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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 77 104
Rank change year-on-year +15 +27  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4068 3663 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.76% 3.50% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 3.95% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3626 3263 2700
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +16 3849 £50,000 -4.76% 536
London +13 1879 £60,000 +4.34% 257
South East +61 596 £47,500 +5.55% 64
North West +21 302 £40,750 +1.87% 54
South West +88 292 £45,000 - 44
Yorkshire +17 262 £42,500 +6.25% 35
East of England +37 240 £45,000 -5.26% 34
City of London +10 226 £60,000 +4.34% 62
Manchester +17 212 £42,500 - 35
West Yorkshire +4 159 £42,500 - 25
Leeds +10 142 £45,250 +6.47% 21
Berkshire +49 139 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Hertfordshire +61 126 £47,500 -20.83% 13
West Midlands +19 122 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Bristol +62 115 £43,000 -4.44% 8
Hampshire +8 103 £40,000 -11.11% 15
East Midlands +19 102 £45,000 +9.09% 27
Surrey +73 97 £52,500 +16.66% 16
Wales +47 77 £45,269 -4.69% 8
Scotland -15 73 £45,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +33 69 £43,500 -1.69% 7
Nottinghamshire +42 63 £47,500 - 17
South Yorkshire +34 63 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Milton Keynes +22 62 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South Wales +41 58 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Nottingham +40 58 £47,500 - 15
Birmingham +5 55 £45,000 +17.64% 2
North East +40 54 £40,000 - 6
Kent +43 53 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Watford +35 52 £41,250 -17.50% 3

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 with a requirement for BDD.

1 6533 (87.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6308 (84.32%) TDD
3 3359 (44.90%) C#
4 3049 (40.76%) .NET
5 2728 (36.47%) Java
6 2685 (35.89%) MVC
7 2673 (35.73%) Scrum
8 2440 (32.62%) JavaScript
9 2273 (30.38%) ASP.NET
10 2271 (30.36%) SQL Server
11 2071 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1861 (24.88%) RESTful
13 1806 (24.14%) Git (software)
14 1729 (23.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1697 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
16 1614 (21.57%) AngularJS
17 1532 (20.48%) HTML
18 1508 (20.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 1495 (19.98%) Web Application Development
20 1472 (19.68%) Selenium
21 1401 (18.73%) Node.js
22 1392 (18.61%) Ruby
23 1308 (17.48%) CSS
24 1297 (17.34%) SQL
25 1285 (17.18%) NoSQL
26 1282 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
27 1242 (16.60%) WCF
28 1196 (15.99%) QA
29 1188 (15.88%) Finance
30 1180 (15.77%) OO

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
1 276 (3.69%) Confluence
2 259 (3.46%) Tomcat
3 216 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
4 179 (2.39%) Apache
5 174 (2.33%) CMS
6 170 (2.27%) JBoss
7 130 (1.74%) IIS
8 123 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 110 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 104 (1.39%) Apache Spark
11 75 (1.00%) SharePoint
12 66 (0.88%) Mule
13 65 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 63 (0.84%) Mule ESB
14 63 (0.84%) Umbraco
15 51 (0.68%) Drupal
16 45 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
17 44 (0.59%) WordPress
18 43 (0.57%) Apache Solr
19 42 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 275 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 32 (0.43%) MS Office
3 23 (0.31%) MS Project
4 10 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.11%) SPSS
6 7 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.053%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.040%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.027%) InVision
9 2 (0.027%) Mingle
10 1 (0.013%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 79 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 43 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.44%) Magento
4 18 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.067%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.053%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.040%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.027%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.013%) BASE24
10 1 (0.013%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.013%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.013%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.013%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 636 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 405 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 207 (2.77%) GitHub
4 184 (2.46%) SaaS
5 96 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (0.55%) Google Play
8 39 (0.52%) Slack
9 36 (0.48%) G Suite
9 36 (0.48%) Office 365
10 33 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (0.36%) PaaS
12 15 (0.20%) IaaS
13 12 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.16%) Datadog
14 11 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.13%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 321 (4.29%) Internet
2 123 (1.64%) HTTP
3 28 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.29%) SSL
5 19 (0.25%) LDAP
5 19 (0.25%) SSH
6 15 (0.20%) Skype
7 12 (0.16%) DNS
8 10 (0.13%) Intranet
8 10 (0.13%) Wireless
9 8 (0.11%) IMAP
9 8 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 8 (0.11%) SMTP
10 6 (0.080%) AMQP
11 5 (0.067%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.067%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.053%) Firewall
13 3 (0.040%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.040%) FTP
13 3 (0.040%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2271 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 1285 (17.18%) NoSQL
3 1282 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 517 (6.91%) MongoDB
5 438 (5.85%) MySQL
6 275 (3.68%) Big Data
7 248 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 238 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 175 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 145 (1.94%) Hadoop
11 114 (1.52%) Redis
12 112 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 82 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 79 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 59 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 49 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 49 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (0.41%) CouchDB
18 26 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1806 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 1472 (19.68%) Selenium
3 1043 (13.94%) Cucumber
4 983 (13.14%) Jenkins
5 682 (9.12%) JIRA
6 661 (8.84%) WebDriver
7 510 (6.82%) Maven
8 494 (6.60%) JUnit
9 430 (5.75%) SpecFlow
10 398 (5.32%) TeamCity
11 383 (5.12%) NUnit
12 334 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 280 (3.74%) Visual Studio
14 276 (3.69%) Subversion
15 225 (3.01%) SoapUI
16 221 (2.95%) Moq
17 205 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
18 204 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 181 (2.42%) JMeter
20 163 (2.18%) Jasmine
General
1 1188 (15.88%) Finance
2 491 (6.56%) Games
3 445 (5.95%) Retail
4 407 (5.44%) Marketing
5 261 (3.49%) Banking
6 243 (3.25%) Advertising
7 158 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 122 (1.63%) Electronics
9 106 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 93 (1.24%) Music Industry
11 79 (1.06%) Publishing
12 62 (0.83%) Back Office
13 46 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 44 (0.59%) Legal
15 43 (0.57%) Front Office
16 37 (0.49%) Law
17 30 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 21 (0.28%) Automotive
19 19 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 16 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4744 (63.41%) Developer
2 2071 (27.68%) .NET Developer
3 1049 (14.02%) C# Developer
4 1040 (13.90%) Java Developer
5 782 (10.45%) Senior Developer
6 727 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 526 (7.03%) Analyst
8 461 (6.16%) Tester
9 442 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
10 434 (5.80%) Test Engineer
11 425 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 402 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 394 (5.27%) Agile Developer
14 368 (4.92%) Software Engineer
15 356 (4.76%) Automation Tester
16 341 (4.56%) Test Analyst
17 317 (4.24%) Software Developer
18 314 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
19 304 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
20 283 (3.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3049 (40.76%) .NET
2 2273 (30.38%) ASP.NET
3 2071 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1861 (24.88%) RESTful
5 1729 (23.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1614 (21.57%) AngularJS
7 1532 (20.48%) HTML
8 1508 (20.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1401 (18.73%) Node.js
10 1308 (17.48%) CSS
11 1242 (16.60%) WCF
12 1026 (13.71%) .NET Framework
13 993 (13.27%) Web Services
14 843 (11.27%) REST
15 837 (11.19%) Spring
16 800 (10.69%) Entity Framework
17 754 (10.08%) HTML5
18 721 (9.64%) KnockoutJS
19 695 (9.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 607 (8.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 370 (4.95%) Computer Science
1 370 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
2 368 (4.92%) User Experience
3 315 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 261 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 180 (2.41%) Fintech
6 126 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 110 (1.47%) Social Media
8 106 (1.42%) Tandem
9 95 (1.27%) BBC
10 94 (1.26%) iPad
11 82 (1.10%) Social Network
12 74 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 73 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 59 (0.79%) Digital TV
15 42 (0.56%) Virtual Team
16 41 (0.55%) Blog
16 41 (0.55%) Management Information System
16 41 (0.55%) N-Tier
17 37 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 583 (7.79%) Linux
2 369 (4.93%) Windows
3 242 (3.23%) Android
4 204 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 168 (2.25%) Unix
6 23 (0.31%) CentOS
7 22 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.094%) Kali Linux
12 6 (0.080%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.040%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.027%) VMS
15 2 (0.027%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.013%) Fedora
16 1 (0.013%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.013%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6533 (87.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6308 (84.32%) TDD
3 2685 (35.89%) MVC
4 2673 (35.73%) Scrum
5 1697 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
6 1495 (19.98%) Web Application Development
7 1180 (15.77%) OO
8 1063 (14.21%) Kanban
9 1045 (13.97%) Software Engineering
10 948 (12.67%) Test Automation
11 792 (10.59%) E-Commerce
12 693 (9.26%) DevOps
13 623 (8.33%) SDLC
14 575 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 561 (7.50%) Automated Testing
16 550 (7.35%) Unit Testing
17 518 (6.92%) Microservices
18 515 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
19 513 (6.86%) Web Development
20 488 (6.52%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3359 (44.90%) C#
2 2728 (36.47%) Java
3 2440 (32.62%) JavaScript
4 1392 (18.61%) Ruby
5 1297 (17.34%) SQL
6 617 (8.25%) Python
7 408 (5.45%) PHP
8 398 (5.32%) Scala
9 211 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 182 (2.43%) C++
11 157 (2.10%) T-SQL
12 124 (1.66%) ES6
13 120 (1.60%) C
14 119 (1.59%) VB
15 114 (1.52%) Groovy
16 101 (1.35%) PL/SQL
17 91 (1.22%) Go
18 89 (1.19%) TypeScript
19 87 (1.16%) PowerShell
20 83 (1.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 554 (7.41%) Degree
2 342 (4.57%) ISEB
3 320 (4.28%) ISTQB
4 128 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 96 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 51 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 42 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 37 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (0.36%) MCAD
9 27 (0.36%) MCP
9 27 (0.36%) MCSD
9 27 (0.36%) MCTS
10 24 (0.32%) PhD
11 18 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.11%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.067%) CCNA
15 4 (0.053%) AWS Certification
16 3 (0.040%) OCP
16 3 (0.040%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1196 (15.99%) QA
2 225 (3.01%) SDET
3 56 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 32 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 29 (0.39%) ISO 14001
7 16 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.094%) PMO
9 5 (0.067%) SLA
9 5 (0.067%) WCAG
10 4 (0.053%) GCP
11 2 (0.027%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.027%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.027%) FATCA
11 2 (0.027%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.013%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.013%) Basel III
12 1 (0.013%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.013%) MiFID
12 1 (0.013%) SEPA
System Software
1 257 (3.44%) Docker
2 31 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.31%) Firmware
4 22 (0.29%) HDFS
5 19 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (0.19%) vSphere
8 10 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.11%) Dovecot
10 6 (0.080%) Active Directory
11 5 (0.067%) Varnish
12 4 (0.053%) iptables
13 3 (0.040%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.013%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 180 (2.41%) Puppet
2 152 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 125 (1.67%) Ansible
4 69 (0.92%) Kibana
5 62 (0.83%) Kubernetes
6 44 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.29%) Terraform
8 20 (0.27%) Control-M
8 20 (0.27%) Mesos
9 13 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 11 (0.15%) Grafana
11 10 (0.13%) Nagios
11 10 (0.13%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.094%) Salt
13 6 (0.080%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.067%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.067%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.067%) logstash
14 5 (0.067%) Packer
14 5 (0.067%) Rancher
Vendors
1 820 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 313 (4.18%) Google
3 255 (3.41%) Oracle
4 254 (3.40%) Facebook
5 171 (2.29%) Apple
6 138 (1.84%) Adobe
7 94 (1.26%) SAP
7 94 (1.26%) Sony
8 93 (1.24%) Yahoo!
9 85 (1.14%) IBM
10 75 (1.00%) HP
11 71 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 66 (0.88%) Red Hat
13 65 (0.87%) Coverity
14 63 (0.84%) Xamarin
15 58 (0.78%) Sitecore
16 53 (0.71%) hybris
17 41 (0.55%) PayPal
18 39 (0.52%) Cognizant
19 38 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
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