Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 46 52
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3,141 4,227 3,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.73% 5.75% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 6.16% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,533 3,308 3,341
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.88% +0.42% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,350 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% -0.96%

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 61,151 68,571 67,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.03% 93.29% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49,363 53,538 58,139
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,519
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 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
Central London -30 484 £67,500 +8.00% 111
West London 0 126 £62,500 +13.64% 66
South London -44 45 £57,500 -3.36% 10
East London +3 32 £60,000 +9.09% 27
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 2,532 (80.61%) TDD
2 2,442 (77.75%) Agile Software Development
3 1,314 (41.83%) C#
4 1,303 (41.48%) Java
5 1,126 (35.85%) JavaScript
6 1,121 (35.69%) .NET
7 992 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 991 (31.55%) Scrum
9 880 (28.02%) MVC
10 875 (27.86%) Continuous Integration
11 822 (26.17%) Git (software)
12 804 (25.60%) RESTful
13 775 (24.67%) SQL Server
14 749 (23.85%) ASP.NET
15 719 (22.89%) SQL
16 714 (22.73%) Selenium
17 710 (22.60%) AngularJS
18 693 (22.06%) Finance
19 680 (21.65%) DevOps
20 654 (20.82%) Microservices
21 651 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
22 645 (20.53%) Node.js
23 610 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
24 608 (19.36%) ASP.NET Web API
25 594 (18.91%) QA
26 588 (18.72%) Web Application Development
27 584 (18.59%) Jenkins
28 561 (17.86%) Cucumber
29 550 (17.51%) Kanban
30 546 (17.38%) NoSQL

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
1 156 (4.97%) Confluence
2 110 (3.50%) CMS
3 102 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 67 (2.13%) EPiServer
5 57 (1.81%) IIS
6 51 (1.62%) Apache Spark
6 51 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 29 (0.92%) Apache
9 27 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (0.57%) Drupal
11 15 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 14 (0.45%) nginx
13 12 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.29%) Mule
15 8 (0.25%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.25%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.22%) Ethereum
16 7 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 23 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.29%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.13%) Snapchat
7 3 (0.096%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.032%) HipChat
9 1 (0.032%) InDesign
9 1 (0.032%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 30 (0.96%) Eloqua
2 19 (0.60%) Magento
3 7 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.064%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.032%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.032%) Endur
7 1 (0.032%) Global One
7 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.032%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 651 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
2 430 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 153 (4.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 108 (3.44%) GitHub
5 99 (3.15%) npm
6 82 (2.61%) SaaS
7 81 (2.58%) Serverless
8 61 (1.94%) PaaS
9 42 (1.34%) IaaS
10 41 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 34 (1.08%) OpenShift
13 28 (0.89%) Amazon S3
14 26 (0.83%) BrowserStack
14 26 (0.83%) Sauce Labs
15 25 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
15 25 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
16 24 (0.76%) Apigee
17 23 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
18 22 (0.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 159 (5.06%) Internet
2 46 (1.46%) HTTP
3 26 (0.83%) Hyperconnected
4 11 (0.35%) BIG-IP
4 11 (0.35%) VLAN
5 9 (0.29%) AMQP
6 7 (0.22%) SSH
6 7 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.19%) ATM
8 4 (0.13%) Broadband
8 4 (0.13%) DNS
9 3 (0.096%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.064%) DSL
10 2 (0.064%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.032%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.032%) Intranet
11 1 (0.032%) LAN
11 1 (0.032%) RTP
11 1 (0.032%) SMTP
11 1 (0.032%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 775 (24.67%) SQL Server
2 546 (17.38%) NoSQL
3 509 (16.21%) SQL Server 2016
4 247 (7.86%) MongoDB
5 186 (5.92%) MySQL
6 124 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 121 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 100 (3.18%) Big Data
9 70 (2.23%) Redis
10 52 (1.66%) Couchbase
10 52 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 35 (1.11%) CouchDB
12 34 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (1.08%) RDBMS
13 28 (0.89%) Blockchain
14 21 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (0.64%) Oracle Database
16 19 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 822 (26.17%) Git (software)
2 714 (22.73%) Selenium
3 584 (18.59%) Jenkins
4 561 (17.86%) Cucumber
5 372 (11.84%) JIRA
6 302 (9.61%) TeamCity
7 280 (8.91%) WebDriver
8 258 (8.21%) SpecFlow
9 200 (6.37%) Maven
10 194 (6.18%) JUnit
11 173 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 148 (4.71%) Visual Studio
13 139 (4.43%) Appium
14 137 (4.36%) NUnit
15 130 (4.14%) SoapUI
16 129 (4.11%) JMeter
17 118 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
18 116 (3.69%) Mocha
19 112 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 107 (3.41%) gulp
General
1 693 (22.06%) Finance
2 335 (10.67%) Games
3 283 (9.01%) Banking
4 232 (7.39%) Retail
5 138 (4.39%) Marketing
6 87 (2.77%) Advertising
7 51 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 38 (1.21%) Law
8 38 (1.21%) Publishing
9 33 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 26 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.80%) Music Industry
12 21 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.64%) Back Office
13 20 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.60%) Electronics
15 17 (0.54%) Automotive
16 15 (0.48%) Front Office
17 12 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.32%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1,922 (61.19%) Developer
2 749 (23.85%) .NET Developer
3 468 (14.90%) Java Developer
4 459 (14.61%) C# Developer
5 403 (12.83%) Senior Developer
6 362 (11.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 244 (7.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 242 (7.70%) Developer in Test
9 221 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 185 (5.89%) Test Engineer
11 169 (5.38%) Analyst
12 168 (5.35%) Tester
13 164 (5.22%) Software Developer
14 161 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
15 157 (5.00%) Software Engineer
16 152 (4.84%) QA Engineer
17 131 (4.17%) Lead Developer
18 130 (4.14%) Java Engineer
19 128 (4.08%) Agile Developer
20 119 (3.79%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,121 (35.69%) .NET
2 804 (25.60%) RESTful
3 749 (23.85%) ASP.NET
4 710 (22.60%) AngularJS
5 645 (20.53%) Node.js
6 610 (19.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 608 (19.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 525 (16.71%) HTML
9 470 (14.96%) CSS
10 442 (14.07%) REST
11 410 (13.05%) Web Services
12 401 (12.77%) Spring
13 386 (12.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 344 (10.95%) .NET Framework
15 327 (10.41%) React
16 324 (10.32%) WCF
17 312 (9.93%) HTML5
18 300 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 258 (8.21%) Gherkin
20 256 (8.15%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 316 (10.06%) Greenfield Project
2 226 (7.20%) User Experience
3 203 (6.46%) Fintech
4 164 (5.22%) Mobile App
5 157 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 60 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (1.59%) Cloud Native
9 39 (1.24%) Blog
10 36 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 29 (0.92%) Data Structures
11 29 (0.92%) Social Media
12 27 (0.86%) Digital TV
13 26 (0.83%) BBC
13 26 (0.83%) Life Science
14 25 (0.80%) PlayStation
15 22 (0.70%) Hedge funds
15 22 (0.70%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.64%) Management Information System
17 17 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 213 (6.78%) Linux
2 189 (6.02%) Windows
3 135 (4.30%) Android
4 123 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 52 (1.66%) Unix
6 20 (0.64%) Mesosphere
7 13 (0.41%) CoreOS
8 12 (0.38%) CentOS
8 12 (0.38%) Solaris
8 12 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.032%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.032%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,532 (80.61%) TDD
2 2,442 (77.75%) Agile Software Development
3 992 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 991 (31.55%) Scrum
5 880 (28.02%) MVC
6 875 (27.86%) Continuous Integration
7 680 (21.65%) DevOps
8 654 (20.82%) Microservices
9 588 (18.72%) Web Application Development
10 550 (17.51%) Kanban
11 462 (14.71%) Software Engineering
12 383 (12.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 360 (11.46%) OO
14 359 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
15 292 (9.30%) Open Source
16 261 (8.31%) Mentoring
17 259 (8.25%) SDET
18 235 (7.48%) Pair Programming
19 230 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
20 222 (7.07%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,314 (41.83%) C#
2 1,303 (41.48%) Java
3 1,126 (35.85%) JavaScript
4 719 (22.89%) SQL
5 496 (15.79%) Ruby
6 400 (12.73%) Python
7 290 (9.23%) Java 8
8 187 (5.95%) Scala
9 123 (3.92%) PHP
10 116 (3.69%) PowerShell
11 108 (3.44%) Go
12 96 (3.06%) C++
13 93 (2.96%) T-SQL
14 91 (2.90%) TypeScript
15 79 (2.52%) ES6
16 61 (1.94%) Bash Shell
17 58 (1.85%) C
18 56 (1.78%) Apple Swift
19 51 (1.62%) Kotlin
20 49 (1.56%) F#
Qualifications
1 394 (12.54%) Degree
2 96 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 33 (1.05%) ISEB
4 33 (1.05%) SAFe Agilist
4 33 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 26 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.13%) APMG
10 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.13%) PMP
11 3 (0.096%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.064%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.064%) IIBA
13 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.032%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.032%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 594 (18.91%) QA
2 9 (0.29%) PMO
3 5 (0.16%) PSD2
3 5 (0.16%) SEPA
4 2 (0.064%) GDPR
4 2 (0.064%) WCAG
5 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.032%) MiFID
5 1 (0.032%) SLA
System Software
1 417 (13.28%) Docker
2 46 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.35%) iptables
4 8 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.19%) vSphere
6 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.13%) Varnish
6 4 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.096%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.064%) HDFS
8 2 (0.064%) LXC
8 2 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.032%) zsh
Systems Management
1 170 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 112 (3.57%) Ansible
3 72 (2.29%) Terraform
4 67 (2.13%) Puppet
5 66 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (0.96%) Kibana
7 25 (0.80%) Consul
8 24 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
8 24 (0.76%) Prometheus
9 20 (0.64%) Automic
10 12 (0.38%) HAProxy
10 12 (0.38%) HP ALM
10 12 (0.38%) Rancher
11 5 (0.16%) Mesos
12 4 (0.13%) linkerd
13 3 (0.096%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.096%) HockeyApp
13 3 (0.096%) logstash
13 3 (0.096%) Marathon
13 3 (0.096%) Nagios
Vendors
1 241 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 220 (7.00%) Google
3 182 (5.79%) Oracle
4 61 (1.94%) Atlassian
5 59 (1.88%) Facebook
6 55 (1.75%) Apple
7 52 (1.66%) SAP
8 47 (1.50%) Splunk
9 38 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 30 (0.96%) Marketo
11 28 (0.89%) Alias
12 27 (0.86%) HP
12 27 (0.86%) Sony
12 27 (0.86%) Yahoo!
13 18 (0.57%) Adobe
13 18 (0.57%) Zend
14 17 (0.54%) IBM
15 16 (0.51%) hybris
16 14 (0.45%) Red Hat
16 14 (0.45%) WorldPay