Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 68 54
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 447 420 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.09% 4.15% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 4.53% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 410 378 584
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £89,125 £88,375
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

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 10,070 9,268 11,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.21% 91.51% 91.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8,971 8,355 10,371
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 £36,250 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +4.17%
BDD
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 366 (81.88%) TDD
2 353 (78.97%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (44.74%) Java
4 170 (38.03%) JavaScript
5 141 (31.54%) SQL
6 139 (31.10%) C#
7 138 (30.87%) Continuous Integration
8 131 (29.31%) Finance
9 126 (28.19%) Scrum
10 123 (27.52%) Test Automation
11 117 (26.17%) DevOps
12 114 (25.50%) Selenium
12 114 (25.50%) .NET
13 97 (21.70%) HTML
14 96 (21.48%) Amazon AWS
15 89 (19.91%) QA
15 89 (19.91%) CSS
15 89 (19.91%) Microservices
16 87 (19.46%) AngularJS
17 83 (18.57%) Jenkins
18 82 (18.34%) Git (software)
18 82 (18.34%) MVC
19 77 (17.23%) Software Engineering
20 73 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
21 71 (15.88%) SQL Server
22 66 (14.77%) Pair Programming
23 65 (14.54%) Spring
24 64 (14.32%) Cucumber
24 64 (14.32%) REST
25 61 (13.65%) Fintech

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 18 (4.03%) Apache Spark
2 15 (3.36%) CMS
3 14 (3.13%) Confluence
3 14 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.46%) Apache
5 7 (1.57%) EPiServer
5 7 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.34%) nginx
6 6 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.12%) Anypoint
7 5 (1.12%) JBoss
7 5 (1.12%) Mule
7 5 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) IIS
9 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 96 (21.48%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (4.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (3.36%) BrowserStack
5 14 (3.13%) npm
5 14 (3.13%) Sauce Labs
6 12 (2.68%) GitHub
6 12 (2.68%) Serverless
7 7 (1.57%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.57%) SaaS
8 6 (1.34%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.89%) NuGet
10 4 (0.89%) PaaS
10 4 (0.89%) Yarn
11 3 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.46%) HTTP
2 6 (1.34%) BIG-IP
2 6 (1.34%) VLAN
3 2 (0.45%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.22%) AMQP
4 1 (0.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 57 (12.75%) NoSQL
3 27 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 25 (5.59%) MySQL
5 22 (4.92%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.47%) Big Data
7 18 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.46%) Data Lake
10 10 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.79%) Redis
12 5 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.12%) Text Mining
13 4 (0.89%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.67%) DB2
15 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.45%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 114 (25.50%) Selenium
2 83 (18.57%) Jenkins
3 82 (18.34%) Git (software)
4 64 (14.32%) Cucumber
5 56 (12.53%) SpecFlow
6 50 (11.19%) Maven
7 49 (10.96%) TeamCity
8 42 (9.40%) WebDriver
9 34 (7.61%) NUnit
10 33 (7.38%) JIRA
11 29 (6.49%) Octopus Deploy
12 27 (6.04%) Jasmine
13 26 (5.82%) Visual Studio
14 23 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (4.47%) Gradle
16 17 (3.80%) Rhino Mocks
16 17 (3.80%) Subversion
17 12 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (2.68%) HP UFT
17 12 (2.68%) JUnit
General
1 131 (29.31%) Finance
2 39 (8.72%) Banking
3 26 (5.82%) Games
4 24 (5.37%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.47%) Retail
6 19 (4.25%) Law
7 15 (3.36%) Advertising
7 15 (3.36%) Publishing
8 9 (2.01%) Automotive
8 9 (2.01%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.34%) Marketing
11 4 (0.89%) Front Office
12 3 (0.67%) Back Office
13 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.22%) Legal
14 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 237 (53.02%) Developer
2 88 (19.69%) Java Developer
3 65 (14.54%) Senior Developer
4 42 (9.40%) .NET Developer
4 42 (9.40%) Lead Developer
5 40 (8.95%) Analyst
6 33 (7.38%) Software Engineer
7 28 (6.26%) Developer in Test
8 27 (6.04%) C# Developer
9 26 (5.82%) QA Engineer
9 26 (5.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 23 (5.15%) Tester
11 22 (4.92%) Test Automation Developer
12 21 (4.70%) Java Engineer
12 21 (4.70%) Senior Software Engineer
13 20 (4.47%) Automation Tester
14 19 (4.25%) Test Analyst
15 17 (3.80%) Angular Developer
15 17 (3.80%) Lead Java Developer
16 16 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (25.50%) .NET
2 97 (21.70%) HTML
3 89 (19.91%) CSS
4 87 (19.46%) AngularJS
5 65 (14.54%) Spring
6 64 (14.32%) REST
7 59 (13.20%) Node.js
8 49 (10.96%) HTML5
8 49 (10.96%) React
9 48 (10.74%) RESTful
10 38 (8.50%) ASP.NET
11 37 (8.28%) .NET Framework
11 37 (8.28%) Web Services
12 36 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 34 (7.61%) CSS3
13 34 (7.61%) Hibernate
13 34 (7.61%) Kafka
14 33 (7.38%) jQuery
15 32 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (4.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 61 (13.65%) Fintech
2 59 (13.20%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (12.53%) User Experience
4 39 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.71%) Computer Science
6 24 (5.37%) Mobile App
7 23 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (3.13%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.68%) Hedge funds
10 10 (2.24%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.01%) Wiki
12 8 (1.79%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.57%) Social Media
14 6 (1.34%) Augmented Reality
14 6 (1.34%) Life Science
15 5 (1.12%) Fixed Income
15 5 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (1.12%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
16 4 (0.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.37%) Linux
2 10 (2.24%) Unix
3 7 (1.57%) Windows
4 6 (1.34%) CoreOS
5 4 (0.89%) Android
6 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (81.88%) TDD
2 353 (78.97%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (30.87%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (28.19%) Scrum
5 123 (27.52%) Test Automation
6 117 (26.17%) DevOps
7 89 (19.91%) Microservices
8 82 (18.34%) MVC
9 77 (17.23%) Software Engineering
10 66 (14.77%) Pair Programming
11 60 (13.42%) Continuous Delivery
12 58 (12.98%) Kanban
13 50 (11.19%) E-Commerce
14 49 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
16 47 (10.51%) SDLC
17 44 (9.84%) SOLID
18 35 (7.83%) OO
19 33 (7.38%) Web Development
20 30 (6.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 200 (44.74%) Java
2 170 (38.03%) JavaScript
3 141 (31.54%) SQL
4 139 (31.10%) C#
5 61 (13.65%) Java 8
6 58 (12.98%) Python
7 41 (9.17%) Scala
8 23 (5.15%) T-SQL
9 22 (4.92%) Ruby
10 20 (4.47%) Groovy
10 20 (4.47%) TypeScript
11 17 (3.80%) ES6
11 17 (3.80%) PHP
11 17 (3.80%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.46%) Go
13 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.12%) Java 9
15 4 (0.89%) ES7
15 4 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (10.74%) Degree
2 17 (3.80%) ISTQB
3 16 (3.58%) ISEB
4 15 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.22%) APMG
8 1 (0.22%) CBAP
8 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.22%) PMP
8 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (19.91%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 56 (12.53%) Docker
2 6 (1.34%) iptables
3 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.46%) Ansible
1 11 (2.46%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.57%) Terraform
4 6 (1.34%) HAProxy
5 5 (1.12%) Puppet
6 3 (0.67%) Mesos
7 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.45%) Rancher
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Shiro
8 1 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.37%) Oracle
3 20 (4.47%) Google
4 6 (1.34%) F5
5 5 (1.12%) MuleSoft
6 4 (0.89%) New Relic
6 4 (0.89%) Tableau
7 3 (0.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.67%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe
8 2 (0.45%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.45%) Apple
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco
8 2 (0.45%) Dell
8 2 (0.45%) NetApp
8 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.22%) Charles River