Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 73 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7829 7135 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.79% 3.96% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 4.44% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6390 6480 6124
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 146990 160782 182656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.94% 89.24% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116515 135101 151697
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 0 4267 £60,000 - 248
South East +28 1163 £45,000 - 81
North of England +6 961 £42,500 - 79
North West -1 582 £42,500 -4.49% 41
Midlands +47 560 £42,500 - 41
South West +44 477 £45,000 +5.88% 37
East of England -13 410 £52,500 +5.00% 38
Yorkshire +42 342 £45,000 - 32
West Midlands +71 341 £45,000 +12.50% 19
East Midlands +26 212 £40,500 -4.71% 22
North East -8 39 £40,000 - 6
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for BDD.

1 6588 (84.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6311 (80.61%) TDD
3 3453 (44.11%) C#
4 3327 (42.50%) Java
5 3123 (39.89%) .NET
6 2794 (35.69%) MVC
7 2594 (33.13%) Scrum
8 2534 (32.37%) JavaScript
9 2393 (30.57%) SQL Server
10 2204 (28.15%) Test Automation
11 2202 (28.13%) Git (software)
12 2169 (27.70%) ASP.NET
13 2050 (26.18%) RESTful
14 1993 (25.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1849 (23.62%) AngularJS
16 1771 (22.62%) Finance
17 1728 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
18 1638 (20.92%) ASP.NET Web API
19 1568 (20.03%) Web Application Development
20 1550 (19.80%) Node.js
21 1514 (19.34%) HTML
22 1507 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 1465 (18.71%) NoSQL
24 1453 (18.56%) Ruby
25 1444 (18.44%) OO
26 1414 (18.06%) Selenium
27 1398 (17.86%) SQL
28 1332 (17.01%) WCF
29 1293 (16.52%) CSS
30 1248 (15.94%) 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
1 318 (4.06%) Tomcat
2 296 (3.78%) Confluence
3 275 (3.51%) Apache
4 244 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
5 226 (2.89%) CMS
6 188 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 163 (2.08%) JBoss
8 140 (1.79%) Apache Spark
9 102 (1.30%) Mule
10 89 (1.14%) Mule ESB
11 86 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
12 81 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 77 (0.98%) IIS
14 73 (0.93%) Umbraco
15 66 (0.84%) OpenStack
16 64 (0.82%) Apache Solr
17 58 (0.74%) nginx
18 42 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 39 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
20 38 (0.49%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (0.077%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.077%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.064%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.038%) HipChat
3 3 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.013%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.46%) Magento
3 24 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 22 (0.28%) Eloqua
5 11 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.051%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.038%) Siebel CRM
9 2 (0.026%) Endur
9 2 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.013%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.013%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.013%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.013%) FastStats
10 1 (0.013%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.013%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.013%) SAP Retail
10 1 (0.013%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.013%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1011 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
2 538 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 248 (3.17%) SaaS
4 205 (2.62%) GitHub
5 127 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 113 (1.44%) PaaS
7 90 (1.15%) npm
8 87 (1.11%) IaaS
9 84 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 59 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 51 (0.65%) Serverless
12 43 (0.55%) Google Play
13 42 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
15 31 (0.40%) BrowserStack
16 29 (0.37%) Office 365
17 27 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
18 23 (0.29%) Slack
19 20 (0.26%) Amazon S3
20 19 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 463 (5.91%) Internet
2 195 (2.49%) HTTP
3 59 (0.75%) Hyperconnected
4 52 (0.66%) Firewall
5 39 (0.50%) VPN
6 35 (0.45%) DNS
