The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 94 97 218
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +121
Permanent jobs citing BDD 314 309 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.64% 2.61% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 3.23% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 269 275 119
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,300 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
BDD
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9631 9563 10174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.10% 80.85% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7983 8425 9281
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BDD
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the City of London region.

BDD Salary Trend in the City of London

BDD
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in the City of London

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 502 (81.76%) TDD
2 313 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (45.93%) Java
4 246 (40.07%) Scrum
5 233 (37.95%) JavaScript
6 206 (33.55%) HTML
7 204 (33.22%) C#
8 203 (33.06%) Selenium
9 187 (30.46%) Cucumber
10 184 (29.97%) CSS
11 174 (28.34%) .NET
12 173 (28.18%) Finance
13 171 (27.85%) OO
14 144 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
15 129 (21.01%) QA
16 123 (20.03%) Ruby
17 120 (19.54%) SQL
18 118 (19.22%) MVC
19 115 (18.73%) Git (software)
19 115 (18.73%) Test Automation
20 104 (16.94%) E-Commerce
21 101 (16.45%) jQuery
22 95 (15.47%) SOA
22 95 (15.47%) WebDriver
23 92 (14.98%) ASP.NET
24 90 (14.66%) Web Services
25 83 (13.52%) HTML5
26 82 (13.36%) Open Source
26 82 (13.36%) Jenkins
27 79 (12.87%) XML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (7.98%) Node.js
2 42 (6.84%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.07%) Apache
4 21 (3.42%) Drupal
5 19 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (2.93%) Confluence
7 16 (2.61%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.95%) SAS
9 9 (1.47%) CMS
10 7 (1.14%) WordPress
11 5 (0.81%) Jetty
12 4 (0.65%) IIS
13 3 (0.49%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.49%) nginx
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.33%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
15 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.77%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.98%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.09%) SaaS
2 18 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.95%) GitHub
4 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.98%) PaaS
6 5 (0.81%) Rackspace Cloud
6 5 (0.81%) Joyent
7 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.77%) Internet
2 12 (1.95%) HTTP
3 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.49%) LDAP
4 2 (0.33%) Broadband
4 2 (0.33%) SSL
4 2 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 64 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 62 (10.10%) MySQL
4 57 (9.28%) MongoDB
5 51 (8.31%) Relational Database
6 42 (6.84%) Big Data
7 36 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (4.40%) Redis
10 21 (3.42%) Hadoop
11 19 (3.09%) CouchDB
12 18 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.47%) RavenDB
15 9 (1.47%) HBase
16 7 (1.14%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 203 (33.06%) Selenium
2 187 (30.46%) Cucumber
3 115 (18.73%) Git (software)
4 95 (15.47%) WebDriver
5 82 (13.36%) Jenkins
6 68 (11.07%) JUnit
7 66 (10.75%) Hudson
8 62 (10.10%) JIRA
9 59 (9.61%) Subversion
10 56 (9.12%) SpecFlow
11 41 (6.68%) Jasmine
12 40 (6.51%) Maven
13 32 (5.21%) Calabash
14 30 (4.89%) TeamCity
15 28 (4.56%) QuickTest Pro
16 26 (4.23%) JMeter
17 22 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (3.58%) JBehave
18 21 (3.42%) Ant
18 21 (3.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 173 (28.18%) Finance
2 51 (8.31%) Banking
3 41 (6.68%) Games
4 40 (6.51%) Retail
5 26 (4.23%) Marketing
6 22 (3.58%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.30%) Publishing
7 8 (1.30%) Front Office
8 7 (1.14%) Legal
9 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
11 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Back Office
13 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 381 (62.05%) Developer
2 125 (20.36%) Senior Developer
3 98 (15.96%) Java Developer
4 61 (9.93%) .NET Developer
5 57 (9.28%) C# Developer
6 50 (8.14%) Tester
