Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 59 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1,279 2,261 2,731
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.52% 4.53% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 4.84% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 2,045 2,443
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £47,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +10.00%

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 26,529 46,710 57,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.71% 93.54% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21,578 37,837 47,196
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,963
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in London

BDD
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BDD in London.

Salary trend for BDD in London

BDD
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing BDD in London over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

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 8 March 2021. 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 +29 257 £72,500 +3.57% 73
South London +20 59 £72,500 +20.83% 4
West London +11 34 £65,000 +13.04% 49
East London +15 6 £65,000 -13.33% 9
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 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 London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 972 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 929 (72.63%) TDD
3 628 (49.10%) Java
4 488 (38.15%) JavaScript
5 455 (35.57%) Test Automation
6 441 (34.48%) AWS
7 427 (33.39%) DevOps
8 390 (30.49%) Microservices
9 334 (26.11%) Azure
10 313 (24.47%) C#
11 312 (24.39%) Selenium
12 273 (21.34%) Finance
13 269 (21.03%) Cucumber
14 265 (20.72%) Python
15 257 (20.09%) Software Engineering
16 253 (19.78%) Docker
17 249 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
18 248 (19.39%) SQL
19 242 (18.92%) React
20 232 (18.14%) QA
21 225 (17.59%) Kubernetes
22 224 (17.51%) Scrum
23 220 (17.20%) .NET
24 216 (16.89%) OO
25 212 (16.58%) Node.js
26 184 (14.39%) Jenkins
26 184 (14.39%) Spring
27 181 (14.15%) Fintech
28 176 (13.76%) HTML
29 172 (13.45%) CSS

