Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 67 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6,776 7,851 7,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.39% 4.76% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 5.20% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,713 6,468 6,687
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £78,750
UK 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 140,420 151,023 166,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.54% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112,581 120,047 140,346
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in England

BDD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in England.

Salary trend for BDD in England

BDD
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in England

BDD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the England region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
London -6 3,383 £65,000 +8.33% 432
North of England +20 1,106 £45,000 +5.88% 159
South East -12 1,074 £50,000 +11.11% 151
North West +15 565 £47,500 +11.76% 77
Yorkshire +25 458 £45,000 - 70
South West -2 456 £46,500 +3.33% 91
Midlands -22 402 £45,000 - 76
East of England -1 358 £50,000 -4.76% 54
West Midlands -35 211 £45,000 - 42
East Midlands -9 191 £42,500 -5.56% 34
North East +13 83 £47,500 +18.75% 12
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 England region with a requirement for BDD.

1 5,619 (82.93%) TDD
2 5,420 (79.99%) Agile Software Development
3 3,175 (46.86%) C#
4 2,687 (39.65%) .NET
5 2,511 (37.06%) Java
6 2,476 (36.54%) JavaScript
7 2,201 (32.48%) Scrum
8 2,167 (31.98%) MVC
9 2,166 (31.97%) Test Automation
10 1,897 (28.00%) SQL Server
11 1,848 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 1,837 (27.11%) ASP.NET
13 1,664 (24.56%) Git (software)
14 1,604 (23.67%) RESTful
15 1,600 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1,595 (23.54%) SQL
17 1,537 (22.68%) AngularJS
18 1,531 (22.59%) Selenium
19 1,344 (19.83%) ASP.NET Web API
20 1,311 (19.35%) HTML
21 1,274 (18.80%) Software Engineering
22 1,214 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
23 1,196 (17.65%) Finance
24 1,194 (17.62%) Web Application Development
25 1,189 (17.55%) CSS
26 1,155 (17.05%) Node.js
27 1,150 (16.97%) DevOps
28 1,111 (16.40%) NoSQL
29 1,099 (16.22%) QA
30 1,092 (16.12%) Cucumber

