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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6,346 8,196 7,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.18% 4.83% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 5.28% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,309 6,760 6,347
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 138,429 155,253 162,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.18% 91.49% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 111,065 123,772 136,181
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 November 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 November 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 -10 3,263 £65,000 +8.33% 430
North of England +22 1,081 £45,000 - 131
South East -18 979 £50,000 +11.11% 145
North West +9 565 £50,000 +17.65% 70
Yorkshire +31 433 £44,000 -4.86% 46
South West -23 356 £47,500 - 83
Midlands -34 350 £45,000 +5.88% 71
East of England -10 321 £50,000 - 62
West Midlands -30 181 £45,000 - 48
East Midlands -18 169 £48,750 +30.00% 23
North East +38 83 £45,000 - 15
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5,217 (82.21%) TDD
2 5,028 (79.23%) Agile Software Development
3 2,926 (46.11%) C#
4 2,409 (37.96%) .NET
5 2,406 (37.91%) Java
5 2,406 (37.91%) JavaScript
6 2,069 (32.60%) Test Automation
7 2,067 (32.57%) Scrum
8 1,946 (30.66%) MVC
9 1,790 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
10 1,657 (26.11%) ASP.NET
11 1,632 (25.72%) SQL Server
12 1,561 (24.60%) Git (software)
13 1,510 (23.79%) SQL
14 1,492 (23.51%) RESTful
15 1,453 (22.90%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1,447 (22.80%) Selenium
17 1,421 (22.39%) AngularJS
18 1,241 (19.56%) HTML
19 1,207 (19.02%) ASP.NET Web API
20 1,194 (18.82%) Software Engineering
21 1,171 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
22 1,161 (18.29%) Finance
23 1,138 (17.93%) CSS
24 1,126 (17.74%) DevOps
25 1,086 (17.11%) Web Application Development
26 1,073 (16.91%) Node.js
27 1,049 (16.53%) Cucumber
28 1,030 (16.23%) Kanban
29 1,019 (16.06%) 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
1 307 (4.84%) Confluence
2 193 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
3 176 (2.77%) CMS
4 132 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 83 (1.31%) Apache Spark
6 82 (1.29%) EPiServer
7 78 (1.23%) IIS
8 75 (1.18%) Apache
9 49 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 38 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
10 38 (0.60%) JBoss
11 37 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 32 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 30 (0.47%) nginx
14 25 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 25 (0.39%) Jetty
15 23 (0.36%) Umbraco
16 21 (0.33%) OpenStack
16 21 (0.33%) SharePoint
16 21 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 20 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.079%) Snapchat
8 3 (0.047%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.032%) Mingle
10 1 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.016%) HipChat
10 1 (0.016%) InDesign
10 1 (0.016%) Maya
Business Applications
1 34 (0.54%) Eloqua
2 24 (0.38%) Magento
3 11 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.063%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.047%) Endur
9 2 (0.032%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.016%) Global One
10 1 (0.016%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,171 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
2 925 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 165 (2.60%) GitHub
5 158 (2.49%) Serverless
6 145 (2.28%) SaaS
7 139 (2.19%) npm
8 90 (1.42%) PaaS
9 89 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
10 87 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
11 63 (0.99%) IaaS
12 47 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
13 46 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
14 43 (0.68%) Office 365
15 42 (0.66%) Amazon S3
16 40 (0.63%) G Suite
17 39 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
18 34 (0.54%) BrowserStack
18 34 (0.54%) OpenShift
19 33 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 307 (4.84%) Internet
2 122 (1.92%) HTTP
3 36 (0.57%) Hyperconnected
4 31 (0.49%) SSL
5 29 (0.46%) Wireless
6 23 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (0.30%) Bluetooth
8 16 (0.25%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.20%) AMQP
9 13 (0.20%) Broadband
9 13 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
10 10 (0.16%) BIG-IP
10 10 (0.16%) VLAN
11 7 (0.11%) ATM
11 7 (0.11%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.095%) DNS
12 6 (0.095%) SSH
13 5 (0.079%) IPv4
13 5 (0.079%) IPv6
13 5 (0.079%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,632 (25.72%) SQL Server
2 978 (15.41%) NoSQL
3 938 (14.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 408 (6.43%) MongoDB
5 342 (5.39%) MySQL
6 267 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 239 (3.77%) Big Data
8 230 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
9 109 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 101 (1.59%) Redis
11 93 (1.47%) Hadoop
12 87 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 77 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 73 (1.15%) Couchbase
15 52 (0.82%) CouchDB
16 38 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
17 37 (0.58%) Blockchain
17 37 (0.58%) Oracle Database
18 34 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 33 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,561 (24.60%) Git (software)
2 1,447 (22.80%) Selenium
3 1,049 (16.53%) Cucumber
4 1,012 (15.95%) Jenkins
5 759 (11.96%) JIRA
6 531 (8.37%) WebDriver
7 525 (8.27%) SpecFlow
8 459 (7.23%) Maven
9 404 (6.37%) TeamCity
10 376 (5.92%) JUnit
11 337 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 318 (5.01%) Visual Studio
13 309 (4.87%) SoapUI
14 277 (4.36%) JMeter
15 240 (3.78%) NUnit
16 222 (3.50%) Appium
17 203 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 202 (3.18%) Gradle
19 170 (2.68%) Protractor
20 164 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,161 (18.29%) Finance
2 516 (8.13%) Games
3 410 (6.46%) Retail
4 373 (5.88%) Banking
5 294 (4.63%) Marketing
6 155 (2.44%) Advertising
7 126 (1.99%) Electronics
8 93 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 77 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 63 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 59 (0.93%) Law
12 52 (0.82%) Publishing
13 36 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.57%) Music Industry
14 31 (0.49%) Military
15 30 (0.47%) Automotive
16 23 (0.36%) Back Office
16 23 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 17 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3,856 (60.76%) Developer
2 1,563 (24.63%) .NET Developer
3 997 (15.71%) C# Developer
4 793 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 695 (10.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 674 (10.62%) Senior Developer
7 476 (7.50%) Test Engineer
8 431 (6.79%) ASP.NET Developer
9 404 (6.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 403 (6.35%) Software Engineer
11 387 (6.10%) Developer in Test
12 385 (6.07%) Tester
13 384 (6.05%) Software Developer
14 374 (5.89%) Analyst
15 288 (4.54%) Automation Tester
16 267 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 261 (4.11%) QA Engineer
18 257 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
19 253 (3.99%) Test Analyst
20 249 (3.92%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,409 (37.96%) .NET
2 1,657 (26.11%) ASP.NET
3 1,492 (23.51%) RESTful
4 1,453 (22.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,421 (22.39%) AngularJS
6 1,241 (19.56%) HTML
7 1,207 (19.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1,138 (17.93%) CSS
9 1,073 (16.91%) Node.js
10 809 (12.75%) Web Services
11 766 (12.07%) .NET Framework
12 763 (12.02%) Spring
13 741 (11.68%) REST
14 646 (10.18%) React
15 634 (9.99%) HTML5
16 631 (9.94%) WCF
17 618 (9.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 578 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 569 (8.97%) Entity Framework
20 488 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 774 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
2 447 (7.04%) User Experience
3 434 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 354 (5.58%) Fintech
5 350 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
6 292 (4.60%) Mobile App
7 291 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
8 126 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
9 74 (1.17%) Social Media
10 70 (1.10%) BBC
11 66 (1.04%) Cloud Native
12 56 (0.88%) Blog
13 52 (0.82%) Algorithms
14 44 (0.69%) Virtual Team
15 42 (0.66%) Data Structures
15 42 (0.66%) Management Information System
16 36 (0.57%) Digital TV
17 34 (0.54%) Public Cloud
18 30 (0.47%) Life Science
18 30 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 430 (6.78%) Linux
