Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 58 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2,336 3,154 4,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.36% 4.75% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 5.13% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,794 2,550 3,333
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.44% +0.83%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,475 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 49,934 61,441 69,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.18% 92.55% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40,225 49,650 54,263
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,789 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.55% +5.00% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +1 426 £70,000 +3.70% 130
West London +15 117 £57,500 -8.00% 38
South London +27 71 £55,000 -4.35% 15
East London -9 7 £62,500 +4.17% 15
North London - 2 £61,250 - 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,982 (84.85%) TDD
2 1,817 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1,013 (43.36%) Java
4 910 (38.96%) C#
5 817 (34.97%) JavaScript
6 770 (32.96%) .NET
7 759 (32.49%) Scrum
8 663 (28.38%) Test Automation
9 661 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
10 568 (24.32%) Git (software)
11 557 (23.84%) SQL Server
12 536 (22.95%) MVC
13 531 (22.73%) DevOps
14 496 (21.23%) RESTful
14 496 (21.23%) Finance
15 493 (21.10%) Microservices
16 480 (20.55%) ASP.NET
17 444 (19.01%) Selenium
18 431 (18.45%) Node.js
19 427 (18.28%) AWS
20 426 (18.24%) AngularJS
21 409 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
22 406 (17.38%) SQL
23 400 (17.12%) Docker
24 388 (16.61%) Azure
25 386 (16.52%) HTML
26 385 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web API
27 383 (16.40%) Software Engineering
28 377 (16.14%) Jenkins
29 360 (15.41%) Kanban

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 85 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 75 (3.21%) Confluence
3 51 (2.18%) Apache Spark
4 45 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 35 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 29 (1.24%) Apache
7 25 (1.07%) IIS
8 22 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.64%) CMS
9 15 (0.64%) Headless CMS
10 14 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (0.43%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.39%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.34%) WildFly
16 7 (0.30%) Drupal
17 6 (0.26%) MQSeries
17 6 (0.26%) SAS
18 5 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.17%) Zeplin
3 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.043%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.043%) InVision
4 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.043%) Sketch
4 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.17%) Magento
2 4 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.043%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.043%) Endur
5 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 427 (18.28%) AWS
2 388 (16.61%) Azure
3 145 (6.21%) GCP
4 109 (4.67%) GitHub
5 88 (3.77%) Serverless
6 46 (1.97%) PaaS
7 44 (1.88%) OpenShift
7 44 (1.88%) SaaS
8 38 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 35 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
11 29 (1.24%) Firebase
12 24 (1.03%) Sauce Labs
13 23 (0.98%) CloudBees
14 21 (0.90%) BrowserStack
15 17 (0.73%) Azure Functions
16 16 (0.68%) Google Play
17 12 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (0.51%) G Suite
17 12 (0.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 104 (4.45%) Internet
2 10 (0.43%) HTTP
3 7 (0.30%) ATM
3 7 (0.30%) DNS
4 5 (0.21%) AMQP
4 5 (0.21%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (0.13%) VoIP
6 3 (0.13%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.086%) DSL
7 2 (0.086%) Intranet
7 2 (0.086%) VPN
8 1 (0.043%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.043%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 324 (13.87%) NoSQL
3 314 (13.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 125 (5.35%) MySQL
5 117 (5.01%) MongoDB
6 88 (3.77%) Redis
7 85 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
8 84 (3.60%) Big Data
9 48 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (2.01%) Relational Database
11 39 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 34 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
13 23 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (0.98%) CouchDB
14 16 (0.68%) SQL Server 2019
15 13 (0.56%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.51%) Blockchain
17 11 (0.47%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 568 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 444 (19.01%) Selenium
3 377 (16.14%) Jenkins
4 329 (14.08%) Cucumber
5 257 (11.00%) JIRA
6 146 (6.25%) TeamCity
7 145 (6.21%) WebDriver
8 123 (5.27%) JUnit
9 117 (5.01%) Maven
10 113 (4.84%) SpecFlow
11 100 (4.28%) Postman
12 92 (3.94%) Appium
13 86 (3.68%) JMeter
13 86 (3.68%) NUnit
14 70 (3.00%) SoapUI
15 66 (2.83%) Gradle
15 66 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
16 64 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
17 63 (2.70%) Jasmine
18 59 (2.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 496 (21.23%) Finance
2 296 (12.67%) Banking
3 246 (10.53%) Games
4 220 (9.42%) Retail
5 97 (4.15%) Marketing
6 67 (2.87%) Front Office
7 52 (2.23%) Investment Banking
8 32 (1.37%) Public Sector
9 29 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 25 (1.07%) Advertising
11 22 (0.94%) Back Office
11 22 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.81%) Legal
13 18 (0.77%) Billing
14 12 (0.51%) Law
15 11 (0.47%) Automotive
16 10 (0.43%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.39%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.34%) Online Betting
