Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 63 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +25
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7,594 8,068 7,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.65% 4.80% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 5.29% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6,507 6,919 6,705
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +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 148,125 152,492 171,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.65% 90.73% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119,210 123,426 144,723
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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 -7 3,603 £62,500 +4.17% 433
North of England +12 1,260 £45,000 +5.88% 146
South East -4 1,219 £47,500 +5.56% 153
North West +10 620 £45,000 +5.88% 93
South West +11 585 £47,500 +7.95% 43
Yorkshire +18 545 £45,000 +5.88% 43
Midlands -10 517 £45,000 - 71
East of England -1 417 £50,000 +4.29% 52
West Midlands -12 268 £45,000 - 49
East Midlands +8 249 £42,500 -6.85% 22
North East -3 95 £48,750 +21.88% 10
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 6,379 (84.00%) TDD
2 6,243 (82.21%) Agile Software Development
3 3,604 (47.46%) C#
4 3,120 (41.09%) .NET
5 2,809 (36.99%) Java
6 2,608 (34.34%) MVC
7 2,547 (33.54%) JavaScript
8 2,465 (32.46%) Scrum
9 2,359 (31.06%) Test Automation
10 2,345 (30.88%) SQL Server
11 2,229 (29.35%) ASP.NET
12 2,007 (26.43%) RESTful
13 1,961 (25.82%) Git (software)
14 1,958 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1,887 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
16 1,689 (22.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,688 (22.23%) AngularJS
18 1,685 (22.19%) Selenium
19 1,625 (21.40%) SQL
20 1,512 (19.91%) Web Application Development
21 1,465 (19.29%) Node.js
22 1,441 (18.98%) HTML
23 1,413 (18.61%) NoSQL
24 1,401 (18.45%) Software Engineering
25 1,344 (17.70%) Ruby
26 1,309 (17.24%) CSS
27 1,307 (17.21%) Finance
28 1,267 (16.68%) SQL Server 2016
29 1,205 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
30 1,199 (15.79%) QA

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
1 316 (4.16%) Confluence
2 242 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
3 217 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 194 (2.55%) CMS
5 171 (2.25%) Apache Spark
6 112 (1.47%) JBoss
7 104 (1.37%) Apache
8 95 (1.25%) EPiServer
9 84 (1.11%) IIS
10 81 (1.07%) Mule
11 63 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
12 61 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 58 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
14 51 (0.67%) OpenStack
15 49 (0.65%) SharePoint
16 46 (0.61%) nginx
17 44 (0.58%) Jetty
18 43 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 41 (0.54%) WebSphere
20 36 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.092%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.026%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.026%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.013%) Blender
7 1 (0.013%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 43 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.54%) Eloqua
3 29 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 22 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
5 21 (0.28%) Magento
6 10 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
7 7 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.026%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1,205 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 907 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 223 (2.94%) GitHub
4 155 (2.04%) SaaS
5 153 (2.01%) npm
6 119 (1.57%) Slack
7 109 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 109 (1.44%) PaaS
8 102 (1.34%) IaaS
9 88 (1.16%) Serverless
10 86 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
11 71 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 57 (0.75%) BrowserStack
13 49 (0.65%) Sauce Labs
14 44 (0.58%) Office 365
15 37 (0.49%) G Suite
16 33 (0.43%) BlazeMeter
17 31 (0.41%) Runscope
18 27 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
19 26 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 333 (4.39%) Internet
2 111 (1.46%) HTTP
3 68 (0.90%) Wireless
4 50 (0.66%) Hyperconnected
5 31 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 20 (0.26%) IPv4
6 20 (0.26%) IPv6
6 20 (0.26%) SSL
7 13 (0.17%) DNS
8 12 (0.16%) Bluetooth
9 11 (0.14%) SMTP
