Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 52 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4366 3909 4029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.81% 5.14% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 5.67% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3385 3511 3610
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68818 68936 79416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.67% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53025 59292 66921
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in London

BDD
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in London.

Salary trend for BDD in London

BDD
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in London

BDD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London +4 659 £62,500 +4.17% 78
West London +6 176 £55,000 -8.33% 34
South London +49 103 £57,500 +27.78% 7
East London -5 24 £62,500 - 12
North London -21 11 £47,500 +18.75% 6
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 3685 (84.40%) Agile Software Development
2 3375 (77.30%) TDD
3 2193 (50.23%) Java
4 1536 (35.18%) Scrum
5 1491 (34.15%) C#
6 1421 (32.55%) JavaScript
7 1350 (30.92%) .NET
8 1235 (28.29%) Finance
9 1191 (27.28%) Test Automation
10 1146 (26.25%) MVC
11 1063 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
12 1020 (23.36%) Git (software)
13 885 (20.27%) SQL Server
14 883 (20.22%) AngularJS
15 850 (19.47%) Software Engineering
16 849 (19.45%) OO
17 801 (18.35%) RESTful
18 782 (17.91%) HTML
19 771 (17.66%) ASP.NET
20 749 (17.16%) Cucumber
21 748 (17.13%) QA
22 746 (17.09%) Node.js
23 744 (17.04%) Kanban
24 742 (16.99%) SQL
25 720 (16.49%) REST
26 711 (16.28%) Banking
27 706 (16.17%) Jenkins
28 702 (16.08%) Selenium
29 700 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
30 691 (15.83%) Microservices

