Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 83 111
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 175 249 289
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.49% 3.39% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 3.60% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 172 228 252
10th Percentile £52,500 £49,625 £47,033
25th Percentile £64,375 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - +3.70%
75th Percentile £81,563 £85,313 £82,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £97,500 £92,375
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 4,772 6,919 9,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.17% 94.28% 93.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,250 6,061 8,383
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,750 £36,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
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 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for BDD in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 130 (74.29%) TDD
2 109 (62.29%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (41.71%) C#
4 63 (36.00%) Test Automation
5 62 (35.43%) DevOps
6 60 (34.29%) Finance
7 55 (31.43%) Microservices
8 54 (30.86%) SQL
9 53 (30.29%) Azure
9 53 (30.29%) Selenium
10 52 (29.71%) QA
10 52 (29.71%) Java
11 48 (27.43%) .NET
12 47 (26.86%) Software Engineering
13 44 (25.14%) OO
14 42 (24.00%) Docker
15 41 (23.43%) Kubernetes
16 40 (22.86%) Social Skills
16 40 (22.86%) Pair Programming
17 37 (21.14%) Scrum
18 36 (20.57%) Software Testing
19 35 (20.00%) Fintech
20 33 (18.86%) Python
21 32 (18.29%) AWS
21 32 (18.29%) SpecFlow
22 29 (16.57%) Jenkins
23 28 (16.00%) SDET
24 27 (15.43%) .NET Core
24 27 (15.43%) SOLID
24 27 (15.43%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (4.00%) Confluence
2 6 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.86%) CMS
4 4 (2.29%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.29%) Drupal
5 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 53 (30.29%) Azure
2 32 (18.29%) AWS
3 20 (11.43%) Serverless
4 16 (9.14%) Azure Service Bus
5 15 (8.57%) Azure App Service
5 15 (8.57%) Azure Event Grid
5 15 (8.57%) Azure Functions
5 15 (8.57%) Azure Service Fabric
5 15 (8.57%) NuGet
6 11 (6.29%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (4.57%) GCP
8 4 (2.29%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.29%) SaaS
9 3 (1.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.14%) CloudBees
10 2 (1.14%) GitHub
10 2 (1.14%) Lucidchart
10 2 (1.14%) PaaS
10 2 (1.14%) Tricentis Tosca
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.86%) NoSQL
2 22 (12.57%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (9.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (5.14%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.14%) MySQL
5 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.86%) Redis
7 4 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.14%) Big Data
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.57%) Flink
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.57%) Parquet
10 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (30.29%) Selenium
2 32 (18.29%) SpecFlow
3 29 (16.57%) Jenkins
4 26 (14.86%) Postman
5 19 (10.86%) Cucumber
6 18 (10.29%) NUnit
7 13 (7.43%) Git (software)
8 12 (6.86%) JIRA
8 12 (6.86%) Visual Studio
9 10 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (5.71%) TeamCity
10 9 (5.14%) JMeter
10 9 (5.14%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (3.43%) Cypress.io
12 5 (2.86%) Protractor
12 5 (2.86%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.86%) webpack
13 4 (2.29%) Appium
13 4 (2.29%) REST Assured
14 3 (1.71%) Robot Framework
General
1 60 (34.29%) Finance
2 40 (22.86%) Social Skills
3 20 (11.43%) Banking
4 11 (6.29%) Private Banking
5 10 (5.71%) Retail
6 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.71%) Games
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.57%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (32.57%) Developer
2 26 (14.86%) Software Engineer
3 16 (9.14%) .NET Developer
3 16 (9.14%) Python Developer
4 14 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 13 (7.43%) Lead Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (5.71%) Lead .NET Developer
7 10 (5.71%) Quality Engineer
7 10 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.71%) Tester
8 9 (5.14%) Automation Tester
8 9 (5.14%) QA Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Server Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Serverless Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Head of QA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.43%) .NET
2 27 (15.43%) .NET Core
3 23 (13.14%) Web Services
4 21 (12.00%) Spring
5 19 (10.86%) Node.js
6 18 (10.29%) HTML
7 17 (9.71%) Django
8 16 (9.14%) Pandas
9 15 (8.57%) CSS
9 15 (8.57%) JSON
9 15 (8.57%) React
10 14 (8.00%) Spring Boot
11 9 (5.14%) React Native
11 9 (5.14%) REST
11 9 (5.14%) RESTful
12 8 (4.57%) Gherkin
13 7 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (3.43%) Kafka
15 5 (2.86%) Flask
16 4 (2.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
1 15 (8.57%) User Experience
2 13 (7.43%) Equities
3 9 (5.14%) Data Structures
3 9 (5.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.57%) Derivative
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.29%) Linux
2 1 (0.57%) Android
2 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (74.29%) TDD
2 109 (62.29%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 62 (35.43%) DevOps
5 55 (31.43%) Microservices
6 47 (26.86%) Software Engineering
7 44 (25.14%) OO
8 40 (22.86%) Pair Programming
9 37 (21.14%) Scrum
10 36 (20.57%) Software Testing
11 35 (20.00%) Fintech
12 28 (16.00%) SDET
13 27 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (15.43%) SOLID
14 23 (13.14%) Mentoring
15 21 (12.00%) Test Strategy
16 17 (9.71%) ERP
17 16 (9.14%) Data Migration
17 16 (9.14%) Migration
17 16 (9.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.71%) C#
2 54 (30.86%) SQL
3 52 (29.71%) Java
4 33 (18.86%) Python
5 26 (14.86%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.14%) C++
6 16 (9.14%) Java 8
7 7 (4.00%) Scala
8 5 (2.86%) C
8 5 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.71%) Ruby
10 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.14%) Go
10 2 (1.14%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.57%) Groovy
11 1 (0.57%) Haskell
11 1 (0.57%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (10.29%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (29.71%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 42 (24.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (23.43%) Kubernetes
2 19 (10.86%) Puppet
3 6 (3.43%) Terraform
4 4 (2.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) Grafana
5 1 (0.57%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) Kibana
5 1 (0.57%) MIIS
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.57%) PayPal
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle
4 3 (1.71%) HP
4 3 (1.71%) IBM
5 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.14%) SAP
5 2 (1.14%) Workday
6 1 (0.57%) Facebook
6 1 (0.57%) New Relic
6 1 (0.57%) VMware
6 1 (0.57%) Xamarin