Period
to

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 July 2022 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 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 138 98 72
Rank change year-on-year -40 -26 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 182 166 231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.25% 3.04% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 3.18% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 119 159 221
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,250 £50,000
25th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £100,000 £83,125 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £94,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +11.54%

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 7,677 5,217 5,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.02% 95.41% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,792 4,665 5,066
10th Percentile £45,561 £43,750 £41,375
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £106,250 £98,125
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

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 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 2 £90,000 -
BDD
Central London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 140 (76.92%) TDD
2 113 (62.09%) Agile
3 95 (52.20%) Java
4 82 (45.05%) Test Automation
5 70 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 68 (37.36%) Finance
6 68 (37.36%) DevOps
7 66 (36.26%) SQL
8 57 (31.32%) Scrum
9 56 (30.77%) Azure
9 56 (30.77%) Cucumber
10 50 (27.47%) Software Engineering
10 50 (27.47%) C#
11 46 (25.27%) Social Skills
11 46 (25.27%) CI/CD
12 40 (21.98%) REST
13 39 (21.43%) Selenium
14 37 (20.33%) AWS
15 35 (19.23%) Maven
16 34 (18.68%) XML
16 34 (18.68%) Microservices
17 33 (18.13%) JUnit
17 33 (18.13%) Software Testing
17 33 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (17.58%) QA
18 32 (17.58%) JDBC
19 31 (17.03%) Web Services
20 30 (16.48%) Full Stack Development
21 29 (15.93%) Python
21 29 (15.93%) JMS

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 27 (14.84%) Jetty
2 16 (8.79%) Confluence
3 11 (6.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.30%) JBoss
5 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.65%) Apache
6 3 (1.65%) CMS
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.55%) Appian
8 1 (0.55%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.55%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Maple
1 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 56 (30.77%) Azure
2 37 (20.33%) AWS
3 12 (6.59%) Azure DevOps
4 10 (5.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 9 (4.95%) GCP
6 7 (3.85%) Serverless
7 6 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (3.30%) BlazeMeter
7 6 (3.30%) SaaS
8 5 (2.75%) Azure App Service
8 5 (2.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (2.75%) Azure Storage
8 5 (2.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 5 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.10%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.10%) GitHub
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.55%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.55%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) Network Security
1 5 (2.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.55%) AMQP
2 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.04%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.40%) MySQL
3 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.85%) Redis
5 6 (3.30%) Big Data
5 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (0.55%) DynamoDB
8 1 (0.55%) HBase
8 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 56 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 39 (21.43%) Selenium
4 35 (19.23%) Maven
5 33 (18.13%) JUnit
6 29 (15.93%) Bitbucket
7 28 (15.38%) Gradle
7 28 (15.38%) JIRA
8 27 (14.84%) Ant
8 27 (14.84%) Apache Ivy
8 27 (14.84%) Concordion
8 27 (14.84%) Mockito
9 16 (8.79%) Jenkins
10 14 (7.69%) Postman
11 12 (6.59%) Subversion
12 10 (5.49%) SpecFlow
13 8 (4.40%) JMeter
13 8 (4.40%) SoapUI
14 7 (3.85%) SonarQube
15 6 (3.30%) eggPlant
General
1 68 (37.36%) Finance
2 46 (25.27%) Social Skills
3 24 (13.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 19 (10.44%) Public Sector
5 16 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (7.14%) Retail
7 10 (5.49%) Banking
7 10 (5.49%) Financial Institution
7 10 (5.49%) Front Office
8 6 (3.30%) Marketing
9 5 (2.75%) Legal
9 5 (2.75%) Police
10 4 (2.20%) Back Office
11 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
12 2 (1.10%) Law
12 2 (1.10%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.55%) Advertising
13 1 (0.55%) Automotive
13 1 (0.55%) Aviation
13 1 (0.55%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 73 (40.11%) Developer
2 36 (19.78%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.48%) Senior Developer
4 25 (13.74%) Software Engineer
5 23 (12.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (12.64%) Test Engineer
6 21 (11.54%) Analyst
7 20 (10.99%) Architect
8 16 (8.79%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (8.79%) Java Architect
8 16 (8.79%) Senior Architect
8 16 (8.79%) Senior Java Architect
9 15 (8.24%) Test Analyst
10 12 (6.59%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (5.49%) Senior Software Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Tester
12 9 (4.95%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 9 (4.95%) Software Test Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (4.40%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.98%) REST
2 34 (18.68%) XML
3 32 (17.58%) JDBC
4 31 (17.03%) Web Services
5 29 (15.93%) JMS
5 29 (15.93%) JPA
5 29 (15.93%) JSON
6 28 (15.38%) .NET
6 28 (15.38%) Spring Boot
7 27 (14.84%) JAX-RS
7 27 (14.84%) Swagger
8 26 (14.29%) Kafka
9 25 (13.74%) Node.js
10 22 (12.09%) Spring
11 21 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
12 20 (10.99%) AngularJS
13 18 (9.89%) Gherkin
13 18 (9.89%) React
14 13 (7.14%) HTML
15 12 (6.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Cyberattack
2 19 (10.44%) Cyber Defence
3 15 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (6.59%) Cybercrime
6 7 (3.85%) Legacy Systems
6 7 (3.85%) User Experience
7 6 (3.30%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.75%) Life Science
9 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.65%) Derivative
10 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.55%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.55%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.55%) Equities
11 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.55%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.19%) Linux
2 19 (10.44%) Unix
3 10 (5.49%) Windows
4 7 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.30%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (76.92%) TDD
2 113 (62.09%) Agile
3 82 (45.05%) Test Automation
4 68 (37.36%) DevOps
5 57 (31.32%) Scrum
6 50 (27.47%) Software Engineering
7 46 (25.27%) CI/CD
8 34 (18.68%) Microservices
9 33 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (18.13%) Software Testing
10 30 (16.48%) Full Stack Development
11 29 (15.93%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (14.84%) API Design
12 27 (14.84%) SDLC
13 24 (13.19%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 24 (13.19%) Project Management
13 24 (13.19%) Risk Management
13 24 (13.19%) Threat Intelligence
14 22 (12.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 22 (12.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 95 (52.20%) Java
2 66 (36.26%) SQL
3 50 (27.47%) C#
4 29 (15.93%) Python
5 17 (9.34%) JavaScript
6 16 (8.79%) TypeScript
7 13 (7.14%) PHP
8 7 (3.85%) C
9 5 (2.75%) C++
9 5 (2.75%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.75%) R
10 4 (2.20%) Ruby
11 2 (1.10%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.10%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.10%) VBScript
12 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.55%) Scala
12 1 (0.55%) SOQL
12 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.95%) Degree
2 8 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.30%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.58%) QA
2 7 (3.85%) Accessibility
System Software
1 24 (13.19%) Docker
2 5 (2.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (13.74%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.10%) Terraform
4 1 (0.55%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.55%) Kibana
4 1 (0.55%) logstash
4 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (9.89%) Oracle
2 17 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.95%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.85%) HP
5 5 (2.75%) Confluent
6 3 (1.65%) Google
7 1 (0.55%) Cadence
7 1 (0.55%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.55%) Databricks
7 1 (0.55%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.55%) OpenText
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore