%) NCrunch
15 12 (3.05%) NUnit
General
1 36 (9.14%) Finance
1 36 (9.14%) Marketing
2 32 (8.12%) Retail
3 30 (7.61%) Advertising
4 9 (2.28%) Games
5 6 (1.52%) Banking
6 5 (1.27%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.76%) Electronics
7 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 227 (57.61%) Developer
2 140 (35.53%) .NET Developer
3 46 (11.68%) C# Developer
4 43 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (10.66%) Analyst
6 41 (10.41%) Test Engineer
7 38 (9.64%) Java Developer
7 38 (9.64%) Software Engineer
8 36 (9.14%) Software Developer
9 27 (6.85%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (6.60%) C# Software Developer
11 25 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 20 (5.08%) Test Analyst
13 19 (4.82%) Tester
14 18 (4.57%) Development Engineer
14 18 (4.57%) Software Development Engineer
15 16 (4.06%) QA Engineer
16 15 (3.81%) Analyst Programmer
16 15 (3.81%) RPG Analyst Programmer
16 15 (3.81%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (48.73%) .NET
2 118 (29.95%) RESTful
3 105 (26.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 103 (26.14%) ASP.NET
5 97 (24.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 82 (20.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 63 (15.99%) AngularJS
8 50 (12.69%) CSS
9 48 (12.18%) HTML
10 44 (11.17%) Node.js
10 44 (11.17%) WCF
11 38 (9.64%) Web Services
12 37 (9.39%) .NET Framework
13 33 (8.38%) XML
14 31 (7.87%) Gherkin
15 28 (7.11%) Spring
16 25 (6.35%) Hibernate
16 25 (6.35%) KnockoutJS
16 25 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (6.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.45%) Computer Science
2 51 (12.94%) User Experience
3 32 (8.12%) Mobile App
4 20 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.81%) iSeries
6 14 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.55%) Fintech
6 14 (3.55%) Reference Data
7 9 (2.28%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.03%) Robotics
9 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.02%) BBC
10 4 (1.02%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.02%) Social Media
10 4 (1.02%) Xbox
11 3 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.51%) Social Network
13 1 (0.25%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.35%) Linux
2 17 (4.31%) Android
3 15 (3.81%) Apple iOS
3 15 (3.81%) Unix
4 11 (2.79%) Windows
5 1 (0.25%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (86.55%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (82.74%) TDD
3 128 (32.49%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (31.73%) MVC
5 120 (30.46%) Test Automation
6 115 (29.19%) Scrum
7 97 (24.62%) Web Application Development
8 63 (15.99%) OO
9 58 (14.72%) DevOps
10 51 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 51 (12.94%) Software Engineering
11 48 (12.18%) Dependency Injection
11 48 (12.18%) SDLC
12 42 (10.66%) E-Commerce
13 35 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (7.87%) Kanban
15 30 (7.61%) CRM
16 29 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (7.36%) Manual Testing
17 27 (6.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 223 (56.60%) C#
2 129 (32.74%) SQL
3 102 (25.89%) Java
4 87 (22.08%) JavaScript
5 48 (12.18%) Ruby
6 35 (8.88%) Python
7 19 (4.82%) Java 8
8 18 (4.57%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.81%) RPG
9 15 (3.81%) RPG IV
10 14 (3.55%) C++
10 14 (3.55%) ES6
10 14 (3.55%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.30%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.54%) VB
13 9 (2.28%) PHP
13 9 (2.28%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.03%) C
15 7 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (13.45%) Degree
2 42 (10.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.57%) ISTQB
5 16 (4.06%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.79%) ISEB
7 5 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.90%) QA
2 14 (3.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 18 (4.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (4.57%) HP ALM
2 6 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.39%) WorldPay
3 34 (8.63%) Facebook
4 28 (7.11%) Oracle
5 18 (4.57%) HP
6 15 (3.81%) IBM
7 12 (3.05%) Splunk
8 9 (2.28%) Xamarin
9 8 (2.03%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.52%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.52%) ATG
11 5 (1.27%) BT
12 4 (1.02%) Apple
12 4 (1.02%) Google
12 4 (1.02%) Sony
12 4 (1.02%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.76%) Capita
13 3 (0.76%) SAP
14 1 (0.25%) QNX
14 1 (0.25%) Wind River