Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 118 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 -54 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 405 703 1,375
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.60% 2.71% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.96% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 395 638 1,418
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,375 £64,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,206 23,770 27,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.25% 91.57% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11,381 19,120 22,657
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the South East

BDD
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BDD in the South East.

Salary trend for BDD in the South East

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing BDD in the South East over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for BDD in the South East

BDD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South East region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
Thames Valley -6 152 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Hampshire +31 139 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Berkshire -5 105 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Surrey +38 42 £60,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire +33 39 £60,000 +26.32% 1
West Sussex +53 36 £55,000 +15.79% 5
East Sussex -37 32 £58,000 +16.00% 3
Oxfordshire -10 8 £35,000 -36.36%
Kent +11 2 £58,500 +56.00% 7
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for BDD.

1 314 (77.53%) TDD
2 297 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (44.69%) Test Automation
4 175 (43.21%) C#
5 153 (37.78%) .NET
6 148 (36.54%) Java
7 139 (34.32%) Scrum
8 132 (32.59%) Azure
9 114 (28.15%) JavaScript
10 110 (27.16%) DevOps
11 107 (26.42%) AngularJS
12 92 (22.72%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (22.22%) Jenkins
14 89 (21.98%) SQL
15 83 (20.49%) Git (software)
16 82 (20.25%) QA
17 81 (20.00%) AWS
18 77 (19.01%) RESTful
18 77 (19.01%) Web Services
19 76 (18.77%) Spring
20 75 (18.52%) MVC
21 73 (18.02%) Node.js
21 73 (18.02%) React
22 71 (17.53%) Selenium
23 68 (16.79%) ASP.NET
24 67 (16.54%) SQL Server
25 65 (16.05%) OO
26 62 (15.31%) Cucumber
27 60 (14.81%) SpecFlow
28 57 (14.07%) HTML

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.46%) Confluence
3 9 (2.22%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.48%) Red Hat Fuse
5 5 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.74%) CMS
8 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.25%) Mule
9 1 (0.25%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.49%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 132 (32.59%) Azure
2 81 (20.00%) AWS
3 54 (13.33%) SaaS
4 38 (9.38%) PaaS
5 22 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (4.94%) Logic Apps
7 16 (3.95%) GitHub
7 16 (3.95%) IaaS
8 12 (2.96%) Serverless
9 10 (2.47%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (1.98%) Loggly
11 5 (1.23%) Google Analytics
11 5 (1.23%) NuGet
12 4 (0.99%) GCP
12 4 (0.99%) Google Play
12 4 (0.99%) Office 365
13 3 (0.74%) Apigee
13 3 (0.74%) BrowserStack
13 3 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.96%) HTTP
2 5 (1.23%) SMTP
2 5 (1.23%) Wireless
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.49%) IPv6
3 2 (0.49%) Skype
3 2 (0.49%) WebEx
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.15%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.43%) Redis
5 13 (3.21%) MySQL
6 12 (2.96%) Akavache
7 11 (2.72%) Big Data
8 10 (2.47%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.98%) NuoDB
10 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.74%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.49%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2019
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.25%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 90 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 83 (20.49%) Git (software)
3 71 (17.53%) Selenium
4 62 (15.31%) Cucumber
5 60 (14.81%) SpecFlow
6 46 (11.36%) JIRA
7 39 (9.63%) JMeter
8 38 (9.38%) Maven
9 35 (8.64%) Postman
10 28 (6.91%) SoapUI
11 22 (5.43%) DbUnit
11 22 (5.43%) jMock
11 22 (5.43%) JUnit
11 22 (5.43%) Mockito
12 20 (4.94%) Jasmine
12 20 (4.94%) TeamCity
13 19 (4.69%) Subversion
14 17 (4.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 17 (4.20%) SonarQube
15 16 (3.95%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (9.14%) Finance
2 24 (5.93%) Retail
3 19 (4.69%) Back Office
4 12 (2.96%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.73%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.73%) Games
7 5 (1.23%) Banking
7 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.99%) Publishing
9 3 (0.74%) Automotive
9 3 (0.74%) Law
9 3 (0.74%) Police
9 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 230 (56.79%) Developer
2 60 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 56 (13.83%) Software Developer
4 55 (13.58%) Senior Developer
5 50 (12.35%) .NET Developer
6 40 (9.88%) C# Developer
7 36 (8.89%) Test Engineer
8 33 (8.15%) Software Engineer
9 26 (6.42%) Analyst
10 24 (5.93%) Tester
11 22 (5.43%) Test Analyst
12 21 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (5.19%) Xamarin Developer
13 17 (4.20%) Test Automation Engineer
14 16 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
14 16 (3.95%) Java Engineer
14 16 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
14 16 (3.95%) Senior Software Developer
14 16 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
15 14 (3.46%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (37.78%) .NET
2 107 (26.42%) AngularJS
3 77 (19.01%) RESTful
3 77 (19.01%) Web Services
4 76 (18.77%) Spring
5 73 (18.02%) Node.js
5 73 (18.02%) React
6 68 (16.79%) ASP.NET
7 57 (14.07%) HTML
8 54 (13.33%) CSS
9 51 (12.59%) .NET Core
10 49 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (11.60%) .NET Framework
12 44 (10.86%) SOAP
13 39 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (8.40%) Hibernate
15 33 (8.15%) REST
16 28 (6.91%) jQuery
17 27 (6.67%) Entity Framework
18 24 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (3.46%) User Experience
3 12 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.23%) PMI
8 4 (0.99%) EPoS
9 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.74%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.49%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.25%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.25%) DataPower
11 1 (0.25%) iPad
11 1 (0.25%) iPhone
11 1 (0.25%) NHS
11 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.17%) Linux
2 19 (4.69%) Android
3 13 (3.21%) Windows
4 8 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.98%) VMS
5 5 (1.23%) Unix
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (77.53%) TDD
2 297 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (44.69%) Test Automation
4 139 (34.32%) Scrum
5 110 (27.16%) DevOps
6 92 (22.72%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (18.52%) MVC
8 65 (16.05%) OO
9 55 (13.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 47 (11.60%) Kanban
10 47 (11.60%) Software Engineering
10 47 (11.60%) SOLID
11 46 (11.36%) Microservices
12 44 (10.86%) Mentoring
13 40 (9.88%) SDLC
14 32 (7.90%) Software Testing
15 30 (7.41%) Web Application Development
16 29 (7.16%) Software Delivery
17 28 (6.91%) Agile Testing
17 28 (6.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (43.21%) C#
2 148 (36.54%) Java
3 114 (28.15%) JavaScript
4 89 (21.98%) SQL
5 48 (11.85%) Python
6 30 (7.41%) Ruby
7 29 (7.16%) TypeScript
8 16 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.70%) Java 8
9 15 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.47%) PHP
11 8 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.98%) F#
12 6 (1.48%) C++
12 6 (1.48%) Go
12 6 (1.48%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.23%) VBScript
14 4 (0.99%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.99%) ES6
14 4 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (9.14%) Degree
2 35 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.94%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.96%) ISEB
5 11 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.49%) CISA
8 2 (0.49%) CISSP
8 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (20.25%) QA
2 4 (0.99%) GDPR
2 4 (0.99%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) NIST
3 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 41 (10.12%) Docker
2 12 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.96%) vSphere
3 5 (1.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 31 (7.65%) Terraform
2 19 (4.69%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.23%) Ansible
4 5 (1.23%) Puppet
5 4 (0.99%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.49%) MIIS
8 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 47 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.68%) Google
3 21 (5.19%) Xamarin
4 14 (3.46%) Oracle
5 12 (2.96%) VMware
6 9 (2.22%) Apple
7 8 (1.98%) HP
7 8 (1.98%) New Relic
8 5 (1.23%) Adobe
8 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.99%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (0.99%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.74%) CA
11 2 (0.49%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.49%) Capita
11 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.25%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.25%) hybris
12 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com