Period
to 4 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 83 105
Rank change year-on-year +18 +22 -9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 195 306 296
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.14% 3.39% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 3.62% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 197 310 274
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £52,000 £45,000 £45,913
90th Percentile £95,250 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,498 8,452 9,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.46% 93.72% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3,947 7,363 8,694
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +5.69%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the City of London

BDD
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BDD in the City of London.

Salary trend for BDD in the City of London

BDD
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing BDD in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for BDD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 153 (78.46%) TDD
2 138 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (35.38%) Finance
4 64 (32.82%) Java
5 61 (31.28%) Microservices
6 56 (28.72%) AWS
7 55 (28.21%) SQL
8 54 (27.69%) Software Engineering
9 50 (25.64%) DevOps
10 49 (25.13%) JavaScript
11 47 (24.10%) Test Automation
12 45 (23.08%) C#
12 45 (23.08%) Selenium
13 41 (21.03%) Pair Programming
13 41 (21.03%) Python
14 38 (19.49%) QA
14 38 (19.49%) Docker
15 37 (18.97%) Azure
15 37 (18.97%) Puppet
15 37 (18.97%) Kubernetes
16 36 (18.46%) Jenkins
17 35 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (16.41%) Node.js
19 31 (15.90%) Fintech
20 30 (15.38%) Pandas
20 30 (15.38%) Django
20 30 (15.38%) Banking
20 30 (15.38%) Linux
21 29 (14.87%) .NET
21 29 (14.87%) Digital Transformation Programme

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (2.56%) Confluence
2 3 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 56 (28.72%) AWS
2 37 (18.97%) Azure
3 23 (11.79%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (7.69%) GCP
5 11 (5.64%) Serverless
6 6 (3.08%) npm
7 5 (2.56%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.56%) Azure Functions
7 5 (2.56%) Heroku
7 5 (2.56%) NuGet
8 3 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.54%) SaaS
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.03%) GitHub
9 2 (1.03%) PaaS
10 1 (0.51%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.05%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.62%) MySQL
4 7 (3.59%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.54%) MS Access
9 2 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.51%) Big Data
10 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (23.08%) Selenium
2 36 (18.46%) Jenkins
3 21 (10.77%) Cucumber
4 19 (9.74%) Git (software)
5 18 (9.23%) SpecFlow
6 14 (7.18%) Postman
7 13 (6.67%) Cypress.io
8 12 (6.15%) Visual Studio
9 10 (5.13%) Protractor
10 8 (4.10%) Appium
10 8 (4.10%) JIRA
11 6 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (3.08%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.56%) NUnit
12 5 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (2.56%) RSpec
13 4 (2.05%) JMeter
14 2 (1.03%) Maven
14 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
15 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (35.38%) Finance
2 30 (15.38%) Banking
3 22 (11.28%) Private Banking
4 4 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (1.54%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (40.51%) Developer
2 32 (16.41%) Python Developer
3 24 (12.31%) Software Engineer
4 19 (9.74%) Java Engineer
5 17 (8.72%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (7.18%) QA Engineer
7 12 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.15%) Lead Software Engineer
8 11 (5.64%) Tester
9 10 (5.13%) Automation Tester
9 10 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.62%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.59%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Principal Engineer
13 6 (3.08%) Lead .NET Developer
13 6 (3.08%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.41%) Node.js
2 30 (15.38%) Django
2 30 (15.38%) Pandas
3 29 (14.87%) .NET
4 27 (13.85%) React
4 27 (13.85%) Spring
5 20 (10.26%) Spring Boot
6 15 (7.69%) CSS
7 14 (7.18%) React Native
8 13 (6.67%) HTML
9 12 (6.15%) .NET Core
9 12 (6.15%) AngularJS
10 11 (5.64%) JSON
10 11 (5.64%) REST
11 9 (4.62%) Redux
11 9 (4.62%) Web Services
12 8 (4.10%) Flask
12 8 (4.10%) Gherkin
13 6 (3.08%) HTML5
13 6 (3.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.82%) Equities
2 24 (12.31%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (12.31%) User Experience
3 8 (4.10%) Algorithms
3 8 (4.10%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.54%) Derivative
8 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (2.05%) Android
2 4 (2.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (78.46%) TDD
2 138 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (31.28%) Microservices
4 54 (27.69%) Software Engineering
5 50 (25.64%) DevOps
6 47 (24.10%) Test Automation
7 41 (21.03%) Pair Programming
8 31 (15.90%) Fintech
9 29 (14.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 27 (13.85%) Scrum
11 25 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (12.31%) SDET
13 22 (11.28%) OO
14 18 (9.23%) Test Strategy
15 17 (8.72%) Mentoring
16 16 (8.21%) E-Commerce
17 15 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
18 14 (7.18%) SDLC
18 14 (7.18%) SOLID
19 13 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.82%) Java
2 55 (28.21%) SQL
3 49 (25.13%) JavaScript
4 45 (23.08%) C#
5 41 (21.03%) Python
6 21 (10.77%) C++
7 16 (8.21%) TypeScript
8 14 (7.18%) Scala
9 12 (6.15%) Java 8
10 6 (3.08%) C
11 5 (2.56%) Kotlin
11 5 (2.56%) Ruby
12 2 (1.03%) ES6
12 2 (1.03%) Go
13 1 (0.51%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (9.23%) Degree
2 6 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.51%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (19.49%) QA
System Software
1 38 (19.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (18.97%) Kubernetes
1 37 (18.97%) Puppet
2 12 (6.15%) Terraform
3 9 (4.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle
3 2 (1.03%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.51%) HP
4 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.51%) SAP
4 1 (0.51%) Workday