Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 63 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 +4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2,227 2,651 3,828
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.65% 4.34% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 4.68% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,344 3,462
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 44,804 56,587 65,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.50% 92.73% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35,963 45,772 53,704
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 4 April 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 4 April 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 +8 377 £70,000 +7.69% 102
West London -10 104 £57,500 -4.17% 36
South London +29 73 £60,000 -7.69% 10
East London -4 12 £67,500 +12.50% 13
North London -11 3 £55,000 +22.22% 3
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 1,917 (86.08%) TDD
2 1,863 (83.66%) Agile Software Development
3 1,056 (47.42%) JavaScript
4 923 (41.45%) C#
5 876 (39.34%) Scrum
6 851 (38.21%) Java
7 833 (37.40%) Microservices
8 801 (35.97%) .NET
9 771 (34.62%) AWS
10 699 (31.39%) Node.js
11 698 (31.34%) Azure
12 664 (29.82%) AngularJS
13 653 (29.32%) React
14 638 (28.65%) SQL Server
15 621 (27.89%) Test Automation
16 558 (25.06%) MVC
17 547 (24.56%) Kanban
18 533 (23.93%) ASP.NET
19 525 (23.57%) Git (software)
20 523 (23.48%) .NET Framework
21 518 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
22 509 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
23 484 (21.73%) Finance
24 482 (21.64%) DevOps
25 477 (21.42%) .NET Core
26 469 (21.06%) ASP.NET MVC
27 448 (20.12%) Docker
28 435 (19.53%) Entity Framework
29 431 (19.35%) TypeScript
30 429 (19.26%) 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
1 375 (16.84%) Elasticsearch
2 77 (3.46%) Confluence
3 49 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 33 (1.48%) CMS
4 33 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 29 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 23 (1.03%) Apache
7 22 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 20 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (0.81%) Kentico
10 17 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 16 (0.72%) DNN
11 16 (0.72%) EPiServer
11 16 (0.72%) Immediacy CMS
11 16 (0.72%) Sitefinity
12 14 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (0.63%) SharePoint
13 8 (0.36%) IIS
13 8 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
13 8 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (0.45%) Adobe XD
1 10 (0.45%) InVision
1 10 (0.45%) Zeplin
2 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.49%) Magento
2 10 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.045%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.045%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.045%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 771 (34.62%) AWS
2 698 (31.34%) Azure
3 144 (6.47%) GCP
4 102 (4.58%) GitHub
5 79 (3.55%) Serverless
6 62 (2.78%) SaaS
7 51 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 51 (2.29%) PaaS
8 43 (1.93%) OpenShift
9 36 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
10 28 (1.26%) Amazon ECS
10 28 (1.26%) Amazon EKS
11 24 (1.08%) Sauce Labs
12 22 (0.99%) Firebase
13 21 (0.94%) AWS CodePipeline
14 20 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
14 20 (0.90%) Azure Functions
15 19 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (0.72%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 91 (4.09%) Internet
2 11 (0.49%) HTTP
3 6 (0.27%) FIX Connectivity
4 5 (0.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.13%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.090%) DSL
7 2 (0.090%) VoIP
8 1 (0.045%) ATM
8 1 (0.045%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (28.65%) SQL Server
2 409 (18.37%) MongoDB
3 312 (14.01%) SQL Server 2019
4 285 (12.80%) NoSQL
5 144 (6.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 130 (5.84%) MySQL
7 105 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (2.69%) Redis
9 54 (2.42%) Relational Database
10 48 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 42 (1.89%) Big Data
12 27 (1.21%) Hadoop
13 22 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
16 15 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (0.54%) CouchDB
17 12 (0.54%) HBase
18 9 (0.40%) Apache Hive
18 9 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 525 (23.57%) Git (software)
2 367 (16.48%) Selenium
3 300 (13.47%) Jenkins
4 263 (11.81%) Cucumber
5 187 (8.40%) JIRA
6 114 (5.12%) JUnit
7 98 (4.40%) Maven
8 96 (4.31%) TeamCity
9 90 (4.04%) WebDriver
10 88 (3.95%) SpecFlow
11 78 (3.50%) Postman
12 77 (3.46%) Jasmine
13 69 (3.10%) Appium
13 69 (3.10%) NUnit
14 57 (2.56%) Bitbucket
15 53 (2.38%) SoapUI
16 52 (2.33%) JMeter
16 52 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
17 51 (2.29%) Mocha
18 48 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 484 (21.73%) Finance
2 277 (12.44%) Banking
3 231 (10.37%) Games
4 171 (7.68%) Retail
5 106 (4.76%) Marketing
6 79 (3.55%) Front Office
7 67 (3.01%) Public Sector
8 51 (2.29%) Investment Banking
9 37 (1.66%) Advertising
10 22 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.72%) Legal
12 12 (0.54%) Publishing
12 12 (0.54%) Retail Finance
13 10 (0.45%) Back Office
14 9 (0.40%) Billing
14 9 (0.40%) Law
15 6 (0.27%) Automotive
15 6 (0.27%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.27%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.045%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,442 (64.75%) Developer
2 530 (23.80%) .NET Developer
3 343 (15.40%) C# Developer
4 333 (14.95%) Java Developer
5 282 (12.66%) Senior Developer
6 244 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 175 (7.86%) Software Engineer
8 144 (6.47%) Junior
9 125 (5.61%) Junior Developer
10 120 (5.39%) React Developer
11 110 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
12 105 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 105 (4.71%) QA Engineer
13 99 (4.45%) Java Engineer
14 92 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
15 87 (3.91%) Software Developer
16 85 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 75 (3.37%) Lead Developer
18 72 (3.23%) Games Developer
19 69 (3.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 801 (35.97%) .NET
2 699 (31.39%) Node.js
3 664 (29.82%) AngularJS
4 653 (29.32%) React
5 533 (23.93%) ASP.NET
6 523 (23.48%) .NET Framework
7 518 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 477 (21.42%) .NET Core
9 469 (21.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 435 (19.53%) Entity Framework
11 420 (18.86%) RESTful
12 359 (16.12%) Vue.js
13 334 (15.00%) HTML
14 326 (14.64%) CSS
15 276 (12.39%) REST
16 256 (11.50%) Spring
17 217 (9.74%) Web Services
18 214 (9.61%) HTML5
19 167 (7.50%) CSS3
20 134 (6.02%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 268 (12.03%) Greenfield Project
2 121 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 104 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 92 (4.13%) Cloud Native
5 89 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 84 (3.77%) User Experience
7 71 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
8 51 (2.29%) Data Structures
9 48 (2.16%) Algorithms
9 48 (2.16%) Public Cloud
10 44 (1.98%) Tandem
11 41 (1.84%) Hedge funds
12 40 (1.80%) Blog
13 36 (1.62%) Derivative
14 33 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 33 (1.48%) Social Network
15 32 (1.44%) iPad
16 26 (1.17%) Client/Server
16 26 (1.17%) Virtual Team
17 22 (0.99%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 187 (8.40%) Linux
2 122 (5.48%) Unix
3 112 (5.03%) Android
4 108 (4.85%) Windows
5 90 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 64 (2.87%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.63%) CentOS
9 1 (0.045%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,917 (86.08%) TDD
2 1,863 (83.66%) Agile Software Development
3 876 (39.34%) Scrum
4 833 (37.40%) Microservices
5 621 (27.89%) Test Automation
6 558 (25.06%) MVC
7 547 (24.56%) Kanban
8 509 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
9 482 (21.64%) DevOps
10 429 (19.26%) Web Application Development
11 398 (17.87%) Software Engineering
12 320 (14.37%) OO
13 260 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 228 (10.24%) Mentoring
15 222 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
16 198 (8.89%) Open Source
17 191 (8.58%) Pair Programming
18 180 (8.08%) Coaching
19 174 (7.81%) SOLID
20 163 (7.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,056 (47.42%) JavaScript
2 923 (41.45%) C#
3 851 (38.21%) Java
4 431 (19.35%) TypeScript
5 354 (15.90%) SQL
6 272 (12.21%) Python
7 183 (8.22%) Java 8
8 176 (7.90%) Ruby
9 122 (5.48%) Scala
10 101 (4.54%) Kotlin
11 64 (2.87%) PHP
12 61 (2.74%) T-SQL
13 45 (2.02%) ES6
14 44 (1.98%) Go
15 43 (1.93%) C++
16 40 (1.80%) Apple Swift
17 33 (1.48%) Objective-C
18 30 (1.35%) PowerShell
19 28 (1.26%) Bash Shell
20 21 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 188 (8.44%) Degree
2 59 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.53%) ISTQB
5 30 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 23 (1.03%) ISEB
7 14 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.58%) MCP
9 9 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.22%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.18%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.18%) MBA
12 2 (0.090%) MCPD
12 2 (0.090%) MCSD
12 2 (0.090%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.045%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.045%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (11.50%) QA
2 10 (0.45%) SLA
3 9 (0.40%) PMO
4 6 (0.27%) GDPR
5 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.090%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.090%) ISO 15022
6 2 (0.090%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.045%) MiFID
7 1 (0.045%) WCAG
System Software
1 448 (20.12%) Docker
2 15 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.36%) Postfix
3 8 (0.36%) vSphere
4 4 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.045%) HDFS
6 1 (0.045%) LXC
6 1 (0.045%) NDS
6 1 (0.045%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 350 (15.72%) Kubernetes
2 93 (4.18%) Terraform
3 72 (3.23%) Ansible
4 49 (2.20%) Puppet
5 33 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.94%) Istio
7 17 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.45%) Rancher
9 6 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
11 4 (0.18%) Grafana
11 4 (0.18%) Kibana
11 4 (0.18%) Packer
12 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.090%) Oozie
14 1 (0.045%) logstash
14 1 (0.045%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 1 (0.045%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 1 (0.045%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.045%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 265 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 100 (4.49%) Google
3 84 (3.77%) Oracle
4 36 (1.62%) SAP
5 35 (1.57%) Adobe
6 31 (1.39%) WorldPay
7 30 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (1.26%) FIS
9 25 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 20 (0.90%) Facebook
10 20 (0.90%) HP
10 20 (0.90%) Sitecore
11 16 (0.72%) Alterian
12 15 (0.67%) hybris
12 15 (0.67%) VMware
13 13 (0.58%) YouTube
14 12 (0.54%) Cognizant
14 12 (0.54%) Foundry
14 12 (0.54%) Zend
15 11 (0.49%) Demandware