Period
to 19 April 2018

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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 85 74
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11 +4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 129 89 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.10% 3.30% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 3.71% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 126 86 114
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £58,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 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 2,862 2,402 2,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.97% 89.13% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,431 1,964 2,324
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 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
Oxford -1 64 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Thame -7 15 £40,000 -27.27%
Banbury - 12 £35,000 - 1
Wallingford - 10 £55,000 -
Abingdon -11 3 - - 3
Kidlington -16 1 £66,000 +20.00% 1
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 96 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (68.99%) TDD
3 53 (41.09%) C#
4 48 (37.21%) Test Automation
5 45 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (34.11%) MVC
7 43 (33.33%) .NET
8 42 (32.56%) Java
8 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
9 41 (31.78%) User Stories
10 40 (31.01%) RESTful
10 40 (31.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 40 (31.01%) SQL Server
11 39 (30.23%) QA
12 38 (29.46%) Selenium
13 37 (28.68%) Scrum
14 36 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
15 33 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (25.58%) ASP.NET
16 30 (23.26%) AngularJS
16 30 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (23.26%) Web Application Development
16 30 (23.26%) KnockoutJS
16 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 29 (22.48%) Cucumber
18 27 (20.93%) Test Strategy
18 27 (20.93%) SQL Server 2016
18 27 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
19 26 (20.16%) Python
20 25 (19.38%) Kanban

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 17 (13.18%) Confluence
2 9 (6.98%) Apache Solr
2 9 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.55%) Tornado
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.78%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.75%) npm
3 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.20%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (5.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) Hyperconnected
1 12 (9.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.01%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.93%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (14.73%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.53%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.65%) Big Data
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.55%) Redis
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (29.46%) Selenium
2 29 (22.48%) Cucumber
3 25 (19.38%) Git (software)
4 23 (17.83%) JIRA
5 18 (13.95%) JMeter
5 18 (13.95%) LoadRunner
6 15 (11.63%) Jenkins
7 13 (10.08%) WebDriver
8 12 (9.30%) JUnit
9 10 (7.75%) HP UFT
9 10 (7.75%) NUnit
9 10 (7.75%) Subversion
9 10 (7.75%) webpack
9 10 (7.75%) Zephyr
10 9 (6.98%) IntelliJ
11 8 (6.20%) Fiddler
12 6 (4.65%) SoapUI
13 5 (3.88%) Maven
14 2 (1.55%) Robot Framework
14 2 (1.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (11.63%) Music Industry
2 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.55%) Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Finance
3 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (39.53%) Developer
2 48 (37.21%) Analyst
3 39 (30.23%) .NET Developer
4 26 (20.16%) Test Analyst
5 22 (17.05%) Tester
6 21 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (16.28%) C# Developer
6 21 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (13.18%) Senior Test Analyst
8 16 (12.40%) Software Tester
9 15 (11.63%) Automation Test Analyst
9 15 (11.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 13 (10.08%) Lead Developer
10 13 (10.08%) QA Analyst
11 12 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (9.30%) Business Systems Analyst
11 12 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (9.30%) QA Test Analyst
11 12 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
12 11 (8.53%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.33%) .NET
2 40 (31.01%) ASP.NET Web API
2 40 (31.01%) RESTful
3 33 (25.58%) ASP.NET
3 33 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (23.26%) AngularJS
4 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 30 (23.26%) KnockoutJS
4 30 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (13.18%) Node.js
6 15 (11.63%) .NET Framework
6 15 (11.63%) Code First Entity Framework
6 15 (11.63%) Entity Framework
6 15 (11.63%) Gherkin
6 15 (11.63%) WCF
6 15 (11.63%) Web Services
7 11 (8.53%) Django
8 10 (7.75%) Spring Boot
9 9 (6.98%) CSS
9 9 (6.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.40%) Cloud Native
3 14 (10.85%) Blog
4 12 (9.30%) User Experience
5 10 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.55%) Life Science
8 2 (1.55%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (68.99%) TDD
3 48 (37.21%) Test Automation
4 45 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (34.11%) MVC
6 41 (31.78%) User Stories
7 37 (28.68%) Scrum
8 30 (23.26%) Web Application Development
9 27 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (20.93%) Test Strategy
10 25 (19.38%) Kanban
11 23 (17.83%) Process Improvement
12 20 (15.50%) Coaching
12 20 (15.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (15.50%) Mentoring
13 19 (14.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (14.73%) Data Modelling
14 16 (12.40%) Microservices
14 16 (12.40%) Open Source
14 16 (12.40%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.09%) C#
2 42 (32.56%) Java
2 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 26 (20.16%) Python
4 21 (16.28%) Ruby
5 17 (13.18%) C++
6 11 (8.53%) TypeScript
7 7 (5.43%) C
7 7 (5.43%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.43%) SQL
8 2 (1.55%) Java 8
8 2 (1.55%) Scala
9 1 (0.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (17.83%) Degree
2 10 (7.75%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.98%) ISEB
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (30.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (7.75%) HP
1 10 (7.75%) Micro Focus
2 9 (6.98%) Google
3 5 (3.88%) Talend
4 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com