Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 80 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 -27 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4,058 5,157 8,422
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.78% 3.73% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 4.05% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,694 4,555 8,140
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £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 98,845 127,482 152,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.97% 92.16% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79,010 101,340 125,473
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.92%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in England

BDD
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BDD in England.

Salary trend for BDD in England

BDD
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing BDD in England over the 6 months to 5 April 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 5 April 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 +5 2,227 £65,000 - 248
North of England -6 662 £50,000 +11.11% 106
South East -3 576 £55,000 +4.76% 83
North West +8 340 £50,000 - 53
Yorkshire 0 287 £47,500 +8.57% 42
East of England +29 210 £57,500 +4.55% 35
South West -32 200 £50,000 +11.11% 58
Midlands +57 197 £50,000 +11.11% 53
West Midlands +64 108 £51,490 +14.42% 25
East Midlands +27 89 £50,000 +17.65% 28
North East -13 35 £47,500 +11.76% 11
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 3,342 (82.36%) TDD
2 3,258 (80.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1,723 (42.46%) JavaScript
4 1,661 (40.93%) C#
5 1,518 (37.41%) Scrum
6 1,498 (36.91%) Java
7 1,437 (35.41%) .NET
8 1,370 (33.76%) Test Automation
9 1,168 (28.78%) AWS
10 1,158 (28.54%) Azure
11 1,156 (28.49%) Microservices
12 1,119 (27.58%) AngularJS
13 999 (24.62%) Node.js
14 941 (23.19%) DevOps
15 925 (22.79%) MVC
16 908 (22.38%) SQL Server
17 892 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
18 882 (21.73%) React
19 865 (21.32%) Git (software)
20 809 (19.94%) ASP.NET
21 782 (19.27%) Selenium
22 769 (18.95%) SQL
23 765 (18.85%) ASP.NET Web API
24 747 (18.41%) Kanban
25 745 (18.36%) RESTful
26 717 (17.67%) .NET Framework
26 717 (17.67%) .NET Core
27 697 (17.18%) Docker
28 692 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
29 688 (16.95%) Software Engineering

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
1 417 (10.28%) Elasticsearch
2 201 (4.95%) Confluence
3 90 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 59 (1.45%) Apache
5 57 (1.40%) Apache Spark
6 45 (1.11%) CMS
7 39 (0.96%) Umbraco
8 38 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 30 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 24 (0.59%) nginx
11 22 (0.54%) IIS
12 19 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 19 (0.47%) SharePoint
13 18 (0.44%) Kentico
14 16 (0.39%) DNN
14 16 (0.39%) EPiServer
14 16 (0.39%) Immediacy CMS
14 16 (0.39%) Sitefinity
15 14 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (0.62%) Adobe XD
2 25 (0.62%) InVision
2 25 (0.62%) Zeplin
3 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.025%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.025%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
2 41 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.39%) Magento
4 10 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.025%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.025%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.025%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 1,168 (28.78%) AWS
2 1,158 (28.54%) Azure
3 200 (4.93%) GitHub
4 180 (4.44%) Serverless
5 175 (4.31%) GCP
6 126 (3.10%) SaaS
7 117 (2.88%) PaaS
8 100 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
9 79 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
10 53 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 53 (1.31%) OpenShift
11 48 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
12 44 (1.08%) npm
13 42 (1.03%) BrowserStack
14 40 (0.99%) Sauce Labs
15 33 (0.81%) Amazon ECS
15 33 (0.81%) Amazon S3
16 28 (0.69%) Amazon EKS
17 27 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
17 27 (0.67%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 117 (2.88%) Internet
2 52 (1.28%) HTTP
3 8 (0.20%) Bluetooth
3 8 (0.20%) GoToMeeting
3 8 (0.20%) Skype
3 8 (0.20%) Softphone
3 8 (0.20%) SSL
3 8 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.17%) Wireless
