Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 58 69
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5,548 8,174 6,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.95% 5.04% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 5.49% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,569 6,973 6,114
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 128,865 148,930 153,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.69% 91.83% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 102,671 120,665 127,837
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -12 2,913 £65,000 +5.69% 446
North of England +11 947 £45,000 - 160
South East -33 827 £52,500 +16.67% 145
North West -2 511 £50,000 +17.65% 85
Yorkshire +15 362 £44,000 -2.22% 62
South West -46 346 £50,000 - 89
East of England -25 287 £52,500 +5.00% 44
Midlands -73 230 £47,500 +18.75% 95
East Midlands -56 116 £50,000 +28.21% 35
West Midlands -46 114 £45,000 +5.88% 60
North East +29 74 £45,000 - 13
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 4,461 (80.41%) TDD
2 4,333 (78.10%) Agile Software Development
3 2,481 (44.72%) C#
4 2,124 (38.28%) Java
5 2,043 (36.82%) JavaScript
6 1,984 (35.76%) .NET
7 1,887 (34.01%) Test Automation
8 1,802 (32.48%) Scrum
9 1,620 (29.20%) MVC
10 1,543 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
11 1,370 (24.69%) ASP.NET
12 1,367 (24.64%) SQL Server
13 1,319 (23.77%) Git (software)
14 1,288 (23.22%) SQL
15 1,224 (22.06%) Selenium
16 1,208 (21.77%) RESTful
17 1,207 (21.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 1,171 (21.11%) AngularJS
19 1,033 (18.62%) HTML
20 1,027 (18.51%) Finance
21 1,005 (18.11%) Software Engineering
22 975 (17.57%) DevOps
23 969 (17.47%) ASP.NET Web API
24 957 (17.25%) Cucumber
25 949 (17.11%) QA
26 948 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
27 947 (17.07%) CSS
28 941 (16.96%) Node.js
29 917 (16.53%) Jenkins
30 889 (16.02%) Kanban

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
1 282 (5.08%) Confluence
2 145 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
3 124 (2.24%) CMS
4 122 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 83 (1.50%) IIS
6 66 (1.19%) Apache Spark
7 62 (1.12%) Apache
8 48 (0.87%) EPiServer
9 33 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 28 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 28 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 27 (0.49%) Drupal
12 24 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 23 (0.41%) nginx
14 21 (0.38%) Apache Solr
14 21 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.32%) JBoss
16 17 (0.31%) Jetty
16 17 (0.31%) SharePoint
17 16 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 24 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 11 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.036%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.036%) Snapchat
7 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.018%) HipChat
7 1 (0.018%) InDesign
7 1 (0.018%) Maya
7 1 (0.018%) Mingle
7 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.40%) Magento
2 21 (0.38%) Eloqua
3 10 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.018%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.018%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.018%) Endur
7 1 (0.018%) Global One
7 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.018%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 948 (17.09%) Amazon AWS
2 817 (14.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 222 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 147 (2.65%) GitHub
5 139 (2.51%) Serverless
6 127 (2.29%) SaaS
7 110 (1.98%) npm
8 87 (1.57%) PaaS
9 74 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
10 65 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 54 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 51 (0.92%) IaaS
13 44 (0.79%) Office 365
14 42 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
15 41 (0.74%) G Suite
16 37 (0.67%) OpenShift
17 35 (0.63%) Amazon S3
18 34 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
18 34 (0.61%) Slack
19 33 (0.59%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 270 (4.87%) Internet
2 94 (1.69%) HTTP
3 38 (0.68%) Wireless
4 31 (0.56%) Hyperconnected
5 29 (0.52%) SSL
6 20 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (0.25%) Bluetooth
8 13 (0.23%) BIG-IP
8 13 (0.23%) VLAN
9 12 (0.22%) Broadband
10 11 (0.20%) AMQP
10 11 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (0.14%) TCP/IP
