Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 98 105
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 628 252 793
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.46% 3.10% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.37% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 360 215 645
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £33,200
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,125 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,125 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -

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 16,933 7,475 23,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.39% 91.97% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11,357 6,201 18,882
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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
Hampshire +23 265 £52,500 +23.53% 19
Thames Valley +7 173 £52,500 -4.55% 38
Berkshire +7 129 £50,000 -9.09% 26
Surrey -7 100 £61,250 -12.50% 13
East Sussex -53 41 £67,500 +35.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -37 35 £55,000 - 10
West Sussex -30 31 £70,000 +40.00% 6
Oxfordshire -22 9 £57,000 +62.86% 2
Kent -37 7 £40,000 -31.62% 10
Home Counties - 6 £85,000 -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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.

1 521 (82.96%) Agile Software Development
2 495 (78.82%) TDD
3 327 (52.07%) Scrum
4 286 (45.54%) DevOps
5 278 (44.27%) Java
6 266 (42.36%) Microservices
7 245 (39.01%) Test Automation
8 236 (37.58%) Jenkins
9 229 (36.46%) C#
10 225 (35.83%) React
11 214 (34.08%) Git (software)
12 211 (33.60%) Cucumber
13 208 (33.12%) Software Engineering
14 203 (32.32%) Degree
15 202 (32.17%) Azure
16 196 (31.21%) Finance
17 190 (30.25%) AngularJS
18 188 (29.94%) Spring
19 185 (29.46%) RESTful
20 179 (28.50%) Full Stack Development
21 170 (27.07%) JavaScript
22 165 (26.27%) AWS
23 164 (26.11%) Computer Science
24 163 (25.96%) Big Data
25 161 (25.64%) Python
26 160 (25.48%) CSS
27 158 (25.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
28 157 (25.00%) GitHub
28 157 (25.00%) Open Source
29 151 (24.04%) Banking

