Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 93 78
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 264 362 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.71% 3.27% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 3.61% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 106 289 386
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

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 6,396 10,024 10,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.77% 90.53% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,612 7,394 8,562
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 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
Cambridgeshire +63 142 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Hertfordshire -21 78 £52,500 - 23
Bedfordshire -13 23 £45,000 - 4
Suffolk +19 9 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Essex +5 8 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Norfolk -13 4 - -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 of England region with a requirement for BDD.

1 216 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (65.53%) TDD
3 172 (65.15%) Test Automation
4 128 (48.48%) WorldPay
5 122 (46.21%) Scrum
6 99 (37.50%) SQL
7 96 (36.36%) Selenium
8 86 (32.58%) JIRA
9 83 (31.44%) Cucumber
10 77 (29.17%) Java
11 75 (28.41%) QA
12 70 (26.52%) C#
13 68 (25.76%) E-Commerce
14 65 (24.62%) JavaScript
15 58 (21.97%) User Stories
16 56 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (20.45%) User Experience
18 51 (19.32%) Jenkins
18 51 (19.32%) Azure
19 48 (18.18%) Software Testing
20 47 (17.80%) HTML
20 47 (17.80%) .NET
20 47 (17.80%) CSS
20 47 (17.80%) AWS
21 45 (17.05%) Kanban
21 45 (17.05%) Functional Testing
21 45 (17.05%) Non-Functional Testing
22 44 (16.67%) WebDriver
23 43 (16.29%) AngularJS
23 43 (16.29%) Defect Tracking

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 35 (13.26%) Confluence
2 5 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.14%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.14%) Gliffy
2 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (14.39%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.32%) Azure
2 47 (17.80%) AWS
3 14 (5.30%) BrowserStack
4 13 (4.92%) Apigee
5 12 (4.55%) Sauce Labs
6 3 (1.14%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.76%) Engine Yard
7 2 (0.76%) Heroku
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.38%) GCP
8 1 (0.38%) GitHub
8 1 (0.38%) Runscope
8 1 (0.38%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) WAN
2 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.52%) DB2
3 4 (1.52%) MySQL
3 4 (1.52%) QlikView
3 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.14%) Couchbase
4 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 96 (36.36%) Selenium
2 86 (32.58%) JIRA
3 83 (31.44%) Cucumber
4 51 (19.32%) Jenkins
5 44 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 39 (14.77%) Appium
6 39 (14.77%) JBehave
7 36 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 28 (10.61%) SoapUI
9 25 (9.47%) JUnit
10 23 (8.71%) Visual Studio
11 21 (7.95%) Maven
12 19 (7.20%) eggPlant
12 19 (7.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (6.44%) RSpec
14 16 (6.06%) Jasmine
14 16 (6.06%) SpecFlow
15 14 (5.30%) Zephyr
16 13 (4.92%) Capybara
16 13 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 17 (6.44%) Finance
2 10 (3.79%) Retail
3 9 (3.41%) Banking
3 9 (3.41%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.89%) Legal
4 5 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (26.14%) Developer
2 59 (22.35%) Analyst
3 56 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 37 (14.02%) Tester
5 36 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 29 (10.98%) QA Engineer
6 29 (10.98%) Software Developer
7 25 (9.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 24 (9.09%) Test Leader
9 23 (8.71%) Quality Engineer
9 23 (8.71%) Software Tester
10 22 (8.33%) Senior Software Tester
10 22 (8.33%) Senior Tester
11 21 (7.95%) Automation Test Analyst
11 21 (7.95%) QA Test Engineer
12 20 (7.58%) Automation Test Lead
13 18 (6.82%) C# Developer
14 17 (6.44%) Product Owner
14 17 (6.44%) QA Analyst
15 14 (5.30%) Data Migration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.80%) .NET
1 47 (17.80%) CSS
1 47 (17.80%) HTML
2 43 (16.29%) AngularJS
3 41 (15.53%) SOAP
4 37 (14.02%) JSON
4 37 (14.02%) REST
5 27 (10.23%) Gherkin
5 27 (10.23%) RESTful
6 25 (9.47%) Web Services
7 23 (8.71%) Velocity
8 22 (8.33%) React
9 18 (6.82%) Node.js
10 13 (4.92%) Django
10 13 (4.92%) Express
10 13 (4.92%) WCF
11 12 (4.55%) HTML5
12 9 (3.41%) ASP.NET
12 9 (3.41%) Sass
13 8 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.45%) User Experience
2 24 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 23 (8.71%) Algorithms
3 23 (8.71%) Data Structures
4 22 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.14%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.76%) Blog
8 2 (0.76%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.38%) Online Games
9 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.02%) Android
2 33 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 29 (10.98%) Windows
4 20 (7.58%) Linux
5 14 (5.30%) Mac OS
6 8 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (65.53%) TDD
3 172 (65.15%) Test Automation
4 122 (46.21%) Scrum
5 68 (25.76%) E-Commerce
6 58 (21.97%) User Stories
7 56 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 45 (17.05%) Functional Testing
9 45 (17.05%) Kanban
9 45 (17.05%) Non-Functional Testing
10 43 (16.29%) Defect Tracking
11 42 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (13.26%) Test Strategy
13 34 (12.88%) Sprint Retrospective
14 33 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 32 (12.12%) DevOps
16 31 (11.74%) API Testing
17 30 (11.36%) SOLID
17 30 (11.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 99 (37.50%) SQL
2 77 (29.17%) Java
3 70 (26.52%) C#
4 65 (24.62%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.30%) Ruby
6 13 (4.92%) Python
6 13 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.79%) TypeScript
8 8 (3.03%) XAML
9 7 (2.65%) PHP
10 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.14%) C
11 3 (1.14%) ES6
11 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.76%) Java 8
12 2 (0.76%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.38%) Clojure
13 1 (0.38%) Groovy
13 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (11.36%) Degree
2 26 (9.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.30%) ISTQB
4 14 (5.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.52%) Postgraduate
5 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.76%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (28.41%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (7.20%) HP ALM
2 7 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.38%) Istio
5 1 (0.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 128 (48.48%) WorldPay
2 19 (7.20%) HP
3 13 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.41%) Splunk
5 6 (2.27%) Oracle
6 4 (1.52%) IBM
6 4 (1.52%) Tableau
7 3 (1.14%) Google
7 3 (1.14%) Talend
8 2 (0.76%) SAP
9 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.38%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Perforce
9 1 (0.38%) Rakuten
9 1 (0.38%) Xamarin