Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 95 71
Rank change year-on-year +46 -24 -5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 194 341 455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.91% 3.37% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 3.60% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 200 324 435
Median annual salary £66,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £92,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 3,713 9,463 10,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.95% 93.53% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,216 8,311 9,169
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £44,000 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for BDD in the City of London

BDD
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +6 3 £65,000 -7.14%
BDD
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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.

1 159 (81.96%) Agile Software Development
1 159 (81.96%) TDD
2 65 (33.51%) Finance
2 65 (33.51%) JavaScript
3 50 (25.77%) SQL
3 50 (25.77%) Test Automation
4 49 (25.26%) Microservices
5 45 (23.20%) AWS
6 43 (22.16%) React
7 42 (21.65%) C#
8 40 (20.62%) Software Engineering
9 38 (19.59%) Scrum
9 38 (19.59%) Java
10 36 (18.56%) REST
11 35 (18.04%) Python
12 34 (17.53%) Node.js
13 32 (16.49%) .NET
14 31 (15.98%) SQL Server
15 28 (14.43%) AngularJS
16 27 (13.92%) Jenkins
16 27 (13.92%) .NET Core
17 26 (13.40%) Greenfield Project
17 26 (13.40%) DevOps
17 26 (13.40%) TeamCity
18 25 (12.89%) Git (software)
19 24 (12.37%) Selenium
20 23 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (11.86%) Azure
20 23 (11.86%) Pair Programming
20 23 (11.86%) Banking

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 11 (5.67%) Confluence
2 5 (2.58%) Apache
2 5 (2.58%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.06%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.52%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (23.20%) AWS
2 23 (11.86%) Azure
3 11 (5.67%) Serverless
4 9 (4.64%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (4.12%) GitHub
6 6 (3.09%) Heroku
7 4 (2.06%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.06%) G Suite
7 4 (2.06%) GCP
8 3 (1.55%) SaaS
9 2 (1.03%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (1.03%) BrowserStack
9 2 (1.03%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.52%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.52%) npm
10 1 (0.52%) Office 365
10 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.76%) HTTP
2 3 (1.55%) NFC
3 1 (0.52%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.31%) MySQL
3 19 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (8.25%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.19%) Redis
7 10 (5.15%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.64%) MS Access
9 5 (2.58%) Big Data
9 5 (2.58%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (2.06%) Riak
10 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (13.92%) Jenkins
2 26 (13.40%) TeamCity
3 25 (12.89%) Git (software)
4 24 (12.37%) Selenium
5 20 (10.31%) JIRA
6 17 (8.76%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.19%) Cypress.io
8 9 (4.64%) Postman
9 8 (4.12%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.61%) Maven
10 7 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (3.09%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.09%) RSpec
12 5 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.58%) Gradle
12 5 (2.58%) JMeter
12 5 (2.58%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.58%) WebDriver
13 4 (2.06%) NUnit
14 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
General
1 65 (33.51%) Finance
2 23 (11.86%) Banking
3 10 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.64%) Front Office
5 5 (2.58%) Advertising
5 5 (2.58%) Private Banking
6 4 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.55%) Games
8 2 (1.03%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (53.09%) Developer
2 25 (12.89%) .NET Developer
3 24 (12.37%) Analyst
3 24 (12.37%) Software Engineer
4 23 (11.86%) C# Developer
4 23 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 18 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (9.28%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.76%) Cloud Developer
7 16 (8.25%) Mobile Developer
8 14 (7.22%) Business Analyst
8 14 (7.22%) React Developer
9 12 (6.19%) Data Business Analyst
10 10 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.12%) Agile Business Analyst
11 8 (4.12%) Data Analyst
11 8 (4.12%) ETL Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.16%) React
2 36 (18.56%) REST
3 34 (17.53%) Node.js
4 32 (16.49%) .NET
5 28 (14.43%) AngularJS
6 27 (13.92%) .NET Core
7 23 (11.86%) Redux
8 22 (11.34%) Spring
9 21 (10.82%) Web Services
10 19 (9.79%) HTML
11 18 (9.28%) CSS
11 18 (9.28%) React Native
12 17 (8.76%) GraphQL
13 13 (6.70%) Spring Boot
14 11 (5.67%) RESTful
15 10 (5.15%) Pandas
16 9 (4.64%) .NET Framework
16 9 (4.64%) Django
16 9 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
17 8 (4.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.40%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (10.82%) User Experience
3 16 (8.25%) Virtual Team
4 15 (7.73%) Derivative
4 15 (7.73%) Equities
5 6 (3.09%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.55%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (1.03%) Eurex
9 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.03%) Wiki
10 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.86%) Linux
2 20 (10.31%) Apple iOS
3 18 (9.28%) Android
4 9 (4.64%) Windows
5 6 (3.09%) Unix
6 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (81.96%) Agile Software Development
1 159 (81.96%) TDD
2 50 (25.77%) Test Automation
3 49 (25.26%) Microservices
4 40 (20.62%) Software Engineering
5 38 (19.59%) Scrum
6 26 (13.40%) DevOps
7 23 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (11.86%) Pair Programming
8 19 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (9.28%) Fintech
9 18 (9.28%) Mobile Development
10 17 (8.76%) SOA
11 15 (7.73%) OO
12 14 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (7.22%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.70%) ATDD
13 13 (6.70%) Mentoring
14 12 (6.19%) Data Cleansing
14 12 (6.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 65 (33.51%) JavaScript
2 50 (25.77%) SQL
3 42 (21.65%) C#
4 38 (19.59%) Java
5 35 (18.04%) Python
6 10 (5.15%) Java 8
6 10 (5.15%) TypeScript
7 6 (3.09%) Ruby
8 5 (2.58%) ES6
8 5 (2.58%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.58%) R
8 5 (2.58%) Scala
9 4 (2.06%) Go
10 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.03%) C
11 2 (1.03%) C++
11 2 (1.03%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.03%) VB
11 2 (1.03%) VBScript
12 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (2.58%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) ISEB
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.67%) QA
2 6 (3.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (9.79%) Docker
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (6.70%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.67%) Puppet
3 6 (3.09%) Terraform
4 4 (2.06%) Ansible
5 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.52%) Grafana
Vendors
1 21 (10.82%) Oracle
2 10 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.09%) Apple
4 2 (1.03%) Google
4 2 (1.03%) HP
4 2 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.52%) Murex
5 1 (0.52%) Xamarin