The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.28% 0.62% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.76% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
398 262 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 84.86% 80.86% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 322 243 207
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

BDD
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Bath region.

BDD Salary Trend in Bath

BDD
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Bath region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Bath

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Zend
3 3 (50.00%) PHP5
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) JSF
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago