Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 89 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 +6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 293 353 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.84% 3.29% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 3.53% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 264 334 419
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,231 £45,300 £40,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 9,491 9,993 9,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.98% 93.27% 91.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8,430 8,904 8,709
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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
Moorgate - 4 - -
BDD
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 233 (79.52%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (74.74%) TDD
3 121 (41.30%) Java
4 86 (29.35%) Test Automation
5 81 (27.65%) C#
6 80 (27.30%) Finance
6 80 (27.30%) DevOps
7 78 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (26.62%) JavaScript
8 71 (24.23%) Selenium
9 70 (23.89%) Software Engineering
9 70 (23.89%) Python
10 66 (22.53%) Jenkins
11 65 (22.18%) Scrum
11 65 (22.18%) Spring
11 65 (22.18%) QA
12 64 (21.84%) SQL
12 64 (21.84%) Microservices
13 63 (21.50%) Docker
14 61 (20.82%) Amazon AWS
15 56 (19.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 54 (18.43%) Cucumber
17 51 (17.41%) Git (software)
18 44 (15.02%) NoSQL
19 43 (14.68%) Greenfield Project
20 41 (13.99%) REST
20 41 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
21 40 (13.65%) .NET
21 40 (13.65%) Java 8
22 39 (13.31%) HTML

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 12 (4.10%) Apache
2 11 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.75%) nginx
3 10 (3.41%) Confluence
3 10 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.07%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.39%) CMS
6 5 (1.71%) NServiceBus
7 4 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) Drupal
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) Kentico
9 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Tornado
9 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (0.34%) Magento
1 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (20.82%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (19.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (10.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (4.78%) Serverless
5 10 (3.41%) PaaS
6 9 (3.07%) GitHub
7 6 (2.05%) IaaS
7 6 (2.05%) Sauce Labs
8 4 (1.37%) Azure Functions
8 4 (1.37%) BrowserStack
8 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.37%) npm
9 3 (1.02%) NuGet
10 2 (0.68%) Apigee
10 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.07%) BIG-IP
1 9 (3.07%) VLAN
2 5 (1.71%) HTTP
3 4 (1.37%) AMQP
4 2 (0.68%) DSL
4 2 (0.68%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.02%) NoSQL
2 26 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 24 (8.19%) SQL Server
4 20 (6.83%) MySQL
5 16 (5.46%) Redis
6 12 (4.10%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.41%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.02%) Big Data
11 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.34%) HBase
12 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.34%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.34%) Riak
Development Applications
1 71 (24.23%) Selenium
2 66 (22.53%) Jenkins
3 54 (18.43%) Cucumber
4 51 (17.41%) Git (software)
5 27 (9.22%) SpecFlow
6 25 (8.53%) WebDriver
7 19 (6.48%) JIRA
7 19 (6.48%) Maven
8 18 (6.14%) JUnit
8 18 (6.14%) TeamCity
8 18 (6.14%) Visual Studio
9 15 (5.12%) NUnit
10 14 (4.78%) git-flow
10 14 (4.78%) Gradle
11 13 (4.44%) Travis CI
12 12 (4.10%) CircleCI
12 12 (4.10%) HP UFT
13 9 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (2.73%) SoapUI
14 8 (2.73%) Subversion
General
1 80 (27.30%) Finance
2 35 (11.95%) Banking
3 28 (9.56%) Law
4 17 (5.80%) Financial Institution
5 16 (5.46%) Retail
6 14 (4.78%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.41%) Publishing
8 8 (2.73%) Marketing
9 6 (2.05%) Automotive
10 5 (1.71%) Advertising
10 5 (1.71%) Back Office
10 5 (1.71%) Games
11 2 (0.68%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.68%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (47.78%) Developer
2 47 (16.04%) Java Developer
3 33 (11.26%) Analyst
4 30 (10.24%) Senior Developer
5 21 (7.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 21 (7.17%) Test Analyst
6 18 (6.14%) .NET Developer
6 18 (6.14%) Tester
7 17 (5.80%) Developer in Test
7 17 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) PHP Developer
9 15 (5.12%) Test Automation Developer
10 14 (4.78%) Lead Developer
10 14 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (4.44%) Platform Engineer
12 12 (4.10%) Test Engineer
13 11 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
13 11 (3.75%) Test Automation Engineer
14 10 (3.41%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (22.18%) Spring
2 41 (13.99%) REST
3 40 (13.65%) .NET
4 39 (13.31%) HTML
5 38 (12.97%) Node.js
6 34 (11.60%) AngularJS
7 32 (10.92%) Web Services
8 28 (9.56%) CSS
9 26 (8.87%) React
10 22 (7.51%) JSON
11 21 (7.17%) HTML5
12 20 (6.83%) Hibernate
13 19 (6.48%) Spring Boot
14 18 (6.14%) Gherkin
15 17 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
16 16 (5.46%) Symfony
17 15 (5.12%) Laravel
17 15 (5.12%) RESTful
18 14 (4.78%) Kafka
19 13 (4.44%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.68%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (10.24%) Fintech
3 19 (6.48%) User Experience
4 16 (5.46%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.73%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.39%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.71%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.37%) NHS
11 2 (0.68%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.68%) Derivative
11 2 (0.68%) Equities
11 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.68%) Replication
12 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.83%) Linux
2 9 (3.07%) CoreOS
3 7 (2.39%) Android
4 6 (2.05%) Windows
5 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (79.52%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (74.74%) TDD
3 86 (29.35%) Test Automation
4 80 (27.30%) DevOps
5 78 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (23.89%) Software Engineering
7 65 (22.18%) Scrum
8 64 (21.84%) Microservices
9 41 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
10 35 (11.95%) Pair Programming
11 32 (10.92%) SDLC
12 30 (10.24%) E-Commerce
12 30 (10.24%) Software Testing
13 26 (8.87%) Computer Science
13 26 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (8.87%) Unit Testing
14 24 (8.19%) API Testing
14 24 (8.19%) SOLID
15 23 (7.85%) MVC
16 22 (7.51%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 121 (41.30%) Java
2 81 (27.65%) C#
3 78 (26.62%) JavaScript
4 70 (23.89%) Python
5 64 (21.84%) SQL
6 40 (13.65%) Java 8
7 32 (10.92%) Ruby
8 31 (10.58%) Scala
9 22 (7.51%) Bash Shell
10 20 (6.83%) PHP
11 18 (6.14%) ES6
12 16 (5.46%) Go
13 15 (5.12%) Groovy
14 12 (4.10%) Kotlin
15 9 (3.07%) Shell Script
16 8 (2.73%) T-SQL
17 7 (2.39%) PHP 7
18 5 (1.71%) TypeScript
19 2 (0.68%) Clojure
19 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (9.90%) Degree
2 24 (8.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (5.12%) ISTQB
4 13 (4.44%) ISEB
5 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (22.18%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 63 (21.50%) Docker
2 9 (3.07%) iptables
3 1 (0.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 21 (7.17%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.83%) Ansible
2 20 (6.83%) Terraform
3 13 (4.44%) Puppet
4 12 (4.10%) Rancher
5 10 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.07%) HAProxy
7 4 (1.37%) Consul
7 4 (1.37%) linkerd
Vendors
1 31 (10.58%) Google
2 22 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.14%) Oracle
4 9 (3.07%) F5
5 7 (2.39%) Zend
6 6 (2.05%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.71%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 4 (1.37%) Adobe
9 2 (0.68%) hybris
9 2 (0.68%) Perfecto Mobile
10 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.34%) Borland
10 1 (0.34%) CA
10 1 (0.34%) Demandware
10 1 (0.34%) HP
10 1 (0.34%) Informatica
10 1 (0.34%) SAP
10 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.34%) Sybase
10 1 (0.34%) Tableau