9 11 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.13%) AMQP
10 10 (0.13%) Broadband
10 10 (0.13%) Skype
11 8 (0.11%) Intranet
12 7 (0.092%) VPN
13 6 (0.079%) OpenLDAP
13 6 (0.079%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.066%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,345 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 1,413 (18.61%) NoSQL
3 1,267 (16.68%) SQL Server 2016
4 490 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 342 (4.50%) MySQL
6 327 (4.31%) Big Data
7 234 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 222 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
9 180 (2.37%) Hadoop
10 153 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
11 150 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 116 (1.53%) Redis
13 88 (1.16%) Couchbase
14 83 (1.09%) RDBMS
15 75 (0.99%) Blockchain
16 72 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 56 (0.74%) Neo4j
17 56 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
18 47 (0.62%) CouchDB
19 38 (0.50%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1,961 (25.82%) Git (software)
2 1,685 (22.19%) Selenium
3 1,161 (15.29%) Cucumber
4 1,069 (14.08%) Jenkins
5 839 (11.05%) JIRA
6 608 (8.01%) WebDriver
7 537 (7.07%) SpecFlow
8 520 (6.85%) Maven
9 488 (6.43%) JUnit
10 412 (5.43%) TeamCity
11 404 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 355 (4.67%) NUnit
13 325 (4.28%) Visual Studio
14 310 (4.08%) SoapUI
15 255 (3.36%) Gradle
16 250 (3.29%) JMeter
17 221 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 202 (2.66%) Appium
19 197 (2.59%) Jasmine
20 191 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,307 (17.21%) Finance
2 592 (7.80%) Games
3 531 (6.99%) Retail
4 428 (5.64%) Banking
5 380 (5.00%) Marketing
6 290 (3.82%) Advertising
7 168 (2.21%) Electronics
8 146 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 106 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 64 (0.84%) Law
11 61 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 58 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 58 (0.76%) Publishing
13 50 (0.66%) Music Industry
14 30 (0.40%) Military
15 29 (0.38%) Back Office
16 27 (0.36%) Automotive
17 25 (0.33%) Multimedia
18 23 (0.30%) Legal
19 19 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4,620 (60.84%) Developer
2 2,075 (27.32%) .NET Developer
3 1,047 (13.79%) C# Developer
4 874 (11.51%) Java Developer
5 752 (9.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 707 (9.31%) Senior Developer
7 515 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 499 (6.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 497 (6.54%) Software Developer
10 489 (6.44%) Test Engineer
11 485 (6.39%) Tester
12 479 (6.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 450 (5.93%) Analyst
14 385 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 375 (4.94%) Automation Tester
16 357 (4.70%) QA Engineer
17 350 (4.61%) Developer in Test
18 289 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
19 275 (3.62%) Java Engineer
20 263 (3.46%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,120 (41.09%) .NET
2 2,229 (29.35%) ASP.NET
3 2,007 (26.43%) RESTful
4 1,958 (25.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,689 (22.24%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1,688 (22.23%) AngularJS
7 1,465 (19.29%) Node.js
8 1,441 (18.98%) HTML
9 1,309 (17.24%) CSS
10 1,177 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1,073 (14.13%) WCF
12 1,040 (13.70%) .NET Framework
13 1,015 (13.37%) Web Services
14 858 (11.30%) Entity Framework
15 854 (11.25%) REST
16 763 (10.05%) Spring
17 727 (9.57%) HTML5
18 703 (9.26%) React
19 624 (8.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 593 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 954 (12.56%) Greenfield Project
2 595 (7.84%) User Experience
3 426 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 374 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 371 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
6 323 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
7 312 (4.11%) Fintech
8 121 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
9 105 (1.38%) Algorithms
9 105 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 76 (1.00%) Social Media
11 72 (0.95%) Cloud Native
12 65 (0.86%) Blog
13 60 (0.79%) BBC
13 60 (0.79%) Digital TV
14 56 (0.74%) Tandem
15 52 (0.68%) Social Network
16 44 (0.58%) Online Games
17 41 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
18 33 (0.43%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 604 (7.95%) Linux
2 377 (4.96%) Windows
3 318 (4.19%) Android
4 249 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 132 (1.74%) Unix
6 25 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 22 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.26%) CentOS
8 20 (0.26%) FreeBSD
9 18 (0.24%) Nucleus RTOS
9 18 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 15 (0.20%) Windows Server
11 10 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
12 8 (0.11%) Debian
13 4 (0.053%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.040%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.026%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.013%) AIX
16 1 (0.013%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,379 (84.00%) TDD
2 6,243 (82.21%) Agile Software Development
3 2,608 (34.34%) MVC
4 2,465 (32.46%) Scrum
5 2,359 (31.06%) Test Automation
6 1,887 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1,512 (19.91%) Web Application Development
8 1,401 (18.45%) Software Engineering
9 1,173 (15.45%) Kanban
10 1,153 (15.18%) DevOps
11 974 (12.83%) Microservices
12 930 (12.25%) OO
13 781 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
14 639 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 637 (8.39%) Mentoring
16 609 (8.02%) Pair Programming
17 601 (7.91%) SDLC
18 569 (7.49%) Open Source
19 568 (7.48%) E-Commerce
20 528 (6.95%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3,604 (47.46%) C#
2 2,809 (36.99%) Java
3 2,547 (33.54%) JavaScript
4 1,625 (21.40%) SQL
5 1,344 (17.70%) Ruby
6 761 (10.02%) Python
7 584 (7.69%) Java 8
8 423 (5.57%) Scala
9 348 (4.58%) PHP
10 269 (3.54%) TypeScript
11 248 (3.27%) C++
12 219 (2.88%) T-SQL
13 202 (2.66%) ES6
14 182 (2.40%) VB.NET
15 180 (2.37%) C
16 154 (2.03%) Groovy
17 112 (1.47%) Objective-C
18 102 (1.34%) PowerShell
19 101 (1.33%) Apple Swift
20 95 (1.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 695 (9.15%) Degree
2 212 (2.79%) ISEB
3 186 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 179 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 168 (2.21%) ISTQB
6 127 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 59 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (0.63%) SAFe Agilist
9 39 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 38 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 31 (0.41%) Master's Degree
12 29 (0.38%) MCPD
13 17 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
14 13 (0.17%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.12%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.12%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.11%) APMG
16 8 (0.11%) PMP
17 7 (0.092%) PhD
18 6 (0.079%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,199 (15.79%) QA
2 39 (0.51%) GCP
3 14 (0.18%) GDPR
4 11 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.12%) PSD2
6 7 (0.092%) PMO
6 7 (0.092%) SLA
7 4 (0.053%) MiFID
7 4 (0.053%) WCAG
8 1 (0.013%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.013%) SEPA
System Software
1 672 (8.85%) Docker
2 30 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 30 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.34%) Firmware
4 20 (0.26%) HDFS
5 14 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.066%) Varnish
10 4 (0.053%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.026%) zsh
13 1 (0.013%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 253 (3.33%) Ansible
2 212 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 203 (2.67%) Puppet
4 194 (2.55%) Kubernetes
5 77 (1.01%) Kibana
6 67 (0.88%) Terraform
7 50 (0.66%) HockeyApp
8 43 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
9 31 (0.41%) HP ALM
10 23 (0.30%) Marathon
11 22 (0.29%) Mesos
11 22 (0.29%) Salt
12 20 (0.26%) Icinga
13 13 (0.17%) Cobbler
13 13 (0.17%) logstash
14 10 (0.13%) ZABBIX
15 9 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
16 8 (0.11%) Nagios
16 8 (0.11%) Packer
17 7 (0.092%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 849 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 376 (4.95%) Google
3 337 (4.44%) Oracle
4 210 (2.77%) Facebook
5 160 (2.11%) Atlassian
6 124 (1.63%) Apple
7 112 (1.47%) Xamarin
8 104 (1.37%) SAP
9 92 (1.21%) Splunk
10 72 (0.95%) AppDynamics
11 70 (0.92%) Capita
11 70 (0.92%) Sitecore
12 65 (0.86%) HP
13 62 (0.82%) Yahoo!
14 59 (0.78%) Sony
15 45 (0.59%) WorldPay
16 41 (0.54%) ATG
16 41 (0.54%) Marketo
17 40 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
18 38 (0.50%) IBM