Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 105 130
Rank change year-on-year +42 +25 +25
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1,374 928 1,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.48% 2.93% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 3.35% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,262 853 947
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 26,782 27,734 35,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.48% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22,067 22,717 29,937
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +29 549 £45,000 +5.88% 67
Berkshire +46 327 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Hampshire +48 301 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Surrey +42 236 £47,500 -5.00% 31
Buckinghamshire +12 127 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Oxfordshire +3 98 £45,000 -10.00% 22
West Sussex +32 92 £45,000 - 9
Kent +21 90 £42,500 -5.56% 7
East Sussex +19 83 £41,250 +3.13% 4
Isle of Wight - 12 £30,000 - 1
Sussex -11 8 £45,000 -23.40%
Middlesex +1 1 - -
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for BDD.

1 1,193 (86.83%) TDD
2 1,169 (85.08%) Agile Software Development
3 872 (63.46%) C#
4 805 (58.59%) .NET
5 728 (52.98%) SQL Server
6 682 (49.64%) MVC
7 643 (46.80%) ASP.NET
8 621 (45.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 560 (40.76%) RESTful
9 560 (40.76%) Web Application Development
10 535 (38.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 518 (37.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 511 (37.19%) JavaScript
13 475 (34.57%) AngularJS
14 420 (30.57%) WCF
15 419 (30.49%) SQL Server 2016
16 401 (29.18%) Git (software)
17 386 (28.09%) Ruby
18 377 (27.44%) Scrum
19 354 (25.76%) NoSQL
20 339 (24.67%) Node.js
21 325 (23.65%) Test Automation
22 308 (22.42%) .NET Framework
22 308 (22.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 292 (21.25%) HTML
24 277 (20.16%) Java
25 254 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
26 250 (18.20%) CSS
27 234 (17.03%) Greenfield Project
28 231 (16.81%) 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 39 (2.84%) Confluence
2 31 (2.26%) IIS
3 25 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (1.60%) OpenStack
5 20 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.87%) JBoss
8 9 (0.66%) Apache
9 6 (0.44%) CMS
10 5 (0.36%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.15%) Drupal
12 2 (0.15%) GemFire
12 2 (0.15%) GeoServer
12 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.073%) Jetty
13 1 (0.073%) Mule
13 1 (0.073%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 39 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.36%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 120 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.28%) SaaS
4 18 (1.31%) npm
5 15 (1.09%) GitHub
6 14 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.80%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.36%) Serverless
11 4 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.22%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.22%) PaaS
12 3 (0.22%) Tricentis Tosca
13 2 (0.15%) IaaS
14 1 (0.073%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.073%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.073%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.073%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 139 (10.12%) Internet
2 18 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.87%) Hyperconnected
4 9 (0.66%) HTTP
5 7 (0.51%) Wireless
6 4 (0.29%) BGP
6 4 (0.29%) EIGRP
6 4 (0.29%) Firewall
6 4 (0.29%) MPLS
6 4 (0.29%) OSPF
6 4 (0.29%) RIP
7 1 (0.073%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 728 (52.98%) SQL Server
2 419 (30.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 354 (25.76%) NoSQL
4 104 (7.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 56 (4.08%) MySQL
6 53 (3.86%) MongoDB
7 37 (2.69%) Big Data
7 37 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 24 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 23 (1.67%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
12 14 (1.02%) DB2
12 14 (1.02%) MariaDB
13 10 (0.73%) Cognos Impromptu
13 10 (0.73%) Neo4j
13 10 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.51%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.36%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 401 (29.18%) Git (software)
2 224 (16.30%) Selenium
3 139 (10.12%) Cucumber
4 132 (9.61%) Jenkins
5 97 (7.06%) WebDriver
6 85 (6.19%) JIRA
7 84 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 59 (4.29%) NUnit
9 56 (4.08%) JUnit
10 49 (3.57%) Maven
11 47 (3.42%) SpecFlow
11 47 (3.42%) Visual Studio
12 44 (3.20%) SoapUI
13 42 (3.06%) JMeter
14 36 (2.62%) Subversion
15 34 (2.47%) TeamCity
16 31 (2.26%) Protractor
17 26 (1.89%) MSBuild
18 21 (1.53%) HP UFT
18 21 (1.53%) webpack
General
1 141 (10.26%) Finance
2 115 (8.37%) Games
3 64 (4.66%) Music Industry
4 54 (3.93%) Retail
5 48 (3.49%) Advertising
6 37 (2.69%) Marketing
7 32 (2.33%) Banking
8 28 (2.04%) Electronics
9 22 (1.60%) Back Office
10 12 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.73%) Publishing
12 9 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.36%) Legal
14 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.29%) Arabic Language
14 4 (0.29%) Automotive
15 1 (0.073%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.073%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,030 (74.96%) Developer
2 680 (49.49%) .NET Developer
3 172 (12.52%) C# Developer
4 138 (10.04%) Senior Developer
5 132 (9.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 118 (8.59%) Software Developer
7 105 (7.64%) Test Engineer
8 86 (6.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 82 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
10 81 (5.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 74 (5.39%) Java Developer
12 69 (5.02%) C# Software Developer
13 50 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 49 (3.57%) Tester
15 48 (3.49%) Software Test Engineer
15 48 (3.49%) SQL Developer
16 47 (3.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 46 (3.35%) Analyst
17 46 (3.35%) QA Engineer
18 43 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 805 (58.59%) .NET
2 643 (46.80%) ASP.NET
3 621 (45.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 560 (40.76%) RESTful
5 535 (38.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 518 (37.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 475 (34.57%) AngularJS
8 420 (30.57%) WCF
9 339 (24.67%) Node.js
10 308 (22.42%) .NET Framework
10 308 (22.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 292 (21.25%) HTML
12 250 (18.20%) CSS
13 224 (16.30%) KnockoutJS
14 204 (14.85%) Entity Framework
15 171 (12.45%) Code First Entity Framework
16 164 (11.94%) Web Services
17 111 (8.08%) HTML5
18 108 (7.86%) React
19 94 (6.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 234 (17.03%) Greenfield Project
2 92 (6.70%) User Experience
3 91 (6.62%) Computer Science
4 45 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (2.91%) Fintech
6 35 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (2.55%) Social Media
7 33 (2.40%) BBC
8 26 (1.89%) Digital TV
9 24 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.46%) Tandem
11 15 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.73%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.73%) Social Network
13 9 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.58%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.44%) Internet of Things
15 6 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
16 5 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (6.19%) Linux
2 71 (5.17%) Windows
3 38 (2.77%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.60%) Unix
5 20 (1.46%) Android
6 9 (0.66%) CentOS
6 9 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,193 (86.83%) TDD
2 1,169 (85.08%) Agile Software Development
3 682 (49.64%) MVC
4 560 (40.76%) Web Application Development
5 377 (27.44%) Scrum
6 325 (23.65%) Test Automation
7 254 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
8 207 (15.07%) OO
9 120 (8.73%) Mentoring
10 112 (8.15%) SDLC
10 112 (8.15%) Web Development
11 109 (7.93%) Software Engineering
12 104 (7.57%) Domain-Driven Design
13 102 (7.42%) Microservices
14 99 (7.21%) Open Source
15 98 (7.13%) CQRS
16 95 (6.91%) DevOps
17 81 (5.90%) Kanban
18 78 (5.68%) Continuous Delivery
19 76 (5.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 872 (63.46%) C#
2 511 (37.19%) JavaScript
3 386 (28.09%) Ruby
4 277 (20.16%) Java
5 231 (16.81%) SQL
6 97 (7.06%) Python
7 60 (4.37%) VB.NET
8 55 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 53 (3.86%) TypeScript
10 40 (2.91%) PHP
11 31 (2.26%) C++
12 27 (1.97%) F#
13 25 (1.82%) C
14 22 (1.60%) Scala
15 19 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.31%) ES6
17 14 (1.02%) Groovy
17 14 (1.02%) VB
18 13 (0.95%) ES7
18 13 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 136 (9.90%) Degree
2 80 (5.82%) ISEB
3 56 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 43 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.16%) PhD
6 15 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.66%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.073%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.073%) MCAD
12 1 (0.073%) MCP
12 1 (0.073%) MCSD
12 1 (0.073%) MCTS
12 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (13.97%) QA
2 6 (0.44%) PMO
3 2 (0.15%) GDPR
3 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.15%) PSD2
3 2 (0.15%) WCAG
4 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (3.06%) Docker
2 12 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.29%) Firmware
4 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.22%) HDFS
6 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (1.46%) Puppet
2 16 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.66%) Kibana
5 8 (0.58%) Ansible
6 6 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.36%) Nagios
7 5 (0.36%) Terraform
8 4 (0.29%) Salt
9 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.15%) logstash
9 2 (0.15%) StatsD
10 1 (0.073%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.073%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 180 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 64 (4.66%) Google
3 58 (4.22%) Oracle
4 56 (4.08%) Facebook
5 39 (2.84%) Apple
6 33 (2.40%) Sony
6 33 (2.40%) Yahoo!
7 14 (1.02%) HP
7 14 (1.02%) SAP
8 13 (0.95%) AppDynamics
8 13 (0.95%) Twitter
8 13 (0.95%) VMware
9 11 (0.80%) Capita
10 10 (0.73%) Splunk
10 10 (0.73%) Talend
11 7 (0.51%) New Relic
11 7 (0.51%) Sun
11 7 (0.51%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.44%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.36%) Micro Focus