Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 60 69
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.12% 2.16% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.45% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 11
Suffolk median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £41,250
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 497 857 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 87.81% 88.08% 86.81%
Number of salaries quoted 466 747 666
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Suffolk

BDD
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Suffolk.

Salary trend for BDD in Suffolk

BDD
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Ipswich +20 12 £42,500 - 2
BDD
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for BDD.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) C#
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) RESTful
4 7 (58.33%) Node.js
4 7 (58.33%) CSS3
4 7 (58.33%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) Games
6 4 (33.33%) OOP
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (33.33%) WCF
6 4 (33.33%) Xbox
6 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (25.00%) Digital Economy

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Economy
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate C# Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) CSS3
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) HTML5
1 7 (58.33%) Node.js
1 7 (58.33%) RESTful
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) React
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Xbox
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) ES6
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA