Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 52 53
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3,409 4,212 4,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.98% 5.68% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 6.13% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,784 3,236 3,803
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 62,772 68,761 72,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.73% 92.77% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50,262 52,679 62,538
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,575
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -9 573 £70,000 +12.00% 138
West London -25 114 £65,000 +18.18% 66
South London -45 42 £57,500 +4.55% 10
East London +4 27 £70,000 +93.10% 21
North London +5 5 £43,750 +34.62% 1
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 2,797 (82.05%) TDD
2 2,689 (78.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1,413 (41.45%) C#
4 1,384 (40.60%) Java
5 1,261 (36.99%) JavaScript
6 1,259 (36.93%) .NET
7 1,097 (32.18%) Scrum
8 1,064 (31.21%) Test Automation
9 980 (28.75%) MVC
10 889 (26.08%) SQL Server
11 887 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
12 884 (25.93%) Git (software)
13 833 (24.44%) RESTful
14 829 (24.32%) SQL
15 826 (24.23%) ASP.NET
16 813 (23.85%) Selenium
17 755 (22.15%) AngularJS
18 724 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
19 719 (21.09%) Finance
20 705 (20.68%) Node.js
21 704 (20.65%) DevOps
22 686 (20.12%) HTML
23 685 (20.09%) QA
24 669 (19.62%) ASP.NET MVC
25 649 (19.04%) Microservices
26 629 (18.45%) Kanban
27 626 (18.36%) Web Application Development
28 619 (18.16%) CSS
28 619 (18.16%) ASP.NET Web API
29 589 (17.28%) NoSQL

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
1 179 (5.25%) Confluence
2 152 (4.46%) CMS
3 106 (3.11%) EPiServer
4 100 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
5 88 (2.58%) Apache Spark
6 54 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
7 49 (1.44%) IIS
8 45 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 38 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 36 (1.06%) Apache
11 32 (0.94%) Mule
11 32 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 29 (0.85%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (0.38%) JBoss
16 12 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.35%) Ethereum
16 12 (0.35%) nginx
16 12 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.12%) Snapchat
6 3 (0.088%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.029%) InDesign
8 1 (0.029%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 48 (1.41%) Eloqua
2 25 (0.73%) Magento
3 12 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.059%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 724 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
2 501 (14.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (4.28%) GitHub
4 135 (3.96%) npm
5 113 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 82 (2.41%) Serverless
7 68 (1.99%) PaaS
8 63 (1.85%) IaaS
9 60 (1.76%) Slack
10 58 (1.70%) SaaS
11 40 (1.17%) BrowserStack
12 38 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
13 37 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
13 37 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
14 33 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
15 25 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 24 (0.70%) Amazon S3
17 21 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
17 21 (0.62%) BlazeMeter
17 21 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 151 (4.43%) Internet
2 56 (1.64%) HTTP
3 27 (0.79%) Hyperconnected
4 8 (0.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.23%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.21%) BIG-IP
5 7 (0.21%) DNS
5 7 (0.21%) VLAN
6 4 (0.12%) AMQP
7 3 (0.088%) ATM
7 3 (0.088%) SMTP
7 3 (0.088%) SSH
7 3 (0.088%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.059%) Broadband
8 2 (0.059%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.059%) Skype
9 1 (0.029%) 5G
9 1 (0.029%) FTP
9 1 (0.029%) RTP
9 1 (0.029%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 889 (26.08%) SQL Server
2 589 (17.28%) NoSQL
3 518 (15.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 283 (8.30%) MongoDB
5 166 (4.87%) MySQL
6 134 (3.93%) Big Data
7 105 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 90 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
9 72 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 57 (1.67%) Couchbase
10 57 (1.67%) Redis
11 51 (1.50%) CouchDB
12 49 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 45 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (1.09%) Blockchain
15 34 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
16 25 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (0.67%) RDBMS
18 22 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 19 (0.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 884 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 813 (23.85%) Selenium
3 577 (16.93%) Jenkins
4 563 (16.52%) Cucumber
5 387 (11.35%) JIRA
6 314 (9.21%) TeamCity
7 287 (8.42%) WebDriver
8 276 (8.10%) SpecFlow
9 247 (7.25%) Maven
10 211 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 187 (5.49%) JUnit
12 177 (5.19%) Visual Studio
13 172 (5.05%) Mocha
14 168 (4.93%) Protractor
15 166 (4.87%) NUnit
16 164 (4.81%) Octopus Deploy
17 144 (4.22%) gulp
18 142 (4.17%) Appium
19 127 (3.73%) Karma Test Runner
20 115 (3.37%) Jasmine
General
1 719 (21.09%) Finance
2 400 (11.73%) Games
3 309 (9.06%) Banking
4 238 (6.98%) Retail
5 137 (4.02%) Marketing
6 110 (3.23%) Advertising
7 52 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 49 (1.44%) Publishing
9 34 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 32 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 30 (0.88%) Law
12 23 (0.67%) Music Industry
13 22 (0.65%) Front Office
14 19 (0.56%) Automotive
15 16 (0.47%) Back Office
