Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 76 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4,219 5,454 8,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.68% 3.87% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 4.20% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,344 4,531 7,230
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,412 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 105,388 129,808 151,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.95% 92.19% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84,215 103,593 124,192
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 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
London +1 2,278 £65,000 - 370
North of England -10 675 £50,000 +11.11% 154
South East -13 647 £55,000 +4.76% 137
North West -6 370 £50,000 - 77
Yorkshire -9 273 £47,500 +7.95% 69
East of England +42 272 £57,500 +9.52% 48
South West -45 186 £50,000 +6.38% 87
Midlands +14 173 £50,000 +11.11% 74
West Midlands +28 93 £51,500 +14.44% 43
East Midlands +1 80 £50,000 +8.11% 31
North East -18 32 £47,976 +6.61% 8
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 England region with a requirement for BDD.

1 3,472 (82.29%) TDD
2 3,352 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1,661 (39.37%) JavaScript
4 1,647 (39.04%) C#
5 1,593 (37.76%) Java
6 1,578 (37.40%) Scrum
7 1,463 (34.68%) Test Automation
8 1,419 (33.63%) .NET
9 1,106 (26.21%) AWS
10 1,075 (25.48%) Microservices
11 1,048 (24.84%) Azure
12 1,027 (24.34%) AngularJS
13 992 (23.51%) DevOps
14 968 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
15 940 (22.28%) Git (software)
16 905 (21.45%) MVC
17 890 (21.10%) Node.js
18 879 (20.83%) SQL Server
19 858 (20.34%) Selenium
20 825 (19.55%) SQL
21 795 (18.84%) RESTful
22 775 (18.37%) React
23 770 (18.25%) ASP.NET
24 741 (17.56%) HTML
25 722 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
26 718 (17.02%) Kanban
27 714 (16.92%) Docker
28 711 (16.85%) CSS
29 693 (16.43%) Jenkins
30 690 (16.35%) Finance

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
1 313 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
2 238 (5.64%) Confluence
3 104 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 63 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 39 (0.92%) Apache
5 39 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 33 (0.78%) CMS
7 26 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 25 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 24 (0.57%) IIS
10 23 (0.55%) nginx
11 22 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
12 18 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.28%) Kentico
14 12 (0.28%) NServiceBus
14 12 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (0.28%) Red Hat Fuse
14 12 (0.28%) SharePoint
15 10 (0.24%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 38 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.45%) Adobe XD
2 19 (0.45%) InVision
2 19 (0.45%) Zeplin
3 11 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.12%) Gliffy
6 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.071%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.024%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 61 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
2 48 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.31%) Magento
4 7 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.047%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.024%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.024%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.024%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 1,106 (26.21%) AWS
2 1,048 (24.84%) Azure
3 209 (4.95%) GitHub
4 195 (4.62%) Serverless
5 179 (4.24%) GCP
6 105 (2.49%) PaaS
7 95 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
8 91 (2.16%) SaaS
9 82 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
10 53 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 52 (1.23%) OpenShift
12 47 (1.11%) BrowserStack
13 41 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
14 39 (0.92%) Slack
15 34 (0.81%) Sauce Labs
16 33 (0.78%) Azure Functions
16 33 (0.78%) Firebase
17 31 (0.73%) Amazon S3
18 30 (0.71%) G Suite
18 30 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.61%) Internet
2 40 (0.95%) HTTP
3 10 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
4 9 (0.21%) SSL
5 8 (0.19%) GoToMeeting
5 8 (0.19%) Skype
5 8 (0.19%) Softphone
6 7 (0.17%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.14%) Wireless
8 4 (0.095%) DNS
8 4 (0.095%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.095%) SSH
8 4 (0.095%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.095%) VoIP
8 4 (0.095%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.071%) ATM
9 3 (0.071%) DSL
10 2 (0.047%) Intranet
10 2 (0.047%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 879 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 422 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 370 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 298 (7.06%) SQL Server 2016
5 231 (5.48%) MySQL
6 212 (5.02%) SQL Server 2019
7 169 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
8 106 (2.51%) Redis
9 87 (2.06%) Relational Database
10 85 (2.01%) Big Data
11 53 (1.26%) Hadoop
12 49 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
14 29 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
15 21 (0.50%) Apache Hive
15 21 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
15 21 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (0.43%) Riak
18 17 (0.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 940 (22.28%) Git (software)
2 858 (20.34%) Selenium
3 693 (16.43%) Jenkins
4 605 (14.34%) Cucumber
5 562 (13.32%) JIRA
6 304 (7.21%) Maven
7 279 (6.61%) WebDriver
8 245 (5.81%) JUnit
9 228 (5.40%) SpecFlow
10 204 (4.84%) SoapUI
11 188 (4.46%) TeamCity
12 185 (4.38%) Postman
13 174 (4.12%) JMeter
14 155 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 153 (3.63%) Jasmine
16 152 (3.60%) NUnit
17 150 (3.56%) Bitbucket
18 138 (3.27%) Appium
19 122 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 107 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 690 (16.35%) Finance
2 366 (8.68%) Banking
3 279 (6.61%) Retail
4 274 (6.49%) Games
5 149 (3.53%) Marketing
6 133 (3.15%) Public Sector
7 74 (1.75%) Front Office
8 54 (1.28%) Advertising
9 51 (1.21%) Back Office
10 50 (1.19%) Legal
11 48 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 45 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 29 (0.69%) Telecoms
14 17 (0.40%) Automotive
15 15 (0.36%) Publishing
16 14 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.31%) Billing
17 13 (0.31%) Law
18 12 (0.28%) Retail Finance
19 11 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2,426 (57.50%) Developer
2 769 (18.23%) .NET Developer
3 583 (13.82%) Java Developer
4 557 (13.20%) C# Developer
5 502 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 370 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 317 (7.51%) Software Engineer
8 264 (6.26%) Software Developer
9 251 (5.95%) Analyst
10 217 (5.14%) QA Engineer
11 215 (5.10%) Test Engineer
12 212 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
13 182 (4.31%) Tester
14 179 (4.24%) Junior
15 178 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 170 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
17 159 (3.77%) Test Analyst
18 157 (3.72%) React Developer
19 155 (3.67%) Junior Developer
20 150 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,419 (33.63%) .NET
2 1,027 (24.34%) AngularJS
3 890 (21.10%) Node.js
4 795 (18.84%) RESTful
5 775 (18.37%) React
6 770 (18.25%) ASP.NET
7 741 (17.56%) HTML
8 722 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 711 (16.85%) CSS
10 646 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 640 (15.17%) .NET Framework
12 581 (13.77%) Web Services
13 547 (12.97%) Spring
14 542 (12.85%) .NET Core
15 535 (12.68%) REST
16 459 (10.88%) Entity Framework
17 371 (8.79%) Vue.js
18 365 (8.65%) HTML5
19 284 (6.73%) CSS3
20 275 (6.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 442 (10.48%) Greenfield Project
2 210 (4.98%) Mobile App
3 202 (4.79%) User Experience
4 177 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 152 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 116 (2.75%) Cloud Native
7 107 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 86 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 80 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 54 (1.28%) Public Cloud
11 46 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 36 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 33 (0.78%) Blog
13 33 (0.78%) Online Gambling
13 33 (0.78%) Social Network
14 30 (0.71%) Hedge funds
15 29 (0.69%) Life Science
16 27 (0.64%) Derivative
16 27 (0.64%) Equities