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 302 (4.46%) Confluence
2 238 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 218 (3.22%) CMS
4 153 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 117 (1.73%) Apache Spark
6 112 (1.65%) EPiServer
7 82 (1.21%) IIS
8 76 (1.12%) Apache
9 72 (1.06%) JBoss
10 64 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
11 53 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 50 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
13 48 (0.71%) Mule
14 40 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 38 (0.56%) nginx
15 38 (0.56%) OpenStack
16 37 (0.55%) SharePoint
17 34 (0.50%) Jetty
18 33 (0.49%) WebSphere
19 29 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.059%) Snapchat
7 2 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.030%) Mingle
8 1 (0.015%) Blender
8 1 (0.015%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.015%) InDesign
8 1 (0.015%) Maya
Business Applications
1 47 (0.69%) Eloqua
2 30 (0.44%) Magento
3 18 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.030%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1,214 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
2 987 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (2.91%) GitHub
4 173 (2.55%) npm
5 169 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 134 (1.98%) Serverless
7 125 (1.84%) SaaS
8 89 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 85 (1.25%) PaaS
10 76 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
11 73 (1.08%) IaaS
11 73 (1.08%) Slack
12 49 (0.72%) BrowserStack
13 45 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
14 39 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
15 37 (0.55%) Office 365
16 34 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
17 33 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
18 31 (0.46%) G Suite
19 28 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 309 (4.56%) Internet
2 112 (1.65%) HTTP
3 40 (0.59%) Hyperconnected
4 36 (0.53%) Wireless
5 31 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.28%) SSL
6 19 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (0.27%) Bluetooth
7 18 (0.27%) IPv4
7 18 (0.27%) IPv6
8 13 (0.19%) AMQP
9 11 (0.16%) Skype
10 9 (0.13%) DNS
10 9 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (0.12%) Unified Communications
12 7 (0.10%) Broadband
13 6 (0.089%) BIG-IP
13 6 (0.089%) VLAN
14 5 (0.074%) Intranet
15 4 (0.059%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,897 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1,111 (16.40%) NoSQL
3 1,013 (14.95%) SQL Server 2016
4 462 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 326 (4.81%) MySQL
6 264 (3.90%) Big Data
7 220 (3.25%) Relational Database
8 197 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 120 (1.77%) Hadoop
10 93 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 92 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 88 (1.30%) Redis
13 81 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 80 (1.18%) Couchbase
15 57 (0.84%) CouchDB
16 49 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
16 49 (0.72%) Blockchain
17 48 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
18 42 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
19 37 (0.55%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,664 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 1,531 (22.59%) Selenium
3 1,092 (16.12%) Cucumber
4 1,028 (15.17%) Jenkins
5 775 (11.44%) JIRA
6 586 (8.65%) SpecFlow
7 552 (8.15%) WebDriver
8 474 (7.00%) Maven
9 454 (6.70%) TeamCity
10 409 (6.04%) JUnit
11 397 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 342 (5.05%) Visual Studio
13 297 (4.38%) NUnit
14 290 (4.28%) SoapUI
15 253 (3.73%) JMeter
16 217 (3.20%) Gradle
17 214 (3.16%) Appium
18 207 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 205 (3.03%) Protractor
20 193 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,196 (17.65%) Finance
2 559 (8.25%) Games
3 436 (6.43%) Retail
4 395 (5.83%) Banking
5 309 (4.56%) Marketing
6 201 (2.97%) Advertising
7 146 (2.15%) Electronics
8 93 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 89 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 64 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 62 (0.91%) Law
12 59 (0.87%) Publishing
13 42 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 42 (0.62%) Military
14 34 (0.50%) Music Industry
15 31 (0.46%) Automotive
16 28 (0.41%) Multimedia
17 22 (0.32%) Front Office
18 18 (0.27%) Back Office
19 17 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,070 (60.06%) Developer
2 1,736 (25.62%) .NET Developer
3 1,035 (15.27%) C# Developer
4 781 (11.53%) Java Developer
5 735 (10.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 695 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 468 (6.91%) Software Engineer
8 466 (6.88%) Test Engineer
9 461 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 454 (6.70%) Software Developer
11 437 (6.45%) Tester
12 430 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 412 (6.08%) Analyst
14 382 (5.64%) Developer in Test
15 333 (4.91%) Automation Tester
16 326 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 306 (4.52%) QA Engineer
18 275 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
19 268 (3.96%) Lead Developer
20 246 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,687 (39.65%) .NET
2 1,837 (27.11%) ASP.NET
3 1,604 (23.67%) RESTful
4 1,600 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,537 (22.68%) AngularJS
6 1,344 (19.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1,311 (19.35%) HTML
8 1,189 (17.55%) CSS
9 1,155 (17.05%) Node.js
10 907 (13.39%) Web Services
11 872 (12.87%) .NET Framework
12 805 (11.88%) REST
13 742 (10.95%) Spring
14 728 (10.74%) WCF
15 710 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 689 (10.17%) HTML5
17 680 (10.04%) React
18 676 (9.98%) Entity Framework
19 619 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 518 (7.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 834 (12.31%) Greenfield Project
2 558 (8.23%) User Experience
3 443 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 347 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 344 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 337 (4.97%) Fintech
7 317 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
8 119 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
9 85 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 79 (1.17%) Cloud Native
11 77 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 73 (1.08%) Social Media
13 61 (0.90%) BBC
14 54 (0.80%) Blog
15 45 (0.66%) Virtual Team
16 39 (0.58%) Digital TV
17 36 (0.53%) Management Information System
18 32 (0.47%) Online Games
19 31 (0.46%) Online Gambling
20 30 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 470 (6.94%) Linux
2 328 (4.84%) Windows
3 276 (4.07%) Android
4 229 (3.38%) Apple iOS
5 93 (1.37%) Unix
6 22 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.28%) CentOS
8 18 (0.27%) FreeBSD
9 14 (0.21%) Nucleus RTOS
9 14 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 13 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.15%) Debian
11 10 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.13%) CoreOS
12 9 (0.13%) Mesosphere
12 9 (0.13%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.059%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.030%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.015%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.015%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,619 (82.93%) TDD
2 5,420 (79.99%) Agile Software Development
3 2,201 (32.48%) Scrum
4 2,167 (31.98%) MVC
5 2,166 (31.97%) Test Automation
6 1,848 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1,274 (18.80%) Software Engineering
8 1,194 (17.62%) Web Application Development
9 1,150 (16.97%) DevOps
10 1,065 (15.72%) Kanban
11 981 (14.48%) Microservices
12 810 (11.95%) OO
13 738 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
14 699 (10.32%) Continuous Delivery
15 622 (9.18%) Mentoring
16 569 (8.40%) Pair Programming
17 537 (7.93%) SDLC
18 518 (7.64%) Open Source
19 488 (7.20%) SOLID
20 479 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3,175 (46.86%) C#
2 2,511 (37.06%) Java
3 2,476 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 1,595 (23.54%) SQL
5 1,029 (15.19%) Ruby
6 764 (11.28%) Python
7 499 (7.36%) Java 8
8 369 (5.45%) Scala
9 300 (4.43%) PHP
10 234 (3.45%) TypeScript
11 214 (3.16%) T-SQL
12 200 (2.95%) C++
13 189 (2.79%) ES6
14 161 (2.38%) C
15 126 (1.86%) PowerShell
16 119 (1.76%) Groovy
17 116 (1.71%) VB.NET
18 109 (1.61%) Apple Swift
19 96 (1.42%) F#
20 95 (1.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 742 (10.95%) Degree
2 219 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 190 (2.80%) ISEB
4 185 (2.73%) ISTQB
5 163 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 115 (1.70%) SC Cleared
7 51 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 51 (0.75%) SAFe Agilist
8 40 (0.59%) DV Cleared
9 33 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (0.38%) MCPD
11 25 (0.37%) Master's Degree
12 15 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.10%) AWS Certification
14 7 (0.10%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.089%) APMG
15 6 (0.089%) PMP
16 5 (0.074%) BC Cleared
17 4 (0.059%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,099 (16.22%) QA
2 18 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.21%) PMO
4 13 (0.19%) GDPR
5 10 (0.15%) PSD2
6 5 (0.074%) WCAG
7 4 (0.059%) MiFID
7 4 (0.059%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.059%) SLA
8 1 (0.015%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.015%) SEPA
System Software
1 636 (9.39%) Docker
2 38 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.41%) Firmware
5 11 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.15%) HDFS
7 8 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.10%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.089%) iptables
9 6 (0.089%) Varnish
10 3 (0.044%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.030%) zsh
12 1 (0.015%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.015%) Postfix
12 1 (0.015%) vCloud
12 1 (0.015%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 230 (3.39%) Ansible
2 208 (3.07%) Kubernetes
3 197 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 150 (2.21%) Puppet
5 83 (1.22%) Kibana
6 82 (1.21%) Terraform
7 40 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 27 (0.40%) HockeyApp
9 23 (0.34%) HP ALM
10 21 (0.31%) Salt
11 18 (0.27%) Icinga
12 16 (0.24%) logstash
12 16 (0.24%) Mesos
12 16 (0.24%) Packer
13 13 (0.19%) Prometheus
14 12 (0.18%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.16%) Marathon
16 10 (0.15%) Nagios
17 8 (0.12%) Consul
17 8 (0.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 804 (11.87%) Microsoft
2 383 (5.65%) Google
3 349 (5.15%) Oracle
4 153 (2.26%) Facebook
5 144 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 125 (1.84%) Apple
7 124 (1.83%) Xamarin
8 101 (1.49%) SAP
9 76 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 76 (1.12%) Splunk
10 63 (0.93%) Yahoo!
11 60 (0.89%) Sony
12 49 (0.72%) HP
13 47 (0.69%) Marketo
14 41 (0.61%) AppDynamics
15 39 (0.58%) VMware
16 36 (0.53%) Alias
17 34 (0.50%) IBM
18 32 (0.47%) New Relic
19 31 (0.46%) Adobe