12 7 (0.13%) ATM
12 7 (0.13%) SSH
13 3 (0.054%) DNS
13 3 (0.054%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.036%) DSL
14 2 (0.036%) Network Security
14 2 (0.036%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,367 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 782 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 775 (13.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 320 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 310 (5.59%) MySQL
6 239 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 225 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
8 187 (3.37%) Big Data
9 94 (1.69%) Redis
10 92 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 70 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 70 (1.26%) Hadoop
12 61 (1.10%) Couchbase
13 51 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 36 (0.65%) CouchDB
15 35 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
16 34 (0.61%) Oracle Database
17 33 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 32 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 29 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,319 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 1,224 (22.06%) Selenium
3 957 (17.25%) Cucumber
4 917 (16.53%) Jenkins
5 712 (12.83%) JIRA
6 467 (8.42%) WebDriver
7 441 (7.95%) SpecFlow
8 397 (7.16%) Maven
9 360 (6.49%) TeamCity
10 344 (6.20%) JUnit
11 317 (5.71%) SoapUI
12 301 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 290 (5.23%) JMeter
14 245 (4.42%) Visual Studio
15 195 (3.51%) Appium
16 188 (3.39%) Gradle
17 186 (3.35%) NUnit
18 167 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 147 (2.65%) Subversion
20 122 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,027 (18.51%) Finance
2 420 (7.57%) Games
3 331 (5.97%) Retail
4 328 (5.91%) Banking
5 226 (4.07%) Marketing
6 110 (1.98%) Advertising
7 108 (1.95%) Electronics
8 77 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 71 (1.28%) Law
10 61 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 52 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 44 (0.79%) Publishing
13 33 (0.59%) Music Industry
14 30 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.52%) Back Office
16 22 (0.40%) Automotive
16 22 (0.40%) Military
17 19 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.31%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3,286 (59.23%) Developer
2 1,316 (23.72%) .NET Developer
3 886 (15.97%) C# Developer
4 693 (12.49%) Java Developer
5 658 (11.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 537 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 449 (8.09%) Test Engineer
8 393 (7.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 378 (6.81%) Analyst
9 378 (6.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 354 (6.38%) Tester
11 346 (6.24%) Developer in Test
12 324 (5.84%) Software Engineer
13 287 (5.17%) Software Developer
14 276 (4.97%) Test Analyst
15 262 (4.72%) QA Engineer
16 234 (4.22%) Automation Tester
17 233 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 215 (3.88%) Lead Developer
18 215 (3.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,984 (35.76%) .NET
2 1,370 (24.69%) ASP.NET
3 1,208 (21.77%) RESTful
4 1,207 (21.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,171 (21.11%) AngularJS
6 1,033 (18.62%) HTML
7 969 (17.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 947 (17.07%) CSS
9 941 (16.96%) Node.js
10 672 (12.11%) Spring
11 667 (12.02%) Web Services
12 623 (11.23%) .NET Framework
13 588 (10.60%) REST
14 582 (10.49%) React
15 536 (9.66%) HTML5
16 526 (9.48%) WCF
17 518 (9.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 444 (8.00%) Entity Framework
19 443 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 418 (7.53%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 667 (12.02%) Greenfield Project
2 368 (6.63%) User Experience
3 336 (6.06%) Fintech
4 313 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
5 254 (4.58%) Mobile App
6 216 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
7 108 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
8 65 (1.17%) Social Media
9 63 (1.14%) BBC
10 49 (0.88%) Cloud Native
11 46 (0.83%) Blog
12 44 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 43 (0.78%) Management Information System
14 36 (0.65%) Virtual Team
15 34 (0.61%) Digital TV
16 31 (0.56%) Public Cloud
17 30 (0.54%) PlayStation
18 28 (0.50%) PMI
19 27 (0.49%) Data Structures
20 26 (0.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 346 (6.24%) Linux
2 302 (5.44%) Windows
3 234 (4.22%) Android
4 190 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 74 (1.33%) Unix
6 28 (0.50%) CentOS
7 25 (0.45%) Mesosphere
8 23 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.25%) CoreOS
10 12 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.22%) Solaris
10 12 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.13%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (0.090%) Debian
13 3 (0.054%) watchOS
13 3 (0.054%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.018%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.018%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.018%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,461 (80.41%) TDD
2 4,333 (78.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1,887 (34.01%) Test Automation
4 1,802 (32.48%) Scrum
5 1,620 (29.20%) MVC
6 1,543 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
7 1,005 (18.11%) Software Engineering
8 975 (17.57%) DevOps
9 889 (16.02%) Kanban
10 872 (15.72%) Web Application Development
11 849 (15.30%) Microservices
12 669 (12.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 659 (11.88%) OO
14 493 (8.89%) Mentoring
15 492 (8.87%) Pair Programming
16 466 (8.40%) Open Source
17 454 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
17 454 (8.18%) Software Testing
18 416 (7.50%) Unit Testing
19 410 (7.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,481 (44.72%) C#
2 2,124 (38.28%) Java
3 2,043 (36.82%) JavaScript
4 1,288 (23.22%) SQL
5 709 (12.78%) Python
6 698 (12.58%) Ruby
7 433 (7.80%) Java 8
8 289 (5.21%) PHP
9 252 (4.54%) Scala
10 215 (3.88%) TypeScript
11 193 (3.48%) C++
12 191 (3.44%) T-SQL
13 147 (2.65%) PowerShell
14 146 (2.63%) ES6
15 138 (2.49%) Go
16 105 (1.89%) C
17 97 (1.75%) Bash Shell
18 83 (1.50%) F#
18 83 (1.50%) Kotlin
19 82 (1.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 637 (11.48%) Degree
2 212 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 174 (3.14%) ISTQB
4 157 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 122 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 110 (1.98%) ISEB
7 30 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 22 (0.40%) SAFe Agilist
10 20 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.23%) Master's Degree
12 13 (0.23%) MCPD
13 9 (0.16%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 9 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.072%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.072%) Numerate Degree
15 3 (0.054%) APMG
15 3 (0.054%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 949 (17.11%) QA
2 26 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 23 (0.41%) WCAG
4 20 (0.36%) GDPR
5 10 (0.18%) PMO
6 9 (0.16%) PSD2
7 5 (0.090%) SEPA
8 4 (0.072%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.018%) COBIT
9 1 (0.018%) MiFID
9 1 (0.018%) SLA
9 1 (0.018%) WAI
System Software
1 648 (11.68%) Docker
2 52 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.23%) iptables
5 8 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.13%) vSphere
7 5 (0.090%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.072%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.072%) Firmware
8 4 (0.072%) HDFS
9 3 (0.054%) Postfix
10 2 (0.036%) LXC
10 2 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.036%) Varnish
11 1 (0.018%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 255 (4.60%) Kubernetes
2 193 (3.48%) Ansible
3 138 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
4 132 (2.38%) Terraform
5 115 (2.07%) Puppet
6 52 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 45 (0.81%) Kibana
8 37 (0.67%) HP ALM
9 31 (0.56%) Consul
10 29 (0.52%) Prometheus
11 25 (0.45%) Automic
12 21 (0.38%) Nessus
12 21 (0.38%) Rancher
13 13 (0.23%) HAProxy
14 12 (0.22%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.20%) Packer
16 9 (0.16%) Mesos
17 6 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
17 6 (0.11%) logstash
17 6 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 669 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 356 (6.42%) Google
3 288 (5.19%) Oracle
4 113 (2.04%) Facebook
5 103 (1.86%) Atlassian
6 97 (1.75%) Apple
6 97 (1.75%) SAP
7 77 (1.39%) HP
8 73 (1.32%) Xamarin
9 70 (1.26%) WorldPay
10 65 (1.17%) Splunk
11 64 (1.15%) Sony
11 64 (1.15%) Yahoo!
12 62 (1.12%) Sitecore
13 33 (0.59%) Zend
14 28 (0.50%) Adobe
14 28 (0.50%) VMware
15 22 (0.40%) Red Hat
16 21 (0.38%) Alias
16 21 (0.38%) Marketo