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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 78 105
Rank change year-on-year +16 +27  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4035 3637 3077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.74% 3.50% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 3.95% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3598 3235 2694
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 £70,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75940 92082 94020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62461 76226 76084
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 28 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 28 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 3816 £50,000 - 554
London +13 1861 £60,000 +4.34% 266
South East +61 592 £45,000 - 62
North West +17 296 £40,000 - 58
South West +91 291 £45,000 - 48
Yorkshire +17 259 £42,500 +6.25% 36
East of England +33 240 £45,000 -5.26% 36
City of London +15 221 £60,000 +4.34% 71
Manchester +17 208 £42,500 - 39
West Yorkshire +6 159 £42,500 +1.19% 24
Leeds +5 142 £45,250 +6.47% 20
Berkshire +52 140 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Hertfordshire +66 125 £47,500 -20.83% 13
West Midlands +29 122 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Bristol +63 114 £45,000 - 11
East Midlands +12 102 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Hampshire +7 100 £40,000 -13.51% 13
Surrey +73 94 £52,500 +16.66% 16
Wales +52 77 £45,269 -4.69% 8
Scotland -9 73 £45,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire +28 71 £43,000 -2.82% 6
Milton Keynes +25 64 £42,500 +6.25% 4
South Yorkshire +30 63 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Nottinghamshire +39 62 £45,000 -5.26% 17
South Wales +42 58 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Nottingham +36 58 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Birmingham +2 56 £45,000 +17.64% 3
Kent +46 53 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North East +37 53 £40,000 - 7
Watford +38 52 £41,250 -17.50% 3

BDD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 (87.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6305 (84.31%) TDD
3 3361 (44.95%) C#
4 3048 (40.76%) .NET
5 2718 (36.35%) Java
6 2693 (36.01%) MVC
7 2676 (35.78%) Scrum
8 2437 (32.59%) JavaScript
9 2280 (30.49%) ASP.NET
10 2273 (30.40%) SQL Server
11 2075 (27.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1864 (24.93%) RESTful
13 1807 (24.16%) Git (software)
14 1733 (23.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1692 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
16 1621 (21.68%) AngularJS
17 1533 (20.50%) HTML
18 1508 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 1497 (20.02%) Web Application Development
20 1473 (19.70%) Selenium
21 1400 (18.72%) Node.js
22 1393 (18.63%) Ruby
23 1312 (17.54%) CSS
24 1295 (17.32%) SQL
25 1287 (17.21%) NoSQL
26 1283 (17.16%) SQL Server 2014
27 1238 (16.56%) WCF
28 1207 (16.14%) QA
29 1186 (15.86%) Finance
30 1179 (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
1 275 (3.68%) Confluence
2 259 (3.46%) Tomcat
3 215 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
4 178 (2.38%) Apache
5 171 (2.29%) CMS
6 168 (2.25%) JBoss
7 128 (1.71%) IIS
8 122 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 113 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 104 (1.39%) Apache Spark
11 76 (1.02%) SharePoint
12 67 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 64 (0.86%) Mule
14 63 (0.84%) Umbraco
15 62 (0.83%) Mule ESB
16 50 (0.67%) Drupal
17 46 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
18 42 (0.56%) Apache Solr
18 42 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
18 42 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 278 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 32 (0.43%) MS Office
3 24 (0.32%) MS Project
4 12 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.12%) 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 78 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 42 (0.56%) 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
9 2 (0.027%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.027%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.013%) BASE24
10 1 (0.013%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.013%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 632 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 404 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 209 (2.79%) GitHub
4 183 (2.45%) SaaS
5 96 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (0.55%) Google Play
8 38 (0.51%) Slack
9 35 (0.47%) G Suite
