Period
to 12 November 2018

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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 73 109
Rank change year-on-year -11 +36 +33
Permanent jobs citing BDD 994 1,246 1,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.48% 4.14% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 4.62% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 917 1,133 978
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 25,775 26,978 31,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.23% 89.58% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21,288 22,296 26,100
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for BDD in the South East

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the South East over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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 12 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
Thames Valley -6 460 £55,000 +22.22% 72
Berkshire 0 289 £57,500 +25.68% 38
Hampshire 0 220 £50,000 +17.65% 23
Surrey -34 121 £53,750 +13.16% 27
Oxfordshire +5 96 £55,000 +29.41% 16
East Sussex -16 77 £45,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire -25 75 £47,500 +11.76% 18
West Sussex -33 60 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Kent +22 53 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Middlesex +8 1 £45,000 - 2
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 South East region with a requirement for BDD.

1 820 (82.49%) TDD
2 814 (81.89%) Agile Software Development
3 501 (50.40%) C#
4 414 (41.65%) JavaScript
5 383 (38.53%) Scrum
6 380 (38.23%) .NET
7 331 (33.30%) Test Automation
8 320 (32.19%) MVC
9 295 (29.68%) AngularJS
10 288 (28.97%) Java
11 263 (26.46%) Continuous Integration
12 248 (24.95%) ASP.NET
13 245 (24.65%) SQL Server
14 243 (24.45%) HTML
15 236 (23.74%) Git (software)
15 236 (23.74%) RESTful
16 235 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 228 (22.94%) CSS
18 208 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
19 198 (19.92%) Selenium
20 181 (18.21%) QA
20 181 (18.21%) SQL
21 179 (18.01%) Amazon AWS
22 178 (17.91%) NoSQL
23 172 (17.30%) Web Services
24 171 (17.20%) Web Application Development
25 168 (16.90%) Kanban
26 165 (16.60%) Jenkins
27 164 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
28 154 (15.49%) .NET Framework

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 68 (6.84%) Confluence
2 45 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.21%) IIS
4 21 (2.11%) Apache
5 20 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (1.81%) CMS
6 18 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.41%) JBoss
9 10 (1.01%) Jetty
9 10 (1.01%) nginx
10 9 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.80%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.70%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.70%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.40%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 179 (18.01%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (4.12%) Serverless
4 37 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (2.52%) npm
6 18 (1.81%) SaaS
7 17 (1.71%) GitHub
8 15 (1.51%) Azure Functions
9 13 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.11%) PaaS
11 9 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.50%) Firebase
14 5 (0.50%) Office 365
15 4 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.23%) Internet
2 18 (1.81%) Wireless
3 5 (0.50%) AMQP
3 5 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.20%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.20%) HTTP
4 2 (0.20%) Hyperconnected
4 2 (0.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.10%) Broadband
5 1 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (24.65%) SQL Server
2 178 (17.91%) NoSQL
3 126 (12.68%) SQL Server 2016
4 69 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 53 (5.33%) RDBMS
6 51 (5.13%) MySQL
7 47 (4.73%) MongoDB
8 43 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (3.92%) Big Data
10 28 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (1.61%) Cosmos DB
12 15 (1.51%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.51%) Redis
13 12 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.01%) RavenDB
16 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.70%) Event Store
18 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 236 (23.74%) Git (software)
2 198 (19.92%) Selenium
3 165 (16.60%) Jenkins
4 149 (14.99%) Cucumber
5 130 (13.08%) JIRA
6 93 (9.36%) SpecFlow
7 81 (8.15%) Maven
8 63 (6.34%) JUnit
9 61 (6.14%) WebDriver
10 54 (5.43%) NUnit
11 52 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 46 (4.63%) Subversion
13 44 (4.43%) Gradle
14 41 (4.12%) TeamCity
15 40 (4.02%) JMeter
15 40 (4.02%) SoapUI
16 36 (3.62%) Visual Studio
17 32 (3.22%) Bitbucket
18 24 (2.41%) webpack
19 22 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 121 (12.17%) Finance
2 56 (5.63%) Marketing
3 54 (5.43%) Games
4 44 (4.43%) Retail
5 37 (3.72%) Electronics
6 17 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.51%) Banking
8 14 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.31%) Advertising
10 10 (1.01%) Automotive
11 8 (0.80%) Back Office
12 5 (0.50%) Avionics
12 5 (0.50%) Publishing
13 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.20%) Law
14 2 (0.20%) Legal
15 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 633 (63.68%) Developer
2 223 (22.43%) .NET Developer
3 141 (14.19%) C# Developer
4 114 (11.47%) Senior Developer
5 101 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 83 (8.35%) Software Developer
7 82 (8.25%) Test Engineer
8 70 (7.04%) Analyst
9 68 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 64 (6.44%) .NET Software Developer
11 57 (5.73%) Test Analyst
12 50 (5.03%) QA Engineer
13 48 (4.83%) Tester
14 46 (4.63%) Developer in Test
14 46 (4.63%) Lead Developer
15 44 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
15 44 (4.43%) Software Engineer
16 43 (4.33%) C# Software Developer
17 40 (4.02%) Test Automation Engineer
18 38 (3.82%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (38.23%) .NET
2 295 (29.68%) AngularJS
3 248 (24.95%) ASP.NET
4 243 (24.45%) HTML
5 236 (23.74%) RESTful
6 235 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 228 (22.94%) CSS
8 208 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 172 (17.30%) Web Services
10 154 (15.49%) .NET Framework
11 137 (13.78%) Node.js
12 119 (11.97%) REST
13 118 (11.87%) Spring
14 115 (11.57%) WCF
15 111 (11.17%) React
16 103 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 98 (9.86%) Entity Framework
18 93 (9.36%) HTML5
19 83 (8.35%) jQuery
20 76 (7.65%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.97%) Computer Science
2 105 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 45 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (4.33%) Fintech
6 34 (3.42%) User Experience
7 30 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.31%) Robotics
11 11 (1.11%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.80%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
13 5 (0.50%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.40%) PMI
14 4 (0.40%) Tandem
15 3 (0.30%) Cloud Native
15 3 (0.30%) Digital TV
15 3 (0.30%) e-Learning
15 3 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (7.55%) Linux
2 69 (6.94%) Windows
3 27 (2.72%) Android
4 25 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.51%) Unix
6 14 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.91%) CentOS
7 9 (0.91%) Debian
8 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.10%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 820 (82.49%) TDD
2 814 (81.89%) Agile Software Development
3 383 (38.53%) Scrum
4 331 (33.30%) Test Automation
5 320 (32.19%) MVC
6 263 (26.46%) Continuous Integration
7 171 (17.20%) Web Application Development
8 168 (16.90%) Kanban
9 152 (15.29%) Microservices
10 132 (13.28%) Software Engineering
11 131 (13.18%) OO
12 111 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 104 (10.46%) DevOps
13 104 (10.46%) Software Testing
14 98 (9.86%) Web Development
15 96 (9.66%) SDLC
16 90 (9.05%) SOLID
17 89 (8.95%) Mentoring
18 75 (7.55%) Coaching
19 72 (7.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 501 (50.40%) C#
2 414 (41.65%) JavaScript
3 288 (28.97%) Java
4 181 (18.21%) SQL
5 127 (12.78%) Ruby
6 107 (10.76%) Python
7 91 (9.15%) TypeScript
8 60 (6.04%) Java 8
9 58 (5.84%) PHP
10 43 (4.33%) T-SQL
11 40 (4.02%) ES6
12 39 (3.92%) F#
13 29 (2.92%) Scala
14 20 (2.01%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.91%) Kotlin
16 15 (1.51%) C++
17 11 (1.11%) Bourne shell
18 10 (1.01%) ES7
18 10 (1.01%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 130 (13.08%) Degree
2 68 (6.84%) ISTQB
3 61 (6.14%) ISEB
4 40 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (18.21%) QA
2 5 (0.50%) PSD2
3 4 (0.40%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.30%) WCAG
5 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 70 (7.04%) Docker
2 11 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.60%) Firmware
4 5 (0.50%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.30%) HDFS
6 2 (0.20%) Postfix
7 1 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 60 (6.04%) Ansible
2 46 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (3.62%) Kubernetes
4 27 (2.72%) Kibana
5 19 (1.91%) Terraform
6 17 (1.71%) Puppet
7 11 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (1.01%) logstash
9 9 (0.91%) Packer
10 7 (0.70%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.10%) Grafana
12 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.10%) Marathon
12 1 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 109 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.33%) Oracle
3 51 (5.13%) Google
4 40 (4.02%) Atlassian
5 24 (2.41%) Xamarin
6 16 (1.61%) Talend
7 13 (1.31%) SAP
8 12 (1.21%) HP
9 11 (1.11%) VMware
10 9 (0.91%) Cadence
10 9 (0.91%) Facebook
11 8 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.80%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.80%) Splunk
12 7 (0.70%) Apple
12 7 (0.70%) New Relic
13 5 (0.50%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.40%) Birst
14 4 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
14 4 (0.40%) Tableau