The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 72 97
Rank change year-on-year +9 +25  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4140 3821 3408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.70% 3.94% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 4.43% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3507 3457 2951
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79039 86328 97439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63711 72121 79644
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

BDD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BDD in the UK

BDD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in the UK

BDD
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 3981 £52,500 -2.77% 550
London +6 2079 £60,000 - 290
South East +41 552 £45,000 - 74
North West -6 309 £42,500 - 49
Yorkshire +58 237 £42,500 -3.40% 36
South West +35 237 £42,500 - 25
City of London -13 232 £62,500 +4.16% 50
East of England -14 204 £52,500 - 29
West Midlands +77 203 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Manchester -12 182 £45,000 - 29
West Yorkshire +57 168 £45,000 -7.69% 26
Leeds +35 147 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Berkshire +38 142 £57,500 +15.00% 13
Birmingham +67 130 £47,500 +18.75% 8
East Midlands +57 129 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Hertfordshire +20 120 £52,500 -17.64% 17
Hampshire +12 90 £45,000 +2.27% 15
Cheshire +21 80 £42,500 -10.52% 13
Surrey +43 78 £50,000 +16.27% 17
Buckinghamshire +9 74 £42,500 +4.93% 9
Scotland -31 74 £47,500 - 22
Bristol +13 66 £43,250 +13.81% 7
Milton Keynes +4 66 £43,000 +7.50% 5
East Sussex +26 60 £45,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire +25 60 £46,250 -2.63% 8
Brighton +39 57 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Nottingham +28 56 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Glasgow -15 53 £48,750 +5.40% 14
Somerset +19 49 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Oxfordshire +18 48 £47,500 -5.00% 4

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for BDD.

1 6975 (85.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6768 (83.14%) TDD
3 3700 (45.45%) C#
4 3334 (40.96%) .NET
5 2979 (36.60%) Java
6 2908 (35.72%) MVC
7 2778 (34.13%) Scrum
8 2748 (33.76%) JavaScript
9 2489 (30.58%) SQL Server
10 2411 (29.62%) ASP.NET
11 2267 (27.85%) Test Automation
12 2205 (27.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2034 (24.99%) Git (software)
14 2022 (24.84%) RESTful
15 1858 (22.83%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1837 (22.57%) Continuous Integration
17 1820 (22.36%) AngularJS
18 1668 (20.49%) HTML
19 1613 (19.82%) Web Application Development
20 1595 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 1590 (19.53%) Node.js
22 1574 (19.34%) Selenium
23 1491 (18.32%) Ruby
24 1461 (17.95%) CSS
25 1441 (17.70%) SQL
26 1435 (17.63%) Finance
27 1394 (17.13%) NoSQL
28 1378 (16.93%) WCF
29 1345 (16.52%) OO
30 1226 (15.06%) QA