2 321 (5.06%) Windows
3 264 (4.16%) Android
4 221 (3.48%) Apple iOS
5 84 (1.32%) Unix
6 35 (0.55%) CentOS
7 25 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.28%) Mesosphere
9 13 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.19%) CoreOS
10 12 (0.19%) Solaris
11 10 (0.16%) Debian
12 6 (0.095%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.079%) FreeBSD
13 5 (0.079%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.063%) watchOS
14 4 (0.063%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.063%) Windows Server
15 2 (0.032%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.032%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,217 (82.21%) TDD
2 5,028 (79.23%) Agile Software Development
3 2,069 (32.60%) Test Automation
4 2,067 (32.57%) Scrum
5 1,946 (30.66%) MVC
6 1,790 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
7 1,194 (18.82%) Software Engineering
8 1,126 (17.74%) DevOps
9 1,086 (17.11%) Web Application Development
10 1,030 (16.23%) Kanban
11 982 (15.47%) Microservices
12 763 (12.02%) OO
13 753 (11.87%) Continuous Delivery
14 598 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
15 564 (8.89%) Mentoring
16 555 (8.75%) Pair Programming
17 475 (7.49%) SDLC
18 471 (7.42%) Open Source
19 465 (7.33%) Unit Testing
20 454 (7.15%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2,926 (46.11%) C#
2 2,406 (37.91%) Java
2 2,406 (37.91%) JavaScript
3 1,510 (23.79%) SQL
4 919 (14.48%) Ruby
5 795 (12.53%) Python
6 465 (7.33%) Java 8
7 325 (5.12%) PHP
8 315 (4.96%) Scala
9 233 (3.67%) TypeScript
10 218 (3.44%) T-SQL
11 200 (3.15%) C++
12 158 (2.49%) ES6
13 143 (2.25%) C
14 140 (2.21%) Go
15 133 (2.10%) PowerShell
16 105 (1.65%) F#
17 98 (1.54%) Bash Shell
18 93 (1.47%) Groovy
19 89 (1.40%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 730 (11.50%) Degree
2 239 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 200 (3.15%) ISTQB
4 159 (2.51%) Security Cleared
5 152 (2.40%) ISEB
6 120 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 37 (0.58%) SAFe Agilist
8 34 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 32 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.39%) Master's Degree
11 24 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.17%) MCPD
14 10 (0.16%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 6 (0.095%) Numerate Degree
17 5 (0.079%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 4 (0.063%) APMG
18 4 (0.063%) AWS Certification
18 4 (0.063%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,019 (16.06%) QA
2 26 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 21 (0.33%) GDPR
4 10 (0.16%) PMO
4 10 (0.16%) WCAG
5 8 (0.13%) PSD2
6 4 (0.063%) MiFID
6 4 (0.063%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.063%) SEPA
7 1 (0.016%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.016%) SLA
7 1 (0.016%) WAI
System Software
1 721 (11.36%) Docker
2 45 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.19%) Firmware
5 10 (0.16%) iptables
6 8 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 6 (0.095%) HDFS
7 6 (0.095%) Varnish
8 5 (0.079%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.063%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.032%) LXC
10 2 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.032%) Postfix
10 2 (0.032%) vSphere
10 2 (0.032%) zsh
11 1 (0.016%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 266 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 218 (3.44%) Ansible
3 164 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 130 (2.05%) Puppet
5 117 (1.84%) Terraform
6 74 (1.17%) Kibana
7 58 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 40 (0.63%) HP ALM
9 21 (0.33%) Consul
9 21 (0.33%) Prometheus
10 17 (0.27%) Automic
10 17 (0.27%) Packer
11 15 (0.24%) logstash
11 15 (0.24%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.19%) HAProxy
12 12 (0.19%) Marathon
13 11 (0.17%) Salt
14 10 (0.16%) Mesos
15 9 (0.14%) Nagios
15 9 (0.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 740 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 406 (6.40%) Google
3 333 (5.25%) Oracle
4 146 (2.30%) Facebook
5 134 (2.11%) Atlassian
6 130 (2.05%) Apple
7 110 (1.73%) SAP
8 108 (1.70%) Xamarin
9 78 (1.23%) HP
10 72 (1.13%) Yahoo!
11 71 (1.12%) Sitecore
12 70 (1.10%) Sony
13 59 (0.93%) Splunk
14 45 (0.71%) Zend
15 35 (0.55%) Adobe
16 34 (0.54%) Marketo
17 32 (0.50%) WorldPay
18 31 (0.49%) Alias
19 30 (0.47%) Talend
20 27 (0.43%) VMware