The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 60 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 30 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.54% 4.48% 5.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 5.14% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 24
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £52,000 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
BDD
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
735 778 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 86.78% 87.22% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 634 672 463
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

BDD
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

BDD Salary Trend in Brighton

BDD
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Brighton

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (72.73%) TDD
3 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
4 25 (45.45%) C#
4 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 20 (36.36%) Windows
6 19 (34.55%) HTML
7 18 (32.73%) Open Source
8 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (30.91%) XML
9 16 (29.09%) CSS
9 16 (29.09%) OO
9 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
10 14 (25.45%) .NET
11 13 (23.64%) Java
11 13 (23.64%) PHP
11 13 (23.64%) MySQL
11 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
11 13 (23.64%) Data Modelling
11 13 (23.64%) Unix
11 13 (23.64%) RDBMS
11 13 (23.64%) JIRA
11 13 (23.64%) Symfony
11 13 (23.64%) CodeIgniter
11 13 (23.64%) RESTful
11 13 (23.64%) ExpressionEngine
11 13 (23.64%) PHPUnit
11 13 (23.64%) NoSQL
11 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
11 13 (23.64%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 13 (23.64%) ExpressionEngine
2 10 (18.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) MySQL
1 13 (23.64%) NoSQL
1 13 (23.64%) RDBMS
1 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
2 10 (18.18%) SQLite
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) JIRA
1 13 (23.64%) PHPUnit
1 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.82%) Cucumber
2 12 (21.82%) Selenium
2 12 (21.82%) WebDriver
3 10 (18.18%) Calabash
3 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.18%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Games
1 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Lead Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Lead Web Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Web Developer
3 12 (21.82%) .NET Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 11 (20.00%) iOS Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Applications Tester
5 10 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 10 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Mobile Tester
5 10 (18.18%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Objective-C Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (18.18%) Tester
5 10 (18.18%) Xamarin Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Software Tester
7 5 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) HTML
2 17 (30.91%) XML
3 16 (29.09%) CSS
4 14 (25.45%) .NET
5 13 (23.64%) CodeIgniter
5 13 (23.64%) Laravel
5 13 (23.64%) REST
5 13 (23.64%) RESTful
5 13 (23.64%) Symfony
6 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (18.18%) Ajax
7 10 (18.18%) Cocoa
7 10 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
7 10 (18.18%) JSON
7 10 (18.18%) UIKit
8 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.73%) Web Services
9 7 (12.73%) XSLT
10 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 10 (18.18%) Animation
2 10 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Unix
3 11 (20.00%) Android
3 11 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (72.73%) TDD
3 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 18 (32.73%) Open Source
5 16 (29.09%) OO
5 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
6 13 (23.64%) Data Modelling
6 13 (23.64%) DevOps
6 13 (23.64%) Functional Testing
7 11 (20.00%) Android Development
7 11 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 11 (20.00%) Scrum
8 10 (18.18%) Agile Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Concurrent Programming
8 10 (18.18%) Functional Programming
8 10 (18.18%) High Availability
8 10 (18.18%) Memory Management
8 10 (18.18%) SDLC
9 4 (7.27%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
2 25 (45.45%) C#
3 13 (23.64%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) PHP
4 11 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 10 (18.18%) Apple Swift
6 8 (14.55%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) F#
8 4 (7.27%) VB
8 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Apple
1 10 (18.18%) Google
1 10 (18.18%) Xamarin
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft