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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / England
Rank 64 78 103
Rank change year-on-year +14 +25  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3711 3436 2948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.71% 3.55% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 4.00% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3322 3094 2583
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 70225 85880 86661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.07% 88.61% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58154 71824 70838
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 1812 £60,000 +4.34% 277
South East +61 579 £47,500 +5.55% 66
South West +86 291 £45,000 - 44
North West +15 287 £40,750 +1.87% 52
Yorkshire +13 247 £42,500 +6.25% 34
East of England +26 232 £45,000 -5.26% 31
West Midlands +24 119 £45,000 +12.50% 17
East Midlands +11 94 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North East +37 50 £40,000 - 9
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6123 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5911 (84.21%) TDD
3 3090 (44.02%) C#
4 2796 (39.83%) .NET
5 2543 (36.23%) Java
6 2526 (35.99%) Scrum
7 2476 (35.28%) MVC
8 2314 (32.97%) JavaScript
9 2072 (29.52%) ASP.NET
10 2063 (29.39%) SQL Server
11 1877 (26.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1699 (24.21%) Git (software)
13 1661 (23.66%) RESTful
14 1566 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
15 1542 (21.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1536 (21.88%) AngularJS
17 1468 (20.91%) HTML
18 1363 (19.42%) Selenium
19 1360 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 1346 (19.18%) Web Application Development
21 1293 (18.42%) Node.js
22 1287 (18.34%) Ruby
23 1251 (17.82%) CSS
24 1225 (17.45%) SQL
25 1194 (17.01%) NoSQL
26 1189 (16.94%) SQL Server 2014
27 1149 (16.37%) QA
28 1141 (16.26%) WCF
29 1136 (16.18%) Finance
30 1118 (15.93%) OO

BDD
Top Related 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
1 271 (3.86%) Confluence
2 222 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 197 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
4 175 (2.49%) Apache
5 164 (2.34%) CMS
6 156 (2.22%) JBoss
7 112 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 100 (1.42%) Apache Spark
9 95 (1.35%) IIS
10 79 (1.13%) WebSphere
11 73 (1.04%) SharePoint
12 65 (0.93%) Mule
13 63 (0.90%) Mule ESB
14 60 (0.85%) Umbraco
15 55 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 46 (0.66%) Drupal
17 44 (0.63%) WordPress
18 43 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
19 41 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
20 40 (0.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 260 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 28 (0.40%) MS Office
3 22 (0.31%) MS Project
4 12 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.13%) SPSS
6 7 (0.100%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.057%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.043%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.028%) InVision
9 2 (0.028%) Mingle
10 1 (0.014%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 79 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 40 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.47%) Magento
4 18 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.057%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.057%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.043%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.028%) Shopify
9 1 (0.014%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 592 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 385 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 201 (2.86%) GitHub
4 177 (2.52%) SaaS
5 93 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 40 (0.57%) Google Play
8 36 (0.51%) Slack
9 35 (0.50%) G Suite
9 35 (0.50%) Office 365
10 29 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (0.33%) PaaS
12 14 (0.20%) IaaS
13 11 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.16%) Datadog
14 9 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 312 (4.45%) Internet
2 115 (1.64%) HTTP
3 27 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.33%) SSL
5 19 (0.27%) SSH
6 18 (0.26%) LDAP
7 15 (0.21%) Skype
8 10 (0.14%) DNS
8 10 (0.14%) Intranet
9 8 (0.11%) IMAP
9 8 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 8 (0.11%) SMTP
10 7 (0.100%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.100%) Wireless
11 5 (0.071%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.057%) AMQP
13 3 (0.043%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.043%) Extranet
13 3 (0.043%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.043%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2063 (29.39%) SQL Server
2 1194 (17.01%) NoSQL
3 1189 (16.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 492 (7.01%) MongoDB
5 429 (6.11%) MySQL
6 256 (3.65%) Big Data
7 228 (3.25%) Relational Database
8 182 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 167 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
10 137 (1.95%) Hadoop
11 109 (1.55%) Redis
12 106 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 77 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 70 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 51 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 44 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (0.48%) CouchDB
18 26 (0.37%) Apache Hive
18 26 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1699 (24.21%) Git (software)
2 1363 (19.42%) Selenium
3 990 (14.10%) Cucumber
4 925 (13.18%) Jenkins
5 659 (9.39%) JIRA
6 627 (8.93%) WebDriver
7 474 (6.75%) JUnit
8 456 (6.50%) Maven
9 403 (5.74%) SpecFlow
10 380 (5.41%) TeamCity
11 367 (5.23%) NUnit
12 332 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 234 (3.33%) Subversion
14 230 (3.28%) Visual Studio
15 213 (3.03%) Moq
16 212 (3.02%) SoapUI
17 201 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 200 (2.85%) Rhino Mocks
19 165 (2.35%) JMeter
20 156 (2.22%) Jasmine
General
1 1136 (16.18%) Finance
2 464 (6.61%) Games
3 413 (5.88%) Retail
4 354 (5.04%) Marketing
5 238 (3.39%) Banking
6 207 (2.95%) Advertising
7 157 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 117 (1.67%) Electronics
9 101 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 89 (1.27%) Music Industry
11 75 (1.07%) Publishing
12 58 (0.83%) Back Office
13 42 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 41 (0.58%) Legal
15 37 (0.53%) Law
16 35 (0.50%) Front Office
17 27 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.28%) Automotive
19 18 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
20 15 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4451 (63.41%) Developer
2 1906 (27.15%) .NET Developer
3 1025 (14.60%) C# Developer
4 976 (13.91%) Java Developer
5 748 (10.66%) Senior Developer
6 716 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 505 (7.19%) Analyst
8 436 (6.21%) Tester
9 431 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 418 (5.96%) Test Engineer
11 417 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 391 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 384 (5.47%) Agile Developer
14 339 (4.83%) Automation Tester
15 330 (4.70%) Test Analyst
16 317 (4.52%) Software Engineer
17 306 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
18 302 (4.30%) Software Developer
19 290 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
20 273 (3.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2796 (39.83%) .NET
2 2072 (29.52%) ASP.NET
3 1877 (26.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1661 (23.66%) RESTful
5 1542 (21.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1536 (21.88%) AngularJS
7 1468 (20.91%) HTML
8 1360 (19.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1293 (18.42%) Node.js
10 1251 (17.82%) CSS
11 1141 (16.26%) WCF
12 925 (13.18%) Web Services
13 919 (13.09%) .NET Framework
14 797 (11.35%) REST
15 777 (11.07%) Spring
16 733 (10.44%) Entity Framework
16 733 (10.44%) HTML5
17 678 (9.66%) KnockoutJS
18 657 (9.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 580 (8.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 359 (5.11%) Computer Science
2 328 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
3 317 (4.52%) User Experience
4 296 (4.22%) Mobile App
5 241 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 181 (2.58%) Fintech
7 124 (1.77%) Client/Server
8 99 (1.41%) Social Media
9 96 (1.37%) iPad
10 95 (1.35%) Tandem
11 87 (1.24%) BBC
12 80 (1.14%) Social Network
13 71 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 70 (1.00%) Algorithms
15 58 (0.83%) Digital TV
16 43 (0.61%) Virtual Team
17 41 (0.58%) Management Information System
18 40 (0.57%) Blog
19 36 (0.51%) N-Tier
20 35 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 551 (7.85%) Linux
2 356 (5.07%) Windows
3 223 (3.18%) Android
4 185 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 161 (2.29%) Unix
6 22 (0.31%) CentOS
7 19 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.27%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.100%) Kali Linux
