Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 103 86
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 -14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 254 794 1,038
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.12% 3.12% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 3.45% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 240 691 1,001
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £39,750 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

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 7,426 23,034 26,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.27% 90.44% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6,068 18,545 21,822
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,122 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +5.00%

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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
East Sussex +24 69 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Thames Valley -30 55 £55,000 - 33
West Sussex +71 52 £50,000 - 9
Hampshire -17 46 £42,500 -11.46% 17
Berkshire +4 36 £55,000 -4.35% 13
Surrey +30 28 £70,000 +27.27% 10
Buckinghamshire +31 17 £55,000 +27.91% 9
Kent +34 2 £58,500 +56.00% 6
Oxfordshire +1 2 £35,000 -36.36% 11
Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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.

1 156 (61.42%) TDD
2 152 (59.84%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (57.87%) C#
4 138 (54.33%) .NET
5 125 (49.21%) Test Automation
6 95 (37.40%) SQL Server
7 81 (31.89%) Selenium
8 80 (31.50%) QA
9 62 (24.41%) TypeScript
10 61 (24.02%) Azure
11 60 (23.62%) SpecFlow
11 60 (23.62%) OO
12 59 (23.23%) DevOps
13 55 (21.65%) WebDriver
14 53 (20.87%) ASP.NET
15 52 (20.47%) JavaScript
15 52 (20.47%) Microsoft
16 51 (20.08%) Scrum
17 49 (19.29%) Java
17 49 (19.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 49 (19.29%) Skype
18 46 (18.11%) MVC
19 45 (17.72%) Degree
19 45 (17.72%) .NET Framework
20 44 (17.32%) AngularJS
21 42 (16.54%) SaaS
22 40 (15.75%) Gherkin
22 40 (15.75%) Entity Framework
22 40 (15.75%) .NET Core
23 39 (15.35%) 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 17 (6.69%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.57%) Confluence
4 2 (0.79%) Apache
4 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
4 2 (0.79%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.39%) GemFire
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 61 (24.02%) Azure
2 42 (16.54%) SaaS
3 33 (12.99%) AWS
4 8 (3.15%) GCP
5 7 (2.76%) Serverless
6 5 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.57%) BrowserStack
8 3 (1.18%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (1.18%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.39%) GitHub
10 1 (0.39%) npm
10 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.29%) Skype
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (37.40%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.39%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.69%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.12%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.97%) Big Data
6 5 (1.97%) MySQL
7 3 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.79%) Event Store
8 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.79%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.39%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.39%) MS Access
9 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 81 (31.89%) Selenium
2 60 (23.62%) SpecFlow
3 55 (21.65%) WebDriver
4 32 (12.60%) Cucumber
5 26 (10.24%) Jenkins
6 20 (7.87%) Git (software)
7 19 (7.48%) JUnit
8 18 (7.09%) Maven
9 13 (5.12%) NUnit
10 12 (4.72%) Postman
11 11 (4.33%) JIRA
12 10 (3.94%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.76%) Cypress.io
13 7 (2.76%) JMeter
13 7 (2.76%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (1.97%) Jasmine
16 3 (1.18%) Appium
16 3 (1.18%) Ranorex
16 3 (1.18%) Robot Framework
General
1 34 (13.39%) Finance
2 16 (6.30%) Retail
3 10 (3.94%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.97%) Games
5 4 (1.57%) Back Office
6 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (50.39%) Developer
2 65 (25.59%) C# Developer
3 55 (21.65%) Analyst
4 53 (20.87%) Test Analyst
5 51 (20.08%) .NET Developer
6 41 (16.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 37 (14.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (13.78%) QA Analyst
8 35 (13.78%) QA Test Analyst
8 35 (13.78%) Senior Developer
9 32 (12.60%) Software Developer
10 31 (12.20%) Agile C# Developer
10 31 (12.20%) Agile Developer
10 31 (12.20%) Java Developer
11 27 (10.63%) QA Automation Analyst
11 27 (10.63%) QA Engineer
12 23 (9.06%) Agile .NET Developer
13 19 (7.48%) Test Engineer
14 18 (7.09%) Senior Java Developer
15 17 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (54.33%) .NET
2 53 (20.87%) ASP.NET
3 49 (19.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 45 (17.72%) .NET Framework
5 44 (17.32%) AngularJS
6 40 (15.75%) .NET Core
6 40 (15.75%) Entity Framework
6 40 (15.75%) Gherkin
7 38 (14.96%) jQuery
8 37 (14.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (13.78%) Spring
10 32 (12.60%) NHibernate
11 31 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 23 (9.06%) REST
12 23 (9.06%) RESTful
13 22 (8.66%) CSS
13 22 (8.66%) HTML
14 20 (7.87%) Node.js
15 19 (7.48%) React
16 17 (6.69%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.15%) iPhone
2 8 (3.15%) Renewable Energy
3 5 (1.97%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.97%) User Experience
3 5 (1.97%) Virtual Team
4 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.33%) Android
2 10 (3.94%) Windows
3 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.18%) Linux
4 2 (0.79%) Unix
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (61.42%) TDD
2 152 (59.84%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (49.21%) Test Automation
4 60 (23.62%) OO
5 59 (23.23%) DevOps
6 51 (20.08%) Scrum
7 46 (18.11%) MVC
8 35 (13.78%) Mentoring
9 33 (12.99%) Fintech
9 33 (12.99%) Microservices
9 33 (12.99%) OOP
10 29 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (10.63%) QA Automation
12 26 (10.24%) SOLID
13 25 (9.84%) Web Development
14 23 (9.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (6.69%) Coaching
15 17 (6.69%) Web Application Development
16 16 (6.30%) Software Testing
17 15 (5.91%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (57.87%) C#
2 62 (24.41%) TypeScript
3 52 (20.47%) JavaScript
4 49 (19.29%) Java
5 39 (15.35%) SQL
6 10 (3.94%) Python
7 8 (3.15%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.57%) Java 8
9 3 (1.18%) ES6
9 3 (1.18%) Ruby
10 2 (0.79%) C
10 2 (0.79%) ES8
10 2 (0.79%) Go
10 2 (0.79%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.79%) Scala
10 2 (0.79%) XPath
11 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.39%) PHP
11 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (17.72%) Degree
2 33 (12.99%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.30%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.36%) ISEB
6 5 (1.97%) CEH
6 5 (1.97%) CREST Certified
6 5 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (1.97%) OSCP
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (31.50%) QA
System Software
1 38 (14.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Postfix
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (6.69%) Kubernetes
1 17 (6.69%) Terraform
2 4 (1.57%) Ansible
3 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 52 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.91%) Splunk
3 4 (1.57%) Google
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle
4 3 (1.18%) Adobe
4 3 (1.18%) HP
5 2 (0.79%) Perfecto Mobile
5 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.79%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.39%) Axosoft
6 1 (0.39%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.39%) Pega
6 1 (0.39%) Progress
6 1 (0.39%) VMware
6 1 (0.39%) WSO2