Period
to 25 September 2020

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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 59 58
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1,027 2,570 3,423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.12% 4.61% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 4.95% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 994 2,175 3,029
Median annual salary £68,250 £66,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +2.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,800 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -

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 18,743 51,948 63,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.36% 93.11% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15,439 41,812 51,144
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 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,198
% change year-on-year +9.52% +4.59% +0.40%

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 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 2020. 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 +36 223 £70,000 - 73
South London +51 50 £70,000 +21.74% 7
West London +21 40 £62,500 +4.17% 16
East London +44 17 £56,750 -8.84% 7
North London +26 2 £35,000 -22.22% 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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.

1 809 (78.77%) TDD
2 793 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
3 495 (48.20%) JavaScript
4 393 (38.27%) AWS
5 374 (36.42%) Java
6 363 (35.35%) Microservices
7 348 (33.89%) C#
8 315 (30.67%) Azure
9 310 (30.19%) Test Automation
10 288 (28.04%) .NET
11 280 (27.26%) Node.js
12 273 (26.58%) React
13 265 (25.80%) AngularJS
14 260 (25.32%) Scrum
15 243 (23.66%) DevOps
16 239 (23.27%) Finance
17 219 (21.32%) Software Engineering
18 211 (20.55%) SQL Server
19 204 (19.86%) SQL
20 198 (19.28%) .NET Core
21 196 (19.08%) MVC
22 189 (18.40%) OO
22 189 (18.40%) Docker
23 186 (18.11%) ASP.NET
24 179 (17.43%) Selenium
25 176 (17.14%) Kanban
26 174 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
26 174 (16.94%) MongoDB
27 170 (16.55%) Git (software)
28 166 (16.16%) RESTful