11 6 (0.085%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.043%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.028%) VMS
14 2 (0.028%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.014%) Fedora
15 1 (0.014%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.014%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.014%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6123 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5911 (84.21%) TDD
3 2526 (35.99%) Scrum
4 2476 (35.28%) MVC
5 1566 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
6 1346 (19.18%) Web Application Development
7 1118 (15.93%) OO
8 1023 (14.57%) Kanban
9 989 (14.09%) Software Engineering
10 897 (12.78%) Test Automation
11 772 (11.00%) E-Commerce
12 627 (8.93%) DevOps
13 575 (8.19%) SDLC
14 550 (7.84%) Mentoring
15 515 (7.34%) Automated Testing
16 495 (7.05%) Web Development
17 490 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
17 490 (6.98%) Microservices
18 487 (6.94%) Unit Testing
19 448 (6.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3090 (44.02%) C#
2 2543 (36.23%) Java
3 2314 (32.97%) JavaScript
4 1287 (18.34%) Ruby
5 1225 (17.45%) SQL
6 571 (8.14%) Python
7 387 (5.51%) PHP
8 381 (5.43%) Scala
9 202 (2.88%) VB.NET
10 167 (2.38%) C++
11 156 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 126 (1.80%) ES6
13 113 (1.61%) VB
14 112 (1.60%) Groovy
15 110 (1.57%) C
16 99 (1.41%) PL/SQL
17 86 (1.23%) TypeScript
18 80 (1.14%) F#
19 78 (1.11%) Go
19 78 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 527 (7.51%) Degree
2 324 (4.62%) ISEB
3 300 (4.27%) ISTQB
4 122 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 80 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 47 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 40 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 36 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (0.37%) MCAD
9 26 (0.37%) MCP
9 26 (0.37%) MCSD
9 26 (0.37%) MCTS
10 24 (0.34%) PhD
11 17 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.11%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.085%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.071%) CCNA
15 4 (0.057%) AWS Certification
16 3 (0.043%) BC Cleared
16 3 (0.043%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1149 (16.37%) QA
2 224 (3.19%) SDET
3 31 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 28 (0.40%) ISO 14001
5 27 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.100%) PMO
9 6 (0.085%) SLA
10 5 (0.071%) WCAG
11 4 (0.057%) GCP
12 3 (0.043%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.028%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.028%) FATCA
13 2 (0.028%) ISO20022
14 1 (0.014%) Basel III
14 1 (0.014%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.014%) HL7
14 1 (0.014%) MiFID
14 1 (0.014%) SEPA
System Software
1 234 (3.33%) Docker
2 30 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.31%) Firmware
4 20 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.23%) HDFS
6 15 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (0.20%) vSphere
8 10 (0.14%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.100%) Dovecot
10 6 (0.085%) Active Directory
11 4 (0.057%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.057%) iptables
11 4 (0.057%) Varnish
12 1 (0.014%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 173 (2.46%) Puppet
2 141 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 120 (1.71%) Ansible
4 67 (0.95%) Kibana
5 56 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 39 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (0.28%) Mesos
8 17 (0.24%) Terraform
9 16 (0.23%) Control-M
10 12 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.13%) Nagios
11 9 (0.13%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.11%) Grafana
13 7 (0.100%) Salt
14 6 (0.085%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.071%) Capistrano
15 5 (0.071%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.071%) logstash
15 5 (0.071%) Packer
15 5 (0.071%) Rancher
Vendors
1 761 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 296 (4.22%) Google
3 246 (3.50%) Oracle
4 209 (2.98%) Facebook
5 162 (2.31%) Apple
6 140 (1.99%) Adobe
7 93 (1.32%) SAP
8 86 (1.23%) Sony
9 85 (1.21%) Yahoo!
10 71 (1.01%) Atlassian
11 69 (0.98%) HP
12 66 (0.94%) Coverity
13 62 (0.88%) Red Hat
14 56 (0.80%) Sitecore
15 55 (0.78%) Xamarin
16 54 (0.77%) IBM
17 52 (0.74%) hybris
18 40 (0.57%) PayPal
19 38 (0.54%) Cognizant
20 35 (0.50%) VMware
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: 23 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
SidTech Limited
Posted: 1 hour ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago