Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 47 59
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3,622 3,941 4,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.18% 5.61% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 6.13% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,963 3,387 3,752
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

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 63,989 64,319 74,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.54% 91.58% 91.25%
Number of salaries quoted 51,423 52,600 64,445
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -15 561 £67,500 +8.00% 126
West London -36 133 £62,500 +13.64% 49
South London -18 78 £57,500 +15.00% 12
East London +13 30 £67,500 +31.71% 24
North London 0 11 £57,500 +27.78% 7
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 3,025 (83.52%) TDD
2 3,009 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1,554 (42.90%) Java
4 1,432 (39.54%) C#
5 1,316 (36.33%) Scrum
6 1,257 (34.70%) .NET
7 1,211 (33.43%) JavaScript
8 1,125 (31.06%) Test Automation
9 1,051 (29.02%) MVC
10 954 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
11 953 (26.31%) SQL Server
12 937 (25.87%) Git (software)
13 867 (23.94%) Selenium
14 828 (22.86%) RESTful
15 814 (22.47%) ASP.NET
16 810 (22.36%) SQL
17 773 (21.34%) Node.js
18 764 (21.09%) Kanban
19 760 (20.98%) HTML
20 732 (20.21%) QA
21 725 (20.02%) Finance
22 712 (19.66%) CSS
23 703 (19.41%) AngularJS
24 700 (19.33%) DevOps
25 691 (19.08%) ASP.NET MVC
26 675 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
27 617 (17.03%) NoSQL
28 600 (16.57%) Cucumber
29 595 (16.43%) Software Engineering
29 595 (16.43%) 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
1 168 (4.64%) Confluence
2 140 (3.87%) CMS
3 137 (3.78%) Apache Spark
4 109 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
5 103 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 81 (2.24%) EPiServer
7 63 (1.74%) Mule
8 52 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 49 (1.35%) Apache
10 45 (1.24%) OpenStack
11 44 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
11 44 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 32 (0.88%) IIS
12 32 (0.88%) JBoss
13 29 (0.80%) nginx
14 23 (0.64%) Apache Solr
15 20 (0.55%) Jetty
15 20 (0.55%) SharePoint
16 17 (0.47%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.083%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.083%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (1.08%) Eloqua
2 24 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
3 19 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.44%) Magento
5 11 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.055%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 675 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
2 395 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (4.42%) GitHub
4 122 (3.37%) npm
5 105 (2.90%) Slack
6 101 (2.79%) PaaS
7 97 (2.68%) IaaS
8 68 (1.88%) SaaS
9 63 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 56 (1.55%) Serverless
11 48 (1.33%) Sauce Labs
12 42 (1.16%) BrowserStack
13 40 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
14 31 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
15 30 (0.83%) Trello
16 29 (0.80%) BlazeMeter
17 25 (0.69%) Office 365
18 24 (0.66%) Amazon S3
19 20 (0.55%) G Suite
19 20 (0.55%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 163 (4.50%) Internet
2 63 (1.74%) HTTP
3 31 (0.86%) Hyperconnected
4 14 (0.39%) DNS
5 10 (0.28%) SMTP
6 9 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.22%) Broadband
8 5 (0.14%) DMZ
8 5 (0.14%) VPN
9 3 (0.083%) FTP
9 3 (0.083%) Intranet
9 3 (0.083%) SSL
10 2 (0.055%) DAB
10 2 (0.055%) Firewall
10 2 (0.055%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.055%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.028%) 5G
11 1 (0.028%) Skype
11 1 (0.028%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.028%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 953 (26.31%) SQL Server
2 617 (17.03%) NoSQL
3 396 (10.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 277 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 170 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 166 (4.58%) MySQL
7 156 (4.31%) Big Data
8 106 (2.93%) Relational Database
9 104 (2.87%) Hadoop
10 99 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
11 85 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 75 (2.07%) Redis
13 66 (1.82%) Blockchain
14 62 (1.71%) Couchbase
15 51 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 31 (0.86%) Neo4j
17 25 (0.69%) CouchDB
18 24 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 24 (0.66%) Data Lake
19 19 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 937 (25.87%) Git (software)
2 867 (23.94%) Selenium
3 600 (16.57%) Cucumber
4 566 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 392 (10.82%) JIRA
6 311 (8.59%) WebDriver
7 301 (8.31%) Maven
8 270 (7.45%) TeamCity
9 239 (6.60%) SpecFlow
10 236 (6.52%) JUnit
11 232 (6.41%) NUnit
12 227 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 170 (4.69%) Visual Studio
14 162 (4.47%) Octopus Deploy
15 158 (4.36%) Gradle
16 154 (4.25%) Mocha
17 148 (4.09%) Protractor
18 132 (3.64%) gulp
19 130 (3.59%) Appium
20 129 (3.56%) Jasmine
General
1 725 (20.02%) Finance
2 426 (11.76%) Games
3 321 (8.86%) Banking
4 302 (8.34%) Retail
5 154 (4.25%) Marketing
6 120 (3.31%) Advertising
7 64 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 52 (1.44%) Publishing
9 46 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 37 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 28 (0.77%) Law
12 24 (0.66%) Legal
13 21 (0.58%) Back Office
14 20 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 16 (0.44%) Front Office
16 15 (0.41%) Automotive
17 10 (0.28%) Electronics
17 10 (0.28%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.28%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,101 (58.01%) Developer
2 736 (20.32%) .NET Developer
3 532 (14.69%) C# Developer
3 532 (14.69%) Java Developer
4 411 (11.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 369 (10.19%) Senior Developer
6 290 (8.01%) ASP.NET Developer
7 286 (7.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 243 (6.71%) QA Engineer
9 225 (6.21%) Software Engineer
10 218 (6.02%) Agile Developer
11 210 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 210 (5.80%) Tester
12 190 (5.25%) Developer in Test
13 178 (4.91%) Analyst
14 175 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
15 174 (4.80%) Automation Tester
16 156 (4.31%) Agile C# Developer
17 155 (4.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 153 (4.22%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,257 (34.70%) .NET
2 828 (22.86%) RESTful
3 814 (22.47%) ASP.NET
4 773 (21.34%) Node.js
5 760 (20.98%) HTML
6 712 (19.66%) CSS
7 703 (19.41%) AngularJS
8 691 (19.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 543 (14.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 519 (14.33%) REST
11 463 (12.78%) Web Services
12 450 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 440 (12.15%) HTML5
14 429 (11.84%) React
15 427 (11.79%) WCF
16 417 (11.51%) Spring
17 357 (9.86%) CSS3
18 333 (9.19%) .NET Framework
19 295 (8.14%) Entity Framework
20 280 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 441 (12.18%) Greenfield Project
2 333 (9.19%) User Experience
3 245 (6.76%) Fintech
4 244 (6.74%) Mobile App
5 196 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 189 (5.22%) Computer Science
7 120 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 77 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
9 76 (2.10%) Algorithms
10 64 (1.77%) Data Structures
11 57 (1.57%) Cloud Native
12 46 (1.27%) Social Media
13 42 (1.16%) Online Games
14 41 (1.13%) Client/Server
15 36 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
16 33 (0.91%) Tandem
17 32 (0.88%) BBC
17 32 (0.88%) Blog
18 31 (0.86%) Digital TV
19 30 (0.83%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 343 (9.47%) Linux
2 194 (5.36%) Android
3 166 (4.58%) Windows
4 162 (4.47%) Apple iOS
5 87 (2.40%) Unix
6 23 (0.64%) Nucleus RTOS
6 23 (0.64%) Windows Phone
7 13 (0.36%) CentOS
8 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.17%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
10 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.11%) Debian
12 2 (0.055%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.028%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.028%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,025 (83.52%) TDD
2 3,009 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1,316 (36.33%) Scrum
4 1,125 (31.06%) Test Automation
5 1,051 (29.02%) MVC
6 954 (26.34%) Continuous Integration
7 764 (21.09%) Kanban
8 700 (19.33%) DevOps
9 595 (16.43%) Microservices
9 595 (16.43%) Software Engineering
10 594 (16.40%) Web Application Development
11 401 (11.07%) OO
12 388 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
13 346 (9.55%) E-Commerce
14 344 (9.50%) Pair Programming
15 313 (8.64%) Open Source
16 306 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
17 286 (7.90%) Mentoring
18 243 (6.71%) Web Development
19 240 (6.63%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,554 (42.90%) Java
2 1,432 (39.54%) C#
3 1,211 (33.43%) JavaScript
4 810 (22.36%) SQL
5 535 (14.77%) Ruby
6 429 (11.84%) Java 8
7 415 (11.46%) Python
8 323 (8.92%) Scala
9 208 (5.74%) PHP
10 185 (5.11%) ES6
11 131 (3.62%) C++
12 112 (3.09%) TypeScript
13 101 (2.79%) T-SQL
14 99 (2.73%) Groovy
15 81 (2.24%) Apple Swift
16 74 (2.04%) C
17 64 (1.77%) Go
18 63 (1.74%) Objective-C
19 56 (1.55%) VB.NET
20 51 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 380 (10.49%) Degree
2 77 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.35%) SAFe Agilist
5 41 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 38 (1.05%) ISEB
7 33 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.19%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.17%) APMG
11 6 (0.17%) MCAD
11 6 (0.17%) MCP
11 6 (0.17%) MCSD
11 6 (0.17%) MCTS
11 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.17%) PMP
12 4 (0.11%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.083%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 732 (20.21%) QA
2 19 (0.52%) GCP
3 12 (0.33%) PSD2
4 5 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.14%) MiFID
5 3 (0.083%) SLA
6 2 (0.055%) PMO
7 1 (0.028%) EMIR
7 1 (0.028%) GDPR
7 1 (0.028%) SEPA
System Software
1 361 (9.97%) Docker
2 24 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.47%) HDFS
4 11 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.055%) Varnish
9 1 (0.028%) iptables
9 1 (0.028%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 137 (3.78%) Ansible
2 120 (3.31%) Kubernetes
3 116 (3.20%) Puppet
4 98 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (1.13%) Terraform
6 25 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.61%) Kibana
7 22 (0.61%) Mesos
8 16 (0.44%) HockeyApp
9 13 (0.36%) Salt
10 7 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.17%) logstash
12 5 (0.14%) Nagios
12 5 (0.14%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.11%) Ambari
13 4 (0.11%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.055%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.055%) HP ALM
14 2 (0.055%) Rancher
Vendors
1 253 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 211 (5.83%) Google
3 124 (3.42%) Oracle
4 87 (2.40%) Facebook
5 75 (2.07%) Splunk
6 70 (1.93%) AppDynamics
7 58 (1.60%) Apple
8 55 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 55 (1.52%) Sitecore
9 39 (1.08%) Capita
9 39 (1.08%) Marketo
10 34 (0.94%) hybris
11 31 (0.86%) Sony
11 31 (0.86%) Yahoo!
12 30 (0.83%) SAP
13 29 (0.80%) MuleSoft
14 28 (0.77%) ATG
15 27 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (0.69%) Alias
17 23 (0.64%) HP