Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 72 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8063 7003 6994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.83% 3.93% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 4.40% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6630 6306 6276
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
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 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +6 4341 £60,000 - 228
South East +35 1258 £45,000 - 68
North of England +7 983 £45,000 - 86
North West +1 628 £42,500 -5.56% 46
Midlands +40 538 £42,500 - 26
South West +45 516 £47,500 +11.76% 26
East of England -5 434 £52,500 +5.00% 34
Yorkshire +22 319 £47,500 +5.56% 34
West Midlands +61 306 £45,000 +5.88% 10
East Midlands +29 225 £37,500 -11.76% 16
North East -15 36 £45,000 +12.50% 6
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 6838 (84.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6581 (81.62%) TDD
3 3592 (44.55%) C#
4 3399 (42.16%) Java
5 3220 (39.94%) .NET
6 2907 (36.05%) MVC
7 2642 (32.77%) Scrum
8 2592 (32.15%) JavaScript
9 2518 (31.23%) SQL Server
10 2284 (28.33%) Test Automation
11 2266 (28.10%) ASP.NET
12 2230 (27.66%) Git (software)
13 2205 (27.35%) RESTful
14 2111 (26.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1927 (23.90%) AngularJS
16 1788 (22.18%) Finance
17 1765 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
18 1728 (21.43%) Web Application Development
19 1704 (21.13%) ASP.NET Web API
20 1651 (20.48%) Node.js
21 1646 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 1576 (19.55%) Ruby
23 1555 (19.29%) HTML
24 1545 (19.16%) NoSQL
25 1482 (18.38%) OO
26 1421 (17.62%) WCF
27 1419 (17.60%) SQL
28 1393 (17.28%) Selenium
29 1331 (16.51%) CSS
30 1310 (16.25%) 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
1 307 (3.81%) Tomcat
2 294 (3.65%) Confluence
3 271 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
4 256 (3.17%) Apache
5 194 (2.41%) CMS
6 176 (2.18%) WebSphere
7 155 (1.92%) Apache Spark
8 153 (1.90%) JBoss
9 89 (1.10%) Mule
10 86 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
11 85 (1.05%) IIS
12 80 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 79 (0.98%) Mule ESB
14 73 (0.91%) Apache Solr
15 69 (0.86%) OpenStack
16 65 (0.81%) Umbraco
17 53 (0.66%) nginx
18 51 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
19 42 (0.52%) SharePoint
20 41 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.074%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.062%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.037%) HipChat
4 3 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.025%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.012%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.012%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.012%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (0.56%) Magento
2 43 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.24%) Eloqua
5 12 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.037%) Siebel CRM
8 2 (0.025%) Endur
8 2 (0.025%) Maximo
8 2 (0.025%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.012%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.012%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.012%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.012%) FastStats
9 1 (0.012%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.012%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.012%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.012%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1051 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 555 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 255 (3.16%) SaaS
4 226 (2.80%) GitHub
5 129 (1.60%) PaaS
6 107 (1.33%) npm
7 106 (1.31%) IaaS
8 105 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
9 87 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 68 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 49 (0.61%) Serverless
12 47 (0.58%) Google Play
13 39 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 35 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
15 30 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
15 30 (0.37%) Office 365
16 27 (0.33%) BrowserStack
17 26 (0.32%) Slack
18 21 (0.26%) OpenShift
19 19 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 473 (5.87%) Internet
2 201 (2.49%) HTTP
3 67 (0.83%) Hyperconnected
4 58 (0.72%) Firewall
5 40 (0.50%) VPN
6 35 (0.43%) DNS
7 31 (0.38%) ATM
7 31 (0.38%) WAN
7 31 (0.38%) Wireless