9 35 (0.47%) 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
16 9 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
16 9 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 320 (4.28%) Internet
2 126 (1.68%) HTTP
3 28 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.31%) SSL
5 19 (0.25%) SSH
6 18 (0.24%) LDAP
7 15 (0.20%) Skype
8 12 (0.16%) DNS
9 10 (0.13%) Intranet
9 10 (0.13%) Wireless
10 8 (0.11%) IMAP
10 8 (0.11%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.11%) SMTP
11 7 (0.094%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.067%) AMQP
12 5 (0.067%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.053%) Firewall
14 3 (0.040%) BIG-IP
14 3 (0.040%) FTP
14 3 (0.040%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2273 (30.40%) SQL Server
2 1287 (17.21%) NoSQL
3 1283 (17.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 515 (6.89%) MongoDB
5 435 (5.82%) MySQL
6 271 (3.62%) Big Data
7 250 (3.34%) Relational Database
8 238 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 172 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 145 (1.94%) Hadoop
11 114 (1.52%) Redis
12 111 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 83 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 78 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 59 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 51 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 49 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (0.41%) CouchDB
19 27 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
20 25 (0.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1807 (24.16%) Git (software)
2 1473 (19.70%) Selenium
3 1046 (13.99%) Cucumber
4 981 (13.12%) Jenkins
5 679 (9.08%) JIRA
6 663 (8.87%) WebDriver
7 512 (6.85%) Maven
8 493 (6.59%) JUnit
9 428 (5.72%) SpecFlow
10 395 (5.28%) TeamCity
11 382 (5.11%) NUnit
12 335 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 278 (3.72%) Subversion
14 276 (3.69%) Visual Studio
15 227 (3.04%) SoapUI
16 219 (2.93%) Moq
17 205 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
18 203 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 180 (2.41%) JMeter
20 163 (2.18%) Jasmine
General
1 1186 (15.86%) Finance
2 493 (6.59%) Games
3 443 (5.92%) Retail
4 404 (5.40%) Marketing
5 256 (3.42%) Banking
6 245 (3.28%) Advertising
7 157 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 121 (1.62%) Electronics
9 104 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 93 (1.24%) Music Industry
11 79 (1.06%) Publishing
12 58 (0.78%) Back Office
13 44 (0.59%) Legal
14 43 (0.58%) Investment Banking
15 41 (0.55%) Front Office
16 36 (0.48%) Law
17 29 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 21 (0.28%) Automotive
19 19 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 16 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4750 (63.52%) Developer
2 2073 (27.72%) .NET Developer
3 1053 (14.08%) C# Developer
4 1036 (13.85%) Java Developer
5 775 (10.36%) Senior Developer
6 729 (9.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 520 (6.95%) Analyst
8 463 (6.19%) Tester
9 444 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 433 (5.79%) Test Engineer
11 427 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 404 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 395 (5.28%) Agile Developer
14 366 (4.89%) Software Engineer
15 357 (4.77%) Automation Tester
16 338 (4.52%) Test Analyst
17 318 (4.25%) Software Developer
18 315 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
19 304 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
20 286 (3.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3048 (40.76%) .NET
2 2280 (30.49%) ASP.NET
3 2075 (27.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1864 (24.93%) RESTful
5 1733 (23.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1621 (21.68%) AngularJS
7 1533 (20.50%) HTML
8 1508 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1400 (18.72%) Node.js
10 1312 (17.54%) CSS
11 1238 (16.56%) WCF
12 1023 (13.68%) .NET Framework
13 996 (13.32%) Web Services
14 840 (11.23%) REST
15 834 (11.15%) Spring
16 799 (10.68%) Entity Framework
17 752 (10.06%) HTML5
18 723 (9.67%) KnockoutJS
19 700 (9.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 612 (8.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 372 (4.97%) Computer Science
2 371 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
3 363 (4.85%) User Experience
4 312 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 260 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
6 183 (2.45%) Fintech
7 127 (1.70%) Client/Server
8 110 (1.47%) Social Media
9 107 (1.43%) Tandem
10 95 (1.27%) BBC
10 95 (1.27%) iPad
11 82 (1.10%) Social Network
