Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 50 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3,865 3,533 3,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.59% 5.09% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 5.62% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,231 3,166 3,548
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,225
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 63,172 62,850 76,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.32% 90.51% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 52,004 53,158 65,335
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -1 647 £62,500 +4.17% 130
West London -6 139 £60,000 +9.09% 73
South London +17 75 £57,500 +43.75% 15
East London +23 45 £58,000 -3.33% 24
North London -9 18 £50,000 -9.09% 10
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 3,322 (85.95%) Agile Software Development
2 3,221 (83.34%) TDD
3 1,698 (43.93%) Java
4 1,466 (37.93%) Scrum
5 1,378 (35.65%) C#
6 1,278 (33.07%) JavaScript
7 1,248 (32.29%) .NET
8 1,099 (28.43%) Test Automation
9 1,075 (27.81%) MVC
10 1,042 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
11 941 (24.35%) Git (software)
12 910 (23.54%) SQL Server
13 845 (21.86%) Finance
14 832 (21.53%) Node.js
15 790 (20.44%) RESTful
16 780 (20.18%) ASP.NET
17 774 (20.03%) Kanban
18 759 (19.64%) HTML
19 742 (19.20%) Selenium
19 742 (19.20%) AngularJS
20 719 (18.60%) Cucumber
21 712 (18.42%) QA
22 707 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
23 695 (17.98%) SQL
24 678 (17.54%) CSS
25 673 (17.41%) Amazon AWS
26 668 (17.28%) Software Engineering
27 648 (16.77%) Jenkins
28 636 (16.46%) DevOps
29 632 (16.35%) 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
1 172 (4.45%) Confluence
2 163 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
3 129 (3.34%) Apache Spark
4 126 (3.26%) CMS
5 119 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 94 (2.43%) Apache
7 67 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 60 (1.55%) Apache Solr
9 54 (1.40%) nginx
10 49 (1.27%) OpenStack
11 38 (0.98%) EPiServer
12 37 (0.96%) SharePoint
13 31 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
13 31 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
14 30 (0.78%) Umbraco
15 26 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
16 25 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
17 24 (0.62%) Mule
18 21 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
19 18 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.078%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.026%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
2 21 (0.54%) Eloqua
3 18 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
3 18 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.39%) Magento
5 2 (0.052%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.026%) Endur
6 1 (0.026%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.026%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.026%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 673 (17.41%) Amazon AWS
2 280 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (3.67%) GitHub
4 110 (2.85%) SaaS
5 102 (2.64%) npm
6 96 (2.48%) IaaS
7 95 (2.46%) PaaS
8 56 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 56 (1.45%) Slack
9 55 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 49 (1.27%) Google Play
11 45 (1.16%) Serverless
12 34 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
13 30 (0.78%) Trello
14 27 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
15 26 (0.67%) Office 365
16 23 (0.60%) BlazeMeter
17 21 (0.54%) Amazon S3
18 19 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
19 18 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 187 (4.84%) Internet
2 103 (2.66%) HTTP
3 37 (0.96%) Hyperconnected
4 34 (0.88%) Firewall
5 25 (0.65%) DNS
6 20 (0.52%) VPN
7 18 (0.47%) ATM
8 16 (0.41%) DMZ
9 15 (0.39%) WAN
10 12 (0.31%) DHCP
11 10 (0.26%) Broadband
12 8 (0.21%) OpenVPN
13 7 (0.18%) SSL
13 7 (0.18%) TCP/IP
14 6 (0.16%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.16%) SMTP
15 4 (0.10%) PPP
16 3 (0.078%) BIG-IP
16 3 (0.078%) FTP