8 29 (0.36%) SSL
9 28 (0.35%) DHCP
10 27 (0.33%) TCP/IP
11 26 (0.32%) DMZ
12 20 (0.25%) AMQP
13 10 (0.12%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.074%) Intranet
14 6 (0.074%) LDAP
14 6 (0.074%) MQTT
15 5 (0.062%) Broadband
15 5 (0.062%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2518 (31.23%) SQL Server
2 1545 (19.16%) NoSQL
3 899 (11.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 828 (10.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 577 (7.16%) MongoDB
6 450 (5.58%) Relational Database
7 446 (5.53%) Big Data
8 434 (5.38%) MySQL
9 295 (3.66%) Hadoop
10 274 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 207 (2.57%) RDBMS
12 175 (2.17%) Redis
13 164 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
14 117 (1.45%) Neo4j
15 104 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 62 (0.77%) Hazelcast
17 59 (0.73%) Riak
18 57 (0.71%) KDB
19 54 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 50 (0.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2230 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 1393 (17.28%) Selenium
3 1310 (16.25%) Cucumber
4 1237 (15.34%) Jenkins
5 1001 (12.41%) JIRA
6 666 (8.26%) WebDriver
7 645 (8.00%) JUnit
8 490 (6.08%) Maven
9 463 (5.74%) NUnit
10 394 (4.89%) SpecFlow
11 387 (4.80%) TeamCity
12 285 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 282 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 259 (3.21%) Subversion
15 254 (3.15%) Moq
16 250 (3.10%) SoapUI
17 238 (2.95%) Rhino Mocks
18 222 (2.75%) Gradle
19 207 (2.57%) Visual Studio
20 181 (2.24%) JMeter
General
1 1788 (22.18%) Finance
2 835 (10.36%) Banking
3 582 (7.22%) Games
4 563 (6.98%) Retail
5 544 (6.75%) Investment Banking
6 516 (6.40%) Retail Banking
7 446 (5.53%) Marketing
8 339 (4.20%) Advertising
9 244 (3.03%) Front Office
10 243 (3.01%) Telecoms
11 214 (2.65%) Electronics
12 158 (1.96%) Manufacturing
13 133 (1.65%) Music Industry
14 107 (1.33%) Publishing
15 65 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 49 (0.61%) Back Office
17 39 (0.48%) Law
18 33 (0.41%) Legal
19 27 (0.33%) Online Betting
20 14 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4979 (61.75%) Developer
2 2174 (26.96%) .NET Developer
3 1167 (14.47%) Java Developer
4 963 (11.94%) C# Developer
5 798 (9.90%) Senior Developer
6 637 (7.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 588 (7.29%) Software Engineer
8 459 (5.69%) Tester
9 434 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 424 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 382 (4.74%) Agile Developer
12 370 (4.59%) Analyst
13 353 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 328 (4.07%) Test Engineer
15 326 (4.04%) Automation Tester
16 317 (3.93%) Java Engineer
17 314 (3.89%) QA Engineer
18 303 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
19 291 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
20 285 (3.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3220 (39.94%) .NET
2 2266 (28.10%) ASP.NET
3 2205 (27.35%) RESTful
4 2111 (26.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1927 (23.90%) AngularJS
6 1704 (21.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1651 (20.48%) Node.js
8 1646 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1555 (19.29%) HTML
10 1421 (17.62%) WCF
11 1331 (16.51%) CSS
12 1107 (13.73%) REST
13 1093 (13.56%) Spring
14 1045 (12.96%) Web Services
15 937 (11.62%) .NET Framework
16 842 (10.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 795 (9.86%) Entity Framework
18 768 (9.52%) React
19 750 (9.30%) HTML5
20 724 (8.98%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 864 (10.72%) Greenfield Project
2 662 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 529 (6.56%) User Experience
4 521 (6.46%) Computer Science
5 434 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
6 361 (4.48%) Fintech
7 336 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 135 (1.67%) Derivative
9 128 (1.59%) Social Media
10 118 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
11 110 (1.36%) BBC
11 110 (1.36%) Client/Server
12 102 (1.27%) Digital TV
13 93 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 92 (1.14%) N-Tier
15 91 (1.13%) iPad
16 88 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
17 80 (0.99%) Tandem
18 74 (0.92%) Algorithms
19 63 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 782 (9.70%) Linux
2 358 (4.44%) Android
3 330 (4.09%) Apple iOS
4 299 (3.71%) Windows
5 288 (3.57%) Unix
6 25 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 20 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 19 (0.24%) CentOS
9 17 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 16 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 12 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.050%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (0.037%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.037%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.025%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.012%) AIX
15 1 (0.012%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 6838 (84.81%) Agile Software Development
2 6581 (81.62%) TDD
3 2907 (36.05%) MVC
4 2642 (32.77%) Scrum
5 2284 (28.33%) Test Automation
6 1765 (21.89%) Continuous Integration
7 1728 (21.43%) Web Application Development
8 1482 (18.38%) OO
9 1302 (16.15%) Software Engineering
10 1157 (14.35%) Kanban
11 968 (12.01%) SDLC
12 899 (11.15%) Microservices
13 896 (11.11%) DevOps
14 782 (9.70%) E-Commerce
15 641 (7.95%) Mentoring
16 636 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
17 615 (7.63%) Unit Testing
18 573 (7.11%) Asset Management
19 533 (6.61%) Pair Programming
20 524 (6.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3592 (44.55%) C#
2 3399 (42.16%) Java
3 2592 (32.15%) JavaScript
4 1576 (19.55%) Ruby
5 1419 (17.60%) SQL
6 774 (9.60%) Python
7 428 (5.31%) Scala
8 365 (4.53%) PHP
9 235 (2.91%) C++
10 224 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 188 (2.33%) ES6
12 158 (1.96%) TypeScript
13 155 (1.92%) Groovy
14 146 (1.81%) VB.NET
15 143 (1.77%) Go
16 109 (1.35%) Shell Script
17 103 (1.28%) Bash Shell
17 103 (1.28%) Objective-C
18 100 (1.24%) Apple Swift
18 100 (1.24%) C
Qualifications
1 752 (9.33%) Degree
2 275 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 230 (2.85%) ISTQB
4 182 (2.26%) ISEB
5 120 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 83 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 47 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 41 (0.51%) PhD
9 38 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 24 (0.30%) PMI Certification
12 20 (0.25%) MCSD
13 17 (0.21%) MCAD
13 17 (0.21%) MCP
13 17 (0.21%) MCTS
14 15 (0.19%) Sun Certification
15 13 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
15 13 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 10 (0.12%) APMG
16 10 (0.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1228 (15.23%) QA
2 18 (0.22%) GCP
3 17 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.12%) WCAG
5 9 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.087%) ISO 20022
6 7 (0.087%) ISO 8583
7 6 (0.074%) SEPA
8 5 (0.062%) MiFID
9 4 (0.050%) EMIR
9 4 (0.050%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.037%) COBIT
10 3 (0.037%) DICOM
10 3 (0.037%) HL7
10 3 (0.037%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.037%) PSD2
10 3 (0.037%) SLA
11 2 (0.025%) PMO
11 2 (0.025%) WAI
System Software
1 602 (7.47%) Docker
2 36 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.27%) HDFS
4 18 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.21%) Apache Flume
6 14 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.074%) Dovecot
8 4 (0.050%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.037%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.037%) iptables
9 3 (0.037%) vSphere
10 2 (0.025%) Varnish
10 2 (0.025%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.012%) etcd
11 1 (0.012%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 248 (3.08%) Puppet
2 195 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 172 (2.13%) Ansible
4 166 (2.06%) Kubernetes
5 55 (0.68%) Kibana
6 39 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 37 (0.46%) Terraform
8 27 (0.33%) HockeyApp
9 24 (0.30%) Mesos
10 16 (0.20%) Marathon
11 13 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
12 12 (0.15%) Capistrano
13 10 (0.12%) CloudHub
13 10 (0.12%) Control-M
13 10 (0.12%) Nagios
13 10 (0.12%) Salt
14 8 (0.099%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.087%) ZABBIX
16 6 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.074%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 558 (6.92%) Oracle
2 553 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 403 (5.00%) Google
4 309 (3.83%) Facebook
5 201 (2.49%) Apple
6 173 (2.15%) SAP
7 121 (1.50%) Sybase
8 119 (1.48%) Atlassian
9 105 (1.30%) IBM
10 102 (1.27%) Yahoo!
11 101 (1.25%) Sony
12 87 (1.08%) hybris
13 64 (0.79%) HP
14 63 (0.78%) Xamarin
15 60 (0.74%) Splunk
16 52 (0.64%) Sun
17 51 (0.63%) Zend
18 49 (0.61%) AppDynamics
18 49 (0.61%) Sitecore
19 30 (0.37%) VMware