5 6 (0.15%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (0.099%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.099%) VoIP
7 3 (0.074%) DSL
7 3 (0.074%) SSH
7 3 (0.074%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.049%) DNS
8 2 (0.049%) IPv6
8 2 (0.049%) SMTP
8 2 (0.049%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 908 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 475 (11.71%) MongoDB
3 434 (10.69%) NoSQL
4 315 (7.76%) SQL Server 2019
5 227 (5.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 222 (5.47%) MySQL
7 162 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
8 105 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 97 (2.39%) Redis
10 61 (1.50%) Big Data
11 50 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 45 (1.11%) Hadoop
13 27 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 19 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
17 15 (0.37%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (0.34%) HBase
19 13 (0.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 865 (21.32%) Git (software)
2 782 (19.27%) Selenium
3 630 (15.52%) Jenkins
4 539 (13.28%) Cucumber
5 483 (11.90%) JIRA
6 264 (6.51%) Maven
7 254 (6.26%) WebDriver
8 221 (5.45%) SpecFlow
9 215 (5.30%) SoapUI
10 208 (5.13%) JUnit
11 194 (4.78%) Postman
12 170 (4.19%) JMeter
13 162 (3.99%) TeamCity
14 140 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
15 137 (3.38%) Jasmine
15 137 (3.38%) NUnit
16 132 (3.25%) Bitbucket
17 118 (2.91%) Appium
18 102 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 99 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 676 (16.66%) Finance
2 364 (8.97%) Banking
3 277 (6.83%) Games
4 245 (6.04%) Retail
5 142 (3.50%) Public Sector
6 139 (3.43%) Marketing
7 80 (1.97%) Front Office
8 55 (1.36%) Advertising
9 51 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 44 (1.08%) Back Office
10 44 (1.08%) Legal
11 41 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.54%) Publishing
12 22 (0.54%) Telecoms
13 17 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.37%) Automotive
14 15 (0.37%) Law
15 12 (0.30%) Retail Finance
16 10 (0.25%) Electronics
16 10 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,423 (59.71%) Developer
2 808 (19.91%) .NET Developer
3 563 (13.87%) Java Developer
4 543 (13.38%) C# Developer
5 518 (12.76%) Senior Developer
6 359 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 329 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 251 (6.19%) Software Developer
9 236 (5.82%) Analyst
10 200 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 196 (4.83%) Test Engineer
12 191 (4.71%) Junior
13 172 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
14 171 (4.21%) QA Engineer
15 168 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
16 165 (4.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 162 (3.99%) Java Engineer
18 161 (3.97%) React Developer
19 160 (3.94%) Junior Developer
19 160 (3.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,437 (35.41%) .NET
2 1,119 (27.58%) AngularJS
3 999 (24.62%) Node.js
4 882 (21.73%) React
5 809 (19.94%) ASP.NET
6 765 (18.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 745 (18.36%) RESTful
8 717 (17.67%) .NET Core
8 717 (17.67%) .NET Framework
9 692 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 653 (16.09%) HTML
11 645 (15.89%) CSS
12 539 (13.28%) Spring
13 537 (13.23%) Web Services
14 529 (13.04%) Entity Framework
15 481 (11.85%) Vue.js
16 463 (11.41%) REST
17 336 (8.28%) HTML5
18 275 (6.78%) CSS3
19 252 (6.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 449 (11.06%) Greenfield Project
2 197 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
3 187 (4.61%) User Experience
4 178 (4.39%) Mobile App
5 135 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 117 (2.88%) Cloud Native
7 112 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
8 73 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 69 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 54 (1.33%) Public Cloud
11 49 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 46 (1.13%) Tandem
13 42 (1.03%) Hedge funds
14 41 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 40 (0.99%) Blog
16 36 (0.89%) Derivative
17 33 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 33 (0.81%) iPad
17 33 (0.81%) Social Network
18 29 (0.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 266 (6.55%) Linux
2 182 (4.48%) Android
3 161 (3.97%) Unix
4 160 (3.94%) Windows
5 148 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 78 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.37%) CentOS
9 8 (0.20%) VMS
10 6 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.15%) watchOS
11 2 (0.049%) ThreadX
11 2 (0.049%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.049%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.025%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.025%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,342 (82.36%) TDD
2 3,258 (80.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1,518 (37.41%) Scrum
4 1,370 (33.76%) Test Automation
5 1,156 (28.49%) Microservices
6 941 (23.19%) DevOps
7 925 (22.79%) MVC
8 892 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
9 747 (18.41%) Kanban
10 688 (16.95%) Software Engineering
11 574 (14.14%) Web Application Development
12 518 (12.76%) OO
13 413 (10.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 393 (9.68%) Mentoring
15 366 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
16 359 (8.85%) E-Commerce
17 356 (8.77%) SOLID
18 322 (7.93%) SDLC
19 285 (7.02%) Open Source
20 279 (6.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,723 (42.46%) JavaScript
2 1,661 (40.93%) C#
3 1,498 (36.91%) Java
4 769 (18.95%) SQL
5 598 (14.74%) TypeScript
6 493 (12.15%) Python
7 299 (7.37%) Ruby
8 283 (6.97%) Java 8
9 215 (5.30%) PHP
10 170 (4.19%) Scala
11 128 (3.15%) Kotlin
12 102 (2.51%) T-SQL
13 80 (1.97%) C++
13 80 (1.97%) ES6
14 66 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 64 (1.58%) Go
16 55 (1.36%) Apple Swift
17 48 (1.18%) Objective-C
18 46 (1.13%) Bash Shell
19 41 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 296 (7.29%) Degree
2 106 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 101 (2.49%) ISTQB
4 99 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 80 (1.97%) ISEB
6 67 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 26 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (0.47%) Postgraduate
9 15 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.32%) MCP
12 10 (0.25%) IIBA
12 10 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
13 9 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.099%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.099%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.099%) MBA
15 3 (0.074%) PMI Certification
16 2 (0.049%) CISSP
16 2 (0.049%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 539 (13.28%) QA
2 11 (0.27%) GDPR
2 11 (0.27%) PMO
3 10 (0.25%) SLA
4 7 (0.17%) ISO 15022
4 7 (0.17%) ISO 20022
5 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.099%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.074%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.074%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.049%) WAI
9 1 (0.025%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.025%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.025%) JTAG
9 1 (0.025%) MiFID
9 1 (0.025%) NIST
9 1 (0.025%) WCAG
System Software
1 697 (17.18%) Docker
2 22 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.39%) Postfix
4 15 (0.37%) vSphere
5 6 (0.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.074%) NDS
8 3 (0.074%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (0.074%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.049%) HDFS
10 1 (0.025%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.025%) Firmware
10 1 (0.025%) LXC
Systems Management
1 447 (11.02%) Kubernetes
2 163 (4.02%) Terraform
3 106 (2.61%) Ansible
4 83 (2.05%) Puppet
5 69 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.54%) Istio
8 13 (0.32%) Kibana
9 12 (0.30%) Rancher
10 10 (0.25%) HP ALM
11 9 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
11 9 (0.22%) Grafana
12 7 (0.17%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 6 (0.15%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
15 4 (0.099%) logstash
15 4 (0.099%) Packer
16 3 (0.074%) Oozie
16 3 (0.074%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 3 (0.074%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 471 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 164 (4.04%) Google
3 146 (3.60%) Oracle
4 87 (2.14%) WorldPay
5 71 (1.75%) FIS
6 63 (1.55%) Adobe
7 53 (1.31%) HP
8 50 (1.23%) SAP
9 40 (0.99%) Xamarin
10 37 (0.91%) Sitecore
11 34 (0.84%) Facebook
12 32 (0.79%) Apple
12 32 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (0.76%) Red Hat
14 22 (0.54%) VMware
15 21 (0.52%) Zend
16 20 (0.49%) Atlassian
17 18 (0.44%) hybris
18 17 (0.42%) Cognizant
18 17 (0.42%) Splunk