Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 82 73
Rank change year-on-year -18 -9 +72
Permanent jobs citing BDD 318 438 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.10% 3.64% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 4.04% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 281 393 436
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 9,213 10,840 11,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.95% 90.12% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,917 8,824 9,748
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -
10th Percentile £26,400 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -21 161 £52,500 - 16
Cambridgeshire +28 79 £46,500 +3.33% 18
Essex +3 30 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Bedfordshire +13 21 £51,100 -2.67% 9
Suffolk +3 16 £48,750 +14.71% 7
Norfolk +6 11 £33,750 -32.50% 8
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 279 (87.74%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (86.16%) TDD
3 190 (59.75%) C#
4 148 (46.54%) .NET
5 140 (44.03%) SQL
5 140 (44.03%) SQL Server
6 114 (35.85%) Test Automation
7 98 (30.82%) Java
8 95 (29.87%) JavaScript
9 94 (29.56%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (29.25%) MVC
11 92 (28.93%) Scrum
12 75 (23.58%) ASP.NET
13 71 (22.33%) OO
13 71 (22.33%) RESTful
13 71 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (22.01%) Computer Science
15 69 (21.70%) SQL Server 2016
16 68 (21.38%) ASP.NET Web API
17 64 (20.13%) Git (software)
18 61 (19.18%) Web Application Development
19 59 (18.55%) CSS
20 58 (18.24%) Degree
21 55 (17.30%) AngularJS
21 55 (17.30%) Computer Science Degree
22 51 (16.04%) HTML
23 48 (15.09%) Python
23 48 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
24 47 (14.78%) User Experience
24 47 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 15 (4.72%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (3.77%) Confluence
3 8 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.63%) Apache
5 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (13.84%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.72%) Serverless
4 13 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (4.09%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (2.52%) GitHub
6 2 (0.63%) Azure Functions
6 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.83%) Internet
2 6 (1.89%) Broadband
3 4 (1.26%) Skype
3 4 (1.26%) Wireless
4 3 (0.94%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.31%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (44.03%) SQL Server
2 69 (21.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 23 (7.23%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (5.35%) MySQL
7 13 (4.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.83%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.52%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.57%) Big Data
13 4 (1.26%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
14 2 (0.63%) Redis
15 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
15 1 (0.31%) RavenDB
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 64 (20.13%) Git (software)
2 37 (11.64%) Visual Studio
3 33 (10.38%) Jenkins
3 33 (10.38%) Selenium
4 32 (10.06%) JIRA
5 29 (9.12%) Cucumber
6 24 (7.55%) Maven
7 23 (7.23%) SpecFlow
8 20 (6.29%) Subversion
8 20 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (5.97%) NUnit
10 16 (5.03%) MSTest
10 16 (5.03%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (4.40%) JUnit
11 14 (4.40%) WatiN
12 13 (4.09%) Appium
13 11 (3.46%) ReSharper
14 9 (2.83%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (2.52%) SoapUI
15 8 (2.52%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (11.01%) Finance
2 31 (9.75%) Marketing
3 24 (7.55%) Retail
4 23 (7.23%) Advertising
5 8 (2.52%) Games
6 6 (1.89%) Electronics
7 5 (1.57%) Banking
8 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.94%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 211 (66.35%) Developer
2 105 (33.02%) .NET Developer
3 47 (14.78%) C# Developer
4 45 (14.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (12.89%) Java Developer
6 39 (12.26%) Software Developer
7 36 (11.32%) Test Engineer
8 30 (9.43%) Analyst
9 28 (8.81%) C# Software Developer
9 28 (8.81%) Tester
10 26 (8.18%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (8.18%) Test Analyst
11 25 (7.86%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (7.55%) Data Migration Developer
12 24 (7.55%) Software Engineer
13 19 (5.97%) Automation Tester
13 19 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
14 18 (5.66%) Oracle ETL Developer
14 18 (5.66%) PostgreSQL Developer
14 18 (5.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (46.54%) .NET
2 75 (23.58%) ASP.NET
3 71 (22.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 71 (22.33%) RESTful
4 68 (21.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 59 (18.55%) CSS
6 55 (17.30%) AngularJS
7 51 (16.04%) HTML
8 47 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 41 (12.89%) XML
10 30 (9.43%) Gherkin
10 30 (9.43%) Spring
11 27 (8.49%) Web Services
12 24 (7.55%) .NET Framework
12 24 (7.55%) Node.js
12 24 (7.55%) Velocity
13 23 (7.23%) Hibernate
13 23 (7.23%) JSON
14 21 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (6.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.01%) Computer Science
2 47 (14.78%) User Experience
3 24 (7.55%) Reference Data
4 20 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (4.09%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.77%) Fintech
8 8 (2.52%) Robotics
8 8 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.26%) BBC
10 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.26%) iSeries
10 4 (1.26%) Social Media
11 3 (0.94%) Blog
11 3 (0.94%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.31%) Analytical Mindset
13 1 (0.31%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.40%) Linux
2 13 (4.09%) Windows
3 10 (3.14%) Android
4 8 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.57%) Unix
6 1 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (87.74%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (86.16%) TDD
3 114 (35.85%) Test Automation
4 94 (29.56%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (29.25%) MVC
6 92 (28.93%) Scrum
7 71 (22.33%) OO
8 61 (19.18%) Web Application Development
9 44 (13.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 39 (12.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (11.32%) SDLC
12 35 (11.01%) Dependency Injection
13 32 (10.06%) Kanban
14 30 (9.43%) User Stories
15 28 (8.81%) Data Migration
15 28 (8.81%) Migration
15 28 (8.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 28 (8.81%) Software Engineering
15 28 (8.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (59.75%) C#
2 140 (44.03%) SQL
3 98 (30.82%) Java
4 95 (29.87%) JavaScript
5 48 (15.09%) Python
6 31 (9.75%) Java 8
6 31 (9.75%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.55%) C++
7 24 (7.55%) PL/SQL
7 24 (7.55%) Ruby
8 20 (6.29%) VB
9 19 (5.97%) ES6
10 17 (5.35%) C
11 14 (4.40%) PHP
12 12 (3.77%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.14%) Scala
14 9 (2.83%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.26%) RPG
15 4 (1.26%) RPG IV
16 3 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (18.24%) Degree
2 55 (17.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (10.06%) Security Cleared
4 26 (8.18%) ISTQB
4 26 (8.18%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.03%) ISEB
6 6 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.55%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.40%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 10 (3.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.77%) HP ALM
2 3 (0.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (13.84%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.38%) Oracle
3 27 (8.49%) Facebook
4 18 (5.66%) WorldPay
5 12 (3.77%) HP
5 12 (3.77%) Talend
6 8 (2.52%) SAP
7 7 (2.20%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.89%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.57%) BT
9 5 (1.57%) IBM
10 4 (1.26%) Apple
10 4 (1.26%) Google
10 4 (1.26%) Sony
10 4 (1.26%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.31%) QNX
11 1 (0.31%) Tableau
11 1 (0.31%) Wind River