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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 72 99
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 +49
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1,079 1,174 1,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.65% 4.03% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 4.52% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 1,073 1,065
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +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 26,459 25,994 32,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.48% 89.23% 89.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21,835 21,431 26,883
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £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 19 September 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 September 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 0 486 £52,500 +16.02% 71
Berkshire +3 281 £57,500 +15.00% 40
Hampshire +5 225 £45,000 - 23
Surrey -12 159 £47,500 -5.00% 32
Oxfordshire +12 134 £55,000 +10.00% 14
East Sussex -36 75 £45,000 +2.86% 6
Kent +38 71 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Buckinghamshire -31 71 £47,500 +11.76% 17
West Sussex -22 61 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Isle of Wight - 2 £30,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 890 (82.48%) TDD
2 878 (81.37%) Agile Software Development
3 562 (52.09%) C#
4 452 (41.89%) .NET
5 424 (39.30%) JavaScript
6 390 (36.14%) MVC
7 362 (33.55%) Scrum
8 333 (30.86%) Test Automation
9 322 (29.84%) AngularJS
10 316 (29.29%) SQL Server
11 309 (28.64%) Java
12 302 (27.99%) ASP.NET
13 299 (27.71%) Git (software)
14 297 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
15 289 (26.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 287 (26.60%) RESTful
17 266 (24.65%) ASP.NET Web API
18 244 (22.61%) HTML
19 223 (20.67%) CSS
20 219 (20.30%) NoSQL
21 214 (19.83%) Web Application Development
22 210 (19.46%) Selenium
23 198 (18.35%) QA
24 196 (18.16%) Web Services
25 185 (17.15%) Jenkins
26 180 (16.68%) Ruby
27 178 (16.50%) .NET Framework
27 178 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
28 175 (16.22%) SQL
29 168 (15.57%) SQL Server 2016

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 74 (6.86%) Confluence
2 50 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (2.59%) CMS
4 25 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.13%) IIS
6 20 (1.85%) JBoss
6 20 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 17 (1.58%) Apache
9 12 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.02%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.93%) Jetty
11 10 (0.93%) nginx
12 9 (0.83%) NServiceBus
12 9 (0.83%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.56%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.46%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.37%) EPiServer
15 4 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 178 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (3.06%) Serverless
5 32 (2.97%) npm
6 18 (1.67%) SaaS
7 13 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.20%) GitHub
8 12 (1.11%) Azure Functions
9 9 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.56%) PaaS
12 5 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.46%) Office 365
13 2 (0.19%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.19%) IaaS
13 2 (0.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.38%) Internet
2 9 (0.83%) Wireless
3 6 (0.56%) AMQP
4 5 (0.46%) Hyperconnected
5 4 (0.37%) Network Security
6 3 (0.28%) HTTP
6 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.19%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.093%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (29.29%) SQL Server
2 219 (20.30%) NoSQL
3 168 (15.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 58 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 57 (5.28%) Relational Database
6 55 (5.10%) MySQL
7 50 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
8 48 (4.45%) RDBMS
9 32 (2.97%) Big Data
10 24 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (1.39%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
12 13 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.11%) RavenDB
13 12 (1.11%) Redis
14 11 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.83%) Event Store
15 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 299 (27.71%) Git (software)
2 210 (19.46%) Selenium
3 185 (17.15%) Jenkins
4 167 (15.48%) Cucumber
5 144 (13.35%) JIRA
6 112 (10.38%) SpecFlow
7 85 (7.88%) NUnit
8 78 (7.23%) Maven
9 74 (6.86%) WebDriver
10 65 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 62 (5.75%) JUnit
12 58 (5.38%) Subversion
13 51 (4.73%) TeamCity
14 44 (4.08%) JMeter
15 43 (3.99%) Visual Studio
16 42 (3.89%) Gradle
16 42 (3.89%) SoapUI
17 30 (2.78%) Bitbucket
18 28 (2.59%) webpack
19 25 (2.32%) git-flow
General
1 111 (10.29%) Finance
2 59 (5.47%) Games
3 58 (5.38%) Marketing
4 43 (3.99%) Retail
5 39 (3.61%) Electronics
6 22 (2.04%) Advertising
7 20 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.39%) Banking
9 10 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.83%) Automotive
11 8 (0.74%) Publishing
12 4 (0.37%) Legal
13 3 (0.28%) Avionics
13 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.19%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.19%) Back Office
14 2 (0.19%) Law
15 1 (0.093%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.093%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 682 (63.21%) Developer
2 295 (27.34%) .NET Developer
3 145 (13.44%) C# Developer
4 118 (10.94%) Senior Developer
5 114 (10.57%) Software Developer
6 106 (9.82%) Java Developer
7 91 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 88 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
9 84 (7.78%) Analyst
10 82 (7.60%) Tester
11 77 (7.14%) Test Engineer
12 59 (5.47%) Test Analyst
13 56 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
14 55 (5.10%) Software Engineer
15 53 (4.91%) Lead Developer
16 52 (4.82%) QA Engineer
17 50 (4.63%) Automation Tester
17 50 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
18 42 (3.89%) Developer in Test
18 42 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (41.89%) .NET
2 322 (29.84%) AngularJS
3 302 (27.99%) ASP.NET
4 289 (26.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 287 (26.60%) RESTful
6 266 (24.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 244 (22.61%) HTML
8 223 (20.67%) CSS
9 196 (18.16%) Web Services
10 178 (16.50%) .NET Framework
11 159 (14.74%) Node.js
12 150 (13.90%) WCF
13 148 (13.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 136 (12.60%) REST
15 120 (11.12%) Entity Framework
16 111 (10.29%) React
16 111 (10.29%) Spring
17 102 (9.45%) HTML5
18 97 (8.99%) jQuery
19 95 (8.80%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.77%) Greenfield Project
2 104 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 56 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (4.26%) User Experience
5 42 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.06%) Fintech
7 31 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (1.20%) Robotics
10 11 (1.02%) Cloud Native
10 11 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (0.83%) Blog
12 7 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.65%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.56%) Social Network
13 6 (0.56%) Tandem
14 5 (0.46%) PMI
15 4 (0.37%) e-Learning
15 4 (0.37%) N-Tier
16 3 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (7.51%) Windows
2 67 (6.21%) Linux
3 20 (1.85%) Android
4 19 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.02%) Unix
8 10 (0.93%) CentOS
9 9 (0.83%) Debian
10 1 (0.093%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.093%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.093%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (82.48%) TDD
2 878 (81.37%) Agile Software Development
3 390 (36.14%) MVC
4 362 (33.55%) Scrum
5 333 (30.86%) Test Automation
6 297 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
7 214 (19.83%) Web Application Development
8 161 (14.92%) OO
9 152 (14.09%) Microservices
10 151 (13.99%) Kanban
11 146 (13.53%) Software Engineering
12 113 (10.47%) DevOps
13 109 (10.10%) SDLC
14 104 (9.64%) Software Testing
15 103 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 101 (9.36%) Mentoring
17 93 (8.62%) SOLID
18 90 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
19 88 (8.16%) Open Source
20 85 (7.88%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 562 (52.09%) C#
2 424 (39.30%) JavaScript
3 309 (28.64%) Java
4 180 (16.68%) Ruby
5 175 (16.22%) SQL
6 102 (9.45%) Python
7 80 (7.41%) TypeScript
8 58 (5.38%) Java 8
9 50 (4.63%) T-SQL
10 47 (4.36%) PHP
11 39 (3.61%) Scala
12 36 (3.34%) F#
12 36 (3.34%) VB.NET
13 28 (2.59%) ES6
14 18 (1.67%) C++
15 16 (1.48%) Kotlin
16 13 (1.20%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.93%) ES7
17 10 (0.93%) Java 9
18 8 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 124 (11.49%) Degree
2 76 (7.04%) ISEB
3 58 (5.38%) ISTQB
4 32 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.093%) CBAP
8 1 (0.093%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.093%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.093%) PhD
8 1 (0.093%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (18.35%) QA
2 18 (1.67%) GCP
3 4 (0.37%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.37%) PSD2
4 2 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 72 (6.67%) Docker
2 18 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.56%) Firmware
5 3 (0.28%) HDFS
5 3 (0.28%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.093%) Postfix
6 1 (0.093%) zsh
Systems Management
1 66 (6.12%) Ansible
2 49 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (3.34%) Kubernetes
4 26 (2.41%) Kibana
5 20 (1.85%) Terraform
6 18 (1.67%) Puppet
7 10 (0.93%) logstash
8 9 (0.83%) Packer
9 7 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.19%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.093%) Grafana
11 1 (0.093%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.093%) Marathon
11 1 (0.093%) Mesos
Vendors
1 121 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.19%) Oracle
3 53 (4.91%) Google
4 41 (3.80%) Atlassian
5 25 (2.32%) Xamarin
6 19 (1.76%) Talend
7 18 (1.67%) VMware
8 17 (1.58%) Cadence
9 16 (1.48%) Capita
10 12 (1.11%) Facebook
11 8 (0.74%) Apple
11 8 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.74%) SAP
12 7 (0.65%) HP
12 7 (0.65%) New Relic
13 6 (0.56%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.56%) Splunk
14 5 (0.46%) Birst
14 5 (0.46%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.37%) ServiceNow