Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 63 77
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 48 152 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.44% 5.09% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 5.51% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 32 148 96
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £34,775 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,850 £66,000 £60,625
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

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 1,822 2,760 2,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 92.68% 92.46% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 2,442 2,059
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -7.61%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £67,500
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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -6 35 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Abingdon +7 5 - - 1
Wallingford +11 2 £33,750 -38.64%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £36,500 - 1
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (79.17%) TDD
3 29 (60.42%) Test Automation
3 29 (60.42%) DevOps
4 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (54.17%) QA
6 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (35.42%) Java
9 16 (33.33%) JIRA
10 15 (31.25%) TeamCity
10 15 (31.25%) Test Strategy
10 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 15 (31.25%) Scrum
11 14 (29.17%) Pair Programming
11 14 (29.17%) REST
11 14 (29.17%) Software Architecture
11 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
11 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
11 14 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (27.08%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
13 12 (25.00%) Python
14 11 (22.92%) Blog
14 11 (22.92%) Selenium
14 11 (22.92%) Degree
14 11 (22.92%) ISTQB
14 11 (22.92%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (22.92%) Microservices

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 (18.75%) Confluence
2 5 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.25%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) JIRA
2 15 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
5 11 (22.92%) Selenium
6 10 (20.83%) Fiddler
7 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.33%) SpecFlow
8 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.08%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (2.08%) Mocha
9 1 (2.08%) NUnit
9 1 (2.08%) Protractor
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) QA Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Software QA Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Python Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.50%) QA Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Developer in Test
9 3 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.25%) QA Automation Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) REST
2 10 (20.83%) CSS
2 10 (20.83%) HTML
3 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 8 (16.67%) React
4 7 (14.58%) RESTful
5 5 (10.42%) CherryPy
5 5 (10.42%) Django
5 5 (10.42%) Flask
5 5 (10.42%) Pyramid
5 5 (10.42%) SQLAlchemy
5 5 (10.42%) Vue.js
6 4 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 4 (8.33%) Web Services
7 3 (6.25%) .NET
7 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.25%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) Node.js
7 3 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Blog
2 9 (18.75%) Cloud Native
3 6 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
1 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (79.17%) TDD
3 29 (60.42%) DevOps
3 29 (60.42%) Test Automation
4 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (31.25%) Scrum
5 15 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 14 (29.17%) Computer Science
6 14 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (29.17%) Pair Programming
6 14 (29.17%) Software Architecture
7 13 (27.08%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (22.92%) Microservices
8 11 (22.92%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 8 (16.67%) Open Source
11 5 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
11 5 (10.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) C#
6 5 (10.42%) Java 8
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) Julia
8 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
1 11 (22.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (54.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Google
3 3 (6.25%) Spotify
4 1 (2.08%) GUPTA
4 1 (2.08%) HP