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
1 118 (11.49%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (3.31%) Confluence
3 26 (2.53%) CMS
4 22 (2.14%) Apache
5 21 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.46%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.46%) EPiServer
7 14 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.36%) Umbraco
8 11 (1.07%) Headless CMS
9 10 (0.97%) DNN
9 10 (0.97%) Immediacy CMS
9 10 (0.97%) Kentico
9 10 (0.97%) Sitefinity
10 6 (0.58%) JBoss
11 5 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.39%) IIS
13 3 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.29%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.097%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 393 (38.27%) AWS
2 315 (30.67%) Azure
3 99 (9.64%) GCP
4 65 (6.33%) GitHub
5 56 (5.45%) Serverless
6 54 (5.26%) SaaS
7 39 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
8 32 (3.12%) Amazon SQS
9 25 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (2.04%) Firebase
12 20 (1.95%) Azure Functions
13 12 (1.17%) G Suite
14 11 (1.07%) BrowserStack
15 10 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
16 9 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
17 8 (0.78%) Amazon S3
17 8 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
18 7 (0.68%) CloudFront
18 7 (0.68%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.82%) HTTP
2 24 (2.34%) Internet
3 6 (0.58%) Network Security
4 5 (0.49%) Skype
5 4 (0.39%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (0.29%) NFC
7 1 (0.097%) ADSL
7 1 (0.097%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.097%) DSL
7 1 (0.097%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.097%) VDSL
7 1 (0.097%) VLAN
7 1 (0.097%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 174 (16.94%) MongoDB
3 160 (15.58%) NoSQL
4 97 (9.44%) SQL Server 2019
5 48 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
6 40 (3.89%) MySQL
7 38 (3.70%) Redis
8 31 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (2.34%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.66%) Big Data
12 16 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (1.56%) Riak
13 14 (1.36%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (0.88%) MS Access
17 7 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
17 7 (0.68%) Hazelcast
18 6 (0.58%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 179 (17.43%) Selenium
2 170 (16.55%) Git (software)
3 151 (14.70%) Cucumber
4 141 (13.73%) Jenkins
5 83 (8.08%) JIRA
6 61 (5.94%) TeamCity
7 60 (5.84%) WebDriver
8 53 (5.16%) Maven
9 46 (4.48%) Appium
10 39 (3.80%) Jasmine
11 37 (3.60%) Cypress.io
12 34 (3.31%) JUnit
13 32 (3.12%) Postman
14 31 (3.02%) SpecFlow
15 29 (2.82%) Bitbucket
16 28 (2.73%) Mocha
17 27 (2.63%) webpack
18 23 (2.24%) SoapUI
19 22 (2.14%) Mockito
20 19 (1.85%) RSpec
General
1 239 (23.27%) Finance
2 94 (9.15%) Banking
3 55 (5.36%) Games
4 48 (4.67%) Retail
5 40 (3.89%) Advertising
6 32 (3.12%) Marketing
7 25 (2.43%) Front Office
8 20 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.85%) Publishing
10 18 (1.75%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.07%) Law
13 8 (0.78%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.68%) Automotive
14 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.39%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.29%) Electronics
16 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.19%) Legal
17 2 (0.19%) Police
Job Titles
1 569 (55.40%) Developer
2 188 (18.31%) .NET Developer
3 126 (12.27%) Java Developer
4 118 (11.49%) C# Developer
5 112 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 94 (9.15%) Software Engineer
7 88 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 80 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
9 71 (6.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 56 (5.45%) Analyst
11 50 (4.87%) QA Engineer
12 46 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
13 45 (4.38%) Java Engineer
14 44 (4.28%) Tester
15 40 (3.89%) Python Developer
16 36 (3.51%) Business Analyst
17 33 (3.21%) Automation Tester
17 33 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
17 33 (3.21%) Senior Software Engineer
18 32 (3.12%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (28.04%) .NET
2 280 (27.26%) Node.js
3 273 (26.58%) React
4 265 (25.80%) AngularJS
5 198 (19.28%) .NET Core
6 186 (18.11%) ASP.NET
7 166 (16.16%) RESTful
8 160 (15.58%) REST
9 155 (15.09%) HTML
10 145 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 142 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 142 (13.83%) CSS
11 142 (13.83%) Spring
12 137 (13.34%) Web Services
13 133 (12.95%) .NET Framework
14 107 (10.42%) Entity Framework
15 93 (9.06%) Spring Boot
16 91 (8.86%) HTML5
17 89 (8.67%) Vue.js
18 85 (8.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 133 (12.95%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 36 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.31%) User Experience
5 31 (3.02%) Cloud Native
6 25 (2.43%) Equities
7 23 (2.24%) Social Network
8 22 (2.14%) Derivative
9 21 (2.04%) Algorithms
9 21 (2.04%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.66%) Hedge funds
10 17 (1.66%) Tandem
11 15 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
12 13 (1.27%) Mobile Games
13 11 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (1.07%) Market Risk
13 11 (1.07%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.07%) STB
14 10 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (5.94%) Linux
2 53 (5.16%) Android
3 52 (5.06%) Windows
4 47 (4.58%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.82%) Unix
6 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.097%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.097%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.097%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (78.77%) TDD
2 793 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
3 363 (35.35%) Microservices
4 310 (30.19%) Test Automation
5 260 (25.32%) Scrum
6 243 (23.66%) DevOps
7 219 (21.32%) Software Engineering
8 196 (19.08%) MVC
9 189 (18.40%) OO
10 176 (17.14%) Kanban
11 174 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
12 114 (11.10%) Web Application Development
13 112 (10.91%) Fintech
14 104 (10.13%) Open Source
15 97 (9.44%) Continuous Delivery
16 93 (9.06%) Pair Programming
17 92 (8.96%) SDET
18 83 (8.08%) ATDD
19 75 (7.30%) Mentoring
20 74 (7.21%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 495 (48.20%) JavaScript
2 374 (36.42%) Java
3 348 (33.89%) C#
4 204 (19.86%) SQL
5 143 (13.92%) Python
6 141 (13.73%) TypeScript
7 88 (8.57%) Java 8
8 58 (5.65%) Ruby
9 43 (4.19%) Scala
10 39 (3.80%) Go
11 35 (3.41%) Kotlin
12 30 (2.92%) ES6
13 29 (2.82%) C++
14 25 (2.43%) PowerShell
15 21 (2.04%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.95%) T-SQL
17 13 (1.27%) C
18 11 (1.07%) PL/SQL
19 10 (0.97%) Apple Swift
19 10 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (5.94%) Degree
2 31 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.58%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.49%) ISEB
7 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.19%) MCPD
9 1 (0.097%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.097%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (11.49%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.49%) GDPR
4 3 (0.29%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.29%) MiFID
4 3 (0.29%) PSD2
4 3 (0.29%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 189 (18.40%) Docker
2 12 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.97%) Postfix
4 5 (0.49%) vSphere
5 4 (0.39%) LXC
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.097%) HDFS
7 1 (0.097%) iptables
Systems Management
1 134 (13.05%) Kubernetes
2 57 (5.55%) Terraform
3 42 (4.09%) Puppet
4 35 (3.41%) Ansible
5 30 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.34%) Istio
7 13 (1.27%) Marathon
7 13 (1.27%) Mesos
8 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.29%) Kibana
10 2 (0.19%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.19%) logstash
10 2 (0.19%) Nessus
11 1 (0.097%) Consul
11 1 (0.097%) Control-M
11 1 (0.097%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.097%) Grafana
11 1 (0.097%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 98 (9.54%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.33%) Oracle
3 40 (3.89%) Google
4 14 (1.36%) Sitecore
5 13 (1.27%) Facebook
5 13 (1.27%) VMware
6 10 (0.97%) Alterian
7 8 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.58%) Apple
8 6 (0.58%) Foundry
8 6 (0.58%) SAP
9 4 (0.39%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.39%) IBM
9 4 (0.39%) Splunk
9 4 (0.39%) Sun
10 3 (0.29%) Calypso
10 3 (0.29%) Terracotta
10 3 (0.29%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.19%) Citrix
11 2 (0.19%) HP