7 30 (0.38%) ATM
7 30 (0.38%) WAN
8 27 (0.34%) DHCP
8 27 (0.34%) SSL
9 26 (0.33%) DMZ
10 23 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 22 (0.28%) AMQP
12 16 (0.20%) Wireless
13 9 (0.11%) LDAP
14 8 (0.10%) Intranet
14 8 (0.10%) Kerberos
15 5 (0.064%) SSH
16 3 (0.038%) BIG-IP
16 3 (0.038%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2393 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 1465 (18.71%) NoSQL
3 801 (10.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 787 (10.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 582 (7.43%) MongoDB
6 428 (5.47%) Big Data
7 422 (5.39%) Relational Database
8 414 (5.29%) MySQL
9 293 (3.74%) Hadoop
10 272 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 204 (2.61%) RDBMS
12 166 (2.12%) Redis
13 156 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
14 119 (1.52%) Neo4j
15 116 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 65 (0.83%) Hazelcast
17 64 (0.82%) Riak
18 62 (0.79%) KDB
19 61 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 53 (0.68%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2202 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 1414 (18.06%) Selenium
3 1248 (15.94%) Cucumber
4 1212 (15.48%) Jenkins
5 1005 (12.84%) JIRA
6 676 (8.63%) WebDriver
7 648 (8.28%) JUnit
8 496 (6.34%) Maven
9 476 (6.08%) NUnit
10 418 (5.34%) SpecFlow
11 386 (4.93%) TeamCity
12 261 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 254 (3.24%) Subversion
14 250 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 249 (3.18%) Moq
16 247 (3.15%) Rhino Mocks
17 244 (3.12%) SoapUI
18 216 (2.76%) Visual Studio
19 193 (2.47%) Gradle
20 179 (2.29%) Jasmine
General
1 1771 (22.62%) Finance
2 818 (10.45%) Banking
3 571 (7.29%) Retail
4 568 (7.26%) Investment Banking
5 551 (7.04%) Retail Banking
6 517 (6.60%) Games
7 440 (5.62%) Marketing
8 293 (3.74%) Advertising
9 247 (3.15%) Telecoms
10 245 (3.13%) Front Office
11 216 (2.76%) Electronics
12 173 (2.21%) Manufacturing
13 120 (1.53%) Music Industry
14 109 (1.39%) Publishing
15 57 (0.73%) Financial Institution
16 47 (0.60%) Back Office
17 36 (0.46%) Legal
18 29 (0.37%) Law
19 24 (0.31%) Online Betting
20 12 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4831 (61.71%) Developer
2 2090 (26.70%) .NET Developer
3 1187 (15.16%) Java Developer
4 992 (12.67%) C# Developer
5 851 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 662 (8.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 555 (7.09%) Software Engineer
8 455 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 440 (5.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 432 (5.52%) Tester
11 397 (5.07%) Analyst
12 386 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 365 (4.66%) Agile Developer
14 327 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
15 320 (4.09%) Test Engineer
16 312 (3.99%) Java Engineer
17 302 (3.86%) QA Engineer
18 300 (3.83%) Automation Tester
19 299 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
20 295 (3.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3123 (39.89%) .NET
2 2169 (27.70%) ASP.NET
3 2050 (26.18%) RESTful
4 1993 (25.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1849 (23.62%) AngularJS
6 1638 (20.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1550 (19.80%) Node.js
8 1514 (19.34%) HTML
9 1507 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1332 (17.01%) WCF
11 1293 (16.52%) CSS
12 1101 (14.06%) Spring
13 1094 (13.97%) REST
14 1065 (13.60%) Web Services
15 941 (12.02%) .NET Framework
16 799 (10.21%) Entity Framework
17 760 (9.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 712 (9.09%) HTML5
19 709 (9.06%) React
20 678 (8.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 784 (10.01%) Greenfield Project
2 666 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 482 (6.16%) Computer Science
4 481 (6.14%) User Experience
5 454 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
6 328 (4.19%) Mobile App
7 327 (4.18%) Fintech
8 142 (1.81%) Derivative
9 125 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
10 117 (1.49%) Social Media
11 102 (1.30%) iPad
12 99 (1.26%) N-Tier
13 98 (1.25%) Client/Server
14 96 (1.23%) Digital TV
15 95 (1.21%) BBC
16 94 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 75 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
18 65 (0.83%) Blog
19 61 (0.78%) Management Information System
20 60 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 769 (9.82%) Linux
2 319 (4.07%) Android
3 311 (3.97%) Windows
4 295 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 274 (3.50%) Unix
6 24 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 20 (0.26%) CentOS
8 19 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.18%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (0.11%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.038%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.038%) Fedora
13 3 (0.038%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.038%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.026%) VMS
15 1 (0.013%) AIX
15 1 (0.013%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6588 (84.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6311 (80.61%) TDD
3 2794 (35.69%) MVC
4 2594 (33.13%) Scrum
5 2204 (28.15%) Test Automation
6 1728 (22.07%) Continuous Integration
7 1568 (20.03%) Web Application Development
8 1444 (18.44%) OO
9 1247 (15.93%) Software Engineering
10 1180 (15.07%) Kanban
11 956 (12.21%) SDLC
12 863 (11.02%) DevOps
13 850 (10.86%) Microservices
14 753 (9.62%) E-Commerce
15 650 (8.30%) Unit Testing
16 636 (8.12%) Mentoring
17 626 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
18 604 (7.71%) Asset Management
19 562 (7.18%) Pair Programming
20 543 (6.94%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3453 (44.11%) C#
2 3327 (42.50%) Java
3 2534 (32.37%) JavaScript
4 1453 (18.56%) Ruby
5 1398 (17.86%) SQL
6 759 (9.69%) Python
7 399 (5.10%) Scala
8 329 (4.20%) PHP
9 237 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 215 (2.75%) C++
11 162 (2.07%) TypeScript
12 152 (1.94%) Groovy
13 145 (1.85%) ES6
14 143 (1.83%) Go
15 140 (1.79%) VB.NET
16 116 (1.48%) Shell Script
17 107 (1.37%) C
18 98 (1.25%) F#
19 97 (1.24%) PowerShell
20 94 (1.20%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 709 (9.06%) Degree
2 254 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 234 (2.99%) ISTQB
4 181 (2.31%) ISEB
5 94 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 66 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 54 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 47 (0.60%) PhD
9 30 (0.38%) Master's Degree
10 29 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.28%) MCSD
11 22 (0.28%) PMI Certification
12 21 (0.27%) MCTS
13 19 (0.24%) MCAD
13 19 (0.24%) MCP
14 10 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
14 10 (0.13%) Sun Certification
15 9 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 7 (0.089%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1178 (15.05%) QA
2 19 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.11%) GCP
4 9 (0.11%) WCAG
5 6 (0.077%) ISO 14001
5 6 (0.077%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.077%) ISO 8583
5 6 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.077%) SLA
6 5 (0.064%) MiFID
7 4 (0.051%) EMIR
7 4 (0.051%) SEPA
8 3 (0.038%) COBIT
8 3 (0.038%) DICOM
8 3 (0.038%) HL7
8 3 (0.038%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.038%) PMO
8 3 (0.038%) WAI
9 2 (0.026%) Data Quality
System Software
1 593 (7.57%) Docker
2 37 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.19%) Apache Flume
5 14 (0.18%) HDFS
6 10 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.11%) Dovecot
8 6 (0.077%) vSphere
9 3 (0.038%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.038%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.038%) iptables
9 3 (0.038%) Varnish
9 3 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.026%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.013%) etcd
11 1 (0.013%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 274 (3.50%) Puppet
2 193 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 191 (2.44%) Ansible
4 167 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 61 (0.78%) Kibana
6 43 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 37 (0.47%) Terraform
8 19 (0.24%) Mesos
9 14 (0.18%) Marathon
10 13 (0.17%) HockeyApp
11 12 (0.15%) Capistrano
12 11 (0.14%) CloudHub
12 11 (0.14%) HAProxy
13 10 (0.13%) Control-M
14 9 (0.11%) Nagios
14 9 (0.11%) Salt
15 8 (0.10%) CA Service Virtualization
16 7 (0.089%) Grafana
16 7 (0.089%) ZABBIX
17 6 (0.077%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 557 (7.11%) Oracle
2 548 (7.00%) Microsoft
3 364 (4.65%) Google
4 263 (3.36%) Facebook
5 184 (2.35%) SAP
6 183 (2.34%) Apple
7 130 (1.66%) Sybase
8 103 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 100 (1.28%) IBM
10 87 (1.11%) Yahoo!
11 86 (1.10%) Sony
12 82 (1.05%) hybris
13 60 (0.77%) Xamarin
14 59 (0.75%) HP
14 59 (0.75%) Splunk
15 52 (0.66%) Sun
15 52 (0.66%) Zend
16 50 (0.64%) AppDynamics
17 49 (0.63%) Sitecore
18 35 (0.45%) Adobe