Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 64 104
Rank change year-on-year -34 +40 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 822 1,390 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.07% 4.48% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 4.98% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 746 1,277 867
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -0.99%

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 24,414 27,901 28,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.21% 89.87% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19,964 23,021 23,335
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -18 368 £55,000 +22.22% 58
Berkshire -17 236 £60,000 +33.33% 32
Hampshire -25 197 £52,500 +16.67% 21
East Sussex +3 88 £47,500 +11.76% 12
Surrey -71 79 £55,000 +15.79% 25
Buckinghamshire -24 71 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Oxfordshire +2 61 £60,000 +33.33% 14
West Sussex -47 47 £47,500 +2.70% 6
Kent -12 39 £43,500 +2.35% 17
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 662 (80.54%) Agile Software Development
2 655 (79.68%) TDD
3 370 (45.01%) C#
4 369 (44.89%) Scrum
5 360 (43.80%) JavaScript
6 316 (38.44%) Test Automation
7 257 (31.27%) Java
8 255 (31.02%) .NET
9 234 (28.47%) HTML
10 222 (27.01%) AngularJS
11 216 (26.28%) CSS
12 199 (24.21%) MVC
13 180 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
14 170 (20.68%) Selenium
15 165 (20.07%) QA
16 157 (19.10%) Git (software)
17 151 (18.37%) ASP.NET
18 141 (17.15%) SQL Server
19 140 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
20 137 (16.67%) RESTful
21 136 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
22 135 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
22 135 (16.42%) SQL
23 133 (16.18%) Kanban
24 131 (15.94%) Jenkins
24 131 (15.94%) Microservices
25 130 (15.82%) React
26 124 (15.09%) Web Services
27 117 (14.23%) Cucumber
28 116 (14.11%) Finance

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 50 (6.08%) Confluence
2 18 (2.19%) IIS
3 17 (2.07%) Apache
3 17 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (1.22%) CMS
5 10 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.09%) Umbraco
7 8 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.73%) nginx
10 5 (0.61%) JBoss
10 5 (0.61%) Jetty
10 5 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.49%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.36%) Kentico
12 3 (0.36%) Traffic Server
13 2 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Magento
1 3 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 136 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (4.26%) Serverless
4 23 (2.80%) GitHub
5 21 (2.55%) npm
6 18 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (1.82%) SaaS
8 14 (1.70%) Azure Functions
9 13 (1.58%) PaaS
10 10 (1.22%) Firebase
11 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.49%) Heroku
13 4 (0.49%) NuGet
13 4 (0.49%) Office 365
14 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.04%) Wireless
2 24 (2.92%) Internet
3 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.24%) HTTP
4 2 (0.24%) Hyperconnected
4 2 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.12%) Broadband
5 1 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 95 (11.56%) NoSQL
3 58 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 53 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 44 (5.35%) MySQL
6 40 (4.87%) MongoDB
7 38 (4.62%) Big Data
8 37 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (4.26%) RDBMS
10 23 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (2.07%) Cosmos DB
12 16 (1.95%) Redis
13 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.49%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.49%) Power BI
15 4 (0.49%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 170 (20.68%) Selenium
2 157 (19.10%) Git (software)
3 131 (15.94%) Jenkins
4 117 (14.23%) Cucumber
5 106 (12.90%) JIRA
6 74 (9.00%) SpecFlow
7 70 (8.52%) WebDriver
8 64 (7.79%) Maven
9 48 (5.84%) JUnit
10 44 (5.35%) SoapUI
11 40 (4.87%) Subversion
12 39 (4.74%) Gradle
13 36 (4.38%) JMeter
14 34 (4.14%) Visual Studio
15 30 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (3.53%) Bitbucket
17 28 (3.41%) NUnit
18 27 (3.28%) Mocha
19 24 (2.92%) IntelliJ
20 22 (2.68%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (14.11%) Finance
2 35 (4.26%) Marketing
3 27 (3.28%) Games
3 27 (3.28%) Retail
4 26 (3.16%) Electronics
5 17 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.95%) Banking
6 16 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.09%) Publishing
8 7 (0.85%) Automotive
8 7 (0.85%) Back Office
9 4 (0.49%) Avionics
9 4 (0.49%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 506 (61.56%) Developer
2 141 (17.15%) .NET Developer
3 114 (13.87%) Senior Developer
4 107 (13.02%) C# Developer
5 94 (11.44%) Java Developer
5 94 (11.44%) Test Engineer
6 78 (9.49%) Analyst
7 66 (8.03%) Test Analyst
8 60 (7.30%) QA Engineer
9 53 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 50 (6.08%) Test Automation Engineer
11 49 (5.96%) Tester
12 46 (5.60%) Developer in Test
12 46 (5.60%) Lead Developer
13 44 (5.35%) Automation Test Analyst
14 41 (4.99%) QA Automation Engineer
14 41 (4.99%) Software Developer
15 36 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 33 (4.01%) JavaScript Developer
17 31 (3.77%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (31.02%) .NET
2 234 (28.47%) HTML
3 222 (27.01%) AngularJS
4 216 (26.28%) CSS
5 151 (18.37%) ASP.NET
6 140 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 137 (16.67%) RESTful
8 130 (15.82%) React
9 124 (15.09%) Web Services
10 116 (14.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 114 (13.87%) Node.js
12 95 (11.56%) Spring
13 90 (10.95%) REST
14 89 (10.83%) .NET Framework
15 88 (10.71%) HTML5
16 76 (9.25%) jQuery
17 68 (8.27%) CSS3
18 62 (7.54%) WCF
19 51 (6.20%) Entity Framework
20 50 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.52%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (6.57%) Fintech
3 37 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 37 (4.50%) User Experience
4 21 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.97%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.73%) Robotics
11 5 (0.61%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.61%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.49%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.49%) PMI
13 3 (0.36%) Digital TV
14 2 (0.24%) Replication
15 1 (0.12%) BBC
15 1 (0.12%) e-Learning
15 1 (0.12%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 73 (8.88%) Linux
2 51 (6.20%) Windows
3 18 (2.19%) Android
4 16 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.70%) Unix
6 13 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (0.61%) CentOS
8 5 (0.61%) Debian
8 5 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 662 (80.54%) Agile Software Development
2 655 (79.68%) TDD
3 369 (44.89%) Scrum
4 316 (38.44%) Test Automation
5 199 (24.21%) MVC
6 180 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (16.18%) Kanban
8 131 (15.94%) Microservices
9 106 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 100 (12.17%) Software Testing
11 93 (11.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 88 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 86 (10.46%) Web Development
14 84 (10.22%) Web Application Development
15 82 (9.98%) SOLID
16 81 (9.85%) Computer Science
17 80 (9.73%) OO
18 79 (9.61%) DevOps
19 73 (8.88%) Coaching
20 68 (8.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 370 (45.01%) C#
2 360 (43.80%) JavaScript
3 257 (31.27%) Java
4 135 (16.42%) SQL
5 107 (13.02%) Python
6 74 (9.00%) TypeScript
7 69 (8.39%) Ruby
8 61 (7.42%) PHP
9 52 (6.33%) Java 8
10 33 (4.01%) ES6
11 31 (3.77%) T-SQL
12 24 (2.92%) F#
13 18 (2.19%) Scala
14 10 (1.22%) Bourne shell
14 10 (1.22%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.09%) C++
15 9 (1.09%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.97%) Groovy
17 6 (0.73%) ES7
18 5 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 111 (13.50%) Degree
2 53 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 39 (4.74%) ISEB
4 35 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.34%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.36%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (20.07%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) PSD2
3 4 (0.49%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.49%) WAI
4 2 (0.24%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 62 (7.54%) Docker
2 13 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.73%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.36%) Postfix
6 2 (0.24%) Firmware
6 2 (0.24%) HDFS
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 42 (5.11%) Ansible
2 31 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.92%) Kubernetes
4 14 (1.70%) Puppet
5 10 (1.22%) Kibana
6 8 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.73%) Terraform
8 5 (0.61%) HP ALM
8 5 (0.61%) logstash
8 5 (0.61%) Packer
9 4 (0.49%) Salt
10 3 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 84 (10.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.65%) Oracle
3 29 (3.53%) Google
4 20 (2.43%) Atlassian
5 17 (2.07%) Xamarin
6 16 (1.95%) SAP
7 13 (1.58%) VMware
8 11 (1.34%) HP
9 9 (1.09%) Splunk
10 8 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.97%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.61%) Cadence
12 5 (0.61%) New Relic
13 4 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (0.49%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.49%) Tableau
13 4 (0.49%) Zend
14 3 (0.36%) Peoplefluent
15 2 (0.24%) GUPTA