Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 50 52
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2,645 3,787 3,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.36% 5.41% 5.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 5.83% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,133 3,156 3,252
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%

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 55,880 64,915 63,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.04% 92.72% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45,065 53,214 53,080
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,700 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 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
Central London -18 421 £65,000 +4.00% 49
West London +10 128 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South London -17 63 £65,000 +13.04% 5
East London +1 22 £60,000 +3.45% 5
North London +5 6 £45,000 -10.00%
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 London region with a requirement for BDD.

1 2,092 (79.09%) TDD
2 2,072 (78.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1,200 (45.37%) Java
4 1,080 (40.83%) C#
5 953 (36.03%) Scrum
6 922 (34.86%) Test Automation
7 882 (33.35%) JavaScript
8 858 (32.44%) .NET
9 808 (30.55%) Continuous Integration
10 692 (26.16%) Git (software)
11 680 (25.71%) MVC
12 653 (24.69%) Finance
13 635 (24.01%) SQL Server
14 621 (23.48%) Cucumber
15 615 (23.25%) Selenium
16 614 (23.21%) RESTful
17 599 (22.65%) ASP.NET
18 560 (21.17%) QA
19 558 (21.10%) SQL
20 544 (20.57%) Jenkins
21 541 (20.45%) Node.js
22 496 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
23 493 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
24 476 (18.00%) AngularJS
25 475 (17.96%) Microservices
26 474 (17.92%) DevOps
27 460 (17.39%) Kanban
28 447 (16.90%) Software Engineering
29 443 (16.75%) NoSQL
30 438 (16.56%) Web Application Development