17 26 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 301 (7.13%) Linux
2 185 (4.38%) Android
3 181 (4.29%) Windows
4 156 (3.70%) Unix
5 155 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 64 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.45%) CentOS
8 14 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.14%) watchOS
11 5 (0.12%) VMS
12 3 (0.071%) Mesosphere
12 3 (0.071%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.047%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.047%) zOS
14 1 (0.024%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.024%) Solaris
14 1 (0.024%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,472 (82.29%) TDD
2 3,352 (79.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1,578 (37.40%) Scrum
4 1,463 (34.68%) Test Automation
5 1,075 (25.48%) Microservices
6 992 (23.51%) DevOps
7 968 (22.94%) Continuous Integration
8 905 (21.45%) MVC
9 718 (17.02%) Kanban
10 651 (15.43%) Software Engineering
11 552 (13.08%) Web Application Development
12 520 (12.33%) OO
13 423 (10.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 423 (10.03%) Mentoring
14 401 (9.50%) E-Commerce
15 399 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
16 387 (9.17%) SOLID
17 312 (7.40%) Unit Testing
18 304 (7.21%) SDLC
19 296 (7.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,661 (39.37%) JavaScript
2 1,647 (39.04%) C#
3 1,593 (37.76%) Java
4 825 (19.55%) SQL
5 498 (11.80%) Python
6 463 (10.97%) TypeScript
7 330 (7.82%) Ruby
8 307 (7.28%) Java 8
9 233 (5.52%) PHP
10 157 (3.72%) Scala
11 123 (2.92%) Kotlin
12 107 (2.54%) T-SQL
13 102 (2.42%) ES6
14 84 (1.99%) C++
15 66 (1.56%) Go
15 66 (1.56%) PowerShell
16 50 (1.19%) Bash Shell
17 49 (1.16%) C
18 48 (1.14%) Apple Swift
19 39 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 334 (7.92%) Degree
2 121 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 117 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 114 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 92 (2.18%) ISEB
6 81 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 27 (0.64%) Postgraduate
8 24 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 17 (0.40%) MCP
11 12 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
13 9 (0.21%) IIBA
13 9 (0.21%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.12%) CSPO
15 4 (0.095%) Master's Degree
16 2 (0.047%) MCPD
16 2 (0.047%) MCSD
16 2 (0.047%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 623 (14.77%) QA
2 10 (0.24%) PMO
3 9 (0.21%) GDPR
4 8 (0.19%) ISO 20022
5 7 (0.17%) ISO 15022
5 7 (0.17%) SLA
6 6 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.095%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.071%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.071%) TickIT
9 2 (0.047%) WAI
10 1 (0.024%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.024%) JTAG
10 1 (0.024%) MiFID
10 1 (0.024%) SEPA
10 1 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 714 (16.92%) Docker
2 25 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.40%) Postfix
4 13 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.28%) vSphere
6 9 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.047%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.047%) Firmware
9 2 (0.047%) vCloud
10 1 (0.024%) HDFS
10 1 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.024%) NDS
10 1 (0.024%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 407 (9.65%) Kubernetes
2 180 (4.27%) Terraform
3 128 (3.03%) Ansible
4 118 (2.80%) Puppet
5 81 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (0.59%) Rancher
8 24 (0.57%) Istio
9 19 (0.45%) Kibana
10 11 (0.26%) HP ALM
11 10 (0.24%) Prometheus
12 9 (0.21%) Grafana
13 8 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.17%) Oozie
15 6 (0.14%) Consul
16 5 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
16 5 (0.12%) logstash
16 5 (0.12%) Packer
17 4 (0.095%) Marathon
17 4 (0.095%) Mesos
Vendors
1 458 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 192 (4.55%) Google
3 155 (3.67%) WorldPay
4 153 (3.63%) Oracle
5 77 (1.83%) FIS
6 63 (1.49%) HP
7 55 (1.30%) Adobe
8 51 (1.21%) SAP
9 50 (1.19%) Atlassian
10 45 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (0.92%) Apple
11 39 (0.92%) Xamarin
12 35 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 33 (0.78%) Facebook
14 30 (0.71%) Sitecore
15 26 (0.62%) VMware
16 18 (0.43%) hybris
17 17 (0.40%) IBM
17 17 (0.40%) YouTube
18 16 (0.38%) Zend