The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sussex with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 17.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.25% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16 15 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 55.17% 78.95% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 25
Median salary £60,000 £41,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.34% -18.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Sussex

BDD
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Salary trend for BDD in Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Sussex region with a requirement for BDD.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Play Framework

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle