Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 107 138
Rank change year-on-year +35 +31 +38
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1258 1014 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.15% 2.90% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 3.32% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 962 913
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £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 26524 30586 37174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.46% 87.44% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21839 25381 30726
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +25 546 £45,000 - 25
Berkshire +49 308 £45,000 - 15
Surrey +51 239 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Hampshire +32 215 £42,500 -3.41% 15
Buckinghamshire +11 140 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Oxfordshire +37 101 £42,500 -10.53% 6
West Sussex +16 101 £45,000 - 6
East Sussex +26 98 £45,000 - 1
Kent +5 51 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Sussex - 3 £42,500 - 1
Middlesex +11 1 - -
Home Counties +8 1 £47,500 -34.48%
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for BDD.

1 1104 (87.76%) TDD
2 1069 (84.98%) Agile Software Development
3 739 (58.74%) C#
4 688 (54.69%) .NET
5 603 (47.93%) MVC
6 596 (47.38%) SQL Server
7 569 (45.23%) ASP.NET
8 556 (44.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 480 (38.16%) RESTful
9 480 (38.16%) Web Application Development
10 453 (36.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 449 (35.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 448 (35.61%) AngularJS
13 442 (35.14%) JavaScript
14 383 (30.45%) Git (software)
15 365 (29.01%) Scrum
16 360 (28.62%) WCF
17 349 (27.74%) Ruby
18 337 (26.79%) SQL Server 2016
19 312 (24.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 295 (23.45%) HTML
21 293 (23.29%) NoSQL
22 292 (23.21%) Test Automation
23 289 (22.97%) Node.js
24 277 (22.02%) Java
25 249 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
26 243 (19.32%) CSS
27 235 (18.68%) .NET Framework
28 220 (17.49%) KnockoutJS
29 216 (17.17%) Greenfield Project

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 33 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.15%) JBoss
3 24 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 22 (1.75%) IIS
5 12 (0.95%) OpenStack
6 11 (0.87%) Confluence
7 9 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.64%) Apache
9 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.24%) Drupal
11 2 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.16%) CMS
11 2 (0.16%) GemFire
11 2 (0.16%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.16%) nginx
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.079%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 9 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 124 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.83%) SaaS
4 19 (1.51%) npm
5 17 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.95%) GitHub
7 11 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.48%) PaaS
9 5 (0.40%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.24%) IaaS
11 3 (0.24%) Tricentis Tosca
12 2 (0.16%) Slack
13 1 (0.079%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.079%) Google Play
13 1 (0.079%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 137 (10.89%) Internet
2 24 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.56%) Hyperconnected
4 4 (0.32%) BGP
4 4 (0.32%) EIGRP
4 4 (0.32%) Firewall
4 4 (0.32%) MPLS
4 4 (0.32%) OSPF
4 4 (0.32%) RIP
5 3 (0.24%) HTTP
6 2 (0.16%) Wireless
7 1 (0.079%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 596 (47.38%) SQL Server
2 337 (26.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 293 (23.29%) NoSQL
4 117 (9.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 64 (5.09%) MongoDB
6 46 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (3.02%) Big Data
8 34 (2.70%) MySQL
9 26 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (1.91%) Relational Database
11 19 (1.51%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.35%) Neo4j
13 13 (1.03%) Pentaho
14 12 (0.95%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (0.79%) Cognos Impromptu
15 10 (0.79%) DB2
16 9 (0.72%) MariaDB
16 9 (0.72%) SQLPlus
17 8 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 383 (30.45%) Git (software)
2 197 (15.66%) Selenium
3 137 (10.89%) Jenkins
4 120 (9.54%) Cucumber
5 94 (7.47%) JIRA
6 89 (7.07%) WebDriver
7 76 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 72 (5.72%) NUnit
9 58 (4.61%) Maven
10 54 (4.29%) JUnit
11 46 (3.66%) Subversion
12 43 (3.42%) Visual Studio
13 39 (3.10%) JMeter
14 38 (3.02%) TeamCity
15 37 (2.94%) SpecFlow
16 35 (2.78%) SoapUI
17 34 (2.70%) MSBuild
18 30 (2.38%) gulp
19 28 (2.23%) Protractor
20 25 (1.99%) HP UFT
General
1 139 (11.05%) Finance
2 113 (8.98%) Games
3 61 (4.85%) Music Industry
4 52 (4.13%) Retail
5 43 (3.42%) Marketing
6 42 (3.34%) Advertising
7 35 (2.78%) Electronics
8 27 (2.15%) Banking
9 24 (1.91%) Publishing
9 24 (1.91%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.51%) Back Office
12 9 (0.72%) Legal
13 4 (0.32%) Military
14 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.079%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.079%) Law
Job Titles
1 921 (73.21%) Developer
2 596 (47.38%) .NET Developer
3 147 (11.69%) C# Developer
3 147 (11.69%) Senior Developer
4 117 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 87 (6.92%) Test Engineer
6 85 (6.76%) Java Developer
7 70 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 69 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 66 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 62 (4.93%) .NET Software Developer
11 61 (4.85%) Analyst
12 60 (4.77%) JavaScript Developer
13 55 (4.37%) Senior C# Developer
14 54 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
15 48 (3.82%) SQL Developer
16 47 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
16 47 (3.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 47 (3.74%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 47 (3.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (54.69%) .NET
2 569 (45.23%) ASP.NET
3 556 (44.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 480 (38.16%) RESTful
5 453 (36.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 449 (35.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 448 (35.61%) AngularJS
8 360 (28.62%) WCF
9 312 (24.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 295 (23.45%) HTML
11 289 (22.97%) Node.js
12 243 (19.32%) CSS
13 235 (18.68%) .NET Framework
14 220 (17.49%) KnockoutJS
15 185 (14.71%) Entity Framework
16 153 (12.16%) Web Services
17 136 (10.81%) Code First Entity Framework
18 128 (10.17%) React
19 119 (9.46%) HTML5
20 92 (7.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 216 (17.17%) Greenfield Project
2 98 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 88 (7.00%) User Experience
4 57 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.38%) Fintech
7 28 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.23%) Social Media
8 26 (2.07%) BBC
8 26 (2.07%) Digital TV
9 10 (0.79%) Digital Media
9 10 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.79%) Music Streaming
9 10 (0.79%) Public Cloud
10 9 (0.72%) Tandem
11 8 (0.64%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.56%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.48%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 67 (5.33%) Windows
2 63 (5.01%) Linux
3 33 (2.62%) Apple iOS
4 29 (2.31%) Android
5 19 (1.51%) Unix
6 17 (1.35%) CentOS
6 17 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.56%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1104 (87.76%) TDD
2 1069 (84.98%) Agile Software Development
3 603 (47.93%) MVC
4 480 (38.16%) Web Application Development
5 365 (29.01%) Scrum
6 292 (23.21%) Test Automation
7 249 (19.79%) Continuous Integration
8 176 (13.99%) OO
9 138 (10.97%) Mentoring
10 116 (9.22%) Web Development
11 112 (8.90%) SDLC
12 102 (8.11%) Domain-Driven Design
12 102 (8.11%) Software Engineering
13 94 (7.47%) Kanban
14 93 (7.39%) Open Source
15 91 (7.23%) Continuous Delivery
16 90 (7.15%) CQRS
17 89 (7.07%) DevOps
18 87 (6.92%) Microservices
18 87 (6.92%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 739 (58.74%) C#
2 442 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 349 (27.74%) Ruby
4 277 (22.02%) Java
5 216 (17.17%) SQL
6 96 (7.63%) Python
7 60 (4.77%) VB.NET
8 50 (3.97%) T-SQL
9 32 (2.54%) C++
9 32 (2.54%) F#
10 29 (2.31%) PHP
11 21 (1.67%) C
11 21 (1.67%) ES6
12 19 (1.51%) Scala
13 18 (1.43%) TypeScript
14 17 (1.35%) Perl
15 16 (1.27%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.19%) VB
17 13 (1.03%) Jython
18 11 (0.87%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 134 (10.65%) Degree
2 72 (5.72%) ISEB
3 70 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 64 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.19%) PhD
5 15 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.079%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.079%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.079%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (14.63%) QA
2 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.16%) SLA
2 2 (0.16%) WAI
3 1 (0.079%) PMO
3 1 (0.079%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (3.74%) Docker
2 8 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.24%) HDFS
5 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.11%) Kibana
4 12 (0.95%) Puppet
5 11 (0.87%) Ansible
6 5 (0.40%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.40%) Nagios
6 5 (0.40%) Terraform
7 4 (0.32%) Salt
8 1 (0.079%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.079%) logstash
8 1 (0.079%) Oozie
8 1 (0.079%) StatsD
8 1 (0.079%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.079%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 110 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.45%) Google
3 49 (3.90%) Facebook
4 30 (2.38%) Oracle
5 29 (2.31%) Apple
5 29 (2.31%) SAP
6 26 (2.07%) Sony
6 26 (2.07%) Yahoo!
7 16 (1.27%) HP
8 13 (1.03%) Talend
9 11 (0.87%) Twitter
10 10 (0.79%) AppDynamics
11 8 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.64%) VMware
12 6 (0.48%) hybris
12 6 (0.48%) New Relic
12 6 (0.48%) Splunk
13 5 (0.40%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.32%) CA Agile Central
14 4 (0.32%) Xamarin