16 3 (0.078%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 910 (23.54%) SQL Server
2 604 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 508 (13.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 290 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 219 (5.67%) MySQL
6 185 (4.79%) Big Data
7 180 (4.66%) Relational Database
8 130 (3.36%) Redis
9 123 (3.18%) Hadoop
10 120 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
11 110 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 70 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 45 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 40 (1.03%) Couchbase
15 39 (1.01%) Neo4j
16 38 (0.98%) HBase
17 37 (0.96%) Blockchain
18 33 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 30 (0.78%) Apache Hive
20 25 (0.65%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 941 (24.35%) Git (software)
2 742 (19.20%) Selenium
3 719 (18.60%) Cucumber
4 648 (16.77%) Jenkins
5 437 (11.31%) JIRA
6 319 (8.25%) WebDriver
7 309 (7.99%) JUnit
8 291 (7.53%) NUnit
9 287 (7.43%) Maven
10 257 (6.65%) TeamCity
11 203 (5.25%) Moq
12 191 (4.94%) Rhino Mocks
13 187 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 177 (4.58%) SpecFlow
15 147 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 140 (3.62%) Gradle
17 132 (3.42%) Visual Studio
18 127 (3.29%) gulp
19 116 (3.00%) Appium
20 112 (2.90%) webpack
General
1 845 (21.86%) Finance
2 374 (9.68%) Banking
3 354 (9.16%) Games
4 273 (7.06%) Retail
5 178 (4.61%) Marketing
6 153 (3.96%) Advertising
7 131 (3.39%) Investment Banking
8 95 (2.46%) Retail Banking
9 67 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 60 (1.55%) Front Office
11 54 (1.40%) Publishing
12 39 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.78%) Back Office
13 30 (0.78%) Law
14 24 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 22 (0.57%) Legal
16 17 (0.44%) Electronics
17 16 (0.41%) Online Betting
18 8 (0.21%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,348 (60.75%) Developer
2 725 (18.76%) .NET Developer
3 649 (16.79%) Java Developer
4 597 (15.45%) C# Developer
5 418 (10.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 379 (9.81%) Senior Developer
7 319 (8.25%) Agile Developer
8 286 (7.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 285 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 231 (5.98%) Software Engineer
11 225 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 207 (5.36%) Tester
13 201 (5.20%) JavaScript Developer
14 197 (5.10%) Agile C# Developer
15 189 (4.89%) Agile .NET Developer
16 188 (4.86%) QA Engineer
17 186 (4.81%) Java Engineer
18 183 (4.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 159 (4.11%) Analyst
20 158 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,248 (32.29%) .NET
2 832 (21.53%) Node.js
3 790 (20.44%) RESTful
4 780 (20.18%) ASP.NET
5 759 (19.64%) HTML
6 742 (19.20%) AngularJS
7 707 (18.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 678 (17.54%) CSS
9 554 (14.33%) REST
10 531 (13.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 531 (13.74%) Spring
11 518 (13.40%) React
12 503 (13.01%) WCF
13 465 (12.03%) HTML5
14 435 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 425 (11.00%) Web Services
16 313 (8.10%) CSS3
17 297 (7.68%) jQuery
18 275 (7.12%) .NET Framework
19 235 (6.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 478 (12.37%) Greenfield Project
2 333 (8.62%) Fintech
3 263 (6.80%) Mobile App
4 258 (6.68%) User Experience
5 243 (6.29%) Computer Science
6 232 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
7 206 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
8 76 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 69 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
10 66 (1.71%) Algorithms
11 52 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 45 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 45 (1.16%) Tandem
13 41 (1.06%) Social Media
14 38 (0.98%) BBC
14 38 (0.98%) Digital TV
15 35 (0.91%) Cloud Native
15 35 (0.91%) iPhone
16 33 (0.85%) Derivative
17 26 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 452 (11.69%) Linux
2 252 (6.52%) Android
