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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 73 100
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4073 3790 3234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.79% 3.80% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 4.27% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3537 3406 2798
Median salary £51,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% +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 76220 88818 94836
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.09% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62239 73997 76987
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +13 3885 £52,500 - 578
London +9 1990 £60,000 - 314
South East +41 511 £47,500 +5.55% 81
North West +2 299 £42,500 +6.25% 44
South West +56 272 £43,250 +1.76% 31
Yorkshire +46 252 £42,500 +6.25% 30
City of London +1 241 £63,750 +6.25% 48
East of England +1 212 £50,000 - 37
Manchester -8 187 £45,000 +5.88% 29
West Midlands +53 168 £45,000 +12.50% 14
West Yorkshire +43 168 £45,000 - 21
Leeds +34 146 £45,000 - 19
East Midlands +45 133 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Berkshire +39 122 £57,500 +15.00% 19
Birmingham +54 108 £47,500 +20.25% 5
Hertfordshire +31 107 £50,000 -23.07% 13
Bristol +53 89 £43,500 +24.28% 11
Hampshire +11 87 £45,000 +2.27% 13
Surrey +56 80 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Cheshire +22 72 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Scotland -30 70 £45,000 - 9
Nottinghamshire +34 64 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Buckinghamshire +19 63 £44,000 +10.00% 10
Nottingham +30 59 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Milton Keynes +12 58 £43,500 +8.75% 8
Somerset +22 54 £37,000 -7.50% 5
North East +26 53 £40,000 +3.22% 6
Tyne and Wear +30 52 £40,000 +3.22% 5
West Sussex +2 50 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Gloucestershire +19 49 £45,269 -22.94% 2

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6830 (85.98%) Agile Software Development
2 6630 (83.46%) TDD
3 3612 (45.47%) C#
4 3246 (40.86%) .NET
5 2854 (35.93%) MVC
6 2850 (35.88%) Java
7 2742 (34.52%) Scrum
8 2671 (33.62%) JavaScript
9 2416 (30.41%) SQL Server
10 2384 (30.01%) ASP.NET
11 2182 (27.47%) Test Automation
12 2176 (27.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1971 (24.81%) RESTful
14 1952 (24.57%) Git (software)
15 1842 (23.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1802 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
17 1747 (21.99%) AngularJS
18 1631 (20.53%) HTML
19 1571 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 1560 (19.64%) Web Application Development
21 1556 (19.59%) Selenium
22 1532 (19.28%) Node.js
23 1468 (18.48%) Ruby
24 1424 (17.93%) CSS
25 1361 (17.13%) Finance
26 1359 (17.11%) SQL
27 1347 (16.96%) NoSQL
28 1334 (16.79%) WCF
29 1270 (15.99%) OO
30 1221 (15.37%) 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
1 264 (3.32%) Confluence
2 249 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 234 (2.95%) CMS
4 216 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
5 212 (2.67%) Apache
6 180 (2.27%) JBoss
7 147 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 113 (1.42%) IIS
9 107 (1.35%) Apache Spark
10 102 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 84 (1.06%) Mule
12 74 (0.93%) Mule ESB
13 71 (0.89%) Umbraco
14 63 (0.79%) WebLogic
15 59 (0.74%) SharePoint
16 55 (0.69%) nginx
17 53 (0.67%) Drupal
18 52 (0.65%) WordPress
19 42 (0.53%) Apache Solr
20 41 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.038%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.025%) Mingle
7 2 (0.025%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.013%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 113 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 37 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.47%) Magento
3 15 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 7 (0.088%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.063%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.013%) BASE24
8 1 (0.013%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.013%) Endur
8 1 (0.013%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.013%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.013%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.013%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.013%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 796 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
2 489 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (2.88%) GitHub
4 186 (2.34%) SaaS
5 117 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 60 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 44 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 40 (0.50%) BrowserStack
9 36 (0.45%) Slack
10 34 (0.43%) Google Play
10 34 (0.43%) Office 365
11 33 (0.42%) G Suite
12 29 (0.37%) PaaS
13 22 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (0.28%) Datadog