18 8 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,367 (58.52%) Developer
2 413 (17.68%) .NET Developer
3 352 (15.07%) Java Developer
4 319 (13.66%) C# Developer
5 277 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 232 (9.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 153 (6.55%) Software Engineer
8 143 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 134 (5.74%) ASP.NET Developer
9 134 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 133 (5.69%) QA Engineer
11 124 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
12 118 (5.05%) Junior
13 112 (4.79%) React Developer
14 110 (4.71%) Junior Developer
15 98 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
16 97 (4.15%) Lead Developer
17 89 (3.81%) Analyst
18 87 (3.72%) Developer in Test
19 86 (3.68%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 770 (32.96%) .NET
2 496 (21.23%) RESTful
3 480 (20.55%) ASP.NET
4 431 (18.45%) Node.js
5 426 (18.24%) AngularJS
6 409 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 386 (16.52%) HTML
8 385 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 359 (15.37%) React
10 348 (14.90%) REST
11 339 (14.51%) CSS
12 328 (14.04%) .NET Framework
13 276 (11.82%) Spring
14 267 (11.43%) Web Services
15 252 (10.79%) WCF
16 247 (10.57%) HTML5
17 237 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 233 (9.97%) Entity Framework
19 172 (7.36%) CSS3
20 167 (7.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 238 (10.19%) Greenfield Project
2 152 (6.51%) Mobile App
3 124 (5.31%) User Experience
4 91 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 67 (2.87%) Data Structures
7 64 (2.74%) Algorithms
8 53 (2.27%) Cloud Native
9 46 (1.97%) Online Gambling
10 34 (1.46%) PlayStation
10 34 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
11 26 (1.11%) Blog
11 26 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (1.11%) Social Network
12 25 (1.07%) Derivative
12 25 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 23 (0.98%) Equities
14 22 (0.94%) Fixed Income
15 20 (0.86%) Life Science
16 16 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 179 (7.66%) Linux
2 155 (6.64%) Windows
3 128 (5.48%) Android
4 89 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 78 (3.34%) Unix
6 15 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 14 (0.60%) CentOS
8 12 (0.51%) Mesosphere
9 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.26%) zOS
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.086%) VMS
14 1 (0.043%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,982 (84.85%) TDD
2 1,817 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 759 (32.49%) Scrum
4 663 (28.38%) Test Automation
5 661 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
6 536 (22.95%) MVC
7 531 (22.73%) DevOps
8 493 (21.10%) Microservices
9 383 (16.40%) Software Engineering
10 360 (15.41%) Kanban
11 332 (14.21%) OO
12 330 (14.13%) Web Application Development
13 259 (11.09%) Mentoring
14 255 (10.92%) Continuous Delivery
15 251 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
16 213 (9.12%) SOLID
17 203 (8.69%) Domain-Driven Design
18 197 (8.43%) Unit Testing
19 193 (8.26%) E-Commerce
20 187 (8.01%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,013 (43.36%) Java
2 910 (38.96%) C#
3 817 (34.97%) JavaScript
4 406 (17.38%) SQL
5 305 (13.06%) Python
6 275 (11.77%) Ruby
7 196 (8.39%) Java 8
8 139 (5.95%) Scala
9 119 (5.09%) Kotlin
10 91 (3.90%) Go
11 80 (3.42%) TypeScript
12 72 (3.08%) T-SQL
13 70 (3.00%) ES6
14 64 (2.74%) PHP
15 62 (2.65%) C++
16 49 (2.10%) PowerShell
17 44 (1.88%) Bash Shell
18 35 (1.50%) C
19 30 (1.28%) Groovy
20 28 (1.20%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 238 (10.19%) Degree
2 71 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (2.14%) ISTQB
4 41 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 37 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.41%) ISEB
7 16 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.56%) MCP
9 9 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.21%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.21%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
14 3 (0.13%) MCPD
15 2 (0.086%) MCSD
16 1 (0.043%) CISSP
16 1 (0.043%) PMI Certification
16 1 (0.043%) PMP
16 1 (0.043%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 357 (15.28%) QA
2 7 (0.30%) GDPR
3 3 (0.13%) PMO
4 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.086%) SLA
4 2 (0.086%) TickIT
5 1 (0.043%) HL7
5 1 (0.043%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.043%) SEPA
5 1 (0.043%) WCAG
System Software
1 400 (17.12%) Docker
2 19 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.73%) vSphere
5 5 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.17%) Postfix
7 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 244 (10.45%) Kubernetes
2 98 (4.20%) Terraform
3 86 (3.68%) Ansible
4 76 (3.25%) Puppet
5 42 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (1.11%) Istio
8 22 (0.94%) Rancher
9 17 (0.73%) Prometheus
10 15 (0.64%) Kibana
11 13 (0.56%) Consul
12 12 (0.51%) Automic
13 10 (0.43%) Mesos
14 9 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
14 9 (0.39%) Oozie
15 8 (0.34%) logstash
16 7 (0.30%) Marathon
17 4 (0.17%) Grafana
17 4 (0.17%) Packer
17 4 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 239 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 128 (5.48%) Oracle
3 109 (4.67%) Google
4 64 (2.74%) WorldPay
5 36 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (1.46%) SAP
7 25 (1.07%) Red Hat
8 24 (1.03%) HP
9 23 (0.98%) Adobe
9 23 (0.98%) FIS
10 21 (0.90%) Atlassian
11 19 (0.81%) VMware
12 18 (0.77%) IBM
13 15 (0.64%) Splunk
14 12 (0.51%) ATG
15 10 (0.43%) Apple
15 10 (0.43%) Hortonworks
15 10 (0.43%) hybris
16 8 (0.34%) Cloudera
16 8 (0.34%) Solace