7 41 (6.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 37 (6.03%) Test Engineer
8 37 (6.03%) Lead Developer
9 36 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (5.37%) Analyst
11 30 (4.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 29 (4.72%) Senior C# Developer
13 26 (4.23%) Consultant
14 25 (4.07%) Automation Engineer
15 24 (3.91%) Front-End Developer
16 23 (3.75%) Agile C# Developer
17 21 (3.42%) Ruby Developer
17 21 (3.42%) Test Analyst
17 21 (3.42%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (33.55%) HTML
2 184 (29.97%) CSS
3 174 (28.34%) .NET
4 101 (16.45%) jQuery
5 92 (14.98%) ASP.NET
6 90 (14.66%) Web Services
7 83 (13.52%) HTML5
8 79 (12.87%) XML
9 77 (12.54%) AngularJS
10 74 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 70 (11.40%) Spring
12 66 (10.75%) WCF
13 61 (9.93%) JSON
14 59 (9.61%) CSS3
15 57 (9.28%) RESTful
16 54 (8.79%) Ajax
16 54 (8.79%) REST
17 50 (8.14%) Backbone.js
18 49 (7.98%) SOAP
19 45 (7.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.36%) Open Source
2 37 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.05%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.61%) Mobile Banking
5 14 (2.28%) Video on Demand
5 14 (2.28%) Social Media
5 14 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.12%) Taxonomies
6 13 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (1.63%) Digital Media
9 9 (1.47%) Mobile Games
10 8 (1.30%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.98%) BBC
11 6 (0.98%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.98%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.81%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.81%) Online Games
13 4 (0.65%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.40%) Linux
2 50 (8.14%) Windows
3 43 (7.00%) UNIX
4 30 (4.89%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.07%) Android
6 14 (2.28%) Debian
7 5 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.33%) CentOS
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (81.76%) TDD
2 313 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (40.07%) Scrum
4 171 (27.85%) OO
5 144 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (19.22%) MVC
7 115 (18.73%) Test Automation
8 104 (16.94%) E-Commerce
9 95 (15.47%) SOA
10 59 (9.61%) Kanban
11 57 (9.28%) Pair Programming
12 56 (9.12%) Unit Testing
13 50 (8.14%) Automated Testing
14 43 (7.00%) OOA/OOD
15 42 (6.84%) Software Engineering
15 42 (6.84%) Automation Testing
16 40 (6.51%) Responsive Web Design
17 38 (6.19%) Integration Testing
17 38 (6.19%) Web Development
18 36 (5.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 282 (45.93%) Java
2 233 (37.95%) JavaScript
3 204 (33.22%) C#
4 123 (20.03%) Ruby
5 120 (19.54%) SQL
6 68 (11.07%) Python
7 64 (10.42%) PHP
8 30 (4.89%) Perl
9 28 (4.56%) Groovy
10 21 (3.42%) Scala
11 19 (3.09%) PHP5
12 15 (2.44%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.95%) C++
14 11 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.47%) F#
16 7 (1.14%) SPARQL
16 7 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.98%) XQuery
17 6 (0.98%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (9.45%) Degree
2 10 (1.63%) ISEB
3 8 (1.30%) PhD
3 8 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.49%) MCSD
7 2 (0.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.33%) PMP
7 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (21.01%) QA
2 9 (1.47%) TickIT
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (2.93%) Varnish
2 4 (0.65%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (3.75%) Puppet
3 10 (1.63%) Capistrano
4 9 (1.47%) Ansible
5 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.33%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.16%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 47 (7.65%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.56%) Oracle
3 21 (3.42%) Zend
4 16 (2.61%) Adobe
5 11 (1.79%) JBoss
6 10 (1.63%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.81%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.65%) Google
9 3 (0.49%) Sencha
9 3 (0.49%) HP
10 2 (0.33%) Sybase
10 2 (0.33%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.33%) Informatica
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.16%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.16%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.16%) Facebook
11 1 (0.16%) Akamai
11 1 (0.16%) SAP
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