Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East of England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 90 81
Rank change year-on-year -31 -9 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 47 230 400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.62% 3.15% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 3.54% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 53 123 353
Median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -

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 2,617 6,504 10,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.06% 89.17% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,981 4,850 7,890
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing BDD as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing BDD in the East of England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +13 15 £42,500 -17.07% 6
Essex +11 13 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bedfordshire +33 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Cambridgeshire -27 5 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Suffolk +16 3 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Norfolk +15 2 £27,000 - 2
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (76.60%) TDD
2 21 (44.68%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) C#
3 19 (40.43%) Scrum
4 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
5 17 (36.17%) Selenium
6 16 (34.04%) Cypress.io
6 16 (34.04%) Azure
6 16 (34.04%) AWS
6 16 (34.04%) .NET
7 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
7 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
8 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
8 12 (25.53%) JIRA
8 12 (25.53%) HTML
8 12 (25.53%) MySQL
8 12 (25.53%) CSS
9 11 (23.40%) Degree
9 11 (23.40%) Migration
10 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
10 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.28%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (19.15%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (19.15%) DevOps
11 9 (19.15%) Java
12 8 (17.02%) PHP
12 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
12 8 (17.02%) Symfony

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 8 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.51%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe XD
1 3 (6.38%) InVision
1 3 (6.38%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) AWS
1 16 (34.04%) Azure
2 8 (17.02%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (17.02%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (17.02%) Serverless
3 4 (8.51%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (6.38%) BlazeMeter
4 3 (6.38%) GitHub
4 3 (6.38%) npm
5 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) MySQL
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.51%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Selenium
2 16 (34.04%) Cypress.io
3 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 12 (25.53%) JIRA
4 8 (17.02%) Bitbucket
4 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.02%) PHPUnit
4 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
5 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.51%) Buildbot
6 4 (8.51%) Hudson
6 4 (8.51%) MSTest
6 4 (8.51%) NUnit
6 4 (8.51%) PVCS
6 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
6 4 (8.51%) Subversion
6 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (8.51%) WatiN
7 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) PHP Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Tester
5 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.51%) AWS Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 4 (8.51%) React Developer
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Symfony Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) ETL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
3 12 (25.53%) CSS
3 12 (25.53%) HTML
4 8 (17.02%) phpspec
4 8 (17.02%) Sass
4 8 (17.02%) Symfony
5 7 (14.89%) HTML5
6 6 (12.77%) Velocity
7 5 (10.64%) REST
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Core
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
8 4 (8.51%) jQuery
8 4 (8.51%) JSON
8 4 (8.51%) Node.js
9 3 (6.38%) Angular 2
9 3 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Android
1 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (76.60%) TDD
2 19 (40.43%) Scrum
3 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
4 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) Migration
6 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
7 9 (19.15%) DevOps
7 9 (19.15%) Scenario Testing
8 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
8 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (14.89%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (14.89%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (14.89%) OO
10 6 (12.77%) B2C
10 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Product Roadmap
10 6 (12.77%) SOLID
10 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) Java
5 8 (17.02%) PHP
5 8 (17.02%) PHP 7
6 4 (8.51%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.38%) ES6
7 3 (6.38%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) ISEB
6 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.13%) HND
7 1 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Google