14 16 (0.20%) IaaS
15 15 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
15 15 (0.19%) Loggly
16 14 (0.18%) Amazon S3
16 14 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 394 (4.96%) Internet
2 128 (1.61%) HTTP
3 25 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.28%) LDAP
5 18 (0.23%) DNS
6 15 (0.19%) Skype
7 14 (0.18%) AMQP
7 14 (0.18%) Intranet
7 14 (0.18%) Wireless
8 9 (0.11%) SSL
9 8 (0.10%) IMAP
10 7 (0.088%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.076%) SSH
12 5 (0.063%) Firewall
13 3 (0.038%) DHCP
13 3 (0.038%) Extranet
13 3 (0.038%) FTP
13 3 (0.038%) POP3
13 3 (0.038%) VPN
13 3 (0.038%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2416 (30.41%) SQL Server
2 1347 (16.96%) NoSQL
3 1117 (14.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 557 (7.01%) MongoDB
5 481 (6.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 437 (5.50%) MySQL
7 298 (3.75%) Big Data
8 256 (3.22%) Relational Database
9 172 (2.17%) Hadoop
10 168 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 130 (1.64%) Redis
12 112 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 99 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 86 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 82 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 59 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
17 52 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 40 (0.50%) Blockchain
19 35 (0.44%) CouchDB
20 34 (0.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1952 (24.57%) Git (software)
2 1556 (19.59%) Selenium
3 1100 (13.85%) Jenkins
4 1069 (13.46%) Cucumber
5 747 (9.40%) JIRA
6 745 (9.38%) WebDriver
7 526 (6.62%) JUnit
8 518 (6.52%) SpecFlow
9 510 (6.42%) Maven
10 454 (5.72%) NUnit
11 409 (5.15%) TeamCity
12 332 (4.18%) Visual Studio
13 327 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 284 (3.58%) Subversion
15 252 (3.17%) SoapUI
16 241 (3.03%) Moq
17 233 (2.93%) Rhino Mocks
18 220 (2.77%) Jasmine
19 193 (2.43%) JMeter
20 189 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1361 (17.13%) Finance
2 513 (6.46%) Retail
3 471 (5.93%) Games
4 417 (5.25%) Marketing
5 325 (4.09%) Banking
6 257 (3.24%) Advertising
7 185 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 156 (1.96%) Electronics
9 135 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 112 (1.41%) Investment Banking
11 90 (1.13%) Music Industry
12 83 (1.04%) Publishing
13 67 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 59 (0.74%) Back Office
15 56 (0.70%) Front Office
16 51 (0.64%) Legal
17 45 (0.57%) Law
18 26 (0.33%) Financial Institution
19 23 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
20 21 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5075 (63.88%) Developer
2 2197 (27.66%) .NET Developer
3 1100 (13.85%) C# Developer
4 1098 (13.82%) Java Developer
5 909 (11.44%) Senior Developer
6 775 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 547 (6.89%) Analyst
8 491 (6.18%) ASP.NET Developer
9 469 (5.90%) Tester
10 466 (5.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 452 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 434 (5.46%) Test Engineer
13 382 (4.81%) Agile Developer
14 364 (4.58%) Software Engineer
15 353 (4.44%) Automation Tester
15 353 (4.44%) Test Analyst
16 348 (4.38%) Software Developer
17 338 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
18 330 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
19 325 (4.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3246 (40.86%) .NET
2 2384 (30.01%) ASP.NET
3 2176 (27.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1971 (24.81%) RESTful
5 1842 (23.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1747 (21.99%) AngularJS
7 1631 (20.53%) HTML
8 1571 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1532 (19.28%) Node.js
10 1424 (17.93%) CSS
11 1334 (16.79%) WCF
12 1129 (14.21%) .NET Framework
13 1083 (13.63%) Web Services
14 910 (11.46%) Entity Framework
15 903 (11.37%) REST
16 882 (11.10%) Spring
17 786 (9.89%) HTML5
18 711 (8.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 710 (8.94%) KnockoutJS
20 651 (8.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 818 (10.30%) Greenfield Project
2 469 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
3 417 (5.25%) User Experience
4 386 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 351 (4.42%) Mobile App
6 294 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 231 (2.91%) Fintech
8 125 (1.57%) Social Media
9 113 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 93 (1.17%) BBC
11 92 (1.16%) iPad
12 81 (1.02%) Tandem
13 70 (0.88%) Social Network
14 67 (0.84%) Digital TV
15 57 (0.72%) Blog
15 57 (0.72%) N-Tier
16 51 (0.64%) Digital Media
17 49 (0.62%) Algorithms
17 49 (0.62%) Management Information System
18 44 (0.55%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 649 (8.17%) Linux
2 399 (5.02%) Windows
3 253 (3.18%) Android
4 225 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 175 (2.20%) Unix
