Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 75 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 406 393 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.64% 3.82% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 4.17% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 372 365 491
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -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 10,228 9,429 10,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.62% 91.77% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9,115 8,522 9,587
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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.

1 336 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (79.06%) TDD
3 171 (42.12%) Java
4 154 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 138 (33.99%) C#
6 129 (31.77%) Continuous Integration
7 128 (31.53%) SQL
8 122 (30.05%) Scrum
9 118 (29.06%) Finance
10 114 (28.08%) Test Automation
11 113 (27.83%) Selenium
12 110 (27.09%) DevOps
13 90 (22.17%) .NET
14 87 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
15 85 (20.94%) HTML
16 80 (19.70%) QA
16 80 (19.70%) Jenkins
17 79 (19.46%) Microservices
18 74 (18.23%) Spring
18 74 (18.23%) Python
19 73 (17.98%) Software Engineering
19 73 (17.98%) AngularJS
19 73 (17.98%) Git (software)
20 72 (17.73%) CSS
21 70 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
22 61 (15.02%) MVC
23 60 (14.78%) NoSQL
24 59 (14.53%) Cucumber
24 59 (14.53%) Pair Programming
24 59 (14.53%) Docker

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 16 (3.94%) Apache
1 16 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.69%) Confluence
3 12 (2.96%) CMS
4 11 (2.71%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.46%) nginx
6 9 (2.22%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.74%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.74%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.25%) IIS
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 87 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.96%) GitHub
5 12 (2.96%) Serverless
6 11 (2.71%) Sauce Labs
7 10 (2.46%) npm
8 9 (2.22%) BrowserStack
9 7 (1.72%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.48%) PaaS
10 6 (1.48%) SaaS
11 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (1.23%) NuGet
11 5 (1.23%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.49%) IaaS
12 2 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.20%) HTTP
2 9 (2.22%) BIG-IP
2 9 (2.22%) VLAN
3 3 (0.74%) Internet
4 2 (0.49%) AMQP
4 2 (0.49%) DSL
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.78%) NoSQL
2 56 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 33 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.42%) MySQL
4 22 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (4.93%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.94%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.20%) Redis
8 11 (2.71%) Big Data
9 10 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.23%) Text Mining
12 4 (0.99%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.74%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.49%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.49%) DB2
14 2 (0.49%) Riak
15 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 113 (27.83%) Selenium
2 80 (19.70%) Jenkins
3 73 (17.98%) Git (software)
4 59 (14.53%) Cucumber
5 55 (13.55%) SpecFlow
6 45 (11.08%) TeamCity
7 38 (9.36%) Maven
8 37 (9.11%) WebDriver
9 30 (7.39%) NUnit
10 28 (6.90%) JIRA
10 28 (6.90%) Visual Studio
11 24 (5.91%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (4.93%) Gradle
13 20 (4.93%) Jasmine
14 18 (4.43%) HP UFT
14 18 (4.43%) Subversion
15 17 (4.19%) JUnit
16 15 (3.69%) Rhino Mocks
17 10 (2.46%) SoapUI
General
1 118 (29.06%) Finance
2 37 (9.11%) Banking
3 22 (5.42%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.93%) Law
5 17 (4.19%) Retail
6 14 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 14 (3.45%) Games
7 11 (2.71%) Advertising
8 10 (2.46%) Publishing
9 9 (2.22%) Marketing
10 7 (1.72%) Automotive
10 7 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.99%) Back Office
12 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.49%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.49%) Front Office
12 2 (0.49%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 206 (50.74%) Developer
2 75 (18.47%) Java Developer
3 67 (16.50%) Senior Developer
4 47 (11.58%) Analyst
5 33 (8.13%) Lead Developer
6 32 (7.88%) .NET Developer
7 29 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 27 (6.65%) Developer in Test
8 27 (6.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 26 (6.40%) Software Engineer
10 25 (6.16%) Automation Test Analyst
11 22 (5.42%) C# Developer
11 22 (5.42%) Test Automation Developer
12 21 (5.17%) Tester
13 17 (4.19%) QA Engineer
14 15 (3.69%) Analyst Developer
14 15 (3.69%) Automation Tester
14 15 (3.69%) Python Developer
15 14 (3.45%) Architect
15 14 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (22.17%) .NET
2 85 (20.94%) HTML
3 74 (18.23%) Spring
4 73 (17.98%) AngularJS
5 72 (17.73%) CSS
6 56 (13.79%) REST
7 55 (13.55%) Node.js
8 43 (10.59%) HTML5
9 41 (10.10%) React
10 35 (8.62%) RESTful
11 33 (8.13%) CSS3
12 32 (7.88%) .NET Framework
12 32 (7.88%) ASP.NET
12 32 (7.88%) JSON
13 31 (7.64%) jQuery
14 30 (7.39%) Hibernate
15 29 (7.14%) Web Services
16 28 (6.90%) Kafka
17 27 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (6.65%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.29%) Fintech
2 54 (13.30%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (11.82%) User Experience
4 36 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (8.37%) Computer Science
6 18 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (4.19%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.22%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.97%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.97%) Wiki
10 7 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.48%) Life Science
11 6 (1.48%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.23%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.74%) Derivative
14 3 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.40%) Linux
2 9 (2.22%) CoreOS
2 9 (2.22%) Unix
3 7 (1.72%) Windows
4 4 (0.99%) Android
4 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (79.06%) TDD
3 129 (31.77%) Continuous Integration
4 122 (30.05%) Scrum
5 114 (28.08%) Test Automation
6 110 (27.09%) DevOps
7 79 (19.46%) Microservices
8 73 (17.98%) Software Engineering
9 61 (15.02%) MVC
10 59 (14.53%) Pair Programming
11 56 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 53 (13.05%) Kanban
13 49 (12.07%) SDLC
14 42 (10.34%) E-Commerce
15 41 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (10.10%) SOLID
16 39 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
17 38 (9.36%) Software Testing
18 35 (8.62%) Multithreading
19 32 (7.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 171 (42.12%) Java
2 154 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 138 (33.99%) C#
4 128 (31.53%) SQL
5 74 (18.23%) Python
6 56 (13.79%) Java 8
7 40 (9.85%) Scala
8 33 (8.13%) Ruby
9 22 (5.42%) PHP
9 22 (5.42%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.94%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.69%) ES6
11 15 (3.69%) Go
11 15 (3.69%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.20%) Groovy
13 10 (2.46%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.97%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.97%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.23%) C++
15 5 (1.23%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 45 (11.08%) Degree
2 25 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (4.93%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.68%) ISEB
5 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) APMG
7 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PMP
7 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (19.70%) QA
System Software
1 59 (14.53%) Docker
2 9 (2.22%) iptables
3 1 (0.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.20%) Ansible
3 12 (2.96%) Terraform
4 10 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.22%) HAProxy
6 7 (1.72%) Puppet
7 5 (1.23%) Rancher
8 3 (0.74%) Consul
8 3 (0.74%) linkerd
9 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Shiro
10 1 (0.25%) Kibana
10 1 (0.25%) Mesos
Vendors
1 35 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.14%) Google
3 23 (5.67%) Oracle
4 9 (2.22%) F5
5 5 (1.23%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.99%) Adobe
6 4 (0.99%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 3 (0.74%) Tableau
8 2 (0.49%) New Relic
8 2 (0.49%) Perfecto Mobile
8 2 (0.49%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.49%) Zend
9 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.25%) Borland
9 1 (0.25%) CA
9 1 (0.25%) HP
9 1 (0.25%) Murex
9 1 (0.25%) Perforce
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.25%) SAP