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
1 128 (20.38%) Apache
2 120 (19.11%) Apache Spark
3 115 (18.31%) GemFire
4 31 (4.94%) Confluence
5 23 (3.66%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.23%) CMS
7 7 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.96%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.32%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 12 (1.91%) Payment Gateway
1 12 (1.91%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 202 (32.17%) Azure
2 165 (26.27%) AWS
3 157 (25.00%) GitHub
4 70 (11.15%) GCP
5 69 (10.99%) Amazon Kinesis
6 51 (8.12%) SaaS
7 41 (6.53%) Serverless
8 22 (3.50%) Apigee
8 22 (3.50%) PaaS
9 12 (1.91%) NuGet
9 12 (1.91%) OpenShift
10 10 (1.59%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (1.43%) npm
12 7 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.11%) Yarn
13 6 (0.96%) BlazeMeter
13 6 (0.96%) IaaS
13 6 (0.96%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.43%) HTTP
2 8 (1.27%) DNS
3 6 (0.96%) SMTP
4 3 (0.48%) AMQP
5 2 (0.32%) DSL
5 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (25.96%) Big Data
2 149 (23.73%) NoSQL
3 130 (20.70%) Relational Database
4 127 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
5 120 (19.11%) HBase
6 113 (17.99%) MariaDB
7 110 (17.52%) Redis
8 48 (7.64%) SQL Server
9 24 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (3.03%) MySQL
11 18 (2.87%) Oracle Database
12 14 (2.23%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.75%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.59%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.43%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.11%) OLTP
17 6 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 5 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
19 4 (0.64%) GIS
20 3 (0.48%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 236 (37.58%) Jenkins
2 214 (34.08%) Git (software)
3 211 (33.60%) Cucumber
4 149 (23.73%) Selenium
5 134 (21.34%) Cypress.io
6 129 (20.54%) JUnit
7 120 (19.11%) Protractor
8 116 (18.47%) Gradle
8 116 (18.47%) IntelliJ
9 115 (18.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 115 (18.31%) Storybook
10 114 (18.15%) Eclipse
11 107 (17.04%) Mockito
12 92 (14.65%) SpecFlow
13 86 (13.69%) SonarQube
14 85 (13.54%) JIRA
15 69 (10.99%) Artifactory
16 55 (8.76%) TeamCity
17 43 (6.85%) Octopus Deploy
18 38 (6.05%) WebDriver
General
1 196 (31.21%) Finance
2 158 (25.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 151 (24.04%) Banking
4 138 (21.97%) Law
5 125 (19.90%) Social Skills
6 37 (5.89%) Retail
7 23 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (3.34%) Back Office
9 6 (0.96%) Automotive
9 6 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (0.80%) Publishing
11 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 3 (0.48%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.32%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) Games
12 2 (0.32%) Military
12 2 (0.32%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 269 (42.83%) Developer
2 137 (21.82%) Software Engineer
3 97 (15.45%) Software Developer
4 72 (11.46%) Java Developer
5 69 (10.99%) Lead Developer
6 57 (9.08%) Lead Software Engineer
7 53 (8.44%) Test Engineer
8 50 (7.96%) C# Developer
9 46 (7.32%) Lead Software Developer
10 45 (7.17%) QA Engineer
11 42 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
12 37 (5.89%) Senior Software Engineer
13 33 (5.25%) Test Automation Engineer
13 33 (5.25%) Tester
14 31 (4.94%) React Developer
15 29 (4.62%) PHP Developer
15 29 (4.62%) Senior Developer
16 27 (4.30%) Team Leader
17 23 (3.66%) Principal Engineer
17 23 (3.66%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (35.83%) React
2 190 (30.25%) AngularJS
3 188 (29.94%) Spring
4 185 (29.46%) RESTful
5 160 (25.48%) CSS
6 144 (22.93%) Node.js
7 131 (20.86%) Redux
8 129 (20.54%) Kafka
9 127 (20.22%) JSON
10 118 (18.79%) .NET
11 117 (18.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 115 (18.31%) Express
12 115 (18.31%) Tailwind CSS
12 115 (18.31%) WireMock
13 113 (17.99%) LAMP
13 113 (17.99%) Play Framework
13 113 (17.99%) Spark Streaming
14 106 (16.88%) LAPP Stack
15 83 (13.22%) RabbitMQ
16 80 (12.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 120 (19.11%) Linux Command Line
2 82 (13.06%) User Experience
3 70 (11.15%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (4.94%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.18%) Algorithms
7 19 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 16 (2.55%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.91%) iPad
10 11 (1.75%) iPhone
11 9 (1.43%) LIMS
12 4 (0.64%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.48%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (0.48%) Wiki
14 2 (0.32%) Cloud Native
15 1 (0.16%) Data Centre
15 1 (0.16%) Raspberry Pi
15 1 (0.16%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 147 (23.41%) Linux
2 123 (19.59%) Unix
3 26 (4.14%) Android
4 17 (2.71%) Windows
5 13 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (82.96%) Agile Software Development
2 495 (78.82%) TDD
3 327 (52.07%) Scrum
4 286 (45.54%) DevOps
5 266 (42.36%) Microservices
6 245 (39.01%) Test Automation
7 208 (33.12%) Software Engineering
8 179 (28.50%) Full Stack Development
9 164 (26.11%) Computer Science
10 157 (25.00%) Open Source
11 148 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
12 140 (22.29%) Software Testing
13 135 (21.50%) Digital Banking
14 132 (21.02%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 121 (19.27%) Validation
16 118 (18.79%) Fintech
17 116 (18.47%) Cross-Browser Testing
18 108 (17.20%) User Stories
19 107 (17.04%) OO
20 99 (15.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 278 (44.27%) Java
2 229 (36.46%) C#
3 170 (27.07%) JavaScript
4 161 (25.64%) Python
5 120 (19.11%) Shell Script
6 117 (18.63%) Groovy
7 109 (17.36%) SQL
8 56 (8.92%) PHP
9 37 (5.89%) Java 8
10 35 (5.57%) TypeScript
11 22 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 20 (3.18%) Ruby
13 18 (2.87%) C
14 15 (2.39%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.23%) C++
16 11 (1.75%) Go
17 10 (1.59%) Scala
18 8 (1.27%) F#
19 7 (1.11%) ES6
19 7 (1.11%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 203 (32.32%) Degree
2 112 (17.83%) OCP
2 112 (17.83%) Oracle Certification
3 44 (7.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (5.25%) Security Cleared
5 27 (4.30%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.87%) ISEB
7 14 (2.23%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.96%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.80%) HND
11 2 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (22.29%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) Accessibility
System Software
1 117 (18.63%) HDFS
2 85 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (13.38%) Docker
4 7 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.32%) Firmware
5 2 (0.32%) Postfix
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 130 (20.70%) Ansible
2 53 (8.44%) Terraform
3 40 (6.37%) Kubernetes
4 29 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.64%) Puppet
7 2 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.32%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 116 (18.47%) Okta
2 115 (18.31%) VMware
3 32 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.10%) Oracle
4 15 (2.39%) Google
5 12 (1.91%) Elastic Path
6 11 (1.75%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.59%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.96%) Databricks
8 6 (0.96%) HP
9 5 (0.80%) Apple
9 5 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.64%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.64%) IBM
11 3 (0.48%) CA
11 3 (0.48%) SaltStack
11 3 (0.48%) SAP
12 2 (0.32%) ANSYS
12 2 (0.32%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.32%) Splunk