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
1 130 (4.91%) Confluence
2 86 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (2.72%) IIS
4 55 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 38 (1.44%) Apache Spark
6 34 (1.29%) CMS
7 19 (0.72%) Drupal
8 17 (0.64%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.53%) Apache
10 11 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.30%) nginx
12 8 (0.30%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.26%) Liferay
13 7 (0.26%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.23%) GeoServer
14 6 (0.23%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.23%) Jetty
14 6 (0.23%) Oracle Spatial
14 6 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 10 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 15 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
2 13 (0.49%) Magento
3 8 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.038%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.038%) Endur
6 1 (0.038%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 418 (15.80%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 141 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 88 (3.33%) SaaS
5 68 (2.57%) GitHub
6 56 (2.12%) Serverless
7 55 (2.08%) PaaS
8 45 (1.70%) G Suite
9 44 (1.66%) Office 365
10 38 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (1.06%) IaaS
12 27 (1.02%) BrowserStack
13 26 (0.98%) Apigee
14 25 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
16 23 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
17 22 (0.83%) npm
18 20 (0.76%) Sauce Labs
19 16 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
20 15 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.80%) Internet
2 27 (1.02%) HTTP
3 17 (0.64%) Hyperconnected
4 6 (0.23%) AMQP
4 6 (0.23%) BIG-IP
4 6 (0.23%) Broadband
4 6 (0.23%) VLAN
5 5 (0.19%) SSH
6 2 (0.076%) ATM
6 2 (0.076%) DNS
6 2 (0.076%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.038%) DSL
7 1 (0.038%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.038%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 1 (0.038%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.038%) SSL
7 1 (0.038%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (24.01%) SQL Server
2 443 (16.75%) NoSQL
3 424 (16.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 153 (5.78%) MongoDB
5 140 (5.29%) MySQL
6 116 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
7 78 (2.95%) Big Data
8 65 (2.46%) Redis
9 60 (2.27%) Relational Database
10 58 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 52 (1.97%) Hadoop
12 31 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 24 (0.91%) Couchbase
14 21 (0.79%) Blockchain
14 21 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
16 15 (0.57%) Oracle Database
17 14 (0.53%) RDBMS
18 12 (0.45%) CouchDB
18 12 (0.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 692 (26.16%) Git (software)
2 621 (23.48%) Cucumber
3 615 (23.25%) Selenium
4 544 (20.57%) Jenkins
5 368 (13.91%) JIRA
6 231 (8.73%) WebDriver
7 229 (8.66%) TeamCity
8 210 (7.94%) SpecFlow
9 184 (6.96%) JUnit
10 163 (6.16%) SoapUI
11 144 (5.44%) Maven
12 130 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 125 (4.73%) Appium
14 122 (4.61%) JMeter
15 103 (3.89%) NUnit
16 78 (2.95%) Gradle
17 76 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 64 (2.42%) Bitbucket Server
19 63 (2.38%) Mockito
20 61 (2.31%) Jasmine
General
1 653 (24.69%) Finance
2 274 (10.36%) Banking
3 261 (9.87%) Games
4 231 (8.73%) Retail
5 102 (3.86%) Marketing
6 69 (2.61%) Law
7 53 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 48 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 43 (1.63%) Back Office
10 41 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 38 (1.44%) Advertising
12 34 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 27 (1.02%) Publishing
14 24 (0.91%) Electronics
15 18 (0.68%) Music Industry
16 12 (0.45%) Aerospace
17 11 (0.42%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.34%) Automotive
19 7 (0.26%) Front Office
19 7 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,453 (54.93%) Developer
2 562 (21.25%) .NET Developer
3 349 (13.19%) C# Developer
4 342 (12.93%) Java Developer
5 303 (11.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 265 (10.02%) Senior Developer
7 194 (7.33%) Developer in Test
8 189 (7.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 189 (7.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 176 (6.65%) Test Engineer
10 163 (6.16%) QA Engineer
11 151 (5.71%) Software Engineer
12 139 (5.26%) Software Developer
13 131 (4.95%) Tester
14 130 (4.91%) Analyst
15 120 (4.54%) Test Automation Engineer
16 107 (4.05%) Junior
17 98 (3.71%) Architect
18 93 (3.52%) Agile Developer
19 89 (3.36%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 858 (32.44%) .NET
2 614 (23.21%) RESTful
3 599 (22.65%) ASP.NET
4 541 (20.45%) Node.js
5 496 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 493 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 476 (18.00%) AngularJS
8 355 (13.42%) HTML
9 341 (12.89%) REST
10 331 (12.51%) CSS
11 317 (11.98%) Spring
12 306 (11.57%) Web Services
13 292 (11.04%) React
14 284 (10.74%) .NET Framework
15 270 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 270 (10.21%) WCF
16 245 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 214 (8.09%) Entity Framework
18 198 (7.49%) JSON
19 195 (7.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 272 (10.28%) Greenfield Project
2 190 (7.18%) Fintech
3 153 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 134 (5.07%) User Experience
5 101 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 45 (1.70%) Algorithms
8 36 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
9 30 (1.13%) Hedge funds
10 28 (1.06%) Virtual Team
11 27 (1.02%) PlayStation
12 23 (0.87%) Blog
13 22 (0.83%) iPad
14 21 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 21 (0.79%) Social Media
15 20 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
15 20 (0.76%) Management Information System
15 20 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
16 19 (0.72%) Cloud Native
17 18 (0.68%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 187 (7.07%) Linux
2 175 (6.62%) Windows
3 101 (3.82%) Android
4 82 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 49 (1.85%) Unix
6 26 (0.98%) Mesosphere
7 6 (0.23%) CoreOS
7 6 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.19%) CentOS
9 2 (0.076%) Solaris
9 2 (0.076%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.038%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.038%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,092 (79.09%) TDD
2 2,072 (78.34%) Agile Software Development
3 953 (36.03%) Scrum
4 922 (34.86%) Test Automation
5 808 (30.55%) Continuous Integration
6 680 (25.71%) MVC
7 475 (17.96%) Microservices
8 474 (17.92%) DevOps
9 460 (17.39%) Kanban
10 447 (16.90%) Software Engineering
11 438 (16.56%) Web Application Development
12 297 (11.23%) OO
13 284 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 268 (10.13%) Open Source
15 251 (9.49%) Mentoring
16 244 (9.22%) SDET
17 236 (8.92%) Software Testing
18 228 (8.62%) Unit Testing
19 214 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
20 213 (8.05%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1,200 (45.37%) Java
2 1,080 (40.83%) C#
3 882 (33.35%) JavaScript
4 558 (21.10%) SQL
5 390 (14.74%) Ruby
6 363 (13.72%) Python
7 231 (8.73%) Java 8
8 161 (6.09%) Scala
9 149 (5.63%) PHP
10 123 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 86 (3.25%) C++
11 86 (3.25%) T-SQL
12 74 (2.80%) TypeScript
13 71 (2.68%) Go
14 68 (2.57%) ES6
15 65 (2.46%) Kotlin
16 59 (2.23%) C
17 55 (2.08%) Bash Shell
18 47 (1.78%) Groovy
19 34 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 303 (11.46%) Degree
2 73 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 55 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 46 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 41 (1.55%) ISEB
7 26 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.19%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.076%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.038%) APMG
12 1 (0.038%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.038%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.038%) IIBA
12 1 (0.038%) MCPD
12 1 (0.038%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.038%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.038%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 560 (21.17%) QA
2 12 (0.45%) SEPA
3 8 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.30%) PSD2
4 4 (0.15%) GDPR
4 4 (0.15%) SLA
5 2 (0.076%) TickIT
5 2 (0.076%) WCAG
6 1 (0.038%) COBIT
6 1 (0.038%) HL7
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 335 (12.67%) Docker
2 51 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.42%) vSphere
4 6 (0.23%) iptables
5 5 (0.19%) Varnish
6 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.038%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.038%) HDFS
7 1 (0.038%) LXC
7 1 (0.038%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 220 (8.32%) Kubernetes
2 113 (4.27%) Ansible
3 102 (3.86%) Terraform
4 73 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (2.76%) Puppet
5 56 (2.12%) Prometheus
6 34 (1.29%) Consul
7 33 (1.25%) Kibana
8 28 (1.06%) Rancher
9 27 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
10 26 (0.98%) Automic
11 24 (0.91%) Grafana
12 14 (0.53%) logstash
13 10 (0.38%) Mesos
14 6 (0.23%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.19%) HP ALM
15 5 (0.19%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.15%) linkerd
16 4 (0.15%) Marathon
16 4 (0.15%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 191 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 183 (6.92%) Google
3 151 (5.71%) Oracle
4 67 (2.53%) Splunk
5 65 (2.46%) SAP
6 36 (1.36%) Facebook
7 34 (1.29%) HP
8 31 (1.17%) WorldPay
9 25 (0.95%) Apple
9 25 (0.95%) New Relic
10 24 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (0.87%) AppDynamics
12 19 (0.72%) hybris
13 18 (0.68%) Sony
14 17 (0.64%) Atlassian
14 17 (0.64%) Yahoo!
15 15 (0.57%) Zend
16 14 (0.53%) IBM
17 13 (0.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
18 12 (0.45%) Demandware