Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 71 77
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +32
Permanent jobs citing BDD 59 97 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.00% 3.69% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 4.05% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42 94 107
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £42,625 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,000 £63,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,776 2,397 2,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.34% 91.21% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,504 2,097 2,265
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Oxfordshire

BDD
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for BDD in Oxfordshire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Oxfordshire

BDD
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Oxford +8 39 £57,500 -12.88% 3
Abingdon - 10 £48,750 -
Thame +10 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bicester - 1 £42,500 - 1
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 56 (94.92%) TDD
2 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (54.24%) Docker
3 32 (54.24%) DevOps
4 30 (50.85%) Kubernetes
4 30 (50.85%) Git (software)
5 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (47.46%) Azure
6 27 (45.76%) Python
7 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
7 26 (44.07%) AWS
7 26 (44.07%) Test Automation
8 25 (42.37%) Software Architecture
9 24 (40.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (38.98%) REST
10 23 (38.98%) Test Strategy
11 22 (37.29%) Google
11 22 (37.29%) Pair Programming
12 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
12 21 (35.59%) GCP
13 20 (33.90%) Scrum
13 20 (33.90%) QA
14 19 (32.20%) Open Source
15 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
16 17 (28.81%) Continuous Deployment
17 16 (27.12%) Web Services
17 16 (27.12%) TeamCity
18 15 (25.42%) Degree
18 15 (25.42%) HTML
19 14 (23.73%) Visual Studio Team System

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (15.25%) Confluence
2 5 (8.47%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.78%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 28 (47.46%) Azure
2 26 (44.07%) AWS
3 21 (35.59%) GCP
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.08%) Apigee
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.78%) Event Store
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) RavenDB
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (50.85%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.12%) TeamCity
3 14 (23.73%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (18.64%) Jenkins
5 9 (15.25%) JIRA
6 6 (10.17%) Maven
7 5 (8.47%) Fiddler
7 5 (8.47%) SpecFlow
8 4 (6.78%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.39%) Gradle
9 2 (3.39%) JMeter
9 2 (3.39%) Selenium
9 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.69%) GitLab
10 1 (1.69%) gulp
10 1 (1.69%) JUnit
10 1 (1.69%) TestNG
10 1 (1.69%) The Grinder
10 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (8.47%) Games
2 4 (6.78%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Python Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Developer in Test
5 6 (10.17%) QA Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Software QA Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Junior
7 3 (5.08%) Junior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Junior Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Java Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) REST
2 16 (27.12%) Web Services
3 15 (25.42%) HTML
4 11 (18.64%) AngularJS
4 11 (18.64%) CSS
5 9 (15.25%) React
6 8 (13.56%) Spring
6 8 (13.56%) Spring Boot
7 7 (11.86%) RESTful
8 6 (10.17%) Django
8 6 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.47%) HTML5
10 4 (6.78%) Apache Cordova
10 4 (6.78%) CherryPy
10 4 (6.78%) Flask
10 4 (6.78%) Java EE
10 4 (6.78%) JSON
10 4 (6.78%) Pyramid
10 4 (6.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Blog
2 4 (6.78%) Cloud Native
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.39%) Life Science
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (94.92%) TDD
2 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (54.24%) DevOps
4 28 (47.46%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
5 26 (44.07%) Test Automation
6 25 (42.37%) Software Architecture
7 24 (40.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (38.98%) Test Strategy
9 22 (37.29%) Pair Programming
10 20 (33.90%) Scrum
11 19 (32.20%) Open Source
12 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
13 17 (28.81%) Continuous Deployment
14 14 (23.73%) Task Automation
15 13 (22.03%) Microservices
16 12 (20.34%) Regression Testing
17 10 (16.95%) Secure Coding
18 8 (13.56%) API Development
19 7 (11.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Python
2 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.64%) C#
4 10 (16.95%) Java
5 9 (15.25%) Java 8
5 9 (15.25%) SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) Clojure
7 1 (1.69%) F#
7 1 (1.69%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 12 (20.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.90%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 32 (54.24%) Docker
2 6 (10.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.69%) vCloud
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (50.85%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.78%) Ansible
2 4 (6.78%) Terraform
3 1 (1.69%) Kibana
3 1 (1.69%) Mesos
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Google
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.69%) VMware