Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 66 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8,407 7,392 6,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.06% 4.55% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 5.03% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,350 6,612 6,243
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 150,885 146,957 173,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.81% 90.41% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 123,207 121,992 145,466
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 April 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 20 April 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 +1 3,788 £62,500 +4.17% 417
South East +20 1,464 £45,000 - 142
North of England +3 1,382 £45,000 +5.88% 149
North West +7 767 £42,500 - 75
South West +19 704 £50,000 +11.11% 76
Midlands +15 551 £42,500 -5.56% 78
Yorkshire +4 525 £45,000 - 66
East of England +3 512 £50,000 +11.11% 63
East Midlands +33 318 £42,500 -10.53% 37
West Midlands -12 233 £44,000 -2.22% 41
North East -21 90 £46,000 +15.00% 8
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 7,212 (85.79%) TDD
2 7,128 (84.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4,098 (48.75%) C#
4 3,577 (42.55%) .NET
5 3,168 (37.68%) MVC
6 2,971 (35.34%) Java
7 2,944 (35.02%) SQL Server
8 2,676 (31.83%) Scrum
9 2,656 (31.59%) ASP.NET
10 2,595 (30.87%) JavaScript
11 2,517 (29.94%) RESTful
12 2,498 (29.71%) Test Automation
13 2,438 (29.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2,235 (26.58%) Git (software)
15 2,035 (24.21%) Web Application Development
16 2,018 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,981 (23.56%) Node.js
18 1,934 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
19 1,885 (22.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 1,884 (22.41%) AngularJS
21 1,786 (21.24%) NoSQL
22 1,777 (21.14%) Ruby
23 1,606 (19.10%) WCF
24 1,569 (18.66%) Selenium
25 1,565 (18.62%) HTML
26 1,538 (18.29%) SQL
27 1,437 (17.09%) Software Engineering
28 1,426 (16.96%) SQL Server 2016
29 1,421 (16.90%) CSS
30 1,361 (16.19%) Finance

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 (3.65%) Confluence
2 261 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
3 239 (2.84%) Tomcat
4 212 (2.52%) Apache Spark
5 167 (1.99%) CMS
6 150 (1.78%) Apache
7 109 (1.30%) JBoss
8 100 (1.19%) IIS
9 78 (0.93%) Mule
10 70 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 69 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 68 (0.81%) SharePoint
13 65 (0.77%) EPiServer
14 60 (0.71%) nginx
15 59 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 53 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
17 51 (0.61%) WebSphere
18 50 (0.59%) WebLogic
19 47 (0.56%) Umbraco
20 45 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (0.19%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.036%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.024%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.024%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.012%) Blender
Business Applications
1 64 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 29 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
4 24 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 17 (0.20%) Magento
6 5 (0.059%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.024%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1,233 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 730 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 251 (2.99%) GitHub
4 214 (2.55%) SaaS
5 156 (1.86%) npm
6 120 (1.43%) IaaS
7 119 (1.42%) Slack
8 110 (1.31%) PaaS
9 96 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 74 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
11 61 (0.73%) Serverless
12 60 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
13 45 (0.54%) Sauce Labs
14 44 (0.52%) Office 365
15 43 (0.51%) Trello
16 39 (0.46%) BrowserStack
17 38 (0.45%) Google Play
18 35 (0.42%) BlazeMeter
19 34 (0.40%) G Suite
20 32 (0.38%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 413 (4.91%) Internet
2 144 (1.71%) HTTP
3 128 (1.52%) Wireless
4 76 (0.90%) Hyperconnected
5 34 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 21 (0.25%) SSL
7 17 (0.20%) DNS
8 13 (0.15%) IPv4
8 13 (0.15%) IPv6
9 12 (0.14%) Firewall
10 11 (0.13%) MQTT
10 11 (0.13%) Skype
11 10 (0.12%) Broadband
12 9 (0.11%) VPN
13 8 (0.095%) OpenVPN
13 8 (0.095%) SMTP
14 6 (0.071%) AMQP
14 6 (0.071%) DMZ
14 6 (0.071%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.059%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,944 (35.02%) SQL Server
2 1,786 (21.24%) NoSQL
3 1,426 (16.96%) SQL Server 2016
4 572 (6.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 532 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 444 (5.28%) Big Data
7 442 (5.26%) MySQL
8 282 (3.35%) Relational Database
9 231 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
10 206 (2.45%) Hadoop
11 163 (1.94%) Redis
12 154 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 84 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 78 (0.93%) Couchbase
15 74 (0.88%) Blockchain
16 57 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 55 (0.65%) Neo4j
18 53 (0.63%) HBase
19 42 (0.50%) Apache Hive
20 41 (0.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2,235 (26.58%) Git (software)
2 1,569 (18.66%) Selenium
3 1,234 (14.68%) Cucumber
4 1,173 (13.95%) Jenkins
5 924 (10.99%) JIRA
6 654 (7.78%) WebDriver
7 561 (6.67%) JUnit
8 512 (6.09%) Maven
9 432 (5.14%) NUnit
10 425 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 399 (4.75%) SpecFlow
12 354 (4.21%) TeamCity
13 323 (3.84%) SoapUI
14 307 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 305 (3.63%) Gradle
16 287 (3.41%) Visual Studio
17 243 (2.89%) JMeter
18 206 (2.45%) gulp
19 196 (2.33%) Moq
20 194 (2.31%) Calabash
General
1 1,361 (16.19%) Finance
2 630 (7.49%) Games
3 523 (6.22%) Retail
4 426 (5.07%) Marketing
5 425 (5.06%) Banking
6 418 (4.97%) Advertising
7 228 (2.71%) Electronics
8 163 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 106 (1.26%) Music Industry
10 92 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 62 (0.74%) Law
12 59 (0.70%) Publishing
13 52 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 51 (0.61%) Investment Banking
15 48 (0.57%) Back Office
16 40 (0.48%) Legal
17 28 (0.33%) Automotive
18 22 (0.26%) Front Office
19 18 (0.21%) Military
20 12 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 5,315 (63.22%) Developer
2 2,518 (29.95%) .NET Developer
3 1,037 (12.33%) C# Developer
4 1,000 (11.89%) Java Developer
5 756 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 645 (7.67%) Senior Developer
7 521 (6.20%) Software Developer
8 520 (6.19%) Tester
9 513 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
10 511 (6.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 479 (5.70%) Software Engineer
12 433 (5.15%) Analyst
13 425 (5.06%) Test Engineer
14 408 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 384 (4.57%) Automation Tester
16 370 (4.40%) Agile Developer
17 367 (4.37%) QA Engineer
18 297 (3.53%) Java Engineer
19 277 (3.29%) Developer in Test
20 268 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,577 (42.55%) .NET
2 2,656 (31.59%) ASP.NET
3 2,517 (29.94%) RESTful
4 2,438 (29.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2,018 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1,981 (23.56%) Node.js
7 1,885 (22.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1,884 (22.41%) AngularJS
9 1,606 (19.10%) WCF
10 1,565 (18.62%) HTML
11 1,421 (16.90%) CSS
12 1,207 (14.36%) .NET Framework
13 1,009 (12.00%) Web Services
14 995 (11.84%) Entity Framework
15 832 (9.90%) REST
16 798 (9.49%) React
17 797 (9.48%) Spring
18 784 (9.33%) HTML5
19 783 (9.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 722 (8.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1,082 (12.87%) Greenfield Project
2 612 (7.28%) User Experience
3 427 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 394 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 387 (4.60%) Mobile App
6 375 (4.46%) Fintech
7 318 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
8 139 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
9 126 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 106 (1.26%) Social Media
11 103 (1.23%) Tandem
12 102 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 93 (1.11%) BBC
14 92 (1.09%) Digital TV
15 70 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 69 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
17 67 (0.80%) Social Network
18 59 (0.70%) Cloud Native
18 59 (0.70%) Xbox
19 53 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 767 (9.12%) Linux
2 430 (5.11%) Windows
3 379 (4.51%) Android
4 341 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 184 (2.19%) Unix
6 27 (0.32%) Mac OS
6 27 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
6 27 (0.32%) Windows Phone
7 24 (0.29%) CentOS
8 22 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 22 (0.26%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.15%) FreeBSD
9 13 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
11 7 (0.083%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.083%) Debian
12 4 (0.048%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.024%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.012%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.012%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,212 (85.79%) TDD
2 7,128 (84.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3,168 (37.68%) MVC
4 2,676 (31.83%) Scrum
5 2,498 (29.71%) Test Automation
6 2,035 (24.21%) Web Application Development
7 1,934 (23.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1,437 (17.09%) Software Engineering
9 1,224 (14.56%) Kanban
10 1,188 (14.13%) OO
11 1,090 (12.97%) DevOps
12 986 (11.73%) Microservices
13 737 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
14 663 (7.89%) E-Commerce
15 622 (7.40%) Mentoring
16 610 (7.26%) SDLC
17 607 (7.22%) Open Source
18 584 (6.95%) Continuous Delivery
19 565 (6.72%) Pair Programming
20 556 (6.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4,098 (48.75%) C#
2 2,971 (35.34%) Java
3 2,595 (30.87%) JavaScript
4 1,777 (21.14%) Ruby
5 1,538 (18.29%) SQL
6 835 (9.93%) Python
7 589 (7.01%) Java 8
8 490 (5.83%) Scala
9 431 (5.13%) PHP
10 364 (4.33%) C++
11 296 (3.52%) TypeScript
12 234 (2.78%) ES6
13 212 (2.52%) T-SQL
14 190 (2.26%) VB.NET
15 180 (2.14%) Groovy
16 167 (1.99%) C
17 159 (1.89%) Objective-C
18 121 (1.44%) Apple Swift
18 121 (1.44%) Go
19 104 (1.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 669 (7.96%) Degree
2 216 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 208 (2.47%) ISEB
4 163 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 152 (1.81%) ISTQB
6 145 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 64 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (0.54%) SAFe Agilist
9 31 (0.37%) MCPD
10 24 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 16 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 16 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
13 15 (0.18%) PhD
14 13 (0.15%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
15 12 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 12 (0.14%) MCP
15 12 (0.14%) Sun Certification
16 11 (0.13%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,263 (15.02%) QA
2 34 (0.40%) GCP
3 14 (0.17%) GDPR
4 12 (0.14%) PSD2
5 11 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.13%) PMO
6 7 (0.083%) SLA
7 5 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.048%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.036%) MiFID
10 2 (0.024%) EMIR
10 2 (0.024%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.024%) SEPA
10 2 (0.024%) WCAG
11 1 (0.012%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.012%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 665 (7.91%) Docker
2 39 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.37%) HDFS
4 19 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 17 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.13%) Firmware
10 6 (0.071%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.012%) GridGain
12 1 (0.012%) iptables
12 1 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 234 (2.78%) Puppet
2 224 (2.66%) Ansible
3 213 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
4 195 (2.32%) Kubernetes
5 101 (1.20%) HockeyApp
6 66 (0.79%) Terraform
7 51 (0.61%) Kibana
8 35 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 30 (0.36%) HP ALM
10 19 (0.23%) Mesos
11 16 (0.19%) Marathon
11 16 (0.19%) Salt
12 14 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
13 13 (0.15%) Icinga
14 12 (0.14%) Cobbler
15 11 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
15 11 (0.13%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.083%) Nagios
17 6 (0.071%) Ambari
17 6 (0.071%) logstash
Vendors
1 858 (10.21%) Microsoft
2 422 (5.02%) Google
3 338 (4.02%) Facebook
4 310 (3.69%) Oracle
5 210 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 144 (1.71%) Apple
7 94 (1.12%) Splunk
8 93 (1.11%) Yahoo!
9 92 (1.09%) Sony
10 87 (1.03%) SAP
11 79 (0.94%) Capita
12 78 (0.93%) AppDynamics
13 69 (0.82%) HP
14 68 (0.81%) Xamarin
15 65 (0.77%) Sitecore
15 65 (0.77%) WorldPay
16 49 (0.58%) VMware
17 48 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
18 39 (0.46%) IBM
18 39 (0.46%) Red Hat