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 265 (3.26%) Confluence
2 249 (3.06%) CMS
3 247 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 231 (2.84%) Apache
5 222 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
6 181 (2.22%) JBoss
7 166 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 106 (1.30%) Apache Spark
9 99 (1.22%) IIS
10 82 (1.01%) Mule
11 81 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 80 (0.98%) WebLogic
13 75 (0.92%) Umbraco
14 67 (0.82%) Mule ESB
15 66 (0.81%) nginx
16 57 (0.70%) SharePoint
17 52 (0.64%) Drupal
18 48 (0.59%) WordPress
19 46 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 45 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.061%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.037%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.012%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.012%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 123 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 39 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 35 (0.43%) Magento
4 10 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 9 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.061%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.025%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.012%) Endur
8 1 (0.012%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.012%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.012%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.012%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 866 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 524 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 227 (2.79%) GitHub
4 190 (2.33%) SaaS
5 110 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 67 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 54 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (0.63%) PaaS
9 44 (0.54%) BrowserStack
10 38 (0.47%) Slack
11 36 (0.44%) Office 365
12 35 (0.43%) G Suite
12 35 (0.43%) Google Play
13 31 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
14 29 (0.36%) IaaS
15 26 (0.32%) Datadog
16 20 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
17 17 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
17 17 (0.21%) OpenShift
18 14 (0.17%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 429 (5.27%) Internet
2 137 (1.68%) HTTP
3 23 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.26%) LDAP
5 19 (0.23%) DNS
6 16 (0.20%) AMQP
7 15 (0.18%) Intranet
8 14 (0.17%) Wireless
9 13 (0.16%) Skype
10 11 (0.14%) SSL
11 10 (0.12%) IMAP
12 9 (0.11%) Firewall
13 7 (0.086%) VPN
14 6 (0.074%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.074%) WAN
15 5 (0.061%) DHCP
15 5 (0.061%) DMZ
15 5 (0.061%) SSH
16 3 (0.037%) Extranet
16 3 (0.037%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2489 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 1394 (17.13%) NoSQL
3 1049 (12.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 595 (7.31%) SQL Server 2016
5 586 (7.20%) MongoDB
6 447 (5.49%) MySQL
7 300 (3.69%) Big Data
8 275 (3.38%) Relational Database
9 189 (2.32%) Hadoop
10 169 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 138 (1.70%) Redis
12 134 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 101 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 92 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 89 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
16 54 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 52 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
18 43 (0.53%) Blockchain
19 41 (0.50%) CouchDB
20 38 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2034 (24.99%) Git (software)
2 1574 (19.34%) Selenium
3 1143 (14.04%) Jenkins
4 1092 (13.42%) Cucumber
5 801 (9.84%) JIRA
6 761 (9.35%) WebDriver
7 552 (6.78%) SpecFlow
8 548 (6.73%) JUnit
9 492 (6.04%) Maven
10 487 (5.98%) NUnit
11 422 (5.18%) TeamCity
12 338 (4.15%) Visual Studio
13 309 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
14 294 (3.61%) Subversion
15 264 (3.24%) SoapUI
16 257 (3.16%) Moq
17 253 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
18 240 (2.95%) Jasmine
19 192 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 186 (2.29%) JMeter
General
1 1435 (17.63%) Finance
2 587 (7.21%) Retail
3 492 (6.04%) Games
4 435 (5.34%) Marketing
5 374 (4.59%) Banking
6 264 (3.24%) Advertising
7 205 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 175 (2.15%) Electronics
9 164 (2.01%) Investment Banking
10 147 (1.81%) Manufacturing
11 123 (1.51%) Retail Banking
12 92 (1.13%) Music Industry
13 87 (1.07%) Publishing
14 69 (0.85%) Front Office
15 63 (0.77%) Back Office
16 52 (0.64%) Legal
17 41 (0.50%) Law
18 30 (0.37%) Financial Institution
19 19 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
20 14 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5206 (63.96%) Developer
2 2247 (27.60%) .NET Developer
3 1149 (14.12%) Java Developer
4 1096 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 936 (11.50%) Senior Developer
6 763 (9.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 552 (6.78%) Analyst
8 502 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 475 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 456 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 450 (5.53%) Tester
12 404 (4.96%) Test Engineer
13 367 (4.51%) Agile Developer
14 365 (4.48%) Test Analyst
15 364 (4.47%) Software Engineer
16 352 (4.32%) Software Developer
17 345 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
17 345 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
18 341 (4.19%) Automation Tester
19 321 (3.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3334 (40.96%) .NET
2 2411 (29.62%) ASP.NET
3 2205 (27.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2022 (24.84%) RESTful
5 1858 (22.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1820 (22.36%) AngularJS
7 1668 (20.49%) HTML
8 1595 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1590 (19.53%) Node.js
10 1461 (17.95%) CSS
11 1378 (16.93%) WCF
12 1125 (13.82%) .NET Framework
13 1101 (13.53%) Web Services