6 33 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (0.30%) CentOS
8 17 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.10%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.063%) VMS
11 5 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.050%) Fedora
12 4 (0.050%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.050%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.038%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.038%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.025%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.025%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6830 (85.98%) Agile Software Development
2 6630 (83.46%) TDD
3 2854 (35.93%) MVC
4 2742 (34.52%) Scrum
5 2182 (27.47%) Test Automation
6 1802 (22.68%) Continuous Integration
7 1560 (19.64%) Web Application Development
8 1270 (15.99%) OO
9 1161 (14.61%) Kanban
10 1104 (13.90%) Software Engineering
11 815 (10.26%) DevOps
12 776 (9.77%) E-Commerce
13 679 (8.55%) Unit Testing
14 666 (8.38%) SDLC
15 629 (7.92%) Microservices
16 584 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
17 580 (7.30%) Mentoring
18 548 (6.90%) SOLID
18 548 (6.90%) Web Development
19 470 (5.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3612 (45.47%) C#
2 2850 (35.88%) Java
3 2671 (33.62%) JavaScript
4 1468 (18.48%) Ruby
5 1359 (17.11%) SQL
6 706 (8.89%) Python
7 448 (5.64%) PHP
8 377 (4.75%) Scala
9 208 (2.62%) VB.NET
10 197 (2.48%) C++
11 170 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 143 (1.80%) C
13 140 (1.76%) ES6
14 135 (1.70%) Go
15 123 (1.55%) TypeScript
16 113 (1.42%) Groovy
17 107 (1.35%) VB
18 100 (1.26%) PL/SQL
19 97 (1.22%) PowerShell
20 95 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 538 (6.77%) Degree
2 312 (3.93%) ISEB
3 287 (3.61%) ISTQB
4 145 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 113 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 108 (1.36%) Security Cleared
7 66 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 40 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 33 (0.42%) MCTS
11 26 (0.33%) MCAD
11 26 (0.33%) MCP
11 26 (0.33%) MCSD
12 25 (0.31%) PhD
13 23 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (0.18%) Master's Degree
15 9 (0.11%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
15 9 (0.11%) Sun Certification
16 6 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1221 (15.37%) QA
2 53 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 32 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 32 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 8 (0.10%) PMO
6 8 (0.10%) SLA
7 7 (0.088%) GCP
8 3 (0.038%) WCAG
9 2 (0.025%) MiFID
9 2 (0.025%) WAI
10 1 (0.013%) Basel III
10 1 (0.013%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.013%) DICOM
10 1 (0.013%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.013%) EMIR
10 1 (0.013%) HL7
10 1 (0.013%) SEPA
System Software
1 385 (4.85%) Docker
2 29 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.24%) HDFS
4 17 (0.21%) Firmware
5 16 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.18%) Dovecot
7 12 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.13%) vSphere
9 8 (0.10%) Active Directory
10 3 (0.038%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.025%) iptables
12 1 (0.013%) Postfix
12 1 (0.013%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 211 (2.66%) Puppet
2 173 (2.18%) Ansible
3 154 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 137 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 82 (1.03%) Kibana
6 45 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
7 39 (0.49%) Terraform
8 28 (0.35%) Control-M
9 18 (0.23%) Grafana
10 16 (0.20%) HAProxy
11 11 (0.14%) Mesos
12 10 (0.13%) Nagios
12 10 (0.13%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.088%) HockeyApp
13 7 (0.088%) Salt
13 7 (0.088%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.076%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.063%) Consul
15 5 (0.063%) Packer
15 5 (0.063%) Rancher
Vendors
1 793 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 339 (4.27%) Google
3 267 (3.36%) Facebook
4 266 (3.35%) Oracle
5 175 (2.20%) Apple
6 132 (1.66%) Adobe
7 123 (1.55%) SAP
8 94 (1.18%) Sony
9 93 (1.17%) Yahoo!
10 92 (1.16%) IBM
11 82 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 79 (0.99%) Xamarin
13 77 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 62 (0.78%) HP
15 58 (0.73%) Coverity
16 56 (0.70%) Sitecore
17 49 (0.62%) New Relic
18 39 (0.49%) Zend
19 38 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
19 38 (0.48%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
Source Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £100000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Source Technology
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + private medical
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £750000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + private medical
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago