Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 79 132
Rank change year-on-year +16 +53 +29
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1,458 1,037 1,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.62% 3.44% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 3.92% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,355 967 943
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

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 28,104 26,485 34,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.98% 87.78% 88.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23,227 21,807 29,180
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 April 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 19 April 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 +10 565 £47,500 +5.56% 62
Hampshire +30 344 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Berkshire +23 304 £45,000 -14.29% 33
Surrey +22 225 £47,500 -5.00% 27
Buckinghamshire +3 132 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Oxfordshire +17 129 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Kent +15 114 £41,250 -8.33% 17
East Sussex +11 95 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Sussex +8 84 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Isle of Wight - 19 £30,000 -
Sussex -12 13 £47,500 -13.64%
Middlesex -11 1 - -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,255 (86.08%) TDD
2 1,210 (82.99%) Agile Software Development
3 885 (60.70%) C#
4 810 (55.56%) .NET
5 706 (48.42%) SQL Server
6 704 (48.29%) MVC
7 646 (44.31%) ASP.NET
8 606 (41.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 553 (37.93%) RESTful
10 549 (37.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 541 (37.11%) JavaScript
12 535 (36.69%) Web Application Development
13 493 (33.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 441 (30.25%) SQL Server 2016
15 422 (28.94%) Git (software)
16 421 (28.88%) AngularJS
17 411 (28.19%) WCF
18 391 (26.82%) NoSQL
19 387 (26.54%) Ruby
19 387 (26.54%) Scrum
20 386 (26.47%) Test Automation
21 352 (24.14%) Node.js
22 320 (21.95%) .NET Framework
23 307 (21.06%) HTML
24 302 (20.71%) Java
25 280 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
26 275 (18.86%) OO
27 253 (17.35%) CSS
28 235 (16.12%) Selenium
29 234 (16.05%) SQL

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 (4.66%) Confluence
2 33 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
3 25 (1.71%) IIS
4 21 (1.44%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.44%) OpenStack
5 19 (1.30%) Apache
6 16 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.89%) JBoss
8 13 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.41%) CMS
12 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.14%) Drupal
12 2 (0.14%) GemFire
12 2 (0.14%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.14%) Tornado
13 1 (0.069%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.069%) MODX
Applications
1 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 31 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 132 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (3.50%) SaaS
4 28 (1.92%) npm
5 16 (1.10%) GitHub
5 16 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (0.82%) OpenShift
7 8 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.48%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.41%) BrowserStack
9 6 (0.41%) Firebase
10 5 (0.34%) Serverless
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
11 2 (0.14%) PaaS
12 1 (0.069%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.069%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 109 (7.48%) Internet
2 13 (0.89%) Hyperconnected
3 11 (0.75%) HTTP
3 11 (0.75%) Wireless
4 8 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.14%) AMQP
5 2 (0.14%) BGP
5 2 (0.14%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.14%) Firewall
5 2 (0.14%) MPLS
5 2 (0.14%) Network Security
5 2 (0.14%) OSPF
5 2 (0.14%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (48.42%) SQL Server
2 441 (30.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 391 (26.82%) NoSQL
4 56 (3.84%) MongoDB
4 56 (3.84%) MySQL
5 55 (3.77%) Big Data
6 51 (3.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 42 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.40%) Hadoop
9 33 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (0.89%) Redis
15 12 (0.82%) Neo4j
16 11 (0.75%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.75%) HBase
16 11 (0.75%) MariaDB
17 9 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 422 (28.94%) Git (software)
2 235 (16.12%) Selenium
3 174 (11.93%) Jenkins
4 137 (9.40%) Cucumber
5 111 (7.61%) JIRA
6 103 (7.06%) WebDriver
7 77 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 68 (4.66%) SpecFlow
9 66 (4.53%) NUnit
10 58 (3.98%) Visual Studio
11 57 (3.91%) SoapUI
12 49 (3.36%) Maven
13 47 (3.22%) JUnit
14 44 (3.02%) JMeter
15 33 (2.26%) Subversion
16 30 (2.06%) TeamCity
17 29 (1.99%) Protractor
18 28 (1.92%) webpack
19 27 (1.85%) ReSharper
20 26 (1.78%) SonarQube
General
1 144 (9.88%) Finance
2 108 (7.41%) Games
3 61 (4.18%) Retail
4 60 (4.12%) Marketing
5 57 (3.91%) Advertising
6 43 (2.95%) Music Industry
7 41 (2.81%) Banking
8 25 (1.71%) Back Office
9 23 (1.58%) Electronics
10 8 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.41%) Automotive
13 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.27%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.14%) Legal
15 2 (0.14%) Publishing
16 1 (0.069%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,028 (70.51%) Developer
2 637 (43.69%) .NET Developer
3 164 (11.25%) Software Developer
4 157 (10.77%) C# Developer
5 123 (8.44%) Senior Developer
6 121 (8.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 120 (8.23%) .NET Software Developer
8 116 (7.96%) Test Engineer
9 99 (6.79%) Tester
10 82 (5.62%) Analyst
10 82 (5.62%) Java Developer
11 75 (5.14%) C# Software Developer
12 70 (4.80%) Software Test Engineer
13 69 (4.73%) ASP.NET Developer
13 69 (4.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 63 (4.32%) Automation Tester
15 60 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 57 (3.91%) QA Engineer
17 55 (3.77%) Software Tester
18 53 (3.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 810 (55.56%) .NET
2 646 (44.31%) ASP.NET
3 606 (41.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 553 (37.93%) RESTful
5 549 (37.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 493 (33.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 421 (28.88%) AngularJS
8 411 (28.19%) WCF
9 352 (24.14%) Node.js
10 320 (21.95%) .NET Framework
11 307 (21.06%) HTML
12 253 (17.35%) CSS
13 211 (14.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 207 (14.20%) Entity Framework
15 189 (12.96%) Web Services
16 182 (12.48%) Code First Entity Framework
17 163 (11.18%) KnockoutJS
18 123 (8.44%) HTML5
19 118 (8.09%) REST
20 107 (7.34%) React
Miscellaneous
1 234 (16.05%) Greenfield Project
2 81 (5.56%) User Experience
3 79 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 40 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (2.13%) Fintech
8 29 (1.99%) Social Media
9 27 (1.85%) BBC
10 24 (1.65%) Social Network
11 22 (1.51%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.44%) Tandem
13 17 (1.17%) Digital TV
14 16 (1.10%) Cloud Native
15 15 (1.03%) Blog
15 15 (1.03%) Public Cloud
16 10 (0.69%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.69%) Data Structures
17 6 (0.41%) Internet of Things
18 5 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 125 (8.57%) Windows
2 103 (7.06%) Linux
3 43 (2.95%) Apple iOS
4 28 (1.92%) Android
5 12 (0.82%) Unix
6 10 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.27%) CentOS
7 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,255 (86.08%) TDD
2 1,210 (82.99%) Agile Software Development
3 704 (48.29%) MVC
4 535 (36.69%) Web Application Development
5 387 (26.54%) Scrum
6 386 (26.47%) Test Automation
7 280 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
8 275 (18.86%) OO
9 152 (10.43%) Microservices
10 144 (9.88%) Software Engineering
11 135 (9.26%) Open Source
12 120 (8.23%) SDLC
13 103 (7.06%) Test Strategy
14 100 (6.86%) Domain-Driven Design
15 98 (6.72%) Mentoring
16 95 (6.52%) DevOps
17 94 (6.45%) CQRS
17 94 (6.45%) Web Development
18 93 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
19 88 (6.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 885 (60.70%) C#
2 541 (37.11%) JavaScript
3 387 (26.54%) Ruby
4 302 (20.71%) Java
5 234 (16.05%) SQL
6 100 (6.86%) Python
7 91 (6.24%) TypeScript
8 60 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 49 (3.36%) VB.NET
10 48 (3.29%) Java 8
11 46 (3.16%) PHP
12 38 (2.61%) Scala
13 28 (1.92%) C++
14 22 (1.51%) F#
15 21 (1.44%) C
16 18 (1.23%) ES6
17 13 (0.89%) ES7
18 11 (0.75%) Go
18 11 (0.75%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 127 (8.71%) Degree
2 89 (6.10%) ISEB
3 48 (3.29%) ISTQB
4 31 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.82%) PhD
7 7 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.14%) CEH
10 2 (0.14%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.14%) GPEN
10 2 (0.14%) GWAPT
10 2 (0.14%) SANS
11 1 (0.069%) MCP
11 1 (0.069%) MCTS
11 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.069%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (12.83%) QA
2 5 (0.34%) PMO
3 2 (0.14%) GDPR
3 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.14%) PSD2
3 2 (0.14%) WCAG
4 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (3.09%) Docker
2 19 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.41%) Firmware
6 4 (0.27%) HDFS
7 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (2.06%) Ansible
2 20 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (1.37%) Puppet
3 11 (0.75%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.48%) Kibana
5 4 (0.27%) Terraform
6 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.14%) logstash
6 2 (0.14%) Nagios
6 2 (0.14%) Salt
6 2 (0.14%) StatsD
7 1 (0.069%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 219 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 74 (5.08%) Google
3 69 (4.73%) Oracle
4 46 (3.16%) Facebook
5 34 (2.33%) Apple
6 27 (1.85%) Sony
6 27 (1.85%) Yahoo!
7 21 (1.44%) Capita
8 20 (1.37%) VMware
8 20 (1.37%) Xamarin
9 13 (0.89%) Twitter
10 12 (0.82%) HP
11 10 (0.69%) Micro Focus
12 7 (0.48%) AppDynamics
12 7 (0.48%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.48%) Sun
12 7 (0.48%) Tableau
13 6 (0.41%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.41%) Splunk
13 6 (0.41%) Talend