14 928 (11.40%) Entity Framework
15 920 (11.30%) REST
16 903 (11.09%) Spring
17 801 (9.84%) HTML5
18 732 (8.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 703 (8.64%) KnockoutJS
20 640 (7.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 847 (10.41%) Greenfield Project
2 479 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 447 (5.49%) User Experience
4 400 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 360 (4.42%) Mobile App
6 354 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 255 (3.13%) Fintech
8 128 (1.57%) Social Media
9 106 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 99 (1.22%) iPad
11 94 (1.15%) BBC
12 76 (0.93%) N-Tier
13 74 (0.91%) Tandem
14 73 (0.90%) Blog
15 71 (0.87%) Digital TV
16 61 (0.75%) Social Network
17 54 (0.66%) Streaming Music
18 53 (0.65%) Derivative
18 53 (0.65%) Digital Media
19 47 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 686 (8.43%) Linux
2 395 (4.85%) Windows
3 280 (3.44%) Android
4 257 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 184 (2.26%) Unix
6 37 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (0.31%) CentOS
8 19 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.061%) VMS
11 5 (0.061%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.049%) Fedora
12 4 (0.049%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.049%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.037%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.037%) Windows Server
14 2 (0.025%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.025%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6975 (85.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6768 (83.14%) TDD
3 2908 (35.72%) MVC
4 2778 (34.13%) Scrum
5 2267 (27.85%) Test Automation
6 1837 (22.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1613 (19.82%) Web Application Development
8 1345 (16.52%) OO
9 1206 (14.82%) Kanban
10 1110 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 858 (10.54%) DevOps
12 783 (9.62%) E-Commerce
13 709 (8.71%) SDLC
13 709 (8.71%) Unit Testing
14 683 (8.39%) Microservices
15 611 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
16 582 (7.15%) SOLID
17 557 (6.84%) Mentoring
18 538 (6.61%) Web Development
19 482 (5.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3700 (45.45%) C#
2 2979 (36.60%) Java
3 2748 (33.76%) JavaScript
4 1491 (18.32%) Ruby
5 1441 (17.70%) SQL
6 739 (9.08%) Python
7 466 (5.72%) PHP
8 390 (4.79%) Scala
9 214 (2.63%) C++
10 209 (2.57%) VB.NET
11 196 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 159 (1.95%) Go
13 156 (1.92%) C
14 151 (1.86%) TypeScript
15 147 (1.81%) ES6
16 121 (1.49%) Groovy
17 109 (1.34%) F#
18 105 (1.29%) Objective-C
19 103 (1.27%) PL/SQL
20 102 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 556 (6.83%) Degree
2 288 (3.54%) ISEB
3 266 (3.27%) ISTQB
4 168 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 122 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 110 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 78 (0.96%) SC Cleared
8 37 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (0.41%) MCTS
10 27 (0.33%) PhD
11 26 (0.32%) MCAD
11 26 (0.32%) MCP
11 26 (0.32%) MCSD
12 22 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 20 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (0.15%) Master's Degree
14 12 (0.15%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.12%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.086%) Numerate Degree
17 6 (0.074%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1226 (15.06%) QA
2 52 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 34 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 27 (0.33%) ISO 14001
6 26 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.11%) SLA
8 8 (0.098%) PMO
9 7 (0.086%) GCP
9 7 (0.086%) WCAG
10 4 (0.049%) EMIR
10 4 (0.049%) WAI
11 2 (0.025%) MiFID
12 1 (0.012%) Basel III
12 1 (0.012%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.012%) DICOM
12 1 (0.012%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.012%) HL7
12 1 (0.012%) SEPA
System Software
1 413 (5.07%) Docker
2 22 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.23%) HDFS
4 17 (0.21%) Dovecot
5 16 (0.20%) Firmware
6 13 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.14%) Active Directory
8 8 (0.098%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.074%) vSphere
10 3 (0.037%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.012%) Postfix
11 1 (0.012%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 214 (2.63%) Puppet
2 187 (2.30%) Ansible
3 153 (1.88%) Kubernetes
4 149 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 90 (1.11%) Kibana
6 41 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 41 (0.50%) Terraform
7 29 (0.36%) Control-M
8 20 (0.25%) Grafana
9 18 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 9 (0.11%) Nagios
10 9 (0.11%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.086%) HockeyApp
12 6 (0.074%) CloudHub
12 6 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.074%) Mesos
13 5 (0.061%) Consul
13 5 (0.061%) Salt
13 5 (0.061%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.049%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 773 (9.50%) Microsoft
2 350 (4.30%) Google
3 307 (3.77%) Oracle
4 267 (3.28%) Facebook
5 161 (1.98%) Apple
6 131 (1.61%) SAP
7 108 (1.33%) Adobe
8 99 (1.22%) IBM
9 91 (1.12%) Sony
10 90 (1.11%) Yahoo!
11 87 (1.07%) Atlassian
12 82 (1.01%) Xamarin
13 73 (0.90%) Red Hat
14 65 (0.80%) Sybase
15 56 (0.69%) Sitecore
16 53 (0.65%) HP
17 51 (0.63%) New Relic
18 43 (0.53%) Zend
19 41 (0.50%) Coverity
20 35 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary, Custom Built Technology Centre, Restaurant & More!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum To £55k + bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary, Custom Built Technology Centre, Restaurant & More!
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary, Custom Built Technology Centre, Restaurant & More!
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Experience Dependent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago