Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 109 71
Rank change year-on-year +45 -38 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 262 294 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.98% 2.96% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 3.26% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 131 241 431
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £66,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 5,997 9,008 11,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.07% 90.80% 91.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4,188 6,711 8,971
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,541 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.08% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Hertfordshire +22 113 £52,500 -4.55% 20
Cambridgeshire +44 106 £56,250 +18.42% 7
Bedfordshire +12 25 £70,000 +21.74% 4
Suffolk +11 9 £47,500 - 3
Essex -4 9 £41,250 -8.33% 5
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 217 (82.82%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (76.34%) TDD
3 153 (58.40%) Scrum
4 130 (49.62%) Test Automation
5 94 (35.88%) WorldPay
6 93 (35.50%) JIRA
7 91 (34.73%) C#
8 85 (32.44%) .NET
9 75 (28.63%) E-Commerce
10 74 (28.24%) AWS
11 72 (27.48%) Azure
12 68 (25.95%) JavaScript
13 66 (25.19%) SQL
13 66 (25.19%) Java
14 63 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (24.05%) Kanban
15 59 (22.52%) QA
15 59 (22.52%) Selenium
16 56 (21.37%) CSS
17 53 (20.23%) Android
17 53 (20.23%) Cucumber
17 53 (20.23%) Apple iOS
17 53 (20.23%) User Experience
18 52 (19.85%) REST
18 52 (19.85%) Confluence
19 51 (19.47%) AngularJS
20 50 (19.08%) Jenkins
20 50 (19.08%) MVC
21 49 (18.70%) User Stories
22 47 (17.94%) RESTful

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 52 (19.85%) Confluence
2 15 (5.73%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.29%) Adobe XD
2 6 (2.29%) InVision
2 6 (2.29%) Zeplin
3 5 (1.91%) Gliffy
3 5 (1.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (8.78%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (28.24%) AWS
2 72 (27.48%) Azure
3 12 (4.58%) BrowserStack
3 12 (4.58%) Sauce Labs
4 6 (2.29%) Apigee
4 6 (2.29%) GitHub
4 6 (2.29%) npm
5 3 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.76%) GCP
6 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.76%) Serverless
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.38%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.76%) Wireless
3 1 (0.38%) Broadband
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.58%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (4.20%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.05%) QlikView
6 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.76%) Big Data
7 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.38%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 93 (35.50%) JIRA
2 59 (22.52%) Selenium
3 53 (20.23%) Cucumber
4 50 (19.08%) Jenkins
5 46 (17.56%) Git (software)
6 28 (10.69%) Appium
7 24 (9.16%) WebDriver
8 20 (7.63%) JBehave
9 19 (7.25%) Maven
9 19 (7.25%) TeamCity
10 17 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (6.49%) Visual Studio
11 16 (6.11%) eggPlant
11 16 (6.11%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (5.34%) Jasmine
12 14 (5.34%) SoapUI
12 14 (5.34%) TestRail
13 13 (4.96%) JUnit
14 12 (4.58%) Karma Test Runner
14 12 (4.58%) Robot Framework
General
1 27 (10.31%) Finance
2 19 (7.25%) Retail
3 17 (6.49%) Legal
4 8 (3.05%) Banking
5 3 (1.15%) Games
5 3 (1.15%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 81 (30.92%) Developer
2 38 (14.50%) .NET Developer
2 38 (14.50%) Test Engineer
3 31 (11.83%) Analyst
3 31 (11.83%) Test Analyst
3 31 (11.83%) Tester
4 25 (9.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 24 (9.16%) Software Tester
6 23 (8.78%) Software Developer
7 22 (8.40%) QA Engineer
8 20 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (7.63%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.87%) Product Owner
9 18 (6.87%) QA Test Engineer
9 18 (6.87%) Senior Software Tester
9 18 (6.87%) Senior Tester
9 18 (6.87%) Test Leader
10 16 (6.11%) Quality Engineer
11 14 (5.34%) Development Manager
11 14 (5.34%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (32.44%) .NET
2 56 (21.37%) CSS
3 52 (19.85%) REST
4 51 (19.47%) AngularJS
5 47 (17.94%) RESTful
6 44 (16.79%) HTML
7 43 (16.41%) Web Services
8 40 (15.27%) JSON
9 35 (13.36%) SOAP
10 31 (11.83%) ASP.NET
10 31 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (11.45%) .NET Core
11 30 (11.45%) Gherkin
12 29 (11.07%) .NET Framework
13 27 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (8.78%) Node.js
15 22 (8.40%) Angular 2
15 22 (8.40%) Velocity
16 17 (6.49%) WCF
17 16 (6.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.23%) User Experience
2 27 (10.31%) Virtual Team
3 25 (9.54%) Algorithms
3 25 (9.54%) Data Structures
4 19 (7.25%) Mobile App
5 16 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.53%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.38%) BBC
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Online Games
9 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.23%) Android
1 53 (20.23%) Apple iOS
2 30 (11.45%) Windows
3 21 (8.02%) Mac OS
4 11 (4.20%) Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (82.82%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (76.34%) TDD
3 153 (58.40%) Scrum
4 130 (49.62%) Test Automation
5 75 (28.63%) E-Commerce
6 63 (24.05%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (24.05%) Kanban
7 50 (19.08%) MVC
8 49 (18.70%) User Stories
9 46 (17.56%) Project Management
10 42 (16.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 39 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
12 37 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (12.21%) Software Testing
14 30 (11.45%) SOLID
14 30 (11.45%) Test Scripting
15 28 (10.69%) DevOps
15 28 (10.69%) Microservices
16 27 (10.31%) Computer Science
16 27 (10.31%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (34.73%) C#
2 68 (25.95%) JavaScript
3 66 (25.19%) Java
3 66 (25.19%) SQL
4 25 (9.54%) TypeScript
5 23 (8.78%) Python
6 16 (6.11%) Ruby
7 6 (2.29%) ES6
8 5 (1.91%) XAML
9 3 (1.15%) F#
10 2 (0.76%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.76%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.76%) PHP
10 2 (0.76%) Scala
10 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.38%) C++
11 1 (0.38%) Clojure
11 1 (0.38%) Java 8
11 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (11.07%) Degree
2 25 (9.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (6.11%) Postgraduate
4 7 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (22.52%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (2.29%) Docker
2 5 (1.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (6.11%) HP ALM
2 14 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.53%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.38%) Istio
4 1 (0.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 94 (35.88%) WorldPay
2 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.11%) HP
4 9 (3.44%) Adobe
5 8 (3.05%) Tableau
6 6 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.53%) FIS
8 3 (1.15%) Google
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle
9 2 (0.76%) Facebook
10 1 (0.38%) Apple
10 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.38%) Perforce
10 1 (0.38%) Rakuten
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.38%) Sony
10 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.38%) Yahoo!