3 205 (5.30%) Apple iOS
4 184 (4.76%) Unix
5 164 (4.24%) Windows
6 19 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 19 (0.49%) Nucleus RTOS
6 19 (0.49%) Windows Phone
7 13 (0.34%) CentOS
8 10 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.18%) Debian
10 6 (0.16%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.052%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.026%) AIX
13 1 (0.026%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.026%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,322 (85.95%) Agile Software Development
2 3,221 (83.34%) TDD
3 1,466 (37.93%) Scrum
4 1,099 (28.43%) Test Automation
5 1,075 (27.81%) MVC
6 1,042 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
7 774 (20.03%) Kanban
8 668 (17.28%) Software Engineering
9 636 (16.46%) DevOps
10 632 (16.35%) Microservices
11 575 (14.88%) Web Application Development
12 501 (12.96%) OO
13 438 (11.33%) E-Commerce
14 380 (9.83%) Pair Programming
15 363 (9.39%) Continuous Delivery
16 316 (8.18%) Mentoring
17 284 (7.35%) Open Source
18 273 (7.06%) Front End Development
18 273 (7.06%) Unit Testing
19 248 (6.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,698 (43.93%) Java
2 1,378 (35.65%) C#
3 1,278 (33.07%) JavaScript
4 695 (17.98%) SQL
5 580 (15.01%) Ruby
6 467 (12.08%) Python
7 340 (8.80%) Scala
8 238 (6.16%) PHP
9 178 (4.61%) ES6
10 107 (2.77%) C++
11 104 (2.69%) TypeScript
12 103 (2.66%) Go
13 92 (2.38%) Bash Shell
14 88 (2.28%) Groovy
15 77 (1.99%) Apple Swift
16 69 (1.79%) Objective-C
17 63 (1.63%) T-SQL
18 50 (1.29%) C
19 45 (1.16%) PowerShell
20 40 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 366 (9.47%) Degree
2 110 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 45 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 34 (0.88%) SAFe Agilist
7 32 (0.83%) ISEB
8 22 (0.57%) Master's Degree
9 18 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 12 (0.31%) MCAD
11 12 (0.31%) MCP
11 12 (0.31%) MCSD
11 12 (0.31%) MCTS
12 11 (0.28%) APMG
12 11 (0.28%) PhD
12 11 (0.28%) PMP
13 8 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 712 (18.42%) QA
2 29 (0.75%) GCP
3 10 (0.26%) PSD2
4 9 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.13%) ISO 20022
5 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.13%) SEPA
6 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.078%) COBIT
7 3 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.052%) EMIR
8 2 (0.052%) MiFID
8 2 (0.052%) PMO
9 1 (0.026%) DICOM
9 1 (0.026%) GDPR
9 1 (0.026%) HL7
System Software
1 410 (10.61%) Docker
2 22 (0.57%) HDFS
3 21 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.36%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.10%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.078%) iptables
10 1 (0.026%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.026%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.026%) GridGain
10 1 (0.026%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 163 (4.22%) Puppet
2 145 (3.75%) Kubernetes
3 132 (3.42%) Ansible
4 120 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (0.72%) Terraform
6 22 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.54%) Mesos
8 12 (0.31%) HockeyApp
9 9 (0.23%) Kibana
9 9 (0.23%) Salt
10 8 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (0.21%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.18%) Marathon
11 7 (0.18%) Nagios
12 5 (0.13%) Ambari
12 5 (0.13%) Control-M
13 4 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (0.078%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 3 (0.078%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 227 (5.87%) Google
2 220 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 166 (4.29%) Oracle
4 138 (3.57%) Facebook
5 68 (1.76%) Apple
6 58 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 54 (1.40%) IBM
8 45 (1.16%) Splunk
9 43 (1.11%) AppDynamics
10 39 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 38 (0.98%) Sony
11 38 (0.98%) Yahoo!
12 32 (0.83%) Capita
12 32 (0.83%) hybris
13 30 (0.78%) HP
14 29 (0.75%) Red Hat
15 26 (0.67%) Zend
16 23 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (0.60%) SAP
16 23 (0.60%) VMware