12 73 (0.98%) Algorithms
13 72 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 59 (0.79%) Digital TV
15 45 (0.60%) Virtual Team
16 41 (0.55%) Management Information System
17 40 (0.53%) Blog
17 40 (0.53%) N-Tier
18 37 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 579 (7.74%) Linux
2 366 (4.89%) Windows
3 237 (3.17%) Android
4 200 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 164 (2.19%) Unix
6 23 (0.31%) CentOS
7 21 (0.28%) 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 (87.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6305 (84.31%) TDD
3 2693 (36.01%) MVC
4 2676 (35.78%) Scrum
5 1692 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
6 1497 (20.02%) Web Application Development
7 1179 (15.77%) OO
8 1059 (14.16%) Kanban
9 1049 (14.03%) Software Engineering
10 949 (12.69%) Test Automation
11 788 (10.54%) E-Commerce
12 686 (9.17%) DevOps
13 622 (8.32%) SDLC
14 577 (7.72%) Mentoring
15 555 (7.42%) Automated Testing
16 542 (7.25%) Unit Testing
17 519 (6.94%) Microservices
18 517 (6.91%) Continuous Delivery
19 512 (6.85%) Web Development
20 481 (6.43%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3361 (44.95%) C#
2 2718 (36.35%) Java
3 2437 (32.59%) JavaScript
4 1393 (18.63%) Ruby
5 1295 (17.32%) SQL
6 620 (8.29%) Python
7 407 (5.44%) PHP
8 401 (5.36%) Scala
9 210 (2.81%) VB.NET
10 179 (2.39%) C++
11 158 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 123 (1.64%) ES6
13 119 (1.59%) VB
14 117 (1.56%) C
14 117 (1.56%) Groovy
15 102 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 91 (1.22%) Go
17 90 (1.20%) TypeScript
18 86 (1.15%) PowerShell
19 83 (1.11%) F#
Qualifications
1 559 (7.48%) Degree
2 336 (4.49%) ISEB
3 316 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 125 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 96 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 51 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 41 (0.55%) 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 25 (0.33%) PhD
11 17 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.12%) 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 1207 (16.14%) QA
2 226 (3.02%) SDET
3 56 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 33 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 30 (0.40%) ISO 14001
7 15 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.094%) PMO
9 6 (0.080%) SLA
10 5 (0.067%) WCAG
11 4 (0.053%) GCP
12 2 (0.027%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.027%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.027%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.027%) FATCA
12 2 (0.027%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.013%) Basel III
13 1 (0.013%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.013%) MiFID
13 1 (0.013%) SEPA
System Software
1 255 (3.41%) Docker
2 30 (0.40%) 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 7 (0.094%) 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
1 178 (2.38%) Puppet
2 149 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 125 (1.67%) Ansible
4 69 (0.92%) Kibana
5 61 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 43 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.28%) Terraform
8 20 (0.27%) Mesos
9 19 (0.25%) Control-M
10 13 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 11 (0.15%) Grafana
12 10 (0.13%) Nagios
12 10 (0.13%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.094%) Salt
14 6 (0.080%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.067%) Capistrano
15 5 (0.067%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.067%) logstash
15 5 (0.067%) Packer
15 5 (0.067%) Rancher
Vendors
1 820 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 313 (4.19%) Google
3 254 (3.40%) Facebook
4 253 (3.38%) Oracle
5 172 (2.30%) Apple
6 141 (1.89%) Adobe
7 94 (1.26%) Sony
8 93 (1.24%) SAP
8 93 (1.24%) Yahoo!
9 86 (1.15%) IBM
10 73 (0.98%) HP
11 71 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 65 (0.87%) Coverity
12 65 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 62 (0.83%) Xamarin
14 59 (0.79%) Sitecore
15 53 (0.71%) hybris
16 41 (0.55%) PayPal
17 39 (0.52%) Cognizant
18 38 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus annual bonus plus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Up to £35,000 + benefits + bonus + progressi
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25% bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus annual bonus and generous packa
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum - 2x positions available
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: Up to £33,000 plus pension, bonus and flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 1 hour ago