Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 77 70
Rank change year-on-year -34 -7 +38
Permanent jobs citing BDD 746 1,138 1,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.88% 3.82% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 4.23% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 581 1,081 1,060
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,750 £65,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 23,628 26,875 26,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.07% 90.21% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18,900 22,191 21,682
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -30 301 £55,000 +4.76% 39
Hampshire -7 196 £50,000 +5.26% 26
Berkshire -13 187 £57,500 +4.55% 18
East Sussex +23 111 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Surrey -27 93 £55,000 +15.79% 27
Buckinghamshire 0 63 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Oxfordshire -24 51 £55,000 +2.33% 9
West Sussex -50 22 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Kent -56 16 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Middlesex +12 10 £60,000 +33.33% 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 605 (81.10%) TDD
2 568 (76.14%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (44.77%) JavaScript
4 321 (43.03%) Test Automation
5 277 (37.13%) C#
6 271 (36.33%) Java
7 257 (34.45%) Scrum
8 247 (33.11%) .NET
9 237 (31.77%) Git (software)
10 219 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
11 199 (26.68%) HTML
12 188 (25.20%) Jenkins
13 182 (24.40%) AngularJS
13 182 (24.40%) DevOps
14 181 (24.26%) JIRA
15 171 (22.92%) SQL
16 166 (22.25%) Selenium
16 166 (22.25%) Azure
17 158 (21.18%) AWS
18 157 (21.05%) CSS
19 153 (20.51%) REST
20 151 (20.24%) QA
21 150 (20.11%) React
22 137 (18.36%) Cucumber
23 132 (17.69%) Microservices
24 130 (17.43%) Web Services
25 124 (16.62%) Problem-Solving
26 118 (15.82%) MVC
27 115 (15.42%) SQL Server
28 112 (15.01%) ASP.NET

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 91 (12.20%) Confluence
2 15 (2.01%) IIS
3 12 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.47%) CMS
4 11 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.80%) Apache
6 6 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.40%) Drupal
9 3 (0.40%) Mendix
9 3 (0.40%) SugarCRM
9 3 (0.40%) WordPress
10 2 (0.27%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.27%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
Business Applications
1 17 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 166 (22.25%) Azure
2 158 (21.18%) AWS
3 43 (5.76%) SaaS
4 37 (4.96%) GitHub
5 33 (4.42%) PaaS
6 27 (3.62%) Slack
7 26 (3.49%) Serverless
8 21 (2.82%) GCP
9 19 (2.55%) npm
10 12 (1.61%) Firebase
11 10 (1.34%) BrowserStack
11 10 (1.34%) Datadog
12 9 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (1.21%) OpenShift
13 8 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (1.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 8 (1.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 7 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.67%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.30%) HTTP
2 11 (1.47%) Bluetooth
3 5 (0.67%) Internet
3 5 (0.67%) Wireless
4 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.27%) ATM
5 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) Network Security
6 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.13%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.70%) MongoDB
3 46 (6.17%) MySQL
4 41 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.08%) Redis
6 22 (2.95%) Big Data
7 19 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (1.47%) MariaDB
9 11 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.34%) DB2
11 8 (1.07%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.54%) Blockchain
16 3 (0.40%) SAP HANA
16 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 2 (0.27%) Geospatial Data
17 2 (0.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 237 (31.77%) Git (software)
2 188 (25.20%) Jenkins
3 181 (24.26%) JIRA
4 166 (22.25%) Selenium
5 137 (18.36%) Cucumber
6 71 (9.52%) SpecFlow
7 69 (9.25%) WebDriver
8 58 (7.77%) Maven
9 49 (6.57%) JUnit
10 48 (6.43%) Appium
11 44 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (4.83%) TeamCity
13 31 (4.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (4.02%) Mocha
14 30 (4.02%) Visual Studio Team System
15 29 (3.89%) Visual Studio
16 28 (3.75%) Jasmine
17 25 (3.35%) Grunt
17 25 (3.35%) gulp
18 24 (3.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 84 (11.26%) Finance
2 31 (4.16%) Retail
3 19 (2.55%) Games
4 18 (2.41%) Public Sector
5 10 (1.34%) Back Office
5 10 (1.34%) Marketing
6 8 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.94%) Banking
8 5 (0.67%) Advertising
8 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.54%) Military
10 3 (0.40%) Law
10 3 (0.40%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.27%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Avionics
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 445 (59.65%) Developer
2 129 (17.29%) Senior Developer
3 101 (13.54%) C# Developer
4 93 (12.47%) Java Developer
5 85 (11.39%) Test Engineer
6 79 (10.59%) .NET Developer
7 61 (8.18%) Analyst
8 57 (7.64%) Software Engineer
9 55 (7.37%) Tester
10 52 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 52 (6.97%) Software Developer
11 40 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 30 (4.02%) Software Test Engineer
13 29 (3.89%) Automation Tester
13 29 (3.89%) Ruby Developer
13 29 (3.89%) Test Automation Engineer
14 28 (3.75%) QA Engineer
15 27 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
15 27 (3.62%) Developer in Test
15 27 (3.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (33.11%) .NET
2 199 (26.68%) HTML
3 182 (24.40%) AngularJS
4 157 (21.05%) CSS
5 153 (20.51%) REST
6 150 (20.11%) React
7 130 (17.43%) Web Services
8 112 (15.01%) ASP.NET
9 104 (13.94%) Spring
10 95 (12.73%) Node.js
11 78 (10.46%) .NET Framework
12 71 (9.52%) RESTful
13 64 (8.58%) HTML5
14 62 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 62 (8.31%) jQuery
15 55 (7.37%) Hibernate
16 52 (6.97%) Gherkin
17 51 (6.84%) Sass
17 51 (6.84%) SOAP
18 48 (6.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (6.97%) User Experience
3 51 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
4 38 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (4.02%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.82%) Cloud Native
8 17 (2.28%) Blog
9 16 (2.14%) iPad
10 14 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.47%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.34%) Xbox
13 8 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.67%) PlayStation
15 4 (0.54%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.40%) Internet of Things
16 3 (0.40%) PMI
17 2 (0.27%) Life Science
17 2 (0.27%) Mainframe
17 2 (0.27%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 81 (10.86%) Linux
2 42 (5.63%) Apple iOS
3 37 (4.96%) Android
4 30 (4.02%) Windows
5 5 (0.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (81.10%) TDD
2 568 (76.14%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (43.03%) Test Automation
4 257 (34.45%) Scrum
5 219 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
6 182 (24.40%) DevOps
7 132 (17.69%) Microservices
8 124 (16.62%) Problem-Solving
9 118 (15.82%) MVC
10 105 (14.08%) Software Engineering
11 98 (13.14%) Pair Programming
12 91 (12.20%) SDLC
13 86 (11.53%) Open Source
14 85 (11.39%) SOLID
15 83 (11.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 82 (10.99%) Unit Testing
17 81 (10.86%) Computer Science
18 79 (10.59%) Kanban
19 68 (9.12%) Regression Testing
20 63 (8.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 334 (44.77%) JavaScript
2 277 (37.13%) C#
3 271 (36.33%) Java
4 171 (22.92%) SQL
5 73 (9.79%) Python
6 39 (5.23%) Java 8
7 36 (4.83%) Ruby
8 31 (4.16%) VB.NET
9 28 (3.75%) TypeScript
10 24 (3.22%) ES6
11 23 (3.08%) Kotlin
12 22 (2.95%) PHP
12 22 (2.95%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.82%) Scala
14 20 (2.68%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.41%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.88%) Apple Swift
17 13 (1.74%) C
18 10 (1.34%) VB
19 8 (1.07%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 78 (10.46%) Degree
2 49 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 49 (6.57%) ISTQB
3 31 (4.16%) ISEB
4 8 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.27%) CISSP
7 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (20.24%) QA
2 20 (2.68%) WAI
3 9 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.54%) GDPR
5 3 (0.40%) PSD2
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (14.61%) Docker
2 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 71 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 35 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (4.16%) Puppet
4 14 (1.88%) Ansible
4 14 (1.88%) HP ALM
5 13 (1.74%) Terraform
6 10 (1.34%) Mesos
7 9 (1.21%) Kibana
7 9 (1.21%) Marathon
8 4 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.54%) Nagios
8 4 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.40%) Salt
10 1 (0.13%) rkt
10 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 110 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.24%) Oracle
3 39 (5.23%) Google
3 39 (5.23%) Xamarin
4 20 (2.68%) Atlassian
5 16 (2.14%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 8 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.94%) hybris
8 6 (0.80%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.67%) SAP
9 5 (0.67%) VMware
10 4 (0.54%) Apple
10 4 (0.54%) CA
10 4 (0.54%) Splunk
11 3 (0.40%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.40%) OutSystems
12 2 (0.27%) HP
12 2 (0.27%) IBM
12 2 (0.27%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.13%) Sun