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 66 (5.16%) Confluence
2 43 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (1.95%) CMS
4 9 (0.70%) Apache Spark
4 9 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.63%) Apache
6 5 (0.39%) Drupal
7 4 (0.31%) Headless CMS
7 4 (0.31%) IIS
7 4 (0.31%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.16%) WordPress
10 1 (0.078%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.078%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (1.02%) Shopify
3 2 (0.16%) Endur
4 1 (0.078%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.078%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 441 (34.48%) AWS
2 334 (26.11%) Azure
3 166 (12.98%) GCP
4 111 (8.68%) Serverless
5 78 (6.10%) SaaS
6 54 (4.22%) Azure Functions
7 53 (4.14%) AWS Lambda
8 46 (3.60%) GitHub
9 42 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 38 (2.97%) Firebase
11 37 (2.89%) Amazon SQS
12 34 (2.66%) BrowserStack
13 29 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
14 27 (2.11%) Cloud Functions
15 25 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
16 23 (1.80%) PaaS
17 15 (1.17%) NuGet
18 12 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
18 12 (0.94%) Azure Machine Learning
19 11 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.94%) HTTP
2 4 (0.31%) Internet
3 1 (0.078%) ADSL
3 1 (0.078%) AMQP
3 1 (0.078%) Broadband
3 1 (0.078%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.078%) LAN
3 1 (0.078%) NAS
3 1 (0.078%) Skype
3 1 (0.078%) SSL
3 1 (0.078%) VDSL
3 1 (0.078%) VoIP
3 1 (0.078%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (8.13%) NoSQL
2 98 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
2 98 (7.66%) SQL Server
3 88 (6.88%) MongoDB
4 56 (4.38%) MySQL
5 52 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 48 (3.75%) Redis
7 33 (2.58%) Big Data
8 30 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (2.03%) SQL Server 2019
10 19 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
11 17 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (1.25%) Riak
13 14 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (0.94%) Hazelcast
15 9 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.70%) Hadoop
16 8 (0.63%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.47%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 312 (24.39%) Selenium
2 269 (21.03%) Cucumber
3 184 (14.39%) Jenkins
4 167 (13.06%) Git (software)
5 140 (10.95%) JIRA
6 109 (8.52%) Appium
7 101 (7.90%) WebDriver
8 67 (5.24%) Maven
9 62 (4.85%) Postman
10 60 (4.69%) Cypress.io
11 52 (4.07%) JUnit
12 42 (3.28%) SpecFlow
13 40 (3.13%) TeamCity
14 32 (2.50%) webpack
15 30 (2.35%) JMeter
15 30 (2.35%) SoapUI
16 29 (2.27%) Jasmine
17 27 (2.11%) Protractor
18 26 (2.03%) SonarQube
19 24 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 273 (21.34%) Finance
2 146 (11.42%) Banking
3 116 (9.07%) Retail
4 64 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 48 (3.75%) Games
6 45 (3.52%) Manufacturing
7 41 (3.21%) Advertising
8 37 (2.89%) Automotive
8 37 (2.89%) Investment Banking
9 29 (2.27%) Marketing
10 21 (1.64%) Private Banking
11 19 (1.49%) Publishing
12 15 (1.17%) Front Office
13 12 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.86%) Electronics
15 5 (0.39%) Legal
16 4 (0.31%) Telecoms
17 3 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
18 2 (0.16%) Law
18 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 575 (44.96%) Developer
2 157 (12.28%) Senior Developer
3 155 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 113 (8.84%) Software Engineer
5 112 (8.76%) .NET Developer
6 100 (7.82%) Java Engineer
6 100 (7.82%) QA Engineer
7 92 (7.19%) Full Stack Developer
8 87 (6.80%) Analyst
9 76 (5.94%) Tester
10 73 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 71 (5.55%) Automation Tester
12 67 (5.24%) Python Developer
13 60 (4.69%) C# Developer
14 55 (4.30%) Software Developer
15 50 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
16 49 (3.83%) Business Analyst
17 48 (3.75%) Test Engineer
18 46 (3.60%) React Developer
19 43 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (18.92%) React
2 220 (17.20%) .NET
3 212 (16.58%) Node.js
4 184 (14.39%) Spring
5 176 (13.76%) HTML
6 172 (13.45%) CSS
7 165 (12.90%) REST
8 159 (12.43%) AngularJS
9 146 (11.42%) Web Services
10 144 (11.26%) .NET Core
11 129 (10.09%) RESTful
12 111 (8.68%) HTML5
13 110 (8.60%) CSS3
14 104 (8.13%) Spring Boot
15 82 (6.41%) Gherkin
16 78 (6.10%) Kafka
17 71 (5.55%) ASP.NET
18 63 (4.93%) Redux
18 63 (4.93%) SOAP
19 56 (4.38%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
2 106 (8.29%) Mobile App
3 48 (3.75%) Cloud Native
4 43 (3.36%) User Experience
5 28 (2.19%) Equities
6 27 (2.11%) iPad
7 24 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 23 (1.80%) Social Network
9 21 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.25%) Mobile Games
10 16 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (1.09%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.02%) Online Games
13 12 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
13 12 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
14 9 (0.70%) Video on Demand
15 8 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 92 (7.19%) Linux
2 44 (3.44%) Android
2 44 (3.44%) Apple iOS
3 26 (2.03%) Unix
4 16 (1.25%) Windows
5 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 972 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 929 (72.63%) TDD
3 455 (35.57%) Test Automation
4 427 (33.39%) DevOps
5 390 (30.49%) Microservices
6 257 (20.09%) Software Engineering
7 249 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
8 224 (17.51%) Scrum
9 216 (16.89%) OO
10 181 (14.15%) Fintech
11 163 (12.74%) Pair Programming
12 153 (11.96%) SDET
13 148 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
14 140 (10.95%) SDLC
15 113 (8.84%) Mentoring
16 107 (8.37%) Open Source
17 106 (8.29%) MVC
18 102 (7.97%) Machine Learning
19 96 (7.51%) E-Commerce
20 94 (7.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 628 (49.10%) Java
2 488 (38.15%) JavaScript
3 313 (24.47%) C#
4 265 (20.72%) Python
5 248 (19.39%) SQL
6 93 (7.27%) Java 8
7 90 (7.04%) TypeScript
8 70 (5.47%) Scala
9 62 (4.85%) Ruby
10 61 (4.77%) Go
11 46 (3.60%) C++
12 39 (3.05%) Kotlin
13 31 (2.42%) ES6
14 30 (2.35%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.80%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.72%) Shell Script
17 20 (1.56%) Groovy
17 20 (1.56%) PHP
18 9 (0.70%) Apple Swift
18 9 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (5.47%) Degree
2 32 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.78%) OSCE
6 10 (0.78%) OSCP
7 5 (0.39%) ISEB
7 5 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.16%) APMG
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.078%) PhD
10 1 (0.078%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (18.14%) QA
2 18 (1.41%) GDPR
3 10 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.78%) NIST
3 10 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.23%) MiFID
5 2 (0.16%) SEPA
6 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.078%) PSD2
6 1 (0.078%) TARGET2
System Software
1 253 (19.78%) Docker
2 8 (0.63%) Postfix
3 4 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.078%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.078%) KVM
5 1 (0.078%) LXC
5 1 (0.078%) vSphere
5 1 (0.078%) Xen
Systems Management
1 225 (17.59%) Kubernetes
2 95 (7.43%) Terraform
3 74 (5.79%) Puppet
4 59 (4.61%) Ansible
5 32 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.35%) Istio
7 23 (1.80%) Fortio
7 23 (1.80%) Kiali
8 11 (0.86%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.78%) Consul
9 10 (0.78%) linkerd
10 9 (0.70%) Kibana
11 6 (0.47%) Marathon
11 6 (0.47%) Mesos
11 6 (0.47%) Rancher
12 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.16%) Nessus
14 1 (0.078%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.078%) HP ALM
14 1 (0.078%) Salt
Vendors
1 91 (7.11%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.47%) Google
3 37 (2.89%) Oracle
4 14 (1.09%) Splunk
5 13 (1.02%) Elastic Path
6 9 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.55%) IBM
7 7 (0.55%) New Relic
8 6 (0.47%) Facebook
9 5 (0.39%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.39%) Talend
9 5 (0.39%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.39%) webMethods
9 5 (0.39%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.31%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.31%) Capita
10 4 (0.31%) Cisco
10 4 (0.31%) HP
10 4 (0.31%) Juniper
10 4 (0.31%) SAP