Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 74 113
Rank change year-on-year -1 +39 +58
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1,238 1,159 1,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.05% 3.87% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 4.40% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,068 1,059
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,225 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 27,123 26,326 33,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.81% 87.99% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,462 21,783 28,308
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,400 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -2 519 £50,000 +5.26% 67
Berkshire -12 252 £50,000 -9.09% 35
Hampshire +13 250 £47,500 +11.76% 25
Surrey +14 203 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Oxfordshire +27 162 £52,500 +23.53% 23
Buckinghamshire -14 105 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Kent +31 90 £40,000 - 13
East Sussex -28 89 £45,000 - 3
West Sussex -1 77 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Isle of Wight - 8 £30,000 -
Sussex -16 5 £47,500 -13.64%
Middlesex +11 1 £45,000 -18.18%
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 1,037 (83.76%) TDD
2 1,012 (81.74%) Agile Software Development
3 693 (55.98%) C#
4 607 (49.03%) .NET
5 528 (42.65%) MVC
6 476 (38.45%) SQL Server
7 455 (36.75%) ASP.NET
8 451 (36.43%) JavaScript
9 423 (34.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 416 (33.60%) RESTful
11 402 (32.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 367 (29.64%) Git (software)
13 358 (28.92%) Test Automation
14 356 (28.76%) Scrum
15 343 (27.71%) Web Application Development
16 336 (27.14%) AngularJS
17 331 (26.74%) Java
18 307 (24.80%) NoSQL
19 299 (24.15%) SQL Server 2016
20 297 (23.99%) Continuous Integration
21 291 (23.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 282 (22.78%) Ruby
23 259 (20.92%) WCF
24 250 (20.19%) HTML
25 239 (19.31%) Node.js
26 236 (19.06%) Selenium
27 231 (18.66%) .NET Framework
28 221 (17.85%) OO
29 212 (17.12%) CSS
30 202 (16.32%) Web Services

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 75 (6.06%) Confluence
2 39 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 24 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (1.78%) JBoss
6 19 (1.53%) Apache Spark
6 19 (1.53%) CMS
6 19 (1.53%) IIS
7 18 (1.45%) Apache
8 17 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (1.21%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.81%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.73%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.40%) Jetty
13 4 (0.32%) nginx
13 4 (0.32%) WordPress
14 3 (0.24%) Tornado
15 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 159 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (10.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.94%) npm
4 23 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (1.70%) SaaS
6 14 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.97%) Serverless
8 6 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.48%) Firebase
8 6 (0.48%) GitHub
8 6 (0.48%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.40%) BrowserStack
9 5 (0.40%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.16%) IaaS
12 2 (0.16%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.49%) Internet
2 9 (0.73%) Hyperconnected
3 7 (0.57%) AMQP
4 5 (0.40%) Wireless
5 3 (0.24%) HTTP
6 2 (0.16%) Network Security
7 1 (0.081%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.081%) SSH
7 1 (0.081%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.081%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (38.45%) SQL Server
2 307 (24.80%) NoSQL
3 299 (24.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 58 (4.68%) MongoDB
5 51 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 45 (3.63%) MySQL
7 40 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 38 (3.07%) Big Data
9 26 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (1.70%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.29%) Redis
13 14 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.81%) RavenDB
16 9 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (0.73%) HBase
16 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 367 (29.64%) Git (software)
2 236 (19.06%) Selenium
3 179 (14.46%) Jenkins
4 155 (12.52%) Cucumber
5 131 (10.58%) JIRA
6 97 (7.84%) WebDriver
7 95 (7.67%) SpecFlow
8 80 (6.46%) NUnit
9 73 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 52 (4.20%) Maven
10 52 (4.20%) Visual Studio
11 47 (3.80%) JUnit
12 46 (3.72%) SoapUI
12 46 (3.72%) Subversion
13 43 (3.47%) JMeter
14 42 (3.39%) TeamCity
15 20 (1.62%) Bitbucket
15 20 (1.62%) git-flow
15 20 (1.62%) Gradle
15 20 (1.62%) ReSharper
General
1 120 (9.69%) Finance
2 79 (6.38%) Marketing
3 68 (5.49%) Games
4 47 (3.80%) Retail
5 46 (3.72%) Advertising
6 32 (2.58%) Electronics
7 24 (1.94%) Banking
8 18 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.05%) Back Office
9 13 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.97%) Music Industry
11 8 (0.65%) Automotive
12 7 (0.57%) Publishing
13 4 (0.32%) Legal
14 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.16%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.081%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.081%) Avionics
16 1 (0.081%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.081%) Law
Job Titles
1 804 (64.94%) Developer
2 436 (35.22%) .NET Developer
3 149 (12.04%) C# Developer
4 132 (10.66%) Software Developer
5 118 (9.53%) Senior Developer
6 114 (9.21%) Tester
7 107 (8.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 104 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 93 (7.51%) Analyst
9 93 (7.51%) Java Developer
10 85 (6.87%) Test Engineer
11 76 (6.14%) Automation Tester
12 63 (5.09%) Test Analyst
13 62 (5.01%) Software Engineer
14 61 (4.93%) QA Engineer
15 60 (4.85%) Software Tester
16 56 (4.52%) C# Software Developer
17 54 (4.36%) Java Engineer
18 48 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
19 47 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 607 (49.03%) .NET
2 455 (36.75%) ASP.NET
3 423 (34.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 416 (33.60%) RESTful
5 402 (32.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 336 (27.14%) AngularJS
7 291 (23.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 259 (20.92%) WCF
9 250 (20.19%) HTML
10 239 (19.31%) Node.js
11 231 (18.66%) .NET Framework
12 212 (17.12%) CSS
13 202 (16.32%) Web Services
14 165 (13.33%) Entity Framework
15 138 (11.15%) REST
16 131 (10.58%) Code First Entity Framework
17 106 (8.56%) HTML5
18 105 (8.48%) jQuery
19 102 (8.24%) React
19 102 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 181 (14.62%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (6.46%) Computer Science
3 51 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (3.96%) User Experience
5 37 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (1.45%) Social Network
9 16 (1.29%) Blog
9 16 (1.29%) Cloud Native
10 11 (0.89%) Social Media
10 11 (0.89%) Tandem
11 10 (0.81%) BBC
11 10 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.73%) Robotics
13 8 (0.65%) Digital TV
14 6 (0.48%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.48%) Fintech
14 6 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.61%) Windows
2 65 (5.25%) Linux
3 31 (2.50%) Android
4 29 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.40%) CentOS
6 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.32%) Debian
8 1 (0.081%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.081%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,037 (83.76%) TDD
2 1,012 (81.74%) Agile Software Development
3 528 (42.65%) MVC
4 358 (28.92%) Test Automation
5 356 (28.76%) Scrum
6 343 (27.71%) Web Application Development
7 297 (23.99%) Continuous Integration
8 221 (17.85%) OO
9 155 (12.52%) Software Engineering
10 143 (11.55%) Microservices
11 128 (10.34%) SDLC
12 120 (9.69%) Kanban
12 120 (9.69%) Open Source
13 119 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
14 99 (8.00%) DevOps
15 97 (7.84%) Software Testing
16 96 (7.75%) Test Strategy
17 92 (7.43%) Continuous Delivery
18 90 (7.27%) Mentoring
19 89 (7.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 693 (55.98%) C#
2 451 (36.43%) JavaScript
3 331 (26.74%) Java
4 282 (22.78%) Ruby
5 202 (16.32%) SQL
6 87 (7.03%) Python
7 77 (6.22%) TypeScript
8 57 (4.60%) Java 8
9 52 (4.20%) VB.NET
10 49 (3.96%) T-SQL
11 44 (3.55%) Scala
12 30 (2.42%) F#
13 28 (2.26%) PHP
14 21 (1.70%) C++
15 14 (1.13%) Go
16 11 (0.89%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.81%) C
17 10 (0.81%) ES6
17 10 (0.81%) Java 9
18 9 (0.73%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 104 (8.40%) Degree
2 86 (6.95%) ISEB
3 57 (4.60%) ISTQB
4 17 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.48%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.24%) PhD
8 2 (0.16%) CEH
8 2 (0.16%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.16%) GPEN
8 2 (0.16%) GWAPT
8 2 (0.16%) SANS
8 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.081%) CBAP
9 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.081%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.081%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (15.75%) QA
2 10 (0.81%) GCP
3 1 (0.081%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (4.68%) Docker
2 17 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.32%) Firmware
5 2 (0.16%) HDFS
6 1 (0.081%) zsh
Systems Management
1 56 (4.52%) Ansible
2 37 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.02%) Kubernetes
4 19 (1.53%) Kibana
5 17 (1.37%) Puppet
6 15 (1.21%) Terraform
7 5 (0.40%) logstash
8 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.32%) Packer
9 2 (0.16%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.081%) Grafana
10 1 (0.081%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.081%) Marathon
10 1 (0.081%) Mesos
Vendors
1 161 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.41%) Oracle
3 62 (5.01%) Google
4 35 (2.83%) Atlassian
5 29 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 26 (2.10%) Facebook
7 20 (1.62%) Capita
8 18 (1.45%) Apple
9 17 (1.37%) Talend
9 17 (1.37%) VMware
10 15 (1.21%) Cadence
11 10 (0.81%) Sony
11 10 (0.81%) Yahoo!
12 9 (0.73%) HP
12 9 (0.73%) SAP
13 7 (0.57%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.48%) Birst
14 6 (0.48%) Micro Focus
15 5 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.32%) Informatica