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 201 (4.60%) Confluence
2 177 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 172 (3.94%) Apache
4 166 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 160 (3.66%) CMS
6 137 (3.14%) WebSphere
7 122 (2.79%) Apache Spark
8 80 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
9 58 (1.33%) Apache Solr
10 52 (1.19%) Umbraco
11 51 (1.17%) OpenStack
12 37 (0.85%) nginx
13 34 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
14 31 (0.71%) CoreMedia CMS
15 30 (0.69%) SharePoint
16 29 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
16 29 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
17 27 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 27 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
18 23 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.11%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 28 (0.64%) Magento
2 26 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.41%) Eloqua
4 10 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.069%) Siebel CRM
6 2 (0.046%) Endur
7 1 (0.023%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.023%) FastStats
7 1 (0.023%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.023%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.023%) Unica
7 1 (0.023%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 619 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 262 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (3.00%) GitHub
4 113 (2.59%) SaaS
5 98 (2.24%) PaaS
6 81 (1.86%) IaaS
7 77 (1.76%) npm
8 67 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 48 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 48 (1.10%) Google Play
10 38 (0.87%) Serverless
11 34 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
13 32 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (0.48%) Office 365
15 20 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.34%) Sauce Labs
17 14 (0.32%) Slack
18 13 (0.30%) BrowserStack
19 12 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 202 (4.63%) Internet
2 106 (2.43%) HTTP
3 46 (1.05%) Firewall
4 37 (0.85%) Hyperconnected
5 34 (0.78%) VPN
6 33 (0.76%) DNS
7 29 (0.66%) ATM
7 29 (0.66%) WAN
8 26 (0.60%) DHCP
9 25 (0.57%) DMZ
10 9 (0.21%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.11%) Broadband
11 5 (0.11%) LDAP
12 4 (0.092%) AMQP
12 4 (0.092%) Intranet
12 4 (0.092%) PPP
12 4 (0.092%) SSL
13 3 (0.069%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.069%) IMAP
13 3 (0.069%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 595 (13.63%) NoSQL
3 505 (11.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 332 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 303 (6.94%) Big Data
6 302 (6.92%) MongoDB
7 246 (5.63%) MySQL
8 231 (5.29%) Hadoop
9 222 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 173 (3.96%) RDBMS
11 134 (3.07%) Redis
12 103 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
13 96 (2.20%) Neo4j
14 60 (1.37%) Hazelcast
15 53 (1.21%) KDB
16 49 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
17 43 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 41 (0.94%) HBase
19 35 (0.80%) Apache Hive
20 32 (0.73%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1020 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 749 (17.16%) Cucumber
3 706 (16.17%) Jenkins
4 702 (16.08%) Selenium
5 567 (12.99%) JIRA
6 338 (7.74%) JUnit
7 329 (7.54%) WebDriver
8 321 (7.35%) Maven
9 289 (6.62%) NUnit
10 262 (6.00%) TeamCity
11 202 (4.63%) Rhino Mocks
12 201 (4.60%) Moq
13 183 (4.19%) SpecFlow
14 150 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 129 (2.95%) Appium
16 123 (2.82%) Gradle
17 121 (2.77%) Mockito
17 121 (2.77%) Subversion
18 120 (2.75%) gulp
19 113 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1235 (28.29%) Finance
2 711 (16.28%) Banking
3 517 (11.84%) Investment Banking
4 483 (11.06%) Retail Banking
5 356 (8.15%) Games
6 332 (7.60%) Retail
7 242 (5.54%) Front Office
8 199 (4.56%) Marketing
9 151 (3.46%) Advertising
10 105 (2.40%) Telecoms
11 68 (1.56%) Publishing
12 52 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 29 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.64%) Online Betting
15 26 (0.60%) Back Office
16 24 (0.55%) Law
17 23 (0.53%) Electronics
18 15 (0.34%) Legal
19 10 (0.23%) Aerospace
20 6 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2515 (57.60%) Developer
2 763 (17.48%) Java Developer
3 732 (16.77%) .NET Developer
4 570 (13.06%) C# Developer
5 439 (10.05%) Senior Developer
6 438 (10.03%) Software Engineer
7 396 (9.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 305 (6.99%) Agile Developer
9 270 (6.18%) ASP.NET Developer
10 268 (6.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 223 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 215 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
13 208 (4.76%) Tester
14 200 (4.58%) Java Engineer
15 184 (4.21%) Agile .NET Developer
15 184 (4.21%) Agile C# Developer
16 181 (4.15%) Lead Developer
17 179 (4.10%) QA Engineer
18 169 (3.87%) Analyst
19 159 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1350 (30.92%) .NET
2 883 (20.22%) AngularJS
3 801 (18.35%) RESTful
4 782 (17.91%) HTML
5 771 (17.66%) ASP.NET
6 746 (17.09%) Node.js
7 720 (16.49%) REST
8 700 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 689 (15.78%) Spring
10 660 (15.12%) CSS
11 519 (11.89%) React
12 517 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 506 (11.59%) Web Services
14 488 (11.18%) WCF
15 466 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 446 (10.22%) HTML5
17 303 (6.94%) .NET Framework
18 302 (6.92%) Hibernate
19 282 (6.46%) jQuery
20 267 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 512 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 455 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
3 317 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 301 (6.89%) User Experience
5 298 (6.83%) Fintech
6 293 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
7 252 (5.77%) Mobile App
8 132 (3.02%) Derivative
9 115 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
10 103 (2.36%) Client/Server
11 89 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 74 (1.69%) N-Tier
13 65 (1.49%) iPad
14 58 (1.33%) Algorithms
15 52 (1.19%) Hedge funds
16 50 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
17 47 (1.08%) Tandem
18 46 (1.05%) Social Media
19 45 (1.03%) Data Structures
20 39 (0.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 459 (10.51%) Linux
2 269 (6.16%) Android
3 231 (5.29%) Unix
4 223 (5.11%) Apple iOS
5 163 (3.73%) Windows
6 21 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
8 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.092%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.069%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.069%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.046%) CentOS
12 1 (0.023%) AIX
12 1 (0.023%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3685 (84.40%) Agile Software Development
2 3375 (77.30%) TDD
3 1536 (35.18%) Scrum
4 1191 (27.28%) Test Automation
5 1146 (26.25%) MVC
6 1063 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
7 850 (19.47%) Software Engineering
8 849 (19.45%) OO
9 744 (17.04%) Kanban
10 691 (15.83%) Microservices
11 589 (13.49%) DevOps
12 554 (12.69%) Asset Management
12 554 (12.69%) SDLC
13 531 (12.16%) E-Commerce
14 530 (12.14%) Web Application Development
15 486 (11.13%) Wealth Management
16 444 (10.17%) Pair Programming
17 411 (9.41%) Continuous Delivery
18 356 (8.15%) Multithreading
19 353 (8.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2193 (50.23%) Java
2 1491 (34.15%) C#
3 1421 (32.55%) JavaScript
4 742 (16.99%) SQL
5 595 (13.63%) Ruby
6 490 (11.22%) Python
7 340 (7.79%) Scala
8 211 (4.83%) PHP
9 157 (3.60%) ES6
10 124 (2.84%) Go
11 118 (2.70%) C++
12 97 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 89 (2.04%) Groovy
14 82 (1.88%) TypeScript
15 72 (1.65%) Bash Shell
16 70 (1.60%) Shell Script
17 69 (1.58%) Apple Swift
18 60 (1.37%) Objective-C
19 56 (1.28%) PowerShell
20 49 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 407 (9.32%) Degree
2 173 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 60 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 45 (1.03%) ISEB
6 38 (0.87%) SC Cleared
7 32 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 24 (0.55%) PhD
9 23 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (0.46%) MCSD
11 17 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (0.39%) MCAD
11 17 (0.39%) MCP
11 17 (0.39%) MCTS
12 13 (0.30%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
14 10 (0.23%) APMG
14 10 (0.23%) PMP
15 6 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (0.092%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 748 (17.13%) QA
2 18 (0.41%) GCP
3 14 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.21%) WCAG
5 7 (0.16%) ISO 20022
5 7 (0.16%) ISO 8583
6 6 (0.14%) SEPA
7 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.11%) MiFID
8 3 (0.069%) COBIT
8 3 (0.069%) DICOM
8 3 (0.069%) EMIR
8 3 (0.069%) HL7
8 3 (0.069%) PSD2
9 1 (0.023%) Data Quality
System Software
1 429 (9.83%) Docker
2 33 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.44%) HDFS
4 12 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (0.25%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.11%) Dovecot
6 5 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.069%) Cygwin
7 3 (0.069%) iptables
7 3 (0.069%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.046%) Varnish
8 2 (0.046%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.046%) vSphere
9 1 (0.023%) etcd
9 1 (0.023%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 159 (3.64%) Puppet
2 150 (3.44%) Kubernetes
3 121 (2.77%) Ansible
4 119 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (0.73%) Terraform
6 24 (0.55%) Mesos
7 11 (0.25%) Marathon
8 9 (0.21%) Control-M
8 9 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.18%) Capistrano
10 7 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.16%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.14%) Nagios
11 6 (0.14%) Salt
12 4 (0.092%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.069%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 3 (0.069%) HockeyApp
14 2 (0.046%) Kibana
Vendors
1 388 (8.89%) Oracle
2 226 (5.18%) Google
3 223 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 127 (2.91%) Facebook
5 112 (2.57%) Sybase
6 70 (1.60%) IBM
7 69 (1.58%) Apple
7 69 (1.58%) hybris
8 53 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 49 (1.12%) Splunk
10 47 (1.08%) Sun
11 42 (0.96%) Sitecore
12 37 (0.85%) AppDynamics
12 37 (0.85%) Yahoo!
13 36 (0.82%) Sony
14 33 (0.76%) SAP
15 23 (0.53%) Xamarin
15 23 (0.53%) Zend
16 22 (0.50%) HP
17 21 (0.48%) Demandware