15 16 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 16 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.18%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 2,024 (59.37%) Developer
2 783 (22.97%) .NET Developer
3 506 (14.84%) C# Developer
4 464 (13.61%) Java Developer
5 429 (12.58%) Senior Developer
6 393 (11.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 271 (7.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 247 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 231 (6.78%) Developer in Test
10 207 (6.07%) QA Engineer
11 206 (6.04%) Software Engineer
12 199 (5.84%) Tester
13 186 (5.46%) Analyst
14 172 (5.05%) Software Developer
15 168 (4.93%) Test Engineer
16 167 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
17 162 (4.75%) Automation Tester
18 150 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 150 (4.40%) Java Engineer
19 149 (4.37%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,259 (36.93%) .NET
2 833 (24.44%) RESTful
3 826 (24.23%) ASP.NET
4 755 (22.15%) AngularJS
5 705 (20.68%) Node.js
6 686 (20.12%) HTML
7 669 (19.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 619 (18.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 619 (18.16%) CSS
9 498 (14.61%) REST
10 441 (12.94%) Web Services
11 406 (11.91%) Spring
12 397 (11.65%) HTML5
13 389 (11.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 384 (11.26%) React
15 364 (10.68%) .NET Framework
16 352 (10.33%) WCF
17 334 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 322 (9.45%) CSS3
19 285 (8.36%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 377 (11.06%) Greenfield Project
2 327 (9.59%) User Experience
3 221 (6.48%) Fintech
4 212 (6.22%) Mobile App
5 197 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
6 190 (5.57%) Computer Science
7 69 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 69 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
8 68 (1.99%) Cloud Native
9 63 (1.85%) Data Structures
10 55 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 38 (1.11%) Social Media
12 33 (0.97%) Blog
13 32 (0.94%) Online Games
14 31 (0.91%) Online Gambling
15 28 (0.82%) BBC
15 28 (0.82%) Life Science
15 28 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 27 (0.79%) Digital TV
17 24 (0.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 252 (7.39%) Linux
2 181 (5.31%) Windows
3 162 (4.75%) Android
4 153 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 55 (1.61%) Unix
6 12 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
6 12 (0.35%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.29%) CoreOS
8 8 (0.23%) Mesosphere
8 8 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.088%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.059%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,797 (82.05%) TDD
2 2,689 (78.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1,097 (32.18%) Scrum
4 1,064 (31.21%) Test Automation
5 980 (28.75%) MVC
6 887 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
7 704 (20.65%) DevOps
8 649 (19.04%) Microservices
9 629 (18.45%) Kanban
10 626 (18.36%) Web Application Development
11 530 (15.55%) Software Engineering
12 452 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
13 393 (11.53%) OO
14 353 (10.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 307 (9.01%) Open Source
16 283 (8.30%) Mentoring
17 271 (7.95%) SDET
18 264 (7.74%) E-Commerce
18 264 (7.74%) Pair Programming
19 236 (6.92%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,413 (41.45%) C#
2 1,384 (40.60%) Java
3 1,261 (36.99%) JavaScript
4 829 (24.32%) SQL
5 522 (15.31%) Ruby
6 396 (11.62%) Python
7 338 (9.91%) Java 8
8 250 (7.33%) Scala
9 140 (4.11%) PHP
10 133 (3.90%) ES6
11 114 (3.34%) T-SQL
12 98 (2.87%) C++
13 84 (2.46%) TypeScript
14 81 (2.38%) PowerShell
15 76 (2.23%) Apple Swift
16 68 (1.99%) Groovy
17 64 (1.88%) C
17 64 (1.88%) Go
18 54 (1.58%) Objective-C
19 50 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 436 (12.79%) Degree
2 90 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (1.53%) SAFe Agilist
4 49 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 46 (1.35%) ISEB
6 28 (0.82%) Security Cleared
7 18 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.47%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.18%) APMG
10 6 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.18%) PMP
11 5 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.088%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.059%) MCAD
14 2 (0.059%) MCP
14 2 (0.059%) MCTS
14 2 (0.059%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 685 (20.09%) QA
2 9 (0.26%) PMO
3 6 (0.18%) PSD2
4 4 (0.12%) MiFID
5 3 (0.088%) GDPR
6 2 (0.059%) SLA
7 1 (0.029%) SEPA
System Software
1 370 (10.85%) Docker
2 37 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.21%) iptables
5 6 (0.18%) HDFS
6 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.15%) Varnish
7 4 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.088%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.029%) vSphere
9 1 (0.029%) zsh
Systems Management
1 124 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 107 (3.14%) Ansible
3 81 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (2.11%) Puppet
5 44 (1.29%) Terraform
6 33 (0.97%) Kibana
7 23 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (0.44%) Mesos
9 13 (0.38%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.32%) HockeyApp
10 11 (0.32%) Salt
11 8 (0.23%) Automic
11 8 (0.23%) Consul
11 8 (0.23%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.18%) logstash
13 4 (0.12%) HP ALM
13 4 (0.12%) Nagios
13 4 (0.12%) Rancher
14 3 (0.088%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 273 (8.01%) Microsoft
2 222 (6.51%) Google
3 169 (4.96%) Oracle
4 64 (1.88%) Facebook
5 63 (1.85%) Apple
6 59 (1.73%) Sitecore
6 59 (1.73%) Splunk
7 55 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 48 (1.41%) Marketo
9 40 (1.17%) SAP
10 38 (1.11%) AppDynamics
11 37 (1.09%) Alias
12 30 (0.88%) hybris
13 28 (0.82%) Yahoo!
14 27 (0.79%) Sony
15 23 (0.67%) Adobe
16 21 (0.62%) Xamarin
16 21 (0.62%) Zend
17 19 (0.56%) ATG
17 19 (0.56%) New Relic