Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 60 63
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 440 473 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.91% 4.59% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 5.07% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 401 428 583
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +3.45%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 10,360 9,334 12,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.16% 90.56% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9,209 8,394 11,229
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 -7 1 £62,500 -16.67%
BDD
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 372 (84.55%) TDD
2 337 (76.59%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (49.32%) Java
4 161 (36.59%) JavaScript
5 135 (30.68%) SQL
6 126 (28.64%) C#
7 125 (28.41%) Scrum
8 122 (27.73%) Test Automation
9 121 (27.50%) .NET
10 120 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (26.14%) Finance
12 112 (25.45%) DevOps
13 97 (22.05%) Selenium
14 94 (21.36%) CSS
15 93 (21.14%) Microservices
16 91 (20.68%) HTML
17 89 (20.23%) QA
18 85 (19.32%) Git (software)
19 83 (18.86%) SQL Server
20 81 (18.41%) REST
20 81 (18.41%) AngularJS
21 80 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
22 77 (17.50%) MVC
23 72 (16.36%) Java 8
24 70 (15.91%) Software Engineering
25 65 (14.77%) Spring
26 62 (14.09%) Docker
27 60 (13.64%) Pair Programming
27 60 (13.64%) RESTful
27 60 (13.64%) NoSQL

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 (6.14%) Apache Spark
2 21 (4.77%) Confluence
3 17 (3.86%) CMS
4 12 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.27%) JBoss
5 10 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.05%) Apache
6 9 (2.05%) EPiServer
7 8 (1.82%) Anypoint
7 8 (1.82%) Mule
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.45%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.45%) nginx
8 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.45%) WildFly
9 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 80 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (3.41%) GitHub
5 13 (2.95%) BrowserStack
6 12 (2.73%) Sauce Labs
7 9 (2.05%) SaaS
7 9 (2.05%) Serverless
8 8 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.59%) npm
10 6 (1.36%) IaaS
10 6 (1.36%) PaaS
11 5 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.91%) Yarn
13 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.68%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.59%) HTTP
2 5 (1.14%) DMZ
2 5 (1.14%) VPN
3 4 (0.91%) SMTP
4 3 (0.68%) Intranet
5 2 (0.45%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.23%) Internet
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (18.86%) SQL Server
2 60 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 25 (5.68%) Big Data
3 25 (5.68%) MySQL
4 22 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.86%) Data Lake
6 16 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.95%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.59%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.14%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.14%) Redis
11 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.91%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.91%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.91%) Text Mining
13 3 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.68%) GIS
13 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 97 (22.05%) Selenium
2 85 (19.32%) Git (software)
3 56 (12.73%) Cucumber
4 53 (12.05%) Jenkins
5 50 (11.36%) Maven
6 42 (9.55%) JIRA
7 41 (9.32%) TeamCity
8 40 (9.09%) SpecFlow
9 39 (8.86%) WebDriver
10 34 (7.73%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (7.50%) NUnit
12 29 (6.59%) Visual Studio
13 28 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (5.91%) JUnit
15 25 (5.68%) Jasmine
16 17 (3.86%) Gradle
17 15 (3.41%) webpack
18 14 (3.18%) Ant
18 14 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 14 (3.18%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 115 (26.14%) Finance
2 40 (9.09%) Banking
3 39 (8.86%) Games
4 22 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 22 (5.00%) Publishing
5 16 (3.64%) Law
6 15 (3.41%) Retail
7 14 (3.18%) Advertising
8 9 (2.05%) Marketing
9 8 (1.82%) Automotive
10 7 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.14%) Legal
13 4 (0.91%) Front Office
13 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.23%) Back Office
15 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 241 (54.77%) Developer
2 94 (21.36%) Java Developer
3 51 (11.59%) Senior Developer
4 46 (10.45%) .NET Developer
5 36 (8.18%) Java Engineer
6 34 (7.73%) Lead Developer
7 32 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 29 (6.59%) QA Engineer
9 28 (6.36%) C# Developer
10 24 (5.45%) Analyst
11 21 (4.77%) Tester
12 19 (4.32%) Architect
13 18 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
13 18 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (3.64%) Angular Developer
14 16 (3.64%) Automation Tester
14 16 (3.64%) Digital Developer
14 16 (3.64%) Scala Developer
15 15 (3.41%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (27.50%) .NET
2 94 (21.36%) CSS
3 91 (20.68%) HTML
4 81 (18.41%) AngularJS
4 81 (18.41%) REST
5 65 (14.77%) Spring
6 60 (13.64%) RESTful
7 57 (12.95%) Node.js
8 52 (11.82%) Web Services
9 50 (11.36%) React
10 44 (10.00%) HTML5
11 42 (9.55%) ASP.NET
12 35 (7.95%) .NET Framework
13 34 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (7.73%) Hibernate
14 33 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (7.27%) jQuery
16 30 (6.82%) CSS3
17 27 (6.14%) Entity Framework
18 25 (5.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.05%) Greenfield Project
1 53 (12.05%) User Experience
2 44 (10.00%) Fintech
3 26 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 22 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.18%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.73%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.50%) Online Games
10 9 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (2.05%) Social Media
11 7 (1.59%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.59%) Wiki
12 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.14%) Blog
13 5 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.91%) Life Science
14 4 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.14%) Linux
2 16 (3.64%) Unix
3 10 (2.27%) Windows
4 8 (1.82%) Android
5 7 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (84.55%) TDD
2 337 (76.59%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (28.41%) Scrum
4 122 (27.73%) Test Automation
5 120 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 112 (25.45%) DevOps
7 93 (21.14%) Microservices
8 77 (17.50%) MVC
9 70 (15.91%) Software Engineering
10 60 (13.64%) Pair Programming
11 58 (13.18%) Kanban
12 50 (11.36%) E-Commerce
13 48 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (10.68%) Continuous Delivery
15 43 (9.77%) SDLC
16 36 (8.18%) Mentoring
16 36 (8.18%) SOLID
17 35 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
18 33 (7.50%) Analytics
19 32 (7.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 217 (49.32%) Java
2 161 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 135 (30.68%) SQL
4 126 (28.64%) C#
5 72 (16.36%) Java 8
6 41 (9.32%) Python
7 37 (8.41%) Scala
8 28 (6.36%) Groovy
9 22 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 20 (4.55%) PHP
10 20 (4.55%) TypeScript
11 14 (3.18%) ES6
11 14 (3.18%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.18%) Ruby
12 11 (2.50%) Go
13 8 (1.82%) C++
14 6 (1.36%) C
14 6 (1.36%) R
15 5 (1.14%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (9.32%) Degree
2 7 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.14%) ISEB
4 5 (1.14%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.23%) CBAP
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (20.23%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) GCP
3 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 62 (14.09%) Docker
2 6 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.05%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.82%) Puppet
3 6 (1.36%) Ansible
4 5 (1.14%) Mesos
5 4 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.68%) logstash
6 3 (0.68%) Terraform
7 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.45%) Kibana
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Shiro
8 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.45%) Oracle
3 9 (2.05%) Capita
4 8 (1.82%) MuleSoft
5 7 (1.59%) Google
5 7 (1.59%) IBM
5 7 (1.59%) New Relic
6 5 (1.14%) Splunk
7 3 (0.68%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.68%) Tableau
8 2 (0.45%) Apple
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco
8 2 (0.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 2 (0.45%) Dell
8 2 (0.45%) hybris
8 2 (0.45%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.45%) NetApp
9 1 (0.23%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.23%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat